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Forum: Tank Journals   09-07-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,100
Posted By Black Hills Tj
I don't currently live in Rapid City, but my...

I don't currently live in Rapid City, but my family still does. I received my BS in Biology from Black Hills State University before moving to Sioux Falls with my wife. I am currently in Texas for...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-07-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,100
Posted By Black Hills Tj
Funny seeing someone else from the hills around...

Funny seeing someone else from the hills around these parts. How'd you end up in Hot Springs?

Following this thread to see how your tank develops :)

Also, thank you for your service.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-18-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By Black Hills Tj
Do not forget, that unfortunately, not every...

Do not forget, that unfortunately, not every soldier makes it back home. These brave men and women volunteered their lives and made the ultimate sacrifice.
...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-18-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By Black Hills Tj
Go for it...i found it online. ...

Go for it...i found it online.

http://www.strangedangers.com/images/content/181952.jpg
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-18-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By Black Hills Tj
BHTJs 4th of July/Military Appreciation Results

First of all, I'd like to take a moment to once again thank our past and present men and women of the armed services, as well as their families. Signing on the dotted line takes a lot of guts, and...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-18-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By Black Hills Tj
So I'm not the only one that was rolling as I...

So I'm not the only one that was rolling as I attempted to read this...
Forum: Photography   07-16-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,328
Posted By Black Hills Tj
Canon ;)

Canon ;)
Forum: Photography   07-05-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,410
Posted By Black Hills Tj
Toucans are seriously a lot of fun. I volunteer...

Toucans are seriously a lot of fun. I volunteer at a bird welfare that has one, and he is awesome. Great personality.
Forum: DIY   07-05-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,851
Posted By Black Hills Tj
Honestly, ask around on local reef club websites....

Honestly, ask around on local reef club websites. My local reef club has HOB overflows for sale all the time for like 20 bucks.
Forum: DIY   07-05-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,851
Posted By Black Hills Tj
Wiring up a float switch, or even two(one in the...

Wiring up a float switch, or even two(one in the DT and one in the sump) is an option. Also, if DIY wiring isnt so much your thing...get a Digita Aquatics Reefkeeper Lite. You can control your...
Forum: DIY   07-05-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,851
Posted By Black Hills Tj
If you have money burning a hole in your pocket,...

If you have money burning a hole in your pocket, I say go for it...just do it RIGHT or it will just become a pain in the butt. You talked about checking the DIY overflow whenever you do maintenance....
Forum: DIY   07-05-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,851
Posted By Black Hills Tj
For those of you with sumps, do you go through...

For those of you with sumps, do you go through more CO2 with your sump than without?

The only gain that I can see to a sump over a canister(for freshwater) Is a place to hide your heater. Yeah,...
Forum: Equipment   07-05-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By Black Hills Tj
I am not positive, but I would think you'd get...

I am not positive, but I would think you'd get less flow than a standard impeller.
Forum: Equipment   07-05-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By Black Hills Tj
AFAIK Needle/Pin wheel impellers are designed...

AFAIK Needle/Pin wheel impellers are designed and used in Protein Skimmers. The impeller, instead of having flat blade, is made up of blades with a bunch of small pins on them that break up bubbles...
Forum: DIY   07-03-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By Black Hills Tj
If it works then go with it, I suppose. But you...

If it works then go with it, I suppose. But you can pickup a cheap mag drive pump or similar that'll probably be a lot easier. Just make sure its rated for an adequate amount of head pressure.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-03-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By Black Hills Tj
I think a can of black spraypaint ran me 2 or 3...

I think a can of black spraypaint ran me 2 or 3 bucks, and I used a piece of a box to shield the trim. Painted all 3 sides in 5 minutes.

Also, if you are using the vinyl backgrounds, try using...
Forum: Photography   07-02-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 40,401
Posted By Black Hills Tj
Welcome, Bree!

Welcome, Bree!
Forum: Fish   07-02-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Black Hills Tj
24x24 is fairly small, but you could probably...

24x24 is fairly small, but you could probably find some rainbows that would work. I just picked up a six pack of irian reds for 30 shipped on aquabid.
Forum: DIY   07-01-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,111
Posted By Black Hills Tj
Ditto...made me squirm when I read it.

Ditto...made me squirm when I read it.
Forum: Lighting   06-28-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By Black Hills Tj
If you aren't set on LEDs, I'll send you a brand...

If you aren't set on LEDs, I'll send you a brand new, still sealed in the box Current USA 4x96w 36" fixture with moonlight LEDs for 100+shipping. Comes with two dual daylight(6700k+10000k) and two...
Forum: DIY   06-28-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,111
Posted By Black Hills Tj
What are you building and how many holes do you...

What are you building and how many holes do you need drilled?
Forum: Photography   06-27-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 56,071
Posted By Black Hills Tj
Faster shutter speed and sharper focus. ...

Faster shutter speed and sharper focus. Basically...comes down to your lens. You need a fast lens with a BIG apperture to make things easier. Also, an off camera flash will help a lot.
...
Forum: Fish   06-27-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Black Hills Tj
Depends on what you'd like to do with them I...

Depends on what you'd like to do with them I suppose. Are you interested in breeding them?
Forum: DIY   06-27-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,111
Posted By Black Hills Tj
This. Slowly work your way up to your desired...

This. Slowly work your way up to your desired hole size. If I'm going to a half inch hole, I'll often go 1/8, 1/4, 1/2
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-26-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By Black Hills Tj
Wasted too much of my free time playing starcraft...

Wasted too much of my free time playing starcraft 1. Never even picked up 2. Fastest Map Possible rush or no rush for 10 min was about all I ever played.
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