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  1. #51

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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
    I like the looks of that painted bottom! Here's a link to the Krylon paint. It comes in colors and is spray on.

    http://www.krylon.com/products/make_...xtured_paints/

    You can get it at Sears or Menards and places like that. I've actually used thatpaint before on metal. It's really good stuff. And it's simply spray on. I'll be eager to see how you like it when you try it on your hospital tank!
    Thanks fishmommie, I'm glad you've used it before and like it...I can't wait to try it, makes the thought of possibly going bare bottom a lot more visually pleasing.
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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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    Ordered my new tank today, 4 weeks delivery time ** happy dance **
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    Only bad thing is the wait. Kind of like a kid at Christmas or B-day LOL .
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
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  4. #54

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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
    Only bad thing is the wait. Kind of like a kid at Christmas or B-day LOL .
    I know I know!!!! It'll give me a real time frame to get the rest of the stuff in together like order the manzanita wood and then figure out how exactly to "hang it", decide on the lighting (only going with low light plants), practice the "sand like" painted substrate effect, study up on sump filtration to figure out what size pump to go with (Cliff gave me a great link), order my heaters and a uv sterilizer, bio max media, plants..gonna need lots of java fern & anubias & amazon sword and have to find riccia and rocks I need rocks, gotta make some caves...
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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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    On hanging the manzanita, you could drill a hole at the hang point and put a metal rod or wood dowel through it and just cut that to fit on the tank edges.
    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

  6. #56

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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 Sandz View Post
    On hanging the manzanita, you could drill a hole at the hang point and put a metal rod or wood dowel through it and just cut that to fit on the tank edges.
    Ahhhhh, I like that idea, that way I could easily slide the wood on the rod for the placement I want in the tank..Brilliant!!!!! Thanks Sandz :D
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    I'm looking forward to this Journal, I'm surprised I didn't see it earlier. Firstly I applaud your diligence in doing your research beforehand and not jumping straight into Discus, secondly, thank you for the compliment on my tank earlier on :)

    I agree with Sandz on pretty much everything he said. For sourcing your discus I second his recommendation of Discus Hans for Stendker Discus and Kenny's Discus for regulars.

    I apologize if I missed it but what temperature do you plan on keeping this tank at?

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  8. #58

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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
    I'm looking forward to this Journal, I'm surprised I didn't see it earlier. Firstly I applaud your diligence in doing your research beforehand and not jumping straight into Discus, secondly, thank you for the compliment on my tank earlier on :)

    Thanks so much, I honestly didn't consider Discus before seeing them in your tank and reading your journal..it really did inspire me to believe I could also provide a healthy home to such a beautiful species.

    I agree with Sandz on pretty much everything he said. For sourcing your discus I second his recommendation of Discus Hans for Stendker Discus and Kenny's Discus for regulars.

    I'm leaning towards Kennys Discus, have been drooling over the selection :p

    I apologize if I missed it but what temperature do you plan on keeping this tank at?

    I'm planning on keeping the tank at 84
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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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    82-84 is perfect. Stable and high enough that discus will thrive but it wont hurt the other fish.
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
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  10. #60

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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 Sandz View Post
    82-84 is perfect. Stable and high enough that discus will thrive but it wont hurt the other fish.
    That's good to hear Sandz, I want a great environment for the Discus but am really looking forward to the Cardinals, Rummy nose & corys :D
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