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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-02-2015, 06:37 PM
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Posted By kruzerman
I am using the Deep Blue HOB listed in the...

I am using the Deep Blue HOB listed in the original post which is the same as the Azoo palm. This is on a 8" cube which is about 2.5 gal. There is a little flow but not too much for my betta.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-27-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,013
Posted By kruzerman
Careful with that beamswork light fixture. I had...

Careful with that beamswork light fixture. I had the same one on that tank and had tons of hair algae everywhere. I even tried raising it up a few inches but it didn't help. I switched out to some...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,039
Posted By kruzerman
Interesting discussion. I just bought 2 40...

Interesting discussion. I just bought 2 40 breeders to do one planted and one reef. I have had planted tanks for the last 3 years and I love them but I am intrigued at the thought of a reef tank. ...
Forum: DIY   06-03-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By kruzerman
I don't know if it will support it but at a bare...

I don't know if it will support it but at a bare minimum i would use biscuits. Even better would be to line the inside of the stand with 1/2 or 3/4 ply right under the mitered top. Then it should...
Forum: Substrate   02-20-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,363
Posted By kruzerman
What about pool filter sand? Still too fine. ...

What about pool filter sand? Still too fine. The PFS I have is not that fine to me compared to the play sand I have in another tank but I am wondering what the opinions are about PFS and cories.
Forum: Equipment   01-14-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By kruzerman
Looks like that is a vortech mp10. at least that...

Looks like that is a vortech mp10. at least that is all i get when i google the image. the reefbuilders article you linked to is from 2009.
Forum: Equipment   01-07-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By kruzerman
+1 :icon_sad:

+1 :icon_sad:
Forum: Equipment   01-07-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,443
Posted By kruzerman
I am very pleased with my spectrapure 90GPD that...

I am very pleased with my spectrapure 90GPD that i picked up as a reurb. http://spectrapure.com/FACTORY-REFURBISHED

My waste ratio is 2.5:1 i guess due to strong pressure and Baltimore water...
Forum: Lighting   12-17-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By kruzerman
The mixing bowls won't do much besides keep in...

The mixing bowls won't do much besides keep in the heat from the lamp. You will either need lots of ventilation or just scrap the bowls altogether. I like the look of the bare par38 above my reef....
Forum: Lighting   12-11-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By kruzerman
i am using clip on lights from Home Depot. one...

i am using clip on lights from Home Depot. one 10" in the middle and 2 8" on the sides. 2 10's weren't cutting it so i just used what i had. there are probably better options out there but i am...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-30-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,034
Posted By kruzerman
Check out the par data in the finnex forum. The...

Check out the par data in the finnex forum. The Ray2 on a 12 long will be very high light. If you decide to go high tech it should be fine but the Ray might be better. It is a shallow tank.
Forum: Equipment   09-26-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By kruzerman
I didn't try and mod my regulator. I was trying...

I didn't try and mod my regulator. I was trying to replace the washer and it got stuck in the threads of the cga320 nut. It wasn't attached to the nipple. Aquatek packaged an oring and a rubber...
Forum: Ponds   09-26-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,378
Posted By kruzerman
None so far. I lost one fancy goldie coming out...

None so far. I lost one fancy goldie coming out of the winter but that was swim bladder disease and I don't think it was due to the steel.
Forum: Equipment   09-25-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By kruzerman
Thanks, oldpunk. You confirmed my fear. I just...

Thanks, oldpunk. You confirmed my fear. I just sent Aquatek another email. Hopefully they will respond and the number I found for them doesn't accept calls. Some of the scratches on there are...
Forum: Equipment   09-25-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By kruzerman
You can do a Red Sea Nano or even an Aquaclear 20...

You can do a Red Sea Nano or even an Aquaclear 20 at its lowest setting if you ever thought you might want to upgrade to a larger tank. I use a Tom's Mini Filter on my 3 Gal. Good low flow on that...
Forum: Equipment   09-25-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By kruzerman
Aquatek Regulator Nipple Size

Does anyone know what the nipple size it for Auquatek Premium regulators? I bought a standard cga 320 nipple to replace the one i scratched up trying to get the stuck washer out but it is too small....
Forum: Ponds   09-24-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,378
Posted By kruzerman
Yeah, the filtration was just kind of cobbled...

Yeah, the filtration was just kind of cobbled together using some things that i had and an ordering mistake.

I started with the pump from this kit from my half barrel pond. Only difference was...
Forum: Equipment   09-24-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,079
Posted By kruzerman
I am currently frustrated with my regulator. I...

I am currently frustrated with my regulator. I just replaced my tank for the first time. The gasket I got with my regulator was shredded underneath the washer so I used a plastic washer meant to...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-18-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 20,250
Posted By kruzerman
Just picked up an Evolve8 for $40! Thank you...

Just picked up an Evolve8 for $40! Thank you PetSmart. Great inspiration in this thread but I am not sure if i am going freshwater planted or nano reef with this little tank yet.
Forum: Ponds   09-09-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,378
Posted By kruzerman
Thanks. This has been my most undemanding...

Thanks. This has been my most undemanding "tank". Just a small water change here and there and that's about it plus my 17 month loves to feed the fish! I started with a much smaller half barrel...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-28-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,156
Posted By kruzerman
Here is what i found when i was searching for the...

Here is what i found when i was searching for the same thing.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005S0WSXO/ref=wms_ohs_product?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Its only 5.5 inches long and has the control outside...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-04-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By kruzerman
I have 2 bumblebee gobies, 3 guppies, and an oto...

I have 2 bumblebee gobies, 3 guppies, and an oto in with my dwarf puffers in a 15 gal column tank. So far no signs of aggression except from the guppies. There are some fry in the tank from the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-30-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,460
Posted By kruzerman
I used diy CO2 for my 3G when i was cycling and...

I used diy CO2 for my 3G when i was cycling and would have gassed everything in there if i had livestock. I have switch back to flourish/metricide. Much easier to control and change up on the fly.
Forum: Ponds   06-30-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,378
Posted By kruzerman
50 Gal Container Pond

Here is my 50 Gallon container pond. It is a stainless steel watering trough from Tractor Supply. This is the second year I have have had this pond going. Last year was a struggle to keep it going...
Forum: DIY   06-24-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,959
Posted By kruzerman
Great job. Really well thought out and...

Great job. Really well thought out and documented. I appreciate that. You say the paper is laminated. How well will it stand up to water and moisture?
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