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Forum: Lighting 02-11-2003, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By Here4TheBeer
You can create a beautiful planted tank with...

You can create a beautiful planted tank with standard lighting if you go with low light plants such as java fern, java moss, anubias sp., and others. There is an article in Aquarium Fish Magazine...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-11-2003, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 707
Posted By Here4TheBeer
I think too much is made of surface disturbance. ...

I think too much is made of surface disturbance. If your co2 diffuser is efficient then you should be getting a good level of co2 disolved in your water even with moderate surface agitation.

If I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-11-2003, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By Here4TheBeer
Thanks. So this is common practice now?

Thanks. So this is common practice now?
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2003, 03:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,493
Posted By Here4TheBeer
We use Red Sea and Tetra Test at work which I...

We use Red Sea and Tetra Test at work which I belive to be pretty accurate. I actually tried to order a Lamotte's Co2 test kit and our distributors (Royal Pet & Summit Pet) do not carry anything by...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-11-2003, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By Here4TheBeer
I was reading the Aquarium Fish Magazine message...

I was reading the Aquarium Fish Magazine message boards and was disturbed to see that the moderators were telling people to do water changes while cycling their tanks.

I've never heard of such a...
Forum: Lighting 02-10-2003, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By Here4TheBeer
Two 48" PC's with two 24 inch bulbs 55W I think. ...

Two 48" PC's with two 24 inch bulbs 55W I think.

I can't fit one of each, the shoplight has a reflector on it.

Wish I had gotten a 65g tank!

Gulf... did you ever read the wiring questions...
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ 02-10-2003, 04:23 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 114,768
Posted By Here4TheBeer
How long can we expect these bulbs to last when...

How long can we expect these bulbs to last when overdriving them 4x?

Or rather, how often should I be replacing them?
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2003, 04:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,493
Posted By Here4TheBeer
glad to hear it worked for you but be sure to...

glad to hear it worked for you but be sure to also try a more preventitive approach. diatom filters are pretty awesome. also pretty expensive.

check your nitrate and phosphate levels. usually...
Forum: Lighting 02-10-2003, 04:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By Here4TheBeer
I work for my LFS so hopefully I won't sale...

I work for my LFS so hopefully I won't sale myself the wrong thing ;).

Thanks for the advice on the angels/acara mix... maybe i'll just stick with rams.
Forum: Lighting 02-10-2003, 02:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By Here4TheBeer
I just have the lights sitting on the tank which...

I just have the lights sitting on the tank which is cool by me for now.

Im in the process of stocking the tank and I want a few "trophy" fish. Im pretty sure it will be angels but still...
Forum: Lighting 02-10-2003, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By Here4TheBeer
In the 120g tank at work we have two discus and i...

In the 120g tank at work we have two discus and i do a 1/3 water change once a week. I do however feed them live foods only which would be a major pain in the ass!
Forum: Lighting 02-09-2003, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By Here4TheBeer
ok so now i just have the fixture resting on the...

ok so now i just have the fixture resting on the tank itself so thats as close as i can get it. also i dont use glass tops.

still not sure if its wired correctly but my cabomba carolinia has...
Forum: Lighting 02-08-2003, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By Here4TheBeer
dunno but they also sale those halogen lights...

dunno but they also sale those halogen lights that put out like 2000 watts in a really small fixture that you could hang above a tank, i think though that it would be too hot and bad color like a...
Forum: Lighting 02-07-2003, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By Here4TheBeer
This topic moved from Lumens and PAR thread ...

This topic moved from Lumens and PAR thread

a few questions..

for the first time i finally got the materials i needed to suspend my 4ft. odno lighting system. I had been using two 48" PC's. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-27-2003, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,602
Posted By Here4TheBeer
i dont think its a lack of nutrients. I maintain...

i dont think its a lack of nutrients. I maintain I also don't think it's algae bloom. Not green and I just put a new bulb in the uv sterilizer which is meant for use in a large pond. The mystery...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-27-2003, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By Here4TheBeer
i would guess your duboisi is pretty small the...

i would guess your duboisi is pretty small the others probably wont hurt your plants at all. calvus stay really small and will likely be an expensive snack for your frontosa or duboisi later on. ...
Forum: Lighting 01-25-2003, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By Here4TheBeer
yah, great bulb if you dont mind paying so much. ...

yah, great bulb if you dont mind paying so much. use two 18" on my ten gallon tank ;)
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2003, 03:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,378
Posted By Here4TheBeer
Thanks for the input. I decided I am going to...

Thanks for the input. I decided I am going to everything I can to set this tank up correctly.

The tank will have:
Fluval 403 (no carbon)
2 48" ODNO GE Plant & Aquarium Lights for 256W which =...
Forum: Lighting 01-24-2003, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By Here4TheBeer
read the odno lighting suggestions. For around...

read the odno lighting suggestions. For around 100 bucks i have two odno 48" tubes putting out 4.6 wpg

or you could buy my 2 48" compact flo's if you dont want to mess with that.

sell you both...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2003, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,378
Posted By Here4TheBeer
Anyone use cable heaters? I ordered one for my...

Anyone use cable heaters? I ordered one for my 55g and am waiting for it to come. It's pretty expensive but supposedly keeps your roots really happy.

Wouldnt a reptile under-tank heater work...
Forum: Algae 01-23-2003, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,071
Posted By Here4TheBeer
algaefix cures green water in hours, other then...

algaefix cures green water in hours, other then that i dont use it.
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ 01-23-2003, 04:27 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 114,768
Posted By Here4TheBeer
I dont have any equipment to actually measure the...

I dont have any equipment to actually measure the output sorry. What is kind of funny though is the meter to my apartment is going like 3 times faster then any of the other apartments. Wait a...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2003, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By Here4TheBeer
fish vet wants to sale me co2 tubing and im...

fish vet wants to sale me co2 tubing and im having trouble understanding whats wrong with regular cheap-o airline tubing?
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2003, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,826
Posted By Here4TheBeer
I got my Co2 tank for my works 120gallon display...

I got my Co2 tank for my works 120gallon display tank at a fire extinguisher store for $40 filled. It was a 20lb cannister.

From what I read about the carbo plus its a little suspect. The way...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2003, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By Here4TheBeer
dunno about that co2 system looks pretty good...

dunno about that co2 system looks pretty good with all the contact the co2 bubbles make with the water.

your co2 mixture sounds good although i never use baking soda. if your tank is big and...
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