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Forum: Equipment 07-29-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By cookingnerd607
Ill check HD/lowes I was just wondering if...

Ill check HD/lowes

I was just wondering if there was a metal replacement for the top of the pump, I seen someone else with a hard plastic one.

Ill check out that other pump
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2010, 01:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By cookingnerd607
Stripped threads on python water pump.

My idiot roomate decided he needed "a hose" to clean the back porch.

My pythons threads are all stripped and its sprays water. Wish I knew that before I did a 70% WC on my 90G!

I seem to recall...
Forum: Lighting 06-17-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By cookingnerd607
brightness of t5 vs pc and mh?

Im moving to slimmer simpler catalina 4x54 over my high light 90

I was running 2x 150mh, and 2x55 pc. 2 hours 55, 4 hours mh, 2 hours 55.

I guess Im very used to the output of the MH's

Are...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-17-2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By cookingnerd607
Ever see one of these growing on your driftwood?

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Forum: Lighting 05-14-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By cookingnerd607
they have a 50ft mounting distance. I think...

they have a 50ft mounting distance.

I think I am gonna switch over to 4x54w T5's though.

Where else can good cheap 150 mh ballasts be had?
Forum: Lighting 05-10-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By cookingnerd607
lighting / dying ballasts rant

Sigh!

Heres the background:

8/20/07 I picked up two 150mh ballasts from ballastwise,

in decemeber one failed

They were out of stock of the $50 ballasts, so I sent both in, and got the...
Forum: Fish 04-11-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By cookingnerd607
Hmm possible. The shrimp are new too appx 50...

Hmm possible.

The shrimp are new too appx 50 of them only 3 weeks ago.

Ill look around tonight when I trim.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-11-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,318
Posted By cookingnerd607
Im eating sichuan cabbage soup with tons of fresh...

Im eating sichuan cabbage soup with tons of fresh cracked pepper and light grating of romano. Sadly, I just finished the pot :icon_conf

Its hot.

Im all for spicy.. but with substance. No point...
Forum: Fish 04-11-2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By cookingnerd607
Rummy nose tetras... Disapearring. Magic!

Hah, No magic..

But seriously, I had 11 about 6 weeks ago, Im down to 6.

My 90 is open top, I dont see any fish crackers on the wall or dining room floor.

I can't find bodies.

I have some...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By cookingnerd607
Would melafix or pimafix work? I have more than...

Would melafix or pimafix work? I have more than Ill ever use.

I can't find these posts from Tom you speak of, What are the other options?
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By cookingnerd607
How much do you add?

How much do you add?
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By cookingnerd607
Auto dosing mixture, and growth in containers

What do you do to keep your mixes going funky?

I use two 4 gal white buckets

My micro bucket is 2.25 tsp of plantex csm b in 4 gal of water

It has brown bits in it at about ~2 weeks.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,945
Posted By cookingnerd607
Wow, never thought of tossing purigen in there. ...

Wow, never thought of tossing purigen in there.

I ran one I picked up at the flea market for a few months on my 90 and loved it.

I might have to dig it out again. Ive got about 750ml of purigen...
Forum: DIY 03-17-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By cookingnerd607
Does your rimless 10g bow ALOT?

I have too many 10 gallon tanks just sitting around.

Out of boredom I removed the rim of one, filled it up and HOLY COW

I put my square up to it and theres a good bit, maybe 1/4" (with the...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By cookingnerd607
Filter upgrades for a 90

Ive got some cash to blow on my tank. I want more flow!

Im running a xp3, and a 2215. 100gph powerhead 300gph powerhead.

The xp3 pushes slightly more water out of the lily pipe than the 2215.
...
Forum: Algae 03-04-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 498
Posted By cookingnerd607
Algae growing around UG pic sinside :)

I'm playing with ug on one side of my aquarium, Its taking off after a week of being in, but im getting some algae around the base of them.

My manzanita wood.. was from an old scape and had some...
Forum: DIY 03-01-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By cookingnerd607
Pretty much, Its becoming more and more useful, I...

Pretty much, Its becoming more and more useful, I used it to fill up a rubber maid tub yesterday!

Water changes are much easier / occupy less of my time this way.

I'm building two more as we...
Forum: DIY 02-28-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,435
Posted By cookingnerd607
I second using two layers of plywood. If you...

I second using two layers of plywood. If you wanted to get real crazy Dado slots on both piece and put some 3/8" flat stock (vertically of course) into the dados. But IMO thats overkill.
...
Forum: DIY 02-28-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By cookingnerd607
I will when I get another project box and the...

I will when I get another project box and the piezo buzzer.

Anyone have pics of their float switches?
Forum: DIY 02-28-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By cookingnerd607
Ive been using it for everything I need to fill...

Ive been using it for everything I need to fill up :)

From doing WC on my 90, to filling up my 4 gallon topoff/fert buckets. Ive used it a few times on some ten gallon tanks.
Forum: DIY 02-28-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By cookingnerd607
Python 2.0

Sometimes, you're in the midst of a water change and you forget things, like the water.

Nobody likes water on the floor :(

So...

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Forum: Lighting 12-31-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By cookingnerd607
13 watt red 2 pin power compact.. Where to find?

I used to get these from AHsupply...

I can't seem to find any anywhere.

Anyone know of a good source? I need to pickup a few last one burnt out.
Forum: DIY 05-05-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,138
Posted By cookingnerd607
Well, first problem using my water faucet...

Well, first problem using my water faucet presents...

Its on the other side of the building.

I planned on using my water change to fill up the 55 gallon drum, timer kicks on and waters.

If...
Forum: DIY 05-04-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,138
Posted By cookingnerd607
Automatic patio plant watering...

Getting warm out, time for the patio to go green!

Last year I would neglect my patio plants if I was super busy.

This year I want to supply them with water from a 55gallon drum.

There will...
Forum: DIY 03-20-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,006
Posted By cookingnerd607
I used to do this when I had many small tanks. I...

I used to do this when I had many small tanks. I had about a half dozen HOB pengiun 170s. I just ripped the blue floss and dumped the carbon out, ripped up some poly fiber fill from my stash and...
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