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Forum: Aquascaping 03-24-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By skoram
This thread is pure awesome. Brilliant idea, I...

This thread is pure awesome. Brilliant idea, I hope others add to this. I have to make to sure to take a nice chronological sequence of pictures on my next tank so I can contribute myself.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-12-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 18,031
Posted By skoram
The title of this thread really piqued my...

The title of this thread really piqued my interest. I was wondering what devils and vampires had to do with planted tanks. The answer was more than satisfying :)
Forum: Aquascaping 03-06-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 22,084
Posted By skoram
Tank is beautiful. I've seen much worse in the...

Tank is beautiful. I've seen much worse in the IAPLC.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-06-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,231
Posted By skoram
Amazing looking tank and specimens. Subscribed

Amazing looking tank and specimens. Subscribed
Forum: Tank Journals 03-06-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,403
Posted By skoram
Yup, check your private messages.

Yup, check your private messages.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-04-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,403
Posted By skoram
I live in Yongsan near Yongsan station but I'm...

I live in Yongsan near Yongsan station but I'm not with the army.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-04-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By skoram
CO2 is definitely not needed for most plants -...

CO2 is definitely not needed for most plants - there are plenty successful of low-tech and even no-tech tanks that prove this point. Although some plants like HC do not do well without it. It will,...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-03-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,403
Posted By skoram
I live in Korea. There are actually quite a few...

I live in Korea. There are actually quite a few nice shops in and around Seoul. Don't know about Osan AB. If you ever have the chance to visit Seoul I could probably show you around to some. I have a...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-03-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By skoram
This is seriously your first tank *ever*? You...

This is seriously your first tank *ever*? You must have done a ton of research before starting.
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
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Views: 394
Posted By skoram
Depends wholly on the types of plants you have. I...

Depends wholly on the types of plants you have. I daresay (someone correct me if I'm wrong) it is definitely not "needed" for the majority of species and even those that supposedly require it can get...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By skoram
If you can't replace the diffuser with a larger...

If you can't replace the diffuser with a larger size you can use smaller tubing and dip one end into boiling water before attaching to your filter. This should allow the tube to stretch sufficiently....
Forum: Fish 08-23-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,137
Posted By skoram
lol sounds a lot like what I say when I hear...

lol sounds a lot like what I say when I hear people try to argue that fish will do fine in smaller tanks - human beings can probably survive as well in a 2 X 2 meter cell given adequate food, water...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-22-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,076
Posted By skoram
Your original scape was beautiful, especially in...

Your original scape was beautiful, especially in the pics you took shortly after flooding. New scape has a totally different feel but also quite beautiful in my opinion. I like the addition and...
Forum: Fish 08-22-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,137
Posted By skoram
If you shipped on August 5th then that's a little...

If you shipped on August 5th then that's a little over 2 weeks ago (not trying to be nit picky, sorry). It is still amazing, almost mind-boggling, that the fish survived that long inside a sealed...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By skoram
It does take a lot of work and some good...

It does take a lot of work and some good judgement to sift through all the stuff on the 'net and it is important to have a good understanding of the basics first. I fully agree. Even then, you will...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By skoram
You can also get one with a German made solenoid...

You can also get one with a German made solenoid for $98 free shipping that was linked in my previous post (sorry about the fleabay link mods). I bought the very same one and can attest so far that...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By skoram
I totally agree with Davek about educating...

I totally agree with Davek about educating yourself first. Although both of the books he listed are great, you really need go no further than just this site or other related sites on the internet....
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By skoram
No one is saying that the mini CO2 kits are...

No one is saying that the mini CO2 kits are ineffective. I've read several reviews stating that they work quite well.

We only emphasized that they were inflexible and not cost efficient. My 5 lb...
Forum: Fish 08-21-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By skoram
I had problems with a new regulator a few months...

I had problems with a new regulator a few months ago and it killed everything in the tank - except the goby. He was not in good shape but after a few hours in another tank, he was back to his old...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By skoram
UP Aqua is the same. The regulator is specially...

UP Aqua is the same. The regulator is specially made and only fits those disposable 95 gram UP Aqua disposable cartridges and similar ones from Ista (it may fit others that I am not aware of). Those...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By skoram
Why are you shooting for only 15 ppm CO2? What...

Why are you shooting for only 15 ppm CO2? What kind of plants are you planning to add?

For a 75 gallon tank I think the only way you could raise your CO2 levels to 15 ppm, let alone the 30 that is...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By skoram
you just perfectly described what happened to my...

you just perfectly described what happened to my last QT tank. Unfortunately my wife will kill me if I buy another tank for quarantining. =/
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By skoram
For a 55 gallon definitely go canister. Multiple...

For a 55 gallon definitely go canister. Multiple canisters may also not be a bad idea. $200 is plenty. I think the Fluval 306 sells for around $150 on Amazon.

Depending on the quantity and types...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By skoram
I've read a lot of bad things about Dici...

I've read a lot of bad things about Dici regulators and some good things about Tunze. Made in Germany is usually a good sign, though not always. Can't comment on the other regulator brands. You can...
Forum: Fish 08-20-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By skoram
I use two nets. Force him into a corner with one...

I use two nets. Force him into a corner with one and trap him against the glass with the other.
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