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Forum: Aquascaping 08-16-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By spidangular
I have tried this and it looks horrible. All of...

I have tried this and it looks horrible. All of the scratches are easily seen and there is no way of buffing them out.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-08-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By spidangular
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Forum: Algae 03-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,385
Posted By spidangular
I also failed by trying to fix it with a thousand...

I also failed by trying to fix it with a thousand water changes. And then I left the lights off for a few days and that worked. Do a big water change before black out.


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Forum: Fish 03-08-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By spidangular
Don't feed for day or two and they'll come...

Don't feed for day or two and they'll come around.


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Forum: Plants 03-08-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By spidangular
Don't people know to rinse fluorite? Sent...

Don't people know to rinse fluorite?


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Forum: Plants 03-07-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By spidangular
Just my two cents- Eco complete is terrible to...

Just my two cents- Eco complete is terrible to plant in because it's too light. When you try to stick plants into it by pushing the roots into it with a infer and pull your finger out, the substrate...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-05-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By spidangular
Sifting.. I believe everything that would get...

Sifting.. I believe everything that would get sifted out would be either a rock or a stick. A stick big enough to get sifted out would float. So just put the dirt in a bucket, let it sit for a week...
Forum: Algae 02-06-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By spidangular
Don't feed the tank for two or three days and it...

Don't feed the tank for two or three days and it will be spotless.
I got an adult SAE to eat a variety of algae that way. A couple days starvation and the fish will eat anything the can, not just...
Forum: Algae 02-06-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By spidangular
This is so obvious, but I've never seen it...

This is so obvious, but I've never seen it written anywhere so I figure I'll post it. I'm sure it will be useful to somebody.

If you have algae on rocks or driftwood that does not have plants...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,744
Posted By spidangular
Google cerges reactor

Google cerges reactor
Forum: Ponds 01-30-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By spidangular
What would it take to rehabilitate a natural pond?

The answer: a thousand years or a hundred thousand dollars.
First you have to find out, chemically, what is wrong with the pond, if it is still being fed contaminants and if you can put an end to...
Forum: Substrate 01-28-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By spidangular
Dirt tank FAIL!

Mgopm dirt tank I started last winter but didn't know what I was doing in planted tanks and abandoned the project. The ten gallon tank sat outside for about a year with a twenty gallon tank upside...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-28-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By spidangular
Cleaning planted tank and catching fish

To catch SAE you simply use your hand or small net to chase it into the biggest net in the most wide open area. That way there is no chasing with the net. You carefully annoy it from place to place...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-22-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 957
Posted By spidangular
Throw in garbage disposal. You can't tell me...

Throw in garbage disposal. You can't tell me that's inhumane. It's like a person hitting the ground after falling out of an airplane. .. One second out of the water and then there aren't any brains...
Forum: Fish 01-21-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By spidangular
These are doing fine....

These are doing fine. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/22/dena3u5e.jpg


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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-15-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By spidangular
I use a website for three years with the same rx....

I use a website for three years with the same rx. They treat it like you're entering in your pants size. They don't care that your rx is out of date, the site I use doesn't even ask for the rx date....
Forum: DIY 12-08-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,860
Posted By spidangular
Sounds good to me about the sponge. It was the...

Sounds good to me about the sponge. It was the filter floss for mechanical filtration that i was worried about changing, not the bio filter. .
Is a filter even required? I ran my tank fine with...
Forum: DIY 12-07-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,860
Posted By spidangular
I was trying to find a way to almost never have...

I was trying to find a way to almost never have to change the filter... Yeah I know. if I'm looking for " hands off" I'm in the wrong hobby!
No, correction, I was thinking about making a filter...
Forum: Fish 12-06-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By spidangular
Oh shoot! Of course! Sorry, i didn't read it...

Oh shoot! Of course! Sorry, i didn't read it closely enough.
Forum: Fish 12-06-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By spidangular
Don't feed the tank for a day or two. When they...

Don't feed the tank for a day or two. When they get hungry enough, they will eat the algae. My planted tank is a twenty gallon long that is over stocked. I keep the SAE in the qt tank when I'm not...
Forum: DIY 12-06-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,860
Posted By spidangular
That is incredibly rude. If you don't like the...

That is incredibly rude. If you don't like the thread then don't read it. One aquarium related question that you think is of topic, although completely related to how i should do something and...
Forum: DIY 12-06-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,860
Posted By spidangular
What is the purpose of media for bacterial growth...

What is the purpose of media for bacterial growth to aid with biological filtration if your nitrite and ammonia are already at zero? What other substances is all that bacteria removing or...
Forum: DIY 12-06-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,860
Posted By spidangular
Hey! Something else that is useful, thanks! I...

Hey! Something else that is useful, thanks! I also just found this: http://www.pleasanthillgrain.com/gamma_seal_lids_gamma_lid_products.aspx

Your suggestion may be superior!


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Forum: DIY 12-05-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,860
Posted By spidangular
I agree. With a lot of that. "how to seal a...

I agree. With a lot of that.

"how to seal a lid under pressure and still be able to get it off"
Hasn't somebody on the internet already done the leg work on this and put it on YouTube or a blog?...
Forum: DIY 12-04-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,860
Posted By spidangular
DarkCobra, thank you for useful feedback! ...

DarkCobra, thank you for useful feedback!



Where is it narrow? I designed it so there is minimal bottleneck.
Where do you see it narrow?

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