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Forum: Algae   12-19-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By Fluidmachine
All sorts of Algae going on.

Hey guys, wondering if someone can point me in the right direction here.

A little information:

55 gallons, 256 watts of light. 30ppm CO2, start a half hour before the lights come on, goes...
Forum: Lighting   01-10-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,094
Posted By Fluidmachine
48" Odyssea light owner here. Reflectors aren't...

48" Odyssea light owner here. Reflectors aren't bad, overall quality is decent. Lots of output, and works great.

Been going for 6 months now with Giessman Aquatics bulbs, and haven't had a...
Forum: Aquascaping   12-08-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By Fluidmachine
I order mine from PC1. *snerk*

I order mine from PC1.
*snerk*
Forum: Equipment   12-07-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By Fluidmachine
Not unless you have a reason for needing the...

Not unless you have a reason for needing the extra filtration.

If you had insane bioload, then it might be worth it.
Forum: Equipment   12-07-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By Fluidmachine
I don't know if this is feasible or not,...

I don't know if this is feasible or not, depending on your wants...

But I have to warn against the standard 48"L x 12"W x 20"H 55gal. (I am assuming that is what this is.) For no other reason,...
Forum: Equipment   12-07-2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By Fluidmachine
Hey proaudio, awesome bit of advice! Wish that...

Hey proaudio, awesome bit of advice! Wish that was a sticky, could do a lot of people good.

Thanks!
Forum: Aquascaping   12-02-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By Fluidmachine
Personally, I go find nice little rocks outside....

Personally, I go find nice little rocks outside. Grab some fishing line and tie it down. Easy, and if you have fishing line, free of charge.

Otherwise, head down to your LFS and grab some...
Forum: Aquatek of California   12-01-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,083
Posted By Fluidmachine
There is a screw-style needle valve on each...

There is a screw-style needle valve on each outlet. All of them are adjustable separately. Wouldn't be worth much if they all operated at the same pressure.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   11-30-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By Fluidmachine
I'm using the Fluval Stratum planted tank...

I'm using the Fluval Stratum planted tank substrate. \But I can't find any evidence regarding the release of co2.

Thanks for the link tetra73, I guess that's what I will try before I set out...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   11-29-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By Fluidmachine
Ok, I agree with you on that. But still, you...

Ok, I agree with you on that. But still, you would figure that their solution is at least gonna be close. Otherwise, everyone who ever ordered one would have to make their own solution. I ain't a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   11-29-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By Fluidmachine
Drop Checker Problems?

Like the title says, been having some weird problems with my new drop checker. I even went out and got myself a nice Cal Aqua double checker!

Here's the issue. So, I filled up the bottom chamber...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-26-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 25,402
Posted By Fluidmachine
Hey, gorgeous tank! I was wondering though, do...

Hey, gorgeous tank! I was wondering though, do you have a nice high-res photo of the full tank shot? The first one isn't nearly big enough! Maybe a link or some such? I love this tank, just want to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-26-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,169
Posted By Fluidmachine
I took holidays. I think I managed a 61 hour run...

I took holidays. I think I managed a 61 hour run over four days. Not sure that I like the menu system over Oblivion (This is obviously a console thing), but the gameplay is awesome.

AND COME ON...
Forum: Algae   11-25-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,872
Posted By Fluidmachine
What are you all selling?

What are you all selling?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-24-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,694
Posted By Fluidmachine
CNC Machinist here.

CNC Machinist here.
Forum: Equipment   11-24-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,071
Posted By Fluidmachine
You sir, win one internets. /I lol'd.

You sir, win one internets.
/I lol'd.
Forum: Equipment   11-24-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,851
Posted By Fluidmachine
Hey, don't get me wrong. I know that WPG is...

Hey, don't get me wrong. I know that WPG is outdated, but not all of us have PAR meters. It's still a decent rule of thumb for getting a fix on how much light a guy needs to get a tank rolling....
Forum: Equipment   11-24-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,851
Posted By Fluidmachine
As far as I know, 4WPG is considered high-light....

As far as I know, 4WPG is considered high-light. Like, quite high. Of course, many other things factor into this like tank depth and lid material and what not.

And my 48" 216w Odyssea is...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-23-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By Fluidmachine
Alright! I'll fix that up this weekend and take...

Alright! I'll fix that up this weekend and take some updated pictures. When we gonna see some more pics of your Iwagumi (It is an awesome setup!)? How's the algae battle going?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-23-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,845
Posted By Fluidmachine
Not the carpet! Oh well, what can you do. ...

Not the carpet! Oh well, what can you do.

Very nice tank by the way. Looking at getting myself one of these Finnex. How is the little canister filter that comes with it?
Forum: Equipment   11-23-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,851
Posted By Fluidmachine
Another satisfied customer here. Using a t5HO 48"...

Another satisfied customer here. Using a t5HO 48" 4 bulb fixture with built-in moonlights. Works like a charm, been running it for about 4 months now without a single problem.
Forum: Tank Journals   11-23-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By Fluidmachine
No love?

No love?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-23-2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By Fluidmachine
Take a look-see for some tiny shrimp cigarettes,...

Take a look-see for some tiny shrimp cigarettes, and maybe some Jack Daniels empties.
Forum: Tank Journals   11-23-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,574
Posted By Fluidmachine
Yeah, I kinda want to see "the swamp" !...

Yeah, I kinda want to see "the swamp" ! :D
Forum: Tank Journals   11-23-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By Fluidmachine
Looking good, can't wait to see some growth here....

Looking good, can't wait to see some growth here. I wanted to say though, you might have trouble with that much light. Algae is totally gonna love your tank, unless you get some bigger plants and...
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