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Forum: Fish 01-24-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By pglenn
well I wanted to be sure. I do know LiveAquaria...

well I wanted to be sure. I do know LiveAquaria uses alot of generic descriptions that sometimes arent accurate
Forum: Fish 01-23-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By pglenn
ok, cool then... as I watch a 1/4" MTS crawl up...

ok, cool then... as I watch a 1/4" MTS crawl up my tank side. where can I get one? (other than LiveAquaria who are horrendous on shipping)

Patrick
Forum: Fish 01-23-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By pglenn
so the following 2 links are incorrect? ...

so the following 2 links are incorrect?

WetWebMedia
http://www.wetwebmedia.com/ca/volume_6/volume_6_4/clea.html

and

LiveAquaria...
Forum: Fish 01-23-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By pglenn
A single Assassin Snail sounds like a good...

A single Assassin Snail sounds like a good idea... however I have read they can reach 2"-3" in size?

Patrick
Forum: Fish 01-22-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By pglenn
smaller fish for MTS control

I have a 25g planted with 3 cory's and 5 mosquito fish currently. Also have 4 or 5 nerites (3/4" to 1") and who knows how many MTS's. I pick out the large ones as I see them surface (~1"). I dont...
Forum: Fish 03-01-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By pglenn
resin/plastic barrel safe for fish?

I want to put a mini "pond" on my apt balcony. I was wondering if this would be fish-safe (small school of mosquitofish most likely). I estimated it to be about 23gallons
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-12-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By pglenn
in lieu of brackish water, would adding aquarium...

in lieu of brackish water, would adding aquarium salt increase the chances of a few survivors? I do tend to add a small amount after water changes anyways, maybe increasing the amount a bit for the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-12-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By pglenn
I do have a few nerites in the tank.had them for...

I do have a few nerites in the tank.had them for 6-10 months. but havent seen these before (well maybe did but didnt take notice because it wasnt in this number) and the nerite number hasnt been...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-12-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By pglenn
white spots on plants and glass - WTF?

in the last few weeks I have begun seeing white spots on my plants and on the aquarium glass. on close inspection they look almost like poppy seeds. I assume they are eggs of some type but I have...
Forum: DIY 06-19-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By pglenn
tank is definitely alot "whiter" with the LED. ...

tank is definitely alot "whiter" with the LED. very nice fit in the canopy too.need to let the water clear some (salts and medication for ich, popeye - thanks alot Pet Supermarket ugh) to how well...
Forum: DIY 06-17-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By pglenn
Fluval Ultra Bright fitted to Eclipse Hood

mid project of re-engineering an Eclipse Hood for my 25g. The filter was removed already by the person that sold me the tank/hood/stand. currently using a whisper 60. I added a length of treated...
Forum: Lighting 06-01-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By pglenn
Supplemental LEDs for Eclipse-2 Hood

I have a 25g tall, with an eclipse 2 hood over it. The filter was replace by the former owner with a whisper 60 (opening up lots of space under back of hood). I may possibly replace the original...
Forum: DIY 03-26-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By pglenn
thats a concern. dunno what I could give them...

thats a concern. dunno what I could give them that wouldnt leach out into the tank
Forum: DIY 03-26-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By pglenn
in-tank daphnia breeder

I am looking for ideas - either DIY or retail - for a self-sustaining daphnia breeder for in-tank. I would like to have the culture "spill-over" into the main tank in some way, either a cut portion...
Forum: DIY 02-03-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2,400
Views: 396,698
Posted By pglenn
first you have to realize exactly how this system...

first you have to realize exactly how this system works. it is not actually "regulating" the pressure. it is slowing the flow. similar but not quite the same. the pressure will still build even...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By pglenn
these fluval 22g systems are good for short term,...

these fluval 22g systems are good for short term, and/or small tanks, and/or low tech tanks that have limited plants or plants that dont require alot of CO2 like java ferns and crypto's. you can use...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-29-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By pglenn
haha right now he still pretty much lives on the...

haha right now he still pretty much lives on the filter of the 3g eclipse. and good thing he does - he survived a chemical accident (overdosed tank on plant food) that clouded the tank water and...
Forum: DIY 01-28-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2,400
Views: 396,698
Posted By pglenn
this kind of setup does work, there are 100's of...

this kind of setup does work, there are 100's of ppl here that would attest to it. EOTD is also not really reported as a problem. the real issue is, having a "real" setup is not much more expensive...
Forum: DIY 01-27-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2,400
Views: 396,698
Posted By pglenn
under $50? can be done easily... $20 for...

under $50?

can be done easily... $20 for the tank. $10 for the ADA Adapter.$10 for the "needle valve".$10 for a diffusor. odds/ends include check valve and tubing. and those prices are top-end...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-11-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By pglenn
Red Claw Crab adventures

recently received a Red Clawed Crab and rather than put him in my 25g as planned I put him in my 3g eclipse. no chance of escaping from it. I knew it would use the filter for leaving the water once...
Forum: Fish 11-25-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By pglenn
Okefonokee Sunfish with Least Killifish

thinking of adding some okefonokee sunfish with some least killifish - mainly hoping the okefonokee's will use the constant supply of fry as food. will the sunfish eat them or are they too slow and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-21-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,429
Posted By pglenn
not gonna argue and continue hijacking the...

not gonna argue and continue hijacking the thread. I'll hold to my analogy to Mandarin's in salt water tanks - both look nice but are only for very experienced aquarists. yes you need a very mature...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-21-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,429
Posted By pglenn
by "dirty" I dont actually mean green/brown...

by "dirty" I dont actually mean green/brown smelly water but rather they need food material floating within the water that they can filter out. and they need a decent water current and a perch...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-21-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,429
Posted By pglenn
stay away from the bamboo. they rarely last even...

stay away from the bamboo. they rarely last even a year in the most optimal environment. which for them is actually dirty water that they can filter. clean tanks which we all strive for is...
Forum: DIY 06-11-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2,400
Views: 396,698
Posted By pglenn
solenoids are designed to have a max input...

solenoids are designed to have a max input pressure, and with this system you are working with the tank pressure of 800psi. most solenoids work on a much lower PSI than that. be VERY careful on that
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