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Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By BruceF
I use a black intake sponge but it only fits a...

I use a black intake sponge but it only fits a 3/4 pipe I think. Home depot sells them in the pond gear department. Another thing I did was cap the end of the pipe and cut slits with a band saw.
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 203
Posted By BruceF
I don't see why you can't do that. Just make...

I don't see why you can't do that. Just make sure the siphon is high enough in the tank so it will stop draining before it overflows the sump. I use a bunch of siphons and the hardest part is...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 203
Posted By BruceF
Most of the time people fault the sump itself for...

Most of the time people fault the sump itself for the co2 loss. Why do you think it is the overflow that is the problem?
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By BruceF
I exchange my tank at a liquor store.

I exchange my tank at a liquor store.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-14-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By BruceF
I have 6 or 7 10g tanks that I run as fairly low...

I have 6 or 7 10g tanks that I run as fairly low light planted tanks with between 13 and 25watt cfl lighting. One even runs with a 14w t8 fixture. I find there are lots of plants that will grow in...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-13-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,970
Posted By BruceF
I would like to make the argument for the...

I would like to make the argument for the colorful planted aquarium that is not the Dutch planted aquarium. It strikes me that many people grow plants in an arrangement that they refer to as sort of...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-09-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By BruceF
No I am not adding co2 to that tank. I grow...

No I am not adding co2 to that tank. I grow eleocharis belem , crypt nuri, rotala hra gra. and Lysimachia in it.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-09-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 36,021
Posted By BruceF
Great color! I especially like all the shades of...

Great color! I especially like all the shades of green.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-09-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By BruceF
I use two 13w spiral bulbs on a 2.5 gallon tank...

I use two 13w spiral bulbs on a 2.5 gallon tank without any circulation. Algae isn't such a large problem. I keep the tank full of plants and change 100% of the water once a week. It has developed...
Forum: Plants 04-08-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By BruceF
fwiw Kasselmann says they are hardy but slow...

fwiw Kasselmann says they are hardy but slow growing and put on roots slowly. She suggests they do not grow emersed well unless kept in high humidity.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-06-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 278
Posted By BruceF
Easy to find . Fleet Enema Sodium Phosphate...

Easy to find .
Fleet Enema Sodium Phosphate Saline Laxative for Adults
Forum: Tank Journals 04-03-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,333
Posted By BruceF
Hey this is looking great. I see you are in...

Hey this is looking great. I see you are in Boulder. I have a small collection of crypts. Maybe 8 varieties. Maybe we could do some trading sometime.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-01-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By BruceF
An important point for attaching a member of the...

An important point for attaching a member of the fern family is to cut off old leaves of ferns, such as Bolbitis and Microsorum, as much as possible before attaching them to driftwood. Old mature...
Forum: Plants 04-01-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 225
Posted By BruceF
Cutting the leaves.

Cutting the leaves.
Forum: Plants 04-01-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 225
Posted By BruceF
I just about a month ago cut back the whole ten...

I just about a month ago cut back the whole ten gallon tank. Reduced it by more than half. It recovered fairly quickly. No real problems to speak of.
Forum: Plants 04-01-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 225
Posted By BruceF
It can grow 6 to 8 inches in due time. I filled...

It can grow 6 to 8 inches in due time. I filled a 10g with it. Just used dirt and a cfl bulb. Grows like a weed. You can trim it if you like.
Forum: Plants 04-01-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 996
Posted By BruceF
probably you have rotundifolia. Why you have...

probably you have rotundifolia. Why you have algae is a whole other question.
Forum: Plants 04-01-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 996
Posted By BruceF
Yes I find it is pretty easy to grow. 2 13w cfls...

Yes I find it is pretty easy to grow. 2 13w cfls should work fine.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-29-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By BruceF
I think there is a form of riccia that is more...

I think there is a form of riccia that is more prone to staying submerged. I think people refer to it as mini riccia. However I am not sure.
Forum: Plants 03-29-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 996
Posted By BruceF
R. indica is hard to grow without co2. ROTALA...

R. indica is hard to grow without co2. ROTALA ROTUNDIFOLIA does well.
Forum: Plants 03-28-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By BruceF
Some plants will be fine, some plants will not, ...

Some plants will be fine, some plants will not, It really depends on the plants. Most of them will grow slower at that temperature but not all.
Forum: DIY 03-28-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 577
Posted By BruceF
That is in good condition.

That is in good condition.
Forum: DIY 03-28-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 577
Posted By BruceF
Oh, shows what I know! I suppose you could use a...

Oh, shows what I know! I suppose you could use a urethane caulk.
So is the slate inside the side panels or under them?
I would use the thicker glass I guess if you just want to replace the...
Forum: DIY 03-28-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 577
Posted By BruceF
I think I meant just silicone the slate itself in...

I think I meant just silicone the slate itself in place. I guess I haven't understood what is wrong with it.
Forum: DIY 03-28-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 577
Posted By BruceF
I can't remember the bottom of the tanks well and...

I can't remember the bottom of the tanks well and they are filled with water at the moment! I guess it all depends on how you want to restore this thing. Couldn't you simply silicone it into place?
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