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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-10-2012, 07:59 AM
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Views: 1,816
Posted By JulieR
Wow, not easy to find this thread again! I need...

Wow, not easy to find this thread again! I need to save the link to it somewhere...

This tank has progressed lots.
http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/557384_826684116825_143033080_n.jpg...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-22-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,816
Posted By JulieR
I should probably update this! Here are some...

I should probably update this! Here are some photos:

(For reference, I set up the tank on Feb. 9th)
http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/419993_742240367775_58405493_34694895_638240_n.jpg...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-11-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,816
Posted By JulieR
2.5G Project

It's been ages since I've posted here (then again, I was never a big poster, more of a lurker). I strayed from freshwater and tried my hand at saltwater, with a 20Long that's now about 13-13.5 months...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-03-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,033
Posted By JulieR
It has been a loong time since I've updated this....

It has been a loong time since I've updated this. The tank was decomissioned for awhile, as I worked on my young reef tank (now 8 months old). It grew algae faster than I could take care of it, so I...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-12-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,033
Posted By JulieR
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/hs032....

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/hs032.snc6/166259_591506988675_58405493_33661699_3312603_n.jpg
Here's a picture :)
I pulled out the rest of the elodea last night and tossed it into the...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-05-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,033
Posted By JulieR
Thanks Sewingalot :) Now that I have my...

Thanks Sewingalot :) Now that I have my Bachelors, I'm back at home thinking... now what? I was going along just fine with stuff to do, that I knew how to do. Now it's up to me to choose what to do...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-03-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,033
Posted By JulieR
^Yep, definitely happy plants :) I'm thinking...

^Yep, definitely happy plants :) I'm thinking about going down to one t5 bulb soon, as Green024 mentioned awhile back. I've gotten enough growth to help jumpstart my other tank and now I'm looking...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-02-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,033
Posted By JulieR
Update time! ...

Update time!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v106/shadyspades11/2011-01-01_21-45-28_695.jpg
Sorry for the horrendous picture quality, I still haven't found/unpacked my camera since moving.
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Forum: Tank Journals   12-22-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,033
Posted By JulieR
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v106/shadyspades...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v106/shadyspades11/IMG_0225.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v106/shadyspades11/IMG_0227.jpg

Quick update. I had asked my mom to take weekly shots of the...
Forum: Fish   12-14-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,184
Posted By JulieR
Yep, those are Kenyis, one of the most commonly...

Yep, those are Kenyis, one of the most commonly available and super aggressive mbuna species. Housing them in your planted community tank is a disaster waiting to happen, unless you don't...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-26-2010, 04:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,033
Posted By JulieR
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v106/shadyspades...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v106/shadyspades11/Nov25.jpg
After the move. As I was replanting everything and filling up the tank, I was feeling really discouraged. But after I rearranged a few...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-24-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By JulieR
Looks good! I really like the moss on that log....

Looks good! I really like the moss on that log. And the lighting and dark substrate & background (I almost typed blackground, haha) give it a really dramatic look.

-squint-
Do you have RCS in...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-23-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,033
Posted By JulieR
A few last pictures before I start pulling...

A few last pictures before I start pulling everything out. I need to figure out real quick how I'm going to transport everything without it getting mauled. When I moved it to school, I packed the...
Forum: Equipment   11-22-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,214
Posted By JulieR
If you're not ruling out DIY style systems, you...

If you're not ruling out DIY style systems, you could look at the Nutrafin co2 system. ...
Forum: Aquascaping   11-22-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By JulieR
I think it looks great! I really like the branch...

I think it looks great! I really like the branch placement, makes for a nice focal point. The right side's growth has really nice shape to it. My only suggestion for now would be to try to hide the...
Forum: Fish   11-17-2010, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,089
Posted By JulieR
I looked up the picture you were talking about....

I looked up the picture you were talking about. That looks very blue.

http://www.planetcatfish.com/catelog/species.php?species_id=441
This page came up when I googled the name, and I'd venture a...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-17-2010, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,467
Posted By JulieR
Your layout gives it a nice cozy feel. I'm always...

Your layout gives it a nice cozy feel. I'm always tempted by that dragon ornament when I go to Petsmart... I don't care if it's not natural, who can resist a dragon?!

The large solid colored plant...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-17-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,033
Posted By JulieR
So far I've been using the packets it came with,...

So far I've been using the packets it came with, but I've been hoping to stumble across the "recipe" for the mixture when I run out of packets, as I know some people just go that route. Thanks for...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-17-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,033
Posted By JulieR
I think the co2 canister has just run out of...

I think the co2 canister has just run out of steam for this round. I haven't seen any bubbles in the past few days. I definitely don't think it was a full month ago that I changed it, but oh well.
...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-13-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,033
Posted By JulieR
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v106/shadyspades...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v106/shadyspades11/Nov12Pearl.jpg
The elodea feels like pearling tonight, hehe. There's also some thread algae on it :/ bleh.

My co2 system isn't working as it...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-12-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,033
Posted By JulieR
Thanks Chafire :)

Thanks Chafire :)
Forum: Tank Journals   11-12-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,033
Posted By JulieR
^I've been advised to go for a Psy.D rather than...

^I've been advised to go for a Psy.D rather than just do a masters program. More bang for my money and time. Not sure exactly what I'll end up doing, but I know I'm going to take a little time off...
Forum: Fish   11-11-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,370
Posted By JulieR
I've had mixed experiences with otos. Earlier...

I've had mixed experiences with otos. Earlier this fall I tried adding a pair to my 6.6G bookshelf tank and they were both dead by morning. But in previous years, I had an oto that thrived in that...
Forum: Fish   11-11-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,274
Posted By JulieR
I've read a quicker alternative to freezing them...

I've read a quicker alternative to freezing them is to dip them in ice cold/boiling hot water. Supposedly it shocks them instantly and they're dead?

What's the general consensus on this type of...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-09-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,701
Posted By JulieR
Very inspiring :) How old is this tank?

Very inspiring :) How old is this tank?
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