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Forum: Plants 08-16-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By m8e
Elodea, Najas, Vallisneria, and ceratophyllum can...

Elodea, Najas, Vallisneria, and ceratophyllum can can use bicarbonates as a carbon source. Softening the water and lower the pH.

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Forum: Substrate 08-11-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By m8e
Active carbon comes in a lot of diffrent shapes....

Active carbon comes in a lot of diffrent shapes. Granular(or pellets/balls) don't cloud the water and is just slightly lighter than some clay based gravel.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-30-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By m8e
yes, Calcium nitrate is Ca(NO3)2, used it in the...

yes, Calcium nitrate is Ca(NO3)2, used it in the calc.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-29-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By m8e
Yes. Assuming they all hunt at the same time. ...

Yes. Assuming they all hunt at the same time.

The paper said 10 minutes. They assumed that it takes 1 min for 1 fox and they all stand in line or something.



Does the boat have to touch the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-29-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By m8e
Yes, in theory. But i don't think it's possible...

Yes, in theory. But i don't think it's possible take a boat that goes over 1497 m/s. Sonic bang in something incompressable, something bad have to happen.:icon_eek:

Saw this riddle in the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-29-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,299
Posted By m8e
But only in base 13.:bounce: and 5 + 5 + 5 -...

But only in base 13.:bounce:

and 5 + 5 + 5 - 5 + 5 + 5 - 5 + 5 x 0 = 12
Forum: Aquascaping 07-29-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,466
Posted By m8e
I would be cool to do it with some kind of extra...

I would be cool to do it with some kind of extra fine concrete instead of faking it, and using steel wires as rebar etc.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-29-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By m8e
But we are dosing by mass(or weight) and not by...

But we are dosing by mass(or weight) and not by the number of molecules.

Potassium nitrate is 13.9% N and calcium nitrate is 17.1% N, by mass. ie calcium nitrate contains 23% more N.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-29-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By m8e
Ca(NO3)2 (fixed) is fine for most tanks. But some...

Ca(NO3)2 (fixed) is fine for most tanks. But some shrimps might not like the extra Ca.

I like #3, but i don't think you need the extra MgSO4, or are you trying to keep a good Ca/Mg ratio for some...
Forum: Fish 07-28-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By m8e
More fish in space. :icon_smil ...

More fish in space. :icon_smil

http://news.discovery.com/space/i-for-one-welcome-our-new-fishy-overlords-120727.html
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-27-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,791
Posted By m8e
Tested this with spirit vinegar(12%) and a piece...

Tested this with spirit vinegar(12%) and a piece of aragonite:icon_ques. After 24 hours the liqiud have turned brown and there is still comming bubbes when I shake the bottle. Have no idea if the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-27-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,186
Posted By m8e
I don't think so as some/most...

I don't think so as some/most plants/algae/bacteria/yeasts have enzymes to break down urea to ammonia. If urea spontaneously breaks down to ammonia and the other stuff there would be no need for this...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-26-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 739
Posted By m8e
Fish food contain a lot of carbon. amino...

Fish food contain a lot of carbon. amino acids/proteins contain carbon, carbohydrates contain carbon, fats contain carbon. Fish burn these compound with O2 releasing CO2.

Fish food also contain...
Forum: DIY 07-26-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By m8e
They have built-in drivers.

They have built-in drivers.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-26-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By m8e
It's really the amount of food that you add to...

It's really the amount of food that you add to the aquarium that decide the bioload. Do you add any more food, or do the snail only eat leftovers, algae and dead plants? Those things would be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-26-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,976
Posted By m8e
I didn't say entirely.:icon_smil Yes, uva can...

I didn't say entirely.:icon_smil
Yes, uva can do some damage. But it isn't likely that a blacklight will do any. I mean the fish isn't damaged by sunlight even if they are outside 24/7.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-26-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,976
Posted By m8e
There is different types of uv-light. Blacklights...

There is different types of uv-light. Blacklights give mainly UVA which is pretty harmless. UV-filters and sterilizers use UVB and UVC.
Forum: DIY 07-26-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By m8e
The sponges came in a 2-pack so I also made one...

The sponges came in a 2-pack so I also made one for a 1g cylinder. Not really mini 10cm/4inch lift tube and the other side is even higher.
Fits in the tank but it looks ugly. So yes, 1g is to small...
Forum: DIY 07-26-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,403
Posted By m8e
Sodastream™ bottles is probably the most...

Sodastream™ bottles is probably the most expensive and proprietary ones. But there is other companies that make bottles that fit Sodastream™ machines, they use the same thread but might not use the...
Forum: DIY 07-25-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By m8e
I'm currently making a filter for my 25 litre...

I'm currently making a filter for my 25 litre bottle, just have to find/make a sponge that's 3/4 to 1" in diameter so it fits through the mouth. (left on the pic)

With a limited height i would...
Forum: DIY 07-24-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By m8e
pc supplies is way overkill, a waste of...

pc supplies is way overkill, a waste of electricity, and could be used to do something better. They are aslo ugly.:icon_lol: As long as the wall-wart is 6-12v and the Amps isn't way to high it will...
Forum: DIY 07-22-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By m8e
gu10 LEDs give anything between 30 and 100lm/w,...

gu10 LEDs give anything between 30 and 100lm/w, so it's impossible to give a good answer without more information. T5 tubes give around 90lm/w. With good quality leds the needed wattage would go...
Forum: DIY 07-22-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By m8e
I think you need something like 30 if they are 9W...

I think you need something like 30 if they are 9W (3x3w?). But it obviously depend on which LEDs are used. If they are 60 degrees I would hang them at something like the same height above the water...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-21-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,048
Posted By m8e
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glyphis_fowlerae ...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glyphis_fowlerae
Borneo river shark, max 78cm.

But it would still need a huge tank/pond.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-21-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By m8e
40-80ppm NO3 after a 75% wc.:icon_eek: 160-320ppm...

40-80ppm NO3 after a 75% wc.:icon_eek: 160-320ppm before the wc?

160ppm of NO3 in 25 gallons is 15200mg of NO3 or ~24714mg KNO3. I think that's 4.5 tsp, and you are only dosing 3/8 tsp.
20ppm of...
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