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Forum: Equipment   04-29-2013, 02:30 AM
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Posted By Chakaga
The tanks are all already drilled. I think he had...

The tanks are all already drilled. I think he had them hooked up to one sump per 5 tanks. That seems like a pretty good idea, but I've never tried anything like that before lol. Any idea where I...
Forum: Equipment   04-29-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,541
Posted By Chakaga
How to heat 40 fish tanks cheaply?

I recently purchased 40 fish tanks from someone who ran a fish breeding business and would like to set them up in my house to try my hand at semi-commercial breeding (they are all 20 gallon long...
Forum: Plants   04-03-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By Chakaga
If you are throwing away your old fake plants, consider giving them to me instead!

As the title says! I have recently expanded my aquarium hobby out to 17 tanks, and I can't afford grow lights, plants, fertilizer, substrate, etc. for all of them. I'm looking for get some fake...
Forum: Substrate   03-22-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Chakaga
I mean the white powdery stuff.

I mean the white powdery stuff.
Forum: Substrate   03-19-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Chakaga
What is this stuff growing on my rocks?

As the title says. I set this tank up about a week ago. Currently there are only four fry in this 10 gallon tank, which has a sponge filter and a water temp of about 80 degrees. I just noticed this...
Forum: Lighting   01-11-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By Chakaga
I am thinking about just throwing this fixture...

I am thinking about just throwing this fixture onto another tank and getting a 4 bulb T5HO assembly. Any recommendations?
Forum: Lighting   01-09-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By Chakaga
What is DSM?

What is DSM?
Forum: Lighting   01-08-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By Chakaga
Should I consider replacing the light fixture I...

Should I consider replacing the light fixture I have now with a T5HO zoomeds light from Petco?

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B004PBGA2M/ref=aw_d_var_2nd_pet-supplies_txt?vs=1
Forum: Lighting   01-08-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By Chakaga
Starting a 20 long and wanting to do it right.

I have just purchased a brand new Aqueon 20 gallon long tank and would like to get the best result from my plants that I can. I have a DIY paintball CO2 system (this will be my first attempt at CO2),...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-04-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Chakaga
What are ei ferts? I'm new to ferts and don't...

What are ei ferts? I'm new to ferts and don't know the lingo lol
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-04-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Chakaga
Just bought a 20 long and want to do it right.

I just purchased a 20 long tank from Petco and 40 pounds of co-complete. I'll be painting the back of the tank black and putting a two bulb T5 light on it. I want to make this my primary grow tank so...
Forum: Plants   12-31-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Chakaga
Plant ID, and why are there holes in my leaves?

I need help identifying the green leafy plant with the white stripes and this stuff that looks like blades of grass lol. Also does anybody know what could be causing this hole in that white stripped...
Forum: Fish   12-07-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By Chakaga
Injured Pictus, how long to regrow barbels?

I just bought three new pictus catfish from local fish store and I noticed, after I introduced them to my tank, that one of the catfish has had his barbels damaged somehow. He is missing the long...
Forum: DIY   12-07-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By Chakaga
I've got a leakproof overflow design set-up now...

I've got a leakproof overflow design set-up now on the sterilite containers, and thank you a thousand times for the idea of using electrical PVC. Now I'm stuck on how to return water to the system...
Forum: DIY   12-05-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By Chakaga
Thank you everyone for the advice. I'm glad that...

Thank you everyone for the advice. I'm glad that now I can go to the Lowe's and tell them exactly what I need. I'll post some pics when I've got a functional model!
Forum: DIY   12-05-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By Chakaga
Trying to make a fry rack out of Sterilite containers.

I have some 6 quart sterilite containers that I am trying to make into fry racks using some nylon adapter elbows with female fittings and an O-ring. The problem that I have is that I can't get the...
Forum: Fish   11-11-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By Chakaga
Making a Pictus Catfish tank and need suggestions. I'm so excited :)

I'm currently starting up a 55 gallon fish tank that is going to be aquascaped for pictus catfish, since they are one of my favorite fish. Right now I have decided that I want between 3 and 4 pictus...
Forum: Fish   11-08-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Chakaga
His lucky day lol.

His lucky day lol.
Forum: Fish   11-08-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By Chakaga
AqAdvisor recommends 5 Roseline Barbs together, can I get away with 3?

As the topic says, I am interested in setting up my 55 gallon tank to be a Pictus Catfish tank. I want the Pictus to be the main fish of the tank, with the aquascaping set up around their needs. I...
Forum: Fish   10-12-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Chakaga
You could try growing some algae on some rocks...

You could try growing some algae on some rocks and put them in qt with those rocks. I don't know if that would be enough food for them for the entire qt time but it's worth a try. Also in my...
Forum: Fish   10-12-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By Chakaga
Now that I look at it, I might be better off with...

Now that I look at it, I might be better off with only one, maybe two, little tiny shrimp and a fish or two.
Forum: Fish   10-12-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By Chakaga
It seems to me like three little fishes could get...

It seems to me like three little fishes could get along well enough in that tank.
Forum: Fish   10-12-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By Chakaga
The guppies I'm being gifted with are Red Delta...

The guppies I'm being gifted with are Red Delta guppies lol. I was thinking about putting three fish in this tank and then maybe 4 ghost shrimp or something. Alternatively I suppose I could just use...
Forum: Fish   10-12-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By Chakaga
Is Aqadvisor correct on this? (5 gallon hex stocking)

I have a 5 gallon eclipse hex that I wanted to set up to contain just a few guppies and maybe a couple of shrimp. Aqadvisor says that my 5 gallon hex is 204% stocked with only three guppies, is this...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-10-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By Chakaga
All of this information was very helpful! Thank...

All of this information was very helpful! Thank you so very much. The guppies aren't anything special I don't think. They are just some Red Delta guppies that I got from a friend of mine that is...
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