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Forum: Tank Journals   03-03-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 370,149
Posted By Aquamanx
:thumbsup: Looks Great! I'm very envious of...

:thumbsup: Looks Great!

I'm very envious of your pond!:icon_roll I LOVE IT!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-20-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,693
Posted By Aquamanx
They already said they have a Clown Loach that...

They already said they have a Clown Loach that doesn't eat any of the shrimp to their knowledge...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-19-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By Aquamanx
I know they get larger, but, what about SAE?...

I know they get larger, but, what about SAE? Aren't they "Shrimp Safe"? Or Corys... I have SEA, Corys, & some kind of Tetra that doesn't seem to bother my Shrimp... The Tetras even Bred in my 20...
Forum: DIY   02-19-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,093
Posted By Aquamanx
Here's a helpfull link......

Here's a helpfull link... (http://www.petsolutions.com/Info.aspx?id=59) Hope it helps!~
Forum: Equipment   02-19-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,980
Posted By Aquamanx
As I'm getting mine Fluval running after a...

As I'm getting mine Fluval running after a cleaning, I fill the entire canister, then I plug it in & prime at the same time. Once it starts running a little I tilt the canister to one side & let it...
Forum: Equipment   02-19-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Aquamanx
Thanks, I was thinking about blocking it off in...

Thanks, I was thinking about blocking it off in the middle just for that same problem... But, I also figured that the pipe I'm using is about 1/3 (give or take) larger than the original Fluval hose....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-19-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,890
Posted By Aquamanx
OK. I only checked my PH & it was @ 7. Just under...

OK. I only checked my PH & it was @ 7. Just under if anything... That would have to be the reason behind the eroded shells! I don't have room for an extra tank at the moment, so, I added a Vacation...
Forum: Equipment   02-18-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Aquamanx
2 Canisters on one Spraybar?

OK, I started this in someone elses thread, but, figured it would be better off in it's own thread...

So, my Question is, would it be alright to run 2 Fluval 404's into one Homemade Spraybar...
Forum: Equipment   02-18-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Aquamanx
Here's a helpfull link......

Here's a helpfull link... (http://www.petsolutions.com/Info.aspx?id=59) Hope it helps!~
Forum: Lighting   02-18-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Aquamanx
IMO the Cold Cathode tubes are the way to go to...

IMO the Cold Cathode tubes are the way to go to make Moonlight effect. The LED's are more a spot light you can direct on specific spots. The Cold Cathode ones are a more even soft glow over the...
Forum: DIY   02-18-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 20,154
Posted By Aquamanx
I'll tell you from experience that those 6500k...

I'll tell you from experience that those 6500k Spirals work Great!:thumbsup: I have 2 on my 20 Gallon tank, with 2 - 20 Watt Flouros & the Spirlas thow off more light IMO.

Good job! That will...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-18-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,541
Posted By Aquamanx
My Ghost Shrimp turn a nice Green color, with...

My Ghost Shrimp turn a nice Green color, with different colored stripes, & dots on them... Not very noticable, but I notice it. Plus there is a bit of Red on their Antenni. Pretty cool looking.
Forum: DIY   02-15-2008, 11:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,854
Posted By Aquamanx
OK, I made my own reflector out of the roof edge...

OK, I made my own reflector out of the roof edge material. It's made out of aluminum. (Sorry I don't know the correct name.) I think it came out very nice. I got it for FREE from a friend that had it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-15-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By Aquamanx
When I did it, I was told the "general rule" is...

When I did it, I was told the "general rule" is that you should still be able to see through it on the bottom of the tank. Maybe someone else can shed some light on this? I know there was a site...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-15-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,890
Posted By Aquamanx
... Seeing it was Valentines Day, I didn't get to...

... Seeing it was Valentines Day, I didn't get to check the parameters of the water lastnight. I'll have to check it out tonight!

I did notice that I do still have about 10 Spixi's out of 20 or so...
Forum: DIY   02-14-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 65,295
Posted By Aquamanx
I want to know how this has worked over time... I...

I want to know how this has worked over time... I Love the idea of it! I read this when you wrote it. I just wanted to see the longevity of the construction with the heater going through the threaded...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-14-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,469
Posted By Aquamanx
Can Cherries & Red Crabs live together?

Just like the Title says... Can they live together, or will the Crabs just eat all of the shrimp? I have Cherries, but, I wanted crabs as well... I won't do it if there's a chance they will eat them...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-14-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,890
Posted By Aquamanx
I have Spixi's in my 20 Gallon planted tank... My...

I have Spixi's in my 20 Gallon planted tank... My problem is that they seem to be dieing... Should I be giving them some sort of Calcium? I have heard of using the "vacation feed tabs" that you buy...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-14-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Aquamanx
I woudl say that the coudiness is from it being a...

I woudl say that the coudiness is from it being a new tank & with some water chages & time for the bio-load to pick up, it should clear up! I had the same problem when I started my first tank years...
Forum: DIY   01-13-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,482
Posted By Aquamanx
Just use 2 x 4's & skin it! The results are great...

Just use 2 x 4's & skin it! The results are great & ROCK SOLID! (Plus, it's inexpensive & most people can do it themselves with nothing more than a Skill saw & miter box. You could use just a Skill...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-09-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,436
Posted By Aquamanx
Having the home Inspections done today! Wish me...

Having the home Inspections done today! Wish me Luck!

OH & Yes, the 150 is in the Master Bedroom... Still don't know if they are leaving their fish & taking mine or I'm taking mine & they are...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-03-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,436
Posted By Aquamanx
You have to look at the "Virtual tour" to see...

You have to look at the "Virtual tour" to see it... Still undecided on what I'm going to do with it. I know it will be Freshwater... But, unsure if they are leaving their community fish in it or...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-03-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,436
Posted By Aquamanx
It IS my first house! My woman & I have been...

It IS my first house! My woman & I have been talking abouit getting a house for while... But, Not as long as she's been hinting around about gettin Married,.... LOL! All I said is one thing at a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-03-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,436
Posted By Aquamanx
You are right... I wasn't thinking as in a "tenth...

You are right... I wasn't thinking as in a "tenth of an inch" or "tenth of an object". I'm a Machinist so I was thinking like this...

.1 (100 thousands), .01 (ten thousands) .001 (one thousand), &...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-03-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,436
Posted By Aquamanx
Thanks! Unfortunately the furnature you see is...

Thanks! Unfortunately the furnature you see is the Sellers stuff... I'm hoping to make it as Nice inside with what we've got. I never tried to get really nice furnature yet, seeing my girlz are still...
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