What did you do with your tank today

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DMD123
Fahaka Puffer
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Location: Lakewood, WA

Re: What did you do with your tank today

Post by DMD123 »

Yeah the wiring leaves much to be desired. I kind of set it up in a rush and did not do the 'drip lines' well. messy, messy, messy!
300g Amphilophus Petsmart red devil x2, Midas x2, Bala Sharks x 3, Dabola endli (Tinkisso river) x1, Ansorgii x1
65B Hairy Puffer
65B Angel fish x2, Monk tetra x7, Orinocodoras eigenmanni x1, BN Pleco x2
90G parachromis motaguensis x3
90G Trimac
46G Bowfront Arrowhead Puffer
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purplecandle
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Re: What did you do with your tank today

Post by purplecandle »

DMD123 wrote:Yeah the wiring Lves much to be desired. I kind of set it up in a rush and did not do the 'drip lines' well. messy, messy, messy!
Get them fixed before you see sparks LOL! Seriously though, beautiful tanks :)
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DMD123
Fahaka Puffer
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My Puffers: Tetraodon baileyi (Hairy Puffer, named Scruffy) / Suvattii (named Badger)
Location (country): USA
Location: Lakewood, WA

Re: What did you do with your tank today

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purplecandle wrote:Get them fixed before you see sparks LOL! Seriously though, beautiful tanks :)
I like fireworks! OK, I will try and get that done tonight so that Im all ready for the new inhabitant. :D
300g Amphilophus Petsmart red devil x2, Midas x2, Bala Sharks x 3, Dabola endli (Tinkisso river) x1, Ansorgii x1
65B Hairy Puffer
65B Angel fish x2, Monk tetra x7, Orinocodoras eigenmanni x1, BN Pleco x2
90G parachromis motaguensis x3
90G Trimac
46G Bowfront Arrowhead Puffer
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DMD123
Fahaka Puffer
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Joined: Tue May 13, 2014 3:39 pm
Gender: Male
My Puffers: Tetraodon baileyi (Hairy Puffer, named Scruffy) / Suvattii (named Badger)
Location (country): USA
Location: Lakewood, WA

Re: What did you do with your tank today

Post by DMD123 »

I have not updated stuff in a while so here is what new with me in my fish keeping.
Since my post way back when...
My wife and I have moved and did a full remodel to the new home we bought and my 210 gallon tank is now sadly gone... lol dont feel bad it was replaced with a 300 gallon! My hairy puffer got an upgrade from a 40B with an Aquaclear 110 to a 65B with an Aquaclear 110 and Eheim 2217 along with a fancy new Current USA Satellite + LED light. I also finally got around to setting up the 'Extra' 65B I had for growing out two Oscars that will eventually go into the 300 gallon.

That is what Ive been doing - how about you guys? Whats new?
300g Amphilophus Petsmart red devil x2, Midas x2, Bala Sharks x 3, Dabola endli (Tinkisso river) x1, Ansorgii x1
65B Hairy Puffer
65B Angel fish x2, Monk tetra x7, Orinocodoras eigenmanni x1, BN Pleco x2
90G parachromis motaguensis x3
90G Trimac
46G Bowfront Arrowhead Puffer
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Re: What did you do with your tank today

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I was just admiring my SAP.
Hopefully the helps! :D freshpuffer1
Khepp001
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Re: What did you do with your tank today

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I am waiting for my dwarf puffers to come into stock so my tank is currently home to a colony of cherry and Amano shrimp who got fed. Not too exciting, but satisfying because my tank is fully cycled and ready for and waiting for its two future puffers to get here! :D
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DMD123
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My Puffers: Tetraodon baileyi (Hairy Puffer, named Scruffy) / Suvattii (named Badger)
Location (country): USA
Location: Lakewood, WA

Re: What did you do with your tank today

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What a difference a couple years can make in the hobby. I am currently running 6 tanks. A 300 gallon community tank in the living room with large fish which include cichlids, bichir and bala sharks. Then I set up some steel racking in the garage that has two 90 gallon tanks, two 65B tanks and one 30 gallon. I now have 640 gallons that I take care of. A mix of fish in the garage tanks but I still have my hairy puffer and acquired an arrowhead puffer too.

With all these tanks going now there is constant work going on, lol.
300g Amphilophus Petsmart red devil x2, Midas x2, Bala Sharks x 3, Dabola endli (Tinkisso river) x1, Ansorgii x1
65B Hairy Puffer
65B Angel fish x2, Monk tetra x7, Orinocodoras eigenmanni x1, BN Pleco x2
90G parachromis motaguensis x3
90G Trimac
46G Bowfront Arrowhead Puffer
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DMD123
Fahaka Puffer
Posts: 557
Joined: Tue May 13, 2014 3:39 pm
Gender: Male
My Puffers: Tetraodon baileyi (Hairy Puffer, named Scruffy) / Suvattii (named Badger)
Location (country): USA
Location: Lakewood, WA

Re: What did you do with your tank today

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Decided to change out a tank. Upgraded my 30 gallon to a bit bigger 46g bowfront. This is the arrowhead puffer home. Because it is so inactive in nature, I decided to do this as a planted tank with anubias. This is my first go round with live plants so I picked an easy one.
300g Amphilophus Petsmart red devil x2, Midas x2, Bala Sharks x 3, Dabola endli (Tinkisso river) x1, Ansorgii x1
65B Hairy Puffer
65B Angel fish x2, Monk tetra x7, Orinocodoras eigenmanni x1, BN Pleco x2
90G parachromis motaguensis x3
90G Trimac
46G Bowfront Arrowhead Puffer
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Re: What did you do with your tank today

Post by Pufferpunk »

My Arrow is also in a 46 bowfront. I use it for snail breeding for my other puffers, too.
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