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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-16-2013, 09:07 PM
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Views: 1,135
Posted By CuriousAmerican
The world smallest aquarium - YouTube This...

The world smallest aquarium - YouTube

This is one of the smallest tanks available.

I believe he hooked it up to an Eheim.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-12-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,593
Posted By CuriousAmerican
Does it come with the light in the photo? ...

Does it come with the light in the photo?

How much does it cost?

Where can you buy it?

BTW: How much does empty tank weigh?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-12-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By CuriousAmerican
Nano carpet question

Can you grow dwarf baby tears in a sand substrate

I ask this for various reasons.

On a nano, carpets would keep a better balance.

I hate dirt.

Small tank means same light would have...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-12-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,593
Posted By CuriousAmerican
The reason I ask is that I have a night table...

The reason I ask is that I have a night table that is exactly 18.0 "

If those are internal dimensions then the tank would over hang an edge.

On the other hand, that looks like extra ordinarily...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-11-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,593
Posted By CuriousAmerican
What are the external dimension of this tank?

What are the external dimension of this tank?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-11-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By CuriousAmerican
Where is everyone getting these cheap Evolves

I cannot seem to find them, except at full price.

Do they still have scratch and hazing issues?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-11-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,920
Posted By CuriousAmerican
How easily does the Aqueon scratch. I heard...

How easily does the Aqueon scratch.

I heard that the early models had hazing. Still true.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-11-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,626
Posted By CuriousAmerican
Can you drill through the filter box bottom in an...

Can you drill through the filter box bottom in an Evolve 4?

I was wondering if all the Evolves (2,4,8) had the same size filter , and the Evolve 8 had the extra space, but the Evolve 2 , and 4...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-13-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 132,027
Posted By CuriousAmerican
[/quote][/quote] [/quote] Don't let the...

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Don't let the naysayers stop you.

Yes, they will NOT school, but they will shoal.

If you listen to the advise of half these fish experts, anything below 40...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-12-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 515
Posted By CuriousAmerican
Glass Thickness

I am torn between an Evolve 8 and a 10 gallon tank.

Really.

I love the Evolve 8 design which to my mind is near perfect, but I have been told it is not 8 gallons. In fact, the display area is...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-21-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By CuriousAmerican
Anacharis vs algae

Will a low light tank with long hours ....

Can Anacharis prevent algae outgrowth, since it is a weed and will absorb nutrients?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-19-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,853
Posted By CuriousAmerican
Evolve 8 mods

Simpe Evolve 8 Mods.

For those of you who are averse to power tools to drill the bottom of the Evolve 8 filter box:

If you are going to go with a tank like this, consider an Evolve 8. It does...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-19-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,697
Posted By CuriousAmerican
Another guy with Cardinals in a Fluval Iwagumi...

Another guy with Cardinals in a Fluval
Iwagumi part 2 - YouTube

And another (third) guy with Cardinals in a Fluval

Hagen Fluval Flora nano aquarium Update! - YouTube


So go for it with...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-18-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,697
Posted By CuriousAmerican
Fluval Flora: Overview - YouTube Best...

Fluval Flora: Overview - YouTube


Best review of the Fluval Flora. He adds a simple light and changes the filter.

He put 6 cardinal tetras into the Fluval Flora.

Yo do NOT need 6 otos....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-07-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,436
Posted By CuriousAmerican
I do not see the need to go ADA. You can get...

I do not see the need to go ADA.

You can get low-iron tanks, aesthetically pleasing for much less.

http://aquatop.com

makes some reasonably nice low-iron glass.

ADA soil is good, but...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-07-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,436
Posted By CuriousAmerican
Let's take an imaginary 10 gallon tank. $...

Let's take an imaginary 10 gallon tank.

$ 30 - 10 gallon tank (probably cheaper)
$ 20 - cover - incandescent
$ 15 - two CFL (florescents to put in the incandescent socket)
$ 20 - Petco...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-06-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,436
Posted By CuriousAmerican
The general consensus here is that you should...

The general consensus here is that you should rifle your kid's college fund and sell your wife's diamond wedding ring for the hobby, but only if she is not wearing it at the time. (Some would debate...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-06-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,218
Posted By CuriousAmerican
http://www.truaqua.com/nano-sky-glass-aquarium-ns-...

http://www.truaqua.com/nano-sky-glass-aquarium-ns-7g.html

Video Aquatop Nano Sky Review

The dimensions you want.

High clarity low iron glass

Great light
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-01-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,854
Posted By CuriousAmerican
Can you ad extra silicone to the seals to prevent...

Can you ad extra silicone to the seals to prevent this, or will new silicone dissolve the older seals?

Or did the bottom crack?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-08-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,913
Posted By CuriousAmerican
An Aqueon 8 = 13 x 13 x 14 inches You tank...

An Aqueon 8 = 13 x 13 x 14 inches

You tank is 5.5 gallons.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-08-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,913
Posted By CuriousAmerican
You probably had 3 gallons worth of soil,...

You probably had 3 gallons worth of soil, plants, rock, and driftwood.

The size of the Aqueon should hold around 8 gallons, until you stuff it with substrate, rocks, etc.
Forum: AQUATOP Aquatic Supplies - Planted Aquaria   02-05-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,297
Posted By CuriousAmerican
The NANO SKY Dimensions

17.7 x 6.7 and 13.7

Are these the interior or exterior dimensions?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-05-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,701
Posted By CuriousAmerican
Has anyone seen this nano?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtzN7vLNfGQ

The Nano Sky 7 Gallon.

PS: How do I embed video

• High Clarity Glass Aquarium

• 91% light-through rate vs. 84% regular glass
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-02-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 31,263
Posted By CuriousAmerican
The expedit looks great, but it lists at only...

The expedit looks great, but it lists at only 29lbs per shelf

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/20135300/

Does IKEA underrate its furniture

Click on read more ... and then...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-01-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 31,263
Posted By CuriousAmerican
http://i.walmartimages.com/i/p/00/64/94/23/21/0064...

http://i.walmartimages.com/i/p/00/64/94/23/21/0064942321363_60X60.gif

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Office-Desk-Espresso/12016207

Model No.: 21363
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 31.0
Product in...
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