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Forum: Tank Journals   09-05-2012, 02:14 AM
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Posted By trenton
So my male GBR has been clenching his tail......

So my male GBR has been clenching his tail... don't know what the reason is, so I checked my levels and I had an ammonia and nitrite spike! I found a dead shrimp in the lily pipe suction yesterday...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-05-2012, 02:07 AM
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Posted By trenton
They are starting to be a lot less shy now. Even...

They are starting to be a lot less shy now. Even came up to the top to eat today! I think it's just taking them time to settle in.



Thank you kindly!



The lily pipes are from evilbay. ...
Forum: Fish   09-04-2012, 02:32 PM
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Posted By trenton
GBR Acting Strange *Added picture*

As the title says, my GBRs are acting strange.

I added two GBRs to my tank a week ago. I am pretty sure they are a male and a female. The colour is a lot more pronounced then when they were...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-31-2012, 04:45 PM
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Posted By trenton
Tank maintenance day yesterday! Going to be gone...

Tank maintenance day yesterday! Going to be gone for three days this weekend so I wanted the tank clean before we went. The tubing was pretty gross. Some of the algae stained the tubing. Does...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-31-2012, 04:27 PM
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Posted By trenton
Current Tank Stats Fauna: 2 x GBR (I...

Current Tank Stats

Fauna:

2 x GBR (I think they are male/female. Still unsure)
12 x Rummy Nose Tetra
3 x Oto
3 x RCS (Not sure if all three are alive still)
3 x Amano Shrimp (Havenít...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-31-2012, 04:25 PM
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Posted By trenton
Added three the other day... haven't seen them...

Added three the other day... haven't seen them since so I don't know if they are MIA.



Thanks!
Forum: Tank Journals   08-28-2012, 01:22 AM
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Views: 35,067
Posted By trenton
Aaaaaaannnnnddd I present fish (and shrimp)!! ...

Aaaaaaannnnnddd I present fish (and shrimp)!!

Been to busy to post. Got three rummy nose tetras last monday and three RCS.

They were pretty pale when I first added them:...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-28-2012, 01:09 AM
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Posted By trenton
Thanks! I don't think I have quite figured out...

Thanks! I don't think I have quite figured out the pfertz dosing yet because I have quite a bit of algae in the tank right now, mostly in the HC.



Dosing pfertz every other day x 2 pumps each....
Forum: Tank Journals   08-20-2012, 01:19 AM
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Posted By trenton
Today's shot: ...

Today's shot:
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Forum: Tank Journals   08-20-2012, 01:06 AM
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Posted By trenton
I would add some ottos or amanos, but my water...

I would add some ottos or amanos, but my water parameters aren't good enough yet... soon hopefully. That was actually the biggest water change I have done yet. Don't plan on doing that with fish...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-15-2012, 12:19 AM
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Posted By trenton
Did a huge water change today. ...

Did a huge water change today.
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Forum: Tank Journals   08-15-2012, 12:08 AM
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Views: 35,067
Posted By trenton
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Tank Journals   08-14-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,067
Posted By trenton
Last night's pictures. Did a major trim of all...

Last night's pictures. Did a major trim of all plants and HC for the first time.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7108/7778076324_265253a2bc_z.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-14-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,067
Posted By trenton
Thanks! I'm at work right not, so not measuring...

Thanks! I'm at work right not, so not measuring it, but I think it ranges from about 2" to 4". Next scape I will probably try to keep it flatter, but it's would I had to do to use the rocks that I...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-14-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 119
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Posted By trenton
I still really like corys so I will definitely...

I still really like corys so I will definitely wait for the HC to be well rooted first. I really don't know which one I like more at this point. Both the Habrosus and Pygmy ones both act like...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-13-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,067
Posted By trenton
Thanks! Hmmmm... maybe I'll have to...

Thanks!



Hmmmm... maybe I'll have to wait for the HC to be well rooted. I am planning on either getting a dwarf species or panda's so it shouldn't be as bad as the larger ones.

I was...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-12-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,067
Posted By trenton
So I cleaned out my filter yesterday and my...

So I cleaned out my filter yesterday and my tubing. I had installed the heater in the wrong location when I first did it (1 am...) so I fixed that as well.

Cleaning media if tank water....
Forum: Tank Journals   08-12-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,067
Posted By trenton
Other random pictures: Pearling! ...

Other random pictures:
Pearling!
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8292/7759659122_fc85f9bc1b_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/60413606@N05/7759659122/)
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Forum: Tank Journals   08-12-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,067
Posted By trenton
Progress pictures. July 30 ...

Progress pictures.

July 30
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Forum: Tank Journals   08-12-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,067
Posted By trenton
Yeah, I figured it was a protein layer. I have...

Yeah, I figured it was a protein layer. I have been raising the outlet pipe at night sometimes to remove it and it seems to be working. Whenever I do a water change, I just place some paper towel...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-01-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,067
Posted By trenton
No picture today, sorry. The tank has a...

No picture today, sorry.

The tank has a weird film on the top though. I guess it's not really a film, it's a layer of what appears to be more viscous water that kinda traps the small CO2 bubbles....
Forum: Tank Journals   08-01-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,067
Posted By trenton
Come on now, your tank isn't that bad... I have...

Come on now, your tank isn't that bad... I have seen much worse, plus, if I even attempted a reef tank, I'm sure I would be saying the same thing.

I just planted it too, so we will see in a couple...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-29-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,067
Posted By trenton
Fourth day picture after water change: ...

Fourth day picture after water change:
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Forum: Tank Journals   07-29-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,067
Posted By trenton
I think something was the matter with the bubble...

I think something was the matter with the bubble counter and diffuser. I did the soap test and I did not find any leaks. I will keep on eye on the CO2 system though until it starts to act more...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-27-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,067
Posted By trenton
Got back from my vacation and have been pretty...

Got back from my vacation and have been pretty busy since. Got the tank planted and regulator built too! Bear with me, this may be a long post...

Got all the pieces to build the regulator. Since...
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