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Forum: DIY 01-18-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 91,851
Posted By srud
Hoppy, I agree completely. What I was trying to...

Hoppy, I agree completely. What I was trying to say was that maybe the Dymax adhesive for bonding glass to glass was better (more water resistant) than what they had for bonding glass to PVC. Not...
Forum: DIY 01-18-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,463
Posted By srud
I'm curious about your 55 gallon. Did something...

I'm curious about your 55 gallon. Did something hit the front panel or did it just fail from the water pressure?
Forum: DIY 01-18-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 91,851
Posted By srud
I would recommend contacting Dymax before...

I would recommend contacting Dymax before selecting an adhesive. I had tried to find an adhesive that would bond glass to sheet PVC and they (Dymax) had an issue with the constant contact with...
Forum: DIY 01-02-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,463
Posted By srud
I know it's not planted freshwater, but the guys...

I know it's not planted freshwater, but the guys at ReefCentral.com DIY section can provide some good insight regarding a build of this size. I'm quite certain that if you are talking rimless, the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-01-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By srud
Or, you could raise the MH up farther away from...

Or, you could raise the MH up farther away from the water surface.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-01-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By srud
My tap PH is 8.2. I have a couple of discus that...

My tap PH is 8.2. I have a couple of discus that are doing great in that water. As long as you aren't trying to breed them and you make the change gradually, the fish would adapt.
Forum: Plants 01-22-2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By srud
Plecos love swords, some varieties more than...

Plecos love swords, some varieties more than others. Mine would rasp my Amazon to transparency just like that.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-13-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By srud
Thank you! I learned something today.

Thank you! I learned something today.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-12-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By srud
LaMotte Nitrate Test

I recently purchased a LaMotte test kit to test the nitrate levels in my tank. I have not created a reference solution as yet so I cannot speak to it's accuracy. However, I do have a question about...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-05-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By srud
I like it. You might consider burying the whole...

I like it. You might consider burying the whole thing a little more, but otherwise I think it'll look great.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-24-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,117
Posted By srud
Be careful with that much light. More light...

Be careful with that much light. More light means the plants will require more of everything (Macros, Micros and CO2) With that much light you're going to need to go to pressurized CO2 and be...
Forum: Substrate 12-19-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,198
Posted By srud
I've done something similar recently. I have the...

I've done something similar recently. I have the substrate approximately 6-7" deep in the back corners of my 75. I'm using flourite as a substrate and on the one side I have used a piece of curved...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By srud
I've found this online primarly in pill form...

I've found this online primarly in pill form apparently for human consumption. Is this something you are able to buy at the local Walmart and if so, what form are you buying it in?
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2008, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By srud
Thanks for the replies! I'm going to see if I...

Thanks for the replies! I'm going to see if I can come up with some that anti-fungal stuff that Orlando is using.
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By srud
Auto-dosing Micros

I am having difficulty with auto-dosing my CSM+B. It seems to grow a mold quite quickly and gums up the tubing. I have tried mixing up smaller quantities (100ml) at a time, but that is such a small...
Forum: DIY 11-13-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 41,836
Posted By srud
Did you put the sides on top of the base or are...

Did you put the sides on top of the base or are they attached to the edges? From the dimensions that you supplied it appears that the sides must be resting on the bottom.

The thread that is...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-31-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 211,998
Posted By srud
Beautiful tank! I've been close to pulling the...

Beautiful tank! I've been close to pulling the trigger on an external pump with the OC filter and venturi CO2 for some time now. How would you do it today if you were starting over? Wet/dry sump?
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 18,095
Posted By srud
Matt - I don't think 200 watts is enough and the...

Matt - I don't think 200 watts is enough and the your theory on the flow being too fast has merit as well. I have the 300 on my 75 and it's doing a fine job, but it's inline with a Rena xp3.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-14-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By srud
Surface Film

I have been dealing with this ever since I jumped into planted tanks. About the only way I have found to keep this at bay is frequent (every other day) water changes. I also wipe the inside of the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-29-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By srud
Nimkin - Do you know if your GH/KH measurement...

Nimkin - Do you know if your GH/KH measurement are in PPM or in degrees? I am suspecting PPM. If that is true, you KH would be 2 dH and the GH would be 3 dH. Both of which are a little on the low...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By srud
+1 Just set up a 29 with an XP2 and am very...

+1 Just set up a 29 with an XP2 and am very happy with it.
Forum: Algae 05-07-2008, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By srud
I was wrong, it was in Tom's forum. ...

I was wrong, it was in Tom's forum.

http://www.barrreport.com/algae-control/3680-watersurface-film-mistery.html
Forum: Algae 05-06-2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By srud
I have the lights on for 8.5 hours per day, so on...

I have the lights on for 8.5 hours per day, so on the lower end of what is recommended.
Forum: Algae 05-06-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By srud
Naja002 - Thanks! I'll look into a drop checker...

Naja002 - Thanks! I'll look into a drop checker asap.

I am using pressurized CO2 and recently upgraded my AZOO regulator to a SUMO that I am really happy with. The CO2 is run into the tank...
Forum: Algae 05-06-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By srud
Poor CO2

I am pretty new to planted aquariums and have (and continue to) battled every algae known to man. At least it feels like it some days. Anyway, it appears that 'poor CO2' is listed as a cause for...
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