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Forum: Tank Journals   08-18-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,370
Posted By Bunbuku
Beautiful tank Mythin! I hope my lago grandes...

Beautiful tank Mythin! I hope my lago grandes will look as nice in a few weeks. Quick question. How do you keep you're erios from floating up?
Forum: Equipment   03-11-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By Bunbuku
I would not say that. I switched to the ADA...

I would not say that. I switched to the ADA stainless steel pipes after breaking probably 5-6 ADA glass ones (usually the intakes). I use them with the Ehiem Ecco (smallest model) on my 60P. IMHO the...
Forum: Substrate   01-23-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,867
Posted By Bunbuku
Once it's floating like that it's hard to get to...

Once it's floating like that it's hard to get to stay down. I'd make little plugs and replant them deep enough that only the tips peek out the soil.
Forum: Substrate   01-22-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,867
Posted By Bunbuku
If you keep the HC trimmed very short (<1"). It...

If you keep the HC trimmed very short (<1"). It will be less likely to lift off the substrate. Some folks also cutout patches of carpet to give it room to crawl sideways. I have the same iwagumi...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-11-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 270,694
Posted By Bunbuku
Frank is that your tank #128 on IAPLC? If so...

Frank is that your tank #128 on IAPLC? If so congratulations:biggrin:!!
Forum: Substrate   07-08-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,992
Posted By Bunbuku
ADA will have you add those critters ~ 2 weeks...

ADA will have you add those critters ~ 2 weeks into setup if needed. IME, I found that NH3 was still too high after 2 wks to allow livestock.
Forum: Substrate   07-08-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,992
Posted By Bunbuku
I have used AS for 4 yrs with good results. ...

I have used AS for 4 yrs with good results.

Agree with Complexity. At minimum you need to start dosing with micros and K. New AS already has plenty of NH3.

If you look at the total ADA...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-30-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,645
Posted By Bunbuku
Genius, That is a beautiful Spec you got...

Genius,
That is a beautiful Spec you got there!
Quick question, the back wall of the Spec that separates the filter chamber, there is a little slot at the rather close to the bottom of the tank....
Forum: Tank Journals   01-29-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bunbuku
Thanks to msjinkszd I now have livestock....

Thanks to msjinkszd I now have livestock. Microdevario kubotai!! Tiny fish but their color really pops under the ADA 8000K particularly viewed from the side. They shoal all around the tank then as...
Forum: Aquascaping   01-28-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 29,725
Posted By Bunbuku
It's stunning now and will even be more stunning...

It's stunning now and will even be more stunning in 10-14 days when the reds stems grow back some. Fantastic job!!
Forum: Tank Journals   01-18-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bunbuku
Thank you all for the kind words :proud:! I've...

Thank you all for the kind words :proud:! I've been pleased with how the HC has grown and responded to trimming.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-17-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bunbuku
Still waiting for livestock but at least they are...

Still waiting for livestock but at least they are now in qt! After the trim, I decided to play with macro setting with my old Canon P&S.

a study of textural detail of one of the smaller stones...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-02-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bunbuku
Thanks! The ADA youtube videos show Amano is...

Thanks! The ADA youtube videos show Amano is using this plant in several of his layouts and including planting them in lava rockshere....
Forum: Tank Journals   01-02-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bunbuku
Thank you! I used the latest version of "new"...

Thank you! I used the latest version of "new" Amazonia regular and with a layer of powder type on top.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-02-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bunbuku
Thanks tizzite! I get my livestock at Fish...

Thanks tizzite! I get my livestock at Fish Gallery or the power sellers at SnS here. City Pets has decent prices on dry goods. The stand was made by ADG in Houston. They can finish it anyway you...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-01-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bunbuku
Happy New Year everyone! My iwagumi is going on...

Happy New Year everyone! My iwagumi is going on 10 wks now. HC underwent major mowing 3x since initial setup to keep it looking neat. That hydroctole (anyone know the ID?) is a weed that needed to be...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-15-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bunbuku
I never liked arranging rocks on iwagumis after...

I never liked arranging rocks on iwagumis after its grown in. Gets too messy that way, especially this one as I really buried the suckers.

No plans for background plants. It supposed to be...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-14-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bunbuku
Here is a sort of a side shot so you can tell how...

Here is a sort of a side shot so you can tell how high the substrate has been sloped up on toward the back left. This was done to emphasize the height of the main stone. In addition, the smaller...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-13-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bunbuku
other alternatives are Hemmigramus rodwayi or...

other alternatives are Hemmigramus rodwayi or Boehlkea fredcochui
Forum: Tank Journals   12-13-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 44,328
Posted By Bunbuku
It can but its easy enough to trim the longer...

It can but its easy enough to trim the longer leaves. Bolbitis have a darker green color and might be too dark next to your crypts.
Forum: Tank Journals   12-13-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 44,328
Posted By Bunbuku
Bolbitis will get big. You might consider some...

Bolbitis will get big. You might consider some needle leaf type java fern. The lighter green will help brightrn up that bare area between the dw pieces.
Forum: Tank Journals   12-13-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bunbuku
I ordered some green neons but USPS decided to...

I ordered some green neons but USPS decided to take 7 days to get the priority pacakge to me. Only the Amanos survived.

So now I wait for the LFS to get the right fish in stock...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-13-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bunbuku
Green hills

I am trying out another iwagumi in my 60-P with new Amazonia as the carpet in my previous iwagumi got overgrown and lifted off the substrate.

This time I cut out down from 3 species to only HC...
Forum: Substrate   12-10-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Bunbuku
I used AS for yrs. Yes for NH3 spike off the...

I used AS for yrs. Yes for NH3 spike off the charts! I have used well cycled canister from established tank and it has no impact on the spike. Best to wait it out, do frequent water changes the first...
Forum: Equipment   07-09-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By Bunbuku
those filters were made to be used with...

those filters were made to be used with disposable filter discs of different pore sizes. they are not meant to be used alone. as you can imagine, when you use it once without a filter disc you...
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