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Forum: Tank Journals 03-02-2009, 02:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,637
Posted By SaM dA MaN
A solid and impressively hands on start. I like...

A solid and impressively hands on start. I like it.
Ive never seen that forground plant before but i immediately fell in love with it. Im a big fan of "lawn" so to speak so am looking forward to see...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-28-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By SaM dA MaN
At first, i was stoked with feeding my co2...

At first, i was stoked with feeding my co2 directly into my cannister. No bubbles came out the other end which suggestest 100% diffusion, but then about a week into it i noticed the co2 pockets...
Forum: Lighting 09-10-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Ah yes you are probably onto something here. ...

Ah yes you are probably onto something here.
Upon realising this, it is true, i didnt even consider kelvin rating for plants.
Hehe, im just getting back into aquariums, so its been a while, and i...
Forum: Lighting 09-09-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By SaM dA MaN
I was also curious of this, Reason being is i...

I was also curious of this,
Reason being is i recently bought a new 65 gal aquarium with flourite, pressurised co2, ferts and 2x96 W compact 10,000k lights. What to me seemed like all the bells n...
Forum: DIY 05-22-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,674
Posted By SaM dA MaN
more more MORE!!!!

more more MORE!!!!
Forum: DIY 05-15-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,674
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: DIY 05-10-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,674
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Hey sweet i dont exactly know if ive ever seen...

Hey sweet i dont exactly know if ive ever seen that before.

If you could show some more detail on the design that would be awsome.
Forum: DIY 05-10-2008, 06:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,674
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Good responses yall.. Yes, im sure the...

Good responses yall..

Yes, im sure the actual pressurised systems are cheaper in the long run. But i think its the lower immediate costs of DIY methods that create that impulsive temptation and...
Forum: DIY 05-07-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,674
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Methods of DIY co2 diffusion.... Bring em on People!!!!

For all you bio chem peeps out there im sure you all know making the stuff(co2) is pretty easy... In fact I reckon more difficulty lies in getting the stuff dissovled in the water so that the plants...
Forum: Lighting 03-05-2004, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By SaM dA MaN
At work today I was looking at the way...

At work today I was looking at the way fluorescent light bulbs (T12?) where put together.
Any way, I was puzzled at the way that the outer glass of the bulb wasnt completely transparent, but...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-22-2004, 02:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,532
Posted By SaM dA MaN
You may need to soak it several times in difernet...

You may need to soak it several times in difernet lots of clean water.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-22-2004, 02:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,532
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Did you boil/soak the wood?

Did you boil/soak the wood?
Forum: Tank Journals 02-22-2004, 01:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,532
Posted By SaM dA MaN
I find myself attached to that star grass. I...

I find myself attached to that star grass. I havent seen it around, can you get it in Australia.
I want some!
Forum: Tank Journals 02-17-2004, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,532
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Yeah i suppose there are some controlling...

Yeah i suppose there are some controlling variables, but i think it still supports my hypothesis. :lol: :lol: :lol:
Forum: Tank Journals 02-16-2004, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,532
Posted By SaM dA MaN
I vote for black, It contrasts well with the...

I vote for black,
It contrasts well with the green of the plants and the colours of the fish and creates a cool ilusion of depth. It also blocks out any algae spots, as well as ugly equipment and...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-06-2003, 11:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,391
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Looks nice, but thats a whole lot of neons, I...

Looks nice, but thats a whole lot of neons, I wouldve thought any thing over 30-40 max in a 20 was over stocked. Not only because of the large amounts of waste, but because its simply not enough...
Forum: DIY 11-21-2003, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Since I wont have the lights until well after...

Since I wont have the lights until well after xmas and I will be making the reflectors within a month or less I cant really work out any of that stuff yet, so I was wondering if i could just base it...
Forum: DIY 11-20-2003, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Ok, I think I got the angels sorted, is there any...

Ok, I think I got the angels sorted, is there any specific length that each side has to be? Each reflector will have one 55 watt inside it and there is going to be 4 x 55 watts over my new 70g. Can I...
Forum: DIY 11-19-2003, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Another alternative is the AH supplies inspired...

Another alternative is the AH supplies inspired reflectors.
I think it goes a little some thing like this, not too sure about lengths yet.

http://home.iprimus.com.au/milesjacob/reflector2.jpg
Forum: DIY 11-19-2003, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Well it seems my school is too cheap to supply me...

Well it seems my school is too cheap to supply me with metal so I'll have to buy some metal and bring it in to metal work (ironic?). I'll see if I can pick up some polished aluminium or somthing on...
Forum: DIY 11-17-2003, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Well I do metal work at school and have finished...

Well I do metal work at school and have finished my project and am now allowed to make something of my choice.
So I was wondering about how I can go about making some reflectors for my new tank....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-15-2003, 03:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By SaM dA MaN
The addition of C02 in an aqaurium doesnt...

The addition of C02 in an aqaurium doesnt nececarily replace the amount of 02. Plus plants will produce 02 as a result of the C02 fertilization. Raising kH could prevent or minimize acid drop.
Forum: Lighting 10-26-2003, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,538
Posted By SaM dA MaN
YES!!! I just looked them up in the yellow...

YES!!!
I just looked them up in the yellow pages and there one right near where i work (lfs) which is like a 10 min drive away from my house.
Man I owe you big time for this. I had nearly given up...
Forum: Lighting 10-25-2003, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,538
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Whoa this is great to know. I'll have to see if...

Whoa this is great to know.
I'll have to see if i can find a "Light replacement Australia pty ltd" around here in perth. Thanks heaps

*goes off to get yellow pages*
Forum: Lighting 10-25-2003, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,538
Posted By SaM dA MaN
Im in Perth, yes you'd probably have a better...

Im in Perth, yes you'd probably have a better chance in sydney.
keep on truckin for those lights, if you find some you gotta tell me.
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