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Forum: Photography 02-04-2013, 02:15 AM
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Posted By El Funko
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-30-2013, 09:18 PM
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Views: 1,956
Posted By El Funko
Help! Stocking Suggestions Needed Fluval Spec V

I checked out another LFS yesterday, and they've really made some great changes since I'd been there last. I picked up 10 cherries and 3 Pygmy Cories for the Spec. I'll let them acclimate a bit, then...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-28-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,956
Posted By El Funko
Help! Stocking Suggestions Needed Fluval Spec V

My 5 gal. Fluval Spec is finally cycled, and I'm planning to make an order with Rachel (Msjinkzd.com) soon. I'd like a shoal of small fish, small enough to have 8-10 total.

Here's a shot of the...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2012, 08:01 PM
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Views: 179
Posted By El Funko
Free Paintball Tank... Almost

I stopped in to Dick's Sporting Goods to purchase a 20 oz PB tank and get it filled. The tech who filled it just put it into a box and labeled it $3.99. At the checkout, the girl rang it up and said...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-17-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,147
Posted By El Funko
Thanks. I need to get some current pictures up...

Thanks. I need to get some current pictures up here. I guess I've been lacking...:icon_redf

Nope, just been enjoying my tank.

I was mostly successful with the algae wars. I ended up dosing...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By El Funko
I initially had the same hesitations that you...

I initially had the same hesitations that you have, but decided to go ahead and add the 200W Hydor to my Mr. Aqua 12g long and 2213. It's only been a few months, but so far, so good.

Compared to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-16-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,478
Posted By El Funko
1. TeamTeal 2. monkeyfish 3.blackwidow 4. ...

1. TeamTeal
2. monkeyfish
3.blackwidow
4.
5.randy060
6. antbug
7.geranie
8.
9. syzygy9
10. Dave-H
Forum: Tank Journals 11-09-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,147
Posted By El Funko
I didn't use the whole 9 liters of Amazonia, but...

I didn't use the whole 9 liters of Amazonia, but almost. Maybe 2 cups or so left.
I spent a long time looking for the right hardscape. Got lucky with that stump.

Tank is around $65 from...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-08-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,147
Posted By El Funko
I'm not real crazy about the narrow leaf java...

I'm not real crazy about the narrow leaf java fern that's behind the stump. It's just too tall for this short tank. There are some melted crypt wendtii on the left side, and in the back corner that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-08-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By El Funko
Sounds exactly like what we saw when we had our...

Sounds exactly like what we saw when we had our first batch of pond snails hatch. Like a blob of white jelly with a tiny black spot in the middle.

Do you have snails? Did you just buy new plants?
Forum: Fish 11-08-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By El Funko
No, just Ottos and CRS. It's a 6 gallon tank, so...

No, just Ottos and CRS. It's a 6 gallon tank, so I'm afraid to add any more fish. I only ordered 6, but the seller sent me 10.
Forum: Fish 11-08-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By El Funko
Not sure. I have 10 (I think) and have barely...

Not sure. I have 10 (I think) and have barely seen them since the day they went into the tank...

Well, that may be an exaggeration. They do come out when fed, but only if the lights in the room...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-08-2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,147
Posted By El Funko
Today I performed a thorough cleaning of the...

Today I performed a thorough cleaning of the tank, trying to get as much algae off as I could during the draining of the tank. I was also sick of the hugely long roots on the frogbit, so I enlisted...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-06-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,418
Posted By El Funko
Beautiful! What kind of fish is this?

Beautiful! What kind of fish is this?
Forum: Other Websites 11-06-2010, 02:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By El Funko
Cool! Nice images. I worked with IR film on a...

Cool! Nice images. I worked with IR film on a couple of projects in college, but not with digital. What do planted tanks look like?
Forum: Tank Journals 11-04-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,147
Posted By El Funko
Well, last night I performed a thorough cleaning,...

Well, last night I performed a thorough cleaning, while siphoning off the pieces during a water change. The tank looked much better afterward.

I had to get up early for work this morning, and came...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-03-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,147
Posted By El Funko
OK, finally got some pictures of the most recent...

OK, finally got some pictures of the most recent plantings. I'm still dealing with algae, and as posted above have reduced the photoperiod and increased the rate of CO2. No inhabitants yet, so I...
Forum: Plants 11-02-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By El Funko
Apologies to the OP, don't want to hijack the...

Apologies to the OP, don't want to hijack the thread, but does anyone also have recommendations for floaters that don't have long "roots" hanging down? I put a handful of frogbit in my 12G long tank,...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-02-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,540
Posted By El Funko
I'm by no means an expert, but it seems to be the...

I'm by no means an expert, but it seems to be the opinion of many on this forum that you need to use 4dKH solution in the drop checker, not water from your aquarium. I bought the same one, and found...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-01-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,147
Posted By El Funko
Bought at manzanita.com. They were awesome. I...

Bought at manzanita.com. They were awesome. I called them up and told them what I was looking for. The guy I talked with went out into the warehouse and picked through the ones that he thought would...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-01-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,147
Posted By El Funko
El Funko's Ubiquitous 12G Long

OK, nobody here will be surprised to hear this (since you've all been there yourselves), but I've been thoroughly bitten by the planted tank bug. My wife uses the word obsessed pretty liberally...
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Forum: Tank Journals 10-29-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 12,205
Posted By El Funko
I'll comment. I think it looks great! I...

I'll comment. I think it looks great! I especially like the slate wall. Very natural looking...

The staurogyne looks great on the left side. Maybe something equally green on the right in front?...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-13-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 188,074
Posted By El Funko
Don't sell yourself short. Sure, good camera and...

Don't sell yourself short. Sure, good camera and good lens makes it easier, but you have to get the shot... That said, what camera/lens combo are you using for the close-ups? I'm looking for new...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-02-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,763
Posted By El Funko
Looking for an update on this thread. I'm...

Looking for an update on this thread. I'm thinking of buying this tank, and finding a light that will work is a challenge... Got pictures of the current status?
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By El Funko
I initially bought the Hydor 15W mini heater,...

I initially bought the Hydor 15W mini heater, which is flat and can be put under the gravel. Other TPT members have put this filter into the HOB AC20, effectively hiding the heater from view. I...
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