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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-05-2013, 11:24 PM
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Posted By Aquaticfan
Re: Well its time.....

Maybe just a little. Lol

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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-05-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Aquaticfan
Re: Well its time.....

Hey Han,

I will keep in touch. Good peeps I've met on here. You being one of them for sure. Thanks for all you've done for me.

Yes... in this case downsizing means less tanks no grooming and...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-05-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Aquaticfan
Re: Well its time.....

I know. Sounds funny. But I've found the bigger stuff to just be easier as far as care. Much more forgiving. And with the drip system water is constantly changing. So less work load. Plus most the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-05-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Aquaticfan
Well its time.....

Well, its time to shut down my planted tanks and move on. Im still into the aquaria habby, Just not doing plants like I have been. To much work for me to do and enjoy as much as I want to. Im back to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-01-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,675
Posted By Aquaticfan
Re: Manual Vs. Automatic transmission vehicles: Poll

Except when it snows or gets to freezing temps.

Actually I used to ride, but gave it all up. After losing more then a dozen friends in a short period of time and the ever increasing issues with...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-31-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,675
Posted By Aquaticfan
Re: Manual Vs. Automatic transmission vehicles: Poll

Be sure to compare Apple's to Apple's. In the case of the auto minivan vs the manual corolla its not even close, so you can't really use that to say an auto uses more fuel then a manual. The first...
Forum: Fish 02-25-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By Aquaticfan
Clown loaches, or for the most part all...

Clown loaches, or for the most part all loach/Botia are pretty sensitive when young and small. It takes very little for them to end up with Ich, Velvet, Internal parasites or external parasites,...
Forum: Fish 02-24-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By Aquaticfan
Mycobacterium Aka Fish Tuburculosis isnt very...

Mycobacterium Aka Fish Tuburculosis isnt very comon and yes its very infectious to humans. The main symptoms of fish tuberculosis are loss of scales, loss of color, lesions on the body, wasting, and...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-19-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,256
Posted By Aquaticfan
Gotta agree with Dogfish all the way on...

Gotta agree with Dogfish all the way on everything posted here. Ive been involved in training dogs as well for a good part of my life. Doing everything from standard to full on PSA PDC and Frech ring...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-19-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,723
Posted By Aquaticfan
I am fully blessed. I have a BEAUTIFUL wife of 20...

I am fully blessed. I have a BEAUTIFUL wife of 20 years that not only lets me enjoy this hobby but, has the same affliction as I do with this hobby. It makes it all the better having someone who can...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,901
Posted By Aquaticfan
Ummm No its not incorrect, Physics is still...

Ummm No its not incorrect, Physics is still physics. Canisters work on a gravity fed siphon. A canister filter relies on gravity to feed and prime the filter to fill it with water. With out it you...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Aquaticfan
Ive got some of the 52-2-14 I use and I use them...

Ive got some of the 52-2-14 I use and I use them with reactors.. Im not a diffuser or atomizer guy. I also use all mine on tanks thats are larger. 90 to 125 gallons.. So my use has been great.
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,901
Posted By Aquaticfan
Some things to think about from an experinced...

Some things to think about from an experinced Canister filter user.......... Ive been using these things over my last 30 plus years in the hobby.... Some issues I see with your plan.

The INTAKE...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Aquaticfan
Yes they sure can. In fact they are probably some...

Yes they sure can. In fact they are probably some of the best valves out there. They are also some of the more expensive valves as well. But great quality
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By Aquaticfan
I know of a guy whos selling a great set up very...

I know of a guy whos selling a great set up very complete with EVRYTHING you could want for a Co2 set up for exactly that much... Dual stage reg, Already built with a good quality needle valve,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-28-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Aquaticfan
This is not true and largely over posted...

This is not true and largely over posted everywhere. Carbon does NOT remove your ferts and minerals
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-07-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Aquaticfan
Where at in northern Colorado you at? and...

Where at in northern Colorado you at? and welcome!!! I live up in the Wellington/Ft Collins area myself.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-07-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,675
Posted By Aquaticfan
Not to pick on you, But I have to dissagree.... I...

Not to pick on you, But I have to dissagree.... I will explain...

First let me say my profession for more then 26 years now is the automotive repair industry. Ive worked as a General motors ASE...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 172,602
Posted By Aquaticfan
They are exactly the same filters and parts as...

They are exactly the same filters and parts as Aquatop.

Here is two places you can call even and get the parts you need.

http://www.americanaquariumproducts.com/ViaAqua750CanisterFilter.html...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 172,602
Posted By Aquaticfan
Let me get home later tonight and i can direct...

Let me get home later tonight and i can direct you to at least a couple places that service the parts for these filters. Easy to get and pretty inexpensive.

A years wear and tear on a filter...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-02-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,130
Posted By Aquaticfan
Are you changing just water or vacuuming the...

Are you changing just water or vacuuming the substrate? If your vacuuming the substrate, stop. Just change water. Don't suck out vital nutrients in your substrate. May take a little time to see the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-01-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By Aquaticfan
I think what hoppy was asking is what manufacture...

I think what hoppy was asking is what manufacture of light assembly do you have? Different manufactures have different quality. Depending on ballast, reflector, and the quality that went into the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-24-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,130
Posted By Aquaticfan
Basically what I've been saying. But hoppy did a...

Basically what I've been saying. But hoppy did a perfect job of putting it all together. I totally agree with what he is saying in his post.

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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-24-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,130
Posted By Aquaticfan
For circulation I try to go for a circular flow....

For circulation I try to go for a circular flow. Using my canisters out put and input. Along with some powerheads to complete the flow and create the surface agitation in that same direction but to...
Forum: Fish 09-23-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By Aquaticfan
With columnaris you never want to increase temps...

With columnaris you never want to increase temps as it thrives at higher temps.

Treating with sulfa based gram negative antibiotics along with about 2 teaspoons of salt per 5 gallons of water in...
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