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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-07-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By WheeledGoat
I wasn't aware there was a difference. co2 is...

I wasn't aware there was a difference. co2 is co2 afaik.

perhaps there is the potential contamination of vessels and connection pieces if your source is welding shops or some such place, but I've...
Forum: Algae 06-02-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By WheeledGoat
we should make tshirts with the above logo!! ...

we should make tshirts with the above logo!!

just take a breath, don't give up on anything yet. when ya boil it all down, it's a hobby that we enjoy. overcoming obstacles is part of the...
Forum: Algae 06-02-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By WheeledGoat
I feel your pain, man. I hate hair algae! I did...

I feel your pain, man. I hate hair algae! I did the "one-two punch" (aggrestive h2o2 + excel treatment) and dosed a little high just to be sure to get the hair algae! It's not even all that bad in...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-31-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,597
Posted By WheeledGoat
Please forgive my ignorance; I view a knife as a...

Please forgive my ignorance; I view a knife as a tool and I would never dream of carrying a handgun, so hearing reference to "open carry" with regards to a knife is completely new to me.

Is there...
Forum: Algae 05-31-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 42,982
Posted By WheeledGoat
Welp, some hair algae started to take hold so...

Welp, some hair algae started to take hold so tonight I pulled the trigger on the ONE-TWO PUNCH. Details delineated;

29gal tank w/ pressurized co2, based dose on 25gal water
turned cannister...
Forum: Algae 05-29-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By WheeledGoat
hydrogen peroxide 3% will be in the first aid...

hydrogen peroxide 3% will be in the first aid section of a grocery store

maybe a dollar store if you're lucky, but watch the expiration date.

no watering down, use full strength, baby!
Forum: Algae 05-29-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By WheeledGoat
sounds like you've got a plan, but i'm gonna go...

sounds like you've got a plan, but i'm gonna go ahead and lob out my +1 for direct h2o2 treatment as well. by the time you get a big 'ole pot of water up to a boil, you could have gotten to the...
Forum: Plants 05-29-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By WheeledGoat
i just googled "dwarf sag melting", just cause I...

i just googled "dwarf sag melting", just cause I was unfamiliar with it and wanted to educate myself after reading your post here. amoung the results is a link to that plant's profile page here on...
Forum: Plants 05-29-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By WheeledGoat
wow, i was just out searching the internetz and...

wow, i was just out searching the internetz and here you are posting pretty much my exact question in this very forum!!

i got a nice, light green, 6-8" val a few months ago, and loved its color. ...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-28-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By WheeledGoat
i vote #1 i like the space in the middle, as...

i vote #1
i like the space in the middle, as well as the positioning of the rocks on the left.

#2 just looks jumbled to me. no offense, I'm sure you arranged it, but it kinda looks like somebody...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By WheeledGoat
i've witnessed this mislabeling personally at...

i've witnessed this mislabeling personally at Petco. not to say all are bad, and i'm not extrapolating it to the entire company or anything - but I've lost faith in mine. I'm sure it would depend...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By WheeledGoat
i've got one of these too - it was a very neat...

i've got one of these too - it was a very neat and manageable 6-8" when i purchased around a month ago, and it's quickly growing. the bulb separated to give me two baby plants already - i planted...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By WheeledGoat
i keep waffling over the corner-style tank. it...

i keep waffling over the corner-style tank. it seems so practical for, well, a corner - exactly where i have my tank - but I just can't get over the distortion of a rounded front, or the choppiness...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-26-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By WheeledGoat
...or just make lemonade and get some Cabomba...

...or just make lemonade and get some Cabomba Furcata - that keeps a nice, red/pink color when you can keep nitrates low! :wink:


edit: daww... nitrates weren't low after all, eh? bummer.
Forum: Plants 05-26-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By WheeledGoat
yep - the cabomba will branch just below where...

yep - the cabomba will branch just below where it's trimmed.

keep this in mind, and use it to grow a nice, full plant (trimming different stalks at different levels).

my problem is my furcata...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-26-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,189
Posted By WheeledGoat
i've yet to have a dog that doesn't LOVE butter! ...

i've yet to have a dog that doesn't LOVE butter! ...but i've never had one throw it up! that must be a mess.
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By WheeledGoat
you are set up correctly! plants do not use co2...

you are set up correctly! plants do not use co2 when lights are off (no photosynthesis going on), so having it run could lead to buildup - enough to maybe be bad for fishies.

on the other side of...
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 05-26-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,427
Posted By WheeledGoat
+1!!! LOL anyhoo, it is a PAID ad. anyone...

+1!!! LOL

anyhoo, it is a PAID ad. anyone can pay to have an ad. there is no bottom to the rabbit hole - everything is political to some degree or another. what if I'm against killing animals...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-24-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,189
Posted By WheeledGoat
a year and a half ago, my wife insisted that we...

a year and a half ago, my wife insisted that we get a Viszla. (she had one as a kid). i knew nothing about them, but figured it was good enough if she grew up with one. the thing popped out of a...
Forum: DIY 05-24-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 205,008
Posted By WheeledGoat
holy mama that's a big hood!!

holy mama that's a big hood!!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-24-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By WheeledGoat
darn, too late - you already ordered. well,...

darn, too late - you already ordered. well, I'll say it anyway:

I also vote for API, but I was going to suggest buying it locally. In my area, the price is only $2-3 more. With online...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-24-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By WheeledGoat
the way I see it, a lager yeast is by far the...

the way I see it, a lager yeast is by far the better choice for aquarium DIY purposes. not only does it like cooler temperatures than ale yeast, but it ferments much slower (a typical lager...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-24-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By WheeledGoat
as others have said, diffusers will require a...

as others have said, diffusers will require a certain pressure to operate (push the gas through the line, down to a pressure underwater, and through the tiny holes). usually DIY co2 will not work...
Forum: DIY 05-24-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By WheeledGoat
nice! i love hoods, put all the focus on the...

nice! i love hoods, put all the focus on the aquarium and away from fixtures. neat use of the styrofoam too!

can't tell from the pics - do you have a solid (wood) back on it, or just a brace...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,950
Posted By WheeledGoat
my own experience with GLA left a bad taste in my...

my own experience with GLA left a bad taste in my mouth; i already had my regulator body from my brewing endeavors, so I only needed solenoid, needle valve, and I was really turned on my their...
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