Malawi tank

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    Those rays of yours are awesome would not mind having some as well but don't have space for a massive tank.
    Lol I must admit the rocks makes me nervous thats part of the reason why i changed the scape as well. scared it was going to
    fall over.
     
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    @JDV Hey buddy, it looks so much better with the pfs, yeah its a bugger to get rid of the dust in pfs.... just a caution I would rather put that one rock on the left which is upright on its side, you dont want to come home on evening and it fell towards the front glass and shatters it. its a bit risky..otherwise tank looks good and the malawis will be happier with the pfs... please post pics when you have done the background... good luck...
     
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    Thanks @hviviers75, ok cool will change the rock tonight.
     
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    @JDV,

    Well done! :thumbup:
    It looks great. Will be worth the effort.
     
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    Thanks @Reedish, lol ya washing PFS is not for sissies. :tt2:
     
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    Looking good though so happy days
     
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    Tank looks great!

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    Hi Guys

    Sooooo, I changed the back ground Yesterday to dark blue, Oi it makes a big difference. I moved the rocks as well so that if they do fall over that they
    don't fall on the glass.

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    WOW @JDV what a HUGE difference it makes. could you possibly tell me the exact model code for this vinyl sheet. was it stick on or what. I definitely want to do this with my 6 foot Tropheus tank....
     
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    Thanks @hviviers75, ya it makes massive difference. If i remember correctly the code was p1 49. it was from the 1 -2 year range. I paid R65 for a 1220x1000.
     
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    Looks stunning @JDV
    That background is amazing... not too dark like the black but not too light blue either
     
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    Could you possibly check on your slip, was it just called dark blue and from the 1 -2 year range? and is it stick on? really makes a lekker difference :)
     
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    @JDV If i can suggest moving your filter on the right next to your filter on the left this way it creates and even flowing current, you can point both of them to hit the right side panel to make a nice even flowing effect...
     
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    Good tip @hviviers75 never even thought about moving the filter to the same side. Its called Dark Blue on the slip the code on the chart was P1 49 and it is the stick on one.
    it was the darkest one on the chart from the 1-2 year range.
     
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    The tank looks very nice. The pfs and the background made a huge difference
     
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    Thanks so much think I will also do this for my tropheus tank, if or when later I want change my background I can easily do it.
     
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    @JDV Did maizeys cut your vinyl to size? here by me they dont apparently :) so I need to by 2 meter x 1 meter :)
     
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    @hviviers75 , nope I also had to buy the 1220x1M. It comes in 2 sizes, since my tank is only 1.2m I only had to by 1m. Since the rolle was 1220mm wide.
    I have enough left over to do another 4ft tank
     
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    Okay cool then, still thinking what do to will decide which route I want to go with my Tropheus 6 foot tank....
     
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    You will need to do this then. Cant let the vinyl go to waste:D
     

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