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Forum: DIY 07-26-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 88,686
Posted By Mostlydave
I think as long as the tank corners are actually...

I think as long as the tank corners are actually sitting on the 4x4s they will bear almost all the weight of the tank and transfer it directly to the floor.

I'm thinking about building one of...
Forum: DIY 07-24-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 88,686
Posted By Mostlydave
I'm not sure I understand what you're saying...

I'm not sure I understand what you're saying about the weight, the 4x4s will be carrying the weight of the tank directly to the floor
Forum: DIY 07-22-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 88,686
Posted By Mostlydave
I'd like to build one with a kreg jig to, without...

I'd like to build one with a kreg jig to, without the metal brackets. I thought about using 3 screws per connection and gluing. As far as I can tell the weight would still all be carried by the 4x4s...
Forum: Lighting 12-05-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Mostlydave
Do you think flourish comprehensive would work?...

Do you think flourish comprehensive would work? You're tank looks great, what are you using?
Forum: Lighting 12-05-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Mostlydave
CFL options for low tech 10 gallon

I have a 10 gallon office tank, I've currently got a bunch of egeria densa and it seems like it's starting to thin out and turn yellow. I'm currently running 2 of these bulbs in a standard walmart...
Forum: Plants 12-05-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Mostlydave
Ok, I'll spread them out some more. Would...

Ok, I'll spread them out some more.

Would upgrading to 2 13 watt cfls help? I don't want to overdo it with the lights and get algae
Forum: Plants 12-05-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Mostlydave
Are my plants ok?

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/06/aryvyzej.jpg

Are these egeria densa ok, they seem to be slowly turning yellow, do I need more light?

This is a 10 gallon tank with aqua soil and 2 10watt mini...
Forum: Plants 11-14-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,407
Posted By Mostlydave
Water lettuce turning dark green

I added water lettuce and duck weed to my 10 gallon tank yesterday and overnight it developed dark green spots!

Before:
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/14/e3evagas.jpg

After:...
Forum: Fish 11-08-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By Mostlydave
You can get any kind of Poret you want here:...

You can get any kind of Poret you want here: http://www.swisstropicals.com
Forum: Fish 11-08-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By Mostlydave
Tank divider questions

I've seen Poret foam used as a divider, I've never tried it but if I had to divide a tank that's what I would use
Forum: Plants 11-07-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Mostlydave
Awesome! I'll let them go then unless they get...

Awesome! I'll let them go then unless they get really unsightly
Forum: Plants 11-07-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Mostlydave
Egeria densa roots

I've recently added egeria densa to my 10 gallon office tank, I think it's doing good but it's starting to drop roots from halfway up the stem, hopefully you can see it here:...
Forum: Fish 10-27-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Mostlydave
I have some CPDs I was thinking about moving in...

I have some CPDs I was thinking about moving in there, I'll probably just put them in tomorrow and see if they eat the eggs if I break the sac
Forum: Fish 10-26-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Mostlydave
Gross! How do I get rid of them? Just throw out...

Gross! How do I get rid of them? Just throw out the price of plant they're on?
Forum: Fish 10-26-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Mostlydave
ID hitchhiker eggs

I found these in some guppy grass I got in a recent plant bundle, anyone know what they might be?

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/27/8asuba2y.jpg

I threw the guppy grass in a spare 5 gallon...
Forum: Lighting 10-24-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By Mostlydave
Thanks, I'll stick with these then!

Thanks, I'll stick with these then!
Forum: Lighting 10-24-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By Mostlydave
10 gallon CFLs

Hello all, I've got 2 of these bulbs over my new 10 gallon

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/24/asu7utug.jpg

Are they enough light for low light plants or should I switch to regular CFLs? I've...
Forum: Plants 10-24-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Mostlydave
The bulbs I pictured are 6500, do you think...

The bulbs I pictured are 6500, do you think they're powerful enough?
Forum: Plants 10-24-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Mostlydave
Anyone have any thoughts on the lights?

Anyone have any thoughts on the lights?
Forum: Plants 10-22-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Mostlydave
Growing Java Moss in basket

Hi,

I've got some java moss on top is some seachem matrix in a new 10 gallon I just set up

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As you can see it's pretty lightly planted at this point, I'm getting about 2 ppm of ammonia...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By Mostlydave
Java moss & seachem matrix basket

I'm setting up a new low tech 10 gallon, it's Ada aqua soil Amazonia with an Aquaclear 20.

I've added a "sponge holder" that I found at Walmart with some matrix in the bottom. I have this right...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By Mostlydave
I'm planning on setting up an office 10 gallon...

I'm planning on setting up an office 10 gallon towards the end of the month. I'm using a Walmart 10 gallon tank and hood with an extra aqua clear 20 I have extra. I just got a big bag of ADA Aqua...
Forum: DIY 07-25-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 88,686
Posted By Mostlydave
That stand is amazing AnotherHobby! do you...

That stand is amazing AnotherHobby!

do you think it would be possible to build this using a kreg jig intead of the brackets?

The 2x4s and 4x4 would be screwed to each other and glued and then...
Forum: Fish 05-16-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,370
Posted By Mostlydave
I'm still jealous, Mine had eggs and were...

I'm still jealous, Mine had eggs and were protecting them since last time I posted. I even had wigglers one morning but that night they were gone :( Awesome that you got a pair that will raise there...
Forum: Fish 05-03-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,370
Posted By Mostlydave
I have 7 in a 40 gallon, I've had eggs but I've...

I have 7 in a 40 gallon, I've had eggs but I've had them get to fry, I'm jealous! I did do a lot of reading and it seems like if you want to raise the fry you'll eventually have to move them anyway....
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