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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-15-2007, 03:52 PM
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Views: 618
Posted By turbomkt
I'd also like to say that Crystal Red Shrimp...

I'd also like to say that Crystal Red Shrimp sounds a lot more expensive and impressive than Candy Cane ;)

Another issue is where they came from. I'm guessing the Asian breeders that came up with...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2007, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,146
Posted By turbomkt
I don't know what the difference is, but with...

I don't know what the difference is, but with three tanks (55g, 50g and 10g) in one room, I don't have an aquarium smell.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,146
Posted By turbomkt
The only thing you have to replace should be the...

The only thing you have to replace should be the fine floss at the top. Everything else should be rinsed in tank water.

As for carbon, a fine mesh bag is the way to add it. It's up to you if you...
Forum: Plants 08-12-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By turbomkt
I've had the best luck with vertical growth when...

I've had the best luck with vertical growth when the lighting was a bit lower.

My inclination would be to top and replant to get better density, then hope that they grow up to reach the light...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2007, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,736
Posted By turbomkt
Great!!! So you buy it locally and they...

Great!!! So you buy it locally and they reimburse?
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2007, 03:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,736
Posted By turbomkt
Yeah, I'd contact Eheim as well. I've had Eheim...

Yeah, I'd contact Eheim as well. I've had Eheim II's running for quite a while with no problems.
Forum: DIY 02-10-2007, 02:43 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 40,881
Posted By turbomkt
Is that a DIY sliding cover system? I see the...

Is that a DIY sliding cover system? I see the handles on the glass are from two different companies. Gonna tell us how you did it?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-07-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,344
Posted By turbomkt
Actually, it works just fine. I use it on my...

Actually, it works just fine. I use it on my kids' computer and all of their programs work fine.

I use it on my wife's desktop as that is what guests also use for access. Everything they need...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-07-2007, 04:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,344
Posted By turbomkt
Actually, you can do this with XP home or pro. ...

Actually, you can do this with XP home or pro. It just requires building another account with regular user privileges. Starting with Win2K I've always run as user and just used "Run as" when I...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-06-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By turbomkt
gabe, if you buy it you need to understand that...

gabe,
if you buy it you need to understand that building a house on it will generally run $100k-200k depending on size and construction method. You can go cheap and rent it out, or go big and sell...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-02-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,344
Posted By turbomkt
But it hasn't been the same core for 20 years. ...

But it hasn't been the same core for 20 years. With OS X they shifted the core over to unix based.
Forum: Lighting 02-02-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,489
Posted By turbomkt
Actually, Rex means you should turn the lights...

Actually, Rex means you should turn the lights 90 to run front to back.
Forum: Lighting 01-31-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,489
Posted By turbomkt
SoCalSunset, Consider T5's in that setup. ...

SoCalSunset,
Consider T5's in that setup. 4x54W T5's may be OK, 6 would probably be ideal. If you did them in banks of 3 or staggered them you could get pretty good coverage.

Otherwise, I might...
Forum: DIY 01-29-2007, 03:34 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 40,881
Posted By turbomkt
Thinking about it...5 ft lights aren't really a...

Thinking about it...5 ft lights aren't really a must, are they? Either center the lights so the end tanks have 6 inches that don't get direct lights, or shift the lights to one end and have a short...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-29-2007, 03:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,549
Posted By turbomkt
Actually, I think it would be a great shape for...

Actually, I think it would be a great shape for any cube. It did well for about 2/3 of my 10g tank.

But...if you can afford the 2x13W kit from AHSupply, I'd go that route. You've got more...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-21-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,448
Posted By turbomkt
And if aelysa doesn't have enough, I have some as...

And if aelysa doesn't have enough, I have some as well.
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2007, 02:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By turbomkt
You may also be able to decrease fraying by...

You may also be able to decrease fraying by taping the stranded cable first.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-21-2007, 02:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,526
Posted By turbomkt
Maha, Feel free to check this thread...

Maha,
Feel free to check this thread (http://www.applesnail.net/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=6645).
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-19-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,526
Posted By turbomkt
And, yes, rain- has a recipe listed in that...

And, yes, rain- has a recipe listed in that thread...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-18-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,590
Posted By turbomkt
Yeah, I've had a few come through. Nothing...

Yeah, I've had a few come through. Nothing spectacular yet. I'm going to start back up with water changes in force when I'm done with this trip.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-18-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,590
Posted By turbomkt
A bare bottom tank with moss is fine.

A bare bottom tank with moss is fine.
Forum: Lighting 01-18-2007, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,100
Posted By turbomkt
Actually, I'd go with a Workhorse 7 for that. ...

Actually, I'd go with a Workhorse 7 for that. Fulham recommends it for 2x55W, so I would assume the same for 2x65.

Also, it's worth looking around locally. I found a place on the way home from...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-16-2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,503
Posted By turbomkt
It hurt to watch because the Chargers won the...

It hurt to watch because the Chargers won the game. The outplayed the Pats and then beat themselves while they were at it.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-14-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,448
Posted By turbomkt
I'd start small. Go with 1/4 of a leaf and see...

I'd start small. Go with 1/4 of a leaf and see what that does to your tanks. Expect to see some tannins in the water.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-13-2007, 03:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,503
Posted By turbomkt
Nothing but the Bolts! Ikea during a...

Nothing but the Bolts!

Ikea during a Chargers game? What, are you nuts?

I'm just glad I'll get to watch the game with someone from Boston! ;)
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