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Forum: Fish   02-17-2014, 09:08 PM
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Posted By night9eyes
I've never had festivums but from what I've read...

I've never had festivums but from what I've read they can get big, as can angels if given the space. Both are compatible but I don't think I would put 5 festivums in a 75 because of the fact that...
Forum: Fish   02-17-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By night9eyes
I also meant to ask how long it's been set up? ...

I also meant to ask how long it's been set up? Adding too many fish at once, if this is a newly set up tank, can lead to spiking ammonia and sick or dead fish (something you may already know- just...
Forum: Fish   02-17-2014, 08:45 PM
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Views: 784
Posted By night9eyes
What size is your tank?

What size is your tank?
Forum: Fish   02-17-2014, 08:33 PM
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Views: 784
Posted By night9eyes
Looks to be a silver to me. Very nice, BTW :)

Looks to be a silver to me. Very nice, BTW :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-14-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By night9eyes
$500 I think is pricey for a used tank of that...

$500 I think is pricey for a used tank of that size, even with a stand. And I agree that $1 is a good rule of thumb but isn't always feasible when buying a tank over 100 gallons.

For example,...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-04-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By night9eyes
Very nice build and tank!

Very nice build and tank!
Forum: Fish   02-04-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By night9eyes
Personally, I like the middle one. Appears to be...

Personally, I like the middle one. Appears to be a wild silver with very nicely shaped ventral fins. When I first started keeping angels years ago, I made the mistake of putting 3 angels in a 30...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-01-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,353
Posted By night9eyes
Thanks. It was a good deal, I couldn't pass up. ...

Thanks. It was a good deal, I couldn't pass up. Even if it sits for a while, I know it'll get used in the future. :icon_smil
Forum: Tank Journals   02-01-2014, 07:51 PM
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Views: 1,353
Posted By night9eyes
7 foot, 160 gallon tank, one-day discus tank

I just purchased a 7 foot (yes, 7 foot!) 160 gallon off Craigslist with a stand (which I may not keep, but have another built). It's needing some work (new silicon seals, spray painted frame and...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-01-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,033
Posted By night9eyes
Any updates on this thread? Interested :icon_bigg

Any updates on this thread? Interested :icon_bigg
Forum: Fish   01-30-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,262
Posted By night9eyes
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/picture.php?albu...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/picture.php?albumid=8473&pictureid=49562

My dominant male German Blue Ram.
Forum: Photography   01-30-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,361
Posted By night9eyes
I know what you mean about catching pictures of...

I know what you mean about catching pictures of rainbowfish :hihi: My angels have always loved to be photographed, as have my GBR. They almost seem to pose, but rainbowfish are so active it can...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-18-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,322
Posted By night9eyes
Looks great! I like Biotopes. I did lots of...

Looks great! I like Biotopes. I did lots of research before starting one. And I second that Mongabay.com is a great resource for all types of biotopes. Mine was a blackwater Amazonian. It housed...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-19-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,141
Posted By night9eyes
or you rearrange the living room so that the...

or you rearrange the living room so that the "show" tank is next to the television and then buy a $3000 sectional so you can see the tank from everywhere you sit :wink:
Forum: Substrate   03-19-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By night9eyes
How long has this tank been established? Have...

How long has this tank been established? Have you tested Ammonia or nitrites? I have a hard time believing the substrate could be the only culprit unless your fish are so sensitive to raises in PH...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-19-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 147,649
Posted By night9eyes
Incredible tank! Nice to see another kitty litter...

Incredible tank! Nice to see another kitty litter tank on here too :wink: I made the decision to go with litter after doing research and I am getting great results. Beautiful Crazydaz :icon_mrgr
Forum: Fish   03-12-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,950
Posted By night9eyes
Had those also in my tank with the Emperors and I...

Had those also in my tank with the Emperors and I gotta say, they are my #2 pick! Wonderful tetras, beautiful and fun to watch.
Forum: Fish   03-12-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,950
Posted By night9eyes
Hands down. . Emperor Tetra. I've had these guys...

Hands down. . Emperor Tetra. I've had these guys for years and they are fun to watch, not to mention they are stunning in a planted tank :icon_mrgr (side note: I would only keep one male and a few...
Forum: Substrate   03-06-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By night9eyes
I found this thread not too long ago and decided...

I found this thread not too long ago and decided to go for it. I use root tabs and have capped mine with sand. So far so good. Here was an inspiring thread for me. So long as it's only clay (non...
Forum: Equipment   01-14-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,270
Posted By night9eyes
How ironic! I also have a clippard solenoid and...

How ironic! I also have a clippard solenoid and I also noticed it is running past the time it should have turned off. It just started this 2 days ago too and mine isn't even a year old yet! I...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-10-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,537
Posted By night9eyes
I also haven't been on the site much lately, but...

I also haven't been on the site much lately, but as a fellow central FL I had to comment and say, the tank looks great! And yeah, I am also a little partial to angels as my 90 is full of um too ;)...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-06-2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,576
Posted By night9eyes
So I got my shipment of Ludwigia Ovalis in and...

So I got my shipment of Ludwigia Ovalis in and planted them as a bunch on the left side of the tank, in front of the stargrass and vals. I just love the color they add to the tank. Since the rocks...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-26-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,227
Posted By night9eyes
Great start :) And I second the driftwood...

Great start :) And I second the driftwood comment. . . very nice.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-17-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,576
Posted By night9eyes
Months of work-- Finished stand

So last night my husband moved in the canopy he just finished and I am thrilled!! I have my completed show tank, the one I've always wanted! From the time we started drawing up the plans and...
Forum: Fish   08-16-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,447
Posted By night9eyes
The reason I asked about # is because the general...

The reason I asked about # is because the general rule of thumb for adult angels is 1 per 10 gallons. I'm not familiarized with Peruvians, but if they have a similar body type to Altums, they will...
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