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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2013, 08:13 PM
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Posted By maximusprime
Will transferring fish introduce algae?

I want to transfer a couple of fish from my main tank to a smaller tank I recently set up. I have taken great care to keep any algae from the main tank from being introduced to the new one, by...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-01-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By maximusprime
I have an Eheim 2213 and 2 finnex fugerays on...

I have an Eheim 2213 and 2 finnex fugerays on mine and I am very happy. The 2213 has the perfect amount of flow.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-01-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,812
Posted By maximusprime
I tried a lot of different things when I set up...

I tried a lot of different things when I set up my new tank but in the end, it seemed to go away on its own. I think new tanks have stages of algaes before they settle down. Mine was hair, brown...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-18-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,491
Posted By maximusprime
Thanks, Jeff! The riccia is quickly becoming the...

Thanks, Jeff! The riccia is quickly becoming the centerpeice, but I'll keep an eye on it to make sure it doesn't get out of control. Did you have problems with water changes? It seems like every week...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-16-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,491
Posted By maximusprime
I honestly have no idea. Probably just trim...

I honestly have no idea. Probably just trim carefully when the time comes and suck up the clippings with the vacuum.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-15-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,491
Posted By maximusprime
I am very happy with the way the rock work turned...

I am very happy with the way the rock work turned out. Best advice is to take your time, and test several layouts before gluing. i actually made a square equal to the tank dimensions on my work bench...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-15-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,491
Posted By maximusprime
Long overdue update, sorry, I didn't see the...

Long overdue update, sorry, I didn't see the request a few weeks ago!

The algae has been defeated! well... mostly. I have staghorn, but not too bad. For a while I had the worst green thread algae,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-07-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By maximusprime
I love my gold ram and he does great in the...

I love my gold ram and he does great in the community tank.

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Forum: Tank Journals 09-07-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,199
Posted By maximusprime
I had the exact same problem with my staurogyne...

I had the exact same problem with my staurogyne repens! It just withered and died all of a sudden. It has since sprouted new leaves but I still have no idea what caused it.

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Forum: Equipment 08-31-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,842
Posted By maximusprime
I have both eheim and sun sun, and for the...

I have both eheim and sun sun, and for the money, I like sun sun better

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Forum: Tank Journals 08-30-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,491
Posted By maximusprime
No, I just misted once or twice a day. If I had a...

No, I just misted once or twice a day. If I had a humidifier, I would have used it though, because forgetting missing one day caused some of the mini P to dry out and turn brown. Just dont forget to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-29-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By maximusprime
I did the same thing to one of my fiddler crabs a...

I did the same thing to one of my fiddler crabs a few weeks ago. Never felt so guilty.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-28-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,491
Posted By maximusprime
Nope, just chopped it up really good and spread...

Nope, just chopped it up really good and spread it on. I tried to rub it into crevices and rough parts of the rocks to make sure it could grab hold better. It turns into a green sludge before it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-27-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 877
Posted By maximusprime
I really think planted tanks are the next reefs....

I really think planted tanks are the next reefs. More and more people are getting interested in aquascaping. I would love to see a store like the gold fish street in Hong Kong. Good stores do well at...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-26-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By maximusprime
Here's a picture if that helps. Measured...

Here's a picture if that helps.

Measured ph, it seems low, around 6.4. I have been having a hard time getting my CO2 levels up. Maybe that is the problem? I use a cerges style reactor with about...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-26-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By maximusprime
Thanks, Hoppy. I should know better. This is...

Thanks, Hoppy. I should know better.

This is a 58 gallon tank with a 4 x T5Ho light fixture, pressurized co2, miracle grow soil capped with black diamond, Up and running for well over 6 months...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-26-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By maximusprime
Definitely want to use cling wrap. Fan it out...

Definitely want to use cling wrap. Fan it out every day for fresh air to prevent mold.

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Forum: Tank Journals 08-25-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,491
Posted By maximusprime
Update time. Things seem to be going well,...

Update time.

Things seem to be going well, but I am having a hair algae problem. I know this is to be expected as the tank cycles but it is bothering me. Whats the best way to clear this up?...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-25-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By maximusprime
Use air line tubing and siphon it out.

Use air line tubing and siphon it out.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-25-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By maximusprime
Get a 5lb tank and reg. Life will be so much...

Get a 5lb tank and reg. Life will be so much easier.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-25-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By maximusprime
Plants suddenly dying, very weird

My Hygrophilia corymbosa suddenly lost all of its leaves over the course of two days. It was thriving, and now, I'm pretty sure it's dead. Now my Staurogyne repens is melting too. What is could cause...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By maximusprime
These seem pretty thick, but now that you mention...

These seem pretty thick, but now that you mention it, the inflow slits are pretty small. I may take a dremel to em and widen them up a bit.
Forum: Fish 08-22-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By maximusprime
I have lost many fish over the last year but the...

I have lost many fish over the last year but the 13 neons I bought are still going strong. They seem to be the ultimate survivors in my tank. Maybe I'm just lucky.

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Forum: Equipment 08-22-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By maximusprime
I got some knock offs from an eBay seeker called...

I got some knock offs from an eBay seeker called sincere-k. Very happy with them so far, and they came with a cleaning brush.

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Forum: Tank Journals 08-17-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,491
Posted By maximusprime
Thanks! I am pretty happy with it, can't wait...

Thanks! I am pretty happy with it, can't wait until it is covered with moss

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