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  1. #21

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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie View Post
    those glowlight danios look gorgeous.
    Something else I've been thinking about getting some day are galaxy micro rasboras
    http://images.search.yahoo.com/searc...y+microrasbora

    I saw those at my LFS. Also called Celestial Pearl Danios.
    Last edited by gronlaura; 07-02-2013 at 10:38 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, RCS, 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. #22

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    A toast to your next year! - imma24 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 
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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie View Post
    those glowlight danios look gorgeous.
    Something else I've been thinking about getting some day are galaxy micro rasboras
    http://images.search.yahoo.com/searc...y+microrasbora
    I have to give steeler1 credit for introducing me to the glowlight danios. He posted a video and I was hooked. I was going to add them to my 75 gal, but I think they will be even more stunning in their own tank.
    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, RCS, 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"

  3. #23

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hardy85 View Post
    well then you would agree that the glo lights look better than the glo fish lol
    In a word, yes!
    When in doubt, do a water change.

    "This ain't rocket science!"

  4. #24

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    Quote Originally Posted by gronlaura View Post
    I saw those at my LFS. Also called Celestial Pearl Danios.
    CPDs are also at their best in their own tank....species only tank. A 20g or 20g long will do, preferably with lots of java moss or the like.
    When in doubt, do a water change.

    "This ain't rocket science!"

  5. #25

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hardy85 View Post
    well then you would agree that the glo lights look better than the glo fish lol
    Yes both Glowlight tetras and Glowlight Danios look much better than glo-fish danios!
    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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    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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    Speaking of Danio's I remember when all you could keep were; Zebra, Giant, Pearl and Spotted, nowadays they keep finding more species for the trade. The Glowlight was one new one but here's another newcommer I got from Franks aquarium a few years back, the Hikari Danio. So new they don't even have scientific name for them yet, simply Danio sp. hikari.

    Last edited by steeler58; 07-03-2013 at 12:52 AM.
    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

  7. #27

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    A toast to your next year! - imma24 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 
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    Went to Home Depot on Saturday and they cut all the wood for the first tank stand. Twenty four pieces. Now all I have to do is put it together.

    I may have to set the tanks up in a different place - they will be across from the 75 gal and I realized that they might reflect into each other. They are about 10 1/2 feet apart. I will have to test it out.
    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, RCS, 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"

  8. #28

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    A toast to your next year! - imma24 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 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

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    Built almost the entire stand on Saturday - build info -

    The 2x6s -

    This is the template I made for drilling the holes in the 2x6s. You want to pre-drill all the holes, all the way thru the board and start the screws to make it easier to assemble. The 2 top and bottom holes are for drilling into the four 12.5 in pieces to attach them to the long pieces of 2x6.

    20130713_135515.jpg 20130713_135538.jpg

    These 3 photos are of the 2x6 rectangles which will become the top and bottom supports. They show the 12.5 inch piece attached to the long piece and the completed rectangles with the screws partially inserted for attaching them to the 36 inch leg pieces.
    20130713_143124.jpg 20130713_143131.jpg 20130713_143139.jpg
    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, RCS, 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"

  9. #29

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    A toast to your next year! - imma24 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 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

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    This is of the bottom rectangle being attached to the 36 inch legs. Make sure that the leg DOES NOT extend below the bottom of the rectangle. You want the leg and the rectangle to supprt the stand, not the leg alone. If you have to, raise the leg about 1/4 inch from the bottom to make sure the stand rests on the rectangle.
    20130713_144217.jpg 20130713_144243.jpg


    With all 4 legs attached
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    Last edited by gronlaura; 07-15-2013 at 04:47 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, RCS, 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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    my only critique of the stand...

    The rectangle that the stand is resting on is only held up by screws, ideally you would want a 2x6 post between the two rectangle frames to transfer a wood to wood load.

    I don't think its needed in this case, but just for the future... also, why 2x6? 2x4s would have been plenty, but I really can't say anything since I'm the king of overkill lol
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