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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-24-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By JohnInFlorida
Strange, I just checked their website and they...

Strange, I just checked their website and they are showing the 4gal as an "online special" ...

http://www.finnex.net/catdetail.php

Keep Smilin'
John :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-26-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By JohnInFlorida
it depends ... lol outside measurements of...

it depends ... lol
outside measurements of 72x24x31 with 1/2" glass = inside measurements of 71x23x30.5/231 = 215.6 gallons ... most manufacturers would call that a 220.

Keep Smilin'
John :)
Forum: Tank Journals   01-15-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 37,150
Posted By JohnInFlorida
VERY nice job on the stand, moldings, trims, etc....

VERY nice job on the stand, moldings, trims, etc. It's gonna be a real showpiece when it's done

Keep Smilin'
John :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-10-2008, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By JohnInFlorida
snakeskin, I'm having a similar experience...

snakeskin,

I'm having a similar experience as yours re: cherry shrimp & fish. It's just that mine is happening on a much larger scale (larger tank & more fish).

This is the stocking list for...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-01-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,506
Posted By JohnInFlorida
People who are so sure that "MY way is the ONLY...

People who are so sure that "MY way is the ONLY way. Everyone else is WRONG". Well, maybe ... but, maybe not.

Keep Smilin'
John :)
Forum: Equipment   12-30-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By JohnInFlorida
Quite a few years ago I had a similar setup, I...

Quite a few years ago I had a similar setup, I had it set up for two piston air pumps (the piston pumps were so noisy, I had them outside the fishroom) piped to pressurize a 6' section of 4" pvc ......
Forum: Tank Journals   12-29-2007, 12:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,095
Posted By JohnInFlorida
Well, when I built this one, I wondered the about...

Well, when I built this one, I wondered the about same thing. Now that I've lived with it for awhile, with 2x55 + 2x96 I think it's more than enough. It's a balancing act between plants and algae and...
Forum: Plants   12-24-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By JohnInFlorida
In my case, there's no doubt, my pleco is doing...

In my case, there's no doubt, my pleco is doing this to my sword. I guess I should be glad that theres not enough algae to keep him happy, but it's hard on the sword.

Keep Smilin'
John :)
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-24-2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,812
Posted By JohnInFlorida
join the club ... the announcement re: submission...

join the club ... the announcement re: submission was sorta wedged in between the "upload is working/broken/fixed/etc." over the last few months. But, now that we know it's working ... watch out...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-24-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,812
Posted By JohnInFlorida
sandiegoryu: Revealing who submitted the photo is...

sandiegoryu: Revealing who submitted the photo is discouraged/frowned upon, but I don't think that comments about the photo are a problem.

Keep Smilin'
John :)
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-23-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,812
Posted By JohnInFlorida
1. I agree with spypets point #3... should be...

1. I agree with spypets point #3... should be plants in the pic, not just aquarium related.
2. Also, we need a TOTM competition as well as POTM.

Just my 2 cents ...

Keep Smilin'
John :)
Forum: Tank Journals   12-23-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,095
Posted By JohnInFlorida
crazy loaches: Unless my drop checker is lying to...

crazy loaches: Unless my drop checker is lying to me ... 2-3 bps is doing the job.

If you've seen other threads I've posted, I was having huge GSA/GDA problems in the past. At that time, I had...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-23-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 37,150
Posted By JohnInFlorida
Have you considered using a variation of this ......

Have you considered using a variation of this ... Undergravel Jets (http://www.cichlid-forum.com/articles/ug_jets.php) ... ?? Modifying one of your return lines to utilize UGJs (instead of the...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-22-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,095
Posted By JohnInFlorida
Well, thank you, Steve. Coming from you that's...

Well, thank you, Steve. Coming from you that's high praise. I've been a fan of Kahuna, Son of Kahuna, et al since I first arrived @ PTF. Again, thanks everyone for all the nice comments.

Keep...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-18-2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,095
Posted By JohnInFlorida
according to the drop checker, co2 stays up in...

according to the drop checker, co2 stays up in the green with the bubble rate at ~2bps

Keep Smilin'
John :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-18-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By JohnInFlorida
My recommendation would be for more holes. More...

My recommendation would be for more holes. More than 2 makes sense to me even though my tank with 7 holes is a bit overkill ... I bought it used and that's what I had to work with.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-18-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By JohnInFlorida
Also, the increased size of the holes means I...

Also, the increased size of the holes means I think you'd want to move them further from the back wall. My 180 is laid out with the holes farther from the back. Once the tank is 'scaped, they are...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-18-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By JohnInFlorida
For a 1" bulkhead, you need to have a 1 7/8" hole...

For a 1" bulkhead, you need to have a 1 7/8" hole drilled. This link might be helpful. Bulkhead Tank Adapters (http://www.savko.com/portal/bulkhead.asp)

Keep Smilin'
John :)
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-18-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,561
Posted By JohnInFlorida
must be local to you ... AC and APC and...

must be local to you ... AC and APC and Cichlid-Forum ... all fine for me

GL

John
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-16-2007, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By JohnInFlorida
I feel like I have to call the cops ... I have...

I feel like I have to call the cops ... I have this mental picture of you with a 1/4 teaspoon of this white powder in a pile on a mirror on your desk and you sitting there with a razor blade saying...
Forum: Fish   12-14-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,934
Posted By JohnInFlorida
I second jinx's recco of pearl gouramis. While...

I second jinx's recco of pearl gouramis. While they don't get to 5+", they do get to 4+. I know some people say they don't get along with each other, but I've a shoal of 9 (4m, 5f) and they get along...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-27-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,507
Posted By JohnInFlorida
Hmmm, basement apartment = no sunlight ... 2nd...

Hmmm, basement apartment = no sunlight ... 2nd floor apartment = never having a 180/220/240gallon tank ... hmmm, decisions, decisions.

I know how I'd vote :fish: :bounce: ;)

Keep Smilin'...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-26-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 200,736
Posted By JohnInFlorida
8" cube next to my computer desk ... ...

8" cube next to my computer desk ...

http://home.comcast.net/~jmoliva/8inchcube.jpg

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I've also got one of these ... Finnex 4...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-26-2007, 01:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,254
Posted By JohnInFlorida
Martina, While this ... Finnex Aquarium...

Martina,

While this ... Finnex Aquarium (http://www.finnex.net/newlayout/php/client/itemdetail.php?id=27) ... is smaller than you were originally talking about, it has the 10" high dimension you...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-15-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,095
Posted By JohnInFlorida
That's one of the benefits of "cheap" flashes and...

That's one of the benefits of "cheap" flashes and buying used on eBay :icon_redf

When I saw the price of a Canon EX580 flash unit, my first reaction was "THAT'S MORE THAN I PAID FOR THE @&)%*#...
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