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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-03-2011, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By TheWoo
Water turnover

Thanks for the advice folks I do intend moving most of the angels over the weekend.

A power head or another HOB will be added as well.

Thanks again.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-02-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By TheWoo
Water turnover

I have an Emperor 280 (280 gph) and a Rena XP3 (175 gph) running on a 45 gallon tank. I will be honest I did wonder if it was overkill on the filtration, now I am wondering if it is enough? The...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-30-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By TheWoo
New Magazine

I was made aware through our local group of a new magazine http://www.amazonasmagazine.com/ there is an excellent article on pages 54 and 55 of the online copy named "Growing Stemmed Plants"

I...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-28-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,065
Posted By TheWoo
My first tank was a slate bottomed 24" x 12" 12"...

My first tank was a slate bottomed 24" x 12" 12" I came home from school on my eleventh birthday in 1968 and it was already set up in my bedroom.

There were two sorts of plants in it, C. ...
Forum: Fish 11-28-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By TheWoo
Congrats on your first fry. Show him to your...

Congrats on your first fry. Show him to your wife/partner and explain "this is why we need *another* tank".

The vast majority of ladies have this maternal instinct that makes them go...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By TheWoo
Regulator

pm sent.

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By TheWoo
@Natch So it would appear, I appreciate the input...

@Natch So it would appear, I appreciate the input of the folks such as yourself. Who have more experience, and that saves me making the same mistakes.
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By TheWoo
Thanks for the input folks. I was hoping to save...

Thanks for the input folks. I was hoping to save a bit of money but there is nothing to be saved by killing off your fish, not to mention of course the fact that at that rate I am guessing it...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By TheWoo
Home Depot Co2 regulator

I am looking into getting a regulator and found http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-203012868/h_d2/ProductDisplay?langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053

this one.

Can someone tell me if...
Forum: Fish 11-27-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,192
Posted By TheWoo
I would suggest checking out...

I would suggest checking out www.planetcatfish.com and look through the list there.

Do be careful though because they are extremely addictive. If you want more information than you can possibly...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-27-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 67,579
Posted By TheWoo
A guy I know in Germany (top corydoras breeder)...

A guy I know in Germany (top corydoras breeder) uses nothing but matten filters.

This is a good but long read on how they work. http://www.janrigter.nl/mattenfilter/

I have contacted a local...
Forum: Plants 11-27-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By TheWoo
C.Afinnis

Many years ago I had a 24" x 12" x 12" tank with an undergravel filter, the two plants were Indian Fern and what was known then as C. Harteliana (now C. Afinnis)

It spread like wild fire and I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-27-2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By TheWoo
Liquid CO2 question

Hi Folks,

I am waiting the arrival of my CO2 system. As a consequence I am using a liquid CO2.

Does anyone have any experience with this and if so how good a response did you get plant wise.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By TheWoo
How much to spend on a regulator?

I have managed to get hold of a 20lb CO2 cylinder for $25, and now of course I need to look for a regulator. From my research I have discovered I need one with low and high pressure gauges. (At...
Forum: Plants 11-13-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 70,757
Posted By TheWoo
I recently bought 10 for $10 and I am interested...

I recently bought 10 for $10 and I am interested in learning what amount of light is used for maximum benefit. I also have read that to make them grow round they need a fast turnover, has anyone used...
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 11-05-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,574
Posted By TheWoo
Nice new pair of shoes :) Looking forward to...

Nice new pair of shoes :)

Looking forward to learning as much as I can to make my aquarium what I envisage it to be.

I am inspired by the knowledge and information found on this forum.

Many...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By TheWoo
Co2 regulator on ebay.

Has anyone bought a reg from sunlight Hydroponics? There gear looks good but their prices seem just a little too cheap to me.

Still learning though so I am open to all and any advice.

Thanks...
Forum: DIY 10-29-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By TheWoo
Is it worth saving

A buddy of mine picked up a 300 gallon acrylic a couple of years ago, while it had nothing in it there were scratches to be seen everywhere.

When he filled it with water you had to SEARCH for...
Forum: DIY 10-29-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 166,225
Posted By TheWoo
Will there be enough pressure created in a DIY...

Will there be enough pressure created in a DIY system for the reactor to work efficiently?
Forum: Plants 10-27-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By TheWoo
Hi BB thanks for the input, I lucked out late...

Hi BB thanks for the input, I lucked out late last year a buddy of mine quit the hobby and I asked him to save what wood he had and I would buy it. He gave me enough pieces to make me an extremely...
Forum: Plants 10-27-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By TheWoo
Gluing Java Fern

I have recently bought a nice raft of Java Fern that I am wanting to add to a large piece of bogwood. How many leaves should I leave per piece of root? My eventual aim is to all but completely...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By TheWoo
I have a couple of Rena heaters like the larger...

I have a couple of Rena heaters like the larger one in your picture. Mine look exactly like yours. No problems with it at all. If you have a spare tank or even a bucket I would try it out for a...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By TheWoo
Thanks for the info folks, it looks like I will...

Thanks for the info folks, it looks like I will have to have patience. Not my strong point I'm afraid but given the additional info I just going to have to grit my teeth a little longer.

Thanks...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By TheWoo
Yes I know its small, but!

A friend of mine has a scrap metal business and I had mentioned to him if anyone brought in a CO2 cylinder to snag it for me.

Well surprise surprise one turned up. A 9 oz cylinder, but it came...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-23-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By TheWoo
Java Fern question

I bought a mat of Java Fern that is about 4" x 3" and I am wondering if it would be better if it was attached to a large piece of bogwood as one piece or should I split it and attach them all in...
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