The Planted Tank Forum - Search Results
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 79
Search took 0.14 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Joe Schmoe
Forum: Lighting 02-29-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By Joe Schmoe
LED lighting that *doesn't* grow plants?

I know that's kinda the opposite of what we normally look for, but bear with me. I just reduced my photoperiod from 10 to 8 hours (two 55W T5s on a typically-sized 55 gal tank) to deal with some...
Forum: Lighting 09-07-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Looking for a 2-wire version of this to replace a...

Looking for a 2-wire version of this to replace a couple from an older AH Supply kit... http://www.hellolights.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=536...
Forum: Lighting 09-07-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Thanks, but I couldn't find what I was looking...

Thanks, but I couldn't find what I was looking for at any of those sites. Maybe I should have specified that I was looking for the corded rubber endcaps?
Forum: Lighting 09-07-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Where to get 2-wire CF endcaps??

I'm having trouble finding a somewhere other than AH Supply to pick up a pair of the 2-wire straight pin CF endcaps for the Workhorse ballast - preferably somewhere that sells bulbs too. Any...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2007, 06:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,782
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Yo-yo and Clown loaches emptied my 125g that was...

Yo-yo and Clown loaches emptied my 125g that was overrun with snails. They make a snapping noise with something in their mouths as they eat. I picked up a couple larger mystery snails the other day...
Forum: Fish 12-16-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By Joe Schmoe
A worm bloom??? (pics)

Did a large water change and ended up with a tank full of very tiny worms. It's hard to pin down where they came from. Were they in the tank to begin with and were disturbed into the water column...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2004, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By Joe Schmoe
The "GDominy' water change valve...

I don't know if he GDominy came up with this, but it was his post that prompted me to try this out.


Good eye.. yes they are... I had them sitting around and it seemed perfect for the job......
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-24-2004, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,172
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Large tank? Clown loaches. Smaller tank? Yo-yo...

Large tank? Clown loaches.
Smaller tank? Yo-yo loaches.

Clown loaches have dessimated the snail population in my 125. It doesn't happen overnight, but it does happen. I haven't actually seen...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-27-2004, 03:43 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 44,048
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Cool idea....

Cool idea. http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif

Does the ball-valve leak when it's closed?
Forum: Tank Journals 11-23-2004, 03:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By Joe Schmoe
After 15 years of fishkeeping...I never really...

After 15 years of fishkeeping...I never really had Rainbows. I took them as colorful, hardy, active midwater fish...and they turned out to be just that. There was that incident where they went...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-22-2004, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Update... It's been a while since I posted...

Update...

It's been a while since I posted an update. I've made a few changes here and there...added the black background, got rid of the Rotala bush, changed the fert regimen which the Java...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-25-2004, 02:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By Joe Schmoe
HA!! I still don't know what I'm doing....

HA!! I still don't know what I'm doing. :icon_bigg My Anubias nana don't grow much...only 1 scraggly looking leaf every once in a while, and some of the Crypts don't want to grow. That...and I've...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-22-2004, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Here's a new pic that is at FULL-RESOLUTION. You...

Here's a new pic that is at FULL-RESOLUTION. You can click on the small version below for a ~5MB 2 picture panorama of the tank. Keep in mind that seeing the tank at this resolution is like taking...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-19-2004, 01:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,072
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Here's the real test....how many pics did you...

Here's the real test....how many pics did you take to get that one good shot?? :proud:
Forum: Tank Journals 07-13-2004, 02:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Thanks for all of the kind words. ...

Thanks for all of the kind words.




I have to cut things back every 3-4 weeks. Mostly the Rotala, Green Hygro and the Anacharis. I'm not regulating the flow at all.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-12-2004, 06:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By Joe Schmoe
They are 404s. The sterilizer is on the output of...

They are 404s. The sterilizer is on the output of one. I use it when adding new fish, after a pruning or after a water change.

The day I added the sterilizer......
Forum: Tank Journals 07-12-2004, 05:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By Joe Schmoe
As you can see below...the Rotala has seen better...

As you can see below...the Rotala has seen better days. To trim it, I've just been cutting the tops off and throwing it out. I know that's not the way to do it, so since it looks pretty shabby right...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-12-2004, 03:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By Joe Schmoe
The work in progress continues (125 gal).

Before...
http://mysite.verizon.net/res7weom/1tank71104.jpg
After...
http://mysite.verizon.net/res7weom/2tank71104.jpg

I realize the tank isn't exactly the epitome of perfection than many of...
Forum: Lighting 07-01-2004, 02:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Thanks. The camera overemphasized the colors a...

Thanks. The camera overemphasized the colors a bit...but I suppose that's not a bad thing.
Forum: Lighting 06-30-2004, 03:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By Joe Schmoe
OK...first impressions. Biggest improvement is...

OK...first impressions. Biggest improvement is the amount of contrast between the plants and gravel. Instead of having green plants, and green-tinted gravel, I now have green plants and more natural...
Forum: Lighting 06-30-2004, 03:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Ordered them on Sun., received them on Tues....

Ordered them on Sun., received them on Tues. That's nice.
These are the 9235K bulbs (pink) from Atlanta Lights, a 6700K bulb (green) from AH Supply, and a 10,000K bulb (light blue) from...
Forum: Lighting 06-27-2004, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Looks to be pretty strong in the green... ...

Looks to be pretty strong in the green...
http://aquariumpros.com/images/products/lights/8800K.gif
I'm trying to get away from the green hue. Have you seen these in person?+

Nevermind...I just...
Forum: Lighting 06-27-2004, 03:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By Joe Schmoe
*WHITE* 96W PC bulb pics...

(see bottom for pics)

Square pin. Anyone have any recommendations?? Be specific (brand & color temp.) please.:proud: Thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2004, 03:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Thanks. Another question. I leave the lights off...

Thanks. Another question. I leave the lights off until about 1pm. Should I also run the pump when the lights are off...during the day?? Stupid question, but just curious.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-24-2004, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Fish gasping in a non-CO2 setup...

I'm puzzled by this. I woke up before my lights turned on the other day to find many of my fish near the surface and breathing really hard. They don't display this type of behavior while the lights...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 79

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 08:41 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012