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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-19-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 565
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Eheim and Fluval G series stand out for quality...

Eheim and Fluval G series stand out for quality and ease of maint. Rena XPs are a good buy. Nearly everything is decent these days.
Forum: Plants 09-19-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Mine grows well under 3 t5 ho lights. It's a big...

Mine grows well under 3 t5 ho lights. It's a big plant with the longest leaves ~40" from base to tip. Fertilize with root tabs and it's an easy plant.
Forum: Algae 09-19-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 103
Posted By NJAquaBarren
A different view of diatoms

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2014/09/19/making-microscopic-stained-glass-from-algae/#.VBxtxku9LCR

Watch the video. You'll enjoy it.
Forum: Plants 09-19-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Ok. Thanks. I somehow thought downoi grew like a...

Ok. Thanks. I somehow thought downoi grew like a crypt. Cutting and replanting is more maint than I wanted, but they do look nice.
Forum: Plants 09-18-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Best way to trim downoi.

Hi folks,

have some downoi planted in the last 5 weeks and it's taken off. First time I have owned it and I don't know it's behavior. Some will need to be trimmed soon. How is downoi trimmed? ...
Forum: Plants 09-16-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By NJAquaBarren
A Couple of rainbows will eliminate every last...

A Couple of rainbows will eliminate every last duckweed no matter where it tries to hide. If you want to get rid of it completely...guaranteed.
Forum: Algae 09-15-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Same Question as brucef. I have tanks that get an...

Same Question as brucef. I have tanks that get an hour of morning sun, has no impact at all.

Time and type of sunlight matter.
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Mobilizing a tank stand

Hi folks,

I'm looking to buy or have built, a new stand. I was wondering if anyone has found an easy way of making a stand movable.

This will hold a 84g tank and it would be nice to be able...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,029
Posted By NJAquaBarren
$70 for a used Eheim Ultra G Professional 2075 for my 55g?

I don't recall having to prime my 2076 by filling tubes. It had a priming button that started the siphon. Took several pushes but wasn't too difficult.

Cat litter pans are very good. Also good...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-11-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 435
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Assassin snails. And they can be removed later.

Assassin snails. And they can be removed later.
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 387
Posted By NJAquaBarren
I have a g3 and a g6. Love them. Very easy to...

I have a g3 and a g6. Love them. Very easy to maintain. Flow is good. H3 is on a 40g, g6 is on a 84g. Each is good for that size. They are very quiet, but nothing is silent.
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,029
Posted By NJAquaBarren
His bathtub would do

His bathtub would do
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,029
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Like others aid...Bring a plastic tub, fill it...

Like others aid...Bring a plastic tub, fill it with water when you get there and let it run for awhile.

The one leak that is easy to resolve if present is a leak from the seam of the pump head to...
Forum: Algae 09-08-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 621
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Light is the throttle that influences overall...

Light is the throttle that influences overall demand. However any parameter can be 100% utilized and it will then be one the limiting parameter and growth stops or slows and therefore other...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-08-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Low-light plants is a smart start to ensure...

Low-light plants is a smart start to ensure success and enjoyment. Your next can be a bigger experiment and if it struggles you won't get discouraged because you'll know you can do it. So smart...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,029
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Great buy if it works. Not sure if use the old...

Great buy if it works. Not sure if use the old media, def listen to his DIY.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-08-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Glad it's worked out. Enjoy.

Glad it's worked out. Enjoy.
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Yes, but they have a giant tank. I wasn't sure if...

Yes, but they have a giant tank. I wasn't sure if you needed a certain volume, or pressure, or if there is risk to it without industrial-size and quality equipment.
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By NJAquaBarren
No room for this particular tank on a bookshelf.

No room for this particular tank on a bookshelf.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-07-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,234
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Very nice of you to say Varmint. I don't have...

Very nice of you to say Varmint. I don't have recent photos. I'm in the process in fact, of taking this tank down. I'm going to start selling off the fauna and then the setup. It's been a great...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Full your own paintball tanks?

Hi folks,

I'm adding a paintball co2 system to a nano tank and while shopping for a tank I saw a paintball tank co2 filler. It connects to a CGA co2 tank and enables refilling paintball tanks...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By NJAquaBarren
2075 Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD

2075


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Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By NJAquaBarren
And media can clog too. Check your intake.

And media can clog too.

Check your intake.
Forum: Lighting 09-05-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,857
Posted By NJAquaBarren
Just have never seen it before. So many vendors...

Just have never seen it before. So many vendors and other than ada, high-end stuff is stealthy.

What is it?
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 09-04-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By NJAquaBarren
What are your Dario eating? I'd like to get a...

What are your Dario eating? I'd like to get a couple but not going to have live food for them.

Thanks. Glad you're back.
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