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Forum: Lighting 04-17-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By acitydweller
Bazinga! Thanks for sharing. BTW, those discus...

Bazinga! Thanks for sharing. BTW, those discus are gorgeous
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By acitydweller
Looks great Jeff! Welcome to the high tech...

Looks great Jeff!

Welcome to the high tech world! prepare yourself for some growth explosions!
Forum: Lighting 04-16-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,086
Posted By acitydweller
Hi nwr2339, Sorry to hear of your current...

Hi nwr2339,
Sorry to hear of your current situation. Hopefully customer service will have this sorted soon.

Regarding point 2, generally speaking, and not exclusive to LEDs, light is greatly...
Forum: Fish 04-12-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By acitydweller
Whats the TDS? high concentrations of organic...

Whats the TDS? high concentrations of organic waste may cause problems. Its the stuff that is beneath the substrate that isnt purged during all water changes.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-12-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By acitydweller
epic combination!

epic combination!
Forum: DIY 04-12-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By acitydweller
the steel rack from lowes runs for about $80ish...

the steel rack from lowes runs for about $80ish and several of us use them for 40g breeders. you can replace those mdf shelves with plywood like ctaylor and marine wood sealer for something that will...
Forum: Lighting 04-12-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By acitydweller
i used two 10w led's over a standard 10g tank to...

i used two 10w led's over a standard 10g tank to grow a nice carpet and erios. The lamps sat on top of a glass cover and provided good coverage of light. For a tank taller than 12", i would recommend...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-11-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By acitydweller
These are the ideal water parameters for crystals...

These are the ideal water parameters for crystals

PH: 6.2 – 6.6 KH: 0 – 2 GH: 4 – 6 TDS: 100 – 180 Water temp: 21 – 23

my ph tends to be around 6.5-6.8 so i can understand why mine do not...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-11-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By acitydweller
i would add a lot of mosses to the tank. you will...

i would add a lot of mosses to the tank. you will find their offspring survival rate increase significantly. Another method is also to feed in different areas of the tank to prevent the shrimp...
Forum: Lighting 04-11-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By acitydweller
i have seem them used as accent lights,...

i have seem them used as accent lights, especially for the reds but i cant say if they would work well as a primary light source. It may work if you have numerous strips in tandem covering the full...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-11-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By acitydweller
how old are the shrimp? Are they adults,...

how old are the shrimp? Are they adults, juveniles or peewee? they will be cannibalized at any opportunity, more so at younger age being unable to fend for themselves during the feeding frenzy
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-07-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 700
Posted By acitydweller
Game of thrones

Who caught the first episode of season 4 last night?
Forum: Lighting 04-07-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By acitydweller
I also use a 24" Fugeray Planted+ on a 20g high...

I also use a 24" Fugeray Planted+ on a 20g high aquarium. It has helped my mosses fill in very nicely. No co2, no algae, PPS-Pro dosing.

A RAY II will provide more light and not likely what you...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By acitydweller
yes, the fizzing is normal

yes, the fizzing is normal
Forum: Lighting 04-06-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By acitydweller
http://www.gl-leds.com/led-bulbs/img/b60-led-bulb-...

http://www.gl-leds.com/led-bulbs/img/b60-led-bulb-spectrum.jpg

the 7000k led's fall under the cool/pure white category to provide a fair bit of light in the blue spectrum. Using the additional...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-05-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By acitydweller
so i there is a use for my stockpile of ice melt...

so i there is a use for my stockpile of ice melt in the off season! ;)
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 04-04-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By acitydweller
two words.... tax... refund... ;)

two words.... tax... refund... ;)
Forum: Plants 04-04-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By acitydweller
erect Wrote this one up today on my blog. ...

erect

Wrote this one up today on my blog.

http://www.theaquaticplantsociety.org/?p=642
Forum: Tank Journals 04-03-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,504
Posted By acitydweller
Looking good so far!

Looking good so far!
Forum: Tank Journals 04-02-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,284
Posted By acitydweller
Looking really good!

Looking really good!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-02-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By acitydweller
i suspect that an excess of ferts and organics is...

i suspect that an excess of ferts and organics is attributing to the stunting and algae bloom.

What is the TDS?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-02-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By acitydweller
The small kits offered by Fluval will work fine...

The small kits offered by Fluval will work fine for small pico tanks but a 32g will have you changing cartridges every few days.... so the cost of operation will soon succeed the convenience.
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By acitydweller
Its likely that the impeller or shaft may have...

Its likely that the impeller or shaft may have debris or have worn down.

These are wear and tear parts on a filter. Have you tried using a q-tip to clean the shaft?

I have an aquaclear that...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By acitydweller
yep. this is true as CaSO4 is used as a coagulant...

yep. this is true as CaSO4 is used as a coagulant in products.
Forum: Fish 04-01-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By acitydweller
its fine, though i woudl probably not set the...

its fine, though i woudl probably not set the heater against the plastic. Attach to the sides using suction cups or set it on the substrate.
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