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Forum: Other Websites 01-24-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By Harry Muscle
They have disabled Tapatalk access and it will be...

They have disabled Tapatalk access and it will be a while before it's enabled. Apparently there are security issues with Tapatalk.

Harry
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By Harry Muscle
Is a 5G quarantine tank too small?

Would a 5G quarantine tank be considered too small? This would be used for my 90G tank, but the largest fish I plan on getting would be a pair of Apisto cichlids. I like the 5G size cause it's...
Forum: Plants 01-18-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By Harry Muscle
Dwarf sag. is known for sometimes growing tall...

Dwarf sag. is known for sometimes growing tall all of a sudden. Here is its description from Tropica that explains exactly what you're seeing:

"Sagittaria subulata from South America is an ideal,...
Forum: Lighting 01-14-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By Harry Muscle
That would definitely put me in high light...

That would definitely put me in high light territory ... I'm leaning towards 1 t5ho and 1 t5no bulb to reduce the light output down to hopefully medium light.

Harry
Forum: Lighting 01-14-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By Harry Muscle
Catalina 2xT5HO, 2xT5NO, or 1xT5HO & 1xT5NO for non CO2 90G tank?

If you were setting up a 24" tall 90G tank that was going to have no CO2 but weekly dosing, which light would you pick?

The Catalina lights seem to get good reviews and come with nice reflectors. ...
Forum: Lighting 01-14-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By Harry Muscle
PAR calculations for T8, are they correct?

Years so I had a low tech 55g tank and I'm hoping to replicate that light level in a 90g in the near future. That 55g was lit by a 2 bulb All Glass strip light with a poorly polished aluminum...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By Harry Muscle
Quality of Miracles standard size tanks?

I know Miracles is generally known for making good quality custom tanks ... but what about their standard size tanks?

I'm thinking of getting one of their standard 75g tanks because I'm assuming...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Harry Muscle
Hi, I just want to double check we're talking...

Hi, I just want to double check we're talking about the same stand ... cause the normal price on the 75g stand is over $700 and their tanks aren't cheap either ... so either you got an amazing deal...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Harry Muscle
Anyone have a Majestic aquarium stand?

I'm looking to purchase a good living room quality stand for me upcoming 75g tank and I was wondering if anyone on here has ever owned a Majestic aquarium stand from customaquariums.com ? Is it a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-30-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By Harry Muscle
Sounds to me like a thick surface scum that gets...

Sounds to me like a thick surface scum that gets broken up by the agitation. I've seen this before. Do some research on dealing with surface scum and it should help.

Harry
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-25-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By Harry Muscle
Flow rate for 75g non co2 tank?

I'm in the planning stages for my 75g non co2 tank which will include a sump and I'm wondering if there's been any research or good discussions done about the ideal flow rate for a non co2 tank?
...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By Harry Muscle
Auto top off controller without safety timer shutoff?

I'm in the planning stages for a 75G tank and it will be my first tank with a sump. Obviously my biggest fear with a sump is accidental flooding (of the main tank ... the sump will be in the basement...
Forum: DIY 07-30-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 67,771
Posted By Harry Muscle
I've been following this thread for the last few...

I've been following this thread for the last few days and I'm quite intrigued. I'm planning on getting a 75G with one or two of these lights when I move in a few months, so I've decided to fill my...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By Harry Muscle
Structural supports on Marineland stands?

I'm looking into possibly getting a Marineland stand, however, I've read a few reports that the stands don't actually support the rim of the tank all the way around, but only partially (ie: full left...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By Harry Muscle
Would a sump be easier/faster to clean than a canister filter?

I recently started a thread looking for suggestions on which canister filters would be considered the easiest (read: fastest and least often) to clean. However, today I came across the idea of using...
Forum: Lighting 07-19-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Harry Muscle
I emailed them a couple of questions, but so far...

I emailed them a couple of questions, but so far I've gotten very short useless responses (ie: one was 5 words long, one was 3 words long :) ). I know a lot of people seem to like them, but so far...
Forum: Lighting 07-19-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Harry Muscle
They would be perfect if they didn't use those...

They would be perfect if they didn't use those weird screw on legs :( I was hoping to use a glass top which can't be done if I use those legs :mad:

Harry
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-19-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By Harry Muscle
Low/Medium light recommendations for 75G

I'm looking for lighting recommendations for a 75G tank (48" by 18" by 21" high). Based on my calculations (using the various graphs on this forum) it seems like a fixture with 2 T5NO bulbs with a...
Forum: Lighting 07-19-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Harry Muscle
Wouldn't that put me way above low/medium...

Wouldn't that put me way above low/medium lighting?

Harry
Forum: Lighting 07-19-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Harry Muscle
It looks like these would have to be...

It looks like these would have to be mounted/attached to something. I'm hoping for something that can sit on the glass cover of the tank (ie: standard aquarium T5 light shape).

Thanks,
Harry
Forum: Lighting 07-19-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Harry Muscle
The problem with using CFL would be finding a...

The problem with using CFL would be finding a nice looking (ie: living room and wife approved) hood for a 75G.

Thanks,
Harry
Forum: Lighting 07-19-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Harry Muscle
I've asked them a couple of questions via email,...

I've asked them a couple of questions via email, but I keep getting very short (ie: 3 words) replies that don't help me much. So I'm not too impressed with them although I know lots of people are. ...
Forum: Lighting 07-18-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Harry Muscle
Dual T5 fixture with 2 switches and/or 2 power cords

My lighting research continues ....

I'm wondering if anyone is aware of a 2 bulb T5HO light fixture that has a separate switch for each bulb and/or two power cords. Basically I want to be able to...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Harry Muscle
That's perfect ... I didn't know this thing...

That's perfect ... I didn't know this thing existed.

Thanks,
Harry
Forum: Lighting 07-17-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Harry Muscle
Low/Medium light recommendations for 75G

I'm looking for lighting recommendations for a 75G tank (48" by 18" by 21" high). Based on my calculations (using the various graphs on this forum) it seems like a fixture with 2 T5NO bulbs with a...
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