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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-21-2016, 04:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By zonamav
Consider a low maintenance small nano tank....

Consider a low maintenance small nano tank. Switching from a 50 gallon to a 2.5 gallon has greatly increased my enjoyment of the hobby due to the decreased time maintaining it. You can sell the 100...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-01-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By zonamav
I run c02 on my 2.5 gallon nano no issues. Slowly...

I run c02 on my 2.5 gallon nano no issues. Slowly set based on the drop checker over the span of a few days on starup. Don't find it any different than my 50 gallon besides way less bubbles per...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-07-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,624
Posted By zonamav
Hey I think that was me, ha! Tank looks...

Hey I think that was me, ha!

Tank looks awesome in person, I'll be following the thread. It was very impressive. You gave me some inspiration to clean up my current setup.

And thanks for the...
Forum: Important Update/Announcements   08-14-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,404
Posted By zonamav
thanks much easier to browse at lunch now!

thanks much easier to browse at lunch now!
Forum: Equipment   07-27-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,070
Posted By zonamav
start 1 hr before, end 30 mins before lights off

start 1 hr before, end 30 mins before lights off
Forum: Equipment   07-24-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,629
Posted By zonamav
I have the 3 in 1 diffuser, its solid. You...

I have the 3 in 1 diffuser, its solid. You already bought it but I'll post my thoughts in case someone else sees this.

Pros
Easy to take apart and clean
All the parts are tightly integrated and...
Forum: Plants   07-10-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,464
Posted By zonamav
Dwarf sag could work Sent from my VM670...

Dwarf sag could work

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Forum: Algae   07-09-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,990
Posted By zonamav
pull out the plant and dunk it in h202 for a...

pull out the plant and dunk it in h202 for a couple mins, that can work too.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-05-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,777
Posted By zonamav
Drinking water safe garden hose out of a barely...

Drinking water safe garden hose out of a barely cracked open window is how I do it. Drain into tree.

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Forum: Equipment   07-03-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By zonamav
Yeh don't turn it completely upside down, at an...

Yeh don't turn it completely upside down, at an angle with very small amounts pouring. A dropper helps a lot.

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Forum: Plants   06-30-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,324
Posted By zonamav
The customer doesn't come first when they are...

The customer doesn't come first when they are asking for their product to be destroyed, leaving the seller then open to frivolous complaints or demands of refund back due to said customer's...
Forum: Equipment   06-29-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By zonamav
If you have a solonoid why are you running 24...

If you have a solonoid why are you running 24 hours? Change it to a timer to start slightly before lights on and off slightly before lights off.

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-28-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By zonamav
Yeh you can diffuse into the canister intake, I...

Yeh you can diffuse into the canister intake, I do that with my aqua top canister. The canister will burp once in a while but other wise works good.

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Forum: Low Tech Forum   06-27-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,332
Posted By zonamav
Do you have walgreens where you are? They carry...

Do you have walgreens where you are? They carry clear ammonia in the cleaning area. CVS may also if you have those. I've also even found it in some grocery stores in the cleaning area.
Forum: Lighting   06-25-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,664
Posted By zonamav
awesome thanks for the write up!

awesome thanks for the write up!
Forum: Equipment   06-22-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,387
Posted By zonamav
I like acrylic because I have a small kid, and...

I like acrylic because I have a small kid, and the acrylic gives me peace of mind if he bangs something against the 50 gallon tank or an errant toy goes flying.

For a tank 20 gallons and under I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-19-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,987
Posted By zonamav
also if you wait, petco may have their 1 dollar a...

also if you wait, petco may have their 1 dollar a gallon sale soon i hear. you could get a 40b or 55 for 40 or 55 dollars.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-19-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,987
Posted By zonamav
http://www.petco.com/product/101396/Aquatic-Fundam...

http://www.petco.com/product/101396/Aquatic-Fundamentals-55-Gallon-Upright-Aquarium-Stand.aspx?cm_mmc=CSEMGooglebase-_-Fish-_-Aquatic%20Fundamentals-_-234680&mr:trackingCode=71FCEB15-8381-DE11-B7F3-00...
Forum: Lighting   06-18-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,664
Posted By zonamav
Nice! Looking forward to pics... Sent from...

Nice! Looking forward to pics...

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-18-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,992
Posted By zonamav
After a water change the sides of my tank down to...

After a water change the sides of my tank down to the level the water was lowered to have the exact same pearl bubbles as the plants. I have acrylic so not sure if glass tanks have that phenomenon...
Forum: Equipment   06-16-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By zonamav
thanks for the suggestion, i was looking for...

thanks for the suggestion, i was looking for something just like this!
Forum: Tank Journals   06-15-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 46,581
Posted By zonamav
Great tank thanks for sharing. Sent from my...

Great tank thanks for sharing.

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Forum: Equipment   06-13-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By zonamav
You could use just one of the two spray bars so...

You could use just one of the two spray bars so it's less obtrusive. I have the same filter thats what I do. I kind of like the spray bar since my background is black.

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Forum: Equipment   06-11-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By zonamav
Is a sump a consideration? If not i've used the...

Is a sump a consideration? If not i've used the 2250 on a 125 and like it. Good simple design.

So a pair of 2262s would be a sweet but expensive choice. They are beastly heavy when you move them...
Forum: Equipment   06-11-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,049
Posted By zonamav
Or an aquatop/sun sun 300 if you are on a budget....

Or an aquatop/sun sun 300 if you are on a budget.

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