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Forum: Plants 05-24-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jack25
Thanks! I think it's salvinia. It probably isn't...

Thanks! I think it's salvinia. It probably isn't water lettuce because the root part that is under water is not that much.
Forum: Plants 05-24-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By jack25
what is this floating plant?

My wife gave two or three of these floating plants to us and after a few months they grew a lot. The plant's has a velvety surface. I don't know if they are duckweed. Thanks.
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Forum: Lighting 04-15-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By jack25
I know this kinda of an old thread but I am...

I know this kinda of an old thread but I am searching the website because I am having an issue with my Fugeray as well. I don't know if it is the same issue as the ones you guys are describing but my...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-18-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By jack25
I picked a Technic SL 3300 from craigslist a few...

I picked a Technic SL 3300 from craigslist a few months back for$40. I had to open her up because it wasn't holding speed and used some contact cleaner. I also had to replace the needle but opted to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-23-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By jack25
I just picked up the API kit for GH and KH and I...

I just picked up the API kit for GH and KH and I just wanted to confirm the color of the liquid in the two bottles. for KH the liquid should be orange and for GH it should be green, right?
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By jack25
I'm currently running my rig with the WE brass...

I'm currently running my rig with the WE brass fiittings but the 2.5" stem is just a bit long to my liking. I saw the posting and the stem looks much shorter which may work for me. The silvery look...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By jack25
Aluminum 6061 CGA320 Stem and Nut

What do you guys think about this? I saw it on Ebay. I currently have the regular 2.5" long brass stem and it's a tad long to my liking. This aluminum one may be just the right length for me.
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Forum: Substrate 02-21-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,118
Posted By jack25
All of the stuff I read says to put the peat in a...

All of the stuff I read says to put the peat in a mesh bag or pantyhose and stick it in the filter or in the water. That way you can remove them once your gh and ph levels get to your desire levels....
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-20-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,015
Posted By jack25
Re: New, budget minded user...

I highly recommend the Finnex Ray 2 led lights. I don't know how much it is for your size tank but I bought the Finnex Fugeray (less powerful than the Ray2) for my 10 gallon tank and I was blown...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By jack25
Thanks Blade. Now I just need to find a CGA320...

Thanks Blade. Now I just need to find a CGA320 hopefully local so I can just pick it up and not wait around for shipping.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By jack25
I picked up the tanks and they are 5 lb tanks...

I picked up the tanks and they are 5 lb tanks with the valves on them. I recently bought a Matheson regulator that came with a CGA stem but it doesn't seem to connect to the valve that is on the...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By jack25
CO2 Tank question

I'm going to go take a look at a steel CO2 tank...maybe a 10 pounder. Do they all come with a CGA valve if the tank is pressurized? If not, if the guy is selling the tank without, how hard and...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By jack25
I took apart the low pressure gauge and I was...

I took apart the low pressure gauge and I was turning it back and I finally got it to stick at 0. I have yet to hook the regulator with the gauge to my CO2 tank so I don't know if the gauge is fixed...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By jack25
Our shipment of ADA Aqua Soil came in Thursday...

Our shipment of ADA Aqua Soil came in Thursday but we didn't get it set up until this morning because the wife and I went up to the mountains for a little snowboarding action. Set up of the Aqua Soil...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By jack25
Just got the Mastheson dual stage regulator

Got it on the bay. This thing is heavy duty. It's a beautiful piece of stainless steel mother lover.



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Forum: Equipment 02-05-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By jack25
Yes, but the selection wasn't that huge. I think...

Yes, but the selection wasn't that huge. I think they had a whole bunch of maybe 8 gallon rimless tanks. I am not sure of the size but they weren't as wide as the 15 gallon that I bought. Usually 10...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By jack25
The store is on Utica Av. in Brooklyn. Nice...

The store is on Utica Av. in Brooklyn. Nice people. I don't know if the store got anymore of the 15 gallons becasue we bought the last one. The dimensions are 20" wide, 13 something tall and 13...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By jack25
Re: Upgrading Tank

I just picked up a generic 15 gallon rim less tank from a local fish store. Came out to $30. I'm going to add some silicone to it just in case.
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Forum: Equipment 02-01-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By jack25
We have java ferns, rotola colorata, either...

We have java ferns, rotola colorata, either Taiwan Moss or Christmas Moss, riccia, Amazonian swords and Amazonian frogbits. I guess these plants do not need crazy amount of light.

Another rimless...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By jack25
I was looking at the 17.5 gallon and it is 24" in...

I was looking at the 17.5 gallon and it is 24" in length so it's a little bit longer than the 20" Fugeray that we have. i think I can adapt the moveable legs to fit. I guess I should have gotten the...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By jack25
Upgrading Tank

We currently have a regular 10 gallon tank we got from Petco that is 20" long and my wife has been great at maintaining it. The plants are flourishing becasue we recently got the Finnex Fugeray and...
Forum: DIY 12-28-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,063
Posted By jack25
Here's a pic of my paintball set up for my 10...

Here's a pic of my paintball set up for my 10 gallon. It's a basic setup with a single stage Veriflo regulator and needle valve.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5346/7064517227_fd8de3c06e.jpg
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-26-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By jack25
I used Seachem Purigen to knock down the nitrate...

I used Seachem Purigen to knock down the nitrate in my tank with good success. I also jsut got some amazonian frogbits that are supposed to suck up nitrate.
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 12-14-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,163
Posted By jack25
I concur. I just swapped out the fluorecent hood...

I concur. I just swapped out the fluorecent hood light with the 20" FugeRay and dayumn! Everything looks so purdy and my java ferns and riccia are pearling. I too was going back and forth on the...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 12-14-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,163
Posted By jack25
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/24558874/2012-12-13%2018....

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/24558874/2012-12-13%2018.12.58.jpg

LOVE MY FINNEX!
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