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Forum: Lighting   03-19-2016, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,339
Posted By Gtdad2
This fixture simulates the movement of the sun...

This fixture simulates the movement of the sun throughout the day. It ramps up in the morning and down in the evening along with moonlights at night in 24/7 mode. It is also customizable.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-09-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
  New
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Posted By Gtdad2
Welcome... you'll fit right in here. Lol

Welcome... you'll fit right in here. Lol
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-09-2016, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Gtdad2
Sounds interesting. Welcome.

Sounds interesting. Welcome.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-09-2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Gtdad2
Welcome. Keep us updated.

Welcome. Keep us updated.
Forum: Substrate   03-08-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By Gtdad2
I found "a" bag (ship to store) from Ace Hardware...

I found "a" bag (ship to store) from Ace Hardware in Florida. I couldn't find it in all the usual places though.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-08-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By Gtdad2
Hello and welcome to TPT!

Hello and welcome to TPT!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-03-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Gtdad2
Glasscages dot com

Glasscages dot com
Forum: Tank Journals   02-28-2016, 02:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By Gtdad2
Nice start.

Nice start.
Forum: Photography   01-20-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
  CPDs
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Posted By Gtdad2
Very nice, l'm hoping to get some in the spring.

Very nice, l'm hoping to get some in the spring.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-18-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 951
Posted By Gtdad2
I had a 55 set up in a mobile home for years,...

I had a 55 set up in a mobile home for years, with no added floor support, without incident. I would not place it lengthwise along an exterior wall, however, as this would be your weakest spot. Mine...
Forum: Fish   11-30-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Gtdad2
To each their own, but, a bigger concern, to me...

To each their own, but, a bigger concern, to me anyway, is adding new fish without quarantine. It might work out most of the time. But, it seems too much like Russian roulette to me. GL
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-29-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 869
Posted By Gtdad2
BB=beneficial bacteria. You are referring to a...

BB=beneficial bacteria. You are referring to a bubble counter, not a drop checker.

Bump: Also it is important that 4 dKH solution be used in a drop checker to get accurate results.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-29-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 869
Posted By Gtdad2
You must add an ammonia source daily for your BB...

You must add an ammonia source daily for your BB to feed on. Research "fishless cycling". Get a "drop checker" to check your co2 level. As I have never used the Amazonia soil, I can't recall if it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-17-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,893
Posted By Gtdad2
I got a large order from them about 3 months ago,...

I got a large order from them about 3 months ago, when I set up my 55g. Shipping was quick, packing was great, and the plants were beautiful. I will definitely be ordering from them again.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-16-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,097
Posted By Gtdad2
Very nice set-up. I have been considering a Spec...

Very nice set-up. I have been considering a Spec V myself. Does your betta have any difficulty with the water flow?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-27-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By Gtdad2
Sorry, I wasn't aware that you weren't willing to...

Sorry, I wasn't aware that you weren't willing to upgrade your filter. Impractical?...more like impossible with the AC 50. I guess I've never considered a hob on co2 injected tanks due to the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-27-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By Gtdad2
I use a Rex Grigg style reactor on my 55g. tank....

I use a Rex Grigg style reactor on my 55g. tank. I only need 1 2 ltr. (producing 5-15 bubbles per minute) to keep my drop checker green to yellow. I've heard that the Cerges reactor works quite well...
Forum: Lighting   05-27-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,562
Posted By Gtdad2
+1 for the AH Supply kits. I have a 4 ft. 6500K...

+1 for the AH Supply kits. I have a 4 ft. 6500K T5HO kit, that I installed into a diy raingutter housing, over my 55g.. I love the look of it. It grows plants very well. The quality of the ballast...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-27-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By Gtdad2
Welcome to the forum Theos!

Welcome to the forum Theos!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-24-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By Gtdad2
Hello and welcome to you both.

Hello and welcome to you both.
Forum: Fish   05-20-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,246
Posted By Gtdad2
Two words...quarentine tank! When I get neons,...

Two words...quarentine tank! When I get neons, and other delicate fish, I treat for external and internal parasites from day one, even before signs present themselves.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-16-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By Gtdad2
Hello and welcome to the addiction!

Hello and welcome to the addiction!
Forum: Equipment   05-16-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Gtdad2
Add the 4DKH solution until the drop checker is...

Add the 4DKH solution until the drop checker is 2/3 full. Then add 2-3 drops of the pH test solution.
Forum: Fish   05-12-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By Gtdad2
Hmmm...how long does it take for the sand to kill...

Hmmm...how long does it take for the sand to kill the impeller? I've had an AquaClear hob on my 20L, with pool filter sand, running for 3yrs. now. I think the key is don't let the sand enter your...
Forum: Equipment   05-11-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By Gtdad2
Should be plenty. What is your intended stocking?

Should be plenty. What is your intended stocking?
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