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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-18-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By ezcry4t3d
I haven't had them long enough to answer this,...

I haven't had them long enough to answer this, but hopefully soon. I have about 25 and they seem to be roughly the same age. Most of them are females and seem to be gearing up for their first...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-18-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By ezcry4t3d
Green Babaulti Cheerleaders

Not only did I get a new camera, I'm teaching my Green Babaulti Cheerleading.

This is their pyramid formation. :biggrin:
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Forum: DIY 05-02-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
They're a colorful mix. :cool:

They're a colorful mix. :cool:
Forum: Fish 04-05-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By ezcry4t3d
Goldfish fry are black, they don't turn colors...

Goldfish fry are black, they don't turn colors until around 1 year old.


Please consider that this egg must have hitchhiked in with dry gravel or fairly dry topsoil. Are many fish species...
Forum: Fish 04-05-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By ezcry4t3d
No way. I'm going to have to go buy a specimen...

No way. I'm going to have to go buy a specimen container and catch this bugger to get a clear pic.

The top fin is long, stiff, and comes to a sharp point. It has a narrower (from side to side)...
Forum: Fish 04-05-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By ezcry4t3d
Identify Invading Fish!

Ok, I recently moved into my new tanks (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/diy/115235-plywood-epoxy-tank-rack-3.html), giving me more than twice the space.

A few weeks ago, I spotted what I thought...
Forum: DIY 03-01-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
One of the 3 kinds of crypts I've had for about 8...

One of the 3 kinds of crypts I've had for about 8 years, all of the rest of the plants came from the Swap n Shop (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/swap-n-shop/) on this forum 2ish years ago. ...
Forum: Invertz Factory 02-26-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,903
Posted By ezcry4t3d
What happened to this store? Website says...

What happened to this store? Website says "account suspended"
Forum: DIY 02-22-2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
Started moving in livestock today. All three 135...

Started moving in livestock today. All three 135 gal tanks are very similar, here's the best of the three.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-16-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,934
Views: 146,501
Posted By ezcry4t3d
You are doing some spectacular things. Can you...

You are doing some spectacular things. Can you tell us how many total tanks of what sizes, total gallons of water, and roughly how many square feet do you have devoted to this hobby? :cool:
Forum: DIY 02-16-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
First AHSupply.com 2x55watt light goes in,...

First AHSupply.com 2x55watt light goes in, everything still running smoothly.
My camera hates 10k lights almost as much as I hate my camera. :biggrin:
...
Forum: DIY 02-15-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
I'm sure everyone has forgotten about this little...

I'm sure everyone has forgotten about this little project in the last 4 months, but I've been slowly plinking away at it. I now have ALL of the tanks in position, sealed, PVC piped, and leak tested....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-14-2011, 04:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,192
Posted By ezcry4t3d
What an understatement, I put a few amanos in my...

What an understatement, I put a few amanos in my BNP tank and had to double the number of algae wafers for each feeding, and I have to break up the wafers into 3-4 pieces each because EVERY shrimp...
Forum: Algae 10-16-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,974
Posted By ezcry4t3d
6 months later, Still two 15W 6500K CFL...

6 months later,

Still two 15W 6500K CFL spirals at 12 hours a day.

No Dosing of anything since I killed the algae.

I did add a few Zebra Nerites, but they don't eat the kind of algae I was...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-09-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,232
Posted By ezcry4t3d
http://i1115.photobucket.com/albums/k560/ezcry4t3d...

http://i1115.photobucket.com/albums/k560/ezcry4t3d/Aquariums/th_20100925_135939sm.jpg (http://s1115.photobucket.com/albums/k560/ezcry4t3d/Aquariums/?action=view&current=20100925_135939sm.jpg)...
Forum: DIY 10-09-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
I'm trying out Photobucket, haven't used it in...

I'm trying out Photobucket, haven't used it in years, we'll see how it does. Let me know if this works better than using my own server.

How much leeching of tannins will occur from 42.6 pounds of...
Forum: DIY 10-07-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
I'm working on my 6th epoxy tank, and I've never...

I'm working on my 6th epoxy tank, and I've never once had any chipping.
I have no idea how to work with fiberglass. I agree they would be lighter than plywood, but I find it hard to believe they'd...
Forum: DIY 10-01-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
Installed the glass in the first of the 135 gal...

Installed the glass in the first of the 135 gal tanks today.
24 hours until water testing the tank. :D
That's nearly 1.5 tubes (14oz) of silicone holding the glass in.
...
Forum: DIY 09-19-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
I have mixed and spread probably 10+ pounds of...

I have mixed and spread probably 10+ pounds of epoxy at this point. So much that it gives me a headache anytime I smell the stuff now. It seems like I'm getting a bit thicker finished coat than I...
Forum: DIY 09-03-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
I let each coat of epoxy fully dry per...

I let each coat of epoxy fully dry per manufacturer instructions.



Absolutely agree. Plywood also is not cheap. By my calculations, and not including labor, anything under about 100gallons is...
Forum: DIY 09-03-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
I have two other plywood tanks, the oldest of...

I have two other plywood tanks, the oldest of which is around 15 months old, and I learned quite a bit building them.

You're right, with one coat of epoxy it's VERY easy to miss tiny spots, or to...
Forum: DIY 09-03-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
I pretty much just wanted a nicer tank rack. ...

I pretty much just wanted a nicer tank rack. I've not been very happy with the stand and setup of my glass tanks for a while now, and since both of my kids are in school now I've finally found the...
Forum: DIY 09-03-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
Interior dimensions with glass installed: 30.5"...

Interior dimensions with glass installed: 30.5" Depth x 46" Wide x 23" Tall
I made them as large a footprint as would fit on the shelving.
I am 6' tall, but reaching the back edges may still...
Forum: DIY 09-03-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
I'll be moving everything from my big glass tanks...

I'll be moving everything from my big glass tanks (90g and 75g) into these tanks once they're up and running. The glass tanks will go into storage for a while.

I've got RCS, Calico Bristlenose...
Forum: DIY 09-03-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,489
Posted By ezcry4t3d
The glass is goes inside the tank and overlaps...

The glass is goes inside the tank and overlaps the plywood by 3" on all sides. After the epoxy is dry and has been cleaned, a bead of silicone goes around the opening and you press the glass onto...
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