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Hey-Presto: River Tank!

Posted By: Mark in Vancouver <markmark@telus.net>
Date: Saturday, 24 April 2004, at 12:05 a.m.

Bought the last of the gravel and a few more plants today - don't know how the credit card feels about it...
My seals were dry, so I plunked my first attempt ever at plumbing into my new 30 inch, 20 gallon, and added all the substrate from my previous ten, under a good inch of fine gravel (4mm?). Laid in about 40lbs of river rocks from a local river, added plants, wood, water...
And plugged it in! Damn - a river tank! Works just like it's s'posed to!
Pictures are forthcoming, be sure. The current (heh heh) inhabitants are just two Schistura mahnerti, but they are like pigs in... where a pig likes to be.
New tank & hood cheap, at $80 CAD. ALL the plumbing f