10 gallon Nano PAR30 LED ***Updated video 12/03/10***

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  1. pecco22

    pecco22 Peppermint Shrimp

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    Updated some Pics

    OK here is my 10 gallon nano I am setting up. It has been running for about 2 days. I have a HOB Aquaclear 110 turned into a Fuge. The light over the fuge is a 24w 50/50 that I will be getting a 6700k bulb for it. I will have a Koralia K1, I think it should work well with this tank...? Honestly not sure of the weight of the rocks or the sand. For lighting I have ordered 2 PAR30 LED bulbs.
    For the mounting of the PAR30's, I didnt want to just use a camp on or anything so I thought I try my hand at creating a canopy. I think it turned out ok for my limited skills with wood. I plan on painting it black. I also have an LED light tube that should work well for a moonlight.

    thoughts or input always welcome.

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  3. pecco22

    pecco22 Peppermint Shrimp

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    some more pics. I also painted the back glass blue and the intake pipe for the Fuge blue also.

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    pecco22 Peppermint Shrimp

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    last one for now, more work to do tomorrow if I have time.

    Oh thought I'd also tell how much it cost to get here.
    Lights- PAR30 x2= $140 with shipping
    Pieces used for electrical= $17 at Home Depot
    Tank = $13
    Koralia K1 is $10 from a friend w/ LR to seed my tank
    Aquaclear 110 was a leftover from another tank
    Light on fuge, again was a left over.

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    fishyfinder Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    Very Nice! I like the Fuge idea.
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    this looks very cool!!
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    Very nice.
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    pecco22 Peppermint Shrimp

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    Thanks everyone! Having fun doing this. Trying to do it right the first time.
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    dellyjoe Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    wow this looks really nice i love the costumes that you are doing to it.
  12. pecco22

    pecco22 Peppermint Shrimp

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    ok here is todays update and work I did. So far I am happy with it. painted everything black wired my lights....there is a test bulb in the picture and that isnt what I am gonna be using.

    the only problem I am finding so far is...The light coming from the Fuge is coming in kinda strong into the tank. thats gonna cause algae problems and also not allow a good day night cycle for the tank.

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