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Forum: DIY 03-23-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 989
Posted By Bellaru
Yep that's what I was thinking. Any progress?

Yep that's what I was thinking. Any progress?
Forum: DIY 02-17-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 989
Posted By Bellaru
Metal stand wood wrap around

I have a metal stand for my 55 and would like to make a wood cabinet look a like wrap around. Any pictures or suggestions would be great. Thanks
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,962
Posted By Bellaru
It sounds like the bps is kind of irrelevant. I...

It sounds like the bps is kind of irrelevant. I guess i will be buying or building a drop checker. I have seen a few searching on here, any one have a great build plan for one?
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,962
Posted By Bellaru
I'm not actually using a bubble counter. Just...

I'm not actually using a bubble counter. Just watching the bubbles coming out of the tube in the tank. It's about 2 a second.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,962
Posted By Bellaru
I am running it through a mini power jet. The...

I am running it through a mini power jet. The impeller is chopping the bubbles up very fine. The Entire surface of the tank is covered in a very fine film of bubbles.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,962
Posted By Bellaru
How Many Bubbles Per Second?

I am new to pressurized Co2. How many bubbles should be coming out? Right now I have one bubble about every second give or take. Maybe a little faster than that. Is this right? 55gl tank
Forum: Algae 03-24-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,193
Posted By Bellaru
I had drained 70% of the water and then sprayed...

I had drained 70% of the water and then sprayed the H2o2 directly on the algae. Then filled the tank back up. I am guessing that the direct contact is what killed it.
Forum: Algae 03-24-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,193
Posted By Bellaru
Peroxide Yeah!!

I finally tried H2o2 and it worked great. Forget Excel, even tho it works great as well. It is just too expensive. I had BBA all over a foam backdrop I made for my tank. On my last water change when...
Forum: DIY 03-09-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By Bellaru
Don't over think it. I make two bottles, eyeball...

Don't over think it. I make two bottles, eyeball half the pack for one and eyeball the other half for the other, then dump what looks like 2 cups of sugar in each add some hot water, shake like crazy...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,114
Posted By Bellaru
Thanks. Might just buy a bigger new one.

Thanks. Might just buy a bigger new one.
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,114
Posted By Bellaru
Do you run it all the time or just once in a...

Do you run it all the time or just once in a while? I read that it can be bad for beneficial bacteria if you run it all the time.??
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,114
Posted By Bellaru
Turbo Twist UV Sterilizer any users?

I have a 3x Coralife Turbo twist 9watt uv sterilizer that was given to me. Unfortunately the Quartz was broke and the bulb no good. I have never used a uv sterilizer and am wondering if it is worth...
Forum: Fish 03-03-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Bellaru
German Blue Rams

Just got my first pair of GBR. So excited! Cool little fish. Had to drive all over til I could find a store that carried them.
Forum: Fish 02-18-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,456
Posted By Bellaru
I have 4 Khuli Loaches and 2 Clown Loaches they...

I have 4 Khuli Loaches and 2 Clown Loaches they are great. Always active and fun to watch. I had a lot of snails and the Clowns made short work of them. They can get big but it takes a while and you...
Forum: DIY 02-16-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,983
Posted By Bellaru
Yes. Not sure if it works for all of the Vacuum...

Yes. Not sure if it works for all of the Vacuum Tubes but it does for mine. If you put the tube in the tank and shake it up and down it will start a siphon with out having to suck on the other end of...
Forum: Algae 02-16-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By Bellaru
Do you just spray the peroxide on the plant or...

Do you just spray the peroxide on the plant or whatever the BBA is on? Does it harm the plants or fish at all? How much is allotted for a 55gl? I have been using excel and its about to brake the bank!
Forum: DIY 02-16-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,983
Posted By Bellaru
DIY Python Gravel Cleaner

I know this is not new to most, but new to me. I have been doing and dreading water changes for sum time. I have been keeping aquariums since I was a kid and only remember one way of doing it. The...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-11-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,581
Posted By Bellaru
Was not sure either. What is it in the excell...

Was not sure either. What is it in the excell that kills the bba? Is the high amount of carbon or something else?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-10-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,581
Posted By Bellaru
Could you use it in a syringe to kill bba?

Could you use it in a syringe to kill bba?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-07-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By Bellaru
Thanks. Have done a lot of thread reading but...

Thanks. Have done a lot of thread reading but still very naive and new to this. This hobby is like a sponge, you can never stop taking in new info.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-06-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By Bellaru
So... if you don't have a steady amount of Co2...

So... if you don't have a steady amount of Co2 you shouldn't do water changes every week? I have a 55gl well planted tank with a 1gl DIY Co2 (which will soon be 2gl) and a shop light with 2 36watt...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-03-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 877
Posted By Bellaru
Got one of those filters and it was super easy...

Got one of those filters and it was super easy and works great. Thanks!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-03-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bellaru
look at the first sticky under fertilizer.

look at the first sticky under fertilizer.
Forum: Algae 02-01-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By Bellaru
I might have just learned a valuable lesson on...

I might have just learned a valuable lesson on the importance of quarantine. ICH!!! Ahh....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-01-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Bellaru
Thank you for your help. I did go with...

Thank you for your help. I did go with Aquari-Sol. Have used it before just never with plants. The bottle says you can use it preventative. Any one have experience on this matter?
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