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Forum: Tank Journals 11-26-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Al G
I like the wood layout. What are you using as a...

I like the wood layout. What are you using as a stand (i.e. is it strong enough)?
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 150
Posted By Al G
8 hours per day at a bit more than 1 bps, a 10 lb...

8 hours per day at a bit more than 1 bps, a 10 lb tank lasts me a year.
Forum: DIY 10-18-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By Al G
You don't say if your diy co2 is with yeast or...

You don't say if your diy co2 is with yeast or the citric acid / baking soda method. If using the acid /base one, you can totally use a solenoid with it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-23-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Al G
Yeah, seen the footage. It must be crazy!

Yeah, seen the footage. It must be crazy!
Forum: Aquascaping 06-05-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By Al G
I think it looks fantastic! I can totally see...

I think it looks fantastic! I can totally see the potential of the tank with that hardscape. Please keep us updated on the progress.
Forum: Lighting 05-30-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Al G
In regards to this comment, check out the 60p...

In regards to this comment, check out the 60p link of the poster. 2 of these lamps are used.
Forum: Lighting 05-30-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Al G
I use the TERTIAL lamp over a 7 gallon (with a...

I use the TERTIAL lamp over a 7 gallon (with a glass lid, but that is more for evaporation, and keeping my kid's fingers out) with no issues. I am growing a nice HC carpet with a 13 watt bulb. The...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-15-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Al G
+1 for Black Diamond. Have used it in multiple...

+1 for Black Diamond. Have used it in multiple tanks, and have had no issues with it at all on fish/shrimp/plants.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-12-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Al G
It was growing like crazy with DIY co2, but once...

It was growing like crazy with DIY co2, but once I quit that it has been slow, but I do still have growth. We will have to see how it works out long term. I am thinking of raising my kh (currently...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-12-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Al G
CRS and CBS at the moment. Only a few are...

CRS and CBS at the moment. Only a few are visible in the pics, but there are 12 in there. My biggest CBS is berried, so more to come hopefully :smile:
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-12-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Al G
Dumped my camera... May update

The tank has been moved from my desk to a more permanent position. Here is an updated photo (basically as it is now).
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-11-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Al G
One step ahead of you. It was cold up here in...

One step ahead of you. It was cold up here in early April... that heater was the smallest one I had. Now that its warmer, heater has since been removed :) .
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-11-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Al G
7 Gallon Cadlights Tank

Well, I was recently able to pickup a Cadlights 'Zen' 7 gallon tank at a LFS. Low-iron tanks such as this have only become available locally within the past 3-4 months. Before then I would have had...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,342
Posted By Al G
I have the 7 gallon version, and I love it. Even...

I have the 7 gallon version, and I love it. Even thinking of getting a second... that reminds me that I need to post the build...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-29-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,178
Posted By Al G
If you like the look of dark sand, I can totally...

If you like the look of dark sand, I can totally recommend Black Diamond Blasting sand. I use it in my 48 gal (about a year now) with no issues with any fauna (shrimp, cories, plecos, etc), and...
Forum: Substrate 04-20-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Al G
In Toronto you can get it from aquainspiration or...

In Toronto you can get it from aquainspiration or lucky's aquarium (both near Steeles and Kennedy ). Or order it from angelfins.ca
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By Al G
Not an expert on this but if all are showing...

Not an expert on this but if all are showing issues, perhaps it could be something with the power? Also for the noise of the AC try a little vaseline on the impeller.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-14-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By Al G
Nicely done guys! :)

Nicely done guys! :)
Forum: Plants 04-12-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Al G
I have had it grow nicely in Black Diamond...

I have had it grow nicely in Black Diamond blasting sand. Not as well as with an active aquasoil, but decent. It was much easier to plant in sand than any other substrate, allowing me to spread it...
Forum: Lighting 04-10-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By Al G
1. Is your lighting CFL? On my nano… yes 2....

1. Is your lighting CFL? On my nano… yes
2. Number of CFLs? 1
3,What is the wattage of the bulb(s)? 23watts for the initial growth stage, 13 watts after (all 6500K)
4. What is the tank size? 7...
Forum: DIY 04-04-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,946
Posted By Al G
You would go the other way (i.e. buy acrylic tube...

You would go the other way (i.e. buy acrylic tube that has a 5/8" OD). The pipe would go inside the hose.

Hope this helps.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-14-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By Al G
If you do this, I recommend boiling the rocks as...

If you do this, I recommend boiling the rocks as well.

I personally have seiryu stones in a cherry shrimp tank with no issues at all. I agree, however, that seiryu stone (a type of limestone I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-01-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By Al G
It looks exactly like a cad lights zen tank. I...

It looks exactly like a cad lights zen tank. I have the 7 gallon version
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By Al G
+1 works great for me. An upright one would not...

+1 works great for me. An upright one would not fit in my stand (on a 10 lb cylinder) so I went with this one. Very happy with it.
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By Al G
The leak may also be from the primer oring

The leak may also be from the primer oring
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