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Forum: DIY 01-03-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,371
Posted By Fyns
lol i do feel the stand is the problem. it is...

lol i do feel the stand is the problem. it is being reinforced with gusets, but i would feel better if it was a little more level.
Forum: DIY 01-03-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,371
Posted By Fyns
the floor is off by 1/4 " over the 18 inches of...

the floor is off by 1/4 " over the 18 inches of the tank (90 bow). the stand, appears to rely on the fact that the tank makes contact with stand around the entire perimeter,to bare the load and...
Forum: DIY 01-02-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,371
Posted By Fyns
the tank is on a full bottom stand. shims are a...

the tank is on a full bottom stand. shims are a bad choice as it would create a flex/twist in the frame. i would have to build up half the base frame to support it properly. which is is an option at...
Forum: DIY 01-02-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,371
Posted By Fyns
just took a trip to rona, found the self leveling...

just took a trip to rona, found the self leveling mix. does anyone have experience with stuff? it says do not pour on wood base ( i had planned on it ) as the forms will have to be contained ( tank...
Forum: DIY 01-02-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,371
Posted By Fyns
right on deeda, thanks! i expected as much. just...

right on deeda, thanks! i expected as much. just hope it can hold the weight lol
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-02-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,392
Posted By Fyns
well here's an update... i upgraded to a 90 g...

well here's an update... i upgraded to a 90 g bow. currently working on a suspended shelf with a cavity for planting ( made of Styrofoam ) i dunno if it will work or not. also getting some forms made...
Forum: DIY 01-01-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,371
Posted By Fyns
concrete slab to level aquarium

has anyone here done this? just wondering if anyone has suggestions on the type of cement used. going to do this regardless. going to hit up rona see what they have. need something that mixes quite...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-24-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Fyns
very well put together. you have it down from...

very well put together. you have it down from what i can see. as far as i know nitrates are for plants only. fish don't need them, and high levels are toxic. and as for rising nitrates you will only...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-24-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Fyns
a good way to acclimate livestock is to add water...

a good way to acclimate livestock is to add water from the tank you are going to move them into. do it in stages so that water parameters they are in gradually become the same as the new tank.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-24-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Fyns
well from what i have read, and what i have...

well from what i have read, and what i have experienced cycling tanks; time is not a factor. water conditions are. once you see the spike of nitrite , the cycle has begun. the nitrites get broken...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-24-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Fyns
i don't know if this is right, but now that you...

i don't know if this is right, but now that you added the plants to the equation, they will use the nitrates produced from the broken down nitrites. - correct me it i am wrong.
Forum: Aquascaping 12-21-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Fyns
Not sure if a wicker basket makes a sturdy...

Not sure if a wicker basket makes a sturdy stand... I know it's OT, but...
Forum: Plants 12-21-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By Fyns
Potential plants for my dry start. ...

Potential plants for my dry start.

foreground/carpet - 1/3
Limnophila aromatica

foreground/mid transition - 1/3
Cryptocoryne beckettii

Midground - 1/3
Ludwigia inclinata
Forum: Plants 12-21-2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By Fyns
dry start imersible plants-suggestions

by this time next week i would like to have my substrate in and begining a dry start. from what i have read there are imersible plants, and it's a good time to start your carpet plants. i want to...
Forum: DIY 12-17-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,415
Posted By Fyns
man. that is so cool. I wonder if i could do such...

man. that is so cool. I wonder if i could do such a thing lol
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-16-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,392
Posted By Fyns
what i need to know is will a co2 in line rector...

what i need to know is will a co2 in line rector complicate things
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-16-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,392
Posted By Fyns
so after alot of reading i have come up with a...

so after alot of reading i have come up with a plan. i want to know what people think.
potential equipment;
eheim 2215 canister
2 t5 ho lights with good reflectors ( whatever brand that i can...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-16-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,392
Posted By Fyns
yeah lol bps. and thanks for info. guess i can...

yeah lol bps. and thanks for info. guess i can stick to a smaller tank. need to get dimensions from the supplier. see what will fit in the stand nice.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-15-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,392
Posted By Fyns
just on my phone checking replies. thanks for...

just on my phone checking replies. thanks for reading and the input,people.
it will be a month or more before i get any kind of life in the tank. with Christmas around the corner things got tight...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-15-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,392
Posted By Fyns
yeah pretty sure its 24 high- thought the...

yeah pretty sure its 24 high- thought the dimensions were pretty standard. so lets assume it is 24" high.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-15-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,392
Posted By Fyns
Putting together a 72 G Bow

I have had my 30 G planted tank for nearly 2 years now, I had it on the DIY yeast CO2 for about 6 Mo. Anyway, long story short; Got sick of mixing the ingredients, and the terrible consistency. I...
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