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Forum: Tank Journals 01-01-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Between the snails and the strands of hair...

Between the snails and the strands of hair algae.. it can get pretty annoying.

The lights I'm using are URI AquaSun's (10,000k).
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2006, 06:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 25,706
Posted By ZeroChalk
Hi, Nice setup you have there. Just...

Hi,

Nice setup you have there. Just becareful with check valves or anything mechanical preventing water from siphoning back in to the sump during a power outage. Murphy's law might happen and you...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-31-2006, 04:35 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Thanks :icon_wink Last pics for the year. ...

Thanks :icon_wink

Last pics for the year.

http://img186.imageshack.us/img186/1659/rasborams7.jpg

http://img187.imageshack.us/img187/8859/columbiankd7.jpg

Have a great new year everyone!
Forum: Tank Journals 12-30-2006, 10:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
... with the case closed and so many...

... with the case closed and so many precautionary measures already in place ...

http://img296.imageshack.us/img296/4751/tankgrateqb4.jpg
The grate in the back does serve some purpose besides...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-30-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Upon closer examination back in the labs... ...

Upon closer examination back in the labs...

http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/6963/tankdeadfishyj7.jpg
Gruesome, I know, glad I brought my face mask.

Interpretive analysis:

:icon_idea...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-30-2006, 09:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Exclamation Cold Case #498751: The Disappearing Rasboras

Hey, thanks all!

- sNApple.. I was checking out your tank and it's gunna look incredible once it fills in. :proud: Makes me want to re-aquascape my tank.

- Ianmoede, nice tank. Very lush! :) ...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-30-2006, 05:43 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
http://img183.imageshack.us/img183/5170/tanksterba...

http://img183.imageshack.us/img183/5170/tanksterbaizk6.jpg

Second generation sterbai

http://img80.imageshack.us/img80/6529/tanknanadw3.jpg

Nana flowering

... more to come ... btw, all...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-30-2006, 05:40 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Well here's an update... ...

Well here's an update...

http://img291.imageshack.us/img291/4476/tankfullshotsn1.jpg

http://img99.imageshack.us/img99/1479/tankpannedjp4.jpg

Inhabitants include:

Columbian Tetra's,...
Forum: Fish 12-02-2006, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By ZeroChalk
Hi, I have somewhere in the neigbourhood of...

Hi,

I have somewhere in the neigbourhood of 20+ sterbai. Started out with 5 but they spawned several times (just recently I found 7 baby sterbai in my sump). Pretty easy to take care of and I've...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-27-2005, 04:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Nope, never fixed the snail problem. Every week I...

Nope, never fixed the snail problem. Every week I siphon out as many as possible... I think once I finally get all my plants / fish than I'll find some sort of permanent solution.

Update will come...
Forum: DIY 04-15-2005, 04:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,617
Posted By ZeroChalk
Hey, I was just having a look over the...

Hey,

I was just having a look over the diagram's and IMO it's better to opt to keep things simple and use a regular overflow. I question the overall effectiveness of trying to use a combination of...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-14-2005, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By ZeroChalk
Impressive. I felt like I'm watching the...

Impressive. I felt like I'm watching the Discovery channel or National Geographic. Great work :proud:
Forum: Tank Journals 04-14-2005, 09:59 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Hmm.. minimalist .. I like that idea. ...

Hmm.. minimalist .. I like that idea.

Everytime I look at the tank I wonder how it'll turn out. I do need some more plants (Lorenceo) :icon_bigg but it's reserved for Riccia and I think...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-14-2005, 01:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 33,761
Posted By ZeroChalk
Thumbs up Awesome job! :proud: You've really peaked my...

Awesome job! :proud: You've really peaked my interest in creating a paludarium the next time around. :icon_bigg
Forum: Tank Journals 04-14-2005, 01:36 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Okay here's a quickie.. .. ...

Okay here's a quickie.. ..

http://img57.echo.cx/img57/2803/nanaflower9vt.jpg
Anubias flowering and pearling

http://img57.echo.cx/img57/1871/tankapr13b3qx.jpg
A little bit of progress
Forum: Tank Journals 04-14-2005, 12:30 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
I'll update it in a couple day's.. but it look's...

I'll update it in a couple day's.. but it look's relatively the same. All I've been doing is feeding the fish, water changes, and trying to suck up as many snails possible.

Still waiting on a...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-31-2005, 10:42 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Hey Snowman thanks, hopefully it won't turn out...

Hey Snowman thanks, hopefully it won't turn out to be too much of a disaster. :icon_wink

I think almost everyone at some point has used slate in their aquariums. I sometimes wonder if I'll end up...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-31-2005, 04:28 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Some pictures taken during the month. ...

Some pictures taken during the month.

http://img176.exs.cx/img176/8648/cubamar306xa.jpg
Hemianthus Callitrichoides 'cuba.'

A bit yellow. Found out I didn't need to add any Mg. Should have...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-31-2005, 04:06 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Lightbulb Another Update

... after using my Co2 reactor (passive) for several months I wasn't quite content with its effectiveness. After researching a couple different designs (commercial, DIY, external and internal) I...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-08-2005, 03:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Sweet! Thanks Lorenceo... Don't quite see how...

Sweet! Thanks Lorenceo... Don't quite see how they benefit from my linking but who cares! Re-linking everything.

Thanks, Thanks! :icon_bigg I've put in a couple of special requests at my LFS for...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-08-2005, 12:11 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Anyways, here we are today. There hasn't been any...

Anyways, here we are today. There hasn't been any deaths since I changed out the Sea-swirl for a DIY spraybar. I've also been adding Seachem Polyguard to the food.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-08-2005, 12:02 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Next I had some plumbing issues. Damn. ...

Next I had some plumbing issues. Damn.

http://img44.exs.cx/img44/7668/hoseleak8zl.jpg
Drip, drip, drip...

I also decided to split some of the outflow to a UV sterilizer that I had sitting...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-07-2005, 11:54 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Update

A couple of new events happened during the month of February. First I decided to add more plants.

- Micranthemum micranthemoides (some cuttings from the LFS)
- Cladophora aegagropila
-...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-04-2005, 01:01 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
Hey all, thanks for the warm responses thus far....

Hey all, thanks for the warm responses thus far. Hopefully I can keep ya a bit entertained as well. :)



Marc, the Co2 gas is fed through an AquaMedic reactor that sits in the sump with its...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-28-2005, 04:39 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,004
Posted By ZeroChalk
So here we are today. ...

So here we are today.

http://img53.exs.cx/img53/4505/tankj27056mt.jpg

Still a work in progress. Needs more plants. I'll probably end up rearranging it.
...
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