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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-14-2013, 07:05 PM
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Posted By thever
Ignore

ignore
Forum: Tank Journals 01-14-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By thever
I kind of like it too, I just have a hard time...

I kind of like it too, I just have a hard time visualizing plants and down the road. Plant selection would be pretty vital to keep it from getting drowned out.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-14-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By thever
As far as plants go, not sure at this point. Im...

As far as plants go, not sure at this point. Im definitely going low tech and hopefully low maint as far as the plants go to begin. I've read enough about the Edge and its limitations and don't...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-14-2013, 05:13 PM
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Views: 438
Posted By thever
Or a completely different direction - the bluff...

Or a completely different direction - the bluff look.. I had these rocks around and I have never tried something like this. Not sure what plants for this one..probably a moss(weeping over the sides?)
Forum: Tank Journals 01-14-2013, 01:24 PM
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Views: 438
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Cleaned things up so it looks more like a filled...

Cleaned things up so it looks more like a filled tank. Also have a larger rock included as another option that could be buried flat(its about 2 inches thick) a bit to cut down on its size.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-14-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By thever
I think I'll roll with it. Might play with some...

I think I'll roll with it. Might play with some different rock on the left, but should look pretty good eventually.
So to do DSM, should I look for or ask for emerged plants or can I get...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-13-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By thever
Like this?

Like this?
Forum: Tank Journals 01-13-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By thever
Desk Edge

First Edge tank and going to try DSM as well. This will be my low tech tank with slow growing, short plants. First thought is some flame moss on driftwood and a small spot somewhere else, anubias...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-13-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By thever
Lets do this(again)

Not my first tank, but first low tech, small tank. Its my 6 gallon LEDge Planning low tech and an attempt at an emersed start with slow, small growing plants(mosses could be cool). I put a full bag...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-05-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By thever
My edge and light question

I had aquired a Fluval Edge(6 gallon) some time ago and had been customizing it for reef duty(overflow,sump,diy led and controller) but now have done a 180 and am planning to go fw planted with it...
Forum: Lighting 12-07-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By thever
A question for the light gurus, Quote from...

A question for the light gurus,
Quote from Hoppy above -With 14 watt bulbs you should get about 40 micromols of PAR, good low light

Is that 1 bulb? What happens to that number with 2 bulbs 12"...
Forum: Lighting 12-04-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By thever
Well, the DIY lighting is done, $30. I have 2 13...

Well, the DIY lighting is done, $30. I have 2 13 watt bulbs vertical that are 12 inches apart and they are 17.5 inches from the substrate. What is the light level at now?
I have revived this tank...
Forum: Lighting 12-01-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By thever
Thanks! What is the threshold of too much light...

Thanks! What is the threshold of too much light and no co2 before trouble starts occuring, assuming EI dosing 60-70?
Forum: Lighting 12-01-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By thever
Kind of a DIY lighting question

Looking at some lighting threads, the one stickied up top regarding the par data spiral thread. I was looking at doing 2 of the round reflectors over a 20? tall, its about 17-18 inches from the top...
Forum: Plants 11-28-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By thever
One problem, the leaves are out of the tank and...

One problem, the leaves are out of the tank and have withered up and pretty much the stalks are all thats left. I wasnt sure if I cut a stalk down if it would regrow with leaves again. Thank you
Forum: Plants 11-28-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By thever
grandifloius sword

Its proper name is - Echinodorus grandiflorus
I have some of this in my 20 tall, and the leaves have left the building, is it possible to cut these down so they start over? 4 green stalks really...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-05-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By thever
I'll get around to painting that intake one of...

I'll get around to painting that intake one of these days...that should help. I was thinking of splitting the wisteria into the corners to start with and adjust some of the taller plants in the...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-03-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By thever
I dont know either, I do have a PH I could use if...

I dont know either, I do have a PH I could use if it seemed necessary, but doing without for now.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-03-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By thever
Planted journal

Thought I would share my attempt at this hobby and hopefully get some pointers on the way. This is a 26 gallon bowfront with an eheim 2213 filtering w/ a 28W Coralife PC and a 15W T8. Eco-complete +...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-01-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By thever
I could use a little direction here....I think I...

I could use a little direction here....I think I would like to get it down to 1 fixture, and Im thinking of selling the coralife, and gutting the stock fixture and adding 2(heres where I am a little...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-29-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By thever
I doubt much growth would happen with the...

I doubt much growth would happen with the 18....it's pretty dark
Yep, its lightly planted, but I just picked 'all' of that up today. I realize I need more, but it was getting too pricey...have to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-29-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By thever
How close am I to leaving the low tech status....

and entering into dangerous aka algae territory
Short story-24 or so gallon bowfront(18" high) which came with a full glass hood and 18 watt single tube light. Needless to say the single tube is...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-01-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By thever
Im redoing my 10 and wondered if you bother to...

Im redoing my 10 and wondered if you bother to relocate inhabitants while doing it? pretty much consists of 30 shrimp.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-30-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By thever
I guess it is in way, how much can one depend on...

I guess it is in way, how much can one depend on the substrate for bio filtering as I may get a couple of tiny fish-least killi or something of that size.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-30-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By thever
Filter necessary?

I have a 10 gallon that going to get converted to a low tech, and curious if I can get away with a powerhead with a sponge on it? I have an 2213 but really dont want to mess around with it(office...
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