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Forum: DIY 07-08-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,289
Posted By mahamotorworks
The plans look good. I would use a pump instead...

The plans look good. I would use a pump instead of a Power head. It will give you more flow. I would also incorporate a spray bar on the output to spread the flow out so you dont have a stong...
Forum: Other Websites 07-06-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,229
Posted By mahamotorworks
When I was setting up my 29G tank to go planted...

When I was setting up my 29G tank to go planted with it I ordered 2 bags of Eco-Complete from them. I got the 3 day Fed Ex Shipping. Nothing showed up in a week so I called them. They told me that...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-06-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,000
Posted By mahamotorworks
My other hobbies include Shooting, and working on...

My other hobbies include Shooting, and working on cars. I dont have a car project right now because I am out of country with my company. When I get back I am going to look for an old Bel-air to...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,700
Posted By mahamotorworks
I have a XP2 on a 75G tank. I should have gone...

I have a XP2 on a 75G tank. I should have gone with the XP3 or XP4. It filters just fine but as said before not enough water movement. I will be adding a powehead this week to aid in water...
Forum: DIY 07-02-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,336
Posted By mahamotorworks
I bought my regulator from BeverageFactory.com. ...

I bought my regulator from BeverageFactory.com. I got the Regulator and a 20 lb CO2 tank for $180 shipped. I am still in the process of setting everything up. Over all I have about $260 in parts...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-30-2007, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,707
Posted By mahamotorworks
I would just rin the CO2 into a Powerhead and let...

I would just rin the CO2 into a Powerhead and let the impellar chop up and disperse the bubbles. It is an easy and effective way to take care of CO2.

MAHA
Forum: DIY 06-25-2007, 10:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,563
Posted By mahamotorworks
Sounds like a lot of work. How much do you want...

Sounds like a lot of work. How much do you want for your canopy? Just kidding. Between my Bro and I, We should be able to figure it out.

MAHA
Forum: DIY 06-25-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By mahamotorworks
Go with the spray paint it will be a lot easier. ...

Go with the spray paint it will be a lot easier. Shine a light from the front of the tank as you paint so you can get good even coats. 3 to 4 light coats are better then 1 thick coat. Remember to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-25-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By mahamotorworks
I would buy the Cherry shrimp off of the Swap and...

I would buy the Cherry shrimp off of the Swap and Shop area. There are a lot of people selling them now. Amano's I am sure that if you look hard enough you will find them here as well. I would...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-25-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By mahamotorworks
I agree buy it now is a lot better. I hate...

I agree buy it now is a lot better. I hate getting out bid. I use to play the 50 cent game where I place a bid 50 cents higher then the current high bid. I got sick of it. I decide what I am...
Forum: DIY 06-25-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,563
Posted By mahamotorworks
WOW!! Thanks looks good. I really like the...

WOW!! Thanks looks good. I really like the Canopy. I know what type I will be making for my 180G tank that is in the planning stages.

MAHA
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-10-2007, 05:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,165
Posted By mahamotorworks
I really dont see a problem with it. We do it...

I really dont see a problem with it. We do it with fish all the time. I think the term we know it as is Culling. If you are tossing the good deep red shrimp to the fish then it would be a waste. ...
Forum: DIY 06-03-2007, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By mahamotorworks
It all depends on your current stand. You could...

It all depends on your current stand. You could build a 6 inch wide part but you will have to be really good to make the perfectly level. I would build another stand. I dont think that it is worth...
Forum: Plants 02-11-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,045
Posted By mahamotorworks
I would leave them in a picture of water for a...

I would leave them in a picture of water for a couple of days till they start to grow. You may need to change the water to keep it clean for them. Once they have new growth you can trim it off and...
Forum: DIY 02-11-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,587
Posted By mahamotorworks
Good luck with it 13. I think that the change...

Good luck with it 13. I think that the change makes sence. If it work then dont worry about it. When it is done please post some pics. I would like to see it in action.

MAHA
Forum: DIY 02-07-2007, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,443
Posted By mahamotorworks
Can we get some Pics I am trying to picture the...

Can we get some Pics I am trying to picture the setup you have.

Thanks

MAHA
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-04-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By mahamotorworks
If you are worried water test it out side. IF it...

If you are worried water test it out side. IF it holds water outside for a couple of days then you should be good.

MAHA
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-02-2007, 02:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By mahamotorworks
For FW fish it is usually2 to 3 weeks. Just to...

For FW fish it is usually2 to 3 weeks. Just to make sure that they are eating and dont have ICH. After 2 weeks if they appear with anything then you should be safe. In the SW world I have heard as...
Forum: Substrate 01-28-2007, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,050
Posted By mahamotorworks
I had water and fish in my tank when I added my...

I had water and fish in my tank when I added my Eco. The only thing that I should have done was turn off the filter. I had to clean it every day for a week to get it start back up from the sand...
Forum: DIY 01-27-2007, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By mahamotorworks
The drift wood looks really cool. Good buy. ...

The drift wood looks really cool. Good buy.

All I know about plant substrates is dont go with Eco Complete. It hase been a lot of hassel. I am talking about the big bottles the Gallon size...
Forum: DIY 01-27-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By mahamotorworks
Hey Mo, The Best way to get rid of BGA is...

Hey Mo,

The Best way to get rid of BGA is to use Erythyomycin, EM for short. It is a medicine that is use to treat fish. IT will kill off the BGA. It worke din my 29G tank. You can see the...
Forum: DIY 01-27-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,049
Posted By mahamotorworks
To let you know When I built mine I used $100 to...

To let you know When I built mine I used $100 to build the Stand and Canopy Including The lights.



MAHA
Forum: Other Websites 01-27-2007, 02:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By mahamotorworks
Looks Good so far. Cant wait to see it complete....

Looks Good so far. Cant wait to see it complete.

MAHA
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2007, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By mahamotorworks
If you are drilling you tank then you dont Need...

If you are drilling you tank then you dont Need an over flow. The pipe going through the tank will replace it. Overflow Boxes are used if you do not have a drilled tank. I agree with DC Line to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-25-2007, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By mahamotorworks
The RO WAter is lowering the KH. My Ph is...

The RO WAter is lowering the KH. My Ph is probably lower then 6 I dont know cause that is where my test kit stops at. I dont feel like buying a new test to find out how low the PH really is. With...
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