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Forum: Equipment   02-22-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By evilhorde
It is on one of the dials, but not that one. ...

It is on one of the dials, but not that one.
every revolution on that one is going to cause a different dial to move one space. if your meter was a watch then you were reading the 'second hand' and...
Forum: Equipment   01-17-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By evilhorde
If you get enough nickel on the brass to properly...

If you get enough nickel on the brass to properly protect it, the thread size will certainly be affected. A little nickel will allow you to still use the thread and in an indoor application it will...
Forum: Fish   01-13-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,838
Posted By evilhorde
Beheading was good enough for the French...

Beheading was good enough for the French Inquistion and it's efficient enough for my fish killing needs as well.
Hello kitchen knife, goodnight Irene.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-08-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By evilhorde
My red claw crabs tear up some plants and leave...

My red claw crabs tear up some plants and leave others alone. "Irish moss" seems to be their favourite. I had eleven crabs in my 45 gallon long tank and at least one of them has been murdered by a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-29-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,185
Posted By evilhorde
I wouldn't expect a fully grown cherry shrimp has...

I wouldn't expect a fully grown cherry shrimp has much to fear from a neon tetra. A cherry shrimp baby however is a tasty part of a tetra's balanced breakfast.
Forum: Fish   12-29-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By evilhorde
I am loathe to say that this is proper Oto...

I am loathe to say that this is proper Oto behaviour because I consider myself to be a fairly poor fishkeeper. Having said that, this is the ONLY behaviour I see in my Oto tank. Sometimes fast,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-29-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,185
Posted By evilhorde
If it fits in a fish's mouth, it's going to be...

If it fits in a fish's mouth, it's going to be food.
Most fish anyways.
Otocinclus won't eat your shrimp.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-20-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,904
Posted By evilhorde
http://thechive.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/tar-da...

http://thechive.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/tar-dar-sauce-9.jpg?w=500&h=813
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   12-02-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By evilhorde
I like to use lava rock for the drainage layer,...

I like to use lava rock for the drainage layer, then window bugscreen to keep the soil from entering the drainage layer and topped with regular potting soil.

I also like to set a piece of pipe in...
Forum: DIY   11-28-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,938
Posted By evilhorde
Putting dirt on top of the tank should help with...

Putting dirt on top of the tank should help with keeping the fish from jumping out. As an added bonus, I don't even have water between my plants and my light....
Forum: Fish   11-16-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,644
Posted By evilhorde
:eek:

:eek:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-07-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,986
Posted By evilhorde
My bristlenose spends most of it's time digging...

My bristlenose spends most of it's time digging in the sandy substrate. It tore through two inches of sand to the soil underneath and made a big mess. He seems to prefer digging under the edge of a...
Forum: Aquascaping   10-26-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,827
Posted By evilhorde
I'm a little late for suggesting anything now but...

I'm a little late for suggesting anything now but in the future you might try putting a mirror behind the tank. Double the depth and double the fish. Sort of.
Forum: Equipment   10-25-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By evilhorde
You may be right. Along with some custom clear...

You may be right. Along with some custom clear lily pipes, that could be a winner.

I think I may just set up the sand UGF with a small HOB powering it and let it go for a while with some unwashed...
Forum: Equipment   10-25-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By evilhorde
What I am really dead set on is sand bottom, calm...

What I am really dead set on is sand bottom, calm water and no equipment visible. Even if this means no shrimp.
I am planning an underwater diorama of sunken WWII warships, planes and subs with a...
Forum: Equipment   10-25-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By evilhorde
How can I tell if ugf is working?

I am thinking about trying to make an undergravel filter using sand as the bed instead of gravel. I know that the sand will greatly reduce potential flow but it will be the entire floor of a 50...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-25-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,904
Posted By evilhorde
Not mine, but it would be if I could just find my...

Not mine, but it would be if I could just find my old castle greyskull.
http://www.greenespace.com/MOTU/MOTU%20%2852%29.jpg
Forum: Fish   10-20-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By evilhorde
I find that neon tetras school well once you get...

I find that neon tetras school well once you get over ten or so. Mine tend to stay in a fairly tight group with only a couple strays. When I had only a few neon tetras they tended to wander away from...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-08-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,264
Posted By evilhorde
Then you should be thinking of it being more like...

Then you should be thinking of it being more like an extra hot hottub. With something like that, you want to ease into it slowly. Besides pH swings probably feel more like burning than refreshing....
Forum: DIY   10-05-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By evilhorde
I tend to use a lot of lave rock when I build a...

I tend to use a lot of lave rock when I build a tank. I don't like the look of a bunch of hoses and tubes in my tanks so I try to keep everything hidden inside the tank when I can.
Here is a link...
Forum: Equipment   10-01-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,247
Posted By evilhorde
I haven't used a TDS meter on my tank before but...

I haven't used a TDS meter on my tank before but if I did I would use it like this:
1: Test your tap water for TDS and write it down. now you know the tds baseline of your tapwater.
2: test your...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-27-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By evilhorde
If and when crabs arrive, I'll prune all the...

If and when crabs arrive, I'll prune all the plants 4" or so from the top. Especially sturdy plants will get trimmed a bit lower. The plexiglas is around 14" tall with very smooth inside corners...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-26-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,904
Posted By evilhorde
Found a couple more pics without even leaving my...

Found a couple more pics without even leaving my chair.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v645/Evilhorde/Aquaria/shrimps%20and%20crabs/2012-05-12214444.jpg...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-26-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,904
Posted By evilhorde
#1, Luminescent #2, Evilhorde A few of...

#1, Luminescent

#2, Evilhorde

A few of my favourite ornaments
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v645/Evilhorde/Indoor%20Pond/Shipwreck%20Fishtank/2012-02-05122416.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-25-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By evilhorde
Crabs in the attic

Good day to you all.
I put together another one of my overly complicated tanks again this weekend and I thought I would share some pics that I took along the way.
First a picture of the nearly...
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