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Forum: Fish   02-08-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By MrBlackThumb
Ich, will it die?

I got a 10g tank that hosted a fish with ich. Long story short, overdose on Kordon Rid-Ich+, killed the fish. Now, my question, with the aquarium empty of fish, will the ich parasites die if I leave...
Forum: Plants   02-03-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By MrBlackThumb
Hack it down as much as you want. It'll grow back...

Hack it down as much as you want. It'll grow back quickly. Heck, the leaves that left floating will grow roots too.
Forum: Lighting   11-19-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By MrBlackThumb
Bulb holders and the bulbs themselves. Maybe some...

Bulb holders and the bulbs themselves. Maybe some wires if you don't have some already. Ballast should be OK if the max power is not exceeded. Good luck
Forum: Plants   11-19-2010, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By MrBlackThumb
Hygro angustifolia. Stem as big as my pinky.

Hygro angustifolia. Stem as big as my pinky.
Forum: Lighting   11-17-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By MrBlackThumb
Thanks Hoppy. What is it in T5HO that makes it...

Thanks Hoppy. What is it in T5HO that makes it give more light compared to PC, watt per watt? I read your sticky on PAR comparison of several types of lights. Is it the two bulb design on PC, i.e....
Forum: Lighting   11-16-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By MrBlackThumb
For correction, the additional 2 96W were...

For correction, the additional 2 96W were Coralife Aqualight Freshwater. Don't know if that made a difference. I was getting a lot of BBA in addition to very good growth, leaves closing after 7 hours...
Forum: Lighting   11-15-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By MrBlackThumb
Adding light in 125g (6 footer)

Got back into planted tank in my 125g w/center brace. Light is 2 96W CF old Current USA light fixtures in a row (to make 72"). The lights are only 1 inch above the glass top. I think I need more...
Forum: Plants   12-21-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,238
Posted By MrBlackThumb
Thanks. I'll keep it where it is right now, in...

Thanks. I'll keep it where it is right now, in mid ground. I got 2 of them, they're still small, but growing, throwing out new leaves every 3 days.
Forum: Plants   12-21-2009, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,238
Posted By MrBlackThumb
Crypt moehlmannii, how big will it get?

I got some C. moehlmannii from a friend. How big will it get? Currently planted in mid ground.
Forum: Equipment   12-01-2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 52,037
Posted By MrBlackThumb
Got my replacement needle wheel rotor and...

Got my replacement needle wheel rotor and volute+oring. Now the pump is quiet, at least inside the tank with no attachment, just the pump itself running. Will try putting the pump outside on a...
Forum: Equipment   11-24-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 52,037
Posted By MrBlackThumb
OK, I've contacted Danner mfg. They'll send me a...

OK, I've contacted Danner mfg. They'll send me a new volute & rotor. Hopefully that'll solve the problem. I'll update you guys when I got them in.
Forum: Equipment   11-23-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 52,037
Posted By MrBlackThumb
I plumbed the pump in a seperate loop from the...

I plumbed the pump in a seperate loop from the filter, on its own intake and output hoses. I used the included pipe that has CO2 feeder. On the output, I bought a female thread with a barb piece from...
Forum: Equipment   11-22-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 52,037
Posted By MrBlackThumb
Like MoparMuscl said, it's loud humming noise. I...

Like MoparMuscl said, it's loud humming noise. I even disconnected everything and just tried running the pump inside the tank by itself. Something is definitely not rightj, not to mention that it's...
Forum: Equipment   11-21-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 52,037
Posted By MrBlackThumb
Got the Mag 2 fractionating pump two days ago....

Got the Mag 2 fractionating pump two days ago. Installed it outside on a seperate loop. It was loud and it's leaking too around the gasket where the volute meets the pump body. I need to contact...
Forum: Equipment   11-14-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 52,037
Posted By MrBlackThumb
I ordered Mag2 fractionating pump already. Is it...

I ordered Mag2 fractionating pump already. Is it submersible? I would like to put it in my 75 with a prefilter to blow bubbles to the front along the back wall near the bottom. Anybody set it up this...
Forum: Equipment   11-14-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By MrBlackThumb
I have splitter that has built-in bubble counter...

I have splitter that has built-in bubble counter which also has check valve. This is the type that you open the brass top to fill in glycerine. There are 3 of them split from the solenoid. Are these...
Forum: Equipment   11-13-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By MrBlackThumb
Should I go open loop on CO2 or not?

I'm restarting my 75g planted tank after 2 years hiatus. Got everything setup, only to find the SMS122 ph electrode not working correctly. That thing was used for 7 months and not used for 2 years,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-05-2007, 03:20 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 89,274
Posted By MrBlackThumb
I was just wondering what kind of fertilization...

I was just wondering what kind of fertilization method ADA uses. Did you ask if they use EI?
Forum: Plants   04-27-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By MrBlackThumb
topher, thank you. I was about to give up planted...

topher, thank you. I was about to give up planted tank when I had bba problems. Thanks to Diablocanine and Jen, the tank now looks better than it ever did. Anyway, about every month I pull them out...
Forum: Plants   04-27-2007, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By MrBlackThumb
I use mine as foreground on the right hand side. ...

I use mine as foreground on the right hand side.
http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c65/MrBlackThumb/IMG_0042sm-1.jpg
Forum: Fish   04-16-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By MrBlackThumb
I keep its cousin, Steatocranus casuarius...

I keep its cousin, Steatocranus casuarius (Bufallohead/Blockhead). They're pretty peaceful. I have a breeding pair that have spawned 5 or 6 times now. I have 2 generation of fry in the same tank. The...
Forum: Plants   03-08-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,613
Posted By MrBlackThumb
What he said :hihi: . I knew Jl. Sumenep is in...

What he said :hihi: . I knew Jl. Sumenep is in Menteng, cause it is pretty close to where I went to school there in late 80s.
Be prepared to be in traffic jam. It seems like it is much worse now...
Forum: Plants   03-08-2007, 12:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,613
Posted By MrBlackThumb
I grew up in Jakarta. The best fresh & salt water...

I grew up in Jakarta. The best fresh & salt water fish place (maybe plants too) was Jalan Sumenep (Sumenep Road). Medicineman & ragnorak should be able to tell you more.
Forum: Fish   03-08-2007, 12:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,438
Posted By MrBlackThumb
Jen, it's me, Fani. Got those WCMM from Mike. He...

Jen, it's me, Fani. Got those WCMM from Mike. He said those are supposed to be long fin. I finally got my tank stabilized, very little if any BBA, diatoms gone too. The plants are growing great....
Forum: Fish   03-07-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,438
Posted By MrBlackThumb
Thanks to you people, I took the plunge and got...

Thanks to you people, I took the plunge and got 13 of these guys in my 125G tank. They are very pretty. I also got some purple passion danios. But the WCMMs have better color looking at them with 384...
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