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Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By ggsteve
I have seven that school in my 150 gal Asian...

I have seven that school in my 150 gal Asian tank. One of my favorites.
Forum: Fish 04-26-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,056
Posted By ggsteve
I agree, Buenos Aries tetras.

I agree, Buenos Aries tetras.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-25-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By ggsteve
I've tried removal, it doesn't scrape off very...

I've tried removal, it doesn't scrape off very well. Not like Cyano and hair algae in my reef, those come off much easier than this stuff. Not to mention it would be tough on the plant leaves, even...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-25-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By ggsteve
Current bulb programming: 1 Actinic and 1 pink...

Current bulb programming:
1 Actinic and 1 pink plant 80w T5 bulbs 9am-9pm
2 6500k 80w T5 bulbs 9:30am-8:30pm
Blue moonlight LED 9pm-10pm

I have tried four 6500k bulbs as well. I like the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-25-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By ggsteve
What is this and how do I get rid of it?

I have been keeping aquaria for close to 50 years and this is the first time I have seen this particular problem. My 150 gal planted Asian tank is infested with this black velvety algae. It grows...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-25-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 233
Posted By ggsteve
Flag stone for paladarium?

Hello, years ago, before digital cameras I built a paladarium using carefully cut pieces of flag stone to create my terrestrial planting pockets by siliconing the flagstone to the 55 gallon tank...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-25-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,938
Posted By ggsteve
Fantastic work! I have checked out your blog,...

Fantastic work! I have checked out your blog, beautiful projects. I want to build a 45 gallon tall paladarium using some of your techniques. Can you suggest how I practice? I guess I should try...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-25-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,786
Posted By ggsteve
Wow, that is really cool! Since you are clearly...

Wow, that is really cool! Since you are clearly an expert, may I humbly ask a little more about your construction techniques? Is that "Great Stuf" foam, sculpted and painted for the walls? Also,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-01-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By ggsteve
Where to use my UV?

I have a Gamma 8 watt UV that came with a tank I bought off of CL. I am wondering where you think it would be of most benefit, either on my 65 gal reef tank or my 150 gal FW planted tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By ggsteve
Yes, that is one thing I'm disappointed in about...

Yes, that is one thing I'm disappointed in about my BRS unit. They only have the press type faucets. My Dad will probably need about a gallon a day to make his coffee! If it's really a pain I'll...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By ggsteve
Boy this gets confusing. will this ebay item...

Boy this gets confusing. will this ebay item work as a needle valve?

Swagelok Whitey B-OVM2 Brass 1/8" MNPT Integral Bonnet Needle Valve New Several
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By ggsteve
So the valve with the blue knob is definitely not...

So the valve with the blue knob is definitely not a needle valve? I have silicone tubing and a check valve. I know I need a solenoid and a bubble counter would be nice. I'm still not sure how I'm...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By ggsteve
Ok, I need the high-tech CO2 experts

Hi guys, I was given the following setup to try and modify for use as a CO2 system for my 150 gallon planted tank. I am completely new to this so I don't know if it is correct for the job, can be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-30-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By ggsteve
I ordered my BRS RODI/Drinking water Plus unit at...

I ordered my BRS RODI/Drinking water Plus unit at 11 am this morning and I got an email at 1 pm saying it was already shipped! (free UPS ground) The "Plus" comes with important "must haves" for a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-28-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By ggsteve
I've been researching this for a couple of...

I've been researching this for a couple of months. I'm ordering this (http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/brs-5-stage-drinking-reef-plus-ro-di-system-75gpd.html)tomorrow. Well respected company, their...
Forum: Lighting 03-26-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By ggsteve
What about a combination of a 6500k bulb and a...

What about a combination of a 6500k bulb and a 5000k bulb?
Forum: Lighting 03-23-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By ggsteve
Replacing reef bulbs with bulbs for FW, what should I get?

I bought a 150 gal tank off of CL and the PO had two-bulb T-5 fixtures with a daylight and an actinic bulb in each side. Can you recommend a good mix of bulbs for a planted freshwater tank? Should...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-16-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By ggsteve
Thanks for the varying opinions! I run the...

Thanks for the varying opinions! I run the carbon because I have about 100-150 lbs (wet) of natural driftwood in my 150 gal and the tanins stain the water. I think the carbon helps with that. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-14-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By ggsteve
Does carbon remove Flourish?

I have started a regimen of adding a dose of Sea Chem Flourish twice a week. It occurs to me that I have two canister filters on my 150 that run carbon. Am I just wasting my time? Is the carbon...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-10-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By ggsteve
Help me prepare future pet shop employees

I am a science teacher and have been in the aquarium hobby for 4+ decades. I have worked in a number of shops over the years, and I am humble enough to know that there is a lot more that I don't...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-28-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,626
Posted By ggsteve
Interesting topic! A few stories: Back in...

Interesting topic! A few stories:

Back in the early days of reef keeping we never knew what was going to come out of the styros sent straight from the Indo-Pacific, but the water was usually...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-24-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,640
Posted By ggsteve
Hey Barbgirl, small world, I'm in West Townsend. ...

Hey Barbgirl, small world, I'm in West Townsend. I don't work in a dementia ward but I teach high school, it's almost the same thing!
Forum: Fish 02-24-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By ggsteve
Marci rainbows: what kind of hybrid

I picked up some Marci rainbows today. They seem as easy to care for as any rainbow but I didn't know they were hybrids until I did some more reading when I got home with them.

I know that one of...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By ggsteve
Interesting problem. I've been using their...

Interesting problem. I've been using their products for 40 years, but I've never had a need to call them.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,897
Posted By ggsteve
Has anyone used a bowfront backwards? It would...

Has anyone used a bowfront backwards? It would require a little thought regarding filters and cords if you wanted to use the glass cover but I wonder what kind of sense of depth a bowed back and...
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