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Forum: Plants 11-07-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By redfalconf35
With those plants, I wouldn't necessarily worry...

With those plants, I wouldn't necessarily worry too much about ferts.

Find the anubias a good happy home on a piece of driftwood. You can tie it on there with thread or fishing line. I have...
Forum: Plants 11-07-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By redfalconf35
With stemmed plants (even short stems like...

With stemmed plants (even short stems like crypts), you may run into rot caused by tying them down. Just don't anchor them too tight, and you should be OK.

Generally, if I had rooting issues, I...
Forum: Fish 11-07-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,087
Posted By redfalconf35
Fascinating! I don't know that I would ever do...

Fascinating! I don't know that I would ever do something like this, but it's a great writeup that may have good fin rot application.
Forum: Lighting 07-23-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By redfalconf35
Advice for lighting modifications?

I have this light over my 75g: http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=105177

It has some heat issues, especially with all 4 bulbs running at once. I only have one of the moonlights...
Forum: Photography 07-23-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,611
Posted By redfalconf35
Bingo. I have a DSLR (bought it so my wife and I...

Bingo. I have a DSLR (bought it so my wife and I could take pics while we were on our honeymoon), but I've learned (to an extent) how to use it. I can get good photos of stuff that a point and shoot...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-23-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By redfalconf35
I've done DIY on a 29 before. What I used were...

I've done DIY on a 29 before. What I used were two "Simply Orange" bottles that I offset by a few days so that when one ran out, the other was still pumping. They both teed off into the same bubbler...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-23-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,387
Posted By redfalconf35
Wow, I come back from almost a year of...

Wow, I come back from almost a year of inactivity, and one of the threads i replied to is bumped to the first page :)

Here's my experience with my tank. I have a powerhead, an internal filter...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-26-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,050
Posted By redfalconf35
The babies typically eat some of the microfauna...

The babies typically eat some of the microfauna that attaches to all the surfaces in the tank. Mine typically hang out in my java moss, cleaning every strand.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-24-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By redfalconf35
On my sump system, the only place that there is...

On my sump system, the only place that there is significant "surface agitation" is in the outflow from the HOB overflow. When the water cascades down the tube into the sump, there is a significant...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-24-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By redfalconf35
What should i do?

I have a fun question! I'm getting a canister filter in today, which means that my DIY sump (read: 20L with acrylic divider 1/3 of the way across) is gonna be freed up for a new project.

I don't...
Forum: Fish 01-16-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By redfalconf35
Tetra ID help

These fish were sold to me as "neon tetras". They are not the common neon tetra that is sold everywhere, but their turquoise stripe is more of a iridescent blue and there is no red stripe. Any idea...
Forum: DIY 01-13-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,451
Posted By redfalconf35
Unfortunately I don't have the facilities to...

Unfortunately I don't have the facilities to build a stand, or i definitely would. I live in an apt, so power tools and sawdust are a bit of a no-no. :icon_cry:

I really like my sump, it's really...
Forum: DIY 01-13-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,451
Posted By redfalconf35
Worth it to build DIY canister filter?

I have a 75g currently hooked up to a 20g sump, but i'm getting sick of having a 20g fish tank sitting on my living room floor. I'm looking at the canister filter options, but i really don't wanna...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-10-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By redfalconf35
Here are said underwhelming pics. They're done...

Here are said underwhelming pics. They're done using my cell phone camera yet again since i have no decent camera to take pics with

Partial Tank Shots
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Forum: Tank Journals 01-09-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By redfalconf35
Well, i'm back after a few months of absolute...

Well, i'm back after a few months of absolute busyness and craziness. I had some issues crop up after one of my bulbs burned out with algae, and had a major die off after not properly quarantining...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-23-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By redfalconf35
Tank is growing in a little bit... However, i am...

Tank is growing in a little bit... However, i am having algae issues. I don't really mind the GSA, because it's easy to clean up, but the brown thread algae (or whatever it is) is getting really...
Forum: Algae 09-23-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By redfalconf35
Algae ID and cleanup suggestions?

I think this algae looks closest to hair algae, but it's a little bushier and it's light brown. What is it, and what is the best way to get rid of it? I pick it out, but when i do, it's reestablished...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-22-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By redfalconf35
the only negative that i've found from floating...

the only negative that i've found from floating blyxa (not by choice, it came up of its own accord) is that roots grow asymmetrically from the stem, so when you plant it, you would need to trim some...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-21-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,393
Posted By redfalconf35
That's probably as full as i'd ever make it, but...

That's probably as full as i'd ever make it, but i think it's doable.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-21-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,393
Posted By redfalconf35
I've not regularly quarantined either, however...

I've not regularly quarantined either, however you have to know that you're taking a non-zero risk that you're introducing some disease into the tank.

Typically you will want to specify how big...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By redfalconf35
Assuming that you don't put it on an unqualified...

Assuming that you don't put it on an unqualified stand, a small child shouldn't be able to move it. Remember, this tank will have ~1000 lbs of inertia that would need to be overcome.

Again,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-15-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 789
Posted By redfalconf35
I found that if my cats run out of water, i don't...

I found that if my cats run out of water, i don't need to worry.... One cat licks my filter media in my sump, the other one goes headfirst into the sump, hooking her hind legs on the edge of the tank...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-13-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 9,229
Posted By redfalconf35
I'm a Software Engineer at a large networking...

I'm a Software Engineer at a large networking company, my specific job involves Voice over IP
Forum: DIY 09-13-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By redfalconf35
You could probably fashion some sort of handle to...

You could probably fashion some sort of handle to attach to the piece, whether a legitimate handle, or even just a small strip of glass attached at the edge of the cover so you can get a grip on the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-13-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,040
Posted By redfalconf35
As far as ease of bucket water changes, with the...

As far as ease of bucket water changes, with the systems that i've used, i'd rank it 1) sump 2) canister 3) HOB

The sump is awesome... I just pull the overflow line, which is just laying in the...
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