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Forum: Tank Journals 08-08-2013, 06:11 PM
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Posted By EAndrews
It's been 2 more months now since the last...

It's been 2 more months now since the last update.. for those that do not believe you can have a HOB filter and let your plants eat up the rest - here you go... we have amazing growth on the high...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-18-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By EAndrews
Updated Tank Pics.. We are getting great...

Updated Tank Pics..

We are getting great growth from most of the plants.. i need to cut up and spread out the dwarf grass but other than that I am happy so far.. the wisteria and water sprite...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-23-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By EAndrews
Preciate that man, that long tall plant is a...

Preciate that man, that long tall plant is a watersprite
Forum: Tank Journals 05-23-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By EAndrews
as you can see the sprite is already out of the...

as you can see the sprite is already out of the water... and the wisteria is doing great... we have new grass coming up too...
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Forum: Tank Journals 05-23-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By EAndrews
Some updated photos after the first month... the...

Some updated photos after the first month... the plants have a lot of new growth and are really thriving with the ferts and Co2..

I got the DIY Co2 dialed in finally the way I want it .. we added...
Forum: Fish 05-08-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By EAndrews
how are your plants? other livestock? any...

how are your plants? other livestock? any possible chemicals in the holding containers or on your hands you know of? inverts would go first
Forum: Fish 05-08-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By EAndrews
Did you ensure the temps were the same on the...

Did you ensure the temps were the same on the water during the change? Also, what percentage did you change?
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By EAndrews
You don't need a ball valve on the drain.. you...

You don't need a ball valve on the drain.. you need a 1" soft line down and a 3/4 return line.. put a check valve on the return line..

your tank will only drain what is pumped in by the return.....
Forum: Lighting 05-08-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,454
Posted By EAndrews
I have a sweet 48" Tek Light T5HO that can...

I have a sweet 48" Tek Light T5HO that can generate 600+ par at 9-10"

just let me know..
Forum: Photography 05-02-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By EAndrews
Looks like you have some good growth in there...

Looks like you have some good growth in there man, how long has it been up and running?
Forum: Tank Journals 05-02-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By EAndrews
I definitely will Big Dog - I am going to start...

I definitely will Big Dog - I am going to start with dry fert dosing using aquariumfertilizer.com.

KH2PO4
KN03
CSM+B with my own DIY Mag mix I use on my reef tanks
Forum: Tank Journals 05-01-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By EAndrews
EAndrews' 20g Planted Tank Project

So after a ton of reading and going thru a lot of changes in our decisions launching this tank; I wanted to do a little more formal journal to it so far after 3 weeks..

Tank Specs

- 20g long...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-21-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By EAndrews
Admins or moderaters can you please delete this...

Admins or moderaters can you please delete this thread or let it be closed?

I am going to do a formal journal now that we have launched and clean it up a bit..
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-20-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By EAndrews
Well, after reading a ton and really trying to...

Well, after reading a ton and really trying to keep the look I wanted, I did go with the HOB filter using some poly supports, it doesn't even pull back on the glass really at all.. I am definitely...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-11-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By EAndrews
Just going to paint the back of the tank black...

Just going to paint the back of the tank black against the wall so all you will see is the clear overflow inside..
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-11-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By EAndrews
I know there's a lot of canister fans on here...

I know there's a lot of canister fans on here however my reef background has taught me a lot about having a sump not just for water flow but for more options on filtration, dosing, water changes and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-11-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By EAndrews
Just ordered the 30" Finnex Ray2 Slim Daylight...

Just ordered the 30" Finnex Ray2 Slim Daylight for the tank instead of using the over powerful metal halide..

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y18/texascichlid/update006.jpg
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-11-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By EAndrews
Thanks. Tangs that have the same body shape...

Thanks.

Tangs that have the same body shape will battle and you want to introduce them least agressive to the most agressive last.. The last one in the tank needs to be the boss..





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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By EAndrews
definitely custom.. i'd love to see some pics...

definitely custom.. i'd love to see some pics when you get it going...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By EAndrews
So when i researched doing a sump it had flags...

So when i researched doing a sump it had flags with high tech setups because of the pull on the CO2.. do you just offset that with more or just limit your water flow returning?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By EAndrews
Shoot, this is cheap compared to my other...

Shoot, this is cheap compared to my other tanks... I am laughing with folks losing a 3.00 fish and bent out...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=300706
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By EAndrews
HAHAHA! BSB Brian? too funny small world dude.....

HAHAHA! BSB Brian? too funny small world dude.. yea Ive got 4-5 helmets and riding other folks bikes these days.. I did ask the boss lady if I could pick up a ducati next year and she said if i saved...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By EAndrews
Preciate the info, that is similar to the one I...

Preciate the info, that is similar to the one I was looking at earlier and I do like the 9w UV, I run a 18w on all my reef setups... thanks for the info, I am going to read up some more but may just...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By EAndrews
Interesting.. which model sunsun are you running...

Interesting.. which model sunsun are you running and what ceramic media do you use.. obviously you don't have carbon or other media sand that would break down quickly and require monthly or every 2-3...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By EAndrews
Yea good point, that is actually one thing I was...

Yea good point, that is actually one thing I was going to have to do was to mold 3 pieces of acrylic on that side to add extra support for that filter... I didn't want to deal with the canister...
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