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Forum: Tank Journals 01-31-2015, 09:19 PM
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Posted By UDGags
I added 8x yo-yo loaches and 30 cardinals today

I added 8x yo-yo loaches and 30 cardinals today
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-31-2015, 04:16 AM
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Posted By UDGags
I would try and increase your CO2. If you look at...

I would try and increase your CO2. If you look at a pH/kH chart for CO2 you are under 30ppm. Curling is usually CO2 related. No need for RO/DI water, your tap water is fine.
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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-31-2015, 04:09 AM
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Posted By UDGags
Do you know your kH? My guess would be not enough...

Do you know your kH? My guess would be not enough CO2
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-30-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By UDGags
I run a wet/dry (sump) so don't have any...

I run a wet/dry (sump) so don't have any suggestions on other filters. Your water might work with certain plants but might not work with others. I'm sure you can get a good scape either way. You just...
Forum: Photography 01-30-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By UDGags
I have to hang up a black curtain on my 125g...

I have to hang up a black curtain on my 125g around my lights. This prevents the light from washing out the rest of the room and eliminates the glare on the glass.

Lowering the PAR/intensity,...
Forum: Fish 01-30-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By UDGags
Probably because of size/age. My cardinals did...

Probably because of size/age. My cardinals did not color up until they got older/bigger.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-30-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By UDGags
1. I personally would try and mix RO/DI water...

1. I personally would try and mix RO/DI water with your tap or use straight RO/DO and bring it up using fertz.

2. I would go with the overkill and worst case you have to raise it up.

3. Two 9L...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-29-2015, 05:22 PM
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Posted By UDGags
Got my new pH probe in the mail yesterday and got...

Got my new pH probe in the mail yesterday and got it installed and calibrated. The old one was giving very weird signals and wasn't consistent. It lasted roughly 2yrs in the tank. Now I can dial in...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-29-2015, 03:53 AM
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Views: 197
Posted By UDGags
I started at unlimited and play on and off for...

I started at unlimited and play on and off for many years. I got a huge collection in my closet I haven't dug out in years. I got all the old lands, etc.

I played competitively for a few years. I...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-28-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By UDGags
I'd like to name it Frank

I'd like to name it Frank
Forum: Lighting 01-28-2015, 03:27 AM
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Views: 298
Posted By UDGags
I agree that 8 bulb is overkill but he had...

I agree that 8 bulb is overkill but he had mentioned "but I don't want to buy something that wont work out in the long run." It gives one options in the future. It will work for larger tanks, salt...
Forum: Lighting 01-27-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By UDGags
This is what I would buy for a 48" long tank to...

This is what I would buy for a 48" long tank to meet your specs. If I was buying one I personally would go with the 8 bulb version instead of 4.
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Forum: Tank Journals 01-27-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 474
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Posted By UDGags
I basically have a stack of wood and that's what...

I basically have a stack of wood and that's what I chose. I have two other large pieces, one I used in 2013 and the other is too big for the tank. Ideally, I would have bought some new wood but I...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-27-2015, 04:17 AM
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Posted By UDGags
Yeah, the thing the bugs me the most right now is...

Yeah, the thing the bugs me the most right now is that two pieces of wood are two different colors. I'm hoping long term I can cover/mask the front one.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-27-2015, 03:09 AM
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Posted By UDGags
Thanks Thanks for all the compliments....

Thanks



Thanks for all the compliments. I've definitely learned a lot through this process.

You sound like my wife. I asked her about the hardscape and she wasn't a huge fan either. She...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-26-2015, 03:53 PM
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Posted By UDGags
haha, I know

haha, I know
Forum: Tank Journals 01-26-2015, 03:05 PM
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Posted By UDGags
I just Googled Kangaroo sleeping (never thought I...

I just Googled Kangaroo sleeping (never thought I would do that for my aquarium) and I'm not sure I get the reference but thanks (I think)! hahaha
Forum: Tank Journals 01-26-2015, 02:27 PM
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Posted By UDGags
Thanks, it was my favorite as well. 2014 was okay...

Thanks, it was my favorite as well. 2014 was okay just lacked TLC since most of my time was spent with the baby. I think I got a better handle on time now so I'm hoping 2015 looks better than 2013.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-26-2015, 04:36 AM
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Posted By UDGags
http://i1197.photobucket.com/albums/aa434/UDGags/a...

http://i1197.photobucket.com/albums/aa434/UDGags/aquarium3years_zps8a9c754a.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 01-26-2015, 01:55 AM
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Posted By UDGags
So I've been busy since my plants came in Friday....

So I've been busy since my plants came in Friday.


Took apart and cleaned both mag pumps.
Vacuumed out sump some
Finally replaced the ballast in my one ATI unit. So I'm back up to 16 bulbs...
Forum: Other Websites 01-23-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By UDGags
There is a lot of action on the TAPS facebook...

There is a lot of action on the TAPS facebook group. I would recommend joining it.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-21-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 474
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Posted By UDGags
One of them is the same, it's the one on the...

One of them is the same, it's the one on the right in 2013 and it is in the back in this years layout. I have other wood with it in this years layout and part of it is under the soil.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-21-2015, 02:42 AM
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Posted By UDGags
I thought about it but that's kind of what I did...

I thought about it but that's kind of what I did in 2013. I was looking to do something a bit different. I have a plan for the plants so we'll see how it works out. I do have a plant layout chart...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-21-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 474
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Posted By UDGags
These pictures should be better to show the new...

These pictures should be better to show the new hard scape. I tried to arrange the wood where I would have some natural rows and flow patterns. I also tried to keep in mind the golden rule in terms...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-20-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 474
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Posted By UDGags
edit..will fix tomorrow

edit..will fix tomorrow
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