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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-05-2006, 02:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,247
Posted By Pete City
I hear that. Heading out friday night to Catalina...

I hear that. Heading out friday night to Catalina Island, going to fish all day saturday for Halibut. Lets hope they are biting.

Pete
Forum: Tank Journals 05-02-2006, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By Pete City
Very, very inspiring. Thanks so much for...

Very, very inspiring.
Thanks so much for posting this.

Pete
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-29-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,247
Posted By Pete City
When I lived on the east coast I was a large...

When I lived on the east coast I was a large mouth bass fanatic, I was at a lake every weekend.
Now that I'm on the west coast it has been all about the ocean. My friend has a 36' Cabo and we try to...
Forum: Plants 04-20-2006, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By Pete City
Nospherith, Next time you are looking for...

Nospherith,

Next time you are looking for plants, post it in the swap and shop section.
You will probably save some cash as well on shipping.
I'm personally done buying plants from online...
Forum: Plants 04-13-2006, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Pete City
What kind of plants melted on you? I have...

What kind of plants melted on you?
I have received stem plants severly melted, but when I looked closely I found that the top 1/4 of an inch was unharmed, so I would cut all the "melted" growth and...
Forum: Plants 04-12-2006, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,461
Posted By Pete City
Blyxa Japonica is actually a stem plant, though...

Blyxa Japonica is actually a stem plant, though you wouldn't think looking at its appearance. This plant produces sideshoots which can easily be divided from the main plant with a sharp pair of...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-11-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By Pete City
Joe, IGNORE THIS POST, I THOUGHT YOU WERE...

Joe,
IGNORE THIS POST, I THOUGHT YOU WERE DOSING POTASSIUM PHOSPHATE NOT POTASSIUM SULFATE

I mix 1 1/2 teaspoons into 250ml of water. I use old seachem containers. For every 8ml you dose it will...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-07-2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,611
Posted By Pete City
Happy birthday Mike! Let me know if you are...

Happy birthday Mike!

Let me know if you are ever in Los Angeles and I'll buy you a beer.

Pete
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-07-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By Pete City
Old way of thinking, Tom Barr has put this myth...

Old way of thinking, Tom Barr has put this myth to rest. PO4 is one of the major macro ferts needed. Most hobbyists test for it then adjust accordingly, target levels seem to be around 1 to 2ppm,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-06-2006, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,219
Posted By Pete City
Go with a pressurized CO2 set-up from the start. ...

Go with a pressurized CO2 set-up from the start.

Spend the money on a nice "designer" substrate.

Realize that when you post a question on how to dose ferts into so many gallons the answers only...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-06-2006, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By Pete City
Joe, I would say order Potassium Phosphate, you...

Joe,
I would say order Potassium Phosphate, you have a nice level of Nitrates, and in my opinion you will recieve enough potassium from the potassium phosphate, so you don't need potassium sulfate....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-03-2006, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Pete City
Alex, I don't. I use flourish and it seems to...

Alex,
I don't. I use flourish and it seems to be working fine. Every now and again I will add a milliliter or 2 just for good measure, but I haven't done that in months.
I went a couple of weeks a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-01-2006, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By Pete City
Yes, You can place it in the mid-ground and it...

Yes,
You can place it in the mid-ground and it looks great around rocks.
You can check out my tank for a few examples, in one of my pics I even used blyxa as a complete foreground.
I would stay...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By Pete City
Gordon woods welding supply. Look in the yellow...

Gordon woods welding supply.
Look in the yellow pages for number, I go to the one on Coldwater Canyon in North Hollywood. They also have a store in Burbank.

Pete
Forum: Lighting 03-28-2006, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By Pete City
I do a variation of this on my 40, 2hrs@96,...

I do a variation of this on my 40, 2hrs@96, 4hrs@192, 2hrs@96, but try starting out with Jon's method. I'm also running 4.8wpg.
I would suggest that you run just the single 65 until you get your CO2...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-27-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By Pete City
Alex, I started with DIY, then later went...

Alex,
I started with DIY, then later went pressurized. You can see my tank in the link, the first couple of pics are with DIY setup.
Though I must say that I started with a good external reactor....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-27-2006, 01:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By Pete City
Alex, I live in Southern California like...

Alex,
I live in Southern California like yourself. We have extremly hard water, you will not need to dose Ca,Mg. Looking at your water quality report should reinforce this.
I use Flourish myself...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-21-2006, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,104
Posted By Pete City
Ok, I'm curious. How about posting a picture? ...

Ok,
I'm curious. How about posting a picture?

Pete
Forum: Plants 03-21-2006, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,543
Posted By Pete City
I think all you can do is wait and see. I'm very...

I think all you can do is wait and see. I'm very jealous of hobbyists who are able to grow this species. Especially the pictures of this plant with colors of blood orange to red, that really...
Forum: Plants 03-21-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,543
Posted By Pete City
Solace, How long have you had the species? And...

Solace,
How long have you had the species? And just out of curiosity, what's your waters GH?
I only ask because I received some of the healthiest stems of this plant, and after about 2 weeks they...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-20-2006, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By Pete City
I'm also thinking about checking out a few stone...

I'm also thinking about checking out a few stone yards, I was able to score the 3 pieces of granite that I have now, they just don't have that jagged character I'm looking for.
Plus I'm sure the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-20-2006, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By Pete City
Thanks Bob. Now how about this. Anyone have a...

Thanks Bob.
Now how about this. Anyone have a source besides ADA, to purchase such rocks?
I did a search and came up with nothing, I think I may have to take a drive up to Northern California and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-19-2006, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By Pete City
Amano Rocks

Does anyone know the technical name for the rocks he (Amano) uses in his tanks?

Thanks,
Pete
Forum: Fish 03-18-2006, 02:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By Pete City
Sick Rainbow

Hi folks,
About 20 minutes ago my daughter came to me and said "one of the fish is upside down" I ran to the tank caught the little guy, put him in a big bowl with water from the tank added a little...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-14-2006, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Pete City
Robert will bend over backwards to make...

Robert will bend over backwards to make customers/hobbyists happy, I'm sure this will be resolved in no time at all. I wouldn't worry.

Pete
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