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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-24-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By jan db
My buddy just ID'd the wood as red oak.

My buddy just ID'd the wood as red oak.
Forum: Plants   01-24-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By jan db
Thanks for the replies. I've slowed the Val with...

Thanks for the replies. I've slowed the Val with a barrier but it wasn't a complete fix. Maybe worth a shot though.

Thanks Kathy! I'll check all of these out.
Forum: Plants   01-23-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By jan db
Jungle Val like with no runners

Hello. I had a tank full of jungle Val and loved the look but couldn't keep up with all the runners. It just took over. I'm looking to do another Rescape and wondered if there was a plant that looked...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-23-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By jan db
I'll try an add a pic. Is there an easy way to...

I'll try an add a pic. Is there an easy way to paste it while using the mobile site?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-23-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By jan db
Bark on Driftwood?

I have some great gnarled driftwood I'm looking forward to putting in my tank. I've lightly power washed it and baked it on the upper rack of my grill to kill any nasties. My concern is the wood...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-21-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By jan db
Driftwood with Bark?

Hello. I have some great gnarled drift wood that I'm getting ready to use. I powerwashed it on the lightest setting so I didn't splinter it. I also elevated the pieces on a rack in my grill and...
Forum: Plants   10-12-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By jan db
Low Maintenance Rescape?

Hello, I'm looking to do a bit of a rescaping this winter to more plants that require less trimming and Maintainance. Unfortunately, life,kids and work have left me less time to play with the tank....
Forum: Lighting   10-12-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By jan db
It's 96x30x24-300 gallon. I just have a bulb out...

It's 96x30x24-300 gallon. I just have a bulb out and figured it would be a good time to slowly transition. I see AH also has led conversion kits. Not sure if this makes sense to go that route?
Forum: Lighting   10-12-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By jan db
LED replacement for compact flourescent

Hello, I've had my planted 340 up and running for almost 5 years. I started out with 6x96 watt compact flourescents from AH supply. They have served my purposes fine and I have been happy with them....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-31-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By jan db
Pothos in a planted sump?

Hello, I recently added pothos to my 75 gallon sump to help remove nitrates. Is this a good idea with a planted tank or are they also robbing my fertilizer etc? Thanks.
Forum: Plants   08-22-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By jan db
Moving Crinum Natans

I have a few large crinum natans that have been in the same spot for 3 years. They are doing really well and started blooming about 6 months ago. The challenge is they are so big. I'd like to move...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-28-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By jan db
Manzanita with bark safe?

Hello, I just bought a large piece of manzanita that still has the bark on it. I like the look of the bark. Is it safe to use as is? Thanks.
Forum: Equipment   02-13-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By jan db
Thanks. Does anyone have experience with the...

Thanks. Does anyone have experience with the Hydrofarm aapa15l. It's cheap on amazon and looks pretty good.
Forum: Equipment   02-13-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By jan db
Multitank Air Pump

Hello. I'm looking for a good, reliable pump to power sponge filters in 4-6 ten gallon tanks in my fish room. Being quite would be nice but not a deal breaker. I would like a low power draw. I've run...
Forum: Fish   02-12-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By jan db
Quarantine for Millenium Rainbows

Hello. I've had 2 male Millenium rainbows qt't in a bare bottom 10 gallon tank for 3 weeks. They were a little ragged from being overcrowded with fish they shouldn't have been with at the lfs. They...
Forum: Equipment   10-15-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By jan db
Blank Slate for New Sump

My winter project is going to be a more user friendly sump. My current setup is a 340 gal upstairs with a glass 75 gal on top of a shelf in my basment. Maintance and adjustments in the sump are...
Forum: Equipment   09-27-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By jan db
I plugged it back in last night and heard a click...

I plugged it back in last night and heard a click so I turned the co2 back on-bubbles. I unplugged it and the bubbles stopped.

I did take it apart and didn't see an obstruction or a seal/gasket...
Forum: Equipment   09-26-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By jan db
Thanks Rich I'll check it out. It's a Red Sea....

Thanks Rich I'll check it out. It's a Red Sea. I'm at work now but don't remember any screws. Everything seems like it was covered in plastic. Are you familiar with this one?
Forum: Equipment   09-26-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By jan db
Best Reasonably Priced Regulator Set up with Solenoid

I'm looking for a reasonably priced, reliable setup to replace my broken Red Sea outfit. I really like the GLA stuff but I'm not at a point where I can spend a ton. What about Milwaukee? I own their...
Forum: Equipment   09-26-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By jan db
I was in a hurry this morning so I didn't have a...

I was in a hurry this morning so I didn't have a chance to see. I will have to check tonight.

I fear that the check valves could have failed and water got in it.
Forum: Equipment   09-26-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By jan db
Solenoid Dead?

Hello, I refilled my co2 last night and noticed my bubble counters were still producing bubbles this morning while the solenoid should have been off. Fortunately the fish are all fine and I turned...
Forum: Fish   03-08-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By jan db
Wow. Pretty in depth comments. I'm going to have...

Wow. Pretty in depth comments. I'm going to have to digest some of this stuff. Thanks.
Forum: Fish   03-07-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By jan db
Yes, the tanks are generally, 78*. 0s with the...

Yes, the tanks are generally, 78*. 0s with the exeption of nitrate in the 10-20 ppm range. I noted the increased temps above. Yes all water changes are treated with Prime. Any net that was used in a...
Forum: Fish   03-07-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By jan db
Frustrated with Fish loss. Thoughts?

I apoligize in advance for the length of this message but I'm pretty frustrated by losing fish in quarantine recently. I feel like I'm doing things right but still suffering losses.

I have 3, 10...
Forum: Equipment   01-25-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By jan db
I'm not sure whether it's a D1 or an XL. It says...

I'm not sure whether it's a D1 or an XL. It says the D1 is only rated for 55 gallons. Do you think it would work on a larger tank if I just let it run longer?
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