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Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-06-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,800
Posted By outcast
My opinion is to listen to hoppy and tone out the...

My opinion is to listen to hoppy and tone out the rest. He has posted some very informative guides to lighting and has experimented a lot for others benefits. Your issue is too much light, and it...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-10-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 29,715
Posted By outcast
there's lots of canadians lurking :P i usually...

there's lots of canadians lurking :P i usually dont even try to stay current with the active topics now, its hopeless compared to when i joined
Forum: DIY 06-09-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 116,717
Posted By outcast
just remember that the switch needs to be...

just remember that the switch needs to be installed only on one wire of the battery clip, for some strange reason people often make the mistake and connect it across both power lines. Also an algae...
Forum: DIY 06-06-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 116,717
Posted By outcast
Maybe we can luck out and both make the cut on...

Maybe we can luck out and both make the cut on the next batch and save on shipping 2wheels :D (neven btw)
Forum: DIY 06-01-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 116,717
Posted By outcast
Awesome work! I've finally decided to take the...

Awesome work! I've finally decided to take the plunge and buy a probe, but surprised to find this diy project to turn out so polished. I'll definately be keeping an eye out on the SnS to get one. ...
Forum: Fish 01-09-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,102
Posted By outcast
i would say bloodfins, but only because my...

i would say bloodfins, but only because my prefered tetra's are not on the list.

I am quite the fan of Phantom tetra's and keep a school of black and red phantoms. They are easy to sex, and the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-09-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By outcast
normally do 50% a week in all my tanks, if a...

normally do 50% a week in all my tanks, if a shrimp berries, i'll only change that tanks water every second week since it has a very low bioload. A few years back i would neglect my tank every time...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-08-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By outcast
After a visit to KMS i hooked up the co2 tank...

After a visit to KMS i hooked up the co2 tank again and brushed on kids bubble solution over each connection point. When i turned it on, bubbles started coming out where the manifold was connected...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-07-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 32,247
Posted By outcast
java moss thrives practically everywhere, other...

java moss thrives practically everywhere, other mosses i've personally kept just didn't look nearly as good as they did with a carbon source, whether it was metricide or co2.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-06-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,302
Posted By outcast
Easy there, as said many just look and its easy...

Easy there, as said many just look and its easy for a journal to get lost quickly behind 3 pages of posts.

I think the manzanita placement for the first tank is excellent, only suggestion would...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-06-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,947
Posted By outcast
I long ago removed aquariums from my kids room. ...

I long ago removed aquariums from my kids room. The co2 tank is not a worry, I work in construction and I've seen what the tanks can take in terms of abuse. They are hydrotested for a reason, to...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-06-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By outcast
undoing my regulator from the tank i think i may...

undoing my regulator from the tank i think i may have had a minor leak there because i was able to remove it by hand, once i get it filled i'll soapy water test the regulator block and any points...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-05-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By outcast
and my co2 ran out >.< i hope theres not a leak...

and my co2 ran out >.< i hope theres not a leak in the line in the wall
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-04-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 21,384
Posted By outcast
I tell mywife its atleast less than two trips an...

I tell mywife its atleast less than two trips an average woman's trip to the hairdresser. Unfortunately she herself doesn't get her hair done up so the arguement is moot. Id much rather look like a...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-04-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By outcast
More plants and more livestock! the left...

More plants and more livestock!

the left tank now has 2 more guppies and 2 assassin snails, as for the plants im unsure of what i put in there exactly so here is the list
Anubias barteri 'Petite'...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-31-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By outcast
i am near coquitlam center :) as for the...

i am near coquitlam center :)

as for the tanks

New plants and a little bit more live stock, i will update when i figure out what is what
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-31-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,374
Posted By outcast
biggest suggestion i have is use a certified...

biggest suggestion i have is use a certified electrician for installation, not some tech hack with only a 2 week course.

In canada you now are required to have your red seal (certification) and a...
Forum: Aquascaping 12-30-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,389
Posted By outcast
i take large pieces of granite to increase the...

i take large pieces of granite to increase the elevation, joys of living on a mountain being developed constantly is there's a never ending supply of crushed granite hand sized or bigger
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-29-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,185
Posted By outcast
Although I'm not for certain, I think the...

Although I'm not for certain, I think the buffering comes from the powder you add to activate the solution for disinfectfing. That powder we give to a pharmasist to dispose of properly

Sent via...
Forum: DIY 12-29-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By outcast
i would recommend check valves with arrows...

i would recommend check valves with arrows pointed to the T, that way you wont lose the pressure when you swap a bottle out. It is true that lower co2 is better than none, but consistency is key to...
Forum: DIY 12-29-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,921
Posted By outcast
i wouldnt bother going for specific types, its...

i wouldnt bother going for specific types, its pretty much the same in what we use it for
Forum: DIY 12-29-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,921
Posted By outcast
typically champagne yeast

typically champagne yeast
Forum: Tank Journals 12-29-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By outcast
even without the airstone im sure i'll be fine. ...

even without the airstone im sure i'll be fine. Im a big fan of increased surface agitation at the cost of co2 tank longevity.

must have hoppy links:...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-29-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By outcast
the original plan was to go with t5ho, but i had...

the original plan was to go with t5ho, but i had my clip on lights from the previous tanks. The same guy who made my tanks let me in on where i could buy a 4' fixture w/ bulb and reflector for $35....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-29-2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By outcast
no problem, as i said he just got the rights...

no problem, as i said he just got the rights recently so not many outside of this region know. best of luck finding what you need
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