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Forum: Lighting 09-10-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 194,460
Posted By BobinCA
Effect of PAR with distance

Hoppy,
I visited the post that displays your latest PAR values vs. distance for various types of lighting.
I happen to have an AH Supply PC 55W 6700K bulb. According to the chart my plants would...
Forum: Lighting 08-29-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 194,460
Posted By BobinCA
Hoppy, Very logical idea...I will do it. ...

Hoppy,

Very logical idea...I will do it.
What do you think of injecting, given the parameters of light, 1 bbs of CO2?
(anubias, java fern and crypts) in this 125 gal. tank? Would it still be a...
Forum: Lighting 08-29-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 194,460
Posted By BobinCA
Hoppy, I have a 48"x24"x24 aquarium. 12...

Hoppy,

I have a 48"x24"x24 aquarium.
12 yrs ago I installed an AH supply lighting system inside the canopy.
consisted of 3 rows of lights, front to back. 2 PC's in each row. Each row has its own...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,519
Posted By BobinCA
Can you please indicate what the link is to find...

Can you please indicate what the link is to find a SunSun cannister filter please? I cannot find one on Ebay.

Thanks,
Bob
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-17-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By BobinCA
Diagnose nutrient deficiency in Anubias Nana leaf?

I am beginning to notice that the leaf structure begins to "disintegrate".
The surface of the leaves goes from a healthy dark green to pale spots that eventually become holes. Could treatment with...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-13-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,813
Posted By BobinCA
Tom, To me the most important part of a good...

Tom,
To me the most important part of a good CO2 System is the method used to disperse/dissolve into solution. What method do you recommend, in particular for larger tanks ie: larger than 100 gal. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By BobinCA
Use of danner needlewheel pump

I would like to replace my current Eheim 1060 pump, with a Danner needlewheel pump to accomplish two objectives:

1. act as a water flow return from the sump to the main tank above.
2. inject CO2...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-05-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,385
Posted By BobinCA
After looking at this calculator, how does one...

After looking at this calculator, how does one determine what the "uptake" of your particular tank would be??

Bob
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-04-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By BobinCA
Difference between inorganic/organic NO3?

I am constantly measuring my NO3 levels at above 50ppm and I am not adding any KNO3 because of this. (Yes Hoppy, I calibrated my test kit according to your directions). I assume that my high levels...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-04-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,774
Posted By BobinCA
Anyone have a pic of a Dutch planted aquarium?

Anyone have a pic of a Dutch planted aquarium?
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By BobinCA
Tom, I am curious...how would you "seal" the...

Tom,

I am curious...how would you "seal" the wet/dry compartment and still be able to get to any filter media for maintenance purposes that might be located in the wet portion of the tower??
...
Forum: Fish 10-16-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By BobinCA
.....Congo tetras. I have them with my...

.....Congo tetras. I have them with my Boesmani's.

Bob
Forum: Algae 09-26-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,380
Posted By BobinCA
Tom, what about Cladaphora?

Tom,

You just made mention that the BO procedures that you are recommending for Green Hair algae are not really effective against Cladaphora.
So what methodology is recommended in getting rid of...
Forum: Lighting 08-08-2009, 02:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By BobinCA
Hoppy...2 questions for you.

Hoppy,

Why doesnt the pH, KH, CO2 relationship apply to aquariums?
I used it back in the late 90's.
Back in 1999, when T Barr set up the tank he was the one who referred me to this method of...
Forum: Lighting 08-07-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By BobinCA
Am I getting enough light?

I have a 125 gal. tank, 4'x2'x2'. w/ overflow to sump.
I have the entire surface of the water covered by 6 55W 6700K PC's.
They are arranged in a row of 3 w/ 2 bulbs to each row.
They are over 1...
Forum: Substrate 07-21-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,223
Posted By BobinCA
mixing different substrates

I have read where you mix fluorite with gravel/sand.
If the granules of fluorite are larger than, say, PFS, wouldnt the fluorite eventually all wind up on top as the sand would sink to the bottom??...
Forum: Substrate 07-21-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By BobinCA
Regarding clay in substrates

What is the importance of clay in the substrate?
I noticed some "recipes" for nutrient rich substrates included kitty litter (vermiculite). Why?? Aren't Jobes Spikes enough?
Lastly, can Miracle...
Forum: Substrate 07-20-2009, 01:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,034
Posted By BobinCA
substrate for 125 gal.

Gentlemen,

As I have this one huge tank (125gal.), what might be your suggestions as to what type of substrate/mix to put in...and to what depth?
Am I hearing that just using pool filter sand...
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