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Forum: DIY 05-16-2006, 05:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,561
Posted By BigBlue00
Actually Naja, I was going to ask you where you...

Actually Naja, I was going to ask you where you got that round container. Looks like a monster cookie jar, but I kinda like the look.
Forum: DIY 05-04-2006, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,009
Posted By BigBlue00
Mark, Definately interested in your project...

Mark,

Definately interested in your project here! Looking forward to following your progress. If it turns out, I may decide to build one myself. :icon_bigg

One miniscule question though,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-14-2004, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,441
Posted By BigBlue00
Post I believe mg/L and ppm are equivalent. One being...

I believe mg/L and ppm are equivalent. One being the metric measure, and the other the Imperial measure. eg. 20 mg/L = 20 ppm
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2004, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,033
Posted By BigBlue00
Post Powerhead for CO2 Reactor

What size of powerhead/pump do you all use to drive your CO2 reactors? I've seen some come with Rio 50s, but some say that is too small, etc.

I'm thinking of setting one up instead of outputting...
Forum: Substrate 05-27-2004, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,752
Posted By BigBlue00
Post The one thing I found about this hobby (and...

The one thing I found about this hobby (and especially with planted tanks) is that you can't afford to be lazy.

Best thing to do is do alot of research and reading before you start buying stuff...
Forum: Fish 05-26-2004, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By BigBlue00
Post I'm with Urkevitz. The pantyhose works great,...

I'm with Urkevitz. The pantyhose works great, just keep it in place with a rubber band.

The only thing is the filter won't pick up the larger pieces of detrius and plant matter. But I guess...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2004, 07:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,305
Posted By BigBlue00
Post Hell ya it's disappointing...thought we had a...

Hell ya it's disappointing...thought we had a chance to go to the finals back when we played Carolina a few years ago. Before that it was in 93 with Gilmour and the boys. If it wasn't for Gretzky,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2004, 04:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,305
Posted By BigBlue00
Post Would you all consider 5 mm a large gravel size? ...

Would you all consider 5 mm a large gravel size? I mean it's alot bigger than sand sure, but Fluorite is around 5-8 mm in diameter and smaller plants with finer roots can establish themselves just...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2004, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By BigBlue00
Post Since we are on the topic...:) I have had...

Since we are on the topic...:)

I have had my pressurized system set up for a little over a week now, and the pH is holding at around 7.0 at my current bubble count.

My question to everyone...
Forum: DIY 05-23-2004, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,032
Posted By BigBlue00
Post This is something I would definately be...

This is something I would definately be interested in.

I am using the standard 2 sided, laminated "LFS" background as well. I used mineral oil to stick it on, and then used a credit card to get...
Forum: Lighting 05-23-2004, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By BigBlue00
So if your reasoning is correct, then what is the...

So if your reasoning is correct, then what is the premise behind some people, and vendors (eg. www.hellolights.com) saying that the ballast is what drives the output to the bulbs? Hello Lights says...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-22-2004, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,763
Posted By BigBlue00
Post I use baking soda myself, just for raising KH. ...

I use baking soda myself, just for raising KH. My GH is usually fine, so there is no need to use calcium carbonate which would raise that too.

As for plants needing calcium, I don't mind snails...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-21-2004, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By BigBlue00
Great looking tank dogg76! The plants in the...

Great looking tank dogg76!

The plants in the left front corner look like Rotala Rotundifolia (Indica). When the tips turn red/pink, it looks nice. Very fast growers too.

The large leaf red...
Forum: Lighting 05-21-2004, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By BigBlue00
Post There's about 4.5 to 5 inches left in the front. ...

There's about 4.5 to 5 inches left in the front.

I have 2 x 24" single light strips that came with my tank that I was thinking about retrofitting, but they are too wide for the front.

I was...
Forum: Lighting 05-21-2004, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By BigBlue00
Post Ya, I know you guys are probably right. But...

Ya, I know you guys are probably right.

But for my own psychological well being, I paid for 130 Watts of light, and I want my 2 extra watts dangit!! :wink:
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2004, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,221
Posted By BigBlue00
I just set up a JBJ CO2 system last week. Maybe...

I just set up a JBJ CO2 system last week. Maybe I can help out here as I don't have any leaks that I can tell.

I went by the instructions with the regulator, and the first thing it says is to use...
Forum: Lighting 05-20-2004, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By BigBlue00
It is a 2 bulb unit only, 48" long and about 6"...

It is a 2 bulb unit only, 48" long and about 6" wide. It sits in the middle/back of the tank. I would like to add some lighting to the front, but like I said have very limited space there.
Forum: Lighting 05-20-2004, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By BigBlue00
Hi all, I have a 55 gallon with a...

Hi all,

I have a 55 gallon with a CustomSeaLife BriteLite fixture with 2 x 65 W PC bulbs. This is 2.36 Watts per gallon. I also have a 10 lb pressurized CO2 setup (just started this last week...
Forum: Lighting 05-20-2004, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By BigBlue00
I have a CustomSeaLife BriteLite fixture and I've...

I have a CustomSeaLife BriteLite fixture and I've heard that these units use the Workhorse 5 ballast.

The ballast is rated for 128 Watts and I was wondering, am I only getting 128 Watts of output...
Forum: Lighting 05-20-2004, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,182
Posted By BigBlue00
Hehe, like I said I am a newbie on this board so...

Hehe, like I said I am a newbie on this board so I haven't gotten around to a lot of the forums here yet. 8)



It seems like the general consensus is that the PAR/PUR a bulb gives off is the...
Forum: Lighting 05-19-2004, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,182
Posted By BigBlue00
Hi, I am a fellow newbie myself, but have...

Hi,

I am a fellow newbie myself, but have read and learned alot from reading this board and other Internet sites.

It's really the best way to build your knowledge about all the things that you...
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