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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-15-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By Ryi
For what it's worth: We just got back from a...

For what it's worth:

We just got back from a 10 day vacation. We did what Xforce recommends: set the air conditioning to run mid-day, but to keep the temperature fairly constant. The cost of a...
Forum: DIY 05-24-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 103,083
Posted By Ryi
I'm not above bribery :) Are there any other...

I'm not above bribery :)
Are there any other components that are in short supply I could provide in exchange for a spot on the waiting list? I was going to throw in some cat5 but you've got that...
Forum: DIY 05-18-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 103,083
Posted By Ryi
Watch SnS like a hawk and hope the rest of us...

Watch SnS like a hawk and hope the rest of us carnivores don't beat you to it :)
Forum: DIY 05-18-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 103,083
Posted By Ryi
Here's a better link ...

Here's a better link
http://hackaday.com/2012/03/26/arduino-aquarium-lights/
Then look for:
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-04-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By Ryi
You're kind of comparing grapes to grapefruit :) ...

You're kind of comparing grapes to grapefruit :)

Picotope (3 gal) comes with:
*aquarium (heavy glass)
*filter
*light

Fluval Flora (7.9 gal) includes:
*aquarium
*light
Forum: Tank Journals 05-03-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 31,365
Posted By Ryi
For rimless at a less-than-ADA price your friend...

For rimless at a less-than-ADA price your friend might look at Mr Aqua. Still not cheap, great quality and a lot less than ADA price.

I've got a JBJ Picotope but you may not want to go that small?...
Forum: DIY 05-02-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 103,083
Posted By Ryi
http://hackaday.com/category/led-hacks/page/2/ ...

http://hackaday.com/category/led-hacks/page/2/


You've made the big time :)


HackaDay has a link to your par meter project in their Arduino Aquarium Light article.
Forum: DIY 04-28-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 103,083
Posted By Ryi
lol!! I didn't mean it as a reservation...

lol!!


I didn't mean it as a reservation list (or I would have moved myself up a couple spots!) I just meant it to show members with serious interest. I wouldn't be surprised if you are flooded...
Forum: DIY 04-28-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 103,083
Posted By Ryi
Fourteen "I want one!" responses so far: ...

Fourteen "I want one!" responses so far:

Post# Name
69 NJAquabarren
84 aaronbrown
88 Holyangel
147 demonR6
167 HD Blazingwolf
180 tentacles
192 rollntide
Forum: Tank Journals 04-28-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 59,012
Posted By Ryi
My vote for the black. There's nothing there to...

My vote for the black. There's nothing there to draw your attention away. It's like a good studio photography shot with the focus on the subject and the background faded out to black.
It makes your...
Forum: Fish 04-28-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,077
Posted By Ryi
If you're from Florida you'll understand: Kudzu...

If you're from Florida you'll understand:
Kudzu
Australian Pine
Pepper trees
*sigh*

It's not as though there is a no-kill humane society for aquatic pets. If there were...
We've all believed...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-25-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 59,012
Posted By Ryi
lol! Yeah, I'm on CorvetteForum, just haven't...

lol! Yeah, I'm on CorvetteForum, just haven't posted there in a LONG time. Took the C5 on the Hot Rod Power Tour last June, from Cape Canaveral (my back yard :thumbsup: ) to Muskegon, Michigan....
Forum: Tank Journals 04-25-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 59,012
Posted By Ryi
You've got a lot of co2 with no surface...

You've got a lot of co2 with no surface turbulence for o2. If you dial your co2 back a little do the platys swim lower?

BTW, I'm one of the lurkers that bump up your 'viewed' count :)

Great...
Forum: Fish 04-25-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,077
Posted By Ryi
^^exactly^^ Back when I still believed in...

^^exactly^^

Back when I still believed in plastic plants and oe lighting, I couldn't find anyone to take a pleco I'd had for years. We're talking the days before Craigslist and forums where...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-24-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By Ryi
I see you used the feline yardstick :)

I see you used the feline yardstick :)
Forum: DIY 04-21-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 103,083
Posted By Ryi
Subscribed! I'll be checking SnS for the...

Subscribed!

I'll be checking SnS for the initial offering. I'm pretty sure you'll have enough response for a second round if I miss out.
I just picked up a led driver kit (Catalog # 277-029...
Forum: Substrate 04-15-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,802
Posted By Ryi
Cool...I figured it was something simple. I...

Cool...I figured it was something simple. I haven't flooded my emmersed plants yet so I'm just gathering info on what I have to look forward to :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-15-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Ryi
Plantbrain /Tom Barr's Manzanita sale thread

http://www.barrreport.com/showthread.php/9918-FS-Gnarled-manzanita-driftwood-New-Batch-1-of-the-season

This is the wood and seller he recommends
Forum: Substrate 04-15-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,802
Posted By Ryi
There may be an obvious answer, if so I apologize...

There may be an obvious answer, if so I apologize in advance...

Doesn't rinsing sort of defeat the purpose of having a fertilized soil? Won't repeated rinsing/soaking remove, at least partly, the...
Forum: Substrate 04-13-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,802
Posted By Ryi
Perfect timing! I'm nursing some locally...

Perfect timing!
I'm nursing some locally harvested plants in a small tank right now. Since they were emersed when I picked them I'm getting them acclimated to aquarium life with a Miracle-Grow...
Forum: DIY 04-08-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,234
Posted By Ryi
Interested in the par answer, please.! I was...

Interested in the par answer, please.!
I was going to play with some generic leds from DealExtreme over a 10 gallon but had to cancel my orders after over a month of billing but no shipping. Now I'm...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-07-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,418
Posted By Ryi
Cancelling the DX order

I'm going to try Steve's LEDs, ledgroupbuy or Rapid Led instead, maybe even eBay. I've already got some chinese leds from eBay, now just need drivers and optics.
DX didn't pull or ship my first...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-06-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Ryi
My newest (and favorite) is a JBJ Picotype that I...

My newest (and favorite) is a JBJ Picotype that I picked up for about $45.
It's one piece of glass from side to front to side, the only seams are pretty much out of sight where the sides meet the...
Forum: DIY 04-05-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,069
Posted By Ryi
I did it years ago with Tetra 3 gallon (oval) and...

I did it years ago with Tetra 3 gallon (oval) and a 5 gallon sump (AllGlass). I actually had the 5 gallon behind the main tank instead of below.
Used a u-tube and overflow box on the 3 gallon (took...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-04-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,180
Posted By Ryi
Just curious, where did those gorgeous discus go?...

Just curious, where did those gorgeous discus go? What do you do in a situation like that, when a client changes their mind? Do you pull the stock back to your tanks and keep/resell?
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