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Forum: Equipment   07-07-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By aquabruce
What brand is the needle valve? They can be...

What brand is the needle valve? They can be tricky to dial in sometimes. I had to keep tweaking mine when I first set it up. Keep checking once in while to make sure it's staying where you want it. ...
Forum: Equipment   07-06-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By aquabruce
There was still pressure in the line when you...

There was still pressure in the line when you shut it off that's why the gauges didn't move.
Forum: Aquascaping   06-29-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By aquabruce
+1 for han aquatics...

+1 for han aquatics http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=226
Forum: Lighting   06-28-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By aquabruce
You can mount some shelf brackets on the wall or...

You can mount some shelf brackets on the wall or you can bend some conduit and attach it to the stand.

Here are some examples of conduit light hangers...
Forum: Fish   06-24-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By aquabruce
Peacock gudgeons?

Peacock gudgeons?
Forum: Algae   06-24-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By aquabruce
Some kind of slime mold maybe?

Some kind of slime mold maybe?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-23-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By aquabruce
That's normal. Give it a few more days and a few...

That's normal. Give it a few more days and a few more water changes.
Forum: Lighting   06-21-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By aquabruce
Even with good light it's tough to grow dwarf...

Even with good light it's tough to grow dwarf baby tears without pressurized CO2.
Forum: Plants   06-19-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By aquabruce
You'll find info on air plants searching through...

You'll find info on air plants searching through here ...http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=25
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-15-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By aquabruce
Looks like a melon sword. The leaves are melting...

Looks like a melon sword. The leaves are melting because the plant was grown emersed. Hopefully you will see some new growth as the plant transitions to being fully-submersed.

Here's a link that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-02-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By aquabruce
Thanks. Lighting is just a ZooMed UltraSun 6500k...

Thanks. Lighting is just a ZooMed UltraSun 6500k 10w CFL for 8 hours a day.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-02-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By aquabruce
Bacopa monnieri flower

I finally got a plant to produce flowers. It happened in a dirted low tech bowl I set up a while back. I see other buds but the flowers don't seem to last a day. Not sure if that's normal. Here's a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-27-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By aquabruce
You can always build your own. There are a few...

You can always build your own. There are a few diy articles about it. Not too hard and you can use any heater you like.
I had an out of box failure on a hydor inline. Sent it back, they fixed it,...
Forum: Fish   05-01-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,604
Posted By aquabruce
Don't add the killifish to that mix. They will...

Don't add the killifish to that mix. They will kill and eat everything if the apistos don't kill them first.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-26-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By aquabruce
I have an HP Dv6 ...same issues, had it about the...

I have an HP Dv6 ...same issues, had it about the same amount of time. Found a couple of updates like peachii suggested. I think there was a BIOS and a power settings update. Changed some power...
Forum: Fish   03-26-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By aquabruce
Looks pretty nasty, hopefully you can treat it in...

Looks pretty nasty, hopefully you can treat it in time.
Forum: Lighting   03-26-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,801
Posted By aquabruce
Welcome to TPT. I don't know enough about...

Welcome to TPT.

I don't know enough about building a DIY spectrum to answer your questions but there are a few large tanks with BML lights on this thread that might help you find what you're...
Forum: Fish   03-26-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By aquabruce
I'm no expert but it looks like hemorrhagic...

I'm no expert but it looks like hemorrhagic septicemia.

http://www.americanaquariumproducts.com/Vibrio_Aeromonas.html
Forum: Fish   03-25-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By aquabruce
I don't keep them but this site is pretty...

I don't keep them but this site is pretty reliable for Rainbowfish info. http://rainbowfish.angfaqld.org.au/Fluviatilis.htm
Forum: Plants   03-25-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By aquabruce
Landoltia punctata - spotted-duck-meal ?? ...

Landoltia punctata - spotted-duck-meal ??

or Spirodela polyrrhiza - common duck-meal ??
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-24-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By aquabruce
How long were you leaving the Ray 2 on and have...

How long were you leaving the Ray 2 on and have you tested your phosphates?

Green water is usually from having too much light and high phosphates. Any direct sunlight could also be a factor.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-24-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,126
Posted By aquabruce
magnets. Zoo Med mag clips or make your own.

magnets. Zoo Med mag clips or make your own.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-22-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By aquabruce
I used to have this problem too. I don't remember...

I used to have this problem too. I don't remember all the details but it has to do with phosphates and the Iron

Precipitation can occur if you use a phosphate based buffer and then dose iron.
...
Forum: Substrate   03-19-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By aquabruce
I get clay here. ...

I get clay here.

http://www.clayworld.com/redart-clay/

Here's some more good info on clay. http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/forumapc/substrates/82956-info-red-clay-mineralized-substrates.html...
Forum: Lighting   03-18-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 97,983
Posted By aquabruce
You can also DIY by bending some conduit. ...

You can also DIY by bending some conduit.
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