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Forum: Algae 02-18-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By Zack2112
thanks for your replies everyone, I think I am...

thanks for your replies everyone, I think I am going to try the hydrogen peroxide method first, if not then i will give the bleach method a go. The wood was not green when I got it. I actually...
Forum: DIY 02-12-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Zack2112
Thanks for the link Airborne! I have been leaning...

Thanks for the link Airborne! I have been leaning towards buying a light for the 20 if i decided to hook up the co2. I was given the link to AH Supply kits by a member of another forum when I was...
Forum: DIY 02-12-2009, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Zack2112
Thanks DBosman and LogansDaddy for your...

Thanks DBosman and LogansDaddy for your responses.

DBosman - Thanks for the advice. As far as the 5 gallon goes, after taking somewhat of an inventory tonight at my house I am pretty sure I have...
Forum: DIY 02-12-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Zack2112
Preparing to Build a DIY light figure - Questions.

I am in going to be building hoods for a 20g and a 5g nano shortly and because I am on a very tight budget i decided I would build the lights.
I plan on documenting my progress and writing up a DIY...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-11-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,382
Posted By Zack2112
Hahahaha I totally get what you mean, That was me...

Hahahaha I totally get what you mean, That was me throughout highschool, except my school was MUCH smaller. Still, no one gets it, even my friends now in college. haha
Forum: Algae 02-08-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By Zack2112
Well, the peices I have are far to large to fit...

Well, the peices I have are far to large to fit in my microwave. What about an oven or boiling them? If bleach is my only option, roughly what is the bleach to water ratio I want to soak them in?...
Forum: Algae 02-08-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By Zack2112
Algea/fungus treatment.

I recently got some manzanita and am soaking it in a 55 growout right now. It has no co2, no ferts, nothing. Its just a plain growout for the time being and decided to soak the driftwood in that tank...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-08-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,738
Posted By Zack2112
Who needs a towel when you can wipe your arms off...

Who needs a towel when you can wipe your arms off on your jeans or something hahahah. Am I the only one who does this!?! haha, really I only do it if im walking by the tank and see something that I...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-30-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,526
Posted By Zack2112
I would be careful and check your water...

I would be careful and check your water perimeters at least daily since you are basically cycling your tank with fish you want to keep. I personally always do a fishless cycle to avoid loosing fish...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-18-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 26,072
Posted By Zack2112
im glad somebody brought this link up, this is...

im glad somebody brought this link up, this is exactly what i was talking about in my thread about lessons learned. i guess there was already a thread and just couldnt find it. I will add mine later...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-17-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By Zack2112
My setup is going to be high tech. It's a...

My setup is going to be high tech. It's a standard 55 gallon and I have pressurized co2 and a 260 watt PC fixture that has independent control over the two banks. I will be running two 6700k plant...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-17-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By Zack2112
Lessons Learned the Hard Way.

Alright, Im new to fully planted aquariums and am in the process of planning, gathering and prepping the rest of the supplies I need to get the ball rolling. While I am planning and researching I...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-11-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 73,085
Posted By Zack2112
Ive been glancing through your thread and I have...

Ive been glancing through your thread and I have to say that I love the tank. It looks great. I love the rams too, great choice. They are some of my favorites. Hopefully the tank I am planning right...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-10-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,833
Posted By Zack2112
I am new to planted and have never kept shrimp...

I am new to planted and have never kept shrimp (will be very soon) but I have been into fish keeping for a while now. It sounds to me if you think you may have just had weak shrimp you should...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By Zack2112
will do, thanks!

will do, thanks!
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By Zack2112
hahaha. I know but its the same with all the...

hahaha. I know but its the same with all the forums I post on. I figured that I woudl ask anyway because im most curious about how they would work in a planted tank haha
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Zack2112
thanks for your help everyone. i could get a c360...

thanks for your help everyone. i could get a c360 for 104 and may end up doing that but as a birthday present or something. i dont know haha , im trying to justify spending more money on this tank....
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Zack2112
Marineland C Series Canisters - opinions?

Just wondering if anyone has any experience with these filters at all. I know the favorites are ehiem fluval and filstar. However, I have the opportunity to get one of the marinelands at a great...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By Zack2112
I will be getting either a 5 or a 10lb tank. I am...

I will be getting either a 5 or a 10lb tank. I am going to shoot for a 10lb. I was going to get one today but remembered I have a cousin that works at a welding supply company. Im going to call them...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-08-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,475
Posted By Zack2112
Thanks for your help on my thread. I have looked...

Thanks for your help on my thread. I have looked through your threads and I love the 10g. The 5g is great too, I may have to set up one of my 5g as planted now... As great as the 5 and 10g are I am...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By Zack2112
what size co2 tank is reccomended and roughly how...

what size co2 tank is reccomended and roughly how long do you think it will last?
Forum: Tank Journals 01-08-2009, 01:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,718
Posted By Zack2112
What bulbs do you have in your fixture?

What bulbs do you have in your fixture?
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2009, 12:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By Zack2112
Allright, tomarrow I will try to get to the local...

Allright, tomarrow I will try to get to the local welding supply company and pick up a 5 pound tank. A guy at a LFS told me he uses a paintball tank for his 40 breeder so I figured it would be...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By Zack2112
Allright, thanks for your help. I think for the...

Allright, thanks for your help. I think for the time being I will Just replace the actinics with some 6700K and leave the 12000K daylights. Later on if I do not like the 12000K I will swap them out...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2009, 04:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By Zack2112
Thanks again for your help. I hope to get a...

Thanks again for your help. I hope to get a canister hooked up eventually but I will run a couple HOBs until then and make sure they are topped off. Just to clarify, offgassing is when CO2 leaves the...
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