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Forum: Lighting   12-27-2003, 03:37 PM
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Posted By rknh2o
Dang Zurp, that's pretty wild stuff. I'll do...

Dang Zurp, that's pretty wild stuff. I'll do some further investigation on that stuff. If that doesn't cut it, I'll probably go with the spotlighting.

Thanks all.
Forum: Lighting   12-22-2003, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By rknh2o
Okay, so this is probably a little off topic for...

Okay, so this is probably a little off topic for the Planted Tank forums, but I though this would be an interesting diversion...

While looking through the book "Tropical Freshwater Fish" by David...
Forum: Fish   12-14-2003, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By rknh2o
In nature, that would be trout food.

In nature, that would be trout food.
Forum: Fish   12-12-2003, 04:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,180
Posted By rknh2o
As 2la states above, for those of you around the...

As 2la states above, for those of you around the Portland Oregon area, they have them at the Wet Spot over in the Hollywood district.

Nothing too special about the fish. They look like a red...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-09-2003, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By rknh2o
I've been looking around on the Internet and...

I've been looking around on the Internet and haven't found any really good information on using rainwater in aquariums.

If you followed the pH Increasing thread in this same forum, you'll see that...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-07-2003, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By rknh2o
Well dang, looks like I just found the motherload...

Well dang, looks like I just found the motherload of discus quality water, and its pouring off my roof at about 1/2 gallon a minute (from one my downspouts).

Here are the results of my research:...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-07-2003, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By rknh2o
Hey Rex, Just looked at your profile and saw...

Hey Rex,

Just looked at your profile and saw that you were from Portland too.

I live on Hayden Island at Jantzen Beach. My water is city water but it runs through a heck of a lot of piping to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-07-2003, 02:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By rknh2o
Rex, I think you've nailed it there. My tap...

Rex,
I think you've nailed it there. My tap water comes straight out of the tap at a pH of 6.8 and then goes up to 7.4 within 8 hours.

Thank you all for your help. Looks like I've got some work...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-01-2003, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By rknh2o
Wasserpet, My tapwater pH is 7.2. Still higher...

Wasserpet,
My tapwater pH is 7.2. Still higher than my tank normally runs at, but less than what it has elevated to. That said, I will probably do another water change very soon, and this time use...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-01-2003, 03:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By rknh2o
Howdy all, Until yesterday, my 55 gallon...

Howdy all,

Until yesterday, my 55 gallon tank was pretty stable, and then it started happening... The pH started increasing. Its now up one whole point. My readings from November 22 just after...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-16-2003, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By rknh2o
Encyclopedia of Aquarium Plants by Peter Hiscock....

Encyclopedia of Aquarium Plants by Peter Hiscock. I checked it out from my local library, and now it'll be on my Christmas wish list.
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