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Forum: Algae 11-17-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By TimsViv
Help with new 20 gallon set up

I've been out of the hobby for several years and have finally set up a 20 gallon Low Tech tank. The tank has been up for 5-6 weeks now.

I've got hair algae and it looks like the start of BGA. ...
Forum: Plants 10-22-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By TimsViv
staples to hold plants in place?

Is it okay to use the 'U' shaped staple gun staples to hold plants to a background while they root?

Thanks,
Tim
Forum: Lighting 10-20-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By TimsViv
Thanks, the information here can be overwhelming!...

Thanks, the information here can be overwhelming!

Tim
Forum: Lighting 10-18-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By TimsViv
What hood and lighting for new 20 gallon low tech?

I'm setting up a new 20 gallon low tech planted tank. What is a good top and light?

Tim
Forum: Lighting 10-06-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By TimsViv
Thanks for the great information! Tim

Thanks for the great information!

Tim
Forum: Lighting 09-23-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By TimsViv
GE 9325 - LED equivalent?

Is there an LED equivalent to the old GE 9325 fluorescent?

Tim
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-04-2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,277
Posted By TimsViv
I think the best method is to use an overflow...

I think the best method is to use an overflow drain for the water section, so it does not over flow into the land section and also, it will maintain the water level at a constant level. For the land...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-14-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 34,495
Posted By TimsViv
This tank is FREE to a good home in the...

This tank is FREE to a good home in the Washington, DC, Northern Virginia area! - http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/swap-n-shop/113422-72-gallon-paludarium-free-good-home.html#post1130408

Tim
Forum: Tank Journals 08-08-2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 34,495
Posted By TimsViv
I am selling my 72 gallon paludarium that is...

I am selling my 72 gallon paludarium that is featured in this thread.

We're moving and I've decided not to take the tank with us. I'm planning to build a new built-in at our new house.

The tank...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-01-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 37,490
Posted By TimsViv
Daisy ...

Daisy

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v620/Timspics/Daisy/Thirsty.jpg


Rocky

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v620/Timspics/Squirrel/9-20-20088-43-19AM_0012.jpg
...
Forum: Plants 03-19-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,792
Posted By TimsViv
Does anyone live in Texas near the San Marcos River!?

http://bhushandalvi.wordpress.com/2008/10/14/nash-dfwapc-san-marcos-collection-trip/
Forum: Lighting 03-16-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,244
Posted By TimsViv
Okay, so what is the best temperature? im ...

Okay, so what is the best temperature?

im

Tim
Forum: Lighting 03-12-2010, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,244
Posted By TimsViv
What is the best light spectrum?

So what is the best light spectrum?
6500K
6700K
9325K
10000K

Is one better then the other for aquatic plant growth?
Will one bring the red/bronze out in plants better?
Is one better for...
Forum: Fish 02-22-2010, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,224
Posted By TimsViv
Where can you get Akysis catfish? I don't...

Where can you get Akysis catfish?

I don't think I have ever seen them for sale.

Tim
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-29-2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By TimsViv
Tropical Fish hit hard by Florida cold spell

Along with the Manatees, the tropical fish farms were hard hit by the recent cold spell. I was in Tampa earlier this week and a lot of the tropical fish farms were almost whipped out - look for...
Forum: Fish 01-23-2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,224
Posted By TimsViv
Thanks, I may take you up on the endler's. Are...

Thanks, I may take you up on the endler's. Are endler's schooling fish?

This picture is at about 5 years. You can see more in this thread -...
Forum: Fish 01-23-2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,224
Posted By TimsViv
Good hard water fish

What are some good hard water fish? I want neons, but my success rate is to low. I have about 15 gallons in my paludaruim, but my water is very hard.
...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-23-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 708,906
Posted By TimsViv
My 72 gallon paludarium: Initial set up: ...

My 72 gallon paludarium:

Initial set up:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v620/Timspics/Tank12-04.jpg

The water section, 7 years later:...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-23-2010, 02:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,378
Posted By TimsViv
If the plants are pushing the top off of your...

If the plants are pushing the top off of your tank, you might be over planted.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-19-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By TimsViv
It is water from my set up paludarium. It is...

It is water from my set up paludarium. It is medium light, low tech with some ferts.

Is there a way to lower the water hardness?

Tim
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-19-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By TimsViv
Please comment on my water parameters

pH - 7.5
Ammonia, NH3/NH4 - 0 ppm
Nitrate, NO3 - 10ppm
Phospate, PO4 - 5 ppm
General Hardness, GH - 560 (off the chart)
Carbonate Hardness, KH - 40

How do these parameters look?

Is...
Forum: Plants 01-11-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,475
Posted By TimsViv
Java Fern turning black

I just upped the lighting in my 72 gallon paludaruim and my java fern is turning black. I've read that Java Fern does this with too much light, but I want the light for other plants. Is there a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-09-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,334
Posted By TimsViv
Let me know if you've got any to get rid of, I...

Let me know if you've got any to get rid of, I will pick up to avoid shipping.

Thanks,
Tim
Forum: Fish 12-28-2009, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By TimsViv
Smallest Corys (excluding the dwarf/pygmy)

What are the smallest common corys, besides the dwarfs/pygmys (hastatus, habrosus, pygmaeus)?

Thanks,
Tim
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-27-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By TimsViv
I think you are killing your biological filter...

I think you are killing your biological filter with your tap water, water changes. I would treat your tap water with Prime (8 drops per gallon) and age it for a week before your water changes.
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