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A few months ago I was given a 75g hap/peacock tank from a friend who didn't want it anymore. It was under filtered with just one Emperor400 so I wanted to add a canister filter and possibly even a second HOB but the custom 3D background that my friend built made it impossible to do so. I decided at that point that I would just replace the tank with something that has the same footprint but wanted to go one size bigger. I slowly acquired all the equipment over the next few months and finally moved all my fish into their new home over the long weekend.

Here's a before pic..

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I'll post some pics of their new home and a list of my equipment, when I get home tonight.
 

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Here's a pic of the new tank setup..

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Equipment list:
Eheim 2075 Canister
Emperor 400 HOB
AC110 HOB
2x Aqueon 150watt heaters
PhosBan Reactor w/RowaPhos
2x Hydor 750gph circulation pumps

I'm unsure on what brand lighting fixture it has on it now (It has 1x 15,000k and 1x Actinic) but I plan on upgrading the lighting to a Coralife Lunar Aqualight T5 Lighting Fixture with 2x 10,000K bulbs and 2x Actinic w/ Lunar LED's, in the future.
 

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Nice upgrade, did you get some new lighting or is the light suspended. Changing to the PFS sure brightens up the tamk. Very nice.
 

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Thanks! Same lighting as before.. The PFS really brightened up the tank. It's amazing how much brighter my fish seem to be and how cheap it was.

Edit: I did push the metal brackets on the fixture in so it lifted the lights about 3/4 inch off the glass, instead of them wrapped around the side and the lights flush.
 

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Update... I just added the following to my tank. Pics to follow.

Aulonocara stuartgranti chiwindi
Copadichromis trewavasae
Aulonocara sp. lwanda
Aulonocara jacobfreibergi
Aulonocara hansbaenschi
Protomelas taeniolatus red
Otopharynx sp. "Big spot"
Albino Bristlenose Pleco
 

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Here's a quick video I shot yesterday after work, with my iPhone.. sorry for the glare it was sunny outside for once!

[video]http://s7.photobucket.com/albums/y251/Sidius_TheShadows/My%20Fish/?action=view&current=Aquarium.mp4[/video]

As you can see that Red Shoulder peacock (Aulonocara hansbaenschi) might be a pain in the @$$... He seems pretty aggressive to everything that isn't way bigger than him.
 

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So here's an update on my current stock list and also what I plan to add down the road.. Updated Sept. 17, 2012

Current:
Nimbochromis venustus
Frontosa
Sciaenochromis Fryeri
Copadichromis trewavasae
Aulonocara sp. lwanda
Aulonocara jacobfreibergi (Eureka)
Aulonocara hansbaenschi
Protomelas taeniolatus - Super Red Empress
W/C Aulonocara jacobfreibergi lemon Undu Point
W/C Aulonocara sp. blue neon Undu Point
Aulonocara sunshine yellow Maleri Island
Aulonocara German red peacock
Copadichromis jacksoni
Aulonocara maulana bicolor 500
Protemalas fenestratus
Protomelas spilonotus liuli
Cyrtocara moorii
Pseudotropheus socolofi (Albino) x 2
Synodontis petricola x 5
Albino Bristlenose Pleco
LDA031 Panaque albomaculatus pleco


Future Additions:
Placidochromis sp. "Phenochilus Tanzania"
Placidochromis Electra
Aulonocara stuartgranti (Ngara Flametail)
Tramitichromis sp. (Intermedius)
 

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Got any new pics of the tank? Did you end up getting that Texas Holley Rock? Im curious to see how it looks. I was going to use Holley Rock but decide to go bowl rock instead.
 

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I got most of my fish from FairDeals (Harold) here on BCAquaria and a few of them were given to me when my friend gave me the tank. If you look in the Sponsors section of the forums, you will find him. He's a really great guy to deal with. He's getting in a bunch of new African's soon so send him a PM and you might be able to get some of those Mbuna that you're interested in.
 
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