I am brand new to the fish keeping hobby. I started a year ago with just a beta
and 2 gallon tank. This didn't last long and I wanted bigger. I then decided I
really wanted to get into this hobby.
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My 37 Gallon Do-It-Yourself
I did my research online and talked to my LFS. I eventually settled on my 37 gallon tall tank. It was a complete kit and I liked the
look of it. After the stand was built and tank filled and running through the cycling process, I decided I really wasn't happy with how
it looked. I remembered seeing some really cool looking tanks with full rock walls and all the equipment hidden, so back to the
I searched all kinds of youtube videos, DIY web sites, etc. I happened upon Dramatic AquaScapes through a Google search. The
instructions and supplies list on the do-it-yourself page were exactly what I had been looking for so I began the build process. I
started in mid-February buying supplies and tools, emptied my tank and took over the spare bed room. I upgraded all my
equipment so I could plan the wall around it. Once I started, the build took about a month and three garbage bags of styrofoam
shavings. I worked on it on my days off and in the evenings and also made a lot of changes throughout the process. I now have a
very cool looking aquarium and happy fish.
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