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Forum: Low Tech Forum Today, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By GraphicGr8s
The more room for roots to grow the better. Look...

The more room for roots to grow the better. Look at terrestrial plants. (Sure, some will only flower when root bound but that's the exception) They always do better in a bigger pot. Or in the ground....
Forum: Low Tech Forum Today, 04:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I like a deeper bed myself.

I like a deeper bed myself.
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 411
Posted By GraphicGr8s
This post really deserves the like button. ...

This post really deserves the like button.

Right now I've got 26 of my 51 up and running. My biggest problem right now is keeping them cool.

In the 3 fish tanks in the house I have a single...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 411
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Rich, that may work for a few tanks but as you...

Rich, that may work for a few tanks but as you get up in numbers a controller for each tank gets expensive.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-28-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Uhm. No. "Dissolved solids" refer to any...

Uhm. No.


"Dissolved solids" refer to any minerals, salts, metals, cations or anions dissolved in water. This includes anything present in water other than the pure water (H20) molecule and...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 411
Posted By GraphicGr8s
That's the reason I always recommend 2 heaters at...

That's the reason I always recommend 2 heaters at just over half the wattage.
Forum: Substrate 07-27-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I've replanted in both situations. It's messy no...

I've replanted in both situations. It's messy no matter which you use. Once the roots work through the dirt it's going to get messy.

I'll agree with the cories though.
Forum: DIY 07-27-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Pictures or I call the feds. The metal is...

Pictures or I call the feds.

The metal is spot welded. You able to reweld?
Forum: DIY 07-27-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By GraphicGr8s
You're going to cut it down? That should be a...

You're going to cut it down? That should be a felony. GE makes a black silicone that sticks to both glass and slate. If it hasn't been resealed before then just use the black stuff. Clean the glass...
Forum: DIY 07-27-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Great stuff spray foam is polyurethane.

Great stuff spray foam is polyurethane.
Forum: DIY 07-27-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By GraphicGr8s
All I can tell you is that an oil based...

All I can tell you is that an oil based polyurethane is food safe after it's applied and dry. (So is WB) Just not sure about the foam but it should be.
Forum: DIY 07-26-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Get a 60 to 80 tooth carbide ATB blade. Works...

Get a 60 to 80 tooth carbide ATB blade. Works great on plywood. Nice glue edge with minimal tear out.
Forum: DIY 07-26-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By GraphicGr8s
After you get it squared up invest in a good...

After you get it squared up invest in a good quality blade. Personally I prefer a radial arm over a table saw.
All I was saying about the router table is you don't need it for what you want to do....
Forum: Substrate 07-26-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Why should the cap be so deep? I've got dirt...

Why should the cap be so deep? I've got dirt tanks doing fine with no cap at all.
Forum: DIY 07-25-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Most of the pieces I've built lately are too big...

Most of the pieces I've built lately are too big for the router table. A good guide is your friend. For the dados for the shelves I've got a bunch of straight clamps and also made a 4' straight edge...
Forum: DIY 07-25-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Why are you waiting for a router table setup?...

Why are you waiting for a router table setup? Better yet why aren't you making your own router table? I've got 3 that work just fine.
Forum: Lighting 07-24-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 473
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Kolor temp is akin to paper brightness. There are...

Kolor temp is akin to paper brightness. There are a multitude of papers with a "100" brightness yet they are not white. Well some are.

It all depends on how the paper was bleached. If they use...
Forum: Lighting 07-24-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 473
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Jnad, the 4000 makes the reds pop because there...

Jnad, the 4000 makes the reds pop because there is more red in the light.
I use the 6500 not for how it looks to me but it seems like my plants do better with it.
Forum: DIY 07-24-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Besides the aforementioned problem of only being...

Besides the aforementioned problem of only being supported by fasteners I also see the shelf will have a tendency to boy if any weight is put on it. Grain direction should be run in the longest...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By GraphicGr8s
2 100W heaters.

2 100W heaters.
Forum: Lighting 07-23-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By GraphicGr8s
The devil is always in the details The...

The devil is always in the details



The lights are continuous lighting instead of a flash. There is nothing really special except for maybe the white balance.

My Coralife fixture uses 4 65...
Forum: Substrate 07-23-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By GraphicGr8s
In nature nutrients are replaced. There is an...

In nature nutrients are replaced. There is an entire ecosystem in place we can not duplicate. Plants die and breakdown. We stop that in our tanks. There is a greater surface area and a more diverse...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-22-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 355
Posted By GraphicGr8s
It's a brand new tank. Why should he have to put...

It's a brand new tank. Why should he have to put it on a mat of any kind? Exchange it for one built the right way. Why should the onus be on him later on down the road when it leaks?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-22-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Wouldn't doubt it.

Wouldn't doubt it.
Forum: DIY 07-22-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,391
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Could be. Probably is. Never trust a woman.

Could be. Probably is.

Never trust a woman.
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