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Forum: Algae   Today, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Williak
What about micros?... dosing any csmb? Does...

What about micros?... dosing any csmb?

Does tank get sunlight? Splitting up lighting times could be causing issues. I read people doing it all the time but if the tank gets sunlight, you're...
Forum: Aquascaping   06-04-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Williak
Well to summarize I guess many of those factors...

Well to summarize I guess many of those factors would depend on your desired maintenance of the tank.

With that much hardscape, you're left with mainly room for foreground and mosses.... buces...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-04-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,275
Posted By Williak
Excellent looking tank. Just started up a 50 gal...

Excellent looking tank. Just started up a 50 gal with almost same dimensions and plant selection. Hope mine blooms like this has!


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Forum: Tank Journals   01-30-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Williak
Drinking black rum and taking pictures. ...

Drinking black rum and taking pictures.

I'll be moving in a few days to my first home. Doing some renovations then planning to transition to a 6 foot in the next coming months. I'll be...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-22-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Williak
Thanks, I appreciate that. Yes that is just...

Thanks, I appreciate that.

Yes that is just the method I've adopted to continue enjoying the hobby lol. Everytime I order plants, I'll always order ~6-8 new species and throw them in.... then one...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-21-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Williak
Waterchange. No trim. Added some new...

Waterchange. No trim.

Added some new species... rotala wallichi and nanjashen.... pogstemon kimberly.... echino diversifolia... more cabomba purple

Spelling is probably wrong on most of...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-16-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Williak
Bump: Past to Present ...

Bump: Past to Present

http://i1380.photobucket.com/albums/ah185/williak529/2013-01-03%2020.09.11_zpscxuigpng.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-16-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Williak
"Six Years Later" Journal (75g stems/JF/crypts) (T5 & CO2)

Despite having planted aquariums for over 6 years now, I haven't ever created a legitimate journal on the forums. Always just jotting things down in notebooks, and saying "I will start a journal...
Forum: Algae   12-29-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By Williak
That is interesting to mention because yesterday...

That is interesting to mention because yesterday I decided to top all the plants and redo the entire scape. When I removed the plants to trim, there was an incredible amount of detritus within the...
Forum: Algae   12-28-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By Williak
Thanks Nlewis for the input.. I guess it could...

Thanks Nlewis for the input.. I guess it could be, but I have substantially reduced lighting in the past two months trying to keep it at bay. I went from 4 T5s about 8" off water, down to these 2...
Forum: Algae   12-27-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By Williak
Another what is this algae thread. Green thin and easily removed.

So as it always seems … With every tank comes a new type of algae to figure out…

This very thin, rough, green stringy algae has appeared on all of my plants, primarily toward the tops, and I am a...
Forum: Lighting   12-09-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By Williak
Yes they work great. I've used them in 2...

Yes they work great.

I've used them in 2 and 4 foot with 2 and 4 bulb varieties. Most have great reflectors and are easy to mount.

I drilled some small holes on the side and put bolts in...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-01-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By Williak
Great job - that last shot is beautiful!

Great job - that last shot is beautiful!
Forum: Lighting   10-27-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By Williak
T5HO: Should I get a 4 or 8 bulb for my wide tank?

8 T5s sounds pretty scary if you aren't going to do pressurized co2.

I would suggest as others have said and go with two fixtures, so you get reasonable light and good spread. I have a few of the...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-19-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By Williak
Very nice! Would love to see an end to end, or...

Very nice! Would love to see an end to end, or angled, shot of the scape...Great carpet!


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Forum: Tank Journals   09-28-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,164
Posted By Williak
75g low tech soil tank redux

Looks amazing. Incredible growth for low tech

Can you update us on any equipment changes?... Still just the 3 T8s and Excel?


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Forum: Tank Journals   09-13-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 26,946
Posted By Williak
Wow. That stand. Job well done. In the...

Wow. That stand. Job well done.

In the process of doing my own custom 75 set up.... Made my DIY sump, built the stand and now just waiting to buy the tank and build the canopy.

Nice to see your...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-05-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,315
Posted By Williak
This is going to be a beaut once it grows in......

This is going to be a beaut once it grows in... Really like the sloped look. Can't wait to see the progress!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-28-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Williak
Beautiful tank! Looking forward to seeing a...

Beautiful tank! Looking forward to seeing a journal thread hopefully for your new cube.


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Forum: Tank Journals   08-23-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 86,869
Posted By Williak
Really like the new layout! Good strips of red...

Really like the new layout! Good strips of red moving throughout
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-21-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,254
Posted By Williak
125 gallon too big for a low tech planted tank

Just do a search around the forums. Some of the most beautiful low tech... And high tech Dutch style... Are 6 foot tanks.

For low tech it'd be rather easy... Get a couple of T5s over top and...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-16-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,483
Posted By Williak
Great hardscape!

Great hardscape!
Forum: Equipment   08-14-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By Williak
I'm currently setting up a 75 gallon again which...

I'm currently setting up a 75 gallon again which will be high tech co2 all that...

I've had one before with the same set up, and I used 2 of the largest SunSun filters. It kept the flow pretty...
Forum: Equipment   08-13-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Williak
What kind of Reactor are you using on your...

What kind of Reactor are you using on your return? Great info.

Rex Griggs? Or a istamist type?



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Forum: Equipment   08-13-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Williak
Question to anyone with TOM RP3 Overflow Box (Pump, what gph?)

Ah that's kind of disappointing to hear. I don't want to get involved with drilling for bulkheads really.... So I see an overflow as my only option.

I've seen all the DIY options for overflows...
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