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Forum: Tank Journals 02-15-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,080
Posted By thesawguy
New year, new layout. 274850 Fish seem to be...

New year, new layout.
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Fish seem to be doing well currently.
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By thesawguy
I have three tanks (40 g, 20 g, and 5 g) running...

I have three tanks (40 g, 20 g, and 5 g) running off one regulator, two in the basement and one directly upstairs in the living room. For some reason I never was interested in DIY regulator building...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By thesawguy
I have a big spaghetti strainer I use that...

I have a big spaghetti strainer I use that nestles perfectly on a 5 gallon bucket, so I can pour the tank water over the different media. It's a three bucket process. I use poly fill and just put new...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-23-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By thesawguy
I can't tell you it's definitely fungus but it's...

I can't tell you it's definitely fungus but it's cheap enough why not just make a new batch. Also you can use distilled water and add excell and maybe keep the mixes in the refrigerator or inside a...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By thesawguy
I've been wondering about the cost of a probably...

I've been wondering about the cost of a probably custom rimless tank myself, for me I was thinking of something around 80 gallons: 36 X 24 X 22. Anybody do something like this in the northeast? I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-15-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By thesawguy
Looking at this again to see if any response and...

Looking at this again to see if any response and seeing it in print makes me think I might have it, I just need 10 times the water. So If I wanted to use a 500 mL bottle, I could take 50 mL of my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-15-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By thesawguy
Water change is a good place to start, won't...

Water change is a good place to start, won't hurt. As long as it's treated properly.

What is your temp? May as well check your other parameters.

Sometimes plants melt a little when readjusting...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-15-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By thesawguy
Help Needed with simple math problem, PPS-pro diluting

This is pretty basic I'm sure but I was never too good with math and don't want to mess it up. I want to dilute my PPS-Pro macro and micro solutions to be more easily used in a 5 gallon tank. So my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-08-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By thesawguy
In about 15 years people might start listening to...

In about 15 years people might start listening to you. Just quietly do a lot of awesome stuff till then.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-07-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,880
Posted By thesawguy
Your custom stand looks good in there. ...

Your custom stand looks good in there.

Something like this might be in order for the door. I've never used these but I guess you just slide the hinge pin through it.

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Nice tile.
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By thesawguy
I used the turtle filter because I couldn't hid...

I used the turtle filter because I couldn't hid it in a stand and it doesn't look so bad next to the tank. It was like 35 bucks I think. Works pretty good, but it hasn't been running very long.
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Forum: Sevenports 09-03-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,136
Posted By thesawguy
I was pretty excited when I got a python, but the...

I was pretty excited when I got a python, but the suction from the sink didn't do as good a job at targetting and cleaning specificly mucky spots or even general floating debri. I just use that...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-01-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,880
Posted By thesawguy
Can you post pictures of your final floor...

Can you post pictures of your final floor reinforcement for those of us who like that kind of thing?
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By thesawguy
I have two regulators from GLA. One I got...

I have two regulators from GLA. One I got directly from them and one I got used on here. The new one came with easy to understand operating instructions. They are very easy and pleasant people to...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-29-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,074
Posted By thesawguy
Used little slivers of rocks and black thread....

Used little slivers of rocks and black thread. From 1/2" X 1" up to 3" X 3" sized pieces. Chipped a few into the right shape. Did two or three at a time over several weeks, from a fast growing...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-29-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,074
Posted By thesawguy
5 gallon DP tank turned into an all riccia scape,...

5 gallon DP tank turned into an all riccia scape, We'll see how long I can keep with the trimming. Also put in a zoomed turtle filter.
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Forum: Tank Journals 08-29-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,460
Posted By thesawguy
Water Sprite World 200169

Water Sprite World
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Forum: Tank Journals 08-17-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,880
Posted By thesawguy
Thanks for clearing that up mittens. I should...

Thanks for clearing that up mittens. I should have said blocking.

I'm pretty sure you'll be fine with the two support walls. I'm just into sistering because I've had to do a lot of it around my...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-17-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,880
Posted By thesawguy
By extra plates I am guessing you mean 2X4...

By extra plates I am guessing you mean 2X4 horizontal cross braces between the studs. Which you could do. You can stagger the heights slightly so you have room to screw through the studs into the...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-17-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,880
Posted By thesawguy
I don't get why those 2X4s are touching your...

I don't get why those 2X4s are touching your subfloor? Any support wall you build should look like this:
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Studs 16" on center and a double top plate. I would also recommend sistering those...
Forum: Aquascaping 07-11-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By thesawguy
I have found all my rocks on a hillside near my...

I have found all my rocks on a hillside near my house, it's at the edge of a residential area, and found a few piles of non local looking rocks I suppose dumped from torn out landscaping projects. I...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-05-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,080
Posted By thesawguy
Forgot I took this pic a few weeks ago, this is...

Forgot I took this pic a few weeks ago, this is what I meant by a little neglected:
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Forum: Tank Journals 07-05-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,080
Posted By thesawguy
Thanks for the tips MOT. I took out the DHG...

Thanks for the tips MOT.

I took out the DHG since it was always getting dug up and added a Blyxa japonica.

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I have removed one of my Panda cories twice now for showing signs of swim...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 07-05-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,932
Posted By thesawguy
169657 I love my Finnex Ray II LED

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I love my Finnex Ray II LED
Forum: Tank Journals 07-05-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,074
Posted By thesawguy
A few months ago the solenoid went bad so I sent...

A few months ago the solenoid went bad so I sent it down to Florida for a replacement and also to put on a triple manifold. Now this tank is part of a TWO STORY RACK that starts in my basement and...
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