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Forum: Tank Journals   08-21-2005, 06:29 AM
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Posted By sn8k
August Calendar Wallpaper

I have been without internet for about 3 weeks... my DSL line was zapped - and although the peeps that were supposed to fix it never showed up when they said they would - I finally canceled that and...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-05-2005, 11:49 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 40,566
Posted By sn8k
Only 2 altums & 2 scalars made it (for the total...

Only 2 altums & 2 scalars made it (for the total of 4) :icon_sad:
The altums were more suseptable to the problem I had.

Fixed the pic links :) . You're right though, replanting the tank should...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-04-2005, 05:34 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 40,566
Posted By sn8k
Pics of the tank today. Not much to llook at...

Pics of the tank today. Not much to llook at really, but we'll be doing something about that soon enough :proud:

http://www.plantedtank.net/imageh/images/37/060305_01.jpg
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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-03-2005, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By sn8k
Sweetie for the most part - but also a lot of...

Sweetie for the most part - but also a lot of other names that would most certainly not be 'G' rated LOL. We've been married 28 years now - so we both are used to all kinds of names. It's all good...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-03-2005, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By sn8k
I'm afraid that's my fault. Between my work...

I'm afraid that's my fault. Between my work schedule, designing a few websites, a sick wife unit, and a first person shooter game I should have known better to get involved with - I didn't get around...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-03-2005, 08:13 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 40,566
Posted By sn8k
I got the timers from a friend who no longer...

I got the timers from a friend who no longer needed them - but you can buy similar units at Orchard Suppy Hardware, Home Depot, Lowes, ect. They are just digital timers - looking for them at the...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-11-2005, 07:19 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 40,566
Posted By sn8k
Well - my Scalars laid eggs the other day... I...

Well - my Scalars laid eggs the other day... I didn't really see the spawn nor did I realize what had happened. I came home from work and noticed something strange - the angles grouped together is a...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-29-2005, 07:06 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 40,566
Posted By sn8k
John - I know I've been absent from the forums...

John - I know I've been absent from the forums since November... I've just been kept really busy with work and have had an unusually high amount of web design and graphic projects along with a new...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-28-2005, 07:19 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 40,566
Posted By sn8k
Don't worry about the hyjacking Wonder Woman -...

Don't worry about the hyjacking Wonder Woman - it's all good :proud: . We all are learning something and that is why we are here to begin with.

On that note - I never dewormed my Altums - so...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-26-2005, 08:13 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 40,566
Posted By sn8k
Updates.... well - not too much good news to...

Updates.... well - not too much good news to report. 2 of the Altums past away (1 yesterday, and the other last week) :icon_frow - they just stopped eating for some reason and there wasn't too much...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-05-2005, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,653
Posted By sn8k
Just got over a rather nasty head/chest cold that...

Just got over a rather nasty head/chest cold that had me feeling like poopoo over the Christmas holiday and well into last week. Being sick, especially at this time of year, ain't no fun :icon_frow ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-01-2005, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By sn8k
Looks like the typical white fungus many of us...

Looks like the typical white fungus many of us get when we setup a new tank. If you want to - you can clean it off the effected areas, but if left alone, it will disappear in a week or three. It's...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-06-2004, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,309
Posted By sn8k
Welcome to the plantedtank forums :) ...

Welcome to the plantedtank forums :)

ohhhhhh - so pretty... great looking tank :proud:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-06-2004, 06:51 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,820
Posted By sn8k
Looking good buddy :proud: - I'll certainly be...

Looking good buddy :proud: - I'll certainly be keeping and eye on the progress of your new tank... the 24" depth is really making me jealous :wink:

BTW: You could go down to the pharmacy and...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-26-2004, 10:18 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 27,456
Posted By sn8k
Hop - it looks fantastic, just an awesome job...

Hop - it looks fantastic, just an awesome job with both the tank & the enclosure :proud: . I was wondering how you were going to frame in the corner edges where I could see the exposed edges of the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-25-2004, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By sn8k
Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Turkey day to all. I hope you all have some good times with friends and loved ones. For me - it's time to go to work - the planes don't stop flying on holidays so someone has to be there to...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-24-2004, 09:05 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 40,566
Posted By sn8k
Here's some pics of the tank as of 11/24/04 ...

Here's some pics of the tank as of 11/24/04

You can easily tell that it is desperate need of a good prune, especially the top floaters. Last week, there was only 7 individual big leaves on the...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-23-2004, 07:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,790
Posted By sn8k
Sorry to hear of the loss John - sometimes things...

Sorry to hear of the loss John - sometimes things like that just happen. It is a sad thing to see that occur when I know you go though great lengths to prevent stuff like that from taking place......
Forum: Tank Journals   11-23-2004, 07:09 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 40,566
Posted By sn8k
Sorry guys - I took a few days away from the fish...

Sorry guys - I took a few days away from the fish hobby to do that car hobby thing. Almost bought a new car, but decided against it after looking at the bottom line (6 years of monthly payments isn't...
Forum: Substrate   11-17-2004, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By sn8k
Not at all - surprisingly enough (since it...

Not at all - surprisingly enough (since it doesn't require any rinsing before you add it to the tank). I was a little skeptical about those claims until I used it, now I can't see using anything...
Forum: Algae   11-17-2004, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,786
Posted By sn8k
I think the best thing you can do is start...

I think the best thing you can do is start getting your NO3 (10ppm), PO4(1ppm), K (15-20ppm) in sync before adding ferts... if any of these is out of wack then you can almost guarntee algae problems...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-17-2004, 06:17 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 27,456
Posted By sn8k
Awesome job Hop - it's looking fantastic :proud:...

Awesome job Hop - it's looking fantastic :proud: :icon_bigg
Forum: Fish   11-17-2004, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By sn8k
Sounds like a great plan - those are gonna be...

Sounds like a great plan - those are gonna be some lucky fishies :proud:
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-17-2004, 01:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,379
Posted By sn8k
As most have indicated, as long as they're not...

As most have indicated, as long as they're not impacted - you shouldn't be in too bad shape after the proceedure. Just remember no aspirin the day of the surgery, and none afterward for a few days...
Forum: DIY   11-17-2004, 12:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By sn8k
Your quite welcome buddy :proud: BTW: I...

Your quite welcome buddy :proud:

BTW: I just did my weekly maintenance - vacuum off the detritus where I could, a little judicious pruning, net the leaves & floaters off the top, drain, fill,...
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