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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-06-2013, 06:58 PM
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Posted By sockfish
12 Gal Edge

The stock light on a 12 Gal Edge I bought on Craigslist has burned out. Can someone direct me to a source for a new one or some thread that describes installing some other light? I found the website...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-26-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,038
Posted By sockfish
I was able to re-home my nine juveniles to...

I was able to re-home my nine juveniles to another Goodeid keeper and am back down to the original 2 pair. Right now the males are in a separate tank while I figure out if I want to keep up with...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-26-2012, 01:45 AM
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Posted By sockfish
Fluval makes a sponge filter just for the intake...

Fluval makes a sponge filter just for the intake on these tanks. Cost is 2-3$. I have one on my 6 gal to protect the shrimp amd the flow is pretty slow.

sox
Forum: Tank Journals 05-15-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,911
Posted By sockfish
Love that tank--did you build the stand for it? ...

Love that tank--did you build the stand for it?

sox
Forum: Fish 05-14-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By sockfish
Thanks for the size recommendations. As to...

Thanks for the size recommendations.

As to the tank precaution, I have had Bettas in my other Fluval Edge tanks all this time. There is an area at the top of the tank that is open to the surface...
Forum: Fish 05-14-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By sockfish
King Plakat Betta in 12 Gal?

I have a new 12 gallon Fluval Edge. A "King Plakat" betta caught my eye, but I don't know if the 12 gal will be large enough--the store said he could get to 4 inches. No fish in there at all yet.
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-10-2012, 09:04 PM
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Posted By sockfish
No carpet planned for this tank! I'm thinking a...

No carpet planned for this tank! I'm thinking a central rock focus with a "Surprise" figure in it. Some tall crypts like C. balansae or C. spiralus in the back and maybe a wider, lower crypt wendtii...
Forum: Other Websites 05-10-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,680
Posted By sockfish
Argh. Just tonight I bought a 2 month old 12 gal...

Argh. Just tonight I bought a 2 month old 12 gal Edge off Craigslist for $90 thinking I'd finally gotten a deal. Well, I guess I saved a coupla bucks....

sox :confused1:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,038
Posted By sockfish
Yes. It's lonely here on the CARES thread. Hoping...

Yes. It's lonely here on the CARES thread. Hoping someone joins me soon. Hey, I'll even give away a free pair of Charachodons with every new tank!!!

:hihi: sox
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-10-2012, 03:00 AM
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Views: 623,095
Posted By sockfish
Just dropped in to announce I just bought a 12gal...

Just dropped in to announce I just bought a 12gal Edge to add to my 6 gal Edge I keep at work [pics here on this thread somewhere].

I love this Edge tank and can't wait to get mine going!
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-10-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By sockfish
I really researched it and got all the stuff I...

I really researched it and got all the stuff I needed and dragged a spare 10gal out to the back porch and went to work. I am small and have zero hand strength. Barely started with the blade and...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-10-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 206,960
Posted By sockfish
Wow. I'm glad to hear those tanks are finally...

Wow. I'm glad to hear those tanks are finally rolling in! My tank build is in a holding pattern until I pay off the private school tuition for the year (!) so I'm still watching from the sidelines.
...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-08-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,416
Posted By sockfish
Oh! Where'd you find a fogger 1/2 price? sox

Oh! Where'd you find a fogger 1/2 price?

sox
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-04-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,948
Posted By sockfish
While researching epiphytes, I came across a book...

While researching epiphytes, I came across a book review on terrariums. This pic made me think of your post. It has a bromeliad, some spanish moss, some true moss, (and a tiny felted owl!). The...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-03-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By sockfish
The Bacopa is really the easiest, fastest growing...

The Bacopa is really the easiest, fastest growing plant I have. It's entirely on the rafts. About once a week, I pinch off the longer shoots and put the cut end through the raft into the water. It...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-01-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By sockfish
Yes, the Panda is still there--all the way to the...

Yes, the Panda is still there--all the way to the right as you look at the full tank shot. I combined the 2 plants into 1 planter for now.

sox
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-01-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By sockfish
hydrophyte--I was hoping you'd comment. So much...

hydrophyte--I was hoping you'd comment. So much for the labels the nursery put on the plants! I have corrected my post above for other readers. I will put them in up to the water line--I just wasn't...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-30-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By sockfish
New Plants New Pix

So the local "high end" nursery [at least by Michigan standards....] is open and I went trolling for plants on my day off. I've added:

"Baby Tut" Umbrella grass

"Bloody Doc'--Rumex sanguineus
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-28-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,038
Posted By sockfish
More Fry!

Well, I suppose it's not "News" anymore. There is another batch of fry [the third batch to be exact] appearing as I write. These goodeids are prolific to say the least. It seems that 4 or 5 are...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-28-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 206,960
Posted By sockfish
Um, if is this the list for the 12 Gal Long Club,...

Um, if is this the list for the 12 Gal Long Club, I'd like to be on it too.

Sockfish
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-28-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By sockfish
Photo Riparium Redux

The Famous Travelling Guppy Circus [one Mom and couple dozen fry] is doing well--I'm glad to see the very tiniest ones are doing OK in the current provided by the Fluval filter.

The lights seems...
Forum: Ponds 04-24-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By sockfish
Not a pond guru by any means, but: It may...

Not a pond guru by any means, but:

It may be that putting more than a single Betta in there will lead to some lost Bettas.

And I find that all of my Bettas eat all of the shrimp that are put...
Forum: Ponds 04-22-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,000
Posted By sockfish
I think it looks promising and I love to see...

I think it looks promising and I love to see goldfish happy! I think all you'd probably need are a few more plants.

Is that a pellet of fish food tied to the tank that I see hanging in the water?...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-22-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By sockfish
Serial Tank Syndrome

Digesting all the posts here all this while, I think I have diagnosed myself as having Serial Tank Syndrome as opposed to the often-mentioned Multiple Tank Syndrome.

I don't have many tanks, put...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-22-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 206,960
Posted By sockfish
In the spirit of "Getting Ready" I've hooked up...

In the spirit of "Getting Ready" I've hooked up my new Fluval 205 to another mature tank to prime the media and get to know the flow. I asked fishykid1 if he'd make me some lily pipes for it but...
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