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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-09-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,071
Posted By maximusprime
Mot, let me know if you decide to sell that 90p....

Mot, let me know if you decide to sell that 90p. My tank is all scratched up.
Forum: Finnex   03-20-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 65,012
Posted By maximusprime
Finnex gives all their part data through air, not...

Finnex gives all their part data through air, not water which bugs me. Still excited about getting my lights though.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-10-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,124
Posted By maximusprime
I got mine at lowes. Heat up the pvc tube that...

I got mine at lowes. Heat up the pvc tube that goes inside in boiling water and it will slip right over the "nub" (whatever the outlet that is on the inside of the top of the housing is called), and...
Forum: Finnex   03-10-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 65,012
Posted By maximusprime
That may be, but I'm reading a whole lot of "I...

That may be, but I'm reading a whole lot of "I want it to do this, and it doesn't... boo hoo". Seriously, at some point people have to take it at face value and if it doesn't suit your needs then...
Forum: Finnex   03-10-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 65,012
Posted By maximusprime
My god there are a lot of whiners in this thread.

My god there are a lot of whiners in this thread.
Forum: Finnex   03-10-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 65,012
Posted By maximusprime
Hey Lowe, could two of these be run in tandem...

Hey Lowe, could two of these be run in tandem with one remote? Would the cycles sync up if I ran two at once? My tank is 18" wide and I want to keep even par across the bottom.

Thanks
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-27-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,213
Posted By maximusprime
You could plumb into a water pipe in your house...

You could plumb into a water pipe in your house and slowly drip water in, and keep an overflow box on the tank to drain it out. Constant gradual water change. I'm trying it this weekend. I'll try to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-17-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By maximusprime
Will transferring fish introduce algae?

I want to transfer a couple of fish from my main tank to a smaller tank I recently set up. I have taken great care to keep any algae from the main tank from being introduced to the new one, by...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-01-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,943
Posted By maximusprime
I have an Eheim 2213 and 2 finnex fugerays on...

I have an Eheim 2213 and 2 finnex fugerays on mine and I am very happy. The 2213 has the perfect amount of flow.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-01-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,224
Posted By maximusprime
I tried a lot of different things when I set up...

I tried a lot of different things when I set up my new tank but in the end, it seemed to go away on its own. I think new tanks have stages of algaes before they settle down. Mine was hair, brown...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-18-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,206
Posted By maximusprime
Thanks, Jeff! The riccia is quickly becoming the...

Thanks, Jeff! The riccia is quickly becoming the centerpeice, but I'll keep an eye on it to make sure it doesn't get out of control. Did you have problems with water changes? It seems like every week...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-16-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,206
Posted By maximusprime
I honestly have no idea. Probably just trim...

I honestly have no idea. Probably just trim carefully when the time comes and suck up the clippings with the vacuum.
Forum: Tank Journals   10-15-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,206
Posted By maximusprime
I am very happy with the way the rock work turned...

I am very happy with the way the rock work turned out. Best advice is to take your time, and test several layouts before gluing. i actually made a square equal to the tank dimensions on my work bench...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-15-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,206
Posted By maximusprime
Long overdue update, sorry, I didn't see the...

Long overdue update, sorry, I didn't see the request a few weeks ago!

The algae has been defeated! well... mostly. I have staghorn, but not too bad. For a while I had the worst green thread algae,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-07-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,361
Posted By maximusprime
I love my gold ram and he does great in the...

I love my gold ram and he does great in the community tank.

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Forum: Tank Journals   09-07-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,362
Posted By maximusprime
I had the exact same problem with my staurogyne...

I had the exact same problem with my staurogyne repens! It just withered and died all of a sudden. It has since sprouted new leaves but I still have no idea what caused it.

Sent from my HTCONE...
Forum: Equipment   08-31-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,600
Posted By maximusprime
I have both eheim and sun sun, and for the...

I have both eheim and sun sun, and for the money, I like sun sun better

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Forum: Tank Journals   08-30-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,206
Posted By maximusprime
No, I just misted once or twice a day. If I had a...

No, I just misted once or twice a day. If I had a humidifier, I would have used it though, because forgetting missing one day caused some of the mini P to dry out and turn brown. Just dont forget to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-29-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By maximusprime
I did the same thing to one of my fiddler crabs a...

I did the same thing to one of my fiddler crabs a few weeks ago. Never felt so guilty.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-28-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,206
Posted By maximusprime
Nope, just chopped it up really good and spread...

Nope, just chopped it up really good and spread it on. I tried to rub it into crevices and rough parts of the rocks to make sure it could grab hold better. It turns into a green sludge before it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-27-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,136
Posted By maximusprime
I really think planted tanks are the next reefs....

I really think planted tanks are the next reefs. More and more people are getting interested in aquascaping. I would love to see a store like the gold fish street in Hong Kong. Good stores do well at...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-26-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By maximusprime
Here's a picture if that helps. Measured...

Here's a picture if that helps.

Measured ph, it seems low, around 6.4. I have been having a hard time getting my CO2 levels up. Maybe that is the problem? I use a cerges style reactor with about...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-26-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By maximusprime
Thanks, Hoppy. I should know better. This is...

Thanks, Hoppy. I should know better.

This is a 58 gallon tank with a 4 x T5Ho light fixture, pressurized co2, miracle grow soil capped with black diamond, Up and running for well over 6 months...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-26-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By maximusprime
Definitely want to use cling wrap. Fan it out...

Definitely want to use cling wrap. Fan it out every day for fresh air to prevent mold.

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Forum: Tank Journals   08-25-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,206
Posted By maximusprime
Update time. Things seem to be going well,...

Update time.

Things seem to be going well, but I am having a hair algae problem. I know this is to be expected as the tank cycles but it is bothering me. Whats the best way to clear this up?...
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