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Forum: Other Websites   09-27-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,505
Posted By messy_da_legend
Very nice site Jason :) I particularly like...

Very nice site Jason :)

I particularly like the HC and hairgrass growing in Riccia idea. I might make myself an Iwagumi in a shallow dish, using that idea for the planting

Tom
Forum: Tank Journals   09-27-2008, 06:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,480
Posted By messy_da_legend
I have entered all three into this years AGA :) ...

I have entered all three into this years AGA :)

Tom
Forum: Tank Journals   09-25-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,480
Posted By messy_da_legend
Nope, it's standard hard tapwater :) Sometimes I...

Nope, it's standard hard tapwater :) Sometimes I mix it with rainwater though to bring down the hardness
Forum: Tank Journals   09-25-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,480
Posted By messy_da_legend
Mini Landscape Rocks :) I've used the same base...

Mini Landscape Rocks :) I've used the same base layer as for my last tank, covered it totally in moss changed the odd bit around, added the new rocks, neatened it up and a month or so later it's...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-25-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,480
Posted By messy_da_legend
Thank you for the nice comments :D Jen - I...

Thank you for the nice comments :D

Jen - I took them out because I "borrowed" them from my dad's tank for the first photo shoot and he wanted them back!

fishscale - I am using a Canon 350d....
Forum: Tank Journals   09-24-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,480
Posted By messy_da_legend
Javanese Peaks - 40cm Iwagumi

Thought I'd post some pictures of my Iwagumi on here...

A few details:

Tank - AquaOne Mirage 40 (40cm)
Filter - Fluval 205
Heating - None
Lighting - 25w T5
Substrate - ADA AS Africana, ADA...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-08-2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,600
Posted By messy_da_legend
Thanks for your comments. As requested: ...

Thanks for your comments.


As requested:
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e321/messy_da_legend/ResizeWizard-2-24.jpg
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Forum: Tank Journals   09-07-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,600
Posted By messy_da_legend
Any more comments/criticism? Tom

Any more comments/criticism?

Tom
Forum: Tank Journals   09-06-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,600
Posted By messy_da_legend
It's wierd, but most of the Riccia just lays flat...

It's wierd, but most of the Riccia just lays flat like on the left hand side (maybe shaded?), and some shoots upwards and needs regular trimming. Not too bad though. I have to say the moss seems...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-04-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,600
Posted By messy_da_legend
Sorry I haven't updated this much. I have just...

Sorry I haven't updated this much. I have just entered this tank into the PFK competition, and soon I will do the AGA too.

The pics:
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Forum: Fish   07-05-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By messy_da_legend
I'd personally have no more than 1 DP to 5...

I'd personally have no more than 1 DP to 5 gallons in fresh and 1 GSP to 30gallons in heavy brackish/marine water as stated on thepufferforum.

Tom
Forum: Tank Journals   07-01-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,600
Posted By messy_da_legend
At Forest's Gate - My 25 liter scape

I've had a thread going over on APC for a while now where you can see the set up stages and progression so far, but I thought I would post some pics here for you to see.

APC Thread:...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-09-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,527
Posted By messy_da_legend
Looks very nice. I'd like to see it when the moss...

Looks very nice. I'd like to see it when the moss and microsorium grows out more.

How about some schooling fish?
Forum: Tank Journals   06-04-2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,167
Posted By messy_da_legend
You have 2 males? Or did you mean 2 females? 2...

You have 2 males? Or did you mean 2 females? 2 males will probably fight to the death if kept together

Tom
Forum: Plants   06-03-2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By messy_da_legend
That is Anubias, and should be tied to hardscape

That is Anubias, and should be tied to hardscape
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-03-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By messy_da_legend
Erm yep ;)

Erm yep ;)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-02-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By messy_da_legend
I use a 1ml syringe

I use a 1ml syringe
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-02-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By messy_da_legend
Ok well that didn't happen! Oh well..... ...

Ok well that didn't happen! Oh well.....

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e321/messy_da_legend/1galIwagumi.jpg

I know this isn't moss in here now (the java all went brown and disintigrated :(...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-01-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,616
Posted By messy_da_legend
Wow that is stunning! I really like it. One...

Wow that is stunning! I really like it. One thought, however, is that it might just be a little overgrown. If you trimmed the glosso slightly you might get a better view of the crypt on the left
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-31-2007, 06:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,733
Posted By messy_da_legend
The bogwood is a mixture of from my garden and...

The bogwood is a mixture of from my garden and from the lake district. It's just stuff I've found lying around, so TBH I don't know the species.

The tank is still cloudy for some reason this...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-30-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,733
Posted By messy_da_legend
Well the tank is still going strong, but now has...

Well the tank is still going strong, but now has 2 greenbottle puffers in there (TEMPORARILY, as they started attacking my snakeheads :( ).

I've just done a water change so it's cloudy at the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-27-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By messy_da_legend
dufus - Thanks for your concern. I am pretty sure...

dufus - Thanks for your concern. I am pretty sure it is safe, as I'm currently using it in my 5g iwagumi and another 3g moss tank. pH is 6.8 with 0 measurable hardness.

The water is finally clear...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-26-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By messy_da_legend
I might stick a couple of Amanos in, or maybe...

I might stick a couple of Amanos in, or maybe cherries. Also, I have some Boraras brigittae in my 5gal, and I might be able to have say a trio of them too.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-26-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By messy_da_legend
Mossagumi

Here is my latest mini project: 1gallon AquaOne tank, Java moss-based "Sanzoniwagumi" (hopefully).
Have been playing around with photoshop to try and see what the finished result should be, so...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-10-2007, 06:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,733
Posted By messy_da_legend
Fuzzy - Thanks! I got them unexpectedly from...

Fuzzy - Thanks!

I got them unexpectedly from my local shop who sometimes get less common fish in from time to time.

They should take flake, but mine got frozen cyclops.
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