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Forum: DIY Today, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By BruceF
I know people who do this. They use a pvc...

I know people who do this. They use a pvc overflow and a sprinkler drip system. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By BruceF
Are you adding ferts? Co2?

Are you adding ferts? Co2?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 294
Posted By BruceF
Bleach dip would help. I recently cut all the...

Bleach dip would help. I recently cut all the leaves off a java fern rhizome and am re-growing it . Seems to be recovering slowly.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By BruceF
Tell us about your tank. Does it have a filter?...

Tell us about your tank. Does it have a filter? A Light? what is in it etc.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By BruceF
Do you think it might be cyanobacteria?

Do you think it might be cyanobacteria?
Forum: Algae Yesterday, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 377
Posted By BruceF
Yes. You don't replace filter pads you rinse...

Yes. You don't replace filter pads you rinse them in tank water and put them back in the filter. Do it every couple weeks or so until the tank problems go away. I generally agree with the more...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-19-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By BruceF
Hygrophila corymbosa "kompakt"

Hygrophila corymbosa "kompakt"
Forum: Algae 08-19-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 377
Posted By BruceF
When you say you haven't changed the charcoal...

When you say you haven't changed the charcoal does that mean you haven't cleaned the filter? You don't need the charcoal in the first place but you do need to clean the filter especially early in...
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 334
Posted By BruceF
Isn't the flora bulb pink?

Isn't the flora bulb pink?
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By BruceF
I bought 10g a Pemco with a Metaframe light for...

I bought 10g a Pemco with a Metaframe light for 35 a few years ago. It was in near perfect shape. So the condition matters and weather or not it is a slate bottom and such. I would think you could...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-18-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,371
Posted By BruceF
I love those vivariums. The problem I have is...

I love those vivariums. The problem I have is that the water leaves too many white trails. The water line needs almost daily cleaning. So filling the tank just becomes easier. I have a 60g tank that...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-18-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,371
Posted By BruceF
Yeah I know that Findley tank it is great isn't...

Yeah I know that Findley tank it is great isn't it. I wouldn't worry about the bracing at all. Actually I find the glare from the lights bothers my eyes so I prefer to have the tops of my own...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-18-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,371
Posted By BruceF
Check out this tank. ...

Check out this tank.
http://www.aquascapingworld.com/attachments/image-jpg.8383/
Forum: Lighting 08-18-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 559
Posted By BruceF
Well we will have to see how long the Leds last...

Well we will have to see how long the Leds last as time goes by.
Forum: Lighting 08-18-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 559
Posted By BruceF
In fluorescent lamps, the causes of lumen...

In fluorescent lamps, the causes of lumen depreciation are photochemical degradation of the phosphor coating and the glass tube, and the accumulation of light-absorbing deposits within the lamp over...
Forum: Lighting 08-18-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 559
Posted By BruceF
Yes anyone who has replaced an old say 2 year od...

Yes anyone who has replaced an old say 2 year od bulb with a new bulb can see the sudden increase in brightness fairly easily.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-16-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,570
Posted By BruceF
fwiw “I suspect the tank's problem is metal...

fwiw
“I suspect the tank's problem is metal toxicity from excessive iron. The organic soil solubilized the iron in the fluorite releasing excessive iron. This is due to the soil's anaerobic...
Forum: Substrate 08-16-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By BruceF
I always find the easiest way to clear a tank is...

I always find the easiest way to clear a tank is to empty it and then refill it very carefully.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-13-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 578
Posted By BruceF
Around here in the summer the water company will...

Around here in the summer the water company will start adding ammonia during the heat of the summer. I would just start treating the water for ammonia and ignore the test results.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-13-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By BruceF
"In the same vein, we seldom perceive the rabbet...

"In the same vein, we seldom perceive the rabbet as part of a frame joint. But almost all end-lap variations incorporate a rabbet cut in at least one of the mating parts." ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-13-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By BruceF
I think they are actually some kind of lap joint....

I think they are actually some kind of lap joint. If you simply replace the four outside 2x4 with some plywood you will get a stronger stand with more racking strength. Three sides would work and...
Forum: Plants 08-13-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By BruceF
It does take time to get established. Are you...

It does take time to get established. Are you saying there are no leaves at all at this point?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By BruceF
I just hack my d. sag down but I do it at an...

I just hack my d. sag down but I do it at an angle so the leaf still looks pointed. I put big flat rocks on the substrate where I don't want it to grow.
Forum: Aquascaping 08-10-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By BruceF
I have used leaves after they have fallen from...

I have used leaves after they have fallen from the trees in the fall. I find it is easiest to soak them until they sink on their own and then put them in the tank.
Forum: Plants 08-10-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 831
Posted By BruceF
I have no idea what those lights are... try...

I have no idea what those lights are... try posting this as an algae problem in that section and you will get more help. Be more specific in your tank specs and what you are doing exactly. Like how...
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