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Forum: Tank Journals   02-18-2012, 09:34 PM
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Posted By qwik48r
Alright its been 2 weeks since the last water...

Alright its been 2 weeks since the last water change....

this ultra high light thing is putting up a new perspective in front of me.

here are some shots I took once the halides warmed up and...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-16-2012, 05:45 AM
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Posted By qwik48r
nice tank.. I love the hard scape! what happened...

nice tank.. I love the hard scape! what happened to it when it grew in?
Forum: Tank Journals   02-16-2012, 05:37 AM
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Posted By qwik48r
thanks! left the lights off all day... I've...

thanks!

left the lights off all day... I've noticed this tank will run great with two different light schedules. Either leave it on for 8 hours and then off for 24 and the last day of micro's or...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-16-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,787
Posted By qwik48r
whats the cap facing the tank before the needle...

whats the cap facing the tank before the needle valve?
Forum: Tank Journals   02-16-2012, 05:04 AM
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Posted By qwik48r
nice way to put an old tank to use

nice way to put an old tank to use
Forum: Tank Journals   02-14-2012, 11:05 PM
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Views: 2,039
Posted By qwik48r
yup fishneedit 250w fixtures with their 8K bulbs....

yup fishneedit 250w fixtures with their 8K bulbs.

had a little cyano at first. Started dosing more kno3 and it solved the problem.

as of today there is no algae in the tank.

the growth is...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-14-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,039
Posted By qwik48r
Update.

two days later...

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj320/SoHo4800/DSCF3415.jpg

EVERYTHING is going nuts inside this tank... everything has got into a good flow an it works.

I don't care...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-09-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,787
Posted By qwik48r
looks classic. lose the air till your dsr is...

looks classic. lose the air till your dsr is online... not that you NEED co2.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-09-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By qwik48r
UPDATED.. dirt + 10 wpg/co2 inj.

and I built a new light suspension system... $20 from HD.. more effective co2 diffuser.

ordered some 1000cfm worth of 12vDC fans and building a 10a power supply with temperature probe.

a few...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-06-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
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Posted By qwik48r
3 days under halide. 8 hrs/day. co2 is wide the...

3 days under halide. 8 hrs/day. co2 is wide the open.

I built a hood and suspension board for the lights... just need some crown and black paint... works good. lights are about 9" off the water...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-06-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,039
Posted By qwik48r
good idea.. how do I do it?

good idea.. how do I do it?
Forum: Tank Journals   02-05-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,039
Posted By qwik48r
aromatica a 5# last about 2 months... its in...

aromatica

a 5# last about 2 months... its in rotation... saying that I haven't really taken the sun being over the tank into account.

funny when l. aromatic gets under intense light it takes on...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-05-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 24
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Posted By qwik48r
the tank water tastes like sprite haha I am...

the tank water tastes like sprite haha

I am running a single reactor wide open @ 2 bar (~30psi)... bb/s is more like bb/mS..

this started as an experiment...

it's literally more stable with...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-04-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,039
Posted By qwik48r
seriously considering it!

seriously considering it!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-04-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,039
Posted By qwik48r
keeps me busy ha got a 125 for the clippings.

keeps me busy ha got a 125 for the clippings.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-04-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,039
Posted By qwik48r
55 gallon/500 watts

one week grow out under metal halide.

under t5ho
http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj320/SoHo4800/DSCF3311.jpg

three days in

switched to metal halide on the cheap
...
Forum: DIY   01-29-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By qwik48r
i know this thread didn't need to get bumped......

i know this thread didn't need to get bumped... but if you run your w/c'r inline on HOT for 10 minutes it will cure the weld and flush any toxins. PVC compound has a very low boiling point...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-21-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By qwik48r
yea that's leon, staring at the sun. the cat is...

yea that's leon, staring at the sun. the cat is spoiled. badly.

I have the co2 turned up pretty high now... you do need to be careful with high light and co2. it can get hairy real quick.....
Forum: Tank Journals   01-20-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By qwik48r
new here 55 high tech dirt...

New on here.. been in it awhile. Just redid my 55 gallon.

I guess its considered high tech. I used a lot of new school stuff.


went from floutite only to dirt and other stuff
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