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Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-20-2016, 03:12 AM
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Posted By Rapture
This tank right here

This tank right here
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-15-2016, 10:44 PM
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Posted By Rapture
Thank you! Thank you! This...

Thank you!



Thank you!



This go around started a little over 6 months ago, and the tank went through a lot of changes since then. Tank journal can be seen here -...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-12-2016, 05:22 AM
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Posted By Rapture
https://scontent-dfw1-1.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-x...

https://scontent-dfw1-1.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-xap1/t51.2885-15/e35/12543138_1672448699706984_1056324824_n.jpg

Fluval Spec V
Current USA Satellite LED Freshwater Plus (dimmed down)
Excel...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-12-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Rapture
I am very happy with this little tank. That dang...

I am very happy with this little tank. That dang betta has really convinced me to like bettas. He is kind of perfect. He does not bother the shrimp or snails and he even eats his food off of the...
Forum: Equipment   12-17-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By Rapture
Edited after taking into consideration the width...

Edited after taking into consideration the width of the tank stands.
Forum: Equipment   11-25-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By Rapture
Question Help me choose tank dimensions?

EDIT: The space I am wanting to place the tank is actually a tad too small for a 36" long tank and stand.

So, the tank I am currently considering is 56 gallons with the following dimenisons: 18"D...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-18-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Rapture
Little update because I was having some pretty...

Little update because I was having some pretty major water movement issues even after turning the pump all the way up and removing the home made surface skimmer, which in hindsight, I think I can put...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-16-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,495
Posted By Rapture
My Spec V recently got a makeover. ...

My Spec V recently got a makeover.

https://scontent-dfw1-1.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-xtp1/t51.2885-15/e35/12224609_792627867512373_1490434486_n.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals   11-16-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Rapture
Resurrection of Spec V

Current FTS 1/10/16
https://scontent-dfw1-1.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-xap1/t51.2885-15/e35/12543138_1672448699706984_1056324824_n.jpg

General info:
I am very much an amateur!
The tank is a...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-16-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 25,996
Posted By Rapture
I love all of your tanks!!! And really appreciate...

I love all of your tanks!!! And really appreciate the low tech/high light/high ferts/stem plants info.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-14-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Rapture
Man, I love your tank. I need to start grouping...

Man, I love your tank. I need to start grouping my plants better.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-29-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,771
Posted By Rapture
drain it as low as you can, plant tiny pieces...

drain it as low as you can, plant tiny pieces throughout, put your water back in through the filter chamber
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-29-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,792
Posted By Rapture
Danio erythromicron will hide just like CPD's, so...

Danio erythromicron will hide just like CPD's, so go with one of your other choices.

Jelly bean tetra, green neon tetra are a couple more choices

I have some boraras merah in my spec, a good...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-07-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,396
Posted By Rapture
I'm not 100% sure what all my plants are, but the...

I'm not 100% sure what all my plants are, but the best I can do is this-

dwarf hairgrass (looked pretty poor when I put it into this tank but is now a good green color, definitely slow growth if...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-06-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,396
Posted By Rapture
My plants are sustaining with the stock light and...

My plants are sustaining with the stock light and no co2. I use liquid carbon sometimes and flourish comprehensive sometimes and 2 flourish tabs. Very slow growth other than the wisteria, but other...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-20-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 115,671
Posted By Rapture
Lots of stuff in there, but I can only make out 2...

Lots of stuff in there, but I can only make out 2 in the pic, haha. Stuff likes to hide.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-20-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 115,671
Posted By Rapture
http://www.lunarboids.com/etc/planted/spec5-1.jpg

http://www.lunarboids.com/etc/planted/spec5-1.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals   09-16-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,636
Posted By Rapture
The first fish that jumped ended up getting beat...

The first fish that jumped ended up getting beat up by the other fish, 2 days after he jumped out I found his skeleton.

I took the mystery snail back to Petco and brought home an anubias instead...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-09-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,636
Posted By Rapture
Thanks! Went to yet another fish store after work...

Thanks! Went to yet another fish store after work looking for plants and daphnia. It seems like almost every fish store has a ton of cichlids and not much else, haha. No daphnia, but they did have...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-08-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,636
Posted By Rapture
One of the fish jumped out at some point... I was...

One of the fish jumped out at some point... I was counting them and didn't see the last one, but I wasn't too worried about it, then I saw something move on the desk, and it was a pretty dried out...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-08-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,636
Posted By Rapture
Day 16: Yesterday, I got fish and shrimp. 6...

Day 16:

Yesterday, I got fish and shrimp. 6 Microrasbora erythromicron and 2 yellow Neocaridina heteropoda. I also got one short stem of Wisteria. The fish are doing okay. They acclimated pretty...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-05-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,636
Posted By Rapture
Day 13 (yesterday): I got a black mystery...

Day 13 (yesterday):

I got a black mystery snail and two different kinds of plants while I was at Petsmart for something else. I trimmed and planted the new plants, but I later found out that one...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-04-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,636
Posted By Rapture
Day 11: Water is lookin' kinda green, but i...

Day 11:

Water is lookin' kinda green, but i think some of it is the reflection off of the sand, which is staring to get finely coated in brown algae. Also a good amount of this algae on some of...
Forum: Photography   09-03-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,717
Posted By Rapture
You can try using a white paper background like...

You can try using a white paper background like that, with natural sunlight when there's also some cloud cover.

http://www.lunarboids.com/2009offspring/0918-2.jpg

Or, if you need to take some...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-02-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,636
Posted By Rapture
Day 10: Somehow my cats put my checkbook in...

Day 10:

Somehow my cats put my checkbook in the aquarium.

I think I finally figured out the timer issue.... took long enough.

The water was pretty cloudy. I did a water change and used...
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