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Forum: Tank Journals Yesterday, 12:55 AM
Replies: 135
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Posted By Solid
Beautiful tank! My favorite schooling fish are...

Beautiful tank! My favorite schooling fish are Rummy Nose Tetras. They school so tight and the little red noses and striped tails make for a mezmorizing cloud. any small schooling fish will look...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-30-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,097
Posted By Solid
Really? I've never noticed a smell even in the...

Really? I've never noticed a smell even in the past when I didn't do a water change for 2 weeks. My tank is open top in a little office alcove next to my living room too. I donno everyone has a...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-30-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,097
Posted By Solid
A lot.:) Right now with the new fish I do a 30%...

A lot.:) Right now with the new fish I do a 30% water change every other day and a 50% on the weekend. In a few months when the tank gets more established and the fish are settled in, I plan on...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-30-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,097
Posted By Solid
Ok so its been only 4 years since I updated this...

Ok so its been only 4 years since I updated this so I figured Id post an update. This tank has changed quite a bit over that time. I kinda neglected it for the last 6 months due to family life and...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-30-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,539
Posted By Solid
These guys look great! They are making me wish I...

These guys look great! They are making me wish I had gotten wilds!
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Solid
Just FYI I also replaced my fluval tubing with...

Just FYI I also replaced my fluval tubing with standard 3/4" vinyl tubing as it is much easier to work with and less expensive to replace. I use a inline Co2 reactor and a Hydor inline heater.
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Solid
I have a 405 and a 406. One thing to know is that...

I have a 405 and a 406. One thing to know is that the water flows from the top through the large rectangular sponges first, then goes through the baskets from the bottom to the top. I just use Fluval...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-11-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,333
Posted By Solid
Wow. This tank looks great!

Wow. This tank looks great!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-28-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,638
Posted By Solid
I suspect EOTD has nothing to do with your fish...

I suspect EOTD has nothing to do with your fish dying and this is your problem. Once you get your bubble count set, You shouldn't have to adjust your needle valve. A dual stage regulator or a good...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-21-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By Solid
:hihi:

:hihi:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-21-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By Solid
Oh and an alligator gar, you definitively need a...

Oh and an alligator gar, you definitively need a alligator gar in there.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-21-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By Solid
I was going to mention Sunfish. I have also seen...

I was going to mention Sunfish. I have also seen lots of Pleco's all over, from the peace river all the way down here to the everglades, but I'm not sure if they are native.

A quick google turns...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-19-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 13,264
Posted By Solid
That looks like its going to be a really sweet...

That looks like its going to be a really sweet tank! looking forward to see this scape mature.

Will the nylon mesh interfere with the root system and kind of defeat the purpose of a nutrient rich...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-19-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,669
Posted By Solid
I moved my 90 gallon tank by moving all the fish...

I moved my 90 gallon tank by moving all the fish to a Rubbermaid container, and putting a little battery powered air-pump thing in there. For the tank I just drained the water to the substrate and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-12-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Solid
I've kept discus for a little over 2 years now in...

I've kept discus for a little over 2 years now in a planted community tank, but I am definitively not a expert. Discus can be picky fish, but most modern captive bred discus can survive in a wider...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-13-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Solid
It sounds like your doing it right, that is how I...

It sounds like your doing it right, that is how I used to feed. Once a day flakes and then bloodworms or a treat every so often. Some people recommend feeding less, like once every other day. It...
Forum: Lighting 04-26-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,611
Posted By Solid
RapidLED.com has excellent customer service....

RapidLED.com has excellent customer service. Another good place to go for heatsinks in different sizes and lengths is heatsinkusa.com.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-26-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By Solid
Probably not a bad idea. Don't ever use the white...

Probably not a bad idea. Don't ever use the white plaster looking "vacation feeders" they cause havoc with your water chemistry.
Forum: Lighting 04-26-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By Solid
LED layout advice

I am building a LED light for my 86 gallon tank (48"x18" footprint). I have a 36" x 10" heat sink that I will be using to hold 12 XRE Warm white and 13 XPG Cool White LEDs. The Fixture will be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-26-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By Solid
This rationalization had me laughing! lol Welcome...

This rationalization had me laughing! lol Welcome back! :hihi:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-25-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By Solid
I would use extra prime and age the water before...

I would use extra prime and age the water before a water change!! They did this here in Dade county last year and I lost over half my fish....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-21-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By Solid
Welcome to TPT! That looks like its probably a...

Welcome to TPT!
That looks like its probably a hungry pleco. It could be a nutrient deficiency, but it looks more like a plecos rasping to me. What kind of pleco do you have? and how often and what...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-20-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By Solid
That's pretty sweet!! Of course you can expect...

That's pretty sweet!! Of course you can expect nothing less from Oliver knot.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-19-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Solid
Sounds like BBA (Black Brush/beard Algae). It was...

Sounds like BBA (Black Brush/beard Algae). It was spawned by a Nazi zombie experiment gone wrong and appears in our tank due to too much light and inconsistent CO2. Here is a good guide on algae:...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-13-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,411
Posted By Solid
Wow Chad, wish I could brew 28g at a time, I've...

Wow Chad, wish I could brew 28g at a time, I've only done 5g batches and fill 5g kegs. And I also find it quite cost effective compared to "micro"/"craft" beer. By FAAAR the most labor is put into...
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