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Forum: Lighting 02-27-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Sakmeht
I have the exact lighting you're talking about...

I have the exact lighting you're talking about and it has wire extenders that come out from the side and rest on the rim of the tank. I certainly wouldn't trust a cat on it though. My tank is open...
Forum: Lighting 02-27-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Sakmeht
Hi, I also use the Coralife over my low light 30...

Hi, I also use the Coralife over my low light 30 gallon. Two T5NO bulbs - I usually get my stuff from Foster&Smith or BigAls.
Forum: Plants 02-26-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By Sakmeht
Ok, so upon some research looks like the Hygro...

Ok, so upon some research looks like the Hygro corymbosa that I have is a big K hog, hence the holes and melting in my crypt leaves.

Macros are on order!
Forum: Plants 02-26-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By Sakmeht
Melting crypts/new plants

Hey all,

Has anyone had their crypts start melting when you've added new plants? They were thriving until I added some Hygro corymbosa, water sprite, and Ludwigia repens - I added a little extra...
Forum: Fish 02-26-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By Sakmeht
Good luck finding females! Maybe it was just me,...

Good luck finding females! Maybe it was just me, but it seems like all I ended up with were males. When getting them young it's a bit hard to differentiate between the sexes.
Forum: Aquascaping 02-19-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 905
Posted By Sakmeht
Here's a pic of my setup and thanks for the links...

Here's a pic of my setup and thanks for the links - I'll check them out!
Forum: Plants 02-18-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By Sakmeht
I do a lot of herbal remedies and I would say go...

I do a lot of herbal remedies and I would say go for it. Usually if using fresh material you double the amount used (versus dried) so something like a tablespoon fresh chopped versus 1/2 tablespoon...
Forum: Lighting 02-18-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Sakmeht
Awesome! I'm feeling good about it then. Just...

Awesome! I'm feeling good about it then. Just need to start accumulating what I'll need for this tank. It's going to be awhile, though. :(
Forum: Aquascaping 02-18-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 905
Posted By Sakmeht
Definitely having a black background will help,...

Definitely having a black background will help, for sure. :)
Forum: Plants 02-18-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,106
Posted By Sakmeht
Try nepenthes Hamata if you're going to have high...

Try nepenthes Hamata if you're going to have high humidity... It's the pic in my avatar and here's a link, too... very cool looking traps.
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Forum: Aquascaping 02-17-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 905
Posted By Sakmeht
Pics of planted tanks with overflows

I have a drilled 75 gallon with an overflow in the back right corner and am looking for some inspiration. I was wondering if those of you who have tanks like this would post some pics of how you work...
Forum: Lighting 02-17-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Sakmeht
Thanks so much - I'll definitely give that a try....

Thanks so much - I'll definitely give that a try. Now I've just got to figure out where I'll put my asian pitcher plants!
Forum: Lighting 02-17-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Sakmeht
Well, it's this style hood (we got it from Home...

Well, it's this style hood (we got it from Home Depot). It's just one big reflector basically for 4 bulbs. I guess if it's too much light I could just remove a bulb. Ignore the white t-12 lighting...
Forum: Lighting 02-17-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Sakmeht
4 t8's over 75 gallon

I'm going for low to medium light - really don't want to do CO2 but might in the future. Not crazy about dosing except for some excel or comprehensive once in awhile. So I've had these 3 t12's over...
Forum: Fish 02-16-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By Sakmeht
Well, I bought 6 praecox about two weeks ago and...

Well, I bought 6 praecox about two weeks ago and my tank is an open top. Haven't had any jumping issues yet. Now I'm a little worried!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-16-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By Sakmeht
Cool, thanks for the ideas - I'll try fabric...

Cool, thanks for the ideas - I'll try fabric first since I have plenty of that hanging around! ;)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-16-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By Sakmeht
Cheap black background ideas

I currently have a background that has plants on it, but want to try a black background. I once tried black construction paper and didn't like the way it looked. I know I could paint it or use that...
Forum: Fish 02-14-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 832
Posted By Sakmeht
On second thought, #2 just might be a hybrid...

On second thought, #2 just might be a hybrid blood parrot cichlid.
Forum: Fish 02-14-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 832
Posted By Sakmeht
#1 looks like a blue spot gourami, #2 is maybe a...

#1 looks like a blue spot gourami, #2 is maybe a kissing gourami and #3 looks like a gold gourami... #4 almost looks like a jack dempsey but I'm not sure on that one. The school of fish might be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-14-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,075
Posted By Sakmeht
Yeah, I hear complaints about the electric bill,...

Yeah, I hear complaints about the electric bill, too. Not as much now that we have three kids - we went from 9 tanks to 1 when I gave birth to our first child. The withdrawl was pretty bad but hubby...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-13-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,075
Posted By Sakmeht
Amusing family conflicts with our hobby...

Thought there may be others out there with some amusing/exasperating incidents. Granted, I'm just getting into this hobby, but it's already started! LOL

So I'm in the kitchen dumping some peat...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-10-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 718,470
Posted By Sakmeht
This tank is about a year and a half old and the...

This tank is about a year and a half old and the picture really doesn't do it justice. I'm very proud of where it is right now. I've gone through plant deaths, deficiencies, cyanobacteria, BBA, and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-27-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By Sakmeht
I use it for my carnivorous plants. Never...

I use it for my carnivorous plants. Never thought about using it for my tanks! Thanks for the idea! :)

By the way, don't use rainwater off the roof. Even in a heavy rainstorm if you let it run...
Forum: Lighting 02-24-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By Sakmeht
I guess I'd rather err on the side of caution. I...

I guess I'd rather err on the side of caution. I like the sound of having maybe the 4 T5NO bulbs and having them on individual switches. Maybe doing 3 on most of the time with the 4th added for a...
Forum: Lighting 02-22-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By Sakmeht
Hi, I'm still getting conflicting info on...

Hi, I'm still getting conflicting info on lighting. Was planning to go with the 2 single T5 HO bulbs spaced apart about a foot like Hoppy suggested above, but was informed by Laureleep that this...
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