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Forum: Equipment 01-18-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,576
Posted By thinBear
They use 220V and use different plug in HK

They use 220V and use different plug in HK
Forum: Plants 01-17-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By thinBear
might check this thread ...

might check this thread
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=303778&highlight=hob
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By thinBear
I think if the flow is too strong, you can add a...

I think if the flow is too strong, you can add a ball valve at the outflow to slow the flow when you need the UV for few hours? (Just my thought, not my experience)
Forum: Lighting 01-12-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By thinBear
Sorry hope I could help, that's a question I put...

Sorry hope I could help, that's a question I put there...I'm not good in both lighting and CAD

I've heard Maya/sketchup with VRay plugin before, but it seems not exactly the software we talk about...
Forum: Lighting 01-12-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By thinBear
Very informative discussion. I think a CAD...

Very informative discussion. I think a CAD program like Maya should help design and simulate how well the reflector work?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-10-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By thinBear
what's wrong with snails, they do good job...

what's wrong with snails, they do good job cleaning up

Fishless cycle =/= silent cycle. For instance, most fishlless cycle recommends WC only when ammonia/nitrate/nitrite are sky high; While...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-10-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 108,446
Posted By thinBear
https://scontent-b-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/q...

https://scontent-b-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/q71/1503461_320198291463976_1618464402_n.jpg
Forum: Photography 01-09-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By thinBear
My thought is the spectrum... more obvious when...

My thought is the spectrum... more obvious when the spectrum peaks at blue range but low at red and green (like metal halide?) ; otherwise R and G "neutralize" the blue color and make it washed/white...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-06-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 49,836
Posted By thinBear
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y228/thinBear/201...

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y228/thinBear/20140106_1402111.jpg (http://s6.photobucket.com/user/thinBear/media/20140106_1402111.jpg.html)

Count me in?:icon_roll
They have been set for more...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-02-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By thinBear
HoB may need some mod to reduce "breaking the...

HoB may need some mod to reduce "breaking the water surface" effect -> degas CO2

imo the sump route is quite lot of work, good time and $$ to spend on... but if you enjoy this route, that's...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-02-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,335
Posted By thinBear
which new substrate you use? Aqua soil can keep...

which new substrate you use? Aqua soil can keep leaching ammonium for a month or so...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-30-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By thinBear
most people will avoid sun light, high variable...

most people will avoid sun light, high variable of heat and light = hard to manage
Forum: Lighting 12-30-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,119
Posted By thinBear
how long is the warranty? If it is more than a...

how long is the warranty? If it is more than a year, it worth a try imo.
The red color will is a bummer thou.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-30-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By thinBear
what are the lighting and CO2 for each tanks? ...

what are the lighting and CO2 for each tanks?

In general, for a high tech tank you dose the suggested amount of EI. Bear in mind this is only a suggestion, you may dial up and down for each...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-28-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,310
Posted By thinBear
maybe dried leaf are easier to be...

maybe dried leaf are easier to be stored/preserved/transported for a long time, and it become a habit among the hobbyist, more like a human factor
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-28-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By thinBear
Since you mention the sump, do you have a tickle...

Since you mention the sump, do you have a tickle filter which can degas co2 fast?

Also, i read somwhere before, if your spraybar is under water vs above water surface, it will make a huge...
Forum: DIY 12-27-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By thinBear
check leakage using soap water not enough...

check leakage using soap water
not enough pressure

most people filled the sugar water to at least 3/4 full
use a small container for the 2nd bottle... or simply fill it up with water to reduce...
Forum: Plants 12-27-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,485
Posted By thinBear
my guess... since there are decaying plants, it...

my guess... since there are decaying plants, it is good to remove these organic matter which degrade the water quality.

Frequent WC can lower these as well as whatever matter released from the new...
Forum: DIY 12-20-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By thinBear
i rather not break the seal, that means you will...

i rather not break the seal, that means you will need to wait the pressure to build up again.

yeast will reproduce and multiply by itself, providing suitable environment

a warm water bath (make...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-19-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By thinBear
Fe3+ is brown while Fe2+ is green (just a wild...

Fe3+ is brown while Fe2+ is green (just a wild guess)
Has it been this color since you get them? And where you get them?

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-08-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By thinBear
I see. Sorry for the wrong input.

I see. Sorry for the wrong input.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-08-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By thinBear
K2SO4 raises GH

K2SO4 raises GH
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-08-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By thinBear
Any plants in your tank? If so how dense are...

Any plants in your tank? If so how dense are they? Heavily planted tank shows different characteristics.

For cycling unless there are some crazy high ppm, no need to water change. Your goal is...
Forum: Algae 08-03-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By thinBear
Bga have toxin that harms liver, for example

Bga have toxin that harms liver, for example
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-27-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By thinBear
in general, follow the fish in cycle in sticky ...

in general, follow the fish in cycle in sticky
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?p=1960797#post1960797

raising temperature, more oxygen and adding bacteria will speed up the...
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