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Forum: Tank Journals 02-11-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 17,085
Posted By bibbster
Having studied aquaponics and hydroponics in...

Having studied aquaponics and hydroponics in school, congratulations on a job well done!

It's great to see this and revisit 'old lessons' in my head.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-07-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By bibbster
Thank you, hobo and lami. I wish the photos...

Thank you, hobo and lami.

I wish the photos were better, they don't do it any justice. :(
Forum: Tank Journals 02-07-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,580
Posted By bibbster
Absolutely stunning scape! My original plan...

Absolutely stunning scape!

My original plan was to go with a couple schoolers and a larger fish or two but I didn't. I did end up with rasboras and they are great little schoolers. It took mine...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-07-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By bibbster
Thanks, Lowe. I was going for a mixture of...

Thanks, Lowe.

I was going for a mixture of these two designs that my wife and I really liked and I think we succeeded.

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a382/namebrande/120p/DSC_0554.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-06-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By bibbster
Hi and thanks! It's actually three pieces....

Hi and thanks!

It's actually three pieces. There is one piece that goes from the center stone then to the right, one piece that goes from the center stone then to the left, and one piece that is...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-06-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By bibbster
Thanks! And I guess I told a fib. There is...

Thanks!

And I guess I told a fib. There is still some plastic in there, the small green sprigs of grass in the front. :lol:

I may end up with some plants some day, we'll just have to wait and...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-06-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By bibbster
From Plastic, to Plastic, to Hardscape

So I've been keeping African cichlids for quite some time now, and while I do enjoy the many colors, shapes, and sizes, I grew tired of them. I wanted some fish that would shoal and to be able to...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-23-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,460
Posted By bibbster
Jeff, thanks for the update and I look forward to...

Jeff, thanks for the update and I look forward to some new photos of your setup.

And yet another great idea with algae donning leaves that may occur. So simple yet so effective. :)
Forum: Tank Journals 12-11-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,460
Posted By bibbster
Jeff, I wanted to bring this thread up from the...

Jeff, I wanted to bring this thread up from the depths as it is a great resource for someone like myself who has been dead set against live plants because of maintenance. I've read about low setups...
Forum: Fish 11-26-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,063
Posted By bibbster
Okay, with everyone's help, and input from my...

Okay, with everyone's help, and input from my wife, I ended up with the following. The pictures are not the best (terrible camera), but they should give you a good idea of what we have. The...
Forum: Fish 11-18-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,063
Posted By bibbster
Perfect! Now, thanks to you (:icon_lol:) I'm...

Perfect!

Now, thanks to you (:icon_lol:) I'm trying to decide if I want my show piece fish to be discus or angels. :)
Forum: Fish 11-18-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,063
Posted By bibbster
Would Green Aeneus Corydoras work in place of the...

Would Green Aeneus Corydoras work in place of the Albino variety? Not sure which I like better, but figured I better ask now instead of later.
Forum: Fish 11-15-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,063
Posted By bibbster
Some really great feedback everyone, thank you...

Some really great feedback everyone, thank you very much.

I think I'm zeroing in on something with all these suggestions. Going with fewer species in larger quantities for sure. Now to decide...
Forum: Fish 11-14-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,063
Posted By bibbster
So it looks like I may want to shy away from the...

So it looks like I may want to shy away from the Angels. Is there another larger fish that I could get that would coexist with the other fish I have listed.

Also, I found a tetra called Candy Cane...
Forum: Fish 11-13-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,063
Posted By bibbster
Help Stocking My 75g...

I've had African Cichlids for 8 years now and have grown, well, bored of them. While I much enjoy the colors and the larger size, I really wanted something more; schools of fish. I've kept tropicals...
Forum: Fish 12-10-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By bibbster
Jewel Cichlid Spawn

This time, I was able to take some pictures that came out decent and I took some video (be patient with it, my camera had a hard time focusing).

The first pictures and video are from Friday...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-05-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,698
Posted By bibbster
The thread might be almost five years old...

The thread might be almost five years old :icon_lol:, but BBradbury's post above is some good information. :)

Which proves that just because it's an old thread doesn't mean new information can't...
Forum: Fish 12-04-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By bibbster
John! You nailed it my friend! Thanks so much! ...

John! You nailed it my friend! Thanks so much!

And seeing pictures of them, my description was mostly correct. :P

And thanks to everyone else for guessing with my lack of information. :)
Forum: Fish 12-04-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By bibbster
Help ID'ing a fish...

...okay, please don't beat me up too bad, but I was in the BST forum a couple weeks back and someone had some small red fish for sale.

The one thing that I remember most is that they only got up...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-04-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,698
Posted By bibbster
Here is an interesting read on the water...

Here is an interesting read on the water hyacinth...

http://technology.ssc.nasa.gov/suc_stennis_water.html
Forum: DIY 12-04-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,479
Posted By bibbster
I'm not saying you can't or shouldn't, but micro...

I'm not saying you can't or shouldn't, but micro abrasive sponges like these break down during use leaving behind small micro pieces of foam.

I would be hesitant to use these in an aquarium. I use...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-03-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 147,898
Posted By bibbster
I'm apparently overlooking the list or...

I'm apparently overlooking the list or something's broken.

I got to post #98 and there is no attachment or link to a list.
Forum: DIY 11-27-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 93,484
Posted By bibbster
It looks just as nice with the fasteners painted...

It looks just as nice with the fasteners painted black. Great job!
Forum: DIY 11-26-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 93,484
Posted By bibbster
Anotherhobby, I love the unpainted fasteners on...

Anotherhobby, I love the unpainted fasteners on the black brackets/ties.

That looks great, especially with the 4x4 legs...adds to that massive look. Kind of like medieval construction.
Forum: DIY 11-19-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,455
Posted By bibbster
Here you go, this proves it can be done... ...

Here you go, this proves it can be done...

http://www.monsterfishkeepers.com/forums/showthread.php?408426-55-55-29-139-gallons-and-10-5-feet-long

And a spoiler alert pic......
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