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Forum: Tank Journals 01-17-2009, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By bastalker
Thanks dewalt!! Hey when ya get around to settin...

Thanks dewalt!! Hey when ya get around to settin yer 180 up, I will give ya any advice I can! :biggrin:
Forum: Tank Journals 01-14-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By bastalker
Lo there Strangers!!

I havent been around for awhile and thought I would stop by and say hello to everybody!!

I kinda went in a different direction from the planted tank thing. Will give ya a lil idea why...Currently...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-27-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,516
Posted By bastalker
Well hello there Dan! What ya doin over here in...

Well hello there Dan! What ya doin over here in this neck a the woods? :wink: :biggrin:

I said it before and I will say it again! Awsome tank!

When ya settin up that biotope my friend? :wink: ...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-13-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,412
Posted By bastalker
That would be a sweet tank! :proud: ...

That would be a sweet tank! :proud:




Thanks there Mark!



Thanks Buck! The 75G an the 55G are both upstairs now.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-10-2008, 05:34 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 34,342
Posted By bastalker
Hey Gareth! Long time no see my friend! That...

Hey Gareth! Long time no see my friend!

That wood is absolutely amazing! Now where did ya get it...and where can I get some? :smile:

tc
mark
Forum: Tank Journals 01-10-2008, 04:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,412
Posted By bastalker
Thanks Tina!! How ya been anyway? ...

Thanks Tina!! How ya been anyway?




Thanks! I agree that wilds look much better in a planted tank than domestics!

tc
Mark
Forum: Tank Journals 01-10-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,412
Posted By bastalker
Thanks for the kind words everyone!!... I...

Thanks for the kind words everyone!!...

I have always wanted wilds and the turks just didn't look right in there. I cant wait till the Alenquers grow out! :biggrin:

tc
Mark
Forum: Tank Journals 01-09-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,412
Posted By bastalker
:icon_mrgr :icon_mrgr Thanks!! ...

:icon_mrgr :icon_mrgr

Thanks!!



Thanks Walter! :smile:

Yes it is running on 48" worth of 108 watts 2 54 watt 10,000k's I can turn on the other 2 to give me 216 watts, but the tank is...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-09-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,412
Posted By bastalker
Yes Bill thats the 8th one in the corner. This...

Yes Bill thats the 8th one in the corner. This will give you an idea of what 8 adults will look like anyway. :smile:



Thank you very much! I love wilds!! I am growing out 10 Alenquers at the...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-09-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,412
Posted By bastalker
A 125 with Wild Greens...Low tech

Thought I would share my latest setup. :biggrin:

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj243/basstalker/1.jpg

tc
Mark
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-04-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,321
Posted By bastalker
I just let the root tabs go till I see the plants...

I just let the root tabs go till I see the plants lookin a lil pale then I will stick more root tabs in. Usually about 4 or 5 months.

I really never did water changes just topped it off every...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-03-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By bastalker
Thats the whole point of a low tech tank...To...

Thats the whole point of a low tech tank...To keep yer hands out of it every week. :wink:

tc
Mark
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-03-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,321
Posted By bastalker
Thank you very much Walter! :smile: Thanks...

Thank you very much Walter! :smile:

Thanks for the offer! I will definately keep the kliener's and red ozelot in mind! I kinda want to see what this tank is going to do with whats in it over the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-03-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,321
Posted By bastalker
Hi Ya Ed!!! Thanks for stopping by bud...Also...

Hi Ya Ed!!! Thanks for stopping by bud...Also thanks for the kind words!

The Alenquers are on the menu, but he has some nice wild greens an blues as well. Its gonna be a tough decision, but I am...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-02-2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,321
Posted By bastalker
Hi ya Dan...No... thats the whole purpose of...

Hi ya Dan...No... thats the whole purpose of growing them to adults.When they are young you constantly feed em so they will grow fast, grow nice, big and round. When they reach adult size you can...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-02-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,321
Posted By bastalker
I grew them out in a 55G BB for 2 years. :smile: ...

I grew them out in a 55G BB for 2 years. :smile:

tc
Mark
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-02-2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,321
Posted By bastalker
Hello there my friend!! I got pretty damn...

Hello there my friend!!

I got pretty damn wet when I tried gettin em out of the 55G thats for sure! :eek5: :hihi: :hihi:

After I put them in the 125G, they were an entirely different set of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-01-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By bastalker
Whats yer lighting? Remove all the wieghts...

Whats yer lighting?

Remove all the wieghts from the plants before planting.
For the most part all the plants would prolly do ok if the lighting is right without c02...

Stem plants should be...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-01-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By bastalker
Hangin the 150W a couple a feet over the tank...

Hangin the 150W a couple a feet over the tank might work but man I would hate to see the light in the room!! :eek5:

tc
mark
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-01-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By bastalker
Yer not doin c02 so surface agitation doesn't...

Yer not doin c02 so surface agitation doesn't come in to play at all...:smile:

a 55G would do great with say 75-80 watts...

tc
Mark
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-01-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By bastalker
IMO when ya moved, obviously yer tank moved with...

IMO when ya moved, obviously yer tank moved with it. The balance ya had in the tank for so long dissappeared cause ya had to empty it in order to move it. All the fertilizin fish waste went down the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-01-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,321
Posted By bastalker
Thought I would post a lil update! What...

Thought I would post a lil update!

What better time to toss the Discus in the tank than New Years Eve!!:smile:

tc
Mark
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-29-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,321
Posted By bastalker
Hi ya Ed!! Thanks very much my friend! :smile: ...

Hi ya Ed!! Thanks very much my friend! :smile:

tc
Mark
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-27-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By bastalker
Having a 150W pendant over a 35G tank is asking...

Having a 150W pendant over a 35G tank is asking for dissaster without c02, and alot of it!!

Now that you have addressed the low tech forum, 70-80 watts would be a good start with this set up. Its...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-27-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By bastalker
I agree...Trying to grow out discus in a planted...

I agree...Trying to grow out discus in a planted tank will ultimately stunt thier growth.

Nice lookin tank though.

tc
Mark
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