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Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By evilhorde
It is on one of the dials, but not that one. ...

It is on one of the dials, but not that one.
every revolution on that one is going to cause a different dial to move one space. if your meter was a watch then you were reading the 'second hand' and...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By evilhorde
If you get enough nickel on the brass to properly...

If you get enough nickel on the brass to properly protect it, the thread size will certainly be affected. A little nickel will allow you to still use the thread and in an indoor application it will...
Forum: Fish 01-13-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,197
Posted By evilhorde
Beheading was good enough for the French...

Beheading was good enough for the French Inquistion and it's efficient enough for my fish killing needs as well.
Hello kitchen knife, goodnight Irene.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-08-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By evilhorde
My red claw crabs tear up some plants and leave...

My red claw crabs tear up some plants and leave others alone. "Irish moss" seems to be their favourite. I had eleven crabs in my 45 gallon long tank and at least one of them has been murdered by a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-29-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 721
Posted By evilhorde
I wouldn't expect a fully grown cherry shrimp has...

I wouldn't expect a fully grown cherry shrimp has much to fear from a neon tetra. A cherry shrimp baby however is a tasty part of a tetra's balanced breakfast.
Forum: Fish 12-29-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By evilhorde
I am loathe to say that this is proper Oto...

I am loathe to say that this is proper Oto behaviour because I consider myself to be a fairly poor fishkeeper. Having said that, this is the ONLY behaviour I see in my Oto tank. Sometimes fast,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-29-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 721
Posted By evilhorde
If it fits in a fish's mouth, it's going to be...

If it fits in a fish's mouth, it's going to be food.
Most fish anyways.
Otocinclus won't eat your shrimp.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-20-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,066
Posted By evilhorde
http://thechive.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/tar-da...

http://thechive.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/tar-dar-sauce-9.jpg?w=500&h=813
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-02-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By evilhorde
I like to use lava rock for the drainage layer,...

I like to use lava rock for the drainage layer, then window bugscreen to keep the soil from entering the drainage layer and topped with regular potting soil.

I also like to set a piece of pipe in...
Forum: DIY 11-28-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,410
Posted By evilhorde
Putting dirt on top of the tank should help with...

Putting dirt on top of the tank should help with keeping the fish from jumping out. As an added bonus, I don't even have water between my plants and my light....
Forum: Fish 11-16-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,231
Posted By evilhorde
:eek:

:eek:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-07-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,509
Posted By evilhorde
My bristlenose spends most of it's time digging...

My bristlenose spends most of it's time digging in the sandy substrate. It tore through two inches of sand to the soil underneath and made a big mess. He seems to prefer digging under the edge of a...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-26-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By evilhorde
I'm a little late for suggesting anything now but...

I'm a little late for suggesting anything now but in the future you might try putting a mirror behind the tank. Double the depth and double the fish. Sort of.
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By evilhorde
You may be right. Along with some custom clear...

You may be right. Along with some custom clear lily pipes, that could be a winner.

I think I may just set up the sand UGF with a small HOB powering it and let it go for a while with some unwashed...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By evilhorde
What I am really dead set on is sand bottom, calm...

What I am really dead set on is sand bottom, calm water and no equipment visible. Even if this means no shrimp.
I am planning an underwater diorama of sunken WWII warships, planes and subs with a...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By evilhorde
How can I tell if ugf is working?

I am thinking about trying to make an undergravel filter using sand as the bed instead of gravel. I know that the sand will greatly reduce potential flow but it will be the entire floor of a 50...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-25-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,066
Posted By evilhorde
Not mine, but it would be if I could just find my...

Not mine, but it would be if I could just find my old castle greyskull.
http://www.greenespace.com/MOTU/MOTU%20%2852%29.jpg
Forum: Fish 10-20-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By evilhorde
I find that neon tetras school well once you get...

I find that neon tetras school well once you get over ten or so. Mine tend to stay in a fairly tight group with only a couple strays. When I had only a few neon tetras they tended to wander away from...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-08-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By evilhorde
Then you should be thinking of it being more like...

Then you should be thinking of it being more like an extra hot hottub. With something like that, you want to ease into it slowly. Besides pH swings probably feel more like burning than refreshing....
Forum: DIY 10-05-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By evilhorde
I tend to use a lot of lave rock when I build a...

I tend to use a lot of lave rock when I build a tank. I don't like the look of a bunch of hoses and tubes in my tanks so I try to keep everything hidden inside the tank when I can.
Here is a link...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By evilhorde
I haven't used a TDS meter on my tank before but...

I haven't used a TDS meter on my tank before but if I did I would use it like this:
1: Test your tap water for TDS and write it down. now you know the tds baseline of your tapwater.
2: test your...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-27-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By evilhorde
If and when crabs arrive, I'll prune all the...

If and when crabs arrive, I'll prune all the plants 4" or so from the top. Especially sturdy plants will get trimmed a bit lower. The plexiglas is around 14" tall with very smooth inside corners...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-26-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,066
Posted By evilhorde
Found a couple more pics without even leaving my...

Found a couple more pics without even leaving my chair.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v645/Evilhorde/Aquaria/shrimps%20and%20crabs/2012-05-12214444.jpg...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-26-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,066
Posted By evilhorde
#1, Luminescent #2, Evilhorde A few of...

#1, Luminescent

#2, Evilhorde

A few of my favourite ornaments
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v645/Evilhorde/Indoor%20Pond/Shipwreck%20Fishtank/2012-02-05122416.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-25-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By evilhorde
Crabs in the attic

Good day to you all.
I put together another one of my overly complicated tanks again this weekend and I thought I would share some pics that I took along the way.
First a picture of the nearly...
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