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Forum: Algae   06-23-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By TLH
Looks like Staghorn. It goes red like that when...

Looks like Staghorn. It goes red like that when its dying. You probably let CO2 go a little low at some point to get it in the first place. I let my spraybar break the surface for a few hours and got...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-22-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By TLH
Certainly looks like HM to me although its a...

Certainly looks like HM to me although its a darker green than mine.
Forum: Algae   06-20-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,207
Posted By TLH
Staghorn algae. Getting proper CO₂ levels should...

Staghorn algae. Getting proper CO₂ levels should help. Do you have a drop checker? You can spot dose with Excel or Easycarbo but you need to maintain CO₂ at 30ppm and avoid fluctuations to keep this...
Forum: Lighting   02-01-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,965
Posted By TLH
Straight strip and a reflector means more light...

Straight strip and a reflector means more light in to the tank than using cf's where the 2 strips close together get in eachothers way. Even with a good reflector on cf's one tube is always robbing...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-26-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By TLH
Paypal charges......

Paypal charges... https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_display-fees-outside
Forum: Lighting   09-11-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By TLH
Digital ballasts are best for longevity and bulb...

Digital ballasts are best for longevity and bulb life, preferably with programed start feature on them which increases the bulb life even more.

Most bulbs these days only need replacing when they...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-11-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By TLH
If it's from a combi boiler then it's not that...

If it's from a combi boiler then it's not that bad but I wouldn't use water from an emersion tank if it has been sitting around in it all day. You don't need much hot water to bring a bucketful up to...
Forum: Substrate   09-04-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By TLH
It's the colour of rust or thereabouts. ...

It's the colour of rust or thereabouts.

This colour...
http://fileserver7.jpghosting.com/images/Laterite_quarry_180f0b750201e526631338f877828f08.jpg...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-04-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
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Views: 893
Posted By TLH
I don't see how they are going to push this with...

I don't see how they are going to push this with FF and plenty of other browsers around. Lets face it their free home internet never took off either.:wink:

http://www.google.com/tisp/
Forum: Equipment   09-02-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,233
Posted By TLH
Actylene cylinders are filled with kapok to stop...

Actylene cylinders are filled with kapok to stop the stuff sloshing around inside, this is why there is a welded join around the middle of them.

Most cylinders will have will have one of three...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-30-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,869
Posted By TLH
PC Team Fortress II Oblivion Warhammer...

PC

Team Fortress II
Oblivion
Warhammer 40k - Dawn of War, first 3 so far, waiting for DOW 2 to come out
Warcraft upto Frozen Throne
Neverwinter Nights, prefered the first one
Starcraft, still...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-30-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,128
Posted By TLH
You should forward this email to spoof@paypal.com...

You should forward this email to spoof@paypal.com and see what they have to say about it.

It definitely sounds like a phishing attempt to me. Paypal and Ebay both should never ask you for your...
Forum: DIY   08-28-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By TLH
Looks very nice CDF. I'm just wondering if you...

Looks very nice CDF. I'm just wondering if you have a brace in the top like the one in the bottom there to stiffen things up?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-28-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 50
  ebay
Views: 2,560
Posted By TLH
Ebay does need a serious competitor if only to...

Ebay does need a serious competitor if only to bring the costs down, they make a killing in fees on auctions and Paypal.

I don't understand why they suspended an account for asking for a refund...
Forum: Plants   08-26-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By TLH
How deep is your substrate? If plants are...

How deep is your substrate? If plants are constantly floating off I'd assume it's not deep enough or you haven't planted them deep enough. I use my finger to push the stems a good two knuckles deep...
Forum: Lighting   08-25-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By TLH
Aquaessentials stock the Tek light. They are the...

Aquaessentials stock the Tek light. They are the only place I've seen that do. Whether or not they would ship to where you are I don't know though. The other luminaires I commonly see are the Arcadia...
Forum: Fish   08-07-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,161
Posted By TLH
It's a sign of stress of being moved from one...

It's a sign of stress of being moved from one tank to another imho. Hopefully he'll settle in and stop doing this. Planting quite heavily so he can't see very far may help him feel more secure.
Forum: Equipment   07-30-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By TLH
I wouldn't advise it no.

I wouldn't advise it no.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-28-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By TLH
My 2 must be 4 years old now also. They don't...

My 2 must be 4 years old now also. They don't look like they are ready to pop off this mortal coil yet either.
Forum: Equipment   07-23-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By TLH
I think you'd have problems doing it the other...

I think you'd have problems doing it the other way around but this should be fine. If you just soak the media well to get rid of the majority of the salt you can reuse it I would imagine. Filling...
Forum: Equipment   07-23-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By TLH
Why wouldn't you want media chambers when they...

Why wouldn't you want media chambers when they make the stuff easier to handle and clean?
Forum: Equipment   07-19-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By TLH
I found the ladders quite good but they do get...

I found the ladders quite good but they do get dirty and this can cause the bubble to stick a little on the rungs. You will most likely see some small bubbles escaping from the top but generally if...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   07-19-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By TLH
I should say you're pretty close to the end of...

I should say you're pretty close to the end of your cycle with Nitrite at 0.25. It should read zero when you're done obviously.

You'll want to check GH aswell as KH I think to find the total...
Forum: Plants   07-17-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,376
Posted By TLH
If they are new plantlets I would think that...

If they are new plantlets I would think that would be very likely, they look big enough to survive without the motherplant.

I always found I had to replant the top on my Wisteria when I had it....
Forum: Plants   07-17-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
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Views: 468
Posted By TLH
Aponogeton sp. undulatus?

Aponogeton sp. undulatus?
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