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Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,175
Posted By shinycard255
I've had Fluval and SunSun canister filters. ...

I've had Fluval and SunSun canister filters. Both work great but for the price, you can't pass up the SunSun filters.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-29-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By shinycard255
Painting the back side of the tank is the way to...

Painting the back side of the tank is the way to go. I used black spray paint and regular flat paint in the past with no issues.

When using posterboard, it could get wet and start to get wavy on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-29-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By shinycard255
As others have mentioned, it won't hurt a thing. ...

As others have mentioned, it won't hurt a thing. When I do my monthly water changes, it happens and I've had this one tank up and running for 2+ years now
Forum: Plants 12-29-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 865
Posted By shinycard255
Looks like dwarf sag to me. When I was running...

Looks like dwarf sag to me. When I was running high light and CO2, they easily got to 12+ inches in length...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-26-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By shinycard255
I generally like to shoot for 10x circulation...

I generally like to shoot for 10x circulation rate in my tanks. (60G = 600GPH)
Forum: Other Websites 10-08-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By shinycard255
Sounds pretty cool actually. Let me know when...

Sounds pretty cool actually. Let me know when it's out for iOS or Android as I have both platforms
Forum: Other Websites 10-08-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By shinycard255
You should make a game with selective breeding of...

You should make a game with selective breeding of freshwater shrimp... i'd be all over that
Forum: Photography 04-15-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By shinycard255
It's nice having toys like that laying around to...

It's nice having toys like that laying around to shoot what you really want to shoot outside of your main gig (which sounds like you'll be stepping away from weddings eventually). The longest lens I...
Forum: Photography 04-14-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By shinycard255
I really like the fox photos. VERY NICE! ...

I really like the fox photos. VERY NICE!

When I saw that 600mm lens... I had to stop myself from drooling. I'm assuming that's the first version of the lens and not the II?

I do photography...
Forum: Algae 04-14-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By shinycard255
Yup, that's BBA alright. Always a fun thing to...

Yup, that's BBA alright. Always a fun thing to battle :sarcasm:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-25-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By shinycard255
Ahh... very nice. Just making sure you thought...

Ahh... very nice. Just making sure you thought this through completely... which you did.

Again, they are come very classy looking stands. Nice job!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-25-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By shinycard255
I like how you did the stands. Very nice! ...

I like how you did the stands. Very nice!

But I have a concern... how are you going to get the filters out to clean them when they are filled with water? I understand it's easy to the get them...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By shinycard255
Why spend money when you can save money?

Why spend money when you can save money?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By shinycard255
I did not know that. Thank you! I will use...

I did not know that. Thank you!

I will use it if the other options don't work for me.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By shinycard255
That's what I thought. I'm just not sure if...

That's what I thought. I'm just not sure if silicone grease is aquarium safe though...




Yeah... that's what I'm worried about
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By shinycard255
Yeah... but I don't to permanently attach the...

Yeah... but I don't to permanently attach the powerhead to the side of the aquarium
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By shinycard255
Boiling seems heck of a lot easier than grease! ...

Boiling seems heck of a lot easier than grease! I'll give that a shot first before the grease suggestion. How long do you boil them for?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By shinycard255
Is silicone grease going to hurt anything in the...

Is silicone grease going to hurt anything in the tank though?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By shinycard255
Suction cups not sticking

I have some suction cups on a powerhead that just don't want to stick to the aquarium glass for more than a day. Every day I am sticking the powerhead back on to the glass because at least 1 or 2 of...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-17-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By shinycard255
Take it or leave it, but here is my $0.02 ...

Take it or leave it, but here is my $0.02

Since you will be having a 'nano' tank for saltwater, I would recommend Nano-Reef. Very well knowledgeable group of people and all have nano reefs going....
Forum: Other Websites 02-17-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,687
Posted By shinycard255
The person who posts the ad on CL has the option...

The person who posts the ad on CL has the option to bump their ad after 48 hours. This is why you keep seeing old posts on the top with 'posted XX days ago' because that person bumped his post to...
Forum: Photography 02-14-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By shinycard255
Don't turn the lights on in the room because you...

Don't turn the lights on in the room because you will get reflections on the glass. Try to only get light coming into the tank from above if possible
Forum: Photography 02-13-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By shinycard255
I've never used extension tubes, sorry. When...

I've never used extension tubes, sorry.

When I shoot my tanks, I'm normally in the range of 800-3200 ISO depending on the tank and around 1/60 shutter speed and I shoot at f/2.8. Hope this is...
Forum: Photography 01-21-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,016
Posted By shinycard255
It doesn't matter what camera you use to take the...

It doesn't matter what camera you use to take the photo... it's more about yourself (the person behind the camera) and how you use it. You can spend $4000 on a prosumer camera, but still get crappy...
Forum: Fish 12-30-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By shinycard255
Well, I fed again this evening and the fish felt...

Well, I fed again this evening and the fish felt a lot better. I kept the other fish away from him (other side of the tank) and fed him separately again. He ate more than this morning. If he's...
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