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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,444
Posted By scapegoat
You should keep this in the journals section, and...

You should keep this in the journals section, and use the scientific method.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By scapegoat
could you draw a diagram? At the depth of...

could you draw a diagram?

At the depth of water you're describing, 1/4" will be fine brace-less.

I'm assuming only one end will be visible, and the rest plywood?

Personally, I'd probably...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-18-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By scapegoat
To be fair, there are many 3d printers being used...

To be fair, there are many 3d printers being used for final production... However those commercial grade printers are many thousands of dollars... 5-6 digits. Either way, 3d printing an aquarium...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-17-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By scapegoat
don't concern yourself with any of the stuff they...

don't concern yourself with any of the stuff they say is in it.

eco complete is a great substrate, I've been using it for years. the consensus is that it's just crushed lava rock. it has the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-17-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By scapegoat
so you know, there are no nutrients in eco...

so you know, there are no nutrients in eco complete. it is an inert substrate that has the ability to store nutrients, but it itself does not contain any.

hardscape away
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By scapegoat
as someone with a 3d printer... this is a...

as someone with a 3d printer... this is a ridiculous idea.

currently speaking, you don't build acrylic tanks with silicone anyway; the sheets are fused together.

Further, it would take an...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-13-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,163
Posted By scapegoat
I have 1 tank set up, and a 40b needing to be...

I have 1 tank set up, and a 40b needing to be cleaned out and set back up as a plant grow out tank. I have a rack in my fish room with 3 10g's and a 20l, none of which have water.

As much as I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-13-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By scapegoat
It seems more efficient to do a single water...

It seems more efficient to do a single water change weekly, instead of 3-4 weekly.

Will the water changes mess up your tank? Probably not. Is there a chance, sure.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-10-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By scapegoat
You just need a special filter that keeps paint...

You just need a special filter that keeps paint from leaching out.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-07-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,163
Posted By scapegoat
Congo's aren't south american, they're African.

Congo's aren't south american, they're African.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-06-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,444
Posted By scapegoat
I think the folks that have problems with tanks...

I think the folks that have problems with tanks over complicate things and cause their own issues. By removing everything that can be over complicated, you've removed a lot of things that can go...
Forum: DIY 07-05-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By scapegoat
if the shelf is bending, at all, it's not strong...

if the shelf is bending, at all, it's not strong enough.

I use these:
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By scapegoat
I have a 125g aqueon. The tank does the job....

I have a 125g aqueon. The tank does the job. They're just fine and dandy.

The Tetra tanks are a bit worse, from what I've seen at PetCo. Many of the 40 breeders weren't even close to square at any...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-30-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By scapegoat
Cichlidae Obscurus

Cichlidae Obscurus
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-30-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By scapegoat
No, if I did I'd cry. Instead I figure what I'm...

No, if I did I'd cry. Instead I figure what I'm comfortable spending on any given component.
Forum: DIY 06-29-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,652
Posted By scapegoat
excellent. I've been wanting to get in on...

excellent. I've been wanting to get in on something like this. We keep a garden vegetable, and have 10 chickens for eggs. Next step is a small greenhouse with a hydroponics set up for year round...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-24-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,084
Posted By scapegoat
And more than the camaro carried IROC badging.

And more than the camaro carried IROC badging.
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By scapegoat
just checking, you do have a vertical pipe...

just checking, you do have a vertical pipe inside, yes?
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By scapegoat
how long has it been running? any photos?

how long has it been running? any photos?
Forum: DIY 06-24-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By scapegoat
designed being the operative word here. The...

designed being the operative word here. The dresser may be solid wood, it may seem like it's bomb proof, may even weigh a couple hundred pounds itself. But the joints themselves may not be able to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-23-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,673
Posted By scapegoat
please remember, the tank qualities are awful. Be...

please remember, the tank qualities are awful. Be picky, and check all the seams. I've seen some tanks with one side 1/4" inward. don't be afraid to ask a petco associate to dig out a tank.
Forum: DIY 06-23-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By scapegoat
my reactor is a 20"x4" home filtration canister,...

my reactor is a 20"x4" home filtration canister, so a cerges style reactor. I've played with rex griggs style, and it only made things more complicated. I even tried something like this:...
Forum: DIY 06-23-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By scapegoat
I do have a reactor, sorry. And I still get...

I do have a reactor, sorry.

And I still get microbubbles, which blows.

As for the air stone, I leave it alone. I should be keeping a better eye on it, as the last time I replaced it was because...
Forum: DIY 06-23-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By scapegoat
I have an airstone on the end of my CO2 line,...

I have an airstone on the end of my CO2 line, that goes into my sump pump's intake.

the airstone being there does affect water flow, considerably, but it breaks the co2 apart to a degree that it's...
Forum: Plants 06-22-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By scapegoat
High lights may be your issue. If the plant...

High lights may be your issue. If the plant doesn't have to reach for the lighting it needs, it won't.
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