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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-09-2013, 01:10 AM
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What is wrong with the Swap and Shop?

A few years ago I found the swap and shop to be a great way to buy and sell plants and inverts, snails, etc.

Over the last year or so it seems that every time I make a deal with someone it always...
Forum: DIY   07-29-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 259,822
Its more to do with getting the framing straight...

Its more to do with getting the framing straight with 2x4s or whatever you end up using.
when you screw the plywood down onto it it will straighten out any curves if your frame is straight.

build...
Forum: Plants   07-29-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Spectrum of lighting and nutrient balance are the...

Spectrum of lighting and nutrient balance are the most important factors for bringing out red coloration.

bulbs that give off a lot of light in the red/orange spectrum bring out the red...
Forum: Equipment   12-10-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,327
Chain it to the wall with hook/eye screwed into...

Chain it to the wall with hook/eye screwed into studs.

or chain it up inside the tank cabinet. the main thing is to have it out of the way where it cant get knocked over.

Ive seen them get...
Forum: Fish   08-11-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,078
Bummp^^ Somebody must know of a good place

Bummp^^

Somebody must know of a good place
Forum: Fish   08-10-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,078
Discus breeders in LA area and good fish stores

Hey guys,
Im heading to LA this week. I want to pick up some nice discus down there because good ones are hard to find here in Fresno.

Anybody know of good stores where they sell discus?...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-01-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,196
There sure are. I think people in japan eat...

There sure are. I think people in japan eat bacopa like we eat cabbage.
I think you can eat wisteria also but im not 100%. there are probably hundreds that you can safely eat.

Ever had Rotala...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-16-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,271
ive been going at it 5-7 days a week for 6 years...

ive been going at it 5-7 days a week for 6 years now. Love it, helps me stay centered. Weighing about 215 now, solid at 5-10"

I need my fix, if i dont go to the gym its like my day is ruined. I...
Forum: Plants   04-29-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,999
MM is pretty easy. dhg is not hard either. both...

MM is pretty easy. dhg is not hard either. both will grow fine under medium-low lighting levels.


In my experience HC is pretty hard and whenever i recieved glosso in the mail it had melted.
...
Forum: DIY   04-17-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,988
I think I have that weiman cleaner. It doesnt...

I think I have that weiman cleaner. It doesnt really get smudges too bad because im not touching the metal very often. Its not like a refrigerator, oven or something where it has hands getting all...
Forum: DIY   04-17-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Yes, if you are using MDF I would reccomend...

Yes, if you are using MDF I would reccomend something acrylic.

using acrylic laquer spray cans meant for cars Is also option. Sand the surface, spray the primer, sand it, then do the color and...
Forum: DIY   04-13-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,988
Aaron T, After i visited AFA in san fran I...

Aaron T,
After i visited AFA in san fran I really liked the way that one of their display tanks is positioned at the front of the store where you can look through the tank and out the window. To me,...
Forum: DIY   04-13-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,988
Discus' Diy Stainless Steel Stand ADA style

I have been gone quite a while guys. You probably think that I fell off, but Now im back on the scene I want you to see what i have been up to since you havent heard from me. :wink:

This is my...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-07-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 23,835
Ive spend around $3000 at least, ive had a tank...

Ive spend around $3000 at least, ive had a tank full of discus go because my co2 solenoid got stuck open, and that was expensive and a little heartbreaking. At least i had a good Dinner that night.
Forum: DIY   09-20-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
what you want is called a breeder net. it clips...

what you want is called a breeder net. it clips on the side of the tank as a tight nylon mesh net cube about 5x5 x7inches long. the shrimp cant get out and nothing else can get in
Forum: DIY   09-19-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,196
one easy way would be to reinforce it with jb...

one easy way would be to reinforce it with jb weld, just coat it where it tends to break and youll add a lot of strength the epoxy is much stronger than the plastic used.
Forum: Algae   09-16-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,367
I have used a UV tube on top of the tank as you...

I have used a UV tube on top of the tank as you say and within 12 hours it killed two 4" angelfish and a number of other small fish. not to mention i woke up with a little sunburn since i sleep about...
Forum: Substrate   05-15-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
one easy thing you can do is to get some mulm and...

one easy thing you can do is to get some mulm and fish poop and mix it into the lower levels of the sand to enrich it. i do this often. sometimes with pest snails i will grab them and push them down...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-21-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
420, right handed.

420, right handed.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-21-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Sounds like incest. and makes me hope i...

Sounds like incest.

and makes me hope i never get cancer.
Forum: Fish   04-19-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,743
wait a few hours after the lights have gone out. ...

wait a few hours after the lights have gone out.
go to the tank at midnight with your net, just turn the lights on and catch the fish while it's sitting on the bottom dazed and asleep.
Forum: Plants   04-19-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
There is no virus causing the white veins. that...

There is no virus causing the white veins.
that is how it grows in lower/med light. Higher light is what brings out the pink/reds.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-11-2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,737
i think you have live bloodworms in your tank! ...

i think you have live bloodworms in your tank!
shouldnt be a problem as your fish will probably devour them on sight.
Forum: Fish   04-09-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,452
ive seen about 5 of my cardinal tetras jump out...

ive seen about 5 of my cardinal tetras jump out within a few days of adding them to a tank. After they settle in they never try to jump. it is a good idea to cover with a net or saran wrap etc for a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-07-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,637
HAHA Ill bet that there are some PT members...

HAHA
Ill bet that there are some PT members that do use the bong and then stare at the tank... or aquascape.:redface:
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