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Forum: Tank Journals 03-10-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,353
Posted By Kelbrina
Love love love this! Setting up something for...

Love love love this! Setting up something for some vampire crabs is on my tank to-do list for the near future!
Forum: Lighting 02-24-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 27,760
Posted By Kelbrina
Oy! I went to the hardware store with the light...

Oy! I went to the hardware store with the light and asked them what I should do and they sold me a straight blade plug to hook it up to. Once I got it wired correctly, super-double-checking the right...
Forum: Lighting 02-09-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 27,760
Posted By Kelbrina
So I ordered this...

So I ordered this (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005MLXAF4/ref=oh_details_o04_s00_i00) led floodlight for a 10 gallon and I know I need to attach it to a power cord but I am unsure how. I have a...
Forum: Lighting 02-02-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By Kelbrina
I have the same tank and my moonlights stopped...

I have the same tank and my moonlights stopped working. My local fish store swapped out a new light for me. Maybe ask where you purchased it at or contact fluval directly? If I recall the warranty...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Kelbrina
Do you think that would be okay? All of the...

Do you think that would be okay? All of the outlets upstairs are on the same fuse, does it make a difference if the power being used is coming from different outlets?

Also, how stupid would it be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Kelbrina
Overall electrical impact of a 29g?

I've been humming and hawing about setting up my 29g long tank and have been afraid to commit to anything, so it is empty on its future home: a dresser in my computer room.

Just the other day I...
Forum: Lighting 03-28-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 60,290
Posted By Kelbrina
I love this thread! I definitely want to do this...

I love this thread! I definitely want to do this for the 30g long I've had sitting around on my desk for the past 4 months. I've been humming and hawing about what to do because I don't want to fork...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-15-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By Kelbrina
Mmm, good question, forgot to mention! I usually...

Mmm, good question, forgot to mention! I usually change 1.5 to 2 bucketfuls. Which, visually, looks to be 30% of the water? 20 gallon tank.

However, I just googled to see how much water an average...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-15-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By Kelbrina
Using eco-complete substrate with some normal...

Using eco-complete substrate with some normal gravel on top for appearances sake. I siphon the water back into the tank to minimize things being stirred up in the tank.

See my previous post for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-15-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By Kelbrina
It may have been longer than what I normally do,...

It may have been longer than what I normally do, but I've been slack about water changes in the past with the same tank. Usually I do every week, sometimes I'll miss a week, and it'll be a two week...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By Kelbrina
Unhappy Afraid to change my water!

Hello everyone,

About a month ago I did a water change. Before the water change, the ammonia and nitrites were 0ppm, and the nitrates were, if I recall, a bit high, 5 ppm maybe? The pH was 6.8....
Forum: Fish 03-31-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Kelbrina
Yeah I read that the rule of thumb about an inch...

Yeah I read that the rule of thumb about an inch per fish is pretty misleading, so I figured I'd ask just how many fish the 5 gallon could handle. How do shrimp factor into the equation? What would...
Forum: Fish 03-31-2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Kelbrina
Researching the CPD's now; they seem pretty neat!...

Researching the CPD's now; they seem pretty neat! Still up in the air about the shrimp. They kind of give me the heebie-jeebies, although the white/red ones can be very pretty. Anything special about...
Forum: Fish 03-30-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Kelbrina
Help stock my 5 gallon?

Hi folks!

Picked up a 5 gallon this week and I want some advice on what to stock it with. I am particularly enamored with pygmy corydoras and definitely want them in the tank. I do want some other...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-21-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By Kelbrina
He just custom made me a light for my 20 hex last...

He just custom made me a light for my 20 hex last week and it's fantastic. Props to them! :)
Forum: Lighting 03-18-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By Kelbrina
Just a quick update. Got the custom hood from...

Just a quick update. Got the custom hood from catalina aquarium in the mail yesterday. It has three 13 watt bulbs, and ended up being 12" long and 7.25" wide. The tank is SO so bright now. It looks...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-17-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,339
Posted By Kelbrina
So I think I would still definitely like to get...

So I think I would still definitely like to get discus (thanks for the pep talk)! However, I definitely want to get everything up and running and situated before I introduce them. I'd hate to have...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-16-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,339
Posted By Kelbrina
Your tank is exquisite!~ I've been poking...

Your tank is exquisite!~

I've been poking around simplydiscus.com all night and am feeling pretty discouraged. They all seem pretty zealously opposed to anything but bare bottoms, which look like...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-16-2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,339
Posted By Kelbrina
Actually, I was totally thinking of discus...

Actually, I was totally thinking of discus initially. However, reading up on them, they seem super intimidating! I'd still like to give them I try. I'd love to plant the tank right up and have tons...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-13-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,339
Posted By Kelbrina
Hello again Hoppy! Thank you for the welcome,...

Hello again Hoppy! Thank you for the welcome, ridewake210!

Sadly, I think the light is nothing special. Looks to be just some fluorescent tubes, two of them at 80 watt each. The filter it came...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-12-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,339
Posted By Kelbrina
Just got a 90 gallon, not sure what I want!

Hello everyone!~

I've been browsing craigslist lately looking for a 30 gallon tank or so. I haven't kept any fish since middle school, and even then I wasn't super knowledgeable. Last week, I set...
Forum: Lighting 03-09-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By Kelbrina
So I made a template to have some glass cut today...

So I made a template to have some glass cut today for a cover for the tank, they said it'd only be about 40 bucks which I didn't think was that bad. I called Catalina aquarium and I have to take some...
Forum: Lighting 03-07-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By Kelbrina
Just measured it, and point to point it is...

Just measured it, and point to point it is 18.75", and from flat to flat it is actually 16.25". The current hood, is 15.25" long and 3.5' wide. With how a hexagon is shape, if the hood were to be any...
Forum: Lighting 03-06-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By Kelbrina
Just an update! I set up the tank this week and...

Just an update! I set up the tank this week and planted a few amazon swords and another plant that I (and they) did not know the name of. The owner of the fish store wasn't there and some young kid...
Forum: Lighting 03-03-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By Kelbrina
I measured our tank and that hood doesn't look...

I measured our tank and that hood doesn't look like it would fit, unfortunately. :\

Would I be able to keep the crappy 14W hood I have and supplement with CO2 and be okay?
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