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Forum: Equipment 06-08-2003, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By Tom713
Thanks all for the tips. I just got done...

Thanks all for the tips. I just got done resealing the tank. I guess we'll see.
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2003, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By Tom713
Hi everyone. Its been awhile since I've been...

Hi everyone. Its been awhile since I've been here. :D

Everything has been going well with my tanks until yesterday. The one thing I have always feared has finally happened......a tank leak. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2003, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,020
Posted By Tom713
I have a Eheim Pro II 2028 and I couldn't be...

I have a Eheim Pro II 2028 and I couldn't be happier with it. Its extremely quiet and very easy to set up as well as being very robust in its constuction. Having said that, if I had to do it over, I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-24-2003, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,253
Posted By Tom713
Thanks for your suggestions lanstar. :) I...

Thanks for your suggestions lanstar. :)

I always try to keep things as simple as possible, so I'm not sure if I want to go to that much trouble. However, I will certainly keep in mind what you...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-20-2003, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,253
Posted By Tom713
OK....I did the aeration test. I have good news...

OK....I did the aeration test. I have good news and bad news.

The good news is, almost like magic, the PH did come down from 9.5 to 8.O. Also, the PH drop appears to be permanent. After turning...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-20-2003, 02:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,253
Posted By Tom713
Again, I want to thank all who have replied in...

Again, I want to thank all who have replied in this thread.

Since the main problem is my tap water, I'm going to try aerating the change water before I put it in my tanks. This won't be much of a...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2003, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By Tom713
I couldn't agree more. IMHO a "running...

I couldn't agree more. IMHO a "running commentary" is one of the most interesting types of post made. We all get to share in your project, and we will probably learn something too. :)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-19-2003, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,253
Posted By Tom713
Thanks for your reply. I have to confess, until...

Thanks for your reply. I have to confess, until now, I've never tested my water for KH or GH. Here are the results...

Tap Water
GH-8
KH-2
PH-9.5

Tank Water
GH-7
KH-2
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-18-2003, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,253
Posted By Tom713
Thanks for the replies. Maybe I should have added...

Thanks for the replies. Maybe I should have added in my first post that the PH levels in my tanks are fine at about 7.0. (that is before I do a water change) That seems to be what my tanks naturally...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-18-2003, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,253
Posted By Tom713
I have recently became aware that my tap water...

I have recently became aware that my tap water has a very high PH level. Its off the scale of my PH test kit, wich only goes to 8.0. How much above 8.0 it is, I can only guess. All I can say is that...
Forum: Algae 02-01-2003, 03:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,580
Posted By Tom713
I have hornwort in all four of my tanks. Two have...

I have hornwort in all four of my tanks. Two have no algae what so ever. The other two have some to a varing degree. In one of those, the algae is very minimal and not really a problem. However, my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-27-2003, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By Tom713
I've always had snails in all of my tanks, and...

I've always had snails in all of my tanks, and I've never seen any noticeable damage to my plants. Buck is right right though, keep a close eye on them. I may not of had problems with them, but...
Forum: Fish 01-23-2003, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By Tom713
To be honest, I'm not sure if it works with other...

To be honest, I'm not sure if it works with other live bearers, but at the same time, I would be surprised if this is something unique only to guppies.

Here is a couple of short links about the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-23-2003, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By Tom713
I have not seen any discussions on this, so I...

I have not seen any discussions on this, so I thought I would bring it up.

I'm going to replace part of the bio media in one of my canister filters soon. I haven't decided what type/brand to use...
Forum: Fish 01-22-2003, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By Tom713
Glad to hear you still have some survivors. More...

Glad to hear you still have some survivors. More than likely, these six should reach maturity. Obviously, just after birth and maybe a week or so after that, is the most critical time. Once they...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-14-2003, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By Tom713
I thought I would pass this along for anyone...

I thought I would pass this along for anyone interested. Its a new product that sounds very promising. I wish it was around when I set up my last tank. I was looking for a black substrate suitable...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2003, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By Tom713
HeHe...The only Borg I know of is the kind that...

HeHe...The only Borg I know of is the kind that flys around in giant cubes and says "resistance is futile".

But seriously, I don't know what he means by BORG either. Do as m.lemay says, try your...
Forum: Fish 01-08-2003, 01:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By Tom713
m.lemay, you may want to consider adding a couple...

m.lemay, you may want to consider adding a couple of apple snails to your tank. Check this link to see why.

Using apple snails in fry tanks. (http://www.fnzas.org.nz/apple-snails.0.html)

I have...
Forum: Fish 01-05-2003, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By Tom713
Congratulations on your new arrivals. I always...

Congratulations on your new arrivals. I always find it very cool to be looking at my tank, suddenly to see a small speck moving, and realizing its a new fish!

If you only had the parents of the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-02-2003, 03:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By Tom713
Hmmm....I just ran across this. :) I afraid...

Hmmm....I just ran across this. :)

I afraid I'm a little behind you guys, as it turns out, I just watched "Fellowship of the Ring" on cable a few days ago.

Even though I'm not much of a...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2002, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,457
Posted By Tom713
Here is another option for inexpensive canister...

Here is another option for inexpensive canister filters.

ViaAqua (http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_Display.cfm?siteid=6&pCatId=7998)

I have the 300 on my 55-gal tank. After 6 months,...
Forum: Other Websites 12-26-2002, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,047
Posted By Tom713
:o I checked out your link and was blown away....

:o I checked out your link and was blown away. That guy has some of the best looking tanks I have ever seen. I think I liked his first 140 gal tank the best. I thought my tanks looked pretty decent,...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2002, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,251
Posted By Tom713
I'm no lawyer, but you might find this link...

I'm no lawyer, but you might find this link interesting.

lawsuit (http://216.168.47.67/psw/Default.html)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-21-2002, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By Tom713
Try your local swimming pool supply store for...

Try your local swimming pool supply store for filter sand. I've never used it myself, but I've read where many people have. Its probably a little more expensive than play sand, but its probably a lot...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-20-2002, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By Tom713
Here is a link that list some plants for a...

Here is a link that list some plants for a brackish water aquarium.

Brakish plants (http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Fields/4541/salties.htm)
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