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    Cool BigBlak's 110g Peacock/Hap Tank Finally!!!

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    As some may know i had a rough start with this tank but now after 2 months of cycling the tank is finally stocked and stable. This is going to be my journey for you to follow if you want i will take vids of the tank as they grow and new additions are made as well some pics if i can get good quality ones of some of my fish showing off their colors. I may also have questions to ask if/when problems occur so feel free to put your input in. Thanks for checking the tank out.

    Tank : 110g Glass Aquarium
    Filtration : Fluval FX5 Canister Filter & AC 110 HOB Filter
    Lighting : Odyssea 60" T5 Fixture
    Heater : 400w Marineland Heater
    Background : Painted Black
    Substrate : 100lbs of Pool Filter Sand
    Rocks : 4 Boulders ( Three River Rock( Argillite stone was formed in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho))

    Stock ALL MALE( Forgot some of the names )
    2 OB Peacock
    2 Deep Water Hap
    2 Venustus
    1 Red Fin Borelyi
    1 Blue Dolphin
    1 Yellow Sunshine
    1 Strawberry Peacock
    1 OtterPoint Peacock?
    1 Electric Blue Hap

    Excuse me on the stock im still figuring out what i have for sure butif you can ID any in the Vid feel free to reply.

    Here is my first Vid of the tank Enjoy.
    110g All Male Peacock/Hap Tank

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    Very nice!! I would only suggest putting in more rock though.

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    are you planning to stock more? or will those fish grow out?
    sorry not 100% familiar with cichlid set ups like this.

    but those boulders/stones (I do not know at which point a rock becomes a boulder) are very neat looking and unique.

    Lots of room to scape some cool things. looking forward to this progression.

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    Great looking tank and fish. I love Family Feud
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    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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    I plan to add 4 more because they will grow out reaching on average 6-8 inches each, there is 16 in there right now. I said boulders because ive always called big rocks that you cant throw with one hand boulders lol. I plan on adding smaller stones but not alot because i like them to have as much swim room as possible but at the same time giving the tank some kind of scape.
    110g All Male Peacock/Hap Tank

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    Glad to see things are now working out for you.

    I'm looking forward to seeing pics as your tank continues to develop
    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
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    Awesome tank!! Very clean look. If you do not want to but to many rocks, how about hidding some teracotta pots behind the ones you already have to provide caves for the fish.
    Roll the Dice!

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    I loved the aquarium, can't wait til your fish start growing out more, the colors are awesome.

    20 gal tall - Helios - HM Betta Male, 1 rasbora het, 2 rummy tetras, 1 glowlight tetra, 1 additional tetra, 1 zebra nerite, 10-15 cherry shrimp, Java Moss and crypto planted tank w/ Driftwood and Spider Wood


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    tank looks great ,love the boulders . very nice clean set up

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    Do landscaping companies cut or break some of their rocks if asked ? i tried breaking one of these boulders and i felt sorry for the curb lol.
    110g All Male Peacock/Hap Tank

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