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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-19-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By boolz
Question will alum & potassium permanganate dips kill shrimp?

I received a new plant over the weekend. The seller advised that I do alum and potassium permanganate dips since he claimed his tank had pond snails. And so I did a 10 min dip in potassium...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By boolz
Thank you All. The response from GLA: "Hi,...

Thank you All. The response from GLA:

"Hi,


Thank you for your email. No worries on the spill in the tank. There are extremely small diluted amounts of bromo blue in the fluid. No...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By boolz
I have a 5lb cylinder on 12gl tank and let co2...

I have a 5lb cylinder on 12gl tank and let co2 run with the lights (45 mins before and after) for about 10 hrs/day at 1-2 bbls per sec and it lasted me about 1 1/2 yrs, cost $18 to fill.
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By boolz
Wink I have found complete systems are not worth it. ...

I have found complete systems are not worth it. For a 120gl tank you probably want a 20lbs cylinder. You may buy it empty online and fill it at your local welding supply shop. Then get co2 tubing,...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By boolz
Wink co2 indicator solution harmful?

I knocked off my drop checker and the co2 indicator solution spilled inside the tank. Shall I be worried? I use a Cal Aqua nano drop checker with Cal Aqua indicator solution. The website says...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By boolz
Wink I'd say you'll be lucky if either is a perfect...

I'd say you'll be lucky if either is a perfect fit. Fluval uses ribbed hoses on the 306 and plastic attachments that are 17mm in diameter. So my best guess would be to try a 12/16mm and see if you...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By boolz
Few options here. This one is the best: ...

Few options here. This one is the best:

Amazon.com: 18 Watt Ultrabrite Planted system for fluval edge: Pet Supplies

or you can always add LED strips:

Amazon.com: TrueLumen Padlite TrueLumen...
Forum: Algae 02-09-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By boolz
Wink Erythromycin safe for all?

I've had a cyanobacteria problem for a few months now. I've read a lot about it. I believe my filtration and flow are good, although could be better but don't have many options to increase flow and...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By boolz
T5's are kind of outdated for me, they consume...

T5's are kind of outdated for me, they consume energy and the bulbs lose their intensity after about 6-9 months. Eventually you would have to replace the bulb after a year. Go LED. You will spend...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By boolz
Question Anyone knows of a longer inflow glass pipe ??

I hope someone here can help.

I ran into a cyano-slime algae/bacteria issue towards the bottom/front of my tank and I decided to try to improve circulation by changing my ADA inflow pipe (Poppy...
Forum: Fish 08-02-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By boolz
Wink Any advice on how to feed floating worms to the middle or bottom of the tank?

Hi All- I have an issue feeding floating freeze dried foods like daphnia, tubiflex, and bloodworms or even brine shrimp. The food floats on the top where my bettas eat it all and the other fish...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By boolz
Wink I know someone here suggested that I use loctite...

I know someone here suggested that I use loctite glass glue. I wanted to share what Henkel Corporation had to say about using loctite glue in an aquarium: "Loctite Glass Glue IS NOT aquarium-safe. ...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By boolz
I liked the look of the poppy glass which I...

I liked the look of the poppy glass which I haven't seen on eBay. The break is so subtle that if glued right I don't think it would be that noticeable. Does anyone know if glass loctite or other...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By boolz
...looking to hear from someone who has actually...

...looking to hear from someone who has actually tried it. How long did it have to sit for the glue to cure? Also how did it fare after it was in the tank, etc.
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By boolz
is this glass glue aquarium safe??

is this glass glue aquarium safe??
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By boolz
Wink Anyone knows the actual measurements of Do!Aqua Violet Glass Inflow Pipe VV-2?

On the AFA it says: "Specifications: Violet Glass-(Inflow) VV-1/13mm: for 45-60cm standard aquarium AND Violet Glass-(Inflow) VV-2/13mm: for 90cm standard aquarium".

But does anyone know how...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By boolz
Angry Do!Aqua Poppy Glass Inflow broke! Can I glue it back?

Sadly my Do!Aqua Poppy Glass inflow pipe broke while I was trying to clean the inside of the globe (see attached pics). Can I glue it back somehow?? I spent $80 on this friggin pipe!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-14-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,006
Posted By boolz
the poppy glass inflow looks nice but it is a...

the poppy glass inflow looks nice but it is a real pain to clean. Mine turned brownish inside at the globe. Even extended soaking in ADA superge solution and flexible coil brushes wouldn't remove...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-22-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By boolz
Thanks guys. How about height? I am looking for...

Thanks guys. How about height? I am looking for a plant that grows up and not spread wide...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-22-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By boolz
Red face Any suggestions for a tall red background plant?

I am looking to replace a background sagittaria subulata on my 12gl fluval edge (video here <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eNcrOREl0g> because it grows way too fast and keeps shooting out runners...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By boolz
Talking Thank you all for your help. Simply pushing up...

Thank you all for your help. Simply pushing up to break the seal did not help given that the tubing is at least 1-2 inches in. I made it work by using a combination of hair dryer and hot water but I...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By boolz
Lightbulb I have it at about 3-4cm . This is a new...

I have it at about 3-4cm . This is a new pipe/new tubing. I don't want to keep cutting because soon I'll run out of tubing, I clean my pipes every 2-3 weeks.

Push-up to break the seal.- I tried...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By boolz
Unhappy How to detach EHEIM 12/16mm tubing from glass pipes?

I am having a really hard time detaching EHEIM 12/16 tubing (the green kind) from my Do!Aqua Poppy glass pipes. Any advice would be appreciated. I don't want to break my expensive pipes. Shall I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-16-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By boolz
You definitely need more light if you are trying...

You definitely need more light if you are trying to grow a carpet. Also what substrate are you using? and filter? DIY CO2 can be a pain to automate, have you found any solution? I use a c02...
Forum: Plants 10-16-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,617
Posted By boolz
Smile The same happened to me, I had a few flame mosses...

The same happened to me, I had a few flame mosses shipped and they looked all brown and tiny, nothing like the ones you see in pictures. Three weeks under strong light with good filtration, cool...
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