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Forum: Equipment 01-29-2004, 09:09 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By Doomer
I had a boat load of Aquaclears at one time. I am...

I had a boat load of Aquaclears at one time. I am now down to 1 and will be getting rid of it shortly. Problems have been:

Mysteriuos cracks that appear and leak for no apparent reason.
Noisy...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2004, 05:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,616
Posted By Doomer
Maybe it would split at the seams if you exceeded...

Maybe it would split at the seams if you exceeded 642 GPH. If it has the same quality level as an Aquaclear, you better believe it. :D
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2004, 01:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,616
Posted By Doomer
I was running mine 24/7 but decided to put them...

I was running mine 24/7 but decided to put them on the timer to extend bulb life. Dunno if I succeeded or not.

There seems to be more opinion out there on these things than any other piece of...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2004, 12:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,616
Posted By Doomer
jimmy, it will gradually loose it's effectiveness...

jimmy, it will gradually loose it's effectiveness and the bulb will eventually burn out. I've read that it should be replaced after 12 to 18 months. I plan to replace mine at 18 months because I'm...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2004, 09:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,616
Posted By Doomer
I've got an 8 watt on my 75 gal. and a 36 watt on...

I've got an 8 watt on my 75 gal. and a 36 watt on my 250 gal.
Forum: Fish 01-27-2004, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By Doomer
I haven't seen any either. If you ask at any lfs...

I haven't seen any either. If you ask at any lfs around here all you get is "huh? what's that?" :(
Forum: Fish 01-27-2004, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By Doomer
I like Angels. Wish I could find some Altums.

I like Angels. Wish I could find some Altums.
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2004, 12:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,616
Posted By Doomer
Mine is on the same timer as the lights to extend...

Mine is on the same timer as the lights to extend the bulb life. I haven't had ick since I bought it. :)
Forum: Algae 01-13-2004, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,246
Posted By Doomer
Oh well, thought I might have come up with a...

Oh well, thought I might have come up with a another way to beat the scurge but I guess not.

btw: I've got a 55 gal. set up on the back porch that's got a healthy case of brown algae. Temp has...
Forum: Algae 01-13-2004, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,246
Posted By Doomer
I was curious about the specific algae that...

I was curious about the specific algae that inhabits aquariums. I'm sure there are lots of different species out there but if they're not normally found in the aquarium, they don't count. :)

(or...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2004, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By Doomer
Strange thread.

Strange thread.
Forum: Algae 01-12-2004, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,246
Posted By Doomer
Yeh but different fish have different temp...

Yeh but different fish have different temp tolorances. A Goldfish is perfectly happy at 50 degrees but a Discus would be dead meat at that temp.

I've also dicovered that plants don't like cold...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-12-2004, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Doomer
Industrial waste. BIG papermill and other...

Industrial waste. BIG papermill and other assorted chemical plants. Officially, local waters are not polluted. But they are. :(

I'll have to see if I can find some. I'd much rather purchase from a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-12-2004, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Doomer
Yep. :) They haven't been too interested in...

Yep. :)

They haven't been too interested in eating the last few weeks. The tank has been in the low 40's. They're mostly interested in high grade flake food anyway.

btw: These fish were ex...
Forum: Algae 01-12-2004, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,246
Posted By Doomer
I've never seen temperature discussed in regard...

I've never seen temperature discussed in regard to algae. Is it not a factor ?

Thanks
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-12-2004, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Doomer
dunno if there are any unpolluted waterways close...

dunno if there are any unpolluted waterways close by. There is a man made recreational lake in town that has an abundance of plants growing along it's bank. I assume there is plant life under water...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2004, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By Doomer
I'd put 2 on each end. One pair blowing in and...

I'd put 2 on each end. One pair blowing in and the other blowing out.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-10-2004, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Doomer
I've got a 55 gal. unheated tank on the back...

I've got a 55 gal. unheated tank on the back porch. At present it's home to 4 Goldfish. The lowest the temp has dropped has been 47 degrees but I suspect that tonight it'll go a little lower since...
Forum: Fish 01-07-2004, 12:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,721
Posted By Doomer
How about Cino-Siamese Flying Foxy Algae Eater....

How about Cino-Siamese Flying Foxy Algae Eater. That should just about cover them all. :D
Forum: Fish 01-06-2004, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Doomer
Thanks pete. :) They are presently in a very...

Thanks pete. :)

They are presently in a very heavily planted tank. Think I might just let nature take it's course for now. Maybe later, if they continue to produce, I'll set up a breeder tank for...
Forum: Fish 01-06-2004, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Doomer
Had a pair of Angels spawn about a week ago for...

Had a pair of Angels spawn about a week ago for the first time. They appeared to be taking exceptional care of the eggs. They never left them unguarded. I fed at the other end of the tank and they...
Forum: Fish 01-06-2004, 09:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,721
Posted By Doomer
OK, no black band so I guess what I have are ...

OK, no black band so I guess what I have are true SAE's. They were sold as Flying Foxes. I can't blame the lfs since they are so hard to positively identify.

Maybe there should be some sort of...
Forum: Fish 01-06-2004, 08:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,721
Posted By Doomer
Thanks Wasser. What I have is either true SAE's...

Thanks Wasser. What I have is either true SAE's or Flying foxes. I still cannot get a barb count. I briefly caught a glimpse of one part but most of the time I can't see any at all. This so...
Forum: Fish 01-06-2004, 08:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,721
Posted By Doomer
Thanks for the links otherwise. These pics speak...

Thanks for the links otherwise. These pics speak volumes. especially the second one.
Forum: Fish 01-06-2004, 07:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,721
Posted By Doomer
Wasserpest, I noticed your false SAE has a...

Wasserpest, I noticed your false SAE has a decidedly yellow fins. I haven't been able to get a count of the barbs on mine but they have no trace of yellow in their fins. Would this indicate that mine...
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