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Forum: Tank Journals 07-19-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By MCHRKiller
I like the river bottom thing you have going on...

I like the river bottom thing you have going on here. If I may suggest a large piece of driftwood which is branchy and tall. You can create a really nice scape using only very basic plants....with...
Forum: Fish 07-19-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By MCHRKiller
Plecos

Looking to keep some "fancier" plecos in the 75G I am currently working on. I had long considered L200s; however the more I am reading it seems other folks have had these mow down their plants. This...
Forum: Lighting 07-19-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By MCHRKiller
I had another thought, would auto car window tint...

I had another thought, would auto car window tint on the fixture's splash guard also reduce the intensity? I plan to put electrical tape on the splash guard for now but I was thinking this may be a...
Forum: Lighting 07-18-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By MCHRKiller
I may try to put electrical tape on the splash...

I may try to put electrical tape on the splash guard to block some of the light. My tank is acrylic and doesn't have a top. Any thoughts on that working?
Forum: Lighting 07-18-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By MCHRKiller
That was my concern since these bulbs are...

That was my concern since these bulbs are producing much more light/heat than my old T12 single tube strips back in the dinosaur days of fish keeping in using the tape. Candy cane wrapping a tube...
Forum: Lighting 07-18-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By MCHRKiller
Electrical tape to reduce intensity

Years ago when I owned piranha, I would wrap the bulbs on my fixture in electrical tape to reduce the lighting so they would feel more secure. Since I am dropping all of my tanks down to low light I...
Forum: Lighting 07-13-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By MCHRKiller
Would 2 Razors be too much for the 21" tall 15"...

Would 2 Razors be too much for the 21" tall 15" wide tank? Im looking to get away from pressurized CO2 and daily dosing, I just dont have time to keep up with a high tech anymore. Hence Im wanting to...
Forum: Lighting 07-12-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By MCHRKiller
The tank mounts on the Finnex fixtures I have...

The tank mounts on the Finnex fixtures I have seen are not designed for the solid molded top I have. I guess I could work around that by just sitting the fixture on the top however with pets I prefer...
Forum: Lighting 07-11-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By MCHRKiller
36" led

I currently have a 36x15x21 acrylic 50G tank which has a 2xt5ho current fixture which is slowly working on biting the dust. I intend to replace the fixture with a LED, however I know nothing about...
Forum: Fish 07-06-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By MCHRKiller
Honestly Ive always kept Oscars in planted...

Honestly Ive always kept Oscars in planted tanks...if these fish are raised in a scaped tank...they dont actually mess with much. I have NEVER had an Oscar decimate a tank; however I do also give...
Forum: Fish 07-05-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By MCHRKiller
Large cichlids

Anyone else keep larger CA/SA cichlids?

I know it is a planted forum; however in my defense I have kept many different species of SAs and CAs in the past with plants. My former...
Forum: Fish 07-05-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By MCHRKiller
300G 96Lx24Tx30W Sand substrate, lots of...

300G 96Lx24Tx30W

Sand substrate, lots of large grey toned rock, huge manzanita branches, and sparsely planted with anubias, perhaps some floating species as well

Id do a CA cichlid all male...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-28-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,670
Posted By MCHRKiller
What is your maintenance schedule...ie # of WCs...

What is your maintenance schedule...ie # of WCs per week? I am contemplating doing something like this in my office. A coworker gave me their old fish bowl which is a large vintage glass light globe.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-12-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,017
Posted By MCHRKiller
I try to avoid junk food and am rather successful...

I try to avoid junk food and am rather successful except when it comes to soda...its just something Ive never been willing to let go of. However I have scaled back to 2 regular sodas per day instead...
Forum: Lighting 05-06-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By MCHRKiller
Would that push me into needing co2 and more than...

Would that push me into needing co2 and more than once weekly ferts? I'm looking to grow Ozelot sword, crypts, java fern, anubias, and Hygro.
Forum: Lighting 05-06-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By MCHRKiller
Thanks, what beamswork would give me low but...

Thanks, what beamswork would give me low but adequate lighting?
Forum: Lighting 05-05-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By MCHRKiller
20G High LED

First off...I know nothing about LEDs. But I am looking to create lower lighting on a standard 20G high tank. The tank will be at my office at work and I do not want to inject CO2 or really have to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-26-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 922
Posted By MCHRKiller
In my town the leash law applies to all...

In my town the leash law applies to all domesticated animals....however when it comes down to it animal control will not enforce it for cats. I am a cat lover...have 2 house cats. But I do not allow...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-26-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 922
Posted By MCHRKiller
Dont be surprised if they tell you that they...

Dont be surprised if they tell you that they cannot do anything about cats. I had many strays around my house which would tear into garbage, spray urine all over the outside of the house including...
Forum: Lighting 04-15-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By MCHRKiller
Another question after some research I have came...

Another question after some research I have came across TrueLumen 12" kits...I would go with 2 of those fixtures. However they only come in 12K spectrum...I have done 10K on planted tanks just fine....
Forum: Lighting 04-15-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By MCHRKiller
15G Column Light Mods

I have chosen this tank kit to adorn my new office at work basically because I think the tank has an unusual look and a ton of potential for scaping especially with manzanita branches. My issue is...
Forum: Algae 03-11-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By MCHRKiller
Thanks I will also try to increase my phosphate...

Thanks I will also try to increase my phosphate dosage and see how that goes. I honestly dont test my water(horrible I know) so I will have to invest in some test kits as well.

My tank is...
Forum: Algae 03-11-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By MCHRKiller
They are in the front of the tank...the fixture...

They are in the front of the tank...the fixture sits directly above the swords/hygro so they are in the shadiest space I have. I may just have to periodically take them out and dip them. I am going...
Forum: Algae 03-11-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By MCHRKiller
lol no problem. All ideas and suggestions are...

lol no problem. All ideas and suggestions are welcome, I want this to be my "nice" looking tank but with the anubias with all that algae on them it kind of kills the vibe.
Forum: Algae 03-11-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By MCHRKiller
I have a drop checker...its always in the lime...

I have a drop checker...its always in the lime green. I also keep my regulator set on 25psi working pressure.

I dose the tank with Metricide daily as well :)
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