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Forum: Plants 08-22-2014, 02:30 PM
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Posted By jan db
Moving Crinum Natans

I have a few large crinum natans that have been in the same spot for 3 years. They are doing really well and started blooming about 6 months ago. The challenge is they are so big. I'd like to move...
Forum: Aquascaping 02-28-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By jan db
Manzanita with bark safe?

Hello, I just bought a large piece of manzanita that still has the bark on it. I like the look of the bark. Is it safe to use as is? Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By jan db
Thanks. Does anyone have experience with the...

Thanks. Does anyone have experience with the Hydrofarm aapa15l. It's cheap on amazon and looks pretty good.
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By jan db
Multitank Air Pump

Hello. I'm looking for a good, reliable pump to power sponge filters in 4-6 ten gallon tanks in my fish room. Being quite would be nice but not a deal breaker. I would like a low power draw. I've run...
Forum: Fish 02-12-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By jan db
Quarantine for Millenium Rainbows

Hello. I've had 2 male Millenium rainbows qt't in a bare bottom 10 gallon tank for 3 weeks. They were a little ragged from being overcrowded with fish they shouldn't have been with at the lfs. They...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By jan db
Blank Slate for New Sump

My winter project is going to be a more user friendly sump. My current setup is a 340 gal upstairs with a glass 75 gal on top of a shelf in my basment. Maintance and adjustments in the sump are...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By jan db
I plugged it back in last night and heard a click...

I plugged it back in last night and heard a click so I turned the co2 back on-bubbles. I unplugged it and the bubbles stopped.

I did take it apart and didn't see an obstruction or a seal/gasket...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By jan db
Thanks Rich I'll check it out. It's a Red Sea....

Thanks Rich I'll check it out. It's a Red Sea. I'm at work now but don't remember any screws. Everything seems like it was covered in plastic. Are you familiar with this one?
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By jan db
Best Reasonably Priced Regulator Set up with Solenoid

I'm looking for a reasonably priced, reliable setup to replace my broken Red Sea outfit. I really like the GLA stuff but I'm not at a point where I can spend a ton. What about Milwaukee? I own their...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By jan db
I was in a hurry this morning so I didn't have a...

I was in a hurry this morning so I didn't have a chance to see. I will have to check tonight.

I fear that the check valves could have failed and water got in it.
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By jan db
Solenoid Dead?

Hello, I refilled my co2 last night and noticed my bubble counters were still producing bubbles this morning while the solenoid should have been off. Fortunately the fish are all fine and I turned...
Forum: Fish 03-08-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By jan db
Wow. Pretty in depth comments. I'm going to have...

Wow. Pretty in depth comments. I'm going to have to digest some of this stuff. Thanks.
Forum: Fish 03-07-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By jan db
Yes, the tanks are generally, 78*. 0s with the...

Yes, the tanks are generally, 78*. 0s with the exeption of nitrate in the 10-20 ppm range. I noted the increased temps above. Yes all water changes are treated with Prime. Any net that was used in a...
Forum: Fish 03-07-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By jan db
Frustrated with Fish loss. Thoughts?

I apoligize in advance for the length of this message but I'm pretty frustrated by losing fish in quarantine recently. I feel like I'm doing things right but still suffering losses.

I have 3, 10...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,182
Posted By jan db
I'm not sure whether it's a D1 or an XL. It says...

I'm not sure whether it's a D1 or an XL. It says the D1 is only rated for 55 gallons. Do you think it would work on a larger tank if I just let it run longer?
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,182
Posted By jan db
Vortex Diatom Filter XL

Anyone have any experience with these? I may buy one off craigslist. I would use it to occasionally polish the water on my 340 gallon tank. I was also thinking I could use it in quarantine tanks if I...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By jan db
I'd say Jager. I've always had good luck and...

I'd say Jager. I've always had good luck and they're on sale now at several online retailers.
Forum: Fish 01-23-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By jan db
I ve had 4 of them. I'd say no bigger than 1...

I ve had 4 of them. I'd say no bigger than 1 1/2". The males I had we're nippy so I got rid of them. The females are fine and are great hair algae eaters.
Forum: Fish 01-23-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By jan db
Potential ich and CO2

Hello, I recently introduced a dozen marble hatchetfish into my main tank after 6 weeks in quarantine. I turned the co2 off the day before introduction. There were 6 hatchets in the tank before I put...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By jan db
Eheim 2026 for Polishing

I have a 75 gallon sump and am running an old Eheim near the return line to further polish the water. I just have the stock Eheim filter pads and ceramics along with some Matrix in it now. What could...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By jan db
I have 2 jaeger 300 watts on my 340 and its...

I have 2 jaeger 300 watts on my 340 and its plenty.
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By jan db
Blocked overflow? Gurgling?

I have a two part concern. I'm worried that my overflow weirs may become blocked and overflow the tank. I recently made two changes and am experiencing some extra "gurgling" noises.

1. I added...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 529
Posted By jan db
Reeflo Blowhole 2700

Just received the new Reeflo Blowhole 2700. Chris was great with customer service and answering all of my questions before the purchase. I'm excited to get it going. I'm intriqued with the 30 feet...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,629
Posted By jan db
Here you go. It's currently a standard glass 75...

Here you go. It's currently a standard glass 75 about 6 feet high in my basement. I have socks on the left that are separated by egg crate and sponges. The co2 reactors are in the middle with Matrix...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By jan db
Decent Check Valve?

Does anyone have a decent check valve you can just buy at your lfs? I've been through at least 6 of those $3 at petsmart over the last 2 months. The ones I keep losing are between the bubble counter...
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