5.5 Gal Nano Wennerae Mantis Tank!

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    That looks like a great build Pwny
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InjuRPf2F-k]YouTube - 5.5 Gal Nano Wennerae Mantis Tank Load Test[/ame] here is a quick video of the test run everything working well only thing left to do is get the floor support it and then aquascape!
     
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    cool :eek:
     
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    Good job. Another hurdle down. Do u already have the mantis?
     
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    no after the tank is all set up ima let it cycle for a few weeks b4 i order the mantis
     
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    Got a website already picked out?
     
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    ok so i just got the floor board in, everything is done for now ima wait untill i get my rock to put int the water and sand im still debating if i wana put the pvc in or not we will see.

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    why is there silcone all over the floor of the tank?
     
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    +1 Whats up with that?? :question:
     
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    there is a 1/4 clear acrylic pannel that i glued to the bottom of the tank mantis shrimp are known to break throught to bottoms of tanks when they dig caves so just to be safe I placed it in.
     
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    some quick pics of the tank waiting for rock n water :(

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    WIN! I did the same thing. Mine however doesnt dig a huge hole. Mine jus moved about have inch of substrate for a "bed" Better safe than sorry. So0o0 excited for you! =) Everything is looking crispy.
     
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    Looks great!
     
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    i got my 15 lbs or marco rock and they really did a great job, they gave me a lot more then 15 lbs.

    here is some quick shots of the tank. a bit messy atm im waiting for silacone i use to bond the rock together a bit here are the shots
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    here is the spare rock/ i broke one rock up to fill the fuge i left a lil room for live rock rubble from my fuge

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    Mandarin66 Oh Hi

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    fill it with water :D
     
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    Awe, sh^& !!!

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    and it starts! only thing i notice sofar is since i got fine sand its getting blown around a bit on left side i might need to put in some rubble there to stop this
     
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    sand blizzard!!!!
     
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    Niioooce, haha i haven't put my sand in my tank yet either, just the salt water.... *dohhh* :roll:
     
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