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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-14-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,159
Posted By MCHRKiller
I spoke to a guy today who works min wage and...

I spoke to a guy today who works min wage and does odd jobs on the side. He opens at a McDonald's works 4am-11am, has benefits from the company, and does lawn care/small handy jobs on the side. He...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-11-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By MCHRKiller
I like your tank. The wood looks fine IMO, just...

I like your tank. The wood looks fine IMO, just work with it and allow the tank time to fully grow out.

My suggestions:

1) Lower heater as previously suggested
2) Black background would do...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-11-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,073
Posted By MCHRKiller
Fossil is a good brand and can take a lot of...

Fossil is a good brand and can take a lot of abuse. Despite being female I typically prefer the chunky look of a mans watch and own numerous Fossil models which have never failed me. I also really...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-11-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,159
Posted By MCHRKiller
Honestly without a degree/training at a craft/etc...

Honestly without a degree/training at a craft/etc the hope of making $20+ per hour is just far fetched. Think of some skills you may be good at...many construction type jobs pay well and require only...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-08-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By MCHRKiller
Thanks everyone for the feedback! The tank was...

Thanks everyone for the feedback! The tank was originally intended to be a West African biotype but that didn't work out so well as I opted to purchase Rainbows instead.

I think that a Flame...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-08-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By MCHRKiller
Also what about any potential foreground plants?...

Also what about any potential foreground plants? I am not sure they would go with the overall vibe of the tank however I feel there needs to be something at least here and there on the sand. Petite...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-07-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By MCHRKiller
Critique my scape and help on background plants.

Here is my 50G SeaClear, it has been going since I think January. I am looking for some critique on the overall tank and also asking for some advice on what to do about the background...specifically...
Forum: Aquascaping 03-30-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 921
Posted By MCHRKiller
I personally really like your tank. The only...

I personally really like your tank. The only thing I may add would be to consider painting your Rena intake black...I totally get keeping plants away from the intake as it makes for easy maintenance...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-25-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,801
Posted By MCHRKiller
I am allergic to several types of fish, generally...

I am allergic to several types of fish, generally detest lobster and crab, Im also not very fond of shrimp either. I can eat and actually do kind of like the 3 shrimp that come with my meal at a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-16-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By MCHRKiller
Yeah if the .5 bows this still will certainly bow...

Yeah if the .5 bows this still will certainly bow as well. I had used the .08 many years and it bowed very bad. However I had hoped the thicker acrylic would remain resistant to the heat.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-16-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By MCHRKiller
Hmmm...excellent idea I had not considered that!...

Hmmm...excellent idea I had not considered that! Thanks!
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-16-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By MCHRKiller
I meant the black hinge that is on many versa...

I meant the black hinge that is on many versa tops..on a 55G top the section for the light to sit on is never wide enough for most light strips. I would never attempt to remove a center brace from a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-15-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By MCHRKiller
Lighting and Acrylic Sheet Q

After not finding much out there which suit the lighting needs for my 55G planted, I have opted to go back to the good old standby of a 2 bulb shop light will grow most common plants. My question...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-13-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By MCHRKiller
I juice a few times per week...mostly for...

I juice a few times per week...mostly for breakfast. Mine are about 50/50 fruit and veg. Here is the recipe I have been using for the past little while:

1 Cucumber
1 Carrot
Hand full of kale...
Forum: Lighting 03-12-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By MCHRKiller
Thanks for your reply! I may try to do this, it...

Thanks for your reply! I may try to do this, it would at least be a weekend project. Why do you say there is no need for the splashguard.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-11-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,171
Posted By MCHRKiller
Glad to see more pit people on the forum...

Glad to see more pit people on the forum :biggrin:

Here is my soon to be 1 year old male APBT named "Deuce".
http://i933.photobucket.com/albums/ad180/MCHRKiller/DSC_2540_zps2de5811a.jpg...
Forum: Lighting 03-09-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By MCHRKiller
Lighting question-Sunlight Supply

I have a low tech planted goldfish 50G(48x12x19) and am really just wanting to keep it low light due to not wanting the upkeep of another high light tank.

With that said my Coralife 2x65watt PC...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-02-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By MCHRKiller
Last is my newest tank, a 50G TopFin Goldfish...

Last is my newest tank, a 50G TopFin Goldfish tank. I have wanted to try a planted goldfish tank for some time and decided to do a joint collaboration with my SO. This tank will be receiving a few...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-02-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By MCHRKiller
Then my 50G "High Tech" ...

Then my 50G "High Tech"

http://i933.photobucket.com/albums/ad180/MCHRKiller/Mobile%20Uploads/1229131812_zps6f939c9d.jpg
Basic hardscape shortly after setting up December 2013...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-02-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By MCHRKiller
Next my 20G high planted tank at work. ...

Next my 20G high planted tank at work.

http://i933.photobucket.com/albums/ad180/MCHRKiller/Mobile%20Uploads/1226132005_zps124b38de.jpg
December 2013...shortly after setting up...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-02-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By MCHRKiller
My planted tanks and tank room...

Thought I would start a journal for my aquariums...currently I have 4 going at home, 1 at work, and 4 more 75Gs on the way. 4 of my tanks are dedicated planted tanks...the rest "have or will have"...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-15-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By MCHRKiller
I have also used Zenni for glasses with good...

I have also used Zenni for glasses with good results. I got a pair of Rx sunglasses this past summer at Warby Parker and was very pleased with them as well.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-13-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By MCHRKiller
Low Tech= no co2...except for random excel usage...

Low Tech= no co2...except for random excel usage as an algae killer, no more than weekly dosing, lower lighting

Mid Tech= regular usage of excel or DIY co2, regular dosing, moderate lighting,...
Forum: Photography 02-12-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By MCHRKiller
Here is a photo from around April 2013 when I...

Here is a photo from around April 2013 when I first began to set the tank up...you will notice that some of the wood wound up repositioned......
Forum: Photography 02-12-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By MCHRKiller
I do use filtration on the tanks. The 20G has an...

I do use filtration on the tanks. The 20G has an AC30(upgrading to AC50 when it arrives) with just 2 sponges, the Cascade Internal filter just has a bit of AC sponge and a couple of Bio Chem Stars....
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