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Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-31-2013, 01:54 AM
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Posted By mikielh1984
Thank you. It means a lot to hear that. It's been...

Thank you. It means a lot to hear that. It's been a work in progress for a while now and I finally feel that it's getting to where I want it to be.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-31-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By mikielh1984
Low-Tech Planted Discus Tank

Hello Planted Tank,

It's been a while since I last visited as I took a hiatus from keeping up with my 80g tank. Now that it's up and running with my happy discus I thought I would share and get...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-16-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By mikielh1984
Bamboo Jungle - 7.5 Mr. Aqua Cube

I got an extra tank for my roommate and wife to build but my roomie is now moving out so I am keeping the tank. With that being said I wasn't happy with how the purple bamboo was doing in my 12G Long...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-02-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,404
Posted By mikielh1984
Great job! It's definitely obvious that you are...

Great job! It's definitely obvious that you are growing as a scaper! Can't wait to see where else you take it!
Forum: Tank Journals 08-02-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By mikielh1984
Thanks Chris! Really appreciate it!

Thanks Chris! Really appreciate it!
Forum: Tank Journals 08-01-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By mikielh1984
They don't like black BG's but unfortunately a...

They don't like black BG's but unfortunately a skinny guy like myself doesn't have much way to move an 80g tank far enough to replace it hahah.

As for the price I got mine pretty cheap on...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-01-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By mikielh1984
You definitely did Paul. Since we first talked I...

You definitely did Paul. Since we first talked I have successfully taken 6 1 inch sized discus up to 3-4 inch sized discus and sold 2 of them off. All while keeping them in a planted tank.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-01-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By mikielh1984
Thanks so much for the comments!!! I appreciate...

Thanks so much for the comments!!! I appreciate it and really care for my fish as much as I can.

As for the cory's here is what I currently have in the tank:

Emeralds
Pandas
Sterbais
Juliis...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-01-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By mikielh1984
Thanks Paul not sure if you remember me but I...

Thanks Paul not sure if you remember me but I actually asked you several questions when I first got into the hobby and it was very helpful on my path to creating happy healthy discus!!! Thanks for...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-01-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By mikielh1984
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Tank Journals 08-01-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By mikielh1984
Thanks Steven, I agree about the substrate...

Thanks Steven,

I agree about the substrate switch. Discus really seem to react to the colors in the tank and were never as bright with the black sand. Once I switched they always seem brighter and...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-01-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By mikielh1984
80 Gallon Discus Tank

Hey TPT,

I have been working on this tank for a while now and have recently updated it so I thought I would give you a breakdown of my tank and where it came from and where it is now.

Tank...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-01-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,839
Posted By mikielh1984
Tanks like this just make me jealous!

Tanks like this just make me jealous!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-21-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,659
Posted By mikielh1984
Update! I got my Anubias in and finally got...

Update!

I got my Anubias in and finally got it added to my tank and driftwood. The Barteri is attached at the base of the large piece of driftwood while the Nana is attached to the branches.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-20-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,659
Posted By mikielh1984
Hey Paul! What would you suggest with the...

Hey Paul! What would you suggest with the background? Any links to show what exactly you are talking about?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-20-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,659
Posted By mikielh1984
75 Gallon Discus Tank Remodel

So I got tired of having my discus always looking dark and not showing their colors in my original setup. See below.

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo147/MikielH/IMG_0267.jpg

This made me...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-29-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By mikielh1984
I have some plants suggested for 80 and I have my...

I have some plants suggested for 80 and I have my tank around 82 and I see constant growth. As long as you are going extreme with it you should be fine.

I would just keep an eye out to see if you...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-29-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,628
Posted By mikielh1984
Yeah I know a few that keep them locally here in...

Yeah I know a few that keep them locally here in LA that keep them at 80 just so they can keep any plant but I prefer 82-84. I feel like that is a comfy temp for them and they seem happy!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-29-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,628
Posted By mikielh1984
That is an absolutely gorgeous tank you have....

That is an absolutely gorgeous tank you have. Hopefully you got a good deal on it! I got my setup from craigslist as well and got a really good deal on my 75gal. Since I have spent plenty of money on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-29-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By mikielh1984
Hey Greg, Good luck I am going through my...

Hey Greg,

Good luck I am going through my first true planted tank with my 75 Gal. I can't wait to see what you come up with. I am not the most knowledgable here by any means but would be glad to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-29-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,706
Posted By mikielh1984
Thanks JMR!

Thanks JMR!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-28-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,706
Posted By mikielh1984
I just bought a Hydor Koralia 750. Do you think...

I just bought a Hydor Koralia 750. Do you think that it will be to strong in a Discus Tank?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-27-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,706
Posted By mikielh1984
Thanks! I think the last thing I want to buy is...

Thanks! I think the last thing I want to buy is some Anubias nana for the big driftwood. I think it would look good.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-27-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,706
Posted By mikielh1984
I also just added some Crypt Parva to the bottom...

I also just added some Crypt Parva to the bottom right. Hopefully it will carpet out nicely.

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo147/MikielH/IMG_0252.jpg
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-25-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,706
Posted By mikielh1984
Weekend Update. I rearranged the plants in...

Weekend Update.

I rearranged the plants in the tank, added some Giant Hygro and some Jungle Val, removed the bubble bar for now and added a black background. Still think we are on the right track!...
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