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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-03-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
Fish more active with less plants?

I love to fill my tanks up with plants and make them beautiful. However, I also enjoy watching my fish move around. I've found the more plants I add the more the fish tend to hide and stay still....
Forum: Substrate   06-03-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
The pores in the rock grow some good bacteria....

The pores in the rock grow some good bacteria. ADA Power Sand is basically round lava rock.
Forum: Substrate   06-03-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
Home Depot gardening section you should be able...

Home Depot gardening section you should be able to find $3-$5 bags of small lava rocks. Can pretty much act like ADA Powersand for you.
Forum: Aquascaping   06-03-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
Need to slope from front to back to add some...

Need to slope from front to back to add some perspective. Then get some midground plants there.

The issue is that the whole scape is flat and goes from small foreground to huge background. There...
Forum: Equipment   06-03-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3919/14354417753_5c...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3919/14354417753_5c2a960ea5_b.jpg

Doesn't get much simpler than this.
Forum: Equipment   06-03-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3919/14354417753_5c...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3919/14354417753_5c2a960ea5_b.jpg

Nothing fancy. Trimmings in there for my 75 gallon rescape tomorrow.
Forum: Equipment   06-02-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
Oh nice idea with the filter sock. I might have...

Oh nice idea with the filter sock. I might have to try that on my larger tank.
Forum: Algae   06-02-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,687
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
I'm sure everyone would have nerites if they...

I'm sure everyone would have nerites if they didn't lay those damn eggs. Scientists need to find whatever substance nerites use to keep those eggs attached to wood and rock and use it as an adhesive...
Forum: Equipment   06-02-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
I think with any solution you will have some...

I think with any solution you will have some noise since water or something is moving around. Mind just sound like a nice creek in the backyard so it is pretty peaceful.
Forum: Equipment   06-02-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
My simple sump filtration

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5277/14135502480_15dfc7a93d_b.jpg (https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5277/14135502480_15dfc7a93d_b.jpg)

After years of using canister filters I started to get annoyed...
Forum: Fish   05-31-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,783
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
I enjoy my ember tetras, green neon tetras, and...

I enjoy my ember tetras, green neon tetras, and CPDs. Really hard to go wrong with any of them.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-07-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,647
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
60 Ember Tetra. Smaller so bioload won't be as...

60 Ember Tetra. Smaller so bioload won't be as bad and their bright orange color contrasts well with all of the green.

or

60 Green Neon Tetra. Great color to them.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   04-17-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,361
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
Argh, I never received email notifications for...

Argh, I never received email notifications for this thread, sorry everyone. The aquascape has changed quite a bit. I'll be sure to get some up tomorrow.
Forum: Plants   02-24-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
Guess I'll just have to show some patience then.

Guess I'll just have to show some patience then.
Forum: Plants   02-23-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
Soft water crypts

Are there any decent crypts that can handle soft water (PH 6-6.7)? It seems like in any tank where I use CO2 and aquasoil I can't get robust growth out of my crypts as I could in a non-CO2,...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-31-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,692
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
The dimensions of that tank are sexy as hell.

The dimensions of that tank are sexy as hell.
Forum: Plants   01-02-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,273
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
I have it in a couple of my tanks. Rinse the gel,...

I have it in a couple of my tanks. Rinse the gel, separate into clumps and plants. It will look like it is dying off in a couple of days, but you should also see new sprouts at the same time assuming...
Forum: Aquascaping   12-11-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
I think dead spots (or H2S) being lethal is kind...

I think dead spots (or H2S) being lethal is kind of started to become a crazy myth. Once H2S comes in contact with O2 (oxygen) it become inert. That's why it doesn't exist around plant roots and it...
Forum: Aquascaping   12-11-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
While your driftwood is great, I don't think it's...

While your driftwood is great, I don't think it's strong enough on its own to provide a foundation for the tank. Would be nice to get another piece in there, but if you can't do that you definitely...
Forum: Sevenports   12-03-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,320
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
Awesome! Any news on who will be carrying the UP...

Awesome! Any news on who will be carrying the UP Aqua Sand? Will this shipment also contain the 12 gallon low iron?
Forum: Fish   11-26-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
This video should give you an idea of what...

This video should give you an idea of what happens when you get a ton of Ottos together. They love being in large groups and hunting for food.

ANIMALISCH die Tiersendung Nr.09 10`000 Liter...
Forum: Sevenports   11-21-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,559
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
Have these come in yet? If so can we see a...

Have these come in yet? If so can we see a side-by-side?
Forum: Fish   11-20-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,660
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
Resurrecting an old thread just to say that I...

Resurrecting an old thread just to say that I picked up 12 for my 23g and they are great at shoaling so far. Would love to add another 10+ if I can find them!
Forum: Fish   11-12-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
Looks pretty darn close. Thanks a lot!

Looks pretty darn close. Thanks a lot!
Forum: Fish   11-12-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By MrAlmostWrong
Corydoras ID

Hello all,

I received these two awesome gents a couple months back when buying another person's setup. I figured it's time to ask around to see exactly what they are so they can get some friends....
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