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  1. #151

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    Happy Anniversary. - Strider199 <3 - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For being the 1500th poster to my thread!..thanks! - Slaphppy7 For the safe arrival of Judi's Discus!! - steeler1 
    Thanks for all your help - JoeH Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - fishmommie Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    Happy Holidays! - Rue Merry Xmas! - Sandz Merry Xmas You Filthy Animal!! - Hardy85 Congratulations, on MOTM!! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Happy New Year - jeffs99dime Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 just because. - 1Sarah Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

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    50 gallon?...I thought for sure I could fit a 120 where the couch is
    Gonna need a much bigger LED!
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    My 75 gal - 10 Gold Pristella Tetras, 4 Scissortail Rasboras, 9 Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, 5 Longfin Zebra Danios and 2 Regular Fin
    My Dual 29 gals, a work in progress - Tank 1 - Amano Shrimp, Peppered Cories, Tank 2 - Glowlight Danios and a Calico BNP

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

  2. #152

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    JUST KIDDING, you guys...Mrs. Slap barely allowed the 40b!
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal

    40 Gallon Breeder: ... Journal

  3. #153

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    Happy Anniversary. - Strider199 <3 - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For being the 1500th poster to my thread!..thanks! - Slaphppy7 For the safe arrival of Judi's Discus!! - steeler1 
    Thanks for all your help - JoeH Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - fishmommie Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    Happy Holidays! - Rue Merry Xmas! - Sandz Merry Xmas You Filthy Animal!! - Hardy85 Congratulations, on MOTM!! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Happy New Year - jeffs99dime Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 just because. - 1Sarah Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

    Default My two stands are now one - finally!


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    Here are some pics of the completed stands. They are all painted and screwed together. I still have to do another coat of poly on the canopy and add the hook and eyes that will hold it open. I ended up not hinging it to the wall - the back edge rests on the 2x3 support board that is screwed into the wall. I also have to finish the tile along the edge of the plywood base.

    I will be cleaning the tanks and adding the black sand in the next 2 weeks. Then it's time to aquascape!


    Just the stand frames - the flexible black acrylic panels slide into slots at the edges and in the middle. Those areas got a coat of poly, so they look darker.
    2013-09-08 16.51.17.jpg

    Complete setup with the black panels inserted and the canopy. The gray stand trim piece is removable for access and keeps the acrylic panels flat against the stand frame.
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    Last edited by gronlaura; 09-11-2013 at 09:49 PM.
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    My 75 gal - 10 Gold Pristella Tetras, 4 Scissortail Rasboras, 9 Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, 5 Longfin Zebra Danios and 2 Regular Fin
    My Dual 29 gals, a work in progress - Tank 1 - Amano Shrimp, Peppered Cories, Tank 2 - Glowlight Danios and a Calico BNP

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

  4. #154

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    <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 Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 

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    Wow, stand and tanks look fantastic...you really did an amazing job. I like how the trim pieces look in the grey, breaks it up a little and will really show off the black sand more in the end. AWESOME!!!
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  5. #155

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    Happy Anniversary. - Strider199 <3 - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For being the 1500th poster to my thread!..thanks! - Slaphppy7 For the safe arrival of Judi's Discus!! - steeler1 
    Thanks for all your help - JoeH Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - fishmommie Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    Happy Holidays! - Rue Merry Xmas! - Sandz Merry Xmas You Filthy Animal!! - Hardy85 Congratulations, on MOTM!! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Happy New Year - jeffs99dime Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 just because. - 1Sarah Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

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    Quote Originally Posted by JudiJetson View Post
    Wow, stand and tanks look fantastic...you really did an amazing job. I like how the trim pieces look in the grey, breaks it up a little and will really show off the black sand more in the end. AWESOME!!!
    Thanks, Judi. I'm really pleased with how it all came out. I'm going to do the same finish on the 75 gal canopy. It's been very humid here (78% +) for a couple of weeks and it has taken me much longer to get the finishing done.
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    My 75 gal - 10 Gold Pristella Tetras, 4 Scissortail Rasboras, 9 Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, 5 Longfin Zebra Danios and 2 Regular Fin
    My Dual 29 gals, a work in progress - Tank 1 - Amano Shrimp, Peppered Cories, Tank 2 - Glowlight Danios and a Calico BNP

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

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    Gorgeous, like I knew they would be...those need to be in some fancy hotel lobby, or a fine restaurant, so professional looking!....wonderful work on your part
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal

    40 Gallon Breeder: ... Journal

  7. #157

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    Your set-up is looking really good

    Nice job
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    Your tanks look amazing together!

    I know you already have your stocking plan, but since you have side-by-side tanks, have you thought of doing something like the water bridge described in this thread? It would probably significantly affect your stocking plan and would require modifications of your canopy, so I'm not sure you want to do that at this point, but when I saw your two tanks side-by-side I thought of that thread.

  9. #159

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    Happy Anniversary. - Strider199 <3 - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For being the 1500th poster to my thread!..thanks! - Slaphppy7 For the safe arrival of Judi's Discus!! - steeler1 
    Thanks for all your help - JoeH Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - fishmommie Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    Happy Holidays! - Rue Merry Xmas! - Sandz Merry Xmas You Filthy Animal!! - Hardy85 Congratulations, on MOTM!! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Happy New Year - jeffs99dime Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 just because. - 1Sarah Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

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    Thanks everyone for your kind words. I'm very excited about the dual 29s. Will paint the tank backs this weekend and do the final coat of poly on the canopy. I'll be ordering stock from TWS, so I need to get everything done and the tanks cycled before the weather turns chilly.


    Quote Originally Posted by wgoldfarb View Post
    I know you already have your stocking plan, but since you have side-by-side tanks, have you thought of doing something like the water bridge described in this thread? It would probably significantly affect your stocking plan and would require modifications of your canopy, so I'm not sure you want to do that at this point, but when I saw your two tanks side-by-side I thought of that thread.
    Good thought, but I want the tanks to be separate. Adding a bridge kind of negates the attraction of two species tanks. Also, the glowlight danios can be shy around other tankmates and I want them to be comfortable in their environment.
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    My 75 gal - 10 Gold Pristella Tetras, 4 Scissortail Rasboras, 9 Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, 5 Longfin Zebra Danios and 2 Regular Fin
    My Dual 29 gals, a work in progress - Tank 1 - Amano Shrimp, Peppered Cories, Tank 2 - Glowlight Danios and a Calico BNP

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

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    Yes...I figured your stocking might prevent it... I'd love to do something like that in the future!

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