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Forum: Tank Journals   09-04-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,723
Posted By Walleye
Your tank is looking real good! Can't wait to...

Your tank is looking real good! Can't wait to see it with the plants grown in
Forum: Algae   08-28-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Walleye
I had a new tank going with lots of plants. CO2...

I had a new tank going with lots of plants. CO2 and lights, but I did not dose for the first couple weeks. Then I dosed once with Flourish and got a huge outbreak of brown hair algae. Very ugly.
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Forum: Fish   08-28-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,802
Posted By Walleye
I've kept Gold Gouramis in a couple different...

I've kept Gold Gouramis in a couple different tanks over the years.

Currently, I have a 75 gallon with 5 Golds (2 male, 3 female). They chase each other, but nothing aggressive and no fighting. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-26-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,630
Posted By Walleye
From what I have read, and as you mentioned in...

From what I have read, and as you mentioned in your original post, the plants seem to need lots of CO2. I am purchasing a pressurized CO2 setup next week and will be running it heavily for the first...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-26-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,630
Posted By Walleye
I am just over 2 weeks into a DSM on a 75 gal. ...

I am just over 2 weeks into a DSM on a 75 gal. Glosso, DHG, Anubias, crypts, and some Peacock Ferns all seem to be doing well.

I have a glass top on the tank and it keeps the humidity in nicely. ...
Forum: Aquascaping   06-17-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,308
Posted By Walleye
I think some people are drawn to smaller tanks...

I think some people are drawn to smaller tanks for various reasons and other people are drawn to larger tanks for various reasons.

I don't think the hobby would be very enjoyable if you had to...
Forum: Aquascaping   06-12-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By Walleye
Beautiful tank! I am also setting up a 75 -...

Beautiful tank! I am also setting up a 75 - currently just a few days into dry start. Where did you get your s. repens from? I have been looking for some
Forum: Tank Journals   06-08-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By Walleye
This project is officially DEAD! The 55 gallon...

This project is officially DEAD!
The 55 gallon was pretty dirty - it was rode hard and put away wet... (as they say). I used a razor blade to clean off hunks of old grime (probably algae) and mucho...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-03-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,723
Posted By Walleye
Cool dimensions for a tank! Take your time...

Cool dimensions for a tank! Take your time coming up with a great aquascape as this tank could be very amazing!
Forum: DIY   06-03-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,305
Posted By Walleye
It might work for a 25 gal... maybe depends on...

It might work for a 25 gal... maybe depends on how often you want to clean it. Try it and see! Or, if you have a pump that can handle the work, maybe hook 2 of these things together
Forum: DIY   06-03-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,305
Posted By Walleye
the one greenpointer linked has 3/4"...

the one greenpointer linked has 3/4" inlet/outlet
Forum: DIY   06-03-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,305
Posted By Walleye
I just bought that exact filter to use for a...

I just bought that exact filter to use for a cerges co2 reactor. It could certainly be used as a canister filter with the addition of that down tube from the outlet. You might even want to run it...
Forum: Aquascaping   05-31-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Walleye
It has been about 2.5 weeks of soaking and...

It has been about 2.5 weeks of soaking and several of my pieces have water-logged and sunk. Several pieces are floating, but floating pretty low in the water. And a few small pieces are resisting...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-30-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,639
Posted By Walleye
I am setting up a tank I have not used in awhile....

I am setting up a tank I have not used in awhile. I decided to go with freshwater and plants. I need to buy a CO2 system for it... I have been looking and have found many options cheaper than $1000.
Forum: Aquascaping   05-26-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By Walleye
I agree with Archimedes - the first few without...

I agree with Archimedes - the first few without the stuff on the right. The one stick on the right is not too bad, but the later pics with all the stuff on the right seems to get a little crowded......
Forum: Tank Journals   05-26-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 14,879
Posted By Walleye
Your tank looks great! Truly an inspiration! I...

Your tank looks great! Truly an inspiration! I will be DSMing a 55 gal in a few weeks so I really enjoyed following your experience
Forum: Equipment   05-25-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,195
Posted By Walleye
Great info in this thread! Thanks Diana (and...

Great info in this thread! Thanks Diana (and others) for taking the time to explain the cycling process.

I have a question regarding the Dry Start Method for plants. My understanding is the...
Forum: Aquascaping   05-24-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By Walleye
That looks really cool - I like your "roots"...

That looks really cool - I like your "roots" idea. It will be fun to see this evolve!
Forum: Tank Journals   05-19-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By Walleye
Progress is going to be slower than I...

Progress is going to be slower than I expected.... :( I have a lot of interesting driftwood, but it is all floaters. I am currently soaking them in a bucket, but they have not water-logged yet.
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Forum: Aquascaping   05-19-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Walleye
thanks izabella! I will continue to soak them...

thanks izabella! I will continue to soak them for up to a couple weeks or a month. I am going to gather local rocks then and if the wood has not become water-logged, I will use rocks to help weigh...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-19-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,628
Posted By Walleye
Your tank looks great! I love the frogbit!

Your tank looks great! I love the frogbit!
Forum: Tank Journals   05-18-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,822
Posted By Walleye
That looks really cool! Looking forward to...

That looks really cool! Looking forward to seeing more pics. Good luck with the experiment! :)
Forum: Aquascaping   05-17-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Walleye
Driftwood questions

I ordered a box of driftwood pieces from a guy for about $20. These are various small pieces he picked up off a beach somewhere. Some branches and some small (hand-sized) pieces. Some pretty...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-17-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By Walleye
Beautiful tank - good job! Those angels must be...

Beautiful tank - good job! Those angels must be in heaven! :)
Forum: Tank Journals   05-16-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,473
Posted By Walleye
Looks good Zuni! I'll be following along as I am...

Looks good Zuni! I'll be following along as I am setting up a planted 55 also - I have a tank journal going on it.

I almost went with Eco-Complete but at the last minute chose FloraMax. I am...
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