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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 11:40 PM
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Views: 180,349
Posted By wootlaws
Mines (Aquatop CF400UV) running strong and quiet...

Mines (Aquatop CF400UV) running strong and quiet after 2 years of 24/7 use. My prime button has gotten really hard to push as it will stay depressed after pushed probably needs to be lubricated and...
Forum: Fish 03-16-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By wootlaws
Please Help. Everything keeps dying.

It's a bit overstocked with such few plants. But corys struggling for air would mean your water is dirty. Corys are very hardy fish. How often are you doing water changes? Maybe overloaded fish to...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-07-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By wootlaws
Really hard to see the small plants far away but...

Really hard to see the small plants far away but another month progress. Still fighting some algae but most plants Are growing slowly as the weather heats up. Tested the water results are all good.
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Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By wootlaws
I use a fountain pump from harbor freight tools...

I use a fountain pump from harbor freight tools just the cheapest one they have($10-15) and it works great never have to lift a 5 gallon bucket again! I just put the pump in the bucket with a long...
Forum: Algae 02-04-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By wootlaws
Looks like diatom to me

Looks like diatom to me
Forum: Fish 02-04-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By wootlaws
some of you have a lot of fish!

some of you have a lot of fish!
Forum: Tank Journals 01-26-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By wootlaws
Its been about just over 3 months since I've...

Its been about just over 3 months since I've started the tank. Struggled with algae and might have it under control now. Here are some pics of the tank now.
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Forum: Tank Journals 12-09-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By wootlaws
Not much progress after another month. Lowered...

Not much progress after another month. Lowered the light intensity by a lot to prevent hair algae from taking over the tank. Spot treated and snipped off stems covered with beard algae. Seems like...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-06-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,316
Posted By wootlaws
Looks great ! Keep up the good work!

Looks great ! Keep up the good work!
Forum: Tank Journals 11-06-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By wootlaws
Front view 387826

Front view

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Forum: Tank Journals 11-06-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By wootlaws
Thanks for your suggestion it is a very good idea...

Thanks for your suggestion it is a very good idea since I go outdoors a lot I will look for some native plants as long as it's not an invasive specie.

Nitrates dropped to almost nil not sure how...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-24-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,716
Posted By wootlaws
Wished there were updates!

Wished there were updates!
Forum: Tank Journals 10-22-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By wootlaws
70G outdoor low tech

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What the tank looks like at night as of today

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Forum: Tank Journals 10-22-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By wootlaws
Been about another week tested the water...

Been about another week tested the water parameters again after doing a 10-20% water change using just the tap water. Lights have been on 6 hrs a day probably too much in addition to the sun...
Forum: Lighting 10-19-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,233
Posted By wootlaws
Thanks for the info! I just picked up a sat plus...

Thanks for the info! I just picked up a sat plus and definitely is one cool light! I'm happy with mine so far. These numbers are great.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-18-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By wootlaws
It's been about the end of 2 weeks. Ordered a api...

It's been about the end of 2 weeks. Ordered a api test kit to test my waters. Always been curious what my ph tap water is anyways. I thought the water would be cycled by now but it looks like not the...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-16-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,068
Posted By wootlaws
Beautiful tank and nice update!

Beautiful tank and nice update!
Forum: Fish 10-14-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,957
Posted By wootlaws
Yeah where???

Yeah where???
Forum: Tank Journals 10-13-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,761
Posted By wootlaws
nice tank, thanks for sharing and updating

nice tank, thanks for sharing and updating
Forum: Tank Journals 10-11-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By wootlaws
Waiting patiently for the plants to regrow. Will...

Waiting patiently for the plants to regrow. Will update less frequent now unless a cAtastrophe.

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Side view
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-10-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By wootlaws
You can never have enough filtration I would say...

You can never have enough filtration I would say it's better to go bigger than to not have enough when the plants are fully grown unless you have fish that like having no current (bettas). I have...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,538
Posted By wootlaws
Still shouldn't matter if the intake is below...

Still shouldn't matter if the intake is below the 50% water threshhold as long as there is a vacuum for the canister filter should still be able to run for the 50% water changes. I have been running...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-10-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By wootlaws
378441 Better pictures of the deficiencies ...

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Better pictures of the deficiencies

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Giant moss

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Forum: Tank Journals 10-10-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By wootlaws
Went and got a new light fixture since the cfl...

Went and got a new light fixture since the cfl bulbs do not have enough spread across the whole tank. I ended up going with the current aquarium led plus it comes with cool light settings and remote....
Forum: Lighting 10-09-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,567
Posted By wootlaws
Keep us updated on how the LED light is working...

Keep us updated on how the LED light is working for you
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