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Forum: Substrate   02-13-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Blackheart
I've used Flourite original in the past like I...

I've used Flourite original in the past like I said before and it was really dirty. Every time I did anything in my tank, it would kick up a huge mess of debris. The appearance of the substrate was...
Forum: Substrate   02-11-2017, 02:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 930
Posted By Blackheart
I know full well about it even before posting...

I know full well about it even before posting this. Regardless of what anyone says, I don't and will not be using it. But somehow this thread has turned into a discussion about all the positive...
Forum: Substrate   02-10-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 930
Posted By Blackheart
I could easily add root tabs and use liquid ferts...

I could easily add root tabs and use liquid ferts to give some nutrients. Yeah I don't like everyone telling me what I should get like you said, I'd like to actually purchase what I want lol

I was...
Forum: Substrate   02-09-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 930
Posted By Blackheart
Gee I guess it's my fault for asking lol

Gee I guess it's my fault for asking lol
Forum: Lighting   02-09-2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Blackheart
Yeeah a Plus Pro fixture on a 12 long? Waaay too...

Yeeah a Plus Pro fixture on a 12 long? Waaay too much light lol Probably even a regular Current Satellite Plus fixture would even be too much for a 12 long.
Forum: Substrate   02-09-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 930
Posted By Blackheart
Not sure which substrate...

I've tried both Eco complete and Flourite substrates in the past with my planted tanks and even though I do like the Flourite a bit more, I'd like to try something different... Something that looks...
Forum: Lighting   02-02-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Blackheart
My budget is 150 so yeah 300 is a bit out of the...

My budget is 150 so yeah 300 is a bit out of the question lol
Forum: Lighting   02-02-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Blackheart
How about two of the cheaper beamswork fixtures...

How about two of the cheaper beamswork fixtures like this one: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B019YXYO0U/ref=nav_timeline_asin?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1#customerReviews They seem to have great reviews, some...
Forum: Equipment   02-02-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Blackheart
Their not that old. They were both purchased in...

Their not that old. They were both purchased in the past year or two.
Forum: Equipment   02-02-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Blackheart
Yeah I decided to just go with the 2 Aquaclear 70...

Yeah I decided to just go with the 2 Aquaclear 70 filters. I already have them and instead of going out and spending almost 100 dollars on a new AC110, I might as well just use these. I wanted to...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-02-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By Blackheart
53 breeder planted

Here's the start of my new 53 gallon tank setup. It's made by Marineland and the dimensions of it are 36 x 18 x 21. I know Aqueon makes a 50 gallon tank, but I don't think they make one this size. I...
Forum: Equipment   02-01-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Blackheart
I did that, and it's not really always accurate.

I did that, and it's not really always accurate.
Forum: Equipment   02-01-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Blackheart
Smaller schooling fish such as Neon Tetras, Rummy...

Smaller schooling fish such as Neon Tetras, Rummy Nose, Bloodfins etc
Forum: Equipment   02-01-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Blackheart
Filtration options

I'm looking for filter options for my new tank that is 36x18x21 which is around 50 gallons or so. I prefer HOB. Do you think one Aquaclear 110 would do it?
Forum: Lighting   01-31-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Blackheart
That second fixture that you posted does look a...

That second fixture that you posted does look a bit more promising. So the leds in are stronger in the second fixture?
Forum: Lighting   01-31-2017, 03:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Blackheart
I'm assuming with the beamswork I would need 2...

I'm assuming with the beamswork I would need 2 fixtures?
Forum: Lighting   01-30-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Blackheart
Yeah 300-600 is a bit out of my price range lol ...

Yeah 300-600 is a bit out of my price range lol

How well do you think I could do with T5HO fixtures? Namely a Coralife fixture.

I used to have a 56 gallon column tank which is 30x18x24 and had...
Forum: Lighting   01-30-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Blackheart
How about something like 2 Current USA Satellite...

How about something like 2 Current USA Satellite LED + Fixtures?
Forum: Lighting   01-30-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Blackheart
53 breeder lighting

I recently picked up an awesome tank made by Marineland called the 53 gallon. It has the same footprint of a 40b, but is 21 inches in height. So it is in between the 40b and 65 in terms of size and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-25-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Blackheart
These actually both look very nice.

These actually both look very nice.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-24-2017, 03:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Blackheart
Yeah that does look really nice! The main...

Yeah that does look really nice! The main negative thing for me is the price. It cost me 200 for the stand then it would cost another 150 for the canopy... pretty costly.

Does it hide the top...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-23-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Blackheart
Aquarium stands and canopies

I am gleefully waiting for my hand built aquarium stand to come in this week for my 40 breeder that I had ordered from my LFS. I've been out of the aquarium game for awhile now. Really through no...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-15-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,324
Posted By Blackheart
Nice tank. Do you find the glass to be distorted...

Nice tank. Do you find the glass to be distorted at all?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-15-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Blackheart
I had a 55 setup and decided to go down to a 40...

I had a 55 setup and decided to go down to a 40 Long. If your looking for that tank in Aqueon, good luck because they are virtually unavailable except for at certain times of the year from what I...
Forum: Lighting   01-13-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By Blackheart
Finnex Planted Plus... 40B

So I just received my Finnex Planted Plus today that I ordered recently for my 40B. Will this be enough light for it though? Or should I possibly invest in another lower light fixture down the road? ...
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