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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-22-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Florida_Larry
+1 with lauraLee If they remember to feed...

+1 with lauraLee

If they remember to feed they cant over feed, anf if they forget, no big deal, the fish will easily survive.

OH And Hide the rest of the food, leave no room for error,...
Forum: Fish 10-21-2009, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By Florida_Larry
as lauralee said... everything is relative. ...

as lauralee said... everything is relative.
planted tanks as a rule will support a higher fish bio load, however plant types also must be factored in, additionally some even use smaller than normal...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,385
Posted By Florida_Larry
another option for you, it is an Ehiem knock off,...

another option for you, it is an Ehiem knock off, been running now for a full year totally trouble free

http://www.catalinaaquarium.com/product_info.php?cPath=37_40&products_id=971

bought 2...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-16-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,433
Posted By Florida_Larry
went the DIY route myself, only effect, it looks...

went the DIY route myself, only effect, it looks nice at night.

on a 55 gal i only used 2 LED's, more than enough.
Forum: DIY 08-31-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,963
Posted By Florida_Larry
the protein is not needed, it supposedly...

the protein is not needed, it supposedly increased the food available to the Yeast. However it is Glutamin (sp) Found at GNC etc

Will be interesting to see how long a 3 gallon goes, lets see 2...
Forum: DIY 08-25-2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,963
Posted By Florida_Larry
curiosity got the better of me, i have started a...

curiosity got the better of me, i have started a 1 gal mix tonight
4c sugar
1/2tsp bakers yeast
1.5 tsp protien

3c sugar water mix with 1L of heated water until dissolved
added remaining...
Forum: DIY 08-25-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,963
Posted By Florida_Larry
what kind of run time are you getting out of your...

what kind of run time are you getting out of your 1 gal mix?
Forum: DIY 08-25-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,963
Posted By Florida_Larry
a good question, and one i have wondered myself....

a good question, and one i have wondered myself. Like you i have made a few differant configurations, 1/2 tsp, 1/2 pack, 2 cups sugar, 6 tblspn grape jelly, Bakers yeast, Brewers yeast, etc etc, all...
Forum: Lighting 07-20-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,397
Posted By Florida_Larry
just how skewed would this data be for T8's? ...

just how skewed would this data be for T8's?

But great Info none the less, thanks Hoppy, JD
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-19-2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,488
Posted By Florida_Larry
been a while since i posted any picts. As...

been a while since i posted any picts.

As of 7-15-09
original 2*40w T-12 shoplight replaced with a 2*32w T-8 shop light --- cost: 16.95 from Home Depot a real shame it is discontinued, it is a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-15-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By Florida_Larry
As hoppy and a few others have noted, there is no...

As hoppy and a few others have noted, there is no definitive amount needed so long as you are not running at a deficit ie lets say your accumulating 10ppm nitrate / day, and your plants and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-13-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,639
Posted By Florida_Larry
I agree with hilde, that is kinda like pulling...

I agree with hilde, that is kinda like pulling the plug on a lifesupport where recover is possible.

So how about defining self sustaining?

no water changes check
no added co2 ...
Forum: Lighting 07-09-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By Florida_Larry
more to the point: what is your anticipated...

more to the point:
what is your anticipated goal with this tank?
your wish to practice aquascaping on a bi weekly basis?
you wish to create a nice serene low maint tank?
desired plants
desired...
Forum: Algae 07-09-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,760
Posted By Florida_Larry
used as a general rule, yes direct sunlight on...

used as a general rule, yes direct sunlight on your tank will yeild you algae, indirect or reflected light on the other hand may or may not.

If the light is reflected off of a painted wall or...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,978
Posted By Florida_Larry
Sounds like you have hit the nail on the head. ...

Sounds like you have hit the nail on the head.
I have heard that excel will cause Crypts to "Melt", often they will recover unless the dosing is "excessive"
you may also wish to start dosing with...
Forum: Plants 06-29-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Florida_Larry
also below is a link, read through it see if yu...

also below is a link, read through it see if yu see yur conditions listed, if so, you then have the solution

http://www.csd.net/~cgadd/aqua/art_plant_nutrient.htm
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,978
Posted By Florida_Larry
AC will kill your plants but only if...

AC will kill your plants


but only if you bury your plants under a couple of pounds of it.

seriously though, no. AC will not harm your tank. nor your plants. as darkblade pointed out it...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-11-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By Florida_Larry
Prime or Amquel+

What is everyones personal preferances

why do you prefer one over the other
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-11-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Florida_Larry
can i get my click back? :eek:

can i get my click back?
:eek:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-10-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By Florida_Larry
Yes AC ( Activated Carbon ) will remove the...

Yes AC ( Activated Carbon ) will remove the Tannins
Yes AC can alter your Ph. initially but then it is only temporary.
A simple rinse of the AC will even minimaze that

below is a link to AC how...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-26-2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,935
Posted By Florida_Larry
radiation is definitely present in the granite,...

radiation is definitely present in the granite, more in the background range, but present none the less, and i would doubt high enough to bother anything, although as mentioned earlier, some rarer...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-21-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,136
Posted By Florida_Larry
nothing wrong with neat lists. they make life...

nothing wrong with neat lists.
they make life simple. It is when these lists are left to age and become stagnate, or when technology passes them by that it becomes an issue.

That is also when...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-20-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,499
Posted By Florida_Larry
nice job hardwood, i would not change a thing on...

nice job hardwood, i would not change a thing on that tank set up,stocking or otherwise, if it is established, and holding, no changes are needed, you will also find the 40 will be much easier to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-18-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,472
Posted By Florida_Larry
ab-so-lutly incredible lol for the...

ab-so-lutly incredible lol

for the saterically challenged.......



IT'S A JOKE ! ! ! ! folks....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-18-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,472
Posted By Florida_Larry
Posted to Craig's List Personals

cloned from another forum.....

Posted to Craig's List Personals

To the Guy Who Tried to Mug Me in Downtown Savannah night before last.

I was the guy with the black Burberry jacket that...
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