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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-13-2009, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Ukrainetz
Thanks again! I went out and got them locally,...

Thanks again! I went out and got them locally, and it seems to be the cheaper way: 4lb PP ~ $4.99, and 4lb Epsom Salt ~ $3.99. Carbonates won't be a problem for me, since I'm only conditioning change...
Forum: Equipment   05-13-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Ukrainetz
Looks good foster! I was thinking of doing...

Looks good foster! I was thinking of doing something similar, using a white pvc tube for the middle. I'll definitely post a picture once I brew something up!
Forum: Equipment   05-13-2009, 12:42 AM
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Posted By Ukrainetz
Thank you for the info! I guess I'll make my own...

Thank you for the info! I guess I'll make my own for now, at least until I find a nice unit like the JBL, or decide to get the glass one. Boy it's getting difficult even getting the red sea unit...
Forum: Equipment   05-12-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,375
Posted By Ukrainetz
co2 Drop Checker

I really like that JBL unit, but don't know where to get it (in US). Which unit/design do you recommend for accuracy/quality?

Also is there really any difference between all the different units?...
Forum: DIY   05-08-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By Ukrainetz
Good point! I'll try to look a little more at...

Good point! I'll try to look a little more at this later today. I gotta get this hood set up soon!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-07-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,713
Posted By Ukrainetz
YES! Someone is speaking my language here...

YES! Someone is speaking my language here :icon_mrgr !!!

It is all clear like night and day now!

Thank you for all the help!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-07-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,713
Posted By Ukrainetz
Oh geez sleepy, you're killing me! :) Now you...

Oh geez sleepy, you're killing me! :) Now you give me 20 choices to choose from lol!

Ok so what is ideal for our tanks? Ca and Mg Sulfates? In other words should I just get the GH mixes, or opt...
Forum: Lighting   05-07-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By Ukrainetz
Yep, thats them! The other coralife endcaps I...

Yep, thats them! The other coralife endcaps I have seal well too, they're just snap on. Perhaps the lamps and contacts get too hot for those???

I have a feeling i can pull off the co2 situation....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-07-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,713
Posted By Ukrainetz
Thanks for all the replies! I'll try to get me...

Thanks for all the replies! I'll try to get me some Magnesium Sulfate. Any pointers as to where? (will it be just easier to pick a bag of Epsom Salt at Walmart?) In addition to this I'll be adding...
Forum: DIY   05-07-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By Ukrainetz
I've certainly thought about painting the innards...

I've certainly thought about painting the innards white, but light will reflect at odd angles. For that matter, instead of painting it white, I figured I'd get better results if I spend $5-10 at LHS...
Forum: DIY   05-07-2009, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,627
Posted By Ukrainetz
Excellent idea!!! I will just have to give this...

Excellent idea!!! I will just have to give this one a try guys! (Hmmm...now what time does petco open??) Noise wise I haven't had too much problem with mine, since by the time the bubbles reach the...
Forum: DIY   05-07-2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By Ukrainetz
I figured.... If it really worked as they...

I figured.... If it really worked as they advertise, everyone in the PT community would rant about them.
Forum: DIY   05-07-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By Ukrainetz
I certainly will take that into account Rich! :) ...

I certainly will take that into account Rich! :)

Sounds good guys, I will use polycrylic, a reflector, and probably a fan (I have plenty PC fans around, and 12V power supplies that aren't being...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-07-2009, 02:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,713
Posted By Ukrainetz
Lol James, so are they what I should use or not?...

Lol James, so are they what I should use or not? Elaborate for us regular non - chemical major folk! :)
Forum: DIY   05-07-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,627
Posted By Ukrainetz
Hmmm, that sounds pretty interesting. Do you have...

Hmmm, that sounds pretty interesting. Do you have a picture of this setup by any chance? I currently have a Maxi Jet 600 that I use to break up any remaining bubbles coming off the Ladder. What i was...
Forum: DIY   05-07-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,627
Posted By Ukrainetz
Thanks for your reply Joe, that is exactly what...

Thanks for your reply Joe, that is exactly what I'm concerned about. Those fluvals may be decent filters, but they have very weak output as is. Perhaps I'll try adding the tube like I said in a...
Forum: Fish   05-07-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 664
Posted By Ukrainetz
Vitachem or Seachem Nourish

Vitachem or Seachem Nourish. Appear to be useful supplements. What is your take? Waste of money, or actually worth something? Which one do you prefer/recommend?

Thank you!
Forum: Equipment   05-07-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 472
Posted By Ukrainetz
Chemical Filtration Media

2 Products...Purigen and Polyfilter...

From what I've heard and seen, Purigen is simply amazing, and will not absorb trace elements and ferts. Is this true, or any negative experiences?
...
Forum: DIY   05-07-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By Ukrainetz
Wood Canopy

I'm looking to make a cheap, yet attractive and lasting canopy for my 29Gal. I have the oak stand for it, so I want to make something that matches that. I'll have no trouble building it, but I'm...
Forum: DIY   05-07-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By Ukrainetz
CO2 Membrane

Whats the general consensus on those co2 membrane diffusers like this one:

http://www.bigalsonline.com/BigAlsUS/ctl3684/cp44795/si3854032/cl0/aquamedicmembranereactorsingle...
Forum: Lighting   05-07-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By Ukrainetz
Seeking Expert Opinion!

Using the equipment I already have, I will be running 1 VHO, and 1 NO over a 29Gal, with DIY co2. What is your opinion on this setup? I'm not going to fork out extra $100 for PC, I just want to make...
Forum: DIY   05-07-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,627
Posted By Ukrainetz
Fluval 204 CO2 Reactor

I've seen some posts online about using a reactor plumbed with Fluval 204 output, but didn't really find what I was looking for. I realize that the output from the fluval is relatively weak. Making...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-06-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,713
Posted By Ukrainetz
Calcium Chloride + Epsom Salts Question

This has probably already been discussed, but there are just waaaay too many posts about CaCl and Epsom Salts for me to look at...

The question is, where do you get the two? I'd prefer local, but...
Forum: DIY   02-01-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,732
Posted By Ukrainetz
Thank you indiboi! This looks very appealing (and...

Thank you indiboi! This looks very appealing (and not that expensive). Any word on that filter housing I'm thinking on using? Too short? Here (http://www.watervalue.com/cartridge_filters.html) are...
Forum: DIY   02-01-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By Ukrainetz
You could've squeezed the bottle a bit when you...

You could've squeezed the bottle a bit when you screwed the top on. Thats why I use a big juice bottle. Its more rigid, and will hold more water, so the yeast will stay alive longer (alcohol % will...
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