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Forum: Tank Journals 10-21-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,109
Posted By slickvic277
great build man!looks really good, I was suprised...

great build man!looks really good, I was suprised by how nice of a job you did in the electric installation.To many times I see diy electric that just scares the crap out of me (Im an electrician...
Forum: DIY 09-09-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,262
Posted By slickvic277
how about floating fishing line,like the kind fly...

how about floating fishing line,like the kind fly fishermen use.Dont know if it will work just an idea.
Forum: Fish 09-04-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,120
Posted By slickvic277
Yae I see that from time to time on the cf but I...

Yae I see that from time to time on the cf but I feel that the sight is over all a good sight for the beginner fish keeper to get there feet wet.I find most of the people there good happy to help...
Forum: Fish 09-03-2008, 01:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,120
Posted By slickvic277
I like cichlid-forum.com the best sight for the...

I like cichlid-forum.com the best sight for the beginner to learn about cycling, water changes,and genreal fish care.OF course there the cichlid experts and I found that sight to have the friendliest...
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By slickvic277
Hey roybot73 thanks for the input.I read your...

Hey roybot73 thanks for the input.I read your link on your 20 long and Im gonna go with the coralife fixture I always liked there lights anyway and for the price it cant be beat.
Did you think that...
Forum: Plants 08-18-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By slickvic277
No ideas,anyone.....anyone at all?.....

No ideas,anyone.....anyone at all?.....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By slickvic277
Not sure about turtles from other parts of the...

Not sure about turtles from other parts of the world but alligator snapping turtles only leave the water to lay eggs and large common snapping turtles will leave the water only to lay eggs also,soft...
Forum: Plants 08-18-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By slickvic277
plants for a 20l

I need some suggestions on plants for a 20 gallon long,I never planted such a shallow tank befor.All suggestions welcomed!
Forum: Lighting 08-18-2008, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By slickvic277
Thanks for the link! I dont have any exp with the...

Thanks for the link! I dont have any exp with the nova fixtures,any feed back?
positive or negative
Forum: Lighting 08-18-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By slickvic277
20 gallon long lighting

I need some opinions on lighting for a 20l with eco complete substrate and diy co2.
I was thinking of coralife t-5 fixture,its 36 watts total,would that be good lighting for this tank?BigAls has it...
Forum: Fish 07-23-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,604
Posted By slickvic277
you could try a firemouth cichlid although your...

you could try a firemouth cichlid although your tank may be a bit small for them ,I had a tank that was planted with swords,vals and java fern with mollies and firemouths and it was one of my fav...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-09-2008, 03:22 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 11,228
Posted By slickvic277
local gas prices

I live in philly and right now gas is as low as 4.05 to as high as 4.35 a gallon.This is for regular gas,plus and premium are even higher. Right on the other side of the delaware river in south...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-07-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,246
Posted By slickvic277
fav job

I worked in a 24/7 billiard room lots of free pool and lots of crazy people!
Forum: DIY 07-03-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By slickvic277
evryone made some great points on this topic and...

evryone made some great points on this topic and mabey suggesting to lock the diy light threads was a jump the gun type thing,I was just trying to stress my point about the dangers involved when...
Forum: DIY 07-03-2008, 03:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By slickvic277
expert on all things electrical

First things first I never claimed to be the know all end all in the electrical field.Having said this,electrical shop in high school then a one year course in electrical systems in trade school and...
Forum: DIY 07-02-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By slickvic277
Diy Light Fixtures..........

Some of these diy lights scare me, none more then the odno t8's you can cause fires these ballasts get extremely hot under normal conditions.Electrical fires are fast moving extremely hot and...
Forum: DIY 12-28-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,754
Posted By slickvic277
Just take a look at the exsisting outlet the wire...

Just take a look at the exsisting outlet the wire on the "gold" screw is the hot and the wire on the "silver" screw is the nuetral.Now that you properly identified the wires replace it with a gfci...
Forum: Plants 12-12-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By slickvic277
cool thanks

cool thanks
Forum: Plants 12-12-2007, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By slickvic277
sword plant questions

I recently added 4 huge amazon swords to my tank,they are HUGE! The tank is only a 75 gallon and the swords fill it up but I like it that way.When I added these plants I trimmed some of the beat up...
Forum: Plants 11-07-2007, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By slickvic277
I figured as much,any suggestions on a plant list

I figured as much,any suggestions on a plant list
Forum: Plants 11-07-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By slickvic277
plant selection for low tech 75 gallon

Hello everyone,I have a 75 gallon tank with pool filter sand/gravel mix for substrate.Filtration is 2 ac 500's and I have a coralife 260 watt powercompact fixture.Currently I run just 130 watts of...
Forum: Lighting 09-10-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By slickvic277
switchig from t-8 to cf

currently I run 160 watts of t-8 lighting over my 75 gallon low light low tech aquarium.The fixtures are just the standard aquarium strip lights one is a 2 lamp fixture and the other is a 3 lamp...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-04-2007, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By slickvic277
low tech light duration and algae issues.

in my 75 gallon I have 160 watts of t-8 lighting,2 small but rapidly growing onion plants and 2 small amazon sword plants.No co2 and only pool filter sand for a substrate(I add seachem's fert...
Forum: Plants 08-29-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By slickvic277
Thanks for all the replies,just a couple of...

Thanks for all the replies,just a couple of things the swords are planted with just the crown with the roots being pushed into the sand.Also befor I planted them I trimmed the dead brown roots with a...
Forum: Plants 08-27-2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By slickvic277
newly added amozon sword plants

hello,I just added 2 small amazon sword plants to a still cycling 75 gallon aquarium.There placed close to the return of the filter (ac 500) and the substrate is pool filter sand mixed with a little...
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