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Forum: Tank Journals 08-19-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,884
Posted By HokieFish
Hey, thanks for the advice. I wanted the wood in...

Hey, thanks for the advice. I wanted the wood in the tank before starting the DSM because the clean cut portion will be under the substrate. I really can't think of a good way of adding it after i...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-19-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,884
Posted By HokieFish
GraveDigging

Sorry to dig up such an old thread, but I feel like some of these really cool threads should be brought back up to the front every now and then.

I'm getting ready to start a shrimp bowl for my...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 10-07-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,513
Posted By HokieFish
I'd vote No to this suggestion. Pacman frogs...

I'd vote No to this suggestion. Pacman frogs have been know to drown. I will second that it is cool to watch them eat though.

Newts and Sals sound like a good option. I'm looking at setting...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 10-07-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,262
Posted By HokieFish
I've been thinking of setting up a 55 gallon Fire...

I've been thinking of setting up a 55 gallon Fire Belly Newt tank and i'm sure i'll have to start another worm box to feed them. I never tried roaches, but worms served me really well when I use to...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-06-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 33,392
Posted By HokieFish
Any updates on this tank? I've done some...

Any updates on this tank?
I've done some stirofoam and quickcrete rock set ups, but I like the smoother lines of your design. i'm planning on putting together a Newt Habitat and would take any...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-05-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By HokieFish
Day 56: Flooding day! Everything appears to...

Day 56:
Flooding day!
Everything appears to be going well. The plan is to flood the tank today. I'll be sure to snap some pictures to share with you guys. Sorry for the lack up updates until...
Forum: Fish 08-31-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By HokieFish
Badis are awesome, but since this will probably...

Badis are awesome, but since this will probably become a tank for at work, I'm leary of the live food requirements.
Thanks for the input.
Forum: Fish 08-31-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By HokieFish
I'll go with a snail then for algae. Anything...

I'll go with a snail then for algae. Anything you can suggest for a little movement? White Clouds?
Forum: Fish 08-31-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By HokieFish
Fish in a Pico?

I'm setting up a 2 gallon hex that I'm planning on keeping Shrimp in, but I had a question about keeping fish in the tank. Would an Oto cat work in a tank of this size? I know they are sensitive to...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-26-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,144
Posted By HokieFish
Awesome tank. I have a 55 gallon and stand in my...

Awesome tank. I have a 55 gallon and stand in my garage that I was going to sell, but since I have all the pieces i might go with a tank set up like this.
I have been doing a DSM 2 gallon pico,...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-23-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 31,317
Posted By HokieFish
Awesome looking tank. Keep it up!

Awesome looking tank. Keep it up!
Forum: Lighting 08-23-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By HokieFish
Wattage for a 55 Gallon

I understand that watts per gallon is outdated, but after breaking down and selling off some stuff (long story involving a tank that leaked twice)I'm wondering if what I have left would be suitable...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-21-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By HokieFish
Day 10: Everything is lush and happy. The...

Day 10:
Everything is lush and happy. The waiting game is tough, but I am sticking with it. The crypts are putting forth a lot more roots than the micro sword. I haven't really seen any root...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-18-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By HokieFish
Not as the sole source of co2. I was thinking of...

Not as the sole source of co2. I was thinking of a boosting agent, especially at the start of a DIY cycle when the co2 output of the system is low. I understand it will go flat but I may still give...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-17-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By HokieFish
My intention is to only use this method when...

My intention is to only use this method when flooding the tank and then weaning it off of the heavy CO2 as the tank cycles. This is to be a supplement to make sure there is plenty of C02 for the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-17-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By HokieFish
I have seen the soda stream regulators, but only...

I have seen the soda stream regulators, but only over seas, not in the U.S. Anyone know where to get one?
I plan to use DIY Co2, but thought the carbonated water would be a good kick start. I've...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-17-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By HokieFish
Soda Water

Right now I've set up a 2 gallon hex DSM. Everything I've read says that having enough CO2 readily available to the plants once I flood the tank is very important. Has anyone used Soda Water to...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-15-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By HokieFish
Day 5: Things are looking nice and green in...

Day 5:
Things are looking nice and green in the tank. Humidity is high judging by the amount of water collecting on the plastic wrap that is covering the tank.
Still haven't worked on the...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-13-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,513
Posted By HokieFish
It's really great that they are reproducing after...

It's really great that they are reproducing after what you initially went through. Congrats.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-13-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By HokieFish
I have been brain storming about the lighting for...

I have been brain storming about the lighting for the tank, and the small tarnished reflector in the tank hood doesn’t seem very efficient. I think my mini project for this afternoon is going to be...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-13-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,987
Posted By HokieFish
looks awesome. Hope it continues to go well and...

looks awesome. Hope it continues to go well and you have a smooth transition when flooding.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-12-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 33,392
Posted By HokieFish
Like so many have said before, this is an amazing...

Like so many have said before, this is an amazing tank. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Tank Journals 08-12-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By HokieFish
I've looked at the Paintball sets, but I'm going...

I've looked at the Paintball sets, but I'm going to start out with DIY. I picked up my diffuser, bubble counter, and drop checker today.
I'm seeing a little bit of melt on the crypts, so I'll...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-11-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By HokieFish
Day 3: Well, not much new to report. I moved a...

Day 3:
Well, not much new to report. I moved a couple of the microswords so that I have an open area for moss in front of the two rocks. Like I mentioned this is going to be more of a practice...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-10-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By HokieFish
Dry Start 2 Gallon Hex

Well, I decided I couldn't wait to purchase a new tank, so I grabbed the old hex out of the garage, dusted it off and got started on a mini project to pass the time.
When I do set up my 6 gallon...
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