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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,537
Posted By ddiomede
Same here. I just got back into the marine hobby...

Same here. I just got back into the marine hobby after years of keeping freshwater. I stopped back in the 90's because the technology IMO wasn't good enough to maintain these animals. Now since...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,537
Posted By ddiomede
The most invasive species is us humans. We're...

The most invasive species is us humans. We're responsible for everything bad that is happening to the Earth. One example is the crown of thorns starfish explosion that is killing vast swaths of the...
Forum: Plants 11-15-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By ddiomede
I'm using the ferts from aquariumfertilizer.com...

I'm using the ferts from aquariumfertilizer.com and and dosing about 2X the amount that it says to. I do about a 70% water change every week as well. I just increased the lighting to 12 hours. If...
Forum: Plants 11-15-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By ddiomede
It looks almost exactly like your first photo. ...

It looks almost exactly like your first photo. I've trimmed it once about midway down the stalk between nodes and replanted the tops but those just shot up to the top of the tank in four days! Same...
Forum: Plants 11-15-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By ddiomede
Cabomba Growing Very Long and Thin

Hello all,

Bought some red cabomba and it had some very nice compact growth. Now that its been in my tank for a couple weeks, it has started to grow very quickly, but the growth is not compact...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-13-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,483
Posted By ddiomede
I hate ich. Here is what has worked for me...

I hate ich. Here is what has worked for me successfully in the past:

Turn up the heater to above 80 degrees. Search online and you will find the exact temperature, but what this does is speeds up...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-13-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,401
Posted By ddiomede
I've had android phones for quite some time now....

I've had android phones for quite some time now. Bought my own, as well as always having the latest greatest model provided through work. So basically I would carry around two androids. The things...
Forum: Fish 11-11-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By ddiomede
I wouldn't go for another whole school but you...

I wouldn't go for another whole school but you could always try it out. I'm sure someone else can weigh in on this. I've had neons, cardinals, diamond tetras, etc and the schooling is not something...
Forum: Fish 11-11-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By ddiomede
From my experiences with them, it's a pretty...

From my experiences with them, it's a pretty common behavior.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-01-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 42,011
Posted By ddiomede
Tropics. Pizza or Calzone?

Tropics.

Pizza or Calzone?
Forum: Fish 05-01-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 43,622
Posted By ddiomede
Puffer Looks to be a type of rasbora.

Puffer


Looks to be a type of rasbora.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-01-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,613
Posted By ddiomede
Thanks:D Got the mounts from here ...

Thanks:D Got the mounts from here
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002R9HQLI
Very strong. Being the cheapest dual monitor stands I was put off a bit, but after ready reviews and watching the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-01-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 19,725
Posted By ddiomede
I've been listening to the band Riverside. They...

I've been listening to the band Riverside. They are a mix between Pink Floyd, and Tool. They can be categorized as prog rock. Check them out.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-01-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,613
Posted By ddiomede
Here's mine. It's a Dell XPS 9000 8gb Ram 1.5tb...

Here's mine. It's a Dell XPS 9000 8gb Ram 1.5tb hd i7 processor dual monitors 1 is a 23" the other is a 21". I use them both for editing photos. I highly recommend two monitors is you are in...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-01-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 36,950
Posted By ddiomede
Here's my two buddies. Max and Mikey

Here's my two buddies. Max and Mikey
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-29-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 42,011
Posted By ddiomede
Blinds. You can shut out the light if necessary....

Blinds. You can shut out the light if necessary.

Vampires or Werewolves:icon_twis
Forum: Fish 04-24-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,107
Posted By ddiomede
I've always liked lemon tetras, they have some...

I've always liked lemon tetras, they have some really cool colors. Second favorite is probably rummynose tetras.
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,309
Posted By ddiomede
I've been using a Python for 16 years. No...

I've been using a Python for 16 years. No complaints. I can't say whether or not the other brands are any good. With all of them, if you don't have great water pressure, they will not work very...
Forum: Fish 04-17-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,279
Posted By ddiomede
+1 on the Rainbow Fish, just watched one of mine...

+1 on the Rainbow Fish, just watched one of mine gobble up a baby guppy. :icon_eek:
Forum: Aquascaping 04-17-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By ddiomede
It's looking pretty good so far. Maybe get some...

It's looking pretty good so far. Maybe get some flame moss or something similar and tie it to the driftwood. Driftwood always looks more natural when you tie moss or something to it. I have flame...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-14-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,377
Posted By ddiomede
I'm surprised nobody mentioned War and Peace. I...

I'm surprised nobody mentioned War and Peace. I know it's long, but it's so good a read. Loved it. Very well written.
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,289
Posted By ddiomede
I checked out the toms, but I just didn't like...

I checked out the toms, but I just didn't like that it would be skimming directly into my canister. I would have to clean it every week to avoid low-flow problems. My tank is packed with plants and...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,289
Posted By ddiomede
I tried the paper towels, and they didn't work...

I tried the paper towels, and they didn't work that well. That would have also added time to an already busy schedule; I work full-time and go to school part-time. Plus, I have spent so much cash...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,289
Posted By ddiomede
Unfortunately I didn't. I think it had something...

Unfortunately I didn't. I think it had something to do with less surface agitation from removing the bio-wheel. That caused a lot of splashing which would have never allowed the film to build up. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,289
Posted By ddiomede
Oily scum at tank surface solved!

I converted my 46 gallon bowfront fish-only tank into a planted about a month ago. Set it up with 80lbs of eco, a rena filstar xp2, marineland bio-wheel 170, a marineland stealth heater 200w, a...
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