Zebra Tank Set Up

Pretty much explains itself really. If you have questions about tank set-ups, tank furniture, (caves etc) chuck them in here!

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Post by Andrew C » Sat Feb 05, 2005 1:21 am

Thanks Again All.

Des.
It is 1 - 2 mm gravel, maybe pea gravel is not the name for it.
I picked the name from my lfs when i was buying it, but i hear what you are saying about food getting trapped in the gravel and polluting the tank.

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Post by Ed_R » Sat Feb 05, 2005 1:30 am

Uhoh. I use about two inches or fine black sand. Oops!

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Post by Des » Sat Feb 05, 2005 4:59 pm

Andrew C,

Your Avatar and the bottom picture with the female does show PEA GRAVEL ( which look like tiny pea sized pebbles) unless I am due a visit to the optician !!!!!!. From the pictures they look to be a lot larger than 2mm, and being round/egg shaped has a lot of gaps for food to dissappear !!!!!

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Post by Des » Sat Feb 05, 2005 5:03 pm

Ed_R,

Congratulations. You have just joined the Obsessed club !!!!!!

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Post by McEve » Sat Feb 05, 2005 5:12 pm

Des wrote:Andrew C,
Your Avatar and the bottom picture with the female does show PEA GRAVEL
Geologically .....
Wentworth Scale
Name and Diameter
clay less than 0.004 mm
silt 0.004 mm to 0.0625 mm
fine sand 0.0625 mm to 0.2 mm
medium sand 0.2 mm to 0.6 mm
coarse sand 0.6 mm to 1 mm
very coarse sand 1 mm to 2 mm
pebble (or gravel) 2 mm to 64 mm
cobble 64 mm to 256 mm
boulder more than 256 mm

Didn't see this one coming did you! :lol: :wink:

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Post by Andrew C » Sat Feb 05, 2005 9:47 pm

Alright, it is 1 - 4mm PEA GRAVEL and if cleaned with a sypthon when doing water changes, with a well filtered tank you have NO PROBLEMS !!!!!

Andy.

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Post by Ed_R » Sat Feb 05, 2005 10:08 pm

Des wrote:Ed_R,

Congratulations. You have just joined the Obsessed club !!!!!!

Des
Des, I think I've been obsessed - or worse- for a long time;)

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Post by Des » Sun Feb 06, 2005 10:09 am

McEve,
That is pretty interesting information. Where did you dig that up?.
By the way what does the sentence at the bottom of your posts, in Italics mean?.


Andrew,
Goodluck.

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Des

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Post by McEve » Sun Feb 06, 2005 10:19 am

I found it on usenet ages ago, Des.

It means there's no place like home, plain and simple ;)

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