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Forum: Substrate 05-24-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,243
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
It is capped with about an inch of sand. I...

It is capped with about an inch of sand. I soaked it using the aquarium because it was a HUGE amount of dirt. I anticipated that the water would be cloudy in this process, I just didn't realize how...
Forum: Substrate 05-24-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,243
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
Dirt - does the water ever clear up?

I have been soaking my topsoil in the aquarium for a couple weeks, and the water is black. I have drained the water, and I am refilling the aquarium now. I should be getting some plants in...
Forum: Fish 05-20-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 944
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
Fishless Cycle Ammonia Questions

I am wondering how much ammonia you add per day per every 10 gallons of water for the fishless cycle in a heavily planted aquarium. Also, are there any recommendations on what "brand" of ammonia to...
Forum: Plants 05-16-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
You could break down and buy a UV sterilizer. ...

You could break down and buy a UV sterilizer. Run it for about a week (maybe longer depending on size), and the green water will be gone. You can then take it out and use it if it ever happens...
Forum: Fish 05-14-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,463
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
Hmm maybe I should look into putting 675 fish...

Hmm maybe I should look into putting 675 fish into my 135 haha.
Forum: Fish 05-14-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,463
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
50 fish in a 10 gallon aquarium is about the...

50 fish in a 10 gallon aquarium is about the silliest thing I have ever heard. I don't care what size they are. Do you enjoy watching that absolute chaos?
Forum: Lighting 05-12-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,912
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
That tank is awesome; thanks for the pics for...

That tank is awesome; thanks for the pics for comparison!
Forum: Plants 05-11-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
Hygrophila pinnatifida

I am going to be getting this plant in about 2 weeks. The guy I bought it from said it can be grown on driftwood or in the substrate. I am wondering if anyone has any experience with this plant and...
Forum: Lighting 05-11-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,912
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
^Was the reason you didn't like it because of...

^Was the reason you didn't like it because of color and look only or also results?
Forum: Plants 05-10-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
I am happy with the plants I get online from Don...

I am happy with the plants I get online from Don Matakis at freshwateraquariumplants.com. It would just be nice to be able to browse a nice freshwater plants store in person... But alas.
Thanks...
Forum: Plants 05-10-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
I'm sorry to derail this... But all of you are...

I'm sorry to derail this... But all of you are near where I live, so I must ask: where is there a good freshwater aquarium store in east TN? I drive to Asheville for good fish, but I don't know of...
Forum: Lighting 05-09-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
Do T5 moonlight bulbs exist?

I am wondering if you have extra bulb space in a T5, is it possible to put "moonlight bulbs" in those slots and have them turn on with the T5 fixture switch? All the moonlight discussion I have seen...
Forum: Lighting 05-09-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,912
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
I'm not sure if it's the basement environment or...

I'm not sure if it's the basement environment or how the lights actually look, but when I saw a Kessil, it looked like the aquarium contained all the light, and it gave off a nice "glow." The T5's...
Forum: Plants 05-09-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
Great input from everyone - thank you!

Great input from everyone - thank you!
Forum: Lighting 05-09-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,912
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
I'm surprised people don't like the look of the...

I'm surprised people don't like the look of the light in the aquarium. One of the reasons I am interested in this is that the plants looked so much better color than the ones under my T5. My T5...
Forum: Fish 05-09-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
Last year when I got 30 cardinals I had great...

Last year when I got 30 cardinals I had great water conditions, but the same thing happened to me. I lost ALL of the cardinals and some of my other tetras as well. That's when I learned my lesson...
Forum: Lighting 05-08-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,912
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
I'm looking into trying out a couple for my 135. ...

I'm looking into trying out a couple for my 135. A lot of the things I have read or reviews I have seen either haven't had enough time with the Kessil to really talk about results, or they seem a...
Forum: Fish 05-07-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
Just curious as to how you all think rainbows and...

Just curious as to how you all think rainbows and rasboras will clash. I have never kept large schooling fish like rainbows before. Thanks!
Forum: Lighting 05-07-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,912
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
LED Kessil Amazon Sun

Has anyone had experience with the Kessil Amazon Sun LED?
Forum: Fish 05-07-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
^Sweet, I have never seen that before! Edit:...

^Sweet, I have never seen that before!

Edit: wow, when I used the numbers from my first post, I got 101% in my aquarium stocking level haha. That may mean I could add another apisto/bolivian ram...
Forum: Plants 05-07-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
Tying Plants to Driftwood and Rock

I am looking for advice on the best methods and materials for attaching java ferns, anubias, and various carpet mosses to driftwood or rock. Thank you!
Forum: Substrate 05-07-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
Thanks for the response!

Thanks for the response!
Forum: Fish 05-07-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
Help with Bioload (planning 135g)

Hi all,
I am planning my heavily planted 135 gallon tank. The water will be slightly acidic with a temp around 80F. I have 3 large pieces of driftwood that will be in the tank. I will be...
Forum: Substrate 05-07-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
Topsoil Brand and Dirt Questions

Hi all,
I have had a successful 135 high tech tank, and I used fluorite gravel. I'd like to try something new since I just moved and have to restart my tank. I am thinking dirt/topsoil with a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-15-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By Patrunkenphat7
Looks very nice, thanks for the info and pics!

Looks very nice, thanks for the info and pics!
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