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Forum: Tank Journals 07-20-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,624
Posted By CmLaracy
As can happen in the summer I neglected the tank...

As can happen in the summer I neglected the tank for about 3 weeks. Turned the photo period down to 6 hours and just threw in ferts here and there when I remembered to, no WC's at all. Rotala was...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-01-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,624
Posted By CmLaracy
Thanks, good to see you're here too. ...

Thanks, good to see you're here too.


Decided to go with Gatekeepers advice, hacked everything. Traded the stems for 5 baby SAE's at a LFS. I may have "beaten" the green beard algae but it...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-31-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,624
Posted By CmLaracy
:flick: I see what you're saying for sure, I did...

:flick: I see what you're saying for sure, I did follow the golden ratio a little too closely, it looks staged. BUT, I'm going to be very busy for a while and won't be able to really tend to this...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-31-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,624
Posted By CmLaracy
Trim time. Since this tank is still so unstable,...

Trim time. Since this tank is still so unstable, I'm trimming one side at a time. I'd like to keep the nutrient uptake high.

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee144/CMLaracy/DSC_0277.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-29-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,624
Posted By CmLaracy
Well a ton of other terrible things happened to...

Well a ton of other terrible things happened to this omen of a tank, but im not going to get into that. This is right now, CO2 blasting. Went for a little mid photoperiod photoshoot. Keep in mind...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-03-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,624
Posted By CmLaracy
http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee144/CMLaracy/...

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee144/CMLaracy/DSC_0272-1.jpg (http://s232.photobucket.com/user/CMLaracy/media/DSC_0272-1.jpg.html)
Forum: Tank Journals 05-02-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,624
Posted By CmLaracy
Currently dealing with an erosion issue, new xP3...

Currently dealing with an erosion issue, new xP3 flow is too high, some aquasoil is moving. Ended up completely replanting more HC.

So, big trim of the few stems I have, more or less doubled...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-13-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,181
Posted By CmLaracy
Reconstituting RO/DI water may be a little work,...

Reconstituting RO/DI water may be a little work, but it's so worth it.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,624
Posted By CmLaracy
Fully cycled tank, all diatoms gone. Picked up...

Fully cycled tank, all diatoms gone. Picked up 30 amanos, no casualties, drip acclimation is amazing. They're chomping up the corpses. Growth took off yesterday. Everything is back on track,...
Forum: Lighting 04-10-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,505
Posted By CmLaracy
You can learn a lot from comparing two well...

You can learn a lot from comparing two well informed opinions, even if they differ drastically. There's much you can take from both sides of this argument and use it all to make a more educated...
Forum: Lighting 04-10-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,505
Posted By CmLaracy
What in holy hell did I start by resurrecting...

What in holy hell did I start by resurrecting this thread! You guys have been going at it for days now LOL

Good stuff though regardless, very informative :thumbsup:.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-10-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,624
Posted By CmLaracy
Horror show update

First of all, let me list you the problems and mistakes Iíve ran into/made with this scape, Iím not sure why I havenít torn it down at this point. I believe journals shouldnít be a highlight reel,...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-09-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,976
Posted By CmLaracy
I like this hardscape and how you're using the...

I like this hardscape and how you're using the dry start. More curious as to what you're going to be doing with the rest of the space.

Smart with the high plant mass post flooding, it's a...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-05-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 27,765
Posted By CmLaracy
Digging the red, which I usually don't. Nice...

Digging the red, which I usually don't. Nice departure from NA style.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-05-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,581
Posted By CmLaracy
Looking good, but I would continue to fiddle with...

Looking good, but I would continue to fiddle with the hardscape. The stones lack cohesion, they are all too spread out. Iwagumi tends to look best with groups of complimentary rocks, not spread out...
Forum: Lighting 04-01-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,505
Posted By CmLaracy
150w over a 75P (around 40g). Not at all...

150w over a 75P (around 40g). Not at all noticeable due to the size of the bill already. That's not to say that they don't draw a ton of power, I realize how inefficient they are.
Forum: Lighting 04-01-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,505
Posted By CmLaracy
It's the direction I'll be taking eventually. No...

It's the direction I'll be taking eventually. No rush atm though.
Forum: Lighting 04-01-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,505
Posted By CmLaracy
Sorry, but the child in me now likes MH even more...

Sorry, but the child in me now likes MH even more :flick:

With the combination of the growth I get, along with the look of the setup (minimalist, shimmer, color, etc)... I'll be using it a long...
Forum: Lighting 04-01-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,505
Posted By CmLaracy
All 6 of my scapes done with my 75P have been...

All 6 of my scapes done with my 75P have been with a 150w MH, I'll never replace it unless I come across an LED pendant that really blows me away. The minimalist design of being hung from the...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-22-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,624
Posted By CmLaracy
Spent the entire night completely redoing the...

Spent the entire night completely redoing the scape from the ground up, just finished, waiting for it to fill, don't have enough made RO/DI water yet. Second all nighter on this scape. If the rocks...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-22-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,624
Posted By CmLaracy
Catastrophic rock failure, the main stone and...

Catastrophic rock failure, the main stone and supporting main stone fell and ruined the entire left side along with the valley. I had a dinner reservation, so I did all I could and left. Who knows if...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By CmLaracy
If you still have diatoms, you have to continue...

If you still have diatoms, you have to continue with your water changes. On a slightly different note, an entire scape of mine was once ruined by diatoms. I would do 50% WC's daily and it only...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 27,765
Posted By CmLaracy
I've been running into the same problem with the...

I've been running into the same problem with the 'green' ADA HQI, looks great in person, but it's quite difficult to get an accurate photo. I know there are features on my camera that will help, I...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,473
Posted By CmLaracy
Of course you'd have to include the maintenance...

Of course you'd have to include the maintenance requirements within the deal, but these people all have hired help that would do it... They wouldn't see it as an issue, they'd have you teach the...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,624
Posted By CmLaracy
Thanks! Thanks! I was unsure about it...

Thanks!



Thanks! I was unsure about it and then rotated it the little bit I could while it was under water to create that shadow effect :proud:



Thanks man :)
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