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Forum: Lighting   06-05-2004, 10:15 PM
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Posted By d28 boy
Thanks Wasser!

Thanks Wasser!
Forum: Lighting   06-05-2004, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By d28 boy
oops

Well, I must have been real tired last night! When I said I wanted to go from 8 bulbs to 6, what I meant was 4 bulbs@55 watts each to 3@55. No wonder nobody understood...Anyway, I removed one...
Forum: Lighting   06-05-2004, 06:02 AM
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Views: 1,174
Posted By d28 boy
thanks for the help!

thanks for the help!
Forum: Lighting   06-05-2004, 02:08 AM
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Views: 1,174
Posted By d28 boy
No, I mean actually removing one of the four...

No, I mean actually removing one of the four reflectors containing two bulbs...the kit has 2 ballasts to power 4 bulbs, so in effect I would have 1 ballast powering 4 bulbs(as it currently does) and...
Forum: Lighting   06-05-2004, 12:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By d28 boy
4 wpg down to 3 wpg

Greetings,
I am attempting to sssllllloooowwww my tank down a bit, for maintenance reasons, so I want to downgrade from 220 to 165 watts. I currently have AH 4x55 over my 55 gal. I would like to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-19-2004, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By d28 boy
AH Supply is awesome! I installed the 4x55...

AH Supply is awesome! I installed the 4x55 retrofit kit into a standard wooden hood along with some fans. The reflectors make the real difference, as many here have said, it is true, when the hood is...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-16-2004, 02:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By d28 boy
he he...I have been "under the hood" in the tank...

he he...I have been "under the hood" in the tank so much lately my wife says I have an aquarium tan! 8)
Forum: Other Websites   03-03-2004, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By d28 boy
thanks buck, html gimp...

thanks buck,
html gimp...
Forum: DIY   03-02-2004, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,198
Posted By d28 boy
Nice, thanks for the link Rex... Well, I got...

Nice, thanks for the link Rex...
Well, I got the diy inline reactor running on the output of the fluval 404. It slowed the flow a bit, but I actually wanted that to happen as the 404 puts out more...
Forum: DIY   03-02-2004, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,198
Posted By d28 boy
I read about a canister filter(eheim, I think)...

I read about a canister filter(eheim, I think) that has a heater built into it, and I am all for getting everything out of the tank that you possibly can...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-02-2004, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By d28 boy
thanks for the info!

thanks for the info!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-02-2004, 03:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By d28 boy
hi wasserpest, I am trying to encourage the...

hi wasserpest,
I am trying to encourage the low-growing carpet, so I don't want to shade it too much. I have seen some posts describe using "fast growing" plants to suck up nutrients while your...
Forum: Other Websites   03-02-2004, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By d28 boy
This is a website I built for my friend who...

This is a website I built for my friend who builds wonderful banjos...would love comments on the site...thanks Brian
edit-whoops! here's the link--> http://www.romerobanjos.com/
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-02-2004, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By d28 boy
As my tank is growing and filling in after a...

As my tank is growing and filling in after a change in aquascaping, would it be better to fertilize on an increasing basis as plants grow, or to add some fast growing plants and fertilize accordingly...
Forum: DIY   02-29-2004, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,198
Posted By d28 boy
I ran mine through the fluval 404 for several...

I ran mine through the fluval 404 for several months and it worked but the co2 in the canister would burp out every 3 mins or so and most of this was large bubbles headed right into the...
Forum: DIY   02-28-2004, 06:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,198
Posted By d28 boy
yeah, although it is tapering off from the BIG...

yeah, although it is tapering off from the BIG wind & rain, that is until Monday or Tuesday when the next one comes in...hopefully it will warm up enough inbetween to mow the lawn...life behind the...
Forum: DIY   02-28-2004, 02:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,198
Posted By d28 boy
okay, i went out and got all the parts for my...

okay, i went out and got all the parts for my inline diffusor today. couple of questions...i looked at a picture of rex's diffusor and if i am correct, the co2 enters at the top and the flow is...
Forum: DIY   02-27-2004, 03:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,198
Posted By d28 boy
ok, found what appear to be some good plans...any...

ok, found what appear to be some good plans...any comments would be appreciated.
http://www.aquaticscape.com/articles/co2reactor.htm
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Forum: DIY   02-27-2004, 03:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,198
Posted By d28 boy
yeah, that sounds like the way to go...guess i'm...

yeah, that sounds like the way to go...guess i'm a little nervous about cutting into my filter hose. is it better to place an inline external reactor on the input or output side?
Forum: DIY   02-27-2004, 01:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,198
Posted By d28 boy
I was getting sick of the burps and bubble sprays...

I was getting sick of the burps and bubble sprays from the canister filter so I built one of the "gravel vac" reactors with a powerhead. It seems to be working beautifully, but I am concerned about...
Forum: Lighting   01-28-2004, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By d28 boy
thanks for the replies. i ordered a pair of the...

thanks for the replies. i ordered a pair of the vantec stealth fans earlier today. will post back with results.
as well as an audible hum in the room, i noticed that if i put my ear to the glass,...
Forum: Lighting   01-27-2004, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By d28 boy
greetings, Well I took the plunge and bought...

greetings,
Well I took the plunge and bought the AH Supply 4x55 to light my 55gal. At the same time, I "carved" 2 holes in my hood for fans(much to my wife's chagrin!). I found the 80mm pc case fans...
Forum: Lighting   01-23-2004, 12:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,305
Posted By d28 boy
i'm sure this has been gone over many times, but...

i'm sure this has been gone over many times, but what does the wiring situation entail(from a wiring gimp!)...
Forum: Lighting   01-22-2004, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,305
Posted By d28 boy
has anyone done actual comparison of the icecap...

has anyone done actual comparison of the icecap "superquiet" fans to standard pc box fans? i am in the same situation as Hoosch. my tank is in a very quiet part of the house and i hope to keep it in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-20-2004, 12:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,887
Posted By d28 boy
so true, hair algae will disappear if you keep at...

so true, hair algae will disappear if you keep at it once your tank achieves balance...once i started the pressurized co2, cf lighting, and ferts, took about 2-3 months and within days it withered...
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