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Forum: Lighting 10-02-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,624
Posted By kaldurak
Yep, Vinegar will clear up any solid mineral...

Yep, Vinegar will clear up any solid mineral deposits.

And honestly, after the light is on for an hour - most of the liquid condensation will dry up from the glass.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-30-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By kaldurak
I got some bags of eco complete here for $10. ...

I got some bags of eco complete here for $10. but it was at a Petco. They also had flourite for $4.99

I called another two petco's and found that they were $20 and $25 at those stores. I asked...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-30-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,321
Posted By kaldurak
I use a green pot scrubber.

I use a green pot scrubber.
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,370
Posted By kaldurak
How many drops of PH test reagent should be added...

How many drops of PH test reagent should be added to the 4dkh water in the checker? I will need to know this soon :)
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By kaldurak
needle valve should be Open when hooking up and...

needle valve should be Open when hooking up and opening the tank.
Forum: Lighting 08-23-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By kaldurak
what do YOU guys run over 20L's. I know plenty...

what do YOU guys run over 20L's. I know plenty of you out there have them.
Forum: Lighting 08-21-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By kaldurak
Ah, so I may be able to get away with just using...

Ah, so I may be able to get away with just using the single T5HO with good reflector I have now at 24". I have it raised to a point where the entire tank is very well lit from a viewing perspective.
Forum: Lighting 08-21-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By kaldurak
Weird that the T5NO would make the tank High...

Weird that the T5NO would make the tank High light. My girlfriend had a 24" Coralife T5NO over her 10 gallon (12 inches tall) basically sitting right on top of the water line and was only running...
Forum: Lighting 08-20-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By kaldurak
ah, thank you sir. I'll deal with the T5HO about...

ah, thank you sir. I'll deal with the T5HO about 10 inches above the tank until I can make it to the local fish store later this week.
Forum: Lighting 08-20-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By kaldurak
Lighting advice - 20gallon Long.

So, I'm now in a 20gallon Long tank instead of that 16gallon Bow. Unfortunately, all the lighting I have is in the 24 inch flavor. So now I am wondering what lighting will be the most advantageous...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By kaldurak
+1 Something is leaking somewhere. ...

+1



Something is leaking somewhere. There isn't any pressure when you just stick the tube in the water, but the moment that the pressure buildup of the glass diffuser is in place - the co2 is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-19-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,334
Posted By kaldurak
Rebuild and rescape tonight!!! GF Suprised...

Rebuild and rescape tonight!!!

GF Suprised me with a 20G long and 2 bags of eco complete!!!!
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By kaldurak
yeah, it was a Single T5HO with a good reflector...

yeah, it was a Single T5HO with a good reflector that was about 4 inches above the waterline with EI Dosing and pressurized CO2. I got mad crazy algae outbreaks and I thought it was the lighting.
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By kaldurak
ah, everything is changing tonight anyway. GF...

ah, everything is changing tonight anyway. GF surprised me with a 20g Long tank and 2 more bags of eco omplete :bowdown:



so tonight is going to be a re-scape re-build night and then I'll...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By kaldurak
if you just hold the tubing under water are you...

if you just hold the tubing under water are you getting any air bubbles at all?
Forum: Lighting 08-18-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By kaldurak
Or would I be better off hanging the T5HO over...

Or would I be better off hanging the T5HO over the tank now that I have the ability to hang it. I tried it earlier and it works....but the tank does seem really dim when I have the T5 hanging about...
Forum: Lighting 08-18-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By kaldurak
Are the CFL's that different from T5HO? So now...

Are the CFL's that different from T5HO? So now that I have a total of 28 watts over 16 gallons instead of 24, I actually want the light to be closer, or switch to a higher wattage CFL?

I hate...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,307
Posted By kaldurak
yeah. then lift the output side out of the water...

yeah. then lift the output side out of the water and then start thrashing away on the priming pump and then turn it on once you have the canister full of water and water coming out of the outflow...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,307
Posted By kaldurak
I think (if your canister primes like all other...

I think (if your canister primes like all other canisters in the world) you have to have the Out flow side OUT of the water or else you are just hydrolocking the system when you are priming it and...
Forum: Lighting 08-18-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By kaldurak
Trying out some new lights

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Forum: Equipment 08-18-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By kaldurak
What is the pressure set to on the low side of...

What is the pressure set to on the low side of your regulator?

the glass diffuser I have won't budge for like 20 minutes at 10 psi, but I changed the pressure to 15 psi and I have air bubbles...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-17-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,334
Posted By kaldurak
Mystery snail. Honestly he's gotten so big I...

Mystery snail.

Honestly he's gotten so big I am surprised that he doesn't eat more. Really he just cruises around on the glass running laps of the tank all day.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-16-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,334
Posted By kaldurak
Update. Switched up my lighting from T5HO to...

Update.

Switched up my lighting from T5HO to CFL's hanging from my ceiling. 2 23 watt Daylight CFL's.


http://www.filedump.net/dumped/img11111281982488.JPG
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-13-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,334
Posted By kaldurak
this is what I am trying first. I split the...

this is what I am trying first. I split the photo period because I do shift work and wanted to be able to see my tank light on sometimes. Now I will be trying Lights on from 8am-3pm and CO2 from...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-13-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,804
Posted By kaldurak
What do you have the vertical portion of the...

What do you have the vertical portion of the conduit attached to to secure it? I have all the bits to make this same setup at home, but I am unsure how to make it secure so it won't topple over :o ...
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