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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-06-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By ngrubich
^ This. I don't like to use the cost...

^ This.

I don't like to use the cost argument with regards to comparing FW and SW because they are two totally different beasts. Yes, FW setups can get expensive if you go all out, but so can...
Forum: DIY 06-01-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By ngrubich
Lowes or Amazon.

Lowes or Amazon.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-31-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By ngrubich
I have a pair of Costa Del Mar (580 lenses,...

I have a pair of Costa Del Mar (580 lenses, glass) sunglasses. I used to have the TP2 frames for several years until I was given the option to just upgrade to a new set for $50. Costa Del Mar has...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-26-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 756
Posted By ngrubich
I really don't even know what I want to do after...

I really don't even know what I want to do after school haha. A lot of the jobs I am looking for in industry [that also pay well] require an advanced degree + some experience.
I would go the dental...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-25-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 756
Posted By ngrubich
I majored in biology and chemistry here in NC....

I majored in biology and chemistry here in NC. Math used to be my favorite subject in lower grades (followed by biology), but once I got to high school I lost interest. I'd like to thank the NC...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-19-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By ngrubich
It depends on the shrimp IME. I had some ghost...

It depends on the shrimp IME. I had some ghost shrimp in a small tank that ate live blackworms.
Forum: Fish 05-17-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By ngrubich
Here's a post of mine that I've reposted...

Here's a post of mine that I've reposted countless times in regards to the same question:

1. pink stomach on female
2. black spot missing "jewels" on a male (although I have a male right now that...
Forum: Fish 05-16-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By ngrubich
My roommate had pristella tetras in his discus...

My roommate had pristella tetras in his discus tank and they stayed in a pretty tight school, although they aren't the greatest fish to look at IMO.
Forum: Fish 05-15-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By ngrubich
A lot of people will argue between rummynose...

A lot of people will argue between rummynose tetras and bloodfin tetras for their tight-schooling behavior. IME bloodfins school tighter, although marginally.
Forum: Fish 05-14-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By ngrubich
I wouldn't do 9 rams. Maybe 5, but only if you...

I wouldn't do 9 rams. Maybe 5, but only if you are really planning on moving them to their own breeding tank.
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By ngrubich
They got along just fine in my tank. The only...

They got along just fine in my tank. The only issue that I've read with discus/angels in the same tank is that the angels are more aggressive feeders than discus.
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By ngrubich
Check out the GPH ratings that someone else had...

Check out the GPH ratings that someone else had done for the 2217, it may sway your final choice:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=120979


Roy over on aquariumadvice (been...
Forum: Fish 05-12-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By ngrubich
I'm not sure if sexing balloon rams is the same...

I'm not sure if sexing balloon rams is the same as regular rams (I'm assuming it is?). If so, I'd lean towards a male.

You can always wait and see if it develops a vent tube (like female...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-12-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By ngrubich
Here's one: ...

Here's one:
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=170138&highlight=vivarium+waterfall

You can also check out http://www.dendroboard.com/ and see a lot more vivarium setups.
...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-12-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By ngrubich
A quick search on TPT yielded these threads: ...

A quick search on TPT yielded these threads:
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=410946&highlight=diy+waterfall...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-12-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,145
Posted By ngrubich
I feel your pain (sort of). I'm finishing up my...

I feel your pain (sort of). I'm finishing up my Master's in chemistry this summer [hopefully] and have looked at jobs: all want like >5 years experience in some ridiculous sub field.
If you are...
Forum: Fish 05-11-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By ngrubich
^ To build off that with GBRs, here is an old...

^ To build off that with GBRs, here is an old post of mine:

1. pink stomach on female
2. black spot missing "jewels" on a male (although I have a male right now that has those jewels at the edge...
Forum: Photography 05-11-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By ngrubich
looks nice. What else is in the tank? It looks...

looks nice. What else is in the tank? It looks like some cardinals.
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By ngrubich
Make a vinegar/water solution and let it run in...

Make a vinegar/water solution and let it run in there for a day, then scrub off all the junk.
After that, run it in some clean water for a day before using.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-11-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By ngrubich
If the scratches aren't too bad, you can use...

If the scratches aren't too bad, you can use cerium oxide to buff them out.
Forum: Fish 05-11-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By ngrubich
That stomach looks pink to me, unless it's skin...

That stomach looks pink to me, unless it's skin is transparent and that is the internal organs showing through. I've had female rams that have had dorsal fins more pointed than that so dorsal rays...
Forum: DIY 05-11-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By ngrubich
I'd just paint over it to give you the black look.

I'd just paint over it to give you the black look.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-11-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By ngrubich
You're stuck with them. Like thedarkfinder...

You're stuck with them. Like thedarkfinder mentioned, the tank will need to be emptied (or at least below the scratch if at the top) to buff. Even with buffing by yourself, you may run into issues...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 905
Posted By ngrubich
Yea, the 4L / 1 gal. should be plenty. If need...

Yea, the 4L / 1 gal. should be plenty. If need be, you can always stuff some filter floss in the bottom to fill in any empty space.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 905
Posted By ngrubich
They are the same thing really, but I'd say it...

They are the same thing really, but I'd say it depends on the size of the holes in the drip tray area. I'd probably lean towards the pond matrix to play it safe. It would be highly unlikely but...
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