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Forum: Plants   03-07-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Chafire
I know Top Fin has been selling some aquatic...

I know Top Fin has been selling some aquatic plants in a gel recently. I have purchased multiple plants like this, including:Alternanthera reineckii 'cardinalis', Staurogyne Repens, Pogostemon...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-02-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Chafire
80 Degrees and sunny today in Wilmington, NC.

80 Degrees and sunny today in Wilmington, NC.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-04-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,532
Posted By Chafire
Tank looks good Steve! Plants all look really...

Tank looks good Steve! Plants all look really healthy. That's awesome that your anubias flowered. Do you use any kind of root supplement or just sticking to the EI method?
Forum: Tank Journals   01-15-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By Chafire
Are you using LED lights?

Are you using LED lights?
Forum: Aquascaping   01-12-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Chafire
I like the vertical layout ;)...But honestly it...

I like the vertical layout ;)...But honestly it looks good! Should fill in nicely. What are you using for a substrate? Sort of looks like a mix. Are you using CO2? And do you have any fish or inverts...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-28-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,414
Posted By Chafire
When my tanks where running I always timed CO2 to...

When my tanks where running I always timed CO2 to come on one hour before the lights came on and go off one hour before the lights went off. I also included a "siesta" period which was after five...
Forum: Photography   09-13-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 56,133
Posted By Chafire
Hey Caton, Great Shot! The Kitten is extremely...

Hey Caton, Great Shot! The Kitten is extremely cute. My critique would be that the focus appears to be on the boot strap opposed to the kitten itself unless it was planned. Again Great Shot!
...
Forum: Photography   09-11-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 56,133
Posted By Chafire
Hey Li@m, nice shot! my critiques are that I...

Hey Li@m, nice shot! my critiques are that I think the sky could be less washed out and the image seems like it has white speckles throughout.

And here is mine
...
Forum: Plants   05-04-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By Chafire
Going to be making a trip back up to the same...

Going to be making a trip back up to the same location I aquired these from last year. If anyone would be interested in trying them out just let me know and I will gladly grab some. Trip is not until...
Forum: Aquascaping   05-03-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,214
Posted By Chafire
Just get some Knight Gobys.

Just get some Knight Gobys.
Forum: Tank Journals   04-23-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,235
Posted By Chafire
It's looking good Tom. I look forward to seing it...

It's looking good Tom. I look forward to seing it grown in. Do you still plan on adding Buce or Moss/Pellia? Have you grown Nymphaea micrantha?
Forum: Equipment   04-22-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Chafire
In my 55 gallon I run what I think is a 700gph...

In my 55 gallon I run what I think is a 700gph powerhead several inches below the surface aiming slightly upwards although I turn it down it does a great job at keeping the surface scum free while...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-16-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,135
Posted By Chafire
I have never treated a fish that has become sick,...

I have never treated a fish that has become sick, although most are under the $5 range. I suppose if it was a pricier fish I may take action but for me the plants and the scape are the main focus,...
Forum: DIY   04-11-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,043
Posted By Chafire
Do you think the stand may need some extra...

Do you think the stand may need some extra support i.e 4x4's in the center? For a tank that will weigh well over 2,000 pounds when full and spans such a length I would want to be safe. But your also...
Forum: Photography   04-10-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 56,133
Posted By Chafire
Sorry about that. I think the dragonfly photo is...

Sorry about that. I think the dragonfly photo is great! Especially once you pulled the colors a bit it makes it pop! The field photo possibly try going vertically looking more towards the stars.
Forum: Photography   04-10-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 56,133
Posted By Chafire
I'll Bite: ...

I'll Bite:
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/picture.php?albumid=6718&pictureid=10550

Camera:Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
F-Stop: f/7.1
Exposure time: 1/100 sec.
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 55mm
Forum: Tank Journals   04-06-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 47,490
Posted By Chafire
Definately a very unique looking tank! I really...

Definately a very unique looking tank! I really like the look of it, almost that erie abandoned civilization feel to it. Great Work!
Forum: Equipment   04-06-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,611
Posted By Chafire
Use crumpled up newspaper like your mom was doing...

Use crumpled up newspaper like your mom was doing for cleaning the outer glass, trust me it works the best! No streaks and no leftover lint. Might sound crazy but it works.
Forum: Tank Journals   04-02-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By Chafire
Thanks Hcancino and D3monic, The wood is cedar so...

Thanks Hcancino and D3monic, The wood is cedar so I am not sure if that matters. Now that I look at some of these Manzi sale threads I feel tempted...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-02-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By Chafire
75 Gallon Stumps an such

Hey everyone, I have not done a journal in a long while, almost two years and I figure by doing this it will motivate me to swap out my 55 with the 75 I have sitting around. As of now I am working on...
Forum: Equipment   03-24-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,475
Posted By Chafire
Hey neueklare, I purchased a Utilitech digital...

Hey neueklare, I purchased a Utilitech digital timer from Lowes almost two years ago and it has worked great for me. Costs around $17, here is a link:
...
Forum: Plants   03-01-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Chafire
When they were in the prior tank were they lower...

When they were in the prior tank were they lower in the tank? or was there a lower light level? Could just be adjusting for now.
Forum: Lighting   12-29-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,669
Posted By Chafire
This unit does not come with a built in ballast,...

This unit does not come with a built in ballast, it specifys that on the packaging.
Forum: Lighting   12-23-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,669
Posted By Chafire
Question Brinks 42 watt Ballast?

Hello All, so I purchased the following:
http://tokecity.com/forums/attachment.php4?attachmentid=147293&stc=1&d=1302185783

Dumb of me because I had looked at these the other day and new that it...
Forum: Algae   12-09-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,708
Posted By Chafire
Go with a Nerite snail, the fish are over-rated...

Go with a Nerite snail, the fish are over-rated and eventually rely on fish food or snacking on plants.
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