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Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By xmas_one
I'd go with black if the back is black, clear if...

I'd go with black if the back is black, clear if it is not.
Forum: Lighting 05-21-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By xmas_one
Kinda depends a lot on the fixture. Should be...

Kinda depends a lot on the fixture. Should be more than plenty though either way.
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By xmas_one
Maybe a tiny bit, but co2 is cheap and the reward...

Maybe a tiny bit, but co2 is cheap and the reward of running higher co2 more than makes up for it.
Forum: Fish 05-21-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 510
Posted By xmas_one
Neons are pretty hardy fish, if you're having...

Neons are pretty hardy fish, if you're having troubles keeping them, cardinals are not going to do well at all. Same can be said for rummies, they favor similar conditions as cardinals.
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By xmas_one
You're actually better off taking advantage of...

You're actually better off taking advantage of the lily pipe's design, let it keep a nice strong ripple across the surface of the water. Doing so will increase the oxygen content of your water and...
Forum: Lighting 05-20-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By xmas_one
You are decreasing intensity with the inverse of...

You are decreasing intensity with the inverse of the square of the distance.

So, say your original distance is 1 foot, the intensity would be 1/(1^2) or 1.

To get to intensity = to 1/2, you...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-19-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By xmas_one
Looks like you already have an algae problem.

Looks like you already have an algae problem.
Forum: Plants 05-18-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By xmas_one
Probably pretty cheap if one stem turned into a...

Probably pretty cheap if one stem turned into a jungle for you.
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By xmas_one
I would do a fan on each end, one blowing in and...

I would do a fan on each end, one blowing in and one blowing out. Put it on the same timer as your lights.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-16-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By xmas_one
Nice hardscape, you have skills!

Nice hardscape, you have skills!
Forum: Plants 05-08-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By xmas_one
Many times when a hobby turns into a profession,...

Many times when a hobby turns into a profession, it is no longer fun. Best luck!
Forum: Lighting 05-07-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By xmas_one
4 t8s over a 55g is more than plenty, maybe even...

4 t8s over a 55g is more than plenty, maybe even too much without co2.
Forum: Lighting 04-20-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By xmas_one
Cut photoperiod back to ~6h, plant more plants.

Cut photoperiod back to ~6h, plant more plants.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-19-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 833
Posted By xmas_one
That's not gonna cut it.

That's not gonna cut it.
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By xmas_one
Looks good from my angle.

Looks good from my angle.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-09-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,244
Posted By xmas_one
Congrats, hope everything is going well!

Congrats, hope everything is going well!
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By xmas_one
Lowes sells it as "corrugated tubing".

Lowes sells it as "corrugated tubing".
Forum: Tank Journals 03-20-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,267
Posted By xmas_one
Looking good, I like the latest configuration the...

Looking good, I like the latest configuration the best.
Forum: Lighting 03-18-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 281
Posted By xmas_one
Two 70w mh on that tank would be plenty. I'm...

Two 70w mh on that tank would be plenty. I'm running 2x70w on a 90g (36x24x24") with excellent results, and minimum spill.
Forum: DIY 03-16-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By xmas_one
+1 to the above. Does not need to be sealed. Just...

+1 to the above. Does not need to be sealed. Just get some glass lids. Do not get plexi, it WILL sag unless you get some ridiculously thick pieces.
Forum: Algae 03-16-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,527
Posted By xmas_one
I've used h2o2 many times. Easiest way is to just...

I've used h2o2 many times. Easiest way is to just hit it with 3ml per gallon for three days. I've done all the spot treating and turn off the filters stuff and I really don't think it's necessary....
Forum: Lighting 03-09-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By xmas_one
It's an insignificant amount. Lighting is the...

It's an insignificant amount. Lighting is the most obsessed about, yet IMO, one of the least important aspects of the hobby.
Forum: Substrate 03-08-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By xmas_one
Use aquasoil and plan out the whole thing in...

Use aquasoil and plan out the whole thing in advance. Plant heavily from day one, and you are almost guaranteed success.
Forum: Algae 03-06-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By xmas_one
Cut that photoperiod back to 4 hours, and plant...

Cut that photoperiod back to 4 hours, and plant more plants.
Forum: Lighting 03-06-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By xmas_one
Look into a "sunblaze 44".

Look into a "sunblaze 44".
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