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Forum: Tank Journals   03-09-2017, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By Pbaff
Thanks Nlewis, I looked at my tank and the back...

Thanks Nlewis, I looked at my tank and the back right corner isn't quite touching the base. I ordered a $12 yoga mat off of Amazon and will get it under the tank once I get another person to help me...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-02-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By Pbaff
No, should I?

No, should I?
Forum: Tank Journals   03-02-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By Pbaff
I bought it from Amazon. It was $300, but that...

I bought it from Amazon. It was $300, but that was back in November of '15.





If they still have it I can't find it. The seller I got it from has them listed as unavailable.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-03-2017, 03:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By Pbaff
Thank you Opare, I don't know why I never thought...

Thank you Opare, I don't know why I never thought to use rocks to prop things. Now I will be able to separate it out if I don't like it. The back corner is now a little taller. I think I may need to...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-03-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By Pbaff
http://i.imgur.com/cHfHZKt.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/cHfHZKt.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/82AQlkr.jpg

The substrate is in and I started to place the rocks. Any suggestions on moving them around? I have a couple more small rocks that I...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-31-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By Pbaff
I bought this tank in November of 2015 and within...

I bought this tank in November of 2015 and within a week I had the stand fully assembled. A few days later I began to stain and soon realized that I had been lazy with the sander. The stand needed to...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-08-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By Pbaff
Landen 90P 48 Gallon

I'm replacing my old 30 long with a Landen 90P. This is going to be my first attempt at a showy tank. I'm building a stand that should look just like AnotherHobby's stand...
Forum: DIY   08-23-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 475,098
Posted By Pbaff
When I was running a paintball setup I just let...

When I was running a paintball setup I just let it run all of the time.

I would not suggest taking it off every night. You will have a lot of pressure in the system that has to come out the ASA....
Forum: Equipment   07-29-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,991
Posted By Pbaff
You could try putting a 2215 impeller in your...

You could try putting a 2215 impeller in your 2217. That would reduce the overall flow of the filter.
Forum: Lighting   02-04-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By Pbaff
Visual Difference Between Ray2 and Planted+

I have a 120 gallon low tech tank with a few plants in it. Right now it has a 30" Ray2 on one end and an old fluorescent fixture on the other. If I replaced the old lamp with a Planted+ how...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-30-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By Pbaff
I've seen these before and I really like the...

I've seen these before and I really like the idea. I haven't used one yet, but I have been playing around with the idea of building one myself. The idea seems simple enough and there are some...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-28-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,676
Posted By Pbaff
Not to hijack this thread, but I could use some...

Not to hijack this thread, but I could use some clarificationon on this. Are the tannins what lower the pH or is it the driftwood itself? If it is the release of tannins will the driftwood only lower...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-19-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 816
Posted By Pbaff
Does anyone know if the ferts will break down the...

Does anyone know if the ferts will break down the glut? According to the link below glut only lasts about 20 hours after being added to the tank. Does that start once you mix it with the ferts or are...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-18-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Pbaff
I've never had any issues with them being...

I've never had any issues with them being aggressive. They usually aren't hard to catch if you want to get rid of them. I've always had good luck scaring them into a corner and then netting them out.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-17-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 816
Posted By Pbaff
Mixing Ferts and Excel/Metricide

I've read about adding some excel to auto dosing mixes to keep them from growing mold. I was thinking about taking that a step further and just mixing in the excel at the ratio I needed so that when...
Forum: DIY   12-10-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,736
Posted By Pbaff
I have a 10 gal that I de-rimmed over a year ago....

I have a 10 gal that I de-rimmed over a year ago. Since then it has broken down and set back up four or five times and went on an eight hour road trip when I moved. It even spent a few months outside...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-10-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,913
Posted By Pbaff
http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a381/AJB_spyder_...

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a381/AJB_spyder_AJB/IMG_20131206_185025_zps27429d3e.jpg


The root tabs came out well. I'm going to try and use some tonight and see how they work.

The...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-06-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By Pbaff
A quarantine tank is about the only way to keep...

A quarantine tank is about the only way to keep duckweed out of your aquarium. I know how much of a pain duckweed can be. I keep frogbit in my tanks and the only way to get the duckweed out is to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-06-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,913
Posted By Pbaff
I followed your advice and got some fertilizer...

I followed your advice and got some fertilizer from nilocg. I now have an EI dosing kit that I have been using and some fertilizer to make root tabs with. I picked up some clay on my way home today,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   11-03-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,913
Posted By Pbaff
I know they don't need much. I was thinking of...

I know they don't need much. I was thinking of adding less than one piece per root tab for my hair grass. I was just wondering if anyone had done that before.


Diana, I will try something like...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   11-01-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,913
Posted By Pbaff
Are you talking about iron tablets for health...

Are you talking about iron tablets for health supplement, or some other type of tablets? Also, is it possible to get too much iron in the system? I normally dose iron into the water column.

Do...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-31-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,913
Posted By Pbaff
Making Root Tabs With Agricultural Fertilizer

I've made root tabs in the past with Osmocote, but I don't care for the little shells that are left over when you get done. I have access to some free agricultural fertilizer from work and would like...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-11-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Pbaff
I wouldn't worry about that much of a gap, but if...

I wouldn't worry about that much of a gap, but if it hasn't always been there it may get worse. If the weight of the tank is starting to affect the stand you may want to reinforce it somehow.
Forum: Equipment   02-07-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,591
Posted By Pbaff
The 2215 was a good choice. Mine is completely...

The 2215 was a good choice. Mine is completely silent as long as the water return is below the water level.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-26-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By Pbaff
So, I bought the 96 watt kit. I also ordered some...

So, I bought the 96 watt kit. I also ordered some blue lights and once I get some lumber bought I'll get the lights set up and ready to go. Also, I bought bottles to double the rate of DIY CO2. I'm...
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