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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-03-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 261,940
Posted By Homer_Simpson
You folks are too funny. That is what I love...

You folks are too funny. That is what I love about this site.



Actually, at one time(should have taken before pictures), I actually did. I was lugging around a 40 inch belly and surviving on...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-03-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 261,940
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Lol, just had to resurrect this old thread. The...

Lol, just had to resurrect this old thread. The real me.

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Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-24-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,096
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Thumbs up You are welcome jart. The one thing I would do...

You are welcome jart. The one thing I would do different with that tank or highly recommend is consider starting the tank emersed than submersing it. Why?? Again, these are just my own...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-21-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 18,577
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Unhappy My apologies to all. I have not had much of a...

My apologies to all. I have not had much of a chance to log on or post as I was in the midst of a reflooring job in my condo and am still recovering from the major fall out. It is funny how you don't...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-21-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,096
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Unhappy My apologies to all. I have not had much of a...

My apologies to all. I have not had much of a chance to log on or post as I was in the midst of a reflooring job in my condo and am still recovering from the major fall out. It is funny how you...
Forum: Substrate 06-19-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,966
Posted By Homer_Simpson
I would suggest 3" total, especially if you plan...

I would suggest 3" total, especially if you plan to heavy deep rooters like crypts and swords. This will ensuer a lot of bedding for the roots to spread in and less liklihood that some of the roots...
Forum: Fish 06-16-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,313
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Arrow Well, I don't know about waste control as some of...

Well, I don't know about waste control as some of the best algae eaters such as Bristlenose Plecos are know to be serious poop producing machines. However, having said that, I believe that you...
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 06-16-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,294
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Thumbs up :thumbsup: congrats to you both, SL, and MG

:thumbsup: congrats to you both, SL, and MG
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-16-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Thumbs up Great looking crypts, indeed. Is the seedling...

Great looking crypts, indeed. Is the seedling mat itself consist of a substrate material or are you using a seperate substrate. If using a seperate substrate, what exactly are you growing them in. ...
Forum: Plants 06-16-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,168
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Arrow I have double dosed with Fluorish Excel in my...

I have double dosed with Fluorish Excel in my tanks with ludwiga repens for over a year and have not noticed the ludwiga melt, so I am not convinced that ludwiga repens is sensitive to the effects of...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-10-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Thumbs up Cool, thanks guys Coltonorr, the plants went...

Cool, thanks guys

Coltonorr, the plants went through a major flowering spurt. I always assumed that when plants flowered they would draw big time on the nutrients in the soil. Also, I used plain...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-10-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Question Reusing Last Year's Potting Soil

Okay, last year I had some begonias and impatients growing in some pots in my patio, and the topsoil has been sitting in those containers for a whole year including through winter.

I was...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-09-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Thumbs up Thanks for all who responded. This method worked...

Thanks for all who responded. This method worked without problems. And I was really surprised that the tank was not heavy at all after I drained about 75% of the water, considering I had a 3-4"...
Forum: Fish 06-09-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Thumbs up :thumbsup: X2 My SAE helped rid my 40...

:thumbsup: X2

My SAE helped rid my 40 gallon of a Black Brush Algae outbreak that has never returned. It has been 2 years. It has also been two years since I first got him when he was about...
Forum: Substrate 06-08-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,746
Posted By Homer_Simpson
I am not surprised. Tom Barr recommends water...

I am not surprised. Tom Barr recommends water column dosing with any nutrient rich substrate like ADA AS to extend the life expectancy of the substrate. And yeah this can be done with any substrate...
Forum: Algae 06-08-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Homer_Simpson
I guess we can agree to disagree. My experience...

I guess we can agree to disagree. My experience is more consistent with what some other members have discovered.

Ryan ran a 14 hours photoperiod with 46 watt compact fluorescent lighting with DIY...
Forum: Algae 06-07-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Homer_Simpson
I respectfully disagree, IME I found them to be...

I respectfully disagree, IME I found them to be of great benefit in combatting and preventing algae with all things being equal and once appropriate light intensity and c02 balance are achieved. ...
Forum: Algae 06-07-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Thumbs up It seems to me that you are doing everything that...

It seems to me that you are doing everything that can be done, although IME, hydrogen peroxide will have minimal effect. My BGA started off the same as yours but spread like wild fire. I nuked it...
Forum: Substrate 06-06-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,945
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Arrow This is because of the extra ] sign he added...

This is because of the extra ] sign he added after the .html. This is the right link with the ] removed and it works fine....
Forum: Substrate 06-05-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,945
Posted By Homer_Simpson
No offense but the report you quoted is in...

No offense but the report you quoted is in reference to using ADA AS in a "massive" tank. I could be wrong, but ADA AS is Tom Barr's choice of substrates and he recommends it for smaller tanks. A...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-04-2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 35,441
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Arrow FWIW, skabooya, things don't appear that bad from...

FWIW, skabooya, things don't appear that bad from the pictures you posted. With my 10 gallon with DIY and 30 watts 6500K daylight bulbs, I experienced every kind of algae imagineable including cyno....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-02-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By Homer_Simpson
FWIW, I have a 3 gallon as per my signature,...

FWIW, I have a 3 gallon as per my signature, where there the cherry shrimp are reproducing like there is no tomorrow. The only other inhabitatant in that tank is a Otocinclus that I originally put...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-02-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Thumbs up Many thanks for the quick response, it is much...

Many thanks for the quick response, it is much appreciated.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-02-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Exclamation Help: Seeking Advice on Moving 10 Gallon Planted Tank

While I am open to all suggestions and advice, I am seeking some "experienced" advice on moving a 10 gallon planted tank. This tank is the gem of my tanks as it has literally been to hell and back...
Forum: Algae 05-31-2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Homer_Simpson
Thumbs up Looks like you have that base covered well. ...

Looks like you have that base covered well.



I have had success using Erythromycin with BGA and I found that it not effect water parameters or the biological filter and it never returned. So...
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