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Forum: Lighting 12-14-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,742
Posted By Kooka
Mid-week update: Well it's been 3 days so...

Mid-week update:

Well it's been 3 days so far and the light is not living up to it's bad reputation. Running temperatures are warm to hot, the casing warms up just slightly with two bulbs, and...
Forum: Lighting 12-12-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,742
Posted By Kooka
Ok folks, here is my preliminary review on the...

Ok folks, here is my preliminary review on the fixture as it just arrived yesterday:

1) The Odyssea 48" 216W (4x 54W) T5 HO Quad Deluxe Light Fixture arrived yesterday after about 7 days in...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-09-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Kooka
Cool, I was worried they might have some unwanted...

Cool, I was worried they might have some unwanted copper, lead, etc... Thanks for the info!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-09-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Kooka
Clay pots in shrimp tank, are they safe?

Planning on growing some plants in my 20 gal RCS tank with rabbit snails. Unfortunately the rabbit snails uproot all the stem plants in the substrate, so I'm planning to use the small red clay pots...
Forum: Algae 12-07-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Kooka
Dude, your gonna be adding fish and plants to the...

Dude, your gonna be adding fish and plants to the tank aren't you? There is no way to avoid algae, unless you put your tank in a hermetically sealed environment.
Forum: Lighting 12-06-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,742
Posted By Kooka
I'll post a review once I receive it. Hopefully...

I'll post a review once I receive it. Hopefully everything will be OK!
Forum: Lighting 12-06-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,742
Posted By Kooka
The Aquatraders website just posted some new...

The Aquatraders website just posted some new pictures of this fixture, apparently it comes with the metal-halide fixture's adjustable legs.
Forum: Lighting 12-02-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,742
Posted By Kooka
Well I just ordered it so thanks for the response...

Well I just ordered it so thanks for the response or lack thereof:frown:
Forum: Lighting 12-01-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,742
Posted By Kooka
I think you have a different model. On the...

I think you have a different model. On the sellers website it says that the fixture uses a "single power cord for all functions". Does yours have a digital timer built in? I believe they also offer...
Forum: Lighting 12-01-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,742
Posted By Kooka
Question Odyssea 48" Light - review and pics

Hi everyone, I've been meaning to upgrade the lighting on my 75 gallon tank with the Odyssea 48" 216W (4x 54W) T5 HO Quad Deluxe Light Fixture with Built-in Digital Timer. I know Odyssea doesn't have...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-21-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,851
Posted By Kooka
Neons are way hardier than cardinals. I like the...

Neons are way hardier than cardinals. I like the look of cardinals better, but I find that they are very susceptible to water parameter changes, not to mention they require warmer water than a lot of...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-20-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,886
Posted By Kooka
Don't bite your tongue, it hurts...

Don't bite your tongue, it hurts...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-20-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,886
Posted By Kooka
Beauty tank you got there bsmith! Love the lime...

Beauty tank you got there bsmith! Love the lime green staurogyne "forest". And as for my 2 cents in the "discus debate", in my very humble opinion, 3 discus should be fine in your tank, as long as...
Forum: Fish 09-12-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By Kooka
Wow, nice Congos Tom. Well, the only other...

Wow, nice Congos Tom. Well, the only other inhabitants in my tank are neons, cherry shrimp and a variety of snails. The only other possible explanation would be that the mystery snails are possibly...
Forum: Fish 09-08-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By Kooka
Do Congo Tetras eat Anubias?

Any Congo Tetra owners out there that have seen their Congos eat Anubias? I have six in my 75 gal and all my anubias have their leaves chomped on. I know Congos occasionally munch on plants, but I...
Forum: Fish 02-23-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 943
Posted By Kooka
I have 8 Beckfords in my 75 gallon, they are...

I have 8 Beckfords in my 75 gallon, they are lively little fish that contrast nicely with my Cardinals and Neons. The males love to show off to each other, and at night they change their color...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,981
Posted By Kooka
Just got the filter set up and running a couple...

Just got the filter set up and running a couple of days ago. At first I was extremely disappointed with the flow, barely a trickle. So I violently shook the unit and to my great surprise (and...
Forum: Fish 02-02-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By Kooka
Congo tetras don't really need places to hide per...

Congo tetras don't really need places to hide per say. Your tank looks to be extremely well planted, and you have a darker substrate along with some floating plants which should all help to make them...
Forum: Plants 01-26-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By Kooka
You're right, I'll plant them regardless, and...

You're right, I'll plant them regardless, and hope they don't rot.
Forum: Plants 01-25-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By Kooka
Frozen lily bulbs... Are they still plantable?

Hey all
I just recieved my shipment of a red tiger lotus and nymphea rubra bulbs from eBay. The only problem is, the temperature here in Toronto yesterday was around -30 with the windchill, so the...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,981
Posted By Kooka
So far I have 0 algae problems (thank goodness!)...

So far I have 0 algae problems (thank goodness!) However, I have heard that the UV light kills many fish diseases that may be present in the water column. If anyone can verify if this is true, that...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,981
Posted By Kooka
I know, seems really high, but thats its stated...

I know, seems really high, but thats its stated max output. Seems like a good buy in my opinion. I can't find its dimensions anywhere though. As long as its reasonably small (in the same size range...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,981
Posted By Kooka
Like I said before, I already have two eheim 2213...

Like I said before, I already have two eheim 2213 externals, in addition to a large Marineland Penguin 280, which is rated to 50 gallon aquariums. The model that interests me most from Aquael is the...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,981
Posted By Kooka
Right now, I have a Penguin 280 and 2 eheim 2213...

Right now, I have a Penguin 280 and 2 eheim 2213 canisters filtering the water. I wanted to replace the Zoo Med powerhead I have now with a more filtration-oriented water circulation system. The...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,981
Posted By Kooka
Aquael Internal Filters

Does anyone have any experience with the Aquael brand of internal filters? I found several listings for them on eBay, and I am interested specifically in the Aquael Mini Plus model. Can you customize...
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