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Forum: Tank Journals 11-20-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,028
Posted By TheBigSleep
Hah sorry I've been really bad about remembering...

Hah sorry I've been really bad about remembering to take pictures. I'll try to post something this week, should have some time with the holiday weekend!
Forum: Plants 11-13-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By TheBigSleep
Thanks for the responses! Happy to report that...

Thanks for the responses! Happy to report that the Pothos has been acquired, Home Depot had a splendid little pot of it for right around $10 that will yield more cuttings that I could ever use. ...
Forum: Plants 11-13-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By TheBigSleep
Thanks, for some reason Home Depot never occurred...

Thanks, for some reason Home Depot never occurred to me! I tried calling Agway and they said they don't have it at the moment (no one in New England stocks plants going into winter) but I'll check...
Forum: Plants 11-13-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By TheBigSleep
Where to buy Pothos?

Research has indicated that a houseplant called Pothos grows well underwater, and I'd love to add some to my tank - I'd like to avoid ordering it and so far I haven't found any local stores that...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-25-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By TheBigSleep
Reddit appears to be crashing again & I'm losing my mind

Hi all

As the title states, Reddit appears to be overloading & crashing again. This happened earlier in the week due to cloud issues, apparently. Anywho I'm at work, have some time to kill, and...
Forum: Fish 10-16-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By TheBigSleep
I've got a single fancy male at the moment, used...

I've got a single fancy male at the moment, used to have a bunch of fancies a few years ago and also bred feeders for my sliders & snapping turtle. The snapper would befriend guppies just like your...
Forum: Fish 10-15-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By TheBigSleep
Hmmm.... When you say "bring the tank back to...

Hmmm.... When you say "bring the tank back to life", what are you looking to do exactly? Add movement/color? Revamp your own interest in it? Step up the level of difficulty/challenge? Change the...
Forum: Fish 10-15-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By TheBigSleep
Did you get all of the guppies from the same...

Did you get all of the guppies from the same source? Were the guppies quarantined / well-acclimated to the tank prior to adding them? IMO if one succumbs that quickly in an established tank with...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-12-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,856
Posted By TheBigSleep
Somehow missed this journal until now, but wow! ...

Somehow missed this journal until now, but wow! Truly a gorgeous tank, I love the rooty feel of the wood - bravo!
Forum: Tank Journals 10-12-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,028
Posted By TheBigSleep
Whelp, I've been bad about taking photos and...

Whelp, I've been bad about taking photos and updating. Life has been busy - the local colleges are back in full swing and someone has to wear a green spandex body suit at all the frat parties.....
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Forum: Fish 10-12-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By TheBigSleep
Yes, that's indicated in my original post ...

Yes, that's indicated in my original post



Nope, no kids or animals or any external forces I'm aware of that might've caused it


Hmmm, not a bad idea. I think I still have some acrylic...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-12-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By TheBigSleep
Sounds like a good plan! To play devil's...

Sounds like a good plan! To play devil's advocate, you'd be amazed at how good-looking a mixture of plants can be - As a matter of personal preference I've found that mixing background plants (as...
Forum: Fish 10-11-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By TheBigSleep
Two jumpers on the same day?

Hi all!

On Monday morning I awoke to find my Bumblebee Goby all dried up & crispy on the floor next to the tank. It was a bummer, but I didn't think much of it at the time.... Then on Monday...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-11-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By TheBigSleep
Instead of the Hornwort you could try Bacopa...

Instead of the Hornwort you could try Bacopa (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/myPlants.php?do=view&p=40&n=Bacopa_Caroliniana_Bacopa) or Ludwigia...
Forum: Fish 10-11-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,304
Posted By TheBigSleep
Along the lines of earthworms, when I had an ACF...

Along the lines of earthworms, when I had an ACF in high school I'd dig up earthworms from the yard, chop them up and feed them to the frog (and to turtles in other setups). It's free, high fat...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-09-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By TheBigSleep
Less tanks would equate to more money and more...

Less tanks would equate to more money and more free time in the evenings, which in my case would lead to a higher likelihood of debauchery, poor decision making and spandex bodysuits.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-09-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By TheBigSleep
http://weknowmemes.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/...

http://weknowmemes.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/so-how-you-doing-hippo.jpg
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-04-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 328
Posted By TheBigSleep
Pyrrhura Molinae (8 months old), Chelydra...

Pyrrhura Molinae (8 months old), Chelydra Serpentina (3 years old)
Forum: Tank Journals 10-04-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,028
Posted By TheBigSleep
No problemo! I'll be PMing you soonish (assuming...

No problemo! I'll be PMing you soonish (assuming I don't get distracted, still at work at the moment) with specific answers to your questions
Forum: Tank Journals 10-04-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,028
Posted By TheBigSleep
Thanks for taking a look! In a...

Thanks for taking a look!



In a nutshell, yep! I'm using Aquaclear Biomax (70g-size) and a small bag of some other brand, but it's all basically the same thing. The porous ceramic provides...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-26-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,712
Posted By TheBigSleep
Old enough to party

Old enough to party
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-25-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,892
Posted By TheBigSleep
Could be. I've noticed a pretty decent mulm...

Could be. I've noticed a pretty decent mulm buildup in the bottom of the "pump chamber" of my Evolve, but it's nothing a quick siphon hasn't taken care of. When you said 'mud' I thought you meant...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-24-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,892
Posted By TheBigSleep
Dang, that's a bummer! Did your cap layer spring...

Dang, that's a bummer! Did your cap layer spring a leak?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-24-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 844
Posted By TheBigSleep
'Merican and enough Estonian to know when my...

'Merican and enough Estonian to know when my extended family is making fun of me
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-21-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By TheBigSleep
+1, Well stated my good sir. One of the biggest...

+1, Well stated my good sir. One of the biggest aspects of this hobby is that we do it because we enjoy it - and who's to say what's fun for someone else? It's folly to put undue pressure on...
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