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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-06-2009, 04:16 PM
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
British Cichlid Association Spring Convention 2009

http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f69/PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn/BCA_Spring_2009_001.jpg (http://britishcichlid.com/)

click on the picture to visit the BCA website, where more information will be updated as...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-25-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
one of the 5 shrimp that live in there ...

one of the 5 shrimp that live in there

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Forum: Tank Journals 11-24-2007, 10:29 PM
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
the tank is about 8 months old or so. [edit]...

the tank is about 8 months old or so.

[edit]

I lie, its about 6months old with current plants, was running for a couple months with very poor planting

heres an old post for before and after...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-24-2007, 09:37 PM
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
no tech 6g planted tank

http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f69/PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn/PB234882-01.jpg

12" cube. 11w pc bulb that's it

1" layer of John Innes #3 loam based potting compost,
sprinkling of crushed coral
1"...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-27-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
kept M. praecox before. however under the old...

kept M. praecox before. however under the old tank lighting they never looked that special (unless I got real sunlight in the tank (which involved removing curtains and mirrors n stuff)) and their...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-27-2007, 01:46 AM
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Views: 721
Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
nope. the Geos are moving out (to their own...

nope.

the Geos are moving out (to their own 45g which'll be lots of wood and a few swords and some vallis, lots of open sand)

then I'm getting a load of otos and tetras, maybe another ram (have...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-27-2007, 12:30 AM
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
my 50g corner tank, with SA cichlids

http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f69/PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn/P9274095.jpg

the specs.

Juwel standard filter, Fluval 204
72w T5 luminaire, (3*24w) 2 Giesemann midday and 1 generic bulb (that is...
Forum: Lighting 09-21-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
this was the reply back I got from them. ...

this was the reply back I got from them.



but no details with regard light output or colour temp( as I'd requested)

I've used 1w lights over a 50g once the 4 of them made a nice moonlight...
Forum: Lighting 09-21-2007, 01:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
LED bulbs

I'm talking about halogen replacements.

these (http://www.androv-medical.com/product/24/full-spectrum-led-halogen-replacements) are the bulbs i was looking at.

Obviously their not optimised...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-11-2007, 01:31 AM
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Views: 331,081
Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
50 coolies or so.... some loaches would be...

50 coolies or so....

some loaches would be cool, though what sp i dont know, clowns i think would get a bit big (not sure what their like with little fish at the bigger sizes, read a think about...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-10-2007, 01:24 PM
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
with the rummy noses being in there i think...

with the rummy noses being in there i think adding a pictus would be asking for trouble. I know it only gets to 5", however I've found that rummy noses are very slender and are therefore suceptable...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-14-2007, 09:29 PM
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
just as a note, I had some "ramshorn" snails *i...

just as a note, I had some "ramshorn" snails *i put that in brackets cause i dont think they were.

first off they stripped all the plants from the tank (given than supposedly ramshorns are plant...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-10-2007, 01:58 AM
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
have you thought about adding some shelves to the...

have you thought about adding some shelves to the back, so you could put smaller plants at the back there

personally i like the wood like that, and would try and get a fem more pieces that match...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-08-2007, 07:19 PM
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
given you went with sand as a top layer, I would...

given you went with sand as a top layer, I would REALLY consider some smaller stingrays (the tanks big enough for large 1s, however if you choose smaller ones you can both have more, and have more...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-17-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
i've used them (well others of a similar makeup)...

i've used them (well others of a similar makeup) in tanks before. the red is more apparnt in the photos than it is in real life. best i can tell is their granite (thats what the rest of the order...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-17-2007, 12:08 AM
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
found. sort of their left over from a large...

found. sort of

their left over from a large order bought to build the house with (stone clad on the front) so there was a pile of left over stones.

unfortunatly i dont have anything the same...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-16-2007, 08:30 PM
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
working out the hardscape

I have a 20"by10"by10" tank that i wish to do up in sort of an Iwagumi type style.

currently the tank is occupied so i cant muck around with hardscape at the moment. however i can show the rocks...
Forum: Fish 07-10-2007, 04:47 PM
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Views: 2,668
Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
mikrogeophagus, look for good quality strains...

mikrogeophagus, look for good quality strains (they'll cost more, but wont die off ) bolivians are hardier, but not as colourful.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-06-2007, 03:53 PM
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
i have a 2year old brother, who can allready...

i have a 2year old brother, who can allready pronouce several latin names for the fish.

give it another year or so and he'll be helping do waterchanges. does the occasional feeding allready.
...
Forum: Fish 07-05-2007, 10:11 PM
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
thats with all fish, you can have fish that are...

thats with all fish, you can have fish that are supposedly peaceful (white cloud mountain minnows for instance) that will go on the rampage in the tank harrasssing tankmates to the extreme, and then...
Forum: Fish 07-05-2007, 02:23 AM
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
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Forum: Fish 07-05-2007, 01:44 AM
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Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
you recon 4 in a 12"*12"*12" tank is feasable. ...

you recon 4 in a 12"*12"*12" tank is feasable.

wondering how much i trust the walstad method, think i will shove a filter in there then, though probably a DIY nano canister
Forum: Fish 07-05-2007, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,339
Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
Trichopsis pumilus/ sparkling gourami

i assume thats the true latin name from the research i've done.

would these be ok with some medium sized amanos. (id guess they're about 1-1.5") i cant see a reason why they wouldnt be, given...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-30-2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 331,081
Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
what have you got for a substrate in the tank, i...

what have you got for a substrate in the tank, i just went through all 15 pages and didnt see that specified.

as for what fish. whats the water parameters, and what sort of temprature do you get....
Forum: Substrate 06-29-2007, 03:17 PM
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Views: 2,371
Posted By PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn
I have used them in a malawi tank, unfortunatly i...

I have used them in a malawi tank, unfortunatly i have lost fish due to them getting stuck

even in alkaline water the shells get brittle enough for you to snap with your fingers, and they are...
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