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Forum: Plants   02-13-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Ultramouse
Swords are heavy root feeders.

Swords are heavy root feeders.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-13-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Ultramouse
Yes if you have C02, and not a very deep tank.

Yes if you have C02, and not a very deep tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-16-2005, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By Ultramouse
The plants over time, depending on your growth...

The plants over time, depending on your growth rates will depleate KH significantly.

Its my most commonly used test kit
Forum: Equipment   08-05-2005, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,476
Posted By Ultramouse
Get some ceramic rings for the first basket, then...

Get some ceramic rings for the first basket, then a corse filter pad, then your biomedia, then some peat, then the final filter pad. Ive only ever used Fluvals pete, the Ehiem stuff clogs together to...
Forum: Equipment   08-05-2005, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By Ultramouse
Get an Ehiem. Rings in the bottom, then...

Get an Ehiem.


Rings in the bottom, then the blue course foam pad on top, then sintered glass, then another sintered glass and finally the white filter pad.


The ceramic rings are like the...
Forum: Equipment   08-05-2005, 04:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,938
Posted By Ultramouse
Id be surpised if they give you more hosing, you...

Id be surpised if they give you more hosing, you couldn't pack for every eventuality and a 75's a long tank. Especially when you consider some people might be using UV etc. But yea, i know what you...
Forum: Equipment   08-05-2005, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By Ultramouse
Nope their very different one you get them out...

Nope their very different one you get them out the package. here just look at the pictures, yea someone tried to copy a deign, but did they pull it off?
...
Forum: Equipment   08-05-2005, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By Ultramouse
yea for Fluval, give it a couple of months and...

yea for Fluval, give it a couple of months and youll be buying an ehiem, i promise you that. Just wait for the clips to break.
Forum: Equipment   08-05-2005, 04:33 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 67,684
Posted By Ultramouse
Lucky you didn't, the Ehiem Eco is a dog, and has...

Lucky you didn't, the Ehiem Eco is a dog, and has subsiquently been removed from production. The handles broke and its a bitch to syphon start.

Ive been using my Ehiem for 10 years or so now,...
Forum: Equipment   08-05-2005, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By Ultramouse
hmmmmm, boobies..... erm, anyway. the TOM...

hmmmmm, boobies.....


erm, anyway. the TOM surface skimmer is the nuts, the ehiem one is exactly the same, your just paying extra for green plastic. Ive never used one personally, if i get a film...
Forum: Equipment   08-05-2005, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,253
Posted By Ultramouse
Nope, if anything when i had Discus i would turn...

Nope, if anything when i had Discus i would turn it up to lessen the PH swing.
Forum: Equipment   08-05-2005, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,833
Posted By Ultramouse
Rena = Nissan Sunny Fluval = Skoda ...

Rena = Nissan Sunny
Fluval = Skoda



Ehiem = Rolls Royce, 10yrs of service from an Ehiem Pro 1 and still going strong, just bought the largest Ehiem 2 and loving it.

Dont mess about, youll...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-05-2005, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Ultramouse
Ive noticed in the past that the Blue Rams do...

Ive noticed in the past that the Blue Rams do tend to be a little more aggressive than their Bolivian or Czeck counterparts, the goldens are quite chilled too.


I would imagine that all the above...
Forum: Plants   08-03-2005, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,638
Posted By Ultramouse
I just put some in my tank, i currently have...

I just put some in my tank, i currently have about 5 species of ground cover plants going on in different sections (no glosso though, i get fed up with the waste it traps).

Whatever i dont like...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-03-2005, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,034
Posted By Ultramouse
Having bought into the Denerle system ive been...

Having bought into the Denerle system ive been advised to add a siesta time to the lighting schedule. Their advice was exactly as described above, with plants being able to adapt and the algie dieing...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-26-2005, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Ultramouse
Thanks dude, was hoping someone would come up...

Thanks dude, was hoping someone would come up with something other than the usual Kent, Seachem stuff.

I tip my hat to you good sir.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-26-2005, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Ultramouse
Fertilization questions

Anyone reccomend me a complete set of ferts and trace elements, ive got Co2 and about 3.5 WPG, its an 80 gallon tank.

So far im using some fairly off the shelf ferts, in no particular combination,...
Forum: Equipment   03-21-2005, 03:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,374
Posted By Ultramouse
Yes and no, I do have that exact same model, but...

Yes and no, I do have that exact same model, but i have the arcadia overtank luminare above it. I like to have an open top tank.

The company they trade under in Europe is Ackvastabil, you might...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   03-18-2005, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By Ultramouse
If you get the zoo med cricket feeder that...

If you get the zoo med cricket feeder that vibrates they should take the freeze dried crickets quicker. Either that, or your going to have to tempt it to them yourself. Once they get the picture, it...
Forum: Equipment   03-16-2005, 01:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,374
Posted By Ultramouse
Effectline aquarium, its what i have, and looks...

Effectline aquarium, its what i have, and looks waaaaay better than a normal glass Aquarium, especially once the backs painted black (with a black frame of course)
...
Forum: Equipment   03-07-2005, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,215
Posted By Ultramouse
Doesn't anybody just wash theirs, ive been...

Doesn't anybody just wash theirs, ive been rinsing out my white pad for years, i even tear them in half so they last longer, i get two thin ones instead of one thick one.

anyone have any problems...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-07-2005, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Ultramouse
If its a T8 you can 'overdirve' bulbs by using a...

If its a T8 you can 'overdirve' bulbs by using a larger controller on a smaller bulb. But it wont work the other way round, youll just get a dim bulb.

And what the Danmhippo said
Forum: Plants   03-03-2005, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,923
Posted By Ultramouse
Whats that groovesome plant on your sig SCMurphey?

Whats that groovesome plant on your sig SCMurphey?
Forum: Equipment   03-03-2005, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,135
Posted By Ultramouse
Ok, going to play devils advocate here. ...

Ok, going to play devils advocate here.

Never mind the macro or micro nutrient levels, or the effects on algie.

What about the effects on your fish's immune system. I personally feel it weakens...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-03-2005, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By Ultramouse
Ok, seems like im joining the HUGE bubble rate...

Ok, seems like im joining the HUGE bubble rate crew and going for surface aggitation.

Does anyone worry about all the C02 going into their rooms, i hope i dont sufficate myself.
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