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Forum: Tank Journals 08-30-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 33,571
Posted By DanW11
Looking great, that riccia is pearling up a...

Looking great, that riccia is pearling up a storm! Looks like the glosso is sending out runners too, I'll bet carpeting is just around the corner.

Congrats on battling through the algae woes....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-29-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,531
Posted By DanW11
Great looking tank! Congrats on the berried...

Great looking tank! Congrats on the berried shrimp, nice shot of it too. I can't seem to get mine to do the nasty, might need to start piping some Barry White into the tank to set the mood.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-29-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,463
Posted By DanW11
Yeah the 13W CFL is sweet, love how it works with...

Yeah the 13W CFL is sweet, love how it works with this tank. Lots of 'pop' in the colours too!



I did some trimming in the early stages, for about a month or so. I only trimmed ones that were...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-20-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,708
Posted By DanW11
Is this tank still going? I'd love to see how the...

Is this tank still going? I'd love to see how the moss wall worked out!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-20-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,463
Posted By DanW11
Thanks all! It was really fun letting the growth...

Thanks all! It was really fun letting the growth go crazy on this tank. The christmas moss to a while to get started but gets super dense once its going. The shrimp definitely love all the grazing...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-19-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,463
Posted By DanW11
It's been quite a while since my last update, and...

It's been quite a while since my last update, and the tank has gone into full jungle mode. I was really lazy with the trimming, but also interested to see it get really overgrown. It was a pretty fun...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-22-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 23,764
Posted By DanW11
Great call on using stainless steel pipes, it...

Great call on using stainless steel pipes, it really suits the overall look of the tank. Not sure why, but I almost get a 'steampunk' vibe from this thing. I imagine that behind the cabinet door is...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-19-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,254
Posted By DanW11
This looks outstanding, the LED lighting has...

This looks outstanding, the LED lighting has definitely worked well! I'd say this is one of my favorite 'tree' scapes in a nano tank, nicely done.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-18-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,778
Posted By DanW11
That looks awesome man, the carpet is badass! I...

That looks awesome man, the carpet is badass! I really dig the raised substrate to the left of the rock, well executed.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-18-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By DanW11
Yep, worked pretty well for me in a 2 gallon...

Yep, worked pretty well for me in a 2 gallon setup. Growth is definitely slower than with pressurized co2 but can still be really solid. I switched to pressurized after the first 5 weeks. The glosso...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-16-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By DanW11
That is really, really cool. Nice job of creating...

That is really, really cool. Nice job of creating a sense of depth even at this scale.

How do you care for something that size? Daily water changes? Any ferts?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-16-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,463
Posted By DanW11
thanks! the C02 setup is the Fluval 20g: ...

thanks! the C02 setup is the Fluval 20g:

http://www.amazon.com/Fluval-Mini-Pressurized-20g-CO2-Kit/dp/B0049RL3H4/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1337185770&sr=8-3

and instead of that ridiculous giant...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-16-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,463
Posted By DanW11
Still so much to learn, plenty of unexpected...

Still so much to learn, plenty of unexpected curve balls and a mixed bag of wins and fails. The bullet points of what has happened recently:

- lost 3 shrimp in 3 days (1 amano and 2 cherries)....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-03-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,708
Posted By DanW11
That is flippin sweet! Nice job on the moss wall,...

That is flippin sweet! Nice job on the moss wall, such a great way to add a ton of grazing space into this little tank. Finished product looks pretty slick, I'm sure once it grows in it will an...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-30-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,463
Posted By DanW11
Thanks! Still got a long way to go to looking...

Thanks! Still got a long way to go to looking like some of the crazy dense glosso carpets I've seen on this board but its on its way.

Right now there are 7 cherries, 2 amanos, a pair of neons and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-30-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,708
Posted By DanW11
nice looking tank! I added cherries to mine after...

nice looking tank! I added cherries to mine after 3 weeks, but that wasn't using any filter seeding.

Can't wait to see some pics of cherries poking out of those fantastic little hidey-holes in the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-29-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,463
Posted By DanW11
Thanks! The tank is the Fluval Spec 2.2 Gallon,...

Thanks! The tank is the Fluval Spec 2.2 Gallon, with the stock light swapped for the 13W fixture that is sold for the Ebi.

I'm figuring I'll probably take the tetras out if I see a berried female...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-28-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 108,345
Posted By DanW11
A quick question for fellow spec peeps out there:...

A quick question for fellow spec peeps out there: How often do you change the carbon filter media? How about that other media it came with? Anyone using something different (better?) than the stock...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-28-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,463
Posted By DanW11
Tank is now set up at work, shrimp added, glosso...

Tank is now set up at work, shrimp added, glosso carpet -kinda sorta carpeting! Very nice to watch the shrimp go about their shrimpy bidnass when I glance up from my screen. Oh and something I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-10-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,463
Posted By DanW11
Thanks! That sounds like a good plan with the...

Thanks! That sounds like a good plan with the excel dosing. I just started on the micro/ macros last week, with some tropica complete and Flourish. Just spotted some hair algae in there today, time...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-09-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 67,782
Posted By DanW11
Looking great man, that hairgrass carpet is going...

Looking great man, that hairgrass carpet is going like gangbusters! Are you planning on continuing with this kind are pruing to keep lots of open space? I love the contrast of a dense carpet with a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-09-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,463
Posted By DanW11
Desktop Spec Adventures

Hi all,
Long time lurker and first time poster here. Great community, so much great info and inspiration. Just wanted to share my first stab at a planted tank. I've been wanting to set up a nano...
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