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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-06-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By MWBradshaw
I heard if you smell it you will slowly start to...

I heard if you smell it you will slowly start to develop scales....
Forum: Fish 06-17-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,301
Posted By MWBradshaw
Wow, Tom your tanks are awesome! That discus tank...

Wow, Tom your tanks are awesome! That discus tank is so sweet, the way the colors of them standout against all the plants and forage!
Forum: Tank Journals 06-11-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By MWBradshaw
Growing up catching all these different fish, I...

Growing up catching all these different fish, I gotta tell you, I'm loving being able to watch them in my tank. Although I do want to plant my tank more heavily for more cover and hiding spots (even...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-01-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By MWBradshaw
The morning after I treated my tank for...

The morning after I treated my tank for Columnaris, I found the affected Perch to be dead :/ but the others seem to be healthy and happy. I have now added a small bluegill. And they've been eating a...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-29-2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By MWBradshaw
Columnaris

This afternoon I was watching my fish when I realized something was off with the larger of my two perch (the first one I put in). It's mouth had some white growing on it and there was some red...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-26-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By MWBradshaw
All of the feeder fish have been consumed (I put...

All of the feeder fish have been consumed (I put about two dozen in two days ago), I was looking to widen my inhabitants diets today so I tried throwing in a couple freeze dried krill. They float on...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-25-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By MWBradshaw
I added another perch and the smallest largemouth...

I added another perch and the smallest largemouth bass I've ever seen (I know it will outgrow my tank and I am either going to give it to my friend when that happens to put in his pond or his 150...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-21-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By MWBradshaw
I added my first inhabitant yesterday! :biggrin:...

I added my first inhabitant yesterday! :biggrin: It's a small yellow perch, I let it acclimate for about an hour, then added it to my tank. For the first night it seemed to just hide out on the...
Forum: Plants 05-13-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By MWBradshaw
I have no CO2 at the moment, no ferts (but have...

I have no CO2 at the moment, no ferts (but have MTS capped with flourite for substrate), 2X18w T5 light fixture which has a photoperiod of 7 hours. No fauna yet. It's a 36 gallon aquarium.
Forum: Plants 05-13-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By MWBradshaw
Background Plants

Does anyone have any good suggestions for some lower light background plants? I do not like the look of my tank right now.

http://i650.photobucket.com/albums/uu221/MNBassFisher/Photo0395.jpg
Forum: Algae 05-09-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By MWBradshaw
Thanks for clearing that up guys. It looks weird!...

Thanks for clearing that up guys. It looks weird! It's a bit longer now and it sways with the flow, looks like some charcoal grey hair or something.
Forum: Algae 05-08-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By MWBradshaw
I actually bought it from a guy on here. I soaked...

I actually bought it from a guy on here. I soaked it for about 2 weeks before I set my tank up. I did not boil it however. I was thinking about getting my hands on some Flourish Excel and seeing how...
Forum: Algae 05-08-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By MWBradshaw
Weird Algae

Does anyone know what Algae this is? I scrubbed it off and it came back. That's the only spot that it's occurring in my tank and it's right in front of one of the outflows. I have golden/brownish...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-08-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By MWBradshaw
Yeah, I thought the same thing. So I put in...

Yeah, I thought the same thing. So I put in several thick metal braces in the center of the cabinet. Two people stood on it and it supported 400+ lbs. easily with no movement, sway, or anything....
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-08-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By MWBradshaw
I think a target photoperiod is about 7 hours...

I think a target photoperiod is about 7 hours too. But yeah, those bulbs sound much too powerful for your tank without CO2. I've heard DIY CO2 is pretty easy!
Forum: Tank Journals 05-08-2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By MWBradshaw
http://i650.photobucket.com/albums/uu221/MNBassFis...

http://i650.photobucket.com/albums/uu221/MNBassFisher/Photo0394.jpg
Looks like some weird algae. I have some gold/brownish spots growing on my Manzanita and then this. What kind of algae is this?
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Forum: Algae 05-01-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By MWBradshaw
I suppose I should mention a few things about my...

I suppose I should mention a few things about my tank. It was planted 4 days ago, no inhabitants, flourite for substrate. Its a 36G and I have two 18 w lights on it for a photoperiod of 7 hours each...
Forum: Algae 05-01-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By MWBradshaw
Does anyone have any advice for fighting algae?...

Does anyone have any advice for fighting algae? It seems to be only forming on the DW and one of my Sagittaria.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-01-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By MWBradshaw
Anyone with some tips/advice? I'm finding a bit...

Anyone with some tips/advice? I'm finding a bit more algae forming on the driftwood. And I found another snail today.
Forum: Algae 04-30-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By MWBradshaw
They are Sagittaria subulata, I've yet to see...

They are Sagittaria subulata, I've yet to see them as a carpet so I never really thought about it....
Forum: Algae 04-30-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By MWBradshaw
New Tank/New Algae

So I have had my tank up and running for about 3 days now. I noticed some algae starting to form on the underside of my driftwood and it got me to thinking. What should I do/use to fight the battle...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-30-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By MWBradshaw
Okay so I have a few comments and questions.........

Okay so I have a few comments and questions......

Today I tested my water hardness for the first time and found out my water is hard. 8.2ish, that kind of surprised me. I didn't expect it to be...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-28-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By MWBradshaw
Yeah, looking back on that (or to possibly use in...

Yeah, looking back on that (or to possibly use in the future) that would have been cool. But I didn't really do any research and just kind of overlooked that possibility. I know some of these plants...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-28-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By MWBradshaw
I found some pond snail eggs attached to the leaf...

I found some pond snail eggs attached to the leaf of one of my plants. I removed it, I am kind of hoping that there isn't other eggs in my tank, but I'm sure there probably is........:mad:
Forum: Tank Journals 04-27-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By MWBradshaw
Yeah, that's kind of what I was thinking. I...

Yeah, that's kind of what I was thinking. I wanted the plant's to bounce back a bit and start growing and then I figured I would research or get some tips on some others and replace the ones that...
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