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Forum: Tank Journals 10-17-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 139,845
Posted By Betowess
Hey Steve, Great to hear from you too. I'm almost...

Hey Steve, Great to hear from you too. I'm almost positive the needle and narrow leaf will take the heat, as its Java. The narrow leaf gets pretty tall (I think that is its common name), but the...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-17-2008, 04:20 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 139,845
Posted By Betowess
Steve, I'm definately into the lower maintenance....

Steve, I'm definately into the lower maintenance. This last year, I kind of bagged my tank and just fed my Rainbows, even letting the CO2 run out. Auto water change allowed that non maintenance,...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-15-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 139,845
Posted By Betowess
Hey Steve, Long time no net. Hope you're doing...

Hey Steve, Long time no net. Hope you're doing well.
Might I add its looks fantastic! And I think its neither a Discus tank with plants, nor a planted tank with discus, but rather a botanical...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-15-2008, 04:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 41,117
Posted By Betowess
Very nice Wasser! And only a ten gallon - wow. ...

Very nice Wasser! And only a ten gallon - wow. But don't trees (er, branches, trunks, or limbs and such) belong in tanks, (without their leaves, of course)? I am kind of thinking of doing something...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-29-2008, 04:02 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 90,575
Posted By Betowess
I'll take a bag of HC and pay shipping too! (just...

I'll take a bag of HC and pay shipping too! (just kidding). Sorry to hear on the Aquaspot order. It's happened to too many of us - spendy mush on arrival. I think you father's letter is an exercise...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-28-2008, 04:14 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 39,469
Posted By Betowess
Definately a lovely tank! I like the rotala sp....

Definately a lovely tank! I like the rotala sp. "mini" stand. Usually I've seen that plant as a bush, but its kind of cool seeing it as a "mini" forest. Lots of interesting plant variety and...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-19-2008, 03:24 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 166,085
Posted By Betowess
That is a very handsome magazine and really nice...

That is a very handsome magazine and really nice article on your tank. Definately want to check that journal out now. And it was cool seeing Stephen's Wabi Kusa article in the same month. Nice work...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-18-2008, 04:33 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 166,085
Posted By Betowess
Oh YEAH! Love the moss free branches and...

Oh YEAH! Love the moss free branches and everything about it. Stellar job Sergio. This I'm sure was mentioned years ago, but what type of sand is that - ADA? Is it pH nuetral?
Forum: Tank Journals 09-14-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 166,085
Posted By Betowess
Haven't been around for a long time, Sergio....

Haven't been around for a long time, Sergio. Absolutely fantastic tank! Best of show for sure!
Forum: Tank Journals 09-14-2008, 01:14 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,872
Posted By Betowess
Yeah, IMO blue LEDs tend to look a bit alien,...

Yeah, IMO blue LEDs tend to look a bit alien, whereas all white LEDs look exactly like moonlight and facilitate viewing the nocturnal habits. Some really do like the blue, just not me.

This is a...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-13-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,872
Posted By Betowess
Very Nice! :thumbsup: This is an interesting...

Very Nice! :thumbsup: This is an interesting discussion/thread for those contemplating the big leagues. Good luck with the pump decisions too.

PS. I would replace those blue moonlights to all...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-10-2008, 03:56 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 129,835
Posted By Betowess
Hey Ted, Your tank looks great! I'm doing...

Hey Ted, Your tank looks great!

I'm doing the same thing now on both of mine, lower fish load except lots of corys and such and decent feeding and no dosing with low mid light. Very easy...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-09-2008, 12:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,810
Posted By Betowess
I've been off the forum for a long time. My past...

I've been off the forum for a long time. My past experience with the original Aquasoil is that when brand new, it does have a substantial ammonia spike - for a few weeks. I didn't even know there was...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-16-2008, 06:54 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 34,098
Posted By Betowess
Where did you find the flourite black? I want...

Where did you find the flourite black? I want some BAD. I see they still don't have it at A. plants. com. Now this tank is interesting Gareth! Storms are natural! Very cool and love the wood... This...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-22-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By Betowess
Thanks Walter and Linda! The process has been...

Thanks Walter and Linda! The process has been fascinating, and since I'm not much of a wood worker, quite a time hog. Of course if I didn't stand around staring at the boat, the process would have...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-22-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By Betowess
OK, I have loads of pics, but not enough time to...

OK, I have loads of pics, but not enough time to post at the moment. But here is one from a couple of days ago when I pulled her out for the first time to flip the hull and start working on the...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-13-2007, 04:00 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 129,835
Posted By Betowess
That is very interesting to see. Do you think its...

That is very interesting to see. Do you think its combined or do you have a hunch as the biggest factor for the success. Myself, I have no clue other than the light must have played a fair part.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-09-2007, 04:44 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 129,835
Posted By Betowess
That video was cool. Kind of a nuclear winter at...

That video was cool. Kind of a nuclear winter at the end, in photospeak.

The tank looks great in its "wild form"! Great sense of depth with the narrow corridor too.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-07-2007, 04:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By Betowess
Linda, you might want to checkout this site too....

Linda, you might want to checkout this site too. They are in rural hill country of Texas. Very nice honest folks where I bought my resin, oarlocks, cabinet scrapers, fiberglass cloth, tools etc. Paul...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-06-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By Betowess
Got the Okoume plywood last night - Looks great!...

Got the Okoume plywood last night - Looks great! The Okoume from Gabon, Africa would have cost over $80 bucks per sheet plus tax for 6 mil (1/4 inch), so I ordered "Chinese" Okoume at $54 for one...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-28-2007, 12:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By Betowess
Well I just ordered about $340 worth of three...

Well I just ordered about $340 worth of three gallons of epoxy resin/hardener/ glass and some tools plus another $50 worth of Oarlocks and screw in deck plates for the floatation/storage...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-26-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By Betowess
Yeah, I called in a price of 1/4 inch "1088"...

Yeah, I called in a price of 1/4 inch "1088" Okoume and Meranti marine grade plywood this morning. They came in at $55 (Okoume) and $43.50 (Meranti) after sales tax. Assuming this dory takes two...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-26-2007, 04:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By Betowess
I'm going to build this boat. Cool website too!

I just ordered the plans. These are pretty cool little boats that you DIY! Its called "stitch and glue" using wire or plastic wire ties to stitch the panels together Then you seal the seams with...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2007, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Betowess
I really like my Aquariumplants.com "Best" with...

I really like my Aquariumplants.com "Best" with built in needle valve. http://www.aquariumplants.com/AQUARIUMPLANTS_com_s_Co2_Regulator_The_BEST_p/co2-1.htm

Or Rex's previously mentioned....
Forum: Tank Journals 06-26-2007, 04:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,554
Posted By Betowess
Nice and simple, Urk. :thumbsup: You could give...

Nice and simple, Urk. :thumbsup: You could give Rich a call at Manzanitaburlworks. He ships pretty cheap.
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