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Forum: Lighting 06-30-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 46,128
Posted By The Rockster
It took a month to get my lamp. Was told it was...

It took a month to get my lamp.
Was told it was fully assembled, waiting on the p.s.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-30-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By The Rockster
My Eheim impellars cost $53.00 each. Orings &...

My Eheim impellars cost $53.00 each.
Orings & gaskets 10.00-20.00 each.
Maintenace Indicators $23.00 each.
Eheimparts.com not really cheap.
Been running Eheim Pro IIs for 7-10 years.
Just...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-30-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By The Rockster
Did you look on the aquapure site? Sent...

Did you look on the aquapure site?


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Forum: Fish 10-01-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By The Rockster
Co2. 2-4 hour lag time, from changes in water...

Co2.
2-4 hour lag time, from changes in water perimeters to change in d/c.

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Forum: Important Update/Announcements 07-03-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,484
Posted By The Rockster
Anyone know of same topic forums that use...

Anyone know of same topic forums that use Tapatalk?

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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-07-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,612
Posted By The Rockster
Lowes & Home Depot

Lowes & Home Depot
Forum: Algae 11-02-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,542
Posted By The Rockster
Interesting Thread

Hi.
I too got the same email. Not knowing anything about the 'A' team, I googled them, and found some interesting points:
1. ph under 7.0 (CO2 injection), the nerite snails' shell starts to...
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,023
Posted By The Rockster
From Seachem: ...

From Seachem:

http://www.seachem.com/support/forums/showthread.php?p=8427#post8427
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,023
Posted By The Rockster
I have an oracle d/c filled with certified 4 KDH...

I have an oracle d/c filled with certified 4 KDH water, which changes to green, going on for years now.

I think that my gas dispersion setup is quite adequate, I can tell by the bubbles. Some of...
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,023
Posted By The Rockster
Swords are Notorious Fert Hogs

I will check my dates as far as receiving the ferts. I payed very little for them, as I have a source, that receives them for free from Seachem.

My gf tells me we re upped some of the ferts since...
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,023
Posted By The Rockster
Changes to System

I did remove the korila powerhead. With the 2 pro Eheims II (+ spraybar kits), and the Marineland C-530 supplying rippling water across the whole surface of the tank, I thought it was over kill. I...
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,023
Posted By The Rockster
Dosing 72 gallon planted tank

Hi,

I have been using Seachem Liquid Ferts since 2006. I was bought 1/2 gallons of each, years ago. When I run out I am switching to EI. I follow the dosing schedule* on Seachem's site. The only...
Forum: Lighting 08-18-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,023
Posted By The Rockster
Still At It

Well after a 6 month, 6 hour per day photo period, I am slowly increasing the hours per day. The algae seems to have stopped growing. I still have some, but its not getting worse. I bought 5 sword...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-05-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,673
Posted By The Rockster
No Brainer For Me!! YMMV

Hi,
I have been using a glass top for about 6 years, due to the cat hair, parrot dander as well as the evaporation problems living in the tropics.

In the past I have read articles on the water &...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-31-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By The Rockster
I will check out Amazon for the spoons your link...

I will check out Amazon for the spoons your link is to a checkout page.
I was planning on mixing the chems with tank water, in a mug, daily.
I have been using syringes for years with Seachem...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-31-2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By The Rockster
Appreciate the Help in Setting Up a Dosing System

Now you got me thinking, that I would not like to have to weigh out chemicals everyday. Just found small teaspoons on Ebay for about $16.00 shipped. S/S with tbs,tsp, 1/2, 1/4, smiden, dash, pinch,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-31-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By The Rockster
Ok, thanks. What do you store your chemicals...

Ok, thanks.

What do you store your chemicals in?
How about a sugar shaker?
The rest of the bulk, vaccum packed in bags.

The reason I asked about the gram weights is that I have a kitchen gram...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-30-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By The Rockster
EI--- Measuring Doses With a Scale

Hi,

I plan on switching to the EI Dosing in the future. We have Discus and Angels, with four Clown Loaches, in a 72 bowfront. The plants are basically all Swords ( Fert Hogs). Medium lighting;...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-22-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By The Rockster
Any suggestions?

Hi,
I am using a Coralife CF (65X2), 130 watts for 8 hours, (on 3 inch legs, over glass canopy) for a 72 gallon bowfront

I am battling BBA, and a little green algae.

What is the minimum...
Forum: Lighting 03-07-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,023
Posted By The Rockster
Most of the specs are listed under my signature....

Most of the specs are listed under my signature. It easier than listing them for every post.
The good news is that my ear hair is growing like mad....................:bounce:
Forum: Lighting 03-07-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,023
Posted By The Rockster
I don't have any algae eaters, nor do I have the...

I don't have any algae eaters, nor do I have the knowledge of which eat BBA. My ottos died or where eaten.
Forum: Lighting 03-07-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,023
Posted By The Rockster
Mininum Photo Period to Grow Plants

Hi,
Having some issues with BBA.

I need to slow down the spread of BBA spores, while I still have some plants left.

Am thinking about reducing the photo period to 7 hours a day. Lately for the...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,885
Posted By The Rockster
Hi, My fish tanks are 24 inches deep, and are...

Hi,
My fish tanks are 24 inches deep, and are surrounded by white Berber carpet. So without putting down the absorbent mats down, I can fix minor scaping issues with the 2 ft. lonq scissors, and...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,885
Posted By The Rockster
Hi, The wife bought me really long scissors,...

Hi,
The wife bought me really long scissors, and tongs, both stainless steel from Dr. Foster & Smith. Last time I saw them on site they were 64$/each.

Not sure if they are worth the price, but I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-17-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By The Rockster
Unless your breeding Discus, or keeping wilds,...

Unless your breeding Discus, or keeping wilds, (Everyone, here, breeding uses r/o water, due to the need of low TDS) the pH of your tap is alright. Discus hatched in captivity don't require low Ph,...
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