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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By pandacory
Why would you not do a water change?

Why would you not do a water change?
Forum: Tank Journals 03-14-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,519
Posted By pandacory
I can never quite decide if you make me want to...

I can never quite decide if you make me want to try harder, or just give up.

excellent work, an inspiration to say the least.
Forum: Fish 02-10-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By pandacory
African cichlids

Alright I probably spelt cichlids wrong but I studied math for a reason.

so, I need some help with direction setting. I am looking at my options for a 55 gallon I picked up. I am debating between...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-10-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By pandacory
If it is custom, go external! You won't regret it...

If it is custom, go external! You won't regret it and I wish I had, but since your tank will be much larger and wider than mine it will be less crucial.

Beananimal style aka calflo works great! If...
Forum: Fish 02-07-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By pandacory
Thanks for the replies everyone! This is a great...

Thanks for the replies everyone! This is a great community.

Kind of aggregating everyone's advice/experience, it sounds like a reasonable procedure would be to:
1. Buy 4 angels
2. Hope no pairs...
Forum: Fish 02-06-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By pandacory
Thanks for the responses. Maybe I should back up...

Thanks for the responses. Maybe I should back up a little.

My goal for this tank is to be dimly lit, and run seasonally between 78-82 degrees due to the tradeoff in the cost of ac in summer and...
Forum: Fish 02-06-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By pandacory
10 angelfish in 55 gallon?

OK so I impulse bought a 55 at the dollar per gallon and have been noodling on what to do with it. I think I want to try angelfish so I went to an lfs that does mostly African chiclids.

One of the...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By pandacory
stainless steel overflow

My Google fu is failing me. Does anyone make a stainless steel hob overflow? I am basically wanting a life reef nano in stainless steel with the dual drains. 400 gph capable sounds about right.
...
Forum: Substrate 01-25-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By pandacory
Aqua soil Amazonia is black. My only complaint...

Aqua soil Amazonia is black. My only complaint about it is that it is much lighter weight than the fluorite I was using before. Fish in a frantic mating dance dig holes in it, and some plants are...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By pandacory
Eheim makes a vuppa like, but supposedly better...

Eheim makes a vuppa like, but supposedly better functioning, though not as good looking. I think its like 35 $. No personal experience. Google eheim surface extractor. Looks luike a powerhead

If...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-19-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By pandacory
To actually reach a conclusion on the direction I...

To actually reach a conclusion on the direction I am going in this hobby.:icon_roll

I'll buy my own equipment, the mental back and forth as I want to do everything all at once is the real...
Forum: Lighting 09-18-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 44,255
Posted By pandacory
thanks! Can these lights be daisy chained...

thanks!

Can these lights be daisy chained together for a single controller to control multiple lights?

Is there a common combination of this light with another? Satellite+ for effect, other...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By pandacory
lifereef hob overflow to DIY sump

lifereef hob overflow to DIY sump
Forum: Lighting 09-18-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 44,255
Posted By pandacory
Question for everyone's favorite light... Is...

Question for everyone's favorite light...

Is it timer compatible? So can i leave it "on" according to the remote and let a plug timer switch it on and off?

Can i set up a light sequence, then...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-18-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 23,249
Posted By pandacory
Forgot to ask, are you using glass tops with the...

Forgot to ask, are you using glass tops with the current led?
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By pandacory
400 gph vs 600 gph

Hi,

I am pricing out a new tank. Leaning toward a 55 gallon with an over the top overflow.

I have been in contact with Jeff at lifereef and he has been a great help.

I am considering the...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-18-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 23,249
Posted By pandacory
I really like your 55. What substrate are you...

I really like your 55. What substrate are you using and what kind of rock?

Also, what is the tan substrate in the tank with rock and two branches?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-13-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By pandacory
is mts a recognized disease?

Can I file a lawsuit against petco for mental anguish brought on by the 1 $ per gallon sale?

Discuss...

(This is in good humor and not a serious request for legal advice or notification of...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-09-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 35,722
Posted By pandacory
Just to confuse things. This guy got a separate...

Just to confuse things. This guy got a separate refugium to work with a single filter exactly how you had proposed.

Maybe not as crazy as I thought you were... ;)
...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-09-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 35,722
Posted By pandacory
Thats crazy talk... 1. Remove spillway 2....

Thats crazy talk...

1. Remove spillway
2. Add baffle so that refugium water enters pump chamber from below instead of from above
3. Quit while you're ahead:flick:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-09-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By pandacory
I have witnesses many a rainbow egg be greedily...

I have witnesses many a rainbow egg be greedily relished by cories. I don't mind because I never planned on raising them, and the boldness of the cory colors on a rainbow egg diet is fantastic!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-09-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By pandacory
If you are converting a salt tank, then use as...

If you are converting a salt tank, then use as much of what you already have as possible and go for the sump. It provides a lot of options that aren't there in an otherwise filtered tank. You will...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-09-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 35,722
Posted By pandacory
I also have interest in fbf for bio filtration!...

I also have interest in fbf for bio filtration! Mostly due to my being a total gear whore.

Check out the pond guru on youtube. He made a pretry simple one you could throw in the sump.

I thought...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-09-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 23,249
Posted By pandacory
Dang! You have been busy scaping all these tanks...

Dang! You have been busy scaping all these tanks in such a short time period! This looks like it is going to be quite a bit to keep up with.

They all look good and healthy. Each has a unique...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-09-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2,204
Views: 264,307
Posted By pandacory
Am I reading your statement correctly? Do you not...

Am I reading your statement correctly? Do you not have confidence in current commercial led fixtures to match the results you are achieving here?

Pictures are one thing, but I'm sure you've seen...
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