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Forum: Tank Journals   02-03-2014, 11:55 AM
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Posted By howze01
Any chance of humidity issues with the tank that...

Any chance of humidity issues with the tank that close to the TV?
Forum: Lighting   12-05-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 103,564
Posted By howze01
I grow orchids and have a bunch of friends that...

I grow orchids and have a bunch of friends that do too. I am really considering buying some for over the winter too. Let us know how it works out for you if you decide to try it out.
Forum: Lighting   12-04-2013, 08:41 PM
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Views: 103,564
Posted By howze01
I got an email a couple days after I placed the...

I got an email a couple days after I placed the order. It was pretty much an overview of how they build and test the fixture before sending it out. In that email there was a projected...
Forum: Lighting   12-03-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 103,564
Posted By howze01
Got my fixture a couple days ago. Went with the...

Got my fixture a couple days ago. Went with the 6300k unit and I love the color it gives off. 10k, to me, was a more...harsh color. The 6300k is very warm. My tank is only about 14" high so PAR on...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-02-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By howze01
Depends on what kind of setup you are planning....

Depends on what kind of setup you are planning. Fish? Shrimp? Neither?

Give us some details on what you are thinking and we may be able to help better
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-02-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,218
Posted By howze01
Really cool idea. Will be jumping in on it in a...

Really cool idea. Will be jumping in on it in a few days!
Forum: Equipment   11-29-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By howze01
Is this the smaller GLA Nano set up? I am having...

Is this the smaller GLA Nano set up? I am having the same issue with the Fluval system that came with my tank.
Forum: Equipment   11-29-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By howze01
I already replaced the big diffuser it came with....

I already replaced the big diffuser it came with. Just wondering if the issue I am having with the bubbles stopping after a bit is because it's a smaller cartridge and doesn't have the pressure to...
Forum: Equipment   11-29-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By howze01
Co2 problem

Hi all! Hoping you can help me with a problem I am having. I have a 7.9 gallon Fluval tank. It is this one: http://www.amazon.com/Fluval-Flora-Aquatic-Plant-7-9-gallon/dp/B004AJCE0Q

My problem is...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-23-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By howze01
Not negative at all. I have a 120g that I am...

Not negative at all. I have a 120g that I am setting up and the pleco will live there once it's ready to go. For now he is just a bit over an inch so I would think he will be OK in there for a bit....
Forum: Tank Journals   11-23-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By howze01
Thanks! They are all sticking together for me as...

Thanks! They are all sticking together for me as well. Don't spend much time on the bottom of the tank, more in the midwater. That's why I like them, they are very active little guys =)
Forum: Tank Journals   11-22-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By howze01
Added five of these little guys today: ...

Added five of these little guys today:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3753/11001735195_ae98895e93_c.jpg

They are Corydoras pygmaeus.
Forum: Lighting   11-19-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 103,564
Posted By howze01
I second this! Mine is due to ship out today....

I second this! Mine is due to ship out today. After it's shipped you can post again =) Seriously though, really looking forward to trying it out!
Forum: Tank Journals   11-17-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,007
Posted By howze01
I'm always amazed when I see people that build...

I'm always amazed when I see people that build their own stands. I tried this once and it came out looking like I did it with my eyes closed. Really great work you guys did there!

Just curious,...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-17-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By howze01
Got a few plants in here now as well as a little...

Got a few plants in here now as well as a little albino Bushynose pleco from a local planted tanker that bred them. Will be giving him a little algae wafers and zucchini until I start getting some...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-15-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 68,837
Posted By howze01
Love the Congo Tetras! My favorite fish out...

Love the Congo Tetras! My favorite fish out there! Like the way their colors match with the bows too. I am setting up a 120g and plan on a school of Congos.

Love the tank, especially the long vals...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-13-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,965
Posted By howze01
OK. Thanks =) Really like that "tree" you...

OK. Thanks =)

Really like that "tree" you grew in your tank. Your background looks good too. I didn't think it would blend in as well as it did in yours.

About how long have you found the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-12-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,965
Posted By howze01
Any way you could PM me the link to the one you...

Any way you could PM me the link to the one you used? Never ran CO2 on a tank before so not too sure what I am looking for. Thanks
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-11-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,965
Posted By howze01
I just set up the same tank yesterday. Replaced...

I just set up the same tank yesterday. Replaced the power compact with a 15w LED though. I also pulled the foam background out. I don't see that gigantic CO2 diffuser the tank comes with, did you use...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-10-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By howze01
7.9g Fluval Tank

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3678/10784400104_9509219b91_z.jpg

I have been procrastinating setting up my 120g and have been hankering for a tank so I picked this up yesterday. I replaced the...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-08-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 55,559
Posted By howze01
Depends on which you are looking to keep but...

Depends on which you are looking to keep but generally the ones from Home Depot/food stores etc. are phaelanopsis. They do best if repotted, I use orchid baskets since their roots like air. I use a...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-08-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 55,559
Posted By howze01
I keep about 20 different Orchids now. Have never...

I keep about 20 different Orchids now. Have never tried a jewel orchid like the ones I am considering for this though. I mist them all if not every day, every other day. I am also counting on the...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-08-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 55,559
Posted By howze01
Will call for sure. My driftwood sticks out of my...

Will call for sure. My driftwood sticks out of my tank about 6". Was hoping to put a nice little orchid on there. May just go with some moss or something if it will mean a 3rd light...

This is...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-08-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 55,559
Posted By howze01
Sounds as though I will be just fine with 2...

Sounds as though I will be just fine with 2 units. Mine will be hung from the ceiling so my PAR will be a bit less. I am going to have plants on the driftwood outside the water so the fixture may be...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-07-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 55,559
Posted By howze01
I was looking at BML for my 150g(4'x2'x30") I am...

I was looking at BML for my 150g(4'x2'x30") I am setting up and the site recommended 3 of the 48" units. Are you just keeping lower light plants or have you found that the 1 unit is enough for your...
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