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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-20-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,200
Posted By Erloas
The problem with the waste water, and why they...

The problem with the waste water, and why they say you can't use it, is because it has everything that was removed from the regular tap water, just at a lot higher concentration.

If you waste 20g...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-20-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,282
Posted By Erloas
You could run a mix of tap and RO water and not...

You could run a mix of tap and RO water and not have to use any other chemicals to bring hardness of the water up a little bit.

Water doesn't really "like" being very pure, it is most stable when...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-20-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,017
Posted By Erloas
Well I'll give a bit of anecdotal evidence. ...

Well I'll give a bit of anecdotal evidence.
I've got some sunset hygro that that was pretty much completely green, almost no red on it at all. A week or two ago I took some trimmings to my moms and...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-18-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By Erloas
Its not even a question, it is the integrated...

Its not even a question, it is the integrated video card. There really isn't anything you can do about it in terms of upgrading, you just have to get a new computer for gaming. Since you already...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-12-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By Erloas
potassium permangante possible? As for...

potassium permangante possible?

As for taking stuff from the wilderness... its not illegal. You might find a few national parks where they don't let you, but mostly to keep people from destroying...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-02-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,780
Posted By Erloas
Thats too bad about the XP3... I was going to...

Thats too bad about the XP3... I was going to pick up another one, but now I'll have to go through all of the canister filters again and see which one seems best for the price now. I knew it was too...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-02-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,594
Posted By Erloas
I assume you have another working computer, all...

I assume you have another working computer, all you really need to do is download a copy of Ubuntu and you should be able to reinstall it yourself. No need to take it to someone else to do it. Dell...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-30-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By Erloas
pH makes very little difference to most things. ...

pH makes very little difference to most things. A few fish are fairly sensitive to pH, but I don't think most plants are. Besides, the change from 6.4 to 7.0 isn't that huge. As long as you don't...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-26-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By Erloas
Eh, if you pay attention you'll notice there are...

Eh, if you pay attention you'll notice there are a lot of implied words in the way english is actually spoken. They're words everyone knows should be there but are just left out because everyone...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-23-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By Erloas
I've heard good things about ADA aquasoil as...

I've heard good things about ADA aquasoil as well. However I've also heard that a lot of things will work and in the end there isn't much of a difference between them. The ada stuff has more...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-23-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 17,871
Posted By Erloas
Do you happen to use the same user name on...

Do you happen to use the same user name on facebook? Its not hard to write a script for a bot to scour a website for information... that is after all what every single search engine does. It picks...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-22-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Erloas
If you've cycle the tank correctly you will never...

If you've cycle the tank correctly you will never see any ammonia or nitrite spike, thats kind of the point of the fishless cycle.

If you are heavily planted you don't even need to do the fishless...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-22-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 692
Posted By Erloas
You can use RO water, but for the vast majority...

You can use RO water, but for the vast majority of people, regular tap water works just fine.

Personally I wouldn't go through the additional hassle and cost of an RO unit unless there was a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-22-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,139
Posted By Erloas
One thing with insurance, have you checked with...

One thing with insurance, have you checked with local insurance companies instead of directly with the major companies? The small companies provide insurance through a lot of the big companies, they...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-22-2010, 03:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,139
Posted By Erloas
Well anything older then about 2002 is going to...

Well anything older then about 2002 is going to be hard to find from someplace you can get decent financing with.
Its probably better to go into a bank and see what you can qualify for for a loan...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-21-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,139
Posted By Erloas
Well the thing about this list is that it will...

Well the thing about this list is that it will change based on the year of cars you are looking at. Clearly Toyota isn't nearly as perfect as some people thought for instance. Nissan also had some...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-20-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By Erloas
I just use my water from my water changes to...

I just use my water from my water changes to water my plants. I figure the whole point of EI is that you have more then is being used, so there should be some left over. I take the first bucket I...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-12-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,215
Posted By Erloas
Its a nice idea, but its really hard to do. For...

Its a nice idea, but its really hard to do. For one, jobs pay more relative to how hard it is to get people to do them. So if you have a job a lot of people would really like doing they general...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-12-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,215
Posted By Erloas
I would say 1. My job pays well, is fairly easy...

I would say 1. My job pays well, is fairly easy overall, but isn't really that exciting. It only kind of has to do with what I went to college for, and I'm sure there are more interesting jobs I...
Forum: Photography 04-12-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,919
Posted By Erloas
I've got a canon powershot (don't know exactly...

I've got a canon powershot (don't know exactly which version off-hand, its about 1-2 years old) that was in the $100-150 range. It does a pretty good job, but for any close range pictures you really...
Forum: Fish 04-11-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Erloas
Harlequins are bigger then what you were wanting?...

Harlequins are bigger then what you were wanting? They are pretty small fish, smaller then the peppered cories by a bit and probably about the same size as your amano shrimp.

I really like my...
Forum: Fish 04-09-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,340
Posted By Erloas
Both my parents and I have community tanks with...

Both my parents and I have community tanks with ammano and male bettas and there is no issue there. But of course the ammano are about as big as the betta.

I don't think a female betta would have...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-09-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Erloas
Well the issue with the swimming pool is there is...

Well the issue with the swimming pool is there is no good way to limit your light. I've seen a few swimming pools that are really good at growing algae, so I'm sure they could grow some plants as...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-08-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By Erloas
Not sure any more, but I know plasmas have more...

Not sure any more, but I know plasmas have more issues with aging then LCDs. And if it were me, living where I live now, I would trade right away. Mostly because I live at 6000 feet and plasmas...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,329
Posted By Erloas
Drip acclimation is where you have a small hose...

Drip acclimation is where you have a small hose siphoning from the tank that is mostly closed off so the water just slowly drips from the tank into the fish's existing water. That way the water they...
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