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Forum: Tank Journals 08-27-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
Sorry I've been absent so long - Unfortunately I...

Sorry I've been absent so long - Unfortunately I had to take the tank down. I sold most of it off to local hobbyists.

I couldn't control the heat in the tank enough, and I think the high heat was...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-24-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
Thanks for the kind words Reginald! Unfortunately...

Thanks for the kind words Reginald! Unfortunately the algae haas gotten significantly worse.

It's thick enough now that I can't siphon it out, or else it pulls out plants with it. I'm going to try...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-22-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
Thanks Joe! The tank has been overrun by...

Thanks Joe!

The tank has been overrun by brown stringy algae that takes only about 8 hours to literally fill the tank. I use some tubing to suck it out, but it's so dense it actually pulls plants...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-15-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
About time...

Wow, so it's been a crazy hectic month. Somewhere in there, about 2.5 weeks ago, I managed to get some water in my tank and plant some plants.

Without Further Ado, the pictures!
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Forum: Tank Journals 06-16-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,361
Posted By Holokai
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: Tank Journals 05-26-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
Haha! That's awesome. Everyone needs a good 'I...

Haha! That's awesome. Everyone needs a good 'I was drunk at the time' story. No, I'm not sharing mine ;)

So, quick question - I found half a bag of Eco-complete last night, and I'm wondering if...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-26-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,361
Posted By Holokai
Wow, looking great. Nice stands too. :proud:

Wow, looking great. Nice stands too. :proud:
Forum: Tank Journals 05-26-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
Ok, we have a new front runner in the Aquascaping...

Ok, we have a new front runner in the Aquascaping department... Actually I think we have a winner. May I present to you "$190 and All I Got Were These Sticks and Some Dirt" (Working title)
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Forum: Tank Journals 05-25-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
Oh man, what have I done... I got my paycheck for...

Oh man, what have I done... I got my paycheck for a job I'm doing and headed straight to Aquascapes in Aiea. Got me some Amazonia II($60) and two pieces of Manzanita ($60 each) arg...

But the wood...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-24-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
Yeah that's one no one seems to realize - you...

Yeah that's one no one seems to realize - you gotta feed them, they're not photosynthetic creatures. Usually when I see them in the ocean here they're in caves or on the underside of rocks. Nice work...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-23-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
Well, my point was that I'd rather have nothing...

Well, my point was that I'd rather have nothing in the tank but the fish and plants, but you're right the PVC is ugly...



The support issue is one I am concerned about. The pipes run right down...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-23-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
I actually did get in contact with Yikesjason,...

I actually did get in contact with Yikesjason, and he sent me some info I never replied though :-x

My buddy is selling me his complete CO2 system (sans solenoid) since he's upgrading his. Thanks...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-23-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
I've played around with the full siphon, but I...

I've played around with the full siphon, but I don't think I want that much flow in the tank. if it was a reef.... then hell yeah :)

The pump I use is a 1300 gph sump and it can't keep up with a...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-22-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
I take it back - that overflow on the right has...

I take it back - that overflow on the right has to stay or else the entire sump could conceivably be dumped onto the floor. The smaller the compartment, the less water gets pumped into a tank with...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-22-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
Oi, what a week. Managed to get the tank plumbed...

Oi, what a week. Managed to get the tank plumbed and water tested, and while it still needs a little more work in the sump, I'm really pleased with where we're at. On with the pictures!

...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-22-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,355
Posted By Holokai
Don't... Touch... That rock! Personally I like...

Don't... Touch... That rock! Personally I like the blyxa as it is. What did you choose for your foreground for the left?
Forum: Tank Journals 05-22-2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,355
Posted By Holokai
Mountain look on the right is awesome. Love the...

Mountain look on the right is awesome. Love the arch too. One of my favorite hardscapes that I've seen nice work.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-18-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,934
Posted By Holokai
PlatinumSM, any tips on your hill making? I'm...

PlatinumSM, any tips on your hill making? I'm planning a scape with some steep slopes and I had the idea to use mesh on them, but I'm still unclear on the process.

In my case I plan to have HC...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-17-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,533
Posted By Holokai
Your pictures make me cry... In a good way....

Your pictures make me cry... In a good way. Fantastic tank and wonderful photography.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-17-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,545
Posted By Holokai
Indeed. Every time I see anubias it makes me...

Indeed. Every time I see anubias it makes me rethink my planned 'scape, I don't think there's a place for it as it stands now.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-17-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
Thanks! The plan is to water test tonight, so...

Thanks! The plan is to water test tonight, so hopefully there will be something to share later.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-17-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
Aloha! I live in Waikiki... Trying to get out to...

Aloha! I live in Waikiki... Trying to get out to Kapahulu area but kinda stuck at the moment.

Nice to see a fellow hobbiest, we'll have to compare LFS. I just recently found Aquascapes, other than...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-17-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,077
Posted By Holokai
Nice setup! Did you get those scarlet badis from...

Nice setup! Did you get those scarlet badis from Aquascapes in Aiea? I've been eying those up for the last two weeks but was worried about having to feed live food. I'll probably pass, which is a...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-17-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,722
Posted By Holokai
Wow, that's pretty neat. I've seen those guys in...

Wow, that's pretty neat. I've seen those guys in various fish stores, but I've never seen a tank dedicated to one. How many axolotl do you plan to have in the 60?
Forum: Tank Journals 05-17-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By Holokai
Ok, got a lot done tonight. First off, got the...

Ok, got a lot done tonight. First off, got the background on the tank. I went with a piece of PVC Foam as the background. It looks dirty, but believe me, between the glass and the foam there is...
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