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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-02-2006, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 725
Posted By rrguymon
I just ingore snails too. I have several types...

I just ingore snails too. I have several types from the cone shaped ones to pond and ramshorn. I have never bought a snail they just hitch hick in with plants I got from swap and shop. They don't...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2006, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By rrguymon
Yes and no. It is good real time pH meter. I...

Yes and no. It is good real time pH meter. I find the controller function is no worth it. The pH swing from on to off is a bit high. On mine it is about .3. I can get a more stable pH just off a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-01-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 981
Posted By rrguymon
I don't think alot of people here use Flourish...

I don't think alot of people here use Flourish Phosphours and as such do not know what is in it. I just use the plain flourish for the iron and traces any many use Greg's CSM+B for iron and traces. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-01-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,300
Posted By rrguymon
I think they are good deals. However, I know I...

I think they are good deals. However, I know I could not get both with my wife haha. I might could get one since it is Christmas haha.

Rick
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2006, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By rrguymon
I have had a 55 planted for a awhile now. 13...

I have had a 55 planted for a awhile now. 13 inch is just not enough. It is hard to get a fore mid and back ground. I am building DIY stand right now. I am building it to support either a 55 or...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-30-2006, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,052
Posted By rrguymon
Soldier is usually specific for a member of the...

Soldier is usually specific for a member of the Army for US forces. It is generaly used in the singular. Each Branch of the miitary has its own term.

Army - Soldier
Air Force - Airman
Navy -...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2006, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By rrguymon
I would not get one unless you have green water....

I would not get one unless you have green water. I had green water I bought a UV. I killed the GW. The UV has sat in a box the last year. But it is there if I need it again haha.

Rick
Forum: DIY 11-27-2006, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By rrguymon
Ok thanks. I found this link about Danish Oil. ...

Ok thanks. I found this link about Danish Oil. I think I will try this and see how it looks. I may not need to cover it with poly?

http://home.insightbb.com/~jpaquay/oil_fin.txt

Rick
Forum: DIY 11-27-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By rrguymon
OK thaks all I am learning alot. What about this...

OK thaks all I am learning alot. What about this Danish oil for the first coat oil and stain? Rust-Oleum Brands - Stopping Rust is Just the Start...
Forum: DIY 11-27-2006, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By rrguymon
I am building a new stand. I am installing new...

I am building a new stand. I am installing new electical sockets inside it. There will one plug going to house wall. I have installed two ground fault sockets and 3 regular.

It will not look as...
Forum: DIY 11-26-2006, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By rrguymon
Thanks for the suggetions. I have a sofa with...

Thanks for the suggetions. I have a sofa with some walnut trim near the tank and a nice desk made from cherry. I think both are much darker than a natural oak.

I think I want to darken it up a...
Forum: DIY 11-26-2006, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By rrguymon
What is a good wood Finish for Oak

Hello,

I am a real newbie to wood working. Even so I took a change and started building my own tank stand. I have use Oak for the outside visable surfaces. I am almost done with it and now I...
Forum: Lighting 11-26-2006, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By rrguymon
None of the above. 9 Hours. Rick

None of the above. 9 Hours.

Rick
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-26-2006, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By rrguymon
I would not go that far either. I think your...

I would not go that far either. I think your getting near the max for that size aquarium. I would not add more.

Rick
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-25-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,297
Posted By rrguymon
Very nice looking fish. At first glance it...

Very nice looking fish. At first glance it reminds me of miniture brook trout with the spots. The article says it comes from Myanmar used to be Burma for us oldsters. I know Myanmar does not have...
Forum: Lighting 11-24-2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,599
Posted By rrguymon
Yes I have 4 x 55. I don't run it all for the...

Yes I have 4 x 55. I don't run it all for the full period though. I run the back two for 9 hours and only run the front 2 for a mid day 3 hour burst. It works well. But I think running both banks...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-24-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,316
Posted By rrguymon
I usually listen to music when I work on my tank....

I usually listen to music when I work on my tank. It is usually a movie soundtrack like The last Samuria very relaxing or Blade Runner another good one. Terri is good and if you enjoy her music it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-24-2006, 06:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,032
Posted By rrguymon
Yep it could be. I cranked mine down to 9 hours....

Yep it could be. I cranked mine down to 9 hours. I found 12 too much.

Rick
Forum: Lighting 11-24-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,599
Posted By rrguymon
I think 4 total 55 bulbs from AH supply would...

I think 4 total 55 bulbs from AH supply would work on a 90 gallon tank. They should cover the foot print pretty well. If you have the standard 48" by 18" tank set up. That is 2.3 wpg. With AH...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-24-2006, 02:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,755
Posted By rrguymon
Nice looking aquarium. I really like it. Is...

Nice looking aquarium. I really like it. Is that congo Tetras in there? I really like them. I can't ever find any here in Albuquerque. I read somwhere they will eat plants though.

Rick
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-23-2006, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By rrguymon
I run at 6.1 and my fish seem normal. I have not...

I run at 6.1 and my fish seem normal. I have not lost one in over a year.

Rick
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-23-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,032
Posted By rrguymon
What you have now is actually not that bad. I...

What you have now is actually not that bad. I started with it on my 55 gallon. I did not have any trouble keeping the co2 up with it, once I understood just how much CO2 I needed. On mine I was...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-23-2006, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,316
Posted By rrguymon
She sound great. I think she has a bright...

She sound great. I think she has a bright future. Thanks for sharing the links.

Rick
Forum: Algae 11-23-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By rrguymon
Trim it off to get rid of it. IME staghorn is a...

Trim it off to get rid of it. IME staghorn is a sign of a dirty tank. Could you be overfeeding or is your filter getting dirty?

Rick
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-23-2006, 03:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,032
Posted By rrguymon
I am resisting the glass diffuser craze. I am...

I am resisting the glass diffuser craze. I am sure they work well. However, I am using a homemade PVC in line reactor. It works extremely well, is virtually maintenance free, and is not in my...
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