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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Bushkill
I've used both and there's a distinct difference...

I've used both and there's a distinct difference in the smell of the GE sealants. The acetic acid smell that comes from the true aquarium silicone will curl the hairs in your nose (and do funny...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 117
Posted By Bushkill
Blue painter's tape applied to either side of the...

Blue painter's tape applied to either side of the seam to achieve a uniform bead uniform and won't let you over-taper it.
There's a complication with the front of a hex though. The front seams are...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Today, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By Bushkill
I would suggest that you have that sediment...

I would suggest that you have that sediment tested. May not be the answer you want to hear, but unless you know what you're dealing with, your house filter may be inadequate for what you have on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 117
Posted By Bushkill
Ahhhh, I got around. I know or at least knew...

Ahhhh, I got around. I know or at least knew Bayonne well. Famous for a bar on every single corner for many decades, lol!

Thats' a flat-backed hexagon. Trapezoid works too, but in aquarium terms...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 117
Posted By Bushkill
I grew up in Union City, just up the hill from...

I grew up in Union City, just up the hill from Hoboken and I remember there being lots of "trapezoids" down there, but never an aquatic one. Is this significantly out of line at assembly or is this a...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 218
Posted By Bushkill
I keep a school of Praecox in the cube in the den...

I keep a school of Praecox in the cube in the den and they are just awesome fish. Gorgeous, active swimmers, eat anything, and best of all..........tough as nails.
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Bushkill
A bigger net?

A bigger net?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By Bushkill
Those look too big and infrequent to be nerite...

Those look too big and infrequent to be nerite eggs to me. They are usually pin-head size and get put down in wandering, strings / rows.

Have they moved at all since you noticed them? They may be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-20-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By Bushkill
As crazy as spiderwood can be, tying it off to...

As crazy as spiderwood can be, tying it off to the slate may work best.

Most adhesives form surface bonds. As wood becomes waterlogged, wood beneath the contact area can get weak depending on the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-20-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By Bushkill
Did the e6000 stick to the slate or the wood?

Did the e6000 stick to the slate or the wood?
Forum: Aquascaping 10-19-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By Bushkill
I breed angels about 85% through about 950...

I breed angels about 85% through about 950 gallons, so I have a pretty good idea of what you describe. I think even the tried and true breeders of any species get tired of looking at bare tanks....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-19-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By Bushkill
Oh it's more common than you think! Where I use...

Oh it's more common than you think! Where I use them with stems plants the glass essentially becomes a "paperweight" and it's filled with plain old gravel. I keep some crypts and swords in them as...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-18-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By Bushkill
I agree it's not frogbit, but there's way too...

I agree it's not frogbit, but there's way too many folks here that compare duckweed and snails to the plague. Keep up with water changes and filtration and you won't have any issues with it. I can't...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-17-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By Bushkill
Hi Farm and welcome! The "potted plants"...

Hi Farm and welcome!

The "potted plants" isn't at all odd! You'll come across lots that do it. The vast majority of my tanks are bare bottom angelfish breeders but I keep potted plants in each. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-17-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Bushkill
A sound approach to getting some experience...

A sound approach to getting some experience working with silicone. It can be a challenge.

Just some tips, all of which you can find on Youtube in some fashion.

Don't be cheap with razor...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-16-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By Bushkill
When I was setting up the 180G in the den, my...

When I was setting up the 180G in the den, my daughter was home from school with her cat who is a LOT more curious than the barn cats we have around the house. When the tank was filled with...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 10-16-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Bushkill
Awesome stuff! Good to see you back!!!

Awesome stuff! Good to see you back!!!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-16-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Bushkill
I'll just take this one step further: You can get...

I'll just take this one step further: You can get a brand new one for $20 at the Petco sale. You'll spend really close to that in Silicone. I would tear it down completely, and use the glass to make...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-16-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By Bushkill
Wow, I give you lots of credit for threading that...

Wow, I give you lots of credit for threading that monster into the tank!

You could try 2 12" slates set pretty far apart. Drill two holes into the slates so you can wrap the whole thing with a...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-16-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By Bushkill
How were you planning on partitioning the tank?

How were you planning on partitioning the tank?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-15-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By Bushkill
Suction cup technology...........sucks. ...

Suction cup technology...........sucks.

Maxijets are workhorses, but the mounting hardware is a pile of you know what.

Oddly enough, the tiniest suction cups I've come across on the back of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-15-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By Bushkill
Depends on what you have in the tank.

Depends on what you have in the tank.
Forum: Fish 10-14-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Bushkill
In any batch of Angelfish, there will be some...

In any batch of Angelfish, there will be some that just lag behind in growth. Some are truly runts and have trouble getting past the size of a dime. Breeders usually cull them early on.
Others will...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-14-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Bushkill
100% harmless, spend most of their time in the...

100% harmless, spend most of their time in the substrate stirring and aerating it. And they look cool, lol!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-14-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Bushkill
Downright awesome.

Downright awesome.
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