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Forum: Equipment 08-02-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By jkpedrita
You could do a eurobrace. There are youtube...

You could do a eurobrace. There are youtube videos for it. Or silicone glass under the center brace. I was looking into doing that on a 75 a short while ago. Good luck!
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,134
Posted By jkpedrita
Update: I got the replacement a couple days ago,...

Update: I got the replacement a couple days ago, on the 27th, and in perfect shape. It came double boxed, thicker box on the outside and thinner within. It was also sent airmail so that may have been...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,134
Posted By jkpedrita
I was going to wait to post something until...

I was going to wait to post something until everything got sorted out and I got the new regulator, however I do want to mention that Co2art has been very responsive and customer service oriented...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,134
Posted By jkpedrita
Thank you for all of the responses. I emailed...

Thank you for all of the responses. I emailed Miroslav yesterday evening, hopefully he will get back to me today.
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,134
Posted By jkpedrita
Oh oldpunk I was hoping you were around.They seem...

Oh oldpunk I was hoping you were around.They seem to be pretty far from a solution. The packaging was a far cry from even that which you received in your review.

On to the problems. The part that...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,134
Posted By jkpedrita
Help! Would you use this regulator?

My co2 regulator from co2art arrived today. I have been eagerly checking the mail everyday for the past week (ordered on the 8th, shipped on the 9th). It arrived today (21st). However, when it...
Forum: Lighting 06-02-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By jkpedrita
Thank you! So-- it would be about the same either...

Thank you! So-- it would be about the same either way. One would just give a better spread since its wider, and the other would look prettier on top of the tank. I can make a decision with those two...
Forum: Lighting 06-02-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By jkpedrita
darn you jeffkrol, **Shaking fist in the air**...

darn you jeffkrol, **Shaking fist in the air** more options!

The dimmer is manageable and would give me a better ability to adjust the lighting as needed. Thank you for the great suggestion.

A...
Forum: Lighting 06-02-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By jkpedrita
Partly cost, but mostly, while I liked the light...

Partly cost, but mostly, while I liked the light output of the sat +, the infrared eye kept popping off at the slightest jostle and having to send it back all the time was a pain.

At the same...
Forum: Lighting 06-02-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By jkpedrita
Yes Mattinmd those are the dimensions. Thank you...

Yes Mattinmd those are the dimensions. Thank you for the responses. I think I should specify my worries a bit.

Worry 1: I was getting the nice deep reds in the a. reineckii in a ten gallon with a...
Forum: Lighting 06-01-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By jkpedrita
Overthinking this and now confused

I have a 33 long tank and need new lighting. As the tank is super shallow and it only supplemented with half dose ei ferts and excel, I do not want a super strong light.

I was set to update to a...
Forum: Lighting 06-01-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,546
Posted By jkpedrita
Thanks for all of the great info! Looks like a...

Thanks for all of the great info! Looks like a 48" razor would be perfect for a 33 long. :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-18-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By jkpedrita
Thanks! I didn't see anything strange on them....

Thanks! I didn't see anything strange on them. I'll boil them just in case though. :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-18-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By jkpedrita
Old IAL safe to use

OK super shrimpers--quick and possibly silly question.

I have had a pack of IAL sitting in a fish cabinet forgotten for about a year and a half. Are they too old to use? Do IAL have a use by...
Forum: Photography 06-21-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By jkpedrita
Hmmm-- I think it was the TG-830. It has been a...

Hmmm-- I think it was the TG-830. It has been a while and I can't remember with precision but the pics look like what I remember.
Forum: Photography 06-21-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By jkpedrita
I was trying to figure that out for you. I do not...

I was trying to figure that out for you. I do not remember. It was waterproof, red and purchased in 2010. Sorry I can't help you on that.

If your sticking point is the screen, there is an...
Forum: Photography 06-21-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By jkpedrita
+1 on the go-pro. Though straight pics aren't as...

+1 on the go-pro. Though straight pics aren't as great as the video.
I got an older version of the Olympus a couple of years ago and I wasn't a fan. It isn't always feasible to quickly get to...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By jkpedrita
Have you checked out the info about the Redfield...

Have you checked out the info about the Redfield Ratio? Nitrates and Phosphates should be balanced so that plants can fully utilize each of them. Plants need phosphates. What is your phosphate...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By jkpedrita
I should note that I tested aged tap water. Most...

I should note that I tested aged tap water. Most of the chlorine should have dissipated in that time. Though not the chloramine I suppose, so yeah good catch I'm sure that caused the ammonia reading...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By jkpedrita
Yet another RO question

I recently moved and found out my water is craptastic. I have .5ppm ammonia coming out of the tap coupled with off the charts phosphates. Looks like I need an RO filter. Just to add another layer of...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 03-07-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,968
Posted By jkpedrita
I'm in love! That looks great AirstoND!

I'm in love! That looks great AirstoND!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-02-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By jkpedrita
Weird place to ask but...

Does anyone have a sublet in the DC area? I know this is a strange place to ask about real estate, but all the aquarium folks I've met so far have been good people, even if a bit strange ;).

I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-26-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By jkpedrita
If you planted heavily enough, which it sounds...

If you planted heavily enough, which it sounds like you did,the tank may be quiet cycling. The plants eating up all the waste while the bacteria build up.

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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-26-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,968
Posted By jkpedrita
Thanks! I love the suggestions. I took out the...

Thanks! I love the suggestions. I took out the elephant ear, though now it leaves an empty corner. The bloodleaf iresene looks amazing is it a riparium plant? I have a tradescantia there the...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-20-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,968
Posted By jkpedrita
10 gallon betta riparium build-picture heavy

I was recently one of the recipients of hydrophyte's riparium RAOK. I have been anxious to put one of these together.

The tank- I had a ten gallon lying around and thought the riparium was a...
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