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Forum: Tank Journals   05-23-2016, 09:26 AM
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Posted By jetajockey
Nope, just going dutch-ish with stems to create...

Nope, just going dutch-ish with stems to create contrast. At least for now.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-23-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By jetajockey
Exclamation 45 Cube build

Hello everyone. Figured I'd do a quick journal on this build. It's a 45 cube, 24x24 footprint. Stand still needs to be skinned, but figured I'd start on the substrate and get things moving.
I...
Forum: Lighting   05-19-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By jetajockey
I have used a gooseneck E27 on a Fluval Chi in...

I have used a gooseneck E27 on a Fluval Chi in the past and it was great. With this current setup I don't have much time to do the DIY approach though.
Forum: Lighting   05-19-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By jetajockey
Thanks for the responses. I like the idea of the...

Thanks for the responses. I like the idea of the e27 gooseneck fixtures but I don't want to have a bunch of stuff hanging near the tank if I can help it. I ended up taking a chance, going with a...
Forum: Lighting   05-16-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By jetajockey
Which light?

While i'm in the shopping phase, I'm looking for a light for my newest tank. It's a 45 rimless, 24x24x18. Looking to do some sort of gooseneck or hanging fixture. Going high tech, but still want...
Forum: Substrate   05-16-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By jetajockey
There's no local stores here that carry any kind...

There's no local stores here that carry any kind of aquasoil. I'm not totally sold on ADA, I'm willing to give the mr. aqua or others a try as well, just trying to find the best deal on it. May end...
Forum: Substrate   05-14-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By jetajockey
Best place for aquasoil

Okay, who knows where the best deal on aqua soil (or one of the similar counterparts) can be had? Thanks in advance.
Forum: Ponds   09-29-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By jetajockey
At the moment all I have in this system is a half...

At the moment all I have in this system is a half dozen jewel cichlids. Planning on putting some longear sunfish, bluespotted, and dollars in the different containers. Possibly some warmouth and...
Forum: Ponds   09-29-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By jetajockey
Talking Container pond- submerged plants

Was curious if anyone else is doing anything like this. I built a 250g-ish container pond out of cinder blocks, ended up halving two ibc totes and placing them around it. 30g barrel filter in the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-11-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By jetajockey
Is it possibly getting too much light/heat?

Is it possibly getting too much light/heat?
Forum: Equipment   06-14-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,646
Posted By jetajockey
The particle board racks really suck. I had one...

The particle board racks really suck. I had one with 15's on it that lasted about 6 months before it needed some kind of help. However the industrial style racks with the metal grates/wire racks ...
Forum: Plants   06-13-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By jetajockey
Kleiner prinz sword would be cool.

Kleiner prinz sword would be cool.
Forum: Plants   06-13-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 680
Posted By jetajockey
Much of it will die back. I've seen some people...

Much of it will die back. I've seen some people that will cut all the stems off completely (leaving the root/runner system in place) when submerging them.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-08-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By jetajockey
it's capped with brilliance bro.

it's capped with brilliance bro.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-01-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,494
Posted By jetajockey
Lol thanks. I have a bunch of other ones, this...

Lol thanks. I have a bunch of other ones, this is just the growout setup I put together. These tanks were cheap, only paid $10 each for them . I did end up resealing 3 of the ones on the rack but...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-30-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,494
Posted By jetajockey
Dirty tank glass photo of some tiger lotus and...

Dirty tank glass photo of some tiger lotus and dwarf lilies :)

http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j44/davezxtc1/DSC_0025_zps50086f8e.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals   05-30-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,212
Posted By jetajockey
Blackwater is just a little bit more complicated...

Blackwater is just a little bit more complicated to work with, but yeah, most natural habitats that I've collected plants in have had some kind of tannin staining. It's cool but a lot of people are...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-29-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,494
Posted By jetajockey
Multi-tank system Journal

Hey guys, figured I'd start keeping a journal of my progress on my rack system. I have an industrial style shelving system that I got from Lowes and I put 6 40b's on it. Here's a pic of what it...
Forum: Plants   05-29-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By jetajockey
Are you talking about red vals (strain variant),...

Are you talking about red vals (strain variant), or just regular vals that have a gross color?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-28-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 731
Posted By jetajockey
That guy in the 'how to dirt your aquarium' vid...

That guy in the 'how to dirt your aquarium' vid is a hottie.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-05-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By jetajockey
Go with java ferns and moss, I have had plenty of...

Go with java ferns and moss, I have had plenty of both in tanks with only minimal ambient light for months on end with no issue.
Forum: Plants   04-24-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By jetajockey
That would explain why I have had ammania...

That would explain why I have had ammania senegalensis sent in and turn out to be nesaea crassicaulis. Let the confusion live on!
Forum: Plants   04-24-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By jetajockey
The 40b also has a wide footprint so the weight...

The 40b also has a wide footprint so the weight is more evenly distributed, so it's a big plus. If it were me, if you are just aiming towards budget friendly lighting, the 2x39w oddysea fixture is...
Forum: Plants   04-24-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By jetajockey
Seems like farm grown nesaea is emersed. I know...

Seems like farm grown nesaea is emersed. I know with n.crassicaulis the stem thickness is extreme in emersed specimens.
Forum: Plants   04-05-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By jetajockey
I just got in a bunch of potamogeton gayi, cool...

I just got in a bunch of potamogeton gayi, cool plant.

I do know that p.crispus is prohibited in a few states.
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