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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By AnotherHobby
I'm with W. C. Fields on this one (google it if...

I'm with W. C. Fields on this one (google it if you missed the reference).
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By AnotherHobby
Doh! Missed that. The lights I mentioned can fit.

Doh! Missed that. The lights I mentioned can fit.
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 08:28 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 23,912
Posted By AnotherHobby
That is tight, but dang, nice work!

That is tight, but dang, nice work!
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By AnotherHobby
Tank dimensions? Maybe build-my-led would be good...

Tank dimensions? Maybe build-my-led would be good if you want it custom, or perhaps the ecoxotic series (pending size) if you want high light and custom color blending.
Forum: Tank Journals Yesterday, 01:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,794
Posted By AnotherHobby
I ended up removing it to have more room for the...

I ended up removing it to have more room for the belem carpet, and dropped 2 small rocks in there instead. I was thinking that it might be too much rock, but now that I look at it, I think you are...
Forum: Plants Yesterday, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By AnotherHobby
Perhaps obvious and not what you meant, but all...

Perhaps obvious and not what you meant, but all of the mosses grow without substrate.
Forum: Tank Journals Yesterday, 01:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,794
Posted By AnotherHobby
Thanks! Now that I'm home, I'll mention a few...

Thanks! Now that I'm home, I'll mention a few more things. All of the DHG belem was taken from my Fallen Tree Branch tank. I basically cut a 1/2" strip across the whole front of the tank, and that...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-18-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,794
Posted By AnotherHobby
It's still very cloudy from today's setup, but...

It's still very cloudy from today's setup, but here's the first shot of the new office tank! I'm headed home now (35 miles away), so I won't see it until Monday. Because of that, and not wanting to...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-18-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 20,752
Posted By AnotherHobby
oops! Wrong thread, and it won't let me delete...

oops! Wrong thread, and it won't let me delete it. Sorry.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-18-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 23,547
Posted By AnotherHobby
That is some serious hardscape! You've given...

That is some serious hardscape! You've given yourself a lot of cool planting options. I love it! Are you going to do sand in front? If not, do you think most carpet plants would cover the smaller...
Forum: DIY 10-18-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 96,340
Posted By AnotherHobby
Absolutely no glue necessary. These brackets with...

Absolutely no glue necessary. These brackets with this design can hold far more than an aquarium.
Forum: Lighting 10-17-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By AnotherHobby
Yes, I have all the tools I need to dial it in. I...

Yes, I have all the tools I need to dial it in. I have a dimmable light and a PAR meter. :)
Forum: Tank Journals 10-17-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By AnotherHobby
Nice looking tank! You are definitely getting...

Nice looking tank! You are definitely getting some good growth.

On a side note, why are you running 2 identical threads? You should pick one and let the other one fade out.
Forum: Lighting 10-17-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By AnotherHobby
Here are my measurements (from the PAR meter...

Here are my measurements (from the PAR meter sitting at the substrate), and it's definitely the narrow tank that affects the PAR numbers. The big drop off is from 12-13" (a drop of 12 PAR) and then...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-17-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By AnotherHobby
Welcome! Must be the season here in MN, my...

Welcome! Must be the season here in MN, my anubias is just wrapping up it's bloom!

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-XKhuoAGIT-Y/VDhj8bcv7tI/AAAAAAAADuc/4hLEekSe_k0/w1280-h853-no/D7K_2687.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 474
Posted By AnotherHobby
Good to know! :proud: Did you hire a small...

Good to know! :proud:

Did you hire a small staff of minimum wage workers for all of the trimming?
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 474
Posted By AnotherHobby
I was simply referring to the difficulty of...

I was simply referring to the difficulty of learning something new, and the challenges that come with that. There is a big difference between observing it and adjusting it in one instance, vs. trying...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 474
Posted By AnotherHobby
They don't have to worry about killing fish...

They don't have to worry about killing fish and/or shrimp. Don't keep any of them in your tanks (plants only), and then blast away. If you do plan on keeping anything that breathes, you'll need...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 474
Posted By AnotherHobby
No. Every tank responds to CO2 differently, and...

No. Every tank responds to CO2 differently, and there are so many factors. You really have to watch each tank, and the reaction from fish and plants, and make fine adjustments to dial it in. You'll...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 474
Posted By AnotherHobby
First off, I wouldn't do this, but here are my...

First off, I wouldn't do this, but here are my thoughts.



Yes it would. Either size would work, but the 50 will obviously last 2.5 times longer.



I would definitely go dual stage. An end...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-17-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By AnotherHobby
I also have 100% ground cover, and it was causing...

I also have 100% ground cover, and it was causing issues feeding my corys, so I got some Hikari Tropical Sinking Wafers for them. It turns out my Amanos freaking love them. I now have to break them...
Forum: Lighting 10-17-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By AnotherHobby
When I get home from work (in 9 hours) I'll take...

When I get home from work (in 9 hours) I'll take a bunch of measurements. I'll start with the light resting on the tank, then go up in 2" increments up to 18" from the substrate. This will be helpful...
Forum: Lighting 10-17-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By AnotherHobby
I can test moving it up and down, but the tank...

I can test moving it up and down, but the tank gets set up on Saturday, so I don't want to start a new scape with algae.
Forum: Lighting 10-16-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By AnotherHobby
Interesting PAR Readings from Current Sat Plus

I was doing some testing and prep work before I set up my new office tank on Saturday, and I stumbled across some interesting PAR readings.

Placing the Current Sat Plus light about a foot over my...
Forum: Fish 10-16-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 714
Posted By AnotherHobby
I've had the tank running for about a year and...

I've had the tank running for about a year and half now, and after seeing the same test results over and over, I stopped testing my water. I haven't tested for nitrates in a long time, but when I was...
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