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Forum: Tank Journals 07-16-2015, 03:17 PM
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Posted By neverwander
Super excited to see how this turns out!

Super excited to see how this turns out!
Forum: Tank Journals 07-14-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
I've got a powerhead and drop checker arriving...

I've got a powerhead and drop checker arriving today, as well as a silicate test kit. There are currently quite a few dead spots that I'm hoping the powerhead can help rectify.Plus, I'll be able to...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-13-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
http://i.imgur.com/K3fNkeR.jpg Left the tank...

http://i.imgur.com/K3fNkeR.jpg

Left the tank alone for a week, doing no water changes and keeping the ferts and CO2 steady. Pulled out as much of the algae and diatoms by hand as I could. Finally...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-07-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
I've thought about it. I talked to one of the...

I've thought about it. I talked to one of the people at my LFS, and they said the water here is terrible. But I can get 10 gallons of RODI water delivered to my apartment for around $20, which would...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-06-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
My main concern right now is that they are...

My main concern right now is that they are choking the hell out of the HC. I'm removing as much as I can, but I have to be careful cause the HC hasn't really had a chance to root yet, so it can be...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-06-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
I could definitely see it as not being a huge...

I could definitely see it as not being a huge issue, but when I was doing my research I delved into the scientific side of it and read up on what causes algae blooms in nature, and it is a large...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-05-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
Yeah, I'm planning on picking up some this week,...

Yeah, I'm planning on picking up some this week, along with some Otos
Forum: Tank Journals 07-04-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
I believe you are correct zeldar. This stuff is...

I believe you are correct zeldar. This stuff is diatoms. I don't think it's from the soil though, as I feel that would be a major issue, and pretty much every professional uses this stuff. More than...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-03-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
So I did a bunch of research last night, and the...

So I did a bunch of research last night, and the general consensus is that excess fertilizer is the cause of algae blooms. So to try and combat this, I'm not going to add in any ferts, and increase...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-02-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
Aaand I just realized I forgot to purchase a drop...

Aaand I just realized I forgot to purchase a drop checker. Knew I was forgetting something :P
Forum: Tank Journals 07-02-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
Haha. Fair enough! I just hate seeing this tank...

Haha. Fair enough! I just hate seeing this tank that I've been planning for months start getting so nasty looking within 2 weeks of setting it up XP
Forum: Tank Journals 07-02-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
Thanks for the great advice, I'll put it into use...

Thanks for the great advice, I'll put it into use as soon as I get home from work.



I'm using ADA Amazonia



Thanks. I'm heading out of town for the weekend. If the changes DGarone...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-02-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
HELP! Algae Explosion! This red thread algae has...

HELP! Algae Explosion! This red thread algae has taken off and I can't seem to slow down it's growth. I have stopped dosing with ferts altogether and pulled back on CO2. Light period is currently at...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-28-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
Updated original post with this weeks photo....

Updated original post with this weeks photo. Getting good growth out of HC. Algae has begun to take hold. Reduced lit period and decreased daily fert dose to try to counteract it. Also cut the...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-22-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
The outlet is the one that comes with the filter,...

The outlet is the one that comes with the filter, basically a plastic tube with 5 or 6 holes drilled in the side to let the water out. I would move the inlet over if I could, but I ran out of filter...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-22-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
I saw you raised yours up, but I couldn't make...

I saw you raised yours up, but I couldn't make out what you used to do so. Any suggestions? Also, love your 22. It's really coming along nicely!
Forum: Tank Journals 06-22-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
Thanks! Are you saying add more light, or...

Thanks! Are you saying add more light, or physically raise the light so its farther away from the water?
Forum: Tank Journals 06-22-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
The plan as of right now is a nice shool of...

The plan as of right now is a nice shool of threadfin rainbows, some otos, and red cherry shrimp
Forum: Tank Journals 06-21-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By neverwander
neverwander's 22 gallon long high-tech iwagumi

http://i.imgur.com/K3fNkeR.jpg

Week 3

http://i.imgur.com/xfA6DU1.jpg

Week 1

http://i.imgur.com/Ra7TWLs.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 06-05-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By neverwander
Any new pics on progress?

Any new pics on progress?
Forum: Tank Journals 05-05-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By neverwander
Any new pics? I just bought one and am trying to...

Any new pics? I just bought one and am trying to see what others are doing.

Also, FYI, the pics of your original post aren't showing up.
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By neverwander
Thanks for all the comments guys! I wish I...

Thanks for all the comments guys!

I wish I could build it myself, but I live in Brooklyn, and lack the space and tools to build my own. I'll have to find someone to build one for me.

Thanks...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By neverwander
Hey Alan, Unfortunately, they only have the...

Hey Alan,
Unfortunately, they only have the garden stand, and I'm looking for a proper enclosed cabinet.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By neverwander
Stand for Mr. Aqua 90p

Hey all, I'm looking to pick up a Mr Aqua 90p rimless tank, but am having some trouble finding a good looking stand for it. I would build my one, but lack the space and tools.

I really like the...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By neverwander
Thanks for all the info guys! I'll definitely...

Thanks for all the info guys! I'll definitely need to take another look at this. I'll update here once I figure it out
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