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Forum: Tank Journals 01-31-2014, 09:09 AM
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Views: 4,354
Posted By the_intricacy
hey Brad-- try spreading out your HC more......

hey Brad--

try spreading out your HC more... ideally one root per piece. You'll spread out quicker that way.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-09-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 251,963
Posted By the_intricacy
FC- At first I thought that top image was of a...

FC- At first I thought that top image was of a corporate lobby with skylights with louvers, and large "lobby art". Basically, I mistook your plan for an elevation, lol.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-30-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,549
Posted By the_intricacy
oh, I introduced a gorgeous orange flame tailed...

oh, I introduced a gorgeous orange flame tailed guppy to my black bar enlder stock a while back, just to see if I could breed something interesting. Long story short, no. The males don't usually have...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-30-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,549
Posted By the_intricacy
changed the soeishi and suteishi (3rd and 4th...

changed the soeishi and suteishi (3rd and 4th rock):
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8193/8137178740_c72957ee1d_b.jpg

I really like this tank now... except the slopes eroded a bit, and now there's...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-30-2012, 02:27 AM
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Views: 251,963
Posted By the_intricacy
Here's my newly flooded filled tank. Stay safe...

Here's my newly flooded filled tank. Stay safe east coasters!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8193/8137178740_c72957ee1d_b.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 10-26-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,549
Posted By the_intricacy
one tank flooded, one tank dry.

It finally begins!
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8470/8126070611_870485ab76_b.jpg

[http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8046/8126106302_2c9640c8f5_b.jpg

I'm still trying to figure out how to...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-23-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,855
Posted By the_intricacy
I'm guess you're an artist? It's pretty funny how...

I'm guess you're an artist? It's pretty funny how your Pollack-esque paintings are dripping all over your walls and floors! ;)

I think most betta keepers will argue that while you CAN keep bettas...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-23-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 251,963
Posted By the_intricacy
Need some help on my DSM HC

Hey guys, I'm DSMing HC, and have been very patient, but the HC hasn't been spreading as well as I'd like. Since you all are running the same tank as I, does anyone have any advice? Hit the link on...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-23-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,549
Posted By the_intricacy
almost one month update

Ok, so here's the update:

Overall, my DHG is doing great emersed. However, the HC is not spreading very much.

Tank 02, bottom tank in previous post, sunshine only:
I stuck this in our bedroom...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-08-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 251,963
Posted By the_intricacy
Sounds intense... how many ga/hour is that? how...

Sounds intense... how many ga/hour is that? how do you know when your flow is too little? I'm curious why not use a external canister?

edit: also, awesome Dutch tank, man!
Forum: Tank Journals 09-26-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,549
Posted By the_intricacy
Update: I got a fugeray 36! Only bought one on...

Update: I got a fugeray 36! Only bought one on the presale, cuz I dunno. It arrived yesterday, and I'm going to turn it on for 6 hours a day on one tank, and leave the other one going only on...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-26-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,399
Posted By the_intricacy
'm pretty ignorant about paludariums, but don't...

'm pretty ignorant about paludariums, but don't you risk wood rot by partially submerging driftwood like that?
Forum: Tank Journals 09-23-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,549
Posted By the_intricacy
1 month since rescape...

So... Let's see. It's hard to tell if any progress has been made at all since last month. The DHG is noticeably doing well, but the HC... hmm hard to say. I didn't take any views from above last...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-02-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By the_intricacy
ugh, this looks too beautiful to drill holes for...

ugh, this looks too beautiful to drill holes for your hardware!
Forum: Tank Journals 09-02-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 251,963
Posted By the_intricacy
hmm, how does suspending a double bright compare...

hmm, how does suspending a double bright compare to placing a single bright on the rim?
Forum: Tank Journals 08-28-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 13,606
Posted By the_intricacy
very simple idea, and well executed! I'm...

very simple idea, and well executed! I'm curious... how many stones is this really?

one of the challenges in upkeep will be preserving the slope, keep us updated!
Forum: Tank Journals 08-22-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By the_intricacy
Looks great! If you're going to stain the wood...

Looks great! If you're going to stain the wood dark, might I suggest you paint the brackets black? Blackened connectors on wood (dark or light) looks hawt.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-22-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,549
Posted By the_intricacy
Update:

So last time I mentioned not wanting to look at the front of my DSM tank. And here's proof why: after asking myself "Should I put more gravel in this tank? or in other words, Can this layout be...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-19-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 61,968
Posted By the_intricacy
lighting?

it looks like youre only using one marine double bright now... was 2 too much? it's a shame, since I really like your DIY double suspension system!
Forum: Tank Journals 08-16-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By the_intricacy
lol, damn I'm glad SOMEONE was thinking ahead!

lol, damn I'm glad SOMEONE was thinking ahead!
Forum: Tank Journals 08-15-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By the_intricacy
Very sweet! I guess someone else has beat me to...

Very sweet! I guess someone else has beat me to the punch, with doubling up on these beauties! Btw... these tanks are 12 Gallons, not Liters! ;)

Some questions:

1) Are you going to keep the...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-11-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,648
Posted By the_intricacy
Hairgrass will take much longer to grow than...

Hairgrass will take much longer to grow than Rotala, no matter what you do fert/co2. The span between your first post and last is only 5 days. I'd say under the best light/fert/co2, you should expect...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-11-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,549
Posted By the_intricacy
Thanks! Is there anything else I was supposed to...

Thanks! Is there anything else I was supposed to do besides adding the link to my sig?



Good question! I dunno. I was thinking of doing two 24" double bright marine LEDs, like so:...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-10-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,549
Posted By the_intricacy
Yes and no. I think I'm going to do DIY CO2 for a...

Yes and no. I think I'm going to do DIY CO2 for a while, at least until everything gets into a balanced state. I haven't tried that with Hc before, it might not work to only do HC and DHG in a non...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-09-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 39,795
Posted By the_intricacy
How did you feel about the 36" double bright? I...

How did you feel about the 36" double bright? I was wondering if I could get away with a 24" double bright for my similarly HC-planted 12G mr aqua. (hung, of course)
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