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  1. #91

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    Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Xmas You Filthy Animal!! - Hardy85 Merry Christmas buddy! - KevinVA Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Merry Christmas Sandz! - Taurus Happy birthday buddy! - KevinVA Happy B-day!! - steeler1 Happy Bday bud!!! - Hardy85 Have a little cake and ..... - fishmommie 
    .... beer.  Hope it was a good one. - fishmommie Happy Birthday!  Enjoy! - jeffs99dime I'll drink to that! - steeler1 Enjoy! - Hardy85 This one's on me... - Slaphppy7 
    Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Here's to good friends, and new fish! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA 

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    Leaving light on in the Sump is fine as you are promoting things that eat the nitrate. With the propper plants and all that though, you will no have to deal with it as the plants will grow as you said, like crazy. Just have to prune them about 2 times a week once they get going.

    Ill put you on the list for those who want some when they get to the age of breeding.

    On yellows - you need to be selective. I prefer the Crystal red eye yellows. They stay more yellow and with feeding a mix of marigold powder in the food, you will allow that color to really shine. THere are also some milinium pigoen strains that are a nice bright yellow striation.
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

  2. #92

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    Is it there yet!!? (your tank)
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
    -Vince Lombardi

    Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. ― John Wooden
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  3. #93

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    For your loss. - steeler1 <3 - Sandz Let's have a toast...TO DISCUS!!! - Slaphppy7 So I don't have to drink alone to celebrate your new discus ;-) - wgoldfarb One more fish for the tank, happy the Discus got thier in such great shape. - steeler1 
    A Toast To An Awesome Discus Owner! - Slaphppy7 For a succesfull Discus move!! - steeler1 A toast to more discus! - Slaphppy7 For another safe arrival! - steeler1 For the loss of you Cory's - steeler1 
    Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - fishmommie Merry Xmas! - Sandz Merry Christmas!  Hope you and your family have a great one! - KevinVA Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 I can't send you a real one, sorry for your loses - steeler1 Happy belated Birthday. - steeler58 Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA 

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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler1 View Post
    Is it there yet!!? (your tank)
    It's here it's here it's HERE!!!!!!!!!!!



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    That feeling when you get a brand new tank is awesome isn't it? Everything looks great, congrats and I can't wait to see this set up take shape :)


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    Christmas in May!! Yay!!

    I remember when my 75 gal showed up; they called and asked me where I wanted to get it, home or work, I said "never mind; I'd come and get it".
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
    -Vince Lombardi

    Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. ― John Wooden
    Sandy Hook Elementary......Lest We Forget

  6. #96

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    For your loss. - steeler1 <3 - Sandz Let's have a toast...TO DISCUS!!! - Slaphppy7 So I don't have to drink alone to celebrate your new discus ;-) - wgoldfarb One more fish for the tank, happy the Discus got thier in such great shape. - steeler1 
    A Toast To An Awesome Discus Owner! - Slaphppy7 For a succesfull Discus move!! - steeler1 A toast to more discus! - Slaphppy7 For another safe arrival! - steeler1 For the loss of you Cory's - steeler1 
    Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - fishmommie Merry Xmas! - Sandz Merry Christmas!  Hope you and your family have a great one! - KevinVA Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 I can't send you a real one, sorry for your loses - steeler1 Happy belated Birthday. - steeler58 Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA 

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    Quote Originally Posted by mojosodope View Post
    That feeling when you get a brand new tank is awesome isn't it? Everything looks great, congrats and I can't wait to see this set up take shape :)
    It is an AMAZING feeling, thanks so much! I'm thrilled with how it looks, now to just take my time and enjoy setting it up

    Quote Originally Posted by steeler1 View Post
    Christmas in May!! Yay!!

