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Forum: Equipment 02-13-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By norg
I appreciate the feedback this thread is getting....

I appreciate the feedback this thread is getting. I didnt expect it to turn into a debate, but hey thats cool too. lol I was under the assumption that the information above was correct, I was simply...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,818
Posted By norg
Jebao yes. It is very finicky when getting it to...

Jebao yes. It is very finicky when getting it to seal. It likes to leak and has pretty low GPH flow through it. Its a pain to get it to seal everytime and sliced my hand open pretty good after I...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,818
Posted By norg
Awesome. This is exactly what I thought but...

Awesome. This is exactly what I thought but wanted to make sure. I know most people dont do it this way though, it usually just sits next to the tank. Does anyone have any feedback to offer on...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,818
Posted By norg
I guess Ill talk to a filter company about this....

I guess Ill talk to a filter company about this. I figured the head the pump was pushing would be negated by the inlet line... Thats how closed loop systems work atleast and I have some experience...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,818
Posted By norg
I could but I really really dont want to. All the...

I could but I really really dont want to. All the clothes I own fit into these two dressers and Id like to keep it this way. That would be the ideal way to do it, but unfortunately I have to draw the...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,818
Posted By norg
Thats a good idea. Just to clarify here is an...

Thats a good idea. Just to clarify here is an extremely poorly drawn illustration of my idea in microsoft paint. lol

http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa204/nickbecool/filteridea_zpsaa210475.png...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,818
Posted By norg
The filter will be pretty close to level with the...

The filter will be pretty close to level with the tank. Just a bit lower than the top of the tank. But wouldnt the force of gravity pushing the water down the intake negate the head that the filter...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,818
Posted By norg
Canister filter question!

Hey guys. I dont have much experience with canister filters, but I do know that my current Jebao 818 belongs in the garbage instead of filtering my 55 gallon planted tank... But the question is, I am...
Forum: Photography 02-10-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 48,190
Posted By norg
I personally think it works for this shot with...

I personally think it works for this shot with the depth of field being so narrow and the background so dark. Nice fish man!
Forum: Photography 02-10-2013, 04:30 AM
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Views: 48,190
Posted By norg
I really like the expression of the dogs face....

I really like the expression of the dogs face. Captured very well, pretty much as if you werent even there. My dogs act confused by my cameras so Im not as lucky as you when it comes to shooting a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-08-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By norg
Thank you! Much appreciated. Looking forward to...

Thank you! Much appreciated. Looking forward to getting this tank wet in the next couple days. As far as the stocking goes, I was kicking the idea of red cherry shrimp around. I have never kept them...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-07-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By norg
My attempt at Iwagami. 3 gallon JBJ pico.

Hey Guys. I had some spare dwarf baby tears (Hemianthus callitrichoides) from another tank of mine and decided to try to plant them immersed and see what would happen. Its been a couple months and...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-23-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By norg
I agree totally on the color scheme, some of the...

I agree totally on the color scheme, some of the plants in this tank started to color up a bit better. Unfortunately my only option so far has been to add unhealthy plants from a LFS and hope for the...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-20-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By norg
Well before this picture was taken it was pretty...

Well before this picture was taken it was pretty rough.... Lots and lots of algae.... I agree with adding more red! I really want to. Unfortunately the LFS's in my area dont have very good selections...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-19-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By norg
My 55 Gallon. Still a noob after 4 years.

Hey guys, my name is Nick. Like the title states Im still a noob after having this tank for 4, going on 5 years. This was my first aquarium, but since setting this up my attention has been mostly...
Forum: DIY 10-19-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By norg
Correction, this is what happens when people...

Correction, this is what happens when people drink beer. :icon_lol::thumbsup:

Nice job man!
Forum: Algae 10-19-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By norg
Ah! :mad: Haha. This tank seems so dim to me......

Ah! :mad: Haha. This tank seems so dim to me... But then again I am running 8 halides and LEDs over my reef tanks... Coral is what I usually grow so this seems like almost no par is being put out......
Forum: Algae 10-18-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By norg
4 54 watt T5s. Its over a 55 gallon tank. I dont...

4 54 watt T5s. Its over a 55 gallon tank. I dont have a regulator with a solonid yet so it is on 24/7. Around a bubble per second. All the plants are pearling and there is lots of surface agitation...
Forum: Algae 10-18-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By norg
I do believe it is diatoms on the crypt. It is...

I do believe it is diatoms on the crypt. It is very easy to rub off. Two of the tubes are 4 months old. The other two are about 2 years old. I have replacements in the mail right now. :icon_roll

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Forum: Algae 10-18-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By norg
I have cut back on the dosing and will monitor...

I have cut back on the dosing and will monitor how much I dose closely in relation to the growth of the algae. Either way I will add a couple ottos for a clean up crew. My nitrates were at 5-10 PPM...
Forum: Algae 10-18-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By norg
Bump guys? I figured that adding an otto or pleco...

Bump guys? I figured that adding an otto or pleco would be beneficial but Id rather fight the nutrient source itself than contain it with a clean up crew.
Forum: Algae 10-17-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By norg
How to fight this algae? Pics included.

Hey guys. Ive had my 55 gallon planted aquarium up and running for going on 5 years. Since I started injecting CO2 and dosing more ferts I have had some film algae issues. Some green and some brown...
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