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Forum: Equipment 08-28-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By cobra
Syringe question

Hi Folks,

Looking for some suggestions for curved tipped syringes (for charging glass CO2 indicator). I see plenty on the web, but wonder which has a pliable enough tip to do the job.

Any...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-28-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By cobra
The wood is already in the tank, scaped', etc. ...

The wood is already in the tank, scaped', etc. My previous aquascape had the same issue with manzanita.

For everyone's knowledge: I soaked the wood a couple of times with metrocide 14 and let it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-27-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By cobra
Manzanita White Slime

I've got the known, but not well understood manazanita white slimy thing going on (recently moved and the new tank scape' is young).

Does anybody have first-hand experience with critters eating...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By cobra
Same with my 90H ADA.

Same with my 90H ADA.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-09-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By cobra
Never felt like lily pipes put a dent on surface...

Never felt like lily pipes put a dent on surface doc. Eheim 350 or Vuppa works!
Forum: Substrate 08-02-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By cobra
Estes Sand Sourcing Question

Hi Folks,

I am researching going with Estes sand on my next tank re-start (recently moved). What local industries in addition to pool supply companies, etc., might stock Estes sand?

Thanks!
...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By cobra
Lily Pipe 17mm Tubing Confirmation

Hello Folks,

Just want to confirm that for a 17mm ADA lily pipe the correct tubing size is
5/8" ID.

Thanks!!
G
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-23-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By cobra
Thanks for the responses. Wasn't making a...

Thanks for the responses.

Wasn't making a direct comparison of car finish scratches and glass. In the article that I listed there was no mention of the type of pad used. Which matters in most...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-23-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By cobra
Eheim 350 or ADA Vuppa. I have used both.

Eheim 350 or ADA Vuppa. I have used both.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-23-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By cobra
Best Method for Scratch Removal

Hi Folks,

What is the best tried and true method for getting some minor scratches out of aquarium glass?

Has anybody used this method with good results? ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-03-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By cobra
Need tips: Fish Transport

Hi Folks,

I am going to donate some fish to my area LFS (I'm moving to new duty location). I need some tips on methods, materials (bags, etc.), and lessons learned for what works best.

Thanks...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By cobra
ADA Tanks ship in crated-up wood pallets that...

ADA Tanks ship in crated-up wood pallets that have to be torn apart to remove the tank (anybody who has one shipped by ADA can attest to this).
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By cobra
Need Tank Transport Advice

Hello Folks,

Moving from GA to NJ soon and have a need to move an ADA 90H.

Does anybody have any good ideas/lessons learned for transporting a heavy (fragile in some ways), rimless tank in...
Forum: Algae 04-11-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26
Bba
Views: 1,164
Posted By cobra
You bet! My personal philosophy is this: I...

You bet!

My personal philosophy is this: I would rather enjoy the tank from my couch with a nice Zynfandel in hand versus having to spend half of one of my weekend days doing a bunch of pruning...
Forum: Algae 04-11-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 26
Bba
Views: 1,164
Posted By cobra
Both, When I hit the areas below the water...

Both,

When I hit the areas below the water line I just saturate the brush with the Metrocide and press or lightly brush the area into where BBA is sprouting.

I keep a small measuring cup with...
Forum: Algae 04-11-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Bba
Views: 1,164
Posted By cobra
Here's a method I use to control BBA: When I...

Here's a method I use to control BBA:

When I do water changes (water level being low), I take a small foam paint brush and saturate it with Metrocide 14 (undiluted). I brush the areas with BBA...
Forum: Plants 09-21-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By cobra
Powdered Alum dip - mosses?

Howdy Folks,

Quick question: Are mosses hardy enough to survive a powdered alum dip/bath?

Thanks Much!

G
Forum: Lighting 05-19-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By cobra
buildmyled.com Slim profile. Plenty of...

buildmyled.com

Slim profile. Plenty of light. Looks attractive on ADA tanks. I have one on my 90-H. Won't kill your wallet.

G
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By cobra
Thanks for all the replies. I already do the air...

Thanks for all the replies. I already do the air stone thing. I have an air pump integrated into my cerges reactor (run it at night). But, my experience is that all the surface scum just...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By cobra
Recommend a good HOB w/skimmer fucntion

Howdy Folks,

I am looking for suggestions for a good HOB filter that has a very effective surface skimming feature that it is proven to eliminate the build-up of surface scum!

Thanks Much!

G
Forum: Fish 05-14-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By cobra
My cardinal tetras are serious pigs. Cories and...

My cardinal tetras are serious pigs. Cories and otos have a tough time getting anything to eat...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By cobra
Air stone question

So, I have read that not all airstones are created equal and that some brands are muy better than others?

Experiences?

Thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-19-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By cobra
Need advice: Manzanita Driftwood

Ok, so I have a very nice piece of manzanita driftwood (MD) in my aquarium.

Aesthetically, it is very nice. But, OMG what a PITA with the production of the MD "white' fuzz" that comes with it. ...
Forum: Lighting 04-17-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By cobra
buildmyled.com

buildmyled.com
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By cobra
Why? It is a known to be a reliable piece of...

Why? It is a known to be a reliable piece of gear. I have run two. No issues.
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