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Forum: Lighting 03-24-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By ronnie6989
I use two coralife t-5 6700k 24 watt daylight...

I use two coralife t-5 6700k 24 watt daylight blubs for years and works pretty well. I just replaced them on one of my tanks because they were a year old. They start losing their efficiency after...
Forum: Plants 03-16-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By ronnie6989
I would not......If you want cut only one leaf...

I would not......If you want cut only one leaf and watch what goes on.

Ronnie
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By ronnie6989
I have 3 different Fluval e series heaters for...

I have 3 different Fluval e series heaters for about 2 years now. I love them.....They do their job and then some. Read the specs of the E series heaters....Two micro processors on board with a Low...
Forum: Plants 03-12-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By ronnie6989
I do it in the middle, when you relocate your...

I do it in the middle, when you relocate your plants. I pull the plants out of the tank and vacuum the open area. Reinsert plants and all set.

Ronnie
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By ronnie6989
Do it your self....Buy the right size tubing that...

Do it your self....Buy the right size tubing that you need...And here is a trick
Boil water and use a spring in side the tubing. Heat it up with boiling water and bend it. It will not colaspe on it...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By ronnie6989
Thanks to everybody for you input. It did take a...

Thanks to everybody for you input. It did take a day to settle down and now lets see how steady she runs. One other question, How many bubbles per a minute for a 25 gal would put me in the ball park?...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By ronnie6989
Milwaukee MA957 good or bad?

I just bought a new MA857, Does anybody use this regulator and what do you think about it.. Trying to take a pole Good or Bad = reason

TKS Ronnie :thumbsup: :thumbsdow
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-24-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By ronnie6989
API Root Tabs Aquarium Plant Fertilizer

Can some one give me some advice. I use a DIY co2 system and use a Liquid fert also. What about root tabs? Is their a DIY for this and do you guys do for ferts in ur tank? I basically raise stem...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By ronnie6989
The best guppies are from breeders.....You will...

The best guppies are from breeders.....You will not find it in your local pet store. See if the is a fish society by you and see when they meet.....I been doing guppies for along time.....that were I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-17-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By ronnie6989
Iron Measurement

What is your level in the tank....You do have a test kit or reading instructions. I know if you over dose with iron, fish start stressing and you start losing good guy bacteria that you have built up...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-17-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By ronnie6989
ya vinagar and a new razor blade Ronnie

ya vinagar and a new razor blade

Ronnie
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-16-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By ronnie6989
I dont know about you but petsmart around my area...

I dont know about you but petsmart around my area (all 3), the people in those stores do not know enough about fish. Also the way they handle there fish before they get to the store is a issue with...
Forum: Lighting 02-16-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By ronnie6989
I agree with 8" above and two bulbs only.....I...

I agree with 8" above and two bulbs only.....I tried extra bulbs and got super algae growth in two days....I find out that if you balance the co2 the right levels you can use more light. With out co2...
Forum: Algae 02-16-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By ronnie6989
you ever seen a tank that has green...

you ever seen a tank that has green water......that's free floating alge in the water column....so my answer is yes it will survive in the water and end up in the filter giving time.

Ronnie
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-15-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By ronnie6989
I used a small power head.......that is one of...

I used a small power head.......that is one of those dollar store egg cookers that you put in the microwave..... any thing that is round about 2-3 inch wide. co2 comes in on top with the tank...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By ronnie6989
I think you need to look at the gph flow rate...

I think you need to look at the gph flow rate first and then what you can really put in the filter for extra media options......like how much space is left so you can drop a bag of ammonia remover or...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By ronnie6989
I think one of the best I use is the fluval e...

I think one of the best I use is the fluval e series. It has two computer chips on it and digital read out. Also low flow sensor and shut off it you leave it on and take it out of the water. Another...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-13-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By ronnie6989
I used the ladder before.....Do not care for...

I used the ladder before.....Do not care for them......Seems like you donot get enough of the bubble to dissolve all the way....I belive in spinning co2 with the water...Check this out

fish movie...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-12-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By ronnie6989
One thing I know is that plastic bleeds in air....

One thing I know is that plastic bleeds in air. Like a two liter bottle of soda will be as they say soft (going flat ) after a year shelf life...A glass container does not do that.....AS every body...
Forum: Algae 02-12-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By ronnie6989
ya need pic.... Ronnie

ya need pic....

Ronnie
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By ronnie6989
Redsea does....both paint ball and regular...

Redsea does....both paint ball and regular tank...

Ronnie
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-11-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By ronnie6989
Whats up SpecialEffect.......I would like to do...

Whats up SpecialEffect.......I would like to do DIy ferts my self....Keep me in the Loop - like to know how you do.....I would use a gram scale to measure it out...

Later Ronnie
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By ronnie6989
I have two 88 gram units......They do not last...

I have two 88 gram units......They do not last long enough and cost too much... I have \m set up a DIY unit and very happy with it. Forget buying co2 that way..... Sugar and yeast is the way to...
Forum: Lighting 02-10-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,374
Posted By ronnie6989
The Coralife fixtures where bought out by Aqueon...

The Coralife fixtures where bought out by Aqueon company.....They are on sale here....
...
Forum: Lighting 02-10-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,374
Posted By ronnie6989
That light is a T-8 light system...... Correct? ...

That light is a T-8 light system...... Correct? I like the Idea but I use coralife t-5 lights... What is the difference from T-8 to T-5......I would use it if I could find the bulbs I believe in....
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