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Forum: Lighting 10-16-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Lugnut
I am thinking that it was just poor enviroment....

I am thinking that it was just poor enviroment. Hoppy actually helped me put things together, so I know logistically things were correct. My heat sink was 1.5 wide .25" thick. Each led placed about 4...
Forum: Lighting 10-15-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Lugnut
My Led's are going out

I have 8 Cree XPG(cool white)running @700ma, and I usually have them dimmed down. I can only assume that they still got too hot or they trapped in some moisture. 3 out of 8 are Dead. I want to get...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-07-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,142
Posted By Lugnut
I do water changes and have Co2. I was just...

I do water changes and have Co2. I was just curious to know what would happen if you had too much nutrients in the water without resetting by water change.
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Lugnut
Where can you buy this stuff in bulk? I want to...

Where can you buy this stuff in bulk? I want to use it in my canister filters or Sump.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-07-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,142
Posted By Lugnut
Is there a thread somewhere that gives some...

Is there a thread somewhere that gives some detail about the symptoms of Overdosing? I am curious about what would you see if you kept on dosing EI or close to it, but did W/C like every few months....
Forum: DIY 09-07-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,884
Posted By Lugnut
I would agree with Hoppy that an alcohol based...

I would agree with Hoppy that an alcohol based primer will work great for this. With MDF it wants to absorb anything water based and just keep swelling. Zinsser BIN primer is what you are looking...
Forum: DIY 09-05-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By Lugnut
Where to Drill

I have a 48G Glass Tank. Bottom is Tempered, but nothing else. I have always liked doing bulkheads instead of having tubing go over the sides. Since I have never done a Sump yet I will probably just...
Forum: DIY 05-04-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,762
Posted By Lugnut
For those still following....When I posted this...

For those still following....When I posted this question 2 months ago, I did a search on De-rimming a 40B and found next to nothing. I found lots of success stories on doing a 20L and lots of...
Forum: Plants 04-28-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By Lugnut
Submerged to Emersed

Can I take some trimmings out of my working tank and plant them out of water and try to grow them emersed.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-27-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Lugnut
I want to put some long grass that lays across...

I want to put some long grass that lays across the top of the tank, from behind the rocks laying to the right. Should I put in a carpet of something in the front?
Forum: Tank Journals 04-27-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Lugnut
Still working on my hardscape, but I kind of like...

Still working on my hardscape, but I kind of like this so far. i want to put some driftwood on the right side.
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Lugnut
I have debated both for a while, and I have a 40B...

I have debated both for a while, and I have a 40B acrylic eurobraced. A few weeks ago I bought a 48 gallon Rimless and i am very happy with my purchase.
Forum: DIY 04-18-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By Lugnut
Might have been a disaster, but the hood looks...

Might have been a disaster, but the hood looks decent still. Thanks for posting your pics.
Forum: DIY 04-18-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By Lugnut
Pics of DIY Hoods?

Is there already a thread of people posting pics of their DIY Hood and or canopy? If not lets start one! I am getting ready to make a hood for my LED's and would love to see a collection of just pics...
Forum: DIY 04-17-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By Lugnut
Whichever looks best... Kind of depends on what...

Whichever looks best... Kind of depends on what look you are going for. Your title ADA stand and chalk board paint dont exactly line up together, but generally speaking an acrylic paint is a good...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-09-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Lugnut
Lugnut's Rimless

I have picked up a MrAqua 48 Gallon Rimless :proud:. Ill be taking some of my equipment from my 40B and hooking it up to this one.

Substrate: 1" Homemade soil mix Capped with ADA Amazonia...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-09-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By Lugnut
Update Before I move to a new tank

Update Before I move to a new tank
Forum: Substrate 04-08-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Lugnut
I am not sure if they sell much of anything...

I am not sure if they sell much of anything online. It is primarily an in-store shopping experience.
Forum: Substrate 04-08-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Lugnut
I dont care if it mixes. The way I make it, it...

I dont care if it mixes. The way I make it, it really does not make a mess. I have used it without capping it before. I have all of it dry, so I can test my theory a bit first.
Forum: Substrate 04-08-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Lugnut
Yes I did!! I got 2 bags and I am going to lay...

Yes I did!! I got 2 bags and I am going to lay down about an inch of soil underneath that I make as a little extra thickness. I am so excited!!!! I just got the Mr Aqua 48 gallon from World of Wet...
Forum: Substrate 04-08-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Lugnut
ADA Amazonia

I just bought some Amazonia, and I wanted to make sure i bought the right stuff. This stuff seems really crumbly. If I replant at all is this stuff just going to fall apart? When I read on this forum...
Forum: Plants 03-20-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By Lugnut
Correct.....the one on the left is hygro

Correct.....the one on the left is hygro
Forum: DIY 03-12-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By Lugnut
Can you not return or contact the manufacture?...

Can you not return or contact the manufacture? Can you even hear the motor kick on?
Forum: DIY 03-09-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,762
Posted By Lugnut
40G from Petco

Sorry if this is an outrageous question, but has anyone De-Rimmed a 40Breeder from somewhere like petco or petsmart? Does anyone also know if they are Tempered glass?

Lots of questions today...I...
Forum: DIY 03-09-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Posted By Lugnut
Acrylic Tank thickness?

I am making plans to build my tank, but was wondering on some thckness issues. My preference would be to make the equivelent to a 40 Breeder in size, but rimless. I am thinking that with acrylic I...
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