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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-07-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By Zulu
You overdosed. Excel kills fish, don't use too...

You overdosed. Excel kills fish, don't use too much. It'll also kill some plants, if used in excess.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-28-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,655
Posted By Zulu
It's a pitty you can't use HTML code in your...

It's a pitty you can't use HTML code in your messages or I'd just embed this, but, alas, an update on the tank. Still haven't bought decent batteries for the camera, so again from the phone....
Forum: Tank Journals 12-28-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,143
Posted By Zulu
I don't recall at this point, but "cheap" comes...

I don't recall at this point, but "cheap" comes to mind.

The cichlid is no more;

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/photo-album/53257-big-low-light-tetra-tank.html
Forum: Tank Journals 10-23-2007, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,563
Posted By Zulu
Setting them up is the best part ;) - looking...

Setting them up is the best part ;) - looking forward to pictures as it progresses.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-16-2007, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,655
Posted By Zulu
BAAH! Wrote a huge reply and this stupid work...

BAAH! Wrote a huge reply and this stupid work machine has a "go back" button on the mouse.....

At anyrate;

Yeah - the dwarf puffers are small enough and the tank is large enough that I suspect...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-16-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,655
Posted By Zulu
127 gallons....... :P It cost...

127 gallons....... :P




It cost almost nothing, it's uber bright, and I get ripples as if using halides. How about you? Yeaaaaah that's what I thought, punk. ;)
Forum: Tank Journals 10-16-2007, 12:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,655
Posted By Zulu
Big low light tetra tank

100~125 gallons (craigslist... and weird dimensions) with 160 watts of CF light overtop.

2 albino corys
3 ottos
10~ amano shrimp
??~ malaysian trumpet snails
2 dwarf pea puffers
20~ baby neon...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-15-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 574
Posted By Zulu
Thumbs up Video - Colombian Tetras in 100 Gallon low tech

This is my "low light" tank (160 watts over 100 gallons, using screw CF bulbs and tinfoil ;P)

Was going to take some pictures but my camera batteries were dead... thought I'd just shoot a video....
Forum: Tank Journals 10-14-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,169
Posted By Zulu
The wisteria is going to dominate your tank. I'd...

The wisteria is going to dominate your tank. I'd recommend getting a cheap bucket, cutting the side and folding it down, like a ramp, then putting a small pump in the 30 to pump water into the...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-14-2007, 03:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,278
Posted By Zulu
... and a quick side shot ...

... and a quick side shot

http://sk1llz.net/photos/2007-08-13/800.P1000809.JPG

Snails, shrimp, and recently Dwarf Pea Puffers. Snails are now in hiding.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-14-2007, 03:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,143
Posted By Zulu
So I added an overflow to the tank - figured it'd...

So I added an overflow to the tank - figured it'd be handy to remove some misc particles the other filters were missing - not to mention keep the surface debris free.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-27-2007, 04:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,143
Posted By Zulu
Or not? :P ...

Or not? :P

http://sk1llz.net/photos/2007-07-26/800.P1000721.JPG

I've ordered some chingmix to see what happens - both the "standard" and "omg what is the massive growth on that poor fishes...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-15-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,143
Posted By Zulu
Well now this is interesting. ...

Well now this is interesting.

http://sk1llz.net/photos/2007-07-14/800.P1000706.JPG

I wonder if it'll stay like this. I kinda like it.

http://sk1llz.net/photos/2007-07-14/800.P1000707.JPG
...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-10-2007, 04:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,278
Posted By Zulu
Been a bit of a delay since the last post......

Been a bit of a delay since the last post... Heavy Excel doses fought off the algae, but also killed off most of the Vals and stunted the Wisteria. Wisteria shooters are growing higher now, Vals...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-04-2007, 12:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,143
Posted By Zulu
I just put a mirror up on the side of the tank....

I just put a mirror up on the side of the tank. d000d

http://sk1llz.net/photos/800.mirror1.jpg

Both of them are putting on displays against their mirror selves :P

...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-03-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,143
Posted By Zulu
The only time the hap ever even gets a shake is...

The only time the hap ever even gets a shake is when he stalks up behind the Flowerhorn as if to nip at it :P And his finnage and coloration suggests he's doing well to me. I just don't show it off...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-03-2007, 12:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,143
Posted By Zulu
I love how quickly this fish grows! Not as...

I love how quickly this fish grows! Not as dramatic as the pleco though... wow. At anyrate, flowerhorn;

http://sk1llz.net/photos/2007-07-03/800.P1000654.JPG
...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-03-2007, 12:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,143
Posted By Zulu
Partly how they look/grow, partly because of how...

Partly how they look/grow, partly because of how much this one eats. I've never had any fish grow this quickly. :p

The Flowerhorn is impressive, but looking at the head of this african... that's...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-02-2007, 02:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,143
Posted By Zulu
So I added a little something ;) and the results...

So I added a little something ;) and the results have been good. The flowerhorn definitely chases it around, but it's not continuous. Sometimes (s)he'll ignore the hap completely. It came from a VERY...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-20-2007, 11:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,829
Posted By Zulu
Woah, what is this? :icon_cool

Woah, what is this? :icon_cool
Forum: Tank Journals 05-19-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,278
Posted By Zulu
Admit it, you're secretly more attracted to me...

Admit it, you're secretly more attracted to me because of it. It's ok I understand. ;P

Nothing exciting to report. Still lots of algae. Snails are water skiing more frequently now... :P
Forum: Tank Journals 05-19-2007, 04:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,143
Posted By Zulu
Update a little sooner than I expected, but......

Update a little sooner than I expected, but... I'm starting to see some color! However it seems to coincide with a new found timid behavior... Hrm?
...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-07-2007, 07:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,278
Posted By Zulu
It looks like the baby guppies are actually...

It looks like the baby guppies are actually eating the algae - not going to feed for a few days and see what happens :)
Forum: Tank Journals 05-06-2007, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 986
Posted By Zulu
Did you just like, throw them in there? :P

Did you just like, throw them in there? :P
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2007, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,147
Posted By Zulu
You're my hero.

You're my hero.
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