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Forum: Aquascaping   01-30-2016, 03:49 PM
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Posted By MCHRKiller
Option #2 is a good arrangement....I w0uld...

Option #2 is a good arrangement....I w0uld however scoot it over toward the sword more, still a bit too centered.
Forum: Aquascaping   01-29-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 912
Posted By MCHRKiller
Somewhere on or around the wood, you could use a...

Somewhere on or around the wood, you could use a few rocks near the wood and put it in there.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-27-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By MCHRKiller
I worked as a HS guidance counselor for about 5...

I worked as a HS guidance counselor for about 5 years before delving into Mental Health FT, now I'm doing primarily outpatient therapy and supervise a group of direct service providers who do...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-26-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By MCHRKiller
I was an adjunct for a few years never did more...

I was an adjunct for a few years never did more than 2 classes as I had other FT employment; if all you are doing is teaching 4 classes wouldn't be bad. Just have to schedule your time well and...
Forum: Aquascaping   01-25-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 912
Posted By MCHRKiller
Yes always do off center :)

Yes always do off center :)
Forum: Lighting   01-24-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By MCHRKiller
I have one of the 36" 3 rows of 1watt LEDs on a...

I have one of the 36" 3 rows of 1watt LEDs on a 40B which is 18" wide and it appears quite bright....of course the tank you have is much taller than a 40B. My best advice would be to try 1 fixture...
Forum: Equipment   01-24-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By MCHRKiller
My house is pretty much evolving into a larger...

My house is pretty much evolving into a larger scale fish room by now; it started out as my home office being a "fish room" well after 2 75s, a 50, and a 20. That is pretty much wall to wall. Then I...
Forum: Lighting   01-24-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By MCHRKiller
No experience with Aquaneat although I am looking...

No experience with Aquaneat although I am looking at one of their fixtures for a future Refugium light mainly because its dirt cheap. I recently purchased a Beamswork fixture with 3 rows of 1watt...
Forum: Aquascaping   01-24-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 912
Posted By MCHRKiller
Much better; and please remember aquscaping is a...

Much better; and please remember aquscaping is a personal taste, if you like it best that is all that matters.

With that said I would push your two pieces of wood together....then move the crypts...
Forum: Home Page News   01-23-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By MCHRKiller
I think that keeping cichlids and plants together...

I think that keeping cichlids and plants together is something which *can* be done if you are mindful of the species of cichlid and the species of plants. I have done Oscars in fully planted tanks on...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-22-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,768
Posted By MCHRKiller
Awesome to see a large planted gold tank on the...

Awesome to see a large planted gold tank on the forum! I have a 56G column planted gold tank and it is honestly my favorite tank. Looking good so far :)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-26-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,300
Posted By MCHRKiller
Best nano out of the box

I am looking for a very small 2-3 gallon aquarium to house a HM betta; I also want a few plants for it. Nothing light demanding just anubias and moss. I also dont want to have to do any...
Forum: Equipment   11-30-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,986
Posted By MCHRKiller
Get a 2nd cascade, maybe a 1000. Bigals had them...

Get a 2nd cascade, maybe a 1000. Bigals had them on sale for $85 when I got mine. Petsmart had the Fluval 306 for $84 last week not sure if it was a holiday special or what. Eheims run forever but...
Forum: Equipment   11-30-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,986
Posted By MCHRKiller
IMO the filstar is not the filter it once was,...

IMO the filstar is not the filter it once was, have several new ones that are out of service after only 1-3 years use while older xp models churn on for 10 years. I recently bought a cascade 1000 for...
Forum: Lighting   11-26-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By MCHRKiller
Im using diamond plate shoplights(Home...

Im using diamond plate shoplights(Home Depot/Lowes) in combo with the single bulb T8 that came with the 75G tanks. Just painted the shoplights black on the outside and put them on the rear portion of...
Forum: Equipment   11-26-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By MCHRKiller
I would do an AC70 on one end and an internal...

I would do an AC70 on one end and an internal filter on the other. Something in the way of a Powerhead quick filter or a Fluval U internal. Just to add some extra filtration and water circulation to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-26-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By MCHRKiller
I am thankful that I received a rather large...

I am thankful that I received a rather large promotion this year due to some staff restructuring at our agency; we are growing as a company and have many new exciting opportunities happening in the...
Forum: Other Websites   11-25-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 687
Posted By MCHRKiller
Gunpowder Aquatics

Looking to buy some fish from this vendor, has anyone personally used them, and if so what was your experience?
Forum: Fish   11-25-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,926
Posted By MCHRKiller
You shouldn't have issues, now keep in mind...

You shouldn't have issues, now keep in mind nothing with cichlids is 100% therefore as with anything proceed with caution. For instance you could end up with a freak acara that thinks it is a dovi,...
Forum: Equipment   11-24-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By MCHRKiller
Same boat as you; the one Airgas place we have is...

Same boat as you; the one Airgas place we have is going to be a 1hr drive and a large initial cost. When I injected I stuck with paintball; got a place about a block down the street that fills...
Forum: Fish   11-24-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,926
Posted By MCHRKiller
Serpae would be fine; you are planning a decent...

Serpae would be fine; you are planning a decent size group of them....EB Acara do not have super long trailing fins to nip and honestly they are still cichlids which can easily handle themselves...
Forum: Aquascaping   11-21-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,760
Posted By MCHRKiller
Awesome tanks! I have 2 tanks on the 48x12...

Awesome tanks! I have 2 tanks on the 48x12 footprint. One is a 50G Petsmart tank...the lower 18" height does IMO help the scape a bit IMO. The other is a standard 55G which I just put together last...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-21-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By MCHRKiller
I am contemplating taking advantage of the online...

I am contemplating taking advantage of the online deals(marineland canister primarily)....I am hoping they have the regular 75G tanks on sale as I don't need the combo. As for fish...not really...
Forum: Fish   11-17-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,855
Posted By MCHRKiller
SA/CA Cichlids. I just ordered a green terror and...

SA/CA Cichlids. I just ordered a green terror and severum for 2 display tanks. Already keep a shoal of firemouths, and an A.crassipinnins(smaller Oscar species). Plan to get a Synspilum in a few...
Forum: Lighting   11-10-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By MCHRKiller
Thanks for that. I am planning to hang the...

Thanks for that. I am planning to hang the fixture about 9" off the surface of the tank and see how that goes. According to the chart it should provide me with lower medium light in the center of the...
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