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Forum: Equipment 12-28-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By marko d
I had a nice long post filled out, and forgot to...

I had a nice long post filled out, and forgot to log in. Lost it.

Go canister. Had the C3. Too much bypass. Too much maintenance. And I LIKE to work on my equipment. But even then it was crying...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-20-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By marko d
My friend has his dog fixed the other day and the...

My friend has his dog fixed the other day and the general painkiller he was given expired in 2011.
Forum: Fish 05-20-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,147
Posted By marko d
It's odd because they were working as a team at...

It's odd because they were working as a team at first. But the eggs have disappeared each time after a couple of days (4th spawn). I wonder if the female is eating them and the male knows that, so he...
Forum: Fish 05-20-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,147
Posted By marko d
Some more really interesting spawning behavior...

Some more really interesting spawning behavior from my GBRs...

The male won't let the female anywhere near the eggs. They have been going at it since they were laid. Every time she approaches...
Forum: Photography 04-19-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By marko d
That is a beautiful fish...I'm in the process of...

That is a beautiful fish...I'm in the process of moving to Washington (WA). Did you get that fish locally, or find it online?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-14-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 738
Posted By marko d
My buddy has a record player and we've been...

My buddy has a record player and we've been gettin into vinyl over the last year...His player isnt great but its fun.

Faves...
Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
Lotus - Hammerstrike...
Forum: Fish 04-05-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By marko d
Its been a couple months since I added my GBR...

Its been a couple months since I added my GBR male/female in my 20 long. They seem to be loving it! So colorful, despite tank being ph of about 7.5 and kh and gh around 7. Got them from PetSmart.

...
Forum: Fish 04-01-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,147
Posted By marko d
Beautiful rams everyone (: I have a question...

Beautiful rams everyone (:

I have a question concerning a bully male GBR in my 20Long. I have a male and female, who have spawned once. They ate the eggs after a couple of days. Since then the...
Forum: Lighting 04-01-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By marko d
I'm relatively new to lighting, but I think what...

I'm relatively new to lighting, but I think what is important is the color temperature of the light, usually measured in degrees Kelvin.

They say plants grow best under 6500-6700K lights. With...
Forum: Fish 04-01-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By marko d
I had an issue with my White Clouds stealing all...

I had an issue with my White Clouds stealing all of the food before my GBR could get their fill. I started putting food (NLS Micro Pellets in my case) in a net and sinking the food. Once the 2 GBR...
Forum: Substrate 04-01-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 897
Posted By marko d
I bought a box of this to add to my gravel 20g...

I bought a box of this to add to my gravel 20g long months ago...

Dusty, dusty, dusty. OMG. I rinsed this stuff for ages. It's still dusty. Your plants will accumulate dust on them. I didn't...
Forum: Plants 03-18-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By marko d
I got some from PetSmart as well...it has done ok...

I got some from PetSmart as well...it has done ok in my tank, which is probably mid-high light, no co2, some ferts. Its grown decently although it has lost some of its lower leaves. Its one of my...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-12-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By marko d
I've played all the Sim City games, and most Sim...

I've played all the Sim City games, and most Sim games. SimCity4 was my favorite...so many mods and downloads available. Too bad SC5 looks to be pretty lame.

Unfortunately SC is just too time...
Forum: Fish 03-08-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,147
Posted By marko d
After my last water change my GBR laid eggs...

After my last water change my GBR laid eggs almost immediately! On a random small depression in the gravel as well. With this being their first spawn, plus otos and a couple ghost shrimp I dunno if...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By marko d
I upgraded to a digital Stanley timer...so far so...

I upgraded to a digital Stanley timer...so far so good. It accepts three prong cords. Easy to program, up to 8 progs. Havent seen it perform when power goes out but it has battery backup. I got tired...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-04-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By marko d
I shopped at an arts and crafts store, once....

I shopped at an arts and crafts store, once. About 9 months later my debit card stopped working, and my bank called me saying my information had been stolen. That one single purchase.

A little...
Forum: Fish 03-04-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,517
Posted By marko d
I've found dwarf honey gouramis really prefer the...

I've found dwarf honey gouramis really prefer the bottom. And can be territorial. I had 1, added another, and the original was never as active as it used to be. It eventually died 'for no reason'....
Forum: Fish 03-04-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,147
Posted By marko d
I feed mine the smallest New Life pellets, once a...

I feed mine the smallest New Life pellets, once a day. My White Clouds typically eat everything before the rams can eat their fill. So I put pellets in my net and sink it using a straw to make it so...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By marko d
I have a Fluval C3, I think it does a pretty good...

I have a Fluval C3, I think it does a pretty good job on my 20 long. Mine has been reliable so far. If you do go with something similar, maybe think about going up one 'size' of filter. Like a C3...
Forum: Fish 02-26-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,147
Posted By marko d
I've been trying! Impossible to get one with only...

I've been trying! Impossible to get one with only nightlight...so here is one with nightlight and room light.

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c39/markod72/2013-02-25_14-35-49_186.jpg

It's...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-25-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By marko d
Intro - Better Late than Never

It all started in August of 2011. My friend had a room mate who was into aquariums. Room mate gave friend a 55 gallon. Room mates had to move, with no where to put the tank, I offered to take/store...
Forum: Fish 02-25-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By marko d
My White Clouds love posting up right were my...

My White Clouds love posting up right were my filter pours.

WC are feisty little suckers tho. Not 100% sure bout them yet.
Forum: Fish 02-24-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 993
Posted By marko d
Havent kept a whole lot of fish, but as of now...

Havent kept a whole lot of fish, but as of now it's the blue rams. I was really into dwarf honey gouramis but after losing 2 of them and replacing them with a m/f pair of GBR, the rams are everything...
Forum: Fish 02-20-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By marko d
Those honey sunset gouramis are something else I...

Those honey sunset gouramis are something else I tell ya. I've lost 2 this year. Had one for over a year. One for a couple months. I really liked their personality, but I felt like they never seemed...
Forum: Fish 02-20-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By marko d
For starters, I'm no pro! I just got a couple GBR...

For starters, I'm no pro! I just got a couple GBR last week, and from what I gather (and have been told) they are a male and female. I'm having troubles telling clearly what yours may be, so I'll add...
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