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Forum: Aquascaping 04-10-2009, 02:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By ccLansman
thanks for the input guys, i want to find some...

thanks for the input guys, i want to find some nice rock vs paying an arm and a leg to buy it from a pet store. So i think in time i will find some good rocks.
Forum: Aquascaping 04-08-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By ccLansman
need some scaping tips

So here is my 60gals of forever frustration... :p

I think it looks alright but i lack ability to scape it any better. Can you guys give me some pointers?
Also take a look at my flow setup and...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By ccLansman
thanks! but how do you know which is the correct...

thanks! but how do you know which is the correct to cap? Also should their be two or one cap?
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By ccLansman
so i found the black plastic cap thing looks like...

so i found the black plastic cap thing looks like a hat with a hole in it. It capped a star looking thing on the body of the pump. There is also a star thing on the impeller, which is it supposed to...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,637
Posted By ccLansman
i paid $50 at bevfactory.com, picked up local SD...

i paid $50 at bevfactory.com, picked up local SD for free. Filled for $15.
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By ccLansman
no shaking, i purchased it off ebay because it...

no shaking, i purchased it off ebay because it was only $25 +4.5 shipped vs, $50 at the local fish stores. The buyer was happy to take it back if it was broken but i am forced to pay shipping both...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2009, 03:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By ccLansman
so i fixed the fin, it was pointless. Can anyone...

so i fixed the fin, it was pointless. Can anyone tell me this, if you put your ear to the magnet on the koralia do you hear a loud humming? Or is it fairly quiet?
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By ccLansman
no pics but its the two fin things sitting...

no pics but its the two fin things sitting vertial in the chamber. If you take off the dome part they are on either side of the impeller.

Mine may be a newer model, it has a green impeller not red...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By ccLansman
its not a broken fin, its the plastic thing thats...

its not a broken fin, its the plastic thing thats sticking up inside the chamber next to the fins. There are two of them.
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By ccLansman
koralia 2????

Just checking to see if this is standard or if my new koralia 2 is busted. I hooked it up and its not super loud but its humming quite a bit. So much that you can hear it from across the room if...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-13-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By ccLansman
IMO i assume it to be easier to keep down in...

IMO i assume it to be easier to keep down in sand. I have ecco complete and have to stack rock on the damn stuff in order for it to stay down or waste hours planting small stems. With sand you should...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-08-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By ccLansman
I took a look at the ada fixtures.... what a...

I took a look at the ada fixtures.... what a waste of money :(

ADA feels like a mac... :)

with $500 you should be able to do a really nice setup. i would recommend retrofit lights and build...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-07-2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 35,445
Posted By ccLansman
great looking tank, what lights are you using?

great looking tank, what lights are you using?
Forum: DIY 12-30-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,877
Posted By ccLansman
O i see, yes you are correct, .7 is the thresh...

O i see, yes you are correct, .7 is the thresh hold, you have to go above that to get it working, :) thanks for catching my mistake.
Forum: DIY 12-30-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,877
Posted By ccLansman
im confused aren't LED's (light emitting diodes)?...

im confused aren't LED's (light emitting diodes)? Or are you saying that LEDs for fish tank lighting is different?

EDIT:: After doing some digging it looks like the LED for fish tank lighting is...
Forum: DIY 12-30-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,877
Posted By ccLansman
You can get leds at any online part house or...

You can get leds at any online part house or possibly frys electronics. I use digikey when i need parts, only problem is sometimes you cannot order 1 or two pieces but 10+. Also they charge a $5 i...
Forum: DIY 12-30-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By ccLansman
The inside diameter is 1-1/2, the tubing was...

The inside diameter is 1-1/2, the tubing was labeled high pressure tubing. Its two layers of transparent high grade rubber with pvc thread woven into it. I would have liked no threads but the only...
Forum: DIY 12-30-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By ccLansman
Well its not night and day different, i guess i...

Well its not night and day different, i guess i could have worded the title differently. I meant it was new for me :)

You are correct, its not pvc and i chose straight barbs for my connectors. I...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-30-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,273
Posted By ccLansman
nice tank! How where you able to keep the...

nice tank!
How where you able to keep the anubis looking that nice? Mine tend to raise themselves out of the substrate and shoot roots out like crazy. Also do you trim the glosso often? Mine tends...
Forum: DIY 12-30-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By ccLansman
I just use the return from my eheim 2026 and it...

I just use the return from my eheim 2026 and it seems to get the job done, no media of any kind. I had a 13" reactor but bubbles would start leaking out about an hour into the day. With this one only...
Forum: DIY 12-30-2008, 04:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By ccLansman
My New rex style co2 Diffuser

Decided to modify the rex reactor with tubing from the local home depot. I used some acrylic tube with pvc end pieces to connect it inline. Dissolved a 2 inch pocket of co2 in a few minutes time....
Forum: DIY 12-29-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By ccLansman
I have the same thing happen on mine, I can only...

I have the same thing happen on mine, I can only say it looks like some sort of variable pressure change. It may be due to a small leak on a bubble counter or back pressure. I checked all my parts...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-26-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,804
Posted By ccLansman
#21, nice flower!

#21, nice flower!
Forum: Lighting 12-22-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By ccLansman
Single or Dual reflector?

Would it be better to run my 4x65w pc lights from a single reflector or do separate reflectors for the banks of two lights? I see the t5's do individual reflectors from each bulb.

Thanks
Forum: Lighting 12-21-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By ccLansman
thanks, this is what i was thinking would be the...

thanks, this is what i was thinking would be the answer. I think ill just take the coralife and scrap it for parts and make a custom fixture with better reflectors. That was my main reason for...
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