oh no, i dont WANT a milkshake.. i jsut wanna get the new tank setup with the southdown in it, so i at least have the potential for a milkshake jsut means i'm onestep closer to completion!
when i setup mine, i am following several different pieces of advice from here.
my plan is to dump the sand in the tank. get it leveled out. lay a trashbag, or saranwrap over the sand. put base (dead, dry) rock over the edges, and corners, to hold down the plastic. then i'm putting a plate in the center of the tank on top of bag. then i'm putting a bowl on top of the plate. i wil lrun the ro/di water into the tank, as slow as possible, into the bowl. water wil lspill over bowl, onto plate, and over plate onto plastic sheet