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Forum: Lighting 08-08-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By balafreak
Hoppy, So 216w is overkill? And 108w is...

Hoppy,

So 216w is overkill? And 108w is good enough so that im not a slave to the tank? Sounds good to me.
Forum: Lighting 08-08-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By balafreak
WTB: 48" t5HO lighting for high tech tank

im looking to buy a fixture with t5ho lighting that will be used on a 55g high-tech (pressurized CO2) tank with eco-complete substrate/flourite/sand mix..

any suggestions?

i found a seller on...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-01-2010, 02:54 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 27,498
Posted By balafreak
terence, thanks for everything. question, how do...

terence, thanks for everything. question, how do you put the moss on the dw?

i just received my dw and would like it to look like yours.

your tank is awesome btw.

(Your PM box is full)
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-27-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 871
Posted By balafreak
I laughed out loud when I read that.. thanks!

I laughed out loud when I read that.. thanks!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-27-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 19,773
Posted By balafreak
Counting Crows - Perfect Blue Buildings

Counting Crows - Perfect Blue Buildings
Forum: Fish 07-21-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,302
Posted By balafreak
Catfish that dont get too big?

Im planning a 55g but I was wondering if there are any catfish that stay small? Im thinking no bigger than 4-5".

Commonly sold catfish at the LFS are upside-down, pagnasius/irridescent ('shark')...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 89,315
Posted By balafreak
Eheim pimp #422, 2213 on 10g & 20g long, Ecco...

Eheim pimp #422, 2213 on 10g & 20g long, Ecco 2236 on 55g.
Forum: Substrate 07-06-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By balafreak
Whether the OP was referring to Petco or not, i...

Whether the OP was referring to Petco or not, i found the last 2 bags at Petco on clearance for $14.98 a peice. I will search the other Petco's as well.
Forum: Substrate 07-05-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By balafreak
The OP didnt say that, someone else did. The OP...

The OP didnt say that, someone else did. The OP could still be talking about another site/store other than Petco.
Forum: Substrate 07-05-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By balafreak
You never mentioned where you found this deal.

You never mentioned where you found this deal.
Forum: Substrate 07-05-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By balafreak
The Petco's I go to in Chicago never carry it.

The Petco's I go to in Chicago never carry it.
Forum: Lighting 07-03-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By balafreak
Can you suggest lights other than retrofits? I...

Can you suggest lights other than retrofits? I dont have a canopy and dont plan on making/buying one.

If I did buy the A&H, how many 2x55 would you suggest? 2 or 4?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-03-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,804
Posted By balafreak
You mean the dry ferts will last longer?

You mean the dry ferts will last longer?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-02-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,804
Posted By balafreak
Does the MIcro and MAcro pkg form greenleaf last...

Does the MIcro and MAcro pkg form greenleaf last longer than the bottles sold at ADG? $20 per bottle seems a bit steep? Is it just because its allready mixed?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By balafreak
I already have just about everything on my list...

I already have just about everything on my list except the lighting. Substrate, etc when i start the setup.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-01-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By balafreak
Ive heard this many times. If I do get a T5HO...

Ive heard this many times. If I do get a T5HO fixture, do you have any to suggest? And how many watts (T% or not) would you put over a 55?

Also, would it hurt to buy the ferts now eventhough the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-01-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By balafreak
Im guessing having two heaters would be a safe...

Im guessing having two heaters would be a safe bet. Also, what WPG would you suggest i try for if Im going to have pressurized CO2? 2.5? 3? 3.5? 4?
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-01-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By balafreak
I have a post body kit on the way with valve,...

I have a post body kit on the way with valve, solenoid, etc..
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-01-2010, 03:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By balafreak
55g equipment list

Am i forgetting anything?

55g tank
Stand
Lighting (wpg? would like to be able to grow anything)
Heater (1-250w or 2-150w?)
Substrate (Eco-Complete)
Filter (Eheim 2213. Go bigger or is this...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-30-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,624
Posted By balafreak
Picked up a 55g for $63 (wonderful Chicago tax)....

Picked up a 55g for $63 (wonderful Chicago tax). Eventhough I dont really have room for it I thought about picking up the 40 breeder.
Forum: Lighting 06-27-2010, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By balafreak
Lighting for 55g

Would a 4x 55W Compact Fluorescent come to 4 wpg? Thats a bit much, right?
http://www.hellolights.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=325

Would this be better? (3 wpg?)...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-26-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By balafreak
Awesome shots! Soon you will have to mow that...

Awesome shots! Soon you will have to mow that lawn! :)
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By balafreak
Seller mirageimage on eBay.

Seller mirageimage on eBay.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By balafreak
Just purchased a new 10lb aluminum tank for $86...

Just purchased a new 10lb aluminum tank for $86 shipped. Thanks everyone.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By balafreak
What size CO2 tank for 55g?

10lb? 15lb? 20lb? Aluminum? Steel? WHat should I be looking for?

thanks
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