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Forum: Tank Journals   02-06-2012, 08:21 PM
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Posted By GregBox
Do I see a refelction of a Corner tank housing...

Do I see a refelction of a Corner tank housing discus in your second picture above? If so how many do you have already?
Forum: Tank Journals   01-18-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,275
Posted By GregBox
Tank town down this weekend, I am calling it a...

Tank town down this weekend, I am calling it a total success in my high tech adventure. I'm now going to the low tech side for a new challange. Here is the final picture before tear down.
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Forum: Tank Journals   11-09-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,275
Posted By GregBox
Oh yeah the RCS love all that moss though, its a...

Oh yeah the RCS love all that moss though, its a really good place for the Juvi's to grow up in, although most of them I'm guessing end up getting eaten. I do trim the Java moss in the front weekly...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-08-2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,275
Posted By GregBox
So have not updated in a long time... basically...

So have not updated in a long time... basically everything is doing great although I cannot grow HC for some reason.I had to split the anbuis as it was getting massive. Newest FTS
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Forum: Tank Journals   09-12-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,275
Posted By GregBox
September Update

Well the month has shown some explosive growth but also the development of some algae, the tank will be going dark for the next three days to eliminate the algae that is growing on the substrate and...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-23-2010, 03:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,275
Posted By GregBox
update for week ending 8-22-2010. bought some HC...

update for week ending 8-22-2010. bought some HC to see if I can grow that with success.

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Forum: Tank Journals   08-21-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,275
Posted By GregBox
UPdate

Well lots have changed in my little glass box. It was my birthday on the 13th and my girlfriend took me to the HIDDEN REEF in Levittown PA.

She got me a new t5HO double lamp light, and since we...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-05-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,275
Posted By GregBox
Thanks for the kind comments!!! Well the...

Thanks for the kind comments!!!

Well the cost monetary is roughly the same, however the savings comes in with maintaince time. I am able to spend alot more time enjoying my tank vrs cleaning and...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-31-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,275
Posted By GregBox
The Substrate is Florite Red, it is a shale base....

The Substrate is Florite Red, it is a shale base. You'll love it or hate it in my experiences I've seen this substrate tossed out several times from buyers remorse. I think it looks good though...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-31-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,275
Posted By GregBox
Recession: 29 gallons to 20

Well I've been lurking on these boards long enough so I wanted to start a journal of my new 20 gallon long aga. I have been keeping a 29 gallon for about a year and when it was at college at I had...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-09-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By GregBox
You think my tank looks great:icon_smil lol All...

You think my tank looks great:icon_smil lol
All you need is a carpet plant and you have been completely sucked back into planted tanks ha ha.
Forum: Algae   03-26-2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By GregBox
Thanks Giancarlo I will have to see if I have a...

Thanks Giancarlo I will have to see if I have a test kit here... I just moved the tank 300 miles so thinks are still boxed up
Forum: Algae   03-23-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By GregBox
Well according to the kh/ph method my co2 was...

Well according to the kh/ph method my co2 was 30ppm. I started to dose excel and I will see if that helps, I am moving the tank from my apartment in WV to my parents house in NJ (graduating college...
Forum: Algae   03-21-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By GregBox
No I don't dose macros right now, I actually went...

No I don't dose macros right now, I actually went and completely disassembled my filter today and it was disgusting, I throughly cleaned it. It made me realize my flow was down to maybe 1/4 of what...
Forum: Algae   03-21-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By GregBox
Why do I have Staghorn and how do I get rid of it?

The Specs:
29 Gallon AGA
Aquaclear HOB 50 Running at full power
25c Tempurature
Pressurized CO2 Though a Glass ceramic Diffuser
Coralife Aqualight 65w Colormax/6700k 4 hours on 2 hours off...
Forum: Substrate   03-10-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,541
Posted By GregBox
Your lucky last time I tried a shrimp cleaner...

Your lucky last time I tried a shrimp cleaner crew my keyhole's and betta ate them...
Forum: Substrate   03-08-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,541
Posted By GregBox
I have the same problem with my tank, with the...

I have the same problem with my tank, with the black eco complete. I recommend that you take your gravel vac or cyphon and hold it about two inches from the surface of the eco complete, then make...
Forum: Substrate   03-08-2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By GregBox
Are you planning on using these substrates to cap...

Are you planning on using these substrates to cap Mineralized Top Soil? Why did you choose these three? I like the allsport pro reminds me a little bit of the wash that forms on a tide line at the...
Forum: Lighting   03-08-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By GregBox
You can definitely do plants in your tank. I had...

You can definitely do plants in your tank. I had a 16gallon tetra tank that used the same bulb. I was able to slowly, but successfully, grow Wendtii Crypts, both red and green. Also I had luck...
Forum: Lighting   02-12-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By GregBox
Thanks london, I'll have to get my hands on that...

Thanks london, I'll have to get my hands on that and start dosing according to the sticky in the fertilizer thread.
Forum: Lighting   02-12-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By GregBox
Thank you Hoppy, I looked at the aforementioned...

Thank you Hoppy, I looked at the aforementioned sticky and was wondering if all of those fertilizers listed are really necessary? I am just looking at it from a cost efficiency point of view. Is...
Forum: Lighting   02-12-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By GregBox
wow, I think I'm going to like it here, as I just...

wow, I think I'm going to like it here, as I just learned so much from you Diana, and Mcclellan thankyou.

Currently I have a 29gal tank with an aquaclear 50 hob, 40lbs substrate 20lbs of which are...
Forum: Lighting   02-11-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By GregBox
How light effects coloration of plants

Hello, this is my first post on this site but I have lurking around the site for quite some time. I currently have a 29 Gallon Planted tank with Pressurized Co2 @ 3bps, and a 65w CF fixture with a...
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