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Forum: Aquascaping 10-29-2012, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Callyft
Aquascaping - basic help needed

My 9 gallon Eheim has been set-up for a few months. There is no Co2 system either, but plants and the shrimp seem to be doing well.

I need help deciding what to do with it though .... obviously,...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-14-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By Callyft
Interesting rocks. Where are they from originally?

Interesting rocks. Where are they from originally?
Forum: Aquascaping 10-14-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By Callyft
Looks like limestone (calcium carbonate) and...

Looks like limestone (calcium carbonate) and it'll fizz with HCl dropped on it...would have been formed from ancient underwater deposits. Dolomite (or "dolostone") is whiter and blockier where it...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-14-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,424
Posted By Callyft
This rock appears to be a metamorphic rock with a...

This rock appears to be a metamorphic rock with a feldspar-rich pinkish colored zones inter layered with alternating dark (mafic minerals) and light bands (quartz/feldspars); the minerals where...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-14-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Callyft
By the green tone it looks like it has chlorite...

By the green tone it looks like it has chlorite in it. It depends if the green is from plant or staining or if its the color of the minerals in it. If it is grey after rinsing it off with some cloudy...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-14-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By Callyft
Is it heavy and which area was it found in?...

Is it heavy and which area was it found in? Wondering if those pits are from minerals that have eroded or if they are from gas bubbles (vesicles). Do have any photos from other angles?
Forum: Aquascaping 10-14-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Callyft
Check into banded iron formation

Check into banded iron formation
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-14-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By Callyft
Custom set-up or Fluval Ebi Shrimp/Fluval Floral Planted

Setting up my second planted tank (first one is in the office). Will go with a variety of lower-light plants and add shrimp later.

Trying to decide between a homemade set-up (more $) with the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-09-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,034
Posted By Callyft
Totally admire you work ... its definitely...

Totally admire you work ... its definitely something to aspire to!
Forum: Photography 10-09-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By Callyft
Wow - awesome sea slug. I need go look up that...

Wow - awesome sea slug. I need go look up that species now and read about them.

I love your blog and the spider photos too! I found spider last year that stayed around and carried an egg sac...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-09-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,497
Posted By Callyft
Looks awesome! I love the look of baby tears ......

Looks awesome! I love the look of baby tears ... its filled in very nicely! :)
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 10-09-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,418
Posted By Callyft
Thanks everyone! There are mini clay pots...

Thanks everyone!

There are mini clay pots in there .... one tipped over and does look like a kong! I think I bought them awhile ago for something else - they were the right size so I just placed...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-09-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By Callyft
Thanks for the comments Imi! I am just going to...

Thanks for the comments Imi! I am just going to let it sit for awhile and see if I can make up a plan .... looked at hundreds of aquascaping and low-tech tank photos on here last night - woah...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-08-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By Callyft
First planted tank - 9 gallon Ehiem Aquastyle

This is my first planted tank for an office setting.

I wish I spent more time in the planning phase, because I'm not crazy about how it looks. But I've just put it all together (after 2 months of...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 10-08-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,418
Posted By Callyft
Also opted for sand-free since it can potentially...

Also opted for sand-free since it can potentially pose a risk to ingestion.
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 10-08-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,418
Posted By Callyft
Leopard Gecko Set-up

The background structure made out of polystyrene .... layered with grout, painted, and sprayed with a finishing solution. Bottom is tile (which fit perfectly into a 20L and easy to clean!). Some of...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 10-08-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By Callyft
Oh and Steve's right .... cleaning can be a pain!...

Oh and Steve's right .... cleaning can be a pain! Thats one of the reasons I didn't want to have to deal with live plants - maintaining and moving if I had to clean. This set-up is really not that...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 10-08-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By Callyft
Thanks for the comments! I am using a clear dish...

Thanks for the comments! I am using a clear dish now because it blends in best .... but a rock one would be awesome in the future. Just have to sit down and actually make one. Never seen him fully...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 10-08-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By Callyft
New, naturalistic Snake Habitat

Just finished this terrarium for my corn snake. I've done all live planted ones in the past (based off of "The Art of Keeping Snakes") ... but this time, I wanted to make it easier on myself and have...
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