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07-08-2013 03:45 PM
TheNamelessPoet
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Originally Posted by Cokers View Post
Holy F@#$, it's been a whole year since you got the driftwood and you haven't even made much progress! (Granted, the few months to water-log your driftwood probably accounted for most of it)

Yea It took probably over 6 months to get it to sink and it STILL wont... But that black rock in the back is tied to it so it works :-)

I did a TON of triming and am going to tonight/tomorrow do a lot more trimming. I need to get some ferts badly but my new couch is coming in tonight so it might have to wait until tomorrow. I took a good 2-3 months off also since i was planning on moving. W only did Water changes, no ferts and no co2 so the growth actualy came to a standstill. Infact it looks like it mostly died.

But once the couch is here I can set the tank where I want it and be done. :-)
07-05-2013 03:23 AM
Cokers Holy F@#$, it's been a whole year since you got the driftwood and you haven't even made much progress! (Granted, the few months to water-log your driftwood probably accounted for most of it)
07-02-2013 08:52 PM
TheNamelessPoet Finally Got my tank set up at my new appt :-) looking forward to lots of updates.
03-31-2013 01:11 AM
ClairemontTropical I like your setup, that is one nice piece of driftwood. I used to have that same exact background pic on my 29 gallon years ago... Bring back memories! lol

Hope to see more pics in the future, peace.
03-05-2013 02:51 PM
TheNamelessPoet Little over a week and already everything is growing like crazy! Im going to try and post weekly pictures.
02-23-2013 08:05 PM
TheNamelessPoet Got some plants today and 2 otto's :-)

02-23-2013 11:47 AM
TheNamelessPoet Well... She is finally set up... My pride and joy. I am so excited to get plants and then my shrimp. Im picking up two Ottos today. It sounds like I need to let the biofilm grow for a couple months before its ready for shrimpies so the Ottos will keep it cycled. Question for anyone tho... Is that actually true? Or can I get them now?

I have 2 things left to get for my tank... A dropcheckerand a tds meter.
01-20-2013 04:56 AM
TheNamelessPoet
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Originally Posted by skystrife View Post
Fishing line and tupperware lids buried in the substrate are how I weighed down my driftwood, so that should be a good option.
I am about to try that because it still floats lol. so the tupperware lid... you just cover it with the substrate and it will hold it down? Good because I DO want to get it started. I want to have it running for 3+ months to get everything balanced and lots of biofilm for them to eat :-)
09-11-2012 03:43 AM
tetra10 what substrate are you using? also i highly suggest to not use any aquarium backrounds. you can if you want to, just my opinion though
09-11-2012 03:04 AM
skystrife Fishing line and tupperware lids buried in the substrate are how I weighed down my driftwood, so that should be a good option.
09-11-2012 02:49 AM
TheNamelessPoet Still Floating. Going to have to find alternate way to get it to sink.
Fishing line on a rock should be fine right? It would be in places that would be covered by moss anyway?
08-27-2012 04:14 PM
TheNamelessPoet STILL waiting for it to sink. I think I might have to do something about it.

Whats the easierst way to make it sink. I would like to avoid screwing it to a piece of metal if possible.
08-01-2012 07:22 PM
TheNamelessPoet So Quick Update
Driftwood STILL isnt sinking but It sure feels more waterlogged... I have a feeling it was sittint out of the water for a LOOOONG time. I am going to order my substrate next week.
07-18-2012 11:49 PM
TheNamelessPoet
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Originally Posted by dthb4438 View Post
Hey Braves fan - I was trying to send you a PM (message) about being a Braves fan but I don't think that you made that option. I am a huge Braves fan also! So will you be sad when Chipper Jones retires? He's kind of gimpy now.

Will be a nice tank when you get it filled out. I have some Narrow leaft Java fern if you want to put any of that on the wood. It would look nice. All I ask is for $ shipping. Let me know.
I am going to go to the HOF when he gets inducted :-P I am only abut 3 hours away so I go every year the last week of march with my grandfather. I am DEF going to miss him but with all the injuries the last few years its not going to be quite as hard as It would have been had he played 150+ games a season the last 5 :-P

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Originally Posted by flowerfishs View Post
nice driftwood!
TY I literaly looked at 700 + pieces before I decide don that one. I really like it a lot.

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Originally Posted by togified View Post
might want to boil the driftwood once it sink befor oyu do anything else to the tank.

Its going to grow some white fungus. which can be food for shrimp and oto. but looks really ugly.
unfortunatly I have no way to boil it or I DEF would have. I figure its going to take 6 months or so to look really the way I want so I dont mind TOO much if its kind of eh for a few months
07-18-2012 10:20 PM
togified might want to boil the driftwood once it sink befor oyu do anything else to the tank.

Its going to grow some white fungus. which can be food for shrimp and oto. but looks really ugly.
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