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Forum: Lighting 12-05-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By bibbster
I like the way you think! I'll definitely...

I like the way you think! I'll definitely consider doing something like that.

Thanks for the suggestion on the Finnex LED's, those look really nice and seem to have lots of good reviews. I like...
Forum: Plants 12-05-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By bibbster
I think you guys are right on the second one,...

I think you guys are right on the second one, Ammania sp., simply based on the look of the stem compared to the other suggested species.

There is one larger stem I have that had been topped and...
Forum: Plants 12-04-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By bibbster
Ah ha! So this plant, with more light, will...

Ah ha! So this plant, with more light, will change to look like the images I found on the net...makes sense.

Which leads me to this question:...
Forum: Lighting 12-04-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By bibbster
Trying to decide which light to get

So I have a standard hood that came with my 75 gallon aquarium. It uses a 40W T8 bulb. I currently have a 6500K bulb in it but have recently acquired some plants.

If the bulb I have now is good...
Forum: Plants 12-04-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By bibbster
Sorry again about the photos. Seems there are...

Sorry again about the photos. Seems there are some conflicts of what these plants are because of it.

I am looking to upgrade my light so maybe with better lighting, and hopefully more growth, it...
Forum: Plants 12-03-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By bibbster
Last 3 Plants to ID

No matter how much I try, I get crappy photos, but maybe, just maybe, these will be enough to I.D. the final three plants in my aquarium.

With help from Kathyy, all the other plants have been I.D....
Forum: Plants 12-02-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By bibbster
Kathy, Again, thanks for the help and info....

Kathy,

Again, thanks for the help and info. I'll see about better pics of the ones that you weren't able to I.D. and maybe they will help you or other to figure out.


Jacklyn, that is actually...
Forum: Plants 12-02-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By bibbster
Kathy, Thanks so much for your help. As best...

Kathy,

Thanks so much for your help. As best I can tell, with help from Google images, I think you got them all right. Some of them look so much alike that I can't tell.

I really appreciate...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-25-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By bibbster
Thanks AquaAurora. I did know that they are not...

Thanks AquaAurora. I did know that they are not true aquatics and actually had them on the back of the aquarium like the bamboo. I had read mixed info on how the plants do submerged and figured since...
Forum: Plants 11-25-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By bibbster
Help with plant I.D. please

Hello everyone,

I recently acquired a collection of plants and I need help to I.D. them. I have an idea on a few of them but I want to be sure. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Here is an...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-25-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By bibbster
Thank you. :)

Thank you. :)
Forum: Tank Journals 11-24-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By bibbster
So I vowed never to have a planted tank. Well,...

So I vowed never to have a planted tank. Well, surprise!

I found these plants locally and the previous owner did nothing more than have a 6500K light. No ferts, no Co2, etc. So I figured I'd give...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By bibbster
We can print for you as well, just need a file. ...

We can print for you as well, just need a file.

If you've not had experience with a 3D printer, it's not as simple as clicking 'print'. You have to have a knowledge of structural integrity, how...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By bibbster
I'd be curious to see what folks suggest. If...

I'd be curious to see what folks suggest.

If there are items that make sense to produce, read as popular enough to warrant design and print time and generate sales, I know a guy, well group of...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-07-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By bibbster
So it's a year later and I've made a few slight...

So it's a year later and I've made a few slight changes.

The substrate remains the same and the manzanita is turning a nice dark brown.

I've added some Peace Lily's to the substrate for a bit...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-06-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,926
Posted By bibbster
Awesome! And now that it's been almost a...

Awesome!

And now that it's been almost a year later since I asked about updated photos and I'm just now seeing these...how about some more? :lol:
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-03-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 62,436
Posted By bibbster
Just a heads up. Check your local Petsmart...mine...

Just a heads up. Check your local Petsmart...mine has the Fluval Spec V for $50 and the Fluval Chi for $40.

You all have done some amazing work in such a tiny space! :smile:
Forum: Tank Journals 02-11-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 17,849
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, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
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, 03:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,949
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, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
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, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
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, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
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, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By bibbster
From Plastic, to Plastic, to Hardscape...And now PLANTS!

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, 04:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,926
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. :)
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