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Forum: Equipment   05-06-2010, 08:30 PM
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Posted By madtundra
I would think any small power head would work - I...

I would think any small power head would work - I have a small Rio pump that looks like it would work on mine. but I don't know if you have to keep the power to the old dc pump for the UV side of it...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-27-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By madtundra
Outer bank are pretty cool actually, the dunes...

Outer bank are pretty cool actually, the dunes are neat, kitty hawk museum, NC aquarium that is close by on the mainland is awesome and great fishing
Forum: Equipment   03-02-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By madtundra
+1 For a sump the bigger the better and you don't...

+1 For a sump the bigger the better and you don't have to constantly top off the water
Forum: Equipment   03-02-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,146
Posted By madtundra
+1 For Hbosman add phosphate, clean it off with a...

+1 For Hbosman add phosphate, clean it off with a razorblades or credit card and it wont come back until phosphates go low again - worked great for me !
Forum: Equipment   02-26-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By madtundra
Yep I gotta get me one too. just in case

Yep I gotta get me one too. just in case
Forum: Fish   01-22-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,896
Posted By madtundra
They ship i think you may have to call them, i...

They ship i think you may have to call them, i can attest that they have quality fish.
Forum: Fish   01-22-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,896
Posted By madtundra
Beantickler ,i'm from the Burgh too, oddball is...

Beantickler ,i'm from the Burgh too, oddball is my favorite lfs are you on their email list ? i gotta get there and pick up a few of those rams.
Forum: Equipment   01-22-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,819
Posted By madtundra
Ive read that ro filters do not remove...

Ive read that ro filters do not remove chloramines, activated carbon will but it needs a long contact time with the carbon to effectively remove it. I'm researching an DIY autodoser for the seachem...
Forum: Equipment   01-22-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,819
Posted By madtundra
Auto water changer

I had a system set up on my 55, is until my water co. started using chloramines. I used 2 home depot carbon filters in a row and tested for chlorine , came up w/ 0 ppm. But the dang water co. had to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-21-2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 977,122
Posted By madtundra
My 55 low tech

55 gal with a 10gal sump, home made stand, fluorite substrate.I've had it running for a few years now. Pretty much low maintenance, water changes around once a month, i dose one or two cap fulls of...
Forum: Substrate   12-29-2007, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By madtundra
SMS near Pittsburgh ?

Has anyone been able to find it in the Pittsburgh PA area ?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-02-2007, 04:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By madtundra
ok,maybe i'll nix the rams. but they have so much...

ok,maybe i'll nix the rams. but they have so much personality. i'm looking for some ideas. any thoughts on other colorfull fish that has some personality ?
how about plants .what would you do and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-02-2007, 03:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By madtundra
gimme some ideas

ok, this is what i have, a 12x12x12 cube (7 gal), 65w lights, and a bag of flourite.i dont have an unlimited budget,so give me some direction. i'm thinking of a small canister filter,diy co2 for now,...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-23-2005, 04:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 632
Posted By madtundra
Post low maint. ferts for ten gallon

My setup is, 10 gal glass, 2x13 ah supply w/ bright kit lights, flourite,small h.o.b. wisper filter,small floval sub filter as needed, diy co2, ph = 6.4 , kh = 38ppm, amms = 0, nitrites = 0 ,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-18-2005, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By madtundra
Thumbs up thanks thom

thanks again i'll check out that link. hopefully soon i'll have some pictures to post.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-18-2005, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By madtundra
correction

i dont have laterite- i have seachem flourite
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-18-2005, 04:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By madtundra
10 gal help

basicly what type of plants would you use. what type of water parameters, type of fish (i have two ottos from my 29 gal,also some trumpet snails and ghost shrimp) what type of ferts? add them in the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-17-2005, 02:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By madtundra
need some suggestions people

please folks give me some ideas
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-15-2005, 03:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By madtundra
10 gal planted suggestions

noob here, i would love some input on co2 and water parameters for having a great tank. i have laterite substrate, diy co2 , as supply lighting (26w)w/reflector fluval 1 sub. small h.o.b. filter ....
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