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Forum: Equipment   11-12-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,961
Posted By Ironfin
A 5 gallon bucket can make a BIG SPLASH not a...

A 5 gallon bucket can make a BIG SPLASH not a slight hum..... :hihi:

If I get one before you do I will let you know.

Just wondering if any FX5 owner here can give me an idea.
Forum: Equipment   11-12-2006, 03:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,961
Posted By Ironfin
How noisy is the Fluval FX5 ?

I am thinking of getting a FX5 but I am wondering if anybody can tell me how noisy the FX5 is, compared to the Xp3. The Eheim 2028 which is so quiet that I sometimes cannot tell if it is plugged in...
Forum: Equipment   09-28-2006, 02:46 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 67,727
Posted By Ironfin
Looks like you are #76. I will take good old...

Looks like you are #76. I will take good old Filstar Pimp #77.

I have a XP3.:biggrin:
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-24-2006, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By Ironfin
Jake, thanks for the headsup.

Jake, thanks for the headsup.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-24-2006, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By Ironfin
:thumbsup: Thanks for your help. They seem to...

:thumbsup: Thanks for your help. They seem to have a good price on it too. Will give it a try.

Thanks again.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-23-2006, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By Ironfin
Seachem Flourish Excel 4 Liter

Just wondering if anybody knows who in the states carries this at a good price. Quite a few places said they do but they have to special order them in and it takes 2-4 weeks.

Thanks.
Forum: Equipment   08-27-2006, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,214
Views: 103,842
Posted By Ironfin
I will take #213. I bought the 2028 yesterday...

I will take #213. I bought the 2028 yesterday but already have a 2213. Will have to wait till next week to set it up.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-25-2006, 03:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,799
Posted By Ironfin
Hey Joan, Nice to hear that you have picked up...

Hey Joan,
Nice to hear that you have picked up a 2028 from Big Al. I have been thinking the last couple days if I should switch from the XP3 after seeing your post. The noise from the XP3 is hard...
Forum: Equipment   06-14-2005, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By Ironfin
I think the quickest way to see if the filter...

I think the quickest way to see if the filter material is dirty or anything is stucked inside is to run the filter after you have removed all the filter baskets to see if the output flow has...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-16-2005, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,316
Posted By Ironfin
Hey Mike, I was wrong that bucket of plants...

Hey Mike,

I was wrong that bucket of plants has not filled up your tank yet but they certainly make your tank look more natural. Looks like your fish like them too. Let see if you have enough...
Forum: Equipment   05-13-2005, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By Ironfin
The Milwaukee SMS122 has two electrical plugs. ...

The Milwaukee SMS122 has two electrical plugs. One of them is just a plug for the probe and monitor. The other big square plug will allow you to plug the CO2 regulator plug into the back of this...
Forum: Equipment   05-07-2005, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By Ironfin
Yes Andrew, I know that piece of tape will solve...

Yes Andrew, I know that piece of tape will solve the problem. :proud: I would really like to see that the 'alarm' light would actually come on when the pH drops below the setpoint. I guess we...
Forum: Equipment   05-07-2005, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By Ironfin
SMS122 - pH Controller Blinking Red Light - Annoying ?

I have had installed the Milwaukee SMS122 for a few days now just for the pH measurement. Today I connected the CO2 regulator power plug to the SMS122 power adapter to the wall outlet. I was...
Forum: Equipment   04-30-2005, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 875
Posted By Ironfin
I do not think it will be a good idea as I have...

I do not think it will be a good idea as I have used one and two power heads before. I now use only one to push water in the tank with a quick filter. I also have external filter as well. The...
Forum: Equipment   04-29-2005, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,752
Posted By Ironfin
The aluminum tank I bought came with a black...

The aluminum tank I bought came with a black plastic collar that goes around the neck of the bottle. It is being used as a handle to lift the bottle as well as protector of the valve. It is designed...
Forum: Fish   04-15-2005, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,207
Posted By Ironfin
Hi Mike, Somebody said Botia sidthmunkis are...

Hi Mike,

Somebody said Botia sidthmunkis are nearly impossible to find anymore because they are now on endangered species list. Is it true ?
Forum: Fish   04-14-2005, 04:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,207
Posted By Ironfin
I am just wondering how do you keep those loaches...

I am just wondering how do you keep those loaches from developing appetite for blood worm and fish food and give up on snails. Just like my SAEs, they seem to be more intereted in fish food than...
Forum: Fish   04-14-2005, 04:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,528
Posted By Ironfin
Peter, Really happy for you in getting that...

Peter,

Really happy for you in getting that zebra pleco. They like blood worms and zuchinni (very small amount everyday). They have small belly and make sure you take out the uneaten portion of...
Forum: Equipment   04-12-2005, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,106
Posted By Ironfin
I have thought about this before but I second to...

I have thought about this before but I second to Rickster. I have a Lifegard fluidized bed filter and use a Hagen 402 to push water through it. Yes you can inject co2 into the filter if you really...
Forum: Fish   04-09-2005, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
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Views: 706
Posted By Ironfin
This is one of the better sites that gave me good...

This is one of the better sites that gave me good info on SAE.

http://www.thekrib.com/Fish/Algae-Eaters/
Forum: Fish   04-08-2005, 04:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,528
Posted By Ironfin
I have been enjoying couple of the zebra plecos...

I have been enjoying couple of the zebra plecos that I bought 3 years ago and they are beautiful. The price has gone up so much now. In my lfs they are selling them at over CDN$200.00 each (about...
Forum: Fish   04-08-2005, 04:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Ironfin
Oh I just saw that you like corys. I still have...

Oh I just saw that you like corys. I still have about 15 types in my tank. I just love them.
Forum: Fish   04-08-2005, 04:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Ironfin
Yes, I had Gold Nugget plecos before and they...

Yes, I had Gold Nugget plecos before and they loved vegetation. I fed mine with slices of zucchini every night. Not a big slice just that they could finish in that night. Zucchini is cheap and...
Forum: Equipment   04-08-2005, 12:09 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,379
Posted By Ironfin
I just cannot type as fast as Troy....

I just cannot type as fast as Troy....
Forum: Equipment   04-08-2005, 12:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,379
Posted By Ironfin
The JBJ regulator already comes with the needle...

The JBJ regulator already comes with the needle valve and bubble counter which has a build in check valve. When you buy the regulator you might want to but the CO2 tubing at the same time. Wow,...
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