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Forum: Photography   06-23-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Joe Schmoe
I finally threw some plants in the tank. It's a...

I finally threw some plants in the tank. It's a mish mash of stuff that hopefully will be low maintenance. One of the plants sprouted a cool flower. I also plumbed an air hose and airstone into...
Forum: Photography   03-18-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By Joe Schmoe
There....are....so...many... ...

There....are....so...many...
http://youtu.be/lnqSllrscy0
https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3888/32662240544_2da7edcb26_o.jpg
Forum: Photography   02-28-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By Joe Schmoe
New 75g with Universal Rocks 3D background... (long w/ a surprise twist)

I don't post enough for a "journal" so I'm going to place this here. After watching for a very long time I got in on the recent $180 75gal deal at Petsmart. I have a 55 gal tank now but since we...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-22-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Sounds like something was amiss with your testing...

Sounds like something was amiss with your testing methods.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-15-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 69,947
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Nice tank. I'm also in Rancho (actually I'm...

Nice tank. I'm also in Rancho (actually I'm pretty sure that's Lewis carpeting, we might be neighbors LOL) and I couldn't grow Rotala here either. In Victorville it grew like a weed, here not so...
Forum: Algae   01-01-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Thumbs up Erythromycin success story...

I don't post here much, as you can see, but I'm compelled to post about the success I had with Erythromycin. I've never had BGA, or any kind of algae issue as bad as I've had recently on my current...
Forum: Lighting   02-29-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Joe Schmoe
LED lighting that *doesn't* grow plants?

I know that's kinda the opposite of what we normally look for, but bear with me. I just reduced my photoperiod from 10 to 8 hours (two 55W T5s on a typically-sized 55 gal tank) to deal with some...
Forum: Lighting   09-07-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Looking for a 2-wire version of this to replace a...

Looking for a 2-wire version of this to replace a couple from an older AH Supply kit... http://www.hellolights.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=536...
Forum: Lighting   09-07-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Thanks, but I couldn't find what I was looking...

Thanks, but I couldn't find what I was looking for at any of those sites. Maybe I should have specified that I was looking for the corded rubber endcaps?
Forum: Lighting   09-07-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Where to get 2-wire CF endcaps??

I'm having trouble finding a somewhere other than AH Supply to pick up a pair of the 2-wire straight pin CF endcaps for the Workhorse ballast - preferably somewhere that sells bulbs too. Any...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-25-2007, 05:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,382
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Yo-yo and Clown loaches emptied my 125g that was...

Yo-yo and Clown loaches emptied my 125g that was overrun with snails. They make a snapping noise with something in their mouths as they eat. I picked up a couple larger mystery snails the other day...
Forum: Fish   12-16-2006, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By Joe Schmoe
A worm bloom??? (pics)

Did a large water change and ended up with a tank full of very tiny worms. It's hard to pin down where they came from. Were they in the tank to begin with and were disturbed into the water column...
Forum: Equipment   12-24-2004, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By Joe Schmoe
The "GDominy' water change valve...

I don't know if he GDominy came up with this, but it was his post that prompted me to try this out.


Good eye.. yes they are... I had them sitting around and it seemed perfect for the job......
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-24-2004, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,045
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Large tank? Clown loaches. Smaller tank? Yo-yo...

Large tank? Clown loaches.
Smaller tank? Yo-yo loaches.

Clown loaches have dessimated the snail population in my 125. It doesn't happen overnight, but it does happen. I haven't actually seen...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-27-2004, 02:43 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 47,675
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Cool idea....

Cool idea. http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif

Does the ball-valve leak when it's closed?
Forum: Tank Journals   11-23-2004, 02:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By Joe Schmoe
After 15 years of fishkeeping...I never really...

After 15 years of fishkeeping...I never really had Rainbows. I took them as colorful, hardy, active midwater fish...and they turned out to be just that. There was that incident where they went...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-21-2004, 11:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Update... It's been a while since I posted...

Update...

It's been a while since I posted an update. I've made a few changes here and there...added the black background, got rid of the Rotala bush, changed the fert regimen which the Java...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-25-2004, 01:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By Joe Schmoe
HA!! I still don't know what I'm doing....

HA!! I still don't know what I'm doing. :icon_bigg My Anubias nana don't grow much...only 1 scraggly looking leaf every once in a while, and some of the Crypts don't want to grow. That...and I've...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-22-2004, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Here's a new pic that is at FULL-RESOLUTION. You...

Here's a new pic that is at FULL-RESOLUTION. You can click on the small version below for a ~5MB 2 picture panorama of the tank. Keep in mind that seeing the tank at this resolution is like taking...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-19-2004, 12:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,724
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Here's the real test....how many pics did you...

Here's the real test....how many pics did you take to get that one good shot?? :proud:
Forum: Tank Journals   07-13-2004, 01:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Thanks for all of the kind words. ...

Thanks for all of the kind words.




I have to cut things back every 3-4 weeks. Mostly the Rotala, Green Hygro and the Anacharis. I'm not regulating the flow at all.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-12-2004, 05:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By Joe Schmoe
They are 404s. The sterilizer is on the output of...

They are 404s. The sterilizer is on the output of one. I use it when adding new fish, after a pruning or after a water change.

The day I added the sterilizer......
Forum: Tank Journals   07-12-2004, 04:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By Joe Schmoe
As you can see below...the Rotala has seen better...

As you can see below...the Rotala has seen better days. To trim it, I've just been cutting the tops off and throwing it out. I know that's not the way to do it, so since it looks pretty shabby right...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-12-2004, 02:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By Joe Schmoe
The work in progress continues (125 gal).

Before...
http://mysite.verizon.net/res7weom/1tank71104.jpg
After...
http://mysite.verizon.net/res7weom/2tank71104.jpg

I realize the tank isn't exactly the epitome of perfection than many of...
Forum: Lighting   07-01-2004, 01:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By Joe Schmoe
Thanks. The camera overemphasized the colors a...

Thanks. The camera overemphasized the colors a bit...but I suppose that's not a bad thing.
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