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Forum: Tank Journals 01-29-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By Desyx
ok changed some things up a bit. that wood was...

ok changed some things up a bit. that wood was leaking way too much tannis in the tank so i got it soaking in a tub in the yard till it decides its done. added a few more plants and one fish. gave...
Forum: DIY 01-28-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,541
Posted By Desyx
Re: Question about diy spraybar

Made mine last weekend on the side shooting across tank with a ball valve so i can control flow. I can see a good circulation and its not so much that my plants are getting beat up. I highly...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-26-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,761
Posted By Desyx
i dig it. like the look of the branches growing...

i dig it. like the look of the branches growing through the rocks
Forum: Tank Journals 01-26-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,596
Posted By Desyx
looking great!

looking great!
Forum: Tank Journals 01-16-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,741
Posted By Desyx
i love it

i love it
Forum: Tank Journals 01-16-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By Desyx
ok got some updates. first some pics of the tank...

ok got some updates. first some pics of the tank then its two inhabitants until next payday. had to promise wife i would not go haywire and with my constant urge to fiddle with a tank i go slow with...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-11-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By Desyx
Im more along the lines of making sure i don't...

Im more along the lines of making sure i don't spend to much within a period of time so the wife don't lose her mind and flip out on me. So its kind of like being broke.
Forum: Aquascaping 01-08-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By Desyx
Found this bad boy today. Took forever to cut...

Found this bad boy today. Took forever to cut free since all i had was a screw driver and hammer but its worth it. this is my winner and its already pretty dense. Now to soak it for a couple weeks...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-07-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By Desyx
Driftwood hunting

Ill be driftwood hunting this week along the Mississippi river in various spots in the New Orleans area this week. I am new to planted scaping so if y'all would be so kind to comment on my pieces as...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-07-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 22,343
Posted By Desyx
Absolutely amazing. Love it. Hope my finished...

Absolutely amazing. Love it. Hope my finished product looks as complete as yours
Forum: DIY 01-06-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,541
Posted By Desyx
Interesting...should i run it along the top of...

Interesting...should i run it along the top of the tank like that and just aim for making a circulating water flow? that would probably keep the plants from getting beat up
Forum: DIY 01-06-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,541
Posted By Desyx
I figured since i have about 750gph after 3' of...

I figured since i have about 750gph after 3' of head was only going to do 5 holes across tank and maybe 2 forwardish to help prevent a dead spot.
Forum: DIY 01-06-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,541
Posted By Desyx
Question about diy spraybar

So i switched from reef to dirted and i have the single water outlet spraying all the flow from my sump back in and it seems to just be too much a beating for my plants(only 2 atm) so i am making a...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-06-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,685
Posted By Desyx
No problem. Giving credit.when.its.due. I just...

No problem. Giving credit.when.its.due. I just did the big switch to dirt today and i hope my final scapegoat looks as elegant as yours

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Forum: Tank Journals 01-06-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,685
Posted By Desyx
Looks breaking awesome. So beautiful. Love the...

Looks breaking awesome. So beautiful. Love the aquascaping.

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Forum: Tank Journals 01-06-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By Desyx
Was way too much flow with the powerheads and it...

Was way too much flow with the powerheads and it was beating up the two plants so i removed them. tank was already cycle before and i saved most the water so i could not resist throwing my eel in...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-05-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By Desyx
Gravel in and amazon sword and java fern in for...

Gravel in and amazon sword and java fern in for now. Also changed bulbs in fixture to freshwater bulbs. I do much more like this like on brown gravel then the white sand and super bright light. Two...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-05-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By Desyx
Sand and rock out clay and dirt in. ...

Sand and rock out clay and dirt in.
http://i1170.photobucket.com/albums/r537/highvoltage771/2013-01-05114548.jpg

Ill let it soak for a couple hours while i wash gravel.

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Forum: Tank Journals 01-05-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By Desyx
Desyx's 75 gallon dirted

My tank was originally a reef. Tank but thanks to hurricane Isaac causing an 8 day power outage and me working for the local power company i was unable to come home and check on things it crashed. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-04-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Desyx
Only issue i think im running.g into is bio media...

Only issue i think im running.g into is bio media that i need to use in my Berlin sump. Whatever i use is going to be submerged at all times. Bioballs was mg first choice but i have read conflicting...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-04-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Desyx
Sweet...thanks alot for the great advise. And by...

Sweet...thanks alot for the great advise. And by the way the first thing i bought was new bulbs. My fixture is four bulb and i have 2 6500 and 2 red

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-04-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Desyx
Nervous about switching to planted

For the past year i was a somewhat successful reef keeper.
After hurricane Isaac i had a tank crash. I started back up even though i wanted to switch then. Needless to say after starting back up i...
Forum: Lighting 01-02-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By Desyx
Also i have not used them yet. Got them today and...

Also i have not used them yet. Got them today and im waiting till i change my substrate from sand to flouritem and gravel

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Forum: Lighting 01-02-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By Desyx
Bulbs are wave point brand. Tropical wave is the...

Bulbs are wave point brand. Tropical wave is the 6500 and red wave is the other. LFS store owner, who i trust from years of business with him and his nice planted tanks in store, sold them to me
...
Forum: Lighting 01-02-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By Desyx
Ended up going with 2 6500 and 2 red spectrum. ...

Ended up going with 2 6500 and 2 red spectrum.

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