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Forum: Substrate 05-17-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By NanoDave
Tractor supply co has the black blasting sand...

Tractor supply co has the black blasting sand that a lot of members on here use. It's the "medium size" and is 20-40 grit and comes in a white bag with black lettering. GL
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-17-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By NanoDave
I have a half dozen Ista 45g and 2 Fluval 88g's...

I have a half dozen Ista 45g and 2 Fluval 88g's on all my nano's. I have had to contact Ista multiple times as their regulators leak and the flow guage is so touchy that I have to use a wrench and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-15-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,844
Posted By NanoDave
Looking awesome

Looking awesome
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-05-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By NanoDave
Mine did what you've described a lot when I first...

Mine did what you've described a lot when I first set up one of my tanks. Even had a few jumpers within the first few weeks as well :-(. After about a month they became less skittish and would be...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-05-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,528
Posted By NanoDave
Hows the fissidens been doing man?

Hows the fissidens been doing man?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-05-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,844
Posted By NanoDave
Really like the simplicity of this scape....

Really like the simplicity of this scape. Sometimes the best ones are the most simple.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-03-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,676
Views: 275,205
Posted By NanoDave
Just did a little plant rescape on my 12L: ...

Just did a little plant rescape on my 12L:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/images/yourtanks/yt_41170e.jpg
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-29-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By NanoDave
I have medium to high flow in my 12 long with...

I have medium to high flow in my 12 long with cardinal tetras and they school fairly nice.
Forum: Substrate 04-27-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,559
Posted By NanoDave
Good to know, thanks!

Good to know, thanks!
Forum: Substrate 04-27-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,559
Posted By NanoDave
Oh ok so saying Substrate XYZ is a great product...

Oh ok so saying Substrate XYZ is a great product and I would buy again is ok; but saying Vendor XYZ has delayed shipping and bad customer service isn't?

Just making sure that I'm following forum...
Forum: Substrate 04-27-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,559
Posted By NanoDave
Why aren't vendor reviews permited? How can we...

Why aren't vendor reviews permited? How can we spread our experiences and pass on what we find works/doesn't to better the hobby without doing reviews?
Forum: Substrate 04-26-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,559
Posted By NanoDave
That sounds about right and should be enough. I...

That sounds about right and should be enough. I just did a 72L x 16W tank with 200lbs so 360lbs should be enough to cover that with slopes I would imagine.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-26-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,315
Posted By NanoDave
HomeGoods is really good. TJ Maxx and Marshall's...

HomeGoods is really good. TJ Maxx and Marshall's are all owned by the same company so they all have similar stuff but HomeGoods has a bigger selection.
Forum: Substrate 04-26-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,559
Posted By NanoDave
Just thought I'd give you guys a little update...

Just thought I'd give you guys a little update and let you know the substrate it still holding very strong after 2+years. I've only root tabbed twice in the time I've been using and have never gravel...
Forum: Algae 04-21-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By NanoDave
Thanks for the advice. I can't keep the wood out...

Thanks for the advice. I can't keep the wood out of water for a few days as it has a years worth of anubias grown on it and I don't want to take the plants off. I can take the wood out of the tank so...
Forum: Algae 04-21-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By NanoDave
BBA - Use excel on a cloth?

I've heard of dosing excel with syringe directly on the BBA algae and it will die off. Could I simply remove the wood and use a clean new cloth with some excel on it and wipe it down? As for the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-21-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By NanoDave
I can put SAE in the 75g as I have a few already...

I can put SAE in the 75g as I have a few already I can move over but I can't do the same in the other tank as it houses a congo puffer that eats live fish. It's only on the driftwood which I can...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-20-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By NanoDave
Co2 Booster vs Excel?

I've recently started to battle some serious BBA in two of my large tanks (75g) and I've heard Excel works well. I have a bottle of Co2 Booster made by API, is this the same or comparable to Seachems...
Forum: Substrate 04-17-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,559
Posted By NanoDave
I agree, you can't compare the two as they are...

I agree, you can't compare the two as they are completely different things. No doubt dirt will grow better than any inert substrate. Personally I would never use dirt for the simple fact that you...
Forum: Substrate 04-07-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By NanoDave
I've recently been using pool filter sand at $10...

I've recently been using pool filter sand at $10 for a 50lb bag. Make sure you get one without chemicals added and give it a good rinse or two before using.
Forum: Substrate 04-05-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By NanoDave
annyann: I've used ActivFlora, Eco-Complete, and...

annyann: I've used ActivFlora, Eco-Complete, and FloraMax. Eco-Complete and FloraMax are very similar in the sense of uneven granule and black/gray/red coloration. I find when I used FloraMax it was...
Forum: Substrate 04-05-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,559
Posted By NanoDave
Nice, Can't wait to see it grow!

Nice, Can't wait to see it grow!
Forum: Substrate 04-01-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,559
Posted By NanoDave
All of you need to tell them when you place your...

All of you need to tell them when you place your order so I can get some free bags! I'm setting up a rack system this week and can't find it out by me yet from the last time I bought all the places...
Forum: Substrate 03-18-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By NanoDave
One thing to keep in mind with "capping"...

One thing to keep in mind with "capping" substrate is if you cap with something smaller grade it will eventually settle on the bottom leaving the big stuff. If you liked your previous substrate and...
Forum: Substrate 03-17-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,559
Posted By NanoDave
No more updates unfortunately. One of the...

No more updates unfortunately. One of the containers fell last week and this week the other fell when the cat we are house sitting caused havok. In the end the ActivFlora stayed a lot like the last...
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