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Forum: Tank Journals 05-15-2007, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
Does anyone have a GOOD photo example of an Amazon Basin style?

I'm switching my two 55s to try reproduce the look of the amazon river basin as closely as I can... but I'm having trouble finding good photos or advice on this. Anyone have good photos? Little tiny...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-06-2007, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,649
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
I have that for my 2.5 but I use an energy saver...

I have that for my 2.5 but I use an energy saver bulb in it. Its brighter than a regular bulb and I havent had any problem with algea or anything.
Forum: Plants 03-02-2007, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,542
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
Java fern with black spots

I purchased these off of a particularly 'iffy' ebay seller in Singapore. Well.. they arrived with huge black spots and some plants were a complete loss. After months of touch and go they are now...
Forum: Plants 03-02-2007, 02:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,696
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
I have experanced the same thing, one recently in...

I have experanced the same thing, one recently in fact. Im still not sure what kind of plant it is. But its really pretty and came out of one of the bulb packs avalible dry at walmart. I never really...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-10-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,931
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
Very nice! Your English is great. Don't worry!

Very nice! Your English is great. Don't worry!
Forum: Plants 01-31-2007, 03:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,990
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
In my opinion, buying on line is always buyer...

In my opinion, buying on line is always buyer beware. Around here I have had AMAZING purchases off the for sale page. Ebay has been somewhat iffy. On this one... Id say the price (if it was off...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-16-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
I agree, your plants can recover. I was out of...

I agree, your plants can recover. I was out of power for a little longer than you were, but my loss of fish was truly shocking (no pun intended).
(see my post here:...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-11-2007, 11:07 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 329,973
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
This project is simply STUNNING!! Its...

This project is simply STUNNING!!

Its getting better every time I see photos of it. I cant WAIT to see this evolve! ;)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-11-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
as an oscar lover myself... I'm suprised youve...

as an oscar lover myself... I'm suprised youve managed to keep any plants in place with him in there. ;)

I would tend to think the algea problem is from the fact that oscars tend to be very...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-01-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
I have an energy saver bulb over mine. Its the...

I have an energy saver bulb over mine. Its the 100 watt equivilant in an energy saver bulb. So how many watts is that?! LOL
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-01-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
Ferts ? on a 2 gal nano

My 2 gal has been doing GREAT and is filling in very well. I have C02, aqua base, and a red sea filter and good lighting. I had been using a small amount of flurish in the tanks but for the past two...
Forum: Fish 12-20-2006, 02:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,755
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
Even with the door open the carbon monoxide will...

Even with the door open the carbon monoxide will still be going into your home if its an attached garage or filling the space with in the garage... a family of 4 was killed with another family...
Forum: Fish 12-20-2006, 02:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,755
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
Ahhh... generators cant be run in...

Ahhh... generators cant be run in garages...People have died this week from doing that. The produce carbon monoxide that can kill. You can run them outside and run a line into the house. That is what...
Forum: Plants 12-17-2006, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,702
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
Here is a good rule of thumb. DONT TRUST...

Here is a good rule of thumb. DONT TRUST PETSMART/CO TO GET YOUR PLANTS FROM.

I should know... I used to work there. Most of the plants arent true aquatics. Sometimes you will luck out. But its...
Forum: Fish 12-17-2006, 02:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,755
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
Yes. I've already spoken with my parents about...

Yes. I've already spoken with my parents about that. They are now planning on getting a large generator so that they can run our pellet stove to keep the house at a decent temp which would have...
Forum: Fish 12-16-2006, 11:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,755
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
Yes. My family and I agree. It was the lack of 02...

Yes. My family and I agree. It was the lack of 02 probibly along with the sudden build up of amonia (no filtration) coupled with the sudden and rather dramatic drop in temp from 78-82 degrees F to...
Forum: Fish 12-16-2006, 10:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,755
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
I had battery powered air pumps for all but the...

I had battery powered air pumps for all but the smallest tanks but the batteries only lasted about 24 hours. I hadnt expected to be dealing with bellow freezing temps outside and 3 days of no power....
Forum: Fish 12-16-2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
If it works let us know! I know it works...

If it works let us know!

I know it works with other cichlids & even bettas... so *shrugs*...
Forum: Fish 12-16-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,755
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
Power outage of 3 days results in heavy losses :*( 56k warning

As a result of a severe windstorm we only now just got power back for the first time since thurs. Needless to say then temp of our house dropped into the low 40s for more than 2 days and I lost a...
Forum: Fish 12-16-2006, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,725
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
I highly recomend corys for planted tanks. Ive...

I highly recomend corys for planted tanks. Ive never had a problem with them in mine once the plants roots are established. I also recomend ottos as well. Never had an issue with them either ;)
Forum: Fish 12-16-2006, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
Gold barbs are fine. Tiger barbs can be a pain...

Gold barbs are fine. Tiger barbs can be a pain unless you have a lot of them. They can get territorial and take out thier agression on the plants if you dont have enough tigers in the tank. I have no...
Forum: Fish 12-16-2006, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
I agree with eddie. Most people dont realize that...

I agree with eddie. Most people dont realize that angels can be extreamly agressive. Some are more laid back, but I would never count on that. One thing that I use with my flowerhorns (not sure if...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-09-2006, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 778
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
Hinge top lids for 2.5 gal tanks or light 'feet'

Has anyone found any hinge top lids for 2.5 gal tanks? I have the solid glass lid but as you can well imagine thats no ideal. There is no room for the filter or the tubeing so I have the lid jutting...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-09-2006, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
I have a 2.5 that I have been useing only smaller...

I have a 2.5 that I have been useing only smaller plants in with a great piece of driftwood that I picked up off of ebay that helps to make it appear to be a much larger tank. ;) Its coming along...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-09-2006, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By GreenerSideofLIfe
LOL I happen to agree. My nanos have been every...

LOL I happen to agree. My nanos have been every bit as expensive as my bigger tanks. Then again, I try to go the DIY route with everything to mixed results.

I love the name BTW ;) LOL
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