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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-25-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,639
Posted By jayjigga
I didn't know you were going!! I would have at...

I didn't know you were going!! I would have at least said hi in all the ruckus. Glad to hear about the clowns...I really wish I could have fostered them, but I've procrastinated so much with the new...
Forum: Algae   08-29-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By jayjigga
Mine started grayish/blackish, so I'm assuming...

Mine started grayish/blackish, so I'm assuming it's BBA. I've been growing it out that it's starting to look like a mix of staghorn and BBA. Kinda gross actually...I'll take a pic when I get home. ...
Forum: Equipment   08-25-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,485
Posted By jayjigga
No, shrimp is probably referring to the motor...

No, shrimp is probably referring to the motor screws (top portion aka lid), because that's the only screws I can remember messing with.. You don't need to mess with screws for a thorough cleaning.
Forum: Equipment   08-25-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,485
Posted By jayjigga
Oh, and something I realized only recently: if...

Oh, and something I realized only recently: if you have a snake you use for your tub drain, you can use a little bit of paper towel and push it through the entire tube with it. Didn't dawn on me till...
Forum: Equipment   08-24-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,485
Posted By jayjigga
I'm guessing the XP2 is similar enough to the...

I'm guessing the XP2 is similar enough to the XP3, so if that's the case, then I do have enough experience with it. If ever I notice a decrease in flow, it's usually because of a buildup in debris...
Forum: Equipment   08-18-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By jayjigga
I've definitely had my share of trips back and...

I've definitely had my share of trips back and forth to different hardware stores, and I've had a hard time finding exactly what I needed. I searched for the mythical black pvc and came up short. ...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-16-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 83,997
Posted By jayjigga
I've practically read the entire thread a while...

I've practically read the entire thread a while ago, and I hate to see something like that happen. Sorry for your loss...chin up Bro!
Forum: Equipment   08-15-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By jayjigga
I agree with the rest of the crew. I run a...

I agree with the rest of the crew. I run a marineland C220 on my 20L, and haven't looked back. My crystals like it, so more filtration all the way :)
Forum: Tank Journals   08-10-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 68,620
Posted By jayjigga
I like the idea, especially with the preface that...

I like the idea, especially with the preface that you wouldn't be doing it to get rich. If I had the capital, I would love to be a niche LFS with a twist. I keep seeing that CL listing for an...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-08-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By jayjigga
I kept a water beetle in college (actually my...

I kept a water beetle in college (actually my now-wife did) and it was pretty sweet. It would keep an air bubble underneath it when it went below water, so it looked like he was chromed out on his...
Forum: Fish   08-04-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By jayjigga
Do you condition your water with anything? ...

Do you condition your water with anything? That's the only thing that comes to mind to this newbie...sorry for your loss though!
Forum: Fish   08-04-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,799
Posted By jayjigga
I've kept them in the past and they have been...

I've kept them in the past and they have been great fish. They didn't seem to bother my plants too much, but I'm sure their mischievous nature could produce any sort of plant pranks. Very...
Forum: Algae   08-03-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By jayjigga
I'm going to revive an older thread because I...

I'm going to revive an older thread because I want to know what happened...
JCox, what did you end up doing? Results? I have a little of this starting and I've already started an excel regimen and...
Forum: Equipment   08-01-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,004
Posted By jayjigga
Thanks for the heads up!! I just switched it this...

Thanks for the heads up!! I just switched it this morning. Makes so much more sense...thurs should be a sticky ;)
Forum: Tank Journals   07-26-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 68,620
Posted By jayjigga
Why is it so big?! Lol...

Why is it so big?! Lol...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-26-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 68,620
Posted By jayjigga
Here is the clearest pic I could get at the...

Here is the clearest pic I could get at the moment...with ma cell phone! ;)
I know whatcha mean about the Monday blues; let's make it...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-26-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 68,620
Posted By jayjigga
Lmao...I'll bump ya! Congrats on the lil...

Lmao...I'll bump ya!

Congrats on the lil guys. Like I said quite a few pages back, we berried at the same time. I was able to take some pics of my lil ones a couple days ago, but I've been so...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-25-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 56,572
Posted By jayjigga
My only advice about the plexi is that it will...

My only advice about the plexi is that it will bow eventually. Doesn't matter how thick, it will eventually bow. If you have access to eggcrate (light diffuser), you can silicone some as frame...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-24-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By jayjigga
#1!!

#1!!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-21-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,711
Posted By jayjigga
I won't be of any help on this one, but that...

I won't be of any help on this one, but that "crabby" part made me laugh...It probably wasn't an intentional play on words, but it made me chuckle after a long day of work. I like that he's got...
Forum: Fish   07-20-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,081
Posted By jayjigga
I totally want to know too!! Please someone,...

I totally want to know too!! Please someone, finish the story...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-19-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 68,620
Posted By jayjigga
How's your experience with the gudgeon's and the...

How's your experience with the gudgeon's and the shrimp? Or are those in separate tanks from your shrimp? I couldn't find enough experiences online, but you'd be a nice local source of info :)
Forum: Tank Journals   07-19-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,858
Posted By jayjigga
I would go otos, as I have just RAOK'd my SAE's...

I would go otos, as I have just RAOK'd my SAE's to a friend who didn't have that many plants. I loved my SAE's when the were smaller, but then they turned into bullies. I'm now all otos and I love...
Forum: Fish   07-16-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,469
Posted By jayjigga
I kept a BGK a couple years ago, and at night I...

I kept a BGK a couple years ago, and at night I would hear a tapping sound, almost like someone was flicking a piece of paper. Turns out it was my BGK, Pastrami, making holes in one of my larger...
Forum: Fish   07-15-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By jayjigga
A month in, how's the gudgeon treating you? I...

A month in, how's the gudgeon treating you? I just picked up 4 yesterday and am excited to see how they progress in my tank.
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