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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-15-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By greerh
I have a 125g tank. In our old house built...

I have a 125g tank.

In our old house built in 1990's on pilings, the tank (which was on a load bearing wall) was supported but it did damage the wood floors a little ... the wood bent inward...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-04-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,716
Posted By greerh
I've found that my khuli loaches are suprisingly...

I've found that my khuli loaches are suprisingly good at getting rid of snails. I have few in my main tank. I have a group of 6 in my 125g tank.

Also while I was in San Fran a few weeks ago,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-02-2008, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By greerh
Thanks. I feel like a celebrity now that I have...

Thanks. I feel like a celebrity now that I have my tank picture on the web. I don't know that DW means.

That is an oak stump (all once piece). My husband and I walk the beach in the morning...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-02-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By greerh
Film clip of my 125 tank

I'm so excited. Some guys from a fish talk show, Pet Fish Talk, came to visit me last week and they took some footage of my tank. Here is it posted on their website. I'm not very good at taking...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-10-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By greerh
I tried taking some pics but none came out really...

I tried taking some pics but none came out really well. Guess I need a better camera.

I just wanted to encourage people to try b/c my mom's got a rep to killing plastic plants so her tank is a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-10-2008, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By greerh
Mom's tank

It's just disgusting that my mom has such a stunning tank. She does nothing but water changes once a month in a ten gallon tank with a standard hood and hob filter. Her tank is pristine with no...
Forum: Fish 08-28-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,849
Posted By greerh
What about an african butterfly fish. I've never...

What about an african butterfly fish. I've never had one but always thought they sounded cool. Here's an article about them.

http://www.aquarticles.com/articles/breeding/Gallo_Butterflyfish.html
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-25-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By greerh
I have rebel as well. I noticed that the flash...

I have rebel as well. I noticed that the flash didn't go off while I was playing around last night but in the instruction manual (found it online) the only way listed of turning the flash off is via...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-25-2008, 03:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By greerh
This tank started out as a saltwater reef tank....

This tank started out as a saltwater reef tank. Picture the noise of overflows, wet-dry filter and protein skimmer in a living room with wood floors and 25 ft vaulted ceilings.

When I decided to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-25-2008, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By greerh
Mr. Green, I'm blowing kisses your way. That's...

Mr. Green, I'm blowing kisses your way. That's exactly what I wanted!

Now last question is how do I turn off the flash in manual mode?
Thanks
H
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-24-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By greerh
That's the source of the frustration. I can't...

That's the source of the frustration. I can't figure out how to change the shutter speed and the f stop
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-24-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By greerh
Yeah, I've got a rebel. This camera gets...

Yeah, I've got a rebel. This camera gets overwhelming in all its options. It takes good pictures don't get me wrong, I've got pictures of whales that would blow your mind, but for something that's...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-24-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By greerh
Off with its lenses!

I'm thinking its the cement tripod and into the fishtank for this camera. How is it that everyone else's pictures look so pretty. Mine turn out looking more like Picassos.

I started looking at...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-23-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By greerh
So here is an update: As luck would have it, a...

So here is an update:
As luck would have it, a friend had tons of those filters that fit with a powerhead so I borrowed one of hers. It worked like a charm! I'm still looking into filters but for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-21-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By greerh
That filter that will work with a powerhead looks...

That filter that will work with a powerhead looks promising. I'll definately try one of those.

I don't want to put anymore floss in canister filter b/c too much can slow that flow. I've also...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-20-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By greerh
Additional filtration for 125g?

I've got a 125 gallon aquarium that has one 2028 eheim filter that I've had for around 4 years and been very happy with.

I've noticed since I moved out to san diego that the tank seems to have...
Forum: Fish 07-01-2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,285
Posted By greerh
As a kid, I had a paradise fish who lived to be...

As a kid, I had a paradise fish who lived to be around 15yrs. His tank was on our breakfast bar and he always swam over in the mornings while I was eating. My mom still has that tank. It's been...
Forum: Fish 05-30-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By greerh
I think these are among the coolest fish ever. ...

I think these are among the coolest fish ever. Oddly enough, they are so sensitive to water conditions that some companies use them to test the purity of their water samples.

Cool fact - For...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-30-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By greerh
I've gone both ways on the CO2. In fact I have a...

I've gone both ways on the CO2. In fact I have a friend with a 280g that knocks my socks off and she doesn't use any. That being said, added CO2 does help. An o-ring broke on my CO2 regulator and so...
Forum: Algae 05-30-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,418
Posted By greerh
I'm shock to see someone else actually using hair...

I'm shock to see someone else actually using hair algae as food. I never comment b/c I just assumed others would think I was nuts.

Mine grows in a ball that floats in my 20 gallon qt tank. My...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-29-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By greerh
Yes I'd add nitrates, unless your tank is super...

Yes I'd add nitrates, unless your tank is super over stocked the nitrates are a limiting factor in getting plants to grow.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-29-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By greerh
I add: 1tsp KNO3 (nitrates) 1/4 tsp KH2PO4...

I add:
1tsp KNO3 (nitrates)
1/4 tsp KH2PO4 (phosphate)
K2SO4 (potassium)
Plantex (trace minerals)
1-2X a week
then 50% water change once a week.

He has a combo pack for...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-29-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By greerh
I have the same setup on my 125g. And I've gotten...

I have the same setup on my 125g. And I've gotten tons of plants to grow ... several varieties of ferns, anubias, and cryptocoryne. Swords, sagitarius, valisnaria, sunset hygro, and rotala indica...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-15-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By greerh
I've used a wire mesh spegetti stainer and...

I've used a wire mesh spegetti stainer and getting them from underneath. Although those SAEs are really hard. When we last moved I drained my tank and thought I had all of them until I woke up in the...
Forum: Lighting 01-03-2008, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By greerh
Get some new bulbs. Then try it as it is and...

Get some new bulbs. Then try it as it is and see. You'd be suprise at everything that will grow. I've got the same setup (125g w 2X96W bulbs). It's just about right for me. I like messing with...
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