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Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-11-2010, 01:38 AM
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Posted By fast94m
found a 225g fish tank fs for $900, has the...

found a 225g fish tank fs for $900, has the offset pre drilled overflows, looks like an AGA tank to me, its 72x24x60 on the stand, is that just a taller 210g?

comes w/ sump and uv sterilizer and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-11-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By fast94m
I could move it into the dining room on the...

I could move it into the dining room on the inside of the window and house but i'm not sure what a 210g tank would do to click lock hardwood flooring...........with a concrete slab underneath of...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-11-2010, 12:32 AM
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Views: 866
Posted By fast94m
It has electric baseboard so i could run that...

It has electric baseboard so i could run that though it would cost me some money. Should i move it into the house? how hot can a tank tolerate in the summer?

There is a fan in there and i can...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-10-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By fast94m
here is the location of where the tank will be...

here is the location of where the tank will be placed. Note 55g stand for reference. I noticed that spot doesnt really recieve direct sunlight most of the day but more of indirect light, i guess...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-10-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By fast94m
house and additional sunroom are on concrete...

house and additional sunroom are on concrete slabs, unsure of thickness.

I agree on the depth of tank, though i was messing around placing my fingers on the bottom of the glass at the fish store...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-10-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By fast94m
The sun room can get "warm" but im not sure what...

The sun room can get "warm" but im not sure what the limit would be tank temp wise, 80-82degrees too hot? I can lower shades covering all windows if need be to lower light input and lower temp,...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-10-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By fast94m
210g setup question

I'm in the search for a 210g undrilled tank and stand. This will be the largest tank i've ever setup by far. I come from a 75g reef tank and a 37g planted tank.

Please critique my plan as i'm...
Forum: Lighting 04-21-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By fast94m
So u recommend a tek 2 light? 24 inch?

So u recommend a tek 2 light? 24 inch?
Forum: Lighting 04-20-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By fast94m
lighting choice question

Have a established 37g planted tank, ferns, swords, a couple unidentified plants ( inherited setup from a family member). I come from a reef tank background where you can almost never have too much...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-27-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By fast94m
I plan to add a bunch of cherry shrimp if i can...

I plan to add a bunch of cherry shrimp if i can actually locate some in my area, tough to get around here.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-27-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By fast94m
Thanks wearbunnyslippers. I am currently dosing...

Thanks wearbunnyslippers. I am currently dosing 1.5mL of flourish excel daily. Would dosing flourish take care of the ferts part? I also have some iodine and iron supplements laying around, would...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-27-2008, 03:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By fast94m
Yea i'm just trying to understand the plant...

Yea i'm just trying to understand the plant growing timeline.

I'm used to slow growing things, my sps corals in my reef tank took 2 years to grow into full blown colonies but i haven't a clue how...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-27-2008, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By fast94m
yes that is a java fern, i'll see if i can attach...

yes that is a java fern, i'll see if i can attach them to the back of the driftwood and i'll repost a pic.

If i spread out the hairgrass, how long do you think it would take before i get a carpet...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-27-2008, 02:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By fast94m
gmccreedy, thanks for the quick reply and...

gmccreedy, thanks for the quick reply and suggestions.

I would have preferred a few rocks in there but i couldn't find anything that was small enough that i liked, I'll keep searching though.
...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-27-2008, 02:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By fast94m
Total noob

So i've mostly been lurkin on this forum for alittle while and now that my tank seems to be up and stable i figure i would introduce myself and the tank, so here goes:

Hi, I'm Steve, and I'm a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-12-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By fast94m
Then AC20 and no powerhead it is. I'm...

Then AC20 and no powerhead it is.

I'm coming from the reef tank mentality of no such thing as too much flow. My tanks usually have 40-50x turnover, tough habit to break but i'm learning :)
...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-12-2008, 03:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By fast94m
Also would it be better to step up to a bigger...

Also would it be better to step up to a bigger aqua clear like a 30 or 50 over a 20? would this eliminate the need for me to have that min jet powerhead in there?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-12-2008, 03:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By fast94m
Just did the hardscape. Picked out a few plants...

Just did the hardscape. Picked out a few plants from petco tonight too. Will post pix once the dust settles. I found a old old aquaclear 200 laying around, its noisy and is even louder for some...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-11-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By fast94m
5 cherry shrimp 6 neon tetras 2 prs of...

5 cherry shrimp
6 neon tetras
2 prs of guppies

This sound right for stocking levels in a 14g? Would you add/subtract anything? I really just want to breed something cause i've never actually...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-11-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By fast94m
Ladykatze, your link is broken, have another?

Ladykatze, your link is broken, have another?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-11-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By fast94m
Yea i just found some petsmart.com coupons and i...

Yea i just found some petsmart.com coupons and i will be able to hopefully get the aquaclear for $20 and a 50ft python for about $40.

No carbon from the start huh? I am alittle worried of my...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-11-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By fast94m
Thats great to hear, It seems aquaclear 20 is the...

Thats great to hear, It seems aquaclear 20 is the general consensus, what do you run media wise in yours? I'm goin to see if petsmart will price match petsmart.com and pick one up tomorrow. Any...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-11-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By fast94m
Well i happened to just acquire about 20lbs of...

Well i happened to just acquire about 20lbs of quartz filtration gravel, i think its the stuff used in pool filters. Will this on top of potting soil be adequate?

I want this tank to run silent,...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-11-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By fast94m
Why did you replace the heater and the filter? ...

Why did you replace the heater and the filter?

I wont run co2 so hopefully this light will be good for awhile.

What company makes the black gravel? Estes?

Your right, i just checked, the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-11-2008, 01:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By fast94m
No co2 for a long time. I have had complicated...

No co2 for a long time. I have had complicated reef setups before and now w/ a new job I had to simplify so i downgraded my reef from a 75g to a 30g cube. Now i want a planted but it has to be even...
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