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Forum: DIY 12-06-2006, 02:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,247
Posted By Yves514
I looked at getting it from my welding gas...

I looked at getting it from my welding gas supplier. But it was way too expensive for a small bottle. (ie 20#). So I found a local fire extinguisher repair and sales business who sold me a tank (at...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-12-2006, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By Yves514
Thanks everyone for the feedback. Just received...

Thanks everyone for the feedback. Just received today my SMS122 controller. I will be doing like most have recommended, use it as a secondary failsafe.

I think I'm part to blame for not doing...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-11-2006, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By Yves514
Why a PH controller is so important!!!

Well, I just had my biggest nightmare. Came home yesterday and was feeding my fish. I noticed I couldn’t see any fish anywhere in the tank except for one SAE who was lying in the front portion in...
Forum: Plants 03-31-2005, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By Yves514
Oh yeah, I fogot to add that in my post. It's a...

Oh yeah, I fogot to add that in my post. It's a 46gal. 30 for the CO2 would put me at 6.6ph. I was hoping to stick around the 6.8-7ph range. I'll try upping my CO2 to head towards 6.6-6.8ph. But...
Forum: Plants 03-31-2005, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By Yves514
Microswords dying? Need help

Hey Everyone,

I just planted these microswords (well that's what I think they are anyways) about a week ago. The edges are getting very dark and overall, the shoots are a darker green. I'm not...
Forum: DIY 03-23-2005, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By Yves514
I couldn't find any bioballs at my LFS. So I got...

I couldn't find any bioballs at my LFS. So I got coarse filter sponge and cut them into cubes. I was a little worried at first that this would create too much resistance. Works like a charm! I...
Forum: DIY 03-23-2005, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,903
Posted By Yves514
Well, it's been a couple of weeks now and the ABS...

Well, it's been a couple of weeks now and the ABS reactor I made is working like a charm and no fish casualties. I didn't think CO2 would make such a difference but WOW!

I think the only regret...
Forum: Fish 03-10-2005, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By Yves514
I have mine at 76. How many do you have? I...

I have mine at 76. How many do you have? I found that even with 14 Danios, they stopped scooling once they got used to the tank. Now they just like chasing and going nuts. :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-09-2005, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,299
Posted By Yves514
I don't know... It doesn't seem to work on my...

I don't know... It doesn't seem to work on my wife. Especially when she sees the receipts. :confused:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-08-2005, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,621
Posted By Yves514
And a 100ml is good for a 100gal tank?

And a 100ml is good for a 100gal tank?
Forum: Fish 03-08-2005, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By Yves514
Raising the temp will speed up the ich lifecycle...

Raising the temp will speed up the ich lifecycle (Which is good as you can only tackle the Ich during one of their lifecycle phases). But I don't think it will do anything to solve the problem. You...
Forum: DIY 03-08-2005, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,597
Posted By Yves514
Hey Aftica, there isn't any custom reflector...

Hey Aftica, there isn't any custom reflector discussions in that thread is there? I just see a howto for building a hood. He says he bought the reflectors along with his lights from AHSupply. Was...
Forum: DIY 03-08-2005, 01:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,597
Posted By Yves514
Wow! That's a big tank! What kind of tools do...

Wow! That's a big tank! What kind of tools do you have access to? Do you have a sheet metal brake? If not, I'm not sure I would make them for that size tank. I'm sure you'll want maximum...
Forum: Fish 03-07-2005, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By Yves514
Yeah, I kinda figured the lobster would be out of...

Yeah, I kinda figured the lobster would be out of the question... I'm going to my LFS today so I'll see what they have in terms of rainbowfish. The only small species that I found info on were...
Forum: Fish 03-07-2005, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By Yves514
What to add next...

Hello everyone,

We'll my 46g planted tank is just over a year old now. I'm looking to add some more fish. right now, I've got:

- 3 SAEs (3" ea.)
- 1 Rainbow Shark (3")
- 7 Tiger Barbs...
Forum: DIY 03-07-2005, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,903
Posted By Yves514
Awesome! Thanks for the link. It's comforting...

Awesome! Thanks for the link. It's comforting to know ABS isn't a problem.
Forum: DIY 03-05-2005, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,903
Posted By Yves514
Well, I looked around the net and found nothing...

Well, I looked around the net and found nothing that indicated that ABS is deadly to fish. Some pointed out that many aquarium parts are made from ABS such as the top frame/lip of the aquarium. The...
Forum: DIY 03-04-2005, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,903
Posted By Yves514
ABS vs PVC?

Hello Everyone,

Is it ok to use ABS instead of PVC for building an inline CO2 reactor? My local hardware stores seem to only carry 3" or bigger in PVC. However, I can get 1.5" ABS (black). ...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-31-2005, 06:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,463
Posted By Yves514
Hey Jippalbert, Well, I'm no expert and I'm...

Hey Jippalbert,

Well, I'm no expert and I'm definately still a novice to planted aquariums. But I think you've got too much going on for such a new setup.

Personally, I would do a few major...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-12-2004, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By Yves514
White Fungus on Rock

Hey Everyone,

Well, just finished setting up my 3rd planted tank. This one is a ~36gal tank someone gave me. All water parameters are great. Got a bit of amonia (0.25). (I think that's cause...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2004, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By Yves514
Lightbulb New filter for my 26gal tank

Hello Everyone,

Well, someone just gave me a 26gal tank. I've already got a successful 46gal tank using an XP2 canister. This 26gal tank came with one of those hanging sponge filters that spill...
Forum: Substrate 08-15-2004, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,976
Posted By Yves514
Well my amonia levels have almost disappeared in...

Well my amonia levels have almost disappeared in about 3 or 4 days with the aid of the plants. But I think I may rebuild that tank with a proper substrate. I eventually wanted to add fish to this...
Forum: Substrate 08-11-2004, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,976
Posted By Yves514
So I'm in for some good fun eh? :wink: It's all...

So I'm in for some good fun eh? :wink: It's all good. For now anyways... Since I've already set up the tank, I will see what it gives. If I see it's getting out of control and I'm tired of...
Forum: Substrate 08-11-2004, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,976
Posted By Yves514
Post Potting soil for substrate?

Hello everyone,

Well, I was bored and decided to turn my hospital tank into a mini planted aquarium. It's a 5.5gal tank that simply had some gravel at the bottom. Being cheap, I wasn't in a mood...
Forum: Fish 06-30-2004, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By Yves514
how do you lose a Pleco???

Hey guys,

How do you lose a 3" common pleco? He's gone! :confused:

We left for a 3 day trip and I haven't been able to find him since. I can't image he was eaten!?!?!? My top is closed,...
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