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Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-07-2006, 03:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,865
Posted By Shakey
When you assess the question from a maintenance...

When you assess the question from a maintenance company's view, I think most of us would change our view on the money factor. The challenge and reward of doing it ourselves is a major goal for me....
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-27-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,865
Posted By Shakey
Hey I want to save money just as much as the next...

Hey I want to save money just as much as the next guy, but I don't believe budget has anything to do with choice between low and high tech. You have about a 200 dollar difference in start up cost,...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-25-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By Shakey
For the most part I would say there is really no...

For the most part I would say there is really no difference between you smaller tank and the future larger one. All said the game will be the same just on a larger scale. Basically the major change...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2006, 05:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By Shakey
Actually with the water agitation, during the day...

Actually with the water agitation, during the day you will most likely be gaining CO2 from the surface gas exchange. At the same time during the night hours you may lose some CO2, but when its all...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2006, 04:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,765
Posted By Shakey
99% percent of all my messups was due being lazy...

99% percent of all my messups was due being lazy or trying to have the instantly perfect tank. Furthermore I'll expand it not researching things enough before doing them. Fortunately I am getting...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2006, 03:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By Shakey
Well I been using that Barr report and from what...

Well I been using that Barr report and from what I been hearing from people who read Ecology of the Planted Aquarium: A Practical Manual and Scientific Treatise for the Home Aquarist as an excuse to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-23-2006, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Shakey
The jobes fern and palm spikes are wonderful yet...

The jobes fern and palm spikes are wonderful yet somewhat risky substrate ferts. They are very good at delivering macro ferts to root feeders. It will not kill your plants, but if it gets pulled out...
Forum: DIY 05-23-2006, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Shakey
Ahh good deal. It looks like I got nothing to...

Ahh good deal. It looks like I got nothing to worry about. I won't have to worry about water temp from poorly vented lights either as the tank will be in the basement which is a constant cold damp 68...
Forum: DIY 05-22-2006, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Shakey
Great, that is pretty much what I had in mind, to...

Great, that is pretty much what I had in mind, to give it that plastic-like covering to keep it protected. I am thinking along the lines of 110W of CF lighting (QTY2- 1x55W AH kits), which will be...
Forum: DIY 05-22-2006, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Shakey
Canopy Refinishing

I am restoring a 55gal tank setup that I had in storage for the last 5 years, and its kinda old I used it for about 10 years before I stored it. I got the tank all washed up and its squeaky clean and...
Forum: Plants 05-22-2006, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Shakey
Thanks for the idea! I wasn't aware of the C....

Thanks for the idea! I wasn't aware of the C. Retrospiralis and am going to definately make note of it if I will be unable to grow any tall grassy Vals or Sags. Only reason I am I leaning twards the...
Forum: Plants 05-21-2006, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Shakey
Plant selection help request - Val or similar Plant

I am looking for a background plant for my 37gal all-glass aquarium tank. I have tried using stem plants that grow tall but have had no luck as the tops are fine but the bottoms look crappy by the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-21-2006, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,593
Posted By Shakey
I am currently using .5-1CM sized gravel. I am...

I am currently using .5-1CM sized gravel. I am not sure if it is coated or not but pretty much everyone here would say its bad for a planted tank. I am getting away with it, but ancharis would not...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-20-2006, 07:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,367
Posted By Shakey
I have good luck with jobes bombs creating "green...

I have good luck with jobes bombs creating "green hell". I have to use it for my sword and crypts as its seems to be "plant crack' for them, flourish tabs don't do nearly as well. But I been...
Forum: Fish 06-24-2004, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By Shakey
Trenac, I fall into a similar situation as the...

Trenac,
I fall into a similar situation as the original poster, and I seen the link you posted for where you got yours. (Infinity Pets) I was just wondering when you ordered did you do so by just...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2004, 04:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By Shakey
Have to tag this post as I am also trying to get...

Have to tag this post as I am also trying to get though a BBA outbreak and none of the stores by me have any SAE's for sale :(
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-10-2004, 03:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By Shakey
I been holding off / procrastinating on the DIY...

I been holding off / procrastinating on the DIY CO2 cause from what I been hearing its not a big factor when under 2 wpg. But I am getting desprate cause the tops of all my sunset's are absolutly...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-09-2004, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By Shakey
Looking for help with sunset hygro

I have a low light tank that is just under 2 wpg, guessing ~1.75 wpg its 2xODNO lights so I am just guessing. Been having good luck in keeping the 10 to 1 ratio N:P and it shows in my other plants,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-01-2004, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,285
Posted By Shakey
I figured I would toss in an update... I was down...

I figured I would toss in an update... I was down to less then 8 leaves left from the melt when I first got it. Yesterday when I turned on the lights there was 6 new leaves, better still Today those...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2004, 04:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,285
Posted By Shakey
The pH is 8.6 this time of year the tap will work...

The pH is 8.6 this time of year the tap will work it way to 8.4 by the end of the summer then work its way back to 8.6 again. I haven't checked kH in a while but its was about 350 ppm and someone...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-27-2004, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,285
Posted By Shakey
Question I am currious, since you mentioned the leaves...

I am currious, since you mentioned the leaves dying off when you got yours. I purchased one about a week and a half ago. Overnight half the leaves went from a perfect green to completely brown. The...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-16-2004, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 986
Posted By Shakey
Hmm... Good deal ! I guess I don't even need...

Hmm... Good deal !

I guess I don't even need a pH controller, since many of you don't use one. And for the fact that my kH is 17-19 degrees (depends on time of the year, its higher during the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-16-2004, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 986
Posted By Shakey
Oh cool ! So then I could run it as is till I got...

Oh cool ! So then I could run it as is till I got the money to get the pH controller, then just add it in?

That would be really wicked, cause at that price I could get going on the CO2 then add...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-16-2004, 05:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 986
Posted By Shakey
With this setup for sale is all I have to do is...

With this setup for sale is all I have to do is plug in a tank and run a tube to the reactor or do I need to get a pH controller yet?
Forum: Lighting 05-15-2004, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By Shakey
Well I can't say for sure but if the chiclids of...

Well I can't say for sure but if the chiclids of Lake Tanganyika are anything like Lake Mawaii forget plants. About the only thing that might last 15 minutes would be duckweed.

I am not sure why...
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