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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By cobra
ADA Tanks ship in crated-up wood pallets that...

ADA Tanks ship in crated-up wood pallets that have to be torn apart to remove the tank (anybody who has one shipped by ADA can attest to this).
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By cobra
Need Tank Transport Advice

Hello Folks,

Moving from GA to NJ soon and have a need to move an ADA 90H.

Does anybody have any good ideas/lessons learned for transporting a heavy (fragile in some ways), rimless tank in...
Forum: Algae 04-11-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26
Bba
Views: 1,010
Posted By cobra
You bet! My personal philosophy is this: I...

You bet!

My personal philosophy is this: I would rather enjoy the tank from my couch with a nice Zynfandel in hand versus having to spend half of one of my weekend days doing a bunch of pruning...
Forum: Algae 04-11-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 26
Bba
Views: 1,010
Posted By cobra
Both, When I hit the areas below the water...

Both,

When I hit the areas below the water line I just saturate the brush with the Metrocide and press or lightly brush the area into where BBA is sprouting.

I keep a small measuring cup with...
Forum: Algae 04-11-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Bba
Views: 1,010
Posted By cobra
Here's a method I use to control BBA: When I...

Here's a method I use to control BBA:

When I do water changes (water level being low), I take a small foam paint brush and saturate it with Metrocide 14 (undiluted). I brush the areas with BBA...
Forum: Plants 09-21-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By cobra
Powdered Alum dip - mosses?

Howdy Folks,

Quick question: Are mosses hardy enough to survive a powdered alum dip/bath?

Thanks Much!

G
Forum: Lighting 05-19-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By cobra
buildmyled.com Slim profile. Plenty of...

buildmyled.com

Slim profile. Plenty of light. Looks attractive on ADA tanks. I have one on my 90-H. Won't kill your wallet.

G
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By cobra
Thanks for all the replies. I already do the air...

Thanks for all the replies. I already do the air stone thing. I have an air pump integrated into my cerges reactor (run it at night). But, my experience is that all the surface scum just...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By cobra
Recommend a good HOB w/skimmer fucntion

Howdy Folks,

I am looking for suggestions for a good HOB filter that has a very effective surface skimming feature that it is proven to eliminate the build-up of surface scum!

Thanks Much!

G
Forum: Fish 05-14-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By cobra
My cardinal tetras are serious pigs. Cories and...

My cardinal tetras are serious pigs. Cories and otos have a tough time getting anything to eat...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By cobra
Air stone question

So, I have read that not all airstones are created equal and that some brands are muy better than others?

Experiences?

Thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-19-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By cobra
Need advice: Manzanita Driftwood

Ok, so I have a very nice piece of manzanita driftwood (MD) in my aquarium.

Aesthetically, it is very nice. But, OMG what a PITA with the production of the MD "white' fuzz" that comes with it. ...
Forum: Lighting 04-17-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By cobra
buildmyled.com

buildmyled.com
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By cobra
Why? It is a known to be a reliable piece of...

Why? It is a known to be a reliable piece of gear. I have run two. No issues.
Forum: Fish 04-11-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,681
Posted By cobra
Cardinals, GBRs, Apistos.

Cardinals, GBRs, Apistos.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By cobra
I found the device at Wally World, Thanks Wolf!

I found the device at Wally World, Thanks Wolf!
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By cobra
ADA Lilly Pipe Cleaner: Substitute?

Howdy Folks, I am looking for a substitute pipe cleaner to the $30 something dollar pipe cleaner that ADA sells. Any suggestions? (equipment, where to buy, etc.)

Thanks Much!

G
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-06-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,712
Posted By cobra
Probably would be a good idea for you to read...

Probably would be a good idea for you to read some of the information over at the Barr Report...
Forum: Lighting 03-30-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By cobra
check out buildmyled.com

check out buildmyled.com
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By cobra
au contraire There is no plan to dissolve O2...

au contraire

There is no plan to dissolve O2 from within the reactor itself. I want there to be O2 bubbles misting the tank (at night).
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By cobra
Purigen Purigen Purigen

Purigen
Purigen
Purigen
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,436
Posted By cobra
Somewhere I saw the term "magic beans" to...

Somewhere I saw the term "magic beans" to describe Purigen. I would have to agree.
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By cobra
Cerges inline O2: Advice Needed

Hi Guys & Gals,

I am going to be incorporating an inline O2 system into my Cerges reactor.

One item that I am looking for is a quick disconnect airline tubing coupling. Can someone point me in...
Forum: DIY 03-15-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By cobra
I trimmed my sheets down with a Harbor Freight...

I trimmed my sheets down with a Harbor Freight sheet metal power sheer. Cost $45 bucks and it went through the formica with ease.
Forum: DIY 03-11-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,798
Posted By cobra
Have any plans drawn up that we could look at?...

Have any plans drawn up that we could look at? (sketch-up, autocad)
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