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Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-22-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,182
Posted By skabooya
I put the foil on a couple days ago. I wrapped it...

I put the foil on a couple days ago. I wrapped it around the removable white individual reflectors and then replaced them in the canopy. My mom said it looks a bit brighter when she came over for a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-20-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,182
Posted By skabooya
Contacted Hagen and they told me that there is no...

Contacted Hagen and they told me that there is no way to retrofit the canopy. I had a look underneath and noticed my individual reflectors are melted. :(

My husband says to replace the reflectors...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-14-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,182
Posted By skabooya
Well, I got my answer. My husband HATES the look...

Well, I got my answer. My husband HATES the look of an open top tank with the hagen glo fixture suspended over it. He likes it fully enclosed. I understand why. I wish there was a way to retrofit the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-14-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,182
Posted By skabooya
I thought plants needed a certain amount of time...

I thought plants needed a certain amount of time for light to be on for them to begin photosynthesis. What would my photo period time look like with 2x39watt T5HO bulbs over a 32 gallon tank?
I...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-13-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,182
Posted By skabooya
32 gallon Hagen Waterhome

I have had my 32 gallon Hagen Waterhome for some time now and the lights are really bothering me. They bothered me before but now, it is just killing me. I want to upgrade, but I do not want to do...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-31-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,530
Posted By skabooya
The bowl is beautiful. How often do you do water...

The bowl is beautiful. How often do you do water changes? How long has it been set up?
I need to do one myself as well but I would only add cherries due to bioload. :)
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 08-30-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,952
Posted By skabooya
Well, I got another job at the school however it...

Well, I got another job at the school however it is only for a couple of months because I will be going on Maternity leave. Yup, baby number 2 in December. :)
I am in a new classroom this year. They...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 07-13-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,957
Posted By skabooya
It looks great. It is really coming along. I cant...

It looks great. It is really coming along. I cant wait to see it in the fall :)
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-27-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,957
Posted By skabooya
The results of the water before running was...

The results of the water before running was really bad. We had specialists brought in through WCB and they tested the water before and after running the taps in all the schools in town from each tap....
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-27-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,957
Posted By skabooya
RODI and bottled water would just be too...

RODI and bottled water would just be too expensive and/or heavy to carry to school every week :(
And there is no way I would get funding for anything like that either.
I ended up bringing my own...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-27-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,957
Posted By skabooya
This is wonderful. This is something similar I...

This is wonderful. This is something similar I would LOVE to do in my classroom. My biggest hurdle this year was dealing with contaminated school water. Ewww.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-24-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,952
Posted By skabooya
Sorry no updates. I noticed everything was dying...

Sorry no updates. I noticed everything was dying and wasn't flourishing like my tanks at home. The water at the school was tested because even the salmon were dying and the kids would not drink from...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-18-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,258
Posted By skabooya
Go check out the Barr Report forum. The last time...

Go check out the Barr Report forum. The last time I read C02 in a saltwater planted tank is useless however, some people noticed a difference. They started an experiment involving that but I haven't...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-17-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,258
Posted By skabooya
Even if I did, I am in Canada. They wouldn't make...

Even if I did, I am in Canada. They wouldn't make it across the border. But no, I dont. I used to sell, but since the grape calupra has grown to plague proportions it has choked nearly everything. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-17-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,258
Posted By skabooya
OMG let see if I remember them all. Sargassum ...

OMG let see if I remember them all.
Sargassum
green grape caulerpa
caulerpa prolifera
titan?
boodelia
red grape (botrocladia sp?? 2 different species)
short codium
red feather
2 varieties of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-17-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,258
Posted By skabooya
I currently have one going. It was just stunning....

I currently have one going. It was just stunning. LOVED my tank. Here is my thread:)
http://www.canreef.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?p=683116#post683116
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-17-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,141
Posted By skabooya
very nice.

very nice.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-16-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,952
Posted By skabooya
LOL but it looks pretty much the same... other...

LOL but it looks pretty much the same... other than being turned so we can view it better.

Im going to set up my 20gal at home I think as a riparium so I can store plants, and livestock in there...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-15-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,952
Posted By skabooya
Alright, so I turned the thank so we can look at...

Alright, so I turned the thank so we can look at it the "normal" way and I re arrranged it. I propped the wood up more in the corner and against the back glass. I pulled all the plants and seperated...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-15-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,952
Posted By skabooya
Well, Im seriously thinking of changing the...

Well, Im seriously thinking of changing the entire tank. I am going to see If I have room to turn the whole thing so we can view it from the side. Im going to drain the whole thing and remove the...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-14-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,952
Posted By skabooya
Yea its pretty bad here. Right now we are on Job...

Yea its pretty bad here. Right now we are on Job action because we are not allowed to "strike". Govt is wanting to do some pretty bad things and they wont budge on any of our requests. Requests being...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-14-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,952
Posted By skabooya
26 kids in all, so not bad. :) Much better than...

26 kids in all, so not bad. :) Much better than the 33 I am used to working with.
Here are the updated pics as of yesterday and the Valentines day gifts/card I made for my kids. :)
Notice all the...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-13-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,952
Posted By skabooya
I DID! :P See!!!! They are old now and the...

I DID! :P
See!!!! They are old now and the plants had completely covered the surface of the tank... until the kids pulled about half off as I had previously mentioned. I will take a better picture...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-12-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,952
Posted By skabooya
MAN Ive been busy lately. I didnt leave the...

MAN Ive been busy lately. I didnt leave the school yesterday until 6pm.
Anyways, there are 2 male hets left in the tank so no babies :(
There are a couple of shrimp in the tank but its pretty hard...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-11-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,849
Posted By skabooya
give it time. It sounds like you just disturbed...

give it time. It sounds like you just disturbed the beneficial bacteria.
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