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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 11-07-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By alex009
is the tank sealed? Whats the humidity? As long...

is the tank sealed? Whats the humidity? As long as the humidity is high it should be fine but moss is slow to adapt and it may take a couple months to fully adapt from submersed to emersed. I have...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 10-28-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By alex009
Yes! Ive been thinking crypts or another anubias...

Yes! Ive been thinking crypts or another anubias or a java fern...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 10-27-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By alex009
Update 10/26/14 Setup has been growing in very...

Update 10/26/14
Setup has been growing in very well. I haven't added anything since i first set it up and took the original pictures. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-17-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By alex009
a razor blade makes it pretty effortless for the...

a razor blade makes it pretty effortless for the most part
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 09-05-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By alex009
Terrarium With Emersed Aquatic Plants

After browsing many pictures of Wabi Kusas and other people's emmersed set ups of many aquatic plants I have decided to start my own emersed project. My goal was to create a nice natural looking...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-20-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By alex009
Bought some from a LFS, also bought some endlers...

Bought some from a LFS, also bought some endlers on aquabid. I was nervous about buying fish online but I didnt have any problems.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-09-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By alex009
I would do bleach dips on my anubias maybe twice...

I would do bleach dips on my anubias maybe twice a year. I would always end up with a few spots of GSA or BBA. i think it was 1/20 ratio of bleach and water. It worked well at removing the algae that...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-08-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 947
Posted By alex009
You'll probably want to keep the fish to a...

You'll probably want to keep the fish to a minimum. Like a 20 gal with one centerpiece fish or a few small tetras. Wouldn't recommend livebearers as they will overpopulate the tank. You'll also need...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-08-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 862
Posted By alex009
about once a year. replacing substrates is the...

about once a year. replacing substrates is the worst.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-30-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By alex009
Abandoned mall overtaken by koi fish

Read this article today and found it interesting. thought I'd share:

http://www.theverge.com/2014/6/30/5856856/abandoned-mall-in-bangkok-has-been-overtaken-by-fish
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 897
Posted By alex009
I bought all my plants from no ebay links allowed Its the most...

I bought all my plants from no ebay links allowed Its the most cost effective for me it seems and there is often free shipping. I just received an order of several bunches of plants for $18 shipped. Just make sure...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By alex009
Do a Google image search on "lava rock...

Do a Google image search on "lava rock aquascapes" and you'll find some really nice setups to use as inspiration.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By alex009
Wisteria can be left floating. If anything, it'll...

Wisteria can be left floating. If anything, it'll probably do better since its closer to the light.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-27-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,236
Posted By alex009
I used shower caddies as my planters. I secured...

I used shower caddies as my planters. I secured them using fishing line and binder clips attached to the back edge of the rim. It was easy and has held up over the years. but my tank is open top.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-25-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By alex009
Its as expensive as you make it. Personally I'd...

Its as expensive as you make it. Personally I'd probably go with the 40g as it would give you wiggle room (financially). Here is what I would do:

Substrate avoid the expensive stuff at the pet...
Forum: Lighting 06-23-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By alex009
I would say those LEDs will put you in around...

I would say those LEDs will put you in around medium light. LEDs are more energy efficient yes, but those energy savings could be offset by the rather high upfront costs. They are very nice sleek...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-17-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By alex009
As someone who has just graduated from college...

As someone who has just graduated from college this past week, keep in mind that your interests will change. I started off as a computer science major and it didn't work for me. Because I didn't know...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-13-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By alex009
Pothos, arrowhead vine, peace lily, diffenbachia,...

Pothos, arrowhead vine, peace lily, diffenbachia, chinese evergreen, spider plant are all commonly found plants that can do well with their roots in the water.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-13-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By alex009
yes, there are plenty of threads which discuss...

yes, there are plenty of threads which discuss this in detail: Search results (https://www.google.com/search?q=does+excel+kill+bba+site:www.plantedtank.net&safe=off&pws=0&qscrl=1)
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-10-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,987
Posted By alex009
Maleficent. I thought it was really good. Pretty...

Maleficent. I thought it was really good. Pretty crazy spin on the sleeping beauty story. I'd give it an 8/10
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-10-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 639
Views: 20,611
Posted By alex009
A Dustland Fairy Tale - The Killers

A Dustland Fairy Tale - The Killers
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-25-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By alex009
I did a dirted tank once. its pretty normal for...

I did a dirted tank once. its pretty normal for the wood to get white fuzz. That should go away after a few weeks. I had platies that actually ate it. As for the brown water, its most likely from the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-24-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By alex009
Depends on the type of cichlids. South American...

Depends on the type of cichlids. South American fish like rams and apistos do well in planted tanks. African cichlids don't tend to be very compatible with plants.
Forum: Lighting 05-04-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By alex009
LED bulbs as an alternative to CFL?

I have come across some attractively priced LED bulbs on Ebay that look like they could be an option and might work. I'm just not sure what to choose. I'm interested in LED because I would like to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-14-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 719,934
Posted By alex009
30G tall, lighting is a single 15w cfl via clip...

30G tall, lighting is a single 15w cfl via clip on lamp. Used to be a 26w but ran into algae issues. Want to replace with LED lighting- im thinking the finnex fugeray. Set up riparium style with...
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