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Forum: Substrate   12-30-2015, 01:31 AM
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Views: 241
Posted By tuffgong
With these two ingredients I would think the...

With these two ingredients I would think the aquasoil would be capped with the sand? I've never used aquasoil before.
Forum: Fish   12-24-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,152
Posted By tuffgong
I swear by Kens Fish Food at kensfish.com. Cheap...

I swear by Kens Fish Food at kensfish.com. Cheap and high quality. I've been using them for about 4 years now with zero issues.
Forum: Equipment   12-23-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By tuffgong
I do. Thanks for sharing. Based on my experience...

I do. Thanks for sharing. Based on my experience with inline reactors/heaters and they way they restrict flow, it's really interesting to hear an inline sterilizer does the opposite. Mind sharing a...
Forum: Equipment   12-22-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By tuffgong
How does a UV sterilizer improve flow and...

How does a UV sterilizer improve flow and oxygenation?
Forum: Equipment   12-17-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By tuffgong
Python's waste soooo much water. Think about the...

Python's waste soooo much water. Think about the poor Californians! Just use a siphon and call it a day.
Forum: Equipment   12-17-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By tuffgong
Saw that video too and would definitely go that...

Saw that video too and would definitely go that route if I ever needed one.
Forum: DIY   12-17-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By tuffgong
It's still going to bow with the lid on. I use...

It's still going to bow with the lid on. I use these storage bin tanks for alot of random things in my fish room and the only way to stop them from boughing is to keep the water level below the...
Forum: Fish   12-09-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By tuffgong
I always, always, always drip acclimate. I've...

I always, always, always drip acclimate. I've been doing this for a number of years now without any losses. My drip acclimation is always at least an hour. I prefer to let my tank water triple the...
Forum: Fish   12-01-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By tuffgong
Always, always, always quarantine neon tetras....

Always, always, always quarantine neon tetras. I've had too many die on me to really be interested in them anymore. Good luck!
Forum: Equipment   11-27-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By tuffgong
SunSun all day, everyday.

SunSun all day, everyday.
Forum: Algae   11-25-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By tuffgong
I'd say lighting is your problem. What are you...

I'd say lighting is your problem. What are you running for lights?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   11-24-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,638
Posted By tuffgong
I've seen some pretty complex auto-dosing setups...

I've seen some pretty complex auto-dosing setups on here, from arduino controlled magic to jerry rigged peristaltic pumps. After googling the price for the Jabeo DP-4, I'm also really surprised...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-24-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 906
Posted By tuffgong
Thanks for sharing! I definitely need to visit...

Thanks for sharing! I definitely need to visit Tokyo.
Forum: Tank Journals   11-24-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By tuffgong
How's the tank coming?

How's the tank coming?
Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-04-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 75,705
Posted By tuffgong
I'm blown away by your tank. This thread is a...

I'm blown away by your tank. This thread is a great read. The fish look great in your current setup. I'm really looking forward to seeing it grow out now that you have lowered the temp! I also...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-29-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By tuffgong
Are you using planters? If so, mind sharing a pic...

Are you using planters? If so, mind sharing a pic of them? I really like both of your setups. Nice work.
Forum: Equipment   10-29-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 832
Posted By tuffgong
I voted SunSun because they provide the best...

I voted SunSun because they provide the best value for their cost. IMO, Eheims are great but overpriced. Never used a Fluval canister. Rena Filstar's have worked really well for me too. Most HOB's...
Forum: Fish   10-29-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By tuffgong
If you add a fish to the tank that eats snails,...

If you add a fish to the tank that eats snails, what are you going to feed him when all the snails are gone?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-26-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By tuffgong
That's a ramshorn snail. They are harmless to...

That's a ramshorn snail. They are harmless to your plants. They can get out of hand though. I just remove them by hand when I want to get rid of them.
Forum: Plants   10-20-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By tuffgong
It is great for breeding. My cory adults and fry...

It is great for breeding. My cory adults and fry loved it. Lots to feed on. It can get out of hand quickly, especially in a properly dosed med - high light tank. I think it's a good starter moss...
Forum: DIY   10-20-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By tuffgong
I found these: Fluidized Purigen Reactor...

I found these:


Fluidized Purigen Reactor for Eheim 2213 (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/20-diy/109030-fluidized-purigen-reactor-eheim-2213-larger.html)
Purigen Reactor...
Forum: Algae   10-20-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By tuffgong
Yup, looks like you know what to do. I would cut...

Yup, looks like you know what to do. I would cut the light period way back or dim the light some until I'm sure there's no new algae growth. Then slowly extend your photoperiod or turn up the light...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-19-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By tuffgong
You can always resell any assassin snail babies...

You can always resell any assassin snail babies that do pop up, if you lucky enough for them to breed.
Forum: Algae   10-19-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By tuffgong
Way too much light. For that size tank the...

Way too much light. For that size tank the Finnex, by itself, may be too much at full intensity. Do you have a source of CO2?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-19-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By tuffgong
Assassins work well in the long run, but for...

Assassins work well in the long run, but for immediate results, pick them out by hand or set snail traps. There are several effective methods for trapping unwanted snails. Search the forum and you...
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