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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-27-2012, 01:19 AM
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Posted By bastage
Its Flourish that I have now. Never have used...

Its Flourish that I have now. Never have used much of it though as I am afraid to OD my tanks on it. I really think that I need a little more oomph in getting some of the plants to grow well.. Even...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-25-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By bastage
What Fertilizer for Nano Tanks

Title pretty much says it.. What I have has dosing for large tanks, but not for small.. And since its dosing is based off of the cap & 50 gallons & I am instead working with as small as 3 gallons its...
Forum: Equipment   03-26-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,831
Posted By bastage
Thanks for the feedback. Did it get louder when...

Thanks for the feedback. Did it get louder when moved to below tank level?
Forum: Equipment   03-25-2012, 04:18 PM
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Posted By bastage
If I was going 20 or 30 feet below I would be...

If I was going 20 or 30 feet below I would be worried about this. But the 4 3 feet of difference I am not at all concerned about as far as the water pressure goes.
Forum: Equipment   03-24-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By bastage
Regular plastic tubing is actually very not...

Regular plastic tubing is actually very not smooth inside. If nothing else though I will use some semi rigid plastic pipe & I can "polish" the inside using a drill & a pipe snake as well as some sort...
Forum: Equipment   03-24-2012, 12:04 AM
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Posted By bastage
I plan to do some research & find some tubing...

I plan to do some research & find some tubing with a lower then standard internal friction to compensate for that. The tanks are not heavily planted, but they do all have very low bio loads.
Forum: Equipment   03-23-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,831
Posted By bastage
Thank you astrosag & DerekFF Back more to...

Thank you astrosag & DerekFF

Back more to the lines of the actual topic rather then basic physics.

the stand is only open for about 18" in the center & being only about 1' deep I have minimal...
Forum: Equipment   03-23-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,831
Posted By bastage
Great lets talk about head pressure.. ...

Great lets talk about head pressure..



(that was stolen from another thread here)

Another user in the same thread also worded it well..
Forum: Equipment   03-23-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,831
Posted By bastage
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_ZstFRFe2w0g/SZwjqyo5HzI/...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_ZstFRFe2w0g/SZwjqyo5HzI/AAAAAAAAAFM/z6eHvGOxoBE/s400/tryscience.png
Forum: Equipment   03-22-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,831
Posted By bastage
The filter does not push against gravity. If the...

The filter does not push against gravity. If the intake was low & just the output high then yes, but with both being sealed until it hits the aquarium which gives both sides the same water level....
Forum: Equipment   03-22-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By bastage
ZooMed 501 vs Finnex PX-360 for under the tank's

So I have a 55g stand that has a Flora, a standard 10g & a Ebi all on it in a row. Currently I have an internal filter on the flora, a hob on the 10g & a ZooMed 501 on the ebi. Well this is in my...
Forum: Equipment   03-18-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,312
Posted By bastage
Bwahahahaaaa.... I had the same unit with a...

Bwahahahaaaa.... I had the same unit with a freaking 20g Tall on it.. And up until today I had a smaller set holding an Fluval Flora & the shelf didnt hardly flex under its 8 gallons..

So yes...
Forum: Equipment   03-18-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By bastage
well if he still has it in a few days I will...

well if he still has it in a few days I will probably grab it.. Was going to today, except cynth posted up an Ebi with a ZooMed mini canister for sale for a price I couldn't pass up so my fish budget...
Forum: Equipment   03-17-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By bastage
F&S complete CO2 kit ?'s

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3578+3747+9935&pcatid=9935

That is the kit. My question is basically whats it really worth. There is one for sale locally on CL new for 50...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-05-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,283
Posted By bastage
You list the Fluval Spec, but say 2.5g or up.....

You list the Fluval Spec, but say 2.5g or up.. The spec is only 2g.

There are also the Aqueon Evolve's available in 2, 4, & 8 gallon sizes. There is a prisim nano thats similar in design to the...
Forum: Equipment   03-02-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By bastage
well got my at200 installed today.. It is...

well got my at200 installed today.. It is impressively quiet even with the flow turned down (the fish in the return end does not like it at all with the flow up). So far I am very pleased & would...
Forum: Equipment   02-29-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By bastage
Great price. I called both local petsmart's and...

Great price. I called both local petsmart's and none carry eheim filters at all. Too bad, I would have snagged a couple.
Forum: Equipment   02-26-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,303
Posted By bastage
that should be a 75-85 dollar combo used.

that should be a 75-85 dollar combo used.
Forum: Equipment   02-26-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By bastage
Well I just ordered the Aquatop AT-200...

Well I just ordered the Aquatop AT-200 (http://www.truaqua.com/aquatop-canister-filter-at-200.html) Choose this over the CF-300 simply because of the adjustable flow.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-26-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By bastage
Cool.. & Bummer at the same time.. They match the...

Cool.. & Bummer at the same time.. They match the pair I already have, but i was hoping to land some that would breed in regular water.. Oh well I Guess I will move the other 2 into the same tank as...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-26-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By bastage
hmm Interesting.. So to be sure they are the same...

hmm Interesting.. So to be sure they are the same then.. This is the orange species where the females turn brown/black when there ready to breed?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-26-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By bastage
Name that shrimp

So I went to buy a couple more orange sunkist shrimp to go with the pair I had today. Well the tank had orange shrimp, but I don't believe there the same kind as they don't have the orange stripe...
Forum: Equipment   02-25-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By bastage
Remember though that betta's don't swim well and...

Remember though that betta's don't swim well and would rather have still water. Otherwise I wouldn't be worried about it.
Forum: Equipment   02-25-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By bastage
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-25-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By bastage
Not what I was hoping to hear.. I Dont...

Not what I was hoping to hear..

I Dont think my wife will let me spend the money on the 12 long I want so I may have to stick to shrimp.. Maybe I will pull my orange sunkist shrimp out of my...
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