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Forum: Equipment   05-27-2015, 03:05 PM
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Posted By SpeedKilz
I'd run a bigger filter. I currently have a 2215...

I'd run a bigger filter. I currently have a 2215 on a 60p, but with a 2217 impeller to compensate for an inline heater and C02 diffuser. I adjust the flow as needed with the ball valves.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-25-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,872
Posted By SpeedKilz
I sure am. My focus was the HC with the dry...

I sure am. My focus was the HC with the dry start. I'm just starting to figure out what other plants I'm going to put in there.



Haha. The clamp is a nice insurance policy. The balancing act...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-24-2014, 11:43 PM
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Views: 1,872
Posted By SpeedKilz
Flooded the tank: ...

Flooded the tank:
http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w117/Hockpuck1733/IMG_0430_zpsd7b94b9c.jpg (http://s174.photobucket.com/user/Hockpuck1733/media/IMG_0430_zpsd7b94b9c.jpg.html)...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-21-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,872
Posted By SpeedKilz
Thanks for the advice! I think I'm going to flood...

Thanks for the advice! I think I'm going to flood the tank this week and see where it goes. I'll be sure to post pictures.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-20-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,872
Posted By SpeedKilz
I've been debating flooding the tank. Since...

I've been debating flooding the tank. Since bringing the houseplants in during the fall there have been fungus gnats in the house which I've been treating for, but there isn't really anything I can...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-19-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,872
Posted By SpeedKilz
Thanks! It's a slow process, but enjoyable.

Thanks! It's a slow process, but enjoyable.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-18-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,872
Posted By SpeedKilz
Here is a little update: 12/20/13 ...

Here is a little update:

12/20/13
http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w117/Hockpuck1733/IMG_0388_zps903e0148.jpg (http://s174.photobucket.com/user/Hockpuck1733/media/IMG_0388_zps903e0148.jpg.html)...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-30-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,872
Posted By SpeedKilz
Here's an update on the HC dry start (week 3)....

Here's an update on the HC dry start (week 3). Not looking so good. Not sure if there is too much water/humidity. Lights are 9" above rim of the tank and on 14 hours a day. I have some shrink wrap...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-16-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,872
Posted By SpeedKilz
Thanks! Second or third time I've received wood...

Thanks! Second or third time I've received wood from Tom. Never disappointed!



Thanks! They are Dwarf Baby Tears (Hemianthus Callitruchoides). I plan to post some more progression this week...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-13-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,872
Posted By SpeedKilz
60p | 2.0

I've always wanted to start a tank journal and now is a great time to start. I had to tear my tank down over the summer do to moving and for the last month or two I've been in the process of getting...
Forum: Lighting   08-14-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,871
Posted By SpeedKilz
They're not bad. We sell them were I work. You're...

They're not bad. We sell them were I work. You're going to want a timer - no on off switch on these.
Forum: Equipment   08-13-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By SpeedKilz
Deep Blue has some nice stands. I know they have...

Deep Blue has some nice stands. I know they have one that fits a 20H. I'm using it for a 60P
Forum: Fish   06-05-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,445
Posted By SpeedKilz
I'd go with Amano

I'd go with Amano
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-15-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By SpeedKilz
Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
Forum: Equipment   04-11-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By SpeedKilz
I have a 200W Hydor on my 60P (roughly 18...

I have a 200W Hydor on my 60P (roughly 18 gallons) which might be overkill, but it was the smallest inline heater I could use. Didn't want the clutter of a traditional heater in the tank. You should...
Forum: Algae   04-11-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By SpeedKilz
They are on 8 hours a day. C02 kicks on an hour...

They are on 8 hours a day. C02 kicks on an hour before the lights go and off an hour before they go out.



I used to have it on the glass until I bumped my EI up from the recommended dosing for...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-11-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By SpeedKilz
I recommend you make the trip. I assure you it's...

I recommend you make the trip. I assure you it's worth it!
Forum: Algae   04-11-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By SpeedKilz
Green Spot Algae

Can't get rid of the green spot algae that keeps showing up on my Anubias. From what I understand, it shows up when phosphates are low. I'm currently EI dosing my 60P with 1/4 tsp KNO3, 1/16 KH2P04...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-09-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By SpeedKilz
Well come to forum! Fellow upstater here. Ever...

Well come to forum! Fellow upstater here. Ever check out Eddies Aquarium in Cohoes?
Forum: Tank Journals   04-04-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 31,314
Posted By SpeedKilz
Using a big, but very nice filter. Did your...

Using a big, but very nice filter. Did your inline heater and reactor slow your flow down to the point of getting a filter that big or did you already have it?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-03-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By SpeedKilz
nano-reef.com

nano-reef.com
Forum: Fish   04-01-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By SpeedKilz
Mostly herbivore, but a little protein here and...

Mostly herbivore, but a little protein here and there is good.
Forum: Lighting   04-01-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
Posted By SpeedKilz
I had that light in 2 versions. 20" on a 10...

I had that light in 2 versions. 20" on a 10 gallon and 24" on a 20 high. I think you will need ferts and C02. You could try toning down the intensity by using one or two layers of window screen if...
Forum: Equipment   04-01-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By SpeedKilz
Eheim 2215 or 2217 is my recommendation.

Eheim 2215 or 2217 is my recommendation.
Forum: Fish   03-29-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By SpeedKilz
My rams are eating frozen Hikari blood worms,...

My rams are eating frozen Hikari blood worms, frozen Hikari brine shrimp, Hikari sinking cichlid pellets and pick at the NLS flake food I put in a dish at night for the plecos. Brine shrimp and blood...
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