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Forum: Equipment   06-19-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Just drill out one or two holes at a time and...

Just drill out one or two holes at a time and see, every tank is different so drill and test, and then drill more if needed. In my experience even with my old 40g with a Hydor Prime 30 (similar...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-18-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Best thing to do is provide a lot of plant cover,...

Best thing to do is provide a lot of plant cover, preferably with small leaf plants with small driftwood/rock crevices and with plenty of mosses so the shrimp babies can hide. I think if the babies...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-17-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By chiefroastbeef
I'm assuming you've spelled it wrong? It...

I'm assuming you've spelled it wrong?

It should be ADA Phyton Git: http://www.adana-usa.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=35

I love ADA and their products, but that sounds like...
Forum: Equipment   06-17-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,359
Posted By chiefroastbeef
I'm using an inline atomizer with my Hydor Prime...

I'm using an inline atomizer with my Hydor Prime 10, and it works great. The co2 seems to mix quite well before being pulled up via the impeller and into the water. The filter is very quiet, and I...
Forum: Lighting   06-15-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,462
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Any led setup with give you a shimmering effect,...

Any led setup with give you a shimmering effect, and then you can increase/decrease the shimmering by adjusting water agitation.
Forum: Equipment   06-12-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By chiefroastbeef
I agree, I can't imagine breaking an ADA lily...

I agree, I can't imagine breaking an ADA lily pipe... I would punch my fish.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-12-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,003
Posted By chiefroastbeef
the David Blaines of the fish variety.. only they...

the David Blaines of the fish variety.. only they failed.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-03-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By chiefroastbeef
When I had planaria, I also use fend to dose my...

When I had planaria, I also use fend to dose my tank with fish and shrimp. I can only get it in tablet form, so as suggested already, I ground it down to powder and mixed it with water and poured...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-02-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
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Views: 568
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Then you should have told us in your original...

Then you should have told us in your original post.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-02-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 12
  h2o2
Views: 568
Posted By chiefroastbeef
check out this thread:...

check out this thread: http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=203684

People have used a large dosage to "nuke" their tanks with h202 for an hour or so, watch the behavior of fish to...
Forum: Plants   06-01-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 25,150
Posted By chiefroastbeef
very interesting! thank you for doing this!

very interesting! thank you for doing this!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-29-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Since you already have a 12 long, I'd get a 60P,...

Since you already have a 12 long, I'd get a 60P, proportionally, it'll be easier to scape, and it'll be nice to have a bigger tank.

I love like the 12 long though, it has a nice panoramic form...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-28-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By chiefroastbeef
oh wow, very cool, I've had my big, nano, petite...

oh wow, very cool, I've had my big, nano, petite anubias in my tank for 4 years now, never seen them bloom.. I've just started to use co2 with higher light, maybe it'll start bloom!

My...
Forum: Equipment   05-27-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By chiefroastbeef
glad you got the frosted screen on, so that's...

glad you got the frosted screen on, so that's what kids are for... :hihi:
Forum: Equipment   05-26-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,479
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Thank you for the review oldpunk, I might get...

Thank you for the review oldpunk, I might get this regulator considering my current one is quite old, and it's a cheap single stage.

I would love to buy a regulator in the US, but with added...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-24-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,223
Posted By chiefroastbeef
I think it's cool, but like others have said,...

I think it's cool, but like others have said, your big sales point of no water change makes hobbyists like us sceptical. For total beginners are potential hobbyists, that is a great selling point,...
Forum: Equipment   05-22-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By chiefroastbeef
hahaha

hahaha
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-22-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,590
Posted By chiefroastbeef
All my fish are small fish because I only have an...

All my fish are small fish because I only have an 17Gal 60P!

1. Ember tetras - nice orange colors, perfect size for a small tank, and the longest lasting, hardiest fish I have

2. Celestial...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-22-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By chiefroastbeef
I wouldn't go high light if you're not running...

I wouldn't go high light if you're not running co2, and since your plants are already growing like crazy. The last thing you want is black brush algae to grow in your tank... it's the most terrible...
Forum: Equipment   05-21-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,824
Posted By chiefroastbeef
This guy is using/used it for his 60p: ...

This guy is using/used it for his 60p: http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=441873
Forum: Algae   05-20-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 135,773
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Wow, great thread, I had an imbalance in my 60p...

Wow, great thread, I had an imbalance in my 60p tank a couple months ago due to getting married and slightly losing interest in my tank. BBA started to grow on some leaves of my anubias,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-20-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Love the photos! And I love the 56k warning,...

Love the photos! And I love the 56k warning, haha, bless the poor souls that are still on 56k in 2015.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-20-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,687
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Wow superb job with the renderings! What program...

Wow superb job with the renderings! What program did you use? They almost look like the real thing haha.

Good luck on your project.
Forum: Equipment   05-20-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,824
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Do you have to reinforce the frame? It is strong...

Do you have to reinforce the frame? It is strong enough to hold a 17 gallon filled tank? The ikea website says the top holds 50lbs, I wonder what 60p owners did.
Forum: Equipment   05-18-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By chiefroastbeef
I agree, just keep the other one as spare, or run...

I agree, just keep the other one as spare, or run both. you can never over filtrate your tank!
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