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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-05-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By marcnc
So what the perfect planted tank size?

So after being so unhappy with my current tank for several months now and really never got it up and running. Wife is allowing me to have a custom tank built. It going to be something we both work...
Forum: Plants 05-05-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By marcnc
Thanks all for the feed back, Yeah I would want...

Thanks all for the feed back, Yeah I would want something that does not go to crazy on the drift wood, as the wood already rather high, but tank is 25 inches high so I have lot room.
Forum: Plants 05-05-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By marcnc
Anubias options

So many options for Anubias.
I am trying to stick with one type for my tank. I plan to put it on drift wood and in between rocks so it down to the following, it matter of what I like or would one...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-04-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By marcnc
Spray Bar Location?

So for my 90 gallon tank this is what I am thinking....

One DIY spray bar going the full length of the back of the tank. This spray bar will have my CO2 connected This would be setup on FX5...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-04-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By marcnc
I really think at this point, I am either going...

I really think at this point, I am either going to order 2 xp3, or just order 1 xp3 and keep my fluval fx5 as well. FX 5 spray bar on the back of the tank, and then the XP3 on the side.

Would be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-04-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By marcnc
Yeah I am really thinking I will just sell the...

Yeah I am really thinking I will just sell the FX5 and buy 2 of the XP 3, seems like that the way to go.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-04-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By marcnc
Anyone? Wife gave me approval to buy second...

Anyone? Wife gave me approval to buy second filter if that would help, but I don't want to buy anything until I have good plan in place.

What I am thinking at this point, is to run the FX5 I...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By marcnc
Wow, where at? I am in NC and been looking for...

Wow, where at? I am in NC and been looking for 125 and here around Raleigh area, brand new 125, is around 800. I have hit every LFS within 30 mile range.


Yes 500 for that 110 is way to much.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-04-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By marcnc
Advise needed for 90 Gallong Setup

:help::help::help::help::help::help::help:

Ok, so before my wife throws the tank out of the house, or maybe myself, I need some advise.

I have 90 Gallon tank, it to be planted. Problem is in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-02-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By marcnc
Welcome to the forum. You should check out the...

Welcome to the forum. You should check out the local board, not very active, but maybe you will find some locals to share plants. I am in the process of setting up my tank, if I had any to share I...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By marcnc
Heater Suggestions for 90 gallon tank?

What do you all suggest for 90 gallon in regards to heater?

I was thinking about getting a finnex 300W with Digital Controller?

Thanks
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-30-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By marcnc
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-29-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By marcnc
Cerges reactor with Fluval FX5

Does anyone have a Cerges reactor setup with Fluval FX5? I tried building a manifold with no luck. Not enough room in my stand.

So I was thinking I will just run the following, what your...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-25-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By marcnc
Sponge Filter? What to put on the bottom of it?

I have 2 sponge filters in my 20 gallon QT, on the bottom of the spone it has ceramic tile on them to hold down. Also has jet lifter tubes. What can I put on the bottom of the tile to keep it from...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,893
Posted By marcnc
Thanks everyone, all great info. My tank been...

Thanks everyone, all great info. My tank been sitting empty for 4 months. I kinda wish I would have just went with sump like my old setup. That was easy compared to trying to figure out this...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-22-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By marcnc
So would this work? Marineland Penguin...

So would this work?
Marineland Penguin BIO-Wheel Power Filter? I was thinking I would just get a 150? Since my tank is 20 gallon, should be more than enough.
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,893
Posted By marcnc
OK thanks for the info. Mine never seems to run...

OK thanks for the info. Mine never seems to run out of water, just seems like it not pushing enough water back into the tank. I am not sure. Is your manifold the same as the others have posted?
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,893
Posted By marcnc
Think I have lost you, inside of the tank? or...

Think I have lost you, inside of the tank? or you used 5/8 Y?
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,893
Posted By marcnc
Just the one that comes with the FX5. Is that...

Just the one that comes with the FX5. Is that what your asking? On the manifold I have 3 devices.
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,893
Posted By marcnc
So far manifold not working out very well for my...

So far manifold not working out very well for my setup. I don't seem to have any flow in my tank.

Not sure what to do. After working on it all weekend, I am thinking about just buying an...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-20-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By marcnc
So I do plan to keep the QT setup all the time,...

So I do plan to keep the QT setup all the time, and will put fry in it once I get my primary tank fully setup. So it won't be QT all the time.

I do plan to have bare bottom as well. Already...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-20-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By marcnc
Filter for quarantine tank

Setup a 20 gallon quarantine tank. The filter i got is so loud. It one of those tetra hob. Even exchanged it same problem. Any suggestions. This tank will be setup all the time.

Sent from my...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,893
Posted By marcnc
Anyone know if I can use EHEIM Substrat Pro...

Anyone know if I can use EHEIM Substrat Pro Biological Filter Media, in the FX5? I have 2 bags of this stuff, when I say bags I mean big bags full like 5 gallon freezer bag. What area should I add...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,893
Posted By marcnc
Well after several weeks, I got my manifold...

Well after several weeks, I got my manifold built. Just waiting on 2 things, MPT Reducing Adapter 1/2" x 5/8" MPT x barb. I have brass ones, but I am bit uneasy to use them as they have always...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-16-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By marcnc
Suction cup and bracket for 3/4 PVC?

Anyone know where I can buy suction cup and bracket that will fit around 3/4 PVC?
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