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Forum: Equipment   09-18-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
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We had the Red Sea one in that style and stopped...

We had the Red Sea one in that style and stopped using it after a while due to the fact that plant matter would block the hole and screw up the reading. This is an issue because you will turn up the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-17-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Spork
The only thing that the potting soil will do is...

The only thing that the potting soil will do is give you gas pockets (use bamboo skewer and poke around every so often to release them) and also will make your water a little brown as tannins are...
Forum: Equipment   09-17-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,356
Posted By Spork
You can use a turkey baster and just jet the crap...

You can use a turkey baster and just jet the crap out of there and into the water column. You can set your siphon next to the point of where you are going to squirt and suck up what you stir up, or...
Forum: Equipment   09-17-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By Spork
Petsmart should have the parts for them as they...

Petsmart should have the parts for them as they sell Rena filters and as far as I know is the only Big Box to do so. If not you may need to order them online.
Forum: Fish   09-17-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,857
Posted By Spork
You can also use Aquarium Salt with the raise in...

You can also use Aquarium Salt with the raise in heat, but be careful as plants do not like a lot of salt.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-15-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By Spork
We have a Clown Killie, 7 Galaxy's and 5 Boraras...

We have a Clown Killie, 7 Galaxy's and 5 Boraras Briggitae in our RCS tank and they just leave them alone. We feed them Microworms and some flake. Might be a feeding issue is they are eating your...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-12-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By Spork
What type of plants do you have and what are you ...

What type of plants do you have and what are you fertilizing with?
Forum: Equipment   03-09-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,817
Posted By Spork
Avoid the kits at all costs. The equipment is...

Avoid the kits at all costs. The equipment is sub-par and meant for you to impulse buy then. I would say save up and get a 40gallon breeder and start looking on Craigslist for canister filters. ...
Forum: Equipment   03-09-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,832
Posted By Spork
You can use quilting batting for your scrubber...

You can use quilting batting for your scrubber pads. It is really cheap and does a great job. For my course pads I use pond pads that I cut to size and they work really well as well. Have you...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-09-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,378
Posted By Spork
You may want to check out...

You may want to check out http://www.missouriaquariumsociety.com. They may be a great resource for Plants and Fish. The Atlanta Area Aquarium Association is a great club and a place where I get all...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-04-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By Spork
There are no stones in the tank, just 3 peices of...

There are no stones in the tank, just 3 peices of drift wood. We will start on the small water changes tonight.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-04-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By Spork
How do you lower the KH in a tank?

Ok so for some reason the KH and pH in our 90 gallon planted tank is really high. About a month ago we added a level teaspoon of Baking Power to the tank and that raised it just a little, but now it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-03-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Spork
Here is my post, there is a link within it that...

Here is my post, there is a link within it that will help you.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/general-planted-tank-discussion/87972-these-hyra.html
Forum: Substrate   03-02-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,537
Posted By Spork
You can check with Pond stores as well in your...

You can check with Pond stores as well in your area. I have organic pond potting soil in 2 of my tanks with a layer of crushed quartz to keep it down. Just sift it well and wash it and then dry it....
Forum: Equipment   03-01-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,353
Posted By Spork
You can use quilt batting for your scrubber pads...

You can use quilt batting for your scrubber pads and it works like crazy. Just cut to size and you can get different thickness' as well.
Forum: Equipment   02-25-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By Spork
I would do 2 2215's or one Rena xp4.

I would do 2 2215's or one Rena xp4.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-23-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By Spork
Both of the plants you have listed do better...

Both of the plants you have listed do better bound onto drift wood and not planted into the substrate.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-22-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,281
Posted By Spork
Your rainbows are going to need a larger tank...

Your rainbows are going to need a larger tank sooner than later. They love to swim fast and like current, they may end up with smashed faces. Other than that, good work.
Forum: Equipment   02-22-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By Spork
http://www.greenleafaquariums.com/co2-regulators/u...

http://www.greenleafaquariums.com/co2-regulators/ultimate-2-co2-regulator.html

Thats all Im saying.
Forum: Equipment   02-18-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Spork
Do a search on the site for them. There are...

Do a search on the site for them. There are plenty of pictures and how to run your hoses.
Forum: DIY   02-01-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,094
Posted By Spork
I drilled holes in mine and am impressed with the...

I drilled holes in mine and am impressed with the results.
Forum: Equipment   01-28-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,376
Posted By Spork
There should be something on the sticker that is...

There should be something on the sticker that is attached to the back that says Hmax. That is your max head hight in inches. From what I have seen on an Eheim pump (one that I think is yours), the...
Forum: Equipment   01-28-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By Spork
Get a better needle valve. I know that sounds...

Get a better needle valve. I know that sounds blunt, but that is what you are giong to hear. I take it you have to turn it on a bit and then tune it back down to get to the rate that you want in...
Forum: Equipment   01-28-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,376
Posted By Spork
Head hight might be the issue. Gravity my be...

Head hight might be the issue. Gravity my be working against you on this.
Forum: Equipment   01-28-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,540
Posted By Spork
My family has been in construction for a very...

My family has been in construction for a very long time. I once asked my uncle who is a custom furniture builder (who refuses to help me build stands) why it does that. He told me what I told you. ...
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