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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-02-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1,383
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Posted By Ugly Genius
Okay, I've been away for a long time. But I have...

Okay, I've been away for a long time. But I have a good reason. Here's why (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPGN7eluMcM).
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-29-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 50,109
Posted By Ugly Genius
I can't say much. Not yet, at least. Give me...

I can't say much.
Not yet, at least. Give me a bit -- maybe a couple of weeks -- and I'll tell you all about Sofie, the flu, my girl, and everything else that followed.
It's a good story. It's...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-04-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 156,805
Posted By Ugly Genius
Thanks, Pat, Zoo, ZMS, Outlaw, and CL! CL, this...

Thanks, Pat, Zoo, ZMS, Outlaw, and CL! CL, this thread may end up being one hundred pages soon enough.

I'm taking my time with Riven. Everything is being laid down very deliberately and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-30-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 77,754
Posted By Ugly Genius
Most do it all at once. There's not much...

Most do it all at once.

There's not much benefit to raising the water level slowly as it's difficult to provide filtration and CO2 injection in shallow water. Your best bet is to fill right away...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-27-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 156,805
Posted By Ugly Genius
http://i333.photobucket.com/albums/m400/uglygenius...

http://i333.photobucket.com/albums/m400/uglygenius/DSC09832.jpg
Slowly.
The hardscape emerges.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-26-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 50,414
Posted By Ugly Genius
Thanks, everyone! riverrun's still doing...

Thanks, everyone!

riverrun's still doing it's thing.

http://i333.photobucket.com/albums/m400/uglygenius/DSC09830.jpg

Not much has changed. I bought a heater for it; a twenty-five watt...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-24-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By Ugly Genius
You'll need a light, too. Pick the light based...

You'll need a light, too. Pick the light based off of what plants you want to grow. Browse the lighting section of this forum to get an idea of all the different light sources available for a two...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-20-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By Ugly Genius
Because of this thread, when I get home, I'm...

Because of this thread, when I get home, I'm installing it and going to give it another go. I miss that game.
Forum: Plants 04-19-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,593
Posted By Ugly Genius
Just fill it. Don't bother blasting with CO2. ...

Just fill it. Don't bother blasting with CO2. Just find the CO2-to-light balance that you'll use long-term and you'll be fine. Die off should be minimal. (I had no discernible die off when I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-18-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 50,109
Posted By Ugly Genius
http://i333.photobucket.com/albums/m400/uglygenius...

http://i333.photobucket.com/albums/m400/uglygenius/CBR600RR_07_Front_L_m.jpg
http://i333.photobucket.com/albums/m400/uglygenius/DSC09792.jpg
Inspired by Honda
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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-17-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 156,805
Posted By Ugly Genius
You probably could pinch tubing through the...

You probably could pinch tubing through the strainer and get some CO2 bubbles broken up by the impeller, but I can't say how well.
I can tell you that if you were to diffuse with a glass diffuser or...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-17-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 156,805
Posted By Ugly Genius
Donchaknowit, Dollface. Until I can get a...

Donchaknowit, Dollface. Until I can get a whirlpool -- or a tsunami, at the very least -- I don't have nearly enough flow in this tank.

Zoo and CL, I did get it at F&S. It was on sale for...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-17-2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 156,805
Posted By Ugly Genius
One AquaClear 20. One AquaClear 30. One Hydor...

One AquaClear 20.
One AquaClear 30.
One Hydor Koralia Nano.

http://i333.photobucket.com/albums/m400/uglygenius/DSC09784.jpg
Almost enough flow.

As I'm still undecided on a hardscape, I've...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-16-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 67,626
Posted By Ugly Genius
Looks awesome, Craig! It looks so natural. An...

Looks awesome, Craig! It looks so natural. An ideal environment for the plants and fish. Is the wood the same as before the rescape? It looks like a whole new piece the way it's laid out now. I...
Forum: Plants 04-16-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,698
Posted By Ugly Genius
If a plant can grow and reproduce underwater...

If a plant can grow and reproduce underwater and/or requires permanently saturated soil, is it not aquatic? At least partially so? (I'm not asking this facetiously.) I am curious as to what would...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-15-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 50,109
Posted By Ugly Genius
Thanks, Doll and fish! Might's doing well. ...

Thanks, Doll and fish!

Might's doing well. Not much changes from day to day, but I'm enjoying the tank. LG's still doing his laps and that's about the most excitement this slow-growing tank...
Forum: Plants 04-15-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,698
Posted By Ugly Genius
I didn't get the memo on that one. The things...

I didn't get the memo on that one. The things been growing great in all of my tanks for a while now. It must be a different fern than what the fern collector identified it as. Or maybe I keep the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-11-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 50,109
Posted By Ugly Genius
Hey, Zoo. Actually, the outlet does come with...

Hey, Zoo. Actually, the outlet does come with the filter. It comes with the spray bar and the clear little nozzle attachment that you see in the photos.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-11-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 50,109
Posted By Ugly Genius
Thanks, Amazon! A six inch cube, huh? That's a...

Thanks, Amazon! A six inch cube, huh? That's a really good challenge.
Here's a secret with really small nanos. First, you've got to accept the fact that hardscaping these things is the most...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-11-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,540
Posted By Ugly Genius
Welcome from the shadows, Linda. Thanks! There...

Welcome from the shadows, Linda. Thanks!
There are a couple of heaters that fit in the cubes.
If you got one of the twenty centimeter cubes, I recommend the Marineland ten watt heater...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-11-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Ugly Genius
Wait! This isn't the nano forum?!

Wait! This isn't the nano forum?!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-11-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Ugly Genius
No, you're fine. We've all got 'em. Don't over...

No, you're fine. We've all got 'em. Don't over feed and eventually they'll go away.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-11-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,540
Posted By Ugly Genius
Got a new lamp...

Got a new lamp (http://www.ottlite.com/p-214-visionsaver-under-counter-light-reg-6999-sale-3999.aspx) for this tank.
It's a really good light. I'll be redoing this tank in the coming week.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-10-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 50,109
Posted By Ugly Genius
I've taken to calling him LG; it stands for...

I've taken to calling him LG; it stands for "Little Guy".
I found him in Source's Eheim. He's a RCS.

When I scooped him out of what had been his dark, cramped home, he was pale and tiny. Not...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-10-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 156,805
Posted By Ugly Genius
Hey, thief and Tex. Thanks! I agree with...

Hey, thief and Tex. Thanks! I agree with everything you mentioned.
Truth be told, after I posted the photos, I took the DW out. Mainly for one of the reasons you mentioned. I did not like the...
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