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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-29-2004, 03:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,030
Posted By samrooter
If you dig deep enough into their site you can...

If you dig deep enough into their site you can actually find a tank with complete accesories that cost $28,000!! :shock:

This is more than the last brand new car that I purchased. :lol:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-29-2004, 02:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,030
Posted By samrooter
This is a website I stumbled upon while surfing...

This is a website I stumbled upon while surfing and decided to check it out. It is a longwinded, somewhat elusive introduction to actually get to the aquarium products they offer but is quite...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-23-2004, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,731
Posted By samrooter
Here is one from today: 1-23-04. Notice the...

Here is one from today: 1-23-04. Notice the amount of growth since adding the pressurized CO2!
Forum: Tank Journals 01-23-2004, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,731
Posted By samrooter
This is a shot from January 1st of this year.

This is a shot from January 1st of this year.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-27-2003, 03:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,731
Posted By samrooter
Scorpion- The background is just black plastic....

Scorpion-
The background is just black plastic. I guess the algae on the glass adds to the aesthetic appeal! :)

Ace-
The aquascaping looks a bit different now that the plants have grown in...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-24-2003, 04:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,731
Posted By samrooter
Here are some results from the addition of the...

Here are some results from the addition of the presurized CO2. Note my Boesmani darted in front of the camera. Try to take a picture of him and he hides! Go figure? :?
Forum: Tank Journals 12-24-2003, 04:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,731
Posted By samrooter
I upgraded to fully automatic CO2! After...

I upgraded to fully automatic CO2! After experimenting with DIY CO2 (http://www.plantedtank.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2766&highlight=) and liking the benefits but not liking mixing the yeast... :?...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-29-2003, 08:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By samrooter
I have an Ebo Jager heater I got used and need to...

I have an Ebo Jager heater I got used and need to see about getting a replacement part. I need an 800 # or address or something to get in touch with them. Anyone have an Ebo Jager box or...
Forum: DIY 10-30-2003, 01:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,686
Posted By samrooter
I have also been thinking of doing the heater...

I have also been thinking of doing the heater trick. Heating the bottles via a pan of water and a small 50w aquarium heater would work.

My home thermostat is usually set at about 66f in the...
Forum: DIY 10-29-2003, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,686
Posted By samrooter
Check for leaks. I disconnected the bubble...

Check for leaks. I disconnected the bubble counter and blew through the airline at various points. Another method is to put the whole thing underwater. Fill up a 5 gallon bucket, or the bathtub, and...
Forum: DIY 10-24-2003, 03:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,686
Posted By samrooter
I am using Fleischman's active dry yeast. Don't...

I am using Fleischman's active dry yeast. Don't use the Rapid Rise. It will bubble quite nicley for about a week and then...nothing.

For two-liter bottles:
2 cups water
2 cups Sugar

...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-11-2003, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By samrooter
Sounds like a pretty sweet set-up. I am also a...

Sounds like a pretty sweet set-up. I am also a Cichlid fan, but then again I gave up my Africans for a planted tank. :?

For the filtration, I would use the HOT Magnums. They will break the water...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-03-2003, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By samrooter
Looks like we are getting a new look to The...

Looks like we are getting a new look to The Planted Tank! I was just gonna search for how much baking soda to use to raise my carbonate hardness and....BAM....the site is different! Looks good so...
Forum: DIY 09-26-2003, 09:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,686
Posted By samrooter
Yup, I am breaking my CO2 cherry! :lol: I...

Yup, I am breaking my CO2 cherry! :lol:

I have been holding off on doing any CO2 injection because, of course, I want a full blown pressurized system with the works. These of course cost about a...
Forum: DIY 09-26-2003, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,686
Posted By samrooter
The box on the Atomizer does mention to clean it...

The box on the Atomizer does mention to clean it every 4-6 weeks. I also have a blow off on the caps. I think if the pressure got high the connector would blow before the bottles (hopefully). :wink:
Forum: DIY 09-26-2003, 08:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,686
Posted By samrooter
Here is a better view of the CO2 Atomizer on the...

Here is a better view of the CO2 Atomizer on the box.
Forum: DIY 09-26-2003, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,686
Posted By samrooter
Here is the CO2 Atomizer. It has a very fine...

Here is the CO2 Atomizer. It has a very fine airstone type material (the white part) attached to a small chamber with a threaded cover. The stone sits under the cover in between a gasket over the...
Forum: DIY 09-26-2003, 08:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,686
Posted By samrooter
I finished up my first DIY CO2 system last night...

I finished up my first DIY CO2 system last night and thought I would share some pics.

Here are the two Powerade bottles. One of the people at a LFS here recommeded these instead of 2 liter soda...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-26-2003, 03:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,731
Posted By samrooter
Boesmani Rainbows, Cherry Barbs, Cardinal Tetras,...

Boesmani Rainbows, Cherry Barbs, Cardinal Tetras, and Algae crew (Otto's and SAE's). The population was a bit larger about a month ago. I lost about 12-15 fish recently from toxins coming off some...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-24-2003, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By samrooter
These have been in since I set the tank up in...

These have been in since I set the tank up in January. These spots and holes have appeared in the last few months. I have been gradually pruning them out.

I do consistent water changes, dose the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-23-2003, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By samrooter
What causes these holes and spots on the leaves?...

What causes these holes and spots on the leaves? I think this is Echinodorus?

The only thing I have found is that these spots appear primarily on the long stem leaves as opposed to the true sword...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-23-2003, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By samrooter
Be carfeul with the artificial decorations. I had...

Be carfeul with the artificial decorations. I had some in my tank that caused all kinds of problems. See my previous post (http://www.plantedtank.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2639).
Forum: Tank Journals 09-23-2003, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,731
Posted By samrooter
Thought I would share some pics of my tank. This...

Thought I would share some pics of my tank. This is what the tank looks like after the removal of the artificial decorations (http://www.plantedtank.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2639). Still putting...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-20-2003, 01:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By samrooter
My 55 has the following fish & stuff: 7...

My 55 has the following fish & stuff:
7 Cherry Barbs
4 Cardinal Tetra's
6 Otocinclus
2 Boesmami Rainbow
2 SAE's
2 Algae Eating Shrimp
1 Pleco
10-12 various snails
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2003, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 660
Posted By samrooter
I have recently been having problems in my tank...

I have recently been having problems in my tank (see sig.)... fish dying, plants not doing well, cloudy water and unstable parameters. :?

I do consistent water changes, dose the aquarium with...
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