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Forum: Tank Journals   03-17-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,984
Posted By sdm
If you look at my avatar picture I've played with...

If you look at my avatar picture I've played with the real light stuff. I don't know if I can get it here but if you have a name that'd be great...thank you.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-17-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,984
Posted By sdm
Is that pool filter sand? Is the picture...

Is that pool filter sand? Is the picture representative of its color? Any darker or lighter in real life? I've been wanting a black substrate, but I really like the look of yours. I've got the EC...
Forum: Substrate   02-11-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By sdm
Trying to decide between soil and EC

Hello,
I know there are a lot of threads about these two types of substrates. I canít make a decision. A couple of years ago I bought 8 or so bags of EcoComplete. I never used it but now Iím...
Forum: Lighting   02-08-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,884
Posted By sdm
I just ran into what the OP mentioned. So this...

I just ran into what the OP mentioned. So this isn't suitable for an aquarium? They're kinda pricey but would save a lot of trouble by using my current hood.
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Forum: Substrate   02-17-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By sdm
The two would mix and eventually the EC would be...

The two would mix and eventually the EC would be on top.
Forum: Equipment   02-16-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 18,216
Posted By sdm
It's not all of them. I've got some stealth (not...

It's not all of them. I've got some stealth (not pro) heaters I bought around 2005 or 2006. After seeing all of this I contacted their customer service. I was told there isn't a problem with the...
Forum: Substrate   02-14-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By sdm
The sand will end up on the bottom eventually.

The sand will end up on the bottom eventually.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-13-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,234
Posted By sdm
Thank you. I'm getting ready to add some EC to a...

Thank you. I'm getting ready to add some EC to a 75 and that gives me some idea of how much it will take and what it will look like
Forum: Tank Journals   02-13-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,234
Posted By sdm
What are the dimensions of that tank?

What are the dimensions of that tank?
Forum: Substrate   02-10-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,247
Posted By sdm
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Fish   02-10-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,642
Posted By sdm
I would move the bass. You're not going to be...

I would move the bass. You're not going to be able to keep it in there too long anyway. If the albinos are C aeneus chances are you have both sexes. If you stayed on top of water changes you could...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-10-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By sdm
Could you just let everything dry out for a...

Could you just let everything dry out for a couple of weeks? I would at least do this with substrate just to make sure snails don't survive and make their way into your new setup.
Forum: Substrate   02-10-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,247
Posted By sdm
Was this a landscape store? What is the sand...

Was this a landscape store? What is the sand normally used for?

Thanks
Forum: Substrate   02-05-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,247
Posted By sdm
What is it? I will shortly be on the same hunt.

What is it? I will shortly be on the same hunt.
Forum: Substrate   02-04-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,315
Posted By sdm
Yeah, that's probably true...unless it's rift...

Yeah, that's probably true...unless it's rift lake tank I guess. I see "dolomitic lime" so often for work that I didn't notice the distinction (a pretty important one at that).
Forum: Substrate   02-04-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,315
Posted By sdm
Any fertilizer dealer should have KCl and...

Any fertilizer dealer should have KCl and dolomitic lime. Not necessarily a farm store but the actual place where fertilizer is blended. It should be pretty cheap too because the amount you need for...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-26-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,543
Posted By sdm
Yeah, but you have to peel them. They don't have...

Yeah, but you have to peel them. They don't have thumbs!:icon_mrgr
Forum: Equipment   01-25-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,011
Posted By sdm
Thank you. I know regulators will vary but this...

Thank you. I know regulators will vary but this gives me an idea of what I'd need.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-23-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By sdm
Would this be considered medium light, low?

Would this be considered medium light, low?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-22-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,864
Posted By sdm
Eventually the bigger EC pieces will rise to the...

Eventually the bigger EC pieces will rise to the top. I've attempted what you're describing, although with Fluorite.
Forum: Equipment   01-21-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,011
Posted By sdm
How high are the 20# tanks, regulators and all?

How high are the 20# tanks, regulators and all?
Forum: Substrate   01-19-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By sdm
It's not wrong.

It's not wrong.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-14-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By sdm
Not one that I've found.

Not one that I've found.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-14-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By sdm
My work takes me into town on occasion, there are...

My work takes me into town on occasion, there are a few. I don't have any specific information though. The ones I've seen look pretty new.

There was (is) plenty of manufacturing in Richmond,...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-12-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,431
Posted By sdm
Go with a group of Corydoras. They'll be much...

Go with a group of Corydoras. They'll be much more comfortable and you'll get to see much more interesting behavior. One is going to be kinda boring.
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