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Forum: Lighting   11-03-2013, 04:40 PM
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Posted By thestranger66
I measured the bulb using a 16 inch ruler so you...

I measured the bulb using a 16 inch ruler so you were correct. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Lighting   10-31-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By thestranger66
I was looking at all of those as well....

I was looking at all of those as well. Unfortunately, those bulbs are 16+ inches long and the light fixture only accepts bulbs that are ~12 inches.
Forum: Lighting   10-31-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By thestranger66
36 Watt Archea light replacement

Hey all,

I bought the 36 watt Archea light from AFA a couple of years ago and the bulb just went out. It's a four pin @ 8500k. I don't want to pay the 40$ they want for it at AFA so I was...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-22-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,126
Posted By thestranger66
Where is everyone buying the nano fish from?

Where is everyone buying the nano fish from?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-04-2012, 01:56 AM
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Posted By thestranger66
Awesome rock work

Awesome rock work
Forum: Lighting   06-17-2012, 11:36 PM
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Views: 309
Posted By thestranger66
Lighting quality

Hey guys,

I had a lighting problem which I could not figure out for the longest time. I have a mini-m aquarium and initially I had a 27w 6700k lamp from home depot. This was doing almost nothing...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-05-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,842
Posted By thestranger66
I changed one of them a month ago and those are...

I changed one of them a month ago and those are all trimmings from old glosso in the tank. I will continue trimming because I have heard that helps but I feel like this is harder than it should be. I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-05-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,842
Posted By thestranger66
Hey guys sorry to dig up such an old thread, but...

Hey guys sorry to dig up such an old thread, but the one I posted in the equipment section is not really yielding much help. A recap: I have aqua soil, pressurized co2, zoo med canister, 2X27w...
Forum: Equipment   12-04-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By thestranger66
I was under the impression that everyone was...

I was under the impression that everyone was having good luck with the hampton bay lights. If that is not actually true, I am totally prepared to buy another light; I just don't want to be wasting...
Forum: Equipment   11-11-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By thestranger66
I haven't recently tested the kh gh or ph. I know...

I haven't recently tested the kh gh or ph. I know that the water coming out of the tap here is pretty hard but when I switched to RO, it had no effect. As far as ph and kh, I am running about 1-2bps...
Forum: Equipment   11-11-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By thestranger66
Okay, I have been dosing dry frets for the past...

Okay, I have been dosing dry frets for the past couple of months with the same lack of success. My rotala has grown slowly and my few sprig of glosso have grown straight upwards. Is it possible that...
Forum: Equipment   09-19-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By thestranger66
Although the plants will tell me whether or not...

Although the plants will tell me whether or not the tank has an insufficient level of some nutrient, they will not tell me which nutrient is deficient or by how much. So, what test kits should I look...
Forum: Equipment   09-19-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By thestranger66
Fair enough. I will have to try a more honest...

Fair enough. I will have to try a more honest attempt at dosing properly. I really appreciate all of the input!

EDIT: What test kits do you prefer?
Forum: Equipment   09-19-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By thestranger66
I was using rex griggs dry ferts inconsistently....

I was using rex griggs dry ferts inconsistently. Would a lack of nitrogen and phosphorus be enough to halt all growth in the tank? Nothing died or became discolored, it just ceased to grow.
Forum: Equipment   09-19-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By thestranger66
Plants don't grow well :(

Okay so over the last year, I have been running aqua soil, pressurized c02, the home depot robot light, and a zoo med canister filter. My plants refuse to pearl or grow at any significant rate for...
Forum: Equipment   07-15-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By thestranger66
co2 tank ran of gas

The tank was at about 600psi or 50% of what it was filled at, the next morning, the gauge reads 0 psi. I slept in the room the tank was in. Cant imagine 2.5lbs of co2 was discharged without waking me...
Forum: Plants   05-06-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By thestranger66
There is plenty of algae. and its been planted...

There is plenty of algae. and its been planted for months and there are probably 6 new runners to show for it.
Forum: Plants   05-05-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By thestranger66
I cant grow Glossostigma or other plants :(

I feel like I have done everything in the world to grow these few sprigs of glosso I have left. I have filled the tank with RO water to keep the hardness down, I have pressurized CO2, I have ADA...
Forum: Fish   09-26-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By thestranger66
no i dont have either of those, i guess i will...

no i dont have either of those, i guess i will have to start doing that. Thanks so much.
Forum: Fish   09-26-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By thestranger66
Losing fish, fast.

Hey everyone,

I currently am running a mini-m setup with presurized co2 and the zoo med canister filter. I have been buying livestock slowly over the past two months to gauge what i can put in my...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-27-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,842
Posted By thestranger66
Hey guys, I just got pressurized c02 after three...

Hey guys, I just got pressurized c02 after three years of being in this hobby, and I will post some pics later of what im up to with this tank right now. I am growing glosso and even with the c02 and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-18-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,842
Posted By thestranger66
Hey everyone, I have developed what appears to be...

Hey everyone, I have developed what appears to be staghorn algae over the blyxa in mytank and it appears to be spreading failrly quickly even though my plants are growing quickly with DIY co2 (albeit...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-16-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,842
Posted By thestranger66
What is the general opinion of the choice Co2...

What is the general opinion of the choice Co2 regulator from GLA?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-20-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,842
Posted By thestranger66
Thanks guys, I think im gonna try the bleach and...

Thanks guys, I think im gonna try the bleach and water first and see how it goes for me.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-17-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,842
Posted By thestranger66
I have really small 10mm lily pipes for my zoomed...

I have really small 10mm lily pipes for my zoomed filter and I cant figure out how to clean the intake pipe. Does anybody have any suggestions?
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