Huy nguyen's Blog (8)

20 gallon project ideas? suggestions?

So Im doing a dirted/substrate tank for my 20 gallon 

Im planning on using 1.5-2 inch dirt. Then cap it with flourite substrate. Then maybe another cap of pool filter sand for baby tears or small rooted plants.( or did you think it will spread on the flourite>?) 

Then im going to build a DIY co2 system 

It will be run a 40 watt at least 5000k light 

All I have right now is the tank and fixture of the light.

The plants I wanted are dwarf sag, jungle val,…


Added by huy nguyen on September 1, 2014 at 1:04am — 2 Comments

betta angle or discus breeders please email

hey im interested in any high quality betta angel or discus breeders for a cheap price 

i just got a  huge rack and plan on starting to breed some fish. 

please email at 

Added by huy nguyen on September 4, 2013 at 12:28am — No Comments

aquarium rack filter

So the other day i got a aquarium rack (like the one you see in stores ) and im trying to build a cheap filter im thinking wet dry and i have a few question 

1.can i use lava rock as a filter media ? 

2.when i got the system each tank was separate when connecting the sump so the top rack didnt overflow into the middle racks it just went straight to the sump. Do i have to do it this way?


and i…


Added by huy nguyen on September 1, 2013 at 11:51am — 2 Comments

baby tears dying

Hey so i got my 30 gal tank setup with dirt and all and didnt know bab tears needed to much light (2wpg )i was running a little less than one. so they are starting to turn brown so i moved them outside in a small container with dirt. 

So my question is what led light would i need to get a nice carpet of baby tears? or what cheap fixture can i get 

Added by huy nguyen on July 25, 2013 at 12:27am — 9 Comments

baby tears

Hey i just dirted my tank first time and want to know if i can get away with growing baby tears with only 1,5 wpg right now i have a dry start cover in plastic wrap
I was also wondering if i should wait for the baby tears to get some roots before i cap it because when i bought them (2) their roots were vary small im scared to cap it cuz the roots arent long enough to reach the soil and idk if its safe please help

Added by huy nguyen on July 23, 2013 at 3:33am — 7 Comments

wet dry filter overflowing

does anyone know how to maintain a wet dry filter so that the input and output is the same ? Is their some math formula saying that like EX (1/2 inch pvc makes 300gph ) 

Added by huy nguyen on May 9, 2013 at 11:58pm — 1 Comment

gph for a 100 gallon tank an gravel/sand

if i dont put any gravel/sand on my fish tank and leave it bare bottom is that ok ? and if i do leave it bare bottom i have diy filter that i would like to hook up by putting 2 400 gph pumps on both sides of my 100 gallon tank is that safe for fish i plan to keep african ciclids and a arowana 

Added by huy nguyen on May 7, 2013 at 12:56am — 3 Comments

play sand and other cheap sand

Does anyone know if you can you use play sand in a african ciclid tank ? or even use beach sand ? or the cheapest sand out their please let me know 

Added by huy nguyen on May 1, 2013 at 12:35am — 2 Comments


Blog Posts

Help! High nitrates

Posted by Zachary Kittle on October 30, 2018 at 10:51am 4 Comments

Lights how much is enough.

Posted by Kendal on June 21, 2017 at 2:45pm 0 Comments


  • Add Photos
  • View All


  • Add Videos
  • View All


Birthdays Today

© 2019   Created by Dustin Wunderlich.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service