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Forum: Substrate   12-13-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
Did you soak the soil before you placed it into...

Did you soak the soil before you placed it into the tank? I know a lot of people do this. I will too when i dirt the 10. It could have released air pockets which is attributing to the scum on the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   12-13-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
vals tend to melt at first before they get...

vals tend to melt at first before they get established. Give them time.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   12-13-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,112
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
Congrats on the new setup! Be careful with that...

Congrats on the new setup! Be careful with that species of rotala, from what i know they like high light and C02. I personally have rotundifolia and it always grows well and like a dang weed. If the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   12-12-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
Ditched the Fluval U2 in tank. Took up way too...

Ditched the Fluval U2 in tank. Took up way too much space and looked terrible. Purchased an AC30 off Craigslist and tossed my pads in the new HOB. I got a 10g with the deal to setup as well! I did a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   12-08-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
Update time: Been really busy with my reef...

Update time:

Been really busy with my reef tanks lately. The old visi therm heater failed so i picked up a Aquatop 75 on amazon. Its okay but i really need a Jager like i usually get. The dead...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-27-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
UPDATE! Wow, back in action here guys. I know...

UPDATE! Wow, back in action here guys. I know this thread has never really taken off, but my plan is to keep this going consistently now....just like my skateboarding at my old age of 29 haha. ...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-17-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,830
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
im digging the scape dude! not sure id be running...

im digging the scape dude! not sure id be running the lights that long without any plants. i would try to plant fairly heavily from the start to avoid any algae issues.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-05-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
not sure your plants will do so hot with that...

not sure your plants will do so hot with that substrate.....you may want to at least add some laterite or go for an actual planted substrate. what are you running for lights?
Forum: Tank Journals   02-03-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,267
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
looking good dude. i'm still waiting for my...

looking good dude. i'm still waiting for my aquariumplants.com order (ordered last monday) apparently its still processing......
Forum: Low Tech Forum   02-01-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,964
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
i love cubes man, you want to plant it fairly...

i love cubes man, you want to plant it fairly heavily from the start. You can add a few fish to kick start the cycle if you'd like but its not necessary. I prefer a fishless cycle myself.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-29-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,232
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
Dude....this is going to be sick. Love what you...

Dude....this is going to be sick. Love what you did with the background and scape! Low light all the way. I really want a 40B.
Forum: Equipment   12-29-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
fluval 06 model media, what are you running?

so ive had a 206 for a while and just wanted to see what media you guys are running? im not gonna lie, it is kind of a pain to clean and replace all the specific filter pads, etc. at this point i...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   12-17-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
well it has been quite some time: I upgraded...

well it has been quite some time:

I upgraded the filter to a fluvel 206 in spring and it has been working great.

So far i have cleared all pond snails from the tank buy manually removing as...
Forum: Lighting   11-14-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
coralife fixture died on low tech 20g, need options!

its been quite a while since ive posted on here. My 4 year old 24" 2x14w coralife T5 fixture has finally died on my 20g H low tech planted. what are some good not so expensive systems that would be a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-22-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
I played around with the scape. Its just not...

I played around with the scape. Its just not doing it for me. Anyone have any thoughts on this? Since i am now employed i will have some cash to spend on possibly adding some new plants. I plan on...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-15-2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
I would love to get a nice canister filter...

I would love to get a nice canister filter putting out at least 10x turnover, but my funds are lacking as of right now. Hoping for a call sometime this week for a job in my field so i can get my...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-14-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
I'm thinking that i need to replace the duetto...

I'm thinking that i need to replace the duetto filter. It just isn't doing a well enough job as far as circulation and flow goes and it gets clogged so easily. I am also seeing the HA coming back...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-08-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
Thanks! I haven't dosed for quite some time. I...

Thanks! I haven't dosed for quite some time. I did dose Florapride at one point. I actually ran this tank at one point with a C02 system and more lighting for a month or so and decided i didn't want...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-07-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
thank you...im doing my best

thank you...im doing my best
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-07-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
I found it at Burtons Total Pet here in PA. It is...

I found it at Burtons Total Pet here in PA. It is actually a betta tank which included a divider. I just took it out. And yes, the java moss looks not so hot. I went on vacation for 2 weeks and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-07-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
1.5g nano

So this is my first attempt at a tiny planted tank. It has been running since Nov 10'.


1.5g deep blue glass tank (12x6x6)

Red Sea nano filter

Azoo palm 7w Mini PC light

Eco complete...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-07-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
20g Low tech Planted

Okay, so here is my 20g low tech tank. It was started back in sep. of 09'. Since then it has gone through a period where i just neglected it. I am actually battling a hair algae issue and just...
Forum: Plants   11-21-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
i guess i should remove them then?

i guess i should remove them then?
Forum: Plants   11-21-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
i have a bunch of random snails in there that...

i have a bunch of random snails in there that just appeared. besides that just fish and amano and cherry shrimp. i have 2 x 10w screw in pc's and don't dose anything nor run co2.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-21-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,318
Posted By Sea_Of_Treachery
my 10g planted nano

ok this tank has been up since 9/1/07.

Tank: 10g aga
Lighting: 2x10w mini PC screw ins 6700k
temperature:50w ebo jager - 78 degrees
Substrate:eco-complete
Plants: anubias, crypt, corkscrew...
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