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Forum: Tank Journals   10-16-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By jerkosaurus
Update! Everything is doing good and growing,...

Update! Everything is doing good and growing, just very slowly. The algae seems to have let up, so I went back to weekly water changes.
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Forum: Tank Journals   10-05-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By jerkosaurus
So I'm a little late with the pictures, sorry....

So I'm a little late with the pictures, sorry. I've been busy with work and getting ready for school, I'm going back next semester after 2.5 years off. (Nothing like two years of factory work to get...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-28-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By jerkosaurus
I've started doing 25 percent water changes every...

I've started doing 25 percent water changes every other day to help combat the algae until the plants really get going. The Ludwigia is growing at a decent pace, probably by the end of this week I'll...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-23-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By jerkosaurus
5.5 Gallon Pond Scum Experiment Tank

This thing has been up and running for about three weeks now. I haven't had any tanks set up for a couple of years so this is kind of my welcome back tank. Trying lots of new things here so I'm...
Forum: Equipment   10-19-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By jerkosaurus
CO2 Consistency

Hey, guys. I'm having a problem with bba in my 5 gallon. It's pretty much growing rampant in my glosso and hairgrass, although both do seem to be growing strong. I have reduced the light for a couple...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-28-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,088
Posted By jerkosaurus
Any updates/ more nice macro shots for us?

Any updates/ more nice macro shots for us?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-24-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By jerkosaurus
I remembered that in the MTS thread at APC, it...

I remembered that in the MTS thread at APC, it recommends a runny mud for placing it in the tank. How long would it take for the dirt to dry into "runny mud"? Probably I will just wait until I am...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-23-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By jerkosaurus
I love razor blades for cleaning the tank sides....

I love razor blades for cleaning the tank sides. Usually I do it just before a water change, so the algae and stuff gets sucked out. And I'm assuming by chalk you just mean hard water stains?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-23-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By jerkosaurus
Thanks Hoppy, I hadn't thought of that. But maybe...

Thanks Hoppy, I hadn't thought of that. But maybe since it's been submerged for so long, it would settle out pretty quick, and I could just pour off the water. Plausible, yes, no? I appreciate the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-23-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By jerkosaurus
Thanks a lot, guys, that answers my questions!...

Thanks a lot, guys, that answers my questions! Glosso it is, then. Anyone happen to have any they're willing to part with? :D

Edit: Oh, hey, I just thought of a different way to solve the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-22-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By jerkosaurus
Tank Tear Down Q's

Long story short, I am going to tear my tank down for a new scape. I have some nice rocks I want to play with, and like the thought of a more minimalist/ iwagumi scape. Anyways, the questions:

1....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-20-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By jerkosaurus
Update!

Update time! I moved the rotala to the back left, and added some dwarf hairgrass. It's really started to take off, but I'm not sure how I feel about it yet. I think it really adds to the jungle look,...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-20-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By jerkosaurus
That's gonna be a nice wisteria jungle when it...

That's gonna be a nice wisteria jungle when it fills in in about 0.0005 seconds! ;)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-10-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By jerkosaurus
I've seen them at arts and crafts stores...

I've seen them at arts and crafts stores (Michaels) as well as thrift stores pretty cheap.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-09-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,283
Posted By jerkosaurus
Can't wait to see what you do with those nice...

Can't wait to see what you do with those nice rocks! I'll be following this.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-09-2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,666
Posted By jerkosaurus
Glosso looks like it's starting to take off! An...

Glosso looks like it's starting to take off! An updated fts would be sweet ;)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-09-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By jerkosaurus
marsilea species seem to be the staple low light/...

marsilea species seem to be the staple low light/ low tech carpet plants. I think you might need to upgrade your lights, but idk much about LEDs, so hopefully someone else will chime in here. There...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-09-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,088
Posted By jerkosaurus
Bowl looks great, I especially like the HG. Sorry...

Bowl looks great, I especially like the HG. Sorry if I missed this, but how long has it been set up?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-09-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,821
Posted By jerkosaurus
Any updates? And how have the CRS been? I've been...

Any updates? And how have the CRS been? I've been reading through the many shrimp bowl threads, and I really like the way this one looks! It's amazing the growth you guys can get with like no tech at...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-09-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,618
Posted By jerkosaurus
Too bad about the bowl, it was pretty sweet! But...

Too bad about the bowl, it was pretty sweet! But I really like the look of that 10g, does it have a thread of its own?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-09-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,104
Posted By jerkosaurus
Awesome bowl, but..... it's been awhile! Any...

Awesome bowl, but..... it's been awhile! Any updates?
Forum: Substrate   09-09-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 20,474
Posted By jerkosaurus
A capping material is any substrate that one...

A capping material is any substrate that one would put over top (cap) a specialty or high- nutrient substrate (dirt, MTS, aquasoil, whatever). And generally in a heavily planted tank, little to no...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-08-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,648
Posted By jerkosaurus
lol, hc sod! Very nice tank, btw.

lol, hc sod! Very nice tank, btw.
Forum: Tank Journals   09-07-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,759
Posted By jerkosaurus
Just read through the whole thread, I really like...

Just read through the whole thread, I really like all the different reincarnations of your tank! How's the glosso carpet? Update, update!
Forum: Low Tech Forum   09-07-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By jerkosaurus
Usually I trim the tops and leave the bottoms,...

Usually I trim the tops and leave the bottoms, replanting the tops if I feel like it. But sometimes when the bottoms get ratty looking, I cut the whole stem off at the substrate- eliminating any...
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