Clare's 70x40x30 Grow Tank

Discussion in 'Aquascaping and Member's Setups' started by Clare, Jul 14, 2016.

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    Nice

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    Hi Clare, I'm new here and impressed with how you just built the tank you wanted yourself!

    Looks like something I'd like to do too, could you give a description of how you did it and what glass you used and how to get it. It looks impressively thick.

    I'm looking to get (or now make) a quality 60lx40dx45h tank but all I can find is very cheap glass tanks 60x30x36 or 60x35x35

    I want to start a jungle/natural tank with a ravine through the middle so the hight of the tank is important, the stand I have is 64lx49d but I'd like to keep to a standard length because it'd probably be easier to get lighting for it.

    Congratulations on your new tank, looking great so far!
     
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    You can always DIY your light setup! Many do it :)
     
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    The latest on the cories - i lost one a few weeks back, i think it may have been the tetra wafers as the only time i start losing one is feeding them that.

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    My cories are 6 months old!!!



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    Update.

    Did a major cleaning and rearranged the plants. Water is still clearing up

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    After the water cleared

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    Time for me to close this chapter of my life.

    My babies are going to a new home in two hours. Been doing things slowly - plants in bucket, gravel in another bucket (and rinsed) and then to catch the fish into another bucket before we move everything...

    Last pics of them on the forums...

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    Hey for something that grew out of a bag of plants you did great with these guys. So that deserves some celebration :occasion14::headbang:.
     
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    Yes they were pretty easy to care for. I would definitely recommend them as beginner fish.

    The husband, wife and their kids were so happy to receive the fish. He was very chuffed - been wanting a fish tank for a long time and I couldn't ask for a better home for the fish.

    So I know they will be well cared for when I leave south Africa.

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