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Forum: Tank Journals 04-20-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,710
Posted By Wasserpest
My dream stand would be one like that, but with...

My dream stand would be one like that, but with natural wood tones instead of primed and painted. Just stained, and coated with some clear PUR varnish. Always hate to cover up the nice wood textures....
Forum: Photography 04-20-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By Wasserpest
Mirrorless cameras are a relatively new breed,...

Mirrorless cameras are a relatively new breed, most of them with interchangeable lenses (just like DSLRs). They don't have a reflex mirror, and therefore no optical viewfinder (just like small P&S...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-18-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,070
Posted By Wasserpest
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Forum: Tank Journals 04-16-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,710
Posted By Wasserpest
Hey Gareth, good to see you are still in the...

Hey Gareth, good to see you are still in the hobby. Looking forward to see this develop!
Forum: Photography 04-15-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By Wasserpest
Just keep in mind that good glass can be...

Just keep in mind that good glass can be expensive. The body is just one of the expenses. Flash, filters, etc...

You can get a basic DSLR for about 250+shipping/tax:...
Forum: Photography 04-15-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By Wasserpest
Generally speaking, there are several advantages...

Generally speaking, there are several advantages you get with DSLR cameras.

They have a much larger sensor, which allows to capture more light, meaning shorter shutter speeds at lower light...
Forum: Photography 04-09-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Wasserpest
I was barely able to hang on to it!! :hihi: ...

I was barely able to hang on to it!! :hihi:



There is some Sunset Hygro, Crypt wendtii 'bronze', small swords (Lilaeopsis?) and 2-leaved Pearlweed (??) on the bottom, Mini Pellia and mosses on...
Forum: Photography 04-09-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Wasserpest
Thanks for watching! Yes, only rated...

Thanks for watching!



Yes, only rated for 10m/33ft. So no good for deep dives, but for cenotes and some shallow reef diving it should work. Hopefully. :wink:



That was my intention... to...
Forum: Photography 04-08-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Wasserpest
Hey Janet, it was shot with an Olympus TG-850,...

Hey Janet, it was shot with an Olympus TG-850, which I recently bought in remanufactured condition from Olympus. Inexpensive - ~$120 after a coupon.

Still trying to figure out whether 720, 1080,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-08-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,114
Posted By Wasserpest
Nice! I went through the same process, sold my...

Nice! I went through the same process, sold my big DSLR, right now shooting with the OMD-EM10. I love the IBIS! :wink:
Forum: Photography 04-07-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Wasserpest
Thanks for looking! Not too happy with how...

Thanks for looking!

Not too happy with how it came out though. Too jittery - perhaps I should try 60p instead of 30p for more smoothness. Also, in my first attempt I had the microphone turned on,...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,908
Posted By Wasserpest
Sorry, never saw your reply! Yes, still working...

Sorry, never saw your reply! Yes, still working well, measuring and recording. So far 1.3 Mio records, each with 3 samples (sensor, housing, humidity).

They changed the download file so it...
Forum: Photography 04-06-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Wasserpest
Camera fell into my tank!

I have never uploaded/shared a video, so I figured this may as well be a good time to get started. Thanks for watching, and letting me know what you think. :hihi:

http://youtu.be/xy2axI7Mn5o
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By Wasserpest
PetSmart 60gal tank + stand + FL strip $125+tx

Just sharing a decent deal...

Petsmart has the MARINELAND® 60 Gallon Heartland Aquarium Ensemble on sale for $125+tx if you pick up in store.
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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 03-25-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Wasserpest
Moved to Terrarium section.

Moved to Terrarium section.
Forum: Photography 03-25-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Wasserpest
What did you use in terms of UW photography? ...

What did you use in terms of UW photography?

Planning to go diving Cenotes and reefs in a few weeks, and I bought a glorified zipper bag for my nice mirrorless, and also a cheap waterproof camera....
Forum: Plants 03-24-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By Wasserpest
Pretty! My Crinum calamistratum flowered a couple...

Pretty! My Crinum calamistratum flowered a couple of times, and it made the whole room smell strongly like Lilies.
Forum: Plants 03-24-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,020
Posted By Wasserpest
While I don't have a solution for you, here is a...

While I don't have a solution for you, here is a thread (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=589545) where this or something very similar was discussed as well.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-20-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By Wasserpest
The fleshy roots will start to decompose pretty...

The fleshy roots will start to decompose pretty much immediately.

Find some real wood. Ideally, if you have clean rivers nearby, root pieces that have been submerged and waterlogged for some time...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-10-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By Wasserpest
Correct - most likely sooner than later your tank...

Correct - most likely sooner than later your tank will run out of NPK (macros) and then things usually go south. With lots of light you need to supplement your fast growing plants with plenty of...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-10-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Wasserpest
Difficult to say from the photo, but it could be...

Difficult to say from the photo, but it could be hair alga too.

Elodea/Egeria/Anacharis can be a difficult plant in tropical tanks, easier in cooler waters. When plants stop to grow, you will...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Wasserpest
I don't like using ball valves to control the...

I don't like using ball valves to control the flow, I feel that the increased back pressure may lead to issues/noise/etc.

For a similar situation, I use a vertical spraybar in a back corner, with...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Wasserpest
I never understood pre-filters. I use sponges in...

I never understood pre-filters. I use sponges in my filters, which filter out the crud. Properly sized, they need to be cleaned infrequently. An inlet strainer prevents critters from getting into the...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By Wasserpest
You buy a 6ft piece of vinyl hose that fits over...

You buy a 6ft piece of vinyl hose that fits over the power head's outlet, then put the other end of the hose into your tank, and plug in the power head.

Two things to watch out for - if nothing...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-09-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By Wasserpest
Plants need nitrates (among a few other things)...

Plants need nitrates (among a few other things) to grow. Depending on light levels, you will need to dose them, adding more fish to increase the poop levels isn't necessarily a good idea. :wink:
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