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Forum: Equipment 10-12-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By fischman
I have no clue, but maybe you could use a really...

I have no clue, but maybe you could use a really large Powerhead, or a few of them to agitate the water.
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 51,012
Posted By fischman
Sunsun Pimp #12 checking here. Have had mine...

Sunsun Pimp #12 checking here. Have had mine running since 2010, and still kicking and filtering my tank like day 1. I have no complaints here. I even had a period of time where I didn't clean the...
Forum: Lighting 01-22-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By fischman
You'll like it. I have one of their 24" 3 x 24...

You'll like it. I have one of their 24" 3 x 24 watt with the moonlights and it is awesome.

Josh
Forum: Fish 10-29-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,303
Posted By fischman
After trying many different ways I've settled on...

After trying many different ways I've settled on my preferred way. I run pretty high CO2 levels and all of my fish are acclimated to it now, but when I get new fish, if I just plop them in they all...
Forum: Lighting 02-06-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,660
Posted By fischman
+1 I'd like to see some links for this. My...

+1

I'd like to see some links for this. My Catalina fixture is excellent and the purchasing experience was great.

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Forum: Lighting 01-22-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By fischman
I have this exact tank. I started with one of the...

I have this exact tank. I started with one of the coralife t5no strip lights and it worked fine. I recently upgraded to a catalina 3 x t5ho although I only run 2 bulbs at most. Also, you can get a...
Forum: Plants 12-29-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,153
Posted By fischman
The way I did mine was to put is about 1/3 of the...

The way I did mine was to put is about 1/3 of the way into the gravel, leaving 2/3's above the gravel. I found it didn't take long for roots to start showing, and once they get into the gravel they...
Forum: Fish 12-29-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By fischman
Thanks for the replies. I wasn't really...

Thanks for the replies. I wasn't really concerned about algae, I think I have that figured out pretty well. I was more concerned about the fish. But as over_stocked said, the ambient light should...
Forum: Fish 12-28-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By fischman
Split Photoperiods and Fish

I've been considering splitting my photoperiods so I can enjoy my tank a bit more in the morning as well as the evenings, however I have this concern(likely unfounded) that going from light to dark...
Forum: Lighting 12-28-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,534
Posted By fischman
Well here's an update. I've been playing around...

Well here's an update. I've been playing around with my new light for the past month or so. I currently run:

Noon- 3pm: 1 x 10K
3pm - 4pm: 1 x 10K and 1 x Zoomed Flora Sun
3pm - 5pm: 2 x 10k...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-27-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By fischman
I was overdosing alot with excel and my Vals...

I was overdosing alot with excel and my Vals (spiralis) flourished then as they are now with regular dosing per the label.

Josh
Forum: Plants 12-27-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,374
Posted By fischman
I've been using seachem P and K along with...

I've been using seachem P and K along with excel(I use pfertz N and Micros) and have found online that they are extremely low doses. I dose 2-3 times recommended doses for EI. I can't wait till...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 172,458
Posted By fischman
5/8" is correct! 200W will be fine. Great...

5/8" is correct! 200W will be fine. Great heater and I'm using it on my Sunsun 302
Forum: Fish 12-12-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,346
Posted By fischman
I can't tell you for sure, but I definitely...

I can't tell you for sure, but I definitely prefer AqAdvisor. AqAdvisor seems to take more into consideration such as space rather than just the biofilter. I don't think anyone want's to run a tank...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-11-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By fischman
swap and shop FTW! I have ordered from other...

swap and shop FTW!

I have ordered from other online places, early on when I first started, and had no issues. The thing I like about the SnS here is you often get more for your money. Better...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-11-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,721
Posted By fischman
I believe it can be done. The other thing I...

I believe it can be done. The other thing I think makes the difference between a lot of the pro tanks and amateur tanks is artistic vision. In this case it's being able to see an accurate end...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-10-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,382
Posted By fischman
Done

Done
Forum: Lighting 12-10-2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,753
Posted By fischman
I didn't see what the price is on these, but I...

I didn't see what the price is on these, but I previously considered the Odyssea fixtures on ebay and for the price Catalina makes a very good product. I just purchased one of their 3 bulb t5ho...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-10-2010, 03:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By fischman
Not sure why you would want crushed coral if you...

Not sure why you would want crushed coral if you have high ph water. Crushed coral is used to raise ph, not lower it.

Josh
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-10-2010, 03:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By fischman
I've always heard that high light will tend to...

I've always heard that high light will tend to cause shorter/bushier growth and low light will tend to make plants leggy. But I don't have direct experience with your plants.
Forum: Lighting 12-10-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,753
Posted By fischman
I think he's implying that the original poster is...

I think he's implying that the original poster is a shill coming here asking about a specific sellers products to get people to go and look at it.

Now I don't know if the OP is or not. And I see...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By fischman
@bigboij - So you can remove the black hinge...

@bigboij - So you can remove the black hinge portion? If so, I might go that route, I think I've found a place I can get the versa top for $30 bux or so. Thanks!

Josh
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By fischman
That's kind of what I was thinking, plus with the...

That's kind of what I was thinking, plus with the bowfront tank it gives a nice spot for such a hole. My only concern was if I should be concerned with distance from the edge in regards to jumpers. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By fischman
Didn't even think of the plexi sagging. I'll...

Didn't even think of the plexi sagging. I'll have to look into a glass one. Any suggestions on a design for easy feeding/dosing while still avoiding jumpers. If I keep like a 2-3" border around...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By fischman
Custom Plexi Lid

So recently I've lost a few fish due to jumpers and I've also been wanting to get a school of hatchets or pencilfish which I've heard both have been known as jumpers. I have a 26gallon Bowfront tank...
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