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Forum: Tank Journals 07-26-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,028
Posted By tuonor
Looking good (but sorry about your fish)! ...

Looking good (but sorry about your fish)! Hopefully you have more patience than me with algae.

A bamboo skewer inserted into the HC and twirled works pretty well for thread / hair algae.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-26-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 57,820
Posted By tuonor
Never did quite conquer the thread algae; hope...

Never did quite conquer the thread algae; hope you've had better luck TeaQue.



Beautiful work, this is basically what I had in mind except I was going to put the ballast in a waterproof...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-26-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 57,820
Posted By tuonor
I'm back!

Just got back from Italy and realized an update to this journal was long overdue.

As some may recall, I rescaped in May after battling thread algae for weeks. I probably should have waited it...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By tuonor
Would someone who is headed to Aqua Forest mind...

Would someone who is headed to Aqua Forest mind snapping a picture of the stand Sammyman is referring to?

For whatever reason, neither Aqua Forest or ADG can supply pics of these stands even...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-13-2010, 12:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,456
Posted By tuonor
I like no. 3, particularly if you are already...

I like no. 3, particularly if you are already getting cardinals...
Forum: DIY 05-10-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 30,766
Posted By tuonor
Found this thread...

Found this thread (http://www.thebrewingnetwork.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=12599) on a beer forum about adapting this regulator to a paintball canister...if you have the capacity to do some simple...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By tuonor
Photos of ADA stands in dark or light wood finishes?

According to the '09 catalog, ADA offers stands in the popular silver/gunmetal color as well as 2 different wood tones (listed as "dark" and "light" if memory serves me correctly).

Does anyone...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-10-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 669,408
Posted By tuonor
Great looking Edge, jeffvmd. I like the driftwood...

Great looking Edge, jeffvmd. I like the driftwood bridge which will look great once the moss grows in. What did you end up using for moonlights?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-07-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 25,022
Posted By tuonor
Search ebay for "Up Aquarium 25W heater". Unfort...

Search ebay for "Up Aquarium 25W heater". Unfort can't post ebay links here.

The quick update on this setup, btw, is that it works, does not melt anything in the HOB filter or (in my estimation)...
Forum: DIY 05-07-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 30,766
Posted By tuonor
I have gone through 2 tanks so far, ran them...

I have gone through 2 tanks so far, ran them empty and no fauna died (6 gallon tank w/ CPDs, CRS and b. brigittae). So if there is a dump, its not enough to elevate the CO2 to scary levels

...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-07-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,086
Posted By tuonor
Orange tylos. But some say they eat plants...

Orange tylos. But some say they eat plants...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-05-2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,837
Posted By tuonor
I like the 2nd driftwood picture although I'm...

I like the 2nd driftwood picture although I'm wondering if you can also trim the driftwood in the first picture and get both in there.

BTW, how are you mounting the fixture on the tank? It sits...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-04-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,783
Posted By tuonor
Alum @ 10 tsp / gallon is supposed to kill snail...

Alum @ 10 tsp / gallon is supposed to kill snail eggs. I do a 20 min PP dip followed by a 2-3 day soak in alum.

Of course, some plants won't survive this treatment (mini pellia for example) but...
Forum: Algae 05-04-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,527
Posted By tuonor
I have the same stuff, but oddly, it only forms...

I have the same stuff, but oddly, it only forms on the black suction cups in the tank. Not sure if the slime just likes being near the heater or prefers dark colors...

Any chance you're dosing...
Forum: Plants 05-03-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By tuonor
Either will work, but as close to single stems as...

Either will work, but as close to single stems as possible will fill in the quickest.

And you don't want any water showing on top of the gravel. Otherwise you'll end up with green puddles of...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-03-2010, 08:43 PM
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Views: 669,408
Posted By tuonor
Nice looking tank. I like the slope you built in...

Nice looking tank. I like the slope you built in -- should look great once the plants grow in.

One thing I'd consider is breaking up the HC into smaller bunches. The smaller you sub-divide it,...
Forum: Plants 05-03-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By tuonor
Emersed for as long as you can stand it...;) ...

Emersed for as long as you can stand it...;)

Also plant the plantlets deep so that just one or two leaves is sticking out but the roots (and potentially part of the stem) are very deep. This...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-03-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,783
Posted By tuonor
Anyone know if moss will survive an alum soak? ...

Anyone know if moss will survive an alum soak? This is supposed to work on snail eggs and possible snails, and is less toxic than PP or bleach.
Forum: Algae 05-03-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By tuonor
They say there are 2 types (I've only had one so...

They say there are 2 types (I've only had one so take this comment with a grain of salt)...excel works for one and the other basically likes the same stuff our plants do except for H2O2.

I'd try...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-03-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By tuonor
I keep mine without any circulation. Once...

I keep mine without any circulation. Once they're round they seem to stay that way. Mine float during the photocycle then drop back down as the light fades so my guess is they are turning...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-02-2010, 04:38 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 57,820
Posted By tuonor
Rescape!

So I decided to do a grounds up retooling since

The rockscape blocked access to large swaths of the foreground (only realized how much of an issue this was during the first big trim)
I wanted...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-01-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,023
Posted By tuonor
Nice hardscape Sammyman. One thing I'd consider...

Nice hardscape Sammyman. One thing I'd consider is trying to move the rocks so you can reach any part of the tank with chopsticks / scissors / etc. through the tiny access hole in the Edge without...
Forum: DIY 04-29-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 30,766
Posted By tuonor
I can't view the pics. But y, if you have a 1/4"...

I can't view the pics. But y, if you have a 1/4" swagelok (say the SS-SS4A like I bought from you) you need tube fitting adapters such as a SS-2-HC-A-401 (stainless) or B-2-HC-A-401 (brass) to attach...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-28-2010, 02:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,325
Posted By tuonor
Thanks for putting this together. Definitely on...

Thanks for putting this together. Definitely on my list of things to do at some point...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,340
Posted By tuonor
My view is the hydor's don't work well...not only...

My view is the hydor's don't work well...not only b/c of the lack of a thermostat but also b/c they won't heat an edge more than a few degrees. This is working for me:
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