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Forum: Tank Journals 03-17-2015, 03:32 AM
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Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks! The bust may make it back in at some...

Thanks! The bust may make it back in at some point. I was thinking about tucking it in the upper right where its dark in the pic. Theres actually plants and wood back there.

I like hearing...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-14-2015, 12:15 AM
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Views: 5,751
Posted By whitepapagold
Tongs in Fountain Valley has by far the best...

Tongs in Fountain Valley has by far the best drift wood selection around!
Forum: Tank Journals 03-13-2015, 11:11 PM
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Views: 34,737
Posted By whitepapagold
Just had to quote this post from page 1 as 4...

Just had to quote this post from page 1 as 4 years later the slopes have not only held, they are sizable higher! I read this post again just now, not trying to give the poster a hard time- just proud...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-13-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 256
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Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks! I'm so lazy it's working great- no...

Thanks! I'm so lazy it's working great- no maintenence! Though I did cut a bunch of stuff before the shot.

The pic doesn't show how much algae is on the front/acrylic lol!
Forum: Tank Journals 03-13-2015, 02:05 AM
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Views: 34,737
Posted By whitepapagold
New pic ...

New pic
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapagold/Mobile%20Uploads/20150312_190201_zpsmxlmjeqs.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-15-2015, 08:00 PM
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Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks! I know many take issue with the man made...

Thanks! I know many take issue with the man made object but I really liked it.

The main reason Im considering leaving it out is I already did it. One thing about living things, planted tanks...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-14-2015, 10:53 PM
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Posted By whitepapagold
It's in my trash tank right now. The root system...

It's in my trash tank right now. The root system of the Java fern got too old and the new growth wasn't attached so I pulled it out as it was going to float off.

I'm letting the tank grow out a...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-13-2015, 05:57 AM
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Posted By whitepapagold
Just did a water change so it's a little cloudy ...

Just did a water change so it's a little cloudy
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapagold/Mobile%20Uploads/20150112_223859_zpse0f54e92.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-25-2014, 04:49 AM
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Posted By whitepapagold
Definitely soft! And looking at pics it has to be...

Definitely soft! And looking at pics it has to be subwassertang!!! Thanks!

Subwassertang it is! It reminds me of hammer coral from my old reef tank a little in leaf shape.

It's doing really...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-25-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 34,737
Posted By whitepapagold
Update pics- Tank- (I will never understand...

Update pics-

Tank- (I will never understand why the computer smushes the panoramics to look shorter... The tank is LONGER but the images always come out squished......
Forum: Tank Journals 10-23-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 34,737
Posted By whitepapagold
I put it in my trash tank as it has BBA. Even if...

I put it in my trash tank as it has BBA. Even if you can't see any it's there! I don't sell any plants for just that reason.

It goes away once in my trash tank but comes back if I put it back in...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-22-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 256
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Posted By whitepapagold
I appreciate the kind words! I just saw this...

I appreciate the kind words! I just saw this today!

Update-

The tank is undergoing a big change.

I pulled the bust out as the Java fern rhizomes that attached it to the head/bust were...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-09-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,106
Posted By whitepapagold
What I did for my first 5 years was yeast and...

What I did for my first 5 years was yeast and sugar in a 2 liter bottle- works INCREDIBLY well and is the cheapest solution.

Look it up online- its VERY simple.

Try it and see the difference...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-09-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,315
Posted By whitepapagold
Theres no question he's the best...

Theres no question he's the best designer/aquarist on this site!

All I see when I look at this tank is tons of maintenance! Thats dedication. And its definitely paying off!

One of the few...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-09-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 34,737
Posted By whitepapagold
Theres no question its high BUT after 3.5 years...

Theres no question its high BUT after 3.5 years its better than it was. The rock leeched some EXTRA crap into the water for the first year at least. I had to pull one petrified piece out because it...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-08-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 256
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Posted By whitepapagold
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapag...

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapagold/Mobile%20Uploads/Tank06072014_zpse7728ad4.jpg

New phone- galaxy note 3. I think the pic looks better than the iphone!

Did a HUGE trim....
Forum: Tank Journals 03-13-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 34,737
Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks all! Hopefully I can get my photographer...

Thanks all! Hopefully I can get my photographer buddy to snap some updates.

Yeah, the tank definitely needed some trimming, and Im phasing out a bunch of Fissidens (The top left is now java moss...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-09-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 34,737
Posted By whitepapagold
Latest crappy iphone pic lol- ...

Latest crappy iphone pic lol-
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapagold/tankmar2014_zpsfc304507.jpg

Removed the plants from in front of the bust to open up the sandy area. Built up...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,813
Posted By whitepapagold
:wink: ...

:wink:
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapagold/tank3_zpse5481075.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 12-13-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 34,737
Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks everyone! I really do appreciate the kind...

Thanks everyone! I really do appreciate the kind words. Heres a crappy iphone pic.
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapagold/tank1_zpsb843f39a.jpg

I admit Im LOVING the algae growth...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-27-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 34,737
Posted By whitepapagold
I always thought of the bright rock in front of...

I always thought of the bright rock in front of him as an altar- though the plants hide it.

I did remove the fissidens from the center and off the sand at the base of the right side hill.

The...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-24-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 34,737
Posted By whitepapagold
The arches are just malaysian driftwood. The...

The arches are just malaysian driftwood. The canopy effect is just natural for Bolbitis. Its shoved in the petrified wood rounds and tied to a small piece of wood as well. When Bolbitis is happy, it...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-24-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 44,457
Posted By whitepapagold
Really really nice! Just the initial layout of...

Really really nice! Just the initial layout of the rocks showed it was gonna be a good one!
Forum: Tank Journals 07-23-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 34,737
Posted By whitepapagold
Exactly, thats why Im going to get a lab grade...

Exactly, thats why Im going to get a lab grade thermometer. A good friend is a microbiologist and he always gets me fun lab equipment!




Funny, the look on the face is so bland! But i guess...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-20-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 34,737
Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks everyone! I can't wait to see how...

Thanks everyone!

I can't wait to see how things go with the temp stabilized!

Now I just need buy a damn lab grade thermometer to calibrate the chiller and find the +/- on my 3 thermometers-...
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