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Forum: Lighting   03-06-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,252
Posted By Oqsy
Thanks for the help guise :/ I did it by the...

Thanks for the help guise :/

I did it by the book, and am glad I did. After taking off plates and looking at tge end caps; there was AC power going directly to one side of the tubes. Old ballasts...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-02-2012, 06:17 AM
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Views: 158,009
Posted By Oqsy
Yo stevie!!! I'm back!! Great site and pics! ...

Yo stevie!!! I'm back!! Great site and pics!

I'll fill you in on details soon. Great to see my hero is still at it ;)
Forum: Lighting   02-29-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,252
Posted By Oqsy
96" Electronic Ballast Wiring Question

Hi all, *LONG* time no see. I have a fluorescent lighting specific question and I knew this community was the place to go to get it answered :D

I had an old Advance sm-2e75-s-1-tp ballast in a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-16-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Oqsy
Back after a long break.

Hello all, I'm back. I've missed most of you, and those of you I haven't missed might be dead by now. :D

I never took down my tanks or gave up on planted tanks, I just got too busy to spend...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-04-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 158,009
Posted By Oqsy
good stuff as always steve ;)

good stuff as always steve ;)
Forum: Tank Journals   01-24-2008, 11:58 PM
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Views: 158,009
Posted By Oqsy
scolley: stopping in to say hi, great tech shots...

scolley: stopping in to say hi, great tech shots and schematics... you might be the king of overthink. :P that being said, for someone who travels, there's most likely no other way to keep things...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-04-2007, 05:33 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 158,009
Posted By Oqsy
wowzers scolley, i take a few months sabbatical...

wowzers scolley, i take a few months sabbatical from PT and you grow a perfect tank in the meantime :D great work, good to see you're still at it!

Chris
Forum: Tank Journals   12-04-2007, 05:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,772
Posted By Oqsy
Ok, been really busy but have added quite a bit...

Ok, been really busy but have added quite a bit of wood to the tank, angels and discus are best friends, and i have about 80 billion baby platies. will post pic of progress soon :D
Forum: Tank Journals   06-22-2007, 06:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,772
Posted By Oqsy
new pic

new pic
http://img75.imageshack.us/img75/402/img4337zz4.jpg
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-24-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,429
Posted By Oqsy
looks like light/co2 to me... with those MHs you...

looks like light/co2 to me... with those MHs you should be alright on light... are you sure your CO2 rate is where it should be set? sometimes near the end of a co2 bottle mine gets...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-24-2007, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By Oqsy
you talking about the 17 parts N to 2 parts P to...

you talking about the 17 parts N to 2 parts P to 8 parts K ratio of the water? very similar to the dosing in our tanks... only problem is where from the HUGE river the sample was taken. that area...
Forum: Substrate   03-20-2007, 01:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,219
Posted By Oqsy
my 55 gallon tank is black t-grade 3m colorquartz...

my 55 gallon tank is black t-grade 3m colorquartz mixed with some seachem onyx. i have 3 yoyo loaches that don't mind it at all... also the cories do just fine with it, too. highly recommended if...
Forum: Fish   03-20-2007, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By Oqsy
also interested if you sell any and are willing...

also interested if you sell any and are willing to ship ;) beautiful fish.

Oqsy
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-17-2007, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,773
Posted By Oqsy
hygro polysperma can be cut to stay bushy as...

hygro polysperma can be cut to stay bushy as well... med light is a plus to keep it happy, but it will stay alive in pretty bleak conditions.
Forum: Plants   03-17-2007, 03:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,382
Posted By Oqsy
looks like rotting bolbitis to me... pass this...

looks like rotting bolbitis to me... pass this one up.

Oqsy
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-27-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,040
Posted By Oqsy
futureheads, wire, blur, bowie, and will oldham...

futureheads, wire, blur, bowie, and will oldham (bonnie prince billie)
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-28-2006, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Oqsy
conduct: thanks :D i still have no idea where on...

conduct: thanks :D i still have no idea where on earth my xp disk has gone. I *might* have left it at my brother's place, but I didn't install it there because of the whole prevention stuff on...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-27-2006, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Oqsy
alright, getting very close. it seems that...

alright, getting very close. it seems that although most of winxp resides on the drive i left alone, the one i wiped had ntdetect.com and ntldr from a previous install that windows used with my...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-26-2006, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Oqsy
new to linux, need some advice

for starters, i'm posting this thread here simply because i trusted PT folks to give it to me straight, even if that means a flame or two for not using google / etc. (which i did, btw).
...
Forum: Equipment   12-02-2006, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,652
Posted By Oqsy
$$$ x-mas time is here, and i'm scaling my fish...

$$$ x-mas time is here, and i'm scaling my fish stuff way back. just sold all my tanks except my 55 and my 5.5, stands, filters, heaters, etc. anything that I don't use daily, and the R/O unit is...
Forum: Equipment   12-02-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,652
Posted By Oqsy
it's just the R/O portion of a dialysis machine...

it's just the R/O portion of a dialysis machine...
Forum: Equipment   11-30-2006, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,652
Posted By Oqsy
This unit is now up for sale ;) anyone that is...

This unit is now up for sale ;) anyone that is interested pm me for details.
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2006, 06:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,024
Posted By Oqsy
i've always preferred a tank with as much front...

i've always preferred a tank with as much front to back space as possible, but then i'm a bit frustrated with the 13" limitations of a 55 gallon tank. my brother has a 60 that's 18" front to back,...
Forum: Plants   11-13-2006, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By Oqsy
alright, took some shots with a microscope, and i...

alright, took some shots with a microscope, and i BELIEVE i have the true vesicularia dubyana, referred to on the site as "singapore moss", but i haven't ruled out taxiphylum barbieri, which is...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-02-2006, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Oqsy
Rex, better wear your squirrel-taming gear!

Rex, better wear your squirrel-taming gear!
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