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Forum: Tank Journals   09-20-2016, 12:48 AM
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Everyone loves it! I just trimmed the glosso...

Everyone loves it! I just trimmed the glosso today and lowered the lights a bit to promote more horizontal growth.

As for moss, since I never used it before and don't want to get random pieces...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-17-2016, 03:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By iter
Week 1 - 09/16/2016 Everything is going...

Week 1 - 09/16/2016

Everything is going exceedingly well heretofore. The foreground should be ready to be trimmed and replanted to promote horizontal growth and remove emersed growth by the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-16-2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By iter
The pests seem to look like some planaria...

The pests seem to look like some planaria (flatworm). Should be rather harmless unless you see them directly on your plants, as they might be eating them...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-10-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By iter
Commencement

Planted on 09/09/2016, 7:30 pm

I spent four and a half hours after school doing this—it was rather tiring.

http://i410.photobucket.com/albums/pp185/iter/DSC_0029%20-%20PB_zps9ooehee8.jpg
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Forum: Plants   09-05-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By iter
As for suggestions on strong rooting plants, most...

As for suggestions on strong rooting plants, most species of cryptocoryne (which btw has rhizomes) will definitely work.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-02-2016, 01:04 AM
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Views: 111
Posted By iter
Glad your in! Be sure to do some good research...

Glad your in! Be sure to do some good research and everyone here is always ready to help and answer questions!
Forum: Tank Journals   09-02-2016, 12:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,483
Posted By iter
The tank is looking great so far! I just have one...

The tank is looking great so far! I just have one little concern though, regarding the Crypt. wendtii 'brown'. These can grow pretty big and if it overshadows the HC then you might get some bald...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-02-2016, 12:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 561
Posted By iter
Algae outbreaks are caused by an imbalance...

Algae outbreaks are caused by an imbalance between light, CO2, and nutrients. Of all those things, light is the easiest to control, meaning that less light gives you more ability to control the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-28-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By iter
Extraplant.us is also a great source. The...

Extraplant.us is also a great source. The shipping rates are fairly decent too if you live in the Southeast, as their supplier is the Florida Aquatic Nursery.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-27-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By iter
Verily my biology teacher will be using this as a...

Verily my biology teacher will be using this as a teaching tool :thumbsup:.




My school isn't very large and though there is always a risk, I am quite positive that no one will vandalize...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-27-2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By iter
Yeah the light bulbs are old, but because of my...

Yeah the light bulbs are old, but because of my tight budget, unless it causes noticeable trouble, it should be okay.

Good call on it being limestone! Sure enough it reacted to the acid test, but...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-26-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By iter
School Aquarium Project

Greetings to all! This year I am officially a high school senior :bounce:!!! In celebration and honor of this, I have decided to move all my aquarium and the equipment to my school's biology...
Forum: Photography   08-25-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 35,544
Posted By iter
My second aquarium about 2 years ago. I took a...

My second aquarium about 2 years ago. I took a break for a year and I will be starting the tank up again soon!
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Forum: Photography   08-25-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By iter
Been a little while since the last post, but here...

Been a little while since the last post, but here are two pictures of rotifers and one of salt crystals.
The first rotifer picture is a marine type as I found it in seawater; the second was found in...
Forum: Photography   07-01-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By iter
These are pictures of newly-hatched aquatic midge...

These are pictures of newly-hatched aquatic midge larvae. I originally thought these were frog eggs in a little tub because they were enclosed in a gel, so I was quite surprised (it took me a moment...
Forum: Photography   06-29-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By iter
Microscope Photo Collection

Hi everyone! This thread is for microscope pictures! If anyone has a microscope available and would like to share some of their photos, this is the place.

I only recently started pulling out my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-25-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By iter
Driftwood hitchhikers (Warning: pictures of worms)

Hey everyone! I just want to share something interesting/disgusting I found when I was preparing some driftwood.

I got the wood from the beach and began soaking it in a large tub of water to get...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-02-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By iter
Emmersed Tanks Pictures: ...

Emmersed Tanks Pictures:

http://i410.photobucket.com/albums/pp185/iter/DSC_0059_zpsmj1xb8g1.jpg
http://i410.photobucket.com/albums/pp185/iter/DSC_0046_zps9pvixrn0.jpg...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-01-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By iter
Thanks! The anubias is actually Anubias barteri...

Thanks! The anubias is actually Anubias barteri var. nana; the perspective may be throwing it off a bit, but it is pretty small. Anubias coffeefolia is much larger in leaf size, if not more ruffled....
Forum: Low Tech Forum   09-27-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By iter
My Little 10 Gallon + Emmersed Tank

Hi everyone! I haven't done much aquascaping for a while due to busy schedules, testing, auditions, etc... But I have been sustaining a little side project.

This is in a way a follow up of my...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-10-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,150
Posted By iter
Ha, thanks! Haven't been posting for a while, so...

Ha, thanks! Haven't been posting for a while, so here is the current FTS after selling a few plants last month:
...
Forum: Equipment   07-18-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,652
Posted By iter
Well, one way you can do by placing them at the...

Well, one way you can do by placing them at the sides is that you can point the CO2 spray bar downwards and keep the spray bar on the other side pointing straight across the tank. The water from the...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-02-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,150
Posted By iter
05/21/2014: Haven't posted for a while, so...

05/21/2014:

Haven't posted for a while, so here is a quick FTS. I would be tearing this tank down in about 2 months.
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Forum: Tank Journals   02-11-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,150
Posted By iter
The new growth of from the trimmed Lilaeopsis is...

The new growth of from the trimmed Lilaeopsis is actually really nice; its nice and short and has a bronze tinge to it. Should have let it grow in more but it became too invasive. Taller leaves will...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-08-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,150
Posted By iter
02/08/14- Regular maintenance; trimmed some...

02/08/14-

Regular maintenance; trimmed some stems growing too tall, etc. As for the rotala, I am planning to pull it all out and replant the tops once I let more stems grow in. I also tried to...
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