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Forum: Equipment 09-16-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By sajata
i have a 10g tank with the old plastic hood that...

i have a 10g tank with the old plastic hood that has screw in incandescent bulbs. The kind that most cheap 10g's come with. Then i went to lowes and got a pair of 13w OTT Lite (Brand) full spectrum...
Forum: DIY 12-02-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By sajata
fiberglass window screen?

fiberglass window screen?
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By sajata
aluminum tank or steel?. how old is the tank? ...

aluminum tank or steel?. how old is the tank? tanks only live 5 years. In service date is stamped on the tank somewhere....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-02-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By sajata
rule of thumb is 10x tank size for GPH. so for...

rule of thumb is 10x tank size for GPH. so for you you should be sooting for 450GPH. but you can always add a power head instead of another filter.

p.s. holy crap that is a lot of fish/inch for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-02-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 899
Posted By sajata
you can always split you photo period up. 3...

you can always split you photo period up. 3 hours int he morning and 5 at night. that is what i do. so the tanks are lit when i am home...
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By sajata
what is the size of the opening? if all you...

what is the size of the opening?

if all you are trying to do is keep cats our put windows screen over it. How is your light mounted?
Forum: Algae 12-02-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By sajata
Picture?

Picture?
Forum: Substrate 11-24-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By sajata
how long has the cloudiness been there? What...

how long has the cloudiness been there? What color is it?
if milky white it could be a bacterial thing and filter floss will not help and water changes may make it worse. The only thing that will...
Forum: Substrate 11-23-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,180
Posted By sajata
yea i was wondering the same thing, the reason...

yea i was wondering the same thing, the reason they have the larger tube on the suck end of a vack is to cut down on the suction so things can fall back down if the get sucked up...
Forum: Substrate 11-22-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By sajata
what kind of ferts regimen do you plan on using...

what kind of ferts regimen do you plan on using the the water column? EI PPS-Pro?
Forum: Substrate 11-22-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By sajata
first i want to point out that you can grow...

first i want to point out that you can grow plants in anything that does not compact. Sand alone will compact and kill your plants, the ones that root anyway. A lot of people grow plants in...
Forum: Fish 11-21-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,236
Posted By sajata
you want to turn the heat up to 80-82 to shorten...

you want to turn the heat up to 80-82 to shorten the life cycle of the parasite. keeping it too low will put the parasite in suspended animation.
Forum: Substrate 11-21-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,121
Posted By sajata
that MAy be try but the biggest problem is that...

that MAy be try but the biggest problem is that the roots from the plants will get hopelessly entangled and you will be constantly tearing up the substrate just to replant. I was considering on...
Forum: Lighting 11-14-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By sajata
i put these in chepo 10g hoods all of the time. ...

i put these in chepo 10g hoods all of the time.
they are aout $6 ...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By sajata
Its not really a question of a good our bad...

Its not really a question of a good our bad filtration system but rather a question of will it work with plants. And the answer is no unless you are growing plants that do not root the substrate like...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By sajata
you could do either valve or needle valve. ...

you could do either valve or needle valve.


look at my avatar to see a 3 tank setup off of one 20# cylinder

p.s. get a solenoid they are relatively cheap... try a zip tie on the hose and barbs
Forum: Algae 08-08-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,544
Posted By sajata
Picture? Sent from my DROIDX

Picture?

Sent from my DROIDX
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-08-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,885
Posted By sajata
As for building the 7g there are lots of...

As for building the 7g there are lots of glass/acrylic thickness calculators on the web. Just google it and I am sure you will find one. Just make sure that you have one for the material that you...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,759
Posted By sajata
Getting to this a little late but i have several...

Getting to this a little late but i have several of thr GLA ultimate regulator setups on 20# 5# and 2.5# tanks. I always run the tanks dry. I have never had a problem. I use both the atomic in tank...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By sajata
I love my xp4 i have mine on a 60g cube Sent...

I love my xp4 i have mine on a 60g cube

Sent from my DROIDX
Forum: Plants 07-08-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By sajata
Dont know that much about discus but i think the...

Dont know that much about discus but i think the temps are killing your plants. I have read that the high temps are only required if you intend to breed them. Search the forums this has been ask...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By sajata
Sure you can run it above the water line. You...

Sure you can run it above the water line. You will need to prime it/maintain it below the water line. But once it is running you can put it above the water line.

Sent from my DROIDX
Forum: Lighting 07-08-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,411
Posted By sajata
Think of it more like setting somthing on fire. ...

Think of it more like setting somthing on fire. Paper ignition happens about 450 def F. While magnesium is 880deg F. Leaving magnesium at 500 deg F all day wont get it to auto ignite. High light...
Forum: Lighting 07-08-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,411
Posted By sajata
Its not quite as simple as watt hours/per sq in. ...

Its not quite as simple as watt hours/per sq in. Diffrent plants have diffrent levels of efficiency of photo synthesis. The most noticeable ones are the red plants. They dial up the red/bronze to...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By sajata
Acfi do an fft on the current draw. If you...

Acfi do an fft on the current draw. If you remember yiur calc 1 they watac dc/dt or the change in current over the change in time. If they see a high value for dc/dt then very quickly afterwords a...
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