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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-12-2012, 01:27 AM
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Posted By nwilso20
Its a matter of opinion. I actually keep it in...

Its a matter of opinion. I actually keep it in every single tank I have and really enjoy it. It helps suck up excess nutrients. It does grow like crazy, I usually scoop about half of it out once ever...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-11-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By nwilso20
Thats actually duckweed. A floating plant, not...

Thats actually duckweed. A floating plant, not meant to be planted in substrate.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-12-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,478
Posted By nwilso20
Looks good. I think that changed worked out...

Looks good.

I think that changed worked out very well for you.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-11-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,478
Posted By nwilso20
The awesome thing about these bowls is that you...

The awesome thing about these bowls is that you can always just empty it, and redo it until you get the perfect results.

I redid mine 4 times before I finally used a very small gravel versus sand....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-10-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By nwilso20
Has anyone every experienced bowing glass after...

Has anyone every experienced bowing glass after de-rimming a tank?

I saw a couple of posts on a reefing forum talking about bowing issues after the rim was removed from the tank.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-09-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By nwilso20
I think that I just got really lucky and planted...

I think that I just got really lucky and planted enough plants, have good local tap water w/ low phosphate, and have the right amount of shrimp inside that keeps the bowl nicely balanced.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-09-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By nwilso20
Honestly... they *should* be on timers...but...

Honestly... they *should* be on timers...but pretty much they are on from about 7:15am (when I wake up) till about 8pm every day.

I don't have any major algae issues, water is extremely stable, so...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-08-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By nwilso20
A friend who works at my LFS had them custom made...

A friend who works at my LFS had them custom made from a tank manufacturer in Florida and he was going to use them both as reef tanks, but then decided to set up a 200g reef...

So I got them for...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-08-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By nwilso20
Thanks Newman! Your bowl was definitely a large...

Thanks Newman! Your bowl was definitely a large inspiration for me.

Definitely agree about needed some colorful shrimp. When I moved it from my office back home (also when I went from just sand to...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-07-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By nwilso20
Here are some photo updates: The light isn't...

Here are some photo updates:

The light isn't nearly that bright, but my cellphone takes exceptionally cruddy pictures.

http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/g357/nwilso20/IMG_20120507_093728.jpg...
Forum: Ponds 03-18-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,295
Posted By nwilso20
Ya, I just left there, They have the real wood...

Ya, I just left there, They have the real wood ones for $29, and the fiberglass ones were marked down to $19.

When I saw them I remembered this thread! Now I need to figure out a planting list so...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-18-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 142,481
Posted By nwilso20
How long did you grow your UG and HC in your...

How long did you grow your UG and HC in your emmersed set up before adding it into the tank?
Forum: Tank Journals 03-18-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 142,481
Posted By nwilso20
Very nice! Amazing job.

Very nice! Amazing job.
Forum: Ponds 03-18-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,295
Posted By nwilso20
Could anyone identify the plants in these? I'm...

Could anyone identify the plants in these? I'm trying to come up with a planting list for a barrel.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-13-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By nwilso20
Its just a small internal filter: ...

Its just a small internal filter:
http://www.aquariumconnection.com/detail.php?ID=36947

http://www.aquariumconnection.com/alssimages/OE8609.jpg
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-13-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By nwilso20
-waves-

Hey all!

My names Nick,

Been a long time lurker on the forum, but finally getting around to posting a bit.

Hope to talk and learn a lot more here!

I just listed my shrimp bowl in the Nano...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-12-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By nwilso20
Thanks! It really doesnt need the filter in it,...

Thanks! It really doesnt need the filter in it, but after I re-did the bowl, I stuck it in there because it was in a cycled tank, wanted to make sure the bowl kept going strong.


I also found...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-12-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By nwilso20
Another Walstad Method bowl

In December, I set out to set up an overgrowl jungle like shrimp bowl. I had it sitting on my desk at work for about 2 months, then brought it home so that I could redo the substrate.

Equipment:...
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