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Forum: Tank Journals   07-12-2012, 12:09 AM
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Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Hmmm some co2 issues and A mini cycle because by...

Hmmm some co2 issues and A mini cycle because by power strip for my canister blew and I didn't realize for about 2 days that my canister wasn't running since I have been so busy, so I am basically...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-09-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Hmmm not to sure. Lol its been pretty frustrating...

Hmmm not to sure. Lol its been pretty frustrating the past few weeks especially with being so busy. Unfortunately no they didn't make it. :l they kind of just melted away.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-22-2012, 03:19 AM
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Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Luckily my bold came back really nice after I cut...

Luckily my bold came back really nice after I cut off all the stemmy parts and leafs with holes and actually made it through that ordeal...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-22-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Thanks a lot! It is coming in really nicely, I'm...

Thanks a lot! It is coming in really nicely, I'm impressed. That Rotundifolia You gave me really fills out that side of the tank and looks really nice. I just need a bit of color in there now!
Forum: Tank Journals   06-20-2012, 03:42 AM
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Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Been a couple weeks since i've done a picture...

Been a couple weeks since i've done a picture update. Everything is coming in really well. Pictures are from the past 3 weeks in order.

http://i789.photobucket.com/albums/yy176/kyhidal/16.jpg
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Forum: Lighting   06-05-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,306
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Personally if you have pressurized co2 and are...

Personally if you have pressurized co2 and are dosing regular ferts, the LED's needed for that are very expensive. I would go with one or two t5's instead. Marineland LED's are more for a low light...
Forum: Equipment   06-05-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Basically what he said. =) They are clear...

Basically what he said. =) They are clear glass/acrylic in and out flow pipes for your canister filter to "hide" some of the equipment in the tank. They get kind of nasty if not maintained though.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-01-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,096
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Yeah it came out way better than before. I can't...

Yeah it came out way better than before. I can't wait for it all to fill in now! I just want to get some reds going in there now. Yeah I think that'll look awesome over the Dw also, I planted some...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-01-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,423
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
I have puregen in my filter and haven't had any...

I have puregen in my filter and haven't had any problems with it removing my nutrients. Also I think 6 hours is way more than enough time for the ferts to disperse through the tank especially in...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-28-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,096
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Ended up moving the tank and rescaping it. Also...

Ended up moving the tank and rescaping it. Also got a TON of plants from SKy so here is a crappy picture to show what I did A better picture will come next week.
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Forum: Tank Journals   05-24-2012, 12:29 AM
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Views: 4,096
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Here is a weekly Picture update. =) plants are...

Here is a weekly Picture update. =) plants are coming along nice but I need to break the tank down and move it this week so we'll see what happens. Thinking about moving some plants around.

Any...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-22-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,553
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
I swear you're tanks are one of the most unique...

I swear you're tanks are one of the most unique and creative I have ever seen. IMO the mines are great and the helmet is awesome. Wish I could have taken that other tank off your hands.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-21-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,568
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Yeah I've never used it submerged for a long...

Yeah I've never used it submerged for a long period of time either. So I'm not sure how long it would hold up either but the theory of what it should do make it sound like a decent candidate for this...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-20-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,643
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
A 10 gal would be easier than a 2.5 but really...

A 10 gal would be easier than a 2.5 but really the general rule of thumb is the bigger the tank the easier it is to keep the water parameters balanced. So a 10g will probably still be a bit...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-19-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,643
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
You beat me too it. I was going to definitely...

You beat me too it. I was going to definitely suggest going bigger than a nano for your first Aquarium unless you want a very difficult beginning.
Forum: Plants   05-19-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Awesome link! Thanks a lot. And there is a...

Awesome link! Thanks a lot.

And there is a link to my tank in my sig
Forum: Plants   05-17-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Unfortunately the plants aren't that bushy yet...

Unfortunately the plants aren't that bushy yet either and all the leafs are able to get light. So i still feel like I have enough light to them.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-17-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,096
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
I got this piece at the Clark's off of Juan tabo...

I got this piece at the Clark's off of Juan tabo and menau, they have some good big pieces but the lomas one has a bit more selection .
Forum: Plants   05-17-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
I'm pretty sure I don't have a lack of light...

I'm pretty sure I don't have a lack of light though. I have a 48" double bulb t5ho fixture about 21" or so above the substrate so if anything I think I would have too much light without the proper...
Forum: Plants   05-17-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Yeah they are in the older leaves. Ok I might try...

Yeah they are in the older leaves. Ok I might try that and see what happens. I was dosing with dry ferts mixed into liquids and I just switched back to just dry so I might see what happens with that...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-16-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,096
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Picture update from last week. Added some nerite/...

Picture update from last week. Added some nerite/ ramshorn snails and otos and they are great! Great growth as well.

http://i789.photobucket.com/albums/yy176/kyhidal/IMG_20120514_211147.jpg
Forum: Plants   05-16-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Holes in plants

I have some bold that is really green and healthy looking but is developing some holes in it and I heard that it could be a potassium difficency but I'm not sure which potassium I should try upping...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-15-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,684
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
I ended up getting both also and I was an amazing...

I ended up getting both also and I was an amazing decision. I would say go for the nerites too though for the 4g. They went straight to work on the algae after being in my tank for only 5 min!...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-13-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 357,151
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
Your tank is amazing Tom! All the color is great....

Your tank is amazing Tom! All the color is great. I hope to get some more color in my tank soon.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-11-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,568
Posted By Mr.Desert_scape
If You ever decided to do something different...

If You ever decided to do something different than the window tint, you could try this stuff called plasti-dip which is like spray paint but actually a rubber coating and it water proof and as far as...
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