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Forum: Lighting   02-23-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,329
Posted By Tony F
I ran across this article on aquarium lighting,...

I ran across this article on aquarium lighting, http://www.americanaquariumproducts.com/aquarium_lighting.html
its long and laborious but after several reads it made sense. Look at the sections on...
Forum: Fish   11-20-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,090
Posted By Tony F
Love them Tetras

I've gone tetras only in my 120 planted Love the way the group up in schools

#1 Rummy Nose with their bright red nose and checkered flag tails
#2 Congo's My wife's favorite, very colorful and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-22-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By Tony F
check out Nimble Super Magnet Cleaner ...

check out Nimble Super Magnet Cleaner
http://www.nimblenano.com/Welcome.html
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-17-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,274
Posted By Tony F
In '68 we were shown two very graphic movies...

In '68 we were shown two very graphic movies (reel to reel, DVD's weren't invented yet!) . Made my buddy throw up. One was Death on the Highway, the other was Signal 30. Forty four years later I...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-15-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,034
Posted By Tony F
Come on all 60+'s, don't leave me hanging out...

Come on all 60+'s, don't leave me hanging out here by myself!!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-12-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,033
Posted By Tony F
I always start them several (4-6) degrees less...

I always start them several (4-6) degrees less than desired, then work my way up slowly one or two degrees a day until I reach desired temp. I don't ever trust the setting on the heater to be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-12-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,033
Posted By Tony F
I have a 300W in a 120 gallon, same thing, one...

I have a 300W in a 120 gallon, same thing, one night it jumped to 88 degrees (luckily it's a Discuss Tank). I unplugged it and got the tank back down to 82 by slowly pouring cool water over the...
Forum: DIY   08-29-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,640
Posted By Tony F
Well water, no dechlorination required. ...

Well water, no dechlorination required. Gassing has not been an issue. I fill slowly, the external heater keeps the temp +- 2 degrees at most


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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-25-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,840
Posted By Tony F
That is not a generator ....... it's a battery...

That is not a generator ....... it's a battery backup. Make sure you understand the difference before you spend your money.

A generator converts mechanical power to electric power, a battery...
Forum: DIY   08-22-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,640
Posted By Tony F
OK, Moonshine just eliminated the second trip...

OK, Moonshine just eliminated the second trip outside........ shut the hose bib flow, open both valves on the splitter to release the pressure in the hose, disconnect from hose bib.

Then, the air...
Forum: DIY   08-22-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,640
Posted By Tony F
My supply hose is 25 ft, the discharge is 10 ft. ...

My supply hose is 25 ft, the discharge is 10 ft. I purposely positioned the tank to be able to fill and drain out a window. I live on acreage, so that's not an issue.

When filling is complete...
Forum: DIY   08-22-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,640
Posted By Tony F
Tony's DIY WC Contraption

Got tired of having to call my grandson to help with water changes, him outside turning water on and me holding hose in tank. So I come up with this contraption. OK, so it's not ground breaking (and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-19-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By Tony F
excuse my ignorance of your language, but can you...

excuse my ignorance of your language, but can you please translate

Korisničko Ime I'm guessing that's email?
Lozinka No idea
Zapamti me ovoliko minuta ...
Forum: Lighting   08-19-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Tony F
I guess it would depend if the bulbs are wired...

I guess it would depend if the bulbs are wired from the ballast in series or in parallel.
Forum: Lighting   08-19-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Tony F
Just repeating what they said ........ ...

Just repeating what they said ........

If a ballast is rated to power 2 bulbs and you only power one, will that overpower the one bulb causing premature failure??
Forum: Lighting   08-19-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Tony F
I had the same question, so I e-mailed WavePoint,...

I had the same question, so I e-mailed WavePoint, the manufacturer of my light fixture and got the following response:

Removing one bulb may cause the other that is connected to the same ballast...
Forum: Aquascaping   08-18-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,951
Posted By Tony F
Have you considered turning it upside down from...

Have you considered turning it upside down from the way you have it, giving the impression a tree stump with roots going into the substrate? This would create some interesting spaces between 'the...
Forum: Equipment   08-13-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,558
Posted By Tony F
Sorry, didn't completely read your last post...

Sorry, didn't completely read your last post before jumping in .........
Forum: Equipment   08-13-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,558
Posted By Tony F
I have the Hydor Inline 300 watt in my 120 gallon...

I have the Hydor Inline 300 watt in my 120 gallon discus tank that I keep @ 84 degrees. Have a submersible (200? watt) as a backup that hasn't come on since I put the Hydor in. No negatives from...
Forum: Lighting   08-10-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,273
Posted By Tony F
Looking real good, nice job! Sent from my...

Looking real good, nice job!

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Forum: Equipment   08-06-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,336
Posted By Tony F
Thanks everyone, I just might change out to a...

Thanks everyone, I just might change out to a mesh top!!
Forum: Equipment   08-05-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,336
Posted By Tony F
Cats? Minimize evaporation? Not really sure...

Cats? Minimize evaporation? Not really sure except I've always had tops, never gave any thought to not having them. Any pros to not having them (other than not having to clean 'em :icon_smil)?
Forum: Equipment   08-05-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,336
Posted By Tony F
Tricks to keeping glass tops clean

I have glass tops on my 120 gallon with 4 bulb 48" T5HO lights suspended about 7 inches above. I continually get condensation on the underside which turns into a white film that is very difficult to...
Forum: Equipment   08-04-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,748
Posted By Tony F
I'm using one, got it a few weeks ago, seems to...

I'm using one, got it a few weeks ago, seems to do the job. I got it with the complete carbon doser setup. I'm new at this, first time co2 user, so I have nothing to compare it to. Set up was...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-02-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Tony F
Window tint for background?

Anyone used dark black window tint for a background? How does it look?

Tony

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