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    By request here are the photos of the new 75g tank. Keep in mind it is pretty bare. I have plants in there that I am hoping will grow out fairly quick. This tank is going to be used primarily for the breeding of the angels. But I noticed this morning that the cories in there are beginning to lay eggs already!

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    Pair of Silver Lace Angels (50% cross w/wild Peruvian)
    20g long 84w, fluorite, planted, 5 Habrosus Corys, MTS, pair of Clown Pleco (L104)
    20gal tall: home to 10 brevis. Letting them pair off then will put the rest into the 55.
    55g empty

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    Wow! Pretty angels!

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    looks good. those are some beautiful angels

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    When they have eggs or fry the black stripes really stand out on them. Here is a pic of them from the other tank watching a batch of fry.

    20g long 84w, fluorite, planted, 5 Habrosus Corys, MTS, pair of Clown Pleco (L104)
    20gal tall: home to 10 brevis. Letting them pair off then will put the rest into the 55.
    55g empty

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    Sparse and simple, I do like the tank.

    I am just making a suggestion here, so take it or leave it. The heater is sticking out like a sore thumb in the tank. Maybe consider placing it horizontally at the top or bottom of the tank or move it to the corner to reduce the visibility?
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    1x 220 gallon, 2x55 gallon, 1x40 gallon long, 1x29 gallon, 1x20 gallon long, 1x5.5 gallon, 1x2 gallon
    Gouramis, barbs, rasboras, plecos, corys, tetras, fancy guppies, swordtails, ottos, rainbow shark, upside-down catfish, snails, and Max and Sparkles the bettas.

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    I was planning on hiding it with plants. Well when they grow out more! Thanks for the suggestion. I don't know if you can see but I have it set in front of a power head so it can help disperse the heat. It is only a 200w heater this is why I did it this way. I am tight on money so I had to use some stuff from the 40g tank. The guy kinda stiffed me last minute on what I got with the tank. Can't complain though. I paid $75 for the tank stand and 48" light.
    Last edited by country_boy454; 11-01-2008 at 07:03 PM.
    20g long 84w, fluorite, planted, 5 Habrosus Corys, MTS, pair of Clown Pleco (L104)
    20gal tall: home to 10 brevis. Letting them pair off then will put the rest into the 55.
    55g empty

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    I see the powerhead, yes. Remember that heat is also dissipated throughout the tank via convection, so no worries there.
    8 tanks running now:
    1x 220 gallon, 2x55 gallon, 1x40 gallon long, 1x29 gallon, 1x20 gallon long, 1x5.5 gallon, 1x2 gallon
    Gouramis, barbs, rasboras, plecos, corys, tetras, fancy guppies, swordtails, ottos, rainbow shark, upside-down catfish, snails, and Max and Sparkles the bettas.

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    wow cool tank and fish
    angelcakes (penny)
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    Quote Originally Posted by gm72
    I see the powerhead, yes. Remember that heat is also dissipated throughout the tank via convection, so no worries there.
    That is true. Didn't think of that at first. I just didn't want to over work the heater. Before adding fish I filled it and added the rock and fluorite. I did this to give the fluorite dust time to settle before adding the filters and fish. I checked the temp prior to adding the fish and the tank temp was about 70 degrees give or take. It was just under room temp. Also before adding the fish I added some hot water to get the temp up around 76 degrees.
    Last edited by country_boy454; 11-01-2008 at 08:39 PM.
    20g long 84w, fluorite, planted, 5 Habrosus Corys, MTS, pair of Clown Pleco (L104)
    20gal tall: home to 10 brevis. Letting them pair off then will put the rest into the 55.
    55g empty

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    i like the big school of cories do they stick together

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