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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-04-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By Riiz
+1, by far the cheapest option

+1, by far the cheapest option
Forum: Lighting   10-03-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,436
Posted By Riiz
They are NO fixtures. My local Home Depots have...

They are NO fixtures. My local Home Depots have been carrying them for awhile, and since then I have purchased a few of the 24" single strips for under cabinet lighting in my kitchen and one under an...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-03-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By Riiz
300 GPD capability and more, seems a tad much for...

300 GPD capability and more, seems a tad much for a hobbyist. It might be that I'm a minimalist at heart, KISS is my creed.
Forum: DIY   10-03-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,409
Posted By Riiz
Take-out chopsticks work great as wooden...

Take-out chopsticks work great as wooden airstones too.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-03-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By Riiz
My philosophy has always been - If I dose heavy...

My philosophy has always been - If I dose heavy that is one variable in an otherwise easy equation that I do not have to worry about. Plus the **** is cheap why hold back, hehe.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-03-2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By Riiz
Starting up a business? Seems like a bit much for...

Starting up a business? Seems like a bit much for a hobbyist.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-30-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,347
Posted By Riiz
Q: Why are reefs more popular than planted...

Q: Why are reefs more popular than planted aquaria?
A: The bright pretty colors draw in a larger number of beginners.


LFS are setup to make money, and they make a lot more of it from people...
Forum: Aquatek of California   09-30-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,631
Posted By Riiz
Yes, the milwaukee contoller and the aquarek...

Yes, the milwaukee contoller and the aquarek solenoid use the standard 3 prong plug.
Forum: Lighting   09-29-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By Riiz
Think you are right, 21" over substrate looks to...

Think you are right, 21" over substrate looks to be medium light, provided the reflectors are junk.
Forum: Equipment   09-29-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 202,479
Posted By Riiz
I recommend two CF-500s, and a little extra water...

I recommend two CF-500s, and a little extra water circulation from a Koralia type pump, which aquatop also makes too.
Forum: Equipment   09-29-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Riiz
Hydor's ETH is the only quality inline heater...

Hydor's ETH is the only quality inline heater that I know. They come in either 1/2" or 5/8" (12/16mm) ID fittings.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-28-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,548
Posted By Riiz
The funny thing is that USPS actually contracts...

The funny thing is that USPS actually contracts through UPS to get their priority packages across the US. They use our planes so you're actually using UPS too, lol.
Forum: Equipment   09-28-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By Riiz
I painted the back of my 25gal black, and my...

I painted the back of my 25gal black, and my 150gal acrylic tank came that way too.
Forum: Fish   09-27-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By Riiz
Or go bigger and add a school white clouds, both...

Or go bigger and add a school white clouds, both do not need a heater as long as the room is somewhat temperature controlled.
Forum: Fish   09-27-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By Riiz
Call up your LFS and see if they will take it.

Call up your LFS and see if they will take it.
Forum: Fish   09-26-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By Riiz
I had a large adult paradise that would kill and...

I had a large adult paradise that would kill and eat an african dwarf frog.
Forum: Substrate   09-26-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Riiz
flourite black sand

flourite black sand
Forum: Substrate   09-26-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 999
Posted By Riiz
I dont think anyone can really tell if a...

I dont think anyone can really tell if a substrate is exhausted. Plus if you're introducing ferts through the water column, and into the substrate I dont think you'll have a problem personally.
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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-26-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,303
Posted By Riiz
I wear brown and throw boxes around, guess what I...

I wear brown and throw boxes around, guess what I do?
Forum: Equipment   05-03-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,862
Posted By Riiz
I have a custom 125gal, 5'x24"x21" and its...

I have a custom 125gal, 5'x24"x21" and its filtered with 2 2028 Eheims, and a Koralia Evo 3 for added circulation. But as the plant growth gets denser, I will most likely add another Evo 1 or 2 for...
Forum: Equipment   05-01-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By Riiz
I see no issues with those prices.

I see no issues with those prices.
Forum: Lighting   04-14-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,354
Posted By Riiz
haha, so the moral is dont crush xmas lights and...

haha, so the moral is dont crush xmas lights and consume them, and you'll be alright.
Forum: Equipment   04-12-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,431
Posted By Riiz
It is exactly that, too move a very-high volume...

It is exactly that, too move a very-high volume ofwater across the length of tank. It works very well with planted aquaria too, with the flow adjusted to not uproot plants and it provides great co2...
Forum: Equipment   04-12-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,663
Posted By Riiz
If you do large weekly or bi-weekly waterchanges,...

If you do large weekly or bi-weekly waterchanges, spending money on carbon is pointless, imo. Use that money on more plants, fish or inverts, hehe.
Forum: Fish   04-09-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,225
Posted By Riiz
This isnt new either, does anyone remember the...

This isnt new either, does anyone remember the Beijing olympics, when goldfish keychains were being sold to spectators there too? And there was a big out-cry then too, but I think that due to these...
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