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Forum: Algae   03-07-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,908
Posted By bgoodwins
Keep in mind theyre mean little guys.

Keep in mind theyre mean little guys.
Forum: Lighting   03-06-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,411
Posted By bgoodwins
CO2 never hurts unless you overinject in which...

CO2 never hurts unless you overinject in which case it kills your fish. Otherwise CO2 is good even at low light levels, keeps the algaes in check.
Forum: Plants   03-06-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,022
Posted By bgoodwins
6-8 inches in my experience

6-8 inches in my experience
Forum: Tank Journals   03-04-2008, 09:54 PM
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Views: 238,548
Posted By bgoodwins
Tom, Something I've noticed throughout my...

Tom,
Something I've noticed throughout my tanks is that dead spots (on the far end of the filter output) tend to accumulate BBA more rapidly than other areas. I'm assuming this is due to low CO2 in...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-04-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 238,548
Posted By bgoodwins
Depending on the filter, it usually means that...

Depending on the filter, it usually means that flow is reversed through an outlet of some kind allowing you to have all the crud in the filter wash out without having to fully dissemble it. Kinda...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-01-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 161,323
Posted By bgoodwins
Scolley, did you ever happen to make that outflow...

Scolley, did you ever happen to make that outflow diagram? Color me interested :)
Forum: Tank Journals   03-01-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 161,323
Posted By bgoodwins
You might try stepping up to a higher micron...

You might try stepping up to a higher micron size. @5 is pretty small for general purpose unless you have larger (100?) micron filters before it in series.
Forum: Fish   02-29-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,342
Posted By bgoodwins
You could probably actually stock alot heaver...

You could probably actually stock alot heaver than you are. But i agree with others, try to increase your school sizes, it makes the shoalers more at ease. I would say probably 10 rummies as opposed...
Forum: DIY   02-27-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,248
Posted By bgoodwins
Shameless plug. Shameless i tell you!

Shameless plug. Shameless i tell you!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-26-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By bgoodwins
I've always toyed with having a T in my CO2...

I've always toyed with having a T in my CO2 system with an airpump on the other end. Once the lights kick off, kick on the O2 and have it come out in your reactor or diffuser or mazzei or whatever.
Forum: DIY   02-26-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,891
Posted By bgoodwins
Are you birdman of koiphen phame?

Are you birdman of koiphen phame?
Forum: Lighting   02-25-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,536
Posted By bgoodwins
I would say 4 as well would probably be...

I would say 4 as well would probably be sufficient, i only run 2/4 on my 55 and its still too bright in my opinion. The trend lately is more with less light, easier to maintain and stuff doesnt grow...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-23-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By bgoodwins
Is it * really* torture? They have 2 normal size...

Is it * really* torture? They have 2 normal size tanks they can chill in. I'm not convinced its that bad.
Forum: Algae   02-18-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By bgoodwins
Low phosphate. Increase your phosphate and it...

Low phosphate. Increase your phosphate and it should decrease, you can even make a concentrated phosphate spray in a bottle to apply to the glass when youre doing water changes. It has made a...
Forum: Plants   02-16-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,023
Posted By bgoodwins
nitrate starvation can make your plants red.

nitrate starvation can make your plants red.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-14-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By bgoodwins
looks like bba to me. its a pain, excel and...

looks like bba to me. its a pain, excel and increased co2 work for some, it makes me want to get fetal in a corner.
Forum: DIY   02-14-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 35,203
Posted By bgoodwins
Youd have to cut and extend the cord to get it in...

Youd have to cut and extend the cord to get it in there. IMO its easier and just as clean to ziptie it.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-06-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,348
Posted By bgoodwins
I thought low nitrate caused BGA... maybe its...

I thought low nitrate caused BGA... maybe its just me.
Forum: Lighting   01-27-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,247
Posted By bgoodwins
4 is plenty, trust me.

4 is plenty, trust me.
Forum: Equipment   01-27-2008, 03:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,395
Posted By bgoodwins
Bleach works just fine. I put mine in straight...

Bleach works just fine. I put mine in straight bleach, rinse, dechlor, use.
Forum: Equipment   01-25-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,068
Posted By bgoodwins
Worthwhile = Tek Lights, MH pendant and...

Worthwhile = Tek Lights, MH pendant and pressurized CO2
Forum: Equipment   01-24-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,091
Posted By bgoodwins
Save yourself the time and money and just buy a...

Save yourself the time and money and just buy a tek T5 or an MH pendant. Best investment I ever made besides pressurized CO2
Forum: Substrate   01-23-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,078
Posted By bgoodwins
It might make your water murky...Like...

It might make your water murky...Like coffee....Interesting idea though.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-22-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,195
Posted By bgoodwins
Thanks for that advice.

Thanks for that advice.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-22-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By bgoodwins
For those people out there who wanted to start an...

For those people out there who wanted to start an aquarium maintenance business and say tanks never crack, *ahem* heres one of them. Sorry about your tank man, at least its a 10 gallon and not a 100...
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