    I remember when my 75 gal showed up; they called and asked me where I wanted to get it, home or work, I said "never mind; I'd come and get it".
    I really did feel like a kid at Christmas when the truck pulled up!! It's gonna be a long process getting it all ready but I'm really excited about the whole journey
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    That's gorgeous! Congrats! NOW we REALLY expect tons of photos :o)
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, nerites & mystery snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: Blood Parrots, severum, Jurupari, EBJD, congos, kribs, clown pleco, snails
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  8. #98

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    For your loss. - steeler1 <3 - Sandz Let's have a toast...TO DISCUS!!! - Slaphppy7 So I don't have to drink alone to celebrate your new discus ;-) - wgoldfarb One more fish for the tank, happy the Discus got thier in such great shape. - steeler1 
    A Toast To An Awesome Discus Owner! - Slaphppy7 For a succesfull Discus move!! - steeler1 A toast to more discus! - Slaphppy7 For another safe arrival! - steeler1 For the loss of you Cory's - steeler1 
    Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - fishmommie Merry Xmas! - Sandz Merry Christmas!  Hope you and your family have a great one! - KevinVA Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 I can't send you a real one, sorry for your loses - steeler1 Happy belated Birthday. - steeler58 Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA 

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    So, it's here and boy the one thing I underestimated was just how much that tank was gonna weigh empty...my husband and I had no problem with the 45 gallon, piece of cake...I think the delivery driver said the tank & stand weighed about 500 pounds!!! It took five strong guys and me to carry the tank from my driveway over a bridge for a dry creek bed down 15 three foot wide stairs into my basement and through two rooms (narrow doorways) to get it to the spot its in. It still has to be moved about another 3 feet due to a new window being installed shortly (tank came 2 weeks early). I'm exhausted but soooooooo happy!

    The only issue right now is that I'm not going to be able to paint the "sand like" bottom on the tank...there is no way I can get another 5 people to lift the tank again and somehow turn it over to paint then come back and lift it onto the stand again. I would leave it bare bottom but unfortunately until the tank was in place and some of the packing removed I could not see the tape on the bottom of the tank glass prior to putting it back on the stand (face palm big time). So I'm going to have to go with a thin layer of sand that would be suitable for a Discus tank that needs to be vacuumed a lot.

    This is the tape, there's about 8 of them going around the outside bottom of the tank :(

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  9. #99

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    For your loss. - steeler1 <3 - Sandz Let's have a toast...TO DISCUS!!! - Slaphppy7 So I don't have to drink alone to celebrate your new discus ;-) - wgoldfarb One more fish for the tank, happy the Discus got thier in such great shape. - steeler1 
    A Toast To An Awesome Discus Owner! - Slaphppy7 For a succesfull Discus move!! - steeler1 A toast to more discus! - Slaphppy7 For another safe arrival! - steeler1 For the loss of you Cory's - steeler1 
    Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - fishmommie Merry Xmas! - Sandz Merry Christmas!  Hope you and your family have a great one! - KevinVA Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 I can't send you a real one, sorry for your loses - steeler1 Happy belated Birthday. - steeler58 Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA 

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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie View Post
    That's gorgeous! Congrats! NOW we REALLY expect tons of photos :o)
    Thank you thank you!!! I'll make sure I post pictures of everything along the way!!!
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  10. #100

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    Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Xmas You Filthy Animal!! - Hardy85 Merry Christmas buddy! - KevinVA Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Merry Christmas Sandz! - Taurus Happy birthday buddy! - KevinVA Happy B-day!! - steeler1 Happy Bday bud!!! - Hardy85 Have a little cake and ..... - fishmommie 
    .... beer.  Hope it was a good one. - fishmommie Happy Birthday!  Enjoy! - jeffs99dime I'll drink to that! - steeler1 Enjoy! - Hardy85 This one's on me... - Slaphppy7 
    Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Here's to good friends, and new fish! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA 

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    Man I have been using 2nd hand tanks for so long I forgot how gorgeous an new tank looks. Great tank! I still think its doable to take it off the stand and paint it but either way, you know what your limitations are. Are you painting the stand? Everything looks so nice and clean! Looking forward to this build!
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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