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Forum: Tank Journals   05-26-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,532
Posted By NCSteve
Well it's been almost a year so I thought I would...

Well it's been almost a year so I thought I would update my journal. I've made lots of changes. Added an s repens carpet, a nice bush of rotala, and recently added some Rotala wallichi and ar...
Forum: Algae   11-17-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By NCSteve
I would suggest cutting your light period down to...

I would suggest cutting your light period down to 6-8 hours a day. I made the same mistake when I started thinking 12 hours was needed. You might want to increase your excel dosing, it can help kill...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-12-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By NCSteve
Yes that's all I have on it now. My 29 is not...

Yes that's all I have on it now. My 29 is not that wide (12" front to back) and the light spread is fine.

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Forum: Substrate   11-12-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By NCSteve
I just found some flexible, thin cardboard in my...

I just found some flexible, thin cardboard in my recycle bin and cut it to size and taped it in place on the bottom of the tank. It was about twice as high as my substrate level. Then when done...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-11-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By NCSteve
Regarding your 29...I recommend the finnex...

Regarding your 29...I recommend the finnex planted +. I had a satellite + on my 29 and it's just a 24" fixture stretched out to 30". I had dark sides and very low light at the substrate level. I...
Forum: Fish   11-09-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 30,013
Posted By NCSteve
Just picked up this guy today for my new 10g. ...

Just picked up this guy today for my new 10g.

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Forum: Fish   11-09-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By NCSteve
I love neons too. I have schools in 2 of my...

I love neons too. I have schools in 2 of my tanks. Beautiful little fish.

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-06-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By NCSteve
The tank looks good... Really great start. As...

The tank looks good... Really great start. As for the flourish excel, it provides no fertilization.... It's a carbon source. Get some flourish comprehensive if you want to keep it simple. It...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-29-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,954
Posted By NCSteve
Tank is looking great! The monte carlo carpet is...

Tank is looking great! The monte carlo carpet is awesome. Great job!

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Forum: Aquascaping   09-03-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,487
Posted By NCSteve
Did the haze that you had clear up? It's looking...

Did the haze that you had clear up? It's looking really good from the pics. I'm loving that huge sword back there! The repens should spread out nicely, let it grow, trim and fill in bare spots.
Forum: Aquascaping   07-25-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,487
Posted By NCSteve
Tank is looking very nice. That is some healthy...

Tank is looking very nice. That is some healthy looking dwarf sag!
Forum: Tank Journals   06-28-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,532
Posted By NCSteve
Update after rescaping. I'm still not happy with...

Update after rescaping. I'm still not happy with the background. I've added s repens in the foreground, some sunset hygro which grows like a weed [emoji13] and a fefew stems of ludwigia sp red.
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Forum: Plants   06-27-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By NCSteve
The first is purple cabomba I think and the...

The first is purple cabomba I think and the second looks like limnophila aromatica. Trim about half and replant next to the bottom half. Soon you'll have a nice grouping.
Forum: Aquascaping   06-22-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,487
Posted By NCSteve
Good job on the rescape. That piece of wood...

Good job on the rescape. That piece of wood would look awesome covered in moss!
Forum: Plants   06-16-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,148
Posted By NCSteve
Crypt Florida Sunset, and Crypt "green geko"...I...

Crypt Florida Sunset, and Crypt "green geko"...I like the look and leaf structure

L aromatica. ..I like the colors and it does great in my tank

Blyxa japonica. ..I like the grassy, bushy look ...
Forum: Aquascaping   06-11-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,487
Posted By NCSteve
The tank looks happy and healthy! If it ain't...

The tank looks happy and healthy! If it ain't broke, don't fix it [emoji2]
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-07-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By NCSteve
You need a way to disperse the bubbles throughout...

You need a way to disperse the bubbles throughout the tank before they reach the surface. You can position the diffuser under the outflow of your filter, or some people put in under the intake so the...
Forum: Fish   04-26-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By NCSteve
I don't think H20gal was mocking your choices of...

I don't think H20gal was mocking your choices of tank mates. That's a quote from a movie (Ghostbusters?) and I'm sure it was meant as a joke.
Forum: Lighting   04-23-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By NCSteve
You could hit low with one, sitting on the tank.

You could hit low with one, sitting on the tank.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-22-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By NCSteve
Welcome to TPT. Great start on the tank!

Welcome to TPT. Great start on the tank!
Forum: Tank Journals   04-19-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By NCSteve
Looks really good. Nice start

Looks really good. Nice start
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-16-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By NCSteve
Yep it will do that. Lots of folks suggest adding...

Yep it will do that. Lots of folks suggest adding Excel to the bottle to keep gunk from growing, but I just keep mine in the refrigerator.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-29-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,321
Posted By NCSteve
How are the new arrivals doing? Can't wait to...

How are the new arrivals doing? Can't wait to see pics of them in their new home.
Forum: Photography   03-28-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 23,605
Posted By NCSteve
Galaxy S4 ...

Galaxy S4

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Forum: Equipment   03-23-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By NCSteve
I've got one that's been running almost a year...

I've got one that's been running almost a year now. No problems so far. I do recommend using a full size bottle instead of paintball. Mine was sketchy until I upgraded to a 5# tank. I never have to...
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