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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2013, 05:35 PM
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Posted By BarbH
Look foward to seeing what you do with this tank....

Look foward to seeing what you do with this tank. My 72 was set up as a saltwater also and decided to go fresh with it. Now it is currently housing angels and various tetras. The discus would look...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-18-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,375
Posted By BarbH
Update video on Angelfish tank...

Update video on Angelfish tank https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7ZPwUsJmVg&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Tank Journals 08-07-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,375
Posted By BarbH
Thank you, I think each day my favorite out of...

Thank you, I think each day my favorite out of the group changes. So far after two weeks since the last group was added eveyone has been doing well. Still do multiple tail counts, and still watch...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-30-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,375
Posted By BarbH
Took this during feeding time, my little piggies...

Took this during feeding time, my little piggies :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87y67t5XYbs&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Tank Journals 07-29-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,375
Posted By BarbH
Thank you The second angel is a smokey...

Thank you

The second angel is a smokey pinoy. This group are definitly stunners and looking forward to seeing them grow out. I have a few in the group with the pb gene which I expect that as...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-28-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,375
Posted By BarbH
Updated FTS shot and couple of pictures of the...

Updated FTS shot and couple of pictures of the new angels

http://i1109.photobucket.com/albums/h432/BarbHoff/72%20gallon%20planted%20angelfish%20tank/2013Jul26_2228edited2.jpg

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Forum: Tank Journals 07-24-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,375
Posted By BarbH
Just recieved some Baskington Angels today. ...

Just recieved some Baskington Angels today. These guys are real beauties and definitly worth the wait. Now I need to start gathering supplies to get the other tanks up and running. I expect that I...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-12-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,375
Posted By BarbH
Been playing around using some different lenses...

Been playing around using some different lenses and settings on my camera. Came away with a few decent pictures of the new angels.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/13/5y6e6e2e.jpg
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Forum: Equipment 07-11-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By BarbH
I have a digital timer that I picked up at home...

I have a digital timer that I picked up at home depot that has been working well. If I remember right was around $15. I have used the cheaper timers in the past that have the pins. They work, but...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-08-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,375
Posted By BarbH
Update time, tank is doing well. Did some...

Update time, tank is doing well. Did some rescaping a couple of weeks ago. Thinking about maybe trying some vals in the tank.

Also added 4 Angels to the tank yesterday 3 Koi and 1 blushing...
Forum: Fish 06-19-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By BarbH
That is great, I have seen the same type of...

That is great, I have seen the same type of behavior with my cories and tetras in my tank. :)

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Forum: Lighting 06-16-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,168
Posted By BarbH
Londonloco I am using a finnex fugeray 48"...

Londonloco I am using a finnex fugeray 48" fixture on my tank. They are one if the sponsors for the forum. Here is a link to their site...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-15-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 902
Posted By BarbH
Carbon in my opinion is really not needed when...

Carbon in my opinion is really not needed when doing a planted tank for everyday use. From what I have seen the carbon can actually take the nutrients out of the water that the plants use. Any...
Forum: Fish 06-15-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By BarbH
Has the fin looked like that since you got him? ...

Has the fin looked like that since you got him? Has there been any changes in the way it looks? I agree that it doesn't look like ich, usually you will notice the fish rubbing itself on things in...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-15-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 902
Posted By BarbH
One of the things that you could try doing when...

One of the things that you could try doing when you do your water changes is to give the sponge a good rinsing in the water you take out before dumping it. In the old water squeeze the sponge a few...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-14-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 902
Posted By BarbH
Agree with larger water changes, will help to...

Agree with larger water changes, will help to dilute the nitrates. A few things, have you tested your tap water to see if you have nitrates in the tap water? What type of filtration are you running...
Forum: Fish 06-14-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By BarbH
For the purpose of catching the food that is...

For the purpose of catching the food that is missed I would day cories. As mentioned you would want at least three of one species of cories although they will be happier in a larger group at least...
Forum: Lighting 06-01-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,168
Posted By BarbH
Re: How many of you use LEDs for freshwater?

I have been using leds on my 72 gallon and have been very pleased with them so far. Within the 6 weeks of first planting this tank I have what I feel is good growth on my plants, tank is low tech...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-30-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,375
Posted By BarbH
Re: Barb's 72 gallon Angel paradise

Thanks, I do like my rummynose tetras. The school that I have of them right now is small I will be increasing their numbers to around 20. Between them and my candy cane (HY511) tetras they do...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-27-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By BarbH
Cleaning items for aquarium

I have a pair of stainless steel sewing scissors that I am planning on using for pruning plants. Before I use them in the aquarium I want to clean and sterilize them. Right now I am out of white...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-26-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,272
Posted By BarbH
Re: Lake Superior hardscape critique

Definitely liking the changes that you have made, very natural feeling.

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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-26-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By BarbH
Re: Job v. Volunteer Work.....pro's, con's, and advice

Here is my opinion, I would do both. I do believe that it is important that you start developing a work history. One of the things that potential employers look at is are you reliable. Are you...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-26-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,272
Posted By BarbH
Re: Lake Superior hardscape critique

Overall I like the way things look, I do agree that the front left looks a little too arranged. Also done smaller rocks will help to make it more natural. If you don't have smaller rocks that have...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-26-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,375
Posted By BarbH
Re: Barb's 72 gallon Angel paradise

Took a few pictures of some of the fish in my tank earlier this week. Still working on getting the camera settings to where I want them.

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-20-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By BarbH
Re: why won't my plants take off?

How often are you dosing flourish? If you are dosing flourish comp once a week you might want to try dosing twice a week to see if that helps.

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