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Forum: Tank Journals 03-19-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 88,685
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
I need to find me some sunset hygro. Need some...

I need to find me some sunset hygro. Need some fast growing stems to help combat this algae. I've gotten away from tons of stems and I think that is part of the problem. Higher lighting still with...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-22-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 88,685
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
Thanks. I don't have any new photos that I'm...

Thanks. I don't have any new photos that I'm willing to share without being overly embarrassed.

I bought new bulbs. Catalina has great fixtures and good prices on the bulbs
Forum: Tank Journals 02-21-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 88,685
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
Found my algae problem. Needed to replace my...

Found my algae problem. Needed to replace my bulbs. Crap that was easy
Forum: DIY 02-21-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 167,972
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
Agreed

Agreed
Forum: DIY 02-19-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 167,972
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
I made one of these about a week ago when my...

I made one of these about a week ago when my danner mag pump went out. It is working fine! I have it inline with one of my XP3's. I get a little bubble mist into the tank but the plants have perked...
Forum: Substrate 06-24-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 168,301
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
I agree. Too much of an orange color. Should be...

I agree. Too much of an orange color. Should be a lighter gray
Forum: Tank Journals 06-24-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 88,685
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
I have 2 small loaches but they are killing my...

I have 2 small loaches but they are killing my nerites.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-23-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 88,685
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
Won't the puffers eat my nerite snails too? ...

Won't the puffers eat my nerite snails too?


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Forum: Tank Journals 06-23-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 88,685
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
I just redid my tank last weekend. I had an...

I just redid my tank last weekend. I had an algae and snail break out that I couldn't get under control. Ended up tearing the whole thing down and setting it back up. Had to throw away tons of...
Forum: Substrate 06-23-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
Depends on what size gravel you are talking...

Depends on what size gravel you are talking about. Mainly a personal preference. If you get sand that is too fine of a grain then it will compact down too hard and make it difficult for plants to...
Forum: Substrate 06-23-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
Go to the hardware store and buy some screen for...

Go to the hardware store and buy some screen for a door and sift it. You can get a large deep fryer bucket that has smaller mesh to remove the soil. Something like this...
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Forum: Substrate 06-23-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
You are basically gonna have to take it down and...

You are basically gonna have to take it down and redo it. You will need to sift out all the gravel from the topsoil so you can reuse it. Good luck! I just did that myself. A lot of work
Forum: Substrate 06-22-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 168,301
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
You can usually go to a nursery or landscaping...

You can usually go to a nursery or landscaping center and buy the topsoil in 5gal buckets for a few bucks. Pure black dirt or pulverized black dirt. No potting soil. It has fertilizers mixed in...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-20-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,252
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
Update!!!!!

Update!!!!!
Forum: Tank Journals 05-24-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 88,685
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
It has been a long time since I have been...

It has been a long time since I have been posting. I need to get back here more often. I work 60-70hrs a week now so that is killing my time
Forum: Tank Journals 05-24-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 88,685
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
I'm still around. My tank is doing fine. Getting...

I'm still around. My tank is doing fine. Getting ready to redo it with some new driftwood.

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h265/kenbarto/aquarium%20pics/aquarium-1.jpg
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-24-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
Looks like clado algae to me Cladophora...

Looks like clado algae to me


Cladophora is a branching, green filamentous alga, that forms a moss like structure. This algae doesn't appear to be slimy. Threads are very strong and very thin. It...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-23-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 88,685
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
Boo!

Boo!
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 09-22-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,785
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
lol.... thanks for the help... of course my...

lol.... thanks for the help... of course my dumbass didn't even think about that :hihi::hihi:
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 09-17-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,785
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
Mine says temporarily closed. Any solutions...

Mine says temporarily closed. Any solutions being worked out?
Forum: Tank Journals 08-24-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 88,685
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
the petrified wood is still in there.. just...

the petrified wood is still in there.. just buried in crypts! :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,286
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
dammit... I don't have anywhere to put them. my...

dammit... I don't have anywhere to put them. my son has a 3 gal tank, but I have over 20 nerites.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,286
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
Will Assassin Snails Kill My Nerites?

I have just noticed that I have a small snail issue and want to rid myself of them. What can I do? I know assassin snails will take care of them, I just don't want to kill off my nerite clan.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-09-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
what are you using for substrate? the lead...

what are you using for substrate? the lead straps work fine, just remember to remove them once rooted. :)
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,508
Posted By TheCryptKeeper
If you have to have it set up this way, leave it...

If you have to have it set up this way, leave it the way it is. If you set em up in series and the first filter gets clogged up then you will starve the other filters. So if 1 goes down they all...
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