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Forum: Equipment   02-16-2014, 09:29 PM
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Posted By Crob5965
Hi just wanted to throw in my 2cents, I have...

Hi

just wanted to throw in my 2cents, I have used the 264gph Canister for over a year on both freshwater and a small reef tank, they are super quiet and work great. I would not however trust my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-19-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,234
Posted By Crob5965
Nice Chart Mr Hoppy A little more informative...

Nice Chart Mr Hoppy
A little more informative and professional than my Dump some medical sterilizer in there.
that's a good point no point giving him a way to get rid of it if we dont mention how...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-19-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Crob5965
oh yeah and the best thing is you dont even need...

oh yeah and the best thing is you dont even need to remove fish or at least I never didnt
I'd love to hear back to see if you try it out and to see if it worked as well for you.

I just converted...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-19-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,234
Posted By Crob5965
FLOURISH EXCELL that's all I do I promise it...

FLOURISH EXCELL
that's all I do I promise it will work

just use double dose for about a week
I use MetriCide28 which has glutaraldehyde which is what is in Flourish excell
for right now I...
Forum: Equipment   04-19-2013, 12:07 AM
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Posted By Crob5965
Talking I am thinking of buying the 3-STAGE CANISTER...

I am thinking of buying the 3-STAGE CANISTER FILTER + 9W UV STERILIZER FRESH/SALT AQUARIUM 75 GAL FREE MEDIA on E-bay for my 40 breeder that I just converted to a saltwater.

I have a sump for it...
Forum: Lighting   12-19-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By Crob5965
I had 3 CFL's on my 55 gal for months worked fine...

I had 3 CFL's on my 55 gal for months worked fine
not the prettiest looking but functional
Forum: Plants   12-15-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,871
Posted By Crob5965
why not set up potted plants with vegetables or...

why not set up potted plants with vegetables or fruits root systems tied into your tank

there are definitely a couple of threads on here of people doing that with household plants so I dont see...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-15-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,981
Posted By Crob5965
well the wife had the baby so I'm off work until...

well the wife had the baby so I'm off work until the new year and hopefully I'll have a sump/refugium and canopy by the time I go back to work
Forum: Low Tech Forum   12-14-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,143
Posted By Crob5965
I bought the Beamworks 600 I think from Ebay for...

I bought the Beamworks 600 I think from Ebay for $45 36" LED with moonlight, looks awesome in the tank for about $150 cheaper than the Marineland Version.
Not sure if it's the best think for a...
Forum: Lighting   12-14-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Crob5965
buy a fluorescent from the hardware store and...

buy a fluorescent from the hardware store and mount it to the underside of your cabinet I would get a T8 preferably a T5HO 6500k light
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-14-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By Crob5965
I use white pool filter sand and they grow just...

I use white pool filter sand and they grow just fine not as fast as my dirted tank but they are all healthy
I do a daily dose of glutaraldehyde 2.5%about 5ml I think.
Haven't noticed any growth...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-11-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Crob5965
yeah Wisteria is great It grows super fast

yeah Wisteria is great It grows super fast
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-11-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Crob5965
I like swords

I like swords
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-11-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,652
Posted By Crob5965
I dont think they breed in the numbers that pond...

I dont think they breed in the numbers that pond snails do but I'm sure if you dont do population control they could over a long period but you'd have to completely neglect you tank I think
Forum: Tank Journals   12-11-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 30,952
Posted By Crob5965
WOW I think you just helped me convince my wife...

WOW I think you just helped me convince my wife to let me set up another tank that's really cool, think I'm gonna do some RCS and maybe some tetras with it thinking of some dwarf gouramis also
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-11-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,035
Posted By Crob5965
I would go for it I prefer to go pick it up...

I would go for it
I prefer to go pick it up rather than but it but if that's not an option or not what your looking for then driftwood for under $15 is a good price
Forum: Lighting   12-11-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By Crob5965
I bought the Beamworks 600 on Ebay for under$50...

I bought the Beamworks 600 on Ebay for under$50 although it doesnt seem to be as good as my T5HO for my plants it doue look great and my fish are showing a lot more color

I think it has 120 LED's...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-10-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By Crob5965
+1 :)

+1 :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-10-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,035
Posted By Crob5965
well I pick stuff out of Rivers so I'm sure it's...

well I pick stuff out of Rivers so I'm sure it's safer than that but like the other guy said it might float, pick it up if it feels heavy and is hard you should be good
Forum: Fish   12-10-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,324
Posted By Crob5965
cool keep us posted that's a pretty cool story ...

cool keep us posted that's a pretty cool story
I've had the same thing happen to platy's and guppies finding fry in tanks that I havent had platy's in for months
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-10-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By Crob5965
that's pretty cool

that's pretty cool
Forum: Plants   12-10-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By Crob5965
well I bought 10 sm pieces of Frogbit on Aquabid...

well I bought 10 sm pieces of Frogbit on Aquabid or $6-$8 I think shipping included but shipping probably cost's less than $2 for a ziploc bag and a 1st class stamp.

I give mine away to try and...
Forum: Aquascaping   12-10-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,645
Posted By Crob5965
Awesome I'm glad to see this thread is still...

Awesome I'm glad to see this thread is still going strong I'm enjoying the progress.
still to scared to try it myself but it looks great keep up the good work
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-10-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By Crob5965
Mine usually last about 5 weeks I haven't...

Mine usually last about 5 weeks I haven't bothered setting them up recently so I'll have to start over but when I stay on top of it it's about 5-6 weeks
Forum: DIY   12-10-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By Crob5965
I have found several nice pieces of driftwood...

I have found several nice pieces of driftwood down by the river I just took a wire grill cleaner and scrubbed any dirt/bark I could get off of it and dropped it in a tank weighted down with rocks. ...
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