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Forum: Lighting 08-10-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Smalltank3
Yeah I was afraid the plant grow bulbs would be...

Yeah I was afraid the plant grow bulbs would be too low in spectrum and have a yellow color. And yes I believe the leg kit is an extra $10. Well worth it. Thank you!
Forum: Lighting 08-10-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Smalltank3
*He :) macclellan: I was looking around the...

*He :)

macclellan: I was looking around the forum for 75g set ups last night and found that one was very pleased with Catalina and their product. I found and bookmarked that exact fixture you...
Forum: Lighting 08-10-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Smalltank3
Thank you so much for explaining this all to me,...

Thank you so much for explaining this all to me, The only lights I've dealt with in the past are 10w CF bulbs I used on my ten gallon a couple years ago. The idea of 3 separate fixtures sounds best,...
Forum: Lighting 08-09-2010, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Smalltank3
How to properly light 75g?

Hey guys, I recently received a 75g from my aunt who's moved all her golfish to her outdoor pond. I want this tank to be planted, and want around 2-3 watts per gallon. The light fixture she had is a...
Forum: Fish 08-08-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Smalltank3
Kojack: Yeah my LFS has them at around 40 dollars...

Kojack: Yeah my LFS has them at around 40 dollars each, but they are cool!
Buster: Thanks! Yeah, I'm beginning to see that there are many more options going with a community tank.

The tank is...
Forum: Fish 08-08-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Smalltank3
haha I love oscars! Yeah on another forum,...

haha I love oscars!

Yeah on another forum, a guy put his bala in his outdoor pond because it outgrew his 75 gallon tank, but I thought that just might have been a freak bala shark. I'm really...
Forum: Fish 08-07-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Smalltank3
Back into the hobby...bigger tank

This is my first time posting here in a while..about 2 or 3 years since I got out of the hobby. Instead of a 10g tank, a relative of mine gave me a 75g tank and I'm ready to get back into it! This...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-03-2008, 03:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By Smalltank3
Cycling is taking place in my tank:) Ammonia:...

Cycling is taking place in my tank:)
Ammonia: 0ppm *went down*
NitrIte: 0.5ppm *went up after ammonia went down*
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-01-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,452
Posted By Smalltank3
Wow, thanks everyone! This tank is fully...

Wow, thanks everyone!

This tank is fully stable, it has been set up for about 9 months. I do plan in the future, if every thing goes fine in my 1g, that I will have shrimp in this tank with the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-30-2007, 01:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 941
Posted By Smalltank3
Definately looks like a CRS...

Definately looks like a CRS...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-30-2007, 12:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By Smalltank3
Ammonia!

The Nitrogen Cycle has started in my tank:) I just tested for Ammonia and it is currently at 0.25ppm.

Just a little update:)

Smalltank
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-29-2007, 03:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By Smalltank3
Thanks for the heads up, I'll keep testing:) ...

Thanks for the heads up, I'll keep testing:)



Thanks, and if you read what I said earlier, that's exactly what I'm doing:icon_roll

Smalltank
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-28-2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By Smalltank3
Well my betta is in for his third day, showing no...

Well my betta is in for his third day, showing no signs of stress. I've tested every day for Ammonia and NitrItes, including today, and they're both at zero. I added about a dixie cup full(Those...
Forum: Algae 12-28-2007, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,213
Posted By Smalltank3
Looks like staghorn. Nasty:(

Looks like staghorn.


Nasty:(
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-28-2007, 01:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By Smalltank3
Plants

Went to the LFS today for my 5g, and put the extra Hornwort I didn't need for the 5g went into here. Also added 2 more Watersprites, and some Dwarf Hairgrass. The Betta from the 5g is in here cycling...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-28-2007, 12:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,452
Posted By Smalltank3
Plants and Excel

Today I had the time to go to my LFS to pick up what I wanted. I got a bottle of Flourish Excel, 1 bunch each of Hornwort and Rotala Wallachii, and a small Anubias Nana. For the excel, directions say...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-27-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By Smalltank3
Wow, why didn't I think of that before^^^^ I...

Wow, why didn't I think of that before^^^^

I think I'll just let it cycle with the betta, and I'll test the water later today for Ammonia.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-27-2007, 04:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By Smalltank3
Yeah, I thought that would be easier then...

Yeah, I thought that would be easier then fishless cycle. Acclimating him now and putting in some Dwarf Hairgrass:) I will update with parameters when first signs of Ammonia are showing up.
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-27-2007, 04:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,452
Posted By Smalltank3
Wow, thanks for the heads up. When I had my 10g...

Wow, thanks for the heads up. When I had my 10g planted, it was going great until massive amounts of staghorn algae took over forcing me to tear it down and not use it. I hated every minute of it. I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-27-2007, 04:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By Smalltank3
1g Shrimp Tank Journal

Hey PT! I just started up an extra 1g tank I had laying around and decided to make a shrimp tank. As of right now, It holds 100% natural spring water from a natural spring close by. I used this water...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-27-2007, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 909
Posted By Smalltank3
Alright, I'll make sure it will be fully cycled...

Alright, I'll make sure it will be fully cycled before adding any shrimp. Yeah I know, at my LFS they sell Ghosties 3/99.

I think my shrimp may have died because of the amount of copper in my...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-27-2007, 03:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,452
Posted By Smalltank3
New Light!!!

Tank Update:
Wooo! I got my new hood all refurbished by my brother for Christmas! Right now, I have a total of 40w over the tank. Everyone said the hairgrass might not grow, but the good news is, is...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-27-2007, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 909
Posted By Smalltank3
Do Ghost Shrimp need a complete cycle?

I just set up my 1g today, using water from a natural spring instead of the water at my house. I've read that shrimp will do fine in natural spring water, so I thought I'd give it a try using a spare...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2007, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By Smalltank3
Nano Glass Diffuser

Well, I want to upgrade up Co2 diffusion from just the tube going into the intake of the filter to a nano glass diffuser. I plan on buying this one:
Nano Glass Diffuser...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-19-2007, 04:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,051
Posted By Smalltank3
Yes, the only reason that I'm upgrading my...

Yes, the only reason that I'm upgrading my lighting is because the hood is already built! Otherwise, yeah lots of work.
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