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Forum: Lighting 12-10-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,584
Posted By Noxtreme
If you havnt alredy got your lighting I would say...

If you havnt alredy got your lighting I would say to go with a 30 in main fixture. The 24 does provide good medium light but it could be a little larger and achieve a little better coverage i think....
Forum: Plants 04-22-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,009
Posted By Noxtreme
i just planted a ton in my 54 corner bow front. I...

i just planted a ton in my 54 corner bow front. I planted in clumps. Going to be a lot of trimming later. oh well. I think it will be totally worth it.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-18-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,389
Posted By Noxtreme
trial 3 update

trial 3 update
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-14-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,389
Posted By Noxtreme
that settling back into the hose is very weird. i...

that settling back into the hose is very weird. i don't think back flow is possible with a peristaltic pump simply because of the way a peristaltic pump works. I could be wrong though. I'll try a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-14-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,389
Posted By Noxtreme
very very quiet. You cant hear the pump unless...

very very quiet. You cant hear the pump unless you are holding it. you cant hear it at all in the stand.
it uses a standard 120 plug the way i bought it. i don't think it would require any adapter...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-14-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,389
Posted By Noxtreme
Comprehensive Auto dosing (medium budget how to)

Ok so I know its been done before but I’m going to do my own version of a medium budget auto doser thread since I don’t believe any of the treads have covered things with ALL the useful details. I...
Forum: Fish 04-02-2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,114
Posted By Noxtreme
I quarantine all questionable fish now. Basically...

I quarantine all questionable fish now. Basically any ones i haven't been able to observe in the store for at least a week.
My tank used to be at my work so there was no where i could set up a...
Forum: Fish 04-01-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,114
Posted By Noxtreme
OUCH!. Yeh man this disease is a serious pain in...

OUCH!. Yeh man this disease is a serious pain in the butt.
I did not empty everything out of my tank. I just didn't buy anything new for about 5-6 months. Once i identified the disease and its...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-27-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 102,856
Posted By Noxtreme
what and how do you dose again. That is some...

what and how do you dose again. That is some healthy growth!
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,394
Posted By Noxtreme
I think i'm going to do a poor mans version of...

I think i'm going to do a poor mans version of this soon. Basically the same thing but without all the fancy glassware and only 2 pumps.
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,294
Posted By Noxtreme
yep it seems like its the plastic part that goes...

yep it seems like its the plastic part that goes over the tank rim. I just used a small piece of 3/4 in ID tubing to attach 2 of the large ends of the extension tubes together. then the smaller end...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,294
Posted By Noxtreme
it seems to fit any other filter (non rena)...

it seems to fit any other filter (non rena) without the adapter. you just cut your intake tube.
Here is the adapter
http://www.aquariumproducts.com.au/spare_parts.php?page=2&instid=8244

for...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,294
Posted By Noxtreme
THERE IS AN ADAPTER TO CONNECT THIS THING TO RENA...

THERE IS AN ADAPTER TO CONNECT THIS THING TO RENA FILTERS WHICH IS NOT MENTIONED ANYWHERE PRIOR TO GETTING THE HEATER and even then its very tought to tell that you need an adapter. I just got 2 of...
Forum: Lighting 02-09-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,584
Posted By Noxtreme
i have the same tank. I use 2 xp1's (1...

i have the same tank. I use 2 xp1's (1 biological, 1 polishing). and i light it with a 24 in current usa satellite (2X65 watt) this is plenty of light. I also have a supplemental 36 watt t5 light...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-07-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 102,856
Posted By Noxtreme
more color please (reds oranges purples). more...

more color please (reds oranges purples). more things attached to the wood please.
The set up looks great
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-07-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,750
Posted By Noxtreme
in my experience it is VERY important to adjust...

in my experience it is VERY important to adjust the slope of a Milwaukee pH controller when calibrating. Also cleaning the probe as m.leamy said is VERY VERY important. My Milwaukee pH controller...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-07-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,926
Posted By Noxtreme
i switched my ferts to the PFERTZ line (used to...

i switched my ferts to the PFERTZ line (used to be flourish) and there is a noticeable difference in how healthy the plant are about 2 months later. Growth is accelerated noticeably but i now have a...
Forum: Lighting 01-31-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,717
Posted By Noxtreme
to bad it doesn't really work for a corner tank

to bad it doesn't really work for a corner tank
Forum: Tank Journals 01-14-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 102,856
Posted By Noxtreme
I bought a plant package off this guy (he used to...

I bought a plant package off this guy (he used to have a lot more plants in this plant package)...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-12-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 102,856
Posted By Noxtreme
you need more color.

you need more color.
Forum: Fish 01-04-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,913
Posted By Noxtreme
You may be exactly right about the pleco doing...

You may be exactly right about the pleco doing the digging. he does hang out back there quite a bit. He has no problem moving the sand. in fact i have seen him move quite a bit of sand very quickly...
Forum: Fish 01-03-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,114
Posted By Noxtreme
figure i"d give a quick update. I moved in april...

figure i"d give a quick update. I moved in april 09. So i did 100% water change, washed all the plants + filters. No more issues since the tank was set back up. I waited a total of 5 months before...
Forum: Fish 01-03-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,913
Posted By Noxtreme
the 2 seem to be getting more friendly with each...

the 2 seem to be getting more friendly with each other now and they seem to be entering each others hiding spots. They are playful and friendly with each other now and i rarely see them bicker.
The...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-28-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 102,856
Posted By Noxtreme
How can i get my hands on some of the petite? I...

How can i get my hands on some of the petite? I bought some just nana the other day thinking it was the same thing as nana petite. I didn't realize they were different till i got home. oh well....
Forum: Fish 12-14-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,913
Posted By Noxtreme
by the way my poor beta is terrified of the...

by the way my poor beta is terrified of the discus

and thank you mike
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