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Forum: Plants 10-28-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By snakester1
Question Brazilian Micro Sword dying?

I noticed today that the Brazilian Micro Sword I planted a couple weeks ago has turned brown (mostly at the tips, some in the middle).. I touched one and it broke off.

Does this plant melt?

I...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-28-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,878
Posted By snakester1
Always been a King and Koontz fan.. But I agree...

Always been a King and Koontz fan.. But I agree with a previous poster that sometimes the book hooks you and the ending is a bust. But still worthwhile imo.

I also enjoy the Piers Anthony Xanth...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-17-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By snakester1
Thanks for the replies! The heater will not...

Thanks for the replies!

The heater will not be staying where it is. In fact it's there because I'm frustrated trying to get it to stay anywhere else :icon_conf.. I can tuck it behind the cabomba...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-17-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By snakester1
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Forum: Tank Journals 10-17-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By snakester1
Give me some feedback on my plants PICS (58K warning)

Looking for feedback on my planted tank here (still cycling so no fish yet)

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting/f/7173_Planted_Tank_Oct162011b.jpg

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Forum: Lighting 10-09-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,401
Posted By snakester1
Thanks for all the input! I missed some of it as...

Thanks for all the input! I missed some of it as I've been offline for a few days but here's the latest:

I exchanged the 4 bulb for a 2 bulb T5 HO. The bulbs I got are Sun Wave Super Daylight...
Forum: Lighting 10-05-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,401
Posted By snakester1
Aquatect: I'm only speaking from all the posts...

Aquatect: I'm only speaking from all the posts I've read about the subject but it seems that you use high light. - 4 bulbs on a 30 gallon (Yours is 20 so not sure) - when your housing plants that...
Forum: Lighting 10-03-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,401
Posted By snakester1
Thumbs up I returned my T5 HO 4 bulb today and now have...

I returned my T5 HO 4 bulb today and now have 329.99 store credit bucks to use as I see fit. :red_mouth

The store had no 30" fixtures which house 24" bulbs in stock so they said their normal...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-02-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By snakester1
That is awesome, I'm assuming 1 15w bulb is a...

That is awesome, I'm assuming 1 15w bulb is a normal output flourescent? what fixture? Is it clamped on rim or in a hood? I've had a hard time understanding the lighting department.

If my tank...
Forum: Lighting 09-30-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,401
Posted By snakester1
So one question though.. If the 4 bulb T5 HO is...

So one question though.. If the 4 bulb T5 HO is overkill for a 30" tank setup.. What are they used for? Coral Reefs?
Forum: Lighting 09-30-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,401
Posted By snakester1
Cool thanks everyone, I'm going to take them back...

Cool thanks everyone, I'm going to take them back this weekend. Luckily I didn't open the box or anything so they should take it back.

It is frustrating that she allowed me to do that (even...
Forum: Lighting 09-29-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,401
Posted By snakester1
Andre B. It is my understanding that the light...

Andre B. It is my understanding that the light kit comes with a built in timer and the ability to adjust how many bulbs activate and when.

That was my rationalization for the purchase because,...
Forum: Lighting 09-29-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,401
Posted By snakester1
Red face Below are my notes.. Note that the plants and...

Below are my notes.. Note that the plants and fish were decided upon about 6 weeks ago.. And since then I've changed my mind like 1000 times :tongue:. I even thought about ditching this whole tank...
Forum: Lighting 09-29-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,401
Posted By snakester1
Question New Aquarium Lighting - May have made a mistake.

Hello all,

I am very new to aquariums and am in the process of planning a 30 gallon planted aquarium. I've been reading a lot and researching but mostly on fish, plants and cycling.. And...
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