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Forum: Aquascaping   06-03-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Thumbs up Haruka Misawa's Waterscapes!

I was bumming around the internet and found this. Probably belongs in "other websites" but I thought it would get more views here, and it does pertain aquascaping.

Haruka Misawa's 3D Printed...
Forum: Plants   12-27-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
I think an aquaponics setup would be very cool....

I think an aquaponics setup would be very cool. you could split a 10g in half and compare the nitrate ammonia and nitrite levels in either side. One with plants and one without.
Forum: Plants   12-10-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,754
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
hc, Carlo is larger

hc, Carlo is larger
Forum: Tank Journals   09-06-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,518
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
does the blasting sand have any nutrient value in...

does the blasting sand have any nutrient value in it? also, that is not much depth for a plant like hc.
I like the scape!
Forum: Equipment   08-30-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Update: I think I may have found the sweet...

Update:

I think I may have found the sweet spot. I pushed the working pressure up a little bit, and it seemed to keep a constant psi! just below 40. I will see if it can stay constant when it...
Forum: Equipment   08-30-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
I just did a leak test and didn't see any...

I just did a leak test and didn't see any frothing/bubbling.

I don't know if this helps, but my working pressure gauge keeps floating back down no matter how I high I turn it up. then it will...
Forum: Equipment   08-30-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Okay, so I started from the beginning and...

Okay, so I started from the beginning and followed your instructions. I got the psi up to a little below 30. I then loosened the needle valve, but it still would increase to 10+ bps, and then slowly...
Forum: Equipment   08-29-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
thanks for all of the help guys! I tightened the...

thanks for all of the help guys! I tightened the working pressure valve just slightly more, and now it constantly produced bubbles but at varying rates. It will be 1 bps for a a few seconds and then...
Forum: Equipment   08-29-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Help adjusting and keeping constant co2 flow

I have a aquatek deluxe regulator, and got it all hooked up and running on a timer today, but I can't get it to keep a constant bubble rate.

It seems as if adjusting the needle valve as little...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-01-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Never even heard of it! sounds intreresting!...

Never even heard of it! sounds intreresting! Thank you!



That is very unique path. It sounds like you have a lot of self-discipline. It would be tough for me to do that! I would love to see the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-26-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
I will marry rich :hihi: Starting general...

I will marry rich :hihi:

Starting general and narrowing your field as you continue sounds like a smart way to go. Right now I plan on graduate school, so that will allow me to narrow my field of...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-26-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Ha well who doesn't want a personal chef? I just...

Ha well who doesn't want a personal chef? I just know I will be happy in life if I do something I like with a mediocre pay. And yes interesting how lives can take similar paths.



Thank you for...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-26-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Thank you for the reply! I think a minor will be...

Thank you for the reply! I think a minor will be a for sure. yes, interning and field camps seem like a great idea. I could even begin that now.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-26-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
I've gotten passed wanting to be wealthy. all of...

I've gotten passed wanting to be wealthy. all of the fields I named are very competitive and the top paying spots go to a select few. and as far as which I enjoy the most, I simply don't know yet! I...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-25-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Talking Help me find my major

I am a sophomore in high school, and I am beginning to research what I want to do for my undergraduate and graduate. I have narrowed it down to botany, environmental, planetary chemistry,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-01-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
I don't think going 24/7 will help your problem....

I don't think going 24/7 will help your problem. Just cost more, and potentially harm your fish. I would spot treat, increase plant mass, maybe even decrease photo period. but spot treatment with...
Forum: Aquascaping   01-08-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Thanks! I don't think looks are a that...

Thanks!
I don't think looks are a that important, but It would be nice.
my idea was to use plastic to make a "channel" of substrate, and then plant a foreground in that channel. and then, behind...
Forum: Aquascaping   01-07-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Thank you! that is a good idea. Also it may be...

Thank you! that is a good idea. Also it may be beneficial b/c you can kno when the plant needs to be split cuz the roots will start to grow out of the planter.



Thank you! so there it has...
Forum: Aquascaping   01-07-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Thank you! Maybe I will have to try a craft store...

Thank you! Maybe I will have to try a craft store also..
I bet ADA would make a killing if they made this into an official product. All it would have to be is a plastic box that has "ada" on the...
Forum: Aquascaping   01-07-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
individual planters?

I was thinking about how I could make a versatile, changeable aquascape. I like the idea of potting plants in individual planters, of different heights, that can be combined to my liking. I was...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-21-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,641
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Never! I add water every 2-3 months and some...

Never! I add water every 2-3 months and some fertz, but the plants take care of the rest.
Forum: Tank Journals   12-15-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 27,826
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Good luck bra what tourny?

Good luck bra what tourny?
Forum: Tank Journals   12-01-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,421
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Looking good so far! Cant wait to see how it...

Looking good so far! Cant wait to see how it develops
Forum: Plants   11-29-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
Cool! Do you know the composition of the...

Cool! Do you know the composition of the substrate?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-14-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,481
Posted By tropicalmackdaddy
http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/19/health/snail-in-knee...

http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/19/health/snail-in-knee/

Just sayin it could happen
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