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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-23-2017, 02:37 AM
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Foreigner "Juke box hero" Allman brother's...

Foreigner "Juke box hero"
Allman brother's "Statesboro blues"
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-17-2017, 04:22 AM
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Bobby Bare "The winner" George Jones "Cold hard...

Bobby Bare "The winner"
George Jones "Cold hard truth"
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-16-2017, 04:11 PM
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I have an attic fan that draw's moisture from the...

I have an attic fan that draw's moisture from the house or draw's in outside air when window's are open in the spring if it ever get's here.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-16-2017, 03:04 PM
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I still love Carlton from Fresh Prince of Belair...

I still love Carlton from Fresh Prince of Belair dancing to Tom Jones "It's not unusual"
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-16-2017, 08:19 AM
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Santana original version "Black magic woman" ...

Santana original version "Black magic woman"
War "Low rider"
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-16-2017, 06:45 AM
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Do you dilute the metricide? I dose it...

Do you dilute the metricide?
I dose it straight at 15 ml a day in 75 gal of water.
Considering the strength is nearly twice that of Excel, Eighteen ml in 20 gal daily seem's strong to me.
My...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-15-2017, 04:08 PM
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Dr. Hook "Sylvia's mother" Bump: Tupac "Dear...

Dr. Hook "Sylvia's mother"

Bump: Tupac "Dear Momma"
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-15-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By roadmaster
Well EI dosing for 20 to 40 gal call's for .. ...

Well EI dosing for 20 to 40 gal call's for ..
1/4 tsp KNO3 three times a week
1/16 th tsp KH2PO4 three times a week
1/16 th tsp trace three times a week.
If dosing anything less ,then it isn't EI...
Forum: Plants   03-15-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By roadmaster
I had some pinnatifida planted in substrate(low...

I had some pinnatifida planted in substrate(low tech,lower lighting) that simply did poorly and full of pin holes despite increases in potassium as was suggested.
I eventually pulled it out and...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-15-2017, 01:55 PM
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5,6,7,8's Woo Hoo

5,6,7,8's Woo Hoo
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-15-2017, 01:50 PM
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I see what looks to be blue green in drop...

I see what looks to be blue green in drop checker(enlarged photo) at present height on glass.
Might move this down lower closer to the carpet and shoot for lime green in drop checker within an hour...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-15-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 46
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Posted By roadmaster
Threadfin Rainbow's have tiny mouth's and adult...

Threadfin Rainbow's have tiny mouth's and adult shrimp could be safe, but the tiny shrimplet's would be snack's.
A large school of Threadfin's males/females is something to see with their posturing...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-15-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By roadmaster
My dream tank would allow me to scuba dive with...

My dream tank would allow me to scuba dive with the fishes and trim plants as well.
Or hire a wee person to scuba for me.That might be more fun to watch than the fishes I think.
I would wait till I...
Forum: Lighting   03-15-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,477
Posted By roadmaster
Just off the top of my head .....

Just off the top of my head .. Marineland,Aqueon,Lifegard,Hagan fluval,Coralife,True Lumen,Zoomed, Finnex, Current satellite, for budget friendly lighting and low to moderate light suitable for low...
Forum: Fish   03-15-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By roadmaster
Rummy nose. With that said,,fishes in...

Rummy nose.
With that said,,fishes in comfortable environment free from predation by other fishes have no reason to school.(often don't)
Is mostly safety measure by fishes in water's where...
Forum: DIY   03-15-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By roadmaster
Can google.. "screw jack's for floor joist" or...

Can google.. "screw jack's for floor joist" or "Basement floor jack's"
I would personally have the weight of this tank over as many floor joist as possible despite where I might like it.
Forum: Lighting   03-15-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,477
Posted By roadmaster
Well,OP states that the lighting is for low...

Well,OP states that the lighting is for low tech,NON CO2 55 gal with low light plant's.
Hell, a couple T8 bulbs will grow the plants mentioned along with all of the cheaper fixtures mentioned.
Many...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-15-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By roadmaster
Plants need all macro and micro nutrient's to...

Plants need all macro and micro nutrient's to perform well.
Macro/micro package from Planted Aquarium Fertilizer - Home (http://www.aquariumfertilizer.com) will provide all nutrient's needed except...
Forum: Plants   03-14-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By roadmaster
Might would try some Iron from DTPA (Greenleaf...

Might would try some Iron from DTPA (Greenleaf aquarium.com)
With your pH the iron in CSM+B from EDTA might not be as readily available as iron from DTPA.
Forum: Fish   03-14-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,563
Posted By roadmaster
I have some celebs rainbows that are pretty under...

I have some celebs rainbows that are pretty under right lighting, and love the flicking of fins by the males around the females.
Gonna try and get more soon as the weather is warmer for shipping.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-14-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,983
Posted By roadmaster
Royal Pleco or Bristlenose I keep do not bother...

Royal Pleco or Bristlenose I keep do not bother shrimp.
Shrimp is natural food for most other species.
Forum: Lighting   03-14-2017, 02:23 PM
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Posted By roadmaster
LED suggestions for 80 gal

Morning All,
Looking for medium light for 80 gal low tech in the way of LED fixture .
Am torn between Finnex Ray II and or Fluval 2.0 planted fixture.
Currently running four 32 watt T8 bulbs...
Forum: Lighting   03-14-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By roadmaster
I am curious. I run four 32 watt T8 bulbs in...

I am curious. I run four 32 watt T8 bulbs in cheap lowes fixture with no reflective material (dull grey), over 80 gal low tech that is slightly taller than 75 gal, and I must hang the light above the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-14-2017, 08:33 AM
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Earth Wind and Fire ' That's the way of the...

Earth Wind and Fire ' That's the way of the World"
Forum: Substrate   03-14-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By roadmaster
Believe I would dose the water column for the...

Believe I would dose the water column for the java fern and the ground cover plant's would /could draw nutrient's also from the water while substrate matures.
Mineralized soil would maybe make the...
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