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Forum: Tank Journals   08-17-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,007
Posted By Retrogamer82
I hear ya. My job has kept me away from home a...

I hear ya. My job has kept me away from home a lot so I am just now starting to make moves on a 40B I bought on a good deal at a LFS going out of business sale back when you were in the middle of...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-17-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 357,498
Posted By Retrogamer82
Hi Tom, I've followed this tank from the...

Hi Tom,

I've followed this tank from the beginning. I know youre using ADA AS but over the 3 years of this tank, what if anything have you done to maintain the substrate? I have seen a few places...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-11-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,007
Posted By Retrogamer82
Any decisions on which "schooling" fish you are...

Any decisions on which "schooling" fish you are going with yet? I vote go with your initial gut decision and stick the with the cardinals. Partially for the selfish reason of seeing how it works out...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-11-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 357,498
Posted By Retrogamer82
Hi Tom, Any issues with the Raspboras...

Hi Tom,

Any issues with the Raspboras jumping?
Forum: Tank Journals   08-10-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,841
Posted By Retrogamer82
Tom, this doesn't get said enough but all the...

Tom, this doesn't get said enough but all the time you put into posting helpful things like this and answering questions is appreciated by more people than you know. I don't post much but I am always...
Forum: Fish   06-26-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,190
Posted By Retrogamer82
Thanks! I believe it is... But I have a hard time...

Thanks! I believe it is... But I have a hard time telling it from other marsilea sp.
Forum: Fish   06-26-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,190
Posted By Retrogamer82
Here is my killer (actually he is my fiance's),...

Here is my killer (actually he is my fiance's), his name is Blade.
Forum: Equipment   06-13-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,617
Posted By Retrogamer82
Thanks! Sake and I must have had the same idea at...

Thanks! Sake and I must have had the same idea at the same time..
Forum: Equipment   06-13-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,617
Posted By Retrogamer82
Glad you seem to have fixed your issue! What are...

Glad you seem to have fixed your issue! What are the chances you could make that email available as far as the instructions and diagrams Eheim sent?
Forum: Tank Journals   06-07-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 24,396
Posted By Retrogamer82
I dont chime in often but while reading through...

I dont chime in often but while reading through this thread I am happy for once when getting to the end that the fish haven't been added yet as I would like to cast my vote for the H. Formosa for...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-11-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 180,956
Posted By Retrogamer82
rbarn, I have a dream that this tank will...

rbarn,

I have a dream that this tank will one day be a discus biotope. I know you have invested a lot in plant growing lights but you have also invested a lot into this being as maintenance free...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   02-24-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By Retrogamer82
So I am leaning toward 5-6 ottos or 5-6 corys.....

So I am leaning toward 5-6 ottos or 5-6 corys.. or 8-10 pygmy cories.. and a nerite :)

My thing with the ottos is that I dont really have any algae to speak of because of the lowlight.. so I...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   02-23-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By Retrogamer82
Help me round this sucker out!

I have really started to dig this low-tech thing. I have an extremely low light 20L that is doing pretty well while growing incredibly slow. Maintenance on this tank is limited to a 50% water change...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-10-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 35,637
Posted By Retrogamer82
Awesome.. this was one of the first tanks I...

Awesome.. this was one of the first tanks I followed on here when I joined. It still is the reason I want a school of green neons. WB!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-02-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,047
Posted By Retrogamer82
I think you'd be fine. I dose flourish...

I think you'd be fine. I dose flourish comprehensive per instructions twice a week after 50% water changes in a 5.5g. As far as the oxygen goes, I think you are getting it confused with flourish...
Forum: Fish   03-02-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,314
Posted By Retrogamer82
+1 for rummies. I know they aren't rare,...

+1 for rummies.

I know they aren't rare, but seeing the king of schoolers in this tank.. that would be a rare treat indeed.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-26-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 212,290
Posted By Retrogamer82
I am excited. Are you going to start a new...

I am excited. Are you going to start a new journal and R.I.P. this one as is tradition or just keep rolling?

Not that it matters but I vote for a new one :bounce:. I think it is easier for noobs...
Forum: Fish   02-24-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,809
Posted By Retrogamer82
http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z468/Retrogame...

http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z468/Retrogamer82/The%20Stump/15%20NOV%2011/TankNov2011041.jpg
Forum: Fish   02-24-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,723
Posted By Retrogamer82
Awesome thread man, this thread is as informative...

Awesome thread man, this thread is as informative as it is persuasive. :proud:
Forum: Tank Journals   02-24-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,873
Posted By Retrogamer82
Thanks! Quick update. One of the dwarf...

Thanks!

Quick update. One of the dwarf pencils (pictured below) seems to be sick. The tank has been up and running for almost 5 months with no issue other than the pencils being jumpers. A screen...
Forum: Equipment   02-19-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,844
Posted By Retrogamer82
Only slightly off-topic, but how do you guys like...

Only slightly off-topic, but how do you guys like those diffusers overall?

Thanks!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-16-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 238,583
Posted By Retrogamer82
I really dig the way you trim the stauro back off...

I really dig the way you trim the stauro back off the glass. Have been following this tank for a long time and it has taught me a lot. It looking great as always man.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-16-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 357,498
Posted By Retrogamer82
How you feeling about the UG these days Tom?...

How you feeling about the UG these days Tom? Correct me if I am wrong but I think I read somewhere a while back in this thread that this is about the longest you had messed with it. Just curious...
Forum: Plants   01-29-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,591
Posted By Retrogamer82
One of my favorite things about fissidens is that...

One of my favorite things about fissidens is that it doesnt need to be glued or tied. It is really clingy and will attach itself. After you get it to stay in place, just be careful around it and it...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-28-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,873
Posted By Retrogamer82
She picked up 5 new pencils today. The two...

She picked up 5 new pencils today. The two pencils that we had left seem much happier already. The way these guys school around this small tank has just about convinced me to get a larger school for...
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