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Forum: Aquascaping 05-16-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By jennesque
I need help with the scape in my low tech Amazon tank, please..

I'm really not happy with the scape in my tank and I'm at a total loss of where to go.. I don't really want to move the wood very much (it's attache to tile on the bottom and will be a total pain to...
Forum: Lighting 03-31-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By jennesque
I'll also say I have the single ramp and it works...

I'll also say I have the single ramp and it works fine on my light..

I feel like it reduces stress. I keep hatchetfish in my tank and with the light suddenly coming on, they sometimes jump and hit...
Forum: Lighting 03-31-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 43,495
Posted By jennesque
Here's my 75 gallon.. I run two of the 48" PLUS...

Here's my 75 gallon.. I run two of the 48" PLUS lights. :) Looove them, cannot stop speaking their praise lol.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-31-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By jennesque
Here's a... 20 day update. Rescaped the tank....

Here's a... 20 day update. Rescaped the tank. Getting some nice growth, IMO.. Added some lyretail checkerboard cichlids too
Forum: Tank Journals 03-11-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By jennesque
My 75 gal Amazonian Tank

Hey everyone... I finally got (one of) my dream aquarium which is a 75 gallon tank for my birthday about a month ago. I had my dad build a stand for me, so I've been waiting on that before I could...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-13-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,834
Posted By jennesque
I wouldn't do a bowl for something that needs a...

I wouldn't do a bowl for something that needs a heated tank /stable temperatures. I don't know if shrimp are ok with potential temp swings but I know most fish are, and something that is only a few...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-11-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By jennesque
Dprais.. Funny thing. Last night, I was talking...

Dprais.. Funny thing. Last night, I was talking to my boyfriend about the lights for the aquarium (want to make sure he wouldn't think the CFLs would be a total eyesore in the living room). He asked...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-08-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By jennesque
So only have lights on for 4 hours total? That...

So only have lights on for 4 hours total? That doesn't seem like much for my fish.. If I go with the CFLs I would not be using the t8 fixture as well. I figured I would turn on just two of the lights...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-08-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By jennesque
Moving in a 75 gallon aquarium.. some tips please?

I was just able to upgrade to a 75 gallon tank. I will be combining my 37 gal and 20 long into one tank.. Just waiting on a stand.

My main question is about lighting. I'd like to keep the lighting...
Forum: Lighting 02-08-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 67,829
Posted By jennesque
Ok, so is this a bad idea on my 75 gallon tank?...

Ok, so is this a bad idea on my 75 gallon tank? :/ this is what I planned to use but I'm reading it's not enough lights. I just want medium.. Don't plan on using CO2 but I do dose ferts.

I had...
Forum: Lighting 01-26-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By jennesque
Medium lighting on my 37gal and 20gal tanks? help?

Hey.. I'm looking for some help figuring out what sort of lighting I should be using on my two tanks. Both are 30" long. The 20gal is 12" tall and the 37 gal is 22" tall.

I'm looking to keep the...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-12-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 17,704
Posted By jennesque
The CO2 in the water will increase the ph, I've...

The CO2 in the water will increase the ph, I've heard for about 24 hours. To get a more accurate test of your tap's ph you should put it in a jar and shake it vigorously for a few minutes to get some...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-12-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By jennesque
I can't help you with the vacation, my only...

I can't help you with the vacation, my only suggestion is root tabs before you leave..

But I mainly wanted to post to say I think this looks great! I love it! I can't wait to see this grow in! :)
Forum: Tank Journals 06-12-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By jennesque
My Eastern Newt Setup

Nothing in the tank right now is aquatic as far as plants, and I'm honestly not sure if any of the terrestrial plants will survive.. someone told me household ferns should make it & they had good...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-27-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By jennesque
I'm hoping for enough to require some pruning. :)...

I'm hoping for enough to require some pruning. :) hopefully no tank busters though haha.

I've got flourish root tabs under each of the large swords and some for the smaller swords to share. I'm...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-26-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By jennesque
Rescaped my tank..now it's mostly swords.

I just rescaped my tank.. I'm not 100% sure I like it, but I also know that the swords will be growing out quite a bit.

http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p484/jennesque/IMG_20130526_183242.jpg...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-19-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By jennesque
Heehee, boiling wood is never fun! And in my...

Heehee, boiling wood is never fun! And in my experience, it's been kinda stinky too!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-18-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By jennesque
Exclamation Ironite Plus vs Oscomote Plus.. and since they both contain arsenic, are they safe?

I see all the time people are putting Oscomote Plus in their substrate as a sort of slow release root tab.. I looked a few places and I couldn't find Oscomote Plus, only the regular kind, and I know...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-17-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By jennesque
Upgraded to a 37gal tank!

I moved everything over from my 28gal bowfront to my new 37 gallon tank. I wanted to keep the same stand and filter, but wanted to add some more length to the tank as well as just some more water in...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-17-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By jennesque
Forum: Lighting 05-12-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By jennesque
low tech medium lighting for 37 gal tank?

I'm going to be upgrading from a 28gal to a 37 gal tank hopefully, and I'm curious about the lighting for it. I do not want to run CO2, and I do want the lighting to be at about medium strength.....
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,930
Posted By jennesque
Well, yeah.. I guess I didn't notice it before...

Well, yeah.. I guess I didn't notice it before because I was in a hurry, but the lid is not snapping all the way shut & flush with the base. There's at least a good 8th of an inch between the edge of...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,930
Posted By jennesque
Yepp, I watched the video.. And yes, water...

Yepp, I watched the video..

And yes, water came out the canister where the lid and the base meet. It was completely closed.. I don't know if it's because the water couldn't get out so the pressure...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,930
Posted By jennesque
Help with fluval 106? This is my first canister filter..

I might be stupid, I'm probably missing something... Maybe there's something wrong with my tubing. Whatever it is, I'm scared to touch my canister filter right now and the instructions that came with...
Forum: Plants 12-04-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By jennesque
Hmm.. maybe I'll just see if it will stay put....

Hmm.. maybe I'll just see if it will stay put. There's not a lot of water current in that area of the tank.

I hope this doesn't gather too much crud. :/ I've already got amano shrimp and they...
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