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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-19-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,901
Posted By comatoast
Being from Nashville, and in honor of our OP, I...

Being from Nashville, and in honor of our OP, I would like to nominate Steve Earle's "This Highway's Mine (Roadmaster)" from his album called "The Hard Way."
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-19-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,251
Posted By comatoast
Yes, yes roadmaster! You are totally inhumane! A...

Yes, yes roadmaster! You are totally inhumane! A veritable monster! Hitler couldn't hold a candle to your overwhelming evil! How do you stand to look in the mirror? Doesn't suicide seem like the best...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By comatoast
I guess my point is that so many folks on TPT ask...

I guess my point is that so many folks on TPT ask questions about algae invasions, plant growth, etc., and explain that they are injecting "X" number of bubbles per second which actually tells the...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By comatoast
Bps???

OK- I know what bps means (bubbles per second), but I fail to understand how it can be used as a reference point for determining how much CO2 is being introduced to a tank. If the working pressure of...
Forum: Plants 06-04-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By comatoast
nesaea pedicellata 'golden' (I think...maybe)

nesaea pedicellata 'golden'

(I think...maybe)
Forum: Plants 05-21-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 741
Posted By comatoast
Flourish "comprehensive" isn't really...

Flourish "comprehensive" isn't really comprehensive- it's just the micros. You also need macro ferts (nitrogen, potassium, phosphate) which your plants aren't getting right now (except from fish...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-07-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,877
Posted By comatoast
I believe darkblade's "gas trap" could be what I...

I believe darkblade's "gas trap" could be what I called a diy "bubble counter" when I was using one. That would just be another plastic bottle (smaller than a 2L) with the tubing going down into...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,537
Posted By comatoast
I've been using brass barbs with my AP.com carbon...

I've been using brass barbs with my AP.com carbon doser reactor (basically Cerges-style) for about six months, and my amano shrimp are doing just fine (snails, too).
Forum: Plants 04-16-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By comatoast
I don't think you have marselia minuta- sounds...

I don't think you have marselia minuta- sounds like marselia quadrifolia. Minuta doesn't sprout as four leaf clovers, mostly one leaf. And whenever I've grown it, 2" would be the maximum height, even...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-12-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By comatoast
Show off.

Show off.
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-11-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,868
Posted By comatoast
Voted for Rachel- she rocks.

Voted for Rachel- she rocks.
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By comatoast
Foster and...

Foster and Smith:http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3578+3743+11369&pcatid=11369
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-29-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,894
Posted By comatoast
I've kept nerites in my tank for years and never...

I've kept nerites in my tank for years and never had an egg problem until I switched heaters recently and the tank temperature was lower than normal for several days- then the eggs were everywhere!...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 03-28-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By comatoast
What I'm asking is whether they can be mounted...

What I'm asking is whether they can be mounted horizontally close to the substrate and thus hidden by plants and hardscape. (Seems to me there would be less of a chance of air exposure that way...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 03-28-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By comatoast
Can the heaters be mounted horizontally?

Can the heaters be mounted horizontally?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-06-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By comatoast
WPG has been generally debunked as a reliable...

WPG has been generally debunked as a reliable measure for lighting. PAR values are what those "in the know" use to gauge adequate lighting. I'm far from an expert in that regard, but if you check out...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-06-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By comatoast
Your fert regimen only includes micros (no...

Your fert regimen only includes micros (no macros- nitrate, potassium, phosphate) and that's a TON of light.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,143
Posted By comatoast
Bubba, if you're able to breed zebra nerites and...

Bubba, if you're able to breed zebra nerites and Amano shrimp don't complain- sell them on SNS and make some $$$!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-06-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,394
Posted By comatoast
As McEnroe said to the umpire, "You cannot be...

As McEnroe said to the umpire, "You cannot be serious!"
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-01-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By comatoast
Oops- I totally misinterpreted the subject...

Oops- I totally misinterpreted the subject line...:icon_roll
Forum: Substrate 05-23-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,301
Posted By comatoast
I have heard that Miracle Gro Organic Potting...

I have heard that Miracle Gro Organic Potting Soil is the choice of many folks, and the sticky at the top of this subsection has much more info about using MTS (Mineralized Top Soil).
Forum: Lighting 05-22-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By comatoast
Lots of factors involved, reflector quality,...

Lots of factors involved, reflector quality, distance from substrate to light source, etc. My advice would be to check out Hoppy's sticky at the top of this subforum page- Hoppy is the lighting guru...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,149
Posted By comatoast
My 40B does have a centerbrace. Apparently they...

My 40B does have a centerbrace. Apparently they make the 40B in two models- with and without tempered glass (to allow for drilling). Not really sure which one I have (no drilling planned).
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 63,391
Posted By comatoast
I was using a nearly new Eheim Ecco 2236 when I...

I was using a nearly new Eheim Ecco 2236 when I bought another member's two year old XP2. Sold the Eheim and kept the XP2- that was a couple of years ago, and I'm still very happy with my decision.
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,149
Posted By comatoast
Just got one of their 40Bs, and the quality looks...

Just got one of their 40Bs, and the quality looks great for the price!
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