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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-11-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,249
Posted By Mebbid
An assassin snail squeezed itself into the screen...

An assassin snail squeezed itself into the screen of my powerhead. It was stuck inside the screen while its shell was stuck outside.
Forum: Lighting 12-11-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Mebbid
I'm curious to know as well. I've been shopping...

I'm curious to know as well. I've been shopping for a led fixture for my 10g and don't really want to shell out the cash for a build my led fixture.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-04-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By Mebbid
Mebbid's first dirted tank 10g

Since I am going to need to replace my 55g tank soon I have been exploring different substrate options and thankfully I have this handy dandy 10g tank to test different options out on I tried out...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-30-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By Mebbid
This list here just seems to be fluff... It's...

This list here just seems to be fluff... It's perfectly simple to have a healthy tank without wasting money on things like the borneowild additives. The twinstar mini especially is just kind of silly...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-10-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Mebbid
If it were me, I would rehome the pleco just so...

If it were me, I would rehome the pleco just so you don't have to worry about it
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-10-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Mebbid
Dry ferts are absolutely the way to go in a high...

Dry ferts are absolutely the way to go in a high light tank. You can get a combo pack of dry ferts from green leaf aquariums which will last you a long time.

There are 2 primary dosing strategies...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-03-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Mebbid
Just realized that I never posted a picture of...

Just realized that I never posted a picture of the final product :)

http://www.aquariumadvice.com/forums/members/75748-albums12252-picture63189.jpg
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-29-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Mebbid
Don't forget cursing. That goes along with...

Don't forget cursing. That goes along with cleaning any kind of substrate
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-29-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,149
Posted By Mebbid
Yeah, next time you mix I would definitely...

Yeah, next time you mix I would definitely suggest doing at least a separate bottle for the nitrates.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-29-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,711
Posted By Mebbid
It's not surprising. Aquariums are bacteria laden...

It's not surprising. Aquariums are bacteria laden cess pools filled with rotting food and poo. Not that it matters to me one bit. You don't develop an immunity without exposure :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-29-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,149
Posted By Mebbid
I would start by dropping it down to 6 hours...

I would start by dropping it down to 6 hours daily until the issue is resolved. Are you dosing the ferts separately? I use 4 different mixing bottles for my EI dosing and I rarely have to dose the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-29-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,149
Posted By Mebbid
How long are you running your lights daily?

How long are you running your lights daily?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-29-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Mebbid
You could go with a 25g cube. It should fit...

You could go with a 25g cube. It should fit nicely in the available space.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-16-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Mebbid
Took out a big rock and added a large piece of...

Took out a big rock and added a large piece of driftwood that I found by the river in the spring right after the thaw. I ended up using super glue to stick it onto a piece of lace rock I had laying...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-16-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By Mebbid
Rescaped my tank today and pulled this bad boy...

Rescaped my tank today and pulled this bad boy out. Temple Leaf Hygro grown out of control.

http://www.aquariumadvice.com/forums/members/75748-albums12252-picture62695.jpg
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-30-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Mebbid
Unless you are actively running CO2 on the tank...

Unless you are actively running CO2 on the tank then the amount of co2 that is being driven off from a low water supply s negligible.



+1 This would be the best option imho
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-29-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Mebbid
It really depends on the dimensions of your tank....

It really depends on the dimensions of your tank. Offhandedly I would say use 2 fewer bulbs and switch at least 2 or 3 to 6500k
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-29-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By Mebbid
He is using liquid carbon which is probably a...

He is using liquid carbon which is probably a glut solution which should have algaecidal properties.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-27-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 837
Posted By Mebbid
The praecox rainbows are nice. A big school of...

The praecox rainbows are nice. A big school of neon tetras would also look amazing in that tank
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-27-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By Mebbid
If they get any bigger I'll keep that in mind....

If they get any bigger I'll keep that in mind. Right now I haven't seen any larger than the head of a pin.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-27-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,361
Posted By Mebbid
That is a good point. Also, one big thing to keep...

That is a good point. Also, one big thing to keep in mind that algae is an issue for every type of tank. However, salt water algae is generally much more difficult to control compared to fresh water.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-27-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,361
Posted By Mebbid
What ferts are you using along with how much? Are...

What ferts are you using along with how much? Are they self mixed or is it a store bought mix?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-27-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Mebbid
1g nano jug

So I got a new idea for a tank and while the logistics and maintenance of doing upkeep on this tank will be awful I still think it will be a neat idea.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-27-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,468
Posted By Mebbid
You can safely run 4 t5ho bulbs over a 75g tank...

You can safely run 4 t5ho bulbs over a 75g tank with having excel / metricide in place of co2. I would however suggest that you leave the middle 2 slots empty and put the outside 4 slots to use for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-27-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,361
Posted By Mebbid
If you are in the right spot on your CO2 then...

If you are in the right spot on your CO2 then it's either your lights or the amount of ferts you are running. What are the lights on your tank? Also, how are your phosphate levels looking?
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