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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-03-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,793
Posted By Jules
What epoxy product(s) do you use for coating the...

What epoxy product(s) do you use for coating the restored brass and copper? I currently use Permalac, but you clearly know what you're doing and I'm always up to learn better methods.

Will you be...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-29-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,793
Posted By Jules
Awesome find!!! I love those old Victorian tanks...

Awesome find!!! I love those old Victorian tanks - totally jealous of you, I've never actually seen one in the flesh around these parts.

+1 on the pipes being safe - unless your water is highly...
Forum: Lighting 11-27-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,098
Posted By Jules
That's it? We almost had this thread...

That's it?

We almost had this thread completely hijacked, and now you're just going to sit there and let it go right back on topic?
Forum: Lighting 11-27-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,098
Posted By Jules
Likely story. Your "slip" was clearly a...

Likely story. Your "slip" was clearly a subconscious manifestation of your deep seated conviction that I'm wilfully depriving myself of the pleasures of the diode.



No. No, NO, NO! :mad: I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-27-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,379
Posted By Jules
ROTFL You know though, in aquascaping those...

ROTFL

You know though, in aquascaping those unexpected elements can be a source of inspiration - you should have at least tried to work him into the scape.

With him placed a bit more...
Forum: Lighting 11-26-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,098
Posted By Jules
Ascetic? Freudian slip from the LED devotee no...

Ascetic? Freudian slip from the LED devotee no doubt ;)

Anyway, in the case of my last post it had nothing to do with aesthetics, and everything do with pointing out that your statement about...
Forum: Lighting 11-26-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,098
Posted By Jules
I'm familiar with the theory behind swapping out...

I'm familiar with the theory behind swapping out bulbs - but I quit doing it ages ago since I don't see any difference in the fullness, growth, colour or health of my plants when I do put a new bulb...
Forum: Lighting 11-26-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,098
Posted By Jules
Last time I did the math for converting my large...

Last time I did the math for converting my large fixtures to LED (two years ago), the power savings was small enough that it would have taken over a decade to offset the added expense. I don't doubt...
Forum: Lighting 11-25-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,098
Posted By Jules
Another con: some people (like me) just don't...

Another con: some people (like me) just don't like how the light they produce looks aesthetically, so before you fork over the big bucks spend some time seriously looking at high-end LED lit tanks...
Forum: Aquascaping 11-25-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By Jules
Also some stems are more prone to this than...

Also some stems are more prone to this than others, so you might want to try out some different plants.

IME, L. repens is one of the worst offenders in this regard, being particularly...
Forum: Fish 11-25-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By Jules
My fav smaller tetra are green neons - a school...

My fav smaller tetra are green neons - a school of 50 or 60 looks bloody amazing. Mine school nice and tight most of the time and are very active (spend a lot of time schooling up and down the full...
Forum: Lighting 11-25-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By Jules
Just get some greenhouse shade fabric - that will...

Just get some greenhouse shade fabric - that will do the job much better than poly.

You could also consider splitting your photo-period if there's a time in the afternoon when you aren't home so...
Forum: Aquascaping 11-25-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,521
Posted By Jules
55's are one of (if not the) worst sizes ever...

55's are one of (if not the) worst sizes ever created - if you specifically set out to design an aquarium that would be impossible to aquascape, you couldn't do much better. Anyone who manages to...
Forum: Plants 11-25-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Jules
You're correct in that that long-lived dormant...

You're correct in that that long-lived dormant phases are common in parasites that require more than one host species to complete their life-cycle - but unless the other hosts are also present in the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-25-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By Jules
Only if you sent the message with "tracking"...

Only if you sent the message with "tracking" enabled (not sure if this site even supports vB's tracking feature as I never use it).
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-25-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,379
Posted By Jules
Easy - get rid of the kitten and get a puppy...

Easy - get rid of the kitten and get a puppy instead.

This solution brings the added advantage of no longer owning cats. :D
Forum: Plants 11-25-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Jules
To my knowledge, not one of the common parasites...

To my knowledge, not one of the common parasites of tropical fish are capable of living dormant in an aquarium in this manner. While claims to the contrary are often made by people supposedly in the...
Forum: Plants 11-25-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Jules
To answer this question it would really help to...

To answer this question it would really help to know what parasite is killing your fish. How do you know it's a parasite vs. bacteria/viral vs. poor water quality? What are the symptoms? Many...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-06-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,410
Posted By Jules
I know what the process is. Perhaps I just don't...

I know what the process is. Perhaps I just don't understand what people on this forum have been saying then, because I thought that was the idea: create something essentially inert with very high...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-06-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,410
Posted By Jules
I think you should do a little research on how...

I think you should do a little research on how organics are mineralized, and how the mineralization process advocated on this forum takes place. I'll give you a hint, bacteria and/or heat are...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-23-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By Jules
I've had one jump out my quarantine tank when...

I've had one jump out my quarantine tank when startled (not many hiding places in the quarantine tank, so I'm sure stress was the main reason for jumping).

I've never seen any jump in my display...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-23-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Jules
If you have shrimp leave the mold on for them to...

If you have shrimp leave the mold on for them to eat - they'll love it!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-22-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,996
Posted By Jules
Oh I quite agree - I don't think there's anything...

Oh I quite agree - I don't think there's anything wrong with LEDs (they obviously grow plants just great), they just don't give me the look I want. Even the ones that mix up the colours of LEDs still...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-22-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,996
Posted By Jules
I second the other poster who said LEDs don't do...

I second the other poster who said LEDs don't do it for them - I've seen lots, but even the ultra high-end ones just seem to be missing something aesthetically.

You should just DIY a new ballast...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-22-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,996
Posted By Jules
That would be an awesome selling point . . . ...

That would be an awesome selling point . . .

"We mount our ballasts externally, so that when the ballasts explode in a ball of flames you can simply remove the smoking remains from your light...
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