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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-12-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By all4funwfish
There are lots of options. Price is your biggest...

There are lots of options. Price is your biggest factor. LED pendants, single fluorescent, dual fluorescent, dual incandescent with CFL's, incandescent pendants with LED or CFL bulbs from home...
Forum: Substrate 04-12-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By all4funwfish
I've collected my own substrate. I've collected...

I've collected my own substrate. I've collected them from two creek beds on some family property. One of them was very fine particle size, and this worked okay, after I capped it with Quikrete brand...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-24-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By all4funwfish
Just a status update

I bought some new substrate, and got a bucket to rinse and transport it in. I'll be out in the "country" upon arrival, so I'd like to be as ready to go as possible when I get there for tank setup....
Forum: Tank Journals 01-23-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By all4funwfish
My Continuing Project: A New Beginning

I've been gone an awful long time as far as this forum is concerned. I've been around, lurking in the shadows I suppose. The majority of the plants and fish that got me hooked to this hobby are long...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,545
Posted By all4funwfish
The science behind a UV filter is not new or...

The science behind a UV filter is not new or expensive technology. They also make quite small UV bulbs, that are plenty intense for killing things in close proximity.

Three of the main factors...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-20-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By all4funwfish
I've always had good luck with my rams and shrimp...

I've always had good luck with my rams and shrimp coexisting. I know that there are people who will tell you it's a death sentence to your shrimp. It is a risk, but in all honesty it really comes...
Forum: Lighting 01-19-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By all4funwfish
I also am running a "30" (27gal) cube with a 150w...

I also am running a "30" (27gal) cube with a 150w halide (10k). It's still far too young to know if it's going to be overkill. I am running CO2 and will have to fertilize most likely. I'm still in...
Forum: Plants 01-19-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,510
Posted By all4funwfish
Yes, softer woods are very prone to rotting in a...

Yes, softer woods are very prone to rotting in a fish tank. Grapevine, is a prime example. Mopani and Manzanita, and several other marketed "drift" woods are sold because they are hard, dense woods...
Forum: Substrate 01-14-2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By all4funwfish
I've used sand literally from a riverbed locally,...

I've used sand literally from a riverbed locally, and you can find all sorts of grain sizes in a river. I used fairly fine sand, and just rinsed it like I would gravel from the store. I had good...
Forum: Lighting 01-14-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By all4funwfish
ha ha, I was typing my reply at the same time as...

ha ha, I was typing my reply at the same time as you apparently. I'm not familiar with that particular fixture, but that lighting sounds fine. Let us know how it all turns out.
Forum: Lighting 01-14-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By all4funwfish
I agree that you may be running on the low side...

I agree that you may be running on the low side of the light "target" with that setup. You could certainly do things to maximize your lighting like using a good reflector, painting the inside of your...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-14-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By all4funwfish
I have also had success with rams and shrimp...

I have also had success with rams and shrimp living in harmony. I currently have an apisto, and he does not bother any of my shrimp. Your results may vary.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-27-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 442
Posted By all4funwfish
Just got a new tank!

Hey guys! I just brought home my new nano! It's a shin mao rimless.. looks to be like a ten tall? maybe 12? Not sure on the size. I am moving my ten gallon into this new home. I currently have plenty...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-07-2007, 01:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By all4funwfish
I think some more details are in...

I think some more details are in order.....Possibly post your pH, your temp, what you want to achieve, and the color temperature and wattage of your lights. Also how/why are you running your CO2? And...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2007, 12:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,695
Posted By all4funwfish
Is that Anubias nana planted in the gravel? If it...

Is that Anubias nana planted in the gravel? If it is you should remove it. They don't do well with a buried rhizome and your best bet would be secure it to your wood, or only bury roots, leaving the...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-23-2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,214
Posted By all4funwfish
why did you switch to the 10,000 kelvin bulb? ...

why did you switch to the 10,000 kelvin bulb?

I would honestly expect your plants to grow slower on a 10k kelvin than a 6500k. seeing as how most aquatic plants get the highest light intake from...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-23-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By all4funwfish
This question is a little misleading. What and...

This question is a little misleading. What and how many fish do you have? do you have 2 plants, or 20 plants? etc. ......however, I think its safe to say that assuming you are doing water changes on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-23-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By all4funwfish
the Plant on the wood is Vesicularia dubyana...

the Plant on the wood is Vesicularia dubyana (Java Moss).

In the first picture, It appears that the small plants in the substrate at the front of the tank are Microsorium pteropus (Java Fern). If...
Forum: Plants 12-10-2005, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By all4funwfish
amazons in brackish

Has anyone experienced success with this? The one i put in my puffer tank died....rapidly. The anacharis and the java fern are doing well, but swords dont seem to live long. anyone have a differing...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-25-2005, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By all4funwfish
driftwood vs "i found it" wood

Does anyone use wood that they collected in their tanks, or does everyone either use fake wood or store bought driftwood? also what about grapevine for terrariums? Just wondering about this because i...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-20-2005, 05:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,709
Posted By all4funwfish
Sumps are typically left on saltwater systems, as...

Sumps are typically left on saltwater systems, as a majority of a sump is based on biological filtration over the rocks surfaces. Filtration for planted tanks is much less crucial, as the plants...
Forum: Plants 11-12-2005, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By all4funwfish
they should be able to cope. Wow...in my last...

they should be able to cope. Wow...in my last post i spelled "their " "there".
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-12-2005, 03:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,786
Posted By all4funwfish
If you are starting with RO and your pH is...

If you are starting with RO and your pH is 6.6-6.8, you most likely have some CO2 in your water. thats not a massive drop so assuming you can keep that number stable continue to use CO2 in some form....
Forum: Plants 11-10-2005, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By all4funwfish
mangroves need medium light, they will grow in...

mangroves need medium light, they will grow in water of any salinity from fresh to full salt. They need an open top, and you may need to fertilize. you will also need to wipe the salt off of their...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-10-2005, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 435
Posted By all4funwfish
I have run a 15 gallon planted tank in the past...

I have run a 15 gallon planted tank in the past with a 14w t8 bulb. I recommend getting a new T8 with a better color temperature, say either 6500k or 10000k. available at petsmart for $20 which is...
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