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Forum: Fish 12-07-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,704
Posted By Takedakai
It depends on: 1. size of tank 2. type of dwarf...

It depends on: 1. size of tank 2. type of dwarf cichlid

In smaller tanks generally, you are better off with a single breeding pair. Some species will let you get away with a harem setup, (2-3...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-07-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Takedakai
We were on Alexander :icon_cool which I'm told...

We were on Alexander :icon_cool which I'm told has now become part of Shiva :icon_neut

Well the move has been pretty tough on my fish and plants. I lost a couple tetras during transportation and...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-30-2011, 04:51 PM
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Views: 85,390
Posted By Takedakai
The new pictures are beautiful! Great job!

The new pictures are beautiful! Great job!
Forum: Tank Journals 11-30-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Takedakai
Thanks! My wife and I met playing FFXI and while...

Thanks! My wife and I met playing FFXI and while we have outgrown it, there will always be a special place in our hearts for the game. :proud:

I'll get some pictures of the new scape up later...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-27-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Takedakai
It's been a long time since I updated this tank. ...

It's been a long time since I updated this tank. Aside from spending much of the time overgrown and too messy to take any good pics, not much has changed with it in over a year.

Last week we...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-09-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Takedakai
thanks! aye the GBRs are my favorite ...

thanks!

aye the GBRs are my favorite

here is a little video I made today, sadly the GBR stayed just out of frame the whole time :icon_roll

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vvj25mz-gXw
Forum: Tank Journals 07-09-2010, 01:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Takedakai
Little excell once a week after water changes. ...

Little excell once a week after water changes. No root tabs for now, bought some but never put em in so far so good :proud:
Forum: Tank Journals 07-09-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Takedakai
Well its been almost 3 months since there was any...

Well its been almost 3 months since there was any update on the tank. Being a low tech setup it grows slowly which I am very happy about. :icon_wink

Since the re-scape in Feb I am proud to...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-09-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Takedakai
It is indeed Cryptocoryne Balansae, there are two...

It is indeed Cryptocoryne Balansae, there are two larger plants on the left but shortly after the rescape a bonus third just popped up on the far right side :hihi:

I am not injecting any CO2 and I...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-14-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 54,150
Posted By Takedakai
Once again you take some seriously stunning...

Once again you take some seriously stunning photos of the tank!

The colors in the FTS are fantastic! This is easily one of my favorite journals to keep up with. I'm looking forward to the next...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-14-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,974
Posted By Takedakai
Hahaha I'm with everyone else, the algae was...

Hahaha I'm with everyone else, the algae was kinda cool looking :hihi:

I had some pretty cool green algae that covered some of my wood for a while before the amano shrimp ate it all :icon_frow...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,384
Posted By Takedakai
Sorry to hear about the tank. :icon_frow ...

Sorry to hear about the tank. :icon_frow


Hope you enjoyed setting the new one up though.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-13-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,784
Posted By Takedakai
its a section of the forums here where you can...

its a section of the forums here where you can purchase or sell items with other forum members. You can find some great deals if you keep an eye on the section. :icon_idea You can also put up a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-13-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,197
Posted By Takedakai
This pretty much what I did. I would take 3...

This pretty much what I did. I would take 3 photos with each setting I changed so I could get a good idea what each change did to the final product.

In my experience, I found that turning off all...
Forum: Fish 04-13-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By Takedakai
Wow congrats on the spawning! Sorry about...

Wow congrats on the spawning!

Sorry about the egg eating but I hear its pretty common for GBRs. In a 55 you could probably have 2 pair as long as they pick opposite sides of the tank for their...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Takedakai
Thanks! Happy it turned out the way it did. ...

Thanks! Happy it turned out the way it did. Since it all grows so slowly I'll probably update every 3 weeks to a month. Hopefully I'll get better at taking pictures of the critters living in the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-13-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,197
Posted By Takedakai
I'm still learning how to take them myself but I...

I'm still learning how to take them myself but I identify with what you are going through. I also have a Sony cybershot but I'm pretty sure mine is 10.1 megapixels.

My particular camera has a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-13-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By Takedakai
Greetings and welcome to the hobby! With a...

Greetings and welcome to the hobby!

With a tank that size it is probably best to get a pair. You could attempt the harem thing and get a male and a few females but often once a pair has formed...
Forum: Fish 04-13-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Takedakai
I don't have Harlequins but I do have the...

I don't have Harlequins but I do have the Porkchop rasboras that look like them. They school really well but they seem to be more darty than the rummy noses.

In my tanks the rummys tend to swim...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,490
Posted By Takedakai
I had cloudy water for over a week, and the wood...

I had cloudy water for over a week, and the wood I had grew fungus for a couple weeks after that before everything finally cleared up completely. :hihi:

Good luck, it may take a little time or it...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Takedakai
Haha thank you hamsterman, originally I was on...

Haha thank you hamsterman, originally I was on the fence between the lotus or a madagascar lace plant... I like the red better



Thank you very much for the compliment. Since it is low tech it...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,166
Posted By Takedakai
I really admire your patience waiting for the...

I really admire your patience waiting for the carpet to grow in to fill the tank. :icon_smil

This is a really cool tanks size and shape and I'm looking forward to seeing what you do with it!
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Takedakai
And finally these were the photos I took today...

And finally these were the photos I took today 4-12-10. I'm really glad I decided to go low-tech. It has taken more patience but it has also not required constant effort to maintain. Better stats...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Takedakai
The water remained cloudy for over a week. I...

The water remained cloudy for over a week. I posted a discussion about it in the substrate section and prepared to wait it out. Of major concern to me was the ammonia leeching that the Amano soil...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Takedakai
Sanctuary (56k) 7-8 update

Hey everyone! Just wanted to share how I took what I've learned here at TPT to transform my old basic "fish tank" into a low tech planted tank that I really enjoy watching for hours. :icon_smil
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