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Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-08-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 1,100,555
Posted By Greg Stephens
Thumbs up Love it, I am waiting for a plant order to do a...

Love it, I am waiting for a plant order to do a similar scape.

I'll post some pics once I get it done.
Forum: DIY   03-06-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 267,098
Posted By Greg Stephens
Smile http://greg1.smugmug.com/Animals/Green-Tree-Python...

http://greg1.smugmug.com/Animals/Green-Tree-Pythons/DSC2492/1207609508_xbsSe-XL.jpg

http://greg1.smugmug.com/Animals/Green-Tree-Pythons/DSC2493/1207612417_ELqGe-XL.jpg
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Forum: DIY   03-06-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 267,098
Posted By Greg Stephens
Yeah that's the idea I am suspecting that there...

Yeah that's the idea I am suspecting that there is some gas left in the reactor.
So I would like to work out turning off the gas so it is gone by the time the light goes off to keep things a bit...
Forum: DIY   03-06-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 267,098
Posted By Greg Stephens
I prep'ed one of these this evening and will...

I prep'ed one of these this evening and will install it tomorrow morning.
I have been using an RG style reactor, and am making the change because it will allow me to see whats happening inside the...
Forum: Fish   02-28-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Greg Stephens
Thanks guys, I just picked up the Maracyn two and...

Thanks guys, I just picked up the Maracyn two and some medicated food made by jungle.

As I stated above, there are several Cardinals in the tank that have had the white blotches prior to this...
Forum: Fish   02-28-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Greg Stephens
Question Columnaris ????

OK, I haven't quite figured out what brings this disease on in my Cardinals but have decided to treat my tank to rid them of it.
The short story is when ever my Cardinals get stressed from either...
Forum: Lighting   02-22-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Greg Stephens
Talking Here are a couple new pics. The tank is still...

Here are a couple new pics.
The tank is still running nicely with with out problems.

http://greg1.smugmug.com/Animals/Green-Tree-Pythons/DSC2360/1195449638_LunPs-X2-1.jpg
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Forum: Fish   02-20-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By Greg Stephens
Question I have about 56 Cardinals in my 90 gal, they do...

I have about 56 Cardinals in my 90 gal, they do extremely well until I do a re scape, or add fish.
With out fail 5 or so of the cardinals end up looking like your Cory or worse.
I have treated them...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   02-18-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,228
Posted By Greg Stephens
Not much at all, the dark brown kids are just...

Not much at all, the dark brown kids are just over 15 grams so they are in a shoe box rack system.

The last female I posted a pic of is about 1000 grams and is in a 16" w x 30" t x 24" d acrylic...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   02-17-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,228
Posted By Greg Stephens
All the animals I posted above are one and a half...

All the animals I posted above are one and a half or older.
They won't change drastically from here on out but will continue to morph a bit more.

Here are some neos and adults......
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Forum: Lighting   02-17-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Greg Stephens
Yeah I looked at the Lowes version too. Bulb is...

Yeah I looked at the Lowes version too. Bulb is 4500k!

But hands down the HD fixture had a better reflector and the right K temp.

I am happy with the halide I am running and just though might...
Forum: Lighting   02-17-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Greg Stephens
If you could find good bulbs that would be...

If you could find good bulbs that would be compatable with the unit I can't see why it wouldn't work.
Though I suspect finding those bulbs would be hard to do.
Forum: Lighting   02-15-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Greg Stephens
Hoppy, what caught my eye with this particular...

Hoppy, what caught my eye with this particular light is the bulb that comes with the unit and replacement bulbs are all 6500k.:wink:
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-15-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Greg Stephens
Hmmmm, I am sure someone will correct me if I am...

Hmmmm, I am sure someone will correct me if I am wrong.
But I personally do not test FE or PO4 as the kits are not often accurate enough to matter.
I do test for NO3 and then manage my other ferts...
Forum: Lighting   02-14-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Greg Stephens
Thanks guys, it's way more to keep up with but I...

Thanks guys, it's way more to keep up with but I am liking it.
Forum: Lighting   02-14-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Greg Stephens
Lighting idea

I like to tinker with stuff so I am always looking at lights and what not.
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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   02-14-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,228
Posted By Greg Stephens
Jeff I am going to do a highland pairing or two...

Jeff I am going to do a highland pairing or two in late winter or early spring.
But mostly breed the designers morphs.

Thanks guys!
I was hoping there would be a hand full of herp keepers on...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   02-14-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,228
Posted By Greg Stephens
Smile You would be surprised at the amount of hots that...

You would be surprised at the amount of hots that constrict after biting.
The venom the carry is a means defense against larger animals, as well
as a means of feeding or aid to digestion.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   02-14-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,228
Posted By Greg Stephens
LOL yeah those and about another 150 of...

LOL yeah those and about another 150 of them...........:proud:

Thanks guys I hope you enjoyed the pics!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   02-13-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,228
Posted By Greg Stephens
Any body keeping herps??

I personally keep and breed Morelia Viridis aka Green Tree Pythons.



http://greg1.smugmug.com/Animals/Green-Tree-Pythons/DSC2241/1178256551_NaTdy-L.jpg

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Forum: Tank Journals   02-13-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,615
Posted By Greg Stephens
lol it is now!

lol it is now!
Forum: Lighting   02-13-2011, 03:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Greg Stephens
Should work out fine check out Lowe's they have...

Should work out fine check out Lowe's they have some 6500 k bulbs (cfl) spot lamps and regular 6500 k cfl bulbs you will like a lot.
I used them to light areas of the 90 gallon in my Sig.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-13-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,615
Posted By Greg Stephens
Just up graded to a 400 watt MH pendent. I am...

Just up graded to a 400 watt MH pendent.
I am really liking this light.
Here are some pics.
http://greg1.smugmug.com/Animals/Green-Tree-Pythons/DSC2286/1185664265_sUnN6-X2.jpg...
Forum: Lighting   02-13-2011, 02:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Greg Stephens
Done and done. I also reduced my lighting hours...

Done and done. I also reduced my lighting hours per day.

So far so good very nice growth in just a couple days.

Here are the pics.
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Forum: Lighting   02-11-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Greg Stephens
Smile Switched up to a ......

......400 watt metal halide on my 90 gal vs the 250 watt and CFL's i was using before.
All I can say is holly shight what a difference.
I'll post pics soon of the tank and fixture.
But until then...
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