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Forum: Equipment 10-08-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By AkCrimson
Amazon Prime baby! Free 2 day shipping. I'm...

Amazon Prime baby! Free 2 day shipping.

I'm sending the old one back and ordering a new one. I've had it running for about 3 days and my plants are already showing new growth so that's a good...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By AkCrimson
Ok, so I'm going to order a timer eventually, and...

Ok, so I'm going to order a timer eventually, and send my current regulator back. Hopefully the new one gets here fairly soon

Have no fish currently, merely a handful of plants.

Sent from my...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By AkCrimson
Do I need to turn it off at night? Thanks,...

Do I need to turn it off at night?

Thanks, I think I may have cranked the needle valve too hard so I'm going to see about getting a replacement

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By AkCrimson
How sensitive are needle valves in general? For...

How sensitive are needle valves in general? For example if I put too much pressure when turning the knob to the off position? Hubby says they're really sensitive

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337

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Forum: Equipment 10-05-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By AkCrimson
First time using regulator - some questions

Hi there, I just set up my aquatek mini c02 regulator and I have some questions.

Firstly, do I need to turn it off at night, or when the lights are off?

Secondly, the needle valve seems to be...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-10-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By AkCrimson
Another question, my lighting is 4x 18w t5ho. Two...

Another question, my lighting is 4x 18w t5ho. Two ballasts for two bulbs. So 2 bulbs gives me 1.8wpg. All 4 gives me 3.6 Should I buy a timer for both ballasts and run the full wpg for 4 hours or...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-05-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By AkCrimson
GRRRrr, bad GH/KH kit

I ordered a GH KH test kit from Amazon. Just used it today and it's total nonsense. I tried each test several times with the same results. GH never turned color no matter how many drops I put it in,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-05-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By AkCrimson
The problem is, as I am sure you well know, that...

The problem is, as I am sure you well know, that a lot of my plants are gonna melt since they're all new. I thought it might be beneficial to at least have some dosing and c02 to help them acclimate....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-05-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By AkCrimson
Going on vacation for 2 weeks

Hi there, today I am planting my high-tech 20g aquarium. Unfortunately it's bad timing on my part as I'm leaving the state on the 13th for 2 weeks. I'm going to have a friend come over and watch my...
Forum: Fish 08-02-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By AkCrimson
26g stock, what do you think?

I will be starting up a 20g high light, heavy planted nature style tank soon. The filter and substrate will be installed today and I'll order plants in a couple weeks. I hope to have fish in a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-17-2011, 05:40 PM
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Views: 621,258
Posted By AkCrimson
I have the best boyfriend EVER! He got me a...

I have the best boyfriend EVER! He got me a black Fluval Edge for my birthday...it was 99.99 and we got the floor model so she knocked off 25 bucks so it was only 75$! Woop!!

I've been...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-10-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,115
Posted By AkCrimson
The lilaeopsis kinda just....went away, so I...

The lilaeopsis kinda just....went away, so I pulled the remainder out and swapped it for HG...we'll see what I am getting myself into soon enough...

It's pretty sloppy right now but I'm barely...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-10-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,383
Posted By AkCrimson
A couple messy pics from this morning... ...

A couple messy pics from this morning...

http://i879.photobucket.com/albums/ab359/AkCrimson/Tanks/IMG_4551.jpg

One of the happy residents. ...
Forum: Fish 08-10-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By AkCrimson
Doesn't sound like breeding behavior to me. Did...

Doesn't sound like breeding behavior to me. Did you notice any other behavior like courtship or bubblenest building??

Anyway, here is a crappy pic of the babies this morning. Mommy was guarding...
Forum: Fish 08-10-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By AkCrimson
I'm a Gourami Mommy! QUESTION!!

Well my Gold Gouramis have spawned again. Turned on the tank this AM to see a billion little swimmies. I wasn't aware they were going to be successful this time, their bubble nest was really tiny. ...
Forum: Algae 07-30-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By AkCrimson
Oh god, I HATE HATE HATE this stuff. It grows so...

Oh god, I HATE HATE HATE this stuff. It grows so fast and takes over my tank in a matter of days. I just pulled out all my stemmies and manually removed a golfball sized hunk of it. Took a few...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-30-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,004
Posted By AkCrimson
Okay so this half moon is proving very hard to...

Okay so this half moon is proving very hard to work with. BUT it's alright right now. I really really like the color the LEDs give, but it's very dark. I've been thinking about trying to find some...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-30-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By AkCrimson
Hah, I SHOULD carry a monopod, but I don't. Not...

Hah, I SHOULD carry a monopod, but I don't. Not yet. Spent all my money on the lens and body lol. Body is an EOS 50D, lens is the 100-400L. It's a beast, the lens alone is 3lbs.

The last 3...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-30-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By AkCrimson
If it's half as nice as your 30 it will be...

If it's half as nice as your 30 it will be amazing! Looking forward to pics!

Any plans for Fauna?

I'm not much of a planner myself. I buy things and throw them together as I get them with...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-30-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,351
Posted By AkCrimson
Love the tank! Someday I will have a cube...so...

Love the tank! Someday I will have a cube...so many possibilities with that depth! You've done a really nice job with it...

I'm doing DIY right now, can't wait until I can afford to go...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-30-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By AkCrimson
Alaska Birding

I've gotten more and more into birding over the years....this spring I bought a 100-400L lens...here are some pics from May/June for anyone who is interested in wild birds...

A Sandhill Crane...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-30-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,115
Posted By AkCrimson
Well I had two Apistos in this tank and they...

Well I had two Apistos in this tank and they promptly died in one week. I moved the CPDs into a 5.5. Luckily my LFS is fabuloso and is going to give me some more Apistos free of charge.

Moved...
Forum: Aquascaping 07-30-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By AkCrimson
Plants never grow even....

Am I the only one who suffers this??? My plants (mainly I am referring to stems such as ludwigia, bacopa, cabomba, etc.) never grow evenly. I've got two stems of Bacopa that are at least an inch...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-29-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By AkCrimson
Yep! Just be patient. Mine didn't do jack at...

Yep! Just be patient. Mine didn't do jack at first and I was bummed...now my black eco-complete is half tan colored with snail shells!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-29-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,383
Posted By AkCrimson
Think RCS would eat eggies, though? Since my...

Think RCS would eat eggies, though? Since my CPDs are scatters. Plus they are too expensive here.

I've got about 8 trillion ramshorn in my 29....

theblondskeletons HG package got in today! ...
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