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Forum: Equipment   07-01-2011, 01:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By FishyPlants
Thank you for the responses. I will think more...

Thank you for the responses. I will think more about the ottos. I definitely want a bristlenose since I have never kept one.

The articles were very helpful. I will have to think about my tank...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-18-2004, 09:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,212
Posted By FishyPlants
Great setup. Good luck with it. One question...

Great setup. Good luck with it. One question though...what lighting are you planning for the tank?
Forum: Tank Journals   07-24-2004, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,518
Posted By FishyPlants
Can't get to the pics.

Can't get to the pics.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-15-2004, 01:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 840
Posted By FishyPlants
Honey Gourami tankmate suggestion?

Hi, I have my planted 7 gal bowfront up and running with two ottos and two sunset honey gouramis. Unfortunately, the male gourami is constantly chasing the other gourami. He doesn't seem to do any...
Forum: Plants   07-06-2004, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,930
Posted By FishyPlants
Use sewing thread of fishing line to tie it to...

Use sewing thread of fishing line to tie it to the wood. The thread would eventually dissolve. Fishing line can be cut later or left alone once it is covered from view by leaves. It usually takes...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-01-2004, 02:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,973
Posted By FishyPlants
Matt, I was going by the calculation chart at...

Matt,
I was going by the calculation chart at Chuck's Planted Aquaria page. Is it common for people to be at 30ppm CO2 with no problems?

I just want to understand if thats the norm or is it...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-30-2004, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,973
Posted By FishyPlants
Just to update, Hagen CO2 has been going strong...

Just to update, Hagen CO2 has been going strong now producing a steady bubble every 5-6 seconds. I am calculating a CO2 reading of 29ppm which I understand is too high, but since I have no livestock...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-27-2004, 02:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,149
Posted By FishyPlants
Very nice. Plants are really lush. What are the...

Very nice. Plants are really lush. What are the specs on the tank? Lighting, CO2, supplements, etc.
Forum: Lighting   06-27-2004, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,362
Posted By FishyPlants
Sorry didn't give you the temp for the...

Sorry didn't give you the temp for the hellolights brand.

They have a very crisp white 10,000k bulb.
Forum: Lighting   06-27-2004, 05:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,362
Posted By FishyPlants
Hellolights sells them www.hellolights.com...

Hellolights sells them

www.hellolights.com (http://www.hellolights.com)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-26-2004, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,973
Posted By FishyPlants
Tank Update (new pics)

Well I added some more plants to the tank today.
Anacharis and Corkscrew Val

Here are new pics.

http://home.comcast.net/~alexf2/tanks/Planted_013.jpg

...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-25-2004, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,973
Posted By FishyPlants
So, I was in the fish store looking at more...

So, I was in the fish store looking at more plants today and fish also. My LFS happened to have some dwarf puffers in stock. They are cool looking fish and now I am reconsidering my initial plan to...
Forum: Equipment   06-25-2004, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,329
Posted By FishyPlants
I have used one in the past. It won't clean your...

I have used one in the past. It won't clean your tank to the degree a diatomic filter would but it definitely clarifies the water by removing a lot of the finer particles.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-24-2004, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,973
Posted By FishyPlants
well, that doesn't surprise me that I couldn't...

well, that doesn't surprise me that I couldn't identify them. But I like them either way. I will have to go back to the store and check it out.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-24-2004, 03:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,973
Posted By FishyPlants
zone, they were labeled parva :confused: , but I...

zone, they were labeled parva :confused: , but I don't know for sure. Maybe someone else can give a positive identification.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-24-2004, 03:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,973
Posted By FishyPlants
thanks for the responses. trenac, I am...

thanks for the responses.

trenac, I am hoping the hornwort will grow fast since I don't have many fast growing plants in the tank right now. I don't know if I will keep it for long term.
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-23-2004, 11:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,973
Posted By FishyPlants
New Planted 7gal Minibow setup

Well, I finally got my 7 gal minibow setup. I would like to get feedback on aquascaping (I am somewhat challenged in this area :) ), plant suggestions that would work with my setup and any other...
Forum: Equipment   06-21-2004, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By FishyPlants
Considering the size of your tank, I would...

Considering the size of your tank, I would recommend the Ecco just from a price standpoint. I had one on my 29 before and it worked well and was easy to maintain. But, if you think you will be...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-25-2004, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By FishyPlants
Very natural look. I like it. What type of...

Very natural look. I like it. What type of lighting, etc. on the tank?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-13-2004, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,551
Posted By FishyPlants
thanks for the responses. I like the idea of...

thanks for the responses. I like the idea of producing the DIY CO2 as opposed to using the Excel. I will try decreasing the amounts of yeast and sugar as suggested and see how it work.
thanks again
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-13-2004, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,551
Posted By FishyPlants
Would the typical DIY CO2 2 liter bottle and...

Would the typical DIY CO2 2 liter bottle and yeast recipe produce too much CO2 for a 7 gallon tank? If so, can I just scale it down? For example, use less yeast or less sugar?
My water has a PH of...
Forum: Lighting   04-09-2004, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By FishyPlants
Thanks. I will install it and see. If I am not...

Thanks. I will install it and see. If I am not satisfied I will figure something out.
Forum: Lighting   04-09-2004, 03:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By FishyPlants
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Lighting   04-08-2004, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By FishyPlants
I am finally getting going on setting up my...

I am finally getting going on setting up my Minibow as a low/med light planted tank. I was planning on retrofitting an AH supply 13 watt kit into the existing hood. I figured this would meet my...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-13-2004, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By FishyPlants
thanks again.

thanks again.
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