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Forum: Equipment 09-17-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By captured!byrobots
oh, ok.... It said something about it leaking...

oh, ok....
It said something about it leaking if it were not at the minimum
24inches, and that got me scared.
I do the same as you when starting a canister, fill it up as much as possible, then...
Forum: DIY 09-16-2007, 11:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,417
Posted By captured!byrobots
I just add a piece of filter sponge at the...

I just add a piece of filter sponge at the outlet.
Works awesome, and you can adjust the current by moving it around,
from most of your current, to no current,
but the flow will remain the same....
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By captured!byrobots
Filstar XP1 minimum height

Hi guys, it's been a long time since I've been here,
and I have a question for you.

I just got a Filstar XP1 for my bookshelf tank,
but here's the problem.

The minimum height (head) on the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-14-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By captured!byrobots
If you want to do it on the cheap, buy some...

If you want to do it on the cheap,
buy some incandescent fixtures,
and screw some energy saver spiral fluorscents into em.
You can get a bulb and fixture for like $30 max
They'll grow plants for...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By captured!byrobots
I thought I had a broken heater. It never went...

I thought I had a broken heater.
It never went above 75 deg.
Cranked it wayyyy up. Still, not over 75...

Then I realized it was my crappy $2 themometer.
For some reason it was broken and maxed...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-18-2006, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By captured!byrobots
It might be ok for now, but.... You'll have to...

It might be ok for now, but....
You'll have to have a place it can come out and bask in
the proper lighting for it's shell,
that means lower water height.

Turtles are very messy, they will...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-16-2006, 04:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 727
Posted By captured!byrobots
I agree, no offense, but they're sorta...

I agree,
no offense, but they're sorta gawdy.....
I prefer a simple black background or maybe mirror in
a tank with not much depth.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-14-2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By captured!byrobots
You should still file charges. Really. It's...

You should still file charges. Really.
It's worth it to have this animal abuse he did in the system.

Take the punishment for breaking his guitar,
whatever it might be.
It's no big deal.

This...
Forum: DIY 12-14-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,206
Posted By captured!byrobots
Yeah, I like your idea better. I didn't know...

Yeah, I like your idea better.

I didn't know about the kent IV thingy.

Keep going with this idea.
I love it....
Forum: DIY 12-13-2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,206
Posted By captured!byrobots
I really like this idea.... I might finally...

I really like this idea....

I might finally start dosing....
Keep it up.

This might be off topic,
and a bit bigger than what you're talking about,
but would the equivilant of an IV bag above...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-13-2006, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By captured!byrobots
HA! Yeah, I've gotten fat since that tour.... ...

HA!
Yeah, I've gotten fat since that tour....
Now I'm a ham beanbag.... :frown:

Yeah she has a pinkish stripe.
I was actually excited when they stopped breeding,
because there were just so...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-13-2006, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By captured!byrobots
Gosh, I'm so sorry.... At least they had a...

Gosh, I'm so sorry....

At least they had a very quick death.
AND, they will live forever in spirit in the bodies
of their tankmates....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-13-2006, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By captured!byrobots
I got her the Canon Macro EF100mm for xmas. ...

I got her the Canon Macro EF100mm for xmas.
Camera is a Canon Digital Rebel xt
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-13-2006, 01:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By captured!byrobots
Thanks, that's me.....

Thanks, that's me.....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-12-2006, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By captured!byrobots
I call her Big Red...

She's my biggest reddest shrimp,
and she has eggs.
My GF caught a really good picture of BR.

http://www.capturedbyrobots.com/images/bigred.jpg
Forum: Substrate 12-04-2006, 05:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,774
Posted By captured!byrobots
I have Soilmaster Select Charcoal and it does the...

I have Soilmaster Select Charcoal and it does the same thing....
Maybe we have the ph altering soilmaster???
My ph dropped way lower than any other tank I have.
I already have soft water though.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-07-2006, 01:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By captured!byrobots
Mine are by HBH and have copper sulphate. I...

Mine are by HBH and have copper sulphate.
I think I got them at PetSmart, but I forget....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-06-2006, 04:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By captured!byrobots
I had massive losses just like you (a few at a...

I had massive losses just like you (a few at a time),
almost my whole cherry colony,
and I too believe it was from the Crab and Lobster bites with the Copper Sulfate.
Maybe there was a tiny bit of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-06-2006, 01:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,935
Posted By captured!byrobots
I'm growing the marselia minuta version now, ...

I'm growing the marselia minuta version now,
and it is doing well.
Not as fast as glosso, in fact, not as fast as a snail....
but it is growing.

I really like the dark green of it.

Maybe in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-11-2006, 04:18 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 22,696
Posted By captured!byrobots
I would like to add to this thread if I may.... ...

I would like to add to this thread if I may....

I have very soft water as well.
In the tank it stays at
KH 0
PH under 6 (What testers do you use which reads under 6?)

I use soilmaster...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-05-2006, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By captured!byrobots
I have very soft water too, and everything I've...

I have very soft water too,
and everything I've tried grows in my tank.

How many gallons,
How many watts,
Pressurized co2? How many bubbles per second?
LOVE JBOT
Forum: Fish 09-13-2006, 10:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,765
Posted By captured!byrobots
I was speaking to Mangala, sorry... but it's...

I was speaking to Mangala, sorry...
but it's good that you have 0 ammonia.
Nitrates arent the important thing,
it's nitrites, as they're pretty darn toxic.
Forum: Fish 09-13-2006, 04:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,765
Posted By captured!byrobots
I think you need to get a good quality ammonia...

I think you need to get a good quality ammonia and nitrite test kit,
and see what's going on in your tank,
as even small amounts of ammonia and nitrite have
bad effects on fish, lessening their...
Forum: Fish 07-25-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By captured!byrobots
Hey Trustban, They are the same fish. No such...

Hey Trustban,
They are the same fish. No such thing as a "golden Niger"
They're really just called Hisonotus leucofrenatus
Check this link....
...
Forum: Fish 07-24-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By captured!byrobots
I forgot to ask 2 questions... You don't...

I forgot to ask 2 questions...

You don't quarantine your fish for at least a week?

That can be very dangerous, as new otos often carry bugs like
ich into a tank. I speak from experience.
...
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