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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-16-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By jbarone
I'm a big fan of the terrarium idea/aesthetic and...

I'm a big fan of the terrarium idea/aesthetic and I think it would be neat to have a (practically) fully contained environment. Fit eat plants/poop/fertilizes plants/plants grow. Shrimp in the tank...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-13-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By jbarone
Thanks for the links! Does anyone know of any...

Thanks for the links! Does anyone know of any other tutorials or intermediate level instructions? I've done some of this planted tank stuff before but I'm far from an expert. I know I'm missing some...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-13-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By jbarone
Feedless/Low or No Maintenance Office Tank?

Hi,

I'm thinking about setting up a small 1-5g tank at my desk at work. I have a pretty good amount of natural but indirect lighting. I'd like to set up a filterless, feedless planted tank with...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-25-2006, 03:23 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 170,155
Posted By jbarone
the sheer scale of this project is amazing. do...

the sheer scale of this project is amazing. do you have any more photos you can share with us?

also, have you ever considered doing a nano? it might bring things into perspective for you!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-24-2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By jbarone
I've got a black plastic rim and a center brace...

I've got a black plastic rim and a center brace on my 3g Eclipse, although I believe my center brace is more designed for holding up the filter than giving the acrylic any additional support. It...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-24-2006, 03:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By jbarone
Fluorescent to Compact

Hey,

I'm thinking about replacing my T-5 Fluorescent lighting kit on my Eclipse System 3 with a compact fluorescent 13w kit from AHSupply. Has anyone on the forum done this before? I'm not sure...
Forum: Lighting 10-24-2006, 03:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By jbarone
Ok, so I cracked open my hood and took a look at...

Ok, so I cracked open my hood and took a look at the guts. Here's what I found

http://img107.imageshack.us/img107/7015/img0734yf7.jpghttp://img139.imageshack.us/img139/2585/img0739md5.jpg...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-23-2006, 04:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,633
Posted By jbarone
Talking Update! Ok, so I bought about 50 leaves of...

Update!

Ok, so I bought about 50 leaves of Marsilea Minuta, 100 Leaves of Marsilea Quadrifolia, and an Anubias Nana through one of our forum members here. I should be getting them on Wednesday,...
Forum: Lighting 10-22-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By jbarone
Man, 36 people viewing and no new posts in two...

Man, 36 people viewing and no new posts in two days? Watts up? ;)
Let's get this forum rollin!
Forum: Lighting 10-20-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By jbarone
So, I've done a little more research on the kits...

So, I've done a little more research on the kits over there at AHSupplyCompact Fluorescent Lighting Kits (http://www.ahsupply.com) and looked at this (http://www.ahsupply.com/twox.htm) 1x 13w kit. ...
Forum: Lighting 10-20-2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By jbarone
Eclipse System 3 Hacks

Hey Guys,

I'm looking into either overdriving my eclipse system 3 light fixture, replacing it with another higher wattage light fixture, or adding some screw in CP fixtures to the hood. Do any of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-20-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,633
Posted By jbarone
http://img305.imageshack.us/img305/6110/imgpg7.jpg...

http://img305.imageshack.us/img305/6110/imgpg7.jpg

There you go, Jen!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-20-2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,633
Posted By jbarone
Doubt your advice? I think not! I take nearly...

Doubt your advice? I think not! I take nearly all the advice given on this forum.

@Jen. Crappy fish? I was referring to my crappy plants. I actually kind of like my white clouds---I'm not...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-20-2006, 05:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,633
Posted By jbarone
Update! It looks like my LFS's supplier wasn't...

Update! It looks like my LFS's supplier wasn't able to send the Marsilea. I'm pretty dissapointed, but while I was there I decided to purchase a nice piece of driftwood and a java fern.

I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2006, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By jbarone
I'm glad to see that your tank came back from the...

I'm glad to see that your tank came back from the brink of death. Are all of the "dead" fish actually dead, or did some of those come back as well?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,579
Posted By jbarone
Quick & Easy solution. Wait for it! Wait for...

Quick & Easy solution. Wait for it! Wait for it....


Get rid of him!

There's no point in having a fish who kills all of your other fish---especially expensive ones. There are plenty of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By jbarone
Let me explain my tank parameters. I have an...

Let me explain my tank parameters.

I have an Eclipse System 3---it's a 3 gallon tank with what I think is a 6w light. I'm not sure of the dimensions at the moment, but they're not too big. It's...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2006, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By jbarone
In another thread I inquired about the use of...

In another thread I inquired about the use of flourish excel. I'd consider doing that before I bothered with the hassle of setting up my CO2 ladder, yeast bottle and the right ratio of yeast to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2006, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By jbarone
bump of the wild

bump of the wild
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-18-2006, 09:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,633
Posted By jbarone
Now that was a helpful post. Thank you, Rex!

Now that was a helpful post. Thank you, Rex!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-18-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,633
Posted By jbarone
Gosh, thanks for the link to the manufacturers...

Gosh, thanks for the link to the manufacturers page. You neglected to answer any of my other questions, though (the link didn't help much, either).

What is it?
Will it help?
Do I really need...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-18-2006, 08:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,633
Posted By jbarone
I remembered! I spent a few hours looking at...

I remembered! I spent a few hours looking at other nano tanks that people have made, and saw that quite a few people use Excel? I'm a heck of a lot more experienced in the Microsoft Version, so let...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-18-2006, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By jbarone
Would it help to point one of my compact...

Would it help to point one of my compact fluorescents at it until the marsilea takes off a little better? Also, I asked this in another thread (but two can't hurt!)---what pairs well with Marsilea?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-18-2006, 08:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,633
Posted By jbarone
Anyone have any recommendations of low light...

Anyone have any recommendations of low light plants that would look good with the scale/dimensions of my eclipse? If the marsilea grows to one or two inches, the scale is going to be pretty small.
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-18-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,751
Posted By jbarone
Man, that looks like a mess! What's going on...

Man, that looks like a mess! What's going on with the tank? We want updates!
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