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Forum: Tank Journals 06-25-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
I installed a Cerge's Reactor and this time I am...

I installed a Cerge's Reactor and this time I am trying Miracle Grow Organic Potting Soil with playsand. The main theme of the tank this time will be Cryptocoryne species.

Pictures for those...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-30-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,836
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
I saw that you were once interested in buying the...

I saw that you were once interested in buying the Hydrofarm light. I have the 4 bulb 48" light over my 100g and it is a really nice fixture. I hang it from my ceiling and because it doesn't have a...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-22-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,938
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
What you described is almost exactly what I was...

What you described is almost exactly what I was experiencing. I too ditched the L. repens after a while. I constantly had surface scum issues and I had the general feeling that my O2 was low all the...
Forum: Plants 05-08-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
This was my 10g for about 8 months. It was 100%...

This was my 10g for about 8 months. It was 100% HC and was a very nice carpet. I cut away any horizontal running stems that weren't touching the substrate. It took some time, but It was fantastic to...
Forum: Substrate 05-08-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,828
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
:icon_lol:

:icon_lol:
Forum: Tank Journals 05-08-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
Thank you all who posted kind words about my...

Thank you all who posted kind words about my aquarium. I haven't posted on this forum in about a year and in that time a lot happened. The TL;DR version is that the 100g was completely empty for...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-05-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,630
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
Happen to have a list of the Crypts you have in...

Happen to have a list of the Crypts you have in this aquarium?

Looks fantastic!
Forum: Tank Journals 03-03-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
Moved some stuff around ...

Moved some stuff around
http://i.imgur.com/XJzVSD1.jpg?2


Filling in nicely...
http://i.imgur.com/gdBo7bM.jpg


and it's overgrown.
http://i.imgur.com/JSqnl6v.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 01-26-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
Most recent picture before the major trim. ...

Most recent picture before the major trim.

http://i.imgur.com/gziVJVk.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 01-26-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
I have been taking the small runners off the...

I have been taking the small runners off the Hygro pinnatifida and replanting them in the foreground. I know it won't be popping in color like the stuff you suggested, but I think it might be worth...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-21-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
My Cory cats decided HC didn't need to exist in...

My Cory cats decided HC didn't need to exist in this tank, so I took the rest of it out and will be starting a DSM using potting soil in a 10g. I also moved the tiger lily back a little bit to give...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-18-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
1/2" I copied this guy for the dimensions -->...

1/2" I copied this guy for the dimensions --> http://forum.simplydiscus.com/showthread.php?82273-The-WILD-side!-100gal-build-thread-%2856k-Warning%29

Thanks!
Forum: Tank Journals 01-16-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
I currently have just under 2 bags of ADA AS...

I currently have just under 2 bags of ADA AS under the 8 bags of Flourite Dark and from time to time I do notice some being pulled up when I move plants. I thought about going to straight sand like...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-16-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 21,282
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
I really like this tank! Very good use of the...

I really like this tank! Very good use of the small space of a 10g.
Forum: Algae 01-16-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,308
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
1. Make sure your nitrates are above 0 ppm. 2....

1. Make sure your nitrates are above 0 ppm.
2. Make sure your phosphates are low, like less than 1 ppm.
3. Make sure your filter is clean and the substrate is relatively clean.
4. If all that is...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-14-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
Dry powder KNO3, KH2PO4, CSM+B. I run the...

Dry powder KNO3, KH2PO4, CSM+B. I run the phosphates low to the point of almost having green dust algae (aka running off of the Redfield Ratio). I also keep the Nitrates around 10 - 15ppm.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-13-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
1-13-13 Before trim ...

1-13-13

Before trim
http://i.imgur.com/Jz008.jpg


After trim
http://i.imgur.com/PJxfA.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 01-12-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
I will take a picture tomorrow before and after...

I will take a picture tomorrow before and after trimming when I do a waterchange.

I traded in 6 Angels and all the Congo tetras for 9 Corydoras schwartzi at a LFS. My wife was mad that I got rid...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-07-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
Top-down layout for those who are curious. ...

Top-down layout for those who are curious.

http://i.imgur.com/A5Onk.png
Forum: Tank Journals 01-06-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
I moved the Ludwigia repens over to the back left...

I moved the Ludwigia repens over to the back left and put the Rotala macrandra more into the rule of thirds spot. Next post will be a layout drawing of the plant locations.

As of 1-6-2013
...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-02-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
To start growing stem plants I needed more light....

To start growing stem plants I needed more light. The FishNeedIt was only 2 bulbs and the new one is 4 bulbs and better reflectors.

Right now the streets are too big for NBAT standards and...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-02-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
Ah yes, the 2013 cat calendar. No need to be...

Ah yes, the 2013 cat calendar. No need to be freaked out, cats are the best!
Forum: Plants 01-01-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
Plant ID

It was growing on one of the leaves of my Hygrophila sp. brown, similar to how java ferns sprout new plants.

http://i.imgur.com/sNvdm.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 01-01-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Tank Journals 01-01-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,805
Posted By Capsaicin_MFK
I tried almost everything I liked and of course...

I tried almost everything I liked and of course some things didn't do well. I might replace the Cabomba pulcherrima with something else later on.
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