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Forum: Equipment 12-05-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,301
Posted By JimT
I just got the digital coralife, thinking it...

I just got the digital coralife, thinking it would be an upgrade from a ten year old radio shack digital. The radioshack has the room temp, humidity, and the remote. I didnít trust it, and the cord...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By JimT
Thanks for the responses. May be I...

Thanks for the responses.



May be I will play around with the outtake configuration. I think I do have a nozzle head piece somewhere (itís like a slotted cone shape).

Yeah and, if I do the...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By JimT
Circulation with a koralia nano

I have a 46 gallon bowfront. The circulation from the spraybar is not too bad, although modest plant sway is mostly on one side of tank. I was thinking of adding more current to fully circulate CO2...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By JimT
Thanks, I did a general search for cleaning...

Thanks,

I did a general search for cleaning routines on the web, but itís good to get a reality check from someone with the same model in a planted tank.

I cleaned it last night just to look...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By JimT
Filter maintenance (sunsun 302)

Iíve been running a sunsun 302 for four weeks now, on my 46 gallon tank. Itís my first canister filter and Iím thinking about doing its first ďoil changeĒ.

The sunsun 302 doesnít come with a...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-19-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,258
Posted By JimT
Nice job on the canopy, and the rescape came out...

Nice job on the canopy, and the rescape came out great.

BTW, I have the same vintage radial arm saw, the Dewalt 925.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-15-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By JimT
Thanks, now I get it!

Thanks, now I get it!
Forum: Tank Journals 10-15-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By JimT
Iím not sure what itís called. Itís funny, I got...

Iím not sure what itís called. Itís funny, I got that rock 15 years ago, to do a bonsai tree set up, and itís been under my deck for ten! A piece of it broke off when I tried to pull it out early...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-14-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By JimT
Thanks Laura lee, Iím going to be doing...

Thanks Laura lee,

Iím going to be doing rounds at my LFSs, so Iím making a short list of fish.

How big a school do you think I could accommodate (of 1.5Ē-2Ē fish)? Between 10-15? If the 1Ē...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-14-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By JimT
46 gallon bowfront mostly Asian themed

I’ve been keeping a 10 gallon planted no tech planted tank for about a year and a half now, and made my mistakes with it. Being ready for a larger tank, I got a used 46 gallon bowfront from my LFS. ...
Forum: Fish 09-29-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,467
Posted By JimT
I have a L264 Sultan pleco (Leporacanthicus...

I have a L264 Sultan pleco (Leporacanthicus joselimai) that will get 5Ē may be 6Ē. Was somewhat expensive, but I got it local so didn't pay extra for shipping. It is a very good looking fish,...
Forum: Fish 09-28-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By JimT
Thanks for the advice Laura lee. I checked...

Thanks for the advice Laura lee.

I checked out my LFS to look at odessas. I remember liking those almost as much as the rosies. No luck tho. I did see some congo tetras that looked pretty...
Forum: Fish 09-28-2010, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By JimT
Thanks for the responses. Iím glad I asked...

Thanks for the responses.

Iím glad I asked around before I got the barbs. I have a lot of needle leaf plants. It would be a major bummer if they decimated my attempt at aquascaping.

Too bad,...
Forum: Fish 09-27-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By JimT
Stocking questions-rosy barbs

Iím finally getting my 46 gallon set up this week, so Iíve been shopping around for stock.

I already have a pair of pearl gouramis, a pair of kribs, and a L-264 sultan pleco. I had always...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By JimT
Thanks for the responses. Yes, the flow...

Thanks for the responses.

Yes, the flow meter comes off. So, Iíll swap out the flow meter for a needle valve, the flow monitor will just be there, and the bubble count within the reactor will...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By JimT
Would this flowmeter work?

This is my first time setting up a CO2 system in an aquarium. I picked up this CO2 tank, flow meter, and solenoid at a yard sale for very little. What I paid is worth the tank alone. It's about 28"...
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ 08-27-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 23,307
Posted By JimT
Thanks for the advice. I measured it out...

Thanks for the advice.

I measured it out again. Still coming up with 5 kh. I do get the blue to be pale greenish at four drops, but it does take 5 to seal the deal and be yellow. I guess the arm...
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ 08-26-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 23,307
Posted By JimT
I measured out 6 grams of sodium bicarbonate from...

I measured out 6 grams of sodium bicarbonate from a brand new box of arm and hammer on a laboratory scale that measured to .0001 (I settled for .001, I was fine tuning by the spec). I mixed that with...
Forum: Lighting 07-16-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,453
Posted By JimT
Thanks all for the info and advice. Buying...

Thanks all for the info and advice.

Buying underpowered equipment bums me out, however in this case it doesn’t look like I’d need the higher power. I’m starting to think T5 NO.

Has anyone...
Forum: Lighting 07-14-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,453
Posted By JimT
Thanks, I like it. Looks like a remote ballast.

Thanks, I like it. Looks like a remote ballast.
Forum: Lighting 07-14-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,453
Posted By JimT
Need help comparing T5HO to T5NO to PC for medium light for 46 gallon Bowfront

Newbie here, and impressed with all the information at this forum. I was wondering if some forum contributors could give me a hand on a judgment call (to avoid buyerís remorse) of which lamp to put...
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