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Forum: DIY 07-27-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Nestle_
Reweld? If I take it apart the metal is gone...

Reweld?
If I take it apart the metal is gone lol

I'll have pics later
Forum: DIY 07-27-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Nestle_
Its beat to crap. Not in good shape at all. ...

Its beat to crap.
Not in good shape at all.
I know people love this old style but its so beat up I really dont know about leaving it
Plus I have big plans for the long shallow vs the 29 I can't...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-27-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By Nestle_
Looks like it'd be great for a betta. Dwarf...

Looks like it'd be great for a betta.
Dwarf corys too? Maybe. Maybe not
Forum: DIY 07-27-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Nestle_
diy tank rebuild I have questions!

I picked up an old school 29 gallon a year ago thats in a metal frame with slate bottom. It needed a complete reseal and so I'm thinking of taking it apart and making a long short tank.
But since...
Forum: DIY 07-27-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Nestle_
Great stuff spray foam is safe For sealing I...

Great stuff spray foam is safe
For sealing I kno drylok has been used but I've only ever used acrylic fortifier mixed in my mortar. Which is cheaper then both of those products you showed
Forum: Fish 07-18-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By Nestle_
I have a large sorority in my 46 bow right now,...

I have a large sorority in my 46 bow right now, theres around 15 females in there and theres almost no aggression. They are not siblings and they've been added at varying times.
I think my biggest...
Forum: Ponds 06-09-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,864
Posted By Nestle_
love this, great idea. as I keep my betta girls...

love this, great idea.
as I keep my betta girls together I love them more and more. easily the best thing for a setup. screw all the other messy setups and hostile setups. betta females are great...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Nestle_
pick up a cheap/free HOB filter off craigslist,...

pick up a cheap/free HOB filter off craigslist, and just get carbon inserts off evilbay. not the real prefab inserts that HOB makers force you to buy.
way cheaper, and then you can just unplug it...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By Nestle_
its not simply about controling co2 to not kill...

its not simply about controling co2 to not kill off fauna, but more to help flora and enhance the beauty of the tank.

as most of us know its a huge balancing act between light, ferts, co2, water...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-12-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By Nestle_
I will be adding a few new pics shortly, next day...

I will be adding a few new pics shortly, next day or three.
The lotus bulb has really taken off and there is about 6 new leaves forming on it, going to be a real eye popper when it grows out.


I...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By Nestle_
I assume you mean you're dividing with a solid...

I assume you mean you're dividing with a solid wall and not something with holes to let water pass?
best thing I would think would be small, tiny, sponge filters turned down to just barely...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-10-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,199
Posted By Nestle_
in my 90 gallon I have the filter, at 360gph or...

in my 90 gallon I have the filter, at 360gph or so, and two koralia 240 gph wave makers and thats just keeping good movement through the tank, though there are still deadspots all the while not...
Forum: Fish 04-05-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By Nestle_
electric blue rams

has anyone kept these and bred them?
I'm curious as to how different they are from keeping GBR's
Forum: Tank Journals 04-05-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By Nestle_
Click the pictures to englarge in another window....

Click the pictures to englarge in another window.

http://s29.postimg.org/jjqn9lw6b/emptyfirstfill.jpg (http://postimg.org/image/jjqn9lw6b/)

http://s29.postimg.org/wp1k1z0o3/upperempty.jpg...
Forum: Fish 04-05-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By Nestle_
I completely disagree with any gourami being...

I completely disagree with any gourami being added here.

more oto's would not be a terrible idea, but I think you are near your limit on fish.
Especially as the GBR become active breeders.......
Forum: Tank Journals 04-05-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By Nestle_
most of the plants are in, just need to get the...

most of the plants are in,
just need to get the parva down and HC cuba.

fauna list
5 baby blue discus
2 pearl gourami
1 albino bn pleco 1 albino long fin bn pleco (baby)
1 green phantom pleco...
Forum: Fish 04-05-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 798
Posted By Nestle_
there was a giant pacu caught in an iowa river...

there was a giant pacu caught in an iowa river last fall. the fish was near a foot long, caught on rod and reel.
scary really.
its not so much that these fish wouldn't survive winter but if...
Forum: Fish 04-05-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,641
Posted By Nestle_
try live or frozen brine shrimp. the rams I've...

try live or frozen brine shrimp.
the rams I've had could never resist brine shrimp no matter the fit they were throwing.
Forum: Fish 04-03-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By Nestle_
if its been a bag that long, give it time to get...

if its been a bag that long, give it time to get some color back as that its obviously extremely stressed over the ordeal. poor fish.
Forum: Fish 04-03-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By Nestle_
you must be careful and watch adult plecos, even...

you must be careful and watch adult plecos, even the so called full time algae/veggie eaters will eat small/baby shrimp.
Forum: Fish 04-03-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By Nestle_
When moving a bunch of stuff, plants wood caves...

When moving a bunch of stuff, plants wood caves rocks etc, and adding in new I almost always pull the water down as far as I can and shut off the filter/heaters etc
As others said as long as the...
Forum: Fish 04-03-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By Nestle_
yes albino's stay under 5" my largest is now well...

yes albino's stay under 5" my largest is now well over a year old and has stopped growing at around 4"

yes they are ok alone, and in smaller tanks they do much better alone, as that sharing caves...
Forum: Fish 03-21-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Nestle_
def not snail eggs, I never saw a bubble nest but...

def not snail eggs, I never saw a bubble nest but I find it odd for it to be cory eggs on the plants suddenly when they always laid on the glass

plants were floating, which is the only reason I...
Forum: Fish 03-21-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Nestle_
who laid these egg's?

These plants were in a tank with 2 pearl gourami and about 14 cory's, also snails but I know these aren't snail eggs

so who is responsible?
http://s9.postimg.org/bptmzy73f/20140320_214239.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-17-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By Nestle_
Cool 90 gallon DIY background build 56k warning

Picture heavy, just a warning

This 90 gallon has gone through a few changes, lots of mess ups on my part.
So on my last big mess up, or me getting bored, I don't remember at this point, I tore...
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