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Forum: Tank Journals   04-22-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,390
Posted By StraightAddicted
Tank looks great, def get a filter guard I just...

Tank looks great, def get a filter guard I just got mine from H4N couple weeks ago well worth it. Don't do big water changes, shrimp do not create a big billowed compared to fish. The plants will...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-22-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,842
Posted By StraightAddicted
Very nice clean setup. I would add some more...

Very nice clean setup. I would add some more rocks to give it more depth and a true focal point. If you do go with driftwood, a moss tree would be nice in the setup and not be overkill. Good luck...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-22-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 33,090
Posted By StraightAddicted
Very neat, honestly you could print some posters...

Very neat, honestly you could print some posters when finished and see what happens :smile:
Forum: Low Tech Forum   04-22-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 1,121,857
Posted By StraightAddicted
Very nice setups, wished my tank looked as good...

Very nice setups, wished my tank looked as good as everyones. Keep up with the photos :smile:
Forum: Plants   04-20-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By StraightAddicted
I have sand substrate which is worse to get...

I have sand substrate which is worse to get anything small to hold. I use tweezers on the bigger trimmings. On small trimmings I take off the sides of a black clamp style paperclip and use it to hold...
Forum: Plants   04-20-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,039
Posted By StraightAddicted
Very nice piece... and I would be upset after the...

Very nice piece... and I would be upset after the tank stirrup as well, but you have more room for something else now lol
Forum: Low Tech Forum   04-19-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By StraightAddicted
I'm no expert at growing HC but ive been using...

I'm no expert at growing HC but ive been using part of paperclips to hold it in my sand substrate. When I start to see a side growing out and lifting, add another paper clip. They are so small that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-15-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,468
Posted By StraightAddicted
very interesting

very interesting
Forum: Tank Journals   04-10-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 23,856
Posted By StraightAddicted
7 or 9 depending which option you want to go for....

7 or 9 depending which option you want to go for. You could do an island in the middle with the darker as the base, and lighters as branching out. Depends on plants you are wanting to keep. Grasses...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-10-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,325
Posted By StraightAddicted
Very nice room you have. The catfish growing a...

Very nice room you have. The catfish growing a lot?
Forum: Aquascaping   04-07-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By StraightAddicted
First off, welcome to the site. The stones you...

First off, welcome to the site. The stones you have picked out can work for a smaller tank like that. Is there any way that you can stand some up and support them with smaller stones in needed. This...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-25-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,784
Posted By StraightAddicted
If you are going to use sand as a stream / river...

If you are going to use sand as a stream / river I highly recommend using clear barriers to keep sand seperate. This will make life a lot easier for you. Easier to clean since you can gravel vaccum...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-25-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,336
Posted By StraightAddicted
I bought mine nonlinear since I don't have any...

I bought mine nonlinear since I don't have any places locally. Gave me a reason to buy shrimp stratum for a nano tank I have lol
Forum: Tank Journals   03-24-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,784
Posted By StraightAddicted
Very nice potential on both setups. In my opinion...

Very nice potential on both setups. In my opinion (which doesn't mean a thing lol)

The first setup - you can build the back left corner up with a hill effect and have a nice hairgrass or sword...
Forum: Aquascaping   03-24-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,548
Posted By StraightAddicted
Don't think we can see that Frank lol... yeah...

Don't think we can see that Frank lol... yeah fill out the right side with some plants and it will look more complete. Just research which plants would suit you and your tank best. Best of luck, Matt
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-20-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,679
Posted By StraightAddicted
Amazing job with the layout and scale

Amazing job with the layout and scale
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-20-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,705
Posted By StraightAddicted
Best bet is thrift shops and flea markets. You...

Best bet is thrift shops and flea markets. You will save a lot of money compared to ordering offline. Good luck on your hunt
Forum: Fish   03-16-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,259
Posted By StraightAddicted
Your best bet would be to get otos since they are...

Your best bet would be to get otos since they are the best community fish. The others might be semi-aggressive toward other fish or inverts. You have a great source not to far away in Penn. Rachel...
Forum: Fish   03-16-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By StraightAddicted
Rams are beautiful fish and one of my favorites....

Rams are beautiful fish and one of my favorites. Only thing about them, is that they can be territorial if the tank size is not big enough and not densly planted. So make sure you have a good amount...
Forum: Fish   03-16-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,207
Posted By StraightAddicted
Thumbs up Very cool coloration on them.

Very cool coloration on them.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-16-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By StraightAddicted
Wish I could have a tank at work! Since you are...

Wish I could have a tank at work! Since you are worried about cycling your tank, you can do it at home then transfer tank and water to work once it is cycled to get rid of mushy look lol..... Or many...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-16-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,868
Posted By StraightAddicted
I'm going to buy ehiem 2215 soon, I will let you...

I'm going to buy ehiem 2215 soon, I will let you know it works out for me. I have always had HOB filters and dislike having to replace them fairly quicker then expected. Ive had different brands so...
Forum: Plants   03-07-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,246
Posted By StraightAddicted
Welcome to the site!!! The best advice I can give...

Welcome to the site!!! The best advice I can give is to read as much information as you can before you put money into trying things out, it can get expensive quick. The need for wanting more or...
Forum: Fish   03-06-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By StraightAddicted
I have tried double netting two chinese algea...

I have tried double netting two chinese algea eaters i cant catch these fish. I only try for a few minutes, so I dont stress others out in the tank. After giving up they get right in front of the...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-28-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,564
Posted By StraightAddicted
Very nice info that you have broken down, which...

Very nice info that you have broken down, which will help people with similar tanks just starting out. I love the stand as well, and cant wait to see it setup. I do have to agree with the flame wall...
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