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Forum: Tank Journals 01-22-2008, 04:20 PM
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Posted By tommyboy22481
Not sure what you think is a thermometer but...

Not sure what you think is a thermometer but there isn't one in the tank, just a heater with a buried temperature probe unless that's what you meant. Also the back is solid black already.

A big...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-21-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,015
Posted By tommyboy22481
Been a while since I've updated this so here...

Been a while since I've updated this so here goes. Lighting in the tank is now dual 65w CF bulbs, one 10,000k and one 6,500k. It's a coralife fixture suspended about a foot and a half above the tank...
Forum: Lighting 02-09-2007, 04:42 PM
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Posted By tommyboy22481
Thanks, I guess I'll just have to experiment....

Thanks, I guess I'll just have to experiment. Seems the Actinic won't hurt anyways.
Forum: Lighting 02-09-2007, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By tommyboy22481
Actinic any good?

I bought a Coralife 24" inch fixture with a 10k bulb and Actinic bulb. I have a 20L tank with Jello Co2 injection. Right now I'm only running the 10k bulb, would the actinic bulb be a good idea or...
Forum: Fish 07-22-2006, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By tommyboy22481
Possibly pregnant? I know they have spawned...

Possibly pregnant? I know they have spawned before.
Forum: Fish 07-22-2006, 02:25 AM
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Views: 503
Posted By tommyboy22481
Sick Angelfish?

Is this fish sick? It kinda looks like Ick on it's tail there. Also the belly seems bloated and the gills look exposed more than usual. Out of four fish two look like this and two look same as...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-15-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,015
Posted By tommyboy22481
Well the tank has moved again, this time just...

Well the tank has moved again, this time just down the road a little bit. I have it set up and it seems to be settling in pretty good. I have been having a problem with black beard algae that I think...
Forum: DIY 02-17-2005, 11:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 46,318
Posted By tommyboy22481
Today I dumped my previous batch of jello and...

Today I dumped my previous batch of jello and started making a new one. The last one didn't last very long but I have been lazy in starting a new batch.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-31-2004, 08:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,015
Posted By tommyboy22481
Blooming

There was this wierd thin blade coming from my plants in the back and I couldn't figure out what it was till today when I realized its a flower! Its pretty tiny but its still cool.
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Forum: Tank Journals 10-27-2004, 10:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,015
Posted By tommyboy22481
Thanks! I am still having a hair algae/blue-green...

Thanks! I am still having a hair algae/blue-green algae problem that I am not sure how to fix. Its not terrible but it just makes everything look bad. I put a bunch of Anachris in to see if that...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-27-2004, 03:27 AM
Replies: 58
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Posted By tommyboy22481
I didn't get the Halogens to turn white, but I...

I didn't get the Halogens to turn white, but I did adjust the white balance on the camera so it looks like they are white. You'll have to consult your cameras users manual for details how to do this...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-08-2004, 03:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,263
Posted By tommyboy22481
Wow you had a really good survival rate, I had a...

Wow you had a really good survival rate, I had a spawn about that big and I only had 3 survive past a week or so. I guess thats a good thing as I would have had trouble keeping that many angels. Any...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-24-2004, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By tommyboy22481
If you get some houseplants they will help with...

If you get some houseplants they will help with lowering humidity. I lose about an inch of water a week from my open 20L.
Forum: DIY 09-17-2004, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,195
Posted By tommyboy22481
This sounds just like the surface extractor I...

This sounds just like the surface extractor I bought to fix the surface film problem I was having. Its basically a tube with opening at the top and the bottom, but the top part floats on the surface...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-17-2004, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By tommyboy22481
I use my 1and1.com account, I got 3 years free as...

I use my 1and1.com account, I got 3 years free as an introductory deal. I also run my own webserver but its not all that reliable so I wouldnt want to use it for image hosting.

As for free...
Forum: DIY 09-13-2004, 08:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 46,318
Posted By tommyboy22481
My latest batch is still producing bubbles...

My latest batch is still producing bubbles nicely, but I was alarmed at the rate at which the jello is being used up. It is approaching the 1/3 mark which is much faster than I remember it going...
Forum: DIY 09-05-2004, 02:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 46,318
Posted By tommyboy22481
Pufferfreak - The amount of Co2 produced is...

Pufferfreak - The amount of Co2 produced is probably about the same or less than the traditional method, but it will keep producing that amount for much longer.

Rex - What kind of bpm are you...
Forum: DIY 09-05-2004, 04:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 46,318
Posted By tommyboy22481
Yeah that does seem a little early to be slowing...

Yeah that does seem a little early to be slowing down. I just timed my batch and its going at 18bpm, I'm not sure what could be causing such a big difference. You do have a very small volume of water...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-01-2004, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By tommyboy22481
I would have to agree with thinner is better....

I would have to agree with thinner is better. Quite a difference in the plant growth too!
Forum: DIY 08-31-2004, 05:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 46,318
Posted By tommyboy22481
I have my blue bubble counter stuck to the top of...

I have my blue bubble counter stuck to the top of the cap with some double stick tape and I use blue silicone tubing for my Co2 line. I should get some Co2 resistant stuff but I havn't gotten around...
Forum: DIY 08-31-2004, 01:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 46,318
Posted By tommyboy22481
I am using Fleischman's active dry yeast, and I...

I am using Fleischman's active dry yeast, and I used roughly 1.75 cups of sugar. I used actual Jello brand last time but this stuff was cheaper so I thought I'd give it a try.
Forum: DIY 08-31-2004, 04:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 46,318
Posted By tommyboy22481
I would recommend leaving it in the 2 liter, I'm...

I would recommend leaving it in the 2 liter, I'm pretty sure that the gatorade bottle is actually a little bit smaller than a 2 liter so you should be okay. Maybe use a little less water in the jello...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-31-2004, 03:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,015
Posted By tommyboy22481
I started an official Jello Co2 thread, you can...

I started an official Jello Co2 thread, you can find it here (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?p=85288#post85288).

Heres a pic of the new tank layout, I have switched the gravel to...
Forum: DIY 08-31-2004, 03:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 46,318
Posted By tommyboy22481
Arrow A Jello CO2 Thread

This article serves as a beginner's guide to hobbyists looking to get started with DIY CO2, or making the switch to the Jell-O recipe.

The DIY Yeast method works on a simple principle, similar to...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-29-2004, 07:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,015
Posted By tommyboy22481
I have been using water straight from the tap,...

I have been using water straight from the tap, the KH and GH are right around 20. One thing that isn't entirley clear is that you are making the Jello using the Jigglers recipe, or twice the density...
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