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Forum: DIY 04-30-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By oaksw12
Thanks for the replies. It is a rimless tank,...

Thanks for the replies. It is a rimless tank, and I have the top braced now just for some insurance. The hole has not increased in size, and luckily the store is going to get a replacement for the...
Forum: DIY 04-26-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By oaksw12
Leak in Tank - silicone separating

So I was topping up my tank tonight (75g) and water started pouring out. I frantically drained the tank to halfway and then assessed the damage. Looks like silicone is separating at the top near a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-18-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,642
Posted By oaksw12
I have a 75G with a 48" Catalina retrofit kit...

I have a 75G with a 48" Catalina retrofit kit with 108 watts about 5" from the water. Here's the description: "T5 Retrofit Kit. Includes 1 cord, 1 switch, and two 54 watt bulbs (one actinic and one...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-18-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,231
Posted By oaksw12
I have a 75g with cherry shrimp and about a dozen...

I have a 75g with cherry shrimp and about a dozen neons & a dozen harlequins. I started with about 2 dozen cherry shrimp in December and am up to 10 dozen or so now. Don't know if any were eaten...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-02-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,140
Posted By oaksw12
A few updates. I have about 2 dozen guppy fry...

A few updates. I have about 2 dozen guppy fry and lots of snails now, but I luckily have a turtle coming next week for another tank, so he'll have a good supply of live food to go with his other...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-20-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By oaksw12
Add in some green felt hats and they'll fit right...

Add in some green felt hats and they'll fit right in :hihi:

Seriously though, I think the red cherries will look better as a contrast, maybe find some green fish like green eye, green fire or...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-18-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By oaksw12
Not sure about their baking skills... ...

Not sure about their baking skills...

http://www.planetinverts.com/green_shrimp_th.jpg
http://www.planetinverts.com/Green%20Shrimp.html
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-14-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By oaksw12
They're 12-14 inches wide, pretty comparable to...

They're 12-14 inches wide, pretty comparable to most tanks. 28" tall though, definitely requires some long tools :).
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-13-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By oaksw12
Spacearium

Didn't see this puppy around here so figured I would share:

http://i.imgur.com/uIHZ7.jpg

If anyone has $5k - $8.5k lying around and wants to get it, they have 55, 58 & 73 gallon versions. I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-12-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,890
Posted By oaksw12
What kind of intake is that?

What kind of intake is that?
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,131
Posted By oaksw12
Did you put the rubber pads on the bottom? What...

Did you put the rubber pads on the bottom? What kind of surface is it sitting on? Is it enclosed, like in a cabinet, or is it out where there is no barrier between you and the filter?

I have 2...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-11-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,790
Posted By oaksw12
That's one super-happy looking betta, nice work!

That's one super-happy looking betta, nice work!
Forum: Tank Journals 01-11-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,811
Posted By oaksw12
The green Eheim? -...

The green Eheim? - http://www.bigalsonline.com/Fish_Plumbing-Replacement-Parts_Canister-Filter-Replacement-Parts_Surface-Suction-Extractor_9978369_82.html?tc=default

Skimmer to cut down on surface...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-01-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,140
Posted By oaksw12
The tank is still pretty cloudy and the glass is...

The tank is still pretty cloudy and the glass is dirty so those full tank shots are still kind of blah. I've been doing about 10% water changes every and it's slowly clearing up.

R33 - I really...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-01-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,140
Posted By oaksw12
I have some updates on the tank. I have most...

I have some updates on the tank. I have most everything finished - I finally have the CO2 running and the lights are almost there (just have to put up the wire to keep it suspended, otherwise it...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-25-2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,140
Posted By oaksw12
Thanks everyone. Michael - I'll look into...

Thanks everyone.

Michael - I'll look into the DFWAPC, Joe recommended it above too.

Some pics of a few of the guys I've thrown in so far.

Oto eating some white fungus off the wood...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-22-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,059
Posted By oaksw12
I know it was mentioned a while ago, but I had...

I know it was mentioned a while ago, but I had the same white gunky build-up on my CO2 system, so it's not just you. It was generally only right around the outlet of the hose - I actually moved to...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-22-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,140
Posted By oaksw12
Cloudy tanks generally don't make for good...

Cloudy tanks generally don't make for good photos, but this time it does. Well, in my opinion at least :)

http://i.imgur.com/AELTi.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 12-21-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,140
Posted By oaksw12
Thanks for the comments! Hoffman, no...

Thanks for the comments!

Hoffman, no discouragement at all, I like hearing other ideas and thoughts. I'm a big fan of somewhat modern design in most things (I also like most of the Iwagumi...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-21-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,140
Posted By oaksw12
Yay, it finally got here this past Sunday. I'm...

Yay, it finally got here this past Sunday. I'm disappointed in the build quality as far as the seams go, but not much I can do about it. Here are some updated photos. I have a better point & shoot...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-17-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,394
Posted By oaksw12
Alcohol will remove permanent marker if you don't...

Alcohol will remove permanent marker if you don't want to deal with the wrap and go straight on the glass.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-16-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,697
Posted By oaksw12
He looks angry in that pic, did you not give him...

He looks angry in that pic, did you not give him enough attention? :)
Forum: DIY 12-14-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,412
Posted By oaksw12
Yeah, was thinking a t-junction to divert the...

Yeah, was thinking a t-junction to divert the water (and still keep it going to the spray bar if it's too restrictive), then a ball or needle valve, then the solenoid, then tubing up into the hood...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-13-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,330
Posted By oaksw12
He mentioned he uses a fujifilm finepix S1800 -...

He mentioned he uses a fujifilm finepix S1800 - it's definitely some high quality photography
Forum: Tank Journals 12-11-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,330
Posted By oaksw12
I think we may have to make a rule where people...

I think we may have to make a rule where people add "Photog equipment" along with listing Flora, Fauna, etc. Great shots there.
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