The Planted Tank Forum - Search Results
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 35
Search took 0.20 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: dobie832
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-02-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 30,911
Posted By dobie832
The calibration solutions are usless as you used...

The calibration solutions are usless as you used volume/volume. The volume of water will vary based on temp and the spoons of dry ferts can vary due to compaction differences. Any good lab will use...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-18-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,004
Posted By dobie832
You need lighting with high energy output in the...

You need lighting with high energy output in the blue part of the spsome MH bulbs.ectrum. The Philips Aquarelle is probably the most efficient band even blows away some MH bulbs. You probably wont...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By dobie832
I have the same experience. I need to clean it...

I have the same experience. I need to clean it out weekly. It is super efficient when working properly.
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By dobie832
Go to a welders supply shop. You should be able...

Go to a welders supply shop. You should be able to get the threaded end with the bulb stylenat the other. However, I dont believe the MA957 is CGA style connections. I also dont know if you will need...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-13-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By dobie832
Its not its brightness but the amount of light...

Its not its brightness but the amount of light from the entire spectrum. Perhaps you mean that some light is being blocked by plants and ornaments. The same light that makes plants grow makes algae...
Forum: Lighting 01-09-2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,159
Posted By dobie832
Where do you do your reading? Your statements are...

Where do you do your reading? Your statements are not very acurate.
Forum: Lighting 01-08-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,159
Posted By dobie832
I doubt you'd have much intensity after 2 years;...

I doubt you'd have much intensity after 2 years; even with T5 HO linear.
Forum: Lighting 01-07-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 832
Posted By dobie832
I have found the 6700s to be quite green in...

I have found the 6700s to be quite green in appearence. In europe we tend to use 4100K to 5500K and some 6000K. The 4100s are reddish and yellowish> depends on the CRI. Phillips and Sylvania bulbs...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-10-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,488
Posted By dobie832
The stray electrical currents will. You should...

The stray electrical currents will. You should use a grounding probe to help prevent lateral line disease ands other ailments. Be aware that a pH probe may not work properly.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-05-2008, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By dobie832
Lye is sodium hydroxide and is more commonly used...

Lye is sodium hydroxide and is more commonly used than a phosphate based corrosion inhibitor to raise the pH of a city water supply.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By dobie832
Its only a few bubbles a second and the impeller...

Its only a few bubbles a second and the impeller is the last thing it sees. It has to all the way up thru all baskets. I'm not worried about cavitating the impeller but was asking more along the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2008, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By dobie832
How do you get rid of Hydra? Never seen...

How do you get rid of Hydra?

Never seen them. Curious little creatures.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2008, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By dobie832
Is that the only reason?

Is that the only reason?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2008, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By dobie832
The Jobes, Miracle Gro sticks and Aquarium Pharm...

The Jobes, Miracle Gro sticks and Aquarium Pharm plant tabs contain urea. This is bad stuff for fish.

Seachem root tabs are dissolved by chemicals the roots put out and not by water.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2008, 03:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By dobie832
I've used a diffuser for years and was tired of...

I've used a diffuser for years and was tired of the cleaning the unit and wasted CO2.
I dont think it will mix well in the outlet.

CO2 doesnt displace Oxygen so I didnt think it would hurt the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2008, 02:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By dobie832
CO2 Injection method

Is it a bad idea to inject CO2 directly into the inlet of my ehiem (2028)?

The ammonia and nitrite remain at zero but I also got some algae I've never had before - staghorn. Fuzz algae which...
Forum: DIY 02-16-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,890
Posted By dobie832
Hey its got the three key elements to success: ...

Hey its got the three key elements to success:
cheap
simple
effective

Nice job.
Forum: DIY 02-15-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,890
Posted By dobie832
I ordered the reflector and ballasts today. ...

I ordered the reflector and ballasts today.
They have the best prices fro Fulham Workhose ballasts I've ever seen.
The reflector os 48" x 9.5" miro4 and was only $25.

Way to go Natural lighting...
Forum: DIY 02-13-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,890
Posted By dobie832
I will and I did see they have very good prices...

I will and I did see they have very good prices on Fulham Workhose ballasts.
They also respond to email questions quickly.
I am getting the 4' reflector and some ballasts.

Thanks again. You...
Forum: DIY 02-12-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,890
Posted By dobie832
Super! Exactly what I am looking for. ...

Super!

Exactly what I am looking for.

Thanx
Forum: DIY 02-06-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,890
Posted By dobie832
What was the store name? Is it a chain store?

What was the store name? Is it a chain store?
Forum: DIY 02-05-2008, 03:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,890
Posted By dobie832
I couldnt find it on their website. ...

I couldnt find it on their website.

5.75"/12 = .4792' x 4' = 1.917sqft x $7 = $13.42

Thanks. I'll look tomorrow when I have more time......the sand man is here:fish:

I dont think those...
Forum: DIY 02-05-2008, 01:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,890
Posted By dobie832
I want to use them for some T8 bulbs. I'm sure...

I want to use them for some T8 bulbs.
I'm sure ahsupply doesnt make them so it should be possible to get 4 footers.
Forum: DIY 02-05-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,890
Posted By dobie832
Does anyone know where to get 4 foot lengths of...

Does anyone know where to get 4 foot lengths of the reflectors that ahsupply sells? ah doesnt sell them.
Forum: Fish 10-27-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,213
Posted By dobie832
One of the best schooling fish are the Brilliant...

One of the best schooling fish are the Brilliant Rasboras. They are better schoolers than tetras.............all of them always hang together.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 35

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:37 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012