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Forum: Tank Journals 04-17-2015, 05:01 PM
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Posted By megamax42
I don't mind the large snails, in fact I'm trying...

I don't mind the large snails, in fact I'm trying to actually get the large ones back in the paludarium, but the hiding assassin snails always....assassinate them haha.

The snails I was trying get...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-17-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
Trimmed way more than I expected ...

Trimmed way more than I expected

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPQfHN-gHro
Forum: Tank Journals 04-15-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
Getting ready for a big trim ...

Getting ready for a big trim

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_60p8O5ldU&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
Paludarium update, dirty and overgrown. ...

Paludarium update, dirty and overgrown.

http://i.imgur.com/Gk1fdHgl.jpg
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-09-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,036
Posted By megamax42
Sorry about the long overdue update! I will post...

Sorry about the long overdue update! I will post pictures once I get some of the wires cleaned up but here's some of the components I either added or updated:

Inhabitants

Moved out the shrimp...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-08-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
Interesting, well that's really good news in that...

Interesting, well that's really good news in that case. I always figured they'd separate them by sex because I've read the females grow wings.
After some quick research it seems they start to...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-07-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
Gonna start breeding crickets in preparation for...

Gonna start breeding crickets in preparation for the toads, however I wanted to run something by you guys first.

My guess is that the local pet stores probably remove the female crickets once...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-01-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z381/megamax42...

http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z381/megamax42/IMG_2766_zps4711ff0e.jpg
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-04-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,036
Posted By megamax42
I'm getting close to finishing a drawing program...

I'm getting close to finishing a drawing program with the ability to change the color. I accomplished this by using Henning Karlsens "Touch Example: Quickdraw" as a base, then looking at HK's "Touch...
Forum: DIY 01-02-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 49,222
Posted By megamax42
Hey guys, loving this thread as I am in the same...

Hey guys, loving this thread as I am in the same boat as you guys. Good to know there are others out there. I'm working with a 3.2" TFT (with SSD1289 controller) and an Arduino mega 2560.

The...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-01-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,036
Posted By megamax42
The tank looks great! And I thought my vals...

The tank looks great! And I thought my vals outgrew the 40 gallon fast, I bet they fill that tank up quick.



I've been trying to program the LCD for the past couple hours. Fortunately I got a...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-31-2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
Earlier today I bought an Arduino board for the...

Earlier today I bought an Arduino board for the paludarium, a mega 2560 just like the one I have on the 5 gallon shrimp tank. My first goal is to implement a ventilation system that is switchable...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-04-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
Here's some pics to illustrate how much the...

Here's some pics to illustrate how much the sealer has changed color as it gets grown over with random life. Also it appears the shrimp are now breeding in full force.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-23-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
Found a very large shrimp in the little pool next...

Found a very large shrimp in the little pool next to the waterfall the other day. I still have no idea how he got up there but he was just chilling in the baby tears. Then I moved the light to take a...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-17-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
I'm also trying to work on proper ventilation...

I'm also trying to work on proper ventilation now. My plan is to have the system re-circulating the air as a closed system most of the day, then at 'sunrise' and 'sunset' have it evacuate the old air...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-03-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
My next dilemma is what plant to use for the...

My next dilemma is what plant to use for the water feature :confused::confused:

Preferably something dark green, that will hang over the edges of the basins. I sorta want green hair algae, except...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-02-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
Thanks again to everyone for the nice comments! ...

Thanks again to everyone for the nice comments!






Hmm, you could possibly do that setup if it was a big enough tank, and you had enough levels so the anole could live in the top half and...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-28-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
The increased humidity from the fogger has caused...

The increased humidity from the fogger has caused the terrestrial vegetation to grow a beautiful bright green, it's insane the difference it made, especially since I usually only turn it on 15-30...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-30-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
Thanks for the comments! The fogger is...

Thanks for the comments!

The fogger is actually really simple, it's just an ultrasonic humidifier with the outlet reduced to 1/2" hose. The reduction causes the vapor to concentrate and become a...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-29-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
I definitely want more plants, but unfortunately...

I definitely want more plants, but unfortunately I don't have any plans as of right now. I just looked up what you're referring to though and those would definitely look great in there. The two main...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-29-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
Thanks! Appearing natural was definitely the goal...

Thanks! Appearing natural was definitely the goal so I really appreciate that. With your username does this mean you have experience designing rain simulators for terraria? Because if so, I would...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-29-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z381/megamax42...

http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z381/megamax42/IMG_2463.jpg
http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z381/megamax42/IMG_2462.jpg



Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uf67MyrzeNM&feature=plcp
Forum: Tank Journals 09-28-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
Here's a pic of a baby snail that rode on its...

Here's a pic of a baby snail that rode on its parents back all the way up to the tiny pool next to the waterfall, at first I thought it just had a large growth.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-25-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
Nah, I wouldn't say it would be a bad idea at...

Nah, I wouldn't say it would be a bad idea at all. Even though I'm super picky about my workmanship, and approach, I still love the tank. I literally can't pass it without spending a good 5 minutes...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-25-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,228
Posted By megamax42
Thanks!! Hmmm, if I were to do this on a small...

Thanks!! Hmmm, if I were to do this on a small scale, instead of using mortar mix, dye, and sealer for covering the G.S. I would use a dark colored 100% silicone, then just after applying the...
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