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Forum: Tank Journals 01-09-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 63,723
Posted By travis
Update

Here is the latest pic of the tank. I apologize because it was taken with my cell phone camera. I will get a better one soon. I have untold numbers of Ps. demasoni, with fry everywhere. They are...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-11-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 63,723
Posted By travis
My server was down for a while but the images...

My server was down for a while but the images should be back up now. The tank has now been up for over five years now and I will post some new pics soon :icon_smil
Forum: Tank Journals 08-11-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By travis
I just came across this thread and am curious to...

I just came across this thread and am curious to know how things worked out in the long run. The tank pics look great btw :icon_smil
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-08-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By travis
ADA's Phyton Git and ECA smell like Liquid Smoke...

ADA's Phyton Git and ECA smell like Liquid Smoke to me. Haven't tried any on a burger though . . . yet.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-08-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,627
Posted By travis
If you don't have a pot large enough to boil it...

If you don't have a pot large enough to boil it you can run it through a dishwasher on the 'Hot' cycle several times. Although not as effective as boiling, it will help. Good luck.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-02-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By travis
Cardinals and rummynose tetras come from warm...

Cardinals and rummynose tetras come from warm South American waters and do best at temps of 78-84F, even up to 90F if you wish to stimulate breeding activity, therefore they may not be the best...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-26-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By travis
I suspect you may have another type of Limnophila...

I suspect you may have another type of Limnophila that is also sold as L. aromatica. The red type pictured above is sometimes sold as Limnophila hippuroides or Gratiola officinalis and it takes...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-25-2008, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,627
Posted By travis
IME grapewood does not sink easily so I usually...

IME grapewood does not sink easily so I usually cheat and screw it to a piece of slate to hold it down. All of the grapewood I've used gets a white fungal growth after a few days submersed. It can...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-21-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 37,727
Posted By travis
This is Nigel. He's a year-old basenji/terrier...

This is Nigel. He's a year-old basenji/terrier cross and kind of a ham.

Getting ready to go outside - his favorite thing!
http://dump.fibervault.com/Nigel_02_x1024.jpg

Going for a truck ride...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-21-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,353
Posted By travis
Very nice! It's great to see more planted...

Very nice! It's great to see more planted African tanks.

I've found that mbuna will leave most plants alone as long as they have no algae growing on them. My mbuna rarely damage any of my plants...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-20-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By travis
Just came across this thread and thought I'd...

Just came across this thread and thought I'd throw in my experience with moss and mbuna. I have had no luck so far. Mbuna are algae grazers and, though they don't necessarily eat moss, delight in...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-28-2008, 06:06 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 63,723
Posted By travis
Sorry for no updates recently, I've been busy at...

Sorry for no updates recently, I've been busy at work building a 190G planted discus display and have not had much time to work on my mbuna tank. I'm done with the setup of the display tank at work...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By travis
OK, it's up and running. Ditched the V-7 pipes,...

OK, it's up and running. Ditched the V-7 pipes, drilled the back, and put in two intakes with strainers. They're invisible behind the plants and perform very well. This thing puts out some serious...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By travis
Building a Display Tank

I'm in the process of building a new planted display tank for the LFS that I manage. I have a good idea of what I would like to do with the hardware and fishware involved in this project but I...
Forum: Fish 06-14-2008, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,405
Posted By travis
Thanks guys. I really appreciate the advice. ...

Thanks guys. I really appreciate the advice.

Debbi, your post was incredibly informative. Hearing from someone with experience like yours is exactly what I was hoping for.
Forum: Fish 06-14-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,405
Posted By travis
They are coming from a local breeder here in...

They are coming from a local breeder here in Denver and a private breeder in Arizona.
Forum: Fish 06-14-2008, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,405
Posted By travis
LOL - I manage a reef and planted tank specialty...

LOL - I manage a reef and planted tank specialty store so fortunately everything will be at wholesale prices.

Love the Dr. Seuss quote btw :icon_wink
Forum: Fish 06-14-2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,405
Posted By travis
Companion Fish for Discus Tank

I will be setting up a 190G planted display tank (60"x24"x30") which will be designed to house discus and tonina-style plants. I have a few species of soft/warm water fish that I am planning on...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-08-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 144,809
Posted By travis
That's excellent Steve. You've probably got the...

That's excellent Steve. You've probably got the most well-documented (and easily the most interesting) tank plumbing in the history of personal freshwater aquariums. It looks like you used Visio or...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-04-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 64,966
Posted By travis
Very nice looking. You forgot to mention ADA...

Very nice looking.

You forgot to mention ADA Riccia Rocks and, I'm guessing, Riccia Line ;)
Forum: Tank Journals 04-30-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 64,966
Posted By travis
I think you're really going to like the color of...

I think you're really going to like the color of those 8000K MH bulbs. I've set up a couple tanks using the 150w version and there really is no other bulb with color anything like it. They're as...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-24-2008, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By travis
I allow the plant to put out as many leaves as it...

I allow the plant to put out as many leaves as it wants to, trimming only the older, decaying leaves as close to the base of the rosette as possible. Some of the stems are easily 3/8" in diameter...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-23-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By travis
Lotus Flower

I've had a Nymphaea zenkeri 'Red' (Red Tiger Lotus) flowering in my tank for about a year now but I've never gotten any good pictures of the inflorescence because it is a night-blooming plant and I'm...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-11-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 144,809
Posted By travis
Steve, I'm curious about the psi needed to inject...

Steve, I'm curious about the psi needed to inject ferts into your pressurized return line. Do the peristaltic pumps provide all the pressure necessary?
Forum: Tank Journals 03-23-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 144,809
Posted By travis
Steve, this is definitely one of the best threads...

Steve, this is definitely one of the best threads I've ever read here on PT. I'm just now realizing that I've spent most of the night poring over the details of your amazing setup. You've done an...
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