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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-20-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By zoo minsi
before you rush out and buy Co2 do a little...

before you rush out and buy Co2 do a little research. For starters you will need to approach it a bit differently because you have a sump. It can still be done but theres more to it. With Co2 surface...
Forum: Plants 06-16-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By zoo minsi
If all you have are swords i would look into root...

If all you have are swords i would look into root tabs instead of dosing dry ferts. Swords are much heavier root feeders then water column.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-15-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,731
Posted By zoo minsi
so im curious as o why go with this style versus...

so im curious as o why go with this style versus a more standard all glass or acrylic aquarium? I see pros and cons going both ways just curious as to your thought process. Also how bloody heavy is...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-15-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,731
Posted By zoo minsi
wow never seen a tank built like this kinda cool,...

wow never seen a tank built like this kinda cool, cant wait to see how it progesses
Forum: Aquascaping 06-14-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,301
Posted By zoo minsi
weeping moss was the only thing i could think of....

weeping moss was the only thing i could think of. however i dont think anything will hang like that it goes against aquarium principles. Things float and plants grow toward the light, making it very...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-14-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By zoo minsi
how many watts are the bulbs and what type plants...

how many watts are the bulbs and what type plants are you trying to grow. Not all plants are the same. Some have issues being transplanted, some grow super slow, some fast. I wish you luck but a bit...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-13-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,947
Posted By zoo minsi
Ive seen this and heard of this sort of thing...

Ive seen this and heard of this sort of thing starting to happen and it completely baffles me. Vendor doesnt hold up his end so as a customer you leave a bad review and his response isnt to improve...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-11-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,947
Posted By zoo minsi
i dont know where this substitute if out policy...

i dont know where this substitute if out policy came from with some sellers. If your out and/or made a mistake no problem, either tell me or refund me my money but i dont want what you happened to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-07-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By zoo minsi
ive used the ones aquariumplants.com sells for a...

ive used the ones aquariumplants.com sells for a few years and they work well but as im expanding tanks there getting a bit pricey so i switched to the diy osmocote tabs and they seem to be working...
Forum: Aquascaping 06-07-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,834
Posted By zoo minsi
the backgrounds ive read about like that they...

the backgrounds ive read about like that they spray painted the background with a frosted spray paint then used an led back light. The LED could be any color, ive seen some really cool affects with...
Forum: Algae 06-07-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,185
Posted By zoo minsi
Just to pile on with my 2 cents. You are pushing...

Just to pile on with my 2 cents. You are pushing waaay to much light at that tank. Even if your using lower end fixtures its to much, if they are good bulbs and reflectors even worse.

Snails do a...
Forum: Plants 06-06-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By zoo minsi
could also add some root tabs they feed more...

could also add some root tabs they feed more through the roots then water column.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-05-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By zoo minsi
that stand has adjustable feet on it i believe,...

that stand has adjustable feet on it i believe, if so all the weight gets pushed to those 4 points i dont think you will have any issue once it full. if you still worried either do a test run and...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-01-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,234
Posted By zoo minsi
Nice looking tank, seems like its off to a good...

Nice looking tank, seems like its off to a good start. A few things to think about though.

Im personally not a fan of diy Co2 especially as tanks get bigger. Can it work, yup. However with diy...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-01-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By zoo minsi
really like that 3rd tank, how or what is the...

really like that 3rd tank, how or what is the moss tied down to so that it fills in so nicely?
Forum: Ponds 05-31-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,199
Posted By zoo minsi
This is really interesting. If i understand it...

This is really interesting. If i understand it right the whole purpose is to keep a high water level, basically just below the surface? Which allows the marginal plants to stay wet enough and thrive?...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-19-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,261
Posted By zoo minsi
nothing streaming just a screen that says...

nothing streaming just a screen that says stleelers
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-18-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By zoo minsi
two other suggestions would be either Marsilea...

two other suggestions would be either Marsilea quadrifolia, i have it in a tank with no co2 and its doing pretty well. Took a bit to get established but now its starting to fill in. Or you could use...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-08-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By zoo minsi
when i had to move my 55 i just stuffed it with...

when i had to move my 55 i just stuffed it with my pillows and whatever else soft i had then wrapped it with my comforter. worked pretty well. Not positive but i would recon the bacteria would die.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-08-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,292
Posted By zoo minsi
looks pretty good but might want to rethink the...

looks pretty good but might want to rethink the amazon sword and pennywort. Ive seen amazon swords take over much larger tanks and the pennywort grows fast and large also. Might want to look into...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-08-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By zoo minsi
ok my best guess is its a freshwater bristle...

ok my best guess is its a freshwater bristle worm. never seen or even heard of them till our picture. from what i read they arent harmful.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-04-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By zoo minsi
A second filter is never a bad thing your not...

A second filter is never a bad thing your not going to over filter the tank. Also i personally like running two filters as it helps with flow in my tank. With just one big tank either its all or...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-04-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By zoo minsi
i personally like the inline type it just helps...

i personally like the inline type it just helps keep as much equipment out of the tank as i can. With that said i have the inline and it works very well sends a fine mist of bubbles out from my spray...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-03-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By zoo minsi
cant see the new pics =(

cant see the new pics =(
Forum: Lighting 05-03-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By zoo minsi
ok cool thanks for the info and i fixed the link....

ok cool thanks for the info and i fixed the link. My thoughts were to stagger how the 3 bulbs turned on and off. Some thing like 1-3-2-1 of how many bulbs are on through the course of my light period...
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