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🚧Under construction🚧

Equipment List:

  • T̶e̶t̶r̶a̶ ̶ ̶2̶.̶5̶ ̶g̶a̶l̶l̶o̶ ̶n̶ ̶t̶a̶n̶k̶ ̶a̶t̶ ̶L̶F̶S̶ ̶(̶$̶1̶5̶)̶ dont ask
  • DeepBlue 2.5
  • Custom top   (Free)
  • 50 watt Tetra heater (stick o death) ($10)
  • AquaClear Hob (closet)
  • Sledgehammer
  • 3 lbs dry rock
  • 3 lbs live rock
  • Bio spira

Livestock:

  • Gorgonian feom form my reef
  • 3 acan frags
  • 1 red macro algae
  • 1 spike macro algae
  • 3 rfa
  • 1 mangrove
  • 1 orange ricordia
  • 1 Hawaiian feather duster
  • Tba

Maintenance:

  • Mist mangrove and wipe leaves (everyday)
  • Tba
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JBM

Pichers

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billdeluz

Rock meet sledgehammer 🔨

 

Today i broke up the rock to start the scape i have a live rock scape and a dry not aure qhat i want to do yet i love scaping big tanks but man u pico people are nuts i spend all day playing with rock and im still not going to sleep tonight dreaming of how to place the rocks...

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Alright so the official photo dump and info my original plan with this tank was to be extra janky and then the wife kicked in the door so withbthat said i had some fun the past few days plating around with ideas on how to do this ill keep this short and get to the pics

1st pic is of me "leak testing"

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Getting ready to paint the glass and i realise i still have water in the tank🤦‍♂️so off comes the tape and out comes the water20190402_184855.jpg

Ready  to start spraying the glass after a quick wipe with alcohol 20190402_185512.jpg

First coat on she goes20190402_185731.jpg

6 coats later and bam20190402_190242.jpg

Preping my ato and light holder yes i know i know i will explain later20190402_192442.jpg

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Left over wood from a project i had just let it be known now i am no carpenter just made the idea work this wont be square or level hahah20190402_223215.thumb.jpg.4cfd423db616241ad4e9f23b4a7cd26e.jpg

Now with legs yeaahhh20190402_221759.jpg

Cut out hole for plugs to run down and out20190402_222858.jpg

😂😂😂😂 im sure there was a better way to do this but o well i like it😛😛

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Light mount up and holes covered20190402_223603.jpg

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Quick mock up last night while the glass dried

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Top down20190402_223806.jpg

Looking good to me20190402_225820.jpg

I had some acylic laying around so i cut out a top still need to make cut outs for hob and wires20190402_230346.jpg

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At work this morning i cut up some wood for a brace and a much needed shelf20190403_072944.jpg

All assembled i have to make  covera but need to do it tommorow at work20190403_220014.jpg

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The suspense is killing me 😋

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This guy is extra salty

🤔nice I thought I was the only one thinking about aquascaping

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billdeluz
On 3/25/2019 at 5:10 PM, Tombob84 said:

The suspense is killing me 😋

You and me both 

7 hours ago, This guy is extra salty said:

🤔nice I thought I was the only one thinking about aquascaping

Hahaha im done just putting some final touches ends up my glass was cracked so ordered a new tank just wainting so boring

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56 minutes ago, billdeluz said:

You and me both 

Hahaha im done just putting some final touches ends up my glass was cracked so ordered a new tank just wainting so boring

 What are you planning on using to hold it all together?

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On 3/26/2019 at 11:07 PM, This guy is extra salty said:

 What are you planning on using to hold it all together?

Just got a new tank the duct tape looked crazy

 

 

 

Day 786 wondering when march 31st will actually come...

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So will this be filled, cycled and stocked on 3/31 @ 00:01?

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billdeluz
12 hours ago, JBM said:

So will this be filled, cycled and stocked on 3/31 @ 00:01?

That was the plan but Nope new glass comes 4/2 what luck i have lol but my rock is live and i will be stealing sand from my reef so best believe on 4/2 tank will be up and running x2

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asting

You've gone through two tanks already? bad luck 😕

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3 hours ago, asting said:

You've gone through two tanks already? bad luck 😕

Lol just one

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3 hours ago, billdeluz said:

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Yeah, I know this feeling...I almost run outside every time I hear a truck drive by...lol

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MetaTank

Yay new tank!!!

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billdeluz
1 hour ago, MetaTank said:

Yay new tank!!!

Tommorowwill be the official first update with real pics cant wait 

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This guy is extra salty

New tank 😃 

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billdeluz

Broke the first one

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17 minutes ago, This guy is extra salty said:

New tank 😃 

 

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4 minutes ago, billdeluz said:

 

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Indeed!

 

Extra salty to be matter of fact!

 

🤣😂🤣

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I ordered a skimmer box for keeping the gunk to a minimum20190403_220400.jpg

A tunze pico pump rigged with a fluval evo return lol needed a torch and had to bore the hole so it could fit hope it stays put or it will be raining on the reef20190403_220550.jpg

Intank media basket i love this company everytank i had or will have i try and support them love all there products20190403_220727.jpg

Some fiji pink live sand i picked up on the way home today 20190403_221703.jpg

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Tested rock before putting heater in 🤦‍♂️20190403_221930.jpg

Heater in🔥20190403_222103.jpg

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Side shot of scape20190403_221933.jpg

Other side20190403_221940.jpg

I think i made to much water 20190403_222751.jpg

Time to get wettttt20190403_222818.jpg

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Half full or half empty i always say half full20190403_223108.jpg

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