Alasse's Tanks

Discussion in 'Members Fish Tanks' started by Alasse, Jun 26, 2016.

  1. AlasseWell Known MemberMember

    Hiya, been a while. Thought i'd share some of my current tanks (will update other tanks as I get pics)

    African cichlid tank
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    Discus/Angel tank
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    Gold sev tank
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    Goldie tank (cloudy due to substrate change)
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    Tetra tank
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    Betta tank (currently only 1 male in residence, cloudy from new sand)
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  2. AlasseWell Known MemberMember

    Oscar tank
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  3. :) fatcatfish (:Well Known MemberMember

    They are amazing!
     




  4. alirayFishlore VIPMember

    Beautiful tanks. I always enjoy looking at the pictures of your tanks. ... Alison:;hi1
     
  5. Sarah73Fishlore VIPMember

    How the heck do you grow the grass to look so nice?
     
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  6. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    Amazing tanks! What sizes are they? I'd especially like to know what size the tetra tank is:)
     
  7. AlasseWell Known MemberMember

    Thank you :)

    Thanks :)

    The base of the tank is covered in fake grass matting cut to size :)

    Thank you

    Sizes as I remember
    African tank - 93gal
    Discus/Angel - 80gal
    Sev - 55gal
    Goldies - 50gal
    Tetras - 40gal
    Betta - 23gal

    Just a note: I actually did try to multiquote and it wouldn't allow me to, the page just sat the hanging!
     
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  8. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    A 40 tall I assume for the tetras? Were you able to buy a fake rock wall for the background or did you have to make it? Or is that real rock?:shock:

    Is it just fake grass indoor/outdoor carpet or is it the stuff you can buy in the reptile section?

    Anyway, they're all amazing, awe-inspiring and beautiful! I think my jaw would hit the floor if I ever had the chance to walk into your place:)
     
  9. Sarah73Fishlore VIPMember

    Dang I thought it was real! It looks amazing.
     
  10. AlasseWell Known MemberMember

    Thank you

    I don't know what a 40 tall is sorry. I had the tank custom made :) The fake wall I made :)

    Yes the grass is fake grass matting, not specifically for reptiles or aquariums

    I bought it for the axolotls I have as I am not a fan of bare bottomed tanks, loved it that much I cut some for other tanks
     
  11. AlasseWell Known MemberMember

    The divided tanks
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    Loki and his tank (this tank will be going back to grass on the bottom, much easier to maintain than gravel or sand)
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    Severus and his tank
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    Discus/Angel tank (sorry about other tank reflections)
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    Tetra tank
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  12. DoonbarNew MemberMember

    Wow. That discus/angel tank is awesome! Great inspiration for my 55 gal when i eventually get it set up
     
  13. IhaveacactusValued MemberMember

    Wow, your tanks are gorgeous! How long did it take for your angel/discus tank and your tetra tanks to grow in? The compositions are very nice!
     
  14. AlasseWell Known MemberMember

    Thanks guys

    The discus/angel tank was prettywell immediate, the plants are from a few planted tanks I shut down, same with the tetra tank, advantage of having mature plants. The plants were just trimmed before going into these tanks, so around 2 weeks later it was ready for a trim :)

    Some tank news,

    I have traded 2x 3ft tank for a 4.7ftx2.5ft tank, hopefully it will be delivered this weekend. This will eventually become home to Beastie (the eel). And Beasites tank, once I get a stand, will become home to the goldies (6x2x2)

    Have pretty much sold all the African cichlids now, the goldies will move into there while I shuffle tanks to get a space for the new tank to go....gonna be a pain, but the new tank will be great.
     
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  15. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    I look forward to the new 'scape! What kind of an eel is Beastie?
     
  16. AlasseWell Known MemberMember

    :D

    Beastie is an Australian Longfin eel
     
  17. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    Cool! I'd never heard of those. They're huge!
     
  18. AlasseWell Known MemberMember

    Yes, they can get large....she is around 2ft currently :)
     
  19. AlasseWell Known MemberMember

    Update, the seller cannot deliver the tank this weekend unfortunately. So I just have to wait :(

    The African cichlids are now all gone,

    The goldies have all moved into the 90gal for the time being
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    This is Beastie
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  20. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    I love the look of that fake grass! Can you use any kind or is there a specific brand that's safe?
     
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