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Forum: Equipment   01-08-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Aplomado
TruAqua has low-iron rimless tanks back in stock

I've got no affiliation with this company, but I bought one of these for a friend, and thought it was nice... after being out of stock for a LONG time they have inexpensive cubes etc back in stock......
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-04-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By Aplomado
Fine substrates are good for growing plants, not...

Fine substrates are good for growing plants, not bad... the roots can go through them easily.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   12-04-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By Aplomado
Sounds really cool! I've heard dragonfly larvae...

Sounds really cool! I've heard dragonfly larvae can be a problem outside.
Forum: Aquascaping   12-03-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By Aplomado
It looks great like that, because the projecting...

It looks great like that, because the projecting wood already is off center!

That is a fantastic piece of wood.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   12-01-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By Aplomado
I've got a stingray on a 20 gallon high, and it...

I've got a stingray on a 20 gallon high, and it does well with lower light plants.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-23-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By Aplomado
SeaChem Matrix is processed pumice... yes you can...

SeaChem Matrix is processed pumice... yes you can use it as a biofilter.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-16-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Aplomado
GE makes a daylight cfl that will grow plants in...

GE makes a daylight cfl that will grow plants in desktop bowls well. Two of my coworkers have planted bowls using them (60w equivelent). They both look good.
Forum: Aquascaping   11-12-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By Aplomado
You might search for "spiderwood" or "spider...

You might search for "spiderwood" or "spider wood." It is interesting and comes in small sizes.
Forum: Aquascaping   11-10-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By Aplomado
http://productimages.goantiques.gemr.s3.amazonaws....

http://productimages.goantiques.gemr.s3.amazonaws.com/72779/5731289_detail.jpg
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-28-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By Aplomado
You are getting good suggestions. Try dwarf...

You are getting good suggestions.

Try dwarf sagiteria too.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-19-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,291
Posted By Aplomado
Be careful, glutaraldehyde is very bad if it gets...

Be careful, glutaraldehyde is very bad if it gets in your eyes.
...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-07-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By Aplomado
No duckweed! Controlling it annoying. I...

No duckweed! Controlling it annoying.

I like red root floater myself, it's very pretty and flowers easily.
Forum: Aquascaping   10-07-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,285
Posted By Aplomado
I use long fibered spagnumn wrapped around a...

I use long fibered spagnumn wrapped around a little ball of soil. I tie it together with fishing line. I usually wrap with a sheet of live moss, and then plant.
Forum: Tank Journals   10-02-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,041
Posted By Aplomado
Wow!!!!

Wow!!!!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-02-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,316
Posted By Aplomado
Do it. Then your fish won't kill themselves...

Do it.

Then your fish won't kill themselves and you won't have to constantly add new water.
Forum: Plants   09-28-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Aplomado
Yes!

Yes!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-28-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By Aplomado
Nice Tank!

Nice Tank!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-23-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,357
Posted By Aplomado
Maybe a finnex stingray clip light?

Maybe a finnex stingray clip light?
Forum: Fish   09-17-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Aplomado
Thank you! My father donated the wood- two...

Thank you!

My father donated the wood- two large osage orange stumps.
Forum: Aquascaping   09-17-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By Aplomado
Why introduce something possibly toxic in your...

Why introduce something possibly toxic in your aquarium?

Unsealed wood is natural.
Forum: Fish   09-16-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Aplomado
Baby X-ray tetra just appeared!

I saw a baby x-ray tetra in our big aquarium at work today!

That was a surprise!

I have attached a picture of it with an adult.

That makes three species that have bred in this aquarium-...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-15-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,187
Posted By Aplomado
Here are some, I've never used this seller...

Here are some, I've never used this seller though:

http://greenleafaquariums.com/categories/shop-planted-tank/aquarium-tank.html

Here are some from truaqua, I've bought one of these before:
...
Forum: Plants   09-11-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Aplomado
Anyone grown arrow arum in an aquarium?

I was thinking about growing arrow arum out the top of a shallow aquarium (roots in the water, leaves emersed).

Has anyone had experience with this plant?

How did it do? How much light does...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-08-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Aplomado
If you want an ammonite, check evilbay... that...

If you want an ammonite, check evilbay... that one was $15.50 shipped.

Here my Megladon tooth:

http://i1323.photobucket.com/albums/u599/aplomado/toothinhand_zpsf1e21b4c.jpg
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-08-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Aplomado
Ok, here are some more: A piscara fish; not...

Ok, here are some more:

A piscara fish; not a great specimen, but it was cheap. I'm going to replace it with a better one some day:...
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