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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 764
Posted By ipkiss
Hah, Welcome to the forum Spyderturbo! ...

Hah,

Welcome to the forum Spyderturbo! These driveby arguments are where you learn stuff man. Anyway, perhaps it's more reading than you care for right now. Let's see. Here's one article...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By ipkiss
I sure hope it meets your expectations! The...

I sure hope it meets your expectations! The quality of these things tend to be spotty. If it's decent, you should probably stock up! :D

Funny enough, your post reminded me that I had to get a...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By ipkiss
what about this item on amazon? BPA Free...

what about this item on amazon?

BPA Free TERAPUMP TM TRDP40 Original Aquarium Cleaner Siphon Pump
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-03-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By ipkiss
perhaps a reactor of some sort? No pressure...

perhaps a reactor of some sort? No pressure issues, but you won't get that co2 misting effect.
Forum: DIY 09-02-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 31,484
Posted By ipkiss
Just did this and wanted to say thanks for the...

Just did this and wanted to say thanks for the howto and idea, DiabloCanine. I did waste a bit of time at Lowe's since they couldn't find it by searching for outside corner moulding because as it...
Forum: DIY 08-31-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 51,624
Posted By ipkiss
AnotherHobby, Thanks and that's great news!...

AnotherHobby,

Thanks and that's great news! I'll have to take a serious look at building one of these then. It's a shame the thunderstorm mode on the e-series cycles so fast. Is it the same on...
Forum: DIY 08-30-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 51,624
Posted By ipkiss
Hi Guys, Has anyone tried to apply this to...

Hi Guys,

Has anyone tried to apply this to the Ecoxotic E-Series yet? Any compatibility between that and this Current Satellite+ ?
Forum: Lighting 08-30-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 11,963
Posted By ipkiss
Hi All, Just got my light and was going...

Hi All,

Just got my light and was going through the thread for ideas and tweaks and came across this post a few pages back.



Dan110024,

This is ingenious. It definitely solves one of...
Forum: Lighting 08-23-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By ipkiss
why are you leaving the lights on? for the...

why are you leaving the lights on? for the plants? do you dose and run co2? If yes, I would figure that leaving the lights OFF would be the safer route lest you come back to an algae farm.
...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-23-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By ipkiss
+1 to Hoppy's diagnosis. The Finnex light...

+1 to Hoppy's diagnosis.

The Finnex light is a great light but it sure is powerful. Too bad there's no adjustment.

Things you can possibly do is to put something between the light and the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-22-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By ipkiss
Well, if you're looking to go really cheap and...

Well, if you're looking to go really cheap and you're not too concerned about the look of the plant, there's always simply just java fern. It's known as a beginner's plant because its pretty hard to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-21-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,011
Posted By ipkiss
Hi Jsalexson4689, I think you need to read...

Hi Jsalexson4689,

I think you need to read Darkblade's Primer to Planted Tanks (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=107303#2). It may be more information than you need and you'll...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By ipkiss
Hmm, this is a bit like my search for a rain...

Hmm, this is a bit like my search for a rain barrel. Assuming that you can clean a chemical barrel good enough, there's pool supply places, car washes, car mechanics that use those barrels for...
Forum: Algae 08-20-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By ipkiss
Sounds like you got a lot of confusion going on. ...

Sounds like you got a lot of confusion going on. Perhaps first on the list is too much light. Check out Darkblade's Primer (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=107303#2) if you...
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 11,963
Posted By ipkiss
That's very svelte indeed. You should really...

That's very svelte indeed. You should really consider taking some orders if you have some free time!
Forum: Current-USA and Ecoxotic 05-22-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 18,846
Posted By ipkiss
wow.. finally! thanks for the links, guys!

wow.. finally! thanks for the links, guys!
Forum: Algae 05-09-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By ipkiss
The short answer guess? Too much light. ...

The short answer guess?

Too much light.

The more detailed explanation would probably be best explained by Darkblade's Primer (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=107303#2). ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-18-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By ipkiss
Hi Thunderskah Welcome! For low light,...

Hi Thunderskah

Welcome!

For low light, the java moss and anubias should definitely work. I think amazon sword should too but I'm not too sure about that since I've never grown it.

For...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-15-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By ipkiss
Hi Smoq, Welcome back! :) Well, I don't...

Hi Smoq,

Welcome back! :) Well, I don't think I can rightfully say that since I was not here when you left .. but I do remember seeing one of your pics when I was looking into dirting a tank. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-15-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By ipkiss
+1 on Raymond S.' fertilization concerns... ...

+1 on Raymond S.' fertilization concerns...

When you say flourish complete, do you mean flourish comprehensive or do you mean you found the complete line of nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-15-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By ipkiss
film on the surface is begging for a skimmer. ...

film on the surface is begging for a skimmer. Whether it's one of those eheim skim 350s or the ones that attach to the intake of your filter. I never put much stock into skimmers but it's a godsend...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-07-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By ipkiss
If you can get stuff from ebay, Hoppy has figured...

If you can get stuff from ebay, Hoppy has figured out a pretty cheap way to convert a lux meter into a pretty useable par meter.
...
Forum: Algae 03-07-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By ipkiss
So, the simple solution is to reduce light. ...

So, the simple solution is to reduce light.

You can do what gooberfish said by shading the anubias (this doesn't help with the other plants), you can put a plastic mesh screen between your light...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By ipkiss
I don't believe it to be detrimental and as a...

I don't believe it to be detrimental and as a matter of fact, I kept mine...
But, having said that, it's an extra thing that you have to worry about leaking and some people feel that it adds bulk...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-07-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By ipkiss
Yes, you could probably run without a filter, and...

Yes, you could probably run without a filter, and vacuum every 2 weeks, but, it's just easier to have it collect the crud 24/7.

It's a little like when I vacuum the house, my roomba still...
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