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Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,344
Posted By mooncon
Ive got the 500 on a 55 and I like it,in fact I...

Ive got the 500 on a 55 and I like it,in fact I like it enough that if one of my of the filters goes out on my 150 I would go with the 700 a lot of people get hung up on price.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-05-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By mooncon
Man it sucks when we make the mistakes that kill...

Man it sucks when we make the mistakes that kill our fish.It seems like everytime I have a big mishap its my fault due to human error.Sorry to hear about your fish,but it happens and we learn from it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-04-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,327
Posted By mooncon
I have a huge piece of bodark that took over a...

I have a huge piece of bodark that took over a year to stay down on its own.Its about 4'6"and weighs maybe 70lbs and took 4 12"x12"pieces of slate to keep it down.I guess what im saying is have...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-30-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By mooncon
Cause they can

Cause they can
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Posted By mooncon
Why do you want to buy a new tank you can buy a...

Why do you want to buy a new tank you can buy a used one cheaper and when its time for a refill you usually just swap your tank for one of theirs.So your trading your brand new tank for a scratched...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By mooncon
I think they are basically the same filter as...

I think they are basically the same filter as pointed out the cf500 you can turn off the uv I don't know how much good it does anyway.I have the cf500 and would recommend it to anyone,some people get...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By mooncon
Ive got an aquatop 500(same filter from what I...

Ive got an aquatop 500(same filter from what I can gather)and ive got a xp4 if I had it to do over I would go with 2 aquatops.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-05-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By mooncon
Wow you people are crazy I give plants away all...

Wow you people are crazy I give plants away all the time.Ive never been much for selling stuff like that,find some local fish clubs and post an add in the wanted section.
Forum: Lighting 12-02-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By mooncon
Thanks that's what im looking for ,some people...

Thanks that's what im looking for ,some people get hung up on names.Do your plants do good with them.
Forum: Lighting 12-01-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By mooncon
Agromax bulbs

Has anyone used the agromax bulbs,i have a 150 gallon 5'x2'x2' with a 6 bulb 54 watt ho and was thinking about these.If you used them what kind of luck did you have.I know some people are going to...
Forum: Lighting 02-05-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By mooncon
Thanks for the reply I am running co2 and the...

Thanks for the reply I am running co2 and the lights have two switches you can run four,two or all six.I figured I would run four most of the time with a two hour period of all six.So would four be...
Forum: Lighting 02-05-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By mooncon
sun tek t5ho

I have a 150 gallon 5'x2'x2' running co2 will this light be considered high light or medium.It is a sun tek with 6 54watt t5ho.Im wanting to up my lighting so the reds will pop in the plants.Thanks...
Forum: Substrate 02-01-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By mooncon
I added clay, potash and texas greensand to mine

I added clay, potash and texas greensand to mine
Forum: Substrate 02-01-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By mooncon
Try feed stores for the potash and hobby lobby...

Try feed stores for the potash and hobby lobby for the clay
Forum: Substrate 02-01-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,130
Posted By mooncon
Yes I do run CO2 but just recently started,It...

Yes I do run CO2 but just recently started,It does help but I was growing a lot of plants without it.
Forum: Substrate 02-01-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,130
Posted By mooncon
I didn't use dolomite,as for the clay I put it in...

I didn't use dolomite,as for the clay I put it in water for 3 or 4 days before I was ready then when I wet down the soil I just added the clay.By the time I used it,it was pretty much mush mixed real...
Forum: Substrate 01-31-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,130
Posted By mooncon
I used muriate of potash and clay.I sprinkled the...

I used muriate of potash and clay.I sprinkled the potash on the bottom of the aquarium fairly generous. Then I mixed the mineralized soil with clay a little green sand added water, mixing it up to a...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,016
Posted By mooncon
I have an eheim jager ive had for 4 or 5 years...

I have an eheim jager ive had for 4 or 5 years hands down the best ive ever owned.heaters have to be the #2 cause of fish deaths the #1 cause is aquarium owner mistakes.Ive killed more fish doing...
Forum: Lighting 01-27-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By mooncon
My reactor does a great job my drop checkers stay...

My reactor does a great job my drop checkers stay green almost yellow.Now for the bad part I really cant hang them over the aquarium it has a canopy so its kind of a trade off with the wife.She...
Forum: Lighting 01-27-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By mooncon
lighting for 150 gallon

I have a 5'x2'x2' tank im running co2.I am wanting to upgrade the lighting,now I have 4 65watt power compact 2 6500k and 2 10000k.I also have a diy fixture with 4 45watt cfl 6500k.So my question is...
Forum: Lighting 01-06-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By mooncon
Is the plant bulb a red or yellow or more in the...

Is the plant bulb a red or yellow or more in the line of a 10000k
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-06-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,457
Posted By mooncon
Be careful they will melt if put directly on...

Be careful they will melt if put directly on them.I speak from experience.I just dose on other side of tank now and by the time it makes it to the other side its plenty diluted
Forum: Lighting 01-06-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By mooncon
Which brand did you use and how are the plants...

Which brand did you use and how are the plants growing
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-06-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By mooncon
I rescaped mine today made a total mess.The...

I rescaped mine today made a total mess.The swords and red lotus had massive root systems.When I finished I vacuumed and refilled it has pretty much all settled down now I will have to vacuum one...
Forum: Lighting 01-06-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By mooncon
Catalina&Odyssea

Has anyone used the power compact 65watt catalina or odyssea and if so what bulbs did you use for planted tank.I can get the 10000k or the 6500k or a plant bulb.I was thinking about the 6500k and...
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