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Forum: Aquascaping 08-20-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By WestHaven
Add a large piece of driftwood to the left side...

Add a large piece of driftwood to the left side in the back.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-19-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 377
Posted By WestHaven
Could you use the 29 as a sump for the 55? If...

Could you use the 29 as a sump for the 55? If you put a piece of oriented strand board on the bottom of the stand you could place the 29 on the bottom part of the stand.

P.S. I have a 29 gallon...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-19-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By WestHaven
Add a few red plants and add a few angelfish.

Add a few red plants and add a few angelfish.
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By WestHaven
One thing that can help is to twist both sides of...

One thing that can help is to twist both sides of the biowheel in opposite directions (be gentle). This will tighten up the paper and it may spin better.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-16-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By WestHaven
When I setup my 10 gallon tank, I put the sponge...

When I setup my 10 gallon tank, I put the sponge filter in my 29 gallon tank's HOB filter for a week.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-16-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By WestHaven
In my case then, I can't use the household plant...

In my case then, I can't use the household plant fertilizer. My ph is 7.5+.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-16-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By WestHaven
As long as you like. The bleach should kill...

As long as you like. The bleach should kill anything living in the sand pretty quickly.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-16-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By WestHaven
Put the sand in a bucket with a 10:1 water/bleach...

Put the sand in a bucket with a 10:1 water/bleach mixture. Stir it up so the bleach gets mixed into all the sand. Then put the sand in a bucket of new water with a dechlorinator and let it sit for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-16-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By WestHaven
When you say "sand pit", are you talking about an...

When you say "sand pit", are you talking about an old quarry or other industrial site? If so, don't use it. The sand would may be contaminated.

If the sand is coming from a natural site, just...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-15-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By WestHaven
Yes. What I want to know now is if liquid...

Yes.

What I want to know now is if liquid houseplant fertilizer is safe to use.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-14-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By WestHaven
yes

yes
Forum: Aquascaping 08-13-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By WestHaven
Scrape off the bark with a knife. Then, you can...

Scrape off the bark with a knife. Then, you can soak the wood in a large container for a few weeks or bake them in the oven at 200 degrees.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-12-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By WestHaven
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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-12-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 840
Posted By WestHaven
Depression is such a terrible illness. I have...

Depression is such a terrible illness. I have had it, I know it sucks. I still have a tendency towards it.

Robin Williams was extremely talented. He will be missed.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By WestHaven
Stupid fish tank - MyFunFish.com

I just saw a commercial for this, the MyFunFish tank. It's a 1/2 gallon plastic aquarium where you pour in clean water in the top, and dirty water flows out a spout on the side.

www.myfunfish.com
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-10-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By WestHaven
You can put a few mystery snails, rabbit snails...

You can put a few mystery snails, rabbit snails or nerite snails in your tank. The mystery snails will lay eggs above the water line and you can remove them if you don't want them. The rabbit...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-10-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By WestHaven
Anybody?

Anybody?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-10-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By WestHaven
I think you'll need a planting tool so you can...

I think you'll need a planting tool so you can reach down all the way to the substrate.

For example: http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3578+3746+12755&pcatid=12755
Forum: Aquascaping 08-09-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By WestHaven
How do you prepare leaf litter?

When I restart my tank again (moving for new job), I would like to do a blackwater Amazon tank. I know that you can use leaf litter and wood to stain the water. There are tons of oak trees around...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-04-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By WestHaven
1. For substrate, you can use commercial...

1. For substrate, you can use commercial products like Eco-complete, Flourite, Amazonia, among others. Some people also use plain old dirt, such asiracle Grow Organic Potting Mix (remove the wood...
Forum: Fish 07-27-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By WestHaven
Omega One super color pellets are a good sinking...

Omega One super color pellets are a good sinking food.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-26-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 412
Posted By WestHaven
Assassin snails breed a lot slower than other...

Assassin snails breed a lot slower than other snails. They will lay a handful of eggs at a time which are easier to see than other snail eggs.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-21-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By WestHaven
Yes, plants will help the tank cycle faster ...

Yes, plants will help the tank cycle faster

Specific schedule for your plants.
Forum: Aquascaping 07-20-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By WestHaven
Corydoras are a South American fish, just so you...

Corydoras are a South American fish, just so you know.
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By WestHaven
If you reinforced the hutch, I think you could...

If you reinforced the hutch, I think you could make it work.
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