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Forum: Tank Journals 05-09-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By Politikz_Amore
Schools out for the summer, and the wedding is...

Schools out for the summer, and the wedding is next friday.
Figured I would throw up an update now before I get distracted
with life, and a new fishroom project.

Still an ongoing scaping process...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-23-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,463
Posted By Politikz_Amore
I don't think a diy rimless could look any...

I don't think a diy rimless could look any better.
My 10g is almost this nice.. I wish.
and I broke a 5g learning. lol

nice job, I cant wait to see the hardscape shaping up
Forum: Tank Journals 04-23-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,872
Posted By Politikz_Amore
Another superb hardscape I know how fast the...

Another superb hardscape

I know how fast the plant list can change as you start to shape things
up, but any ideas so far?
Forum: Tank Journals 04-23-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By Politikz_Amore
I like the start, lots of room to play around as...

I like the start, lots of room to play around as it grows in.
I think my problem with my "emersed bowl" was that I put too many plants in
from the get go, and now its a little crowded and chaotic....
Forum: Tank Journals 04-23-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By Politikz_Amore
Prituri Se Planinata

Working Title is "Prituri Se Planinata"
Roughly translates to "Avalanche"

Scrapped out my old paludarium sometime ago. Had the itch to push
the concepts from the first one alittle farther with a...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-14-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By Politikz_Amore
Not to sure what to do with the emersed bowl. ...

Not to sure what to do with the emersed bowl.

Set it up mostly on a whim.

Ludwigia repens x arculata
bacopa caroliniana
cryptocoryne wendtii
lileaopsis sp.
lindernia rotundifolia
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By Politikz_Amore
Video links, if you prefer and some pics from...

Video links, if you prefer and some pics from today.
I did include a look at my Emersed Bowl Setup also.
Video of the 210g during "Midday" with 250w MH light on
Pics are from later when the lights...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-11-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By Politikz_Amore
http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m173/Politikz_a...

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m173/Politikz_amore/update/210g-old_zps1a8b7785.jpg - 210g - Original Layout before rescape - last week of January
...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-11-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By Politikz_Amore
Got most of the basic info up. I will start...

Got most of the basic info up.

I will start getting pictures up tonight after classes.

Questions / Comments -- Feel Free.

- P/A
Forum: Tank Journals 04-11-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By Politikz_Amore
- 10g - "Wakulla" - - Elassoma Spawning Tank - ...

- 10g - "Wakulla" -
- Elassoma Spawning Tank -
- Retrofit SingleBright LED -
- Pure RO -


- Fauna -
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Elassoma Gilberti - 2(M) 3(F)
Forum: Tank Journals 04-11-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By Politikz_Amore
- 29g - "Umbra" - - Low Light - -...

- 29g - "Umbra" -
- Low Light -
- Marineland DoubleBright LED -

- Fauna -
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Neocaridina heteropoda var. red - 50+
Corydoras Hasbrosus - 3

- Flora -
Forum: Tank Journals 04-11-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By Politikz_Amore
- 210g - "Egisse Lignum" - - SA...

- 210g - "Egisse Lignum" -
- SA Community Discus -
- Custom Soil Blend w/ Gravel Cap -
- No Co2 - No Dosing - No Worries -
- 175w MH - 250w MH -
- 2x...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-11-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By Politikz_Amore
210g - Egisse Lignum, 180g - Corporeal

- 180g - "Corporeal" -
- Georgia/Florida Native Species -
- 4ft + 2ft - 6 Bulb - HOT5 -
- Pressurized Co2 - Daily Dosing -
- Roots Organic Marine Green -

- Fauna -
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Forum: Tank Journals 01-26-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,918
Posted By Politikz_Amore
Decided to take out the co2 on the 210g for now,...

Decided to take out the co2 on the 210g for now, and dial back the light schedule and dosing.
Removed the high maintenance plants also. Added new fish, many may not stay in this tank.
Flower pot...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-17-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 868
Posted By Politikz_Amore
At the most tanks, I am sure we had a dozen...

At the most tanks, I am sure we had a dozen running between me and the fiancÚ at one time.
I went from 7 down to two tanks (210g and 75g) to go back to school but it didn't last

currently we...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-12-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By Politikz_Amore
I told the fiancÚ I would try and keep the tanks...

I told the fiancÚ I would try and keep the tanks in the fishroom/extra bedroom. I think the old setup with 12 tanks, all over the house was not
her cup of tea.

I am very glad we are in the...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Politikz_Amore
I bought a disc that never worked once, I soaked...

I bought a disc that never worked once, I soaked it for 24hrs, and still nothing.

IME the 3in1 check valve/bubble counter/disc waterplant makes works great.

the single diffuser disc they also...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-11-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By Politikz_Amore
A man has many choices.

When you put down the deposit on your new 180g cherrywood setup, a man must choose the appropriate dance, I chose the bus driver!

sold off all my other tanks, and realized my 125g looked small...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By Politikz_Amore
Every de-rimmed tank is different. My dollar sale...

Every de-rimmed tank is different. My dollar sale 10g came off smooth, and did not have sharp edges, or anything ugly.

They make industrial solvents, cleaners to remove the extra silicone.

If...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-11-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By Politikz_Amore
Plenty of times, I trim the stem as high up the...

Plenty of times, I trim the stem as high up the plant as needed,
leaving the original with one or two leaves, often the pruning
will encourage new growth.

After a few days/week, if no new...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-09-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,918
Posted By Politikz_Amore
Pic Update - 1-8-13 Fiance was home early...

Pic Update - 1-8-13
Fiance was home early enough for better quality pics.
Was not happy with the plant selection as always.
Still working on the right lineup....
Forum: Tank Journals 01-07-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,918
Posted By Politikz_Amore
Here is the photo walkthrough for the corkboard...

Here is the photo walkthrough for the corkboard fern wall also.

Silicone everything into place, soak over night, and install, pretty straight forward.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-07-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,918
Posted By Politikz_Amore
Put the fern wall into the tank today. Had...

Put the fern wall into the tank today.

Had to throw up a teaser pic.

My old cell phone doesn't possess the abilities to over come the 250w lights.

So this is the best contrast I could...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-06-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,918
Posted By Politikz_Amore
http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m173/Politikz_a...

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m173/Politikz_amore/IMG_20130105_212024_zps7f4b7f0e.jpg

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m173/Politikz_amore/IMG_20130105_211918_zpsf464684d.jpg
...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-03-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,918
Posted By Politikz_Amore
Made the drive upto forest lake pets, had not...

Made the drive upto forest lake pets, had not been yet, and I was very pleased with the facility. Brought home 8 Blue Neons.

Real reason was to pickup the metal halide fixtures from a guy on CL....
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