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Forum: Tank Journals 06-08-2012, 05:41 PM
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Posted By thejerkk
10g impulse build

found a decent 10 gallon at goodwill for 10$ that also had 2 big filters in it, along with random parts and foods. so, i decided to give it a new home and turn it into a planted tank.

using...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-07-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By thejerkk
update: i sold the 35 gallon in favor of a...

update:

i sold the 35 gallon in favor of a smaller betta tank (im moving and didnt want to take a huge load with me)... so what do i do?

buy a 10 gallon i found at goodwill for 10 bux that...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-05-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By thejerkk
your betta looks pretty boss. love the spikes of...

your betta looks pretty boss. love the spikes of crowntails.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-05-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By thejerkk
so no pruning is necessary then? i was going to...

so no pruning is necessary then? i was going to do a lil pruning this AM but will leave it be if this is normal
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-05-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By thejerkk
heres a few pix of my half moon double tail betta...

heres a few pix of my half moon double tail betta and his house:



http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p29/reefguy210/5%20gallon%20planted%20betta%20tank/n5.jpg
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-05-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By thejerkk
appreciate that info. crypts have been in the...

appreciate that info. crypts have been in the tank for about a week and a half now. im still new to this planted tank stuff so if im leaving something out, im not doing it intentionally!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-04-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By thejerkk
5.5gallon betta nano, browning/disintegrating plant

had this nano going for about a month now. everything else but my wenditti is doing fine (foxtail, anacharis). betta is fine, as is his algae eater friend.

testing the water, i found a very, very...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-04-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By thejerkk
problem. checked out my 5.5 gallon nano...

problem.

checked out my 5.5 gallon nano betta tank and my wendetti (not sure if i spelled that right) is browning out and disintegrating on a few leaves.

checked parameters, *slight* amount of...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-21-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By thejerkk
they[ve got roots and ive got pots out back i can...

they[ve got roots and ive got pots out back i can put em in :D

thanks for the heads up!
Forum: Tank Journals 04-21-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By thejerkk
used a zip tie (all i could find). am going...

used a zip tie (all i could find).

am going to add 2 x 18 watts tomorrow, as i have some plant growth and the back of the tank isnt getting as much light as the front is.

also had to rearrange...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-15-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By thejerkk
can you please point out which plant that is? im...

can you please point out which plant that is? im afraid i didnt notate down the names of them when i bought them :\

-edit-

just GIS'd em. gotta figure out where to place em now!
Forum: Tank Journals 04-15-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By thejerkk
http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p29/reefguy210/...

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p29/reefguy210/35%20gallon%20planted%20aquarium/bro.jpg

couldnt resist...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-15-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By thejerkk
alright. things were hectic the last month and...

alright. things were hectic the last month and this month, but have calmed down. ive managed to snap some photos and picked the best ones to crop, resize and post. aside from that, the photos have...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-29-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By thejerkk
i had the curtains drawn to let in more light...

i had the curtains drawn to let in more light while i took the video. usually i keep them closed. theyre black, so it brings out the yellow labs colour more and makes it easier to see:X

am taking...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-29-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By thejerkk
first video is up at http://youtu.be/eJj0ohggR1Y....

first video is up at http://youtu.be/eJj0ohggR1Y. pix will be added to my photobucket (resizing and cropping right now), so check back for updates if youre curious!

might do some aquascaping as...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-29-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By thejerkk
pix tomorrow morning, had a long day.

pix tomorrow morning, had a long day.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-28-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By thejerkk
gotta drop off some stuff at work, then coming...

gotta drop off some stuff at work, then coming home to play with the tank ALL DAY! gonna pick up some 2" rubber hosing to use as a syphon and get about an inch of sand out of there, as well as the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-28-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 65,073
Posted By thejerkk
The Fraternity of Dirt Just because its dirt...

The Fraternity of Dirt
Just because its dirt doesn't make it low tech
Member List
Joining please copy this entire text without quoting it, then insert it (paste) in your joining post and add...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-28-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By thejerkk
the 35 gallon now has dirt and sand in it. i...

the 35 gallon now has dirt and sand in it. i ended up with about a 2" dirt bed being held down by a 3" sand bed. im contemplating removing about an inch or so of sand tomorrow morning, once...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-28-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By thejerkk
a little more than 24 hours later and the tank is...

a little more than 24 hours later and the tank is mostly clear. the cichlids seem to be loving the plants i got (50% off at the LFS, paid 10 bux woo).

pretty sure i got some fox-something (leaf?)...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-27-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By thejerkk
dual tank startup: 35gallon long and 2.5gallon nano

so im fairly new to planted tanks. i tried growing plants a long, long time ago and had light success. however, i was bitten by the salt bug and have been doing saltwater tanks over the last decade. ...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-27-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By thejerkk
dirt added. sand washed but not put in. water is...

dirt added. sand washed but not put in. water is still a bit cloudy, but has cleared up considerably since i put the dirt in. going to do a 50% water change here in a few, see if i can clear it up a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-26-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By thejerkk
alright. went and picked up 2 bags of this...

alright. went and picked up 2 bags of this miracle grow organic soil. it has no cow poopies in it but has 'pasteurized poultry waste', which is chicken poop im wagering.

am taking a video of...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-26-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By thejerkk
oh WOW are you frickin serious???? since you say...

oh WOW are you frickin serious???? since you say you only did it in pots, did you cover it with anything (IE sand)? my idea is to make a 'plant bed' approx. 2" thick, then cover that with about 1" of...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-26-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By thejerkk
low tech tank, looking for suggestions

pretty sure my tank is low tech so i thought i would start a thread here. i've been doing reef tanks since '00, so i know all about testing and upkeeping of more complex fish tanks. my current setup...
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