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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-05-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,713
Posted By scotty82
I'm going through this same issue, I even bought...

I'm going through this same issue, I even bought my shrimp from a very well known shrimp site. Very disappointed in the purchase of my painted fire reds even if the shrimp didn't show sings of fungal...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-25-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Posted By scotty82
The "pure copper motor" is most likely talking...

The "pure copper motor" is most likely talking about the windings in the motor. The windings are what uses the electrical current to make the impeller spin. Like pucker said the alternative would be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By scotty82
Yes I am, but I don't want to pay for the...

Yes I am, but I don't want to pay for the fixture. I'm seeing if I can find just the top part.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By scotty82
I do light my tank. I think your misunderstanding...

I do light my tank. I think your misunderstanding what I want. I didn't explain it very well. I want this, http://www.arcatapet.com/item.cfm?cat=9320 but with out the light fixture (and for a 46 gal...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By scotty82
needing a top for 46 bowfront

Ok, I'm looking for a new top for my 46 bow. I don't want to go with a glass top, I want one of those black plastic tops that comes with the fixture but without the fixture. Does anyone know where to...
Forum: Plants 02-16-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By scotty82
pianofish thank you for the info. I'm defiantly...

pianofish thank you for the info. I'm defiantly going to be looking into those. As far as substrate I went with about 50pds of fluorite sand. I plan on putting root tabs down and dosing comp and...
Forum: Plants 02-15-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By scotty82
Crypt only tank, but don't know what to get.

I'm planning on making my 46 bow front an all crypt tank. The thing is after doing some google searches, I can't find pics of all the different types of crypts. I'm looking for like 2-3 taller types,...
Forum: DIY 01-19-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By scotty82
intake height?

I'm building a intake a spraybar for my canister on my tank and have been seeing a couple mixed ideas on what people think is the best height for the intake. Like how far above my substrate should...
Forum: Substrate 01-15-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By scotty82
I haven't tried fine grade, but I just put 3 bags...

I haven't tried fine grade, but I just put 3 bags of flourite black sand in my tank and love the feel of it. Heavy enough to stay in place and perfect feel for what I would think the plants roots...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-15-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By scotty82
Thanks MCHR, but I still have 11 more pounds I...

Thanks MCHR, but I still have 11 more pounds I have on it's way to my front door. I know I'm not going to use it all, but I'm wanting some bigger pieces because my set up now is kinda small. Plus I...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-14-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By scotty82
I did that with my last diy spraybar and plan to...

I did that with my last diy spraybar and plan to do it to this one too.

On another note though. I was just doing some research (a little late I know) and was reading on how these stones can...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-14-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By scotty82
Thanks for the input, and yes I wish everything...

Thanks for the input, and yes I wish everything was twice the size. I'm just going to have to wait till some more stuff comes in. Hopefully my stones will within the next couple days, and I'm...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-13-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By scotty82
First time planning, whatya think?

So, I've tried throwing stuff together a couple times to get a scape going but this time I'm going to be taking my time on everything. I recently traded my 75 for a 46 bow front. Being that the new...
Forum: Substrate 01-06-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,017
Posted By scotty82
wow, slow down bud. I just bought 5 bags of...

wow, slow down bud. I just bought 5 bags of flourite black sand for $100 shipped today. Check out drfostersmith, free shipping the the 9L bags were just $20 a peice. That might help your checkbook....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-01-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By scotty82
You can do sand as a cap for your soil. But then,...

You can do sand as a cap for your soil. But then, when you use a cap, you don't really want to move plants around after you have them planted. It just makes one heck of a mess. I've never been a fan...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-01-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By scotty82
Thanks, I was looking for a post like that and...

Thanks, I was looking for a post like that and couldn't find it! That answers my questions, now all I have to get is a sponge filter and set my 10 gal as the bare bottom and my 29 as my planted qt...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-01-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By scotty82
There will be more knowledgable people answer...

There will be more knowledgable people answer some high tech set up questions, but if your going the co2 rout, you'll want to go with a better substrate than just pool filter sand. MTS with some...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-01-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By scotty82
setting up a qt tank.

I just got my 75 up and going a couple months now and I'm starting to add fish. So I thought it would be best to set up my old 29 with my ehiem 2232 as a qt tank since I'm not going to put all the...
Forum: Algae 07-30-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,058
Posted By scotty82
This is interesting, I'm listening.

This is interesting, I'm listening.
Forum: Lighting 07-20-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 48,523
Posted By scotty82
music to my ears,,, or eyes actually.

music to my ears,,, or eyes actually.
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By scotty82
Don't get me wrong. I would put prime in when I...

Don't get me wrong. I would put prime in when I put the 10 gallons from the tap in the 29.

If the 29 was heavily planted with a good amount of driftwood would it soften the water much?
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By scotty82
I've just read a couple places saying that they...

I've just read a couple places saying that they let their water sit for 24 hours with an airstone before they put it in their tank.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-19-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,995
Posted By scotty82
A lot has changed since my last post. I took the...

A lot has changed since my last post. I took the sand part out and made it all flourite, I've added some rock and driftwood, and started ordering and putting in a couple plants. I've had it filled...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By scotty82
Water holding tank?

I'm just getting my 75 up and going. While I'm waiting for it to cycle I got to thinking about my water changes. I was thinking about setting up my 29 gal, on the other side of the wall of my 75, and...
Forum: Plants 07-17-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By scotty82
After a little more reading up, I don't think...

After a little more reading up, I don't think anything from the Blyxa species is going to work for me. Almost all I read says med to high light and co2 very helpful. I think I'm in the low to...
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