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Forum: Substrate   Yesterday, 04:32 AM
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Posted By Jeffww
Where did you buy the soil from? An ADA store or...

Where did you buy the soil from? An ADA store or on fleabay? There are a lot of fakes out there. Also was it dry or slightly damp out of the bag?
Forum: Tank Journals   Yesterday, 04:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Jeffww
Yes. I will be keeping an eye on the monte carlo....

Yes. I will be keeping an eye on the monte carlo. The other plants in the back are planted better. I think the key to keeping this tank algae free is that the tank was planted with 0 empty spaces of...
Forum: Tank Journals   Yesterday, 01:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Jeffww
Acid washed the rocks with HCl to make them all...

Acid washed the rocks with HCl to make them all evenly colored. And filled the tank. All the plants except the 'Monte Carlo' and Anubias are TC plants. I'll update again if anything interesting...
Forum: Substrate   02-16-2017, 02:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By Jeffww
Don't do it. Just pick one or the other. They'll...

Don't do it. Just pick one or the other. They'll mix and look not very attractive. And if you want to redo it, you'll be unable to separate them.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-14-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Jeffww
Been busy and not much going on. Here are the...

Been busy and not much going on. Here are the ~40lbs of rocks I dragged over from taiwan. I was torn between this and hakai stone. But the hakai ended up being too dense to practically bring in my...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-14-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Jeffww
45cm Ultum Nature Systems High Tech.

Starting the hobby again. Keeping it small with a 45cm UNS rimless I picked up at ADG in Houston a month ago. Specs:

Tank:
45cm 9 gallon rimless

Substrate:
Aquasoil

Hardscape:
Granite I...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-13-2017, 04:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By Jeffww
Aphids!

Aphids!
Forum: Plants   02-11-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By Jeffww
I have only grown glosso. It is very aggressive....

I have only grown glosso. It is very aggressive. Needs med-high light and CO2. Leaves are about the size of a dried pinto bean. Holds close to the substrate when trimmed.
Forum: Plants   02-11-2017, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By Jeffww
Glosso will root all the way down to the bottom...

Glosso will root all the way down to the bottom of the tank.
Forum: Equipment   02-06-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Jeffww
Got the Gro and an adapter so I can use my pb...

Got the Gro and an adapter so I can use my pb tanks. I'll probably ditch them when the hydrotest on them expires later this year.
Forum: Equipment   02-02-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Jeffww
Mini-SS GLA Experiences? Concern over Single Gauge

Anyone have any experiences with this regulator? Or should I just spend 20 more dollars and get the gro-1. Is only having an output press. gauge problematic for those that use it? I'm guessing the...
Forum: Equipment   01-31-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By Jeffww
It is rimless.

It is rimless.
Forum: Equipment   01-31-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By Jeffww
It's a small tank, 10g. 18" width. I hadn't...

It's a small tank, 10g. 18" width. I hadn't thought about water absorption. I'll look around for some foam pad at the hardware store.
Forum: Equipment   01-31-2017, 04:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By Jeffww
Leveling A Piece of Plywood

I've got a piece of marine-grade plywood cut to size to act as a base for my tank on an slightly off-level counter top. What would be the safest and easiest way to level the plywood? Would it just be...
Forum: Lighting   01-16-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Jeffww
What wattage is the finnex light at 18"?

What wattage is the finnex light at 18"?
Forum: Lighting   01-16-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Jeffww
45p LED Lighting

Anyone have any LED suggestions for a High-tech 45cm tank? I have been out of the high tech hobby for a few years and there seems to be way more options now.
Forum: Current-USA and Ecoxotic   02-23-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,065
Posted By Jeffww
Ordering a new Freshwater LED+ Remote

I have a Satellite freshwater LED+ and a year or two ago I posted about losing it. You guys kindly directed me where to get a new one but I ended up finding it under a bed. (crazy dog). Now the...
Forum: Plants   02-03-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Jeffww
Looks like Wendtii. Let it mature.

Looks like Wendtii. Let it mature.
Forum: Plants   01-19-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Jeffww
Amazon swords.

Amazon swords.
Forum: Fish   08-24-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,315
Posted By Jeffww
Clove oil, praziquantel, metronidazole,...

Clove oil, praziquantel, metronidazole, kanamycin, erythromycin, tetracycline and garlic flavoring are what I carry.
Forum: Plants   08-24-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By Jeffww
Do you run co2? If you do you can gas the tank...

Do you run co2? If you do you can gas the tank for a week or two. I would try every other day for a week to a month in order to get any that hatch out of eggs. Otherwise a commercial copper based...
Forum: Plants   08-24-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Jeffww
If you can control it well you can use marimo...

If you can control it well you can use marimo clado to get a natural look. Of course it's risky though.
Forum: DIY   08-24-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Jeffww
I found the metal clamps brought the lights too...

I found the metal clamps brought the lights too close to the top of the tank without making the set up ungainly tall. I used black zip ties.
Forum: DIY   08-23-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By Jeffww
Sorry I meant gravity return. The filter is pump...

Sorry I meant gravity return. The filter is pump fed.
Forum: DIY   08-23-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Jeffww
I made a frame out of pvc pipe and spray painted...

I made a frame out of pvc pipe and spray painted it black with kyrlon. The frame kind of fit around the tank. if you know what I'm saying.

Here's a crappy paint drawing of what I'm talking about....
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