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Forum: Tank Journals 08-15-2013, 02:20 AM
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Posted By cosm3
08-14-2013 http://i.imgur.com/FYPlU1h.jpg ...

08-14-2013

http://i.imgur.com/FYPlU1h.jpg

I have two cats and the open top tank may not work. Considering selling the tank locally.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-13-2013, 03:07 PM
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Views: 4,565
Posted By cosm3
Thanks! Hydro, My taro and Rain Lily began...

Thanks!

Hydro, My taro and Rain Lily began to show dark spots and curl. I didn't understand what was going on until one day I noticed a orange/red tiny bug crawling on the glass. I killed him,...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-12-2013, 08:01 PM
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Posted By cosm3
Thanks. I need to update my document here. I'm...

Thanks. I need to update my document here. I'm thinking of stripping the Taro if the bug comes back. Just not worth the risk!
Forum: Tank Journals 06-12-2013, 01:40 AM
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Views: 4,565
Posted By cosm3
Does anyone know the name of the plant in the...

Does anyone know the name of the plant in the rafts?

http://i.imgur.com/0thGgaD.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/LhZJxdE.jpg

I think one of them is Alternanthera...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-11-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By cosm3
Here we are today: ...

Here we are today:

http://i.imgur.com/r7raJzB.jpg

This plant is doing well, as you can see. My trellis raft planting strategy is to lay bacopa on one side and plants on the other side. This...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-05-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,349
Posted By cosm3
Submerging them all before it spreads

Submerging them all before it spreads
Forum: Lighting 06-05-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,778
Posted By cosm3
Does anyone have tips on mounting the strip...

Does anyone have tips on mounting the strip light? With the home-made pendant, the light is a bit more directional. I'm wondering what the optimal mounting height should be. Also, where the light...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-04-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By cosm3
Very nice - What would you do differently?

Very nice - What would you do differently?
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-04-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,309
Posted By cosm3
Well thats one awesome fish....

Well thats one awesome fish....
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-04-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,349
Posted By cosm3
My Taro developed burned edges on all 3 leaves,...

My Taro developed burned edges on all 3 leaves, then I noticed a tiny red/orange spider-like bug. I cut the leaves and submerged it. Should I submerge the rest of the plants as well?
Forum: Tank Journals 05-30-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,565
Posted By cosm3
Thanks to you! Im having trouble ID'ing all of...

Thanks to you! Im having trouble ID'ing all of the plants but here is the master list as of now:

Zephyranthes Rain Lily
Willow hygro
Hypoestes
Bacopa
Pilea Aluminum Plant
Alternanthera...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-29-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,317
Posted By cosm3
Huge difference! Wow... very nice

Huge difference! Wow... very nice
Forum: Tank Journals 05-29-2013, 03:52 PM
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Views: 4,565
Posted By cosm3
A few updates: Mazanita Wood: I purchased a...

A few updates:

Mazanita Wood: I purchased a few beautiful pieces of wood from Hydrophyte. Very happy with the outcome. No real 'scape' in mind yet...Just dumped them into the tank.
...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-28-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,541
Posted By cosm3
Wow! Just when I thought that I've seen...

Wow! Just when I thought that I've seen everything in the hobby! Stunning!
Forum: Tank Journals 05-27-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,565
Posted By cosm3
I painted the back and side using Latex paint....

I painted the back and side using Latex paint. Painting the right wall allowed for lots of 'clarity' when viewing the fish and less distortion. Looks great!

http://i.imgur.com/qqmEVcn.jpg
...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-26-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,565
Posted By cosm3
Here is why I think the right fish tank wall...

Here is why I think the right fish tank wall needs to be painted (or at least half of it).

While viewing the tank from the primary viewing position (on the sofa, at an angle) - two silhouettes...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-24-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By cosm3
From what ive read, it's difficult to heavily...

From what ive read, it's difficult to heavily plant in the water column because it gets less light.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-24-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,565
Posted By cosm3
Me too! Thanks. I plan on replace Pilea with...

Me too! Thanks. I plan on replace Pilea with something else. Very common around these parts.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-24-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,024
Posted By cosm3
Stunning

Stunning
Forum: Tank Journals 05-24-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,565
Posted By cosm3
The lighting issues were solved with cardboard! ...

The lighting issues were solved with cardboard! Ignore the scape for now while things grow in. The Pennywort is a poor attempt at hiding the internal filter and heater.
...
Forum: Lighting 05-24-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,778
Posted By cosm3
Thanks for the tip. Lots of tweaking will go on....

Thanks for the tip. Lots of tweaking will go on. The rear half is completely open but is absorbed by the wallpaper.


http://i.imgur.com/WzGbdmY.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 05-23-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,024
Posted By cosm3
Very nice

Very nice
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-23-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,309
Posted By cosm3
Looks like the common options for smaller tanks...

Looks like the common options for smaller tanks are:

Top: Small schooling fish: small tetras, rasboras, guppies
or
Top: Single Show Fish: Dwarf Gourmis, Bolivian Ram, A single Betta

Bottom:...
Forum: Lighting 05-23-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,778
Posted By cosm3
I could probably cut it down more, but I didnt...

I could probably cut it down more, but I didnt want to until I play around with lighting height. Anyway, thanks again. Hopefully this thread can help someone one day...
Forum: Lighting 05-23-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,778
Posted By cosm3
I added brown construction to the wall behind the...

I added brown construction to the wall behind the tank, and created the light shield mae out of foam board. It actually worked!

http://i.imgur.com/wxKYomB.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/ycijaIu.jpg...
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