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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-21-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,940
Posted By Nestle_
that looks great, whats the little guy swimming...

that looks great, whats the little guy swimming in the pic?

is this just a standard 5.5?
Forum: Ponds   03-21-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,923
Posted By Nestle_
depending on the estimated rain you'll get, where...

depending on the estimated rain you'll get, where the tub is located, like under a tree which will block a lot of rain, it depends.
you don't really want the water to go over the overflow bc then...
Forum: Fish   03-21-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,115
Posted By Nestle_
ime, warm clean water and good food have solved...

ime, warm clean water and good food have solved 100% of my betta issues when I've gotten a sick betta and has NEVER caused a betta in my care to get sick.

so back to basic questions that didn't...
Forum: Ponds   03-21-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,923
Posted By Nestle_
the plants won't technically filter the water,...

the plants won't technically filter the water, just help reduce some toxins and more stabilize the tank compared to a plantless setup.

you don't need a filter either, but what I suggest is that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-20-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,004
Posted By Nestle_
and maybe some more 40b and then more 20's ...

and maybe some more 40b
and then more 20's

oh hey I'm in the same 10 mile radius so I better just run over and get more 10's to gather dust in the garage
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-20-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Nestle_
restest check the expiration date on the testk...

restest
check the expiration date on the testk it
get a different test kit
retest
take water to a lfs and have them test it

how long has it been up and running? stock? etc
Forum: Equipment   03-20-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Nestle_
no problem, I ran across it, read it, and said...

no problem, I ran across it, read it, and said woahhhhh the calculations alone save a person hours. Even if you have to tweak the formula slightly I thought it was immensely helpful, and very...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-16-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,549
Posted By Nestle_
the tanks look great, plants are doing fantastic...

the tanks look great, plants are doing fantastic it looks like.
I always love to see how other people treat their bettas, and you sir have done quite well in my book. great job
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians)   03-12-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By Nestle_
I agree it looks great and will look even better...

I agree it looks great and will look even better once the plants fill in.
My only 2 questions are, is the water access point to steep to get out of for them? because it looks like you have a sharp...
Forum: Plants   03-12-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Nestle_
pull it out and take pics in your hand with...

pull it out and take pics in your hand with something like a dime or quarter for reference.
but taking it out might give you a better idea if it is just a dead plant or what it might be
Forum: Plants   03-12-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By Nestle_
I noticed that flow and co2 pumped directly onto...

I noticed that flow and co2 pumped directly onto the DHG were the biggest factors for mine taking off. I had mine for a good 6 months with it struggling, then I read about it liking some flow right...
Forum: Equipment   03-08-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Nestle_
acetic acid and baking soda co2 generator

I know people were looking at this not to long ago, and I found this thread on another fourm

http://www.dendroboard.com/forum/care-sheets/57367-building-using-co2-generator.html

very very...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   03-04-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By Nestle_
you can quickly find pictures of finnex lights,...

you can quickly find pictures of finnex lights, they don't have any specific hangers for wires but what I did was just use the ends of it that normally sit on the tank trim.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-03-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By Nestle_
if you do divide it with foam then use a canister...

if you do divide it with foam then use a canister and an inline heater
put the outtake on one end and the intake on the other so the foam acts as another filter.
the heater in line will then help...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   03-03-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By Nestle_
you can stick to finnex planted+ or other proven...

you can stick to finnex planted+ or other proven led's for aqautic plants, it'll work just as well for emersed plants
Forum: Plants   03-03-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By Nestle_
that's hard to say with the tank already running...

that's hard to say with the tank already running and having two large clown loaches since they'll probably knock up anything you try to get going.

dwarf hair grass maybe?
Forum: Tank Journals   03-03-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,109
Posted By Nestle_
good luck on the new build!

good luck on the new build!
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   02-25-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,611
Posted By Nestle_
great build. nothing more rewarding then building...

great build. nothing more rewarding then building your own setup
what are you using for a substrate on the false bottom? I've had a hard time figuring out what to use in the past
Forum: DIY   02-25-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Nestle_
thanks for the input, the only reason I wouldn't...

thanks for the input, the only reason I wouldn't want filterfoam as the dividers is if they plug up unless I put in a ton of extra effort to make them removable. Which just sounds like a pain vs...
Forum: DIY   02-18-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Nestle_
I'm not worried about having the drill, or bit,...

I'm not worried about having the drill, or bit, my father has a ton of tools and I'm 99% sure he has it. I just want to avoid cutting the glass if possible.

I'm kinda liking the idea of just a...
Forum: DIY   02-18-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Nestle_
diy sump/filtration question

so I have a 55 gallon All Glass aqarium with a broken top middle brace that I bought cheap a while ago, it holds water, even full. I had comtemplated selling it, but not I'm jumping back into it and...
Forum: Fish   02-15-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,393
Posted By Nestle_
if you're set on keeping an apisto with rcs...

if you're set on keeping an apisto with rcs setup, then setup the tank, cycle it good, get the rcs in there and let them spawn and grow in numbers till it seems like they're overrunning the tank....
Forum: Fish   02-15-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,212
Posted By Nestle_
I agree that the gourami will eat the shrimp, but...

I agree that the gourami will eat the shrimp, but if the tank is planted heavily enough, with lots of hiding places for the shrimp, they'll survive.
for several months I kept a male betta in an 8...
Forum: Ponds   02-15-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,344
Posted By Nestle_
yeah I know winter in a tank or tub is to cold,...

yeah I know winter in a tank or tub is to cold, as water freezes quite well here in winter lol
thanks for the replies, and sorry for being slow. I haven't been checking the site as much as I should,...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   02-15-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,621
Posted By Nestle_
just a bit about the diy with cement for those...

just a bit about the diy with cement for those who are looking at it, I've found bathroom tile mortar to be the best to work with. it's smoother, applies thicker, easier to work with, and comes in...
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