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    Tonys 'Peacocks Crypt' - The End

    Re: Osaka 260 - rimless and braceless too ! Hi Beeky, I have an OSAKA cabinet and I challenge you to find a better quality one out there. Its good and sturdy and if the weight of it was anything to go by its built to last as well as looking the dogs ! Cheers John
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    Red Eye Tetras - anyone keep them

    Thanks Amy, I am thinking of keeping them with embers, rummies and maybe Harlequins. thanks for the feedback. Cheers John
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    Red Eye Tetras - anyone keep them

    Thanks for that Mark, My question was based on bits and pieces I had read on the web, say ing they were a bit nippy. Cheers, John
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    Red Eye Tetras - anyone keep them

    Hi Mark, Is there anything you would'nt keep them with Tetra wise i.e Rummy Nose or Embers really. Mine is a 4ft tank and I was going to start off with 10 red eyes and see how they went. Cheers, John PS Whats with the ungodly hour of the morning 5am.
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    Red Eye Tetras - anyone keep them

    Anyone any experience of Keeping Red Eye Tetras. What tankmates can you keep with them ? Whats there behaviour like ? Cheers, John
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    Fluval 405 Help required

    I started up my Fluval 405 on my Osaka 320 last night. I am not sure if its me or my expectation but the flow in the seems to be less than I expected having only ever used undergravel filters with powerheads previoulsly. I have changed the black ribbed pipes to clear pvc and have added Cal Aqua...
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    The Twelve Pins - My Osaka 320

    Any one who has followed my "Help My Osaka 320 Needs you" thread will recognise my tank. After about 2 months of trying to sort an iwagumi set up , finally the tank height subdued me and I decided to try the wood approach where height is a lot easier obtained. Here is a picture of my 1st try...
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    Joining/Sticking Landscape Rocks together

    Does anyone know ifs its either possible or safe to silicone two pieces of landscape rock together to try and mould a required shape for my scape. Will aquarium silicone be required for could I use ordinary clear silicone from the DIY shop ? Cheers, John
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    Help - My Osaka 320 - My Tank Needs you

    Thanks Sam, I have seen this article and did find it usefull. The issue I am finding is trying to fit the rocks into the scape without crowding it while trying to give some structure given the shapes and textures that I have. Cheers, John
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    Help - My Osaka 320 - My Tank Needs you

    Here is the latest attempt ... And top down side view right to left Any suggestions or views. Cheers John
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    Help - My Osaka 320 - My Tank Needs you

    Hi Beeky, Thanks for that. I have changed around a little again. This time I have raised the 2 Big rocks on the left up a lot higher. The second picture shows the left to right view of the tank from the top downwards. Which would you suggest moving and where ? Cheers, John
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    Help - My Osaka 320 - My Tank Needs you

    Hi Clarke, What do you think 1 or 2? Personally I prefer 1 as turning the large dtone around in 2 does not show its best side or Thanks for all your help... Cheers John
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    Help - My Osaka 320 - My Tank Needs you

    Some more shuffling around and lifting up done. Sounds a bit like a Wonderbra advert. What do you think ? Cheers, John
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    Help - My Osaka 320 - My Tank Needs you

    Thanks Clarke, I have taken some more out and moved around others. I shall now look at a your suggestions and see how they go.... Cheers, John
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    Help - My Osaka 320 - My Tank Needs you

    A bit more moving around done. Arrived at the conclusion that both of the large mountain rocks could not fit in after much deliberation. Let me know what you think. Does it look a little busy ? If so what/which should I take out. Cheers, John
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