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Forum: Fish 09-06-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By gelbschnee
How tall is a 40b? Audlt angelfish need atleast...

How tall is a 40b? Audlt angelfish need atleast 15 inches of vertical space to even fit in the tank. That is absolute minimum

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Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-12-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 963
Posted By gelbschnee
here's an example of my low tech 20L: -cheap...

here's an example of my low tech 20L:

-cheap CFL lighting
-dirt under substrate, no fertilizer needed
-powerhead, no filter needed, even with fish, just plant heavily
-i do run a heater but as...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-12-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 886
Posted By gelbschnee
how did it get to 90? did you not have the air...

how did it get to 90? did you not have the air conditioning on?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By gelbschnee
fill it all the way, hydrostatic pressure is...

fill it all the way, hydrostatic pressure is what's going to make it leak.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-05-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By gelbschnee
i've got 2 cats, and when im missing a fish, i...

i've got 2 cats, and when im missing a fish, i can almost never tell if he jumped out...haha. i know they have eaten them in the past.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-02-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By gelbschnee
Crypts grow slow man...

Crypts grow slow man...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-31-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By gelbschnee
you better get either predator or arnold fast to...

you better get either predator or arnold fast to remove that from your tank
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-29-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,835
Posted By gelbschnee
the plant in question is not aquatic at all. i...

the plant in question is not aquatic at all. i made the mistake of buying that one myself when i was getting started. take it out and try to grow it as a house plant
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-24-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,170
Posted By gelbschnee
wow. your tank looks really good!! just a couple...

wow. your tank looks really good!! just a couple things made good improvements.

since it doesnt look like you have soil, are you planning on a fert regiment?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-22-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,642
Posted By gelbschnee
you must be joking? vodka will kill your fish....

you must be joking? vodka will kill your fish. people use it for culling fish also.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-22-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By gelbschnee
That's a nice filter. just curious, how much...

That's a nice filter.

just curious, how much weight is your stand rated for ? looks like one of those cheapo walmart furnitures. I'm not trying to criticize your taste but you may end up with a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-22-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 929
Posted By gelbschnee
My 55 gal is right next to a sliding door that...

My 55 gal is right next to a sliding door that goes out to the patio...I just use a 10 foot vinyl tube to drain out to the lawn.
For filling up, instead of using a piece of crap plastic tube from...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-06-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By gelbschnee
I would not feel comfortable leaving any tank...

I would not feel comfortable leaving any tank with fish alone for a month
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-01-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,835
Posted By gelbschnee
if you start your tank with both dirt and plants...

if you start your tank with both dirt and plants from the beginning, the nitrogen cycle will be very fast. I just started a 10g with scott's topsoil (1.5 inches) and play sand (1.5 inches). I planted...
Forum: Lighting 06-23-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By gelbschnee
Look at the watt rating and the bulb size. Ho is...

Look at the watt rating and the bulb size. Ho is double that of no. I have a 48 inch coralife t5no (discontinued I believe) and each bulb was originally 28 watts.

I am using t5ho bulbs right...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-21-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,844
Posted By gelbschnee
I have pennywort in my 10g right now and it seems...

I have pennywort in my 10g right now and it seems to be a great floating plant. each stem grows a new leaf every other day or so. It kind of looks like lily pads.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-21-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By gelbschnee
pics or it didnt happen! I might be able to...

pics or it didnt happen!

I might be able to find this on google, but what the heck are those things

Thanks
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By gelbschnee
I have done this before without any problems....

I have done this before without any problems. Just make sure that you do water tests each day for the next few days to see what is happening.
Forum: Fish 03-25-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 916
Posted By gelbschnee
you can change that much if you want, and it's...

you can change that much if you want, and it's probably safe, but why do that much work and rack up your water bill? with a heavy planted and not overstocked tank you could probably get away with 25%...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-22-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,981
Posted By gelbschnee
the algae grew from day 10 to day 16 if you look

the algae grew from day 10 to day 16 if you look
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-13-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,231
Posted By gelbschnee
78F why measure in Celsius? Fahrenheit has...

78F

why measure in Celsius? Fahrenheit has higher resolution...

:P
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-13-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By gelbschnee
oak leaves do this? sorry for being ignorant...is...

oak leaves do this? sorry for being ignorant...is there another thread or article on this subject?

thanks
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-10-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,052
Posted By gelbschnee
sell your fish....honestly is it the best way....

sell your fish....honestly is it the best way. you dont seem to have anything too spectacular to absolutely have to keep forever. it's exciting to start a new tank anyway.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-04-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By gelbschnee
Thanks for the input folks, from your...

Thanks for the input folks,

from your suggestions, this is the plan I am developing

I am going to set up my 5 gallon bucket with some substrate in the bottom. I am going to plant the plants,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-03-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By gelbschnee
short term plant storage

Hello Folks,

I am moving very shortly and need to tear down my 40B planted tank because I am going to set up a 55 gal in the new place instead of the 40, However, it may take me several weeks to...
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