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Forum: Tank Journals   Today, 04:11 AM
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Posted By Couesfanatic
Looks nice, welcome back.

Looks nice, welcome back.
Forum: Equipment   02-19-2017, 02:12 AM
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Posted By Couesfanatic
Low Iron Rimmed Tanks

Does anyone know of a company who makes low iron rimmed tanks, specifically nanos? I have some Deep Blue Professional, looking for more, thanks.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-02-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Couesfanatic
If you are buying RO water to add after water...

If you are buying RO water to add after water changes, switch to spring water, it has the minerals in it.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-14-2016, 03:05 AM
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Posted By Couesfanatic
Looking nice so far.

Looking nice so far.
Forum: Plants   12-03-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By Couesfanatic
I would let it grow a bit and see what it is....

I would let it grow a bit and see what it is. Part of the difficulty of naming is only having small, freshly planted chunks to see. Let it grow a bit and post more pics.

Bump:

Thanks for the...
Forum: Plants   12-03-2016, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Couesfanatic
Yes, moss like cool water with good flow. Not...

Yes, moss like cool water with good flow. Not required though.
Forum: Plants   12-03-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Couesfanatic
I only see Gibba in the picture, I don't see any...

I only see Gibba in the picture, I don't see any graminifolia. Also some sort of Riccia.
Forum: Plants   12-03-2016, 03:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By Couesfanatic
Looks like Hemianthus micranthemoides/baby tears...

Looks like Hemianthus micranthemoides/baby tears to me.

HM in the back and Monte Carlo in the front in my tank here:

http://i.imgur.com/d06bY21.jpg
Forum: Lighting   11-22-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By Couesfanatic
I have a 2.5 gallon with the stingray clip on. My...

I have a 2.5 gallon with the stingray clip on. My Monte Carlo is nearly carpeted now.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-21-2016, 03:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Couesfanatic
Trim the stems, add a shorter carpet up front.

Trim the stems, add a shorter carpet up front.
Forum: Tank Journals   11-09-2016, 03:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,443
Posted By Couesfanatic
The tank's entire weight is under the hold of the...

The tank's entire weight is under the hold of the screws. Rimmed tanks weight sits on the edges. That weight transfers down into your rectangular shape directly under the tank. This weight is...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-08-2016, 04:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,443
Posted By Couesfanatic
You said if we see any issues then speak up. I...

You said if we see any issues then speak up. I see two main issues:

1. Your stand needs more structural support. The weight of the tank is being held by screws. I would add a piece of wood or two...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-06-2016, 04:47 PM
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Views: 603
Posted By Couesfanatic
looking good already

looking good already
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-06-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By Couesfanatic
How big is the tank? You could fill bucket with...

How big is the tank? You could fill bucket with water and let it sit for a minute or so, then dump that in the tank.
Forum: Lighting   11-05-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Couesfanatic
The 24/7 is fully dimmable.

The 24/7 is fully dimmable.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-03-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,541
Posted By Couesfanatic
looks healthy, nice work.

looks healthy, nice work.
Forum: Tank Journals   11-01-2016, 08:31 PM
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Views: 726
Posted By Couesfanatic
I'm not an engineer but I would swap it out. It...

I'm not an engineer but I would swap it out. It seems like the side pieces of glass would have no support on the bottom, lose some structural stability of the tank. If you can find a yoga mat for...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-01-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Couesfanatic
Excellent work. The hair grass has grown in well...

Excellent work. The hair grass has grown in well and the scape looks nice.
Forum: Tank Journals   11-01-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By Couesfanatic
The tank looks great. I would swap out that mat...

The tank looks great. I would swap out that mat you have under the tank though. It looks like its not quite as wide as the tank? If so then there is no support for the left and right edges.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-31-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Couesfanatic
Here is the best quality tank you can buy around...

Here is the best quality tank you can buy around that size:

ADA Cube Garden Mini M Aquarium (Ultra High Clarity Glass) ? Aqua Forest Aquarium...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-28-2016, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 712
Posted By Couesfanatic
Go as big as you can fit in your stand. You will...

Go as big as you can fit in your stand. You will thank us later. I've done the paintball route. I would only use a paintball system on a 5 gallon or less. A 40 is gunna burn through that paintball...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-28-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,230
Posted By Couesfanatic
Dwarf Sag is a good idea, but it is large looking...

Dwarf Sag is a good idea, but it is large looking plant. Hairgrass will grow but it will take a long time to carpet. I've grown Marsilea Crenata and Monte Carlo, the Monte Carlo is much easier and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-15-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Couesfanatic
No co2 in mine. Just Excel. I plan to mix up some...

No co2 in mine. Just Excel. I plan to mix up some dry ferts, I haven't yet though.

HM works great as a mid ground. Foreground would require some hard trimming and would look large in a small...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-15-2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By Couesfanatic
CPD's are not endangered or sensitive. What about...

CPD's are not endangered or sensitive. What about a group of chili rasboras?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-15-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Couesfanatic
I agree on the Wisteria, it's going to look too...

I agree on the Wisteria, it's going to look too big in there. Maybe add Monte Carlo. I started a 3 gallon a week ago and I am getting fast healthy growth. I'm not a fan of Staurogyne repens in small...
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