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Forum: Fish 04-20-2005, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By bigoletankoffish
Jewel Cichlid spawn

My Jewel Cichlids spawned yesterday, and now I have a ton of fry in my tank. Supposedly they are good parents, but it sure looks like they are eating their fry. Anyone have any experience with...
Forum: DIY 01-05-2005, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,190
Posted By bigoletankoffish
But you see, I'm not a carpenter and I need to...

But you see, I'm not a carpenter and I need to practice on something. Might as well make something useful and proven works. Don't worry I've got several other projects that will be done that I will...
Forum: DIY 01-04-2005, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,190
Posted By bigoletankoffish
Very cool looking! I would be very interested in...

Very cool looking! I would be very interested in the plans for that. I figure I could scale it down a bit for my tank.
Forum: DIY 01-04-2005, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,190
Posted By bigoletankoffish
Plans for Building a tank stand

Well, I got cool new Miter saw for Xmas, and I'm dying to bulid something with it. I've been needing a stand for 20g tank, so I thought I would give it a shot.

Where is a good resource for...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2004, 01:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By bigoletankoffish
Ok, I may have solved my problem. I went to Home...

Ok, I may have solved my problem. I went to Home Depot and bought a Toro 1/2" Hose Swivel (Model #53701). I think it was in the sprinkler system section. I took out the center piece of the swivel,...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2004, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By bigoletankoffish
Correct. The top of 13-B keeps stripping out. I...

Correct. The top of 13-B keeps stripping out. I want a metal version of that one piece if I can.
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2004, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By bigoletankoffish
It's not the adapter that I need. I have one of...

It's not the adapter that I need. I have one of those for the faucet already. It's the piece that connects to the adapter that keeps stripping out.
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2004, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By bigoletankoffish
I wish that I could do that, but the hose doesn't...

I wish that I could do that, but the hose doesn't reach all of my tanks from the same faucet. I keep having to move it.

I'll check out Big Al's and see what they have.
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2004, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By bigoletankoffish
Python connector stripping out

Does anyone else have problems with the Python plastic faucet connector stripping out (siphon portion)? I've had to buy a couple of replacement ones already. Is there anything that I can do to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-15-2004, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By bigoletankoffish
No pictures yet. I've had it in there for...

No pictures yet.

I've had it in there for about 6 weeks now. It's not growing upwards, so that's a good thing. It's not as dense as I would like it, but it is getting there.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-14-2004, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By bigoletankoffish
Nope. Just the stock junk that comes on it the...

Nope. Just the stock junk that comes on it the cheap hood. All I did was change out the bulb for 2x15W CF.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-14-2004, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By bigoletankoffish
I've been growing glosso in a 10gal with...

I've been growing glosso in a 10gal with 2x15watts as well. I dose with PMDD daily and do weekly 50% water changes. I've also got a DIY CO2 setup on that tank. Everything just works. I just put...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-21-2004, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By bigoletankoffish
How many is too many MTS?

I walked in tonight after the lights on my tank had been out for a while. I noticed that there were some MTS out. I looked a little closer and noticed that not only were they out, they were out in...
Forum: Fish 07-11-2004, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By bigoletankoffish
I always seem to have some of my MTS out during...

I always seem to have some of my MTS out during the day, but at night there are about 3-4 times more that come out.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2004, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By bigoletankoffish
This forum has been very very helpful in...

This forum has been very very helpful in resolving a lot of problems that I have encountered. The people on here are very knowledgable, and very willing to help you get through you crisis of the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2004, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By bigoletankoffish
There are lots of factors that determine when it...

There are lots of factors that determine when it occurs. It really just shows that your plants are happy.

I've also found that when my fish load is high enough, none of my plants pearl because...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-01-2004, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By bigoletankoffish
I'm on vacation right now, and I suppose when I...

I'm on vacation right now, and I suppose when I get back there is going to be a large bit of trimming on my Rotala. It was almost to the top of the water when i left. My shrimp (Amano and Cherry)...
Forum: Fish 07-01-2004, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By bigoletankoffish
Melafix is supposed to help with repairing fins. ...

Melafix is supposed to help with repairing fins. It's also supposed to be safe for planted tanks.

If you have the "Hospital Tank" setup, it might be worth a shot. Then again they are...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-28-2004, 06:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,577
Posted By bigoletankoffish
Well I guess if you've moved them, you have to...

Well I guess if you've moved them, you have to update the sig now. :wink:

Isn't Apistogramma agassizii "Tefé"...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-28-2004, 05:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,577
Posted By bigoletankoffish
Very cool coloring. Like I told you the...

Very cool coloring.

Like I told you the other night, I picked up a couple of apisto. trifisciata. They are really cool fish to watch.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-28-2004, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By bigoletankoffish
There was quite a bit of adding, moving, and...

There was quite a bit of adding, moving, and removing which caused the drastic change.

I think this is everything that I have in there right now:

Red Ludwigia (Ludwigia Repens)
Sunset...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-27-2004, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By bigoletankoffish
Smile Progress, finally

Well, after trial and error many many times, I think I may have gotten something right. :)

I setup a 20 gal tank about 6 weeks ago. It was originally going to be a transplant tank. I was going...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-25-2004, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,124
Posted By bigoletankoffish
I've had good luck with...

I've had good luck with http://www.azgardens.com/shrimpfactory.php


You will need to order quite a few to make it worth the shipping. Maybe have a friend go in on some as well.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-11-2004, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,310
Posted By bigoletankoffish
Well if you are in Austin, AquaTek seems to...

Well if you are in Austin, AquaTek seems to always have a great selection of plants. They get their shipment on Friday afternoons. They have been having a bunch of rare stuff show up.

I don't...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-10-2004, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By bigoletankoffish
Strange Question

Apparently, I can't keep my cat out of my 20 gal planted tank since I don't have a glass top on it. She keeps drinking out of it. What I want to know is, is it dangerous for her?

I'm dosing...
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