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Forum: Aquascaping 02-17-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By chale
You can use river rocks. To test, just put some...

You can use river rocks. To test, just put some white vinegar on it and look for bubbles. Bubbles are bad and don't use. You can also use one of the vials to test. I believe it's one of the #2...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-10-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By chale
I use the Finnex PX-360 mini canister on my 5...

I use the Finnex PX-360 mini canister on my 5 gallon shrimp tank. Not to much flow but great filtration that you can customize to a point.
Forum: Lighting 02-10-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By chale
On my 10 gallon I just dirted the tank with...

On my 10 gallon I just dirted the tank with Miracle Grow Organic Potting Soil capped with flourite and used 2 clamp lights from Lowes with 13 watt 5000K CFL bulbs. Grew what I needed without CO2. You...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-06-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 880
Posted By chale
I think you're right. They were in with the ghost...

I think you're right. They were in with the ghost shrimp and I don't believe they had a clue.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-06-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 880
Posted By chale
Excuse my ignorance, but what is saddled?

Excuse my ignorance, but what is saddled?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-05-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 880
Posted By chale
Thanks all. I thought they were for their size...

Thanks all. I thought they were for their size and the look. 4 bucks for 3 wasn't a bad deal then!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-05-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 880
Posted By chale
Thanks. The moss is flame moss I bought from a...

Thanks. The moss is flame moss I bought from a member here on stainless steel mesh. It's doing great. This is just a 5 gallon tank. I'll try to post tomorrow as I'm at work right now.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-05-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 880
Posted By chale
Is this an Amano Shrimp

Bought 3 of these guys at Petco. They were in with the ghost shrimp and I was pretty sure they were Amano's. Petco tried to tell me they were bamboo shrimp but after I told the guy they didn't have...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-26-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,263
Posted By chale
I never had a tank in one when I owned mine (it...

I never had a tank in one when I owned mine (it was a 94 clayton), but I did have a queen sized waterbed and never had issues. Truthfully, that house is more solid today than most stick built houses...
Forum: Lighting 11-23-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By chale
Was trying to stay away from CO2 since I was...

Was trying to stay away from CO2 since I was doing a sump. I wonder if some floaters would knock down the lighting getting to the bottom?
Forum: Lighting 11-23-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By chale
Ray2 for 75G ?

I have a standard 75G and looking to get the Ray2. Looking at the PAR charts, it should give me around 50-60 PAR. Anyone have this setup and do you have to add CO2? Trying to get by with no CO2 if...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-20-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By chale
I believe you're talking about these. Just scroll...

I believe you're talking about these. Just scroll down.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=475577&highlight=charcoal
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By chale
Does anyone have a pic of their set up? I'm kind...

Does anyone have a pic of their set up? I'm kind of looking for the same set up for mine. How is media placed and how CO2 is injected with minimal loss.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-13-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,086
Posted By chale
I just take the leaves off about 1 inch above the...

I just take the leaves off about 1 inch above the bottom and stick the stem through the sand and into the soil. Mine grow small roots then start sending runners. If you use soil, no need to fertilize...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-13-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,086
Posted By chale
My tank is about the same dimensions. I used...

My tank is about the same dimensions. I used MGOPS and capped with the flourite black sand. If you want the jungle feel, plant Cabomba and just trim and replant. Mine grows so quick and it is easy to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-07-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By chale
Nice. I'm kind of leaning towards a small...

Nice. I'm kind of leaning towards a small refugium area with plants and shrimp. Anyone with a pic of that setup they're running? More ideas I see the better. Thanks.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-06-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By chale
Yeah it sounds easy enough and I do like the...

Yeah it sounds easy enough and I do like the options. I was thinking of doing a small refugium with space for plants, shrimp and snails to help with cleanup.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-06-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By chale
Actually there are many folks on here that have...

Actually there are many folks on here that have one. There's even a sump pimp club!! LOL
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-06-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By chale
Question about Sumps

I just bought a 75 gallon marineland tank with factory corner overflow. I've seen where folks have hooked up a canister filter like an FX5 using the overflow and I've seen a lot of talk about a sump....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-18-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By chale
Thanks for the answers. Kinda what I figured....

Thanks for the answers. Kinda what I figured. Assasin snails it is.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-18-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By chale
Question about Puffers

I just want to know what type of puffers to get to thing out my MTS and Ramshorn snail population for a 10 and 5 gallon tank. Also, can they live in harmony with a betta, danios, rummynose tetra and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-11-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By chale
I have the Azoo from Drs Foster & Smith and it is...

I have the Azoo from Drs Foster & Smith and it is nice and quiet. It also has the rubber feet so vibration is at a minimum.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-05-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By chale
Instead of Blacklight you can always use actinic....

Instead of Blacklight you can always use actinic. I do and the colors pop just the same. Regular 5000K CFL's during the day. My kid likes the blue lighting as a nightlight for bedtime. I have also...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-03-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,813
Posted By chale
I dirted a 10 gallon a while ago and just...

I dirted a 10 gallon a while ago and just completed a 5 gallon build as well. Both have the MGOPM, the 10 gallon has flourite regular and the 5 gallon is capped with flourite black sand. I also...
Forum: Lighting 06-13-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By chale
In my personal opinion, the 48 won't cover the...

In my personal opinion, the 48 won't cover the edges. 2 30's will get you more uniform coverage.
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