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Forum: Lighting 10-15-2013, 11:49 PM
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Posted By aquaman911
My mistake. Came with 650nm 39w bulb

My mistake. Came with 650nm 39w bulb
Forum: Lighting 10-15-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By aquaman911
Help me out please. Not sure what to do About bulb replacement

As title says.

I have a 36" aquaticlife 2x39w t5 light. It came with a 6700k and 420nm rosette bulb. I replaced the 6700k at a hydro shop for $10 as oppose to the $35 the want at the LFS.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-23-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By aquaman911
Well, I completed the project. Used 1.5"...

Well, I completed the project.

Used 1.5" pvc. Two couplers and some reducers. Used a threaded hose barb and a brass hose barb for co2.

So far so good. No leaks and seems to dissolve 100% of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-15-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By aquaman911
This is what my plans are. ...

This is what my plans are.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/15/ysuvevy7.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/15/ru9aqege.jpg

It's Fairly simple inline reactor to add on a eheim 2213 I got for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-15-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By aquaman911
I mean I cant find anything! I went to...

I mean I cant find anything!

I went to lowes, home depot, Canadian tire and cant find the couplers, reducers and 5/8 elbow for the eheim tubing. I did however, finf the 3/16 brass hose barb for my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-15-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By aquaman911
Where on earth do they sell stuff for DIY reactor?????

I've been to all big box store hardware stores an they all have nothing I need to make a reactor. I'm about to snap lol.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-09-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,410
Posted By aquaman911
i found a place that sells them for half the...

i found a place that sells them for half the price. We have a LFS here in Canada that is almost 50% more than other places. how they stay in business is beyond me. They want $99 for a 34" 96W and the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-09-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,410
Posted By aquaman911
here's the latest. got exact size. its a 125...

here's the latest. got exact size. its a 125 gallon :icon_sad: but still plenty big for me.

one thing im not happy about is the light is a 72" coralife CF 4x96W light with LED's. i checked out...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-09-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,410
Posted By aquaman911
Well seeing as how well this thread is being...

Well seeing as how well this thread is being viewed and received I may do a build thread and document my steps with as much detail as possible.

A discus tank freaks me out. Aren't these really...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-08-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,410
Posted By aquaman911
I dunno :) lol. I figured I would follow...

I dunno :) lol.

I figured I would follow the same as my 46 gallon just on a bigger scale.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-08-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,410
Posted By aquaman911
thanks ladies and gents!!! im so excited...

thanks ladies and gents!!!

im so excited its all i can think about and talk to my wife about LOL. so many plans so little time LOL

so, these are my ideas.

1) a african landscape complete...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-08-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,410
Posted By aquaman911
Smile I just hit the aquarium lottery!!! Smoking hot deal!!!

Well, today I was talking to a co-worker about our tanks and another guy came in the room and heard me talking about my tank. He stated he had a tank for sale that he just bought a couple months ago...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-05-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,270
Posted By aquaman911
Forgot to add. I use the micro/macro mix from...

Forgot to add. I use the micro/macro mix from aquariumfertilizer.com. Maybe I should sell it and make my own mix of what I need.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-05-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,270
Posted By aquaman911
Thanks for the awesome replies and suggestions. ...

Thanks for the awesome replies and suggestions.

I cleaned my filters about 2 weeks ago and cleaned my tubing. The tubing was full of crude and would spew out into the tank when priming after WC....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-04-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,270
Posted By aquaman911
Getting frustrated and fed up with this hobby. Help me not sell my stuff

Tank setup properly. Great filters. Great light and co2 system.

Aquatic life T5 HO 2x39w on a 46 gallon.

30 ppm co2 at least checker bright green.

Ferts 3 times a week EI with dry ferts...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-27-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By aquaman911
Hey folks. Thanks a lot for some of the...

Hey folks. Thanks a lot for some of the clarification.

That chart would be great except using mixed stuff. I'm actually thinking of selling my mix and going with a complete DIY with the stuff I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-27-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By aquaman911
Oh ok. I didn't know there was a daily me weekly....

Oh ok. I didn't know there was a daily me weekly.

Daily this is what I got.


To reach your target of 3.2 ppm NO3 you will need to add 3.666 g AF's MacroMicro Mix to your 46.0 US gal aquarium...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-27-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By aquaman911
EI dosing. Please help me get this.

Ok. I just got my micro macro dry ferts. The EI calculator says to reach my goal I need 8.5g of fert to give me my 7.5 ppm.

At the bottom it says to dose this 2-4 times a week. Does that mean 8.5...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-18-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By aquaman911
All I did was zip tie the tubing down the intake...

All I did was zip tie the tubing down the intake shaft of my eheim 2213 and drilled a hole on the side of my intake tube about 3" above strainer. Inserted tube and voila! My "co2" tube is black and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-18-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By aquaman911
I bought a glass one for $15. The bulb inside...

I bought a glass one for $15. The bulb inside moves and seats inside to avoid water flowing back. Yesterday I noticed a water/co2 bubble so it freaked me out. No water went into system though.
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Forum: DIY 02-18-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By aquaman911
Lightbulb Easy and great idea for tube cleaning! Let me know what ya think

Ok. Before I forget I came up with a good idea to clean the tubes.

Going to walmart or place that sells gun cleaning kits. The one that would mostly apply to us would be the 12 gauge kit but for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-16-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By aquaman911
If nobody can identify this can people say wether...

If nobody can identify this can people say wether they've had a similar thing happen them and what was the outcome?

If I can't find out what it is what is my next step? Taking sample to a lab!?!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-16-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By aquaman911
I may not be the best person to provide info...

I may not be the best person to provide info however I am kind of in the same boat. I have ordered micro/macro from aquariumfertilizer.com. It's kind of a all-in-one fert. If you look at website it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-16-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By aquaman911
i thought when i saw hydra i had found what i was...

i thought when i saw hydra i had found what i was looking for but those seem bigger and have distinct looking tenticle thingies. these have a bushy look to them and some arent even shaped like the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-16-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By aquaman911
lol. that seems to be what the end result is in...

lol. that seems to be what the end result is in the other posts i read doing a google search. it is on everything in my tank. not sure if the otto eat it??

hopefully someone will chime in that...
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