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Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-26-2016, 12:43 AM
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Views: 15,686
Posted By LopezTheHero
IntotheWRX, the reason you're recieving so much...

IntotheWRX, the reason you're recieving so much flack is becuase you are admittedly new to the craft, and, by your own accord, lazy. Lazy isn't a reason to not do something. In fact, it's the most...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-28-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,664
Posted By LopezTheHero
Been thinking of doing something similar to the...

Been thinking of doing something similar to the automation system you've envisioned. Yours sounds much more intricate. Good luck!
Forum: Fish   04-23-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,502
Posted By LopezTheHero
Absolutely beautiful Ram

Absolutely beautiful Ram
Forum: Fish   04-21-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,502
Posted By LopezTheHero
I think it's pretty well known that you need to...

I think it's pretty well known that you need to have a pair of Ram's before you introduce them to a tank. Unless you buy them as a pair, or raise them from juveniles, you probably won't end up with a...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-21-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,137
Posted By LopezTheHero
Your tank actually looks incredible and I think I...

Your tank actually looks incredible and I think I prefer it this way instead!
Forum: Fish   04-21-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,502
Posted By LopezTheHero
EBBR's

I know the 'Balloon' Ram is a spot of contention and controversy. I understand both sides. I'm personally undeterred by their shape. They're a perfect fit for my tank and my prize fish. I really like...
Forum: Aquascaping   12-18-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,723
Posted By LopezTheHero
I'm a position 2 guy, myself

I'm a position 2 guy, myself
Forum: Algae   10-05-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By LopezTheHero
Thank you very much for the time and...

Thank you very much for the time and consideration.

I think the algae looks most closely like brown algae (diatoms), and to be honest, it has followed my tank around since day one. It's been 8...
Forum: Algae   10-04-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By LopezTheHero
ipkiss: I liquid dose Excel and Phosphorus....

ipkiss:
I liquid dose Excel and Phosphorus. Excel every day (when I can remember) and Phosphorus 1 or 2 times a week. Should I look into introducing dry ferts into the substrate?

UDGags:
As in...
Forum: Algae   10-04-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By LopezTheHero
Play Doctor - Diagnosis

Looking for someone to diagnose my tank. I'm thinking it's a lighting issue. Let me give you some specs.

Plants:
The remnants of GlossoStigma around the floor.
Dwarf hair grass, newly planted...
Forum: Fish   02-20-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,506
Posted By LopezTheHero
Go with dwarf puffers! I know people say they can...

Go with dwarf puffers! I know people say they can be aggressive, but in my 20G they pair up and swim together, not disturbing my 14 neon tetras, 1 dwarf frog, and RCS and Amano shrimp. They are the...
Forum: Plants   02-17-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,297
Posted By LopezTheHero
This is a beautiful tank! I am currently trying...

This is a beautiful tank! I am currently trying to get a carpet like yours. I was hesitant to blend Glosso and HC but yours looks incredible. I envy your tank.

I am also having vertical shoot...
Forum: Fish   02-16-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By LopezTheHero
I have 2 dwarf puffers in a 20 High tank with 14...

I have 2 dwarf puffers in a 20 High tank with 14 other tetras, a dwarf frog, and shrimp. They're perfectly amicable with the other inhabitants. Actually, it's my tetras that are the aggressive ones....
Forum: Tank Journals   02-16-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,541
Posted By LopezTheHero
I love the iwagumi style. your scape looks great....

I love the iwagumi style. your scape looks great. what kind of substrate are you using? and have you thought of adding some substrate with a finer grain?
Forum: Algae   02-08-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By LopezTheHero
I had the greenspot problem for a while. Manually...

I had the greenspot problem for a while. Manually scrub it off (might be harder than you initially think, but it will come off with elbow grease). Drop your photoperiod to 7-8 hours a day. Those...
Forum: Algae   02-07-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By LopezTheHero
Thank you for the advice! I have the new CO2...

Thank you for the advice!

I have the new CO2 up and it's working smoothly. I will take into consideration dosing once more a week. Sounds like a good plan.

How do you know when and what Micro's...
Forum: Algae   02-07-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By LopezTheHero
2 T5HO an inch above the water. 20 Gallon...

2 T5HO an inch above the water.

20 Gallon High.
Dosing Macro nutrients after every water change.

I was dosing CO2 for a week before my Fluval 88G broke and needed to be replaced. They sat for...
Forum: Algae   02-06-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By LopezTheHero
Thank you for the response. That is extremely...

Thank you for the response. That is extremely helpful advice.
Forum: Algae   02-06-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By LopezTheHero
Identify The Problems With This Tank

I believe my tank has cycled. I'm aware of some Green Hair Algae, but the other gray/brown stuff on the substrate, in the glosso, on the plants, and on the wood is troubling. Can anyone identify the...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-01-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,577
Posted By LopezTheHero
Post. A. Pic. Post. A. Pic. Post. A. Pic.

Post. A. Pic.
Post. A. Pic.
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Forum: Aquascaping   01-31-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By LopezTheHero
Really good looking tank. Love the plants. I had...

Really good looking tank. Love the plants. I had a 16G bowfront, but have upgraded to a 20G High. What's your opinion on the bowfront?
Forum: Fish   01-31-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By LopezTheHero
Thank you for the responses! I had 10 Neon...

Thank you for the responses!

I had 10 Neon Tetras and 10 Green Neon Tetras. Now there are only 14. Over the past 2 days I saw 4 fish breakout with white spots all over their bodies. Starting with...
Forum: Fish   01-30-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By LopezTheHero
is this fairly common? anyone? precursor to ich?

is this fairly common? anyone? precursor to ich?
Forum: Fish   01-29-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By LopezTheHero
Odd Green and Neon Tetra Behavior

I recently noticed some odd behavior with my Green Neon and Neon Tetras. They seem to hang around one plant (Cardinal Plant) and continuously nip at it or rub against it. I'm worried this might be...
Forum: Equipment   01-21-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,541
Posted By LopezTheHero
I've also found the Fluval 88 regulator is...

I've also found the Fluval 88 regulator is dangerous. Every morning I have to spend 20 minutes next to it dialing in 1bpm. You open it up, get it to what you think is 1bpm, and then in 30 seconds it...
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