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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-15-2015, 02:00 PM
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Posted By bklyndrvr
$107 shipping to NY?? Wow. I'll have to pass.

$107 shipping to NY?? Wow. I'll have to pass.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-28-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,497
Posted By bklyndrvr
I got 4 MTS when I originally started a 10G. 6...

I got 4 MTS when I originally started a 10G. 6 monthes later, I had hundreds that I could not control. The tank had Eco-Complete, and I also noticed that I could not get a good carpet with HC...
Forum: Fish   04-21-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,671
Posted By bklyndrvr
I had a 75 gallon with 4 angels that a friend...

I had a 75 gallon with 4 angels that a friend gave me. I bought about 15 rummy nose tetras to go with them and they looked great. The rummy would school together very well and zip back and forth. ...
Forum: Equipment   04-14-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By bklyndrvr
I purchased a CFS 500 about three years ago. I...

I purchased a CFS 500 about three years ago. I followed the mods listed in this forum to cut the spong and provide more bio space. I also followed the suggestions about the o-rings being too big...
Forum: Finnex   06-20-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By bklyndrvr
I would depending on price. Also waiting out for...

I would depending on price. Also waiting out for the fugray with red in 12"
Forum: Fish   05-30-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By bklyndrvr
Yup. Without knowing exactly the strains and...

Yup. Without knowing exactly the strains and colors of the gene pool, there's no garrentee what the offspring will look like. If you want something in particular, best to by a trio from a guppy...
Forum: Fish   05-30-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,696
Posted By bklyndrvr
I have a dozen in 12" cube heavily planted and...

I have a dozen in 12" cube heavily planted and they seems to swim in and out of the vegetation but will get scared when I put my big scary face to the tank.

I was thinking of adding Microrasbora...
Forum: Substrate   05-23-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By bklyndrvr
For cheap substrate, best bet would be going with...

For cheap substrate, best bet would be going with a miracle grow organic potting mix, and capping with pool filter sand. Potting mix $8, 50lbs of sand is about $8 all from HD. You don't need that...
Forum: Fish   04-30-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By bklyndrvr
i've was given 4 2 inch convicts by a friend and...

i've was given 4 2 inch convicts by a friend and placed them in a 30G tank with a 8 inch oscar and some other fish, when two paired off, they chased all the fish including the oscar to a corner and...
Forum: Substrate   04-21-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By bklyndrvr
sorry to thread crap, but I'm doing the same...

sorry to thread crap, but I'm doing the same thing, but I didn't get my sand cap in yet. Should i fill up the take and start to filter before I get my cap on it?
Forum: Lighting   04-17-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By bklyndrvr
Another LED comparison question. This time Fugeray vs Fugeray-R

I'm trying to setup a 12" cube, and having problems deciding between the Fugeray and the Fugeray-R. I really like how the addition of the red LEDs in the -R "pops" the red in plants and shrimp, but...
Forum: Fish   04-16-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By bklyndrvr
I have cpd and black neons in a ten. They are...

I have cpd and black neons in a ten. They are fine together but the neons eat food faster so you have to make sure the cpd get enough food
Forum: Equipment   04-11-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,198
Posted By bklyndrvr
The hoses fit right on using friction. There are...

The hoses fit right on using friction. There are no clamps. I've had mine running for almost 10 years without a leak.
Forum: Fish   12-18-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By bklyndrvr
While I love Rummies, I don't know if a 15 long...

While I love Rummies, I don't know if a 15 long is long enough for them. One of my favorite things is watching my school of rummies going back and forth across my 75 gallon. Not sure of it would be...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-23-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By bklyndrvr
Since you're only raising shrimp and not going...

Since you're only raising shrimp and not going into heavy planted (just moss mostly) I don't think you really have to worry too much about the lights. In my old 10 gallon, I had the generic T8 15W...
Forum: Fish   05-16-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,433
Posted By bklyndrvr
Another thing I would worry about is leaving the...

Another thing I would worry about is leaving the sides of the tanks hanging off the racks like that. I thought most of the weight is on the sides of the tanks, so if they are hanging off the edges...
Forum: Equipment   05-14-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 95,330
Posted By bklyndrvr
I have no idea how or why mine cracked. I...

I have no idea how or why mine cracked. I thought I was very carefull to not overtighten and I did tighten the lugs in a star pattern (like change tires). I was thinking because my intake got...
Forum: Equipment   05-08-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,992
Posted By bklyndrvr
In my 75 gallon I have a 2026 and added a CFS500...

In my 75 gallon I have a 2026 and added a CFS500 to it. I wanted some more flow, and this serves the bill great.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-04-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By bklyndrvr
Does it come with the white substrate? Does it...

Does it come with the white substrate? Does it help lower PH?
Forum: Equipment   05-03-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 95,330
Posted By bklyndrvr
I didn't get to a HD or Lowes, so I didn't get...

I didn't get to a HD or Lowes, so I didn't get the wax ring yet, but I did get the new cover on and replaced it. Since I had the filter open (it smelled like death BTW) I decided to clean it out. I...
Forum: Equipment   04-29-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 95,330
Posted By bklyndrvr
I have had the CFS500 for about 2 monthes now. ...

I have had the CFS500 for about 2 monthes now. What I see is that it's a very powerfull filter with alot of flow. I am very impressed with it and would recommend it, but here's my gripes.
The...
Forum: Equipment   04-29-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 18,215
Posted By bklyndrvr
I called UPG today, and asked about the recall.....

I called UPG today, and asked about the recall.. They are either offering you vis-therm heaters as return, or cash back. They asked me what sizes, and I had 2 150's and 1 25W. They told me that the...
Forum: Equipment   04-27-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 18,215
Posted By bklyndrvr
I guess I'll give them a call tomorrow. I...

I guess I'll give them a call tomorrow. I actually have 3 of the stealth heaters.
Forum: Equipment   04-26-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 18,215
Posted By bklyndrvr
I got this email from Dr fosters and Smith...

I got this email from Dr fosters and Smith regarding my two stealth (non pro) heaters that I bought years ago. The email also mentions a replacement for a fluval heater? Or a visi-therm deluxe...
Forum: Equipment   03-31-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 95,330
Posted By bklyndrvr
Since I have to play with the hoses, I will take...

Since I have to play with the hoses, I will take apart my CFS500 and put the poly batting around the sponges. My wife is already rolling her eyes at me.
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