Mark's Pico

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  1. Kunhardt

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    COMING TO A FORUM NEAR YOU SOON...

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  3. Slagter

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    These little tanks are so cool! Looking forward to updates!
     
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    We are watching .....:slayer:
     
  5. Slummies

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    oh no.. you got the bug too
     
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    here we go again!!
     
  7. scubaninja

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    No man!! why are all these little pests popping up? I dont know which chikkie lied to you but size matters!!!
     
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    Hahaha everyone going smaller and i wanna go bigger am i on the right track:whistling:
     
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    nice buddy;) this is going to be cool!
     
  10. Kunhardt

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    Well tank has been up and running for 2 days now and is looking okay.
    At the moment the current live stock is as follows:

    Blue Zoas
    Pulsing Xenia
    Kenya Tree
    Green Shrooms
    Red Shrooms
    Lumo GSP's
    and some macro Algaes. All the above are frags that came from my main tank, I will be adding a Florida Ric this afternoon as well. :)

    Substrate is about 3 cups of Fiji Pink Aragonite and there is probably a total of 200g of Live Rock.

    Just running it as is for the time being, but am thinking of removing the sponges etc in the overflow and replacing with GAC, Phosguard and Purigen in the future. It will be a learning curve as I go along as maintaining a stable system in such a small volume of water is going to be a challenge.

    Water changes will be done 1 cup every second day. Topping off with RO will have to be done manually, but so far it doesnt seem to loose a table spoon in evaporation so not going to be a problem.

    Once I know the system is stable I will be adding a Sexy Shrimp and one or two Panda Gobies or a single Clown Goby.

    Will post an updated pic a bit later today. :)
     
  11. magman

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    Pico's and cellphones, the only time a bunch of guys will sit and discuss whose got the smallest......;)
     
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    lol,very cool small tank.cant w8 for the pics
     
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    Gonna be watching this one closely! Im in love with these Picos.
     
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    awesome
     
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    We will wait patiently.....:biggrin:
     
  16. Kunhardt

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    Took some really bad pics before I left my office, will try take some better ones at some point.

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  17. Kunhardt

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    Nothing to hectic for now, just testing the waters, so to speak, for now. Will look into serious scaping etc as time goes by.
     
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    Hahahaha nice marky
     
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    WOW Mark! That REALLY is a TINY pico! WOW! Sooooooo - what do you plan to put in it? Surely NO FISH?
     
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    how much are they?
     
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