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Forum: Equipment   05-03-2015, 05:00 PM
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Posted By mache62
Thanks Dee! I'm hoping the 1/2" hose will fit,...

Thanks Dee! I'm hoping the 1/2" hose will fit, that way I can start cleaning this now instead of waiting for tubing that I will have to order.
Forum: Equipment   05-03-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By mache62
Help! Eheim cleaning questions

Someone recently gave me an Eheim G90 filter. It still have water in it and smelled like it has been sitting like that for a while.

It contains 2 different types of filter material....ceramic...
Forum: Equipment   12-30-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By mache62
can this regulator be used on a paint ball...

can this regulator be used on a paint ball cylinder?
Forum: Lighting   10-17-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,641
Posted By mache62
That's interesting as I have always had the...

That's interesting as I have always had the opposite experience with LEDs in my saltwater tank. Is it possible for you to check it again with a different par meter?
Forum: Tank Journals   01-18-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By mache62
I wanted to post an update and maybe get some...

I wanted to post an update and maybe get some opinions on a couple things.

I received my light from Build My LED, a 18" original series 10k light planted light. The fixture is nice and I believe...
Forum: Lighting   12-22-2013, 01:33 AM
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Views: 102,998
Posted By mache62
ugh, I ordered one on Dec 5th and it has been...

ugh, I ordered one on Dec 5th and it has been delayed once for building and twice now in shipping! My plants are starting to melt!
Forum: Tank Journals   12-16-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By mache62
Cloudiness cleared up after a couple days.....all...

Cloudiness cleared up after a couple days.....all looks good. Nitrates have been high so I did a few 20% water changes over the last week. I'm hoping to get some fish in there this week if the cycle...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-10-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By mache62
I've had this running for what….2 weeks now I...

I've had this running for what….2 weeks now I think and no problems. I have disconnected the canister twice for cleaning while I ran the cloudiness from the substrate out, hooks back up and runs the...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-10-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By mache62
Ahh a snow day and time to update a little… ...

Ahh a snow day and time to update a little…

I built a small stacked kind of thingy with the slate and put that in the tank. ...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-03-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,011
Posted By mache62
bump to see what you thought of the light.....I...

bump to see what you thought of the light.....I was looking at one for my 25g cube.
Forum: DIY   12-01-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,286
Posted By mache62
…..so wait, are you using any optics with these...

…..so wait, are you using any optics with these LEDs or are you trying to use the can as the optic?
Forum: Tank Journals   11-30-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By mache62
So I have a strainer for the bottom hole but I'd...

So I have a strainer for the bottom hole but I'd like to find one that is more flush with the back wall. Also I will shorten the arm on the lock line, I just have it like that so I could see how much...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-30-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By mache62
Holiday weekend and I had some time to work on...

Holiday weekend and I had some time to work on the tank! Yay!

I connected the canister filter to the drilled holes in the back of the tank using 1/2" tubing….I was definitely nervous as the water...
Forum: Lighting   11-27-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By mache62
I'm setting up the same tank so I'll keep an eye...

I'm setting up the same tank so I'll keep an eye on suggestions here!
Forum: Tank Journals   11-26-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By mache62
yea, back siphon is definitely a concern! I'm...

yea, back siphon is definitely a concern! I'm used to working with a sump where I have the room for a little extra water to go. I'd rather not seal up the hole but I could probably get a threaded...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-26-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By mache62
So does anyone have any thoughts on whether this...

So does anyone have any thoughts on whether this will work with the Eheim filter? I'm familiar enough with this that it will be able to force the water through using the bulkheads…..

Anyone have...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-26-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By mache62
Repurposing my old reef tank

So I want a spot to track what I'm doing and be able to (hopefully) get some help planting my old reef tank.

The tank; a 25g Marineland cube tank. I removed the overflow that was taking up a lot...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-21-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By mache62
Diana thank you for that information! I...

Diana thank you for that information!

I think i'll start a tank journal so I can keep track of my ideas.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-20-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By mache62
So wait.....is a paludarium like a riparium?? I...

So wait.....is a paludarium like a riparium?? I was just doing some surfing on here and that looks like a doable project!

Any thoughts on that?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-20-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By mache62
A Paludarium would definitely be an interesting...

A Paludarium would definitely be an interesting project but I'm not sure I have the right environment for where the tank is going to be placed. I was thinking more along the lines of a couple choi...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-20-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By mache62
so I have this old tank…..I could use a little help

It was my old reef tank until I upgraded. It's been sitting in my basement for a couple of years and I was thinking it might make a good winter project.

The tank is a 25g Marineland Cube and I had...
Forum: Fish   12-13-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,641
Posted By mache62
I love the colors of the German Rams, I have 2 in...

I love the colors of the German Rams, I have 2 in my nano with a cory and a black neon. Oh and I have a mystery snail in there as well......no problems so far!
Forum: Low Tech Forum   04-12-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By mache62
Watching this as I recently took down a 25g cube...

Watching this as I recently took down a 25g cube tank when I upgraded my reef


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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-26-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,466
Posted By mache62
I found it helpful though. I just recently...

I found it helpful though. I just recently started and used eco-complete. I had the same problem and have been waiting before putting in angels for the same reason. It does come down with water...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-18-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By mache62
ok, I googled and I bought! Drop checker on the...

ok, I googled and I bought! Drop checker on the way!
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