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Forum: DIY 02-19-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,114
Posted By SammyP
what you need is a DS1307 real time clock. They...

what you need is a DS1307 real time clock. They sell breakout boards on sparkfun for this. There are a few different arduino libraries you can try that also come with example code that you can...
Forum: Fish 05-24-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By SammyP
please let us know if they have any females. ...

please let us know if they have any females. they should be smaller, pictured above.
Forum: Plants 05-13-2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By SammyP
Thats what i was going to say. Thats an awesome...

Thats what i was going to say. Thats an awesome plant. Theres a few species that are nearly itdentical that make great background plants and naturally grow in river beds so they love flow.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-09-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,296
Posted By SammyP
Oh being a long island boy, fishing is in my...

Oh being a long island boy, fishing is in my blood! I fish every november for striped bass. I used to go out for chompers back in the day but that gets boring and its cruel. we used to catch and...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By SammyP
IMO It will look better with it on. the top of...

IMO It will look better with it on. the top of the glass is not exaclty finished to look good and it may be sharp. Try it. You will see.
Forum: DIY 05-09-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By SammyP
I've seen some threads where guys were useing...

I've seen some threads where guys were useing krylon fusion to paint thier PVC structures black in their SW tanks.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,025
Posted By SammyP
eheim is the best brand hands down. quiet,...

eheim is the best brand hands down. quiet, reliable and virtually maintenance free. I set one up on a 75 gallon a few years ago and i've only had to open it 3 times.
Forum: Fish 05-09-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By SammyP
Here are some more photos i found useing google...

Here are some more photos i found useing google image search:

http://www.aquanet.de/objimages/20041026165402142-hauptbild-261020041724351039.jpg
http://cvaquarium.org/Newsletter/scarletbadis.jpg...
Forum: Fish 05-09-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By SammyP
That is one cool looking fish. :thumbsup:

That is one cool looking fish. :thumbsup:
Forum: Fish 05-09-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,065
Posted By SammyP
yah i remember a few years back the LFS guy sold...

yah i remember a few years back the LFS guy sold me like 7 or some rediculous number for a 20 gallon that was grownig some nice BBA. Anyways, these guys turned the tank into a highway... They all...
Forum: Fish 05-09-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By SammyP
Lets see some pics of your darios! if you have...

Lets see some pics of your darios! if you have them...

edit: pics that is.. wasnt trying to imply anything
Forum: DIY 05-09-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,333
Posted By SammyP
I think the easiest way to fix your problem is...

I think the easiest way to fix your problem is to put a valve on the line carrying the new water. that way you can dial it down a bit

an idea, with the timer doing it automatically, doing a...
Forum: Plants 05-08-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By SammyP
The description of the thin and fragile leaves...

The description of the thin and fragile leaves sounds like there is iron deficiency there. Old leaves dying off prematurely could be a few different deficinecies possibly PO4. This is a good link:...
Forum: Fish 05-08-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By SammyP
cool! i already have cyclopeeze but its the...

cool! i already have cyclopeeze but its the freezedried kind. Its like powder and it floats on the surface. I guess i could just turkey baster it like i do with my SW tank.

At >1" i thought...
Forum: DIY 05-08-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,333
Posted By SammyP
Why not just have a timer turn the draining pump...

Why not just have a timer turn the draining pump on once a week for a few minutes? HD sells a reliable digital timer that i've been using for a couple years. I dont now the brand or model though...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-08-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By SammyP
There are various loaches that will help to keep...

There are various loaches that will help to keep them in check. Snail populations will surge and die back, though. Snails, like algae, will always be present in planted aquaria to some degree. The...
Forum: Fish 05-08-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By SammyP
I'm reading that they mostly dont like flakes or...

I'm reading that they mostly dont like flakes or pellets and that they prefer live foods. Its funny because the sites that i'm reading say they are easy to care for as long as you have perfect water...
Forum: Lighting 05-08-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,219
Posted By SammyP
He's right. If you're on a budget, spend your...

He's right. If you're on a budget, spend your money wisely. Half the bulbs in a saltwater setup will do nothing for your plants and you'll have to spend more money replacing them.

I cant tell...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-08-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,604
Posted By SammyP
You're welcome Don! That site has taught me...

You're welcome Don! That site has taught me quite a bit about aquatic plants. Dont begin the doseing straight away. I didnt realize when i first posted that you're useing ADA substrate. That...
Forum: Fish 05-08-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,009
Posted By SammyP
i voted germans because mine were fantastic to...

i voted germans because mine were fantastic to watch. I'm bias though because i've never owned bolivians. You may want to check out some kribensis as well, awesome fish.
Forum: Fish 05-08-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By SammyP
Thats pretty interesting mac. From what i've...

Thats pretty interesting mac. From what i've heard, these little guys are from a place in india where collection is somehow prohibited now makeing them only available from breeders and I highly...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-08-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,604
Posted By SammyP
Dont use cycle type products ever. All that is...

Dont use cycle type products ever. All that is is a bottle of ammonia! Thats how it starts the cycle, theres no bacteria in it, its just the food the bacteria needs to grow. I swear! Test it...
Forum: Fish 05-08-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By SammyP
Thanks guys. Honestly i thought it'd be futile...

Thanks guys. Honestly i thought it'd be futile asking about them. Its good to see these fish are around. They're really an awesome fish. i thought they were dwarf cichlids when i first saw them...
Forum: Fish 05-07-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By SammyP
scarlet badis aka dario dario

Has anyone ever seen them for sale anywhere? I've asked around at alot of LFS stores about these little guys over the years and pretty much every time i get the same answer. either "no" or "we'll...
Forum: Plants 05-07-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By SammyP
I can see that those melted leaves are the...

I can see that those melted leaves are the emersed growth form of that plant. Most plants available to us are grown emersed. You can pull the leaves off gently or cut them but try not to pull the...
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