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Forum: Fish 02-18-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By chiefroastbeef
My pygmy cories spend all day hiding as well.. I...

My pygmy cories spend all day hiding as well.. I never see them, though I have a heavily planted tank.
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Haha, that is really cool, it works fine. Mine...

Haha, that is really cool, it works fine. Mine never rotates, but yours is rotating probably due to the water current from your outlet, since it is so close to the skimmer.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-24-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By chiefroastbeef
With a planted tank, you don't have to worry...

With a planted tank, you don't have to worry about vacuuming waste too much, the waste will be broken down and used as fertilizer for the plants.
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Shoulda saved all that money and use it to buy...

Shoulda saved all that money and use it to buy more plants :)

My Eheim 2222 once lost siphon for 4-5 days while I was on a trip (I did a filter cleaning right before I left, and didn't prime it...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-13-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By chiefroastbeef
You need to start a purigen recylying/donation...

You need to start a purigen recylying/donation for all the spent purigen you have.. :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-10-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By chiefroastbeef
If you are gonna be adding a bunch of inline...

If you are gonna be adding a bunch of inline stuff along with a lily pipe, then the 2217 would be a good choice. :icon_lol:

My friend ran his 2215 with no inline equipment, just a normal output or...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-10-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By chiefroastbeef
I'd say 1 part bleach, 10 parts water should be...

I'd say 1 part bleach, 10 parts water should be fine. Rinse it a couple of times, some people will then do a final soak with dechlorinator.

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-10-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By chiefroastbeef
If that was the case, most of us (all of us)...

If that was the case, most of us (all of us) wouldn't be in this hobby... :D

I hope you get this figured out!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-10-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Looking good! Though the 2217 may be way too...

Looking good!

Though the 2217 may be way too powerful for the tank, my friend has a 2215 in his 60P, and at full blast, his tank(also a iwagumi) is like a 24/7 hurricane, fish are blown all over. ...
Forum: Fish 08-01-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Both my fish and shrimp go crazy for the...

Both my fish and shrimp go crazy for the community plus, that is the only stuff I have though.
Forum: Fish 08-01-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Whenever my fish or shrimp jump, it is also at...

Whenever my fish or shrimp jump, it is also at night when lights are out (even though I have moonlights). I've never picked up a dried up fish in the day time.

I think they are definitely spooked...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 07-31-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,343
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Signed, definitely ridiculous...

Signed, definitely ridiculous...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-12-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By chiefroastbeef
It think marimo balls fibers are too tough to...

It think marimo balls fibers are too tough to eat, kinda like BBA algae. Just a guess.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-22-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By chiefroastbeef
what? :help: :icon_smil

what? :help: :icon_smil
Forum: Tank Journals 05-27-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,169
Posted By chiefroastbeef
That looks superb as is! Can't wait to see it...

That looks superb as is! Can't wait to see it with plants.

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-25-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,260
Posted By chiefroastbeef
The CPO I have definitely tries to eat/bite my...

The CPO I have definitely tries to eat/bite my shrimp or fish, the only thing is that it is too slow and never catches anything.
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Hong Kong has an assortment of ADA and DoAqua...

Hong Kong has an assortment of ADA and DoAqua branded tanks and products. After looking at both tanks, and owning an ADA 60P, there is substantial differences in the edge silicone work.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-23-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,169
Posted By chiefroastbeef
I am too loving the big rocks, honestly, that is...

I am too loving the big rocks, honestly, that is the first time I've seen such big rocks used in a tank. Very cool!
Forum: Fish 05-19-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By chiefroastbeef
I also vote for CPD, they can be shy. But with a...

I also vote for CPD, they can be shy. But with a big school they are definitely more social. Some of them a quite active, will chase each around, swimming through plants and driftwood which is...
Forum: Fish 05-19-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By chiefroastbeef
You can also get a feeder ring, so the food will...

You can also get a feeder ring, so the food will stay inside the ring without flowing elsewhere, with the filter running. You don't want to risk shutting off the filter before a trip to feed, then...
Forum: Fish 05-18-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Just don't over feed and have food fall to the...

Just don't over feed and have food fall to the substrate, give them a couple of days, then they will get hungry, and learn that food is on the water surface.

It will always take the fish a little...
Forum: Substrate 05-16-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By chiefroastbeef
I think for 10G, the 8 lb bag will be enough to...

I think for 10G, the 8 lb bag will be enough to get you around 2-3 inches of soil depth. You can always get a 8lb and 4lb just to be sure.
Forum: Fish 05-16-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By chiefroastbeef
I've definitely had rummynose that jumped out to...

I've definitely had rummynose that jumped out to their deaths.

Once, while the lights were out, one of the rummynoses were going crazy, and while I was bent down viewing the tank, it jumped out...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-15-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,880
Posted By chiefroastbeef
Wow, that is amazing driftwood, great placement...

Wow, that is amazing driftwood, great placement as well! It already looks amazing!
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By chiefroastbeef
In the mean time, I'll just swish my siphon tube...

In the mean time, I'll just swish my siphon tube to disturb the substrate and suck up mulm. Or the plants will take care of it for me.

Very cool device, and definitely cooler music!

ADA needs...
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