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Forum: Fish 11-10-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By octopus44
I don't think philosophos is trying to play mind...

I don't think philosophos is trying to play mind games. While I don't personally agree with his a opinion that there is no need to make some noise about fish being kept in these conditions, I think...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-10-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,241
Posted By octopus44
I love these! Nice work.

I love these! Nice work.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-08-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,453
Posted By octopus44
Those are beautiful urbguy. I have been wanting...

Those are beautiful urbguy. I have been wanting to do bonsai (is that how you say that) for a long time. My planted tank seems to suck up all my money though. My little terrarium will have to satisfy...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-08-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,870
Posted By octopus44
Cool tattoo davocean :proud:. I can't wait to get...

Cool tattoo davocean :proud:. I can't wait to get mine.

Glad you like the tank zootycoon. I am using one of those cheap boyu diffusers. It works very well and its nice to have the diffuser out of...
Forum: Plants 11-07-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,907
Posted By octopus44
Wow. That really is a beautiful plant. And nicely...

Wow. That really is a beautiful plant. And nicely photographed.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-07-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,870
Posted By octopus44
Yeah, I can see a bit of a similarity with the...

Yeah, I can see a bit of a similarity with the vals.

You have an octopus tattoo?! I have been saving up to get an octopus on my right shoulder with its tentacles extending down my forearm. Have...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-06-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,870
Posted By octopus44
Thanks. The farlowella is a really cool fish....

Thanks. The farlowella is a really cool fish. During the day it mostly stays very still trying to look like a stick (which it's very good at). It tries so hard to look like a stick that it doesn't...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-05-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,870
Posted By octopus44
Some pics of my Farlowella acus. One of my...

Some pics of my Farlowella acus. One of my favorite fish.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting/f/419_DSC01327c.jpg

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting/f/420_DSC01341c.jpg
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Forum: Lighting 11-05-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By octopus44
Yup, I agree with everyone else. That much light...

Yup, I agree with everyone else. That much light with no CO2 and the plants you are planing for= algae forest.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-04-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,917
Posted By octopus44
Hehe. I kinda like the all green look. Maybe just...

Hehe. I kinda like the all green look. Maybe just a few very red plants would create a nice contrast.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-04-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,917
Posted By octopus44
Very green! I like it. Are you going to put...

Very green! I like it. Are you going to put anything in the foreground?
Forum: Tank Journals 11-04-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,870
Posted By octopus44
I just noticed that my Polygonum praetermissum...

I just noticed that my Polygonum praetermissum 'Porto Velho' started putting out flowers!

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting/f/402_1324c.jpg
Forum: Plants 11-04-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By octopus44
Given that your tank conditions are good the...

Given that your tank conditions are good the plants will have no trouble rooting in the flourite. Don't be afraid to stick a significant portion of the base of the stem in the substrate to get it to...
Forum: Lighting 11-04-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By octopus44
I have the same exact amount of light on my 75...

I have the same exact amount of light on my 75 gallon with great results.

Do you have pressurized CO2? If not then that is certainly too much light.

Also, if those are the only plants you are...
Forum: Plants 11-04-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By octopus44
Flourite is great. I thought you meant your...

Flourite is great. I thought you meant your standard aquarium gravel.
Forum: Plants 11-04-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By octopus44
The rhizome of the Anubias shouldn't be covered...

The rhizome of the Anubias shouldn't be covered by the substrate but rather tied to a rock or some driftwood. It's roots will eventually grab on to the surface of the rock or driftwood.

Gravel is...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By octopus44
I recently bought a boyu inline diffuser on ebay...

I recently bought a boyu inline diffuser on ebay (for about $5 +SH) and could not be more happy with it. It easily reaches the necessary CO2 level which my $32 glass diffuser did not. I have it on...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-03-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,171
Posted By octopus44
Calculus homework. My girlfriend is always saying...

Calculus homework. My girlfriend is always saying "shouldn't you be doing homework instead of looking at fish." I inform her that I am looking at plants not fish. :icon_mrgr

I think I would get so...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-03-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,870
Posted By octopus44
Purple Algae!

Purple Algae! :proud:

Sprayed the BBA with H2O2 on Sunday and it is looking particularly unhappy today.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting/f/397_1314c.jpg
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Forum: Tank Journals 11-03-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,870
Posted By octopus44
Glad you like the scape. Yeah, the algae is...

Glad you like the scape.

Yeah, the algae is still a bit of a problem. You should have seen two weeks ago though. You could hardly see any plants because everything was covered in hair algae and...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-03-2009, 01:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,870
Posted By octopus44
75g River's Edge (Farlowella pics 11/5)

It's been a while since Iv'e been on here (mostly due to school) but my tank is starting to look nice and I've got a bit of free time so I'd figured I'd start a new journal.

I started this tank...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-23-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By octopus44
It seems counter productive to have a chiller and...

It seems counter productive to have a chiller and heater running. Why do you need to keep the chiller hooked up?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-24-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,756
Posted By octopus44
You all are great! Thanks for the input.

You all are great! Thanks for the input.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-24-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,756
Posted By octopus44
Thanks for the input. That puts my mind at ease...

Thanks for the input. That puts my mind at ease :smile:.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-24-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,756
Posted By octopus44
Subwoofers and aquariums?

As the title suggests I have a somewhat odd question.

I have a 75 gallon tank which sits right next to my desk. I am getting a new surround sound speaker setup for my computer which of course...
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