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Forum: Fish 07-28-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Thumbs up Just bought an angel

Hey folks, just bought an angel yesterday. I know it falls under the classification of Pterophyllum scalare, but beyond that, what is this particular angel known as?
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-08-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Just converted to open top: evaporation normal or out of control?

As of this past Saturday I converted to an open-top configuration on my 30-gallon. I don't have my new lighting fixture yet (UPS says it'll be here on Monday) but despite the lack of heat from a...
Forum: Lighting 01-04-2009, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Howdy indeed, neighbor. Glad to know there is...

Howdy indeed, neighbor. Glad to know there is someone else in the neighborhood is into this hobby. I've only been living in Chambersburg for about 2 months now, but I only recently got around to...
Forum: Lighting 01-04-2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Good replacement for AHsupply kit

Right now I've got a single 96-watt CF kit from AHSupply (http://ahsupply.com/96watt.htm) in a homemade canopy over my 30-gallon. This setup has worked quite well for my particular size tank and I've...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-28-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Yeah, they're basically gone now. They've either...

Yeah, they're basically gone now. They've either been sucked up by the filter, eaten, or they're hiding in the plants out of view. Next time I see a pregnant female I'll attempt to move her to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-27-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,186
Posted By Cheeseybacon
First of all, that nasty multi-colored gravel...

First of all, that nasty multi-colored gravel needs to go ASAP. Appearance opinions aside, it isn't exactly an ideal substrate for plants. Consider either Eco-complete or Flourite instead.
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-27-2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Darn, guess they're all doomed them. Oh well.

Darn, guess they're all doomed them. Oh well.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-27-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Bought pregnant Amano shrimp - gave birth on the way home!

I just bought 10 amano shrimp yesterday, one of which was a VERY pregnant female with an extremely swollen tail that was twitching as though it were going to pop any second. Well by the time I got...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-08-2006, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Well I was going to, but I didn't pull the...

Well I was going to, but I didn't pull the trigger on an order of plants. I figured I should probably scan the stores in my area first, given the fact that most of the plants I had selected are fast...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-08-2006, 02:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Yes, it a 30 long (36 inches, that is), no I...

Yes, it a 30 long (36 inches, that is), no I didn't have any driftwood, and it's actually sag that you're looking at, no vals.

Here is what the tank looked like many moons ago:
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-07-2006, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Here's what I presently have to work with. ...

Here's what I presently have to work with.

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This is about 20 minutes after I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-07-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Hmmmmm.... that's an interesting idea......

Hmmmmm.... that's an interesting idea... temporarally remove all the fish while I crank the CO2 sky-high... Might hafta do that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-07-2006, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Exclamation Neglected my tank... suggestions for quick restoration before Thanksgiving?

Lordy, been a long time since I posted on here. I'm ashamed to admit it, but I've done some serious neglecting of my tank over the past several months. This summer I got into firearms and spent a lot...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-17-2006, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Upgrading to HDTV. Suggestions?

I'm not a big fan of TV (well the programming and commericals at least) but I do use my TV quite a bit for gaming as well as the occasional movie. I've been putting this off for a while now, but...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-19-2006, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Consequences/symptoms of too little phosphates?

I've searched and found oodles of threads on here about the symptoms and consequences of too much phosphate, but not a whole lot on what happens if you dont' have enough. I have been keeping my...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2006, 03:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Thanks for the suggestions guys, I tried applying...

Thanks for the suggestions guys, I tried applying some heat with a heat gun, and wouldn't you know, it came right off! It came off surprisingly easy, which leads me to believe that the heat from the...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2006, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By Cheeseybacon
I did catch the part about left hand threads and...

I did catch the part about left hand threads and it got me kinda paranoid actually. I looked the threads over many times, and even had two other people take a look just to make sure I wasn't going...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2006, 06:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Sorta solved my problem tonight. Sorta... I was...

Sorta solved my problem tonight. Sorta...
I was attempting to pull my gauge off tonight, and yes Rex, you weren't kidding at all when you said they are a bear. I tried and tried for almost 2 hours...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2006, 03:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Well until I figure how to get the gauge off and...

Well until I figure how to get the gauge off and replace it, my next concern is, how quickly do you think it'll take for my tank to turn into algae city? I've been without CO2 since Saturday.

I...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2006, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By Cheeseybacon
I see what you mean about them being a bear. It's...

I see what you mean about them being a bear. It's seems like it's damn near impossible to get the thing lose! Do they put locktite on something or these things?
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2006, 03:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By Cheeseybacon
Thumbs down Broken Gauge

I just recently swapped in a new CO2 cylinder and now I have a very audible leak coming from my Milwaukee MA957 regulator. I am 99% sure that it is coming from my tank pressure gauge. It still...
Forum: Lighting 02-17-2006, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By Cheeseybacon
I think I've figured out. Years ago when...

I think I've figured out.

Years ago when CFs were coming into more widespread aquarium use, the first actinic bulbs available for them weren't really true actinic bulbs, rather they were just...
Forum: Lighting 02-17-2006, 01:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By Cheeseybacon
I am really confused now. I know now that bulb...

I am really confused now. I know now that bulb for bulb, CF is more or less identical in output as VHO, is more efficient and usually runs a bit cooler too, and yet I hear about reef guys...
Forum: Lighting 02-16-2006, 02:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By Cheeseybacon
I'm beginning to think maybe I should just break...

I'm beginning to think maybe I should just break down, get Metal Halides and be done with it. Let's face it, I really am kidding myself if I think I'm gonna be happy with the low light stuff. Damn...
Forum: Lighting 02-15-2006, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By Cheeseybacon
I'm kinda confused here, where are the 110 watt...

I'm kinda confused here, where are the 110 watt bulbs coming in? I realize that a 110-watt VHO will put out more light than a 96-watt CF, but obviously that's because the VHO is 48 inches long, and...
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