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  1. #1

    Default Aeon's 130 gallon


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    So, I got this tank for free the other day. Its a 130 gallon corner tank, with a small crack on the bottom. I should be able to repair it easily with silicone and a piece of glass. I may also drill the end of the crack to prevent it from spreading.

    Just one problem. I have no idea what to do with it.

    If the repair goes as expected and it holds water, then I could either make it into a planted fw with a school of something and a pair of altums. OR... I could start a SW reef tank.

    If the repair doesn't work (unlikely), it should be able to hold at least a foot of water. In that case I will turn it into a paludarium.

    Win win really.

    Hell, its a free tank.


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    Gl. Cant wait to see how this goes!
    KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
    I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
    gotta love them bunnies!
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  3. #3

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    What about a FOWLR tank ?

    There are lots of different types of very cool looking lion fish you could stock in a tank like that depending on the exact dimensions. They have just about the most personality of any SW fish, more like oscars to draw a comparison. You could also add some different corals for color and contrast
    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
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    Resist. You know just like me that if you start with SW it will be a MTS nightmare. Especially with everything you can get of the reef.
    Do as I say. Not as I do.

  5. #5

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    Haha.. yeah I know how that goes. Its the only reason I haven't gotten into SW so far. Cliff knows that lionfish are what I'm most interested in though.
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    Thank you for the MOTM nomination - mommy1 I think you deserve a random gift. Yes, I think you do. - PhillipOrigami For being a fellow MA native! - Lolita Happy Birthday to you. - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas - Cliff 
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    Id love to see you get a lion fish
    KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
    I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
    gotta love them bunnies!
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  7. #7

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    Looks like a perfect tank for a paludarium. Even if you can't prevent the leak, you can put a container of water in there and hid it behind some rocks and foliage.

  8. #8

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    I vote altums! They are really beautiful! Man I wish I could get a free tank :(
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

  9. #9

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    Well... The tank holds water. But I have decided.

    Paludarium it is!
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    Yay! I was hoping that was going to be your decision.
    If it's called tourist season why can't I shoot them?
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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