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Forum: Tank Journals 06-27-2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 46,625
Posted By Pac-Man
I like your tank alot. I have a 29 too and am...

I like your tank alot. I have a 29 too and am using DIY c02, nice to see someone else doing the same. Only got a 1x65 PC though. You've got a great sense of depth in this tank, and the plants look...
Forum: Plants 06-25-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Pac-Man
Ok, great. I can see how the hairgrass would have...

Ok, great. I can see how the hairgrass would have a hard time rooting. I might switch it out for some sand. Im dosing traces in there so hopefully repens keeps some of its reds.
Forum: Plants 06-25-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Pac-Man
Maybe if i got a 13w or so. Thanks for all...

Maybe if i got a 13w or so.

Thanks for all the help. :smile:
Forum: Plants 06-25-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Pac-Man
Theyre not in my main tank. Theyre in a 1.7g hex...

Theyre not in my main tank. Theyre in a 1.7g hex I am using to hold em-which leads me to my next question. I have a spiral 9w compact flourescent bulb with a reflector. How you think these guys will...
Forum: Plants 06-25-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Pac-Man
Would I need to do something before I add them to...

Would I need to do something before I add them to my main tank? I heard that you're supposed to soak them in Jungle Clear or something. Thanks. :smile:
Forum: Plants 06-25-2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Pac-Man
Plants Ids Please

Some Plant IDs needed. Im a newbie. Pulled these from a pond, got em in a spare tank.

1. Whats the red? I think the Val is an American Val....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-22-2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By Pac-Man
If you don't have a filter, Id imagine you'd have...

If you don't have a filter, Id imagine you'd have to do more waterchanges. Having a filter allows you to only do that 20% weekly waterchange. Without the filter, you are also removing the flow. Do...
Forum: Lighting 06-12-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,652
Posted By Pac-Man
He was saying thats what is in his tank now, not...

He was saying thats what is in his tank now, not what he is aiming for.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-10-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By Pac-Man
Thanks guys! You have all been a big help!...

Thanks guys! You have all been a big help! Agrippa my tank is not exactly bulit like that, though it is essentially identical. There is a light strip unit, which rests upon a removable acrylic cover...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-10-2007, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By Pac-Man
Nano filtration...err?

Hey guys! So I have this like 1.7g. Well great you would say. Except its a hex? What should I do about filtration. It came with a UG filter, but I dont think that would be any good. Currently I have...
Forum: Lighting 06-03-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Pac-Man
How would you put such a retrofit on your tank?...

How would you put such a retrofit on your tank? Stick the strip in the original canopy? Let it sit on a glass canopy?
Forum: Lighting 05-26-2007, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Pac-Man
Im confused? Cut out the glass of the hood where...

Im confused? Cut out the glass of the hood where the bulb is? How do the rest of you guys get around this problem when you retrofit with AH bulbs? Is there anyway I could do open top?


EDIT: I...
Forum: Lighting 05-26-2007, 02:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Pac-Man
Help? :icon_frow

Help? :icon_frow
Forum: Lighting 05-24-2007, 02:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Pac-Man
Come to think of it...I think it is plastic. ...

Come to think of it...I think it is plastic.

On a happier note (considering now i will have to make my wallet cry out 15 more bucks for a glass hood) all my plants seem to be doing decently well...
Forum: Lighting 05-23-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Pac-Man
Ok thanks for all the help guys! I think iIwill...

Ok thanks for all the help guys! I think iIwill go with a lighting kit from AH supply. Are they hard to install? Im not that good with DIY stuff, but Im certainly not stupid. The other thing I was...
Forum: Lighting 05-22-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Pac-Man
A regular flourescent 1 bulb light strip? How? Is...

A regular flourescent 1 bulb light strip? How? Is this "retrofitting"? If I could do this, I am seriously considering ordering from AH supply. How much is shipping?
Forum: Lighting 05-22-2007, 02:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Pac-Man
I would go with the 2x65 but currently Im a 15...

I would go with the 2x65 but currently Im a 15 year old kid looking for a job and getting the bulk of my income from mowing old ladies' lawns :proud: . If I got 2x65 it means I would have to go...
Forum: Lighting 05-22-2007, 01:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Pac-Man
Thank you. I will probably get a new coralife...

Thank you. I will probably get a new coralife from my lfs at some point then. Would it be ok to run a 20w bubl that I have on there now, maybe with a 10000k bulb to combat some of the yellowness from...
Forum: Lighting 05-21-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Pac-Man
Good 1x65 watt fixture, Reputable Seller?

Hello guys! I asked a question awhile back, and you all were very helpful. Right now Im in the market for a 1x65 compact flourescent fixture for my 29. I figure this will give me about 2wpg which...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-15-2007, 02:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Pac-Man
Thanks again. I got DIY c02 up and running so...

Thanks again. I got DIY c02 up and running so maybe my plants have a fighting chance! Should iIdose with flourish everyday also?:bounce:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-14-2007, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Pac-Man
Thanks for that link, Just Wondering why would a...

Thanks for that link, Just Wondering why would a 55 provide more light as opposed to the 65 I mentioned?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-14-2007, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Pac-Man
TY for all the help dude, should I hold off on...

TY for all the help dude, should I hold off on DIY c02 until I get the more powerful lights?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-14-2007, 02:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Pac-Man
I dont want to have to inject c02, so Im not...

I dont want to have to inject c02, so Im not going with a 2x65 watt system. Could I DIY c02 with a 1x65?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-14-2007, 02:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Pac-Man
Like take the plants out and put them next to a...

Like take the plants out and put them next to a sunny window?
Would 1x65 watt be good?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-14-2007, 02:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Pac-Man
29g Problem

Hello all! I started this hobby two years ago. Now I have a 29g and a 10g. My 10 is planted with some very low Requirement plants (java fern) that are growing pretty well with just the stock hood. I...
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