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Forum: Tank Journals 12-02-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By BHolmes
Thanks for tips BigMO! That's all really good...

Thanks for tips BigMO! That's all really good advice.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-02-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,723
Posted By BHolmes
Thanks lamiskool. We can't wait either. Starting...

Thanks lamiskool. We can't wait either. Starting a new tank is always the ultimate test of patience. What carpet plant were you thinking of? I think the parva will look lush once it grows in. We...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-02-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By BHolmes
Did you place them below the plants? If so...

Did you place them below the plants? If so they'll be fine.


You'll be fine with the water in the substrate. Make sure that the water is up to the lowest part of the substrate though. You're not...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-02-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,723
Posted By BHolmes
After the dry start and the tank has cycled we'll...

After the dry start and the tank has cycled we'll be stocking this tank with a large school of small tetras, ottos, bushy nose plecos, and shrimp. We're still deciding on the exact species of tetras...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-01-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By BHolmes
Do you have anything on the build for the...

Do you have anything on the build for the Plaudarium? That tank is amazing and it's crazy that it's that new. Great video. I've really been wanting to build one of these but I don't even know where...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-25-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By BHolmes
Everyone that has switched to one e-series has...

Everyone that has switched to one e-series has ditched 2 sat+'s. They put out a lot of light but you could always raise it.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-25-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By BHolmes
Filtration is never detrimental to plants. It...

Filtration is never detrimental to plants. It will help keep your water quality stable and any inhabitants happy. Some people don't use it as a "no tech" approach. Other than that, everyone else uses...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-23-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,306
Posted By BHolmes
The Floramax is just crushed up lava rock and is...

The Floramax is just crushed up lava rock and is completely inert. I use it as a cap for miracle gro organic choice potting mix in my 90g. It's worked for me but it is very hard to plant if it is 1...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-18-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,723
Posted By BHolmes
Sneak Peak: http://i.imgur.com/NQa2PGg.jpg

Sneak Peak:
http://i.imgur.com/NQa2PGg.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 11-18-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,546
Posted By BHolmes
Update! I've been pretty busy with the tank...

Update!
I've been pretty busy with the tank this month. We made a trip up to Aquarium Co-Op and it was awesome (thanks Cory!). For my 90g I purchased six new bows, Anubias coffeefolia, Anubias...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-11-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By BHolmes
Bacopa loves light. I'm growing it in my QT/fry...

Bacopa loves light. I'm growing it in my QT/fry tank with tap water and light. It is also my 24 inch tall background plant in my 90g high tech tank. If you can, find some mirror film for your light...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-11-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,723
Posted By BHolmes
We purchased 5 pots of Crypt parva for $5.99 ea,...

We purchased 5 pots of Crypt parva for $5.99 ea, 4 pots of Anubias nana petite for $12.99 ea, and 3 pots of Crypt lucens for free ($7.99 ea) because of the quantity we bought. Buy six plants get one...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-09-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 31,146
Posted By BHolmes
Bows lay eggs like it's going out of style!...

Bows lay eggs like it's going out of style! That's really cool though that you're having a lot of success with breading. How long do you stick the male and female in QT to lay eggs? Do you do water...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-07-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,723
Posted By BHolmes
Thanks Tony and Cory It's UP Aqua Sand...

Thanks Tony and Cory



It's UP Aqua Sand Earth. I really like how dark brown it is. This was my first legit hardscape and I think it turned out pretty good. Thanks Hybrid
Forum: Tank Journals 11-06-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,723
Posted By BHolmes
We spent last Saturday at the Aquarium Co-Op...

We spent last Saturday at the Aquarium Co-Op picking up some nice plants, fish, and wood from Cory. Thanks again Cory!
So here's some of the plant list so far:
Crypt parva - carpet
Crypt lucens -...
Forum: Photography 11-05-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 18,313
Posted By BHolmes
Galaxy S5 Active ...

Galaxy S5 Active

http://i.imgur.com/u7dQTEL.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 10-29-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,723
Posted By BHolmes
Thanks everyone! Will do! I'm pretty excited...

Thanks everyone! Will do! I'm pretty excited about this one because I haven't used these high quality materials before. Also someone else is depending on me to deliver a high quality tank with their...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-28-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,647
Posted By BHolmes
I really like the small changes that you've made...

I really like the small changes that you've made here and there. Really nice tank!
Forum: Tank Journals 10-28-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,208
Posted By BHolmes
Nice stand KNM! I like the idea of removable side...

Nice stand KNM! I like the idea of removable side panels.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-28-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,723
Posted By BHolmes
30g "Stone Roots" Build

My very good friend has been keeping reptiles for a long time. One day he comes over to my place and witnesses the glory of the 90g "Shoreline" :biggrin: and gets the idea, "I need a planted tank"....
Forum: Tank Journals 10-28-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,546
Posted By BHolmes
I have 3 Glossolepis incisus (2M/1F), 4...

I have 3 Glossolepis incisus (2M/1F), 4 Melanotaenia boesemani (2M/2F), and 4 Melanotaenia kamaka (2M/2F). I also have 9 Glossolepis incisus and 1 Melanotaenia boesemani fry that are almost a year...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-27-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,546
Posted By BHolmes
Thank you NotCousteau Tank height is...

Thank you NotCousteau



Tank height is 24 inches. I do a full EI dosing with KH2PO4, K2SO4, MgSO4, CaSO4, and CSM+B. I just stopped dosing KNO3 because the tank produces enough for the whole...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-24-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,546
Posted By BHolmes
Thank you AnotherHobby! I've been following your...

Thank you AnotherHobby! I've been following your build for the last year and you are very skilled and technical. I have definitely used your journal for inspiration so thanks again! I wish I had the...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-23-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,546
Posted By BHolmes
http://i.imgur.com/2jOWxYS.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/2jOWxYS.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/N3s8oJh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/k0bIHpr.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 10-22-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,546
Posted By BHolmes
So I made some changes with the background. The...

So I made some changes with the background. The line-up now is a hedge of Bacopa a. ending with Vesuvius. I also replaced the Xmas moss with Mini Rose moss. As you can see I added a Koralia 850 for...
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