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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-28-2010, 03:26 PM Thread Starter
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The Junkyard Tank

I'm imagining a tank that is haphazardly decorated with "trash." I'm thinking about things like glass bottles, old cans, steel rebar, maybe a plastic bag, and free-growing plants. I want a natural, overgrown look where it looks as though the fish and plants have conquered a wasteland and turned it back into a beautiful habitat (earth-lovers, save me your tears I just think this will look really cool).

I put up this post to hopefully get some suggestions on what to put in such a tank that won't harm the fish/water quality. I've never seen something like this so your feedback is appreciated.

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Re: The Junkyard Tank

just be careful what you use in the tank becuse some of the items you listed can be very dangerous to your fish. like plastic bags and glass bottles

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Re: The Junkyard Tank

Id nix the bag idea but if you clean the glass bottle really well it will be fine. broken glass if used should have the sharp edges down.
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Re: The Junkyard Tank

gee where's Paul_b when you need him?

Try Pming him.

he has a reef tank decorated in a similiar manner. glass bottles, asphalt for rocks and so on.

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