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Forum: Equipment Today, 01:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By psych
Thank you all for your continued advice. I told...

Thank you all for your continued advice. I told the guy no thanks on the 404, but I'll keep my eye out. I will also take a look at Sun Sun and might just spring for one given the low cost of entry...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 03:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By psych
Honestly, I couldn't in good conscience spend...

Honestly, I couldn't in good conscience spend more than $50 or so on something used at this point. In a month or two that should change. My wife has indulged me enough as it is just on the stand and...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By psych
I was looking for something used just because of...

I was looking for something used just because of budget reasons. I might just use the HOB I have now until I can afford something better if the opinion is a used one isn't worth it.
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By psych
Fluval 404 asking price

I'm in the market for a canister filter so I can finally set up my new tank. Someone near me is selling a Fluval 404 with a 40 gallon tank, stand, and extras for $150. He agreed to sell the 404...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-29-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 397
Posted By psych
I just wanted to chime in on that digital...

I just wanted to chime in on that digital thermometer. I thought it was a great idea when I first saw yours and immediately went to purchase one but was thrown off by some of the other reviewers....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-29-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By psych
Someone around here suggested putting a tube/pvc...

Someone around here suggested putting a tube/pvc straight to the bottom and dropping the food through there to ensure it gets to the bottom before anyone else gets to it. It might also help your...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 423
Posted By psych
Was just going to buy a heater today for my new...

Was just going to buy a heater today for my new tank. Might just get two weaker ones now as suggested. And also will avoid the top fin brand. I've had Jager's in the past, are they still as good as...
Forum: Plants 07-27-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 418
Posted By psych
I think most of the time its just tied down with...

I think most of the time its just tied down with either sewing thread or fishing line. I used fishing line to tie down anubias and after a year or so it's still there. Thread would have rotted away...
Forum: Aquascaping 07-26-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By psych
I love this look. I'm setting up a 40 breeder in...

I love this look. I'm setting up a 40 breeder in the next few days and think I might try and copy this style. I'm still new to the planted tank game, so something lightly planted would work great I...
Forum: Plants 07-24-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By psych
Bacopa Australis

I picked up some of this on an RAOK the other day. It arrived today packaged firmly in wet paper towel and two plastic bags, priority mail. They're individual stems and appear rather fragile. Some...
Forum: Fish 07-19-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 549
Posted By psych
Appreciate that. This is what I was thinking....

Appreciate that. This is what I was thinking. Most of the stores around here are the various pet* and I've not seen anyone knowledgeable. I went on a road trip this weekend and think I found a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-18-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By psych
With lighting like you mentioned where would that...

With lighting like you mentioned where would that be putting the tank on the low to high light spectrum? I'm doing something similar but wanted low to medium light and no co2 to grow anubias, swords,...
Forum: Fish 07-11-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 549
Posted By psych
I've been following this discussion for a while,...

I've been following this discussion for a while, and had a quick question. I just found a lfs that's not one of the more commercial ones. They had a tank full of asst angelfish. Is the situation...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By psych
I also have a 40 breeder, a local glass shop is...

I also have a 40 breeder, a local glass shop is able to cut 1/4 inch panes for $17 each for me. I need two since I want to fashion a sliding glass top rather than hinged. If you search for "diy...
Forum: DIY 07-09-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 28,963
Posted By psych
Raising an ancient thread, but what the heck. I'm...

Raising an ancient thread, but what the heck. I'm trying to model this setup on my own 40 B I picked up (free!!). What thickness is recommended for an aquarium lid (36 inch length). I can get two 1/4...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 743
Posted By psych
Thanks!! Off to go haunt my local stores. I'll...

Thanks!! Off to go haunt my local stores. I'll let others know if I find anything.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 743
Posted By psych
Did I read this right? Is there another...

Did I read this right? Is there another dollar/gallon sale? I missed the last in March and really want to catch the next one. Is it advertised anywhere?

And so I can actually add something, I once...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-02-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 606
Posted By psych
I had a bad problem with snails after I...

I had a bad problem with snails after I introduced a few plants without properly sanitizing them. I tried the lettuce and cucumber idea and even resorted to sticking my hand in there and picking them...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-17-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By psych
I changed the water about once a day when I...

I changed the water about once a day when I remembered, once every 2 or 3 when I didn't. The water turned dark brown, near black when it boiled so I'm thinking I leeched a fair bit out then. I'll...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-17-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By psych
Mopani Driftwood Safety

I received a piece of Mopani Driftwood a few weeks back. It was new and apparently purchased from Petsmart or the like. Stupidly I stuck it into the tank without doing any soaking. Well, it leeched...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-14-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By psych
Hi, I don't have Cory's, I have Otto's...

Hi, I don't have Cory's, I have Otto's http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=830+1162+923&pcatid=923

I don't think there's a problem with them and regular gravel but I'll look into...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-13-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By psych
First time assistance with fertilizers

I was hoping someone could set me up with some basic first time advice in dosing fertilizer. Here's what I have..

6 gallon Fluval Edge with stock lights
Regular aquarium gravel
A few guppies and...
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