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Forum: Tank Journals   01-17-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,778
Posted By jeepguy
New 75 gallon build.

I found a good sale for a 75 gallon and bought it. I have been sorta ignoring my freshwater tank and paying more attention to my new salt water tank.
Built the stand myself and added a canister...
Forum: Ponds   06-05-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,522
Posted By jeepguy
Small update. After collecting more rock from...

Small update.
After collecting more rock from the Delaware I was able to rebuild the waterfall to my liking. I changed out the utility style 1200 gph pump with a harbor freight 2100 gph pump with...
Forum: Fish   06-05-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By jeepguy
Sounds like flesh worms. ...

Sounds like flesh worms.
http://www.plantedtank.net/articles/Common-Freshwater-Fish-Diseases/13/
Forum: Equipment   05-21-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By jeepguy
If you want a silent overflow check out this...

If you want a silent overflow check out this thread I created that explains my plumbing to the best of my abilities.
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=834874&highlight=
Forum: Equipment   05-21-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By jeepguy
Does the cap on the t have a vent hole? If not,...

Does the cap on the t have a vent hole? If not, take it off.
Forum: Plants   05-19-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By jeepguy
The wanted section or for sale section on the...

The wanted section or for sale section on the planted tank forum.
Forum: Ponds   05-19-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,522
Posted By jeepguy
Thanks. Temps have definitely been fluctuating...

Thanks. Temps have definitely been fluctuating so as your and others have said temps must have killed them.
I decided to redo the waterfall as it was boring me. I don't have the gph to do a huge...
Forum: Fish   05-19-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By jeepguy
A closer up will help but I believe this is the...

A closer up will help but I believe this is the same thing my cardinals have. It is not contagious beyond the same species, apparently cardinals, green neons, and the like. There is no treatment...
Forum: Ponds   05-17-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,522
Posted By jeepguy
I am using this thread as a journal to watch the...

I am using this thread as a journal to watch the growth so I thought I would share and post some close ups. In the one picture is the spillway planted with golden creeping Jenny and locally...
Forum: Ponds   05-16-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,522
Posted By jeepguy
Thanks again. I will wait and see and watch if...

Thanks again. I will wait and see and watch if nutrients become an issue or not to decide to add floaters. I ordered 500+ duckweed for the stream section and will use it to feed the koi. I...
Forum: Ponds   05-16-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,522
Posted By jeepguy
Thanks for the reply. Most have definately become...

Thanks for the reply. Most have definately become new stems and already producing leaves. We had a few hot days and they definately soaked up the sun.
I rebuilt the bridge for a little more...
Forum: Fish   05-16-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By jeepguy
My school of 6 yoyo loaches are my favorite fish...

My school of 6 yoyo loaches are my favorite fish to actually sit and watch. I really enjoy when two or three get to chasing and intertwine into a large swirling ball of loach. I like my rams are...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-08-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By jeepguy
"Ah alcohol. The cause of and solution to all of...

"Ah alcohol. The cause of and solution to all of life's problems"
-Homer Simpson
Forum: Ponds   05-07-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,522
Posted By jeepguy
Do you mind if I pick your canna brain? I...

Do you mind if I pick your canna brain?
I bought some various cannas and upon receipt a few of the leaves melted(they were kept inside until temps warmer up but a few had already started to send up...
Forum: Ponds   05-07-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,522
Posted By jeepguy
Hmm. Didn't think of that either. The weir is...

Hmm. Didn't think of that either. The weir is upstream and the cascade into the pond is minimal.

So I lost a koi. Figure either one of the many stray cats in the neighborhood or a heron, just...
Forum: Ponds   05-06-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,522
Posted By jeepguy
Thanks. That makes sense about the cold. I have...

Thanks. That makes sense about the cold. I have 1 that did survive and has begun to spit already.
All plants in the pond are in planters with the lips out of water. Roots that grow out of the...
Forum: Ponds   05-06-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,522
Posted By jeepguy
Well, the wife came home, and wasn't pleased. ...

Well, the wife came home, and wasn't pleased. After about an hour she cooled down enough to talk. Turns out she knew I was up to something, but not this.
After showing her all the lilies and how...
Forum: Ponds   05-05-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,522
Posted By jeepguy
Thanks. My little helper was at my side the...

Thanks. My little helper was at my side the whole time. This pic was Monday morning. Still had to create the cascade from the upstream section to the pond section. Finished that all this morning. ...
Forum: Ponds   05-05-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,522
Posted By jeepguy
What i did last weekend

I found out my wife was leaving town with her sister for a long weekend so I figured she can't say no if she gets home and its done already. :icon_twis
So I went ahead and ordered everything I would...
Forum: Aquascaping   03-25-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By jeepguy
What if you insert individual/multiple branches...

What if you insert individual/multiple branches into each neck converging to a single point at the bottom. Make them look all like one piece branching out.
You could also then remove each and...
Forum: Other Websites   03-22-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,541
Posted By jeepguy
Jainism, no, Buddhism, a little closer. Why not...

Jainism, no, Buddhism, a little closer.
Why not agree? Why agree with judgement of other cultures? It is my feeling as long we support and participate is a fiscally driven global economy then...
Forum: Other Websites   03-21-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,541
Posted By jeepguy
I know of hundreds of people who think taking a...

I know of hundreds of people who think taking a fish from the wild and putting it in a box of water is wrong too. Yet people are proud of their wild caught altum Angels and discus.
It's all a...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-21-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,778
Posted By jeepguy
Thanks. Sorry I missed your post. I bought...

Thanks. Sorry I missed your post.
I bought craft mesh from ac Moore and super glue the moss to it.
Yes, it is xmas moss.
I build the wall to size, squeezed it in there and have been glueing...
Forum: Fish   03-21-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By jeepguy
See my post above.

See my post above.
Forum: Fish   03-21-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By jeepguy
Just leave him in the main tank and treat with...

Just leave him in the main tank and treat with paragaurd for about a week. It is completely safe for all fish and inverts, scaleless included. I have used many times with my yoyos, no problem at...
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