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Forum: Tank Journals   03-26-2016, 11:28 PM
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Views: 11,227
Posted By yondertank
Gorgeous fish and tank!

Gorgeous fish and tank!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-10-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By yondertank
What is your past experience with aquariums, any...

What is your past experience with aquariums, any of them dirt? What type of CO2 are you running? Practically speaking it will be a big pain to switch substrates after you establish the tank, so you...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-06-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By yondertank
I like what you have done so far! I am interested...

I like what you have done so far! I am interested to see how it grows out and you shape it. I think a nice chunk of java fern would look good in the back. Alternatively having a light color, large...
Forum: Photography   05-29-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,659
Posted By yondertank
That angel is gorgeous, great photo of it.

That angel is gorgeous, great photo of it.
Forum: Photography   05-29-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By yondertank
Your plants look healthy and like they are...

Your plants look healthy and like they are getting new growth, good job there and I like that the large stones match with the substrate. I get a bit distracted with aquariums that do not have...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-31-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,175
Posted By yondertank
Have you changed out your CFL bulbs since you got...

Have you changed out your CFL bulbs since you got them back in 2012? I am wondering how the long those are supposed to be used before replacement.
Forum: Plants   03-27-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By yondertank
It seems like a deficiency of sorts to me and...

It seems like a deficiency of sorts to me and then snails or something ate away the decaying plant material. It reminds me of an instance when one of my anubias was struggling and it was because of...
Forum: DIY   03-13-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By yondertank
I view "industry standard" as a vague term...

I view "industry standard" as a vague term meaning they aren't doing anything special that deviates from common practice and it seems like there are a lot of 0-10v dimming solutions out there so I'll...
Forum: DIY   03-13-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By yondertank
What about their statement of using industry...

What about their statement of using industry standard dimming protocols bothers you?
Forum: DIY   03-13-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By yondertank
Light controller for a BML MC series that dims to 0%?

Hello All,

I am wondering if any of you have built a DIY light controller for the new MC series from buildmyled. The MC series of lights have 3 channels which dim to 0% (the other lights only go...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-07-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By yondertank
Looks good, I really like the stones you are...

Looks good, I really like the stones you are using.
Forum: Lighting   03-03-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By yondertank
Jeff - That is good to know they use Li-Cor....

Jeff - That is good to know they use Li-Cor. Based on that link I previously posted the Li-Cor and Apogee are pretty similar so I may go with the Apogee to save money unless there is another major...
Forum: Lighting   03-03-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By yondertank
PAR meter for a BML fixture (LED)?

Hello,

I was wondering if any of you had a recommendation for a well rounded PAR meter that would reasonably measure the BML MC series lights?

It seems like the Apogee and Li-Cor are the...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-23-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,517
Posted By yondertank
I really like where you are going with your...

I really like where you are going with your hardscape. I look forward to seeing how that develops. Curious to see how the back right holds up over time (as in erosion).
Forum: Tank Journals   02-21-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,374
Posted By yondertank
Beautiful Betta. What are your thoughts on...

Beautiful Betta. What are your thoughts on getting some floating plants for her?
Forum: Tank Journals   02-16-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,581
Posted By yondertank
I just got a 65 gallon, it is 36" long by 18"...

I just got a 65 gallon, it is 36" long by 18" wide by 24" tall, so similar dimensions to your 180. I followed the BML guidance which was 2 x 36" to achieve high par at the bottom. I haven't tried it...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,593
Posted By yondertank
Yea, they won't eat your plants. They become...

Yea, they won't eat your plants. They become snacks for your fish if you crush them inside the tank.

I am interested to see how your layers of the ADA substrate behave over the next few months. I...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,593
Posted By yondertank
You are off to a nice start, the dimensions of...

You are off to a nice start, the dimensions of the 65 gallon should be good for a planted aquarium they are deep and tall.

Regarding your 4-5 snails you see... I would work to remove those ASAP,...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-17-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,224
Posted By yondertank
Your crinum looks fine to me. I had one...

Your crinum looks fine to me. I had one successfully in my tank for about 3 years before giving it away and your planting depth seems the same as mine.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-07-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,669
Posted By yondertank
Nice tank - it is fun to change it up over time....

Nice tank - it is fun to change it up over time. I was looking at the picture of the betta you took back in March and that was a beautiful fish. What ended up happening to it?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-15-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By yondertank
When I did my first DIY CO2 I under estimated the...

When I did my first DIY CO2 I under estimated the importance of a check valve and once my first CO2 batch died out and the pressure was low in the CO2 bottle the tank water siphoned back out and...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-15-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By yondertank
Thanks mitch and glenn! watercage - My...

Thanks mitch and glenn!

watercage - My light fixture is defective, technically both sets of lights are on for 8 hours a day BUT one of the lights randomly turns on and off. I have 3 bulbs 100% of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-13-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,587
Posted By yondertank
Moving and work have been the two biggest...

Moving and work have been the two biggest contributors to me stopping and starting. When you move things are very hectic, you have to tear down your tank and the time or focus isn't there to set it...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-07-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By yondertank
Here are some updated pictures: ...

Here are some updated pictures:

http://lucas.roode.net/gallery/var/resizes/Arrested-Development---40-gallon-planted-aquarium/2013/01-08-13a.JPG?m=1357597043
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Forum: Tank Journals   01-02-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,745
Posted By yondertank
The hardscape and the stand are top notch. I like...

The hardscape and the stand are top notch. I like the idea of having a single species of a low carpet plant - this tank has a lot of possibilities in what you can do. I would consider doing a moss...
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