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Forum: Algae 09-09-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Guzas
This is good advice! Something I will be...

This is good advice! Something I will be practicing here on out with new plants. I think dipping the baby tears is the best method. Unfortunately I see some string algae starting to spread to my moss...
Forum: Algae 09-09-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By Guzas
Awesome! Thanks for the advice.. I was reading on...

Awesome! Thanks for the advice.. I was reading on h2o2 for treating algae. Is that something I should try as well? Just about to visit the pharmacy to get some. To maybe spot treat.
Forum: Algae 09-09-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By Guzas
Well thankfully it's soft to the touch. You...

Well thankfully it's soft to the touch. You cannot even feel it in the tank. And when brought out of the tank it feels very soft almost slimy.. So at least it seems I don't have the nuclear type you...
Forum: Algae 09-09-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By Guzas
Thread Algae in brand new tank!!?? Already?!

Hello all,

I am having, what I think is a problem... I have a 37 gal low tech, (no co2) tank that seems to be growing green thread algae. (See photo below).

This algae hitch hiked on the baby...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-08-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Looking good so far.... ...

Looking good so far....

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Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-07-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By Guzas
Newly Planted Tank. Lighting and Feeding?

Hello all I have just got my 37 gal tank up and running. So now that I have the plants in paces and lighting all set... Do you have any tips to get the plants acclimated?

I have read that it's...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-07-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
The foreground plants I didn't really tear them...

The foreground plants I didn't really tear them apart and spread them out. Probably because I was impatient and didn't want to overthink/complicate the planting process. My guess is that they will...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-07-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Ok I made the final step! Got all the plants at...

Ok I made the final step! Got all the plants at the ready and got going this evening.

Plants ready to be planted!

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Forum: Tank Journals 09-06-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Ok today's was a HUGE step for the tank. I got...

Ok today's was a HUGE step for the tank. I got all my plants and finally populated the tank.

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I was able to...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-05-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Finally the water is all cleared up. Started...

Finally the water is all cleared up. Started adding the ammonia to get the tank cycled (fish less) and that is almost done. I'm going to get my plants tomorrow and start my journey! Shouldn't be too...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-12-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Thank you so much! I will give the water change a...

Thank you so much! I will give the water change a go and add some of that poly fill to the canister to help get that cloudiness out of there.

Will keep posting as I progress.... :smile:
Forum: Tank Journals 08-10-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Made a little progress this week. Arranging...

Made a little progress this week.

Arranging the rocks and tree in my mockup on the floor.

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Forum: Tank Journals 07-15-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Thanks so much! It took some time to find the...

Thanks so much! It took some time to find the right piece.. And with the addition of the few branches it makes a nice "Bonsai" like tree.. Even if I can't get anything to grow on it.

Looking...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-15-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Made some progress tonight. Moved the old tank to...

Made some progress tonight. Moved the old tank to the floor and moved the new one in its place.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/15/ha4edy9y.jpg

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Forum: Tank Journals 06-03-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Since the 37 gal tank has a center brace it...

Since the 37 gal tank has a center brace it didn't allow for the cover to fit. So I has to make some modifications.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/04/uju2u3ad.jpg

I drilled holes and made up a...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-16-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Now that's a great idea!... Hmmmm. I might try...

Now that's a great idea!... Hmmmm. I might try that as I have zip ties and super glue! The truth is that I was not too concerned about the appearance since the intent it so completely cover the...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-16-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Well the steel wire started to rust like mad so...

Well the steel wire started to rust like mad so that was a poor choice.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/16/mede8utu.jpg

So I took the tree out and re wired with anodized aluminum bonsai wire....
Forum: Tank Journals 05-15-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Got the tree back together with the "stained"...

Got the tree back together with the "stained" branches and I think it looks really good.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/15/uny8e8at.jpg

Another view
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Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-02-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By Guzas
Thank for the reply... That looks way cool! ...

Thank for the reply... That looks way cool!


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Forum: Tank Journals 05-02-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Starting to make my plant list and sketch a...

Starting to make my plant list and sketch a layout. My local fish store has most of the varieties I have listed but a few.. Like the Taiwan Moss and Fissidens I didn't see there. ...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-01-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By Guzas
I love your tank top!! It looks like a roof.....

I love your tank top!! It looks like a roof.. What is it and where can I find some??.


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Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-30-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By Guzas
Well I went ahead and bought the retrofit self...

Well I went ahead and bought the retrofit self adhesive strip to add additional light to the Current LED fixture. Only $68 bucks on Amazon. Seems like a sound investment to me. Even if I don't need...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-30-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By Guzas
Thanks tharsis! I did intend on building a couple...

Thanks tharsis! I did intend on building a couple of hills on this tank... Maybe an additional light will be in order. But as you suggested.. I can always add that later.. Maybe as simple as adding...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-30-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Thanks for the heads up. And yes you are...

Thanks for the heads up. And yes you are absolutely right. I have been struggling to find alternate "wire" to use to get the branches attached to the driftwood. I intend on using stainless steel...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-30-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Guzas
Thanks for the reply.. This has been a learning...

Thanks for the reply.. This has been a learning curve for me as well. I think Co2 will be in my future but I will give it a go without for a whole at least. My substrate should be arriving in a day...
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