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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-08-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By kdv9tb
Rocks that affect PH

I don't know if this is in the right place or not, so if it needs to be moved, please do so.

I have been looking all over to find a list of common rocks we use in the aquarium, and the affects it...
Forum: Lighting 03-29-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By kdv9tb
Sorry if it sounds like I am badmouthing the...

Sorry if it sounds like I am badmouthing the company. I was in no way trying to do that. I own 4 other finnex fixtures and plan to add more, if they last longer than 10 months.

I did contact...
Forum: Lighting 03-28-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By kdv9tb
10 month old 20" Fugeray craped out

I got home from work today to have an issue with my Finnex light. I have never had issues with any of my Finnex lights, until today. The light was purchased on May 31st, 2013, so it is just over...
Forum: Lighting 03-06-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By kdv9tb
I grow anubias, mosses, and crypts just fine...

I grow anubias, mosses, and crypts just fine under the finnex fugeray on a ten gallon. you may have to do some dosing to keep algae at bay, but like what has been said before, worst case is you have...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 02-27-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,378
Posted By kdv9tb
May I suggest that you consider a program that...

May I suggest that you consider a program that allows us "old" fixture people to send our light in and have you install the dimmer/ ramp function? There is just no way to convince my other half to...
Forum: Build My LED 12-23-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By kdv9tb
10% off on XB series?

I just got off the phone with Cara, and she mentioned a 10% off coupon code for the new XB series. I am trying to find it, but am not having any luck. Is that something that can be posted on here,...
Forum: Lighting 12-23-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By kdv9tb
Yes, my mind has been made up. I will be going...

Yes, my mind has been made up. I will be going with the 10,000 K BML. So many options for upgrades to the lights down the road, if I feel I need it.

Now to find the 10% off coupon on the new XB...
Forum: Lighting 12-20-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By kdv9tb
Lighting a 125 gallon Aquarium

What lights should I use on my new 125 gallon (72x18x24) aquarium? I currently have one 48 inch Ray 2, and was thinking I needed 2-24 incher Ray2's, 2-48 inch Ray2's, and then 2-36 inch monster...
Forum: Lighting 12-18-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 29,498
Posted By kdv9tb
Hello everyone! I actually was hoping to...

Hello everyone!

I actually was hoping to join the club, but was hoping that the club members might be able to direct me to what lights would be best for my new set-up. It is a 125 planted, with...
Forum: DIY 12-11-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By kdv9tb
Thank you! I had been searching all morning and...

Thank you! I had been searching all morning and didn't think to just search Jager! That is exactly what I wanted!

Thanks again!
Forum: DIY 12-11-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By kdv9tb
Questions on a heating manifold for a FX5?

I have a odd sort of tank, that only has one bulkhead in the bottom, and no room to add another one. With the tank being so weird, I would like to keep all the equipment out of the tank. This...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-08-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,647
Posted By kdv9tb
So after a quick google search, this is all that...

So after a quick google search, this is all that really came up for the Aquaplantarium. So my question to you is this, Do you still love the tank? Was it worth the extra money? What changes have...
Forum: DIY 11-20-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By kdv9tb
If you de-rim it, you will need to add a Euro...

If you de-rim it, you will need to add a Euro brace around the rim. The only other option would be to just flat out build your own tank, but use thicker glass that can withstand the pressure at 24...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-20-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By kdv9tb
The CO2 is being injected at a rate of 1 bubble...

The CO2 is being injected at a rate of 1 bubble every 2-3 seconds. Not even enough to really change the color on the drop checker, and I am not seeing a fluctuation in my PH reading between night...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-20-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By kdv9tb
I added some mag last night, according to what...

I added some mag last night, according to what you said with the Epsom salt. Luckily, there seems to be a Walgreens every block in this city, so I just went on and used it instead. I added enough...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-20-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By kdv9tb
I thought this same thing, so I got up in the...

I thought this same thing, so I got up in the middle of the night and checked my readings. I was spot on to what I was before the CO2 went out. I also checked my other shrimp tanks, that are NOT...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-20-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By kdv9tb
I have read this, but I haven't trimmed the...

I have read this, but I haven't trimmed the Anubias in who knows how long!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-19-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By kdv9tb
Epsom salt is chemically MgSO4, so would I be...

Epsom salt is chemically MgSO4, so would I be okay using the dry fert MgSO4?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-19-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By kdv9tb
co2 is on a timer, and is turned on an hour...

co2 is on a timer, and is turned on an hour before lights turn on, and goes off an hour before lights go out. At night, airstone kicks on, so I doubt there is a build up of CO2. As far as...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-19-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By kdv9tb
Yellow shrimp colony collapsing. Ideas?

Hey TPT, I am having an issue with my yellow shrimp colony, and was hoping someone may be able to help me understand, and give guidance on what to do.

First, I have a 10 gallon, planted...
Forum: Substrate 10-13-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By kdv9tb
Link between BBA and Eco-Complete?

I have a question for the plant genius' that know much more than me.. Is there a link between BBA and Eco-Complete (EC)? I know all my tanks that I have used EC, I have a BBA problem. Other tanks,...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 10-09-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,375
Posted By kdv9tb
I got on hoping to see some news about this...

I got on hoping to see some news about this light, and it was like Christmas! What fantastic news, and I can't wait to get my hands on a couple when the new models are released!

This light looks...
Forum: Lighting 08-16-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By kdv9tb
Solar tubes on a planted tank?

So, I am in the design phase of a new house, and have been looking into the idea of using solar tubes to light my freshwater aquariums. The problem is, I can't seem to find anyone that has tried it,...
Forum: Lighting 06-25-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By kdv9tb
personally, I use the FugeRay's on my 10 gallons....

personally, I use the FugeRay's on my 10 gallons. I suggest them on any tank 12 inches of under for depth. I have great growth from all my plants with pressurized CO2, dry ferts, and this light. I...
Forum: Algae 06-12-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By kdv9tb
Cladophora and shrimp

I have a major Cladophora problem in one of my planted aquariums. Unfortunetly, it has takken HC as a hostage, and I had to discard it. The question I have is how do I rid the tank of this terrible...
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