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Forum: Lighting 12-13-2009, 02:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By doug105
Are they really 100W bulbs or 100W "equivalent"...

Are they really 100W bulbs or 100W "equivalent" bulbs!?

This would be considered a low light set-up, especially because of the depth.
24 inch depth would require more lighting to punch down to...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-08-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 69,354
Posted By doug105
This scape is looking good with all the new plant...

This scape is looking good with all the new plant additions!

Need up-dated pics!!

DougN
Forum: Aquascaping 09-29-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By doug105
Are you dosing macro-fertilizers (NPK)?? You're...

Are you dosing macro-fertilizers (NPK)?? You're gonna need some to
get the plants growing.

As the other poster said the sword is too big for the tank and
some of the other plants also have large...
Forum: DIY 08-12-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,563
Posted By doug105
What about cutting out square holes on the other...

What about cutting out square holes on the other 2 "front sides" and
then put doors over the holes??

Could that be an option??

DougN
Forum: Tank Journals 08-04-2009, 01:23 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 99,365
Posted By doug105
FYI This month's issue of FAMA has an...

FYI

This month's issue of FAMA has an article about building a
fiberglass and plywood aquarium. Might be a few helpful ideas
in it............

Doug N
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-27-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By doug105
The older original wrought iron stands were...

The older original wrought iron stands were welded together from angle iron
at all of the joints. They were/are very sturdy. The largest aquarium that I personally used with one was a 55 and there...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-20-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By doug105
You can also use a piece of plexiglass to anchor...

You can also use a piece of plexiglass to anchor the driftwood
and let the substrate hold it down.

http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt5/doug105/100_1059plexi-driftwood-1.jpg


DougN
Forum: Lighting 07-15-2009, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By doug105
odno

Hey Random,

I used that same schematic (where did that come from?) to set up a 4 ft T8
- 3 bulb hood. I used a quad ballast to run 2 lamps and a double ballast
to power 1 lamp. No reflectors,...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,055
Posted By doug105
I think it's definitely a rattle/buzz, not a...

I think it's definitely a rattle/buzz, not a churning/bubbly type noise.

Does any one have a quick link to any exploded diagram of the impeller
assy?

Thanks

Doug N
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,055
Posted By doug105
Angry My Eheim is Quiet......NOT!!(help)

I purchased a used Eheim 2217. It seems to push plenty of water
but it rattles a lot.. It can be heard in another room.:(

I'm pretty sure I've gotten all of the air bubbles out of the system
and...
Forum: Plants 06-29-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By doug105
Edwin What I think they are trying to say...

Edwin

What I think they are trying to say is...Yes, you can put moss in a baggie and buy a padded envelope($1-2), take it the the Post Office have it weighed, pay the postage($2-3), and send it...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,690
Posted By doug105
"Metaframe" was probably the biggest manufacturer...

"Metaframe" was probably the biggest manufacturer of these type of aquariums.

Doug
Forum: Lighting 03-09-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By doug105
wrong link

That is the right link but I can't seem to get it to post right....

Below the link is where it can be found on Reef Central....
The DIY is worth looking at.

...
Forum: Lighting 03-08-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By doug105
Solar Power!

Here is the link you might have been looking for!

This is one awesome DIY setup! Scroll about halfway down the page
For the details.


http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/sh...&pagenumber=31
...
Forum: Plants 02-12-2009, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By doug105
Probably just the emersed leaves dying off!! The...

Probably just the emersed leaves dying off!! The emersed leaves look like
4 leaf clovers....submersed ones usually have one or two lobes.

doug
Forum: Plants 02-03-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By doug105
HM=Hemianthus micranthemoides doug

HM=Hemianthus micranthemoides

doug
Forum: Aquascaping 01-19-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,638
Posted By doug105
Here is a nice example of "rounded" ...

Here is a nice example of "rounded"

http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/forumapc/aquascaping/58996-xmas-gift-200lt-rounded-stones.html

Go to this link and scroll down......

doug
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-12-2008, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,469
Posted By doug105
With the industrial strength lime deposits on...

With the industrial strength lime deposits on those tanks, I would head

directly over to the pool supply store(or Home Depot) for some

Muriatic Acid. No elbow grease needed, just wipe...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-12-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,469
Posted By doug105
Good score! but I think your "55" is a 40...

Good score! but

I think your "55" is a 40 long!! Just for fun, measure it.

A 40 long is 48 x 13 x 16



Doug N
Forum: Fish 05-12-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,967
Posted By doug105
If anyone is interested in some angelfish...

If anyone is interested in some angelfish genetics.....Here is the "Bible"

on the Subject......written by the "Mother " of Angelfish genetics

Dr. Joanne Norton. These articles originally ran...
Forum: DIY 04-19-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,212
Posted By doug105
I did not use epoxy resin. I used polyester...

I did not use epoxy resin. I used polyester resin. If I remember right, it was
"surfboard" resin. Lot of surfboard manufacturing in my area and you just go by
a factory with a couple of empty...
Forum: DIY 04-12-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,212
Posted By doug105
The Tanks I built lasted as long as I needed them...

The Tanks I built lasted as long as I needed them to! One of them, after using it for a few years, I gave to the lfs to use as a grow out tank.
The other I used as a reef tank, also for several...
Forum: DIY 03-30-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,212
Posted By doug105
Don't do it! You're going to need a piece of...

Don't do it! You're going to need a piece of ply(5/8-3/4 in?) that is

3/4 + 3/4 + 48 + 3/4 + 3/4 = 51 inches for the front (and back).

the first 3/4 is for the inside fitting of the side...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-29-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,007
Posted By doug105
leakers

I've also gotten Seachem leakers from a couple of M.O. places, the
"seals" don't seam to!

It's been talked about before.... here.....
...
Forum: Other Websites 03-22-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,607
Posted By doug105
That's a crime!! That was one awe-inspiring...

That's a crime!!

That was one awe-inspiring video!

Doug
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