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Forum: Tank Journals 09-14-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 154,113
Posted By Silmarwen
Just checking in. I'm bouncing with...

Just checking in. I'm bouncing with excitement--this is coming along so wonderfully!! It's possibly the longs thread (chronologically) I've ever followed, but it's so unbelievably worth it to see...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-03-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,135
Posted By Silmarwen
That sounds brilliant. I think that the vertical...

That sounds brilliant. I think that the vertical sides help the weight limit a lot. Otherwise, the inside shelves are also much thinner. But I imagine an additional piece of hardwood laminate would...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-01-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,135
Posted By Silmarwen
That's a 20 long on the Expedit?? That's such a...

That's a 20 long on the Expedit?? That's such a great fit! The Expedits are finished on both sides, aren't they? I'm suddenly considering one... How sturdy does it feel?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-31-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,135
Posted By Silmarwen
Goodwill, Salvation Army, and such are all...

Goodwill, Salvation Army, and such are all excellent places to look. Look around, and see if you have a Re-Use center nearby. There's one in my town that does more with large...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-31-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,217
Posted By Silmarwen
I love the refugium idea on a tank so small! It's...

I love the refugium idea on a tank so small! It's certainly something to add to my "Hmmm. Maybe..." list! Looks pretty good so far; I can't wait to see it fully grown in!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-31-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,176
Posted By Silmarwen
I'm going back to the LFS today with some friends...

I'm going back to the LFS today with some friends who've never been to ours, so I'm going to gaze longingly at the DPs they have, and probably start plotting to acquire one... :D
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-29-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,635
Posted By Silmarwen
An updated FTS. You can see the discoloration of...

An updated FTS. You can see the discoloration of the gravel here :( My snail is slacking on the algae clearing on the sword, too. I might have to see if reducing my photoperiod will help that out at...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-29-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,912
Posted By Silmarwen
Amazing pictures!

Amazing pictures!
Forum: Tank Journals 01-28-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 154,113
Posted By Silmarwen
I vote pink and green. Forget the black, it'll...

I vote pink and green. Forget the black, it'll only darken the whole scape. I mean, really.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-28-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,635
Posted By Silmarwen
It was plugged in the whole time; and I'm not...

It was plugged in the whole time; and I'm not sure of the brand. It's quite distinctive, though--flat and round, black. Might be a Petco brand. It was actually gifted to me as a thank-you present....
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-27-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,097
Posted By Silmarwen
It looks fantastic!! It's like, a deep jungle on...

It looks fantastic!! It's like, a deep jungle on one side, then opens up to a lovely glade on the other side. :D
Forum: Tank Journals 01-27-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 25,929
Posted By Silmarwen
Haha, that sounds like a worthy goal! And if...

Haha, that sounds like a worthy goal! And if she's starting to get excited about the tank going in, that's all the better :D I think your little one will love it, too. Put the time-out spot by the...
Forum: Other Websites 01-27-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,511
Posted By Silmarwen
I use Petco for dry goods and the occasional...

I use Petco for dry goods and the occasional plant or "common" fish (danios, neons, etc.), but if I want actual information, I'll go to the Fish Doctors. They're more of a saltwater store, honestly,...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-27-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 25,929
Posted By Silmarwen
Oh, isn't life funny like that, though. If you...

Oh, isn't life funny like that, though. If you really want to stay, but need more space, there's always additions, aren't there? My aunt and uncle added a nice sun room a few years ago, and use that...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-27-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 27,481
Posted By Silmarwen
Yeah.. I was gonna stitch those long plant...

Yeah.. I was gonna stitch those long plant weights to the bottom, and I don't actually have shrimp at the moment, so I think I'm okay on that front... And the trimming dosen't bother me, I don't...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-27-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 27,481
Posted By Silmarwen
I actually bought some of the plastic canvas that...

I actually bought some of the plastic canvas that people attach moss walls to; I'm thinking I might pick out the few bits of still-living java moss I have in my tank and various buckets, and stitch...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-27-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 25,929
Posted By Silmarwen
I suppose that's very true. Wet bar FTW! We used...

I suppose that's very true. Wet bar FTW! We used to actually have our 55g installed on our wet bar in our old house. The one thing I truly hated about moving was having to leave it behind :/ There...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-27-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 639
Posted By Silmarwen
I go through phases of wanting rats--my old...

I go through phases of wanting rats--my old roommate had a pair, and they were the sweetest things ever, but both sadly passed away due to health complications.

I'm more of a cat person, though. I...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-27-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 25,929
Posted By Silmarwen
It's a lot clearer once you see the wall frame...

It's a lot clearer once you see the wall frame up, though! It looks great so far, I'm excited to see that much progress! Sucks about the sump problems, though. Good thing you realized before t got...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-27-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 27,481
Posted By Silmarwen
I dunno about a moss wall...? You could give it a...

I dunno about a moss wall...? You could give it a shot, I guess, but I don't see much of the back of the tank myself, do you? Maybe I'm not paying attention, haha
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-27-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,635
Posted By Silmarwen
Awesome! Thanks for the link; I'll look into it....

Awesome! Thanks for the link; I'll look into it. I really like that it's got a running light, actually, lol...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-26-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,635
Posted By Silmarwen
Well, I'm glad you encouraged me to actually pay...

Well, I'm glad you encouraged me to actually pay close attention to the heater and its results, because I think I'm going to have to get another one... It seems to have only maintained a temperature...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-26-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 706,391
Posted By Silmarwen
I love empty space :D It saddens me when I see...

I love empty space :D It saddens me when I see people who think they can't have a pretty tank without a full carpet. Show off that substrate, baby, ooh-la-la.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-26-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By Silmarwen
Congrats :) I would also recommend taking...

Congrats :)

I would also recommend taking some math classes. I used to proctor a math placement exam, and ninety percent of the people who did poorly, were not dumb. They just didn't know how to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-26-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By Silmarwen
I used to read and watch both, but as soon as I...

I used to read and watch both, but as soon as I actually started learning Japanese, I found dramas more useful for practice--mostly because reading in Japanese is a pain if you're not very familiar...
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