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Forum: Low Tech Forum   02-07-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By James1986
i think the depth will make a pretty drastic...

i think the depth will make a pretty drastic difference in terms of amount of light your getting to your plants (approx 1/2 the wattage for an additional 1ft depth of {There's a post that goes into...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-03-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,288
Posted By James1986
i think it looks pretty wild, I'm pretty big into...

i think it looks pretty wild, I'm pretty big into biotopes kinda reminds me of a blackwater setup, but then again kinda looks like a flooded wasteland compared to the typical planted tank lol, gotta...
Forum: DIY   02-03-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By James1986
Don't underestimate the importance of having that...

Don't underestimate the importance of having that tank on a flat and level surface, maybe put multiple pieces of wood going across the width of the stand?
Forum: DIY   01-30-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,930
Posted By James1986
if you have the space in your tank put some sort...

if you have the space in your tank put some sort of power head in there might have to move it once or twice to get the right positioning but i've had good luck keeping all my floating stuff to one...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-29-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,196
Posted By James1986
If you are going through hell, keep going. ...

If you are going through hell, keep going.
-Winston Churchill
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-28-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By James1986
put the fern on that wood, get some low light...

put the fern on that wood, get some low light plants, maybe slope the gravel up twords the back to add a little visual interest
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-28-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,773
Posted By James1986
Maybe try using ghost shrimp for a test run...

Maybe try using ghost shrimp for a test run before adding other more expensive species?
Forum: Equipment   01-28-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,851
Posted By James1986
I'm surprised these are as popular as they are...

I'm surprised these are as popular as they are considering the price you could buy: a G.F.C.I.(to replace outlet being used for aquarium, a timer, two power strips(one constant, one on timer)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-26-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By James1986
Unique Filter Idea

Found this checking out random youtube pages this guy has got a pretty original setup with a refuge that you gotta see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7e8AYLv8oo
Forum: Lighting   01-26-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,788
Posted By James1986
I prefer the look of white but blue more closely...

I prefer the look of white but blue more closely resembles the moons intensity/color, the 470nm are the closest simulation i think . why not go half and half?
Forum: Aquascaping   01-23-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,147
Posted By James1986
I would say trim it up a little in the top right...

I would say trim it up a little in the top right corner so it looks a little more tamed, add a couple plants for contrast color wise(more red?) maybe incorporate another foreground plant to mix it up...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-23-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By James1986
limestone = high ph tahitian moon sand might...

limestone = high ph
tahitian moon sand might hurt bottom dwellers if its made from volcanic rock
I've always had good luck with sand in "low tech" set ups and never used anything other than...
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