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Forum: Tank Journals 12-09-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,186
Posted By nature boy
Basically I am shutting the co2 off at night...

Basically I am shutting the co2 off at night because it doesn't do any good to pump in co2 when the lights are off and plants aren't photosynthesizing. Then my co2 tank lasts longer. Also when I...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-09-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,186
Posted By nature boy
I was looking on live aquaria. I have kept...

I was looking on live aquaria. I have kept peppered cories in the past. They were nice. I think I'm going to go with 7 or 8 of the Swartz's Cory Cat.

Too bad they are not in stock

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Forum: Tank Journals 12-09-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,186
Posted By nature boy
Been a while, time for an update on this tank....

Been a while, time for an update on this tank. This tank still isn't where I want it to be. But am going to focus on making it successful since I took down the reef tank for a while.

Quick stats....
Forum: Tank Journals 02-02-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 26,120
Posted By nature boy
How many of those koi angels did you have in...

How many of those koi angels did you have in there? And what do you feed them if you don't mind me asking? Trying to figure out what I should be feeding mine.
Forum: Lighting 01-24-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By nature boy
Thanks a bunch. That is what I was thinking. It...

Thanks a bunch. That is what I was thinking. It is a deeper tank and pc's just don't seem to have the same punch.
Forum: Lighting 01-24-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By nature boy
Need help getting light balanced

I am relatively new to the high tech, high light, co2 planted tanks. Having a problem figuring out where I should set my lighting period for my tank.

I have a 90 gallon which is 48 long by 18...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-23-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,186
Posted By nature boy
This sounds like the best possible senario, so...

This sounds like the best possible senario, so that is what I am going to try. I am going change to a herbie method by bringing the return up over the back of the tank. Then utilize the small drain...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-23-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,186
Posted By nature boy
Technically no The top of the overflow is...

Technically no

The top of the overflow is mostly sealed.

I have absolutely no surface agitation in the sump, calm as can be. However the air is exiting the reverse durso air hole. It would...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-22-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,186
Posted By nature boy
Well, here is an update on the tank. After...

Well, here is an update on the tank.

After talking with a lot of people and getting some advice on discus, I have decided not to go with discus at this point. Instead I went with 7 of the new...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-22-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 26,120
Posted By nature boy
Yeah, pretty active in the sfaas forums. There...

Yeah, pretty active in the sfaas forums. There are about 5 serious plant guys on the sfaas forum now including myself. Check it out sfaas.org They are doing a discus tank at the butterfly house...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-04-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,227
Posted By nature boy
Matt, it would be good to get an updated picture...

Matt, it would be good to get an updated picture again.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-04-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 26,120
Posted By nature boy
Nice looking tank of angels. When are you going...

Nice looking tank of angels. When are you going to let me swing by and check it out in person? I am just a couple miles south of Brandon.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-03-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,186
Posted By nature boy
Its planted!!!!! I just got done putting...

Its planted!!!!!

I just got done putting the rest of the plants into the tank. I don't think I'll add any more. I think the more simple designs are more effective. Just the discus to add now. Got...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-13-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,186
Posted By nature boy
As far as plants go, I'm going to do a little...

As far as plants go, I'm going to do a little research before I put anything else in the tank. I need some short grass like groundcover on the right side in front and then maybe only a couple of...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-06-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,186
Posted By nature boy
http://www.sfaas.org/styles/subMerged/theme/images...

http://www.sfaas.org/styles/subMerged/theme/images/spacer.gifhttp://www.sfaas.org/styles/subMerged/imageset/icon_post_report.gif (http://www.sfaas.org/report.php?f=20&p=4331)...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-24-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,186
Posted By nature boy
I just ordered aquariumplants.com's regulator and...

I just ordered aquariumplants.com's regulator and co2 reactor (external 5000), and a drop checker and misc items. Getting closer to completely set up.

I have decided to go with 1/2 tap and 1/2...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-07-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,038
Posted By nature boy
ideal water for a planted discus tank

Just wondering what are the ideal water paramters for a planted discus tank.

My tap water has a gh of 15 and a kh of 3. I have a ro/di system for my reef tank. I can mix any water I want to.

If...
Forum: Fish 09-07-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By nature boy
ideal water for a planted discus tank

Just wondering what are the ideal water paramters for a planted discus tank.

My tap water has a gh of 15 and a kh of 3. I have a ro/di system for my reef tank. I can mix any water I want to.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-07-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,186
Posted By nature boy
Ok so this is officially the slowest build ever. ...

Ok so this is officially the slowest build ever.

Here is the tank again with a new piece of driftwood. Now I have the full buried stump effect I was looking for. It came with some java fern on...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-26-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,809
Posted By nature boy
Looks great! I am setting up a 90 gallon just...

Looks great! I am setting up a 90 gallon just like this. Fill us in on how the sump is working and the discus are doing if you have them
Forum: Ponds 08-11-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,750
Posted By nature boy
I was joking. My kids saw a documentry of...

I was joking.

My kids saw a documentry of the snakehead problem and had nightmares for a couple of nights. Since they can move across dry land they were afraid they were going to come into...
Forum: Ponds 08-11-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,750
Posted By nature boy
what about a snakehead?

what about a snakehead?
Forum: Ponds 08-09-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,332
Posted By nature boy
Well, I just went out to count my fish and...

Well, I just went out to count my fish and instead of 8 I have 11 (quite possibly more). A couple of the little ones are two inches already. Even the adult koi grow amazingly fast. They have...
Forum: Ponds 07-27-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,332
Posted By nature boy
I think raccoons or something might have been...

I think raccoons or something might have been snooping around. Some of my rocks had shifted a bit. Then again could have been my kids. All eight of my fish still remain. So my fish caves and...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-12-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,186
Posted By nature boy
Thanks for the compliments guys. Having a hard...

Thanks for the compliments guys. Having a hard time moving forward with the rest of the setup due to all the summer activiites.

I agree that another piece of driftwood is needed to cover the...
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