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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-20-2014, 06:52 PM
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Posted By wintermute
Thanks! That's a HUGE help!

Thanks! That's a HUGE help!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-19-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By wintermute
Quick Help: Interior Dimensions on Spec III?

Hey,

I ordered a Spec III (somewhat selfishly) for the family for Christmas and want to have it up and running (scaped, hopefully with some plants) by Christmas. Does anyone know the useful...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-19-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,019
Posted By wintermute
Very nice. The LFS had these little tanks for a...

Very nice. The LFS had these little tanks for a while and they looked very well constructed. Unfortunately, they stopped selling them.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-26-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By wintermute
Spec 2 or 3?

Hey, I've been out of the hobby for a while and bought a Spec V last year planning to get back into it. Life got in the way and I just started planning again. Then I found out that the local...
Forum: DIY   07-28-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By wintermute
How about 45-ing them out from the bottom? I...

How about 45-ing them out from the bottom? I want to have outfalls on the interior and exterior of the loops

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Forum: DIY   07-26-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By wintermute
Good advice from the RFUG Guru - KISS! Thanks...

Good advice from the RFUG Guru - KISS! Thanks Hoppy, I was having flashbacks to one of my college design projects - designing a discharge diffuser for a wastewater treatment plant. Finite elements...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-25-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,516
Posted By wintermute
Started the DIY... ...

Started the DIY...
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?p=3907562#post3907562
Forum: DIY   07-25-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By wintermute
DIY RFUG for Spec V (or Spec) - Opinions Welcome

I apologize beforehand for the glacial pace I do all my projects at - kids, the house, work, life, etc. have a way of getting in the way of our hobbies.

Anyway, I recently purchased a Fluval Spec...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-24-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,516
Posted By wintermute
I started mock assembly yesterday. I'll snap...

I started mock assembly yesterday. I'll snap some photos today, post in the DIY section and place a link here. Due to family life, work, house work, etc. I tend to do stuff at a glacial pace.
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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-17-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,516
Posted By wintermute
After buying 1/2" PVC pipes and fittings from the...

After buying 1/2" PVC pipes and fittings from the big box hardware store, I saw that the local store carried 1/2" CPVC - which looks like it will work better for this application - 1/2" ID/ 3/4" OD...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-12-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 109,378
Posted By wintermute
Wow. Wow. Wow. I've never seen such a big,...

Wow. Wow. Wow.

I've never seen such a big, beautiful, long-lasting "self-sustaining" tank before. I've always thought that they were gimmicks, not sustainable, and doomed to failure.

You are...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-08-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,516
Posted By wintermute
Just wondering how the OP's system is doing - any...

Just wondering how the OP's system is doing - any loss of flow issues over time due to bugs benefiting from the partially aerated substrate? This may be pure genius. I just bought a Spec V and want...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-01-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By wintermute
I ordered the Spec V (25% off sale on Petco's...

I ordered the Spec V (25% off sale on Petco's website). I'm thinking of setting this up with just several a. nana on a large piece of driftwood, gravel and river rocks as substrate, and if it looks...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-27-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By wintermute
Thanks all. I'm trying to keep this a KISS, KICS...

Thanks all. I'm trying to keep this a KISS, KICS (Keep it Cheap, Stupid) tank. Low Light, Low Tech, no CO2 (although I may does with Flourish Excel, if warranted). I'm completely happy with java...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-26-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By wintermute
Planning on getting back in the game

I've been out of the hobby for about 5 years and looking to get back in. Looking to do a nano (5 gallon) tank. I have a traditional 5-gal glass tank lying around, but I my better half would be alot...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-20-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,986
Posted By wintermute
I hope this isn't considered hijacking, but would...

I hope this isn't considered hijacking, but would a ZooMed 501 be considered sufficient for a 5 gal tank? And what does everyone put in their's instead of carbon? Sintered glass? More ceramic...
Forum: Substrate   03-22-2005, 07:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,059
Posted By wintermute
sounds like your eco complete was contaminated w/...

sounds like your eco complete was contaminated w/ something. i've never seen this w/ eco complete, but i've read about it (i believe on this forum). the person contacted the manufacturer and i...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-22-2005, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,221
Posted By wintermute
yes, i got the one w/ the 10w fluorescent. i'd...

yes, i got the one w/ the 10w fluorescent. i'd have to say that the lighting is superior to the system 3 and 6. the light has a metal reflector bent @ 45 degree angles behind it, although it's not...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-22-2005, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,221
Posted By wintermute
New Eclipse Hex 5

In the process of setting up my Hex 5 (i know, show us the pictures). Right now i have eco-complete (one day i'll find some crypt parva), a nice piece of driftwood, a bunch of frilly java fern...
Forum: Plants   03-22-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By wintermute
well, the plants were in fine shape this morning...

well, the plants were in fine shape this morning and they were successfully planted. thread - DONE!
Forum: Plants   03-21-2005, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By wintermute
anubias nana - stays pretty low so your betta'll...

anubias nana - stays pretty low so your betta'll have plenty of swimming space, you can cut the rhizome to keep it from growing where you don't want it to, you can adjust the level it grows to by...
Forum: Plants   03-21-2005, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By wintermute
Plants left out overnight?

I've got a question - I've been trying to set up this 5-gal nano I've planned for weeks, but due to my hectic schedule, I haven't had a chance to go to the LFS after work, come home w/ the plants and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-17-2005, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By wintermute
I have a similar set-up to you - I have a 29...

I have a similar set-up to you - I have a 29 gallon tank. I originally got 8 tiger barbs. I don't know why you say they're not so great - I think they're awesome. They school, but it's more like...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-21-2005, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By wintermute
let's see: 4.5 wpg lighting - if it's...

let's see:

4.5 wpg lighting - if it's fluorescent and not incandescent - excellent!
AC300 HOB filter - excellent!
UGF - will become more and more useless as the roots grow, but you do have that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-19-2005, 03:03 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 89,287
Posted By wintermute
What he said! :)

What he said! :)
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