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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-13-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,102
Posted By NavemadaMan
Post 29g or 20g long??

Should I stick with my 29 gallon or switch over to a 20 gallon long? It wouldn't be that bad to switch since the 29 is mostly drained from the move. I don't know if I'm missing something but I always...
Forum: Lighting   03-12-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By NavemadaMan
Why do you suggest the XB?? Aren't the lights...

Why do you suggest the XB?? Aren't the lights alreay crazy powerful? Most people I've read aren't even running 100% on the standard.
Forum: Lighting   03-12-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By NavemadaMan
I'm definitely going to grow hair grass. Love it....

I'm definitely going to grow hair grass. Love it. And maybe some dwarf baby tears. I don't know what else yet. I'm not sure the design I want just yet so I'm not sure on which plant species I want
Forum: Lighting   03-12-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By NavemadaMan
I'm just gonna close my eyes and take your word...

I'm just gonna close my eyes and take your word for it! Thanks!
Forum: Lighting   03-12-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By NavemadaMan
Actually I've been looking around and I'm going...

Actually I've been looking around and I'm going to spring for a BuildMyLED fixture. But I'm about to tear my hair out deciding between a 10000k and the 6300k
Forum: Lighting   03-12-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By NavemadaMan
Post Best light 18" deep tank (budget $150)

I want carpet plants as well as everything in between. What's the best light for the biggest range of plant growth?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-11-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By NavemadaMan
Talking 29 Gallon -- Project Sierra

Itís been a while since Iíve been on here.

Years ago I got my first tank. I had always dreamed of having a planted freshwater aquarium. Like birds, Iíd see fish weaving in and out of a lush,...
Forum: Fish   11-21-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By NavemadaMan
Thanks for the help! Saw the picture of the fish...

Thanks for the help! Saw the picture of the fish while surfing the web and fell in love with it. It's too bad that they're a gentic mess. It wouldve been such a nice addition to my aquarium
Forum: Fish   11-20-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By NavemadaMan
Fish identification help

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What is this species??
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-17-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,588
Posted By NavemadaMan
This made me laugh soo hard. And that...

This made me laugh soo hard.

And that lightbulb better be an energy saver. Those darned incandescent bulbs make me sick. ;)
Forum: Tank Journals   08-17-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By NavemadaMan
40 Gallon Long. GOOD STUFF

Today I just acquired a 40 gallon long tank and a stand and a bunch of other stuff all for free.

Heres the story. My mom is an elementary school teacher and there was a 40 gallon tank in an...
Forum: Equipment   08-09-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,152
Posted By NavemadaMan
I kinda missed the whole "little glass vial"...

I kinda missed the whole "little glass vial" part. Whoops haha
Forum: Equipment   08-09-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,152
Posted By NavemadaMan
What if the CO2 is pressurized to the point where...

What if the CO2 is pressurized to the point where it is a liquid? Kinda like how butane is a liquid in lighters but when it the pressure is released it becomes gaseous.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-05-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,606
Posted By NavemadaMan
I love this thread. Now I can flaunt my ugly tank...

I love this thread. Now I can flaunt my ugly tank that I had a few months back. And it was the first tank I'd ever had

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Forum: Tank Journals   08-04-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,949
Posted By NavemadaMan
This dude's got some really nice tanks. Lol...

This dude's got some really nice tanks. Lol really like the first tank
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-03-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By NavemadaMan
If it is soft water, you're in luck. Soft water...

If it is soft water, you're in luck. Soft water is really easy to work with. Hard water is really stubborn and doesn't really change even if you ask it nicely. If you want to see terrible water...
Forum: Aquascaping   08-01-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By NavemadaMan
You know I like that really big piece of...

You know I like that really big piece of driftwood. Good work your first tank is really coming along keep it up
Forum: Algae   08-01-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By NavemadaMan
I have two T5NOs and when I did the switch to...

I have two T5NOs and when I did the switch to them I got green water too. I just did a big water change, blacked out the tank for about three days (no food or light), and I cleaned my filter (in the...
Forum: DIY   07-31-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,547
Posted By NavemadaMan
True pretty much all wood will degrade over time...

True pretty much all wood will degrade over time from water. BUT, one day you've got you're cute little particle board tank stand, and the next day you realize that you have a leak from your filter...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-31-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 33
  Cats!
Views: 1,604
Posted By NavemadaMan
This made me laugh so hard. And I no longer...

This made me laugh so hard.

And I no longer have any cats because I found out I was allergic to them :( but what I did learn after all those years having cats is that you can train them. They...
Forum: Ponds   07-30-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,537
Posted By NavemadaMan
As stated above, there are tons of smaller fish...

As stated above, there are tons of smaller fish that love mosquito larvae. Just do a little research on the ones that do, and pick out the species you like best.
Forum: DIY   07-30-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,547
Posted By NavemadaMan
Doesn't particle board disintegrate when it comes...

Doesn't particle board disintegrate when it comes in contact with water?? Hmm doesn't seem like the best idea for an aquarium
Forum: Fish   07-28-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By NavemadaMan
I have a few sailfin mollies in my main tank and...

I have a few sailfin mollies in my main tank and they don't seem to bother any ghost shrimp that go in there (they don't stay in there terribly long because my dinosaur bachiri and tiretrack eel eat...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-22-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 893
Posted By NavemadaMan
Exactly, I'd really like to work with what I have...

Exactly, I'd really like to work with what I have before spending tons of money or making a trek to the lfs everytime I need water. I don't have any big tanks, a 29 gallon, a 10 gallon, and then a...
Forum: Equipment   07-22-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
  Co2
Views: 666
Posted By NavemadaMan
I've recently had a good deal of trouble with CO2...

I've recently had a good deal of trouble with CO2 and I asked the same question about Excel vs Pressurized CO2. I can tell you now that you should most certainly go with the pressurized. And...
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