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Forum: Equipment 01-05-2003, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By EJSwanny
It was a leak. I tightened up the caps as far as...

It was a leak. I tightened up the caps as far as they would go this time and that did the trick. I used to get yelled at for tightening things too much :hehe:
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2003, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By EJSwanny
I was going to blow the water out of the tubing...

I was going to blow the water out of the tubing and then reconnect it to see if that did anything but I'll just wait and see. I am pretty sure the water temp was OK but I didn't actually test for...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2003, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By EJSwanny
I just set up 2 of these yesterday and for some...

I just set up 2 of these yesterday and for some reason I haven't had any bubbles at all. In fact, in the tubing that is submerged it is filled with water. The tubing out of the water is not. Can...
Forum: Fish 12-29-2002, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,316
Posted By EJSwanny
After watching these guys the last couple days I...

After watching these guys the last couple days I have noticed it is just simple nipping. They seem to nip at everything from air bubbles to gravel... They are as curious as my dog. Have to know...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-27-2002, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By EJSwanny
Just plopped them in and they fizzed more that...

Just plopped them in and they fizzed more that Alka Seltzer... I'm gonna keep up with it for at least a month. I'll be sure to keep ya up to date.
Forum: Fish 12-27-2002, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,316
Posted By EJSwanny
Never heard of these before but I thought they...

Never heard of these before but I thought they looked pretty cool so I picked a pair of them up a few days ago. Look real cool with the plants and lighting but I just started to notice they they are...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-27-2002, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By EJSwanny
I just picked up some of these Fizz Tabs for my...

I just picked up some of these Fizz Tabs for my 46G and gonna give it a shot till I get a CO2 system going in the next month or so. Just wondering if you had any luck with these.
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2002, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By EJSwanny
Guess I'll have to go Ebo-Jagger. Thanks all :)

Guess I'll have to go Ebo-Jagger. Thanks all :)
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2002, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By EJSwanny
I had a 200W submersible heater in my 46G for...

I had a 200W submersible heater in my 46G for over 2 months when suddenly it just stopped working. I noticed cracks in the glass also. I replaced it with another 200W submersible (Tronic) last week...
Forum: Fish 12-23-2002, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,104
Posted By EJSwanny
I'll try 2 more males and see what happens....

I'll try 2 more males and see what happens. Thanks...
Forum: Fish 12-22-2002, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,104
Posted By EJSwanny
I had 3 female Mollys and 1 male and after a week...

I had 3 female Mollys and 1 male and after a week the male died. The next week I went out and replaced the male with another and he died about a week later. The females are hardy an so are all my...
Forum: Algae 12-12-2002, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,185
Posted By EJSwanny
I had read about using complete blackouts to get...

I had read about using complete blackouts to get rid of green water and saw most say to do it for 3-4 days. I am instead just limiting my light for 2-3 hours a day for a while to see if that helps. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-12-2002, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By EJSwanny
Sounds like a plan ridns :) Thanks!

Sounds like a plan ridns :)

Thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-12-2002, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By EJSwanny
Excellent, thanks my friend! One other thing I...

Excellent, thanks my friend! One other thing I am concerned about... The Aquaclear 200 was in a tank for about a month and the tank became infected with Ich... It was my first tank and that is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-11-2002, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By EJSwanny
I have a 46G tank and using a Fluval 204. My LFS...

I have a 46G tank and using a Fluval 204. My LFS said the 204 would be fine for a 46, but after reading the instructions it said it's good for up to 40 gallons and only filters 110 gallons per hour....
Forum: Algae 12-11-2002, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,185
Posted By EJSwanny
Is it necessary to completely cover the aquarium...

Is it necessary to completely cover the aquarium or would it be Ok to just not turn on the light for a few days or more. I'm just a lil hesitant to completely deprive my fish and plants of light for...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-29-2002, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By EJSwanny
I have played it since it came out. Not nearly...

I have played it since it came out. Not nearly as much now though as I used to. Still, it's a great game but very time consuming if you let it. I also play Warcraft III and I am just horrible at...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-27-2002, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 593
Posted By EJSwanny
Just wanted to thank everyone who posts here. I...

Just wanted to thank everyone who posts here. I have learned more from just reading the boards than I have from a book for dummies :hehe:

The internet is just loaded with info but some of the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-27-2002, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By EJSwanny
I was showing dKH... After my water change my...

I was showing dKH... After my water change my tank water was 7.6 PH, 6 KH and 5 GH. I will check the water from the by pass later in the day.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-25-2002, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By EJSwanny
I only checked what it was with the softener, and...

I only checked what it was with the softener, and I do not have a kit to check Nitrates and Phosphates, but here is what I have for what I could check:

PH - 7.6
KH - 15
GH - 15

I did go ahead...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-22-2002, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By EJSwanny
I decided to start my tank with RO water and...

I decided to start my tank with RO water and planted after a few days. I am currently cycling my tank with 6 Black Phantom Tetra's and 2 Pleco's (to battle my algae infestation.)

To make a long...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-03-2002, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By EJSwanny
Thanks alot all. Appreciate the responses...

Thanks alot all. Appreciate the responses...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-29-2002, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By EJSwanny
I was told not to use well water to start out a...

I was told not to use well water to start out a planted tank. Any ideas on well water would be appreciated. I went out and bought 50 gallons of reverse osmosis bottled water and it is going to be...
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