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Forum: Equipment 07-16-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,632
Posted By Goanna
I bought my TOM Rapids over a year ago and I just...

I bought my TOM Rapids over a year ago and I just found a use for it today as I got a great deal on a tetra 6.5 Long Minibow :D

Well I hooked it up and all looked well, come back 15 minutes later...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-01-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,308
Posted By Goanna
I noticed the same thing, but I stumbled across a...

I noticed the same thing, but I stumbled across a nice fix for it by accident.

I used Java Moss on the waterfall to create small streams of water, instead of one big downpour, and the small...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-11-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,308
Posted By Goanna
Thanks all! I finally put an inhabitant in there...

Thanks all! I finally put an inhabitant in there today. I got a female crested gecko. I decided against putting the snake in there as I know I would never see it, and even with the efforts I made to...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-11-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,569
Posted By Goanna
Hey Guys, thanks for the replies. Actually,...

Hey Guys, thanks for the replies.

Actually, since this thread has been made I have completed this build and sorted everything out.

I wound up with a very similar waterfall, and it was pretty...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-14-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,283
Posted By Goanna
Well, I wound up getting a AGA 7 Gallon Mini-Bow...

Well, I wound up getting a AGA 7 Gallon Mini-Bow yesterday at a yard sale for $3.00 so I couldn't pass that up (Although I would still like to do the Nano Cube eventually).

I also have a TOM...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 09-13-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,308
Posted By Goanna
Went to the White Plains NY reptile expo today...

Went to the White Plains NY reptile expo today and picked up a few things from Black Jungle terrarium supply.

They had some Epiphytic Ferns and some small creeping vines that they also said could...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 09-03-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,308
Posted By Goanna
Okay, here are some recent pictures. I just got a...

Okay, here are some recent pictures. I just got a bunch of assorted Tilandsias in the mail (from eBay) and I just have them all sitting on the ground for now so they get some light. I will be...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 08-30-2009, 02:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,308
Posted By Goanna
The only tips I have I think I mentioned already....

The only tips I have I think I mentioned already. I'll state the two biggest tips below.

One is to clean the glass with rubbing alcohol and use Egg Crate to make sure the Great Stuff foam stays...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 08-30-2009, 02:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,308
Posted By Goanna
Well, I think I came up with a way to make a...

Well, I think I came up with a way to make a snake proof drainage layer .

I was contemplating the idea of trying to silicon the weed block fabrik to the glass above a layer of LECA, but then I...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 08-26-2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,308
Posted By Goanna
Well it's been over 48 hours since the last of...

Well it's been over 48 hours since the last of the silicone was applied, so I filled up the water section today and tested out the waterfall.

It works pretty well but I want to try and get the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-26-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By Goanna
I contacted Seachem Directly when I first started...

I contacted Seachem Directly when I first started using Purigen and they specifically said that (unlike carbon) it will not remove any compounds that are beneficial to plants, it will only remove...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-25-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By Goanna
I use purigen as well. Stuff works great. It...

I use purigen as well. Stuff works great. It removes toxins just like carbon does, but it doesn't strip out nutrients that plants would need.

It also keeps the water crystal clear. Works almost...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 08-24-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,308
Posted By Goanna
Finished applying the Coco Fiber late last night....

Finished applying the Coco Fiber late last night.

The Dam is covered with a thin strip of Cork Bark, kinda looks like a log sitting accross it. Should look cool when it's all setup and planted. ...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 08-23-2009, 02:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,308
Posted By Goanna
Okay, well finally got some more done today. ...

Okay, well finally got some more done today.

Began foaming the background. I learned the hard way once before that putting the foam directly on glass, or on glass coated with silicone, is not...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 08-18-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By Goanna
Blackjungle I am familiar with. I look at their...

Blackjungle I am familiar with. I look at their stuff when they do the local reptile shows. But I would rather get an idea of a few hardy species before I actually place an order with them.

I...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 08-18-2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By Goanna
Small epiphytic orchids/tillandsias for tropical/high humidity?

Anyone know some good epiphytic plant speceis (orchids, tillandsias, ferns, etc) that do not get too large and can tolerate constant high humidity in a paludarium?

I have one good size bromeliad...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 08-18-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,308
Posted By Goanna
Uggh, cant really do anything until after 6pm...

Uggh, cant really do anything until after 6pm tomorrow, when I should be able to leak test the divider.

I am contemplating swapping filters around though. I bought a 2211 for my other paludarium...
Forum: Fish 08-18-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,715
Posted By Goanna
That is true for the most part, but they will go...

That is true for the most part, but they will go after fish that look or act like another betta. If you put a betta with some fancy guppies with large colorful tales, they sometimes go after them....
Forum: Fish 08-17-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,715
Posted By Goanna
Totally forgot about Barbs, lol. They are...

Totally forgot about Barbs, lol.

They are pretty fast moving though. Do Chocolate Gouramis get stressed out by fast moving fish?
Forum: Fish 08-17-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,715
Posted By Goanna
I don't mean they wouldn't be good choices, in...

I don't mean they wouldn't be good choices, in fact I would most likely put rasboras and/or some small loaches in there with the Chocolate Gouramis. I was just trying to think of something else...
Forum: Fish 08-17-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,715
Posted By Goanna
OI have heard that they are very difficult. But I...

OI have heard that they are very difficult. But I had successfully kept them once before in my Paludarium. I had a pair of them for at least 8 months before the first one died. A few weeks later the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-17-2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,283
Posted By Goanna
Indignation, thanks for the info. Now for...

Indignation, thanks for the info.

Now for an update. I didn't even get the tank yet, but I was in a LFS and found some cool rocks. I think it's the same as the chinese zebra rock that ADA offers...
Forum: Fish 08-17-2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,715
Posted By Goanna
Would a betta bother Chocolate Gourami's?

I am just curious if anyone has ever kept a betta with chocolate gouramis? I am thinking about setting up a nano tank with some asian fish, and chocolate gouramis are a definite possibility (if I can...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 08-17-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,308
Posted By Goanna
Well, I finally found some black silicon this...

Well, I finally found some black silicon this morning and was able to get the land area siliconed in place.

I decided to go the simple route and just use one piece of glass as the divider,...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-16-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,361
Posted By Goanna
Well, this tank has ben up and running for over a...

Well, this tank has ben up and running for over a year now, and it was time for an upgrade. :D.

I recently ordered a glass drill bit for a new tank I am setting up, and after I successfully...
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