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Forum: Important Update/Announcements 09-11-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,250
Posted By TheeOldMan
if it wasnt for the internet still being like the...

if it wasnt for the internet still being like the wild freakin west, think of what could get done !
i might have a problem with my Father-in-laws computer, because of recent e-mail that had...
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 09-11-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,250
Posted By TheeOldMan
Thanks for heads up Kyle i didnt use e-mail...

Thanks for heads up Kyle
i didnt use e-mail link to get here. i logged in ( using firefox ) and read about to make sure there was a problem. after reading posts i logged off and signed back in using...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-23-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
i always vac when doing weekly water change, up...

i always vac when doing weekly water change, up until my snail prob in my 20gal.
ive got LOTS OF SNAILS ,and they plug up the vac. I know the only way to get rid of them is to take the tank down and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-14-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
well im good at over feeding lol i still have...

well im good at over feeding lol
i still have about half the hornwort in 20gal.
and snails are crazy !
im getting use to them though lol
i know now i should have chopped off bottom 4 inches of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-07-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
My Pleco loves Zuccini .so snails dont have a...

My Pleco loves Zuccini .so snails dont have a chance. lettace is what ive been using for snails, then putting in snail tank now.
im gonna keep picking out and getting rid of snail slime were i can,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-02-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
ARGGGGGG ! im repeating, repeating and...

ARGGGGGG !
im repeating, repeating and repeating ! lol
all is well.
thank you for the support.
it made this experience much easier !
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-16-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
my biggest problem now are snails ! and it can...

my biggest problem now are snails !
and it can be very messy ! when i vacuum my tank it plugs up the vacuum. i bought a larger vacuum but my substrate is too small and it started vacuuming up gravel...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-12-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
thanks for the compliment. its a bit of work but...

thanks for the compliment. its a bit of work but i love it, even though some days i just dont feel like doing the work necessary. lol
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-12-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
thank you. i was wondering if both pieces would...

thank you.
i was wondering if both pieces would continue to grow, because im gonna put a little in my sons 10gal and also in fry tank.
im really happy i went with hornwort, even though it can be a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-11-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
update did weekly test with 40 ppm nitrates....

update
did weekly test with 40 ppm nitrates. when vacuuming, lots of crap, from plants mostly i think, never seen water so nasty. plants did the dieing off at the wieght as i was told would happen....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-11-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By TheeOldMan
snails and spider are in fry tank , which i dont...

snails and spider are in fry tank , which i dont need anymore because of hornwort ! lol
ill be able to get picture finally i think.
i really think its cool, i never even heard of water spiders....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-07-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By TheeOldMan
lol i found the same thing. thank you i did...

lol
i found the same thing. thank you
i did read that certain fish will eat them, but my guppies are to small i think.
i just dont need any more problems in my 20gal. like 100s of them ! lol
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,146
Posted By TheeOldMan
Wow you folks are great ! thanks so much for...

Wow you folks are great !
thanks so much for the info. im gonna price some canister filters at petsmart tomorrow, if they have them. lol
and hoping to catch my 50 gal or 75gal on sale ! lol
thanks...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-07-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By TheeOldMan
Water Spiders

lets try this again !
i posted in wrong spot Arggggg !
ok quick version this time.
anyone have input on water spiders ? it came with my hornwort.
will it hurt my guppies or fry ? will it lay 100s...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,146
Posted By TheeOldMan
thanks for the input. and less than a minute...

thanks for the input.
and
less than a minute is sweet ! lol
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,146
Posted By TheeOldMan
Canister vs. HOB filters

im getting a 50gal and dont want to go HOB.
i would love to do something different from my other tanks ( which are HOB )

any input would be great.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-28-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
would big Goldfish eat my little guppies ? we...

would big Goldfish eat my little guppies ?
we have a 550 gal pond in our main office at work with big gold fish ( dont know what kind sorry ), which is were my first pleco has been for a while and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-28-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
Just a quick update Nitrates were coming down,...

Just a quick update
Nitrates were coming down, and water was crystal clear, but tested today and it was a hot 40 ppm and water isnt as clear as last week. The good thing is my hornwort was disease...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-13-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
ill definitely keep ya posted and thanks again ...

ill definitely keep ya posted
and thanks again
oh and i pulled out 3 snails today
hope thats it
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-13-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
thank you very much. oh i need to update my...

thank you very much.
oh i need to update my signature to include hornwort. lol
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-13-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
heres updated pic, im having a problem with...

heres updated pic, im having a problem with picture. its so small and i cant remember how i did last one...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-13-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
thanks sewingalot there just weighted down with...

thanks sewingalot
there just weighted down with the rings they use to bunch them together.
i have both bunches in and fake plants out, ill get an updated picture.
im glad you told me not to bury,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-11-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
i bought 2 bunches from LFS only put 1 in the...

i bought 2 bunches from LFS only put 1 in the tank.
ive got the other in a bucket until i figure out what im gonna do.
how long do you think i can leave in bucket w/ natural light, 2 or 3 days ???
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-10-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
Great just what i need MORE Guppies ! LOL thanks

Great just what i need MORE Guppies ! LOL
thanks
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-10-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By TheeOldMan
Thanks all i appreciate the positive feedback. ...

Thanks all i appreciate the positive feedback.
heres a picture but the tank is gonna be changed around. fake plants are coming out ! lol...
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