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Forum: Tank Journals 01-26-2006, 03:21 AM
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Posted By Desolas
Thanks! :)

Thanks!
:)
Forum: Tank Journals 01-24-2006, 05:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By Desolas
...side by side front views.

Before..
http://home.comcast.net/~desolas/jan06/posted/13.jpg

After.. the majority of the plant groupings stayed as originally planted.
http://home.comcast.net/~desolas/jan06/posted/08.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 01-24-2006, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By Desolas
Part 2/2.

http://home.comcast.net/~desolas/jan06/posted/09.jpg

http://home.comcast.net/~desolas/jan06/posted/10.jpg

http://home.comcast.net/~desolas/jan06/posted/11.jpg

Most of the fish are pretty...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-24-2006, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By Desolas
First pics for Jan 2006. For the big pic fan, 780x res, 3mb.

For the fans of larger sized pics, I thought I'd share the first pics I've taken this year. The tank will be 1 year old in April, 2006. It is a 55g with two ODNO 48" bulbs.

Before, taken April...
Forum: Lighting 01-24-2006, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By Desolas
There are several 10,000K MH lamps that have a...

There are several 10,000K MH lamps that have a blue appearance. Blueline is one brand that does. They have the appearance of being 12,000K. Aqualine lamps tend to look similar but with not as much...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2005, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By Desolas
Yeah that should be fine. I use a very shallow...

Yeah that should be fine. I use a very shallow bathroom sink since it's close to my tanks, and with the adapter on the sink the bottom of the adapter is about 2" from the bottom of the sink. It...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2005, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By Desolas
The Magnum is a POS. It's hard to maintain...

The Magnum is a POS. It's hard to maintain versus other canisters, and has issues in general. I just tossed mine today in fact and replaced it with a Fluval 304 that I got for Christmas.

I'd...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-18-2005, 03:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,125
Posted By Desolas
The tank and the way you photographed it look...

The tank and the way you photographed it look very nice indeed.



Always a bummer to find out something won't work. Before I saw your comment I was going to mention from the previous pics in...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-17-2005, 02:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By Desolas
The melon swords have been pretty slow growing, I...

The melon swords have been pretty slow growing, I put them in as very small babies. They will get huge, once they do I will prune them down to one or two depending on how they look and if they have...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-17-2005, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By Desolas
pt 3.

http://home.comcast.net/~desolas/oct/posted/06.jpg

http://home.comcast.net/~desolas/oct/posted/07.jpg

http://home.comcast.net/~desolas/oct/posted/08.jpg
...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-17-2005, 01:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By Desolas
part 2.

http://home.comcast.net/~desolas/oct/posted/03.jpg

http://home.comcast.net/~desolas/oct/posted/04.jpg

http://home.comcast.net/~desolas/oct/posted/05.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 10-17-2005, 12:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By Desolas
My 50G in October 2005.

It's been awhile since I posted some pics, so I figured it's about time to share. I've replanted the glosso and it's starting to regrow, had to toss about a pound of it. :)
...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-02-2005, 02:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,902
Posted By Desolas
It's a good start. I like how you've got it...

It's a good start. I like how you've got it sloping up towards the right and using the rocks as a terrace/dam for the substrate. That will be a jungle once it grows in for sure, you're guppies will...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-01-2005, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By Desolas
LOL. My lights are kind of intense, it makes...

LOL. My lights are kind of intense, it makes this tank really hard to photograph from all the glare. You can really see my whole office if you look at the pictures just right. I was asked if I had...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-31-2005, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By Desolas
June 2005 .. kinda bad pic. ...

June 2005 .. kinda bad pic.
http://home.comcast.net/~desolas/posted/june_2005.jpg

Everything is growing (yay) lost my Female Gudgeon and Ram (boo) found some Cardinal Tetras for sale marked as...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-31-2005, 06:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By Desolas
Smile Yes as far as Freshwater forums go, this forum is...

Yes as far as Freshwater forums go, this forum is one of the best. The members here tend to be of a slightly higher experience level, true planted tank aquarists rather than people with "fish tanks"...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2005, 04:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,427
Posted By Desolas
Same thing has happened to me many, many times. ...

Same thing has happened to me many, many times. I've found that the washer will relax a little, so you have to get the reg *really* right. I've also found using a little teflon tape on the threads...
Forum: Fish 05-22-2005, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By Desolas
How long have you had these Rams for? In...

How long have you had these Rams for?

In your signature it says your pH is 6.9, and KH 10. How are you doing this without CO2 injection? Or had you been using CO2 and then stopped? What is...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-06-2005, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,550
Posted By Desolas
http://reeffrontiers.com is another great site. ...

http://reeffrontiers.com is another great site.

Reef Central is probably the best SW forum around though.
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2005, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By Desolas
#1, I don't know of a premade one specifically...

#1, I don't know of a premade one specifically made for that probe, I just have mine stuck in my over the back filter. The entire probe is submersable.

#3, you do this to dial in your working...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-27-2005, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By Desolas
What are your tanks parameters, versus the water...

What are your tanks parameters, versus the water they were in? IME with Ghost Shrimp they would have to be dramatically differenent for there to be an issue.

For example, we feed our Altums...
Forum: Fish 04-17-2005, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 933
Posted By Desolas
I've had this happen with guppies as they start...

I've had this happen with guppies as they start to hit old age, typically at around a year or so they would develop it and most of them would be dead by 1 year and 6 months or so. I've only had a...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-12-2005, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By Desolas
The melon swords are in about 3" of substrate -...

The melon swords are in about 3" of substrate - too shallow for now, but I plan on adding another inch or so. They will be fine for awhile, maybe a year until they outgrow the depth and will be...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-12-2005, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By Desolas
Talking Desolas' 50G Planted Ram & Gudgeon Tank

I set this tank up March, 2005. I had a 20L (thread here (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=8195)) but was fortunate enough to have been given a nice 50G w/ stand.

For lighting I...
Forum: Lighting 04-04-2005, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By Desolas
I just setup a 50 with two 48" 4xODNO lamps. I...

I just setup a 50 with two 48" 4xODNO lamps. I took a dual bulb fixture and modified it so it could hold two ballasts. I like the results, myself I'm more of a fan of using two bulbs so you can mix...
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