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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-23-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,618
Posted By jointbeaker
http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s45/jointbeaker...

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s45/jointbeaker/fish/IMG_1846-1.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 11-22-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By jointbeaker
Another water change tonight: before: ...

Another water change tonight:

before:
http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s45/jointbeaker/fish/IMG_2718.jpg

after:
http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s45/jointbeaker/fish/IMG_2719.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 11-21-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By jointbeaker
So a few days ago, things were still going ok,...

So a few days ago, things were still going ok, the microsword looked good, but the dug started turning yellow. Not sure what was going on there, so I ended up filling the tank tonight.

Here's what...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-16-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By jointbeaker
did the cool thing, and added a thread signature....

did the cool thing, and added a thread signature. :)
Forum: Tank Journals 11-16-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By jointbeaker
Almost two weeks in, slowly creeping along. ...

Almost two weeks in, slowly creeping along.

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s45/jointbeaker/fish/IMG_2701.jpg

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s45/jointbeaker/fish/IMG_2702.jpg
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-16-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,522
Posted By jointbeaker
It's nice to see another Chi on TPT. :)

It's nice to see another Chi on TPT. :)
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,729
Posted By jointbeaker
I've got an AC20 on my 1st Chi, and really like...

I've got an AC20 on my 1st Chi, and really like it.

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s45/jointbeaker/fish/IMG_2691.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 11-08-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By jointbeaker
Putzing right along with the dry start over here....

Putzing right along with the dry start over here. Cheers.

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s45/jointbeaker/fish/IMG_2697.jpg
...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-06-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,722
Posted By jointbeaker
It DOES look a lot better, and it would still be...

It DOES look a lot better, and it would still be pretty easy at this stage in the game for you.

I'm doing a 10 hr period, split up into two 5hr periods during the day.

Hoping to watch your...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-05-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By jointbeaker
Thanks JMex. Once the dry start gets to a...

Thanks JMex.

Once the dry start gets to a decent place, I'm planning on making the negative space between the two rocks the focal point, and that's where the most height is going to be.

That's...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-05-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,722
Posted By jointbeaker
What are you using for a light period? I've...

What are you using for a light period?

I've started a log on my two Chi tanks as well...one being my first try at a dry start, with Eco-complete & Miracle Grow Organic underneath that...

Here: ...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-05-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By jointbeaker
Yeah. I'd like to add some rooted plants for a...

Yeah. I'd like to add some rooted plants for a small variety of textures and color, but I'm not sure where that'll end up yet.

For now, just planning on continuing with the dry start.

Thanks.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-05-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,722
Posted By jointbeaker
any updates here? I'm trying a DSM Chi as well.

any updates here? I'm trying a DSM Chi as well.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-05-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By jointbeaker
Mark's Chi doubletank

I've got two Fluval Chi 5 gallon tanks. One started 1.5 years ago, and a new one tonight. I'm going to share photos of both, in various stages. On to the pictures. :)

Chi #1

started here....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-01-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,116
Posted By jointbeaker
I ended up not using it, or the tank it was...

I ended up not using it, or the tank it was intended for.

My first Chi has all sorts of algae right now. Here's probably the best picture I have of it right now:
...
Forum: DIY 10-01-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,757
Posted By jointbeaker
The height of the light, was limited basically by...

The height of the light, was limited basically by the materials I ended up using. The balsawood was cheap enough to play with, and decide if I liked the layout/functionality/looks of the structure....
Forum: DIY 10-01-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,757
Posted By jointbeaker
Thanks mega. I guess I made this up out of...

Thanks mega. I guess I made this up out of boredom, as I never really used it.

I'm thinking of starting it up tho soon, so I might just give it a go yet.

Thanks again.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-22-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,116
Posted By jointbeaker
I'm happy to see that at least someone liked my...

I'm happy to see that at least someone liked my idea for a Chi lid. :fish:

*subscribed to see progress.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-19-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,177
Posted By jointbeaker
compact spiral CFL from Menards, and a cheap...

compact spiral CFL from Menards, and a cheap worklight fixture...

I've got my tank below a kitchen cabinet sort of...so I'm able to hang that cheap light from the top cabinet with a piece of J...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-14-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,177
Posted By jointbeaker
Not a lot of people have Chi's here on TPT. Looks...

Not a lot of people have Chi's here on TPT. Looks like you have a decent looking start. Cheers.

Here's mine:

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s45/jointbeaker/fish/IMG_1838.jpg
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-25-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,070
Posted By jointbeaker
Thanks. :proud:

Thanks. :proud:
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-25-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,070
Posted By jointbeaker
I read you're not using Excel because of the...

I read you're not using Excel because of the vals, and Potassium wasn't working...

What are you dosing now?

I really like the look of this tank. Nice job.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-07-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,362
Posted By jointbeaker
Agreed. Def. an old thread, but very cool to...

Agreed. Def. an old thread, but very cool to browse thru.

I'll add mine.

Tank: 5g Fluval Chi
Filtration: AC20 HOB
Glass: Regular
Light: Marineland Doublebright LED (seems to grow, albeit...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-04-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,647
Posted By jointbeaker
Thanks for sharing. Not too many people use Chi's...

Thanks for sharing. Not too many people use Chi's on the forum. When PetSmart had them on sale, I thought they were a pretty good price, so I picked one up too.

Cheers.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-31-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By jointbeaker
Head to the city? Where are you from? I'm...

Head to the city? Where are you from?

I'm out in Sycamore. :fish:
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