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Forum: Plants 02-18-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By DMtankd
Reviving this old question as it's happened again...

Reviving this old question as it's happened again for me in a new tank. Does anyone know what would cause a stem plant's primary growth tips to die off and then sprout multiple new growth tips? This...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By DMtankd
Ha! Read that thread just before posting. That's...

Ha! Read that thread just before posting. That's what stopped me from just impulse buying the Hanna Meters. Wasn't sure from that thread if the Smart2 worked out for you. Sounds like it did. But it...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By DMtankd
Photometers/Colorimeters

The nice thing about a birthday in February is that you can combine the extra cash from your returned Christmas gifts with your anticipated birthday gifts to try to convince your wife that you need...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By DMtankd
Thank you. Ordering one from h4n now.

Thank you. Ordering one from h4n now.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By DMtankd
Pre-filter for Lily Pipes

Does anyone know of somewhere to pick up a sleek looking pre-filter for the inlet of a 13mm lily pipe? I currently have a sponge on there, but don't like the look and am also looking for something...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By DMtankd
Oops, sorry about that. ..I had the Mini L, not...

Oops, sorry about that. ..I had the Mini L, not the 45p. I wanted the 45p but they were out of stock so went with the mini l instead. I think they are pretty close in size though.
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By DMtankd
I used them with an Eheim 2232, Hydor inline...

I used them with an Eheim 2232, Hydor inline heater. I found the flow to be just right. I actually throttled down the filter at times. That said, I later tried them on a 60p with a 2215 and they...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By DMtankd
I've used the 13mm nano pipes from Green Leaf...

I've used the 13mm nano pipes from Green Leaf Aquariums on my 45p and found them to be perfectly sized and very durable.
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By DMtankd
I use the SP100 OEM Fixed Flow Peristaltic Pumps...

I use the SP100 OEM Fixed Flow Peristaltic Pumps from APT Instruments. I got them outlet plug installed and norpene tubing for durability. I went without the casing an was able to easily mount them...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By DMtankd
The tank is in the house, but in a drafty area...

The tank is in the house, but in a drafty area that gets down to 62 or so at night. Just looking for something that will keep the tank fairly constant below 75, even as spring rolls around and the...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By DMtankd
Best low temp in-tank heater for nano tank?

I have a 5.5 CRS tank set up and I would like the temp to stay in the 72-75 degree range. I have tried both the 25w Hagen Elite and 25w Hydor Theo heaters and both, when turned all the way down, get...
Forum: Substrate 02-16-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By DMtankd
I've definitely stirred up some pretty serious...

I've definitely stirred up some pretty serious flourite clouds during re-scapes and never lost a fish, but you would definitely want to take them out for a complete redo. First to avoid any...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-15-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By DMtankd
I used a yoga mat for two smaller tanks (<10 gal)...

I used a yoga mat for two smaller tanks (<10 gal) and its worked just fine so far. Just put the empty tank on the mat on the workbench and use an exacto knife to cut to size. I just used a permanent...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By DMtankd
From what I've read, I think they just ship it...

From what I've read, I think they just ship it with the o-ring on the top portion to keep it from getting lost. You're actually supposed to put the o-ring in the bottom (the inlet), where it screws...
Forum: Plants 01-07-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By DMtankd
I am thinking maybe a calcium deficiency. I read...

I am thinking maybe a calcium deficiency. I read up on deficiencies that affect new growth and the Ca deficiency symptoms seemed like they fit. I was out of town for about 3 weeks and only had the...
Forum: Plants 01-06-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By DMtankd
Excessive Number of Growth Tips

Some of my L. Aromatica (only stem plant in the tank) have started to be sprout what seems like an excessive number of new shoots very near the top. I'm talking like 5 new shoots coming out within an...
Forum: Plants 12-28-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By DMtankd
Agreed, looks like the HC I've got growing in my...

Agreed, looks like the HC I've got growing in my tanks.
Forum: The Shrimp Lab 11-17-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,591
Posted By DMtankd
Hi, I've just sent another email to the...

Hi,

I've just sent another email to the sales @ shrimplab email, and a PM as well. I placed an non-shrimp order via your website exactly a month ago and have not heard anything at all about my...
Forum: The Shrimp Lab 11-12-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,841
Posted By DMtankd
I placed an order on Oct 17th, 2 emails to the...

I placed an order on Oct 17th, 2 emails to the sales @ shrimplab email, and no response yet. What is your personal email?
Forum: Substrate 09-25-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By DMtankd
Major Replant in Aqua Soil (with CRS)?

Hi All,

Anyone have any experience replanting in Aqua Soil (original) in a tank containing CRS or other sensitive fish/inverts?

It's way past due to uproot and replant some Blyxa that's taken...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,378
Posted By DMtankd
i run a 2217 on my 25g with a RG and inline...

i run a 2217 on my 25g with a RG and inline heater. I also run a 2232 on my mini l.

IMO, you should go with the 2217. You'll want as much flow as possible, especially with all that hardware on the...
Forum: DIY 07-06-2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 425
Posted By DMtankd
Auto dosing solution - film and evaporation

For anyone out there using an auto doser setup: do you experience film/precipitation/evaporation issues with the solutions in your bottles?

Ive recently set up an auotdosing system using...
Forum: Plants 06-03-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By DMtankd
Low Maintenance Plants under 12 inches

The stems in the background of my Mini L have been trimmed back so many times now that the bases are looking extremely ratty and its time to replant I think.

I am looking for something to replace...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-17-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,794
Posted By DMtankd
sounds like differing opinions on planarias...

sounds like differing opinions on planarias threat to shrimp. i think i'll go ahead with the panacur. seems safe for other inhabitants and they're just kind of distracting.

vespers, thanks for the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-16-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,794
Posted By DMtankd
Oh wow. Didn't realize they'd hurt the shrimp....

Oh wow. Didn't realize they'd hurt the shrimp. Everything I'd read said they were harmless. I guess harmless unless you have shrimp?

I'll do the treatment ASAP.

I guess these things came in...
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