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Forum: Equipment 07-11-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By glassbird
In other words, rinse it in water that you have...

In other words, rinse it in water that you have removed from the tank when you are doing a water change...do not rinse it in the tank...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-12-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,899
Posted By glassbird
Heck no. Never gonna happen, and I am just going...

Heck no. Never gonna happen, and I am just going to wait until the whole silly thing dies.

Way too "joiny" for me. No one needs to know what I am doing every minute, and my friends already know...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-05-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By glassbird
It's also really important to be sure that the...

It's also really important to be sure that the glass is super clean, and then to apply multiple THIN coats, with as much drying time inbetween coats as you can stand. More than it says on the can....
Forum: Aquascaping 02-05-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,852
Posted By glassbird
I can't speak for any of the terracing methods...

I can't speak for any of the terracing methods mentioned here, but I can say that however you end up using the egg crate material, you can spray paint it with Krylon Fusion in a color that will blend...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-31-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 946
Posted By glassbird
Sushi...with SPAM! Just seeing the words made me...

Sushi...with SPAM! Just seeing the words made me nervous. But pics?

My eyes! My eyes!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-28-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By glassbird
+1 for Craig's List! Just be sure to check every...

+1 for Craig's List! Just be sure to check every day, have the cash ready, go see it before you commit to anything, and be ready to move! A little elbow grease when you get it home, and you can get a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-25-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By glassbird
Wait, did I understand that right? One of each...

Wait, did I understand that right? One of each different type of nerite, and they wont lay eggs all over my tank? So if I add a zebra to my tank, and I have a tiger...no eggs?

Do female nerites...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,403
Posted By glassbird
There are step by step instructions for o-ring...

There are step by step instructions for o-ring replacement in the 2026 and 2028 in this thread (somewhere) by a guy named Serge. VERY helpful. Atomic Rice also has a tutorial, but that one does not...
Forum: Ponds 01-11-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,832
Posted By glassbird
Egg crate might keep a cat from sticking its feet...

Egg crate might keep a cat from sticking its feet in, but some cats might try to walk across it. Unless it is supported somehow, wetness may result!

Still, other materials might work. Pond mesh is...
Forum: Fish 01-09-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By glassbird
I can't see the picture either. But I would like...

I can't see the picture either. But I would like to see some water test numbers, before the original poster starts putting meds/chemicals in there.

How often are water changes done?
Forum: Ponds 01-08-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By glassbird
+1 for a liner. Be sure to use one designed for...

+1 for a liner. Be sure to use one designed for fish in ponds, not roofing rubber, etc.

But if you want to find a leak...

Let the water leak out until the water stops leaving. At that point,...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-03-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,743
Posted By glassbird
...except there are two versions of that stuff....

...except there are two versions of that stuff. One is for bathrooms (with a mildew preventer) which is the type we do NOT want. And the other one is for windows and doors, wich IS the one we want....
Forum: Ponds 01-02-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,832
Posted By glassbird
Hi! I would love to help! I have a 75 gallon with...

Hi! I would love to help! I have a 75 gallon with 5 fancies in it, but also have a 100 gallon Rubbermaid stock tank in my basement that currently houses my 18 pond comets for the winter. In warmer...
Forum: Aquascaping 12-19-2010, 01:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,743
Posted By glassbird
I recently made retaining walls out of lava rock...

I recently made retaining walls out of lava rock that I had laying around. I used tank-safe silicone to stick them to each other, and pushed aquarium gravel into any silicone that showed to help it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,865
Posted By glassbird
I don't know if it can be painted. By the time I...

I don't know if it can be painted. By the time I saw what was happening, my outdoor pond and waterfall was up and running for the season. For the rest of the summer it looked like there was a large...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,865
Posted By glassbird
Be aware that the black stuff will fade if...

Be aware that the black stuff will fade if exposed to light. Sunlight will turn it a disgusting brown color with in a few weeks, even if exposed for brief amounts of time per day, and underwater. NOT...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-13-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By glassbird
I do the same as chicken, but if I am doing a...

I do the same as chicken, but if I am doing a larger water change, 50% or more, I add the dechlorinator (I use Prime) in two batches...not all at once. This might not be strictly necessary, but I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-12-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,509
Posted By glassbird
I can't say anything about it being discontinued,...

I can't say anything about it being discontinued, or why your filter is not listed. But if/when you do find it somewhere, be prepared that some exploded diagrams do NOT include ALL of the parts...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-06-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,668
Posted By glassbird
+1 for finding a reputable breeder, someone who...

+1 for finding a reputable breeder, someone who can show you documentation that PROVES that his/her breeding dogs have passed medical tests for whatever genetic/medical/structural issues that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2010, 02:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,509
Posted By glassbird
If you just lubed the primer button o-rings and...

If you just lubed the primer button o-rings and put the old ones back on, and now the problem is worse, I bet you need to replace (and lube) those o-rings. I am only working off the knowledge I...
Forum: DIY 11-28-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 218,735
Posted By glassbird
My DIY stand for my 75 gallon has a feature that...

My DIY stand for my 75 gallon has a feature that no one else seems to have added...a seating area for cats. I kid thee not.
...
Forum: DIY 11-20-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,401
Posted By glassbird
I am leery of boiling rocks, from a personal...

I am leery of boiling rocks, from a personal safety stand point. I would scrub the heck out of them in hot water, then use baking soda on a mostly dry scrub brush. Use the baking soda as an abrasive...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By glassbird
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-16-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,294
Posted By glassbird
Well, they can try to steal them! Several years...

Well, they can try to steal them! Several years ago, my neighbors across the street told me that they had chased a kid out of one my ponds in my front yard. It is not big or deep (5 feet across,...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By glassbird
+1 on Trilby Tropicals. Fast shipping, and they...

+1 on Trilby Tropicals. Fast shipping, and they had exactly what I needed (a primer button o-ring, and a gasket, and then later a double tap connector). But look online for a guide to replacing the...
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