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Forum: DIY 07-10-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By ReefkprZ
here plug some numbers into this till you figure...

here plug some numbers into this till you figure out the original gravity you want I use it when I'm brewing my beer.

http://www.brewersfriend.com/abv-calculator/

a lot of it isnt going to be...
Forum: DIY 07-08-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By ReefkprZ
Update

So far this filter has definitely been a benefit to the tank. the first week I was cleaning the filterfloss and sock daily just to get as much stuff out as possible. I was also taking a powerhead and...
Forum: DIY 06-14-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By ReefkprZ
ok quick update after a couple hours tank is...

ok quick update after a couple hours tank is looking really good....

also :angryfire Note to self: when fine mesh bags clog the water forces out the easiest opening... the top being the...
Forum: DIY 06-14-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By ReefkprZ
see the PVC pipe on the left top of the filter? ...

see the PVC pipe on the left top of the filter? that is just a bulhead and a 90 down into the tank. about 1 inch below water level to reduce splashing. my bad for not showing a photo of it earlier I...
Forum: DIY 06-14-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By ReefkprZ
this poor tank needs some love after a winter of...

this poor tank needs some love after a winter of neglect, under filtration and over lighting... it should be a challenge to bring it back around this summer.

I'm debating rewiring my lights down...
Forum: DIY 06-14-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By ReefkprZ
and for the final step I build a stand behind my...

and for the final step I build a stand behind my tank to set it on (so its not true hob...) fortunately I have plenty of room behind my tank for this monster. (no pics of the stand its just a couple...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-14-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By ReefkprZ
I have to say the chances of you putting too much...

I have to say the chances of you putting too much oxygen in the water for your fish is about nil. too much flow for your fish is going to be a factor long before too much oxygen will for any fish....
Forum: DIY 06-14-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By ReefkprZ
and yes I know my floor is destroyed. apparantly...

and yes I know my floor is destroyed. apparantly many water leaks from tanks over the years utterly annihilates pergo wood floors..... and peeling the effed up tiles ruins the linoleum they were...
Forum: DIY 06-14-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By ReefkprZ
ok the next couple steps take some of this ...

ok the next couple steps

take some of this

http://i350.photobucket.com/albums/q434/ReefReady/hob%20filter/CAM00057_zps4984b17e.jpg...
Forum: DIY 06-14-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By ReefkprZ
next baffle in place, waiting for the epoxy to...

next baffle in place, waiting for the epoxy to cure. once I get all the baffle sin I will label each chamber in paint or something so you know how its going to work. I think it will be easier to...
Forum: DIY 06-14-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By ReefkprZ
building a rather large HOB

Well as all of you know buying a filter for a large tank cost too much for too little filtration and actual media capacity/options. For a real quality filter that can actually handle a 75g or larger...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-26-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By ReefkprZ
agreed in my experience no one NEEDS pressurized...

agreed in my experience no one NEEDS pressurized co2.

Now a lot of people set themselves up so it is a requirement for their tanks aka running more light than natural co2 levels can provide for so...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-26-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,719
Posted By ReefkprZ
unfortunately algae is better at utilizing light...

unfortunately algae is better at utilizing light than vascular plants are, so even just a little too much light can lead to algae problems when you dont have ample co2 for the plants. running an...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-23-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By ReefkprZ
I am going to plant low ground cover all over the...

I am going to plant low ground cover all over the tank (in theory) that should alter the look with the rock in place. its kind of blunt without plants edging it, true. in the long run though I think...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-22-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By ReefkprZ
ok got my driftwood creation in there. definitely...

ok got my driftwood creation in there. definitely alters the look of the tank greatly. I like it what do you guys think?...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-22-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By ReefkprZ
and now it has water and a few plants. I'm going...

and now it has water and a few plants. I'm going to be adding a piece of driftwood that I made out of several pieces later today but here is what it loks like right now.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-12-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By ReefkprZ
put a slower return pump on to lower the flow...

put a slower return pump on to lower the flow rate....

or throttle it back with ball valve.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-12-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By ReefkprZ
and just like that she is a 75g told you it would...

and just like that she is a 75g told you it would be like magic.
http://i350.photobucket.com/albums/q434/ReefReady/SANY0025_zps9c3d2b38.jpg...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-12-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By ReefkprZ
started draining the 125g man what a load of work...

started draining the 125g man what a load of work to get everything out of it.

http://i350.photobucket.com/albums/q434/ReefReady/SANY0023_zpse214b29c.jpg...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-10-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By ReefkprZ
its a magic trick I'll show you how its done once...

its a magic trick I'll show you how its done once i get rid of all my live rock and fishes.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-10-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By ReefkprZ
from 125 marine to 75 fresh

soon I will be making the tough transition downsizing my tank from a 125g marine tank back to a freshwater planted 75g. haven't decided on how high tech to go but I will be using this thread as my...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-23-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,311
Posted By ReefkprZ
after not being around a while fuigured I would...

after not being around a while fuigured I would pop in for an update the stock lights that come with the cube are junk for plant growing they are too weak for good photosynthesis and definitely need...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-23-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,311
Posted By ReefkprZ
ok so here is what I hav so far. fish load...

ok so here is what I hav so far.
fish load maxed out not going to have the dennisons barb. I have

3 rasbora heteromorpha
2 bleeding heart tetra
1 otto cat
MAY add 1 cory cat not sure.

and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-20-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,311
Posted By ReefkprZ
thanks man lookjing forward to updateing this...

thanks man lookjing forward to updateing this thread as I progress. just need some input from others since I only have a very limited experience with minimalist aquascaping. usually I go hardcore...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-20-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,311
Posted By ReefkprZ
any one have any suggestion as to what plant I...

any one have any suggestion as to what plant I should put on the hill? it needs to be small (or something that handles pruning well for shape and size) but bushy, or treelike in appearance would be...
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