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Forum: Fish Today, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By ngrubich
I have before but there were also plenty of...

I have before but there were also plenty of places in each of their territories that allowed them to get out of the way of water flow, whether it be behind some driftwood or plants, or even in a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-16-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By ngrubich
Oh yea, I remember about your sump. What final...

Oh yea, I remember about your sump. What final design did you settle on? I was actually thinking about that sump not too long ago and meant to send you a PM about it.

I'd go ahead and fill it and...
Forum: DIY 10-10-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By ngrubich
I'm well aware that Tygon isn't a rigid-walled...

I'm well aware that Tygon isn't a rigid-walled tubing.

I said that I got Tygon from them before because they were cheaper than anywhere else, so I suggested checking out their prices to compare...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-10-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By ngrubich
A friend of mine put K1 in his sump, but he kept...

A friend of mine put K1 in his sump, but he kept having issues with it in his reactor. Well, really it was a protein skimmer that he had previousy broken the top half off of(the PVC cracked at the...
Forum: Fish 10-09-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By ngrubich
I'm not sure about the raw patches but for what...

I'm not sure about the raw patches but for what it's worth (and I'm not advocating for either side of the cull or let it die slowly argument, but will offer some general advice), my roommate had a...
Forum: Algae 10-08-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By ngrubich
My roommate battled with cyanobacteria in his...

My roommate battled with cyanobacteria in his discus tank for the longest time. Here's a good thread on it:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=140915

Whatever route you decide...
Forum: DIY 10-07-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By ngrubich
You could always check out US Plastic...

You could always check out US Plastic (http://www.usplastic.com/) for a price comparison. I've gotten Tygon tubing from them before and it was way cheaper than ordering it elsewhere.
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By ngrubich
Has it taken any of the silicone out from between...

Has it taken any of the silicone out from between the panes? / is there any cracking in the silicone?

I remember this video that came up a while back where some guy was able to fill in chips on...
Forum: Fish 09-23-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By ngrubich
^ +1. I had a trio of angels in a 90 gallon tank...

^ +1. I had a trio of angels in a 90 gallon tank and two paired off and were absolutely vicious when spawning time came around. They had the other angel + GBRs + shoal of rasboras pinned in about a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-26-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By ngrubich
Take it out of the tank!

Take it out of the tank!
Forum: Lighting 08-17-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By ngrubich
In the wiring diagram, it looked like the top...

In the wiring diagram, it looked like the top lamp just piggy-backs off the yellow wires coming from the bottom lamp. Unless I'm missing something obvious (it's been a long day)?
My old 4-lamp T5HO...
Forum: Lighting 08-17-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By ngrubich
Just out of curiosity, have you tried running...

Just out of curiosity, have you tried running just the Red Sun lamp by itself (i.e. 3 empty slots)?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-09-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 703
Posted By ngrubich
Ah okay. Yea, I remember a thread a while back...

Ah okay. Yea, I remember a thread a while back where someone made their own chiller for their axolotl tank. If anyone is interested in a DIY chiller, I'm sure there are threads on this forum about...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-09-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 703
Posted By ngrubich
I may have missed it, but how much are you...

I may have missed it, but how much are you wanting to cool the water?

You could always make a cheap nano chiller using a HOB filter (along with a couple other parts, obviously) and not have to...
Forum: Algae 08-08-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By ngrubich
I would use seltzer water. Club soda usually has...

I would use seltzer water. Club soda usually has some sodium bicarbonate in it as well, while seltzer water is just plain carbonated water.

Granted, the sodium levels wouldn't go up too much if...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-04-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By ngrubich
If you are not going to use the stand or fish,...

If you are not going to use the stand or fish, then I would say not. If you do get it, good luck selling just the stand or just the fish.

Maybe someone else can chime in on this, but I would...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-03-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By ngrubich
Good catch; that is also a good option. I don't...

Good catch; that is also a good option. I don't know how that slipped my mind after all the plywood tanks I've read about on RC.
Forum: Aquascaping 08-02-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By ngrubich
Hm, I'm not too great with water parameters with...

Hm, I'm not too great with water parameters with regards to shrimp, so hopefully someone that does a lot of shrimpkeeping will chime in.
From what I've seen, though, I know that Darkblade48...
Forum: DIY 08-02-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By ngrubich
For a specific pump, you'll have to see its head...

For a specific pump, you'll have to see its head loss chart to see how much GPH you'll be losing over that 5'5" and see if that still provides you with enough GPH.

There are ways to set up a...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-02-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By ngrubich
Any epoxy is inert when fully cured. Well, we...

Any epoxy is inert when fully cured. Well, we could split hairs with a couple epoxies, but I digress. Personally, I don't see why you would want to cover seiryu stone, unless you use a clear epoxy of...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-02-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By ngrubich
That is odd. My old blackwater tank never showed...

That is odd. My old blackwater tank never showed high TDS readings, and that was after adding the water that I boiled the leaves in to make it darker. Never got over a TDS of 90.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-02-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By ngrubich
You can boil the leaves if you want. Just be...

You can boil the leaves if you want. Just be aware that you'll release tannins out into the water and the leaves will break down faster in the tank (which for IALs, is a HUGE pain to clean up, not...
Forum: DIY 08-01-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By ngrubich
Peat moss will lower your pH and soften it a bit,...

Peat moss will lower your pH and soften it a bit, which could have an effect on the nitrification process.

What type of grow bed are you using? regular or floating?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-01-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By ngrubich
Hopefully they survive! I've used egg...

Hopefully they survive!

I've used egg tumblers in the past for my African cichlids, but don't know if that would be an option for shrimp eggs. Hopefully someone will chime in.
Forum: Plants 08-01-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By ngrubich
When I wrote that post, I was referring to taking...

When I wrote that post, I was referring to taking the driftwood out of the tank but I guess I forgot to mention that haha.

Either way, it's super easy out of the water and fairly easy underwater....
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