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Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-16-2014, 01:04 AM
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Posted By ziggnick
Ill see if i can make a go of the plants that are...

Ill see if i can make a go of the plants that are actually planted but i really like your idea of maybe tbeing some plants to the rocks, between.that and the algae growth i think it will look very...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-16-2014, 01:01 AM
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Posted By ziggnick
Well as of right now it is still dry when it has...

Well as of right now it is still dry when it has all the coats it needs to.be just cycle with water and a filter for awhile so the lime from the mortor mix will leach out as it severely will make the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-16-2014, 12:05 AM
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Posted By ziggnick
Well looks like i figured it out! both are in...

Well looks like i figured it out! both are in progress pictures and i am slightly further i am in the process of just layering the colors now to make it look more realistic hopefully, got back...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-16-2014, 12:01 AM
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Posted By ziggnick
http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww149/ziggnick/...

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Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-15-2014, 11:58 PM
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Posted By ziggnick
http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww149/ziggnick/...

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Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-15-2014, 11:28 PM
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Posted By ziggnick
Wow naturelady all awesome info and so much there...

Wow naturelady all awesome info and so much there i had to reread a few times to totally comprehend it all and im sure ill be revisiting it later especially about the time i will be putting plants...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-15-2014, 02:27 AM
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Posted By ziggnick
I know we visited this earlier but on the big...

I know we visited this earlier but on the big tank if i use potting soil as my base with a fee root tabs mixed about and then cap it with my black sand i planned on do you believe i will need to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-15-2014, 12:29 AM
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Posted By ziggnick
Funny you said that V I've got 2 spare 10 gallons...

Funny you said that V I've got 2 spare 10 gallons in the basement i was thinking about maybe experimenting with a 10 gallon first lol
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-14-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By ziggnick
So your saying no reflector just paint the...

So your saying no reflector just paint the underside gloss white with a exterior latex paint?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-11-2014, 07:48 PM
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Posted By ziggnick
Just wondering here don't you think the duct work...

Just wondering here don't you think the duct work itself is shiny enough or am I missing something?

I wonder if mounting a mirror under each horizontally positioned bulb say a 5"x5" square...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-11-2014, 02:48 PM
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Posted By ziggnick
Just took a trip to my local lowes and did some...

Just took a trip to my local lowes and did some price checking and I'm thinking that the cfls would be my best bet to save a few bucks and be able to put my lighting just where I want it to get a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-11-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By ziggnick
I figure that with the 3d background our amount...

I figure that with the 3d background our amount of water will probably be about the same so those ferts will work well for me too hopefully, throwing around the idea of the cfls like yours but im...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-11-2014, 05:26 AM
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Posted By ziggnick
I guess you could say i would really like a cheat...

I guess you could say i would really like a cheat sheet to a almost guaranteed success if that's even possible lol

I see that your profile says you don't own a test kit for parameters which i am...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-11-2014, 05:18 AM
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Posted By ziggnick
Wow V your tank is incredible! And your tanks...

Wow V your tank is incredible! And your tanks lighting is very unusual but i like it, i am surprised to see that you can grow a tank like that without CO2 just as mentioned before i really wanted to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-10-2014, 08:22 PM
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Posted By ziggnick
Been doing alot of research in the mean time and...

Been doing alot of research in the mean time and find that alot of people seem to give the indication that with a tank of this size and depth that getting good growing plants And its almost a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-10-2014, 01:54 AM
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Posted By ziggnick
I will be making a hood for the tank so the 1 ft...

I will be making a hood for the tank so the 1 ft suspension will be a no problem at all i will just make a rather large hood and suspend it up into it...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-10-2014, 01:43 AM
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Posted By ziggnick
Hoppy thanks for the detailed response any idea...

Hoppy thanks for the detailed response any idea on how much the fixture would cost me? Im guessing it would come without bulbs which i can pick those up at the local fish store... What types of bulbs...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-10-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By ziggnick
EEEEK big whoops on that one 100% correct on the...

EEEEK big whoops on that one 100% correct on the measurements there V! 48x24x31 is right sorry about that!

I absolutely don't want to do the CO2 at least not just yet... So i am def in the mindset...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-09-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By ziggnick
Need to plants but not to aquariums...150gallon build help

Hey everyone looking for some help getting some solid plans for my newest and probably biggest aquarium challenge yet.

I have a 150 gallon tank with a custom 3d rock background built by myself,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-05-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By ziggnick
easier yes probably buy when we talk about safety...

easier yes probably buy when we talk about safety is where i was lost...the tank is not going to fall apart while im working on it and i am absolutely not going to fill it until it is reinstalled and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-05-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By ziggnick
3d background, removing top brace for install

hey guys I am in the beginning stages of making a 3d background and alot of examples i see people are making there backgrounds in 2 or 3 pieces for install this is all fine and good but you have to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-05-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By ziggnick
48" wide 30" deep 30" tall

48" wide 30" deep 30" tall
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-31-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By ziggnick
good to know! did you use any special lighting or...

good to know! did you use any special lighting or just standard 6700k
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-30-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By ziggnick
i have room to move it forward but then it will...

i have room to move it forward but then it will have to also penetrate through the glass will that be a problem
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-30-2013, 02:03 AM
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Posted By ziggnick
Ya we are having a small misunderstanding, my...

Ya we are having a small misunderstanding, my thought was to leave it on.the top of the tank.in rear portion where there is no glass? i am assuming this is a no no?

i should also mention i have...
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