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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By kasslloyd
it would be real hard to get the manual wheel...

it would be real hard to get the manual wheel timers to sync up to give you 1 hour in the middle of the day of being off, and even then the moonlights would be on. Two of the digitals might work out,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 676
Posted By kasslloyd
A lot of the suggestions here seem to be WAY...

A lot of the suggestions here seem to be WAY overkill...

Boiling water will be good, salt water probably ok, but might leech salt for a while (salt will kill MOST bacteria, only a few can live in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2008, 02:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By kasslloyd
The LFS's here are a joke, no equipment thats...

The LFS's here are a joke, no equipment thats worth a darn, mostly poor quality fish, but sometimes they're ok...

100% of my equipment comes from online retailers, tanks I have to get locally,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2008, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By kasslloyd
I have the middle one, dual timer the blue &...

I have the middle one, dual timer

the blue & black plugs are controlled by the top timer near the switch, it's for your "day" & "moonlight" lights, the yellow plugs are controlled by the bottom...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-08-2008, 02:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By kasslloyd
I have "Hydro Sponge Filter #3" filters already,...

I have "Hydro Sponge Filter #3" filters already, 3 of them, and I was going to get a fairly high powered air pump that can run many tanks (Cause these 3 won't be my ONLY tanks to add.. lol).
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-07-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By kasslloyd
Breeding tanks

I plan on setting up three 20 gallon long tanks for breeding purposes, cherry, snowball and yellow would be the 3 strains to breed in them.

I plan on using a sponge filter, and debating on adding...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-07-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,763
Posted By kasslloyd
My thoughts for a pure breeding tank was no...

My thoughts for a pure breeding tank was no substrate and a healthy amount of lava rock for micros to grow on for food....
Forum: Fish 03-01-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,438
Posted By kasslloyd
I have the same problem, except I'm not trying to...

I have the same problem, except I'm not trying to move/hatch them.. lol. Only one female but she's spawned 3 times now. 2 weeks from first to second then only less then a week for the third spawn....
Forum: DIY 02-29-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By kasslloyd
and lubricate. Don't try to dry cut/drill acrylic...

and lubricate. Don't try to dry cut/drill acrylic if you don't want it to melt.
Forum: DIY 02-29-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,770
Posted By kasslloyd
its not epoxy, its polyurethane foam... which is...

its not epoxy, its polyurethane foam... which is what "Great stuff" is. It's 100% waterproof, even if you cut/carve it. It's "closed cell" as in its not a sponge.. Although you are correct it's not...
Forum: DIY 02-29-2008, 06:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By kasslloyd
The more 90 degree turns you have the more head...

The more 90 degree turns you have the more head loss your going to get on your pump... so I'd limit those as much as possible, a canister dosn't exactly have a lot of pressure anyway.

On that...
Forum: DIY 02-29-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,217
Posted By kasslloyd
http://cdn.overstock.com/images/products/L10207958...

http://cdn.overstock.com/images/products/L10207958.jpg

Those, you can get those kits for like $5 at most computer outlets... you can get a 12volt 1amp transformer anywhere (you might even have...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-27-2008, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By kasslloyd
I would definitely give them a try, even though I...

I would definitely give them a try, even though I already got a metric ton of fish food.. LOL. I like Ocean Nutrition foods, they seem very good quality and my fish can't get enough of them... next...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-27-2008, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By kasslloyd
What would be interesting is to breed a colony of...

What would be interesting is to breed a colony of shrimps that are highly prolific and add some type of mutagenic compound to their food/water that creates a higher degree of mutations. Provided it...
Forum: DIY 02-26-2008, 03:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,217
Posted By kasslloyd
I just use 2 blue cold cathode tubes and a spare...

I just use 2 blue cold cathode tubes and a spare old transformer I had from some long ago lost/forgotten/broken computer accessory. Took 10 minutes to put together and blam, moon lighting. Cheap. Far...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-25-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By kasslloyd
my tank has latterite base then flourite then...

my tank has latterite base then flourite then gravel over that.. heh. no shrimp in that tank though
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-25-2008, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By kasslloyd
depends on what kind of coper... what hurts the...

depends on what kind of coper... what hurts the shrimp is the copper ions (dissolved), if its in a non-ionic compound It can't actually enter the shrimp to hurt them... That data doesn't tell you...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-25-2008, 03:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By kasslloyd
I'm pretty sure you could create a true dark blue...

I'm pretty sure you could create a true dark blue breeding strain if you kept isolating out the lighter shades and only allowing the dark phenotypes to breed among themselves. Which I'm sure would be...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-25-2008, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By kasslloyd
Heh, as for interesting Fairy shrimp.. how about...

Heh, as for interesting Fairy shrimp.. how about Branchinecta gigas

a predatory fairy shrimp getting up to 15 cm!
Forum: Fish 02-24-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By kasslloyd
A second spawn happened today, I noticed that she...

A second spawn happened today, I noticed that she looked pretty fat last night and woke up this morning to see her spawning, kinda cool how they hold the eggs in between their pelvic (I think) fins...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-24-2008, 04:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By kasslloyd
if theres one theres bound to be more you can't...

if theres one theres bound to be more you can't find...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-24-2008, 01:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By kasslloyd
100% without a doubt pond snail eggs.

100% without a doubt pond snail eggs.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-23-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By kasslloyd
people who feed brine shrimp to their fish buy...

people who feed brine shrimp to their fish buy the eggs by the pound... they don't start a "colony" and raise them.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-23-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,567
Posted By kasslloyd
shouldn't be that much work if you got some spare...

shouldn't be that much work if you got some spare screen laying about and a hot glue gun.. :P
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-23-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,567
Posted By kasslloyd
what about cutting out panels in the sides and...

what about cutting out panels in the sides and hot glueing stainless steel screen over them, being sure to cover all the sharp ends iwth glue. It should allow great water flow, but the shrimps...
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