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Forum: Equipment 06-18-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,641
Posted By nocrapman
Sundragon - I know this is an old thread, but...

Sundragon - I know this is an old thread, but curious as to which way u went and what was your experiecnce like?
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,246
Posted By nocrapman
Usually EHEIMS are solid performers. Sorry to...

Usually EHEIMS are solid performers. Sorry to hear about ur troubles. I have a 2215 that I bought as a teenager and is still running 12 years later. Just changed the filter floss etc. They didnt have...
Forum: Lighting 09-18-2009, 02:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By nocrapman
Do you mind posting a link or a pic? Looking...

Do you mind posting a link or a pic?
Looking for something compact and durable.
Forum: Lighting 09-17-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By nocrapman
Moonlighting

Anyone moonlights their planted tank?
I have been toying with the idea and would like suggestions for or against. I have 46G bowfront with aftermarket VHO lighting fixture. i have plants and a 2...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By nocrapman
I have been thinking and hearing about the EI for...

I have been thinking and hearing about the EI for a while now.
I am in the process of setting up a new 46G tank with 4wpg light and CO2 injection. Could u please post ur recipes:) and or direct me...
Forum: Lighting 08-25-2008, 02:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By nocrapman
Seems like the OP has a 36" tank and this fixture...

Seems like the OP has a 36" tank and this fixture is 48". Their 36" fixtures are much more expensive...
Forum: Lighting 08-20-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By nocrapman
Does anyone have experience with this light? ...

Does anyone have experience with this light?
http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3578+3733+13822+12772&pcatid=12772

I might have to throw out the actinic bulbs and replace...
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By nocrapman
Are you reffering to the CORALLIFE power-compact...

Are you reffering to the CORALLIFE power-compact strips?
Do they have separate switches/cords for each light? Or will I physically have to remove a light?
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By nocrapman
I was wanting to call them too, but they dont...

I was wanting to call them too, but they dont have a phone number listed on the website.

Do you run CO2 with the 110watts? I would have thought, it would be on the low side, but with AHsupply......
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By nocrapman
Which fixture is that, do you have a link? And...

Which fixture is that, do you have a link?
And where did you buy it from?
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By nocrapman
46G bowfront lighting

How much light and what kind do I put on this thing?

I am in the process of setting this up.

Substrate - Aquasoil
Filtration - Eheim 2217
CO2 setup from SuMo with a drop checker

Havent...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,645
Posted By nocrapman
I did it too many years ago... nothing special...

I did it too many years ago... nothing special happened...
But hey... give it a try... YMMV
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By nocrapman
Thanks Orlando! It looks pretty good... However...

Thanks Orlando!
It looks pretty good... However I might have to wait a while before I can spring the $$ for it. What would u recommend for more affordable in-tank set-up?
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2008, 02:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By nocrapman
That looks pretty cool, but I cant justify that...

That looks pretty cool, but I cant justify that kind of money right now... I might have to go with the simple in-tank diffusers they make :( Is that what u were using? Any major issues?
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2008, 01:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By nocrapman
On a 46G wont 2217 be an overkill? In fact I...

On a 46G wont 2217 be an overkill? In fact I still would have done it, but for my cabinet stand - which kind of limited on enclosed space... 2217 might be a stretch. Now, do I NEED more OOMPH for...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By nocrapman
Thank you all for the very useful suggestions. ...

Thank you all for the very useful suggestions.

I did check out the sumoregulators. Its a nice detailed website. I have shot them an email, hoping they will call soon...

- How do I decide...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By nocrapman
A Good Co2 Setup

I am looking to buy a good CO2 setup for my new 46G bowfront. This will be my first attempt at pressurised CO2. A few questions though:
- Should I go with Rex Griggs' setup with the Fabco needle...
Forum: Substrate 08-18-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By nocrapman
Thanks Guys!

Thanks Guys!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By nocrapman
Got A Tank..

So I bit the bullet and brought home a 46G AGA tank. It comes with a cheapo light and cover.
I need to add the following ASAP:

1. A background - black or blue - where/what kind and what do I use...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By nocrapman
Very nice light and shaded areas... Do you...

Very nice light and shaded areas...

Do you have a plain black background?
Forum: Substrate 08-18-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By nocrapman
46G Bowfront - amount of AS:)

Hi all,
I am in the process of setting up a 46G Bowfront, heavily planted with some fish.
I am trying to figure out how much aquasoil I need? According to the website and approximating to my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2008, 01:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By nocrapman
I was thinking of a PC like this:...

I was thinking of a PC like this: http://www.bigalsonline.com/BigAlsUS/ctl3684/cp18369/si1381734/cl0/currentusasatellitedual362x96wattpowercompactstriplightwlunarlight

Does the T5HO offer any...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2008, 01:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By nocrapman
Thats a neat looking setup! Need to put some...

Thats a neat looking setup!
Need to put some more plants in there though.
What kind of filter do u have going there?
(ANd thanks for the linky!!)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-17-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By nocrapman
I have been worried about the lighting fixtures...

I have been worried about the lighting fixtures for the half circle too.
From an expenditure point of view - my feeling is that I would rather spend about $200 on the CO2 and another 200 on the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-17-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By nocrapman
Bowfront suggestions

I am in the process of setting up a new planted tank with some fish and CO2 injection in the not-so-far future. This will go in my living room which will only allow 45-46" in length.

For many...
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