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Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 12:29 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 43,375
Posted By trapperwolves
1st picture is my 75 with 2 satellite+ 2nd...

1st picture is my 75 with 2 satellite+
2nd picture is my 20 gallon with a sat +
3rd picture is a 29 gallon waiting to get a Sat+
4th picture is a 10 gallon waiting to get a Sat.+
Forum: Plants 07-07-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By trapperwolves
That sword took a little over 2 years to get that...

That sword took a little over 2 years to get that big. Low tech in that tank is really slow growing.
Forum: Plants 07-06-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By trapperwolves
You'll all have to add more time for your...

You'll all have to add more time for your guesses.
Hint: Took longer than 1 year.
Forum: Plants 07-05-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By trapperwolves
Giant Sword

Take a look at the bottom left hand corner of the first picture. You'll see about 6 leaves that are barely 4" tall of an Amazon Sword in a 29 gallon tank.

Picture #2 is the same sword a little...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-26-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By trapperwolves
Nerite eggs will not hatch in freshwater. Your...

Nerite eggs will not hatch in freshwater.
Your nerites will continue to lay eggs until everyhting in your tank is covered with small white spots. That's why I got rid of mine. They're great for...
Forum: Lighting 05-09-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By trapperwolves
I'm running 1 Current USA Sat. Plus (48" to...

I'm running 1 Current USA Sat. Plus (48" to 60"--$123.15 on Amazon) on my 75 gallon and it's doing a fine job of growing my plants. I have anubias, amazon swords, dwarf hygrophila, dwarf sag. and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-05-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By trapperwolves
It looks to me like the cloudiness you're seeing...

It looks to me like the cloudiness you're seeing in the tank is from the sand. It will eventually settle
Did you rinse the sand before putting it into the tank? Sand needs to be rinsed to remove the...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 543
Posted By trapperwolves
I use a Rena XP2 on my 29 gallon. Runs quiet,...

I use a Rena XP2 on my 29 gallon. Runs quiet, easy to clean the filters, and not too expensive.
Thumbs up for Renas.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-29-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By trapperwolves
Thanks for the responses. I guess I'll keep...

Thanks for the responses.
I guess I'll keep using Prime.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-28-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By trapperwolves
Detoxify Chlorine/Chloromine

I thought I read on this forum that if you leave tap water sit for a couple of days in a bucket that it is not necessary to add a chlorine remover or detoxifier like Seachems Prime?
I did a search...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-27-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By trapperwolves
The water sprite I have does real good in calm...

The water sprite I have does real good in calm waters. When I move it to areas that have more surface water movement from my filters it tends not to do so well and starts to fall apart. I would...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-26-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By trapperwolves
When keeping shrimp you don't want to change more...

When keeping shrimp you don't want to change more than 20 to 25% of the water at one time. You're better off doing small water changes than doing say one 50% change per week.
I do 50% changes on my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-25-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By trapperwolves
As long as plants keep growing you'll never want...

As long as plants keep growing you'll never want to stop re-scaping.
As long as you keep buying new plants you'll never want to stop re-scaping.
As long as you keep looking at other peoples tanks...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-25-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,332
Posted By trapperwolves
Painted my ceilings in the frontroom, hallways...

Painted my ceilings in the frontroom, hallways and kitchen this last October to cover the brown spots from multiple spills from tanks on the second floor. Never seems to fail that a fitting comes...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By trapperwolves
Thanks for posting. That's very cool

Thanks for posting.
That's very cool
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By trapperwolves
Thanks for all the ideas. I think I'll try the...

Thanks for all the ideas. I think I'll try the fish net first and see how it goes. Sounds like a good idea and who doesn't have a bunch of fish nets laying around.

Thanks for everyones responses.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By trapperwolves
Cleaning Sponge Filters

When removing a sponge filter from a tank a lot of the debris on the sponge becomes free floating before the sponge can be removed.

Anybody have any tips for removing a sponge filter before all...
Forum: Aquascaping 02-08-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By trapperwolves
Thanks for everyones input. I think I'm...

Thanks for everyones input.
I think I'm definetly going to keep the 10 gallon the way it is.

I did forget to mention that I also have a 20, 29, and 55 gallon also.
The 29 gallon I have scaped...
Forum: Aquascaping 02-08-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By trapperwolves
To Tear Down Or Not to Tear Down

One of my favorite tanks is a 10 gallon low tech that I call my Red tank. It houses red cherry shrimp, cherry rasboras and a few panda corries. It's heavily planted and I really like the scape....
Forum: Algae 02-07-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By trapperwolves
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=423737
Perhaps you should read this thread.
Forum: Current-USA and Ecoxotic 01-15-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,353
Posted By trapperwolves
Thanks for your response. Looking forward to...

Thanks for your response.
Looking forward to purchasing a 48"-60" Satellite Freshwater Plus and the Ramp Timer Pro for a 55 gallon I will be setting up in the spring. Also looking to convert 3...
Forum: Current-USA and Ecoxotic 01-07-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,353
Posted By trapperwolves
Thank you for your response and for the PM. ...

Thank you for your response and for the PM.

Sorry if this has been answered in a previous post but is the Ramp Timer Pro available with the Satellite Freshwater LED Plus? I thought I read in a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-04-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By trapperwolves
You don't mention how long your lights are on...

You don't mention how long your lights are on for. Try cutting back an hour or 2 to help eliminate the algae. Another thing that will help to cut back on algae is to have a dual 1 day cycle. Lights...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-04-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By trapperwolves
Great looking tank. I would float the water...

Great looking tank.
I would float the water sprite to have some cover when you add fish.
Forum: Current-USA and Ecoxotic 01-03-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,353
Posted By trapperwolves
Dear Current USA, 1) Many of us with freshwater...

Dear Current USA,
1) Many of us with freshwater aquariums have our lights set for 2 cycles per day. As an example I have many of my tanks running on timers for 4 hours with lights on, 5 hours with...
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