Wild Discus Display Tank

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    Rowland Algae harvester

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    This has been a long time in the making, thanks largely to a dodgy builder. We made some alterations to our house a year back. Part of the addition was a new double garage which backs onto the new lounge. In the wall separating the two, the builder created a space for my existing 2m x 700h tank to fit into. This left the tank flush with the lounge wall, resting on a concrete stand in the garage from where all maintenance is done. The sump was plumbed below the tank with the front of the tank framed in 4mm ply wood in the lounge. The tank cycled with some cories for a few weeks. These cories were then removed and a shoal of 25 sterbae added, followed by some beautiful rams from Joe, and then eventually the wild discus that I had in my fish room, a total of 15 of them, heckels, greens and blues. Difficult to capture fully, but here goes:

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    Wow. fantastic. I dig your Root. Wingaard? Whats that anemic white rope like effort at the back behind the vallis. LOL Must say the photos dont do this set up justice. Wild you say, did you import yourself or did you use a local wholesaler. Veryimpressive
     
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    Awesome!!!!
    Well done on the tank
     
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    Nice Rowland.

    I am glad you managed to finish this tank. what about a wider angle shot to see what it looks like from the couch?
     
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    Absolutely wonderful, you have captured it well. I would also like to see what you see from the couch.
     
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    wow those heckels are nice , i like that single black bar!!!
     
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    Very nice Rowland that looks Awesome!!!!!
    Some day!
    One day!
     
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    OH WOW THATS AMAZING!!!

    Only problem is if i had a tank like that you would not be able to get me off the couch ever! Can see the fish are realy very happy too!

    Congrats.
     
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    Thanks for all the kind words guys. Will try take a few more shots capture this.
     

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