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Forum: Equipment   07-08-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,964
Posted By pineapple
Is the silicon as good as on ADA aquariums? It...

Is the silicon as good as on ADA aquariums? It looks a bit white to me. Oceanic - they're dull and behind the game by years. We needed rimless years back but they never bothered. I am not in...
Forum: Algae   07-06-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By pineapple
I would say jack up the phosphate dosing. But I...

I would say jack up the phosphate dosing. But I tend to think some of those other plants are not going to like a high phosphate regime and will go pale.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-23-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,828
Posted By pineapple
Congratulations. My two daughters make my life...

Congratulations. My two daughters make my life fun - you'll have a good time too!
Forum: Tank Journals   06-23-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 14,744
Posted By pineapple
Nice photos Orlando. Great inspiration. You...

Nice photos Orlando. Great inspiration. You need to get one of those Olympus underwater cams and get a snorkel and mask... ;-)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-18-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 29,643
Posted By pineapple
My AHS twin 55 watt light (brightly on) fixture...

My AHS twin 55 watt light (brightly on) fixture fell in the full aquarium as I was weeding and not-thinking I simply put my hand in the water and lifted it out. Have no idea why I was not...
Forum: Equipment   11-18-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,192
Posted By pineapple
As cold hearted as I might be (not really), I...

As cold hearted as I might be (not really), I found myself worrying greatly about all that electricity the defunct heater used for that time of dysfunction.
Forum: Equipment   11-18-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,192
Posted By pineapple
I was wondering if anyone else had suffered this...

I was wondering if anyone else had suffered this fate. I guess we live and learn... more than those poor little shrimpy dimps did. Thanks Les and Laura for the talk on controllers. I am going to...
Forum: Equipment   11-17-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,192
Posted By pineapple
It's no fun eating poached moss ;-) Believe...

It's no fun eating poached moss ;-) Believe me....
Forum: Equipment   11-17-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,192
Posted By pineapple
Well, that's an idea. Redundancy sounds like the...

Well, that's an idea. Redundancy sounds like the way to go on this.
Forum: Equipment   11-17-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,192
Posted By pineapple
Cooking with a Hydor ETH In-Line Heater

Long story short, I had a nice mossy, Anubias petite forest, java fern, and a little Rotala rotundifolia 20 high tank, full of tiny fairy shrimp (have no clue about name of this type but 0.5" long)...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-17-2008, 01:31 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 16,301
Posted By pineapple
That sounds reasonable, Kyle. Good work... bet...

That sounds reasonable, Kyle. Good work... bet it took some coding. Well done.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-17-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By pineapple
Thanks, Momo, for the clarification. Of course,...

Thanks, Momo, for the clarification. Of course, all people are of concern. But since we have a special relationship with Amano and his team, I expressed concern for them first. They're our planted...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-16-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By pineapple
Niigata earthquake - ADA OK?

I saw on BBC news (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_pictures/6900355.stm) that there was a significant earthquake in Niigata, Japan. Does anyone know if ADA's HQ or our colleagues at ADA have been...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-21-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,284
Posted By pineapple
Nice effect indeed. The lower shot needs some...

Nice effect indeed. The lower shot needs some help with the background. Perhaps some Photoshop ;-)
Forum: Substrate   05-19-2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By pineapple
Well I would say it stays just right. I have had...

Well I would say it stays just right. I have had Flourite with sand addition in a planted aquarium for 4 years and it has been perfectly fine. I have Flourite in another aquarium also with sand...
Forum: Substrate   05-08-2007, 01:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,089
Posted By pineapple
Soil is not an element. It is a highly variable...

Soil is not an element. It is a highly variable mixture. In some places, it will be a high percentage of silica (quartz). In others, it will have a high organic content. One should have a good...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-22-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,138
Posted By pineapple
Heck, we had our second daughter six years after...

Heck, we had our second daughter six years after the first one and I have to say that did bring me back down to earth in a real hurry. My six year old daughter and I (back then second one is now 5)...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-21-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,138
Posted By pineapple
Congratulations friend. I have two daughters and...

Congratulations friend. I have two daughters and they are the best. You will have a lovely time. My eldest daughter follows me into the deepest darkest swamps to get aquatic plants ;-) Daddy's...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-06-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 68,593
Posted By pineapple
Steve (and Maureen) - I was just going to use...

Steve (and Maureen) - I was just going to use that same sort of silicone tank in my 6th floor apartment here in NYC when I read what happened ;-) Saved in time. Seriously, give me your Paypal...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-30-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,236
Posted By pineapple
Naja002 - nice work there. That means if you're...

Naja002 - nice work there. That means if you're into Flourish, then the large bottle of the pond variety is great value.
Forum: Other Websites   01-26-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,519
Posted By pineapple
I expect this work in progress to branch out into...

I expect this work in progress to branch out into Christmas cake recipes, cigars for aficionados, guns and other rants... ;-)
Forum: Plants   01-25-2007, 11:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,389
Posted By pineapple
In my experience, Flourish root tablets caused...

In my experience, Flourish root tablets caused problems with Tonina.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-25-2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,447
Posted By pineapple
Nice set up and good to see these unusual...

Nice set up and good to see these unusual invertebrates. Did anyone mention electrical safety? Using tanks stacked on steel framed shelves has the potential for a shocking experience, especially if...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-24-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 82,189
Posted By pineapple
What a gorgeous aquarium. I am catching up on...

What a gorgeous aquarium. I am catching up on this work in progress and it's well worth the read and to see how the plants have grown up. I like the Marsilea. It's a quiet plant that keeps on...
Forum: Plants   01-24-2007, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By pineapple
Flourish Excel also affects Dwarf Riccia which...

Flourish Excel also affects Dwarf Riccia which dies off quickly. Avoid using Excel in overdose form with this plant. I also suspect Excel has some sort of build up potential in a tank - meaning...
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