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 250
Search took 0.21 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: ngrubich
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-22-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 183
Posted By ngrubich
Every once in a while when I unplug my AC for a...

Every once in a while when I unplug my AC for a cleaning, the impeller won't spin when plugged back in. I give the impeller a push start with the tip of a pencil or whatever I have sitting around....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-16-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,085
Posted By ngrubich
Supplement the filter with a small powerhead...

Supplement the filter with a small powerhead aimed just below the surface of the water (just enough to see the water slightly move).

Aim too high and you risk gassing off some of your CO2; aim too...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-13-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By ngrubich
You could always use a green shower pouf and...

You could always use a green shower pouf and stretch it over the moss and rock, and tie it off on the underside.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-12-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By ngrubich
I take it you are going to make some holes in the...

I take it you are going to make some holes in the ship like it hit something underwater and sank?

I think it would look cool if you tattered up the sails a bit (and maybe even break a mast?) to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-11-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By ngrubich
Check out some options on this old thread: ...

Check out some options on this old thread:
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=78015

It seems that either cranking up the CO2, breaking down the tank / freezing the tank, or adding...
Forum: Plants 04-11-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By ngrubich
What do you mean by dips? As in, dips for new...

What do you mean by dips? As in, dips for new plants to avoid other situations like this? If so, I've had great success with alum baths for getting rid of snails and snail eggs. For algae and...
Forum: Fish 04-10-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By ngrubich
I have no experience with them, but check out...

I have no experience with them, but check out these threads:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=165664
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=180892
Forum: Plants 04-10-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By ngrubich
Your best bet (if you don't want to break the...

Your best bet (if you don't want to break the tank down and move everything after cleaning, etc.) would be to increase the water level or trim the plants at the surface so the watermeal is by itself....
Forum: Plants 04-10-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By ngrubich
I'm sure that statement will upset some people...

I'm sure that statement will upset some people :hihi:. I've read countless threads with a lot of people basically arguing with each other that there is / is not a difference between the two.

With...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 236
Posted By ngrubich
What fish / plants do you plan on keeping in the...

What fish / plants do you plan on keeping in the tank? You may not need to go with that high of a powerhead if the plants / fish don't like lots of flow.

I know a lot of people like to use HOB...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-09-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,339
Posted By ngrubich
I've always been a fan of large rock formations,...

I've always been a fan of large rock formations, especially with fish and / or shrimp that love to hang out in them.

Do you have something against the glass to cushion the rocks, or are the rocks...
Forum: Fish 04-08-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By ngrubich
http://www.cichlidae.com/article.php?id=368 ...

http://www.cichlidae.com/article.php?id=368

That's the same link I put on your other thread. The author states they had free-swimming fry on the 5th day. In my experience, the eggs hatch between...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-08-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By ngrubich
This ^ x1000.

This ^ x1000.
Forum: Fish 04-02-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By ngrubich
Refer to this page for some pictures and a...

Refer to this page for some pictures and a timeline:

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:lq73kfZzETgJ:www.cichlidae.com/article.php%3Fid%3D368+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us

I had...
Forum: Fish 04-01-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By ngrubich
What are your nitrates reading?

What are your nitrates reading?
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By ngrubich
^ I also second the 2L soda bottles.

^ I also second the 2L soda bottles.
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By ngrubich
Yes, it is safe for your fish once cured. Once...

Yes, it is safe for your fish once cured. Once cured it is inert (AKA chemically inactive). I don't see how the epoxy would even touch any water in the setup anyways.
I don't have a tube of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By ngrubich
I use Matrix in my AC30. If you wanted some...

I use Matrix in my AC30.

If you wanted some finer filtering, you can always put a Fluval sponge pre-filter on the intake tube of the AC filter. I have one on my tank that I clean off once a week...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By ngrubich
Epoxies are inert once cured, but if you wanted...

Epoxies are inert once cured, but if you wanted to be extra careful, just look on the packages for the one that says it is safe for potable water (WaterWeld, I believe).

Why don't you just use...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 03-31-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By ngrubich
Looks great! What plants do you have in there?

Looks great! What plants do you have in there?
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By ngrubich
Those won't work if you need a grounded outlet. ...

Those won't work if you need a grounded outlet.

I have used a Belkin surge protector in the past (ex. Amazon.com: Belkin 12 Outlet Home/Office Surge Protector with Phone/Ethernet/Coaxial...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-30-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By ngrubich
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=492473

or

http://www.aquariumadvice.com/forums/f20/diy-pond-snail-trap-126550.html

or just using a piece of lettuce/zucchini/etc. in the...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By ngrubich
Why not just get some timers and plug them into a...

Why not just get some timers and plug them into a powerstrip / surge protector?
Forum: Fish 03-30-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 316
Posted By ngrubich
Open the blinds in the room to let some sunlight...

Open the blinds in the room to let some sunlight in? Unless there was a storm, then yea, you can light some candles. Maybe even some stress-release candles? lol

In my experience, GBRs won't really...
Forum: Lighting 03-30-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,010
Posted By ngrubich
My roommate had a 400W MH above his 90 gallon...

My roommate had a 400W MH above his 90 gallon tank that was converted from saltwater to fresh. You can buy the lamps from 1000bulbs in the grow section of the site for pretty cheap. That thing grew...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:30 AM.


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