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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-23-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By tharsis
I found the perfect light for my next tank

I found the perfect light (http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/gear/a18288/brightest-diy-flashlight-1000-watts-90000-lumen) for my next fish tank, you think it'll be enough for my 10 gallon...
Forum: Aquascaping   11-06-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By tharsis
You could also use a big PVC pipe and glue...

You could also use a big PVC pipe and glue stone/wood etc to i to camouflage it, that way you know it will never shift around on you.
Forum: Tank Journals   11-06-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,933
Posted By tharsis
I realized I am taking too many pics of...

I realized I am taking too many pics of plants....so time for some fish pics! I probably took WAAAYY too many, but I was bored :)

Angel
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Forum: Tank Journals   11-03-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,933
Posted By tharsis
Thanks! So things are growing well, still...

Thanks!

So things are growing well, still pretty algae free except for the anubias. I am getting new leaves pretty regularly though so I just cut off the ones that are getting bad. I added a...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-25-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,933
Posted By tharsis
Thanks, it's slowly coming together! I...

Thanks, it's slowly coming together!

I ordered the LED's, I am going to build a light box for the back of the tank. Probably a couple inches deep, spray pain it white and then lay the LED's...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-21-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By tharsis
Happy Back to the Future Day!

Great Scott! It is October 21st, 2015...the year the cubs win the world series!

I have been re-watching these awesome movies with my kids in honor of today.
Forum: Plants   10-21-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By tharsis
beautiful moss set-up there miamitj, it doesn't...

beautiful moss set-up there miamitj, it doesn't look like java moss at all!

I will pretty much only keep java moss in fry tanks at this point. I have never been able to get it to look nice, it...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-21-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,933
Posted By tharsis
Yeah Kribs are great, I have kept them before. ...

Yeah Kribs are great, I have kept them before. They are pretty similar to rams and apistos in terms of aggression towards each other but they seem a bit more active and adventurous. They flare up a...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-21-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,940
Posted By tharsis
oh man, sorry to hear about all the troubles. I...

oh man, sorry to hear about all the troubles. I hope you have more success with the 20" housing it looks pretty bad ass!

I am wondering if some of your issues is due to not enough plant mass? ...
Forum: Substrate   10-21-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,549
Posted By tharsis
I had a ton of oil in mine, took forever to wash...

I had a ton of oil in mine, took forever to wash it out. I had it in a rubbermaid container with a hose for atleast an hour, constantly stirring the sand to get it all out. Even then I couldn't get...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-21-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By tharsis
LMFAO Things only heard from an aquariast!...

LMFAO

Things only heard from an aquariast! You know you are addicted when...

That being said, the first time a had angel babies was high up on my list of most awesome things as well!
...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-21-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,933
Posted By tharsis
I am definitely going to keep on eye out for a...

I am definitely going to keep on eye out for a sale for them, I have 3 now but want to add atleast 5 more. I want to add a big school of cardinals as well and probably some Kribensis, those guys are...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-21-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,285
Posted By tharsis
Beautiful tank! Reminds me of Tom Barr's 120...

Beautiful tank! Reminds me of Tom Barr's 120 gallon ADA tank!
Forum: Tank Journals   10-20-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,933
Posted By tharsis
Thanks! Yes they are the Denison barbs, I have...

Thanks! Yes they are the Denison barbs, I have seen them with many different names haha. I really like them in a 75 gallon tank, great schoolers and they zip around the tank like fighter jets. And...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-19-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,933
Posted By tharsis
Quick pics taken for posterity. I plan on doing...

Quick pics taken for posterity. I plan on doing a small rescape tomorrow during my water change.
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Forum: Tank Journals   09-17-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,933
Posted By tharsis
I just switched out the whirlpool whole house...

I just switched out the whirlpool whole house filter (from Lowes) for the omni (from amazon) and I notice that it seems to be working alot better.

Alot less bubbles escaping the reactor, I think...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-17-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,940
Posted By tharsis
Looks like it'll be a crypt heaven! Bummer...

Looks like it'll be a crypt heaven!

Bummer about the algae etc, it is a pain to go through new tank syndrome.

What size whole house filter did you get?
Forum: DIY   09-13-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By tharsis
yeah, the aquatek was second hand, it was a throw...

yeah, the aquatek was second hand, it was a throw in from a craigslist purchase. It leaked pretty bad, so I replaced the inner and outer o-rings, which I thought fixed the problem since it didn't...
Forum: DIY   09-13-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By tharsis
So I switched out the aquatek regulator/5#tank...

So I switched out the aquatek regulator/5#tank combo with another milwaukee regulator/20#tank combo that I have on another tank...using the same CO2 line as before and it works fine. I can keep the...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-13-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,933
Posted By tharsis
I have the CO2 with a pretty strong flow right...

I have the CO2 with a pretty strong flow right now so that the CO2 actually enters into the reactor and I am getting bubbles in the tank, so it may not be a good option. I am using it with the 304B...
Forum: DIY   09-13-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By tharsis
Yeah, if I increase the flow (higher than what...

Yeah, if I increase the flow (higher than what you have in your video), it will all go into the reactor, I just don't want a torrent of CO2! I always figured even if I have 1 bubble/sec, it should...
Forum: DIY   09-13-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By tharsis
That is a good point, one that I thought about...

That is a good point, one that I thought about for awhile... which is why I have ordered a clear filter on amazon!

But there are a couple things that make me 'think' that the CO2 isn't entering...
Forum: DIY   09-13-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By tharsis
So this is how it is set-up which has worked well...

So this is how it is set-up which has worked well for me in the past...i think, I may have to go and check the others to make sure, it's been awhile haha.
Forum: DIY   09-13-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By tharsis
yeah, that is how mine is set-up. The air...

yeah, that is how mine is set-up. The air release valve is located by the input.

It is this...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-13-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,933
Posted By tharsis
Thanks! I am using this...

Thanks!

I am using this (http://www.lowes.com/pd_89374-59019-WHKF-DWH_1z10xx3Z1z10w6hZ1z10xci__?productId=1201339&pl=1) one, I wanted a clear one to see if the bubbles are entering or not, but...
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