new 4 ft under construction

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  1. butcherman

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    bought a second hand 4ft tank slowly been putting it together. This is what i got so far.

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  3. veegal

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    Very nice butcherman. What you planning to keep in there or haven't you decided yet??? It'll be great to see the progress pics as you get it :D

    Seems as though you are also suffering from MTS :D
     
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    butcherman

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    lol you have only seen one ot ther other 4 tanks :p the dicus and angels going in here it also has a 90l sump under the tank.

    here are some more pics i got a lone molly in there and an ancesrtid while the tank cycles

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    Oh my - the bug has bitten bad!!!!! :bigsmile::p lol
     
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    butcherman

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    will pos more just not when im back in the office. This work thing is getting in my way :p
     
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    butcherman

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    the sump with dsb its got a 2000 l/h return pump

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    Nice Butcherman, looking forward to seeing the tank develop

    What plants do you have in mind of putting in there?

    Cheers
    Dale
     
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    butcherman

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    im not that knowledgeable on plants so not sure what i shold put in.
     
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    Some easy growers is what I can recommend to go in there ie, Limnophillas, Anubias, Microsorums, certain Ludwigias. Most of these you'll find at your LFS. I'll post a few specifics tonight when I'm home
     
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    butcherman

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    yes some pics please :D
     
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    Fully agree Butcherman. Names only doesn't help much. You never even sure that the LFS knows the right info on fishes, let alone giving you the right plant if you ask for it by name
     
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    LOL.
    Went to a lfs on Sunday.
    Asked the guy in the aquarium dept.(after battling to get his attention away from his girl)"Do you stock Flourish?"

    Answer i got.
    What do you use it for?
     
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    lol, no worries oakes, I'm actually starting another thread shortly re plants
     
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    You wouldn't believe all the different "Java ferns" we've run into.... Luckily I've seen a pic, so I had some idea what to look for. Only found one supplier (out of +- 5, who actually had the right thing!!!)..
     
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    update

    Hi guys
    I just thought i would share a recent photo of my tank with you guys.

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    looking good Butcherman
     
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    Butcherman looking awesome :) :)
     
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    Very nice indeed
     
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    Nice job
    Are those angels bought or bred by yourself?
     
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    got them from the lfs when they where only a few cm tall
     

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