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Forum: Substrate Today, 05:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 395
Posted By GraphicGr8s
It's not a must to cap. I've got a few tanks with...

It's not a must to cap. I've got a few tanks with no cap.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Today, 02:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 163
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Are you adding minerals back to the distilled...

Are you adding minerals back to the distilled water for your water changes?
You don't need it for makeup water since the minerals are left behind.

Yes, fooling with tap pH is a fool's errand.
Forum: Plants Today, 01:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By GraphicGr8s
You may want to reread my post on the first part....

You may want to reread my post on the first part. I stated that fresh ammonia rich manure was too hot for plants. It will burn them. The ammonia/nitrogen to carbon ratio will vary depending on what...
Forum: Plants Yesterday, 04:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By GraphicGr8s
We could just use English and avoid the issue...

We could just use English and avoid the issue entirely.

I find this highly offensive.
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 04:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 287
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I used to keep schools of 15/20 serpae and loved...

I used to keep schools of 15/20 serpae and loved them. Never had much trouble and they bred fairly regular.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 04:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Welds are strong. But you always want your...

Welds are strong. But you always want your verticals as a solid pieces. Pieces welded together aren't as strong as a solid piece. There is a slightly brittle spot on either side of the weld.

If I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 03:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 163
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Question. Distilled water for make up or for...

Question. Distilled water for make up or for water changes?
Forum: Plants Yesterday, 03:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Yeah being a bit of a smart alek. It's in my...

Yeah being a bit of a smart alek. It's in my blood. :)

As for the potting mix, it's used here and on many other forums with high success rates. If you were talking about uncomposted organics I'd...
Forum: Substrate Yesterday, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 241
Posted By GraphicGr8s
http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/1000/1148.html ...

http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/1000/1148.html
A buddy of mine put the sawdust around his wife's flower bed. And was she mad at him. Everything dead.


The roots of Black Walnut (Juglans nigra...
Forum: Plants 11-19-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Zapins, I am so glad my plants can't read. I've...

Zapins, I am so glad my plants can't read. I've taken horse manure and dropped it in one tank. I use top soil all the time. I pretty much use whatever I have at the time. Plants did great. Again, I...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By GraphicGr8s
The other concern is structurally those vertical...

The other concern is structurally those vertical legs should be one solid piece not welded together. In the long term I think that will lead to trouble. I've made a few shelving units and never broke...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I again ask how is the tank going into the stand?...

I again ask how is the tank going into the stand? Your verticals are inside the frame where the tank will sit.
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Your back piece should have been one solid piece....

Your back piece should have been one solid piece. The problem is you have that back piece right on the frame for the tank. You can't push the tank all the way onto the back part of your frame. the...
Forum: Plants 11-18-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By GraphicGr8s
What? Plants use the ammonia. It's a quick source...

What? Plants use the ammonia. It's a quick source of nitrogen. Dogfish had his toxic 10 full of dog poop.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-18-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Gosh no. I am just trying to get him to realize...

Gosh no. I am just trying to get him to realize anything less will make him less happy

Bump:
What is conceited coral? Is it vain?
Forum: DIY 11-17-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By GraphicGr8s
If you want a true square edge you could add a...

If you want a true square edge you could add a side guide that is adjustable to keep the block square to the edge.

You may want a square corner but really you need to "break the edge" In...
Forum: DIY 11-17-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By GraphicGr8s
You can use Emory cloth on a sanding block. Works...

You can use Emory cloth on a sanding block. Works like a champ.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-17-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I was told by the urologist it was external. ...

I was told by the urologist it was external.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007113.htm
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By GraphicGr8s
My 75 is on a welded angle iron stand. Standard...

My 75 is on a welded angle iron stand. Standard height. The 40 is below it. It is so hard to work on I drained it and will put it on its own stand.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-16-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By GraphicGr8s
This tank is just fine dude. What you need is a...

This tank is just fine dude. What you need is a 75 in addition to the 55.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-16-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,091
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Yeah that wouldn't be a pain to take care of.

Yeah that wouldn't be a pain to take care of.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-16-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I've got a 40B under my 75 and it's too tight to...

I've got a 40B under my 75 and it's too tight to work on comfortably. Find a shorter tank.
Forum: Plants 11-14-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Exactly. I generally have the roots coming out of...

Exactly. I generally have the roots coming out of the little hole in the bottom of the pot they grow so good.

Every so often I do take them out of the pots and pot them up. Or divide them. then I...
Forum: Plants 11-14-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I can only speak for what has worked for me. I...

I can only speak for what has worked for me.
I don't mess with controlling humidity at all. Most of my plants are in terra cotta pots with top soil. Yuup. Plain old top soil from the big box...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-14-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By GraphicGr8s
So I've been told. But so far after about 10...

So I've been told. But so far after about 10 years they have not been moving. I just wonder what size they are now. And if I recall it's not laser it's sound.
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