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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-01-2011, 02:20 PM
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Posted By rhinotam0405
Be sure to check craig's list for your area. A...

Be sure to check craig's list for your area. A lot of animals end up on there, as well as you being able to post them missing. Best of luck to you!
Forum: Low Tech Forum   04-13-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By rhinotam0405
SO far so good :) THings are starting to grow! So...

SO far so good :) THings are starting to grow! So far all the water parameters are great, the water is tea colored from the wood, but i kinda like it (and the fish too). Maybe by next week, i will...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-29-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By rhinotam0405
they are T5NO's (like you suggested) :)

they are T5NO's (like you suggested) :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-13-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,368
Posted By rhinotam0405
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Tank Journals   03-13-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 117
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Posted By rhinotam0405
Nice! I just set up my 150 upgrade from my 55 as...

Nice! I just set up my 150 upgrade from my 55 as well :) can't wait to see it!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-13-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,368
Posted By rhinotam0405
Thanks. I just wanted some input on it. I have...

Thanks. I just wanted some input on it. I have just set up a 150. so it is impossible for me to reach the bottom of the tank for re-planting etc without the snorkle gear! :hihi:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-13-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,368
Posted By rhinotam0405
Has anyone used a Tom Aquatic Gardener Tool?

Has anyone tried one of these tools? Tom Aquatic Gardener Tool - has 2 attachments, gripper tong, and scissor. Just curious what y'all thought? http://c1.f3images.com/IMD/600/OE1000/OE1000_99.jpg
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-13-2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By rhinotam0405
yes, it is 72x18x29. and yes i have 4 T5 dual...

yes, it is 72x18x29. and yes i have 4 T5 dual lights, but then ust some LED's for shimmer :) Is that still too much? Thanks for checking it out Hoppy!
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-13-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By rhinotam0405
LOL - I went back and read that again, easy to...

LOL - I went back and read that again, easy to miss. I should have worded that differently! :icon_roll
Forum: Fish   03-13-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By rhinotam0405
I have had a clown pleaco for 7 years (4.5") in...

I have had a clown pleaco for 7 years (4.5") in my 55, and just love him.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-12-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By rhinotam0405
Please don't mind the crappy cell phone pictures,...

Please don't mind the crappy cell phone pictures, but it was the easiest way to get some pictures on here. The boulders on the log will go away once it sinks completely, it was still trying to...
Forum: Plants   03-12-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 21,073
Posted By rhinotam0405
I think it was about that much moss that she...

I think it was about that much moss that she started with. I ended up sharing some with another friend because there was so much in the jar. :proud:

Good luck Granny starting the ricca.... this...
Forum: Plants   03-11-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 21,073
Posted By rhinotam0405
The moss was very clean, so much of it!!!! I'll...

The moss was very clean, so much of it!!!! I'll get a picture on here tonight of it out of the jar, but for now, it's off to the zoo with my girls :)
Forum: Plants   03-10-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 21,073
Posted By rhinotam0405
I dont see any algae on it... but i havent taken...

I dont see any algae on it... but i havent taken it out yet. I'll take another picture of it when I get it out, maybe tonight.

HUMMM....moss by the jug??? you may be on to something!

It's been...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-10-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By rhinotam0405
A work in progress : 28537 My poor old 55,...

A work in progress : 28537

My poor old 55, will no longer be by the end of the weekend!
28538
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-10-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By rhinotam0405
Here I go with the 150....

A quick note that i have had a planted 55 for years, low tech, and have loved it.
But, I could not pass on the opportuntity when a client of mine wanted to give me their 150 since they are moving...
Forum: Plants   03-10-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 21,073
Posted By rhinotam0405
Here's a picture of the top looking in. Not real...

Here's a picture of the top looking in. Not real sure how I am going to get it all out!:D
28530

28531
Forum: Plants   03-10-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 21,073
Posted By rhinotam0405
The top was left open. Glass jar sitting in the...

The top was left open. Glass jar sitting in the sill, indirect light most of the day. She rotated the jar around every week. She first used some of her tank water, then just added water straight...
Forum: Plants   03-10-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 21,073
Posted By rhinotam0405
New way to grow Java moss???

My friend threw a piece of java moss into a gallon glass jar and set it in her windowsill. No filter, just topping it off with fresh well water when needed and look at what happened! AWESOME for me...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-10-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,111
Posted By rhinotam0405
NOT a fish story, but funny none the less! ...

NOT a fish story, but funny none the less!

I just LOVED it one day when a mom and her kids came in in tears saying her hamster had cancer. I of course was shocked and asked how she knew that. She...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-10-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,111
Posted By rhinotam0405
octopus in an oscar tank???? WHAAAAT???

This was not the LFS fault, but maybe the owner should have asked a few more questions instead of looking for the $$.
I was working at the LFS in College STation, TX and had the manager tell me...
Forum: Equipment   02-28-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By rhinotam0405
Thank you. I ended up flippg it around, then...

Thank you. I ended up flippg it around, then trimming the short side up. Then i coupled it with a long black poly tube to the intake basket. So now the intake pipes are black and hardly noticeable :)
Forum: Equipment   02-27-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By rhinotam0405
Eheim "J" tube WAY too short - suggestions please?

I am setting up a 150, and the in-take "J" tubes with the Eheim 2217's are way too short inside the tank. They only come about 1/2 way down. Any suggestions as to fixing this little issue? Thanks so...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-22-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,877
Posted By rhinotam0405
Beautiful..... I'm working on my 150 , maybe I'll...

Beautiful..... I'm working on my 150 , maybe I'll get to flood it this weekend - we'll see :)
Forum: DIY   02-03-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,217
Posted By rhinotam0405
cool! I am getting some great ideas on a design...

cool! I am getting some great ideas on a design for a canopy for the 150! THe stand is nearly done and I'm almost ready to start getting some things in place!
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