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Forum: Fish 04-17-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 770
Posted By manlyfan76
Down under we pay more for all equipment by far...

Down under we pay more for all equipment by far but its balanced out by out Native Rainbow collection, and our snail eating shrimp!!!:icon_smil
Forum: Algae 04-17-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By manlyfan76
a rolling stone gathers no moss

a rolling stone gathers no moss
Forum: Fish 04-12-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 770
Posted By manlyfan76
Chequered Rainbow: ...

Chequered Rainbow: http://www.aquagreen.com.au/plant_data/Melanotaenia_splendida_inornata_Mary_River.html

This guy has some good Rainbows. I really also like the Threadfin
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,053
Posted By manlyfan76
Im never impressed by how fast a filter pushed...

Im never impressed by how fast a filter pushed water past the media but the quality of the filtration, but thats another argument.
can the OP time how long it takes to push the same amount of water...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By manlyfan76
yellow tape is somewhat fire resistant. that is...

yellow tape is somewhat fire resistant. that is why it must be used on LPG propane fittings and not white (never use white!) or pink.
Forum: Algae 04-09-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By manlyfan76
there is a lot of info on alga if you care to...

there is a lot of info on alga if you care to look. there is a large industry that glow alga for pet food and for homeopathic industry. as a result there is now a lot of science available, plus the...
Forum: Algae 04-07-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By manlyfan76
http://www.biofilm.montana.edu/resources/theses/.h...

http://www.biofilm.montana.edu/resources/theses/.html-3
"The algae produce O2 and soluble organic carbon and consume CO2. Their energy source is sunlight.

Bacteria consume the algal products and...
Forum: Fish 02-19-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By manlyfan76
snail eating shrimp, native to Northern Australia.

snail eating shrimp, native to Northern Australia.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-19-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By manlyfan76
SENEYE remote water monitoring

Has anybody had experience with the SENEYE water monitor, it senses PH temp light levels and ammonia and through WIFI connectivity can send alerts to you via email. I just wonder about its accuracy...
Forum: Lighting 02-18-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By manlyfan76
G"Day mate, I have recently put two in my 6x2x2...

G"Day mate, I have recently put two in my 6x2x2 as replacements for the stock T5's that came with my aqua nova light. too early to tell about growth yet but they "seem" ok. I got some LED's off...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By manlyfan76
save your money and go RO if you have very high...

save your money and go RO if you have very high calcium source water.
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,159
Posted By manlyfan76
I always wonder why GPH is so important to...

I always wonder why GPH is so important to people. Sure a bigger number sounds better but effective filtration is not directly related to how quickly you can push the water past the filter media and...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,393
Posted By manlyfan76
I'm sure i've read somewhere that stainless steel...

I'm sure i've read somewhere that stainless steel has a negative effect on the water and should be avoided, I'll have to re-check.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-12-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By manlyfan76
Thanks Darkblade, I get it cheap through my work...

Thanks Darkblade, I get it cheap through my work (poolshop).
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-11-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By manlyfan76
+1 baking soda or soda ash? which is heated...

+1 baking soda or soda ash? which is heated baking soda if i remember correctly.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-11-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By manlyfan76
Epsom salts / magnesium sulphate

Is this what I need to be adding as mgsO4?
I can get it cheap through work.
Forum: Fish 02-10-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By manlyfan76
Thai Glass catfish.

Thai Glass catfish.
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By manlyfan76
cable ties are a cheap alternative to clamps for...

cable ties are a cheap alternative to clamps for extra peace of mind.
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By manlyfan76
Its pretty full on when you start looking at ORP...

Its pretty full on when you start looking at ORP measurements!

Great article though, thanks
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 753
Posted By manlyfan76
just buy an energy consumption meter form the...

just buy an energy consumption meter form the electronics store, they measure Watts, amps, etc and sit in the socket and the item piggy backs into it.
Forum: Algae 01-21-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 14,750
Posted By manlyfan76
Has anyone ever tested the relationship between...

Has anyone ever tested the relationship between ORP and Algae?
Or Iron and Algae
Or Copper and Algae?
i'd love to read about it if they had a link.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-21-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By manlyfan76
most test kits are made to be viewed in daylight...

most test kits are made to be viewed in daylight so that can skew the results.
why dont you take a sample to the pool shop and have them use their photometer to test PH and compare results. They...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-21-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By manlyfan76
from memory low ph means has a lot of ammonium...

from memory low ph means has a lot of ammonium and a little ammonia and vice versa. I think its to do with the charge of the ion ( positive or negative) you always have some of both but the PH will...
Forum: Lighting 01-21-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,340
Posted By manlyfan76
There is absolutely a wide degree of difference...

There is absolutely a wide degree of difference in light loss through different materials and thicknesses. not all glass is the same material and thus it blocks different parts of the spectrum (...
Forum: Lighting 10-30-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 35
Poll: LED vs T5
Views: 3,154
Posted By manlyfan76
Im eyeing a led on fleabay its a red and white...

Im eyeing a led on fleabay its a red and white mix: •10000K daylight + Deep Red mix
•1:1 Red/White mix
•CRI 92%
•6 Watts per foot
•450nm + 660nm
Im already running 4 T5's but thinking of...
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