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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-17-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By Pooky125
I've done it. I picked up the 8 gallon version...

I've done it. I picked up the 8 gallon version shortly after they came out. I have a couple kinds of crypts, anubias, java ferns, and a whole mess of bolbitis. I will say, however, that the lighting...
Forum: Fish 12-11-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By Pooky125
Chocolate Gouramis. All of the chocolate...

Chocolate Gouramis. All of the chocolate gouramis. And some itty bitty rasboras. Maculatas, chilis, something along those lines.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By Pooky125
Bolbitis will more then happily attach itself to...

Bolbitis will more then happily attach itself to rocks and wood. I don't tend to bother with tying things down, just shove them in a crack and let them grab hold. Black cotton thread however, is a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-29-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Pooky125
You don't seem to have any cichlids yet. Perhaps...

You don't seem to have any cichlids yet. Perhaps an apistogramma, pelvicachromis, or ram species?
Forum: Tank Journals 11-26-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,414
Posted By Pooky125
Not entirely sure. It's just duckweed. I would...

Not entirely sure. It's just duckweed. I would love some less invasive floaters, but the shrimp certainly seemed to like them.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-26-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,414
Posted By Pooky125
While in theory, I agree with you. But the crypts...

While in theory, I agree with you. But the crypts were so tall I could no longer see in the tank. Love the overgrown look, as long as I can still check on the health of the inhabitants.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-26-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,743
Posted By Pooky125
I grew that entire jungle in there with just...

I grew that entire jungle in there with just stock lighting. It's a pretty clean looking little setup, and easy to get going. I used a couple of fluval sponges and some filter floss as my media in...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-26-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,414
Posted By Pooky125
I agree with you. Except, that in the last year...

I agree with you. Except, that in the last year and a half it had gotten so completely over grown, you couldn't see any of the wood or rock work anymore. And the crypts roots were spread so far...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-25-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,414
Posted By Pooky125
Rescaped! ...

Rescaped!
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Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-20-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,743
Posted By Pooky125
Oh, I had your perfect tank. ...

Oh, I had your perfect tank.
http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t52/pooky125/MyImage_6-16.jpg (http://s157.photobucket.com/user/pooky125/media/MyImage_6-16.jpg.html)
Aqueon Evolve 8 gallon, with...
Forum: Fish 11-04-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,716
Posted By Pooky125
Apistogramma borelli 'opal' ...

Apistogramma borelli 'opal'
http://www.kweekstelling.nl/sites/default/files/field/image/Apistogramma_borelli_Opal_boos.jpg

Apistogramma borelli 'steel blue'...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-19-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Pooky125
This is a bit late, but I'll see if I can answer...

This is a bit late, but I'll see if I can answer some questions for you.

Both cresties and leopards are good beginner geckos. They have wildly different care though, you may find one appeals to...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-19-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,538
Posted By Pooky125
Yeah, the flow on the Evolves is quite strong. I...

Yeah, the flow on the Evolves is quite strong. I folded up a piece of panty hose a couple of times and rubber banded it over the output. That seemed to stem it down to an acceptable rate.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-03-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,123
Posted By Pooky125
My boyfriends had a 10 gallon tank running for...

My boyfriends had a 10 gallon tank running for about 3 years now. He does a water change every few weeks, and tosses in some shrimp pellets every few days and other then that, it's pretty much good...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-03-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By Pooky125
I can't help you out with most of your questions,...

I can't help you out with most of your questions, but for the sand, I might have an answer.

I went looking for a natural colored, inexpensive sand several months back while setting up my 25...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-03-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,456
Posted By Pooky125
I have a large stack of aquarium towels. Once...

I have a large stack of aquarium towels. Once under the buckets, one for my hands, and one to step on and slurp up any puddles of water I may slosh on the floor while hauling my buckets.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-30-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By Pooky125
Well, as this was back in 2003, I'm going to have...

Well, as this was back in 2003, I'm going to have to guess. Those pictures, make it look like i stuck with the basic incandescent, but I think I may have managed to find a screw CF at some point. The...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-30-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By Pooky125
Ooh, I found 2 of those one summer at garage...

Ooh, I found 2 of those one summer at garage sales! Both white. I sold one to a friend, and kept the other in my bathroom filled with plants. They grew ok, but it sure wasn't pretty. According to my...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-25-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,495
Posted By Pooky125
I got my starter culture on aquabid for like, 3...

I got my starter culture on aquabid for like, 3 bucks shipped. I pay about 50 cents a month to keep running, and the fish are pleased.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-25-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,724
Posted By Pooky125
I definitely wouldn't use more then 2 bulbs in...

I definitely wouldn't use more then 2 bulbs in your fixture, 3 is just to much light for what you're wanting to do.

Also, I'm surprised no one brought this up yet, but I would skip the hornwort....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-25-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By Pooky125
MUCH less mess. Once a plant gets established, it...

MUCH less mess. Once a plant gets established, it sends out a large root system that encompasses the surrounding area. When you're planting, the root systems are generally small and compact. A quick...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-24-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By Pooky125
You likely had this issue because your sand cap...

You likely had this issue because your sand cap wasn't thick enough. It's frustrating and annoying, but slowing down the flow on your siphon, and taking your time, you can get the rest of the dirt...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-22-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,414
Posted By Pooky125
I suspect they both are. They're pretty small,...

I suspect they both are. They're pretty small, barely over an inch long. It looks like most of the clutch got eaten over night by the sparkling gourami who's hanging out in the tank, but dad is being...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-21-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,414
Posted By Pooky125
LOL. Thanks! My SLR is bordering on ancient, but...

LOL. Thanks! My SLR is bordering on ancient, but we still do ok sometimes, considering I have no external flash.
Forum: Aquascaping 10-21-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,535
Posted By Pooky125
http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t52/pooky125/My...

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t52/pooky125/MyImage_10_zpscfade48a.jpg

I guess mine would be more asian themed, though not very well. Currently has a single sparkling gourami in recovery, and...
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