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Forum: Fish   12-27-2009, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By antpal01
Sounds like you have the experience to move onto...

Sounds like you have the experience to move onto discus!

I keep them, and here are a few suggestions:
1) PLan to have a lot of water prepared and ready. yOu will need to do changes of at least...
Forum: Equipment   01-25-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By antpal01
Craig, thanks for your reply. Does anyone...

Craig, thanks for your reply.
Does anyone have any guidance on how much pressure is required to make it up the 8' head?

Also, how can i tell the water pressure in my house? i imagine i can...
Forum: Equipment   01-25-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By antpal01
Dual purpose RO/ DI unit-enough pressure?

hi, i am considering purchasing another RO/DI unit (another since i had a pretty nice one a few years ago to support my 90 gallon reef addiction...ah I mean hobby).

my question is: will I have...
Forum: Fish   03-05-2008, 01:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,676
Posted By antpal01
thanks, fishman. Any other opinions?

thanks, fishman. Any other opinions?
Forum: Fish   03-04-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,676
Posted By antpal01
Phoenix or Chili Rasbora?

Hi, I am looking at ordering some of either of these rasboras. Anyone have both? Which is smaller and which is more colorful? Any other insight comparing the two is appreciated! And pictures are...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-18-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By antpal01
Doubleatraining, where did you find the h fomosa?...

Doubleatraining, where did you find the h fomosa? they look pretty interesting, but I dont think I have ever seen them
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-18-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By antpal01
Small fish for my shrimp breeder tank???

Hi, I understand that having fish with shrimp is risky, and I imagine even more so in a shrip breeder tank. But I wanted to get some opinions as to whether I could keep a few celestial danios or...
Forum: Lighting   02-18-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By antpal01
All good, Left C. Appreciate the help! :-) I...

All good, Left C. Appreciate the help! :-) I have a learning curve with planted tanks, but have a pretty good headstart!
Forum: Lighting   02-17-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By antpal01
Left C, I have two 10k bulbs. I had the...

Left C,
I have two 10k bulbs. I had the actinic replaced when I bought the fixture.
Forum: Lighting   02-17-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By antpal01
thanks, everyone, for the feedback. I did see...

thanks, everyone, for the feedback. I did see Rex's site, but need to spend some time on it.

Is there a quick description on Micro vs. macro ferts? I imagine I cna find this out on Rex's site,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-16-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By antpal01
i did get it from a LFS, and it's aquarium...

i did get it from a LFS, and it's aquarium driftwood. the other pieces all sink. I did go to another LFS and got some slate which is now being soaked; i will clean it later and try to attach to the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-16-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By antpal01
thanks Orlando. I know slate is an option, but I...

thanks Orlando. I know slate is an option, but I want something that will not take up any more room than what the wood itself takes.

Anyone know if the weight woudl be ok?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-16-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By antpal01
Sinking driftwood using fishing weights???

I have a piece of driftwood that won't sink, and I am considering drilling the wood at the bootom and zip tieing a 10 or 12 oz lead (or whatever they are made from nowadays) fishing weight to it.
...
Forum: Lighting   02-15-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By antpal01
thanks vicki. I dont want to get into dosing...

thanks vicki. I dont want to get into dosing every day. I used to evaporate almost 3 gallons a day on my reef (had about 800 watts), and that got to be a real chore. Also, I don't have room for the...
Forum: Lighting   02-15-2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By antpal01
Great feedback, guys. Makes a lot of sense. ...

Great feedback, guys. Makes a lot of sense. Appreciate you replying so fast.

Anyone have any other thougths to add?

Once I get the feel of things, would there be any problems running the...
Forum: Lighting   02-14-2008, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By antpal01
Too much lighting for my 30???

Hi, I am new to planted tanks, but not new to fishkeeping. I've had tetras and africans, as well as a 90 gallon SPS reef. Looking forward to learning and sharing here!

I have a 30 gallon 36 x...
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