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Forum: Tank Journals   08-12-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By el_santo
hey thanks for the compliments. :) i did,...

hey thanks for the compliments. :)

i did, sort of strive for a 'monochrome' color scheme, but it originally started out with some nice driftwood pieces and i couldn't get them to settle, then a...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-12-2009, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By el_santo
Red face el_santo's ADA 45-P : The ToD ** large picture warning **

The ToD (Tank of Death as its affectionately known to me and my wife) hardware-wise is an ADA 45-P, ADA's 8000K 32w light, paintball CO2 injection via GLA's paintball regulator (good stuff!) set at...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-22-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,059
Posted By el_santo
another 45-P for me to lurk and compare mine too...

another 45-P for me to lurk and compare mine too and ultimately be envious of and slightly jealous. :drool:

just kidding. :hihi:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-21-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,299
Posted By el_santo
you should be doing water changes, evaporation...

you should be doing water changes, evaporation isn't exporting out waste and by just toping off you're not removing waste that is still accumulating in the water column.
Forum: Equipment   06-15-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,214
Views: 103,688
Posted By el_santo
guess i'll be #375.. gotta 2213 pushing around a...

guess i'll be #375.. gotta 2213 pushing around a 45-P.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-28-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 43,792
Posted By el_santo
Cool another 45-P. I got mine yesterday so I'll...

Cool another 45-P. I got mine yesterday so I'll be tagging along this thread for inspiration. :)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-08-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By el_santo
i use a "medium" tooth brush and a little bit of...

i use a "medium" tooth brush and a little bit of patience.

the cleaner nano-nater is talking about is called a "nimble nano" and you can get them at their website. i don't personally have one but...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-01-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,717
Posted By el_santo
those are some nice tanks. you should have a...

those are some nice tanks. you should have a separate thread for each tank with multiple shots.. ;) :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-27-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 71,145
Posted By el_santo
those tanks are just simply gorgeous, living...

those tanks are just simply gorgeous, living works of art. :icon_eek:
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-27-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,307
Posted By el_santo
really nice looking tanks. you should come over...

really nice looking tanks. you should come over and plant my HC.. ;) :)
Forum: Tank Journals   09-26-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By el_santo
i've just got to comment on how cool that...

i've just got to comment on how cool that paludarium looks. very nice and very natural :)
Forum: Tank Journals   02-20-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,770
Posted By el_santo
i'm guessing the middlemen involved in purchasing...

i'm guessing the middlemen involved in purchasing directly cut those pieces into further smaller pieces, until eventually the lfs get a sub-par selection as the wood has been cannibalized by everyone...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-12-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,741
Posted By el_santo
wow, nice! the second tank with the rasbora's is...

wow, nice! the second tank with the rasbora's is totally making me jealous. :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-02-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By el_santo
32watts may be too intense of light on a 7gallon...

32watts may be too intense of light on a 7gallon setup though, others can chime in here with this, but its my understanding (again i'm still new myself) that that much light will heavily promote...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-02-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,888
Posted By el_santo
neat tutorial! now if i can only overcome my lack...

neat tutorial! now if i can only overcome my lack of artistic talent.. :(

:)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-01-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By el_santo
the links jentheplantgeek provided are excellent!...

the links jentheplantgeek provided are excellent! lots of quality reading there.

fwiw: i'm using the hagen setup on two tanks a 10g and 12g, for the mixture i'm using 1 cup of sugar, 1 teaspoon...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-31-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By el_santo
hey, welcome (although i'm a total newbie myself)...

hey, welcome (although i'm a total newbie myself) to the forums.

my only advise i can give you at the moment is to read, read, read, and read. if you have a question, the search at the top works...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-28-2007, 03:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,404
Posted By el_santo
super nice! i'm jealous. :)

super nice! i'm jealous. :)
Forum: Substrate   01-26-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By el_santo
i too had something like this floating in the...

i too had something like this floating in the water on my 10g i recently setup. i just chalked up the detritus to unrefined bits of AS and netted them out.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-26-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,419
Posted By el_santo
yeaahhh, i just shot diet dr. pepper out of my...

yeaahhh, i just shot diet dr. pepper out of my nose.. thanks.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-11-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By el_santo
good prices!

good prices!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-14-2006, 10:22 PM
Replies: 19
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Views: 762
Posted By el_santo
protection? from him attacking you or your...

protection? from him attacking you or your possessions?

i don't know your situation, only from reading these few posts, but it sounds like your brother isn't going to get any better on his own...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-11-2006, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By el_santo
that's good info, but also a little incomplete,...

that's good info, but also a little incomplete, as the recall was issued in 3/06 and covers ap 12gs manufactured between 12/05 and 1/06. hopefully those are all off the market. more info on how to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-10-2006, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By el_santo
yea i skim through the longer threads hunt and...

yea i skim through the longer threads hunt and picking out bits of knowledge.. once i've had enough of that i got picture hunting and usually end up turning green from jealousy.. :D
Forum: Tank Journals   11-07-2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,198
Posted By el_santo
nice looking tank! question: what brand...

nice looking tank!

question: what brand light fixture is that?
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