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Forum: Lighting 06-10-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 123,605
Posted By eisBear
OK, thanks for the responses all! So at 25...

OK, thanks for the responses all!

So at 25 inches maybe more like 15-20? That's low eh? Yall might be right I may need to rethink the 25 inch height in that case. Here is what the reflector looks...
Forum: Lighting 06-09-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 123,605
Posted By eisBear
29gal 18" high

I'm super glad that there is a PC chart there (Thanks Hoppy), it seems like info available on them is becoming a bit scant. I suppose the tech is just getting old or something. I'm trying to get the...
Forum: Fish 06-02-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By eisBear
Territorial Tetras? is my 29G overstocked or...?

I have a 29gal high which housed 8 Black Neon Tetras for about 4 weeks by themselves. On Saturday (about 48 hours ago), I added 11 Harlequin Rasboras. So these are now the only fish in the tank 11...
Forum: Fish 05-31-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By eisBear
Thanks for the replies. You think i Should do...

Thanks for the replies. You think i Should do this in like an hour and a half or a week and a half? It seems like a lot of water will eventually be displaced but im not sure thats a big deal. Thanks!...
Forum: Fish 05-31-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By eisBear
Thanks for the response! Oh I like that idea...

Thanks for the response! Oh I like that idea except (as I forgot to mention) the 'main' tank is a 29 so there isnt a lot extra to spare. If I do it over and over is it ok to keep adding tap water to...
Forum: Fish 05-31-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By eisBear
So old thread but I wanted to avoid the drip if I...

So old thread but I wanted to avoid the drip if I could. My qt is a planted 20l with no co2. Main tank has co2 roughly 30 40ppm by end of photoperiod. Co2 has been off now 12 hours. Both tanks use...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-29-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By eisBear
http://fortworthtexas.gov/uploadedFiles/Water/2009...

http://fortworthtexas.gov/uploadedFiles/Water/2009%20FINAL%20WQR%20English.pdf

Likely monochloramine. Based upon my unscientific research, it goes like this:

Test tap water is positive for...
Forum: Fish 05-06-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By eisBear
Ah crap, its a 21" 6700k. Dunno why I put 7500...

Ah crap, its a 21" 6700k. Dunno why I put 7500 there, I was looking at the box, duh!

Do the floating plants touch the glass cover? I have some 7x or 6x tippet (very thin mono or flouro fishing...
Forum: Fish 05-06-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By eisBear
@raymond: good point sorry, its a 21" bulb but I...

@raymond: good point sorry, its a 21" bulb but I dont think its a "t" type of light I think its a 'power compact' the box on the bulb says 'compact fluorescent.'

@ h2O - thanks, good sounding...
Forum: Fish 05-05-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By eisBear
I see, thanks. Yeah, they seem to be going in and...

I see, thanks. Yeah, they seem to be going in and out of the shade a bit more today. The do seem to like the shade quite a bit but now they seem a lot less timid to venture into the areas with more...
Forum: Fish 05-05-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By eisBear
Black Neon Tetras Hating my light

Hello,

I have a 29gallon with some anubias, some taller stem plants and some java fern. The anubias are pretty big, about 15-20 big leaves and about half way up the tank. My fixture is a current...
Forum: Fish 05-05-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By eisBear
Thanks again to everybody for their replies, it...

Thanks again to everybody for their replies, it makes me feel better about the decision to just use the bag, my wife was able to hold them stable in her lap on the way home.

@imatechno: I go to...
Forum: Fish 05-04-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By eisBear
Yeah, thanks for the help guys. I ended up...

Yeah, thanks for the help guys. I ended up bringing a bucket but then as soon as I was moving the car around I remembered how much movement there really is. Ditched the idea and went with the bag....
Forum: Fish 05-04-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By eisBear
Oh, thanks! Like just a 5 gal bucket? they won't...

Oh, thanks! Like just a 5 gal bucket? they won't get tossed around too much? My thought was I didn't want LFS to have to dump 3 gallons out of their tank to fill the bucket but I guess I could call...
Forum: Fish 05-04-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By eisBear
http://www.bodyworlds.com/en.html I remember...

http://www.bodyworlds.com/en.html

I remember seeing this in Berlin. I don't know if the process is a secret or not but they are able to display all different types of tissues, including the...
Forum: Fish 05-04-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By eisBear
Idea for transporting fish

Hi everybody. OK, so I rigged this set up (see [bad] pic below). Its a .4 gal plastic tank with lid and some gravel. Its been rinsed with hot water pretty well and hasn't been used in some time. I've...
Forum: Fish 05-03-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By eisBear
NEAT! I loved my otos so much. Unfortunately,...

NEAT! I loved my otos so much. Unfortunately, they have now all perished. I miss them but fear I may not be replacing them. I had as many as 5 or 6 at one time and had a 20g long for them.

I love...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-03-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,299
Posted By eisBear
What do you think about ammonia in the tap, how...

What do you think about ammonia in the tap, how would that play into your method? I didn't get to do a fishless cycle but may have wanted to because my tap water has ammonia. I have readings of about...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-22-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By eisBear
Here's a pic (sorry that its sideways). That...

Here's a pic (sorry that its sideways). That might help. Thanks!

best,

eric
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-22-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By eisBear
Too much light for moderately planted 5.5 gal?

I was keeping some stem plants in a 5.5 gallon with a 15w 18" t8 GE 'plant and aquarium' light which was 3500k. The plants did OK without much in the way of fertilization. The substrate has always...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-22-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By eisBear
Actually, that's a 10 kg/cm2 rather than psi,...

Actually, that's a 10 kg/cm2 rather than psi, lbs/in2; sorry I missed that originally. No need to try my method if the regulator is not hooked up, just open the needle valve or the regulator valve...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-21-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By eisBear
its hard to tell from the picture, it looks like...

its hard to tell from the picture, it looks like the gauge on the right is at zero in that picture.

There are lots of ways to test the low pressure gauge. If you can dump the water from the bubble...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-20-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By eisBear
Since posting, I've noticed the worms subsiding...

Since posting, I've noticed the worms subsiding near the front glass as I deep-vacuumed where there was no plants in the front.

There are probably, however, over 100 snails and I actually believe...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-12-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By eisBear
I found it was hard to get a good deal on a used...

I found it was hard to get a good deal on a used regulator, seems like everybody knows their value. I wound up buying that model except new. Agreed, if it woks, its a good deal. That's a very popular...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-11-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By eisBear
when you use an air pump to make bubbles go up...

when you use an air pump to make bubbles go up through the water column, like with an airstone, those bubbles 'drag' the water upwards with them, creating a current. An airstone even on a small pump...
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