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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-09-2006, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By figgy
A friendly note of caution: your cherry shrimp...

A friendly note of caution: your cherry shrimp will become lunch for your betta....

Figs
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-09-2006, 10:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 947
Posted By figgy
And get a NEW plumber!!!!!:icon_excl fig

And get a NEW plumber!!!!!:icon_excl

fig
Forum: Tank Journals 03-28-2006, 03:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By figgy
Natural Re-Do Rocks!

Okay. Another take of the Natural experiment. Note the GROWTH of the formerly teeny val in the front right.....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-26-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,618
Posted By figgy
I'd worry about amanos climbing out and going for...

I'd worry about amanos climbing out and going for walks across your desk...

Fig
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-26-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By figgy
In my house, I only get one large tank. So, I...

In my house, I only get one large tank. So, I employ stealth methods in order to have more than the allotted one. That means I've had bunches of teeny tanks set up in odd areas and moved around the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-26-2006, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,401
Posted By figgy
That is just shocking! :hihi: Wonder if the...

That is just shocking! :hihi:

Wonder if the company makes the owner pay the shipping on the return?

Soxus shoxus
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-26-2006, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,679
Posted By figgy
I have almost the same set-up awaiting some...

I have almost the same set-up awaiting some cherry shrimp from White pine. Might want to make sure the filter intake is covered with a sponge or some such to prevent baby shrimp from getting...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-23-2006, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By figgy
Looks like it really riles him to have his...

Looks like it really riles him to have his picture taken!!

FiggySox
Forum: Tank Journals 03-12-2006, 03:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By figgy
OK. Re-do, ongoing. ANOTHER power outage and some...

OK. Re-do, ongoing. ANOTHER power outage and some water changes later. Here's a not so great pic of the current state of affairs. Added crypts and vals and some leftover java moss. There's a small...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-09-2006, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By figgy
Like Ernie said--tweaking is what's fun about it....

Like Ernie said--tweaking is what's fun about it. I tweak as the spirit moves me.

Figs
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-04-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,169
Posted By figgy
My nano of strangest origin would have to be the...

My nano of strangest origin would have to be the Thin Layer Chromatography Tank I got at work and turned into a betta tank. It was about a gallon.

You can go to Hobby Lobby and look at the glass...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-28-2006, 02:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By figgy
Right after a water change, lights off. ...

Right after a water change, lights off.


http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f261/sparrowe/NPTJournal1002.jpg

Suddenly, it's just a log....

Sox
Forum: Tank Journals 02-26-2006, 12:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By figgy
Figgy's Natural Re-Do

After the Great Freeze, I've decided to re-start my 29 gallon as a "Natural" Planted Tank along Walstead principles.

Here's the first pic after adding a substrate of garden center potting soil @ 1...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-26-2006, 12:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 532
Posted By figgy
Natural Planted Tank Journal Figgy's Re-do

This is in "Photo Albums"
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-24-2006, 01:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,414
Posted By figgy
I have TWO sets of PINK tools. One for me and one...

I have TWO sets of PINK tools. One for me and one I got for my best friend for Mother's Day!!!

They're To Die For!!!!!:tongue:

Figgy
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2006, 01:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By figgy
Worse yet....

Fer cryin' out loud!

We lost power again where we were staying and I had to evacuate the last fish to the lfs. They wouldn't take them in trade cuz so many people had brought them their fish...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-23-2006, 01:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,414
Posted By figgy
Well hey there, they have a Cowboy Tank and other...

Well hey there, they have a Cowboy Tank and other cool stuff.

As for Moi,

I simply adore pink. Total cotton candy french poodle Barbie PINK. I use PINK grip tape on the handle of my Smith and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2006, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By figgy
Cliff, Sure enough, the water was just as...

Cliff,

Sure enough, the water was just as high after sitting.....interesting.

Many thanks!

Fig
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2006, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By figgy
Yep. A generator is on the top of the wish list...

Yep. A generator is on the top of the wish list when we get some money. Soon, we hope.

Meanwhile the remaining corys and betta are sharing a 4 gal nano while I take down their 29 gal. Lost the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-20-2006, 04:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,414
Posted By figgy
Talking A "Must Have"

Here is the most awesome "Must Have" nano tank!!!! : This is the 1 gal "Girl Friend" model

Typing out my paypal id now......


Figs
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-20-2006, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By figgy
Bet he's lovin' it! :fish: I just love the look...

Bet he's lovin' it! :fish: I just love the look on their little fish faces when they find themselves in a real planted aquarium. Like they fell asleep and woke up in Fish Heaven.

Are those...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2006, 04:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 939
Posted By figgy
Hey there, I'm in Rockford, MI. How much did...

Hey there,

I'm in Rockford, MI. How much did you want for them?

I had a batch last spring that I threw in a bucket because they were melting after I bought them [I didn't then know they did...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2006, 04:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By figgy
The Gap

My mind keeps wandering toward an attempt at a planted GOLDFISH tank. :eek5: ....

Every time I visit the goldfish-dedicated forums, it seems there is a really wide gap between keeping such...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2006, 02:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By figgy
The rest of the story: With a zillion year...

The rest of the story:

With a zillion year old pine tree sticking through your roof, emergency fish kits weren't the first thing on the To Do list!

The survivors are now tucked into a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-19-2006, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By figgy
Absolute Worst Case Scenario

Post ice storm in Western Michigan...had to evacuate my house. No power for 3 days and the temps only getting as high as 9 degrees F today. Sitting here at the in-laws with a bucket of what is left...
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