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Forum: Tank Journals 03-13-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,234
Posted By Whiskey
Speaking of blowing your buget, I would really...

Speaking of blowing your buget, I would really aim for the 5 lb tank option over paintball. It is much better supported, and you really blow through the paintball tanks fast. This system will pay...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-12-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,234
Posted By Whiskey
I'm glad more of the CO2 helped!! Good move on...

I'm glad more of the CO2 helped!! Good move on reducing the light a bit too. These things are really more of a balancing act than anything.

In time if you can upgrade to pressurized CO2 you may...
Forum: Lighting 03-07-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By Whiskey
I'm actually running T5's HO's and one of them I...

I'm actually running T5's HO's and one of them I popped the reflector off to lower the PAR on my 75.

With no reflectors I was getting 40 par at tank bottom with only white panted wood above both...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-06-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,234
Posted By Whiskey
I'd say your biggest problem here is CO2, those...

I'd say your biggest problem here is CO2, those ladder defusers are really innificant, and it's a largish tank for one of those.

If I were you I would do one of two things.

1. Reduce the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-06-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Whiskey
Superglue is fine in a tank, I used to use it in...

Superglue is fine in a tank, I used to use it in my reef to glue live corals to rock underwater, I did once have a shrimp glue itself to the base of a frag though. That is always a risk lol.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-08-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By Whiskey
You are not the only one!!! I did this once too,...

You are not the only one!!! I did this once too, and felt terrible. I think my fish died of the choramine though, or the temp shock of going from a 84 deg discus tank to a 50-60 deg toilet. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-08-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,500
Posted By Whiskey
I have a cheap battery powered air pump. My...

I have a cheap battery powered air pump. My little shrimp tank would be fine without power for a couple days, and I imagine the discus would too, but I'd throw the airstone in there just to be safe....
Forum: Lighting 10-25-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,004
Posted By Whiskey
With no CO2 I've had great luck shooting for...

With no CO2 I've had great luck shooting for around 20 par at the substrate, and adjusting up or down from there based on algae as the tank matures.

If it were me I would probably keep 2 fixutres...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,755
Posted By Whiskey
I have an Ecco pro 2234 (I think) and it is dead...

I have an Ecco pro 2234 (I think) and it is dead quiet too - it made a little noise as it broke in but after that nothing. It is quieter than the Fluval 204 that sits next to it for sure.

I also...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-24-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 190,581
Posted By Whiskey
I'm going to raise this thread from the dead! ...

I'm going to raise this thread from the dead!

This is one of my all time favorite tanks, I remember reading that it got something like 10 PAR for 8 hours per day, then a burst of 50 for 3 hours. ...
Forum: DIY 10-21-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,039
Posted By Whiskey
If it were me I would probably nail from the...

If it were me I would probably nail from the front with glue on the back. Fill the holes with wood filler, and use the thin pant to touch up over it.

That way you don't need to goop the thin...
Forum: Plants 10-20-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By Whiskey
HC can actually grow anchored to driftwood - not...

HC can actually grow anchored to driftwood - not many people do it but it looks cool when it's done. I'm sure it will anchor to the lava rock as well.

Whiskey
Forum: Lighting 10-20-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By Whiskey
Thank you!! I entered it in the AGA competition...

Thank you!! I entered it in the AGA competition this year, I hope they think so too :)

Whiskey
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-20-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Whiskey
I have a 75G tank with a serious scud invasion, I...

I have a 75G tank with a serious scud invasion, I dosed normal dosage about 10 times, though only one week of that was the dosing every other day.

I still find those little buggers in my filter,...
Forum: Lighting 10-20-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By Whiskey
I have a low tech shrimp tank where the lights...

I have a low tech shrimp tank where the lights are on from 7AM-10AM off from 10AM-5PM then on from 5PM-10PM then off from 10PM to 7AM. I've been running it that way for about a year, it was mostly...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-17-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By Whiskey
Aqua soil is the best substrate I have used in a...

Aqua soil is the best substrate I have used in a low tech tank. I won't use anything else now.

In my 10 and 2 g it took about 3 weeks to finish the cycle enough that I was comfortable adding...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-09-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By Whiskey
I once had a ton of trouble with fish, I suspect...

I once had a ton of trouble with fish, I suspect it was low 02 due to an obsessive desire not to offgas CO2. This caused stress.

How is your surface agitation?

Whiskey
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By Whiskey
For my setup I have about 3 days left when that...

For my setup I have about 3 days left when that gauge starts to change, so Yes, I would say it is useful.

It tells me I need to change the tank,.. If all I had was the low one I might not know...
Forum: Photography 10-03-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,488
Posted By Whiskey
That is an amazing shot! Whiskey

That is an amazing shot!

Whiskey
Forum: Lighting 10-02-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By Whiskey
I agree. I have 2x54W Tek T5 with the...

I agree.

I have 2x54W Tek T5 with the reflectors over a 75G tank and I have 100 PAR at the substrate measured with an Apogee Par Meter.

With no Co2 you want to be aiming for closer to 20 PAR.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-25-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By Whiskey
Great advice, I mistakenly did a 25% water change...

Great advice, I mistakenly did a 25% water change a while back with the GH being just 1 degree off because of a reminirizing mistake and I killed all my CRS. Slow is the key.

I never change more...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,717
Posted By Whiskey
And you'll soon be taking out the guppies and...

And you'll soon be taking out the guppies and converting to shrimp tank right?!?!?!?

Awesome :)

Whiskey
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-08-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1,617
Views: 848,063
Posted By Whiskey
Thank you Clive! That scape was very much a...

Thank you Clive!

That scape was very much a group effort, the awesome viewers here helped me a great deal in refining it to what you see there. At first it was much more scattered.

The link in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-03-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,432
Posted By Whiskey
When I lived in Phoenix I had 125G tank with 2...

When I lived in Phoenix I had 125G tank with 2 huge Oscars. There was a neighborhood cat that used to come in when the door was open and stare at the fish. It would jump on top of the Oscar tank,...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 932
Posted By Whiskey
I had this same experience, in fact as I was...

I had this same experience, in fact as I was reading this thread I was about to suggest this very thing.

Glad it's sorted out!
Whiskey
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