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  1. Default My 125g freshwater journey


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    Been wanting a large tank for sometime now and finally been able to get one. This will be a several month project and when finished will be a South America Cichlid tank. It will have a sand substrate and use a fluval fx6 for filtration. I finally got the tank and all the supplies to start on it this weekend. This is what's been accomplished so far. Here's the tank.
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    I got my supplies together to start building.
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    125g planted freshwater South American Cichlid and clown loach tank.
    9 Angelfish
    9 Geophagus tapajos
    6 Clown loaches
    4 Brochis cory's
    2 Clown pleco's
    1 Black ghost knife

    Video of my 125
    http://youtu.be/bxFH8OGl47g

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    Congrats on the new tank

    I'm looking forward to seeing this one come together
    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
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    Got all the framework done.

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    Now onto putting the plywood on.

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    Was a productive day today. I still have to make some doors and sand and paint it. I only have about 100 dollar's tied up in it for materials. So maybe another 20 to 30 dollars and it will be complete. Once I get the stand all built I'll move onto the tank. I still want to fill it to make sure it don't leak and I have to paint the back black.
    125g planted freshwater South American Cichlid and clown loach tank.
    9 Angelfish
    9 Geophagus tapajos
    6 Clown loaches
    4 Brochis cory's
    2 Clown pleco's
    1 Black ghost knife

    Video of my 125
    http://youtu.be/bxFH8OGl47g

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    I'm just working on it as funds allow, been saving for a bit now. Had enough for the tank, materials and I ordered 120lbs of Caribsea torpedo beach sand. I still have to get the canister, lids and lights. Hopefully it will be up in January or Feb.
    125g planted freshwater South American Cichlid and clown loach tank.
    9 Angelfish
    9 Geophagus tapajos
    6 Clown loaches
    4 Brochis cory's
    2 Clown pleco's
    1 Black ghost knife

    Video of my 125
    http://youtu.be/bxFH8OGl47g

  5. #5

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    That's a solid looking stand. Good job!
    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
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    Thanks Cliff.
    125g planted freshwater South American Cichlid and clown loach tank.
    9 Angelfish
    9 Geophagus tapajos
    6 Clown loaches
    4 Brochis cory's
    2 Clown pleco's
    1 Black ghost knife

    Video of my 125
    http://youtu.be/bxFH8OGl47g

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    Test fill today.

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    125g planted freshwater South American Cichlid and clown loach tank.
    9 Angelfish
    9 Geophagus tapajos
    6 Clown loaches
    4 Brochis cory's
    2 Clown pleco's
    1 Black ghost knife

    Video of my 125
    http://youtu.be/bxFH8OGl47g

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    I'll be following your progress, looks like your off to a great start :)
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
    -Vince Lombardi

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  9. #9

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    Looks great. Looking forward to the completed build, including the stand!

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    So today was 60 hours I let the tank sit filled with water to check for leaks. It passed, got my wood for the doors too. Haven't decided if I'm gonna cut rabbits into the 1× 3s to slide the quarter inch plywood in or not. Well tomorrow hopefully I can pick up my sand.
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    125g planted freshwater South American Cichlid and clown loach tank.
    9 Angelfish
    9 Geophagus tapajos
    6 Clown loaches
    4 Brochis cory's
    2 Clown pleco's
    1 Black ghost knife

    Video of my 125
    http://youtu.be/bxFH8OGl47g

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