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Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-31-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,871
Posted By whitepine
too bad you are giving up... you could have done...

too bad you are giving up... you could have done something like this.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/tank-journals-photo-album/42200-planted-river-tank.html
Forum: DIY 11-27-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,207
Posted By whitepine
I have done this in a few tanks and the ugf...

I have done this in a few tanks and the ugf too... the only thing to worry about is the heat from the powerheads. Hopefully the plants and fish don't mind warmer water. I would not run venturi on...
Forum: Fish 09-18-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By whitepine
Pl*co can get Ich... I would quarantine. ...

Pl*co can get Ich... I would quarantine. Nuggets have a really long gut.... and too much protein can be a problem for them.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-18-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,869
Posted By whitepine
don't you wonder why its called Feather Rock... ...

don't you wonder why its called Feather Rock...

its full of air pockets that make it light as a Feather.... will it sink?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-16-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,520
Posted By whitepine
Is your co2 running 24/7? what size tank. Do...

Is your co2 running 24/7? what size tank. Do you have a lot of flow in the tank? how is the water circulated? do you use a skimmer or lily pipes and run them high?
Forum: Invertz Factory 10-10-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,273
Posted By whitepine
Oxyropsis acutirostra ...

Oxyropsis acutirostra

http://www.planetcatfish.com/catelog/species.php?species_id=1831

http://www.planetcatfish.com/catelog/image.php?image_id=7203

Cheers, Whitepine
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-07-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 81,316
Posted By whitepine
The tank was replanted about a month ago. The...

The tank was replanted about a month ago. The aquasoil was clouding up the water. There was also a species of fish removed. Pretty hard to get fish out a planted tank, not to mention a 2000 gallon...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-10-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 81,316
Posted By whitepine
We had an "cloudiness" issue with the ada...

We had an "cloudiness" issue with the ada soil.... and pulled all of it out about a month ago. back to step one. We saved as many plants as possible and are evaluating the tank for more plants and...
Forum: Fish 10-24-2007, 01:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,486
Posted By whitepine
here's a shoal of ottos. ...

here's a shoal of ottos.

http://img138.imageshack.us/img138/7175/ottosmo7.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

Cheers, Whitepine
Forum: DIY 05-11-2007, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By whitepine
Check this link for fulham ballasts. just cross...

Check this link for fulham ballasts. just cross reference a similar bulb to yours and you can see the wire diagram. I would use the quad bulb at 1x 10 watts.
...
Forum: DIY 05-09-2007, 02:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,878
Posted By whitepine
I freeze water bottles and float them in the...

I freeze water bottles and float them in the tank. I ussually have about 6 bottles (16 oz each) rotating from the tank to the freezer when it's really hot.

Cheers, Whitepine
Forum: Plants 04-23-2007, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By whitepine
Give it sometime... once it has grown its...

Give it sometime... once it has grown its rootmass to a larger size, it will start to throw more leaves to the surface. It may also start to throw daughter plants and start producing bulbs if you...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-19-2007, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,290
Posted By whitepine
No Co2, I do plan on changing out the hygro. I...

No Co2, I do plan on changing out the hygro. I think the stock light is a 15 watt screw in cf. The tank has been up and running about 2 months. I wasn't sure if a lot of the plants would make...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-19-2007, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,290
Posted By whitepine
5 Gallon office nano

Here's a picture of my 5 Gallon "office" nano tank. Its an eclipse 5 corner tank with stock light. Ada amazonia soil, manzanita wood and filter sand.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-17-2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 167,404
Posted By whitepine
We have the same cloudiness issues in the...

We have the same cloudiness issues in the Tripledoor Tank. I contacted my ADA supplier about it with no success. I really don't feel like changing out the soil. I spend a fair amount of time in...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2007, 07:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,157
Posted By whitepine
I had a eheim 2126 go bad on me after a month.......

I had a eheim 2126 go bad on me after a month.... a just called Dr Fosters and smith and they next day shipped me a replacement along with return postage for the old unit. I hope the "new" one...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-15-2007, 01:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By whitepine
Looks like Riccia to me. You probaly had a very...

Looks like Riccia to me. You probaly had a very small hitch hiker on the Java fern... now you have a small clump.

http://www.plantedtank.net/plantprofiles/Crystalwort-Riccia-fluitans/32/
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-14-2007, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By whitepine
here's a picture of the plant... Midground about...

here's a picture of the plant... Midground about 3 1/2 feet tall.

http://img72.imageshack.us/img72/5964/undalatasev0.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

This specimen was transplanted a month before...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-21-2007, 02:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By whitepine
Just get some filter material... similar to this ...

Just get some filter material... similar to this

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Product/Prod_Display.cfm?pcatid=3622&N=2004+113808

use the coarse filter media and cut it a little bigger than the...
Forum: Lighting 03-11-2007, 06:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,400
Posted By whitepine
Just go to HD and buy the cheap 4 ft. shop light....

Just go to HD and buy the cheap 4 ft. shop light. It should be around $9. then buy some nice T5 bulbs in the length and wattage you want. Cut one end of the metal shop light to the proper length...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2007, 05:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,867
Posted By whitepine
Check this thread...

Check this thread (http://www.planetcatfish.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=9957&highlight=river) and this one too (http://www.planetcatfish.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=16363&highlight=river). If you have...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2007, 06:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,635
Posted By whitepine
you can get 5 x10 modules(3 pin) for like $50...

you can get 5 x10 modules(3 pin) for like $50 Here. (http://www.x10wirelesshome.com/modules/x10_appliance_module_am466.html)

you know that x10 is out of seattle.. right? You can also set up a...
Forum: Plants 03-04-2007, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By whitepine
I bought some of this from asia as willow moss. ...

I bought some of this from asia as willow moss.

eBay: Live Aquarium plant - Willow moss, Gift from heaven (item 250089596099 end time Mar-07-07 18:49:12 PST)...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2007, 02:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,635
Posted By whitepine
Buy 5 or 6 of these and you might as well have...

Buy 5 or 6 of these and you might as well have bought a Neptune controller. (http://neptunesys.com/aquaControllerJr.htm) you get temp and can also set it up for ph. will control up to 40 devices...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2007, 02:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By whitepine
I run my eccos all the way full... I don't close...

I run my eccos all the way full... I don't close the lever until the water hits the bottom of the head unit.

Cheers, whitepine
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