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Forum: Equipment   05-03-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,083
Posted By isuchopper
Glad to see this thread

kcrossley-

Just wanted to let you know that other folks are looking at this thread. I'm moving my 12-inch acrylic cube to my BioCube 8 over the next couple of weeks, so it's good to see that...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-28-2006, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By isuchopper
A cheap kit...

Check out the Azoo Magic Box. Nothing special, but for $30, it's not too shabby:

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Product/Prod_Display.cfm?pcatid=14009&N=2004+62760

I've got two of these now due...
Forum: DIY   02-12-2006, 03:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,315
Posted By isuchopper
Issues with isomers

One thing to note about the discription is that it is an isomer of said chemical. You'd need to check that this isomer would still behave the same way and be processed by the plants in the same...
Forum: Equipment   02-01-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,701
Posted By isuchopper
build your own option

dissident- I agree.

Check out sears for a cheap comound miter chop saw. The basic Craftsman model, which I just picked up, is only $100 right now:
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-31-2006, 06:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,359
Posted By isuchopper
glass thickness?

mydiazclan- Any chance that Catalina told you what glass thickness they use? Looking forward to finding out what you think of the tank.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-30-2006, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,138
Posted By isuchopper
I've got the 2.5 gallon version of that guy,...

I've got the 2.5 gallon version of that guy, roughly same shape as an AGA 2.5 gallon. I'm quarantining some dwarf crayfish right now, so there isn't much going on. I'll post something once I get...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-28-2006, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,359
Posted By isuchopper
ARGHHH!!!!! Nice tank.

Figgy- Oh.....why didn't I know about these things before I got the Azoo? Being new to the idea of small tanks, I really only know about the ones I listed at the start of the thread (and I really...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-25-2006, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,359
Posted By isuchopper
Good news and bad news (update)

Hey All-

So, here's an update on the Azoo Magic Box. I just received mine in the mail today and it was awesome...for the price...until I noticed a 3" chip was taken off. I could clearly see...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-24-2006, 02:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,669
Posted By isuchopper
ah-ha!

Ibn-

Glad to hear about the (likely) clean bill of health for my new pets.

Thanks for the excellent photos. I've been crawling around the web this afternoon and still haven't come across any...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-24-2006, 01:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,669
Posted By isuchopper
Thanks

Ibn-

I was hoping that you'd notice this thread. It was your posting that let me know that there were crayfish this small. Thanks the for the advice. I've got a couple more questions, though:
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-23-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,669
Posted By isuchopper
Dwarf Crayfish Quarantine- Advice Needed

Hi Everybody-

I have a shipment of dwarf crayfish showing up soon, and I was wondering what I should do about a quarantine. The crays have been in captivity for a little while (few weeks), but I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-23-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,359
Posted By isuchopper
azoo 12" cube?

turbo- Am I reading this right? Azoo makes a 12" cube? I don't suppose you have the phone number of the store that carries them, do you? Thanks.

OOPS! Just found the contact info on their...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-23-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,359
Posted By isuchopper
other option

H20-

Not sure if you'd be interested, but the Azoo Magic Box is only $30 on drsfostersmith (light & filter).
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-23-2006, 01:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,359
Posted By isuchopper
Well, I picked the Azoo Magic Box

After a trip to all the LFS around here, I decided I liked the dimensions of this one, and the price was a steal (only $2 more than buying the light alone from drsfostersmith). It should be showing...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-22-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,359
Posted By isuchopper
thanks

Symbiot- That's a pretty good point. I have to admit, the candy colors actually a bit of an appeal. I've been trying to find the Aquacube in the state's for about 2 years now and still no luck-...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-21-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,359
Posted By isuchopper
Desktop Aquarium Selection (plus a line on a good sale)

Hi Everybody-

My girlfriend is going to take pity on me and buy me a desktop aquarium for work since I can't bring my Nanocube to the office with me. I'm having trouble choosing which one,...
Forum: Fish   01-10-2006, 11:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,897
Posted By isuchopper
I concur...

I'm with mrbelvedere138 on this one. Chop a hole in the ice (I'm assuming PA is as frozen as Chicago), drop in a line and catch a pet. When he gets too big, bring him back. We do this with the...
Forum: Fish   01-09-2006, 07:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,897
Posted By isuchopper
Try the green sunfish

My suggestion: the green sunfish.

I've caught these little buggers for years in my grandparent's pond, and else where, and they are hands down my favorite sunfish. If you would like a bass but...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   05-14-2005, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,091
Posted By isuchopper
well, at least its an idea....

WinterWind-

Just wanted to toss this out there so your post didn't sit alone for too long. You could put a waterfall in the corner without too much trouble, but the hard part is making it look...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   04-18-2005, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 989
Posted By isuchopper
Go Cyclones!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I don't have much to contribute, just wanted to show support for Cy from a transplanted clone.

Mike
Forum: Algae   04-08-2005, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,572
Posted By isuchopper
Thanks

Thanks everybody-

While I'm dissappointed that FFF don't have much backing, I appreciate the replies. I'm still holding out hope for a fish-based solution, though. Maybe I'm just jonesing for...
Forum: Algae   04-07-2005, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,572
Posted By isuchopper
Florida Flag Fish (or others) for staghorn algae control

Hi everybody-

I have a 12 gallon Nanocube with a staghorn problem. I keep dwarf hairgrass, corkscrew vals, rotala and fanwort along with two guppies and two bumblebee gobies. I have black sand...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-03-2005, 02:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,603
Posted By isuchopper
Figgy- The 24 W seems to be doing fine for...

Figgy-

The 24 W seems to be doing fine for me, too. I'm still in the middle of planting, so I've got a fair bit to put in, but here's what I've got so far:

Black sand, flourish tabs and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-01-2005, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,603
Posted By isuchopper
planted nanocube

Figgy-

I'm in the middle of getting my planted nanocube fully fleshed out and I'm loving it, also. Even though there are limitations, I really like the clean, unclutter package. I have the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-19-2005, 10:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,188
Posted By isuchopper
Numbers per tank?

Ibn-

Thanks for the link. These little guys in blue or pink would be great.

Given the size and seemingly peaceful temperment of these guys, how many gallons are needed per crayfish? How many...
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