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Forum: Lighting 04-17-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,205
Posted By Chesemonky
I'm trying to go for something that is more...

I'm trying to go for something that is more aesthetically pleasing, but it's not ABSOLUTELY necessary. The LED does look interesting, but I'm going to keep looking around to see what I can find.
Forum: Lighting 04-17-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,205
Posted By Chesemonky
Question Best Light for 10 Gallon Tank

I've been looking around for a new light for my 10 gallon fish tank. I want to be able to grow medium to high light plants in my tank. Does anybody know of a good light fixture that can achieve that...
Forum: Fish 02-19-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By Chesemonky
ya maybe i should look into a smaller fish, are...

ya maybe i should look into a smaller fish, are chili rasboras smaller ones? If so, do they school well and what level of the tank do they like to stay at?
Forum: Fish 02-18-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By Chesemonky
thnx, will defenitley consider that, but it...

thnx, will defenitley consider that, but it really all boils down to the price of the fish. If i can find cardinal for cheaper than the rummy noses, then i will definitely get them. If the difference...
Forum: Fish 02-18-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By Chesemonky
Which of these tetras should i get?

I have a 10 gallon planted tank (see link in signature). I have 3 kuhli loaches now but plan on getting 2 more. After I have the 5 loaches, i am going to raise some endlers i have from another tank...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-18-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 40,053
Posted By Chesemonky
just stumbled upon this tank. think it looks...

just stumbled upon this tank. think it looks great. I especially like that you were able to use the glass filter pipes. where did you get them cause i might consider it for a future tank if i have...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-18-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,564
Posted By Chesemonky
Talking New Pictures

Yesterday I got 1 more kuhli loach. I wanted to get three, but they only had the one at the time. I also purchased some money wort (back right of picture). I am not really sure what to do on the left...
Forum: Aquascaping 02-17-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,523
Posted By Chesemonky
think it looks great. I personally like the way...

think it looks great. I personally like the way the vals are densely planted. The vals will most likely melt off and grow back. I decided to see how some babies from another tank would look in mine....
Forum: Lighting 02-17-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,850
Posted By Chesemonky
ya im thinking of using that cause im running t8...

ya im thinking of using that cause im running t8 bulbs
Forum: Lighting 02-16-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,850
Posted By Chesemonky
Question Flora Glo or Aqua Glo

I have a 10 gallon tank that is using the hagen life glo bulb. It works great and my plants are visibly greener. I plan on getting a second cheap strip to put in front of the other so i am running 30...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-14-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,564
Posted By Chesemonky
just wanted to keep everyone updated that the...

just wanted to keep everyone updated that the kuhlis have calmed down and they are hanging out together now in my driftwood cave.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-13-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,564
Posted By Chesemonky
I believe that my tank is cycled and I am good to...

I believe that my tank is cycled and I am good to go with fish, so i got 2 kuhli loaches and will watch the levels carefully. Here they are, I acclimated them for 50 minutes (drip acclimated) and...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-11-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,564
Posted By Chesemonky
ya i put in a little more ammonia to see if it is...

ya i put in a little more ammonia to see if it is gone in the next 24 hours.
Forum: DIY 02-11-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,157
Posted By Chesemonky
Question Cheap DIY Light Fixture for 10 Gallon Tank

i have been looking at new hoods for my 10 gallon tank (see link below), but they are all too expensive for me at the moment. Does anybody know a way to get around 3 watts per gallon using homemade...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-11-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,564
Posted By Chesemonky
i just checked out the ammonia and nitrite levels...

i just checked out the ammonia and nitrite levels and they were both at 0.0 ppm the nitrates are at about 20 ppm. So i put in a frozen blood worm cube in a pantyhose like material. I figure, if the...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-11-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,564
Posted By Chesemonky
i was really fortunate today. i went to petco to...

i was really fortunate today. i went to petco to find a anubias (my LFS sells everything ridiculously high cause it is the only one around). They were having i by two get one free sale. So i found my...
Forum: Fish 02-09-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By Chesemonky
ok. thanks for the heads up. i did not buy it yet...

ok. thanks for the heads up. i did not buy it yet because i wanted to make sure first. I will wait till my tank is completely cycled. (^_^)
Forum: Fish 02-09-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By Chesemonky
Betta + Ammonia = Bad?

I have been lead to believe that Bettas do not have any gills, because of this, they breath from the top of the tank. Is it true that they do not have gills, and if so, are they affected by ammonia...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-09-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By Chesemonky
ya i dont have a heater quite yet but hope to get...

ya i dont have a heater quite yet but hope to get one today or tomorrow depending on if i have the time.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-09-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,564
Posted By Chesemonky
to keep everybody updated: i have put some gravel...

to keep everybody updated: i have put some gravel in a pantyhose like material and placed it on my filter along with the top filter medium of my tank and my bros since they are both aquaclear. I hope...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-09-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By Chesemonky
i will test it but i actually only stole a third...

i will test it but i actually only stole a third of it because they have the sponge at the bottom, the activated carbon in the middle, and whatever those white pellet like things are on top. But my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-09-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By Chesemonky
Question How can I speed up the cycle process

Hi, i have a 10 gallon tank (see link in signature) that i am in the process of cycling (fishless). Right now, i am decaying some frozen bloodworms and fish food to get the ammonia levels up. I have...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-09-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,564
Posted By Chesemonky
Ok the log is in. I decided since i wont have...

Ok the log is in. I decided since i wont have fish in it for a while (fishless cycle) i would only boil it for 2 hours and change the water it was boiling in three times.
I felt that it looked a...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-08-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,564
Posted By Chesemonky
just got some driftwood for the tank, it is...

just got some driftwood for the tank, it is boiling right now. then i will soak it in cold water for about 2 hours. will post a pic when it is in. Does driftwood bring down the pH of the water and if...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-08-2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,564
Posted By Chesemonky
Does anybody know any good ways of adding ammonia...

Does anybody know any good ways of adding ammonia without using fish or getting straight ammonia. Right now i am putting in fish food and might add a cube of frozen blood worms. Want to get this tank...
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