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Forum: Ponds 06-08-2004, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,991
Posted By ljezuit
I'm battling green water also

And I am thinking of getting a Fish Mate pressurized filter and UV combo. They seem like a pretty good deal. Is anyone using one of these that can give some feedback?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-05-2004, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By ljezuit
PetLand in Naperville. Usually have 4 -55 gallon...

PetLand in Naperville. Usually have 4 -55 gallon tanks with plants.

Only place I have found with SAE’s too!
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2004, 09:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,587
Posted By ljezuit
I have owned a 150Watt Ebo for about 2 years now....

I have owned a 150Watt Ebo for about 2 years now. No problems at all, and every time I check the temp it is at a rock steady 78.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-08-2003, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By ljezuit
Yes those are the Hagen CO2 units. I have 2...

Yes those are the Hagen CO2 units. I have 2 separate units going to 2 different Diffusers. I tried hooking up both bottles to one diffuser and it didn’t work out nice. There were too many bubbles...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-08-2003, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By ljezuit
I ordered mine from Dr. Foster and Smith. Price...

I ordered mine from Dr. Foster and Smith. Price was a little more than elsewhere but shipping wasn’t too expensive.

I am not sure about it compacting. Guess I will find out. Since I mixed it...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-08-2003, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By ljezuit
Thanks. I love the Moon Sand. It keeps the stem...

Thanks. I love the Moon Sand. It keeps the stem plants down much better than the plain gravel I used to have. Plus using the Eco complete is much easier than the laterite in my other tank. Now I...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-08-2003, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By ljezuit
The spray bar is the one that comes with the...

The spray bar is the one that comes with the Filstar. Actually I think it is supposed to be horizontal but I have good water movement with it placed like it is with minimal surface disturbance so I...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-08-2003, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By ljezuit
Close up of the new piece of wood.

Close up of the new piece of wood.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-08-2003, 02:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By ljezuit
3 weeks later and after my plant order arrived...

3 weeks later and after my plant order arrived (Plus my new digital camera which I am still trying to figure out how to use).

I definitely need some advice on aquascaping. Let me know what you...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-08-2003, 02:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By ljezuit
Well here is my tank after tearing it down and...

Well here is my tank after tearing it down and starting over (Nov 16th). Sorry for the bad picture, but it was taken with my old camera. Tank was set up about 4 hours ago. This was before my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-08-2003, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By ljezuit
OK so I was able to get some shots of my Hygro. ...

OK so I was able to get some shots of my Hygro. Does this look like emersed growth? It is just not putting out any roots. My otto decided to take a break and pose for the picture J

Mistakes? ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-03-2003, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By ljezuit
About a month ago I torn down and rebuilt my tank...

About a month ago I torn down and rebuilt my tank in an effort to learn from all of my mistakes over the past two years. It cycled for a week (2 Zebras and an Angelfish). I added some ottos (3) and...
Forum: Fish 11-23-2003, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By ljezuit
Great link. I think what I might try is to get...

Great link. I think what I might try is to get about 4 or 5 and keep them in the 29. If I am lucky enough to get two to pair off then maybe I can move the rest to another tank.

Buck have you...
Forum: Fish 11-21-2003, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By ljezuit
I have a 29 gallon tank that is heavily planted. ...

I have a 29 gallon tank that is heavily planted. I want to try and breed Silver Zebra Angels. I was wondering how many I should get. I don't plan on moving them to a larger tank later. The only...
Forum: Algae 10-28-2003, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By ljezuit
Thanks Buck. This weekend I am going to rebuild...

Thanks Buck. This weekend I am going to rebuild my tank and use a 50/50 mixture of Eco and Mood sand. I Love the look of your tank!
Forum: Algae 10-27-2003, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By ljezuit
Just had a question for all those using a...

Just had a question for all those using a substrate like Eco Complete or Onyx.

In the past when I have had planted tanks I used regular aquarium gravel sold at the pet store over Laterite. Now...
Forum: Substrate 10-14-2003, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,277
Posted By ljezuit
That's what I was thinking of doing...2 bags of...

That's what I was thinking of doing...2 bags of Eco and a bag of sand.

Is the Eco complete like Flourite in that it should last forever?
Forum: Substrate 10-13-2003, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,277
Posted By ljezuit
I am looking to change my substrate out from...

I am looking to change my substrate out from regular Aquarium gravel over Laterite to something much smaller in size. The current gravel I have is black and I love the look of it. So if I stick...
Forum: Fish 10-09-2003, 04:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,365
Posted By ljezuit
My lfs store got some in and I wanted to buy some...

My lfs store got some in and I wanted to buy some but I don’t know a lot about them.

I would like to add them to my community tank which has 2 Silver angels, 4 Zebra Danios, and a few hatchet...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-07-2003, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By ljezuit
I was wondering what everyone else has as a...

I was wondering what everyone else has as a cleanup crew in their planted tank. I have kept nothing but a few otto’s to combat any would be brown diatoms and was curious what everyone else houses. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2003, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,711
Posted By ljezuit
I battled Green water for almost two months...

I battled Green water for almost two months before beating it by doing the following:

Diatomed the tank so that it was crystal clear
Upgraded to an XP2
STOPPED all water changes and fertilizing...
Forum: Ponds 06-30-2003, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,750
Posted By ljezuit
Thanks Sam. I seen the pictures of your...

Thanks Sam. I seen the pictures of your swordtails. Will these keep the mosquitos in check?

I have this entire week off so I am going to be busy installing the pond and landscaping around it.
...
Forum: Ponds 06-30-2003, 02:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,750
Posted By ljezuit
OK, now that I have the tank inside going along...

OK, now that I have the tank inside going along how I like it, while at the store this weekend I picked up a 35 gallon pond kit. It was an impulse buy and I know I should have researched it more but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-08-2003, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,902
Posted By ljezuit
I am having a very similar problem also. My vals...

I am having a very similar problem also. My vals are growing like crazy, each of them sending off several runners. I am getting brown tips on my val leaves that reach the surface. The leaves that...
Forum: Fish 05-29-2003, 04:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,072
Posted By ljezuit
RX, I don't know how far it is for you but there...

RX, I don't know how far it is for you but there is a Pet store in Naperville IL, that carries SAE's (Called Petland). I just bought 3 of them (2.49/ea). I am guestimating this is an hour to an...
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