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Forum: Tank Journals   03-14-2017, 03:36 PM
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Views: 10,558
Posted By jerrytheplater
You need something with small enough openings so...

You need something with small enough openings so you don't end up with a gill net catching your fish.

For support of the screen, how about stainless steel screening? You could bend it to fit over...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-13-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,558
Posted By jerrytheplater
How about filter foam, even just a thin layer.

How about filter foam, even just a thin layer.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-22-2017, 02:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,913
Posted By jerrytheplater
This is a great looking pot. It has much longer...

This is a great looking pot. It has much longer legs than our camp Dutch Ovens. Do you set this over open flames? or coals? I generally use charcoal briquets when cooking with a Dutch Oven.
...
Forum: Photography   02-02-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,151
Posted By jerrytheplater
After looking at a lot of globular springtail...

After looking at a lot of globular springtail photos, I believe I am wrong when I said so confidently that they are springtails. They are looking a lot like aphids. Most of the Springtails I saw had...
Forum: Photography   01-29-2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,151
Posted By jerrytheplater
You've got Springtails. I had them once and added...

You've got Springtails. I had them once and added some Endler guppies and they all got eaten. I get them in my emersed Cryptocoryne jars. I have not tried anything to kill them there. Maybe...
Forum: DIY   01-06-2017, 02:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,490
Posted By jerrytheplater
I actually did use the report button a few days...

I actually did use the report button a few days ago. You have to wait 60 seconds between reports if you are reporting more than one.
Forum: DIY   01-04-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,490
Posted By jerrytheplater
Ha Ha. Good one.

Ha Ha. Good one.
Forum: DIY   01-04-2017, 02:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,490
Posted By jerrytheplater
Amazing how these SS sources keep poping up. Spam...

Amazing how these SS sources keep poping up. Spam filters not working?
Forum: DIY   12-01-2016, 02:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,490
Posted By jerrytheplater
Yes, but what can be done about it? And how do...

Yes, but what can be done about it? And how do they find out about it? It amazes me.
Forum: DIY   11-09-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,490
Posted By jerrytheplater
shrimpNewbie Has this project been put on...

shrimpNewbie

Has this project been put on hold? Any progress?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-31-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,913
Posted By jerrytheplater
By now I forget who the OP is, but he wanted...

By now I forget who the OP is, but he wanted cheap iron. You can buy chelated iron from online sellers. Not sure if any are sponsors here. It is easily available. Dry is cheaper than solutions....
Forum: Aquascaping   02-04-2016, 03:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By jerrytheplater
I have local rocks from the NJ Highlands in my...

I have local rocks from the NJ Highlands in my African Cichlid tanks that have streaks of iron in them. I just tested one of my tanks for iron using a Hach test kit and I got a zero reading.

Last...
Forum: DIY   12-02-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,490
Posted By jerrytheplater
For Rolled Alloys, I could not find if they stock...

For Rolled Alloys, I could not find if they stock 10 or 12" 316SS pipe from the web site. You will need to contact them. The other two list 10-12" Sch 10 316 SS seamless pipe.

Rolled Alloys...
Forum: DIY   12-01-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,490
Posted By jerrytheplater
Look into electropolishing for your finish. I did...

Look into electropolishing for your finish. I did a fast Google search and came up a few. I don't have any personal knowledge of any of these places.

Irvine & Orange County Electropolishers |...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-16-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,729
Posted By jerrytheplater
The biggest you can get, 180 gallon, 300 gallon....

The biggest you can get, 180 gallon, 300 gallon. An outdoor pond would be a better idea.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-08-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,130
Posted By jerrytheplater
No problem by me Joel, glad you are moving on to...

No problem by me Joel, glad you are moving on to what you like. Our hobby should be fun and not work. My Multies are doing fine and by now almost all of them have Operating Engineer licences for all...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-12-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 195,370
Posted By jerrytheplater
I know you wrote this 10 years ago, and I hope...

I know you wrote this 10 years ago, and I hope you will see this question, Can you describe the "mold" you are seeing in your trace mix?

Is it black and stringy and slimy? Or is it a film on the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-25-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By jerrytheplater
Cedar Heights Redart is a high iron clay. I'd be...

Cedar Heights Redart is a high iron clay. I'd be surprised if you are not familiar with it when making clay bodies. I've mixed it with other items and wetted it to make a moldable clay and added it...
Forum: Photography   03-25-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 28,118
Posted By jerrytheplater
I looked at my cacti in the unheated garage today...

I looked at my cacti in the unheated garage today and they look alright. I'll get the current photo's soon.

Coryphantha missouriensis
Pediocactus simpsoni
Echinocereus sp

There are others,...
Forum: Photography   03-25-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 28,118
Posted By jerrytheplater
Samee Here's some photo's of some of my...

Samee

Here's some photo's of some of my warmth loving cacti and succulents from work taken Feb 12, 2015.

Frailea with rust-not good:...
Forum: Photography   02-18-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,151
Posted By jerrytheplater
What fish are they?

What fish are they?
Forum: Plants   02-17-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By jerrytheplater
Thank you for your explanation based on your...

Thank you for your explanation based on your experience. It makes sense and is very helpful.
Forum: Plants   02-14-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By jerrytheplater
Hi Lee I have a follow up question: How long...

Hi Lee

I have a follow up question: How long will these plants keep in their plastic bags unopened?

I was at my LFS yesterday and they said the plastic bag is a gas exchange bag and as long as...
Forum: Photography   02-10-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 28,118
Posted By jerrytheplater
I have some winter hardy cacti in the unheated...

I have some winter hardy cacti in the unheated garage, those that can't take the wet.

I have some cacti in the window at work that don't like below 50F. One Mammillaria blooms from time to time....
Forum: Photography   02-08-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 28,118
Posted By jerrytheplater
No new pictures Samee. Mine are currently under a...

No new pictures Samee. Mine are currently under a foot of snow solidly frozen.

Off topic for this thread, but not the forum: I was at The Super Pet Expo today with North Jersey Aquarium Society,...
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