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Forum: Aquascaping 01-23-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By AlecFish
F or G for me.

F or G for me.
Forum: Fish 01-22-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By AlecFish
I don't have any, but at one point I was very...

I don't have any, but at one point I was very interested in them. As far as I can tell they seem to be a very peaceful shy cichlid. They get to about 4 inches and their mouth's are pretty small so I...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-22-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By AlecFish
I love seeing 125's, it's the optimal tank size. ...

I love seeing 125's, it's the optimal tank size.

Give your tank about a month and it'll be a jungle!
Forum: Photography 01-22-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By AlecFish
Nice pics man! What kind of camera do you...

Nice pics man!

What kind of camera do you use? I'm just getting into photography, do you recommend anything good to start with?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-30-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 881
Posted By AlecFish
We ended up getting an X1. My family wanted...

We ended up getting an X1. My family wanted something a bit more than just a gaming system. The ability to use the xbox not only as a gaming system but a way to dvr our shows is pretty awesome. The...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-24-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,506
Posted By AlecFish
This was mine before I rescaped it. Not as thick...

This was mine before I rescaped it. Not as thick as some of your guys's. But was quite the jungle for me.
Forum: Fish 12-24-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By AlecFish
Algae most of the time is caused by an imbalance...

Algae most of the time is caused by an imbalance in the tank. I'd try to find the source.

http://www.guitarfish.org/algae This is a pretty helpful source.

If you really want something I'd go...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-21-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By AlecFish
Alec's 75 Gallon Planted

I decided it would be nice for some way to document my journey, instead of just unorganized pictures on my phone. It's nice to have something to look back on.
Without further ado.

I'll start...
Forum: Plants 12-21-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By AlecFish
1. Looks to be bacopa monneri or rotala green. If...

1. Looks to be bacopa monneri or rotala green. If the new growth has much thinner leaves it's probably rotala.

2. I think you got it. Althernanthera Reineckii.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-08-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 881
Posted By AlecFish
Dang. PS4 is winning 2:1... I don't really...

Dang. PS4 is winning 2:1...

I don't really care about all the media and all that. We already have the gold membership, I'm not to sure if I can cancel the subscription midway in the renewal cycle....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-07-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 881
Posted By AlecFish
PS4 vs. XBOX ONE

If you had to choose, which one would ya get? And why?

We currently have a 360 and want to upgrade, I've heard a lot of good things about the PS4, I've heard it runs a higher resolution and it's...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By AlecFish
I'm seeing a lot of particulate in the water...

I'm seeing a lot of particulate in the water column, I was also hoping another filter would increase the time I could take between water changes. We sort of have a problem with water...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By AlecFish
Thanks for the clarification. Now, I don't...

Thanks for the clarification.

Now, I don't really want to start a whole new thread on this but, would two Aquatop CF-500's/ Sunsun hw304b be too much flow for a 75?

I have an aquatop cf500 on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-29-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,952
Posted By AlecFish
+1 Today and tomorrow, so take advantage of it...

+1 Today and tomorrow, so take advantage of it while it lasts. I'm going to clear out the plant section and get some cherry barbs tomorrow.


What are lightning deals?
Forum: Fish 11-25-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 811
Posted By AlecFish
Have a look at halfbeaks. I'm not sure on...

Have a look at halfbeaks.

I'm not sure on which one is more readily available but its either celebes or wrestling halfbeaks. They're pretty cool!


Here's the Wrestling...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By AlecFish
Dang... I thought I had something there. ...

Dang... I thought I had something there.

I'll try to get a filter during the black friday deals then.
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By AlecFish
Eheim 2215 to 2217 conversion?

Hello all!

I remember reading a thread a while ago about someone who converted an eheim 2215 to an eheim 2217 by switching out the impeller. I can't find the thread in which I am basing this off...
Forum: Algae 10-09-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By AlecFish
You can start by not running your lights as long,...

You can start by not running your lights as long, probably best to cut back to 6hrs. Then I would suggest buying excel or making yourself your own batch with glut. Glutaraldehyde the active...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-28-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By AlecFish
Get one of these...

Get one of these http://www.amazon.com/Aquarium-Surface-Skimmer-canister-power-filters/dp/B00176MUKY/ref=cm_cmu_pg__header

I have one of these on my 75 gallon, it does a great job for clearing up...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By AlecFish
If you have a canister filter try toms/fluval...

If you have a canister filter try toms/fluval surface skimmer. Its somewhat unsightly but it does one helluva job in my 75. I got mine on amazon for $13


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Forum: Fish 09-25-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By AlecFish
To start off I believe you should think about a...

To start off I believe you should think about a couple things before moving forward. Bala sharks full grown max out at 16" which is HUGE. They need at least four others to maintain a small group but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-22-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By AlecFish
I signed up for AquaticPlantCentral and it's...

I signed up for AquaticPlantCentral and it's definitely not at the same caliber of TPT. Very slow.

I will check out aquarium advice, that one looks good.

Are there any other active ones that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-22-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By AlecFish
What other forums are you apart of?

I know most forums are pretty similar and tend to have the same members and stuff. But I was curious to see if there are any other popular fish forums. I love TPT and I've learned a ton since I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-16-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By AlecFish
Well yes and no. I mean yeah they work just like...

Well yes and no. I mean yeah they work just like any other algae pad. BUT if you happen to get a speck of sand/gravel or whatever on the pad you will indefinitely scratch up your tank.

Happened...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By AlecFish
I don't have any experience with the U1 but I do...

I don't have any experience with the U1 but I do have the U4 and the nano and the U4 is quieter than the nano.The nano doesn't really have much space at all for media. It's pretty much a loud...
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