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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-10-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,592
Posted By Porkchop
Well I don't guess none (valuable information)...

Well I don't guess none (valuable information) but I was just looking at it the other day and thumbing around and then it goes all MIA. I was mostly wondering if anyone else had seen it or was it...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-09-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,592
Posted By Porkchop
Plant Geek's website

I'm not trying to take away from this site or get members to move or anything like that with this post. I, probably like a bunch of you, visit a lot of sites about planted tanks and aquariums in...
Forum: Substrate 01-07-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,892
Posted By Porkchop
Well someone stated that roots will grow hunting...

Well someone stated that roots will grow hunting food, which I know that and I agree with that. And you saying they grew halfway the length of your tank is basically saying they grew looking for...
Forum: Substrate 01-04-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,892
Posted By Porkchop
So is all that bad? It seems a lot of people are...

So is all that bad? It seems a lot of people are using it and their plants seem to be fine and their fish as well. I wanna know before I put it into my tank as I intend to keep fish as well as...
Forum: Substrate 01-04-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,892
Posted By Porkchop
I had the Eco-Complete and I'm not going to knock...

I had the Eco-Complete and I'm not going to knock it because it is good stuff. My complaint with it though was that it would settle out, which I know that is what it was suppose to do but then I'd...
Forum: Substrate 01-04-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,892
Posted By Porkchop
That's what I want to know, do you need to use...

That's what I want to know, do you need to use this for a cap only or can you just use this stuff straight and use root tabs? What would be best? I've been waiting for a fairly cheap and black...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,870
Posted By Porkchop
I don't think they all leak. I actually haven't...

I don't think they all leak. I actually haven't had one to leak yet and I bought the Marineland C360 which everyone has claimed to have problems with. I started with an Eheim 2213 on my 40 gallon...
Forum: Algae 05-26-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By Porkchop
Well, I'm lazy and I don't do water changes like...

Well, I'm lazy and I don't do water changes like I should. I used Excel to get rid of it in my smaller tank which is where I had been having the best plant growth and had clippings that I'd offered...
Forum: DIY 05-26-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 46,571
Posted By Porkchop
I saw this and I'm wondering has anything new...

I saw this and I'm wondering has anything new happened with it? I like the design and such, so I'm going to attempt to copy it for my 40g breeder. I'm looking for 75 or larger and I will want a...
Forum: DIY 05-26-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,482
Posted By Porkchop
I think it's awesome myself. I say go for it if...

I think it's awesome myself. I say go for it if you can afford it and you know ahead of time what you're getting into. And if you do it, please post pictures showing us as much as you can, this is...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By Porkchop
I use one with DIY Co2 and it does that too,...

I use one with DIY Co2 and it does that too, annoying. I shake the bottle up and when the pressure increases, the squeal stops.
Forum: Fish 05-25-2009, 05:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,191
Posted By Porkchop
I was going to offer the use of my Pop's spear...

I was going to offer the use of my Pop's spear gat...guess you don't need it now huh?
Forum: DIY 05-25-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,482
Posted By Porkchop
I like the idea of the corner molding, that is...

I like the idea of the corner molding, that is pretty smart. I'd be scared of trimming that silicone like that cause of the sticky thread about the 75 gallon tank...
Forum: Algae 05-25-2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By Porkchop
No, keep the light. Either start dosing,...

No, keep the light. Either start dosing, mega-dosing Excel OR....a cheaper route...

Get yourself some peroxide. I too have had a time with Staghorn...and in a 10g tank I triple dosed the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Porkchop
My experience is you'll be over run. Throw a few...

My experience is you'll be over run. Throw a few of those assassin snails my way please...they'd mature pretty fast in my tank.

Personally, I hate snails but they serve a good purpose, I think. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,870
Posted By Porkchop
The rattle wasn't that bad and didn't happen all...

The rattle wasn't that bad and didn't happen all the time. I don't buy into that out gasing thing...I never suffered a problem from mine but that doesn't mean it wasn't happening.
Forum: DIY 05-24-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,236
Posted By Porkchop
You're going about this all wrong... Go get...

You're going about this all wrong...

Go get yourself a bottle of Excedrin PM (spelling?) and take a few of those about 7 or 8 in the morning...

Pass out until late in the afternoon.

Get up...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,918
Posted By Porkchop
HOLY MOLEY!!! Thanks!!! All I'd need then would...

HOLY MOLEY!!! Thanks!!! All I'd need then would be the top like yours...cool. I'll keep my eye on that...

I had no realized until now that the tank has a slate bottom in it...that is wild. I...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,870
Posted By Porkchop
Mine didn't work worth a darn either, until I...

Mine didn't work worth a darn either, until I figured out what I was doing wrong. Then, within a few hours the surface was super clean... Only problem I encountered was trying to run a powerhead...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2009, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,918
Posted By Porkchop
My Grandma had a tank just like that...it's what...

My Grandma had a tank just like that...it's what got me into this hobby so many years ago. My Uncle bought her a 30 and then he threw that 10 away...I was so mad at him...I wanted that tank. I've...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-24-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By Porkchop
After watching my plants die for almost a year,...

After watching my plants die for almost a year, my first advice would be to invest in the correct lighting. I'd personally suggest T5-HO lighting and 6700K bulbs. I'd suggest you use a canister...
Forum: Algae 04-03-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By Porkchop
Well, can you explain the peroxide method, how...

Well, can you explain the peroxide method, how you do it exacty. I'm treating my 40 now and I've not noticed it dying off like it did in my 10. The Excel worked wonders in the small tank but...
Forum: Algae 04-03-2009, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By Porkchop
Well, my tank is probably considered low-tech. ...

Well, my tank is probably considered low-tech. I'm not really sure though. I've got 2 - 15 watt 6700K bulbs in there and 1 - 10K @ 15 watts also. So I've got a pretty good amount of light on it,...
Forum: Algae 03-30-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By Porkchop
Well it will kill Hornswort, I can tell you that...

Well it will kill Hornswort, I can tell you that firsthand. Maybe cause I dosed it at 3 times the recommended dosage according to what I'd read here about others using it for this. But that...
Forum: Algae 03-27-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By Porkchop
Yeah, I've got it in both my tanks. It is a...

Yeah, I've got it in both my tanks. It is a royal pain to deal with. I'm hoping excel will make light work of it but I don't know.
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