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Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 10-10-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,466
Posted By fermentedhiker
Do you have any info on the spread? Wondering...

Do you have any info on the spread? Wondering how close to full coverage the 30" would do on a 20L?
Forum: Tank Journals 10-10-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
Added some Subwassertang to the left side. I've...

Added some Subwassertang to the left side. I've been feed a pinch of flake food a day to provide some nutrient input to the system both for the plants and the microfauna. The plants seem...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-29-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By fermentedhiker
I have one in a 40B that's heavily planted and...

I have one in a 40B that's heavily planted and includes Rummynose tetras, betta albimarginatta, and Anomalochromis Thomasi. Get's along fine with everyone and big enough so the fish ignore it. I...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-28-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
Hopefully it's clear from the pick. The first...

Hopefully it's clear from the pick. The first two sections have two bags(AC20 replacement bags) each of biomedia. The last section has a bag of GAC and a bag of Purigen.

Flow is good when...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-27-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
Thanks. I just need the plants to fill out more...

Thanks. I just need the plants to fill out more to get rid of that new tank setup feel.

Mine are quite social. They stay up in the front of the tank whenever I'm around at least. Even when...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-27-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
http://i1273.photobucket.com/albums/y405/adam_l_d/...

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Forum: Tank Journals 09-26-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
Sooo i've been a bit lax on doing updates. The...

Sooo i've been a bit lax on doing updates. The tank is still progressing. No fish in it yet. Still debating on final stocking list(mostly whether or not to include anything else or just keep it a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-27-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By fermentedhiker
A UV light and sterilizer are not the same thing....

A UV light and sterilizer are not the same thing. A UV sterilizer(which seems to be what you are more talking about) has a high intensity UV emitting light inside of it. I believe most if not all...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-27-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By fermentedhiker
They are fine in planted tanks. They are better...

They are fine in planted tanks. They are better at keeping the glass clean than any algae eating fish I have ever owned.

Yes they lay a lot of eggs which can be an issue in viewing your tank or...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-25-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
left side ...

left side

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right side
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Forum: Tank Journals 07-24-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
So here's a little update; submerged a few...

So here's a little update;

submerged a few more oak leaves. I decided to add some more biomedia in the second chamber. I used another couple AC20 media bags. One I filled with more Eheim...
Forum: Lighting 07-21-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By fermentedhiker
finnex fugeray planted + is 114$ on amazon. I...

finnex fugeray planted + is 114$ on amazon. I think that's probably the most par for your dollar you'll find in an LED. Not saying it's the best, just that you'll have to spend more to get better.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-19-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
So not much to report so far. Did a 10% WC this...

So not much to report so far. Did a 10% WC this evening, which wasn't enough to change the tint of the water. Things are still sorting themselves up in the usually fashion for a newly setup dirt...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-12-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
So I stole an algae encrusted cichlid stone from...

So I stole an algae encrusted cichlid stone from my 40B community and rubberbanded an anubias on to it in an effort to balance the right side a bit.

I also harvested a baby dwarf lily and planted...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-12-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
swapped out the jager 50W heaters for 25W ones. ...

swapped out the jager 50W heaters for 25W ones. I goofed and didn't get the measurements right and they are exactly the same size :( So that was a waste of effort. No one to blame but myself...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-09-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
Also added a stick on thermometer. I ended up...

Also added a stick on thermometer. I ended up getting one of the ones designed for a fluval edge because they are quite a bit smaller and hopefully less intrusive.

Added a timer for the light and...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-09-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
I setup the finnex HOB refugium last night. I...

I setup the finnex HOB refugium last night. I think it's going to work out nicely. I may need to break it down and clean it better. It has quite a bit of encrusted "salt" creep from being on...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-06-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
Thanks I'm hoping they really come into their...

Thanks I'm hoping they really come into their own. Even in my busy community tank they show a lot of personality and don't really back down from anyone else in the tank.

For filtration I'm...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-06-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
I added a crypt(on the right by the heater, but...

I added a crypt(on the right by the heater, but it's too cloudy still to make out) and a petite nana. I have to do some more harvesting of plants from other tanks. The back wall will be lined...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-06-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
I used a base of about 3/4" Organic potting soil...

I used a base of about 3/4" Organic potting soil and capped it with a bag and a third of eco-complete. The driftwood I already had previously purchased(probably over a year ago, like I said life...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-06-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By fermentedhiker
20L low tech betta albimarginata setup.

So it's been awhile since I setup a new tank. I've been meaning to do this one for awhile now and well life just gets in the way sometimes.

I've got a couple betta albimarginata that I want to...
Forum: Lighting 06-30-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By fermentedhiker
Thanks! I appreciate the reply. I suppose I...

Thanks! I appreciate the reply. I suppose I might have to do a build journal for this one as I've kind of slacked off keeping up on the others.
Forum: Lighting 06-30-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By fermentedhiker
Thanks, no worries though. I'll find something. ...

Thanks, no worries though. I'll find something. An old T8 would probably be perfect but I'm trying to keep my usage down as much as possible to make up for the number of tanks I'm adding :)
Forum: Lighting 06-30-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By fermentedhiker
Sorry I should have been clearer. 20L was for a...

Sorry I should have been clearer. 20L was for a 20 gallon Long tank, so 12inches deep. It's going in a tank rack so the light has to be able to sit on the tank itself as there isn't a surface to...
Forum: Lighting 06-30-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By fermentedhiker
I couldn't really say. Cree has a bigger name in...

I couldn't really say. Cree has a bigger name in the higher end stuff, but I'm not sure what they put in the consumer grade bulbs like HD carries. I suspect that if they list the same lumen output...
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