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Forum: Tank Journals   12-09-2014, 08:58 PM
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Views: 1,465
Posted By cashman
Be careful about the amount of water in the...

Be careful about the amount of water in the substrate. I had a bad "spider-web" algae outbreak that caused quick death of many plants due to excess water. I had water just to the top of the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-18-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By cashman
7 Weeks. Added 3 white clouds, a green neon, and...

7 Weeks. Added 3 white clouds, a green neon, and two algae shrimp. The ugly phase is slowly going away.

http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb99/chadmashman/20141017_163335.jpg
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-07-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By cashman
Day 45. Finally got pressurized CO2, albeit the...

Day 45. Finally got pressurized CO2, albeit the Fluval 20gram disposable one. For my budget and tank size, it beats DIY. Found 16 gram threaded cartridges on Amazon for cheap, so it works. Hope...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-19-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By cashman
And now it's flooded. Clarity will come with...

And now it's flooded. Clarity will come with time.

http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb99/chadmashman/20140919_104005.jpg
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-19-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By cashman
Had to go out of town on business and had some...

Had to go out of town on business and had some die-off. Going to flood the tank today and hope the HC and the ludwigia make a comeback.
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-05-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By cashman
Thanks for the info from experience. I'll drain...

Thanks for the info from experience. I'll drain some down. Better safe than sorry.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-05-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By cashman
Day 7 Updated Tank Shot: ...

Day 7 Updated Tank Shot:

http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb99/chadmashman/55gallonplantedtankday7.jpg

Bump: Some of the HC is wilting, but the stem plants are putting out nice roots and the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-28-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By cashman
New Aquatop 5 gallon Tank Journal - DSM

Tank: Aquatop 5 Gallon High Clarity Glass
Light: Finnex FugeRay+ Planted
Substrate: Natural Cat Litter
Mopani Stump
Seriyu Stone
Ferts: Flourish Root tabs (8 spaced evenly)
Flora:
crypt...
Forum: Finnex   09-04-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,609
Posted By cashman
Talking :biggrin:

:biggrin:
Forum: Tank Journals   08-31-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,105
Posted By cashman
So, I got ambitious and finished it out. I put a...

So, I got ambitious and finished it out. I put a Kobalt 2" Wire Cup Brush (part # 0323652) on my drill and went to town polishing down the brackets. Had to be careful not to jump off onto the wood...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-30-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,105
Posted By cashman
Oh, and yes I will clean up the brackets once I'm...

Oh, and yes I will clean up the brackets once I'm done with the coat and sand.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-30-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,105
Posted By cashman
Finally got around to staining the stand. It has...

Finally got around to staining the stand. It has 1 coat of Satin finish poly on it as well. I like the way it came out. Almost like an exotic wood. Half tempted to put one tank on top, and one on...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-20-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,105
Posted By cashman
Well, I went a whole different direction. I...

Well, I went a whole different direction. I rebuilt one stand in an open format. I will be staining it a dark mahogany or similar, as well as putting a shelf on the lower level. Definitely harder...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-17-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,105
Posted By cashman
So, I'm having this idea of "use what you have". ...

So, I'm having this idea of "use what you have". I have some leftover 3/4" solid red/white oak flooring that is 5" in width. Also have 3 custom oak stair treads leftover. I'm tossing around the...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-16-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,105
Posted By cashman
The "L" was for Long. 1) I haven't...

The "L" was for Long.


1) I haven't decided how they will be positioned yet.

2) My office is up a narrow steep set of stairs, so two smaller stands were easier to manage. I did make them...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-15-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,105
Posted By cashman
Not sure, but I'm researching it. I know it's...

Not sure, but I'm researching it. I know it's been done before.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-15-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,105
Posted By cashman
I think the Ray2 would be to bright, but I think...

I think the Ray2 would be to bright, but I think the FugeRay, especially as I will hang it above, should be fine.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-14-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 363,921
Posted By cashman
So, I got both tanks delivered w/ no chips or...

So, I got both tanks delivered w/ no chips or issues, built the stand shells and started a journal:

http://plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=187185
Forum: Tank Journals   08-14-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,105
Posted By cashman
cashman's 6' adventure (2 x 12L)

So, I found the thread about the 12L club and got inspired to jump back into the aquatic realm. I work from home, so the tanks will be in my office. This will not be a speedy process, as the old...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-06-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 363,921
Posted By cashman
Got a second one. Plan on putting them end to...

Got a second one. Plan on putting them end to end to make 6 feet of beauty. Though I just made the filtration and lighting more challenging on myself :hihi:
Forum: Finnex   08-04-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,609
Posted By cashman
Watching this for sure. thanks for the update.

Watching this for sure. thanks for the update.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-04-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 363,921
Posted By cashman
Nice, I was wondering if the spread would be...

Nice, I was wondering if the spread would be enough. Looks great.
Forum: Finnex   08-03-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,390
Posted By cashman
Where does the 30" peak along the spectrum? I...

Where does the 30" peak along the spectrum? I would assume between 400-500, but was curious.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-03-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 363,921
Posted By cashman
I assume you have the Fugeray suspended above the...

I assume you have the Fugeray suspended above the tank due to it's 30" length.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-03-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 363,921
Posted By cashman
haven't decided yet, going to do some more...

haven't decided yet, going to do some more looking at the marineland. I may try to rebirth my 2.5g as a release valve while I research to setup this one right.
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