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Forum: Equipment 01-29-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By biggerbang
Re: Filter Question

I have an eheim ecco 2232 for my 20 gallon long. Itstmy first canister filter and i wouldnt want anything else. It's super easy to prime, which seems to be a problem with other canister filters. ...
Forum: Photography 01-28-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By biggerbang
Used my friend's DSLR to photograph my blue rams

I'm still pretty amateur at using his camera, but I think I got some decent shots of my electric blue balloon rams. I also threw in one full tank shot, though, I've been having an algae outbreak...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-28-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,392
Posted By biggerbang
I'm thinking of purchasing this for my 20 gallon...

I'm thinking of purchasing this for my 20 gallon long aquarium. Would just loading the HOB with java moss do the job? I would get the 10" fugeray and the air pump as well.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-12-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By biggerbang
If it's a tablet for humans, you should look into...

If it's a tablet for humans, you should look into the drug information insert that goes along with it. It's made with excipients that take up a bulk of the mass of the pill/tablet. They're meant to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-10-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By biggerbang
If you're looking for a historical tour of...

If you're looking for a historical tour of Boston, i would recommend the duck tours. It's an amphibious vehicle that goes around the city then it plunges into the Charles river. If you want to walk,...
Forum: Fish 12-09-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,033
Posted By biggerbang
I've purchased endler's and they were shipped...

I've purchased endler's and they were shipped from Florida to Massachusetts via priority and all six survived. Just be wary of your weather. If it's cold out, ask for heat packs.
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By biggerbang
Upgrading a canister filter

So I currently have a eheim ecco pro 2232. I'm going to upgrade it to the 2236 because the flow on the 2232 is kinda weak. But since the new one won't have any beneficial bacteria, should I just...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-06-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By biggerbang
My eheim cannister filter w/ a lily pipe has a...

My eheim cannister filter w/ a lily pipe has a flow rate of 105 gph. It's attached to my 20 gallon long aquarium. But it seems like there are many dead spots particularly below the output towards the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-06-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By biggerbang
What are the effects of "dangerous levels" of...

What are the effects of "dangerous levels" of nutrients?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-05-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By biggerbang
I just looked at the material safety data sheet...

I just looked at the material safety data sheet for flourish excel and it is water soluble. So you could just take the bottle, dilute it 1:10 and now it would be 1 mL per 1 gallon dosing, making it...
Forum: Plants 12-05-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By biggerbang
I second this. I'm new-ish to the hobby and it's...

I second this. I'm new-ish to the hobby and it's hard to find pinpoint which nutrient my plants are deficient of. Plus, it could filter out all of the threads that would have been started if there...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-05-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,318
Posted By biggerbang
You replaced all of the filter sponges in your...

You replaced all of the filter sponges in your filter? The beneficial bacteria takes home in those filters, so if you remove them, it would cause another cycle I believe. When I had a white...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By biggerbang
When I last cleaned my filter, I couldn't pull...

When I last cleaned my filter, I couldn't pull out the impeller. I put some force into it, but I was afraid of snapping it off or just breaking it. Do i just pull at it?

Sent from my...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By biggerbang
How much bromthymol blue would I need to add to...

How much bromthymol blue would I need to add to the solution? I think I may have access to all of this in my pharmaceuticals lab.

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Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By biggerbang
Is ther a guide on taking apart the impeller...

Is ther a guide on taking apart the impeller housing? Like am I supposed to pull out the spinning thing?
I removed my fine filter and replaced it. It was black haha. The flow is definitely...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By biggerbang
Canister filter flow issues

I've been using my Eheim 2232 for the pass 3 months. I'm currently having issues on flow. I'm using lily pipes that I got on [Ebay Link Removed] When I first bought them, the flow was fine and I...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-03-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,730
Posted By biggerbang
I'm using some Monster Turbine Coppers. It's the...

I'm using some Monster Turbine Coppers. It's the highest end on Monster's monitor line up. They are surprisingly crisp and clear. I got them through the Monster Outlet store on their website for 150....
Forum: Fish 12-03-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By biggerbang
I also have 8 emperor tetras in the same tank. I...

I also have 8 emperor tetras in the same tank. I know for a fact it was the tetras that ate the fry (though I did see the male ram eat some fry when he seemed panicked at one point). I was planning...
Forum: Fish 12-03-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By biggerbang
Thanks for the informative post. If my ram are in...

Thanks for the informative post. If my ram are in a community tank, is it possible to only remove the fry or would that stress the rams? I do not like the idea of moving fish between tanks if it can...
Forum: Fish 12-03-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By biggerbang
Taking care of fry

My newly added electric blue balloon rams and endler's both gave me fry in the past week. I was surprised when the rams laid eggs. I was even more surprised when they hatched. I had around 40+ little...
Forum: Fish 11-15-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,943
Posted By biggerbang
What exactly do I look for in their dorsal fins...

What exactly do I look for in their dorsal fins once they do grow out? I'm contemplating on whether I should add another ram or not. My LFS sells them at 20 each and if I did get two to pair, I would...
Forum: Fish 11-14-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,943
Posted By biggerbang
That's what i ended up realizing. But I noticed...

That's what i ended up realizing. But I noticed that they don't hang out together. They aren't aggressive to each other, but they tend to explore on their own. I might go to my LFS and find an alpha...
Forum: Fish 11-12-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,943
Posted By biggerbang
Here's 3 more images of the ram on the left. They...

Here's 3 more images of the ram on the left. They seem to be staying near each other, but that could just be because of they are new to the aquarium and are just shy. But I have no idea how rams...
Forum: Fish 11-12-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,943
Posted By biggerbang
Sexing Electric Blue Balloon Rams

I recently purchased two electric blue rams. But I'm having trouble sexing them. They tend to stick together but they don't interact much. Can anyone help me sex them?
Forum: Fish 11-04-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By biggerbang
Red patches on a single emperor tetra

I've noticed in the past week that one of my male emperor tetra's has developed a red patch on his side. It is raised up against the body. I have no idea what it could be. Could anyone help me...
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