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Forum: Aquascaping   06-06-2015, 06:10 PM
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Posted By Cento
P.S I think I'm going to do fissiden moss for the...

P.S I think I'm going to do fissiden moss for the drift wood - figured is slower growing and more easily maintained then the Christmas moss I had in my last setup.

Any suggestions for plants...
Forum: Aquascaping   06-05-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By Cento
Need help with plant selection

I've just scaped this tank - it's a new 12 gallon long setup. I have an AquaticLife Edge LED 36" on there, a Fluval G6, and the soil is Netlea Lambo that is 50% new/ 50% old and from a previous...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-02-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By Cento
Oh, fiddle sticks... I wanted to inject some...

Oh, fiddle sticks... I wanted to inject some colour to my shrimp populous. Tigers won't work as the water has been buffered to 6.0 by the soil (tried it and failed). Any options that you know of,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-01-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By Cento
Carbon/blue Rili and RCS - good mix

Do Rili's breed true? Just wondering if there's a chance that they'll cross breed with RCS.. I guess there should've been a question mark on my subject line.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-01-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 363,446
Posted By Cento
12G Club: Got a 12 GalloN RimlesS or wanna get 1? PoSt/SeE HeRe!

I guess I should throw mine in here too... [emoji6]

I started a thread elsewhere but it looks like this is the proper thread... Just set this up with flora and fauna from a previous setup - I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-30-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 600
Posted By Cento
Does a 12 gallon long count as a nano?

So, since I delved into planted tanks 7 years ago, after leaving the world of larger tanks and voracious cichlids, I've always used nano's. I enjoyed not having to get my armpits wet to perform...
Forum: Lighting   05-26-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
  New LED
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Posted By Cento
Kareen, you end up getting the Edge? I just...

Kareen, you end up getting the Edge? I just purchased one online, and was wondering also what the word was on these.
Forum: Equipment   06-06-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By Cento
Bump? Anyone?

Bump? Anyone?
Forum: Equipment   06-03-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By Cento
G-Series filter media swaps/configuration... whats yours?

I've been doing some searching on the net, and it seems like people are reluctant, or not over zealous, in sharing what little tricks and tips they have or what's been working great for them when it...
Forum: Aquascaping   05-05-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By Cento
Opinions on my scaping

Well that depends on a lot of things, including tastes and your end aim...

If you were going for that artistic "nature scene dipiction" of a forrest, which I've seen before, then you're golden......
Forum: Plants   05-05-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By Cento
Trimming... How much is too much?

To quote the immortal Homer (not the ancient Greek), "D'oh!"

Well, I guess I can do it next weekend as part of a whole project, as I've been putting off finding some large stem plants for the...
Forum: Plants   05-04-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By Cento
Trimming... How much is too much?

So, replant the clippings, is that what you mean? Chop off greener pieces, rip up the brown, and replace it with the clippings and start anew?


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Forum: Plants   05-04-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By Cento
Trimming... How much is too much?

So, I've been so busy lately, that I've been grossly neglecting the trimming of my HC...

It's close to 3 inches in some spots, averaging about 2 inches.

So my question is, how much should I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-20-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,564
Posted By Cento
9.6 gallon - Iwagumi style nano

You know what, I wasn't able to successfully remove the CPD fry from the situation I mentioned above with them making the filter media their new home.

It's happened a couple of times now. I don't...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-16-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By Cento
Fluval Spec V

I used to drive a Spec V, but I crashed it.... Teeheeheehee... ;)

But seriously, daylight almost always equals algae blooms, unless it's your sole source or you've experimented with previous...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-16-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,564
Posted By Cento
9.6 gallon - Iwagumi style nano

.... And another...
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I guess it's reach an equilibrium of sorts... I will refill my CO2 canister soon though..


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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-16-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,564
Posted By Cento
9.6 gallon - Iwagumi style nano

I haven't updated in a while so I taught I'd post some pics.

I've actually been neglecting this tank lately, other than replacing the floss in my prefilter. I haven't been fertilizing in quite...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-09-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 46,862
Posted By Cento
Post your shrimp tanks!

This is my "mostly shrimp tank". It's got roughly 2 dozen fire reds, 5 AA-grade CRS, 1 amano, and in the way of fish, 6 celestial pearl danios, and 2 otos.

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I had 3 super tiger shrimp, but...
Forum: Important Update/Announcements   02-02-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,735
Posted By Cento
New Moderator

Yeah! Canada and Tee Dot Oh represent!! ;)

Congrats!


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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-27-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,564
Posted By Cento
9.6 gallon - Iwagumi style nano

So, apparently, my CPD's have bred.. These are currently in my prefilter...
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Waiting for them grow robust enough or sturdy enough to handle extraction. I still don't know how in gonna go...
Forum: Equipment   01-27-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By Cento
Umm..what's this I found in my prefilter?

Yeah, getting em out without squishing them is my concern... :(

I'm gonna try to see how they fare for the next 2 weeks and hopefully they become robust enough for me to spill the canister out...
Forum: Equipment   01-27-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By Cento
Umm..what's this I found in my prefilter?

I know what you mean. However, this is a prefilter of a different type...
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It's meant for canisters and is used either before or after filtration at the canister. I chose to use it as a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-27-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,564
Posted By Cento
9.6 gallon - Iwagumi style nano

No.. Haven't been having too much luck with them breeding. Not sure abut sexing. I've heard stories of people buying 6 or 8 and not having any breeding until adding an additional 2 or 3 (indicating...
Forum: Equipment   01-27-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By Cento
Umm..what's this I found in my prefilter?

I have a thread in nano tanks forum with pics...

The prefilter is an APA 2.3L canister prefilter. It basically adds room for more media capacity and I guess also water volume. If you google it,...
Forum: Equipment   01-26-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Cento
Umm.. What's this I found in my prefilter?

So, I have a 9.6 gal planted nano with a dozen or so shrimp, 2 otos, and 6 celestial pearl danios. I run a 2213 on there with a 2.3L prefilter.

I was looking at the prefilter this morning and...
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