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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-17-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By MrSlumpy
A TPT user came by this morning and picked up the...

A TPT user came by this morning and picked up the tank with the substrate and snails, so no genocide was necessary. I did lure a bunch of them out with some algae wafers first. I have those in a tub...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-15-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By MrSlumpy
I would give them away, just don't have much time...

I would give them away, just don't have much time to deal with that at the moment.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-14-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By MrSlumpy
How to dispose of MTS-filled substrate?

I just took down one of my tanks and I have all of the substrate left over. It's filled with live Malaysian Trumpet Snails.

What's the smart way to get rid of this without releasing the MTS into...
Forum: Plants 04-26-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By MrSlumpy
I cant see your pics. Try uploading them to...

I cant see your pics. Try uploading them to http://imgur.com
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By MrSlumpy
With CO2 injection you will probably use a...

With CO2 injection you will probably use a reactor inline, or a diffuser of some sort in the tank. The diffuser option will put CO2 bubbles in the tank. It will be less efficient at dissolving the...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By MrSlumpy
It depends on what you're trying to accomplish....

It depends on what you're trying to accomplish. The UV that comes built into filters is probably not strong enough to do much other than maybe clear green water. A dedicated UV depending on the...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By MrSlumpy
If the reactor was getting you a green color on...

If the reactor was getting you a green color on the drop checker and the GLA atomizer is not, then the reactor is probably better.
Forum: Fish 04-11-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,056
Posted By MrSlumpy
If you're near the DFW area I have 2 turquoise...

If you're near the DFW area I have 2 turquoise rainbows that need to be re-homed. You can have them for free if you like. I inherited them from someone who took their tank down. I put them in my 36...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-06-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By MrSlumpy
I think it looks really nice! What is the grassy...

I think it looks really nice! What is the grassy plant in the foreground?
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By MrSlumpy
I would opt for new ones if I were you, you never...

I would opt for new ones if I were you, you never know what someone's done with a used one.

I've bought mine on ebay, amazon, and at Academy sporting goods. I would recommend buying at least two,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-01-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By MrSlumpy
Yes it would, but unless you have a plant-only...

Yes it would, but unless you have a plant-only tank I wouldn't bother.

I once added one liter of water that I carbonated (using a Sodastream) into a 10 gallon tank with fish in it. This was a...
Forum: Fish 03-27-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By MrSlumpy
Otos will be fine, I have bettas in 2 tanks with...

Otos will be fine, I have bettas in 2 tanks with otos and they don't even seem to notice each other. I can't speak for the goby or barbs.
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 587
Posted By MrSlumpy
On my 36 gallon a 24oz paintball tank lasts 6-8...

On my 36 gallon a 24oz paintball tank lasts 6-8 weeks. I would advise buying 2 tanks so you always have a full replacement available.
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By MrSlumpy
That is the only o-ring you need. When you go to...

That is the only o-ring you need. When you go to refill and reconnect your tank just make sure it's still there and undamaged.

Oh and also . . . You'll want to put the diffuser inside the tank ;)
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By MrSlumpy
You should be fine as long as it's not leaking.

You should be fine as long as it's not leaking.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-26-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 793
Posted By MrSlumpy
Don't remove the center brace from your bowfront...

Don't remove the center brace from your bowfront tank.

I have the same tank with a Ray2 and it's been great. Would like to try the Planted+ as well but it came out a while after I put my tanks...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-26-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,058
Posted By MrSlumpy
I still consider myself a beginner, but I think I...

I still consider myself a beginner, but I think I can share a few simple things:

The most important lesson I've learned by far is: If you have tap water with chlorine / chloramine, NEVER forget to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-11-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By MrSlumpy
Hmm, mine always seem to disappear after a couple...

Hmm, mine always seem to disappear after a couple of months. Maybe it is a difference in nerite species or water parameters.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-11-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By MrSlumpy
But they do lay eggs. They will dissolve away...

But they do lay eggs. They will dissolve away eventually.
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By MrSlumpy
There may be slightly cheaper adapters available,...

There may be slightly cheaper adapters available, but this is the one I have:

Amazon.com: AQUATEK CO2 Paintball Tank CGA 320 Adapter: Sports & Outdoors


As far as tanks, I think all of mine...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By MrSlumpy
If you go with a paintball system, I would...

If you go with a paintball system, I would recommend getting an actual regulator with it and not one of the on/off valve things. Decent regulators that are specifically for paintball tanks are made...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By MrSlumpy
I had to reply just to post this: ...

I had to reply just to post this:

http://i.imgur.com/Gh3blvf.png

I know, I'm weird.
Forum: Plants 02-06-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,494
Posted By MrSlumpy
Good to see you're getting growth. Don't give up...

Good to see you're getting growth. Don't give up (yet) on the stems that look dead though.
Forum: Plants 02-06-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,494
Posted By MrSlumpy
No, Flourish comp is a fertilizer containing...

No, Flourish comp is a fertilizer containing micronutrients. Excel / Glutaraldehyde is intended for use as a carbon source and an algaecide. It has been known to melt some types of plants.
Forum: Plants 02-06-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By MrSlumpy
These have served me well: SE 513TW 12-Inch...

These have served me well:

SE 513TW 12-Inch Stainless Steel Tweezers - Amazon.com


These too: (Although they were a bit on the pricey side they are sharp as a razor.)

Metzenbaum Scissors...
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