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Forum: Fish Yesterday, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By FuelingFire
Yeah, everything i been looking up and...

Yeah, everything i been looking up and researching really isn't much. so i don't know really what i am going to put in the tank. I thought about doing shell dwelling African cichlids or some other...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By FuelingFire
40g stocking idea's

Hey all I had to tear my 40g breeder down when i moved and i consolidated all my fish into my 55g and gave all my tetra's to my friend. so now i only have a lightly stocked 55g planted community, but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-19-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By FuelingFire
I ran a standard 55g t8 hood light over a 10g...

I ran a standard 55g t8 hood light over a 10g planted tank for a year. with no ill affects on the plants. i had swords, crypts, vals, and others i can't think of off top of my head. 10g tanks don't...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-19-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By FuelingFire
I have been slacking since i broke down my 40 and...

I have been slacking since i broke down my 40 and my 55g tank. i have my 20 set up but i only watch it for a few minutes everyday. but that's because it is on my bedroom and not the living room like...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-19-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By FuelingFire
Plants take in Ammonia and Nitrates, the more...

Plants take in Ammonia and Nitrates, the more plants the less time it takes to cycle a tank. if you have a heavy planted tank then you will get a silent cycle. but the reason for why you might not be...
Forum: Algae 08-19-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By FuelingFire
It's Looks like the beginning of BBA..

It's Looks like the beginning of BBA..
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By FuelingFire
My Bristlenose has gone after my ghost shrimp....

My Bristlenose has gone after my ghost shrimp. but he goes after anything that is in his space. as far as eating shrimp all fish will eat shrimp, It's just whether they can fit it in their mouth or...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-19-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By FuelingFire
I rinse out my canister filter once every 3...

I rinse out my canister filter once every 3 months. on my 55g and i only rinse it in dirty tank water. as for trimming plants It depends, when my tank was heavily stocked with plants and looked like...
Forum: DIY 04-21-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By FuelingFire
Thanks. yeah i have subscribed to him been a long...

Thanks. yeah i have subscribed to him been a long time subscriber. he does great work.
Forum: DIY 04-19-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By FuelingFire
Wow thanks.. I actually hadn't seen some of those...

Wow thanks.. I actually hadn't seen some of those threads before so that helped me a lot. thanks.
Forum: DIY 04-19-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By FuelingFire
I had thought about Fiber glassing the whole...

I had thought about Fiber glassing the whole inside. But I never fiberglass anything before. and so it something i still have to research on how to do it. I mean i know the basics. but It's always...
Forum: DIY 04-19-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By FuelingFire
thanks, yeah i have been looking at sites and...

thanks, yeah i have been looking at sites and youtube to get as much as i can on building them. that's why instead of building it with just the plywood i would frame it with studs to support the...
Forum: DIY 04-19-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By FuelingFire
diy plywood tank questions.

Hi all, i had asked about plywood tanks before on this forum, but i had to put the projecton hold. and now i am back to thinking about building one.

I just recently moved. and i I have a lot of...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 513
Posted By FuelingFire
I can't comment on Shrimp as i only have ghost...

I can't comment on Shrimp as i only have ghost shrimp as my tetra's will eat anything smaller than a adult ghost. But my friend has red cherry's and they seem pretty hardy. but they become fast food...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 513
Posted By FuelingFire
Yea I wouldn't be outside cleaning sand ether....

Yea I wouldn't be outside cleaning sand ether. but if you use eco complete, and contrast it with something else. I would get a small clear or glass container and just mix it the way you plan to see...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 513
Posted By FuelingFire
If you have root feeders i get root tabs, But I...

If you have root feeders i get root tabs, But I can't help you to much on fertz. as i use Nutrafin plant gro, for just trace elements after water changes. Someone else can help you on that. But...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 513
Posted By FuelingFire
I don't know i use Playsand, it's cheap and...

I don't know i use Playsand, it's cheap and plants grow in it great. i got MTS snails to keep it stirred up. but it works fine for me.. i am a cheap skate.. I don't buy high dollar crap that i don't...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 513
Posted By FuelingFire
Dirt is what it is Dirt, it is normally capped...

Dirt is what it is Dirt, it is normally capped with sand. and is used as natural fertilazer and substrate. if you google dirted tanks. you get a lot of info on it. as far as your hood. it really...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 513
Posted By FuelingFire
Just to add to what theLub said. just make sure...

Just to add to what theLub said. just make sure you have daylight bulbs if you go that route. If i were you i would do a clamp light with a 23w daylight bulb, i ran 2 of those on my 40g breeder and...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 513
Posted By FuelingFire
yeah you can do florescent i have 2 T8 48" 6500k...

yeah you can do florescent i have 2 T8 48" 6500k florescent on my 55g low tech Planted tank. just make sure you have daylight bulbs. Watts per gallon is out dated but still safe to say to go with 1.5...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-28-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By FuelingFire
I got mine from Petco. Love the lil guys.. i had...

I got mine from Petco. Love the lil guys.. i had petco order them for me and picked them up the moment they came in..
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 513
Posted By FuelingFire
My advise is the bigger the tank the more stable...

My advise is the bigger the tank the more stable the tank will be. i have 3 tanks. a 10 and 40 and a 55 and my ten gallon is to me the hardest to maintain. i use a standard 24 inch florescent light...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-09-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By FuelingFire
So i guess it safe if i drain it down 3/4 the...

So i guess it safe if i drain it down 3/4 the way. and leave the fish in the tank and just slide it across to the new location. fill it and set it back up and be good to go. i don't have to worry...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-09-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By FuelingFire
yea i got a piece of plywood under it to...

yea i got a piece of plywood under it to distribute the weight so sliding it wont be a problem, and it wont scratch the floors (don't ask me how i know). But i guess i'm just scared that it would...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-09-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By FuelingFire
Need to move a 55g tank

HI all. I need to move a 55 gallon dirted tank that is heavily planted to another room. I have hardwood floors and so sliding the tank and stand across the floor is not problem.. But I don't want to...
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