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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-07-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 118
Poll: Mac or PC?
Views: 4,264
Posted By kid creole
No, I can go around and make a list of programs...

No, I can go around and make a list of programs that won't run on a Mac, but the point is, if a Mac was cheaper, I might be willing to live without Autocad or ProE.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-06-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 118
Poll: Mac or PC?
Views: 4,264
Posted By kid creole
She'd rather use an 8 year old OS instead of the...

She'd rather use an 8 year old OS instead of the latest and greatest PC or any Mac ever, in that order.



P.S. For those of you wondering why 9 out of 10 computers are running windows, but this...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By kid creole
This is the link I forgot in my post above: ...

This is the link I forgot in my post above:
http://www.aquariacentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=192330

There are a few different kinds of "true" SAEs, and they can not be differentiated solely...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By kid creole
$5 says the SAEs from FosterSmith aren't the ones...

$5 says the SAEs from FosterSmith aren't the ones that really eat algae. There are 3 or 4 different species of SAE, and only one of them is the algae eater.

Read this link before you spend any...
Forum: DIY 05-26-2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,782
Posted By kid creole
What it THAT supposed to mean. Engineers...

What it THAT supposed to mean. Engineers everywhere just got defensive. :)
Forum: DIY 05-26-2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,782
Posted By kid creole
A bond strength reduced by 25% doesn't mean we...

A bond strength reduced by 25% doesn't mean we shouldn't reseal tanks. They're generally 50%-100% bigger than they need to be.
Forum: DIY 05-21-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,019
Posted By kid creole
You've said it before, and I've said it before...

You've said it before, and I've said it before too; everything in this hobby comes with a trade off.
Forum: DIY 05-21-2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,019
Posted By kid creole
Not topping off is a huge benefit. It has been...

Not topping off is a huge benefit. It has been proven time and time again that a well designed sump doesn't cause a large CO2 loss. The ability to hid stuff is fantastic, and the ease with which...
Forum: Fish 05-20-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,901
Posted By kid creole
I didn't want to jump all over you, just ask. I...

I didn't want to jump all over you, just ask. I think the top 3 fish in small aquariums are plecos, then oscars, then tiger loaches. But, if you have a 125 in the wings, you've got a great...
Forum: Fish 05-20-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,901
Posted By kid creole
Do you have a plan for when they outgrow this...

Do you have a plan for when they outgrow this tank? It will probably happen quickly.
Forum: Fish 05-20-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By kid creole
I've never kept cories, but unlike "1 inch of...

I've never kept cories, but unlike "1 inch of fish per gallon", I think that "a fishes stomach is about as big as it's eye" is a decent rule of thumb.

I would guess 3 or 4 wafers, depending on...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-19-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,837
Posted By kid creole
I just googled the Fluval Edge. i don't think...

I just googled the Fluval Edge. i don't think that thing is going to lend itself well to a sump. Something like that would in the end have to rely on a float switch, IMO, because I don't think you...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-19-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,837
Posted By kid creole
I respectfully disagree. If you design your...

I respectfully disagree. If you design your system right, you don't need a check valve, and a check valve is just another part that can fail.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-18-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,837
Posted By kid creole
You should definitely be focused on how to pump...

You should definitely be focused on how to pump water from the sump to the tank and let gravity return it.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-18-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,837
Posted By kid creole
When I have some time, I'll look more at the sump...

When I have some time, I'll look more at the sump design. At first glance, it looks pretty good.

My thoughts on sumps can be summarized as such: Float switches fail. Syphons fail. With out any...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By kid creole
Google CGA320 paintball adapters, or some such. ...

Google CGA320 paintball adapters, or some such. It's just a fitting that makes paintball cans work.

There are 2.5lb tanks too...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2010, 05:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,362
Posted By kid creole
pH controllers are a solution to a problem that...

pH controllers are a solution to a problem that doesn't exist. They are just as liable to fail as any part of the system. When used to inject CO2 intermittently instead of regularly, they are going...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-07-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By kid creole
I'm just messing. Electricity isn't a hobby.

I'm just messing. Electricity isn't a hobby.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-07-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By kid creole
In other news, Mistergreen recommends using...

In other news, Mistergreen recommends using doctors for surgery.

http://www.dilbert.com/strips/comic/2010-04-12/

:D
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-07-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By kid creole
You can get a GFI circuit breaker if want to keep...

You can get a GFI circuit breaker if want to keep the clean look.
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,871
Posted By kid creole
Totally depends on how you diffuse, and if you...

Totally depends on how you diffuse, and if you have no leaks. In an ideal situation, you're probably looking at years on the 5lb. The 20, a very very long time.

Edit: Reading ain't my bag, baby.
Forum: Fish 05-06-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By kid creole
Some fish school more tightly than others. My...

Some fish school more tightly than others. My head an tail light tetras didn't used to school, until 1 of the dozen really stepped up to be an Alpha, and then the rest started schooling.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-06-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By kid creole
What's your budget, if you don't mind me asking? ...

What's your budget, if you don't mind me asking? There are shortcuts, and you can do CO2 for $150. The cadillac way to do it is probably in the 3 to 4 hundred dollar range. The up front is huge,...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,071
Posted By kid creole
Just bubbling in CO2? Terrible. Awful. I...

Just bubbling in CO2? Terrible. Awful.

I think some folks stick a chopstick in the end of the hose to get smaller bubbles, which should help.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-05-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By kid creole
What is your overall aquarium experience level? ...

What is your overall aquarium experience level?

An 80gallon tank is not that big. It's big enough that you want a python or equivalent, and once you've put the hose in the water, it's about the...
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