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Forum: Tank Journals 12-15-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,887
Posted By WillyJ
Okay, thanks Problem. Will the bulbs develop...

Okay, thanks Problem. Will the bulbs develop below the surface of the substrate?
Forum: Tank Journals 12-14-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,887
Posted By WillyJ
A quick question about my Tiger Lotus. I have new...

A quick question about my Tiger Lotus. I have new leaves coming up through the substrate in various locations (see previous post pic, front center). Are these "shoots" or does the Tiger Lotus send...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-10-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,887
Posted By WillyJ
Well, not too much going on lately. This tank is...

Well, not too much going on lately. This tank is pretty steady these days. Eden Marel gave me some Hygros that I stuck in the back left, they are doing awesome! I moved the wood around a little and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-03-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By WillyJ
So, just curious, what's wrong with pine?

So, just curious, what's wrong with pine?
Forum: Lighting 10-31-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,927
Posted By WillyJ
On the cheap! This is my (recently set up)...

On the cheap! This is my (recently set up) walstad tank with 2x26w, 1x13w 6500k CFls in the clip-on fixtures with reflectors and a mirror. Seems to work pretty well, and the price was right....
Forum: Tank Journals 10-31-2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,887
Posted By WillyJ
Well, I had a cataclysmic event last weekend and...

Well, I had a cataclysmic event last weekend and lost 8/9 Tiger barbs the ram and the puffer :( I knocked the circulation pump out of position and either that caused there to not be enough O2 in the...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,992
Posted By WillyJ
I was thinking about picking this up after...

I was thinking about picking this up after reading Cbwmn's post, but I'm worried about the resets too as we get power outages here fairly often due to wind and snow. It appears that this product has...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-26-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,897
Posted By WillyJ
Had this exact thing happen about a week ago, all...

Had this exact thing happen about a week ago, all my fish except one died over night after a water change. When I tested in the morning all my parameters were okay. I'm pretty sure I bumped the spray...
Forum: Fish 10-22-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By WillyJ
sweet!

sweet!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-15-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,712
Posted By WillyJ
Woah, that place is amazing

Woah, that place is amazing
Forum: Tank Journals 10-10-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,887
Posted By WillyJ
Oh, that sucks... I did a small amount of...

Oh, that sucks... I did a small amount of research on Rams because I've been planning on getting one or two but I didn't see anything about these guys. Thanks for pointing this out Problemman....
Forum: Tank Journals 10-10-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,887
Posted By WillyJ
This is the new Ram. The LFS had him/her (any...

This is the new Ram. The LFS had him/her (any input on sexing?) labeled as an Angel-Blue Ram hybrid, but I don't think that's possible do to them being different genus'. I'm guessing it's a Balloon...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-10-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,887
Posted By WillyJ
Haven't updated in awhile and I've gotten some...

Haven't updated in awhile and I've gotten some nice pics lately so here you go :icon_mrgr

Sadly I lost my female puffer a couple weeks ago :( I've added a ram since then who thinks he is a tiger...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-08-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,467
Posted By WillyJ
I had a CO2 OD when my circulation pump (that was...

I had a CO2 OD when my circulation pump (that was pointed up to create a ripple) got clogged. It killed a bunch of RCS, Amanos and Ghosts. Didn't kill any fish though, I think the shrimp are just way...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-06-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By WillyJ
It's all about nutrient balance, so adding C with...

It's all about nutrient balance, so adding C with out adding N, P or K (and micros) can be pointless. The plant growth will be limited by whichever nutrient is in the least abundance. But since you...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By WillyJ
Yep, always with tank water. Maybe I'll...

Yep, always with tank water.

Maybe I'll take it off. It's in there because I was planning on adding RCS to the tank but the tiger barbs and DP quickly ended any hope of that being successful...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By WillyJ
I rinse it when I do filter maintenance, but...

I rinse it when I do filter maintenance, but should I be rinsing it more often? Like anytime I do a WC? I guess I should just rinse it whenever the filter starts having trouble, lol...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-05-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By WillyJ
8 tiger barbs and a dwarf puffer that schools...

8 tiger barbs and a dwarf puffer that schools with them in a 20gal high, heavily planted
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By WillyJ
Hmm, maybe it's the sponge I have over the...

Hmm, maybe it's the sponge I have over the intake...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By WillyJ
Hilde, did you find a solution to your problem?...

Hilde, did you find a solution to your problem? My ecco 2232 has been making noise sometimes and not at other times. Sounds like pretty much the exact same problem you were having. I opened it up and...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-28-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By WillyJ
I agree, tell her to take a broad range of...

I agree, tell her to take a broad range of classes in her first couple of semesters. That should give her an idea of what she likes and what she can't stand doing. I just recently graduated from CU...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By WillyJ
I had a similar problem last time I did...

I had a similar problem last time I did maintenance on my ecco 2232. I was able to get it running smoothly again by pumping the handle a bunch.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-28-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,021
Posted By WillyJ
I found APC pretty helpful when setting it up,...

I found APC pretty helpful when setting it up, nice that they have a whole forum devoted to EI Natural. What types of plants and water quality would you recommend?
Forum: Fish 09-27-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By WillyJ
I didn't start feeding Tubifex until after I...

I didn't start feeding Tubifex until after I dosed the tank with Clout. The LFS guy (who actually seems to know his stuff) told me the live food may be more desirable to the sick fish. All the fish...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-27-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,021
Posted By WillyJ
Hey all, I just started a Walstad style tank...

Hey all,
I just started a Walstad style tank and I'm psyched. I love the idea of a self sustaining (mostly) mini-ecosystem. I set it up yesterday, added a few various plants from my other tanks...
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