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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-17-2006, 06:38 PM
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Posted By lorax
Am I missing something?

That tank is $85! for a ten gallon tank. :iamwithst
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   07-18-2003, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,034
Posted By lorax
Looks like a House Gecko. I used to have two,...

Looks like a House Gecko. I used to have two, great little geckos! they reqquire high humidity and love climbing places, so your elephant ear is great. Of course, they are nocturnal so you wont...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   07-08-2003, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,492
Posted By lorax
When you are looking for terrestrial plants, make...

When you are looking for terrestrial plants, make sure they stay short and, can take high humidity. Some examples are: Bromeliads, pothos, Ivy, Maidenhair ferns, african violets, etc. just be sure...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-03-2003, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By lorax
I removed the ambulia, and riccia (though some is...

I removed the ambulia, and riccia (though some is still floating) the fore ground is now anubius. im considering dwarf hairgrass on the right side.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   07-03-2003, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,794
Posted By lorax
Courtesy of ...

Courtesy of http://muextension.missouri.edu/xplor/agguides/hort/g06520.htm

Terrariums
David Trinklein
Department of Horticulture


A terrarium is a tightly closed clear glass or plastic...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   07-03-2003, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,705
Posted By lorax
I consider this my practice tank, it may end up...

I consider this my practice tank, it may end up in my office. the background is just my one from when it had fish, it will be replaced.

Ten gallon, single strip light, potting soil/gravel.
lemon...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   07-02-2003, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,648
Posted By lorax
Oh, BTW, what do I need to do to get some of my...

Oh, BTW, what do I need to do to get some of my baby crypts to go terrestrial? Will the shock kill them if I just take them out of the aquariun and put them in the terrarium? what do they need for...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   07-02-2003, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,648
Posted By lorax
Well Im going out on a limb :lol: And starting...

Well Im going out on a limb :lol: And starting a very simple terrarium. It's just a ten gallon two ferns, 3 tropicals, dirt, and wood. It seems to be the opposite of a planted tank-not much care...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   06-27-2003, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,648
Posted By lorax
I never gave much thought to Palaudriums but now...

I never gave much thought to Palaudriums but now Im thinking it sounds neat, or maybe a terrarium with a small water area. This raises questions though:

What kind of lighting do they need?

Are...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-12-2003, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,673
Posted By lorax
1 camera + 1 long cord + 1 monitor = aqauscaping...

1 camera + 1 long cord + 1 monitor = aqauscaping ease :)
Forum: Tank Journals   06-05-2003, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,034
Posted By lorax
It creates a peaceful ambience for me to work. I...

It creates a peaceful ambience for me to work. I find I do better work when I have a little "mental escape," I think it cleanses the pallette so creativity can flow more easily.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-04-2003, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By lorax
Thanks Corey Fish: 3 White Mollies, 2 Rosy...

Thanks Corey
Fish: 3 White Mollies, 2 Rosy barbs, 3 SAE's, 5 Ottos, 1 Dwarf rainbow, ? chinese Algae eaters
Forum: Tank Journals   06-04-2003, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By lorax
A little better pic

A little better pic
Forum: Tank Journals   06-04-2003, 02:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,034
Posted By lorax
Now that we've seen nice setting, Take a look at...

Now that we've seen nice setting, Take a look at mine. It's in my sculpture studio in my house (basement) :lol:
Forum: Tank Journals   05-29-2003, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By lorax
Thanks for all the nice coments, Momotaro you...

Thanks for all the nice coments, Momotaro you crack me up. The sad thing is I dont even do all the work that I did when I had a stem plant tank, and I am happier with the results. Albeit Crypts are...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-28-2003, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By lorax
Sorry for the awful pic but I am pretty happy...

Sorry for the awful pic but I am pretty happy with with my tank since I have switched it over.

It Has: brown & Green Wendti (at least that is what they told me), riccia, java moss, and ambulia oh...
Forum: Lighting   04-08-2003, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
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Views: 2,239
Posted By lorax
Why not use the power compact lights with the...

Why not use the power compact lights with the screw in base. they have an internal ballast so all you need is screw in fixtures. I just picked one up for 6 dollars the other day.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-05-2003, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By lorax
more pics

more pics
Forum: Algae   03-05-2003, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By lorax
I recently got one. Wish I had more because it...

I recently got one. Wish I had more because it seems out of place to no matter where I put it. It also seems to be like black velvet in a room with a cat, stuff sticks to so it getts a little...
Forum: Algae   03-05-2003, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,234
Posted By lorax
great to know

great to know
Forum: DIY   02-27-2003, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,152
Posted By lorax
I second the Spar Varnish! I used yellow pine...

I second the Spar Varnish! I used yellow pine for my canopy, I sprayed the inside with spray adhesive and used good ol aluminum foil. it also keeps the water from touching the wood.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-27-2003, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By lorax
I am running 4 24" flourescent bulb overdriven x...

I am running 4 24" flourescent bulb overdriven x 4. Currently I on have a powerhead with a sponge filter and a UV sterilizer. I have DIY Co2. The substrate is 1mm gravel with laterite. I've still...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-26-2003, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By lorax
I actually have: 3 silver mollies ...

I actually have: 3 silver mollies
2 rosy barbs
1 dwarf neon rainbow
4 botia loachata
5 ottos
...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-25-2003, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By lorax
Her is my 29 Gal, not very well 'scaped at the...

Her is my 29 Gal, not very well 'scaped at the moment.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-23-2003, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By lorax
This may be a longshot, but I thought my tank was...

This may be a longshot, but I thought my tank was not as clear as it used to be, and when I looked really hard I found that it was micro bubbles that were floating up through the water column. ...
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