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Forum: Ponds   09-29-2014, 07:17 AM
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Posted By jetajockey
At the moment all I have in this system is a half...

At the moment all I have in this system is a half dozen jewel cichlids. Planning on putting some longear sunfish, bluespotted, and dollars in the different containers. Possibly some warmouth and...
Forum: Ponds   09-29-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By jetajockey
Talking Container pond- submerged plants

Was curious if anyone else is doing anything like this. I built a 250g-ish container pond out of cinder blocks, ended up halving two ibc totes and placing them around it. 30g barrel filter in the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-11-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By jetajockey
Is it possibly getting too much light/heat?

Is it possibly getting too much light/heat?
Forum: Equipment   06-14-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,326
Posted By jetajockey
The particle board racks really suck. I had one...

The particle board racks really suck. I had one with 15's on it that lasted about 6 months before it needed some kind of help. However the industrial style racks with the metal grates/wire racks ...
Forum: Plants   06-13-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By jetajockey
Kleiner prinz sword would be cool.

Kleiner prinz sword would be cool.
Forum: Plants   06-13-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By jetajockey
Much of it will die back. I've seen some people...

Much of it will die back. I've seen some people that will cut all the stems off completely (leaving the root/runner system in place) when submerging them.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-08-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By jetajockey
it's capped with brilliance bro.

it's capped with brilliance bro.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-01-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By jetajockey
Lol thanks. I have a bunch of other ones, this...

Lol thanks. I have a bunch of other ones, this is just the growout setup I put together. These tanks were cheap, only paid $10 each for them . I did end up resealing 3 of the ones on the rack but...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-30-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By jetajockey
Dirty tank glass photo of some tiger lotus and...

Dirty tank glass photo of some tiger lotus and dwarf lilies :)

http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j44/davezxtc1/DSC_0025_zps50086f8e.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals   05-30-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,044
Posted By jetajockey
Blackwater is just a little bit more complicated...

Blackwater is just a little bit more complicated to work with, but yeah, most natural habitats that I've collected plants in have had some kind of tannin staining. It's cool but a lot of people are...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-29-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By jetajockey
Multi-tank system Journal

Hey guys, figured I'd start keeping a journal of my progress on my rack system. I have an industrial style shelving system that I got from Lowes and I put 6 40b's on it. Here's a pic of what it...
Forum: Plants   05-29-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By jetajockey
Are you talking about red vals (strain variant),...

Are you talking about red vals (strain variant), or just regular vals that have a gross color?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-28-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By jetajockey
That guy in the 'how to dirt your aquarium' vid...

That guy in the 'how to dirt your aquarium' vid is a hottie.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-05-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By jetajockey
Go with java ferns and moss, I have had plenty of...

Go with java ferns and moss, I have had plenty of both in tanks with only minimal ambient light for months on end with no issue.
Forum: Plants   04-24-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By jetajockey
That would explain why I have had ammania...

That would explain why I have had ammania senegalensis sent in and turn out to be nesaea crassicaulis. Let the confusion live on!
Forum: Plants   04-24-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,148
Posted By jetajockey
The 40b also has a wide footprint so the weight...

The 40b also has a wide footprint so the weight is more evenly distributed, so it's a big plus. If it were me, if you are just aiming towards budget friendly lighting, the 2x39w oddysea fixture is...
Forum: Plants   04-24-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By jetajockey
Seems like farm grown nesaea is emersed. I know...

Seems like farm grown nesaea is emersed. I know with n.crassicaulis the stem thickness is extreme in emersed specimens.
Forum: Plants   04-05-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By jetajockey
I just got in a bunch of potamogeton gayi, cool...

I just got in a bunch of potamogeton gayi, cool plant.

I do know that p.crispus is prohibited in a few states.
Forum: Plants   04-05-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By jetajockey
Lots of plants can be propagated by seed, it's...

Lots of plants can be propagated by seed, it's just that they need to be emersed to go to seed successfully. Most people don't bother since other propagation methods are just as effective and don't...
Forum: Photography   01-11-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By jetajockey
I shall hit you up sir, oh yes i shall. ...

I shall hit you up sir, oh yes i shall.


And an update

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMSW3GrBxMc
Forum: Photography   01-09-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By jetajockey
thanks, going to go find some Hemianthus...

thanks, going to go find some Hemianthus glomeratus for the next tank.
Forum: Substrate   01-08-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By jetajockey
Flourite, turface, saf t sorb and (some) oil dri...

Flourite, turface, saf t sorb and (some) oil dri are all basically the same thing. The latter will strip KH initially (it's supposed to), not sure if flourite does or doesn't.
Forum: Substrate   01-07-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By jetajockey
Sounds about right, the water will probably have...

Sounds about right, the water will probably have a slight tinge as well.
Forum: Substrate   01-07-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By jetajockey
40lb bag of saf t sorb $4.50 at tractor supply. ...

40lb bag of saf t sorb $4.50 at tractor supply. Dose or add root tabs as needed.

A well formulated soil is better than any other substrate when it comes to growing plants, but it's a PITA if...
Forum: Photography   01-07-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By jetajockey
Fluval Chi dry start build

I didn't know where to post this so I just figured it could go here. I did a fluval chi dry start with some stuff I had laying around, spent about 7 or so weeks letting it grow in and filled it. ...
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