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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-10-2007, 02:35 AM
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Posted By 29gallonsteve
If it wipes off easily with a paper towel or your...

If it wipes off easily with a paper towel or your finger. It is Diatoms. Just wait it out. It will pass if you have plants. That's what I do.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-22-2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,207
Posted By 29gallonsteve
The Red Cross comment is in my "Top 10" of all...

The Red Cross comment is in my "Top 10" of all responses ever made to an aquatic forum (even if is was overly sarcastic)!!!!

LOLOLOLOL
Forum: Lighting   12-02-2005, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By 29gallonsteve
May I suggest that you post this over in Nano...

May I suggest that you post this over in Nano Tank Section.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-27-2005, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By 29gallonsteve
And here I was thinking the tank water I was...

And here I was thinking the tank water I was drinking was healthy because it was high in nutritional value...who would've know...wait...what was I saying???
Forum: Plants   01-17-2005, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,437
Posted By 29gallonsteve
Riccia cannot root... Are you sure it is...

Riccia cannot root...

Are you sure it is riccia and not some type of Moss??
Forum: Lighting   01-17-2005, 04:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,144
Posted By 29gallonsteve
Triton Enhancer Reflectors???

I have heard of them, but can't seem to find them anywhere...are they still sold? Do they exist?

Anyone?

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Lighting   01-13-2005, 04:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 815
Posted By 29gallonsteve
Triton Reflector (enhancers)

Has anyone heard of this product? If yes, where can I see a picture of it or buy a few???

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Lighting   01-06-2005, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,140
Posted By 29gallonsteve
In my experience, the store has been lower in...

In my experience, the store has been lower in price...
Forum: Equipment   01-05-2005, 07:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,703
Posted By 29gallonsteve
Steve, Call glasscages and ask them for the...

Steve,

Call glasscages and ask them for the ability to pay COD. I think that for the right situation and a good phone call, they may be able to accomodate...plus, it would 'persuade' them to...
Forum: Equipment   01-05-2005, 05:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,703
Posted By 29gallonsteve
I have a 75 from GlassCages. The construction is...

I have a 75 from GlassCages. The construction is good quality. There are some bargains out there that fall under the axiom of "You get what you pay for...". Glasscages is a good manufacturer, but...
Forum: Equipment   01-05-2005, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,131
Posted By 29gallonsteve
Buck... Sent you the pics via e-mail...they...

Buck...

Sent you the pics via e-mail...they are bigger than 250K...

Feel free to host them on your site... :icon_excl

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Equipment   01-05-2005, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,131
Posted By 29gallonsteve
Buck - Lighting and plants

Buck,

I have grown everything from Cabomba to red hygro...the only thing that I can't do is glosso (only because my barb picks them out of my substrate before it gets rooted)...

I have to get...
Forum: Equipment   01-04-2005, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,131
Posted By 29gallonsteve
I have constructed a DIY Canopy/Hood with Spiral...

I have constructed a DIY Canopy/Hood with Spiral CF's. Not all of
the links have great pictures...working on that.

There is a lot of theory regarding the sCF's (as I call them). I have been...
Forum: Lighting   12-16-2004, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By 29gallonsteve
Scott, I have recently constructed a DIY...

Scott,

I have recently constructed a DIY Canopy/Hood with Spiral CF's. Not all of
the links have great pictures...working on that.

There is a lot of theory regarding the sCF's (as I call...
Forum: Lighting   08-24-2004, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By 29gallonsteve
150 gallon big (not long/tall)...

I have the chance to pick up a 150g aquarium that is 72x36x17. Here is my question...If I am going to light this, considering that the depth is shallow or average, should I be just lighting based on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-02-2004, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By 29gallonsteve
That's what I use...A&H Baking Soda... I...

That's what I use...A&H Baking Soda...

I would like to add...I start up 1/4tsp of sugar and 1/4 tsp of yeast with 5oz of warm water about 10 minutes before I mix the bottle. When I am done making...
Forum: Plants   07-14-2004, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,388
Posted By 29gallonsteve
It's not over fertilizing. When the root system...

It's not over fertilizing. When the root system of a crypt is disturbed, it is very common (although not guaranteed) for it to melt. Just leave it alone...it will come back. It is known as crypt...
Forum: Equipment   01-12-2004, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By 29gallonsteve
I had the exact same problem with my Aquaclear...

I had the exact same problem with my Aquaclear ph...

I took the sponge out and 3 of my fish (at different times across 3 days) became stuck in the tube!!! I think the current attracted them (like...
Forum: Equipment   12-10-2003, 09:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,068
Posted By 29gallonsteve
I am not advocating using carbon media (I don't),...

I am not advocating using carbon media (I don't), but consider two reasons why the filter change could affect chemistry of tank...

You are removing saturated, old carbon...saturated, old carbon...
Forum: Substrate   11-19-2003, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,861
Posted By 29gallonsteve
I have had Shultz Profile CSC in my tank for...

I have had Shultz Profile CSC in my tank for almost a year. I have never had any harness issues (increase/decrease). I use about 15lbs in a 29 gallon. I suspect there was something else affecting...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   11-06-2003, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,253
Posted By 29gallonsteve
I used to use Salifert PO4 Test kits and like...

I used to use Salifert PO4 Test kits and like them...

I LOVE Seachem's PO4 Kit and the fact that you can do up to 6 comparative tests (simultaneously). They have a solution premade that you can...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-30-2003, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By 29gallonsteve
It is very sad... Is there any chance her...

It is very sad...

Is there any chance her memory can live on through her website? I think that would be a great memorial and testament to her effect on those who crossed paths with her...myself...
Forum: DIY   10-30-2003, 01:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,140
Posted By 29gallonsteve
I currently heat my bottle in a container with a...

I currently heat my bottle in a container with a 50w heater. Keeps it at 85-90 degrees...just have to make sure that the water is replaced due to evaporation!!!

Thanks,
steve
Forum: Lighting   10-28-2003, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By 29gallonsteve
I am using the bulbs at 5100K that are sold by...

I am using the bulbs at 5100K that are sold by the link above 1000bulbs.com. They provided me with good service. My colors are (obviously) more bluish at 5100K.

Any tank less than 20 gallons is...
Forum: Lighting   10-28-2003, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By 29gallonsteve
http://www.1000bulbs.com/shopping/shopdisplayprodu...

http://www.1000bulbs.com/shopping/shopdisplayproducts.asp?id=24&subcat=75&cat=One+Piece+10%2C000+Hour+Life++++

I have purchased from them before, although, Home depot has 19wCF's that are 5100K...
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