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Postby Joekahuna » Sat Apr 17, 2010 10:48 pm

what type of lights do you have? love the way it looks, probably going to try one of those soon.
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Postby Benaiah » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:08 am

Lighting is a Coralife fixture of 2x 95 watt Power compact bulbs- one actinic, and one 6,700k. The fixture is four feet long, centered along the front panel. I tried different positions for the lighting, but this is the one I like the best.
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Postby xxcov3rxx » Sun May 02, 2010 2:02 pm

By far, my favorite back ground!!! great pictures!
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Postby hrishi007 » Thu Aug 04, 2011 2:29 am

looks really cool
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Postby Picklefish » Thu Aug 04, 2011 7:20 pm

Very nice.
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Postby Norm66 » Thu Aug 04, 2011 7:37 pm

Wow, excellent. Thanks for sharing.
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Postby dinuma » Tue Aug 09, 2011 5:49 am

Terrific job, Benaiah!!! You should start a company making backgrounds with this kind of talent. it looks awesome!!! :thumb:
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Postby drexel187 » Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:05 pm

LOVE IT !! beautiful work buddy!
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Your 185,000,000 greats Grandfather was a fish. So was your 185,000,000 greats Grandmother. Which is just as well, or they couldn't have mated with each other, and you wouldn't be here.
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Postby biglove » Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:51 pm

I like the overhangs...nice job!
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Postby chagoi » Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:47 am

Love it,great job.
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Great job!

Postby Sand Man » Thu Aug 11, 2011 4:23 pm

Amazing work. I am about to get a 90 gallon glass tank and have considered trying to do the same thing. I can only hope it looks somewhat like yours!
90 Gal - 6 Iodotropheus Sprengerae, 4 Labidochromis sp. "Hongi" (2 juvies), 7 Pseudotropheus acei, 4 Metriaclima daktari (all juvies), 1 psuedotropheus demansoni
30 gal - Fry tank (Rusty's 30+, Hongi 6)
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Postby rucus » Thu Sep 15, 2011 11:36 am

Thanks for sharing this! Looks great.
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Postby drexelDE » Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:14 pm

Looks great. Working on a BG for a 75 gallon. Only question I have is: most styrofoam has a clear plastic coat on it. Did u remove that before using the dryloc? anything will help. THanks!
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Postby sik-lid » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:03 am

Killer job man! very creative and resourceful. Thanks for sharing. =D>
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Re: Very Pleased with This First Background Attempt (Pic Hea

Postby iceblue » Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:34 pm

:thumb:
"Pour you a beer, Mr. Peterson?"
"Alright, but stop me at one........make that one-thirty."
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