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Forum: Tank Journals   01-17-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,338
Posted By joekidwell
new fish - Serpae Tetras

The Neons and Cherry's don't seem to mind the new school of Serpae's too much, I've seen them schooling together a few times.
Forum: Equipment   01-10-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By joekidwell
40$ glass sump....should i buy?

I found a newer used 20 gallon long glass sump on cl ...(no media or pump) for 40$ is this a good deal? I will not be using it for a planted tank. Put a pic up...just tank and baffles
Forum: Equipment   01-09-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,829
Posted By joekidwell
Yeah mine works great.....ur oil slick should be...

Yeah mine works great.....ur oil slick should be cleared up in a few....adjusting the hight like overstocked said works also if u need more suction.
Forum: Equipment   01-09-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,829
Posted By joekidwell
It u take it apart and look at the insides u will...

It u take it apart and look at the insides u will see that it is only possible to suck water when the skimmer is to the left of the return line, there is a plastic piece that sticks down into the...
Forum: Ponds   01-09-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By joekidwell
pump question

I will be installing a pond with a waterfall this spring and the only thing I can't figure out is what pump to choose. Which pump will push 10 feet of head and still give me around 400 to 500 gph?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-06-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,234
Posted By joekidwell
I have to do 50% a week cause of the Ei dosing,...

I have to do 50% a week cause of the Ei dosing, usually do 25% on wed and 25% on sun.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-06-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,234
Posted By joekidwell
Yeah tap water

Yeah tap water
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-06-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,234
Posted By joekidwell
shrimp not molting

What would cause my shrimp to not molt as often as they should? Ive had 20 rcs for three months now and only every so often I see a molt on the substrate. They are all eating fine and scavenging...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-28-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,338
Posted By joekidwell
New pic 12-27-11

New pic 12-27-11
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-01-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,690
Posted By joekidwell
If I were a cat id want my water to smell and...

If I were a cat id want my water to smell and taste like fish...yummy
Forum: Algae   11-30-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By joekidwell
small amount of bba on the hc and moss

If I set my timer to have my lights come on for an hour and off for an hour throughout the day....would that do any good or just stress out the fish?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   11-30-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By joekidwell
Oh, sorry I didn't see u were from australia...I...

Oh, sorry I didn't see u were from australia...I have no idea how the water is down under.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   11-30-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By joekidwell
I think u should call you're water company cause...

I think u should call you're water company cause that's not normal....sure u don't have well water and treat it with salt?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-29-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,158
Posted By joekidwell
No fish room is complete without a dehumidifier.

No fish room is complete without a dehumidifier.
Forum: Equipment   11-28-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By joekidwell
Micro bubbles are common with inline diffusers,...

Micro bubbles are common with inline diffusers, how to fix it I have no idea.
Forum: Equipment   11-28-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By joekidwell
U might have just sucked in some air. Did you...

U might have just sucked in some air. Did you turn off the canister filter to do the water change? Give the filter a quick shake and it should purge any trapped air. Also, make sure you're lid is...
Forum: Equipment   11-28-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 62,622
Posted By joekidwell
Id just go with the 565 cause after u add media u...

Id just go with the 565 cause after u add media u would only get about 500 gph, if u go with the 2 hw 302's u would only get about 400 gph after media.
Forum: Tank Journals   11-28-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,338
Posted By joekidwell
Big trim on the right side, pulled out all my...

Big trim on the right side, pulled out all my Watersprite and disposed of it. Trimmed all of my Ludwigia Colorata in half and moved the Telanthera Rosefolia to the back right.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-28-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By joekidwell
I found a woman on craigslist selling her ex...

I found a woman on craigslist selling her ex husbands 125 for a hundred bucks....tank, stand, lights and filters...I was too late :(
Forum: Aquascaping   11-28-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,467
Posted By joekidwell
It looks great now (everything is small scale)...

It looks great now (everything is small scale) but as someone above said "bigger rocks" the plants wont stay small for long and will probably cover you're hardscape.
Forum: Equipment   11-28-2011, 01:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,186
Posted By joekidwell
I use size 9 o rings from lowes 2.50 for 10, no...

I use size 9 o rings from lowes 2.50 for 10, no leaks in 8 months.
Forum: Equipment   11-27-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,186
Posted By joekidwell
What kind of diffuser are you using, if its a...

What kind of diffuser are you using, if its a good one u wouldn't need to have the co2 up very high.
Forum: Tank Journals   11-27-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,338
Posted By joekidwell
Thanks for the info, I didn't even think to...

Thanks for the info, I didn't even think to double check it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-27-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,762
Posted By joekidwell
Same thing happend to me once and i got a refund...

Same thing happend to me once and i got a refund as soon as I faxed the customs letter company. Would never hurt to ask them.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-27-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By joekidwell
Might be talking about yeast in sugar water. It...

Might be talking about yeast in sugar water. It works well if u have a small tank and plants respond just as they would with pressurized co2.
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