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Forum: Lighting   11-17-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By wgreenbay
Moondoggie, I have a 40g breeder sized tank. ...

Moondoggie, I have a 40g breeder sized tank.
Xmas_one, ty for the feedback. I verified it was a 4 pin straight so it looks to be working. I've had this strip for a little less than 10 years (I...
Forum: Lighting   11-16-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By wgreenbay
Opinion on cf lightbulb replacement

I have an older All-Glass compact fluorescent strip light that uses 2 55w bulbs. The original bulb was rated 9325k. I was wondering if this would be a suitable replacement bulb for low to med light...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   09-05-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,793
Posted By wgreenbay
Looks wonderful! Does the betta pick on the...

Looks wonderful! Does the betta pick on the ghost shrimp at all?
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-28-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By wgreenbay
I like the layout of it. My opinion would be to...

I like the layout of it. My opinion would be to do away with the Amazon Sword and perhaps substitute it with java fern bunch. Amazon Sword are mean and can be a hog; they like to steal the show and...
Forum: Equipment   08-28-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By wgreenbay
I agree, as long as it's 100% silicone with no...

I agree, as long as it's 100% silicone with no additives then it should be safe. Those with the "aquarium safe" label is going to probably cost you 3x-5x more.
Forum: Fish   08-27-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By wgreenbay
Personally, I would look for local breeders or...

Personally, I would look for local breeders or local aquarium clubs because the prices and the quality can be much better. Otherwise, perhaps try visiting some LFS to get a grasp of their prices and...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-23-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,880
Posted By wgreenbay
I love the landscape of it so far. :)

I love the landscape of it so far. :)
Forum: Tank Journals   08-23-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,955
Posted By wgreenbay
I'm looking forward to the updates, keep it up! :)

I'm looking forward to the updates, keep it up! :)
Forum: Tank Journals   08-23-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By wgreenbay
good work! it'll take not too long before the...

good work! it'll take not too long before the plants take off! :)
Forum: Tank Journals   08-23-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By wgreenbay
looks great, keep up the good work!

looks great, keep up the good work!
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-23-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,408
Posted By wgreenbay
Love it! Looks condensed but at the same time,...

Love it! Looks condensed but at the same time, not too overcrowded with plants. :)
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-23-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By wgreenbay
For beginner's plants, I would recommend java...

For beginner's plants, I would recommend java fern, anubias, and moneywort. If you like topwater, I really dig the frogbits.
Forum: Equipment   08-23-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By wgreenbay
It also depends on how stocked the tank is. If...

It also depends on how stocked the tank is. If it's lightly stocked, I would say that you'd be safe to pull out the other 30 and put the new 70 in.
Forum: Fish   08-21-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,116
Posted By wgreenbay
I would say 20-30 would be fine depending on...

I would say 20-30 would be fine depending on filtration and your maintenance schedule.
Forum: Equipment   08-21-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By wgreenbay
I think you might want to post this in the WTB...

I think you might want to post this in the WTB section.
Forum: Equipment   08-21-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By wgreenbay
lol, true!

lol, true!
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-20-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By wgreenbay
I have always been intrigued by filterless tanks....

I have always been intrigued by filterless tanks. Looking forward to seeing the pictures! :)
Forum: Fish   08-20-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By wgreenbay
I would get any type of Gouramies or maybe stick...

I would get any type of Gouramies or maybe stick with the smaller community tetras.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-19-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,977
Posted By wgreenbay
I definitely noticed most of my shrimps grazing...

I definitely noticed most of my shrimps grazing on the prefilter. I tried the panty hose trick but the smaller ones still got stuck on the intake so I knew I had to put something else on it. About...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-19-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By wgreenbay
I actually put it in for many reasons. Extra...

I actually put it in for many reasons. Extra bio-filtration, experimenting to see if water flow encourages extra growth, and to slow down the water flow.

I may need to lower the water level...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-19-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By wgreenbay
Naughty Shrimp

I just wanted to share what I found one of my shrimp doing. About 10 minutes later it was closer to the top so I pushed it back into the tank.
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Forum: Fish   04-18-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,977
Posted By wgreenbay
Thanks for the info, I'm surprised to see guppies...

Thanks for the info, I'm surprised to see guppies on that list though! Maybe it's just my perception that guppies are hardy and undemanding....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-01-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,977
Posted By wgreenbay
Fluval Edge pre-filters

I just wanted to say these things are awesome. Previously, I used regular cut to fit sponge as prefilters on my HOB but they get clogged too fast and/or slow down the rate of flow. Now that I have...
Forum: Fish   03-31-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By wgreenbay
I had 5 in a 40g breeder and they harassed otos,...

I had 5 in a 40g breeder and they harassed otos, ghost shrimps, and neons. The only fish that was left alone was the danios.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-31-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By wgreenbay
Looks very nice. Are you worried that the betta...

Looks very nice. Are you worried that the betta will jump out?
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