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Forum: Tank Journals   11-24-2004, 01:33 AM
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Posted By Gemleggat
I am considering buying the new arcadia T5 ibars...

I am considering buying the new arcadia T5 ibars for light but i dont know yet, i will also be using a heating cable. what type of substrate are u using?
Forum: Equipment   11-23-2004, 10:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,373
Posted By Gemleggat
I've never seen one in my LFS only online, Id...

I've never seen one in my LFS only online, Id like a good pic if anyones got one.
Forum: Equipment   11-23-2004, 10:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,373
Posted By Gemleggat
Does using a surface extractor render the normal...

Does using a surface extractor render the normal inlet redundant? Or is it in conjuction with the normal one?

I plan to use it with a eheim 2324 with it.
Forum: Equipment   11-23-2004, 02:58 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By Gemleggat
Eheim Surface Extractor

Anyone used an Eheim Surface Extractor? What is it like? Easy to use? Problems? Results?
Forum: Tank Journals   11-21-2004, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,596
Posted By Gemleggat
Hey very nice. I am going to buy a juwel rio 180...

Hey very nice. I am going to buy a juwel rio 180 or a 125 but i'm not sure if the lights are up to it. what sort of equipment are you using?
Forum: Substrate   11-16-2004, 12:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By Gemleggat
hopefully over time it will all disolve and i can...

hopefully over time it will all disolve and i can have my soft water again!
Forum: Substrate   11-15-2004, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By Gemleggat
Yip i tested out the eco in a large pickle jar ,...

Yip i tested out the eco in a large pickle jar , i left it for 2 days and it raised the
GH by 3 and the KH by 4. I had a little sift through it (the Eco) and i found what looked like little bits...
Forum: Substrate   11-08-2004, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By Gemleggat
There is only a piece of mopani in there and that...

There is only a piece of mopani in there and that has only been there for a week or so. Ill try testing it away from the tank.
Forum: Substrate   11-08-2004, 06:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By Gemleggat
The stuff i have got is the all black stuff. I...

The stuff i have got is the all black stuff. I wasn't aware that there was another variety. I only started dosing ferts last week and this tank has been running for 6-7 weeks and in that time i have...
Forum: Substrate   11-07-2004, 11:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By Gemleggat
People think i am going mad! There is definitely...

People think i am going mad! There is definitely something amiss here. It doesn't bother me that much but i wish it didnt happen. Having soft tap water is a blessing and this spoils it! Still the...
Forum: Substrate   11-07-2004, 10:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By Gemleggat
Eco Complete Hardens water!

A while ago i reported that eco complete hardens up water. Well everyone reckoned this was a temporary thing, but its not. My tap water is extremely soft at GH 2 or Less And KH 1 or Less i'm using a...
Forum: Equipment   10-31-2004, 01:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,975
Posted By Gemleggat
Check out Dennerle from www.newleafaquarium.com...

Check out Dennerle from www.newleafaquarium.com and aquaessentials.co.uk for JBL systems. I have one of both and they are really good. I'm guessing your from the UK.
Forum: Algae   10-30-2004, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By Gemleggat
I would just pull as much of it as possible...

I would just pull as much of it as possible manually, it looks like plain old green thread algae. This stuff usually appears in new tanks that dont have enough fast growers, and excess ferts, get...
Forum: Lighting   10-30-2004, 12:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By Gemleggat
Hey, i guess you are from the uk!? The best bulbs...

Hey, i guess you are from the uk!? The best bulbs i know of are made by dennerle, these come in the sizes available for you tank. They are available here.
...
Forum: Equipment   10-27-2004, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By Gemleggat
i belive i said to you that you can fit an...

i belive i said to you that you can fit an additional unit from juwel so u can have 4 lights still with the flush fitting covers, contact a knowledgeable juwel dealer. This is likely to cost 150 for...
Forum: Lighting   10-27-2004, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By Gemleggat
I have tried using very blue combined with very...

I have tried using very blue combined with very blue bulbs with little success. I found that it made the tank look purple and washed out. Just get something around 7000k.
Forum: Equipment   10-27-2004, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By Gemleggat
If i didnt have a CO2 controller i would...

If i didnt have a CO2 controller i would definately turn it off at night. Plants dont use CO2 at night so the PH won,t swing as long as there is no surface movement. I would have the CO2 switch on 15...
Forum: Equipment   10-27-2004, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By Gemleggat
hey cjking, how are getting with your lights for...

hey cjking, how are getting with your lights for your juwel vision 260?
Forum: Equipment   10-26-2004, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,426
Posted By Gemleggat
I have a 2324 setup on a 55 (slightly more...

I have a 2324 setup on a 55 (slightly more really) and it does a sterling job. Eheims really are the best.
Forum: DIY   10-26-2004, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By Gemleggat
Remember what CO2+H2O is! Thats right kids....

Remember what CO2+H2O is! Thats right kids. Carbonic Acid. It makes things melt!
Forum: Equipment   10-26-2004, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,427
Posted By Gemleggat
Lol. Buck how long does that last in your 55?

Lol. Buck how long does that last in your 55?
Forum: Equipment   10-25-2004, 11:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,427
Posted By Gemleggat
cool, thats very resonable. I'm from the UK and i...

cool, thats very resonable. I'm from the UK and i hope it is just as cheap. Long does that last in your tank and what size is it?
Forum: Fish   10-25-2004, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,152
Posted By Gemleggat
I keep amanos with cherry barbs with no probs.

I keep amanos with cherry barbs with no probs.
Forum: Equipment   10-25-2004, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,427
Posted By Gemleggat
How much do u guys typically pay for CO2? i have...

How much do u guys typically pay for CO2? i have 1lb bottle and a 5lb. Also what pressure do you get them filled to. The ones i have were filled to 60bar when i got them.
Forum: Equipment   10-25-2004, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,427
Posted By Gemleggat
That very interesting, i'll just ask i guess. Is...

That very interesting, i'll just ask i guess. Is food grade or medical much more expensive?
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