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Forum: Plants 10-01-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,705
Posted By stingeragent
I'm just gonna let my tank sit for a while and...

I'm just gonna let my tank sit for a while and see what happens. Just blew through money to buy a 40gallon tank and set it up for a crested gecko, so can't do much in the way of plants at the moment....
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 09-28-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By stingeragent
75 is prolly on the cheap end. Based on your...

75 is prolly on the cheap end. Based on your dimensions its a 55g tank which go for anywhere from 150-200 .Sometimes you can find them cheaper but not always. Tank condition plays a lot in what a...
Forum: Plants 09-28-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,705
Posted By stingeragent
Well I have had fairly bad luck with DHG. Maybe...

Well I have had fairly bad luck with DHG. Maybe because it is my first planted tank IDK. Anyways tank up for close to 2 months now. Relatively high light for my tank. 23 watt 6500k over 2.5g tank. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-28-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,808
Posted By stingeragent
Your lucky man. I have a 2.5g that has been setup...

Your lucky man. I have a 2.5g that has been setup for a month and half now. The algae was so thick in my tank I could barely see through the glass.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 09-28-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,482
Posted By stingeragent
Looks good. For shooting through glass and not...

Looks good. For shooting through glass and not getting reflections, their is a filter you can use that will get rid of it(provided your shooting with an slr) . I can't off the top of my head remember...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-23-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By stingeragent
Use epoxy. That is what windshield repair places...

Use epoxy. That is what windshield repair places use. If you go to an rc hobby store they will have 5 min epoxy. Mix it and let it sit for about 2 minutes then apply. Within 24 hrs it will be hard as...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-16-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 901
Posted By stingeragent
Do you let ur water sit for about 24 hours before...

Do you let ur water sit for about 24 hours before doing the water change?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 901
Posted By stingeragent
My faucet water somehow has ammonia in it so I...

My faucet water somehow has ammonia in it so I can do fishless cycles without adding it. I fill the tank up. Add the safe start bacteria. Within 24 hrs I have a huge bloom. Day or 2 later it clears...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By stingeragent
Ok, so I have cut back to just one 13 watt light,...

Ok, so I have cut back to just one 13 watt light, and I'll do the 6-8 hr photo period as suggested. I'm gonna pick up a timer today to keep it like that. With this reduced light regime will the algae...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By stingeragent
Well I was interested in rcs cause they look cool...

Well I was interested in rcs cause they look cool and breed like crazy from what I read. Ive never kept shrimp before and rcs are recommended for a beginner. Are amanos the same?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By stingeragent
2.5G algae taking over tank

Ok, so my first planted tank hasn't and isn't going so well. I originally had gravel but plants weren't growing. I also had 1 13 watt 6500k cfl bulb. After some comments on here, I got a second 13...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-13-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By stingeragent
Dont know if yall watch tanked but there was one...

Dont know if yall watch tanked but there was one episode where they did there first planted tank and the guy got super obsessed. He had plants growing in his bath tub. Anyways im exactly like you....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-12-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By stingeragent
Unless they happen to be avid fish keepers most...

Unless they happen to be avid fish keepers most chain stores dont train their employees well. And you cant really expect the employee to learn it all on their own after work for a most likely minimum...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-11-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,322
Posted By stingeragent
Wanted to post a new update. I did a rescape a...

Wanted to post a new update. I did a rescape a few days ago. Originally when i bought the plants I didn't remove the wool from around them. After watching a youtube video showing how to do it, I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-08-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By stingeragent
I think that is too small for that many cichlids...

I think that is too small for that many cichlids IMHO. Most advise a minimum of 55 gal for adult cichlids. Granted when they are smaller you could probably get away with less as long as you upgrade...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-02-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By stingeragent
I boil in huge pot for about 20 min. I think its...

I boil in huge pot for about 20 min. I think its not advised though cause some rocks with trapped air pockets can explode. No personal experience with that but its what I heard
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-01-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,686
Posted By stingeragent
I know the feeling on the schedule. Ive been...

I know the feeling on the schedule. Ive been working alternating closing/opening shifts so have been too tired to mess with my tanks. Need some driftwood and rocks for a new tank I wanna do but been...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-31-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,322
Posted By stingeragent
Just to post an update I have a tiny bit of new...

Just to post an update I have a tiny bit of new growth from dhg but the microsword hasnt done anything. Its nit dieing but its not growing. Co2 seems a bit much for a tank this size. Can someone...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-31-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,686
Posted By stingeragent
5lb bag is 5 buck. 20 lbs bag is like 17-18. A...

5lb bag is 5 buck. 20 lbs bag is like 17-18. A 5lb bag will be plenty. It took me 10lbs to fill a 10 gal about an inch to two inch in spots. You can get a solid inch easy from a 5 lb bag prolly...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-28-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,681
Posted By stingeragent
Man I havent seen any heaters that are real...

Man I havent seen any heaters that are real small. Even the el cheapo brands
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-27-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,686
Posted By stingeragent
Basically you can use a course sponge or filter...

Basically you can use a course sponge or filter media. Stick it in hob then stick in plants. They should root to media
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-27-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 62,033
Posted By stingeragent
Is it even possible to clean your hob at this...

Is it even possible to clean your hob at this point if you needed to
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-27-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 62,033
Posted By stingeragent
Well I'm late to the party with this one. had...

Well I'm late to the party with this one. had never heard of planting a HOB until yesterday. Got some clippings of ivy and ice plant from GM's house and stuck em in. The ice plant actually had some...
Forum: Lighting 08-27-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,536
Posted By stingeragent
What is that small ground cover in that tank

What is that small ground cover in that tank
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-27-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,686
Posted By stingeragent
Walmart has it. Should be a tan and white bag. I...

Walmart has it. Should be a tan and white bag. I just saw this last night but you can make a hob filter planted too. Heres what I did. Ivy and ice plant
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