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Forum: DIY 04-16-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 45,930
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
Hi Blown68! Welcome to the Planted Tank! I...

Hi Blown68! Welcome to the Planted Tank!

I have actually not finished this build. For all intents and purposes, it is sitting around collecting dust as I don't have the funds to actually get all...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
Since it is such a small project, I would highly...

Since it is such a small project, I would highly recommend going with a decent grade of plywood like birch, oak, or some other type of hardwood. If sealed properly, it will be less likely to warp.
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
For a 10 gallon, I would keep it simple with a 4...

For a 10 gallon, I would keep it simple with a 4 sided box. Front, top, and two sides. Keep the back open for heat dissipation.

The only tools you need are:

Tape measure
Some type of saw...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-18-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
I only started drip aclimation when I got into...

I only started drip aclimation when I got into saltwater and I do it for between 45 minutes to an hour and 30.

I wouldn't say you are insane. You have the best interest of the animals in mind....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-13-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
I have dual aquaticlife t5ho link fixtures over...

I have dual aquaticlife t5ho link fixtures over my 29 right now and I have my co2 cranked up. I only have an 8 hour photo period, but I am thinking about bumping it down to 7.

I am also thinking...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-12-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
LOL... you probably meant crab, right?

LOL... you probably meant crab, right?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-12-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,449
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
Genius, Are you using the fluval CO2 refils?...

Genius,

Are you using the fluval CO2 refils? Was curious about that. I looked online the other day and found a case of 16 oz threaded refills for about $28. Didn't know if they would work or...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-12-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
I added an inner capful of Aquavitro calcium to...

I added an inner capful of Aquavitro calcium to my 29 gallon tank a few weeks ago and nothing terrible happened.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-12-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,449
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
This is awesome. I have been looking at one of...

This is awesome. I have been looking at one of these tanks, and here is a tread to make me go out and spend way more money than I should.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-12-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,859
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
If you think the CO2 isn't CO2, why don't you...

If you think the CO2 isn't CO2, why don't you pull your CO2 line and drop it directly into a cup of water with some of the reagent in it? Turn it up and it should go yellow pretty quick.

Or dump...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,729
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
I have never owned an Eheim but I have had an xp2...

I have never owned an Eheim but I have had an xp2 for several years. I have never had a problem with it leaking, but I have noticed that the flow seems to be decreasing over time. When I first set...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-11-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 776
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
Ill bet the light would be ok. Pressurized CO2...

Ill bet the light would be ok. Pressurized CO2 would be a must though. Probably should have a short photo period as well.

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-08-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
Yes. Rams will systematically track down all of...

Yes. Rams will systematically track down all of your shirmp and make quick work of them.
Forum: DIY 09-11-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 45,930
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
I am going to go with this one in the 48"...

I am going to go with this one in the 48" version:
...
Forum: DIY 09-10-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 45,930
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
LOL... you guys are too much. :) I do spend...

LOL... you guys are too much. :) I do spend quite a bit of time these days either working or commuting to work and as a result I still haven't touched this project since my last update. I am going...
Forum: DIY 07-17-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
Crazybob - That looks like a rock solid design. ...

Crazybob - That looks like a rock solid design. If you don't mind me asking what did you use for the graphical layout of the stand (the profile 3 D drawing)?

It reminds me of Industrial Arts...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-04-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 12,076
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
Thats going to be a nice setup rockwood. It is...

Thats going to be a nice setup rockwood. It is nice to get the equipment you want to do things right all at one time isn't it?

Keep the journal going. I am interesing to see where you take it.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-04-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,804
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
You could get a small piece of slate and drill a...

You could get a small piece of slate and drill a hole through the center of it. Then use a stainless steel screw to screw it into the base of the driftwood. Then just cover the slate with the eco. ...
Forum: DIY 06-26-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
There are a lot of threads all over this site and...

There are a lot of threads all over this site and other sites for building decent stands. For the size tank you are wanting, a stand would be easy as you do not have to take a massive amount of...
Forum: DIY 06-19-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
I like the polyurethane suggestion. How about...

I like the polyurethane suggestion. How about followed up with spraypaint once the poly has fully cured?
Forum: DIY 06-19-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
Or you can just build the door a bit shorter and...

Or you can just build the door a bit shorter and raise it up enough so that it will clear the floor when opening and closing.

I'm just curious, but why are you building it in two halves? I would...
Forum: Fish 06-05-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,128
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
I have had good luck with them pairing up once...

I have had good luck with them pairing up once the male starts to stand his ground. The fact that he colored up is a good sign. It is a sign that he is getting more comfortable with his...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-31-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
I administer a BES server with about 220...

I administer a BES server with about 220 BlackBerry users, so I see my fair share of BlackBerries. I haven't put my hands on a Storm 2, but I have used the original. What a piece of garbage that...
Forum: Plants 03-13-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
I use rubber bands. After a while, the rubber...

I use rubber bands. After a while, the rubber gets so soft in the water, it breaks. All you have to do is get it to stay on the driftwood for a month or so. The roots will work their way into the...
Forum: DIY 08-17-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 45,930
Posted By BiscuitSlayer
I'm still alive. Just busy ALL of the time! I...

I'm still alive. Just busy ALL of the time! I started a new job back in May and the loads of free time I had are gone now. I work 5 days a week now as opposed to 3 days, and I spend 3-4 hours a...
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