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Forum: Tank Journals   01-14-2013, 01:10 AM
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Posted By geektom
Bump- still looking for suggestions for stems to...

Bump- still looking for suggestions for stems to replace the pedicellata.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-13-2013, 12:51 AM
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Posted By geektom
Any suggestions to replace the pedicellata?

Any suggestions to replace the pedicellata?
Forum: Tank Journals   01-12-2013, 04:53 PM
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Posted By geektom
Thanks, rustbucket! Got them from...

Thanks, rustbucket! Got them from tedsfishroom.com, same place I got the Pelvacachromis. Great resource for all kinds of stuff if you have not been there- including great prices (even with shipping)...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-12-2013, 02:22 AM
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Posted By geektom
The N. pedicellata does not seem to be thriving-...

The N. pedicellata does not seem to be thriving- the last week has seen a lot of die off and I am not sure why, especially since the crassicaulis is doing so well. Any suggestions? How about what I...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-11-2013, 02:18 PM
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Posted By geektom
Did some trimming and rearranging, and thought it...

Did some trimming and rearranging, and thought it would be good to share some pics! The water looks like it had lots of debris, but those are all bubbles!

I did not trim the N. crass, but I did...
Forum: Plants   01-10-2013, 01:50 PM
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Posted By geektom
Wow! Looks like it will be an awesome tank! You...

Wow! Looks like it will be an awesome tank! You have a lot of awesome swords selected, maybe add / replace with some mid- ground plants that will offer some different shapes? Like cryptocorne bronze,...
Forum: Plants   01-10-2013, 01:11 PM
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Posted By geektom
Thanks, wabisabi. Do you know if it will produce...

Thanks, wabisabi. Do you know if it will produce any new stems from the sides? Or only those side roots? This s the first time I have kept the plant and the info I have been finding on the net is...
Forum: Plants   01-10-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By geektom
Funny, I can see it?

Funny, I can see it?
Forum: Plants   01-10-2013, 05:14 AM
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Posted By geektom
Need help with Nesaea crassicaulis

Hey everyone! My Nesaea crassicaulis is growing nicely, and I have removed some driftwood from the back that was taking up valuable space so that I can expand the Nesaea crassicaulis. I am nervous...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-02-2013, 03:59 AM
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Posted By geektom
Thanks, everyone! I have 4 congos in there now,...

Thanks, everyone! I have 4 congos in there now, and plan to add 4 more. My Pelvicachromis taeniatus arrive Friday!
Forum: Tank Journals   01-01-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By geektom
Nice detail of the Nesea crassicaulis getting...

Nice detail of the Nesea crassicaulis getting red:

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n60/geektom/image_zps183c02c3.jpg

To get it to fill in, once it has grown out more, is there a best place I...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-31-2012, 02:49 PM
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Posted By geektom
Love it! One of my favorites, and the crypts are...

Love it! One of my favorites, and the crypts are to die for! What them do you keep the tank at?
Forum: Tank Journals   12-31-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By geektom
My two Nesea sp. are starting to grow! The...

My two Nesea sp. are starting to grow! The golden's new leaves are nice and yellow, and the red is starting to "blush" and new, tiny red leaves are forming! So excited!

Anything I need to know...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-24-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By geektom
Looking great so far! Keep up the good work.

Looking great so far! Keep up the good work.
Forum: Tank Journals   12-24-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,594
Posted By geektom
My daughter took a clearer picture for me. The...

My daughter took a clearer picture for me. The water has cleared nicely and the rhombo barbs and sidthimunki are swimming around like crazy, even schooling together at times. The Congo tetras are...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-23-2012, 07:17 PM
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Posted By geektom
Can you guys help me understand "negative space"?...

Can you guys help me understand "negative space"? Does that mean it is better to have nothing there?
Forum: Tank Journals   12-23-2012, 05:26 AM
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Posted By geektom
Understood- I like them, and I want to make sure...

Understood- I like them, and I want to make sure the Pelvicachromis taeniatus have enough places to stake out territory when I add them in January. If the breeding caves end up being enough I might...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-23-2012, 04:39 AM
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Posted By geektom
Hey everyone, I had to chase them down from UPS,...

Hey everyone, I had to chase them down from UPS, but I finally received my plants today!

I know I have some fine tuning to do, but I will give them some time to settle in first. The back left...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-21-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,594
Posted By geektom
Now for the CO2 set up: Milwaukee controller, but...

Now for the CO2 set up: Milwaukee controller, but the gauges and reactor are from aquariumplants.com. I like the electronic bubble counter over my old needle valve, and that the pH probe is in-line...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-21-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,594
Posted By geektom
Let there be lights ...

Let there be lights
http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n60/geektom/image_zps0c2b1e5c.jpg
http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n60/geektom/image_zpsac2feeed.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-18-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,594
Posted By geektom
Thanks, MABJ-- yeah, nobody likes the rocks, lol!...

Thanks, MABJ-- yeah, nobody likes the rocks, lol! I want to keep them in *some* form, because I want to provide nooks and crannies for the botias (which will also keep them out of the spawning...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-18-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,594
Posted By geektom
one last bump! Don't want to be a pest, but I...

one last bump! Don't want to be a pest, but I learn so much from these forums!

Right now, this is still the plan: For now I am picturing Aponogeton longiplumulosus in the back left corner (behind...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-18-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By geektom
Bump! I am getting plants on Friday- any other...

Bump! I am getting plants on Friday- any other suggestions?
Forum: Tank Journals   12-17-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,594
Posted By geektom
Thanks, Perchance! I will be re-doing the rocks a...

Thanks, Perchance! I will be re-doing the rocks a little, shifting them more right-of-center and stacking them so they look a little more natural-- but I also like the way they look, so thanks. Plus,...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-17-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,594
Posted By geektom
Jimmy, thanks for the feedback- I know my tank...

Jimmy, thanks for the feedback- I know my tank does not fit the beauty ideal of the Amano/Iwagumi style, but I am hoping to still be able to create something lush and growing that fits the African...
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