|01-07-2014 05:35 AM|
|CatFishStryk||The filter is really strong; I kept the original filter, packed it in foam, baffled the outflow with some thin filter foam and a rubber band, dumped a bunch of biomax throughout the sump, and cut to fit some coarse foam to put between the filter side of the sump and the pump side. I don't even use carbon in mine. My betta and shrimpies are doing just splendid!|
|01-06-2014 08:48 PM|
|retrocity||Is anybody using additional filtration on their Evolves? I am about to start setting up an 8, and saw the Zoomed 501 Nano is only $28 at my local Petco. I thought it may be a good idea. Any thoughts?|
|10-11-2013 10:31 PM|
Here's the newest pictures of my tank!!! I'm almost done planting this tank just waiting for a shipment of Lilaeopsis sp. to replace the dwarf hairgrass, then the only thing left is to get a co2 injection system.
|10-11-2013 09:24 PM|
|10-11-2013 06:55 PM|
|BradScheve||evolve 2 with my betta|
|10-10-2013 04:43 PM|
|mosspearl||I wasn't happy with the amount of light with my Evolve4... I wanted a heavily planted tank. I went with a daylight CFL in a desk lamp over the tank. Later, when I got an Evolve8 and changed my 4 over to a shrimp tank, it contained mostly mosses, so I used the light from the 8 on it. It does fine with the moss. I assume the light that came with the 4 would also do fine for moss. I do like the whiteness of the LEDs, but it just didn't seem enough for the plants I initially put in.|
|10-10-2013 04:15 PM|
a question about lighting
Sorry to tangent slightly in here...
But does the light that comes with the Evolve 4 really support freshwater plant growth? If so would it be considered low or medium light?
|10-08-2013 09:09 PM|
My two week old evolve4
13w fluval light, modified 20g co2, black petco sand, root tabs made by local hobbyist, and ac30 sponge as prefilter for when shrimp move in.
|10-08-2013 06:42 AM|
|mosspearl||It's resolved itself, Luminescent. I think it was something with the pump.|
|10-08-2013 05:17 AM|
Is the 'tapping' three times in a row usually?
|09-24-2013 03:40 PM|
My Evolve 4. I'm still stocking it and figuring out what other plants I want to use and where, but it's pretty close to being done.
|09-22-2013 06:05 PM|
|mosspearl||But your betta looks very happy. Nice scape.|
|09-22-2013 05:24 PM|
|CatFishStryk||This ended up being a pricy betta|
|09-18-2013 08:57 PM|
I am picking up an Evolve 8 tomorrow.
FYI, Petsmart friends and family starts tomorrow, so you can get an additional 15% off if you are thinking of buying an Evolve.
edit - picked it up today. Was able to use a $5 off $25 coupon (and a dog birthday coupon for a free treat!) along with the 15%, so out the door at about $33 after tax along with a bag of treats.
I will be replacing my 5g Eclipse with this.
I am assuming dwarf hairgrass is out of the question with the current light? Has anybody had success with staurogyne repens?
|09-18-2013 07:38 PM|
|xxUnRaTeDxxRkOxx||Official Evolve-lution Club can be found here: http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...d.php?t=437873|
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