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    I need to keep track of when and what I've been doing to the tank lately, so figured I'd start keeping a journal. Tonight was a pretty major overhaul, so I'll start here.

    Cleaned out both AC110s, added carbon to one.

    Added a monster piece of maylasian driftwood (sp?), hence the carbon. Been soaking the driftwood for 5 weeks that I've had the 190. Vacuumed and rescaped the tank. Hadta lose some decor to add the wood. Also changed out the floss in my wet/dry. Filled everything back up and got er all running and everything's great. Looks better than ever!

    Still got 20 frontosa fry in my sump and another front that has been holding since the 18th.

    Hopefully this will keep my tank better updated and give me exact dates of cleanings and fry. Enjoy.
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    You know what would make your journal awesome?

    Pictures.

    haha, nonetheless, your tank sounds impressive, the maintenance is all part of the fun!

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    Domjor> will post lotsa pics soon, but my pics are being saved for a certain comp coming up soon. :)

    Anyways, huge progress concerning the setup of my tank. Just picked up a brand new fluval FX5 for $160. Helluva deal and it's already kicking a$$ on my tank. So as of now I'm running 2x AC110s, Fluval FX5 and a 55g wet/dry. My water has never been clearer. Just sparkling!!! Was a bday/xmas present to myself. :)

    I'll throw up a few of my fav pics to start this journal off....
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    The tank is looking great Crispy!

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    your tank looks great Crispy.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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    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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    Sweet tank Crisp! Fish are looking fabulous as well....kudos to taking nice care of them
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    Thats a stunning tank Crispy!
    Good luck in the upcoming comps! lol
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    Thanks! The tank has never looked better! New pics soon enuff...
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    Here's some pics of my filtration... 2 AC110s, FX5, 55g wet/dry (I will add another overflow and twin up the wet/dry in the new year)...
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    Added a monster piece of malaysian driftwood to the tank (soaked it for 5 weeks) and my tannins are still crazy... all good though... got a good L191 pic also, thought I'd toss it in.

    BTW, pleco is the first pic with the driftwood is almost 15".. tank is 25" high..
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