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Forum: Tank Journals 03-01-2006, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,354
Posted By rhoymand
those are echinodorus tenellus. also known as...

those are echinodorus tenellus. also known as narrow leaf chain sword or pygmy chain sword.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-27-2006, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,354
Posted By rhoymand
the swords are as old as the tank, maybe 5-6...

the swords are as old as the tank, maybe 5-6 months. my swords just recently started climbing that high after my lighting/nutrients/co2 were finally balanced out. its kind of sad that I have to trim...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-27-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,354
Posted By rhoymand
unfortunately, my digital camera is fully...

unfortunately, my digital camera is fully automatic. time for a new one I guess.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-27-2006, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,354
Posted By rhoymand
55 gallon planted tank (february photo)

http://s91600929.onlinehome.us/fish/feb_tank.jpg

plants:
echinodorus tenellus
glossostigma
green hygro
wisteria
amazon sword
anubias nana
ambulia
Forum: Tank Journals 12-13-2005, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By rhoymand
yup, they really filled out the tank. what were...

yup, they really filled out the tank. what were the other plants 2 you sent me?
Forum: Tank Journals 12-13-2005, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By rhoymand
this is my first planted tank. as far as algae...

this is my first planted tank. as far as algae I'm not really sure. sometimes there's little brown spots on my plants but it just turns out to be flourite dust. I have 2wpg ahsupply lights w/...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-13-2005, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By rhoymand
december photo (55gal planted)

http://s91600929.onlinehome.us/fish/55gal_051212.jpg
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-10-2005, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By rhoymand
maybe just leave the substrate heater on and see...

maybe just leave the substrate heater on and see where the tank temp ends up after that.
Forum: Lighting 12-01-2005, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By rhoymand
if you got 2 separate 13watt kits from...

if you got 2 separate 13watt kits from ahsupply.com and placed them side by side right on top of where the water is you should have enough intensity to grow more demanding stuff.

also, whats that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-25-2005, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By rhoymand
Ive tried collecting driftwood I found on streams...

Ive tried collecting driftwood I found on streams but Ive found theyre not as good as driftwood you get from stores. the pieces I found took forever to sink and it seemed like they were starting to...
Forum: Fish 11-17-2005, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By rhoymand
if wouldve been best if you used some sort of...

if wouldve been best if you used some sort of biological additive like bio-spira or cycle and adding pure ammonia. I was able to cycle my 55gal in 2-3 weeks.
Forum: Lighting 11-16-2005, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By rhoymand
plants can go blind too :icon_cool

plants can go blind too :icon_cool
Forum: Lighting 11-14-2005, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By rhoymand
2x55 from ahsupply should be good for a 55gal....

2x55 from ahsupply should be good for a 55gal. their lights are stronger than normal and 4x55 might be overkill. I also emailed them before about a 2x55 vs a 96watt kit for a 55 gal. they said the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-13-2005, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By rhoymand
I let mine sit in a bucket of water for a day,...

I let mine sit in a bucket of water for a day, then I boil it for an hour. the water in the pot is basically dark dark brown by the end. then I put the driftwood back in the bucket w/ fresh...
Forum: DIY 11-12-2005, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,174
Posted By rhoymand
thx but I just ordered a few nylon fittings from...

thx but I just ordered a few nylon fittings from www.usplastic.com (http://www.usplastic.com). better safe than sorry.
Forum: DIY 11-12-2005, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,174
Posted By rhoymand
how bad is the oxidation? is it something that...

how bad is the oxidation? is it something that you would worry about later on?
they sometimes make gang valves and t-valves in brass. but then again, those are used for airlines, not waterlines.
Forum: DIY 11-12-2005, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,174
Posted By rhoymand
ok to use brass fittings?

Im in the process of making a horizontal spray bar and the only fittings I could find for a 1/2 threaded to a 5/8 barb is made out of brass. is it ok to use it? I know people say never put metal in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-06-2005, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By rhoymand
since I just started the whole planting scene Im...

since I just started the whole planting scene Im doing a weekly dose of seachem flourish. but most (and more experienced) people here would probably recommend PMDD (http://www.gregwatson.com/). I'll...
Forum: Fish 11-06-2005, 05:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,208
Posted By rhoymand
when I stick my arm in the tank to do some...

when I stick my arm in the tank to do some aquascaping my group of tiger barbs always nip me. its nice to have some fish that arent that shy.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-05-2005, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By rhoymand
youd need a lot more water cleaning flourite with...

youd need a lot more water cleaning flourite with a screen than in a bucket. since the water is just passing by it, not completely surrounding it. also, I dont know of any screens that can hold that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-05-2005, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By rhoymand
same thing happened to my amazon swords. every...

same thing happened to my amazon swords. every leaf turned brown and died. but a few days later I saw new healthy growth.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-31-2005, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By rhoymand
dont know what lue is, but I do scan over...

dont know what lue is, but I do scan over gamefaqs once in a while. what made you wonder that? have you seen my handle somewhere else?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-30-2005, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By rhoymand
my eyes! zeh goggles do nothing!

my eyes! zeh goggles do nothing!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-29-2005, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By rhoymand
they actually have measuring spoons that say...

they actually have measuring spoons that say that? lol
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-22-2005, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By rhoymand
from what Ive heard bio-wheels and carbon are no...

from what Ive heard bio-wheels and carbon are no good for planted tanks. they dissipate co2 and absorb nutrients, respectively. they make small canister filters for 15gals. are you planning on...
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