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Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By jkpedrita
Thank you! So-- it would be about the same either...

Thank you! So-- it would be about the same either way. One would just give a better spread since its wider, and the other would look prettier on top of the tank. I can make a decision with those two...
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By jkpedrita
darn you jeffkrol, **Shaking fist in the air**...

darn you jeffkrol, **Shaking fist in the air** more options!

The dimmer is manageable and would give me a better ability to adjust the lighting as needed. Thank you for the great suggestion.

A...
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By jkpedrita
Partly cost, but mostly, while I liked the light...

Partly cost, but mostly, while I liked the light output of the sat +, the infrared eye kept popping off at the slightest jostle and having to send it back all the time was a pain.

At the same...
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By jkpedrita
Yes Mattinmd those are the dimensions. Thank you...

Yes Mattinmd those are the dimensions. Thank you for the responses. I think I should specify my worries a bit.

Worry 1: I was getting the nice deep reds in the a. reineckii in a ten gallon with a...
Forum: Lighting 06-01-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By jkpedrita
Overthinking this and now confused

I have a 33 long tank and need new lighting. As the tank is super shallow and it only supplemented with half dose ei ferts and excel, I do not want a super strong light.

I was set to update to a...
Forum: Lighting 06-01-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 698
Posted By jkpedrita
Thanks for all of the great info! Looks like a...

Thanks for all of the great info! Looks like a 48" razor would be perfect for a 33 long. :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-18-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By jkpedrita
Thanks! I didn't see anything strange on them....

Thanks! I didn't see anything strange on them. I'll boil them just in case though. :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-18-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By jkpedrita
Old IAL safe to use

OK super shrimpers--quick and possibly silly question.

I have had a pack of IAL sitting in a fish cabinet forgotten for about a year and a half. Are they too old to use? Do IAL have a use by...
Forum: Photography 06-21-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By jkpedrita
Hmmm-- I think it was the TG-830. It has been a...

Hmmm-- I think it was the TG-830. It has been a while and I can't remember with precision but the pics look like what I remember.
Forum: Photography 06-21-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By jkpedrita
I was trying to figure that out for you. I do not...

I was trying to figure that out for you. I do not remember. It was waterproof, red and purchased in 2010. Sorry I can't help you on that.

If your sticking point is the screen, there is an...
Forum: Photography 06-21-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By jkpedrita
+1 on the go-pro. Though straight pics aren't as...

+1 on the go-pro. Though straight pics aren't as great as the video.
I got an older version of the Olympus a couple of years ago and I wasn't a fan. It isn't always feasible to quickly get to...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By jkpedrita
Have you checked out the info about the Redfield...

Have you checked out the info about the Redfield Ratio? Nitrates and Phosphates should be balanced so that plants can fully utilize each of them. Plants need phosphates. What is your phosphate...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By jkpedrita
I should note that I tested aged tap water. Most...

I should note that I tested aged tap water. Most of the chlorine should have dissipated in that time. Though not the chloramine I suppose, so yeah good catch I'm sure that caused the ammonia reading...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By jkpedrita
Yet another RO question

I recently moved and found out my water is craptastic. I have .5ppm ammonia coming out of the tap coupled with off the charts phosphates. Looks like I need an RO filter. Just to add another layer of...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 03-07-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,842
Posted By jkpedrita
I'm in love! That looks great AirstoND!

I'm in love! That looks great AirstoND!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-02-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By jkpedrita
Weird place to ask but...

Does anyone have a sublet in the DC area? I know this is a strange place to ask about real estate, but all the aquarium folks I've met so far have been good people, even if a bit strange ;).

I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-26-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By jkpedrita
If you planted heavily enough, which it sounds...

If you planted heavily enough, which it sounds like you did,the tank may be quiet cycling. The plants eating up all the waste while the bacteria build up.

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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-26-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,842
Posted By jkpedrita
Thanks! I love the suggestions. I took out the...

Thanks! I love the suggestions. I took out the elephant ear, though now it leaves an empty corner. The bloodleaf iresene looks amazing is it a riparium plant? I have a tradescantia there the...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-20-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,842
Posted By jkpedrita
10 gallon betta riparium build-picture heavy

I was recently one of the recipients of hydrophyte's riparium RAOK. I have been anxious to put one of these together.

The tank- I had a ten gallon lying around and thought the riparium was a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-11-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By jkpedrita
The fuzz is normal on new driftwood. It will go...

The fuzz is normal on new driftwood. It will go away. Nice Scape!
Forum: Lighting 02-10-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By jkpedrita
Sliderfish if you check out hoppy's, lighting...

Sliderfish if you check out hoppy's, lighting with par, thread at 21" you would get 80-90 par. CFL's are great, I'm a bit peeved I switched out my cfls and brooder domes for a t5ho light. The down...
Forum: Fish 02-03-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By jkpedrita
How is the angel doing? Sent from my AT100...

How is the angel doing?

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Forum: Plants 02-03-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By jkpedrita
I'm glad to see I'm not the only one that loves...

I'm glad to see I'm not the only one that loves this plant! Sorry I didn't notice your question about the temps but looks like everyone else got you covered.

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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-03-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By jkpedrita
Thank you Diana! Especially for providing the...

Thank you Diana! Especially for providing the reasoning behind the advice, it is very useful. I hadn't even thought to consider the magnesium. I am so glad I asked. My tap GH is around 200ppm...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-03-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By jkpedrita
Kent Marine Iron and Manganese ok for trace?

I don't know how much background info is needed for this question but just in case.

The tank is a 20H with sand capped soil, dosing excel and diy co2. I have about 40 par at the substrate. I had...
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