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Forum: Equipment 03-12-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By RogueGeek
I recently purchased the Aquatek from Amazon and...

I recently purchased the Aquatek from Amazon and it does the job. Only issue is the needle valve is VERY touchy. Even a tiny adjustment will change the output by quite a bit. I had to play with it...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By RogueGeek
From what I can tell the Flora is basically the...

From what I can tell the Flora is basically the same as the EBI.
I didn't want an external filter so I modified my EBI to have a built-in filter. See this thread...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-23-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By RogueGeek
thanks for the compliments! I'm hoping the...

thanks for the compliments!

I'm hoping the filter works as planned. I should know after a few weeks.
If it doesn't work, it is really going to be a pain to remove :eek:

As to the patent....I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-23-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By RogueGeek
Modified EBI nano

I traded for a well used Fluval EBI. The only thing usable was the tank, light, and lid. Everything else was a lost cause. As my current 55Gal tank is a wild and untamed jungle with plants,...
Forum: Photography 01-02-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By RogueGeek
Hopefully these guys will live. This is probably...

Hopefully these guys will live. This is probably the tenth time my corys have spawned and most of the time the other fish in the tank eat the eggs before they even have a hope of hatching or before...
Forum: Photography 01-01-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By RogueGeek
Peppered Cory hatching (video)

As I was pruning my Red Melon Sword a few days ago I noticed several Peppered Cory eggs attached to one of the leaves I had cut off. I cut the piece of leaf off and placed it in my hang on hatching...
Forum: Fish 10-19-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By RogueGeek
I had a BAD case of petsmart induced columnaris...

I had a BAD case of petsmart induced columnaris about a year ago, just after starting my tank. Two or three died with in hours of developing the white fluffy spots. I had 30-40 other fish in the...
Forum: Lighting 10-04-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,040
Posted By RogueGeek
For high current take a look at Anderson...

For high current take a look at Anderson Powerpole connectors.
http://www.andersonpower.com/products/singlepole-connectors.html
Forum: Plants 08-15-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By RogueGeek
Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Plants 08-15-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By RogueGeek
Red Melon Sword question

The attached pics show my Red Melon Sword. It takes up about one third of my 55 gal tank and has gone from a tiny two leaf plant bought at my LFS to this extra large plant in about 4 months. Tank has...
Forum: Fish 02-22-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By RogueGeek
Well its finally almost over. I haven't done...

Well its finally almost over. I haven't done anymore water changes since the big 50% change a few days ago and everything is finally stabilizing. Ammonia and Nitrates are 0 and Nitrites are less...
Forum: Fish 02-19-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By RogueGeek
I thought I would update the thread. It has been...

I thought I would update the thread. It has been several days and things were barely getting better. Ammonia has been 0 for over a week but Nitrites and Nitrates were refusing to go down. Nitrites...
Forum: Fish 02-15-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By RogueGeek
Laurel: thanks for the info on ChemiPure and the...

Laurel: thanks for the info on ChemiPure and the suggestion of Purigen. I think I will take a trip down to the LFS tomorrow and see if they have Purigen.

I really wish this tank would cycle as...
Forum: Fish 02-14-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By RogueGeek
So its been a few days and things are going very...

So its been a few days and things are going very slowly.
Ammonia is 0 and has been for a few days, but nitrites and nitrates are still nearly off the chart. When I checked the water today the...
Forum: Fish 02-12-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By RogueGeek
rileynapalm: thanks for the info on the resin...

rileynapalm: thanks for the info on the resin media. I may try it if I have problems again.

I just checked the parameters and it is looking a bit better:
Ammonia: 0ppm
Ph: 6.8 (CO2 was on all...
Forum: Fish 02-11-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By RogueGeek
I typically have been feeding only once per day....

I typically have been feeding only once per day. Almost all of the food gets eaten very quickly and anything that hits the bottom is taken care of by my Cory cleanup crew. I haven't seen anything...
Forum: Fish 02-11-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By RogueGeek
Thanks for the suggestions. I very much...

Thanks for the suggestions. I very much appreciate the help.

When all of this started, following the meds, my nitrites were off the chart, somewhere over 5ppm (my test kit stops at 5ppm). Thats...
Forum: Fish 02-10-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By RogueGeek
Advice requested on high Nitrites

I'm in need of a little advice. I have a 36gal tank that was up and running and fully cycled then I had tank wide infection (I think it was columnaris) used Maracyn and Maracyn2 to kill it. The...
Forum: Fish 02-10-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By RogueGeek
My 36gal tank had a similar infection a couple of...

My 36gal tank had a similar infection a couple of weeks ago. I thought it was columnaris while my LFS thought it was something else. So to cover all the possibilities, I ended up using a combination...
Forum: Lighting 01-26-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By RogueGeek
Make sure to check the color temp of the warm...

Make sure to check the color temp of the warm white LEDs. Most of the ones I saw while looking for my LED floods were in the 3000k range. I wanted 6000k+ and had to search for the cool whites to get...
Forum: Lighting 01-23-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 34,809
Posted By RogueGeek
I've been reading the discussion here about the...

I've been reading the discussion here about the LED floods and thought I would toss in my $0.02.

I just setup a new 36Gal tank and the 17w T8 that came with the kit wasn't anywhere near...
Forum: Fish 01-21-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By RogueGeek
Thanks for the suggestions. I'm going to change...

Thanks for the suggestions.
I'm going to change out part of their water and will add aquarium salt.
I also upped the temperature a bit to 79F.
If it doesn't show improvement in a day or so I'll go...
Forum: Fish 01-21-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By RogueGeek
White Spots on Platy fins??

I just established a new planted tank and one of my new sunburst wag platys appears to have something wrong with her fins.
There are white spots that look like a small piece of fin is missing. The...
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