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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-15-2008, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Wookiellmonster
Crypts need a good substrate because they are...

Crypts need a good substrate because they are heavy root feeders. So it would be best not to tie them down to a rock or wood.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-08-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Very nice loach! Didn't Gainesville have 12 hours...

Very nice loach! Didn't Gainesville have 12 hours of rain yesterday?? :eek5:
Forum: Tank Journals   03-08-2008, 05:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By Wookiellmonster
My green water is gone! It took a 3 day black...

My green water is gone! It took a 3 day black out, but I didn't mind because I
didn't have to spend any money. This week I got some b. japonica and sunset
hygro. I'm sure the sunset hygro will take...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-29-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Yeah umm...I don't have any test kits. The only...

Yeah umm...I don't have any test kits. The only one I have is pH :icon_eek: . But, I think I know what triggered it. The night before I was moving stuff around and in the process the substrate got...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-29-2008, 02:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Darn, I don't want to spend money on something...

Darn, I don't want to spend money on something that I will use once or twice. Grr...I'll try to do a few more water changes before I get that UV.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-29-2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Yeah, I really don't know what happened. It...

Yeah, I really don't know what happened. It ambushed me!! Never knew that this could happen so quickly. Just another obstacle to overcome, I guess. Anyway, money is tight I have to pay my college...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-28-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Ahh!! I guess this is green water. It's funny how...

Ahh!! I guess this is green water. It's funny how these things come out of no where. I came home from school today and I couldn't see through my tank and yikes. Surprise! I probably jinxed myself...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-27-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,190
Posted By Wookiellmonster
I really like the hardscape!

I really like the hardscape!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-26-2008, 03:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Wookiellmonster
I kind of have the same setup, except I have...

I kind of have the same setup, except I have pressurized Co2. I have dwarf hair grass in my 46 and it's been growing for me, but most likely because of the Co2.

Anyway, you should look at...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-24-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Haha, yeah those scratches are pretty bad. I...

Haha, yeah those scratches are pretty bad. I thought they were just O2 or Co2 bubbles being pushed by the current at first, but then after scrolling down to the closer pics I thought otherwise.
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Forum: Tank Journals   02-24-2008, 02:11 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 20,950
Posted By Wookiellmonster
The tank is looking real good. I think the...

The tank is looking real good. I think the removal of the sword plant was a good idea. Anyway, do your BNs breed often and what do you do with all the babies?
Forum: Tank Journals   02-24-2008, 02:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Also Fishee where did you get your tank? It would...

Also Fishee where did you get your tank? It would probably be best to go to the same location and try to find your glass top there.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-24-2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Wookiellmonster
It would help to know what kind of fish you have,...

It would help to know what kind of fish you have, but it looks like snail eggs to me too.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-24-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Wookiellmonster
A brown color should signify that it's time for...

A brown color should signify that it's time for regeneration.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-23-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Oh yeah and I got this anubias at PetLand, but...

Oh yeah and I got this anubias at PetLand, but I'm not sure what kind it is. Can someone help id it for me? Thanks!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v229/wookiexmonster/08Feb23_5.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals   02-23-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,540
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Brian, first off I can't wait to see how this...

Brian, first off I can't wait to see how this turns out. Also I noticed you used black silicone instead of clear. Any reason why you chose black over the clear stuff?
Forum: Tank Journals   02-23-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Fishee: I got my glass top at PetSmart when I...

Fishee:
I got my glass top at PetSmart when I bought the tank. Not sure if you can buy it separately, but it's always worth asking.

frozenbarb:
The moss it definitely not spaced out, but I'm...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-23-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By Wookiellmonster
So not much has changed in a month. The growth on...

So not much has changed in a month. The growth on my plants have been pretty slow, but no algae attacks so thats good. Well did get some dwarf hairgrass at Petsmart and its been spreading slowly but...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-23-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 45,152
Posted By Wookiellmonster
I have to agree, your clumps of dwarf hairgrass...

I have to agree, your clumps of dwarf hairgrass look too dense. It would spread faster if you separate them into 2-3 plugs of hair. Oh and checkerboard style!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-18-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,181
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Yeah it's fine, it just means you don't have to...

Yeah it's fine, it just means you don't have to regenerate it that often. Umm soo $4 for 100mL where at?? I think I got mine for $10 :mad: .
Forum: Tank Journals   02-18-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,181
Posted By Wookiellmonster
PetSupermarket sells Purigen in 100mL bags.

PetSupermarket sells Purigen in 100mL bags.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-10-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,181
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Definitely a nice start! Should get some more...

Definitely a nice start! Should get some more plants though.

This is totally off topic but which Asian grocery store did you get the calendar in the back from? We have some in our house too!
Forum: Fish   02-05-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Serpae tetras would nip the fins of the betta....

Serpae tetras would nip the fins of the betta. And I think serpae tetras deserve something bigger than a 10 gallon, they are pretty active fish. Thats just my thinking though.
Forum: Fish   02-04-2008, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Good smaller sized algae eating fish would be...

Good smaller sized algae eating fish would be otos.

And nope cories don't eat algae.

Shrimp/snail algae eaters would be nerites, amanos, and cherries.
Forum: Fish   02-04-2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By Wookiellmonster
Do you have surface film at the surface of your...

Do you have surface film at the surface of your tank?

Before I got my pearl gouramis my pleco would exhibit this behavior. I think my pleco would do this to eat the film at the surface. But after...
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