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Forum: DIY   05-07-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,209
Posted By ancona46
take a 3 or 4" section of black plastic pipe then...

take a 3 or 4" section of black plastic pipe then cover the entire thing in silicone, let it sit for 5-10 mins the roll it in sand gravel or whatever else you want to use...it comes out really nice
Forum: Lighting   04-14-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By ancona46
just wanted to clarify before i post and say i...

just wanted to clarify before i post and say i have a high tech setup and get ripped for it not being one lol
Forum: Lighting   04-14-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By ancona46
works fine on my 75, and u can just yank one of...

works fine on my 75, and u can just yank one of the tubes if you dont wanna use 4
Forum: Lighting   04-14-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By ancona46
http://www.aquatraders.com/Odyssea-48in-4x54W-T5-H...

http://www.aquatraders.com/Odyssea-48in-4x54W-T5-HO-Light-Fixture-Extendable-p/52305.htm
Forum: Lighting   04-14-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By ancona46
High or Low tech?

what is my setup considered?

75 Seaclear Acrylic tank with wet dry sump built into back of tank..pump is around 450GPH i think

Maxi-jet 600 powerhead with sponge filter attached

hydor theo...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-14-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,346
Posted By ancona46
my red tail shark likes to kill snails even the...

my red tail shark likes to kill snails even the bigger adult sized ones
Forum: Lighting   04-12-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By ancona46
i have a brand new actinic bulb im not using...

i have a brand new actinic bulb im not using check out the swap and shop
Forum: Fish   04-11-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,857
Posted By ancona46
cory's but only if your substrate doesn't have...

cory's but only if your substrate doesn't have sharp edges
Forum: Fish   04-11-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By ancona46
lol i have the same thing with a red tail shark i...

lol i have the same thing with a red tail shark i thought he was crazy
Forum: DIY   04-11-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By ancona46
i even lubed the co2 line up with KY when i tried...

i even lubed the co2 line up with KY when i tried and it wouldn't work LOL in the end i put normal air hose and its working fine....if it gets brittle ill just change it its only a 5 foot section...
Forum: DIY   04-11-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By ancona46
fish tank hose is fine, how much co2 do your...

fish tank hose is fine, how much co2 do your really think you would loose over a 6 foot or so section of tubing running like 2bps anyway?
Forum: Lighting   04-11-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By ancona46
i have 2 10,000k t5ho bulbs 1 5000k t5ho and 1...

i have 2 10,000k t5ho bulbs 1 5000k t5ho and 1 actinic t5ho....i do notice that the actinic kind of brings all the other colors together and makes my fish really pop under the lights
Forum: DIY   04-10-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By ancona46
i had the same problem the co2 tubing is too...

i had the same problem the co2 tubing is too thick, just use regular fish tank air line
Forum: Equipment   04-09-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,240
Posted By ancona46
sump and a power head inside with a sponge on it...

sump and a power head inside with a sponge on it on my 75...its is heavily stocked
Forum: DIY   04-08-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,714
Posted By ancona46
asa valve-$20 at local pb shop needle valve-$6...

asa valve-$20 at local pb shop
needle valve-$6 at lowes
24oz pb tank $already had a spare from playing pb=free
co2 fill $5
tubing- already had=free
check valve-already had =free
diffuser-...
Forum: Lighting   04-07-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By ancona46
i would do 2 10k and 2 65 k

i would do 2 10k and 2 65 k
Forum: Low Tech Forum   04-03-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,535
Posted By ancona46
i have a oddyssea 4x54 on my 75 g with diy co2...

i have a oddyssea 4x54 on my 75 g with diy co2 and it seems to work great for the price
Forum: Tank Journals   03-31-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,441
Posted By ancona46
nice, i have been toying with the idea of trying...

nice, i have been toying with the idea of trying to remove the scratches from my 75 gallon. glad to see it somewhat works
Forum: Aquascaping   03-28-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,175
Posted By ancona46
dont mind the quality they are cell phone pics ...

dont mind the quality they are cell phone pics
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c292/ancona46/Fish/IMG_0588.jpg
Forum: Lighting   03-28-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,427
Posted By ancona46
i noticed whenever i run my actinic lights for...

i noticed whenever i run my actinic lights for more than a few hours the algae grows really really fast....

i have an oddysea 4x54 strip with 2 10k t-5's and 2 actinic t-5s if i just run the 10k's...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-27-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,635
Posted By ancona46
i hope your foot isn't going in the tank! lol j/k...

i hope your foot isn't going in the tank! lol j/k looks good
Forum: Low Tech Forum   02-27-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,025
Posted By ancona46
i was skeptical about the diy co2 too, so i tried...

i was skeptical about the diy co2 too, so i tried it with a gallon juice jug and another smaller jug and within 20 mins i had lots of bubbles and withing 2 hours my plants were pearling and it is...
Forum: Equipment   02-12-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By ancona46
i use a sump and a power head with a sponge on it...

i use a sump and a power head with a sponge on it blasting the water toward the overflow it keeps my tank nice and clean
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