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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-23-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By FuelingFire
+1 Also if you have you outlet out of the...

+1

Also if you have you outlet out of the water so the water is hitting air it will also help cool the water but you have to have an open top and the lights need to be a small distance from the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-23-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 424
Posted By FuelingFire
I run a canister filter on my 55g planted tank,...

I run a canister filter on my 55g planted tank, it the top is loaded with duckweed. i also keep the outlet of my canister filter pointed at the surface just a little bit to notice a small current,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-21-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By FuelingFire
I buy plants that are in the plastic tubes all...

I buy plants that are in the plastic tubes all the time. when i don't feel like dealing with snails and things from the plant tanks. they do great as long as you get ones that are aquatic be careful...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-20-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By FuelingFire
no they snail move so slow that the substrate...

no they snail move so slow that the substrate falls back and the only thing that will uprrot plants are fish. my Bristlenose will dig and some times uproot my jungle vale but they have small roots,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-20-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By FuelingFire
i can tell you that I don't mind the population...

i can tell you that I don't mind the population of MTS, i hate pond snails, and other pest snail that come on plants. but With MTS they just don't bother me, it really is something you will have to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-20-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By FuelingFire
the whole inside of the tank will be styrofoam,...

the whole inside of the tank will be styrofoam, like that of a 3d background. keeping the tank dry under the styrofoam is easy as it will have layers upon layers stacked and carved to mimic real...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By FuelingFire
yea i took it out of the tank it was in and stuck...

yea i took it out of the tank it was in and stuck it in a tank that just had rocks in it. and i stuck it in there with about a half a gallon water and i put a lid on the tank with a light and let the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By FuelingFire
i hope my picture goes through, but this is a...

i hope my picture goes through, but this is a general idea of what i am going for. please don't laugh at my sketch i am not very good but i just wanted to give perspective. as you can see the water...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By FuelingFire
well if you are planning to do that then you...

well if you are planning to do that then you still want to vac just hold it above the moss so it sucks the crap up. but not the moss it will take practice but it will work. you will still want to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By FuelingFire
ok quick question how do i add a photo from my...

ok quick question how do i add a photo from my computer?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By FuelingFire
I'm in the works now of drawing it in google...

I'm in the works now of drawing it in google sketchup. so when i get it done i will let you know. yes the front part is the only view able section, rest will be plywood. I think about the 3/8" glass...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By FuelingFire
yea with just java moss and marimo moss they only...

yea with just java moss and marimo moss they only absorb nutrients from the water column i would plant a few swords or even crypts would help in that regard and i would lower your depth of substrate...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By FuelingFire
Any tank builders?

Hello,
Let me explain what i want to do, I want to build a paludarium, i want this tank to be a fast flowing mountain stream. with fish from such a setup. the average depth of the water will be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By FuelingFire
Having had dirted tanks, playsand substrates, and...

Having had dirted tanks, playsand substrates, and MTS, Something about anaerobic pockets in your substrate isn't has harmful as you might think provided you have a planted tank. i Learned that my MTS...
Forum: DIY 07-10-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By FuelingFire
New tank build idea

Hey everyone,

Ok i am in the process of wanting to build my own plywood tank, it will be a paludarium with a water height of 15". What i need help with is glass thickness. i want this to be a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-14-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By FuelingFire
yeah if i go the 16" or more depth then i am...

yeah if i go the 16" or more depth then i am ether thinking of doing a pond with no viewing window. or using the busted 55g tank cuz both front and back panes are still good, just the bottom is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-13-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By FuelingFire
yeah i heard that as well with darts, but i have...

yeah i heard that as well with darts, but i have also seen them swim in deep water, just fine as long as they can get out. and i think that's more of an issue than them not being strong swimmers. but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-13-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By FuelingFire
Shallow tank question.

Hi everyone, haven't been on in a while. i have a few question. I was giving 4 sheets of 1/8 tempered glass, that measures 34"x72" they came from a patio door. now i thought it be a good glass to...
Forum: Fish 09-17-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By FuelingFire
My cpd Are not skittish i have had them 2 years...

My cpd Are not skittish i have had them 2 years with tetras Platy's Bristlenose pleco, kuhlis and cory's and other fish i use to have, My cpd have never hide and never show signs of being scared....
Forum: Fish 09-16-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By FuelingFire
I might just get the german blue rams and put...

I might just get the german blue rams and put them in the 40g instead of the 55. and make that my center piece fish. i will do 2 pair in the 40. but now i got to figure a centerpiece for the 55 that...
Forum: Fish 09-16-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By FuelingFire
yeah i thought about just doing a species only...

yeah i thought about just doing a species only tank, but i might just scratch the Firemouth's altogether. I can't stand tigar barbs i had them once upon a time and i just ain't into them. but I have...
Forum: Fish 09-15-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By FuelingFire
Yeah, everything i been looking up and...

Yeah, everything i been looking up and researching really isn't much. so i don't know really what i am going to put in the tank. I thought about doing shell dwelling African cichlids or some other...
Forum: Fish 09-15-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By FuelingFire
40g stocking idea's

Hey all I had to tear my 40g breeder down when i moved and i consolidated all my fish into my 55g and gave all my tetra's to my friend. so now i only have a lightly stocked 55g planted community, but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-19-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By FuelingFire
I ran a standard 55g t8 hood light over a 10g...

I ran a standard 55g t8 hood light over a 10g planted tank for a year. with no ill affects on the plants. i had swords, crypts, vals, and others i can't think of off top of my head. 10g tanks don't...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-19-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By FuelingFire
I have been slacking since i broke down my 40 and...

I have been slacking since i broke down my 40 and my 55g tank. i have my 20 set up but i only watch it for a few minutes everyday. but that's because it is on my bedroom and not the living room like...
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