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Forum: DIY   04-22-2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 31,465
Posted By crudnugget
Wow that is an amazing stand! I think that even...

Wow that is an amazing stand! I think that even though you may have spent more than buying one or having one made (not counting tools), the feeling you get when you look at something you made makes...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-22-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,911
Posted By crudnugget
Tank looks good! How many bunches of ludwigia...

Tank looks good! How many bunches of ludwigia did you order from aquariumplants.com? I'm thinking of making an order and trying to figure out how much to get.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-01-2009, 02:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,068
Posted By crudnugget
Thanks for the info...I was mainly asking because...

Thanks for the info...I was mainly asking because I have a hard time finding people who keep a decent stock of plants in Houston for my 40g planted. Every now and then I go by Fish Gallery but they...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-26-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,068
Posted By crudnugget
Can you tell me what LFS you guys are talking...

Can you tell me what LFS you guys are talking about?

Also, sad to hear about the loss of your fish, houstonhobby. It sucks when you see fish in the LFS that you really want, then they end up...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-26-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,797
Posted By crudnugget
Nice tank! What model Koralia are you using? I...

Nice tank! What model Koralia are you using? I have a Koralia 1 on my 40br, but I have it placed on the back glass, near the back left corner. It's pointing toward the front, about 1/3 the way...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-13-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,930
Posted By crudnugget
dp2012, you can figure out exactly how much...

dp2012, you can figure out exactly how much aquasoil you need by calculating the cubic centimeters of the soilbase. Get the measurements of the 5.5 gallon tank (length and depth front to back) in...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-08-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By crudnugget
Alright, time for another update. I got some...

Alright, time for another update. I got some Blyxa japonica from an LFS and I planted that in the back right. I took out the last remaining Otocinclus and put him in my big tank, so now the only...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-08-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By crudnugget
Those are some really nice pictures of some neat...

Those are some really nice pictures of some neat looking snails! At first I thought you had taken their pictures out of water, but when I saw the last one I realized they were in a tank. Your water...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-06-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 35,594
Posted By crudnugget
You could get some Krylon Fusion spraypaint and...

You could get some Krylon Fusion spraypaint and paint it the same color as the background of your tank. Or try to cover it up with some stem plants. Not a whole lot else you can do...except maybe...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-03-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,883
Posted By crudnugget
I like the all in one nano cubes. How is the...

I like the all in one nano cubes. How is the flow coming from the filter setup? I know a lot of the people that use them for reefs usually upgrade the pumps, but nano-reefs also require a lot more...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-03-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,197
Posted By crudnugget
How long is the life cycle of one of those? Once...

How long is the life cycle of one of those? Once it is complete, do you have to get rid of the plant? I'm guessing that you propogate them by separating the daughter plants and replanting those? ...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-02-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By crudnugget
Thanks for the suggestions, I think I am going to...

Thanks for the suggestions, I think I am going to look for some Blyxa to put in the back right behind the bigger rock as I am kind of going for the grassy look.

Here is a picture of the tank...
Forum: Equipment   01-02-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By crudnugget
2217 won't pump water - do they have warranty?

Alright, I've been having some troubles with my Eheim 2217, and now it has finally seemed to stop functioning properly. I was having some trouble with excessive noise from the filter, as if...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-20-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By crudnugget
Yet another 5.5 journal - The Beginning

I have recently done a total redo on my 5.5 gallon AGA tank. In its past life, it looked a little like this (http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q229/crudnugget/fishtank/three.jpg) . That crypt...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-19-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By crudnugget
Tank looks really good, but it would be nice if...

Tank looks really good, but it would be nice if you could post a couple pictures with a real camera.

It's funny...I've never actually seen anyone use that Hagen filter as a filter - only as a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-19-2008, 01:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By crudnugget
The silicone work on that tank does look pretty...

The silicone work on that tank does look pretty clean, looks like you did a good job de-rimming as well.

Here's a hint on the light: take off the bottom and turn it around backwards - you have...
Forum: DIY   12-08-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,784
Posted By crudnugget
Thanks for the explanation, that makes a lot of...

Thanks for the explanation, that makes a lot of sense to me. Maybe I'll undertake this project this weekend.
Forum: DIY   12-08-2008, 04:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,784
Posted By crudnugget
I have been thinking of taking my lamp apart and...

I have been thinking of taking my lamp apart and rigging something up more like a standard light fixture for my 5.5 gallon tank, so I'm glad I found this thread!

One question, why did you set the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-29-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By crudnugget
My 40 Breeder is 18" deep like your tank, and...

My 40 Breeder is 18" deep like your tank, and there is one tricky thing about lighting it that you may have not thought of. If you only use one strip light, it's hard to get good coverage from the...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-29-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 30,163
Posted By crudnugget
If you do decide to skin the stand with MDF...

If you do decide to skin the stand with MDF instead of plywood, you need to make sure not to get water on it. MDF is very susceptible to water damage compared to plywood. It's generally recommended...
Forum: Fish   10-19-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By crudnugget
Kind of what I was thinking. And epicfish, I...

Kind of what I was thinking.

And epicfish, I think I'll do that.
Forum: Fish   10-19-2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By crudnugget
Fish dieing for unknown reason

Welp, I woke up today to notice some snails chowing down on a fish body on the bottom of my tank. I've had a couple fish die on me for no apparent reason, so I didn't think too much of it.

Later,...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-18-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,493
Posted By crudnugget
That tank looks amazing! One of the best...

That tank looks amazing! One of the best hardscapes I've ever seen. Nice fish to boot.

One of the guys on my local forums here in Houston had a carpet made of vals, the trophs kept it mowed down...
Forum: Substrate   10-16-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By crudnugget
If you live in a large city, like Houston, simply...

If you live in a large city, like Houston, simply breathing is carcinogenic.
Forum: Tank Journals   10-16-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By crudnugget
240 watts is going to be a lot of light for your...

240 watts is going to be a lot of light for your tank. Do you plan on running any CO2 or ferts? You'll be pushing ~4.4 WPG.
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