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My first "Human Aquarium" tank build!

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I thought I would post a build thread of my first home that the amazing Ty Ta helped me buy this year and document what I'm doing with the place. I hope others may be inspired to use Ty as their realtor for when they want to buy a house, he was the best realtor ever! He knows what us aquarium junkies look for in a house and does a great job screening for houses that may interest you.

Anyway, here we go!

Tank size: 1170 sq ft

Lighting: A mix of LEDs, CFLs, and incandescent

Flow: HVAC central air and a few powerhead ceiling fans. Bought another ceiling fan recently, but still waiting to get it installed.

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Back yard before:

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Back yard after: (Pending until spring when I can get some serious landscaping done)

Master before:

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Master After: Will post soon

Kitchen before:

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Kitchen after:

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Dining room before:

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Dining room after:

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Congratulations!

I hadn't met Ty yet when we bought our house or else we would have used him as well. He's a really nice guy and pretty fun to talk to.

Best of luck renovating the new place!

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Omg, hilarious! I've got so many corny reef jokes right now that I can hardly contain them! For the sake of ARC, I'll refrain.

All I request is at least an updated annual FHS (full house shot) so I can see the updated housescaping and to monitor growth. Thanks for being such a great client John (and an even better friend), couldn't have asked for a better time looking at houses with you and planning where all the tanks were going to go! Okay, I may have used one or two corny reef references in that last paragraph.

-Ty

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I currently have stocked two male roommates right now. I like to keep strictly males in my tank, since females can often be more territorial and aggressive, kind of like female clownfish.

Nice build. What livestock do plan on putting in it.

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I currently have stocked two male roommates right now. I like to keep strictly males in my tank, since females can often be more territorial and aggressive, kind of like female clownfish.

Nice build. What livestock do plan on putting in it.

Female Maroons will cut ya if you don't listen...Enough said.

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I currently have stocked two male roommates right now. I like to keep strictly males in my tank, since females can often be more territorial and aggressive, kind of like female clownfish.

Nice build. What livestock do plan on putting in it.

danger will robinson, danger!

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Two male roommates? You'll need a really good clean up crew.

... that's where the females come in...

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On the topic of roommates just to reiterate: Cats, unlike spouses, significant others, friends, children and dogs, are still legal to lock up in a closet when you get tired of them whining and complaining. Anyway Congradulations!

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On the topic of roommates just to reiterate: Cats, unlike spouses, significant others, friends, children and dogs, are still legal to lock up in a closet when you get tired of them whining and complaining. Anyway Congradulations!

you can also leave them with sufficient water and food rations for up to a week without a concern.

Disclaimer: The views expressed by this idiot are his alone and are not endorsed by Purrfect Pals Rescue, Inc. PPR Legal Team.

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On the topic of roommates just to reiterate: Cats, unlike spouses, significant others, friends, children and dogs, are still legal to lock up in a closet when you get tired of them whining and complaining. Anyway Congradulations!

you can also leave them with sufficient water and food rations for up to a week without a concern.

Disclaimer: The views expressed by this idiot are his alone and are not endorsed by Purrfect Pals Rescue, Inc. PPR Legal Team.

Would you say that cats are the equivalent of GSP? They just can't be killed, no matter where you put them in the tank

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Would you say that cats are the equivalent of GSP? They just can't be killed, no matter where you put them in the tank

more like urchins. they will just roam around and get everywhere, knock things over, and poke you with spikes if you're not careful. sadly, they can be killed, but with proper parameters they can live 15-20+ years.

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Updated FHS shot from yesterday:

Current living room shot:

well, it's time to pull the halloween decorations, i'd say. those ghosts on the porch, but especially that aggie chair in the living room.

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Updated FHS shot from yesterday:

Current living room shot:

well, it's time to pull the halloween decorations, i'd say. those ghosts on the porch, but especially that aggie chair in the living room.

Well I can see how A&M is scary to some, I know DeLoss Dodds is so scared that he won't let any longhorns go near us.

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Actually NPR had a bit on this morning by some UT professors about how important rivalries are for camaraderie and they used UT and A&M as prime examples of how we long for rivalry and enshrine each other in our fight songs. DeLoss should really listen to it and let us play again. This temper tantrum has to end eventually

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Updated FHS shot from yesterday:

Current living room shot:

well, it's time to pull the halloween decorations, i'd say. those ghosts on the porch, but especially that aggie chair in the living room.

Well I can see how A&M is scary to some, I know DeLoss Dodds is so scared that he won't let any longhorns go near us.
Touché sir.

Can't do the multiquote now, so in regards to the not playing thing. It was my understanding (with football at least) that the out of conference schedule was set through 2018 when the Aggie's ran away from the big 12. But I don't keep up with it that much, much less the political workings of the 2019 non conference schedule, so I may be wrong. Of course, it sounds like this is a good time not to be able to play the aggies.

I do agree that rivalries are good though, if that wasn't obvious. :).

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Cotton bowl could happen this year if we don't win out (baylor, looking at you, plz stop scoring).

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Deloss is retiring brah.

Yeah I heard about that when it was announced. But I'm not holding my breath unless he's replaced by someone who cares less about pride and difficulty of schedule and more about what's best for the fans

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