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Forum: Tank Journals 05-09-2013, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Bennyboy
140378

140378
Forum: Tank Journals 05-09-2013, 12:56 PM
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Views: 1,342
Posted By Bennyboy
Angry Well its been awhile since I updated this. Ive...

Well its been awhile since I updated this. Ive been real busy. Had a lot of issues with water changes I t he beginning. I ended up loosening up and havi g to replant a lot of the hc. It was a pain....
Forum: Tank Journals 02-27-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,342
Posted By Bennyboy
So its been almost a month since planting. In the...

So its been almost a month since planting. In the first two weeks I had a bunch of hc die. The remaing hc started to gow pretty well and I have been trimming and replanting it into the spots where it...
Forum: Lighting 02-22-2013, 09:20 PM
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Views: 538
Posted By Bennyboy
Bump

Bump
Forum: Lighting 02-21-2013, 08:35 PM
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Views: 538
Posted By Bennyboy
Is aquaticlife better than catalina ar tek? I...

Is aquaticlife better than catalina ar tek? I like the way the tek lights look but judging by hoppys par chart aquaticlife seems to be the best.
Forum: Lighting 02-21-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Bennyboy
Oh ok

Oh ok
Forum: Lighting 02-21-2013, 01:52 PM
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Views: 538
Posted By Bennyboy
I dont really know much about leds. i never...

I dont really know much about leds. i never really thought of it as an option. I checked out Build my leds and it looks like i can get a fixture for around $300, but im not sure it will be high light...
Forum: Lighting 02-20-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Bennyboy
Ive looked at aquaticlifes 48" but ive heard if...

Ive looked at aquaticlifes 48" but ive heard if the build in timer goes so do the lights. Plus i know with catalina i can get the bulbs with the fixture. I think i will have to change out...
Forum: Lighting 02-20-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Bennyboy
i would much rather just buy a light than have to...

i would much rather just buy a light than have to build my own housing. Im leaning towards it looking like a cleaner setup. So tek lights have better reflectors? Even though they dont sell an aquatic...
Forum: Lighting 02-20-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Bennyboy
Tax time, buying a new light questions.

Im in the middle of a dsm project on a 6 gallon and waiting for plants to grow in. So i thought in the mean time why not upgrade my light for my 50.
Right now im running a deepblue 2x 54w ho...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Bennyboy
i plan on getting lily pipes so im not to worried...

i plan on getting lily pipes so im not to worried about that.
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Bennyboy
Cant decide on a filter

So i just set up a 6 gallon. Im going with dsm. http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=221097&highlight=

It gives me time to get everything else i need, Im having a hard time deciding...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-01-2013, 11:16 PM
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Posted By Bennyboy
Def gonna watch this. You planted yours a couple...

Def gonna watch this. You planted yours a couple days before me. Wanna see the growth rate between the two.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-31-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,342
Posted By Bennyboy
I got the tank for xmas. I like it. Ive never...

I got the tank for xmas. I like it. Ive never owned an ada tank so I guess I have nothing to compare it too. I was debating on doing glosso, or maybe ug. But I went with dhg because I thought it...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-31-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Bennyboy
I just got the HC in today thanks to nilocg. I...

I just got the HC in today thanks to nilocg. I had been moving things around and figured i was being to picky. So i just went with what i had in there when the hc arrived. Then the planting began....
Forum: Tank Journals 01-22-2013, 06:40 PM
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Posted By Bennyboy
if i have the driftwood sticking out of the...

if i have the driftwood sticking out of the surface will shrimp climb out?
Forum: Tank Journals 01-22-2013, 04:30 PM
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Views: 1,342
Posted By Bennyboy
Just got back from plowing and did a little more...

Just got back from plowing and did a little more fiddling. Pretty much same rock place ment as second to last pick. Just turned the dw.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-22-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,342
Posted By Bennyboy
yeah the driftwood is pretty cool. Found it like...

yeah the driftwood is pretty cool. Found it like a month ago in one of my favorite LFS. Ive been holding on to it waiting for something to put it in.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-22-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Bennyboy
I like the second to last too. I def wanna keep...

I like the second to last too. I def wanna keep it simple. I was planning on dry start with hc. Its gonna be my first attempt. I also have some xmas moss growing in my ther tank that I will prob clip...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-21-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,342
Posted By Bennyboy
6g shrimp tank

So this is my first time posting a journal. Ive been lurking around on this site for months. Purchased some plants off of different members. Im starting a new tank and im still pretty new to the...
Forum: Algae 01-11-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Bennyboy
It doesnt look like black beard algea to me. The...

It doesnt look like black beard algea to me. The light green spot def look like green spot algea. Are you using co2/ Ferts?

For h2o2 treatment ive done it for bba. Works very well. I havent done...
Forum: Fish 12-14-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Bennyboy
I tried the peas yesterday then again a few...

I tried the peas yesterday then again a few minutes ago. He wont eat anything at this point.

I was just reading about epson salt. I read that you can do an epson salt bath. but im a bit nervous...
Forum: Fish 12-14-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Bennyboy
The amanos were prob about med size. they werent...

The amanos were prob about med size. they werent full grown.
Forum: Fish 12-14-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Bennyboy
there are no red worms hanging out. And it is...

there are no red worms hanging out. And it is clear. He definately seems to be backed up. It looks like there is alot trying to come out at once. If i cant find daphnia is there any thing else that i...
Forum: Fish 12-14-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Bennyboy
I guess I dont have to worry too much then. His...

I guess I dont have to worry too much then. His main diet has been brine shrimp and blood worms. I aslo added a couple big amanos tp the tank tuinking they were too big for him to eat. They...
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