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Forum: Tank Journals   05-21-2012, 06:00 AM
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Posted By rollntider
Plants were growing like crazy. I reordered...

Plants were growing like crazy. I reordered everything, should have a pic tomorrow
Forum: Tank Journals   05-21-2012, 05:57 AM
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Posted By rollntider
no algae just slow growth. I need to add CO2 I...

no algae just slow growth. I need to add CO2 I guess
Forum: Tank Journals   05-14-2012, 12:25 AM
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Posted By rollntider
I flooded the tank today, it was smelling like...

I flooded the tank today, it was smelling like mildew....
Forum: Tank Journals   05-11-2012, 02:11 AM
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Posted By rollntider
yep some of that long string hair algae is...

yep some of that long string hair algae is growing. Been using a toothbrush to pull it out.... I have started to cut back on my lighting. I bought an iron test kit since I read somewhere it is the...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-11-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By rollntider
yeah I pulled some water out... its down to the...

yeah I pulled some water out... its down to the substrate.... thanks for the compliment, I got the idea from those aqueon tanks where the back is the filter... I thought it needed a heater, so I...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-09-2012, 06:54 AM
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Posted By rollntider
the plants are growing like crazy... I will trim...

the plants are growing like crazy... I will trim it back some this weekend...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-09-2012, 06:46 AM
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Posted By rollntider
I have had pretty good luck with 25 watt heaters...

I have had pretty good luck with 25 watt heaters in this size. I have used these 2.5's before just never planted them before and I can get a constant temp out of them.

1st pic adding osmocote plus...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-09-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By rollntider
What you think about this layout with a wall. The...

What you think about this layout with a wall. The back wall will be raised. I will fill it with Alternanthera reineckii "Cardinalis' and the foreground will be HC.

Thoughts suggestions?

front...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-03-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By rollntider
I didnt know that.... I was going to pick some...

I didnt know that.... I was going to pick some more up today but the store was out. I will get a few more when I can find them. Thanks for the advice.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-02-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By rollntider
thanks... yes i debated using this one also, or...

thanks... yes i debated using this one also, or giving this one away and trying a 20 long. I have not been disappointed with this one at all.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-02-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By rollntider
yes 2 shrimp

yes 2 shrimp
Forum: Tank Journals   05-02-2012, 06:15 AM
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Posted By rollntider
I cant wait to see this one running

I cant wait to see this one running
Forum: Tank Journals   05-02-2012, 05:48 AM
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Posted By rollntider
very nice setup. I like how you redid the room...

very nice setup. I like how you redid the room and made it look different
Forum: Tank Journals   05-02-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By rollntider
1st pic ...Its siliconed in. I am testing my fit...

1st pic ...Its siliconed in. I am testing my fit of the heater and pump. Bio media and sponges will fill in the cavity.


the 2nd pic you can see the front view and I have a tube connecting the...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-02-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By rollntider
its been a little over 2 months and here is...

its been a little over 2 months and here is todays pic.
I lost a cory this week

I have 9 Corydoras Habrosus
I think 8 Galaxy rasboras
3 otos
2 amano shrimp

next to the heater you can see...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-30-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By rollntider
thanks, I havent done a dry start and still...

thanks,

I havent done a dry start and still contemplating it. I have a good bit of HC from my 20 gallon. I will probably take your suggestion since I never done a dry start before.

I still...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-27-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By rollntider
thanks, When these get big I will swap them out...

thanks, When these get big I will swap them out also
Forum: Tank Journals   04-27-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By rollntider
Added 2 amano shrimp to help fight the algae......

Added 2 amano shrimp to help fight the algae... they have already clean up the string algae that was forming
Forum: Tank Journals   04-27-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By rollntider
Thanks, I am waiting on my black silicone to...

Thanks, I am waiting on my black silicone to arrive from amazon. You would think Lowes would have some sort of aquarium safe black silicone but they dont.... only clear

I am debating doing a dry...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-24-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By rollntider
My 2.5 "sump" experiment

its a 2.5 gallon tank I got from petco or petsmart a while back. I had a friend make me a hood and base for it.

equipment

hagen mini elite filter
ceramic in the sump (its seeding in one of my...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-24-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By rollntider
changes out the Sword, put in 2 smaller swords

changes out the Sword, put in 2 smaller swords
Forum: Tank Journals   04-24-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,696
Posted By rollntider
nice tank, that unknown plant looks like anacharis

nice tank, that unknown plant looks like anacharis
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-22-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By rollntider
Hi ya Sent from my SGH-T959 using Tapatalk 2

Hi ya

Sent from my SGH-T959 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Tank Journals   04-21-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By rollntider
Thank you, not sure why I havent had more...

Thank you, not sure why I havent had more comments. Maybe I am a newbie here. Its my first real tank I took the time to aquascape....I will post updated pics later today
Forum: Tank Journals   04-21-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By rollntider
LOL , funny you mentioned that , I was thinking...

LOL , funny you mentioned that , I was thinking the same thing. I moved it out tonight to my 55 gallon, and put in the 2 tiny swords i had in it.... I cant wait to watch it grow.
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