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Forum: Equipment 04-06-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,292
Posted By fshfanatic
I regen my purigen is 3/4 bleach 1/4 tap water...

I regen my purigen is 3/4 bleach 1/4 tap water for 24 hours. Then rinse and I use reg dechlor. Have bee using the same Purigen for over a year and a halp
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-04-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By fshfanatic
I have never heard that you could not.

I have never heard that you could not.
Forum: Fish 03-24-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By fshfanatic
Not sure a picture would really show much. They...

Not sure a picture would really show much. They just hatched and are very tiny.. Lemme see what I can do..
Forum: Fish 03-24-2010, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By fshfanatic
Thumbs up I have babies!

Seems my Neolamprologus Brichardi have fry! WOO HOO!
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,108
Posted By fshfanatic
Why not go with a Eheim 2217? Comes with all the...

Why not go with a Eheim 2217? Comes with all the media. Runs around $140
Forum: DIY 03-12-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By fshfanatic
The more you use the faster it dies out. No...

The more you use the faster it dies out. No worries.. It shouldnt cause to much harm.. However, it it foams up you could get the snot in your tank..
Forum: Algae 03-10-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By fshfanatic
I got green water once in my 46 gallon tank soon...

I got green water once in my 46 gallon tank soon after removing and replacing my substrate. Nothing I did worked.

I went out and bought a Magnum HOT filter, used the Micron filter and it was...
Forum: Substrate 03-10-2010, 01:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,383
Posted By fshfanatic
I had the same issue with my ADA Amazonia. I...

I had the same issue with my ADA Amazonia. I capped it with pool filter sand and that helped for a couple months and then it got bad again. I finally said screw it and trashed all of it. My water is...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-10-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,553
Posted By fshfanatic
Selfish? Please. I do things for others without...

Selfish? Please. I do things for others without any strings attached all the time. I have spearheaded campaigns to send care packages to our troops every three months for the past 5 yrs. I do it out...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 165,921
Posted By fshfanatic
PCV cement is used. The water enters from...

PCV cement is used.

The water enters from the top and exits from the bottom of the reactor and then empties into the tank.

The CO2 enters from the side of the chamber about 3/4 of the way down...
Forum: Algae 03-09-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By fshfanatic
I diatom filter would have that filtered out in a...

I diatom filter would have that filtered out in a matter of minutes.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-09-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,553
Posted By fshfanatic
I have been in the hobby for close to 30 yrs and...

I have been in the hobby for close to 30 yrs and have never broken a tank unless I was trying to.

Yrs ago I was hours away from moving and had a 180 listed in the local paper for 100 and the guy...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 165,921
Posted By fshfanatic
I still have a few Eheim Classics that were...

I still have a few Eheim Classics that were purchased and used for over 15 yrs that still perform as if they were new.
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By fshfanatic
The 2215 is rated at 165 gph. Here is a...

The 2215 is rated at 165 gph.

Here is a nifty little comparison chart. (http://www.petsolutions.com/Info.aspx?id=59)
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 165,921
Posted By fshfanatic
If the canister is full of course water would...

If the canister is full of course water would shoot out, it has to go some where..
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 12:57 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 165,921
Posted By fshfanatic
I have to admit that it has been awhile since I...

I have to admit that it has been awhile since I researched filters. Finding the links would be quite a chore. If I were you I would hit the popular aquarium forums and do searches for "SunSun". But...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-08-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,270
Posted By fshfanatic
:( Guess I don't qualify..

:( Guess I don't qualify..
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By fshfanatic
Switch.

Switch.
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 165,921
Posted By fshfanatic
I think it is great that you got a canister that...

I think it is great that you got a canister that cheap that fills all your needs. Get back to us in a yr and tell us if it is still operational and to your liking.

Many of these "discount"...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-08-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,447
Posted By fshfanatic
The article stated 1: The Pacu is 23" and the...

The article stated 1: The Pacu is 23" and the tank was a 75 gallon. Me thinks the size of the fish is exaggerated just a wee bit.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-08-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By fshfanatic
I had 6 Large Silver Dollars in my 150 with my...

I had 6 Large Silver Dollars in my 150 with my Jardini Arowana. When I would "harvest" my Rotalla Rot. I would "plant" 40 or 50 stems in their tank. By the next morning they would have it eaten right...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,256
Posted By fshfanatic
Another perk for the 2215 is you dont really have...

Another perk for the 2215 is you dont really have to tear it apart to clean it.

I have a 2217 running on one of my tanks and I simply back flush it and replace the floss. Total time from...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-08-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By fshfanatic
I would throw as many plants as you can in now....

I would throw as many plants as you can in now. Stuff it full. The plants will help break down the Ammonia and speed up your cycle.
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,256
Posted By fshfanatic
I have owned every one of those filters you...

I have owned every one of those filters you listed except for the Rena.

All of them have media baskets except the 2215. So cleaning is a non-issue as they would all be about the same. Now, the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-26-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By fshfanatic
Looks like a blue leech

Looks like a blue leech
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