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Forum: Equipment 12-19-2011, 02:28 AM
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Posted By archer772
I dont know for sure maybe every 8+- weeks

I dont know for sure maybe every 8+- weeks
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,284
Posted By archer772
I have been running a 302 and a 303 for 2 years...

I have been running a 302 and a 303 for 2 years now and have absolutely no regret in buying them. I need to get the 304 to replace the 302 and use the 302 for tank clean ups in my fish room.
Forum: Fish 12-17-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By archer772
You could always go with like a dozen and when...

You could always go with like a dozen and when they get a little bigger pick out the nicest looking ones and sell the other 4-6 angels.
Forum: Lighting 12-17-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By archer772
Well if you are going with the GE Starcoat I...

Well if you are going with the GE Starcoat I would go with the Geismann Blue Plus I think its called its about an 11K with very a good par rating
Forum: Substrate 12-13-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By archer772
1/2 inch of sphagnum peat moss and 2-3 inches of...

1/2 inch of sphagnum peat moss and 2-3 inches of floor dry. Thats all I use in my tanks as its very cheap nad my plants seem to do good in it.
Forum: Lighting 12-13-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By archer772
To me a 6k is too yellow so with the nice crisp...

To me a 6k is too yellow so with the nice crisp white of the 10k it seems to balance the color out. What brand bulbs are you looking at and I bet with the Tek reflectors it will put you into high...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By archer772
I would use floss and carbon thay way you will...

I would use floss and carbon thay way you will have the bio with the sponge and some mechanical with the floss and chemical with the carbon
Forum: Plants 12-09-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,481
Posted By archer772
Looks like a Val to me maybe Italian Val ...

Looks like a Val to me maybe Italian Val

http://www.plantgeek.net/plantguide_viewer.php?id=196
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-01-2011, 06:29 PM
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Views: 183
Posted By archer772
what Plants??

I am going to be setting up a 90 gallon corner tank in the basement soon I hope and I was wondering what plants would do good in it as I wont be running a heater but will have dual T-5's on it. The...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 78,477
Posted By archer772
I just got mine running about 7 hours ago and no...

I just got mine running about 7 hours ago and no problems at all. I am trying to find a good direction to aim the return because it keeps pulling some of my plants out. This thing has alot more flow...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 78,477
Posted By archer772
I just ordered one also and should be here the...

I just ordered one also and should be here the 18th looking forward to seeing how it works out.
Forum: Lighting 09-16-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By archer772
I believe those tests were done just to show the...

I believe those tests were done just to show the differances between different bulbs. This is a post by the grim reefer on different ballasts.

So I finally got some regular T5's (54 watt 4 foot...
Forum: Lighting 09-04-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By archer772
You might want to check this site out. I know he...

You might want to check this site out. I know he was useing 54 watt bulbs but it will give you an idea on the higher PAR readings for some of the different bulbs.

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Forum: Lighting 09-04-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By archer772
I love Geismann bulbs but lets not forget about...

I love Geismann bulbs but lets not forget about the cheap little GE Starcoat I believe its still considered one of the PAR monsters and are very cheap and also the UVL Aqua Sun
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2010, 03:11 AM
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Views: 168,570
Posted By archer772
8 months still silent and going strong and it is...

8 months still silent and going strong and it is still keeping my water nice and clear. I have bio balls in the bottom tray, pot scrubbers in the middle tray and then filter floss in the top tray...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2010, 02:13 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 49,517
Posted By archer772
Yup thats it

Yup thats it
Forum: Lighting 08-08-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By archer772
Well it does depend on what you want as in do you...

Well it does depend on what you want as in do you like shimmer lines if so then go with MH's and maybe supplement with T-5's to use for an hour or 2 before and after the MH's. I know that T-5HO's can...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-04-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,153
Posted By archer772
I was a Die Setter before my physical health went...

I was a Die Setter before my physical health went bad and had to quit working but I did enjoy the job, always a new problem or die programming to do.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-06-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By archer772
DKH Solution??

I have a bottle of DKH Solution 8 with a +/-0.3 so could I mixe equal parts of that and RO/DI water to get my 4 DKH solution for a drop checker and be safe with it. I know dumb question but would...
Forum: DIY 07-01-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By archer772
Well I have had it running for 2 days now and it...

Well I have had it running for 2 days now and it seems to be working. I am getting some bubbles down into the Bio Balls but most are staying in the tube that extends down that little bit and no...
Forum: DIY 07-01-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By archer772
You will love the Sun Lifts, a friend of mine...

You will love the Sun Lifts, a friend of mine used them over his reef tank with a SS enclosure with I believe 8 T-5's in it and it worked smooth and was very easy to raise and lower his lights.
Forum: DIY 06-29-2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By archer772
Hi Dempsy there is a tube that drops down about...

Hi Dempsy there is a tube that drops down about 2-3 inches from the feed line and if thats not enough I can extend it down farther. I would rather not have to open it after its running if I can avoid...
Forum: DIY 06-29-2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By archer772
I was wondering if I should have the unit full of...

I was wondering if I should have the unit full of Bio Balls or less and if so how many shoudl I have in it.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-28-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,508
Posted By archer772
I would drop in 12-18 cardinals and let them have...

I would drop in 12-18 cardinals and let them have the tank for a short time and I would add the angels last. I think you could do 6 but just keep an eye out for them to pair off and start spawning...
Forum: DIY 06-28-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By archer772
I have absolutely $0.00 invested in it. I was...

I have absolutely $0.00 invested in it. I was given the waste collector and between myself and a friend of mine had all the PVC laying around also.
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