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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-19-2016, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Petrus
Thank you very much for your advice. I agree that...

Thank you very much for your advice. I agree that there are tons of really smart people out there and if they really want to figure out what it is, they will any way. For me, it's more of seeing...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-17-2016, 06:13 AM
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Views: 1,545
Posted By Petrus
Thanks! So Polygem is an epoxy, which has a...

Thanks! So Polygem is an epoxy, which has a limited work time and hardens into a solid, waterproof structure. It's probably a good thing if you want to create things that are solid and waterproof. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-16-2016, 04:52 PM
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Posted By Petrus
I checked out paltiya clay and it seems like it...

I checked out paltiya clay and it seems like it is some sort of cement. The downside about that is that it is alkaline and i think it will raise the pH and KH in your aquarium. My stuff is neutral...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-16-2016, 04:39 PM
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Views: 1,545
Posted By Petrus
Thanks for the advice. I will look into it. ...

Thanks for the advice. I will look into it.


Yes it is strong enough to be used as dividers. Color comes from the materials used. In the picture, i used black clay but you can mix in materials...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-15-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,545
Posted By Petrus
Shapable clay-like material

Hi,
First off, I am not sure if this is an appropriate thread for this forum. If not, I apologize and please move/remove as see fit.

I want to share with you something I have been playing...
Forum: Substrate   11-27-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,520
Posted By Petrus
The thing to keep in mind is that eco complete,...

The thing to keep in mind is that eco complete, as well as other clay substrate products, are made from natural raw materials mined from the ground which can certainly experience batch-to-batch...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-05-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By Petrus
Bolbitis heudelotii

Bolbitis heudelotii
Forum: Cal Aqua Labs   02-15-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,660
Posted By Petrus
NEW! Double Check 2

Cal Aqua Labs' new Double Check 2 is designed with improved durability and ease of use in mind. Using extra-thick laboratory grade borosilicate glass with additional strengthening points, this newly...
Forum: Equipment   05-31-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By Petrus
Hi there, A few suggestions for cleaning inline...

Hi there,
A few suggestions for cleaning inline diffusers:
1) Disassemble the unit from the tubing
2) Soak in 1:1 bleach solution/water overnight. May take longer soaking times for strong algae...
Forum: Cal Aqua Labs   05-28-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,484
Posted By Petrus
NEW! Nano Checker by CAL

We are happy to announce our new addition, the Nano by Cal Aqua Labs.
Up to now, current CO2 checkers on the market look unsuitably large when placed in small aquariums. With dimensions of...
Forum: Other Websites   12-23-2008, 05:15 PM
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Views: 72,634
Posted By Petrus
The 2217 has a 12mm outflow tubing so you'll need...

The 2217 has a 12mm outflow tubing so you'll need to get the 13mm inline diffuser for this filter.
Forum: Cal Aqua Labs   10-11-2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,532
Posted By Petrus
NEW! The Oracle CO2 Checker

We're proud to announce our latest addition to our line of CO2 Checkers - The Oracle.
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Observing the solution color in typical CO2 checkers can sometimes be...
Forum: Cal Aqua Labs   10-02-2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,904
Posted By Petrus
NEW! Double Counter

I'm happy to announce our new product: The Double Counter
The item will be available shortly from our retailers.
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DOUBLE COUNTER by Cal Aqua Labs...
Forum: Equipment   09-22-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By Petrus
I was considering either the Pro3 2080 or 2x2217...

I was considering either the Pro3 2080 or 2x2217 and decided to go with 2x2217 for the following reasons: 1) More total flowrate 2) Redundancy 3) Less heavy when filled = easier to handle for me. 4)...
Forum: Equipment   09-22-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By Petrus
Combining inlets/outlets from 2 ehiem 2217?

I plan to use 2 x Eheim 2217 for my 125 gal but I don't want to have 4 hoses going into the tank. Is it possible to combine the inlets (13mm each) into just one 16mm for the intake going into the...
Forum: Cal Aqua Labs   06-26-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,790
Posted By Petrus
New 13 & 17mm inline diffusers at Green Leaf Aquariums!

We are very proud to announce that Green Leaf Aquariums (http://www.greenleafaquariums.com/index.html) now carries our full line of products, including the newest version of both our 13mm and 17mm...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-29-2008, 04:44 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 175,801
Posted By Petrus
I vote for Didiplis in place of the Rotundafolia...

I vote for Didiplis in place of the Rotundafolia :) Awesome tank as always. I have no idea how you managed to grow algae-free anubias in your tank. Mine always has GSA.
Forum: Cal Aqua Labs   04-16-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,652
Posted By Petrus
NEW! "Double Check" CO2 Checker from CAL AQUA LABS

http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f81/Poe835/Products/Dropcheck2_sm.jpg

I'm happy to announce CAL's version of CO2 Checkers - an all-glass dual-compartment CO2 checker that allows the user to...
Forum: Equipment   01-22-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By Petrus
Here's a thread from a user of the inline...

Here's a thread from a user of the inline diffuser:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/photo-album/52835-30cm-nano-cube-journal-24-12-a.html
Forum: Cal Aqua Labs   12-10-2007, 02:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,360
Posted By Petrus
New Nano pipes from CAL

For those who have nano tanks, we now offer inflow/outflow pipes for aquariums approximately 15-25 cm (6-10") in height that uses canisters with 1/2" tubing. The total length of the inflow pipe is...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-05-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 8,390
Posted By Petrus
Riccia fluitans images

Here are some of the Riccia varieties I currently have. I've seen individual images here and there, but haven't seen one with all three species together. Hope you enjoy.

The left "Spiny" riccia...
Forum: Equipment   10-04-2007, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By Petrus
For 16 mm inner diameter tubing for both inlet...

For 16 mm inner diameter tubing for both inlet and outlet, Set D (17mm) will fit them nicely.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-24-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,394
Posted By Petrus
Recent update on Amano's big tank..

Guess what fish is currently in in his big tank? --> A school of large Altums!

Check it out : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LO-XMkXlCv0

More pictures taken by this person at:
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Forum: Cal Aqua Labs   08-02-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,759
Posted By Petrus
What's up with design for the pipes?

Question: What's up with design for the pipes?

Answer: Many have asked about the story behind the design of the pipes, and why don't they look like those of more established brands currently...
Forum: Cal Aqua Labs   08-02-2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,759
Posted By Petrus
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Hi guys,
Since the beginning, we've gotten quite a few questions regarding our products. I thought I'd share some of the common questions we've gotten with you just in case some of you are wondering...
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