5ft cichlid tank

Discussion in 'Members Fish Tanks' started by Alasse, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. Alasse

    Alasse Well Known Member Member

    I pulled this tank down (was fully planted) yesterday and moved my maingano colony into it. Added 5 clown loaches.

    Will add more rockwork & broken pots when i find suitable ones. Also will be adding some electric yellows at some stage.

    But this is it so far
    Last edited: Dec 28, 2009
  2. bettafish2816

    bettafish2816 Fishlore VIP Member

    love it! great job :)
  3. OP

    Alasse Well Known Member Member

    Thank you :)

  4. Aquarist

    Aquarist Fishlore Legend Member

    Hello Alasse. You've done a wonderful job! The tank and fish are beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
  5. m

    mosin360 Well Known Member Member

    Very nice. It's laid out quite well.
  6. bolivianbaby

    bolivianbaby Fishlore Legend Member

    That tank looks fantastic! Beautiful cichlids, too.
  7. OP

    Alasse Well Known Member Member

    Thanx you aquarist, mosin & bolivian :)
  8. D

    David C Well Known Member Member

    Your tank is gorgeous. Excellent work. The electric yellows will look awesome in there.

  9. k

    kuopan Valued Member Member

    i like the scaping.. great job..
  10. OP

    Alasse Well Known Member Member

    Update pic. Added more broken pots, plastic plants and live plants

  11. Elodea

    Elodea Well Known Member Member

    I love the effect of the pots! Beautiful tank (and cichlids)!
  12. m

    mmcd Valued Member Member

    Looks really good!!! :) I never seen a 5 ft 90 before (well 93 isnt it?) i got the 90 high and i hate cleaning that thing i about have to get down in it to clean it lol
  13. OP

    Alasse Well Known Member Member

    Yep 93, i just put it at 90, by the time ya take water placement of the decor its actually prolly a bit less..but close enough.

    i'm struggling to reach the bottom back of the tank now let alone a taller one *L*
  14. Mystic54

    Mystic54 Valued Member Member

    Beautiful. I love the way you have it scaped. It looks great!
  15. Furallicah

    Furallicah Well Known Member Member

    Love the tank. Broken pots...thats a good idea I never thought of it!
  16. OP

    Alasse Well Known Member Member

    Tank decor changed a bit

  17. FishHobbiest

    FishHobbiest Well Known Member Member

    Nice It looks good, how long till you put in the electric yellows
  18. k

    kloseo Well Known Member Member

    tank looks wonderful, your clowns are going to love it :)
  19. OP

    Alasse Well Known Member Member

    Ta guys

    The electric yellows will go in once i can find some good quality ones and a good size. Most of the ones i've seen around here are sooty or just too small. So i just keep looking, eventually i'll find some.
  20. c

    catsma_97504 Fishlore Legend Member

    Beautiful tank!

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