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Forum: Substrate   04-09-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,364
Posted By Buc_Nasty
Does the flourite black gravel trap a lot of...

Does the flourite black gravel trap a lot of debris? It seems smaller grain that standard gravel.

I ask b/c I have a messy oscar in a 90G with an eheim 2262. Currently have the very light and...
Forum: Substrate   04-09-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,291
Posted By Buc_Nasty
I have used both as well - switched from flourite...

I have used both as well - switched from flourite black sand to TMS.

Mag glass cleaners definitely picked up TMS, I got a few scratches before I realized, luckily nothing too bad.

The TMS is...
Forum: Substrate   04-09-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,037
Posted By Buc_Nasty
I initially put flourite black sand in my 90g for...

I initially put flourite black sand in my 90g for a few weeks. It had a grayish look, not pure black -still looked good though. I saw TMS in a LFS and it looked a lot more pure dark black so I...
Forum: Lighting   01-14-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 267,895
Posted By Buc_Nasty
Haha we're not really helping him narrow the...

Haha we're not really helping him narrow the choices.

Get some low light plants and some root tabs (try a petco bulb pack and maybe one pre-grown plant), and get the double bright LED. You'll...
Forum: Lighting   01-14-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 267,895
Posted By Buc_Nasty
http://www.amazon.com/Marineland-Double-Bright-24-...

http://www.amazon.com/Marineland-Double-Bright-24-Inch-36-Inch/dp/B0032536QK/ref=sr_1_1?s=pet-supplies&ie=UTF8&qid=1326501316&sr=1-1
Forum: Equipment   01-11-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,691
Posted By Buc_Nasty
Put a marine land double bright 60" on it. I have...

Put a marine land double bright 60" on it. I have one on my 4ft 90 gal it's amazing in every way. I've tried high end t5ho, power compact, t8, etc. this one just kills them all. I ran the numbers and...
Forum: Plants   12-14-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By Buc_Nasty
hm interesting. Seems like my low tech attempt...

hm interesting. Seems like my low tech attempt worked then if thats how the aponogeton is supposed to look.
The tahitian moon sand looks SO much better than flourite black sand i was thinking...
Forum: Plants   12-14-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By Buc_Nasty
Not sure what type...came from a petco bulb pack....

Not sure what type...came from a petco bulb pack. Doing a capuronii search it does not look similar though. Here is a picture of the full plant
...
Forum: Plants   12-14-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By Buc_Nasty
I had about 15 until i forgot to turn the pumps...

I had about 15 until i forgot to turn the pumps back on after a water change and most of them drowned overnight last week.

I'm dosing flourish comprehensive not trace. No other dosing. This plant...
Forum: Plants   12-14-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By Buc_Nasty
tahitian moon sand, flourish root tabs, flourish...

tahitian moon sand, flourish root tabs, flourish comprehensive dosing, marineland LED double bright 60" lights.

The plant with the deficiency is some type of aponogeton (from petco bulb pack). I...
Forum: Plants   12-14-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By Buc_Nasty
Name this deficiency!

http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss175/IIBuc_NastyII/photo.jpg
Forum: Equipment   10-25-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 37,190
Posted By Buc_Nasty
I agree with Deeda. You won't get enough turnover...

I agree with Deeda. You won't get enough turnover or circulation with one 2215. I Have TWO 2217's on my 90g. It stays so clear you can't even tell there's water in it...I could get away with less...
Forum: Equipment   10-13-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,691
Posted By Buc_Nasty
Good to know...where exactly did it melt away?...

Good to know...where exactly did it melt away? inside that plastic endcap? You have the marineland double bright LED right? The really skinny one with the extension arms?
Forum: Equipment   10-07-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,691
Posted By Buc_Nasty
I managed to partially fix this, but you need to...

I managed to partially fix this, but you need to really reduce the surface agitation to prevent the excessive shimmer. My fish are all small now so I reduced it a lot and theyre ok, hopefully when...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-06-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Buc_Nasty
4ft 90 gallon - 25 inches high "clap...

4ft 90 gallon - 25 inches high



"clap for me b!tch"

thanks for the quick replies. that low light plant list is really good but I wasnt sure what I could get away with having the tahitian...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-06-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Buc_Nasty
haha thanks. how about aponogeton would root...

haha thanks.

how about aponogeton would root tabs and flourish comprehensive grow that?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-06-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Buc_Nasty
Plants for Simple Planted Tank

I'm looking for a list of plants that will grow (not necessarily quickly, but grow) in a tank with these requirements:

Substrate: non planted tank substrate (in my case Tahitian moon)
...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-06-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 255,064
Posted By Buc_Nasty
Awesome list A suggestion for improvement/if...

Awesome list
A suggestion for improvement/if you make it an article...

in the same way you did the back, mid, and foreground show root feeder or water column feeder.
I'm looking for plants that...
Forum: Equipment   10-06-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,691
Posted By Buc_Nasty
if you have a 3d background in the tank, the...

if you have a 3d background in the tank, the shimmer is OVERWHELMING on the background and completely takes away from the tank and fish itself. Otherwise these lights are awesome and will grow low...
Forum: Lighting   10-06-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,444
Posted By Buc_Nasty
I have the 48-60" (its 48 inches long) on my 4...

I have the 48-60" (its 48 inches long) on my 4 foot 90g.
I went through a painstaking process trying to decide what to get...and after owning this one these are my recommendations for your 55g:
...
Forum: Substrate   10-06-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,828
Posted By Buc_Nasty
I got seachem flourite black sand, which should...

I got seachem flourite black sand, which should be called seachem flourite GRAY sand. It was IMO not even close to black. Also extremely dirty even after rinsing 6 bags for 45 minutes. Took at least...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-22-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,137
Posted By Buc_Nasty
I have the same problem...just moved into Boston...

I have the same problem...just moved into Boston and the ph is 8.8-9 out of the tap. It drops to around 7.4-7.6 after 12 hours.

I moved my black ghost knife into the tank yesterday and it looks...
Forum: Lighting   04-29-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 267,895
Posted By Buc_Nasty
You realize that the T5HO line on the graph...

You realize that the T5HO line on the graph applies to bulbs with individual reflectors right? The ones you linked to won't provide nearly as much light as the T5HO line on the graph. Just makin sure...
Forum: Equipment   04-26-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 37,190
Posted By Buc_Nasty
Agh it sure does. I didnt see that before

Agh it sure does. I didnt see that before
Forum: Equipment   04-26-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 37,190
Posted By Buc_Nasty
Well I found the discrepency... Home depot...

Well I found the discrepency...

Home depot "5 gallon" buckets filled to the brim hold almost 5.75 gallons of water!!!!

Sorry to doubt your tests Lescarpentier. I hope you understand though, I...
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