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Forum: DIY   08-09-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
  DIY co2
Views: 7,725
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
No, you cannot use an airstone to diffuse co2. ...

No, you cannot use an airstone to diffuse co2. The bubbles it creates are too large and will float to the surface and pop, defeating the purpose of injecting co2 into the water column.

You don't...
Forum: DIY   07-21-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,947
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
Nope. That should also work well for cheap. ...

Nope. That should also work well for cheap.

This is what I am using. You are correct in saying it can handle up to two 25 watt bulbs. I tried a couple 26 watt bulbs and they just did not...
Forum: DIY   07-21-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,947
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
Me too! At first though, I only had a couple 14...

Me too! At first though, I only had a couple 14 watt 5500K lights. A couple months ago I went out and got a couple 15 watt 6500K lights. Much more noticeable than I thought. I don't believe you...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-17-2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,984
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
Good to know. Thanks everyone.

Good to know. Thanks everyone.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-14-2009, 04:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,374
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
I think you're right. Now that I look at it, it...

I think you're right. Now that I look at it, it does look like a male cherry. I'll be more careful the next time I use stuff from Google images. :icon_wink




I can't believe they sold that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-10-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,374
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
Ghost Shrimp pics: ...

Ghost Shrimp pics:


http://collegeishard.tv/blog/ghost-shrimp.jpg

http://guitarfish.org/images/posts/aga2006/day1-speakers/red_dragon.jpg


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Forum: Equipment   07-07-2009, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
Do you know what it looks like or are you just...

Do you know what it looks like or are you just saying that? I'm not seeing where a sponge filter would fit.

http://vbsaltwater.com/images/BS-RS2215.JPG



Thanks. How did you like the...
Forum: Equipment   07-06-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
Red Sea 500 Reactor with Shrimp?

Will it be ok with Cherry Shrimp? I don't want them getting stuck/sucked into the intake.
Forum: DIY   06-23-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 29
  DIY co2
Views: 7,725
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
I don't know if you wrote that or not but I don't...

I don't know if you wrote that or not but I don't think that is entirely true. I think it is used more as a gas separator and/or poor man's bubble counter. Most people use it so the yeast mixture...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-23-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,311
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
Nice looking tank. I skimmed through the thread...

Nice looking tank. I skimmed through the thread but I think you said you got a hydor inline heater? Is that correct? I was thinking of getting one myself and would like to know how you like it so...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-20-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
Thanks for the responses everyone. I know it's...

Thanks for the responses everyone. I know it's three months later but I didn't have my account set up to receive emailed notices when I posted this. I forgot to check on the thread and just noticed...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-20-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,609
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
I wasn't going to use the test tubes to measure...

I wasn't going to use the test tubes to measure the doses. I was simply going to use them to hold the liquid. I was going to use a dropper and fill all the test tubes up once a week. I just...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-20-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,609
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
That's a great idea. What size is your tank? I...

That's a great idea. What size is your tank? I think on my 10 gallon a syringe might be too big. Some of my doses are 10 or 15 drops. I'm sure for a bigger tank that works great.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-20-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,609
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
Thanks for the responses guys. I...

Thanks for the responses guys.



I believe that is what I am currently doing with something like this:
http://www.quickgrow.com/images_shop/38920_eye_dropper.jpg

I like that roughly 20...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-19-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,609
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
Seachem / Flourish Test Tube Dosing

Wondering if anyone uses test tubes to dose the seachem line? I have a 10 gallon and using/cleaning droppers everyday is getting a bit tedious. I was thinking of mixing excel and macros in one tube...
Forum: DIY   06-19-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 29
  DIY co2
Views: 7,725
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
IF you're lucky, it will create a perfect seal. ...

IF you're lucky, it will create a perfect seal.

I use a recipe similar to that too and have found that it works pretty well for 2-3 weeks. The only thing I add to that recipe is an equal part...
Forum: Lighting   05-23-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
Amp, that's awesome. What is PPS dosing?

Amp, that's awesome. What is PPS dosing?
Forum: DIY   05-17-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,081
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
I'm also considering getting one. Are there any...

I'm also considering getting one. Are there any downsides to this unit?
Forum: Lighting   05-16-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
Hey thanks Hoppy and dbosman. Hoppy, I don't...

Hey thanks Hoppy and dbosman. Hoppy, I don't think I'm going to go the hung light way. That is a great concept though. Thanks.



What do you mean? Outside the 5000K-7000K range?
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-13-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
I just got a couple of these over the weekend. ...

I just got a couple of these over the weekend. How do you get the runners to grow horizontally? Mine are just heading to the surface. Sorry for the thread hijack.
Forum: Lighting   05-13-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
Hey everyone, thanks for the replies. I'm...

Hey everyone, thanks for the replies. I'm actually already running the cheapo economy hood meant for incandescent lights. I have two 14W 5500k spiral CFs in there already but it just seems as if...
Forum: Lighting   05-11-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
Cheap Glass Top Light Idea

I was thinking of getting a glass top and putting this reflector (http://www.petco.com/Assets/product_images/9/9119727002B.jpg) directly on top of it with this bulb...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-05-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
How much was the HC?

How much was the HC?
Forum: Tank Journals   03-15-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By GhostShrimpBoo
My First Planted Tank

I set up my first planted tank about a month ago. Here are some pictures. Let me know what you think. Criticism welcome. Thanks.
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