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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-16-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,915
Posted By Phantomic
I had an issue similar to NaH2O where I added the...

I had an issue similar to NaH2O where I added the dirt, put on a temporary cap of light oil-dry and filled the tank all the way immediately. After a few minutes the dirt started to bubble through the...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-15-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Phantomic
Trimmed the rotala, its a shame to throw out such...

Trimmed the rotala, its a shame to throw out such a great plant. Might do a ROAK next time it needs a trim.

Also started to work on positioning the plants into more intricate rows, i'm gonna see...
Forum: Equipment   01-09-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Phantomic
Cleaning the diffuser in a bleach solution...

Cleaning the diffuser in a bleach solution similar to recharging purigen for a few hours would kill anything thats growing on the diffuser. Just make sure to thoroughly rinse it and soak it in a bath...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-08-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Phantomic
29G High Tech Dutch-ish work in progress

Haven't posted in a long time, and i've been lurking around for a few months now, so I thought i'd start a tank journal for my 29 gallon Dutch. Perhaps in the future i'll make a new thread for my...
Forum: Equipment   03-28-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Phantomic
Would a welding regulator work properly?...

Would a welding regulator work properly? Otherwise i saw a beer regulator for $47 on amazon and wanted to know if it would work. Amazon.com: Kegco Premium Pro Series Dual Gauge Co2 Draft Beer...
Forum: Equipment   03-28-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Phantomic
I must say that they are very expensive due to...

I must say that they are very expensive due to the industrial use for them, but i can check the wholesale prices and if they are within reason then ill pull the gun. If its only a small discount then...
Forum: Equipment   03-28-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Phantomic
Which Co2 Regulator is Adequate

I can get co2 regulators for wholesale prices from McMaster Carr from a relative that works there. They have a small selection of regulators but i don't know which one if any would work for an...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-31-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Phantomic
Those are just genetics. Many of my cherries have...

Those are just genetics. Many of my cherries have the same white strip.
Forum: Lighting   09-13-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By Phantomic
Yes, it should cover the 6 inches on each side,...

Yes, it should cover the 6 inches on each side, but you have to try to figure it out.
Forum: Fish   09-13-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By Phantomic
Sorry for replying to an old thread, but no...

Sorry for replying to an old thread, but no gouramis do not eat plants at all, they will only pick at the algae growing on it.
As for gourami's as i fish, i would highly recommend them for a SE...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-28-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Phantomic
12 days shouldn't be anything bad. Your shrimp...

12 days shouldn't be anything bad.
Your shrimp should be able to find some form of biofilm in the tank to keep them from starving.
But, as somewhatshocked said, leaf litter or indian almond leaves...
Forum: Fish   08-11-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Phantomic
One word of advice on the Spirulina 20 is that it...

One word of advice on the Spirulina 20 is that it falls apart very fast and can lead to an algae bloom. Just be sure to feed small portions, unless you have bottom feeders that will eat it up fast.
Forum: Fish   08-11-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Phantomic
I personally never have used vitamins. I believe...

I personally never have used vitamins. I believe that as long as they have a balanced healthy diet, vitamins and supplements aren't necessary. This is almost like for us humans how if we eat well and...
Forum: Fish   08-08-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Phantomic
3 Gourami's together is pushing it, especially...

3 Gourami's together is pushing it, especially being the same species fights would break out like crazy.

I would get 1 sunset gourami (beautiful fish), 5 panda cories, big school of neons, 5 or so...
Forum: Fish   07-18-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Phantomic
They said that he became very overweight, but he...

They said that he became very overweight, but he must of not been eating chocolate for long enough to do anything really serious.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-18-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,004
Posted By Phantomic
The Monster Ray alongside the Ray 2 really make...

The Monster Ray alongside the Ray 2 really make the colors pop! Great job!
Forum: Lighting   07-18-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By Phantomic
The Odyssea 48" Dual T5 should work just fine for...

The Odyssea 48" Dual T5 should work just fine for only $60. I have the 24" version over my 29 gallon and it's the best light fixture ive ever owned!

heres a link:...
Forum: Fish   07-18-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Phantomic
Intervention: The story of Gary the Giant Gourami

*I don't know where to put this thread, but putting it in the fish section seems about right, if not then a mod can move it.*

I ran across this site the other day talking about a Giant Gourami...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-18-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,681
Posted By Phantomic
I have almost the exact same situation as you! My...

I have almost the exact same situation as you! My 29 is just a plant hoard at this moment, but im gonna set up a 40b pretty soon. The 40b will be very planned out and will finally be a real scape...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-18-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 24,183
Posted By Phantomic
Did the substrate release tannins into your...

Did the substrate release tannins into your water? I need to find a way of reducing my PH without tannins.
Forum: Substrate   07-12-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By Phantomic
I personally wouldn't do so. Aquasoil is...

I personally wouldn't do so. Aquasoil is basically the same thing as dirt, just rolled up into little balls. I would go all Aquasoil, or MGOCPM with a sand or gravel cap. I don't even want to imagine...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-11-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,761
Posted By Phantomic
Very impressive! I would leave it as is and let...

Very impressive! I would leave it as is and let the plants grow out and do their thing!
Forum: Plants   07-11-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 895
Posted By Phantomic
The only plants that i have had die on me were...

The only plants that i have had die on me were ones that were sick or never did well in my tank. The oldest plant i own is a 5-6 year old Crypt and it shows no signs of slowing down!
Forum: Equipment   07-09-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Phantomic
If your still looking for good LED lighting then...

If your still looking for good LED lighting then i would suggest getting the Finnex Ray 2. It is only $30 more than the Marineland, but is much brighter and is great for plants.
Here is a link:...
Forum: Fish   07-09-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By Phantomic
Liquorice Gourami

Liquorice Gourami
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