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Forum: Equipment 07-24-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By prp427
I plan to raise the pipe from the bulkhead just...

I plan to raise the pipe from the bulkhead just above the substrate and attach a strainer with perhaps a sponge filter on top to keep little larger particles from getting sucked up. ...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By prp427
Thanks for the advice but I failed to clarify a...

Thanks for the advice but I failed to clarify a few things.
This aquarium has been designed to have no equipment visible inside the water column, so HOBs, powerheads, and external overflows are...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By prp427
Plumbing Advice Needed for 6ft Tank

I'm in the process of setting up an aquarium that has (6) 2.5 inch holes drilled at the bottom. I plan on using 2 nu-clear canister filters and a small sump/refugium. The goal is to have filtration...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-03-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,461
Posted By prp427
What would you recommend to do if the...

What would you recommend to do if the fish/inverts are coming from hard water and going into soft water?
I've recently lost shrimp and snails using drip acclimation and am hesitant to try that again.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-13-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 672,781
Posted By prp427
My bad, lol. I'll make more of an effort and...

My bad, lol. I'll make more of an effort and post some detail shots soon. Thanks for the compliment.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-13-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 672,781
Posted By prp427
55 gallon

Here is my 55 gallon.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-LzO0QD26Tnc/URwF9-B9qAI/AAAAAAAAANs/yNfkK_H1JSE/w381-h286-n-k/20130210_215629.jpg
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By prp427
Not 100% sure. I got three of them from a fellow...

Not 100% sure. I got three of them from a fellow hobbyist along with some amanos. They maybe grass shrimp, but I don't know the difference. I caught this one cannibalizing his deceased buddy. A...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By prp427
Yikes! Ghost shrimp are very opportunistic...

Yikes! Ghost shrimp are very opportunistic predators. If they have pincers they will nip at anything they can reach. I caught one trying to hunt a cardinal tetra by descending from above. It...
Forum: DIY 02-10-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By prp427
Thanks Hoppy, it makes sense to place it...

Thanks Hoppy, it makes sense to place it parallel. The majority of plants will be toward the center of the aquarium. No need to shine intense light on a sand border. Here is a revised rough...
Forum: DIY 02-09-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By prp427
LED build 240 gallon

I've been reading up on all the great LED builds on this forum and want to give it a shot. My experience with electronics, other than tinkering with computer hardware, is minimal. Here we go:
...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-24-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,127
Posted By prp427
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-o0VvVcT9iuk/UIh...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-o0VvVcT9iuk/UIhyPmbtvOI/AAAAAAAAAME/DNMfeM0vT7g/s128/ArnoldChopper.jpg

Cool idea, I can't wait to see it all "jungled" up!
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,600
Posted By prp427
I've got an eheim 2126 using 2 drains (main &...

I've got an eheim 2126 using 2 drains (main & surface skimmer) and a hydor korallia 1 for added circulation. No dead spots and plenty of surface movement. If you get the grayish/clear tubing they...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 08-13-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,088
Posted By prp427
I'm considering all options for a led fixture. ...

I'm considering all options for a led fixture. If I were to purchase 4 36" ray 2 ds for a 72Lx30Wx25H what would the approximate par readings be? I plan on suspending the lights. Thanks!
Forum: Tank Journals 06-07-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,904
Posted By prp427
Sweet project, subscribed! What are you doing...

Sweet project, subscribed!
What are you doing for lighting??
Forum: Algae 08-26-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By prp427
Lower your lighting period and or intensity. It...

Lower your lighting period and or intensity. It will slowly recede and go away.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-15-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By prp427
You've got way too many inhabitants for a 14...

You've got way too many inhabitants for a 14 gallon. The betta probably died of stress. Amano shrimp are very opportunistic and must have feasted on the remains.
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By prp427
This is what I use. Nice and hidden!

This is what I use. Nice and hidden!
Forum: Aquascaping 07-01-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,873
Posted By prp427
Subscribed! Can't wait to see how this turns out.

Subscribed! Can't wait to see how this turns out.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-30-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By prp427
Great looking tank!! Do you keep the top open...

Great looking tank!!
Do you keep the top open all the time or just for photo shoots?
I've always wanted to keep an open top but too paranoid my fish will leap to an unsuspecting doom!
Forum: Algae 06-28-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,680
Posted By prp427
Ughh! BGA is the only thing that had me...

Ughh! BGA is the only thing that had me questioning whether or not to quit the hobby. I tried almost everything to get rid of it. The most disheartening part was doing a water change, meticulously...
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