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Mangrove Manor - a Femto tank

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That's right folks! A FEMTO tank. Smaller than a pico! Just for the bragging rights.

 

I was cleaning out the lab and found an old TLC developing chamber. TLs is Thin Layer Chromatography. It's a technique used to separate (usually for identification) molecules in a solution.

 

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This chamber holds just about 1 gallon of water if it's full to the brim. I didn't have plans for it (just thought it was neat) until TB Saltwater sent me a free Mangrove. Well, I don't have a good, lighted, spot for one. So I sat it in a cup of brackish water to start rooting.

 

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It did so I set up some substrate in the TLC and placed the Mangrove in it.

 

Well, one Mangrove does not a manor make so, since I was placing an order I ordered a few more.

 

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We'll see what happens. It's totally unheated. I might put some sturdy coral or a hermit crab (probably Dexter, who living in the sump after killing half my snails). It's an interesting experiment anyway.

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brad908

If you don't have a good light then just leave it outside for the summer 

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Weetabix7

I like it!!

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fishfreak0114

Very cool!

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WV Reefer

Sooo cute!!

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