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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-07-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By Dan Knowlton
Mine don't have much choice! They killed off all...

Mine don't have much choice! They killed off all of the MTS in the tank and my MTS "feeders" are not ready yet.

Dan K.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-18-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,831
Posted By Dan Knowlton
I got a syringe and then added some airline...

I got a syringe and then added some airline tubing to the end. I can place the Excel exactly where I want it with that setup.

Dan K.
Forum: DIY 11-24-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,409
Posted By Dan Knowlton
I really like the look of an open tank top...but...

I really like the look of an open tank top...but my cats like to fish!

Dan K.
Forum: DIY 11-24-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By Dan Knowlton
Nope, missed that - thanks. Dan K.

Nope, missed that - thanks.


Dan K.
Forum: DIY 11-23-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By Dan Knowlton
Source for open-cell foam

Has anyone tried this source?

http://www.foambymail.com/SFF-/speaker-filter-foam-30-ppi.html

Dan K.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-19-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,973
Posted By Dan Knowlton
And I hear your wife in the background saying "I...

And I hear your wife in the background saying "I know EXACTLY how many hours and I am NOT happy!" :biggrin:

Dan K.
Forum: Lighting 04-13-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By Dan Knowlton
Finnex Ray II on my 40 breeder. Definitely need...

Finnex Ray II on my 40 breeder. Definitely need to keep the CO2 going and I'm still tweaking the photoperiod.

Dan K.
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,814
Posted By Dan Knowlton
For me - Three tanks - three Eheims. And...

For me -

Three tanks - three Eheims. And the Fluval is sitting out in the garage gathering dust - just too many problems with the seals.

Dan K.
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By Dan Knowlton
Still in business, apparently - ...

Still in business, apparently -
http://www.diatomfilter.com/

Dan K.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-23-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,425
Posted By Dan Knowlton
just a comment - when I was running a nursery we...

just a comment - when I was running a nursery we would make cheap foam supports by taking styrofoam and dipping it in brown latex paint and then would roll the wet styrofoam in long fiber sphagnum...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-21-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Dan Knowlton
I must be feeding my assassin snails well as I am...

I must be feeding my assassin snails well as I am seeing quite a few "baby" assassin snails in my tank.

Dan K.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-10-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Dan Knowlton
I have had the Danner for 6 years and it is still...

I have had the Danner for 6 years and it is still pretty quiet. It is in a 125 in the living room about 6 feet from my chair - if I concentrate I can hear it but not loudly, even when I was...
Forum: DIY 09-04-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 18,233
Posted By Dan Knowlton
Maybe a neutral density filter would help. ...

Maybe a neutral density filter would help.

Dan K.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,694
Posted By Dan Knowlton
If you have city water, they are required to...

If you have city water, they are required to publish a water quality report. The average gh in my area is 14.8, so I used that to calculate the "dilution" with RO water to get 3gh. Obviously, it was...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-07-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,230
Posted By Dan Knowlton
I have a 125 and am using a needle wheel pump...

I have a 125 and am using a needle wheel pump (Mag 9.5) with a venturi to chop up the bubbles - comes out as a mist and I get 9 months on a 20lb CO2 tank.

Dan K.
Forum: Photography 02-11-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 26,597
Posted By Dan Knowlton
Well, you can add me - Nikon D90. No decent fish...

Well, you can add me - Nikon D90. No decent fish pics yet, though.

Dan K.
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By Dan Knowlton
I like using a 10PPI block of foam as a prefilter...

I like using a 10PPI block of foam as a prefilter for my Eheims - and the shrimp LOVE it.

Dan K.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-16-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By Dan Knowlton
I have the next bigger Ecco filter and it is...

I have the next bigger Ecco filter and it is almost silent. In the dead of night I can hear a tiny bit of noise if I am very near to the filter but FAR less than I get when my wife snores! :proud: ...
Forum: Aquascaping 12-16-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By Dan Knowlton
in the collective wisdom of the Planted Tank -...

in the collective wisdom of the Planted Tank - you just need a bigger tank!

:icon_mrgr

Dan K.
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,820
Posted By Dan Knowlton
I'm using a foam block that I just cut by jabbing...

I'm using a foam block that I just cut by jabbing a filet knife in an x in the middle. It started out white but is now more of a tan color and the shrimp really like hanging out there!

Dan K.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-03-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By Dan Knowlton
We have a new kitten and she was on top of the...

We have a new kitten and she was on top of the light fixture trying to grab a couple of leaves that were floating after a trim - I don't think she ever figured out why her paws were wet!

If she...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,139
Posted By Dan Knowlton
I got one of these with a bubble counter a few...

I got one of these with a bubble counter a few years back - no problems at all with it. Holds the bubble rate very well and no end of tank dump!

http://sumoregulator.com/PremierLine.html

Dan K.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-16-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By Dan Knowlton
If you are having problems locating it - try a...

If you are having problems locating it - try a supplier for pool builders.

Dan K
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-19-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,470
Posted By Dan Knowlton
I gave up on San Diego tap water - I keep having...

I gave up on San Diego tap water - I keep having to use a hammer to break off a piece to drink! :icon_mrgr

On my RCS tank I am using RO/DI water in an 80/20 mix with tap water (Helix Water...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-18-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Dan Knowlton
Yep, they are active but not at night.... ...

Yep, they are active but not at night....

keep the lights to a minimum for a while and then illuminate them with a flashlight.

Dan K.
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