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Forum: Equipment   04-02-2009, 05:13 PM
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Posted By ZLewis
I am reviving this thread to see if anyone out...

I am reviving this thread to see if anyone out there uses a permeate pump. I would like to get better production out of my ro because I have low water pressure and want to know if this would help. I...
Forum: Fish   03-13-2009, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By ZLewis
I would look into some of the smaller sunfish. ...

I would look into some of the smaller sunfish. There is a good article in this months Tropical Fish Hobbyist. I want to get some of the orange spotted sunfish. They stay about 4 inches. Pumpkinseed...
Forum: Fish   11-21-2008, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,596
Posted By ZLewis
Clown Rasbora

Does anyone have an experience with clown rasboras? I can't seen to find many pictures on the internet. So if you have some please share any information you have about them and it would be great to...
Forum: Ponds   07-18-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,132
Posted By ZLewis
I got the tank from the lfs. Here is a link to...

I got the tank from the lfs. Here is a link to the company that sells them.

http://www.tufftubs.com/

It would have been about $20 cheaper to order it through them but I decided to give the lfs...
Forum: Equipment   05-24-2008, 03:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
Posted By ZLewis
If your talking about the part the attaches to...

If your talking about the part the attaches to the faucet, you can get one at walmart. The are made for draining waterbeds. That's where I got mine for draining my waterbed when I had one. I still...
Forum: Fish   05-16-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,091
Posted By ZLewis
I agree with John :thumbsup: . I have driftwood...

I agree with John :thumbsup: . I have driftwood in all my tanks with bristlenose in them.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-16-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,389
Posted By ZLewis
I haven't been there yet (knocks wood) but know...

I haven't been there yet (knocks wood) but know people who have. People say it's the worst pain a male can experience. Hope you get well soon. :thumbsup:
Forum: Equipment   05-15-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,631
Posted By ZLewis
I'm pretty sure it's 1/2".

I'm pretty sure it's 1/2".
Forum: Ponds   05-14-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,726
Posted By ZLewis
So how's the pond doing? I have some blanket...

So how's the pond doing? I have some blanket algae growing in mine that I have to pull out about one a week. I also had to put my portable uv sterilizer on it because of green water. Are you...
Forum: Equipment   05-12-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
Posted By ZLewis
I just measured my flow on my Quiet One 1200 with...

I just measured my flow on my Quiet One 1200 with a 25 foot run of 1/2 Id. tubing at a head height of about 48". It took me a little under 40 seconds to fill a gallon jug. So it was slower than I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-12-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By ZLewis
I just set up a 10 gallon with AS II. I used a...

I just set up a 10 gallon with AS II. I used a very mature filter from another tank. I had an ammonia spike for about two weeks and a nitrite spike for a week after that. After the three weeks it...
Forum: Equipment   05-12-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
Posted By ZLewis
I use a 1200 for that exact purpose. My run is...

I use a 1200 for that exact purpose. My run is about 30 feet and a head of about 48". It does not pump very fast at that distance. I would say about 2 gallons a minute, maybe a little more. I use...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-10-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,364
Posted By ZLewis
I don't know if I would brag about that. Glad to...

I don't know if I would brag about that. Glad to hear you "know the ropes."
Forum: Ponds   05-10-2008, 02:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,132
Posted By ZLewis
I ended up putting in 5 goldfish. They are 2...

I ended up putting in 5 goldfish. They are 2 shubunkin, three sarassa and some mosquitofish. The goldfish are about 3 in. The major cost was buying the tub. It cost $150. I looked for months for...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-10-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,364
Posted By ZLewis
Just so you know when you use your debit card and...

Just so you know when you use your debit card and enter your pin number it doesn't offer you the same protection as a credit card or if you used your debit card like a credit card and didn't enter...
Forum: Ponds   05-06-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,132
Posted By ZLewis
Updated with a few pictures.

Updated with a few pictures.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-05-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,407
Posted By ZLewis
You lent someone your tools. :icon_roll You must...

You lent someone your tools. :icon_roll You must learn early in life that if you like your tools and like keeping them, don't lend them out. I am a mechanic and know to well what happens when tools...
Forum: Equipment   05-02-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By ZLewis
I found this recently while searching. ...

I found this recently while searching.

http://www.cichlid-forum.com/articles/test_kits_life.php

I don't know when it was written but it's about the most complete article I could find.
Forum: Substrate   04-30-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,105
Posted By ZLewis
I can't tell the difference in plant growth...

I can't tell the difference in plant growth between the two either. FWIW the Black Flourite needs very little rinsing compared to the regular flourite. I wouldn't let the be your determining factor....
Forum: Substrate   04-30-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,105
Posted By ZLewis
+1 Black Flourite. I have it in a ten gal. and...

+1 Black Flourite. I have it in a ten gal. and Eco in a 40 gal. My Eco is the all black variety and I still prefer the look of the black Flourite. :thumbsup:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-21-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By ZLewis
+1 Kent pro scraper

+1 Kent pro scraper
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-18-2008, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By ZLewis
Glad you are enjoying the plants. I figured that...

Glad you are enjoying the plants. I figured that it's better to share them with someone than to throw them on the lawn and mulch them up. Sometimes I trade them into the lfs but they won't always...
Forum: Fish   04-16-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By ZLewis
i ordered some plecos on aquabid and everything...

i ordered some plecos on aquabid and everything went fine. They were all alive and healthy when I got them. Just make sure to read the persons feedback before you buy.
Forum: Equipment   04-16-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,616
Posted By ZLewis
I think that $108 for a filled 20lb is a good...

I think that $108 for a filled 20lb is a good deal. I paid around 105 at the beverage factory plus shipping and tax. That's for and empty tank. The Airgas around here sells the 20lb for about $150...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-15-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,651
Posted By ZLewis
You write fairly well for english being your...

You write fairly well for english being your second language. I can not say I can write that well in another language. I think you've been given good advice so far and I hope you figure it out....
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