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Forum: Lighting   03-16-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,383
Posted By Veritas
The Fluval 2.0 is definitely starting to get...

The Fluval 2.0 is definitely starting to get quite the fanclub on this forum!

I personally haven't had any issues with any of my Finnex or Ecoxotic lights (same as the Current) but that is insane...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-16-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 557
Posted By Veritas
wow. I never realized this either! ...

wow. I never realized this either!


something else to be careful about I guess!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-16-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,873
Posted By Veritas
ok. Having had shrimp with fish for around 5...

ok. Having had shrimp with fish for around 5 years now - I'll say this.

If you have lots of cover / places for them to hide - Red Cherry Shrimp will still populate the tank. However - I would...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   03-13-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Veritas
old thread, sorry - but just saw this. My...

old thread, sorry - but just saw this.

My worry with spanish moss would be the bugs. It grows all over charleston - but it's known around here that you can get tiny little biting bugs if you...
Forum: Lighting   03-13-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Veritas
Thanks! I wouldn't mind separating the...

Thanks! I wouldn't mind separating the different species away from each other. This all started as an experiment to see if I could get them to grow in the manzy branches - to add some color to my...
Forum: Lighting   03-08-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Veritas
Air Plant / Orchid Lighting help

Good morning everyone!

I have been working on my air plant / riparium / orchid lighting experiment for the better part of a year now, and am kind of stuck.

(See setup below)


I've since...
Forum: Fish   03-08-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,486
Posted By Veritas
I have a one-eyed Praecox Rainbow. She's been...

I have a one-eyed Praecox Rainbow. She's been completely fine outside of missing the eye.


good luck!
Forum: Fish   03-06-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By Veritas
awesome! Any advice on how to get the eggs? I...

awesome! Any advice on how to get the eggs? I never manage to catch the eggs for my pair.
Forum: Lighting   03-02-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 396
Posted By Veritas
Gotcha. I was just wondering - as I myself am a...

Gotcha. I was just wondering - as I myself am a little bit of a light whore and have bought several different setups of them. It's a little bit of a rabbit hole sometimes!


The A80 should be...
Forum: Lighting   03-02-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 396
Posted By Veritas
why are you wanting to ditch the Fluval? Are...

why are you wanting to ditch the Fluval? Are you not getting good growth/results?
Forum: Equipment   03-02-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By Veritas
Another idea, to avoid all of the complicated...

Another idea, to avoid all of the complicated down/upsizing of filter hosing - why not just run both filters? you could use the 406 to run your inline components - and use the FX6 as the main...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-01-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,527
Posted By Veritas
Update time! The tank has undergone quite a...

Update time!

The tank has undergone quite a bit of rescaping, and I played around with the riparium jungle a little. The Paperwhites did really, really well - but eventually got too tall and...
Forum: Fish   02-23-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,428
Posted By Veritas
yep! I started with 8 and had 12 within a year.

yep! I started with 8 and had 12 within a year.
Forum: Fish   02-23-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,428
Posted By Veritas
I had a school of Diamond Tetras breed w/o...

I had a school of Diamond Tetras breed w/o assistance. They are truly beautiful when mature.
Forum: Lighting   02-22-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 646
Posted By Veritas
I've never used Beamswork - so I can't comment on...

I've never used Beamswork - so I can't comment on them. Some people around here like them - but I didn't want to recommend something I haven't used before.
Forum: Lighting   02-22-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 646
Posted By Veritas
I would definitely go with a 36 and 24 inch...

I would definitely go with a 36 and 24 inch Planted+ then. The larger one should fit between the front corner braces - and the smaller one can provide lighting for the rear of the tank. I had a...
Forum: Lighting   02-22-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 646
Posted By Veritas
I used to own a 92g Corner. It is a tough tank...

I used to own a 92g Corner. It is a tough tank to properly light.

What kind of plants are you aiming for?

The hardest part about lighting a corner tank is, well - the side corners where the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-21-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By Veritas
that looks great!

that looks great!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-21-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By Veritas
Interesting, do you have any pics of this? ...

Interesting, do you have any pics of this?

I have them growing in some Manzanita branches over the top of my 120g - but hadn't thought of making it like what you're talking about.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-21-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By Veritas
you have Phael Orchids in your HOB? The roots...

you have Phael Orchids in your HOB? The roots haven't rotted?
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   02-07-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,329
Posted By Veritas
How often is the Leather Fern available? i'd...

How often is the Leather Fern available? i'd love to give it a shot in my riparium.

I got a bunch of planters for christmas and am looking to get it going.


thanks!
Forum: Fish   02-07-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Veritas
I wouldn't do it. While they dont take a lot...

I wouldn't do it. While they dont take a lot of space - true, they still need room.

you're maxed out at 20. Weren't you just asking about housing a pair of rams in a 12g too?
Forum: Plants   01-31-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 813
Posted By Veritas
how long ago was it planted?

how long ago was it planted?
Forum: Algae   01-30-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,503
Posted By Veritas
i'll be following this for sure

i'll be following this for sure
Forum: Lighting   01-27-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By Veritas
No. I have a 24/7, and never use it in 24/7...

No. I have a 24/7, and never use it in 24/7 mode anymore - too much light at nighttime and lead to algae growth.

then again, I might have been dialing in the co2 wrong. so many variables when...
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