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Forum: Plants 09-14-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By sype2470
How much is too much?

Recently bought some Seachem Tabs and stuck 4 of them in my dirt. I use Seachem Flourish Liquid once a week after second water change. I do one every 3-4 days. I also have a DIY CO2. Is this to much...
Forum: DIY 09-12-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,011
Posted By sype2470
I found 2L bottles to not work as well as 1...

I found 2L bottles to not work as well as 1 gallon Lipton tea bottles. They are much thicker and easier to carry, refill and so forth. My DIY CO2 last for about 3 weeks using 2 cups of sugar, and 1/4...
Forum: Aquascaping 09-12-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By sype2470
Great tank. This is the way I should of started...

Great tank. This is the way I should of started my tank so the carpet could grow. Which is better Fissidens Fontanus or Dwarf Hair Grass?
Forum: Substrate 09-12-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,798
Posted By sype2470
For Root Tabs, Do I need to cut it in half then...

For Root Tabs, Do I need to cut it in half then pushed thru substrate and soil or just use the whole thing? I'm planning to do this in the morning.
Forum: Aquascaping 09-03-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,403
Posted By sype2470
This should be real nice once everything starts...

This should be real nice once everything starts growing. I think placing the rocks together as giant boulders would greatly increase your focal point. This has a potential to be a James Findley if...
Forum: Substrate 09-03-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,979
Posted By sype2470
50lb bag of Silica sand at Menard's cost less...

50lb bag of Silica sand at Menard's cost less than $6.00. It's white, heavier and easy to clean/rinse.
Forum: Substrate 09-03-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By sype2470
Use Silica Sand... heavier and cleaner than play...

Use Silica Sand... heavier and cleaner than play sand. Buy at Menard's for less than $6. I would only use about 1/2 inch for cap but Flourite should cap nicely if cleaned properly.
Forum: Substrate 09-03-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By sype2470
Oh [censored][censored][censored][censored]..had...

Oh [censored][censored][censored][censored]..had these on my last tank and had to replace it because they took over. What is suggested is you starve them but somehow still feed your fish. If you...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-10-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 547
Posted By sype2470
Must Read... Aquascaping Tips

O.k maybe not a Must Read but can't seem to change the title now..sorry.

Looking thru these Forums and different post I'm still trying to find the right concept without stealing another's idea....
Forum: Aquascaping 08-10-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By sype2470
This might help: ...

This might help:
http://www.thegreenmachineonline.com/articles/tips-techniques/aquatic-layout-guide-rules-composition-the-golden-ratio-creating-perspectiv


Working with the rule of thirds, or...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-09-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By sype2470
Dry Start?

So for the Dry start, you wrap saran wrap around the tank? I'm bout to start this on another tank. How long does is the moister kept before you have to spray again.
Forum: DIY 08-08-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By sype2470
EDUB-Thanks

This DIY looks great. Going to try and make it tomorrow. I have a plastic regulator on mine but I think it leaks out so I'm wasting CO2 even though it last for a while.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-04-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By sype2470
Thanks, Just wished it was easier to grow HG as...

Thanks, Just wished it was easier to grow HG as carpet. That's what I will do with next tank. Grow the grass first.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-04-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By sype2470
First Dirt'd Plant 20 Gallons

Started about 20th Jun.
http://i.imgur.com/e8PKH.jpg

About 2.5 weeks later-Added more plants-Dwarf Hair..BTW it's really hard to grow these if you have Corys.
http://i.imgur.com/VKBFE.jpg

1...
Forum: DIY 08-04-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By sype2470
DIY Co2 Works

I use something similar and I think it's working. My diffuser is a woodblock that is sucked directly into my HOB. I have 2 other airstones running so there's no overkill of Co2.
Using 1 gallon tea...
Forum: Fish 07-23-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By sype2470
Thanks

Thanks, I was tempted to let them out since they are the size of my shrimps but I will hold off.
Forum: Fish 07-23-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By sype2470
Baby Corys

Any one here know what to feed baby corys? They are about 3.5 weeks old. Survivors from a litter of 50 or so. I know not litter but don't know what to call it, hatchlings? Anyways, They are the size...
Forum: Plants 07-21-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,111
Posted By sype2470
Dwarf HairGrass is also sold in Petsmart in...

Dwarf HairGrass is also sold in Petsmart in packages for $7.99. Decent size but it's more than the potted ones. Also snail free and if you order online to be mailed at local PetSmart. Use a promo...
Forum: Substrate 07-18-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,910
Posted By sype2470
Silica Sand

Been using silica sand instead of play sand. I bought play sand one time on accident and was rinsing forever. I ended throwing it all away. Silica sand takes less time to rinse and seems to be...
Forum: DIY 07-17-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,655
Posted By sype2470
Oh, I went out looking yesterday and found some...

Oh, I went out looking yesterday and found some at the Des Plaines river. Two were halfway submerged. Took them home and boiled the biggest piece while I ran hot water in the tub for the long...
Forum: DIY 07-17-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,655
Posted By sype2470
So let me get this right. Don't get wood that's...

So let me get this right. Don't get wood that's near the water like from a fallen tree? Do I set it in hot water with bleach in my tub? So where are the best spots to find driftwood?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-17-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,080
Posted By sype2470
Hi, I just did a 20 gallon dirted tank almost 5...

Hi, I just did a 20 gallon dirted tank almost 5 weeks ago. It took me about 4 weeks to get it right and put fish in.
Organic potting soil- (like the one you used), topped it with Flourite then I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-16-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By sype2470
Hey, I'm looking on Google Earth because I'm also...

Hey, I'm looking on Google Earth because I'm also trying to find a river I can jump into. Freakn des Plaines is like 5 minutes from my house. But looking where Romeoville is, if you go on E...
Forum: Aquascaping 07-16-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By sype2470
Seperators

I plan to do this on my next tank. Get those plastics and cut them up accordingly. Think of the landscape at a college where you have walkways then the garden area and such. It will take some time...
Forum: Plants 07-16-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By sype2470
So, putting HC in an established dirt'd plant...

So, putting HC in an established dirt'd plant tank is even harder? I have organic potting soil, flourite then silica sand. Guessing I need to pushed off some sand in order for the HC to grab and go...
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