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Forum: Tank Journals   07-05-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,052
Posted By hecto33
good job that's how i started with my first tank....

good job that's how i started with my first tank. It's a 20 long and has been set up for almost two years it started out as an iwagumi and is now being transformed into some kind of dutch with all...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-19-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 19,037
Posted By hecto33
That's an awesome cabinet way to do something...

That's an awesome cabinet way to do something different
Forum: Tank Journals   04-25-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,721
Posted By hecto33
Good job starting up with a lot of plant matter,...

Good job starting up with a lot of plant matter, it'll really help with algae problems.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-22-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 23,765
Posted By hecto33
Welp this is my evolve four that has been up for...

Welp this is my evolve four that has been up for almost four months now but these pictures are from after the initial setup. I will post more recent ones once i get a hold of a good camera again. I...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-21-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,894
Posted By hecto33
some staurogyne repens between some rocks would...

some staurogyne repens between some rocks would look great. Also i'm not sure if you're going iwagumi or not but some red stem plants would be great contrast against those stones.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-21-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,793
Posted By hecto33
I can't wait to see this tank up and running!...

I can't wait to see this tank up and running! Great job on the Hardscape too!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-24-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,430
Posted By hecto33
some flame moss on that wood growing out of the...

some flame moss on that wood growing out of the tank would definitely look grat
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-23-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,613
Posted By hecto33
i found that cutting the whole back separators...

i found that cutting the whole back separators and area to hold the filter pad and just attack a HOB filter worked best for me, then you hae all the extra room to put biomedia and a carbon or purigen...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-21-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,738
Posted By hecto33
As a background stem plant Rotala Butterfly would...

As a background stem plant Rotala Butterfly would look great and contrast well with the rocks and foreground.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-21-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,258
Posted By hecto33
i find it fairly easy to slope fluval shrimp...

i find it fairly easy to slope fluval shrimp stratum when its moist, also you can place the rocks to aid in the sloping. It's also best to slighty moisten the substrate when planting which helped...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-20-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 45,572
Posted By hecto33
you can try farming some nice stem plants in that...

you can try farming some nice stem plants in that new tank its so shallow you won't need much light, just good flow and ferts
Forum: Tank Journals   02-20-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 45,572
Posted By hecto33
Yes you can just leave in a container somewhere...

Yes you can just leave in a container somewhere dark and switch out the water every couple of days to remove the majority of leeching chemicals.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-20-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,763
Posted By hecto33
I don't know i have to disagree with this,...

I don't know i have to disagree with this, usually larger plants tend to ruin the proportion and scale in tanks but for some odd reason it just goes with this tank in my opinion, keep up the good...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-20-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,186
Posted By hecto33
I have this tank and went slightly high tech, i...

I have this tank and went slightly high tech, i abandoned the original filter and lights as they were not enough to grow what i wanted. I cut out the area that holds the filter pad in the back so i...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-06-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,746
Posted By hecto33
lol i did like 3 times, really slow moment

lol i did like 3 times, really slow moment
Forum: Tank Journals   01-22-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,888
Posted By hecto33
That tank would look really awesome covered in...

That tank would look really awesome covered in staurogyne repens, just like james findleys tank "reciprocity"
Forum: Substrate   01-16-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,377
Posted By hecto33
i've had a MG soil tank for a little over a...

i've had a MG soil tank for a little over a year,i capped it with aout 2 inches of sand and i grow an hc carpet with ease
Forum: Substrate   01-16-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By hecto33
You can try capping the soil with a nice thin...

You can try capping the soil with a nice thin layer of sand
Forum: Substrate   01-16-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By hecto33
i have a 20 gallon long with miracle soil and i...

i have a 20 gallon long with miracle soil and i have only about 1 inch depth on the soil. I've had the tank a little over a year now and running great, it grows hc and difficult stem plants with...
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