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Forum: Tank Journals   12-06-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 98,198
Posted By ldk59
Craig, If your not going MH, you can't go...

Craig,
If your not going MH, you can't go wrong with a TEK T5HO fixture ! I have a 24" 4 bulb over my 30" and it looks fine... coverage is not an issue, even when I had it hanging ~10" above the...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-10-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 98,198
Posted By ldk59
So, I thought you were going to put some plants...

So, I thought you were going to put some plants in there *wink wink*

Looks really good so far Craig!

Can't wait to see it once it settles in.

Larry K
Forum: Tank Journals   10-03-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 98,198
Posted By ldk59
Gonna be stunning once everything settles in..

Gonna be stunning once everything settles in..
Forum: Equipment   05-06-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,977
Posted By ldk59
Honestly, if it were me, I'd just filter it with...

Honestly, if it were me, I'd just filter it with a sump... cheaper in the long run and easier to maintain.

I have a 2217 on my 34g and it's barely cutting it... if I were doing it again I'd go...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-04-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,724
Posted By ldk59
I paid $15 (us) each for mine a few years ago......

I paid $15 (us) each for mine a few years ago... very interesting little creatures indeed.

Two lived ~16 months, last one just passed a month or so ago.

I will be getting more in the future!
Forum: Tank Journals   05-02-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 73,960
Posted By ldk59
I gotta ask.. Salt or Fresh ?

I gotta ask.. Salt or Fresh ?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-15-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,257
Posted By ldk59
The "thinking" that leads to the exit from the...

The "thinking" that leads to the exit from the tank is not conceptual, it is instinctive.

Aquatic organisms must move within their environment to find conditions to their liking... i.e. water too...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-12-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,257
Posted By ldk59
Something in the tank is not right (in their...

Something in the tank is not right (in their opinion) or they wouldn't be leaving ;)

Are you doing water changes ? How much / How often ?

What is your temp? does it fluctuate ?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-10-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By ldk59
This is completely false... this myth has been...

This is completely false... this myth has been repeated & dispelled MANY
times over here and on many other forums...

a quick search will give you many threads to read (and learn from)

for the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-22-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,656
Posted By ldk59
Love the new scape... significant improvement...

Love the new scape... significant improvement over the last :)

Ohko is gorgeous stone...

Larry K
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-18-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,934
Posted By ldk59
Always enjoy watching as you stretch your...

Always enjoy watching as you stretch your (aquascaping) legs X !!

I agree that the M is the perfect Nano sized tank... the "R" is a very cool version of it.

Can't wait to see where you go with...
Forum: Equipment   08-10-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,440
Posted By ldk59
The ADA reg is (like all of their products)...

The ADA reg is (like all of their products) excellent and premium priced.. refills only available from ADA (14 bucks a pop) and last about 6 to 7 weeks on my Mini-M (using the EL valve, timed with...
Forum: Lighting   07-13-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By ldk59
if you start having issues, just raise it up a...

if you start having issues, just raise it up a bit (2" or 3")

should work fine ;)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-13-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,644
Posted By ldk59
+1 ^^^^ It would be an endless battle... why...

+1 ^^^^

It would be an endless battle... why bother?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-11-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,644
Posted By ldk59
I agree with Laura.. redo using the correct...

I agree with Laura.. redo using the correct substrate.
Forum: Lighting   07-10-2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By ldk59
I'd skip the DIY C02... unless your one of those...

I'd skip the DIY C02... unless your one of those ppl who just likes mucking about with things ;)

Pressurized will save you many headaches in the long run.

HTH

Larry
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-27-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 13
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Views: 922
Posted By ldk59
I wouldn't recommend it.. they *may* survive, but...

I wouldn't recommend it.. they *may* survive, but they most certainly won't thrive...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-11-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 118
  Poll: Mac or PC?
Views: 5,189
Posted By ldk59
PC running Ubuntu live session, Linux Mint full...

PC running Ubuntu live session, Linux Mint full install coming soon (w/AMD 6 core) :)
Forum: Aquascaping   06-11-2010, 05:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,518
Posted By ldk59
Yes, Balas will outgrow a 75 in time. General...

Yes, Balas will outgrow a 75 in time. General rule of thumb is 4x length & 2x width of full grown fish...

In other words, 12" fish would mean 48" length & 24" width *as a minimum*

HTH

Larry
Forum: Equipment   06-10-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By ldk59
If it will be moderately to heavily planted I...

If it will be moderately to heavily planted I vote 2215... you can always
throttle the flow back a bit if needed using the Eheim disconnects..

The "tank size" ratings on filters are pathetic......
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-10-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,438
Posted By ldk59
^^ Brilliant ^^ Great work :)

^^ Brilliant ^^

Great work :)
Forum: Equipment   06-10-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,764
Posted By ldk59
ADA ftw ! :) *you get what you pay for* I...

ADA ftw ! :) *you get what you pay for*

I clean mine every other month... the flexy ADA cleaning brush
makes it a 30 second job.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-08-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By ldk59
Not surprised, they probably sell 8it at a 4X...

Not surprised, they probably sell 8it at a 4X mark-up... look here for their reputation:

*Review removed*
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-08-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,678
Posted By ldk59
Jeff, Great idea... Excellent package !

Jeff, Great idea... Excellent package !
Forum: Tank Journals   06-08-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,690
Posted By ldk59
That cartridge is non refillable, and is intended...

That cartridge is non refillable, and is intended to be used with the upaqua
nano C02 system...

You can purchase a refillable cylinder that will work with your regulator here: ...
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