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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-10-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By Disher
Look up adhesive pig mats. It's perfect because...

Look up adhesive pig mats. It's perfect because it adds cushion and prevents liquids from penetrating to the furniture. It's designed to protect lab benches and walk ways from nasty chemicals.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-19-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By Disher
I can't imagine that the guys shrimp lived for...

I can't imagine that the guys shrimp lived for very long!

Did you end up using dirt? I'm all about dirted tanks but not sure if it's the best idea for these small systems
Forum: Low Tech Forum   02-13-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,960
Posted By Disher
Unlucky... Sorry to see that! It could have been...

Unlucky... Sorry to see that! It could have been worse though, the bottom could've split open on you. Do you have a back up jar? What's your plan going forward with this?
Forum: Fish   02-12-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Disher
That's some amazing candid video! What size tank...

That's some amazing candid video! What size tank is that? Best of luck to your pair!
Forum: Plants   02-08-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By Disher
I know little about hydroponics but the red...

I know little about hydroponics but the red wigglers can be purchased at a locally nursery(usually a seasonal item) or online. I know this because I looked into vermicomposting for my kitchen waste....
Forum: Aquascaping   02-08-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By Disher
Yeah I have. What type of moss would you suggest?...

Yeah I have. What type of moss would you suggest? I don't have any mosses in any of my tanks but have tried java moss once before.
Forum: Aquascaping   02-08-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By Disher
Option 1: ...

Option 1:

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/09/ajydahy9.jpg

Option 2:

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/09/a8e7apeb.jpg

I'm leaning towards option two. It gives me more room to plant and...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-08-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By Disher
Can I soak the wood in a bleach solution? Or what...

Can I soak the wood in a bleach solution? Or what about a vinegar solution? I would love to boil it but I don't have anything large enough for that.

Thanks for all of the great suggestions and...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-08-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By Disher
I do agree with you, this piece of wood is a bit...

I do agree with you, this piece of wood is a bit too large for my tank. I tried cutting it with a hack saw but it was not cutting very well because of the density of the wood! So what I did was just...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   02-08-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,960
Posted By Disher
Any aquatic retailer would have some version of...

Any aquatic retailer would have some version of it. Eheim makes ceramic balls similar to those but are a lighter color. You could also check hydroponic stores.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-08-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Disher
I use a plastic bag... It diverts the water...

I use a plastic bag... It diverts the water nicely because it stays afloat as you pour.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   02-07-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,960
Posted By Disher
That substrate looks like biological filter...

That substrate looks like biological filter media. Maybe that's why it's so expensive and only sold in small quantities.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   02-03-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,960
Posted By Disher
More pictures!! Lol

More pictures!! Lol
Forum: Fish   01-31-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,260
Posted By Disher
Beautiful fish! Thanks

Beautiful fish! Thanks
Forum: Fish   01-30-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,260
Posted By Disher
What's the smallest tank you'd put a pair in? 20g?

What's the smallest tank you'd put a pair in? 20g?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-28-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,873
Posted By Disher
That's a helleva betta you've got there

That's a helleva betta you've got there
Forum: Aquascaping   01-28-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By Disher
Xmas_one - I would love to do what you suggest...

Xmas_one - I would love to do what you suggest but I have no creative abilities lol This big piece of wood takes care of the creativity for me!

Where should I buy stones? No lfs here have that...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-27-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By Disher
+1 on the hornwort. I don't have experience with...

+1 on the hornwort. I don't have experience with every plant out there but I can bet you hornwort is one fastest growing as a floater. Good luck!
Forum: Aquascaping   01-27-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By Disher
Ok thanks everyone! The more I see it sitting in...

Ok thanks everyone! The more I see it sitting in the empty tank the more I want to keep it. Here's a different angle...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/27/7yma9ana.jpg

When I screw it to a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-26-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By Disher
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/26/ututyby7.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/26/ututyby7.jpg
Forum: Aquascaping   01-26-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Disher
I think it's manzanita. Ask your buddy where he...

I think it's manzanita. Ask your buddy where he got it from but I'd def use it. Soak it and boil it if you can.
Forum: Aquascaping   01-26-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By Disher
I need expert advice on this aqua scape

Here's the piece of driftwood I found locally. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/26/7a2a5uja.jpg

I plan on chopping the bottom off so it sits flat on the substrate. I will also trim a bulk of the...
Forum: DIY   01-24-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 97,869
Posted By Disher
Thanks for the write up. You've saved a lot of...

Thanks for the write up. You've saved a lot of people some money!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-22-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Disher
Flood your tank and drown them. Problem solved!

Flood your tank and drown them. Problem solved!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-22-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Disher
From what I understand you can use regular...

From what I understand you can use regular potting soil if it doesn't have added fertilizers. You'll also probably have to wait much longer before adding shrimp.
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