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Forum: Algae 04-14-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By sdaugherty
The brown stuff looks like Brown Diatoms. Pretty...

The brown stuff looks like Brown Diatoms. Pretty common in new tanks during the cycling process. Also caused by over feeding and Silicates in the water or lack of water changes. You can just rub...
Forum: Plants 04-14-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By sdaugherty
That's a solid idea. I wouldn't mind having extra...

That's a solid idea. I wouldn't mind having extra to do a few more stones with. Generally how long do you let riccia grown on a stone before it will detach itself? I was hoping to let it grow out an...
Forum: DIY 04-14-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By sdaugherty
I did something similiar to my tank accept I used...

I did something similiar to my tank accept I used the Shepard Hook plant hangers you get at Lowes or Home Depot. Worked out pretty well and they are fairly inexpensive.
Forum: Fish 04-14-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By sdaugherty
Those look great. Kudos!

Those look great. Kudos!
Forum: Plants 04-14-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By sdaugherty
Riccia on stone

I'm trying to grow a riccia "bush" by attaching it to a rock with a hair net. Unfortunately the Riccia I ordered got lost in the mail for a week and some of it had spoiled. A good portion of it has...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-14-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By sdaugherty
Nice looking beta! You worried he'll munch on the...

Nice looking beta! You worried he'll munch on the shrimp at all?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-14-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,915
Posted By sdaugherty
Looks great, that driftwood is sweet!

Looks great, that driftwood is sweet!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-14-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By sdaugherty
I had the same issue and like the others said, a...

I had the same issue and like the others said, a bit of Purigen in the filter and it clears up.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-14-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By sdaugherty
+1 what the other Sean said. Looks good!

+1 what the other Sean said. Looks good!
Forum: Aquascaping 04-12-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By sdaugherty
I think it looks a ton better with the rocks but...

I think it looks a ton better with the rocks but I feel like the left needs something. Maybe a large focal point plant ? But def an improvement with the rocks.
Forum: Lighting 04-12-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,048
Posted By sdaugherty
Yeah there's a lot more that goes into what you...

Yeah there's a lot more that goes into what you can grow than just the light. Where you put the light and which light you get, how tall the tank is, how high does your substrate come up. Finnex...
Forum: Lighting 04-12-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,048
Posted By sdaugherty
Finnex. I've gotten 4 lights from them now (4th...

Finnex. I've gotten 4 lights from them now (4th just arrived today) and I've been very impressed by the quality and the price.
Forum: Lighting 04-12-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By sdaugherty
Also there is no dimmer for the Finnex Ray 2 and...

Also there is no dimmer for the Finnex Ray 2 and trying to use one would likely damage the light. I'd go with hanging the light personally and if that's not an option the screens would work. I...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-11-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,215
Posted By sdaugherty
A user posted 2 links to some cheap Manzanita...

A user posted 2 links to some cheap Manzanita wood

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=180058&highlight=Cheap
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By sdaugherty
Thanks a ton! All very good information for me to...

Thanks a ton! All very good information for me to ponder.
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By sdaugherty
What kind of places would sell the glass for the...

What kind of places would sell the glass for the braces I'd need?
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By sdaugherty
I had not thought of either of those. You'd just...

I had not thought of either of those. You'd just glue the glass brace in place?
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By sdaugherty
Center brace for tank

I have a 38 G tank and it has a center brace that's about 1.5" wide. I hate the way it looks and the shadow it creates from the light sitting above it. So I 'd like to cut out that brace and replace...
Forum: Lighting 04-10-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By sdaugherty
Another vote for the Finnex Fugeray. Really...

Another vote for the Finnex Fugeray. Really loving mine
Forum: Lighting 04-10-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By sdaugherty
1. Is your lighting CFL? Y (one 1 tank) 2....

1. Is your lighting CFL? Y (one 1 tank)

2. Number of CFLs? 2

3,What is the wattage of the bulb(s)? 13w

4. What is the tank size? 20 Gallon High

5. Approximate height from top of substrate...
Forum: Substrate 04-10-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By sdaugherty
Thanks, good to hear.

Thanks, good to hear.
Forum: Substrate 04-09-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By sdaugherty
Safe T Sorb and HC/Glosso

Anyone growing these small carpet plants in Safe T Sorb? Any issues getting it to root and stay that way? The substrate seems really light to hold these down.

Thanks!

Shawn
Forum: Plants 03-29-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By sdaugherty
What process are is everyone using to "grind" it...

What process are is everyone using to "grind" it up? Will cutting it with a knife work or are you guys doing something like a meat grinder or a food processor? I can see my GF's face if try it in...
Forum: Plants 03-29-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By sdaugherty
I'm trying this same process this afternoon when...

I'm trying this same process this afternoon when I get done with work. I'm hoping it works as well as I've heard.
Forum: Plants 03-29-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By sdaugherty
I'm in the process of doing this myself. A week...

I'm in the process of doing this myself. A week into it. Make sure you don't keep it too moist. I added water to the tank till it was about an inch below the substrate line. I mist every other day...
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