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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   08-22-2015, 03:45 AM
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Posted By tetra73
I went to Homedepot to see what cactus and...

I went to Homedepot to see what cactus and succulent plants they have. They have some really small one about 2", $2. The 3" is about $3. The 4" is about $5. I picked up about 6 total to see if...
Forum: Substrate   08-21-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By tetra73
You have to remove and to refill your tank water...

You have to remove and to refill your tank water after the substrate swap, period. With my method I mentioned, you can leave the fish in the storage box for few days while waiting for the tank water...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-21-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By tetra73
The fish do not generally contribute much to the...

The fish do not generally contribute much to the bio cycle of a high tech tank. You get your ferts from dosing. The only advantage of having no fish is that you can crank up your CO2 level really...
Forum: Substrate   08-21-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By tetra73
Go to Lowes or Home Depot and to get one of those...

Go to Lowes or Home Depot and to get one of those 18g to 30g tote storage box. About $8 the most. Use it to keep the fish until your tank is ready. Makes sure you put some supports or ledges...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-21-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By tetra73
They gave me the finger and spitting at...

They gave me the finger and spitting at me...heheheheheh....:)
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   08-20-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By tetra73
Succulent/cacitus plants open vivarium...indoor

Is it doable? I have done some reading on it and many suggest that I would need some powerful light setup for the plants to mature. I am thinking about using two homedepot lights with 2 13w or 15w...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-16-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By tetra73
Yeah, you generally need to pay for the postage...

Yeah, you generally need to pay for the postage at the post office. You can pay it via online but the package must be dropped off at the post office. How ever you do it.....you need to pay (credit...
Forum: Photography   06-15-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,891
Posted By tetra73
Is no water. Just some moisture you see there...

Is no water. Just some moisture you see there from watering and misting the plants.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   06-15-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By tetra73
Thanks...no...:) I don't like insects much and I...

Thanks...no...:) I don't like insects much and I don't really want to culture my own flies to feed dart frogs....hehehehe.... The humanity fluctuates a lot from 70% to 90%. And it gets hot in...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   06-13-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By tetra73
This was the general layout... ...

This was the general layout...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7587/16993635742_70938684d3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rTEPRG)DSC_3482 (https://flic.kr/p/rTEPRG) by vracing...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   06-13-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By tetra73
You really don't add ferts since they are...

You really don't add ferts since they are terrestrial plants. They get their ferts from the soil. For the orchids since they are mounted, I spray half the strength of orchid ferts. Once a week. ...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   06-13-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By tetra73
Thanks. Is a 40g. 36" x 16" x 18"

Thanks. Is a 40g. 36" x 16" x 18"
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   06-13-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By tetra73
3 months later.....

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/349/18767699032_26745582ce_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/uArn4N)terrariumtankupdate (https://flic.kr/p/uArn4N) by vracing (https://www.flickr.com/photos/vracing/), on Flickr...
Forum: Photography   06-13-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,891
Posted By tetra73
3 months later... ...

3 months later...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/349/18767699032_26745582ce_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/uArn4N)terrariumtankupdate (https://flic.kr/p/uArn4N) by vracing...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-27-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By tetra73
Thanks for the info.....

Thanks for the info.....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-27-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By tetra73
I need the inner tie rod kit. Ebay has it for...

I need the inner tie rod kit. Ebay has it for $40. I think autozone sells it for $60. Not sure how much they charge for renting it. I could get it on ebay and when the job is done I could resell...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-27-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By tetra73
The joy of car inspection sticker renewal...

Well, I have learned how to change my own brake pads and I thought they couldn't find anything wrong with my car in order to hustle me, a Nissan Altima 2005. Well, they noticed a slight play with...
Forum: Photography   05-25-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,891
Posted By tetra73
thanks....:) Dark frogs would be nice but they...

thanks....:) Dark frogs would be nice but they don't feed on dry foods though..hehehehe.... I am not big on insects, let alone I need to breed and cultivating them to feed the frogs....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-24-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 929
Posted By tetra73
You can put a sheet of substrate divider or...

You can put a sheet of substrate divider or lining or filter flossing to separate and divide the aquarium gravel and plant soil. Two, make sure the water level would never reach that high to touch...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-22-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 929
Posted By tetra73
Don't put in succulent plants in there because...

Don't put in succulent plants in there because they can't tolerate high humidity and they need very dry condition. For water circulation, a small water pump/filter would do. They only use up maybe...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   05-22-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,390
Posted By tetra73
I am not sure if African violet mix is suitable...

I am not sure if African violet mix is suitable for frogs because it has perlites but not a lot. No need to add peat moss since the African violet mix is already mostly peat moss. Others would put...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   05-21-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,390
Posted By tetra73
Go google "vivarium" and to get some ideas about...

Go google "vivarium" and to get some ideas about your layout. You want water or not? Artificial, 3d background? Don't use potting soil. I used the Miracle Gro African Violet soil mix with heavy...
Forum: Photography   05-21-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,891
Posted By tetra73
Last shot with the lights all on.... Oh yeah, my...

Last shot with the lights all on.... Oh yeah, my fungus gnat infestation is under control after watering with mosquito dunk solution. There's the yellow sticky pad to catch the remaining fungus...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   05-21-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By tetra73
Thanks. Yeah, I think it is called a Silver Lace...

Thanks. Yeah, I think it is called a Silver Lace fern. I am using it as a filler for now. I don't mind if it gets big since their fronds can grow in between my pepperomia.
Forum: Photography   05-21-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,891
Posted By tetra73
Thanks. :) Also, I have some green gecko crypts...

Thanks. :) Also, I have some green gecko crypts growing by the driftwood, in their emersed form. In its previous life, the driftwood by the right had crypts growing THROUGH it. Now, because of...
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