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Forum: Tank Journals 06-09-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,612
Posted By whitepapagold
What I did for my first 5 years was yeast and...

What I did for my first 5 years was yeast and sugar in a 2 liter bottle- works INCREDIBLY well and is the cheapest solution.

Look it up online- its VERY simple.

Try it and see the difference...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-09-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,366
Posted By whitepapagold
Theres no question he's the best...

Theres no question he's the best designer/aquarist on this site!

All I see when I look at this tank is tons of maintenance! Thats dedication. And its definitely paying off!

One of the few...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-09-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
Theres no question its high BUT after 3.5 years...

Theres no question its high BUT after 3.5 years its better than it was. The rock leeched some EXTRA crap into the water for the first year at least. I had to pull one petrified piece out because it...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-08-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapag...

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapagold/Mobile%20Uploads/Tank06072014_zpse7728ad4.jpg

New phone- galaxy note 3. I think the pic looks better than the iphone!

Did a HUGE trim....
Forum: Tank Journals 03-13-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks all! Hopefully I can get my photographer...

Thanks all! Hopefully I can get my photographer buddy to snap some updates.

Yeah, the tank definitely needed some trimming, and Im phasing out a bunch of Fissidens (The top left is now java moss...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-09-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
Latest crappy iphone pic lol- ...

Latest crappy iphone pic lol-
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapagold/tankmar2014_zpsfc304507.jpg

Removed the plants from in front of the bust to open up the sandy area. Built up...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,312
Posted By whitepapagold
:wink: ...

:wink:
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapagold/tank3_zpse5481075.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 12-13-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks everyone! I really do appreciate the kind...

Thanks everyone! I really do appreciate the kind words. Heres a crappy iphone pic.
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapagold/tank1_zpsb843f39a.jpg

I admit Im LOVING the algae growth...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-27-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
I always thought of the bright rock in front of...

I always thought of the bright rock in front of him as an altar- though the plants hide it.

I did remove the fissidens from the center and off the sand at the base of the right side hill.

The...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-24-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
The arches are just malaysian driftwood. The...

The arches are just malaysian driftwood. The canopy effect is just natural for Bolbitis. Its shoved in the petrified wood rounds and tied to a small piece of wood as well. When Bolbitis is happy, it...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-24-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 36,610
Posted By whitepapagold
Really really nice! Just the initial layout of...

Really really nice! Just the initial layout of the rocks showed it was gonna be a good one!
Forum: Tank Journals 07-23-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
Exactly, thats why Im going to get a lab grade...

Exactly, thats why Im going to get a lab grade thermometer. A good friend is a microbiologist and he always gets me fun lab equipment!




Funny, the look on the face is so bland! But i guess...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-20-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks everyone! I can't wait to see how...

Thanks everyone!

I can't wait to see how things go with the temp stabilized!

Now I just need buy a damn lab grade thermometer to calibrate the chiller and find the +/- on my 3 thermometers-...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-20-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
I finally added a chiller! I bought a 1/4HP...

I finally added a chiller!

I bought a 1/4HP JBJ Arctica and a Rio 32HF pump. The pump was stupid loud at first but after reassembling it numerous times I got it to STFU!

Now the tank sits at...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-23-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks but theres no plastic decorations! If you...

Thanks but theres no plastic decorations! If you mean the face/bust- thats a stone carving from africa!
Forum: Tank Journals 06-22-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
Since my tank has BBA, Ive not been selling...

Since my tank has BBA, Ive not been selling anything. Even though its under control, its still in there waiting.... I would hate to pass that on to someone else!

I just dump in all in the back...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-22-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapag...

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapagold/tankjune_zps09a9e7b9.jpg

Tank today. The fissidens continues to go nuts- I pull tons out. The bolbitis is going nuts- pulling that out too....
Forum: Tank Journals 04-27-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
LOL Its funny cause honestly, though...

LOL

Its funny cause honestly, though technically it is, I have never really considered it a theme tank. BUT I think thats also why its gone so well.

Ive always personally considered it a...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-11-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
I don't have a high res camera... Doh! Actually...

I don't have a high res camera... Doh! Actually its worse- I only have an iphone camera...

The photos Ive posted that are nice are taken by a friend- but its hard to get him to do it.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-09-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks everyone! I really appreciate the kind...

Thanks everyone! I really appreciate the kind words!



Funny! I read that and wondered wtf... then I notice I was putting 5/6 not 3/6!

Doh!
Forum: Tank Journals 03-09-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks! The back top is fissidens fontanus....

Thanks!

The back top is fissidens fontanus.

Top left to middle is bolbitis.

Foreground is anubias petite.

right side and one in center is anubias coffeefolia.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-08-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
Bought 2 Dario Dario and 3 more panda corys. ...

Bought 2 Dario Dario and 3 more panda corys.

A friend took a new pic today-

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapagold/tank5813_zps075f46b5.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 03-07-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,237
Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks everyone. Im seriously considering...

Thanks everyone.

Im seriously considering putting a few dario dario in today... The tanks so big and there are soooo many shrimp I think it will be OK...

Though Ive said that before and been...
Forum: Fish 03-07-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,586
Posted By whitepapagold
I agree it limits the fish, but to say you wont...

I agree it limits the fish, but to say you wont see the shrimp?????

I have a 125, dense planting with ferns and anubias and I see the shrimp all over the place all day long.

Its funny the OP...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-07-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 24,663
Posted By whitepapagold
Thats such a great design- with the room and the...

Thats such a great design- with the room and the tank on a corner...

My 125 sits on two old speakers from the 70s and has a canopy that weighs a ton built for free from scrap wood...

I want a...
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