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  1. #1

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    Finally got it going today.

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    My plan is to get it all done and filled today and let the filters and heater run overnight. Tomorrow I have to do the 210 and the others downstairs. I'll clean out all the filters and dump the beneficial bacteria into the 220 then add some fish and monitor it closely.

    220g Frontosa tank.
    210g monster fish tank.
    125g planted wild altum tank
    55g grow out tank.
    29g quarantine tank.

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    Very nice! I wish I had the room for something that big!
    * 100gal show
    - planted w/ Crypts, Vals, Java Fern, Staurogyne repens and Amazon Swords
    - Neons, 4 Angelfish, Sunset Honey Gourami, BN Pleco, Spotted Sailfin
    Pleco, Odessa Barbs, Corydoras schwartzi, Serpae Tetras, Silver tip tetras
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    Congrats on the new monster tank setup.
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    Thanks the frontosa will be happy.
    220g Frontosa tank.
    210g monster fish tank.
    125g planted wild altum tank
    55g grow out tank.
    29g quarantine tank.

    Video of my 125
    https://youtu.be/-ELr8DgX4BY

    Video of my 220.
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    220g Frontosa tank.
    210g monster fish tank.
    125g planted wild altum tank
    55g grow out tank.
    29g quarantine tank.

    Video of my 125
    https://youtu.be/-ELr8DgX4BY

    Video of my 220.
    https://youtu.be/aqZU9NV-ykQ

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    6 feet long, 2 feet wide and 2.5 feet tall.
    220g Frontosa tank.
    210g monster fish tank.
    125g planted wild altum tank
    55g grow out tank.
    29g quarantine tank.

    Video of my 125
    https://youtu.be/-ELr8DgX4BY

    Video of my 220.
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    Very nice :) I like those frontosas! How are you dealing with the cycle of the tank, just curious.
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    Once filled I let the filters run for 12 hours. Then Took all the beneficial bacteria out of the filter media from the 210 next to it and squeezed it all in a bucket. Then dumped the bucket into the 220, let the water clear and added the fish. I will monitor the water daily with my liquid test kit and take the necessary steps to keep the ammonia at 0.
    220g Frontosa tank.
    210g monster fish tank.
    125g planted wild altum tank
    55g grow out tank.
    29g quarantine tank.

    Video of my 125
    https://youtu.be/-ELr8DgX4BY

    Video of my 220.
    https://youtu.be/aqZU9NV-ykQ

  10. #10

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    Cool tx, I had no doubts you'd be on top of things ;) I was just curious what your method was, now I feel nosy . Well, you've done a great job with this build, the tanks look great next to eachother. Are you keeping the frontosa a species specific tank or will you be adding any other fish? I really like the way they look as a school, but have no idea how they are typically kept longterm? I'm searching them now.
    GiVe Me sHrEd TiLL i'M dEaD
    -Kat

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