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Forum: Tank Journals   10-12-2015, 05:44 AM
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Posted By tryank
Curious to know how that HC filled in... is the...

Curious to know how that HC filled in... is the tank still going?
Forum: Tank Journals   04-29-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
Yeah, I boiled it for the nasties, and the...

Yeah, I boiled it for the nasties, and the internet suggested soaking it in a bucket for weeks to waterlog it until it sinks. I haven't checked my levels in FOREVER, and I didn't have a baseline to...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-02-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
Me too. A few thoughts on the new scape... ...

Me too. A few thoughts on the new scape...

1) I know I like open spaces.

http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s364/tryank/Planted%20tank%20comparison%20shots/IMG_0419.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-02-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
Look who made it! ...

Look who made it!

http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s364/tryank/image_zpsde24844b.jpg (http://s1048.photobucket.com/user/tryank/media/image_zpsde24844b.jpg.html)

Waiting for re-location...
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Forum: Tank Journals   09-02-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
I kept some glosso that I can replant, but all...

I kept some glosso that I can replant, but all the HC was algae infested. Hopefully I can find some HC in petco, but until then it'll be glosso, moss, and a few shoots of whatever the tall plant is...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-02-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
Moved everybody out of the 20 long and into my 10...

Moved everybody out of the 20 long and into my 10 gallon. Cleaned out the 20 and de-rimmed it. Man, a tank is so much sexier with the rims off!
...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-24-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
I left for three months and the tank went...

I left for three months and the tank went downhill. Algae galore. I think it could have been prevented if I would have kept the CO2 going, since the plants STOPPED growing and the algae took over. ...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-22-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 47,237
Posted By tryank
Panorama iTouch 5 :) ...

Panorama iTouch 5 :)
http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p184/sayurmanis/73EDAA92-2C85-4410-91BB-ED2BDBECF2F9-319-00000057BCC917B7_zps1b59de12.jpg[/QUOTE]

Are those Mi-goreng boxes I see?! I LOVE...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-15-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
I am now a HUGE fan of glosso.

I am now a HUGE fan of glosso.
Forum: Tank Journals   04-15-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
Updated time-lapse... 9/6/12 ...

Updated time-lapse...

9/6/12
http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s364/tryank/Side%20comparison%20shots/IMG_0419_zpsb00c4165.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-08-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
I'll have to look them up.

I'll have to look them up.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-23-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,332
Posted By tryank
Looking good! I'm excited to see somebody else...

Looking good! I'm excited to see somebody else try the "paperclip method!" My paperclips are still in the tank, under all that HC. I happened to pull one out when I tore up a chunk of HC for a...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-22-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
Yeah, they all kind of match. Didn't plan it that...

Yeah, they all kind of match. Didn't plan it that way. In fact, I want to get rid of a bunch of the platys and get something that will school more. Maybe to keep with what seems to be a Christmas...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-21-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
20 Gallon Long Planted Tank - YouTube

20 Gallon Long Planted Tank - YouTube
Forum: Tank Journals   03-21-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
I made the jump to pressurized COČ. Just a...

I made the jump to pressurized COČ. Just a paintball setup. I'll try and make a post or two about that, but in the meantime here's a video...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-15-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,332
Posted By tryank
Wow, that black sand really did set it off....

Wow, that black sand really did set it off. There's something about a finer grain of substrate that makes a tank look bigger. HC is gonna look great in there.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-15-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
Thanks man!

Thanks man!
Forum: DIY   03-12-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By tryank
I'd say go for it. I de-rimmed my 10gallon, but...

I'd say go for it. I de-rimmed my 10gallon, but only the top. The tips I followed did both top and bottom, but I pansied out. When I emptied it out and started my 20g long, the partially rimless 10g...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-11-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
If I could pick my tank up now and take an after...

If I could pick my tank up now and take an after shot, I would.

Spirogyra?
http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s364/tryank/ScreenShot2013-03-11at44156PM_zps6decd108.png

BBA?...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-11-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
Is there a way to PURGE it off it's nastiness?...

Is there a way to PURGE it off it's nastiness? (clean off the algae permanently?)
Forum: Tank Journals   03-11-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
Well, shoot. A few weeks ago I trimmed some HC...

Well, shoot. A few weeks ago I trimmed some HC that had little clumps of what looks like black beard algae (BBA). Never encountered it before then. It's back and is in a couple different spots - on...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-01-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s364/tryank/IM...

http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s364/tryank/IMG_1807_zps381f126b.jpg

http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s364/tryank/IMG_1790_zpsa6b7ac7c.jpg

I call that last one "Shrimps On Rock." The...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-01-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
The dividing line right down the middle of my...

The dividing line right down the middle of my tank is sure an eye sore. But I think it will look good when (if) the glosso fills in.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-01-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
Dec. ...

Dec.
http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s364/tryank/Planted%20tank%20comparison%20shots/IMG_1423-2.jpg

Now...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-01-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,201
Posted By tryank
Here's what it was a week ago... ...

Here's what it was a week ago...

http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s364/tryank/IMG_1717_zps9f51812d.jpg

Here's the scape now...
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