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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-27-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By octanejunkie
I have a male CPO that lives with 5 neon tetras...

I have a male CPO that lives with 5 neon tetras no problem.
He gets speciality food once a week otherwise he eats what the fish don't find.
I put a female CPO in with him to hopefully breed but he...
Forum: Lighting 04-08-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By octanejunkie
Thanks for the compliment :) The plants against...

Thanks for the compliment :) The plants against the back wall in this picture are:
Hypoestes phyllostachya
Tradescantia zebrina
Fittonia verschaffeltti
Pilea caderi
Pilea involucrata
Aglaonema...
Forum: Photography 04-03-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By octanejunkie
I bought a 3-in-1 lens kit off Amazon for my...

I bought a 3-in-1 lens kit off Amazon for my Galaxy S3 that the lenses screw into a case that is included, works great, pictures are great too. All for $10 shipped.
There is a similar one for iPhone...
Forum: Lighting 04-03-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By octanejunkie
LED for nano riparium

Looking at these two lights for a 7G riparium build. Height of the light over the tank is a key factor, and I don't want to DIY a light stand this time.

The tank is a CAD Lights 7G, dimensions are...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By octanejunkie
There is bio film and algae, natural food...

There is bio film and algae, natural food sources, on the sponge filter that shrimp eat. This is normal behavior.

Sent while on the go...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-04-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,228
Posted By octanejunkie
I'm using the same cholla wood and have the same...

I'm using the same cholla wood and have the same observation, the shrimp just flock to it! I boil mine out before using it in my tanks though.

I find they are equally attracted to the wooden...
Forum: Southern Oak Aquatics 01-30-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By octanejunkie
Wanna send my an invoice for 2#? Sent via...

Wanna send my an invoice for 2#?

Sent via Tapatalk. Please pardon typos or brevity ;)
Forum: Southern Oak Aquatics 01-28-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By octanejunkie
Thanks for the reply. Would you layer this in...

Thanks for the reply. Would you layer this in with inert matrix or in lieu of?

Also, how do we order?

Sent via Tapatalk. Please pardon typos or brevity ;)
Forum: Southern Oak Aquatics 01-28-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By octanejunkie
If using under AS, how thick of a layer is...

If using under AS, how thick of a layer is recommended?
Forum: DIY 01-22-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,764
Posted By octanejunkie
Thanks for the response and the video link :) ...

Thanks for the response and the video link :)

I'm looking at that style of overflow too, called a Weir overflow on this page: http://www.evillabs.net/wiki/index.php/Super_Sucking_Siphon
Forum: DIY 01-22-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,764
Posted By octanejunkie
Does anyone with a sump run a check valve, and if...

Does anyone with a sump run a check valve, and if so, which one?

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Forum: DIY 01-20-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,764
Posted By octanejunkie
Shelves will be decked and weight tested long...

Shelves will be decked and weight tested long before actual use :D



I have a QT up and running



I need a 36" light per each shelf… roughly same cost, only more work using 3x 12" sections…...
Forum: DIY 01-18-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,764
Posted By octanejunkie
I don't anticipate that but I guess it could...

I don't anticipate that but I guess it could happen… :eek:

I was planning on socking the overflows with sponge pre-filters to keep critters out
Forum: DIY 01-17-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,764
Posted By octanejunkie
Come over and do it! I'd rather leave the...

Come over and do it!

I'd rather leave the tanks intact so if my needs change in the future I have viable tanks to repurpose or resell.
Forum: DIY 01-17-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,764
Posted By octanejunkie
This is just the kind of info I am looking for,...

This is just the kind of info I am looking for, Bruce, thanks!
Forum: DIY 01-17-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,764
Posted By octanejunkie
The sump is the overflow. The tanks will not be...

The sump is the overflow. The tanks will not be drilled on the bottom, they will have U tube pickups that the water drains into. In the event of a power outage or pump failure, the water drains to...
Forum: DIY 01-17-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,764
Posted By octanejunkie
Cool, thanks for that link I was looking at...

Cool, thanks for that link

I was looking at these in-line valves http://www.marinedepot.com/Two_Little_Fishies_Ball_Valve_w_Hose_Barbs_Ball_Valves-Two_Little_Fishies-TL9131-FIFTVLBV-vi.html
Forum: DIY 01-17-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,764
Posted By octanejunkie
DIY sump system for multiple tanks

I decided to consolidate my tanks of like purpose and parameters and eliminate individual fllters to make maintenance easier and to work with a larger, more stable body of water across several tanks....
Forum: Tank Journals 01-13-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 115,446
Posted By octanejunkie
What a crazy, lush and wonderful tank! This...

What a crazy, lush and wonderful tank!

This is giving me new inspiration for my next riparium build :D
Forum: Tank Journals 01-12-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 28,003
Posted By octanejunkie
Tank looks good! Sure... why not? Sent via...

Tank looks good!
Sure... why not?

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Forum: Tank Journals 01-09-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,896
Posted By octanejunkie
Not sure what to do with this tank...

I am bored with this tank. Not much going on with it, and I'm not sure where to go with it next…plus, it's a PITA to maintain due to it's depth and diameter.

The otos seemed disinterested with the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-08-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 919
Posted By octanejunkie
Never breakdown or sell that tank! Sent via...

Never breakdown or sell that tank!

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-06-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 919
Posted By octanejunkie
Amanos can't complete a reproductive cycle in...

Amanos can't complete a reproductive cycle in freshwater. The hatchlings need brackish conditions to live (like brine shrimp) and develop into shrimplets. After that they can be returned to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-05-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 919
Posted By octanejunkie
The one in the first pic looks saddled Sent...

The one in the first pic looks saddled

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Forum: Tank Journals 01-02-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,300
Posted By octanejunkie
5G CBS breeding tank pending… expect tons of...

5G CBS breeding tank pending… expect tons of babies by spring :D



Thanks!

Check out this thread on SCAPE (http://scapeclub.org/forum/showthread.php?22592-Triple-4G-Cubes) about the 4G...
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