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Forum: Equipment 01-31-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By AustinLear
Good luck, I searched for black egg crate in...

Good luck, I searched for black egg crate in Toronto for about three months before giving up and buying a sheet of the white stuff. Best I could find was those small ones on Amazon.
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By AustinLear
I had two of these tanks before, this was my...

I had two of these tanks before, this was my biggest issue with them. Unfortunately it's either all or nothing with this tank and you'd have to turn the moonlight on/off manually at night before...
Forum: Catfish 01-24-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By AustinLear
They definitely live longer than a year and have...

They definitely live longer than a year and have the potential to get HUGE. If they don't get huge they'll die young from being stunted.
Forum: Cichlids 01-21-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By AustinLear
The photo is honestly too low quality to be able...

The photo is honestly too low quality to be able to tell anything at all.

The ammonia, in my experience, is what is causing them to flash though sometimes they will do so for territorial reasons. ...
Forum: Planted Tank Photos 11-07-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By AustinLear
Looks absolutely amazing, when you posted it with...

Looks absolutely amazing, when you posted it with the bare rocks I was curious to see how it would turn out. The plants REALLY pull it together and add that "oomph".
Forum: Planted Tank Photos 11-07-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By AustinLear
W O W. That looks amazing, no sarcasm!...

W O W.

That looks amazing, no sarcasm! Honestly love the simplicity of the scape yet there is so much to look at, beautifully done!
Forum: Planted Tank Photos 11-05-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By AustinLear
As far as I know it should be fine so long as its...

As far as I know it should be fine so long as its not in a sealed system. The only toxic part, IIRC, is the gasses that are released.

I resealed the threads on my canister filter the other week...
Forum: Planted Tank Photos 11-05-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By AustinLear
Looks good, if it were me I'd bring the centre...

Looks good, if it were me I'd bring the centre piece of rocks up forward more and maybe break the right hand side down into a shorter less symmetrical stack.
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 10-23-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By AustinLear
Smile Well, I have to say I'm stumped then.. Could just...

Well, I have to say I'm stumped then.. Could just have been poor stock or already had some issues. I know I've had fish die, seemingly randomly, when all the parameters check out. I'd say up to you...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 10-22-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By AustinLear
Was this tank ever cycled? I'm not trying to...

Was this tank ever cycled? I'm not trying to accuse but I'm highly skeptical of the test results you have.

A ten gallon tank with that many fish/shrimp in it should show a much higher level of...
Forum: Fish and Coral 10-16-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By AustinLear
Then stop posting threads asking if people have...

Then stop posting threads asking if people have "any ideas".

Obviously that is going to come with some criticism of what you did or are doing wrong. If you can't take that, don't post the thread....
Forum: Marine Photography 10-11-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,845
Posted By AustinLear
It definitely helps ease the anxiety I'm sure but...

It definitely helps ease the anxiety I'm sure but not necessary imo.

If you can put it somewhere perpendicular to the joists that is always best or near an outside/supporting wall. 100G tank...
Forum: Freshwater Livestock 10-11-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By AustinLear
Wanted LF Cyprichromis

Hi all,

Looking for some Cyprichromis for a lake Tanganyika tank, not sure what variety I'm into the most.

Anyone out there got some?
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 09-19-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By AustinLear
Seconding Martel's reply, if its rocks you...

Seconding Martel's reply, if its rocks you definitely will be safer with an epoxy. If it were just to glue plants to a rock or some pieces of wood together I've always gone with super glue as I find...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 09-04-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By AustinLear
As much as big als can be great for hardware/dry...

As much as big als can be great for hardware/dry goods they seem to absolutely suck at keeping a decent stock of healthy fish. I used to buy my fish from them but after having most die from issues...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By AustinLear
Is my filter enough?

Hi guys,

I have a sinking feeling that I've been somewhat duped by the big box stores. Picked up a 75 gallon tank along with an Aqueon quietflow 300 canister filter the other week and have been...
Forum: Hardware and Dry Goods 08-20-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By AustinLear
Still available? When you say Dufferin/College do...

Still available? When you say Dufferin/College do you mean pick up there or Jane/Weston?
Forum: DIY 08-19-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By AustinLear
Yes, wood glue, dowels and screws (in some parts)...

Yes, wood glue, dowels and screws (in some parts) were used in the construction. Additionally both the top and bottom have both a 2x6 on the outside and a 2x4 in the inside sandwiching those 2x4’s...
Forum: DIY 08-19-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By AustinLear
Yeah it is just the 4 2x4's as the legs of the...

Yeah it is just the 4 2x4's as the legs of the stand, thats what has me worried. The only thing I can think of is that the top section is more reinforced than the example you gave. It may serve to...
Forum: DIY 08-19-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By AustinLear
Is my DIY stand sufficient?

Hi folks, I had a friend of mine help me out by building me a stand for a 75 gallon tank. He's very experienced with carpentry so I trust the skills behind the build, just growing increasingly...
Forum: Hardware and Dry Goods 07-02-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 362
Posted By AustinLear
Forsale Fluval Flex Tanks for sale

Hi everyone,

I have a pair of Fluval Flex tanks (the 9 gal and 15 gal variants) that I'm looking to get rid of. Upgrading to larger tanks so that I can keep the water changes simpler.

Comes...
Forum: Hardware and Dry Goods 12-11-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By AustinLear
Got pics? . .

Got pics? . .
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 12-03-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By AustinLear
Thank you, I appreciate it!

Thank you, I appreciate it!
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 12-03-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By AustinLear
75 Gallon Tank Dimensions

Hello all,

Hoping to get some advice/expertise here. I have been looking up 75 gallon tanks online and seem to be coming across a variety of dimensions ranging from 48" x 18" x 21" to 48.5" x...
Forum: Cichlids 11-29-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By AustinLear
I would give Finatics in Mississauga a call, they...

I would give Finatics in Mississauga a call, they should either have some or know where to find them.
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