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    Here it is. Background is just a piece of cardboard I cut from the box the stand came in. Spraypainted metallic blue. Tahitian moon sand for substrate, AC 110, Stealth heater set to 70 degrees, dual 10" bubblers hooked to a Whisper 100 air pump. Current stock: 13 white clouds and (you know what) hole the goldfish.

    I think I need to buy a tall fake plant for the middle though.

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    I would put a plant in the front right corner. Anyways, wait till the goldfish grows a little.
    I'm sure you daughter is probably in love with it. If I remember correctly that is who got you into this project.

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    Love the sand. You could use some taller plants in the back though. Just my opinion.
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    Totally agreed that I need taller plants. Think I'll hit Bigalsonline in a little bit.
    8 tanks running now:
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    Or a long bubble wand going across the back would make a good background.

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    Lookin good! Cmon you know you enjoyed shopping around for this stuff haha, In a couple months he'll be you favorite fish. And you went above and beyond with the 38g for him.
    55g: 1 Severum, 1 Raphael Catfish, 1 Syno Catfish

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    Oh, I did enjoy adding the tank for him, no doubt. My daughter loves him, so its all good.

    There are actually 2 bubble wands, each 10", one on the back right and one along the width of the tank on the right. Lost in the picture is a really cool piece of Mopani up against the sponge prefilter to the left.

    I just placed an order from bigalsonline with a large silk bush-type plant and a huge floater.

    And new lights for one of my 55s. And another bag of eco-complete so I can plant one of the other 10 gallons.
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    its looking really good, i think that your goldfish is one of the luckiest goldfish around
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    think i have MTS!!!!!

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    Forgot to mention, I love that stand. Oak is it?
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    Well, it's a good thing you don't like your goldfish because I can't imagine what he'd have if you really liked him. LOL Your tank looks great to me just as it is.

    I can't believe how well your background turned out. I like the dark blue but all I can seem to find is the light blue which I don't care for or the black which I am tired of. Your's turned out nice.

    ThatPetPlace has the best selection of fake plants on the web and some really tall ones.
    Last edited by Lady Hobbs; 09-24-2007 at 02:23 PM.

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