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Forum: Tank Journals 06-01-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,947
Posted By mitchar19
Thanks so much guys, I got them from Micheal...

Thanks so much guys, I got them from Micheal Beals at Central Ohio Discus (he is a member of the Simply Discus forum). They are Altum Flora's bred by Jerrery Yang and they have done well in the...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-01-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,947
Posted By mitchar19
120 gallon planted discus tank

Hey guys here are a couple photos of my 120 gallon discus tank. It's been running around 2 months and I have had the discus for about two years. Sorry, photography is not my strong point. I don't...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-18-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,581
Posted By mitchar19
I recently found an awesome deal on craigslist, a...

I recently found an awesome deal on craigslist, a year old 120 gallon extra high with no defects what so ever for 150 dollars. So I drove about an hour and a half to get it. Well I stored it in my...
Forum: Substrate 03-09-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By mitchar19
pool filter sand for MTS cap

Hey guys, I am looking for a light colored substrate to cap my MTS. Will pool filter sand work or will it eventually settle to the bottom? Sorry if this is redundant but I researched the forum and...
Forum: Fish 01-26-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By mitchar19
that's what I'm afraid of. The 7 adults that I...

that's what I'm afraid of. The 7 adults that I have right now are use to just natural room light, so I'm afraid they are going to get stressed out when I put them under bright plant lights.
Forum: Fish 01-26-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By mitchar19
discus and bright lights

just wondering did anyone have issues with their discus fish adjusting to the bright lights of a planted aquarium?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-17-2010, 02:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By mitchar19
yeah unfortunately, I dug a french drain it just...

yeah unfortunately, I dug a french drain it just got a layer of clay that washed back over it. So it dosen't really drain the best. The areas that are holding water are low spots so I guess I could...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-16-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By mitchar19
oil-dri in lawn

Has anyone ever used oil-dri to help drainage in their yard? Our yard stays really soggy around this time of year and I saw that the Turface products are made to help absorb water (but I don't have...
Forum: Plants 01-15-2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By mitchar19
cool, thanks for all the suggestions guys, I am...

cool, thanks for all the suggestions guys, I am researching them.
Forum: Plants 01-14-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By mitchar19
What would you guys use for background, I like...

What would you guys use for background, I like vals but a little worried they might not fare so well. I think I'm going to use a sword as a focal point.
Forum: Plants 01-13-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By mitchar19
I'm going to inject Co2 and will have around 2.6...

I'm going to inject Co2 and will have around 2.6 watts per gallon. I love swords, so I will probally go with some of those, for sure.
Forum: Plants 01-13-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By mitchar19
plants for large aquariums

Hey guys I was going to see if you could recomend some plants for my 120 gallon aquarium that will look good proportion wise for such a large aquarium. It's dimensions are 60x18x26. This is going to...
Forum: Substrate 01-13-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,587
Posted By mitchar19
Lol, yeah we are a little spoiled in the south....

Lol, yeah we are a little spoiled in the south. When it snows down here everyone freaks out. Where do you live?
Forum: Substrate 01-13-2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,587
Posted By mitchar19
started my soil today, thanks guys for all the...

started my soil today, thanks guys for all the tips, I have two rubbermaid containers of mud in the garage. Do you guys think a reptile heating lamp would be ok to use on the soil once I am in the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-12-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By mitchar19
I feel bad for the guy, but in all honesty, you...

I feel bad for the guy, but in all honesty, you have to plan for the unexpected when you have so much at stake. I just can't believe he didn't have a backup plan in case a cold snap happened. This...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-12-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,840
Posted By mitchar19
I went through the same problems as you when I...

I went through the same problems as you when I got my first set of discus. From what I can tell yours looked exactly like mine. I'm pretty sure the culprit was hexamita, which caused the slimy white...
Forum: Substrate 01-11-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,587
Posted By mitchar19
I think I'm gonna go the mineralized route and...

I think I'm gonna go the mineralized route and top it with PFS. I have a few more questions though can some of the ingredients of the mineralized soil be substitued for example

muriate of potash-...
Forum: Substrate 01-11-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,587
Posted By mitchar19
Oil-dri or Top soil

Hey guys, I have been researching about substrates on here for a couple of days now and I need some help making a final decision. I'm filling a 120 gallon tank (which is rather large) and I'm trying...
Forum: DIY 10-26-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,332
Posted By mitchar19
Thanks for all the info guys, I've been checking...

Thanks for all the info guys, I've been checking out craigslist waiting on a deal nearby. I think I'm definitely gonna try to get a slightly nicer saw like you guys suggested, because I'm sure I...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-26-2009, 04:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,000
Posted By mitchar19
mostly just this band named martyr your muses, jk...

mostly just this band named martyr your muses, jk that's my band I'm in, check it out if you like kind of weird alternative www.myspace.com/martyryourmuses (shameless plug)

I really dig a little...
Forum: DIY 10-21-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,332
Posted By mitchar19
Looking to buy table saw

Hey guys, I'm looking to buy a table saw pretty soon. Does anyone have any buying advice? Ideally I will just use it for weekend type projects. I was hoping to keep my budget under 300 but if need be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By mitchar19
It sounds like maybe when you tore your tank down...

It sounds like maybe when you tore your tank down and scrubed everything, that you killed off all your beneficial bacteria that is used to break down amonia and fish waste. So I would suggest a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-20-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By mitchar19
yeah, my dogs have never jumped up on my tanks...

yeah, my dogs have never jumped up on my tanks and I have two pitbull terriers who are always being mischievous. So I doubt your Labs will mess with your tank.
Forum: DIY 10-20-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By mitchar19
well, I'm not an expert or anything but I do know...

well, I'm not an expert or anything but I do know if you have a lot of watts over your tank and not many plants, algae is going to be an issue.
Forum: DIY 10-20-2009, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By mitchar19
that's the plan, hopefully it will darken up to...

that's the plan, hopefully it will darken up to my taste.
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