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Forum: Tank Journals 03-26-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
VERY BEAUTIFUL AQUASCAPE!!!! Looks like it...

VERY BEAUTIFUL AQUASCAPE!!!!

Looks like it has been setup for years except for the lack of fish! I'll be excited to hear what kind of fish you decide to put in there!

Keep up the great...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-26-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,518
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
Choco, Your 55g looks AWESOME!!!!! Like...

Choco,

Your 55g looks AWESOME!!!!! Like others have said you have a hell-of-a-hardscape!!! The plants you picked and got look good!!! I can't wait to see this 55 fill in!!! The 55 can be a...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-26-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
Wow, You are getting good growth with no...

Wow,
You are getting good growth with no Co2! Have you started getting your Co2 stuff together yet? The best part about it is you don't have to get it all at once! Get a few things now, then a...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-26-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,018
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
Man, I hate to hear you don't have the 46 or 11...

Man, I hate to hear you don't have the 46 or 11 gal setup as planted tanks any more! They were GREAT!!!! I REALLY REALLY liked the previous scapes in all 3 tanks!!!! In the 46g I thought the Jungle...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-24-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
Yep Mopani leaches tannins like a mad dog for a...

Yep Mopani leaches tannins like a mad dog for a pretty long time and like you said it will make your water look like coffee in about a week too! I had to boil a few small pieces I used before 4 or 5...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-24-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,239
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
Very Nice Tank!!!! It is coming along...

Very Nice Tank!!!!

It is coming along great!!! Sorry to hear about the deaths you have had lately!!! Both of those plecks were awesome!!! I too have had mixed luck with ottos! usually if I can...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-24-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,859
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
I just went back and read the whole thread again...

I just went back and read the whole thread again and didn't see it listed as to what type of substrate you are using? Also the link you had listed for the Co2 atomizer has been removed, so can you...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-24-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,859
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
COOL DEAL!!! I have all the Bells and...

COOL DEAL!!!

I have all the Bells and Whistles for my 55g so maybe I can try doing my tap water and see what happens! It sure is nice not to mess with the r/o all the time when I am working with...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-24-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
Thanks for the links!!! And for any info you can...

Thanks for the links!!! And for any info you can get me on the sand in the future!

Just as long as you feel safe!!! Just fill if up slowly, and watch for any air pockets forming in the silicone...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-23-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
REALLY GREAT GOLDIE TANK!!!! I too am not...

REALLY GREAT GOLDIE TANK!!!!

I too am not a huge fan of all the crazy things they have done to the fish themselves, nut you have the more normal goldfish, and they look very healthy and happy!!!...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-23-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
What brand and color name is that natural sand?...

What brand and color name is that natural sand? It is a very nice looking color and grain size!

It is a very good thing you reinforced the cabined!!! BUT I would STILL be worried if the ends of...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-23-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,818
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
WOW Bear! Your tank is coming along...

WOW Bear!

Your tank is coming along GREAT!!! It is down right AWESOME!!! Having African Cichlids for 20+ years I can tell you wet/drys make a huge difference when it comes to big eaters like...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-23-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,859
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
WOW, So you use the tap water the way...

WOW,

So you use the tap water the way it is for the plants and fish you have in there now????? I didn't think that was possible if you read the books! They say most of the plants and the...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-20-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
You seem to be getting everything down well on...

You seem to be getting everything down well on your switch from salt to planted tanks! There is some difference in what you are looking for in terms of water parameters, and lighting spectrum, but...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-20-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
Any updates on the African biotope??? Lookin good...

Any updates on the African biotope??? Lookin good so far!!

Drew
Forum: Tank Journals 03-19-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,859
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
HOLY FREAKIN COW!!! BEAUTIFUL TANK BUDDY!!!...

HOLY FREAKIN COW!!!

BEAUTIFUL TANK BUDDY!!!

It is SOOO good to see a "Normal" Large planted fish tank these days! In the time of the "Nature" aquariums which are beautiful in their own way,...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-15-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
Really Cool setup you have made!!!!! Very...

Really Cool setup you have made!!!!!

Very ingenious on the filter box, but can you tell me what type of canister filter that is?

What other type of living critters do you have in the...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-15-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,641
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
The Brown dusting you are seeing are diatom...

The Brown dusting you are seeing are diatom algae. They usually come in the beginning of a tank and IIRC they feed on silicates in the water. I know Otto cats and most snails will take care of it,...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-15-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 793
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
WOW That's a fish list! I have had a few...

WOW That's a fish list!
I have had a few different species of catfish that would lodge themselves into rocks and caves and wouldn't come out even when removed from the water! Just keep up with...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-15-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
Thanks for the info Codski! Do you have any...

Thanks for the info Codski!

Do you have any pics of the stand, maybe build pics? I like the looks of it! You built it correct?

Thanks again,
Drew
Forum: Tank Journals 03-15-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,046
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
FREAKIN WOW!!! This is a AWESOME TANK!!! I...

FREAKIN WOW!!!

This is a AWESOME TANK!!! I love the dimensions of it, and the pics from build to what it is now are great too! I wish I had your skills to build aquariums!

It looks as if...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-14-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 793
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
Very interesting tank!! What are the...

Very interesting tank!!

What are the different species of fish you got in there? Discus look very happy! Their faces always look like they are smiling when they are young! I see you have some...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-14-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
Your tank looks very nice! I like the LED...

Your tank looks very nice!

I like the LED too! I have a 55g with 2-T5HO retro kit from AH-Supply, and it has done very well! The money was GREAT too, as IIRC it was $60. I build my own stands and...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-14-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
Subscribed! I am wanting to go with a pair...

Subscribed!

I am wanting to go with a pair of 65g tanks on either side of my fireplace, which we never use, so I am very interested in watching how yours turns out! Also in seeing how the led...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-14-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By BoxxerBoyDrew
Your little bowl is pretty neat! Plants...

Your little bowl is pretty neat!

Plants look like they are very happy in there! Hope the guppies stay in there, as they can be jumpers so keep a eye out. Also watch for them coming to the...
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