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Forum: Ponds   03-12-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,666
Posted By SemperFish
I had mine set up for less than a year and I...

I had mine set up for less than a year and I totally redone mine. It was a pain but I wasn't happy with my first pond. Now I want to redo it again, make it bigger, bigger waterfall, more plants, ect....
Forum: Ponds   03-11-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By SemperFish
What about things like star grass, bog bean,...

What about things like star grass, bog bean, arrow heads, bog iris, and certain lilys (spider lily). Those are a few that I have in my pond that do well.

As far as fish go I have rosy red minnows...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-04-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,620
Posted By SemperFish
I have two panda garra's in my 55g with at least...

I have two panda garra's in my 55g with at least 50 RCS and I've never seen them mess with any of them. They knock them off the algae wafers, but that's all I've ever observed.

Panda garras are...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-02-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By SemperFish
Change of lighting Questions

Hello

I have a 55g tank with RCS, Panda Garra, Oto's, Cardinals. As far as plants I'd say its medium to heavily planted with crypts, anubias, other low to medium light plants. I currently have a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-17-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By SemperFish
I go to Costco and buy the three bottle pack...

I go to Costco and buy the three bottle pack (Kirckland brand). Each bottle is 16oz. vs 12oz. Can't quite remember the price though.
Forum: Lighting   08-17-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By SemperFish
Thanks for all the replies. I may have to do some...

Thanks for all the replies. I may have to do some research on the DIY LED's and see if that's something I would want.
Forum: Lighting   08-15-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By SemperFish
Yes it's 48". I was thinking of spending no more...

Yes it's 48". I was thinking of spending no more than $100.
Forum: Lighting   08-15-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By SemperFish
55 gallon LED ideas?

I currently have a coralife T-5NO fixture (6700K and colormax bulbs) and I have low light plants and some medium light plants that grow slow. It works for me since I don't have much time to spend...
Forum: Ponds   05-23-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By SemperFish
Thanks for the info Plantbrain. Since the first...

Thanks for the info Plantbrain. Since the first post I dug up my pond and made it bigger with a larger waterfall (cause a pond is never big enough!). I had a nice green water bloom, but with...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-22-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By SemperFish
I remember reading this post, and I to had...

I remember reading this post, and I to had thought about putting RCS in my pond this summer. While draining my pond to redo (because they are never big enough) I found them in my pond as well. I...
Forum: Lighting   03-09-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By SemperFish
Welcome to TPT, I think they are the same as...

Welcome to TPT, I think they are the same as coralife T5 NO. I have a 55 gallon with low/medium light plants and I run the coralife T5 NO 48" fixture with two bulbs at 28 watts each. I'll let the...
Forum: Ponds   03-08-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 12
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Views: 1,390
Posted By SemperFish
Very nice looking pond.

Very nice looking pond.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-06-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,581
Posted By SemperFish
I keep anacharis in my garden pond, even in the...

I keep anacharis in my garden pond, even in the summer months (Alabama) with the water temps around 90 degrees it grows prolific. I have to thin it out at least every three weeks or it takes over.
Forum: Ponds   03-05-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By SemperFish
It's a weekly job cleaning it out, what surprises...

It's a weekly job cleaning it out, what surprises me is that it wasn't so bad over the summer. I guess because the plants was growing. It's going to get drained in a few weeks because I plan to...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-05-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,579
Posted By SemperFish
I have an evolve 4 myself. Hopefully by this...

I have an evolve 4 myself. Hopefully by this weekend I will have it set up. Let us know how the light works out growing your plants.
Forum: Fish   03-05-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,180
Posted By SemperFish
I just got two of them a few weeks ago. They are...

I just got two of them a few weeks ago. They are very active and amusing to watch.
Forum: Lighting   03-04-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By SemperFish
I'd like to know also, their nano tanks look very...

I'd like to know also, their nano tanks look very similar to the aqueon evolves.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-03-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,994
Posted By SemperFish
I have a Aqueon Evolve 4, seems cheaply made in...

I have a Aqueon Evolve 4, seems cheaply made in some aspects, however I like it.
Forum: Ponds   03-01-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By SemperFish
filamentous algae out of control

I am needing some suggestions on how to get rid of it or control filamentous algae. Whether it be algae eaters or other methods.

I have a 125 +/- gallon garden pond with a small waterfall (soon to...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-27-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,918
Posted By SemperFish
Looking forward to see the progress. I have an...

Looking forward to see the progress. I have an evolve 4 that I will be setting up soon.



Jamesyu, how did you seal up the bottom portion?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   02-16-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,030
Posted By SemperFish
My favorite would be Kilkenny. It's made by...

My favorite would be Kilkenny. It's made by guinness. Had it several times while serving overseas in various countries. Last time I researched it wasn't sold in the U.S.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-22-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 41,028
Posted By SemperFish
The pump should make a little noise when its...

The pump should make a little noise when its plugged in and running. You can disconnect the tube from the spray nozzle an pull up the pump, it does have a flow control on it. It's also possible that...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-17-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 41,028
Posted By SemperFish
Nice looking tank. Hopefully within a couple of...

Nice looking tank. Hopefully within a couple of weeks I will have mine up and running. I will post some pics when I do. I don't plan on using the aqueon filter and cut my on foam filter and add bio...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-17-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 41,028
Posted By SemperFish
Any updates on how the evolve is working out for...

Any updates on how the evolve is working out for you Pooky? I bought an aqueon 4 a couple of weeks ago. Still planning on how to scape it, substrate it, and what plants to rob from my 55 gallon to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   02-22-2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By SemperFish
I know its not on your list....Bora Bora in the...

I know its not on your list....Bora Bora in the French Polynesia......the place I would love to go, only if I had the money!!
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