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Forum: Tank Journals   10-12-2015, 03:12 AM
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Posted By sockfish
I just noticed member Notorius93 has a "12 Gal...

I just noticed member Notorius93 has a "12 Gal Long" in the For Sale section here for $50. San Diego. That's all I know, but it might be a chance to grab one if you're in the area.
Forum: Equipment   10-12-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 55,125
Posted By sockfish
This is a great thread, thanks to all the...

This is a great thread, thanks to all the contributors. I've been thinking about how to mod this for a Betta and I see some of the things I thought up mentioned here as workable. Might just use my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-09-2015, 08:55 PM
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Views: 487
Posted By sockfish
I don't know why not. I'm thinking of doing just...

I don't know why not. I'm thinking of doing just Anubias in the 4 gal I'm setting up at work. The variety will be in using both the "petite" and the normal-sized plant.

I just saw a piece of...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-09-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,363
Posted By sockfish
If you can fit a 6500 CFL bulb in the hood, then...

If you can fit a 6500 CFL bulb in the hood, then I'd definitely try that first. They're easy to find at Walmart and cheap. Try it and see what happens. If you get algae, try something else, it's not...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-08-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2,148
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Posted By sockfish
So, you took the top off, yes?

So, you took the top off, yes?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-08-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By sockfish
Nerite snails do a wonderful job on algae. I...

Nerite snails do a wonderful job on algae. I wouldn't bother with anything but some Excel from a Seachem pack fo CO2. I've had a 6g Edge in a window for 4 years now, no problem doing 1 gal water...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-10-2015, 10:51 PM
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Posted By sockfish
Newbie, it'll be OK! When I start a planted...

Newbie, it'll be OK!

When I start a planted tank, I plant my crypts, java ferns, and anubias then put a big batch of horsetail in it to soak up the nutrients as it cycles. Horsetail floats so is...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-09-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By sockfish
Plant substrate like eco-complete, yes. Desk...

Plant substrate like eco-complete, yes.
Desk lamp with 6500K daylight bulb, yes.
Maybe some nana petite on a delicate piece of wood.
Crypts can look grass-like, and are easier to start.
A drop or...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-09-2015, 03:05 AM
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Posted By sockfish
Not much has changed in my 6, but after switching...

Not much has changed in my 6, but after switching over to the
42 LED, I've grown whole crops of horsetail and a ginormous corkscrew val!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-08-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,549
Posted By sockfish
These should make for very happy Bettas!

These should make for very happy Bettas!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-30-2014, 02:09 PM
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Posted By sockfish
So far, no changes that I can see with this...

So far, no changes that I can see with this lighting change [put up the 42LED 12gal light on my 6 gal]. Added a Sparkling Gourami and may take the Rasbora out, I don't think they have enough open...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-30-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,212
Posted By sockfish
Going to have to take a look at my Petco store,...

Going to have to take a look at my Petco store, these are interesting!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-17-2014, 08:15 PM
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Posted By sockfish
I've had the original 6 gal Edge on my desk at...

I've had the original 6 gal Edge on my desk at work since April of 2011. At one point, I upgraded the lights to the MR-11s. The light bar got soaked over the Labor Day weekend and, even after trying...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-06-2013, 07:58 PM
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Posted By sockfish
12 Gal Edge

The stock light on a 12 Gal Edge I bought on Craigslist has burned out. Can someone direct me to a source for a new one or some thread that describes installing some other light? I found the website...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-26-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,498
Posted By sockfish
I was able to re-home my nine juveniles to...

I was able to re-home my nine juveniles to another Goodeid keeper and am back down to the original 2 pair. Right now the males are in a separate tank while I figure out if I want to keep up with...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-26-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 835,106
Posted By sockfish
Fluval makes a sponge filter just for the intake...

Fluval makes a sponge filter just for the intake on these tanks. Cost is 2-3$. I have one on my 6 gal to protect the shrimp amd the flow is pretty slow.

sox
Forum: Tank Journals   05-15-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 30,789
Posted By sockfish
Love that tank--did you build the stand for it? ...

Love that tank--did you build the stand for it?

sox
Forum: Fish   05-14-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By sockfish
Thanks for the size recommendations. As to...

Thanks for the size recommendations.

As to the tank precaution, I have had Bettas in my other Fluval Edge tanks all this time. There is an area at the top of the tank that is open to the surface...
Forum: Fish   05-14-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By sockfish
King Plakat Betta in 12 Gal?

I have a new 12 gallon Fluval Edge. A "King Plakat" betta caught my eye, but I don't know if the 12 gal will be large enough--the store said he could get to 4 inches. No fish in there at all yet.
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-10-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 835,106
Posted By sockfish
No carpet planned for this tank! I'm thinking a...

No carpet planned for this tank! I'm thinking a central rock focus with a "Surprise" figure in it. Some tall crypts like C. balansae or C. spiralus in the back and maybe a wider, lower crypt wendtii...
Forum: Other Websites   05-10-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,684
Posted By sockfish
Argh. Just tonight I bought a 2 month old 12 gal...

Argh. Just tonight I bought a 2 month old 12 gal Edge off Craigslist for $90 thinking I'd finally gotten a deal. Well, I guess I saved a coupla bucks....

sox :confused1:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-10-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,498
Posted By sockfish
Yes. It's lonely here on the CARES thread. Hoping...

Yes. It's lonely here on the CARES thread. Hoping someone joins me soon. Hey, I'll even give away a free pair of Charachodons with every new tank!!!

:hihi: sox
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-10-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 835,106
Posted By sockfish
Just dropped in to announce I just bought a 12gal...

Just dropped in to announce I just bought a 12gal Edge to add to my 6 gal Edge I keep at work [pics here on this thread somewhere].

I love this Edge tank and can't wait to get mine going!
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-10-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By sockfish
I really researched it and got all the stuff I...

I really researched it and got all the stuff I needed and dragged a spare 10gal out to the back porch and went to work. I am small and have zero hand strength. Barely started with the blade and...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-10-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 363,652
Posted By sockfish
Wow. I'm glad to hear those tanks are finally...

Wow. I'm glad to hear those tanks are finally rolling in! My tank build is in a holding pattern until I pay off the private school tuition for the year (!) so I'm still watching from the sidelines.
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