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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-09-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By metallicanick78
For mosses you dont need anything special for...

For mosses you dont need anything special for substrate to dry start. But if your trying other plants that are heavy root feeders or a carpet, I suggest miracle grow with a sand cap. this is what I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-03-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,441
Posted By metallicanick78
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My first tank ever, went big, then sold it. Totally regret it lol. but it funded my custom shelf with 4x...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-31-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,563
Posted By metallicanick78
I ran into the same situation last year. Sold my...

I ran into the same situation last year. Sold my new 220 with overflows and sump etc.. I sold it, built a stand that holds two 40b on the bottom and two 40b on top with a 10g QT in the middle. 6 way...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-29-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By metallicanick78
I did a low light 20long with crypts and java...

I did a low light 20long with crypts and java fern and flame moss for my daughter on her first birthday.(shes almost 3 now) Near her crib, but she cant reach it... Set the timer for 1pm-midnight....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-26-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By metallicanick78
Tank will be heavy with gravel and a bit of...

Tank will be heavy with gravel and a bit of water, but as long as you transport it on a flat surface it will be good.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-26-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By metallicanick78
yeah, sounds like diatoms common to a newish...

yeah, sounds like diatoms common to a newish setup. all my 40B have 2 bulb T5HOs and without raising the fixture up I get lots of algae and a poor light spread. you have yours up at all?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-26-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By metallicanick78
Last fish I moved was 10 thousand northern pike,...

Last fish I moved was 10 thousand northern pike, we just try to match the temp, sometimes add water from the new location to the old. before that 20 thousand walleye I hatched, before that thousands...
Forum: Fish 07-25-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By metallicanick78
Id just leave em in. I have a CPD tank that is...

Id just leave em in. I have a CPD tank that is super overgrown and I get a few additions every now and then. Just crush up some flake as small as you can and get it into the plants for him. He made...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-25-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,476
Posted By metallicanick78
eheim classic series / AC ...

eheim classic series / AC ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-25-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By metallicanick78
agreed. most people with lots of co2 are worried...

agreed. most people with lots of co2 are worried about gassing their fish and run an air stone. You dont have to worry about that, just get the co2 to the lvl you want. Youll save more co2 by...
Forum: Fish 07-14-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By metallicanick78
I second creeck chub or maby fall fish, but I...

I second creeck chub or maby fall fish, but I think the sunny is a pumpkin seed. I posted pics of all the sunfish I collected at work. cant remember if I had a plain pumpkin posted in the fish ID...
Forum: Substrate 03-08-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By metallicanick78
I had tahitian moon sand delivered and it was...

I had tahitian moon sand delivered and it was decent price. But I dident have enough for my 40g, so I went to petco and bought their crap brand black sand. It was dirt cheap (no pun intendid) and it...
Forum: Plants 03-04-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By metallicanick78
nailed it

nailed it
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-04-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By metallicanick78
Maby jeff the java king wouldent mind sharing his...

Maby jeff the java king wouldent mind sharing his secrets! I was just searching for some tips too. I have trident in low light low ferts and needle leaf in medlight med ferts. havent set up my co2...
Forum: Lighting 02-28-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By metallicanick78
That will work well for you. I have four 40b...

That will work well for you. I have four 40b tanks set up all with 2bulb t5ho and no co2. the only thing I dont like with a 2 bulb fixture is that the light dosent spread front to back very well in a...
Forum: Lighting 02-28-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By metallicanick78
I ended up with 14w 5000k bulbs from HD. would...

I ended up with 14w 5000k bulbs from HD. would have prefered slightly higher K rating, but I dont hink the plants will notice. with 2 of them in that hood its soooo much brighter visually than the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-28-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By metallicanick78
disposable lazagna tray

disposable lazagna tray
Forum: Lighting 02-24-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By metallicanick78
Thanks dude, Thats what I was looking for....

Thanks dude, Thats what I was looking for. Basically the most light I could get without being on the verge of algae all the time.
Forum: Lighting 02-24-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By metallicanick78
Traded the T8 bulb I just bought back in for an...

Traded the T8 bulb I just bought back in for an aqueon incandecent 2 bulb hood as per this threads original advice... The single tube was just so dim even with the new bulb and I dident think the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-18-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,402
Posted By metallicanick78
When I bought my CPDs a few months ago there were...

When I bought my CPDs a few months ago there were a few adult fish louse in the bag. Unfortunately there was one attached to a fish so I had to pull it off. That CPD died a week later...
Worst part...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-14-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By metallicanick78
I have never bought or sold anything to or from...

I have never bought or sold anything to or from Canada, is there any reason you cant use the for sale forum here to purchase your fissidens? Youll end up with a bigger and nicer looking specimen for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-13-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,363
Posted By metallicanick78
oh and no-planaria is the name of a product.

oh and no-planaria is the name of a product.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-13-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,363
Posted By metallicanick78
From my experience, Mardel coopersafe (chelated...

From my experience, Mardel coopersafe (chelated copper) dosed at around .75-1ml per gallon worked well with no ill effects to my plants. It will remain at a theraputic lvl for over a month with no...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-13-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By metallicanick78
Aquaclears are suprisingly good filters for the...

Aquaclears are suprisingly good filters for the price. The single t8 bulb however will be pretty low light. I tried fissidens in 3 tanks. It died off or kinda stunted in the tanks with t8s, the one...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 36,253
Posted By metallicanick78
I dont know if you explained it better in PM, but...

I dont know if you explained it better in PM, but thats why I asked what you ment. If a man and a women have 100 Male offspring, none will be the same as another (barring an identical twin).
If you...
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