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Forum: DIY 05-08-2007, 05:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,934
Posted By Bbc84
On my nano tank hood, there are 2 built in...

On my nano tank hood, there are 2 built in computer fan openings, Should i have the fans sucking air from room and blowing into the tank, or should i have them reversed where the fans are sucking air...
Forum: Substrate 04-23-2007, 05:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,933
Posted By Bbc84
water should go through fine if its just bio...

water should go through fine if its just bio media, purigen, or carbon.
Forum: Substrate 04-22-2007, 12:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,933
Posted By Bbc84
Toss in a bag of Purigen. My 7 gallon looked...

Toss in a bag of Purigen. My 7 gallon looked like that when i first planted, and when i redid my aquascape. I put in a bag of purigen, bag of activated charcoal, filterfloss pad, and a bag of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-18-2007, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By Bbc84
Algae growing on shrimp?

I have one shrimp in my tank, i believe its a Blue shrimp, and on its shell its been accumulating alot of green algae, it looks like green spot powdery algae growing on its shell.

Is this normal...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-13-2007, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By Bbc84
Yeah it helped, imma toss some ancient sea mud...

Yeah it helped, imma toss some ancient sea mud with the holey shell for my shrimp.

BTW for others who are wondering, this is what gabe translated for me:





Hmmm 1000yr old mud, i should...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-12-2007, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By Bbc84
Japanese Shrimp Mineral Rocks?

I picked up this bag of rock and shell. I think its mineral rocks, since it seems real light and able to crush into a powder easily.

Can any one translate the writing on the package for me so I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-11-2007, 01:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,835
Posted By Bbc84
I have red crystals and blue shrimp, both...

I have red crystals and blue shrimp, both surrived my recent overdosing of excel. ( I have algae issues) and also didnt read the label right so i did 2 big doses for my 7 gallon tank. but everyone...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2007, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Bbc84
I use gas seperator/bubble counter. DIY Co2...

I use gas seperator/bubble counter. DIY Co2 feeds the CO2 into a gatorade bottle filled with water, co2 bubbles in the water, and leaves into a tube that connects to the diffuser, the 2nd tube is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2007, 12:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bbc84
I just cut it, and usually the cuttings float a...

I just cut it, and usually the cuttings float a little so i just net it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-07-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bbc84
mine is growing well, but my tank has staghorn...

mine is growing well, but my tank has staghorn algae, so ive been mowing the blades down every week
Forum: DIY 04-06-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By Bbc84
That sounds like it wont be enough, I have 2L and...

That sounds like it wont be enough, I have 2L and 3L combined running on my 7 gallon and its not even enough.
Forum: Algae 03-29-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By Bbc84
Started EI dosing now algae outbreak...Pics inside

I started dosing my 7 gallon tank with greg watson fert, by using the recomended dosage ratings from the Chucks planted tank calculator program.

Its been almost 3 weeks and i have seen an increase...
Forum: DIY 03-22-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By Bbc84
I use 2L and 3L bottle, with rubber stoppers from...

I use 2L and 3L bottle, with rubber stoppers from a science surplus store. The rubber stoppers come with a hole through the middle and i just insert std. airline tubing in and everything fits...
Forum: DIY 03-18-2007, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By Bbc84
Im planning on doing the same for mine, but i was...

Im planning on doing the same for mine, but i was gonna just put a square sponge on the inside of the top one. so it doesnt stick out like that, itll block the shrimp from geting in. as for the...
Forum: DIY 03-17-2007, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,244
Posted By Bbc84
I use champagne yeast in a 2L +3L and go with a...

I use champagne yeast in a 2L +3L and go with a 1cup of sugar / Liter. Lasts about 6 weeks until it gets too weak and needs replacement.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-19-2007, 04:36 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 151,230
Posted By Bbc84
Which fish are compatable with tanks with Cherry...

Which fish are compatable with tanks with Cherry Red Shrimp that I want to be breeding.
Forum: Fish 01-13-2007, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By Bbc84
what are the readings on your water tests? Im...

what are the readings on your water tests? Im not far from you (Naperville) and my readings were lower than expected.

PH i used test strips and it looks like a 6ish
KH was 6 degrees from tap
GH...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-12-2007, 01:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,261
Posted By Bbc84
Just got email, saying that he will replace my...

Just got email, saying that he will replace my missing 2 nano diffusers, and my fissidens is in another evenlope. So far looks like aquaticmagic = good seller.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-11-2007, 06:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,261
Posted By Bbc84
Thats what i thought, but usually when customs...

Thats what i thought, but usually when customs inspect the packages, they tape it back up with US Customs tape, or bag it, tape it up and then send it with US customs stickers or tape all over it.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-11-2007, 05:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,261
Posted By Bbc84
I just got my package, the box was not sealed at...

I just got my package, the box was not sealed at all, no tape or anything, inside i only got 1 nano diffuser out of the 3 i bought, and i got the rhinox 2000 i ordered. But im missing 2 diffusers,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-09-2007, 03:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,628
Posted By Bbc84
what would u plant on the higher elevation part? ...

what would u plant on the higher elevation part? It looks nice, im thinking of stealing the ida for my 7 gal. cube. Its much smaller than 10 gal, so id probably make that mesh divider half its size...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-09-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,261
Posted By Bbc84
I won multiple auctions on ebay from...

I won multiple auctions on ebay from aquaticmagic, paid on the 12/30. Didnt get information that its shipped till today 1/8/07. And he wrote that it was shipped on the 5th, and will take 7-15 days....
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2006, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,711
Posted By Bbc84
Are you running Compressed CO2 or DIY with yeast?...

Are you running Compressed CO2 or DIY with yeast? from your video it looks like the entire diffuser is filled with water.
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2006, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,711
Posted By Bbc84
Yes i will probably get them off no ebay links allowed

Yes i will probably get them off no ebay links allowed
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2006, 03:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,711
Posted By Bbc84
Oh, well in that case, im just going to buy the...

Oh, well in that case, im just going to buy the set of 3 Nano diffusers from Aquaticmagic. Im going to be using a 3L soda bottle, with a 20oz. bottle that will be the overflow/ bubble counter, so i...
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