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Forum: Tank Journals 09-01-2015, 11:39 PM
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Posted By mot
Talking Congratulations on the new tank setup....now you...

Congratulations on the new tank setup....now you have to go change your forum name.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-23-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,625
Posted By mot
Just caught up on your journal. I would suspect...

Just caught up on your journal. I would suspect with the reduction in CO2 that you may still have too much light. For example I run my ADA45p with a Finnex Ray2 a full 18" above the substrate and...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-14-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,798
Posted By mot
Now that is funny!

Now that is funny!
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 921
Posted By mot
Do a internet search for "Flexible Double Ended...

Do a internet search for "Flexible Double Ended Long Brush, Perfect for Cleaning the Interior of Assorted Hoses And Bent Pipes" and you will find what I use.

Hope that helps.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-09-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By mot
This is awesome. I love the feel of it.

This is awesome. I love the feel of it.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 921
Posted By mot
I keep mine clean all the time. It depends on...

I keep mine clean all the time. It depends on the tank as far as the frequency. My nano can go 2 months between cleaning tubes and longer on cleaning the filter. But it is no fish and lightly...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-05-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By mot
IMHO....ditch the wood for now. Use all the...

IMHO....ditch the wood for now. Use all the space to grow out your plants nice and healthy. In the meantime collect some more layout materials. Then when you have what you need give aquascaping a...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-05-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,879
Posted By mot
That doesnt sound right. I have mine on a eheim...

That doesnt sound right. I have mine on a eheim 2217 and would say its 50% closed. Im running 2 eheim 2217s and water is crystal clear.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-04-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,879
Posted By mot
Yea, you need to adjust the bottom flow. There...

Yea, you need to adjust the bottom flow. There is an acrylic piece that inserts in the bottom and you turn it to close off the bottom intake slots. This increases the pull from the top. You may...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-03-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By mot
Great tanks Nugget. Such a bummer that the CO2...

Great tanks Nugget. Such a bummer that the CO2 tank doesnt fit in the cabinet?
Forum: Photography 08-03-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By mot
Definitely a work to be proud of. Nice success!

Definitely a work to be proud of. Nice success!
Forum: Tank Journals 08-03-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,879
Posted By mot
Thanks. Means quite a bit coming from you.

Thanks. Means quite a bit coming from you.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-03-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,625
Posted By mot
Ive experienced fish jumpers as well when I push...

Ive experienced fish jumpers as well when I push CO2 to hard. They seem fine during the day to end up jumping on the floor at night.

Take an alkalinity test it the morning. Then just place the...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-03-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 43,641
Posted By mot
Thats odd with the powder type. I always have...

Thats odd with the powder type. I always have some float from surface tension but never experienced a lot floating. I even have this happen with the decorative sand as well. Curious, did you spray...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-03-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,879
Posted By mot
Cool the credit for the stand design goes to...

Cool the credit for the stand design goes to another member here who goes by Hydrophyte. You can search this forum and find his thread. The wood was purchased from the local lumber yard called...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-01-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By mot
Great job with the photos and thanks for sharing...

Great job with the photos and thanks for sharing how you did them.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-31-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,879
Posted By mot
Made the deadline and finished my entries for...

Made the deadline and finished my entries for both contests.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-30-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,879
Posted By mot
Thanks. Going to enter the IIAC and CBAP today. ...

Thanks. Going to enter the IIAC and CBAP today. I finished the photo shoot last night and have about 10 really good photos to pick from for my entries.

Bump:


I did make a video back on...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-28-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,879
Posted By mot
Yep those are CO2 bubbles in the first two pics. ...

Yep those are CO2 bubbles in the first two pics. And yes your understanding is correct and that branch does bend that much so that the middle of the branch is closer.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-28-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,879
Posted By mot
Rented a new camera/lens to try it out. Here is...

Rented a new camera/lens to try it out. Here is a quick pic I did in Macro mode with a wide angle lens. It is one of my purple pencilfish.
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Forum: Tank Journals 07-27-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,204
Posted By mot
Talking Very nice tank...now go clean your pipes :tongue:

Very nice tank...now go clean your pipes :tongue:
Forum: Tank Journals 07-27-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,879
Posted By mot
Getting ready for contest photos so did a big...

Getting ready for contest photos so did a big maintenance today and decided to get the camera warmed up as well.

Trimmed the helferi plantlets off to clean up the look of it....
Forum: Tank Journals 07-26-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,879
Posted By mot
Link to the youtube video is on page 7 of this...

Link to the youtube video is on page 7 of this journal.

Bump:

Here is a photo of it in my tank. Tank is 45cm tall. Hope that helps.
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Forum: Tank Journals 07-24-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,625
Posted By mot
I dont bother measuring any nutrients because i...

I dont bother measuring any nutrients because i dose EI and do 75% water changes at least once a week and usually twice. Which is why EI is so great...no worries about nutrient deficiencies.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-24-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,625
Posted By mot
Excellent read. Made me laugh but cause I can...

Excellent read. Made me laugh but cause I can relate. My last filter cleaning I had one of the rubber seats on the ceramic shaft pop off roll three feet and down the bathtub drain.

The first...
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