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Forum: Substrate   Yesterday, 04:27 AM
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Posted By shrimpNewbie
Haha I love the climate but feel just as you with...

Haha I love the climate but feel just as you with the traffic, it really makes me consider somewhere quiet.

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Forum: Substrate   Yesterday, 03:59 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By shrimpNewbie
I've seen the off pink sand as well bummer that I...

I've seen the off pink sand as well bummer that I was aiming for a more natural color that would have been cool

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Forum: DIY   Yesterday, 01:48 AM
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Posted By shrimpNewbie
That's a good number to start with, and excel...

That's a good number to start with, and excel isn't really a fert and you don't really need it with such a small tank with I assume no dedicated light. Simplicity is best with such a small tank
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Forum: Equipment   Yesterday, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By shrimpNewbie
I would take it out just to be safe. Go get a...

I would take it out just to be safe. Go get a replacement and call the manufacturer to start a warrantee claim, I've lost some very nice fish to a faulty heater it's something to take seriously
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Forum: DIY   Yesterday, 01:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By shrimpNewbie
Where there is poop there are nutrients Sent...

Where there is poop there are nutrients

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Forum: Equipment   Yesterday, 01:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By shrimpNewbie
Well if your tank has a top rim you would go...

Well if your tank has a top rim you would go 2-3/4" from the bottom of said rim to the center if the holes. Minimum distance from the edge of hole to another edge of hole or edge of glass should be 1...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   Yesterday, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By shrimpNewbie
I love the use of filter socks in my tanks, I...

I love the use of filter socks in my tanks, I swap them out weekly and you won't see any more maintenance in a planted tank than you did with your reef. Uv is a good tool to have in your case but as...
Forum: Substrate   Yesterday, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 338
Posted By shrimpNewbie
Wish it was easier to find pure white pfs...

Wish it was easier to find pure white pfs locally, a leslies pool supply near by used to carry it but now it is mostly tan mixed with off white. A pure white mixed with black would be killer for me
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Forum: Tank Journals   02-07-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,183
Posted By shrimpNewbie
Budget got a little tight so I haven't gotten the...

Budget got a little tight so I haven't gotten the light, but I did decide to go with a a360 tuna sun, for the inevitable upgrade to a 65 or 90 tall. I also found some things to nit pick about with...
Forum: DIY   02-06-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 525
Posted By shrimpNewbie
Much easier and consistent to use 2x4s Sent...

Much easier and consistent to use 2x4s

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-06-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By shrimpNewbie
Cupid cichlids =) Sent from my SM-N910T...

Cupid cichlids =)

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Forum: Substrate   02-05-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By shrimpNewbie
If it has an oily substance I'd be weary, I know...

If it has an oily substance I'd be weary, I know people use it with success but I'd still soak with vinegar.

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Forum: Equipment   02-05-2016, 03:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By shrimpNewbie
Oh and I forgot to mention if you do ctc don't...

Oh and I forgot to mention if you do ctc don't use an overflow with slots in it. This off gasses co2 quicker and is noisy, one long smooth weir is superior

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Forum: Equipment   02-05-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By shrimpNewbie
No ctc is the best for co2 tanks, it makes the...

No ctc is the best for co2 tanks, it makes the overflow much more gentle, even better if you do a very good herbie but I recommend the bean animal style highly. There's no better option than...
Forum: Equipment   02-04-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By shrimpNewbie
If you wish to use Lee's wood air stone, which is...

If you wish to use Lee's wood air stone, which is too big for the filter without modding the actual filter if you can connect pvc to the filter you could plumb large pvc to fit the Lee's air stone....
Forum: Equipment   02-03-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By shrimpNewbie
Think it is very similar if you wish to save a...

Think it is very similar if you wish to save a bit you could use pumice the only concern there is it isn't as porous and it's prone to being full of dust. Another option is 10 ppi filter foam pretty...
Forum: Equipment   02-03-2016, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By shrimpNewbie
How much space exactly do you have for an air...

How much space exactly do you have for an air stone? My favorite air stones are the wooden ones if you're looking for quiet

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Forum: Equipment   02-02-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By shrimpNewbie
I'd highly recommend replacing your current...

I'd highly recommend replacing your current bioballs. For canisters my favorite bio media is matrix inside of a net filter bag, not the ultra fine mesh but something that flows very well but holds in...
Forum: DIY   02-02-2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By shrimpNewbie
This is entirely dependent on what your system...

This is entirely dependent on what your system uses to filter. You could easily have a high bioload without water changes in a 100g tank. A filter many have forgotten or put aside due to anecdotes...
Forum: DIY   02-02-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By shrimpNewbie
I personally don't change the water unless the...

I personally don't change the water unless the numbers tell me I have to, plants and a good system keep the levels in check. Feeding however I enjoy doing so I've never attempted to automate this. I...
Forum: Lighting   02-02-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By shrimpNewbie
247 easy choice Sent from my SM-N910T using...

247 easy choice

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Forum: Fish   02-02-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,343
Posted By shrimpNewbie
Almost 5 years old...... lol Sent from my...

Almost 5 years old...... lol

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Forum: Tank Journals   02-02-2016, 04:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By shrimpNewbie
One of my favorite parts =) that and the fish,...

One of my favorite parts =) that and the fish, has never been the plants for me.

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Forum: Equipment   02-02-2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By shrimpNewbie
If you do it for sure add the 15 dollar...

If you do it for sure add the 15 dollar aqualifter or at least a float switch to shut off your pump when it gets too full in the tank

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Forum: Equipment   02-02-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By shrimpNewbie
The op hasn't responded since this was posted ...

The op hasn't responded since this was posted

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