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Forum: Tank Journals Today, 12:47 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,452
Posted By Whiskey
I just LOVE this tank! Fantastic work. You...

I just LOVE this tank! Fantastic work.

You made mention a number of times throughout this thread about your high level of CO2, do you have a way of quantifying how high? Like KH/PH numbers,.. I...
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By Whiskey
Looks like it has okay reflectors,.. I have no...

Looks like it has okay reflectors,.. I have no data on the bulbs at all though.

I'd guess med-low to med.

I have a 75G with 3 inches of substrate and the Tek 2x54W T5 HO fixture with the wrap...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-23-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By Whiskey
I had a 180G SW tank with a 50G sump, along with...

I had a 180G SW tank with a 50G sump, along with 2 50's and a 125 FW.

In an APT that had a rule that no tanks over 10G were permitted.

BUT! I moved in before the rule (and had it written into...
Forum: Plants 08-23-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Whiskey
The K rating is more for the look, there are...

The K rating is more for the look, there are differences but quality of bulb/reflector/quantity of bulb plays a bigger part, I grew plants fine under 2700K.

I would go with Anubius and Java Fern,...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-23-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Whiskey
I love it! Taking discus needs into account this...

I love it! Taking discus needs into account this is a great scape with lots of swimming room. I think it just needs time for the plants to grow out.

Whiskey
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-20-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 343
Posted By Whiskey
I don't care who you are, that's funny right...

I don't care who you are, that's funny right there.

I love it!!! I had something similar in a nitch that was cut out of an apartment wall. I made it a low maintenance tank (low light, slow...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-20-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By Whiskey
I have an Evolve 2G full of CRS and they do...

I have an Evolve 2G full of CRS and they do great! I use the small Amazonia substrate, and the stock filter plugged with a sponge so they can't go through the slits. The stock pump was too much but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-19-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By Whiskey
Anubius, and Java Fern grew well with a single T8...

Anubius, and Java Fern grew well with a single T8 over my 10G. You could probably get away with Crypt as well, I also grew those.

Whiskey
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-17-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Whiskey
I also change water at 10% per week on my 2G...

I also change water at 10% per week on my 2G tank, and those shrimp won't stop breeding so that's likely not the problem. I did have problems with 25% or 50% water changes though, you are much...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 658,011
Posted By Whiskey
I'm fairly sure I posted this earlier, but here...

I'm fairly sure I posted this earlier, but here is a much updated pic.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3925/14932442822_e5158b00b3_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oKwF1J)IMG_3633nr...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-16-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,920
Posted By Whiskey
Amazing!!!! I don't know where, but somebody...

Amazing!!!!

I don't know where, but somebody had a youtube video about how to trim HC, you might want to give that a search.

Whiskey
Forum: Tank Journals 08-15-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,670
Posted By Whiskey
I had the same fungus problem with my dry start,...

I had the same fungus problem with my dry start, I ended up beating it by keeping the tank really dry. I ran at 70% humidity and practically no water.

When you flood the tank the fungus should...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By Whiskey
I have a 75G discus tank, for the longest time I...

I have a 75G discus tank, for the longest time I used a 300 GPH pump to do water changes through a no spill drain and fill hose that was small.

It took forever!

Now I use an old 750 GPH pump...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-13-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By Whiskey
I didn't, I converted the tanks to salt water. ...

I didn't, I converted the tanks to salt water. It wasn't until I was having CO2 problems in a later high tech tank that the light went on in my head and I realized what the problem probably was.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-13-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By Whiskey
How much surface agitation do you have? I...

How much surface agitation do you have?

I ask because I think a large dirted tank has more bacterial activity and requires more 02 so the fish don't sufficate.

I had a 180 that was plagued with...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-13-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Whiskey
Oh, I see what you mean. Yeah, maybe try raising...

Oh, I see what you mean. Yeah, maybe try raising it a bit and see what it does.
Whiskey
Forum: Tank Journals 08-12-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,963
Posted By Whiskey
What a fantastic tank! I just read through the...

What a fantastic tank! I just read through the entire thread, I'd love to see some updated shots. I really enjoy seeing longer term tanks on the boards, it seems so many are short term aquascapes...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-12-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Whiskey
The plants should recover, but I'm not sure that...

The plants should recover, but I'm not sure that the fuge ray at 24" is high light.

Could you post what data you have that makes you think that? I use a much smaller Fuge Ray over a 10G tank, and...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-12-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,495
Posted By Whiskey
Thank you everyone!! I am proud. And thank...

Thank you everyone!! I am proud.

And thank you to everyone that participated in this thread to help me refine the scape. The tank made a dramatic improvement from the first post of this thread...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-12-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By Whiskey
Nice looking tank! Do you use CO2? What...

Nice looking tank! Do you use CO2? What lighting are you using?

Whiskey
Forum: Tank Journals 08-12-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,579
Posted By Whiskey
I did decide to enter the AGA competition with...

I did decide to enter the AGA competition with the following pics:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3842/14705144437_25feefef51_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oprH84)IMG_3633 (https://flic.kr/p/oprH84) by...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-12-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,495
Posted By Whiskey
Well,.. I did decide to enter with the following...

Well,.. I did decide to enter with the following pics:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3842/14705144437_25feefef51_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oprH84)IMG_3633 (https://flic.kr/p/oprH84) by Wiskey2727...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-12-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By Whiskey
You have to aim a little higher for Reverse...

You have to aim a little higher for Reverse Psychology to work.

I DO NOT want you to GIVE those to me, with free overnight shipping. ;)

Whiskey
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-05-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Whiskey
Man that stinks, I'm sorry to hear it. I...

Man that stinks, I'm sorry to hear it.

I think you have a pretty good plan with the fix, Aquasoil always leaches Ammonia for me so I agree you will need to give it some time to cycle, but it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-03-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By Whiskey
Glass tops will reduce PAR, about 10-25% if...

Glass tops will reduce PAR, about 10-25% if memory serves, keeping it clean and hard water stain free will help keep you toward the bottom end of that scale.

I couldn't run glass tops for a...
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