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Forum: Tank Journals 09-30-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By daworldisblack
Nice Start! Digging the stand!

Nice Start! Digging the stand!
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By daworldisblack
If you have double-tap connectors, you should be...

If you have double-tap connectors, you should be able to dial down the flow a little. Just make the adjustment on the outflow end though I think.
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By daworldisblack
Hook me up! :p

Hook me up! :p
Forum: Tank Journals 09-25-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By daworldisblack
Thanks! Yeah i know what you mean about the V - I...

Thanks! Yeah i know what you mean about the V - I tried maintaining what little i had in the final scape but once you put water in, it changes a bit haha. I also felt banking all that soil up that...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-25-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By daworldisblack
Thanks for the link Eric! I'll keep my eye on the...

Thanks for the link Eric! I'll keep my eye on the ones I have. I planted some in the 60P and the rest in my 40G - the ones in the 40G are faring better so we'll see how it goes. Thanks again! :)
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By daworldisblack
Thanks for this - makes sense to me. I'v had the...

Thanks for this - makes sense to me. I'v had the barrel ones as well as the clippard brass ones fail on me so I thought something high-end would be the solution but maybe I need to re-evaluate that....
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By daworldisblack
Sorry not a 100% clear on what you mean. Could...

Sorry not a 100% clear on what you mean. Could you provide more details?
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By daworldisblack
Hmm.. i'll have to monitor that Bump: ...

Hmm.. i'll have to monitor that

Bump:

Yeah i intend to get it hooked up to a different tank soon but I think it should be fine for now - its supposed to be ok with being fully shut unlike some...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-24-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By daworldisblack
Will do! Bump: Yeah I hope so - i've...

Will do!

Bump:

Yeah I hope so - i've had them before and did not see this happen so its new to me. Some of them had roots already but even those melted - even new growth had yellowing on them....
Forum: Tank Journals 09-24-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By daworldisblack
Ok some updates :) Here's how it looked when it...

Ok some updates :) Here's how it looked when it was freshly planted:

http://i.imgur.com/xILO3BFl.jpg

I ended up going with L. Arcuata on the back left corner, P. Helferi for the left...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By daworldisblack
Check-valve with 25PSI cracking pressure

So i over-zealously clicked BUY on fleabay and ended up with the Swagelok SS-4C-25 which has a 25PSI cracking pressure. From what I have read others use, 1/3PSI and 1PSI are more common. I figured I...
Forum: Lighting 09-22-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 15,255
Posted By daworldisblack
Trying this out currently - anyone else doing the...

Trying this out currently - anyone else doing the same? I notice that when the mechanical timer comes on initially, its daylight for a fraction of a second before the controller kicks in and dims it...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-20-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By daworldisblack
Wow neat driftwood! Off-centre could have been...

Wow neat driftwood! Off-centre could have been nice but you can keep going with more plants for an island-look. Some carpeting plants right at the base and some stem plants right behind the island
Forum: Tank Journals 08-19-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By daworldisblack
Decided to switch it up!: ...

Decided to switch it up!:

http://i.imgur.com/RaGswUV.jpg?1

I wish I had smaller rocks but don't so going to have to make do with these.
Forum: Aquascaping 08-19-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By daworldisblack
Lol goes without saying! Some ideas for plants...

Lol goes without saying! Some ideas for plants are:

- HC Cuba
- HG
- Downoi
- Staurogyne Repens
- Ludwigia Sp.
- Ammania sp bonsai
- Blyxia Japonica
- A. Reineckii mini/ variegated
Forum: Aquascaping 08-19-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By daworldisblack
Hands got a little itchy. Before or this: ...

Hands got a little itchy.

Before or this:

http://i.imgur.com/ja6bGJD.jpg?1

Maybe even this to keep things simpler:

http://i.imgur.com/RaGswUV.jpg?1
Forum: Aquascaping 08-19-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By daworldisblack
Thoughts on this perhaps? ...

Thoughts on this perhaps?

http://i.imgur.com/H2217ne.jpg?2

http://i.imgur.com/vjgx1rm.jpg?2
Forum: Aquascaping 08-18-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By daworldisblack
Thanks all! I decided to get some rocks this...

Thanks all! I decided to get some rocks this weekend! Going to try something else and see if I prefer that!
Forum: Aquascaping 08-14-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By daworldisblack
Good point, its a little whiter so perhaps thats...

Good point, its a little whiter so perhaps thats why.. i may just bury it deeper into the substrate so there's just a hint of it. I wanted it there to fill the wide space between the two on either of...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-14-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By daworldisblack
Wow.. nice job on the hardscape! Not seen...

Wow.. nice job on the hardscape! Not seen Malaysian Driftwood and petrified wood used quite that way!
Forum: Aquascaping 08-14-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By daworldisblack
Yeah I hear ya lol.. thing is i dont have access...

Yeah I hear ya lol.. thing is i dont have access to anything bigger. I'd have preferred Manten, Ohko or Seiryu stones too. We'll see if I can find anything this weekend. Otherwise, I think this could...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-13-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By daworldisblack
Upload your image to photobucket or google plus...

Upload your image to photobucket or google plus or even facebook. Once you image is uploaded, right click on it and select 'Copy Image URL' and then when you post a comment or a post here, click on...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-13-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By daworldisblack
Hardscape thoughts?

Just setting up a new tank, a 60P and came up with this given the rocks I have available. Thoughts?

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/0QsA9SdF8f7J0U_hv3lXUU-CwOhDb5gsLwZkODtGErY=w1136-h758-no
Forum: Tank Journals 08-13-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By daworldisblack
First ADA Tank - A 60-P

Won this thing at a local event this year but finally getting round to getting it set up! I wanted to go with an Iwagumi layout but figured it'd be kind of a waste if I don't get more plants in haha....
Forum: Lighting 08-12-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 15,255
Posted By daworldisblack
Diameter of the plug to the controller from the...

Diameter of the plug to the controller from the fixture is less then .5" so you should be good. However the length of that chord is only about 3' so might have to bear that in mind.
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