5.5 Gal Nano Wennerae Mantis Tank!

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    Pwny

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    ya ima give it a day to mix a bit then i have a mini ball valve i will put on the rio 600 to slow the flow some
     
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    mng777777 Shark Wrangler Wannabe

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    Great Job!
     
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    Dana42078 Dana

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    Just let it all settle and then u will see where the flow is going. U can always change the flow with a lil chunck of LR. Do u have a piece of LIVE ROCK to seed that rock u have?
     
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    ya i have rubble from my fuge on my 56, i tossed some in already so it can start doing its thing. its in the top of the fuge part of the tank
     
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    Dana42078 Dana

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    Good call, jus makin sure. Im ready for this tank to take shape. =)
     
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    tank is all clear ill fix the flow thing a bit later
     
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    mtkid6 So much to learn....

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    Looking good!!
     
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    buddy08 SPS Addict

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    very nice! i want one of these next :]
     
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    mng777777 Shark Wrangler Wannabe

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    me too... i think :D
     
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    That looks awesome Pwny. I want one for my desk at work now. Anxious to see more.
     
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    it's looking great so far!
     
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    That's a really great idea you did with that algae scrapper.
     
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    Nice! It looks awesome, i love the rock!
     
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    thanks for the kind words from everyone its been a fun build sofar. the tank only had a mini cycle so i got a turbo snail for the tank last night and gave him some seaweed to chow down on, he should be alright with this small of a mantis i think. ima keep testing the water to make sure nothing pops up but i might get a Blue Damselfish later this week to help make sure the tank is 100% rdy for the mantis in 2-3 more weeks. dont wory the fish wont be food for him ill move him to my reef tank where he can live as long as he dosent get to agressive. i had one a long time ago and liked that they changed color with there mood light/dark blue.
     
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    also the fixture for the scrubber light isent working so im trying to trade it in for a new one. so no updates on scrubber progress yet lol
     
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    Awesome tank man, I'm planning on doing something very similar, overflow/scrubber wise, with a 35 g in a few weeks. How do you remove the algea screen for cleaning?
     
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    Mine is just ziptied on, so i just cut the zipties to remove, and then put it back. I wish i could find some rings i could just clip on and off. I need to check out an arts and craft store
     
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    kev ill take better pic's tomarow but look at the topright of the pic. i made a loop for the ziptie and it just slides around the slits in the baffels so i can just slide them on or off (it also acts as a screen because i dont want the mantis to crawl into the overflow parts)
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    lets face it the damsel will get agressive lol great looking tank man good work
     
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    That's what I thought it looked like but I wasn't sure so I thought I would ask. Thanks.
     
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