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Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By JeffyFunk
If $80 is too much for you to spend on an inlet...

If $80 is too much for you to spend on an inlet filter pipe, then you probably shouldn't get one in the first place. (i just use the Eheim inlet filter pipes if i don't have the money to upgrade to...
Forum: Plants 01-16-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By JeffyFunk
I have Val. nana in my 75g aquarium currently and...

I have Val. nana in my 75g aquarium currently and it does have the potential to reach the top of the tank. I agree with HybridHerp - it doesn't fill in very densely since it has a tendency to...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By JeffyFunk
In my Eheim Classic's, i made a media container...

In my Eheim Classic's, i made a media container out of plastic canvas in order to switch out the biological media from the Eheim media to Bio Rio (because it's so much smaller than any other media). ...
Forum: Algae 09-03-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,716
Posted By JeffyFunk
I think it's best to really emphasize the word...

I think it's best to really emphasize the word "MIGHT" because, as far as i can tell, there is no general method available to determine the exact phosphate species in the water as a function of pH. ...
Forum: Algae 09-03-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,716
Posted By JeffyFunk
While it is well understood that orthophosphate...

While it is well understood that orthophosphate exists in an equilibrium of several different species that is pH dependent, as far as i can tell, there is no way for the average person to actually...
Forum: Sevenports 08-28-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,157
Posted By JeffyFunk
Thank you for the link. I obviously missed that...

Thank you for the link. I obviously missed that when i was looking at the website - my bad. That said, the last set of pictures is the one I find most interesting. It seems like VIV is comparing...
Forum: Sevenports 08-28-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,157
Posted By JeffyFunk
At the end of the day, the product in question...

At the end of the day, the product in question has to speak for itself and the price is a consequence of that. Whether or not you agree with the price or will pay for the product at that price...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By JeffyFunk
I have a Eheim 2217 on all of my planted...

I have a Eheim 2217 on all of my planted aquariums (29g, 50g, 75g). I personally think the flow rates of the 2217 is just about right for the 29g aquarium but inadequate for the other larger...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-12-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By JeffyFunk
The bacteria in ur filter will be fine as long as...

The bacteria in ur filter will be fine as long as u avoid using water with chlorine in it (read - tap water). I usually just rinse my filter sponges and media in a bucket of aquarium water that I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-12-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By JeffyFunk
I had a similar problem with one of my eheim...

I had a similar problem with one of my eheim classic's. As it turned out, i forgot to put the round mesh screen w/ the feet back into the canister filter. This resulted in the fine white sponge...
Forum: Lighting 08-09-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By JeffyFunk
Tom Barr has previously mentioned that with...

Tom Barr has previously mentioned that with increasing light (measured by Parr), the rate of plant growth increases with increasing Parr and then starts to level off. In other words, there is a...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,238
Posted By JeffyFunk
The original pic is from the Do Aqua line (the...

The original pic is from the Do Aqua line (the 'consumer' line of ADA), not the ADA line (the 'professional' expensive line). The Do Aqua line, being lower priced and less well manufactured, is...
Forum: Plants 07-26-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,189
Posted By JeffyFunk
I'm sure this is going to be a controversial...

I'm sure this is going to be a controversial comment, but i find java ferns to be very sensitive to your water quality. All of mine used to grow okay w/ the black sections like you have until i...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By JeffyFunk
I haven't had any issues w/ the thickness of the...

I haven't had any issues w/ the thickness of the Aquatic Magic lily pipes. (The Power Man brand lily pipes are REALLY thin and badly made... I'd avoid those lily pipes at all cost.)

That said,...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By JeffyFunk
The lily pipes are a decent thickness unlike the...

The lily pipes are a decent thickness unlike the Powerman lily pipes. The inlet pipe often has the slits on the inside and has only a few slits total. Therefore, you have to be careful that they...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,024
Posted By JeffyFunk
I disagree. All ceramic/glass diffusers work in...

I disagree. All ceramic/glass diffusers work in the same manner, but the quality and quantity of the CO2 dispersion is VERY dependent upon the quality of the ceramic disk. I've used cheap ceramic...
Forum: Plants 02-22-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By JeffyFunk
All aroids are poisonous so be sure to not eat...

All aroids are poisonous so be sure to not eat Crypts, Anubias, Lagenandras or Buchephalandras.
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,280
Posted By JeffyFunk
I'd go w/ option 1 - Eheim classic 2217 +...

I'd go w/ option 1 - Eheim classic 2217 + Powerhead.

I love the Eheim classics, but just don't think they put out enough flow for larger tanks (even if they do have enough biological filtration...
Forum: Plants 12-12-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,451
Posted By JeffyFunk
IME, Ludwigia sp 'Red' will color up more in a...

IME, Ludwigia sp 'Red' will color up more in a greater variety of conditions. Ludwigia sp 'Rubin', although also a colorful plant, will show much a much greater variety in color depending on your...
Forum: DIY 11-15-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By JeffyFunk
Insert the CO2 tubing into the cap and then put a...

Insert the CO2 tubing into the cap and then put a rigid piece of tube or a hose connector nipple into the end of the CO2 tubing. Pull the CO2 tubing out of the cap so that the rigid piece of tube or...
Forum: Green Leaf Aquariums Archive 11-06-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,622
Posted By JeffyFunk
There seems to be some debate as to whether or...

There seems to be some debate as to whether or not the atomizers save CO2 or use more. That said, the initial rush of bubbles is due to the large pressure differential between the regulator and the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-26-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By JeffyFunk
Yes, Sagittaria subulata has grown very well for...

Yes, Sagittaria subulata has grown very well for me in my low tech tanks (No CO2, soil sublayer).
Forum: Lighting 10-20-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By JeffyFunk
From my research, the TEK fixture is a quality...

From my research, the TEK fixture is a quality fixture, but of course there are better fixtures out there. That said, those fixtures are also more expensive. The ATI fixtures have been mentioned as...
Forum: Lighting 10-19-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By JeffyFunk
I have the TEK 48'' 4 bulb T5HO light fixture on...

I have the TEK 48'' 4 bulb T5HO light fixture on my 75 gallon tank as well. :) I also use only the outer 2 bulbs (1 Geisemann Aquaflora and 1 Geisemann Midday). Even suspended ~6 inches or so...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,782
Posted By JeffyFunk
The link you provided mentions that you shouldn't...

The link you provided mentions that you shouldn't use sealing material / tape with the CGA 320 connection. That is correct and has been stated previously on this site.

The other connections on...
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