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Forum: Other Websites   07-10-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,199
Posted By heavyD
Unhappy Pending Orders.................

I placed my order on July 3rd, paid for 2-day UPS air delivery. I posted earlier in the thread that I had not recieved anything over the weekend, and so I called yesterday (Monday) morning and the...
Forum: Other Websites   07-08-2007, 02:31 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,199
Posted By heavyD
Wink Experience

I have been fortunate that all of my transactions over about a 3 year span have gone off without a glitch with the exception of a minor delay once or twice. I have purchased all of my CO2 equipment...
Forum: Algae   09-10-2006, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,541
Posted By heavyD
Gw

Go with the UV sterilizer if you can. that will do the job, and you can keep the UV sterilizer on hand for future needs or keep it running all of the time.
Forum: Other Websites   08-25-2006, 05:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,176
Posted By heavyD
Exclamation Aquaspot order

If you want very detailed information about my experience, not that I am more special than anyone else, go check out my thread on APC in regard tio buying HC from Aquaspot. If you just ordered 2...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-06-2006, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By heavyD
New Photos

Okay, I have today off so I am messing around with my camera trying to figure out how to take my best photos. Here comes a few more.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-06-2006, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By heavyD
It is a hemainthus micranthemoides, sometimes...

It is a hemainthus micranthemoides, sometimes called baby tears. Amano used it a lot in his early nature aquariums. I don't know that he still does, but it is a great plant. I actually just cut it...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-06-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By heavyD
Cool 90 Gallon Set Up

I set up a 90 gallon planted tank last November. After months of moving stuff around and trying to learn what grows best in my water here, I am starting to organize plants, well, sort of.... I...
Forum: Plants   07-04-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By heavyD
I tried this plant a year ago and had the same...

I tried this plant a year ago and had the same experience then about 2 months ago I picked some up on a deal and it has been stunning. It stays a nice dark bronze - reddish color with short, dense...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-29-2006, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By heavyD
A total self-contained system with predator, food...

A total self-contained system with predator, food source and food processor.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-24-2006, 05:45 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 34,984
Posted By heavyD
Beautiful. Have you thought about using the old...

Beautiful. Have you thought about using the old black wood from ADA? I know that the ADG in Houston carries it. You can see it on their website. It looks incredible. I saw some at the Dallas Ft...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-20-2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By heavyD
Hoppy, I have chased the green dust and...

Hoppy,

I have chased the green dust and spot monster for a while. Scrape it off, watch it grow back. I read your post a few days ago about how it has a life cycle and the spore just float...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-20-2006, 12:32 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 85,616
Posted By heavyD
dosing pump

It's called a rotary peristaltic pump. The rotary mechanism gently pushes fluid through the system. They also come in another form called linear peristaltic. That is a mechanism that requires you...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-14-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By heavyD
Thumbs down HC missing

I started a similar thread on another forum about these guys when they started to make noise about their operation and capabilities to ship international without risk. The missing element of that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-07-2006, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By heavyD
Water Temp

I have an interesting situation regarding heat. I live in Dallas, Texas and the temp here has averaged around 95 degrees for the past few weeks, hitting well into the 100's yesterday. I have...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-03-2006, 04:41 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 85,616
Posted By heavyD
Smile 16 x 4

Wow, seeing someone IN THEIR TANK to carve out the substrate is an awe inspiring sight. It also looks like you took down 3-4 trees for the driftwood display. The wood looks high end specialty...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-02-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By heavyD
HC cooked

Yeah, I hate running the fan 24/7, but if I don't I risk a temperature surge into the low 80's just as you experienced. Low 80's will cook the moss if left there for a day or two. The cooling system...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-02-2006, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By heavyD
Thumbs up JBJ Nano

Funny coming across this because I got frustrated with mine, same 6 gallon size, and had it set up as a reef tank! I converted it to a freshwater shrimp tank. I have flourite base, 2 small pieces...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-30-2006, 04:57 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 102,942
Posted By heavyD
Thumbs up Rotala

Wow, your tank and plants are stunning. I just read through the entire thread and I am in awe of someone having material and resources like that to work with and not the least to mention, the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-10-2006, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By heavyD
Congratulations...... do you still have the...

Congratulations...... do you still have the endlers? They will eat, if they have not already, any babies unfortunate enought to bump around out in the open at the wrong time. had to take them out...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-15-2006, 04:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By heavyD
Update on your Amanos

I just added 10 to a nano tank that has been set up for a few months. I am dosing it with the Red Sea CO2 set up, PH hovers around 6.6 - 6.8, temp. 77 - 80. I just put them in today and they look...
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