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Forum: DIY 07-06-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By flight50
I think the construction of the stand is the...

I think the construction of the stand is the crucial part along with being leveled. Definitely make the stand wider than the tank's width. As mention the down force a tank is great and it increases...
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ 07-04-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 23,910
Posted By flight50
Sounds like your doing what I am doing. I will be...

Sounds like your doing what I am doing. I will be pulling my retired Milwaukee out and running it on (8) fishless tanks. I replaced mine with the electronic Aquariumplants.com regulator and it rocks....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-30-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By flight50
Acrylic tanks need to be either full top braced...

Acrylic tanks need to be either full top braced or strips in a euro style bracing manner. Actually acrylic is stronger than glass. 17x stronger. The problem as stated before, silicone doesn't adhere...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,246
Posted By flight50
It was 2-3 sales $1 sales ago.

It was 2-3 sales $1 sales ago.
Forum: Fish 06-28-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By flight50
It depends on your aquascaping. Is your setup...

It depends on your aquascaping. Is your setup heavily or moderately planted. What size fish is it geared towards. Although bristlenoses get 4-5 inches, they can still cause havoc in a setup not for...
Forum: Aquascaping 06-28-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By flight50
I second [Ebay Link Removed] Over the past year I...

I second [Ebay Link Removed] Over the past year I have collected 2-3 dozen pieces. Some northwest coastal wood and malaysian driftwood. About 95% is all from there. You see exactly what you get with...
Forum: Aquascaping 06-28-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By flight50
To divide the two while pouring is can be done...

To divide the two while pouring is can be done with plain old cardboard for flexible plastic. The more flexible it is the more natural it will look. Now if you wanted permanent division, that will...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 643
Posted By flight50
I have derimmed a 125g, a 55g and (5) $1 sale...

I have derimmed a 125g, a 55g and (5) $1 sale Tetra tanks both top and bottom trim. All had its fair share of difficulty with removing the trim. I used an extending heavy duty utility knife and went...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,246
Posted By flight50
Sweet. Research is grand. The $1 sale is geared...

Sweet. Research is grand. The $1 sale is geared toward new audiences, small tank setups and purchases for sumps all on a budget. This in turn will bring customers back to petco. The sale is very...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,246
Posted By flight50
Bowing. See my friends, this is some experience....

Bowing. See my friends, this is some experience. This is sharing information and warning everyone of issues. Stating opinions of sloppy silicone work, doesn't do any justice to how the tank is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,246
Posted By flight50
As stated, most don't even have the experience to...

As stated, most don't even have the experience to report failures with these tanks. When purchases are made and reported failures are reported due to workmanship, then and only then can the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,246
Posted By flight50
Apparently your one of those that has issues with...

Apparently your one of those that has issues with the seams. I never said don't question or inspect the product. That is the responsibility of the buyer. So if one buys a product with bad...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-27-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,246
Posted By flight50
I too have tanks from the past year's sale that...

I too have tanks from the past year's sale that aren't setup yet. Once I get back from vacation I will make two more tank purchases and start testing out my entire setup after I run the plumbing. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By flight50
This is the method I will being trying soon. I...

This is the method I will being trying soon. I got in the hobby more than 10 years ago and the only substrate I have used is actually Flourite. I don't have any regrets with the purchase. That's...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-21-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 192
Posted By flight50
Mondo grass is more than likely sold at big chain...

Mondo grass is more than likely sold at big chain stores in the fish department because they can be used in palladium aquariums. Since its not a true aquatic plant, it can't be submerged. There are...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-21-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,952
Posted By flight50
I wouldn't without euro bracing it. I de-rimmed...

I wouldn't without euro bracing it. I de-rimmed all (4) tetras that I will using for sumps. I won't be euro bracing them though. Simply because I will have 4-5 baffles inside. I should even be able...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-21-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By flight50
That is a sweet deal. Putting those numbers in an...

That is a sweet deal. Putting those numbers in an aquarium volume calculator and that is roughly a 144g tank. Most 120g lfs sale are the 48l x 24dx 25h tanks. For $250, I'd say you were in the right...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-21-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,952
Posted By flight50
Petco was loosing too much money on the Aqueons...

Petco was loosing too much money on the Aqueons so they switched for certain tanks. I have (4) 40g Aqueons for displays, (2) Tetras for display and (4) more Tetra for sumps. I will be going back for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-21-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By flight50
Hey I like this idea. I never thought of that. It...

Hey I like this idea. I never thought of that. It will last longer than the ice cubes that for sure. If you have the space, go even higher. A 3L or a gallon. When we grocery shop we buy like 4 things...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-19-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By flight50
92 is cooking them. I doubt they can sustain at...

92 is cooking them. I doubt they can sustain at those temps long. See if a friend can take them in. If the entire house is not effected, try relocating the tank. Floating ice cubes in a zip lock will...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-19-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By flight50
It works fine for me so why should I clear my...

It works fine for me so why should I clear my cache. If its not broke, don't fix it, lol. Funny thing is that I have not been on that site in a year and right before I saw this post, I was thinking...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-19-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,952
Posted By flight50
Nope but in order to get the sale price, they get...

Nope but in order to get the sale price, they get you to sign up for the pet rewards. Its free so no big deal. I have been buying tanks for the past year at every sale. It definitely saves money. In...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-13-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,952
Posted By flight50
Thanks for the update. I have been coming thru...

Thanks for the update. I have been coming thru here when time permits to see if anyone heard anything. I need a couple more 40g breeders myself to finish off my setup. I just might pick up another...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By flight50
I agree with everything except this part. I find...

I agree with everything except this part. I find that using 100% will not exactly harm the fish or plants, it just won't benefit them. Now a huge determining factor depends on both the fish and the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 790
Posted By flight50
For me its my (2) non-submersive 12 year ebo...

For me its my (2) non-submersive 12 year ebo jagger 150s that I started with when I first got in the hobby. They have a submerge line not to exceed but come on, its ehiem when they were ehiem. I...
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