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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-25-2004, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By Ptahkeem
i have an ac150 on my 20 and it works fine. if...

i have an ac150 on my 20 and it works fine. if you want to go overkill you can try a rena xp1 or xp2 or if you have money to burn go for an eheim
Forum: Substrate 02-25-2004, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,455
Posted By Ptahkeem
hey raul haha ok. man i wish us in the US...

hey raul
haha ok. man i wish us in the US would get more stuff.
Forum: Substrate 02-25-2004, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,455
Posted By Ptahkeem
Are you guys located in the US and if so where...

Are you guys located in the US and if so where did you get the stuff?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2004, 09:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,176
Posted By Ptahkeem
no not calling anyone an idiot. it was just a...

no not calling anyone an idiot. it was just a joke since i dont know any better =).
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2004, 12:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,176
Posted By Ptahkeem
hahaha hubba actually i was reading a DIY...

hahaha hubba
actually i was reading a DIY inline reactor article by Ghanzafar Ghori and i found out that he puts his reactor on the inlet side of his filter. go figure. were all idiots now =P
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2004, 08:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,176
Posted By Ptahkeem
Thanks for the clear up George! It wouldnt make...

Thanks for the clear up George! It wouldnt make sense to put the reactor on the input side due to the possibility of dry locking.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2004, 08:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,176
Posted By Ptahkeem
I was always under the impression that you hook...

I was always under the impression that you hook up inline co2 reactors to the output side of the filter. If you hook them up to the intake side then you would always have the chance of dry locking...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2004, 07:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,176
Posted By Ptahkeem
Hubba is right as far as I know. All canisters...

Hubba is right as far as I know. All canisters Ive seen are all top mounted. The only bottom mounted one I know of is the Magnum 350 made by marineland.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2004, 07:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,176
Posted By Ptahkeem
Why do you think you can't run an inline reactor...

Why do you think you can't run an inline reactor on an XP, it's because it has a top mounted impeller...so there's a big risk of burning the impeller.[/quote]

Raul cant you run an inline reactor...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2004, 07:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,176
Posted By Ptahkeem
Lol anona actually I believe the eheim is still...

Lol anona
actually I believe the eheim is still for sale. Texas, the seller, wants to sell locally before thinking about shipping out. =)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2004, 02:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,176
Posted By Ptahkeem
I think the design is very close to the Eheim's...

I think the design is very close to the Eheim's and has a top mounted impeller. Of course I dont own one so I cant be 100% sure but if its a clone then most likely a top mounter one.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2004, 07:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,176
Posted By Ptahkeem
Hey hubba read the thread. I dunno I do...

Hey hubba
read the thread. I dunno I do believe in getting the cheaper alternative for most things but for some reason this product still seems cheaper than the eheim obviously. I still wouldnt...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2004, 06:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,176
Posted By Ptahkeem
hmm hey hubba are you sure that everything is the...

hmm hey hubba are you sure that everything is the same? eheim pumps are the heart and soul of eheim filters and, i could be wrong, believe that the eheim pump is far superior and quieter than the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-19-2004, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,946
Posted By Ptahkeem
Ah cool! Thanks otherwise. The mystery...

Ah cool! Thanks otherwise. The mystery continues then.......
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-19-2004, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,946
Posted By Ptahkeem
Hey otherwise hmm interesting point you make...

Hey otherwise

hmm interesting point you make there. The thing is that my gH rises and falls with my fertilizer dosing schedule and I dont know if the eco complete liquid would be responsible for...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-19-2004, 05:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,946
Posted By Ptahkeem
haha it took me forever to realize it was the...

haha it took me forever to realize it was the fluorish as well =). the main point is that the problem was solved!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-19-2004, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By Ptahkeem
haha dont see anything

haha dont see anything
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-19-2004, 01:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,946
Posted By Ptahkeem
Hey guys the tank has been setup for a little...

Hey guys
the tank has been setup for a little over 2 weeks now. I have been heavily dosing Seachem Fluorish, approx. 5ml 3 times a week. I just did a dosing of ferts(KNO3, KH2PO4, Fluorish,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-17-2004, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,946
Posted By Ptahkeem
Rolo actually I do 50 percent water changes...

Rolo
actually I do 50 percent water changes weekly and my water level never drops very far. Id say at the most the water level will drop about 1/8" as I have a glass top that is very secure. I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-17-2004, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,306
Posted By Ptahkeem
an ideal level of co2 for a planted tank is about...

an ideal level of co2 for a planted tank is about 25-30ppm. actually i have my tank at about 30ppm but that can be pushing it a bit if you have fish. try to get your pH down to about 7.2-7.1 and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-17-2004, 05:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,306
Posted By Ptahkeem
What is your current CO2 level and kH at? There...

What is your current CO2 level and kH at? There are several pH-kH charts that can tell you an approximate amount of CO2 in ppm's. Try this site for the chart http://www.aquabotanic.com/charts.htm
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-16-2004, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Ptahkeem
Hi Ginnie all i get is "we are sorry that image...

Hi Ginnie
all i get is "we are sorry that image is currently unavaliable".
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-16-2004, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,946
Posted By Ptahkeem
Actually Ive been reading up on this and found...

Actually Ive been reading up on this and found that I may not be dosing enough Iron. Here check out this discussion I found on another forum...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-16-2004, 03:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,946
Posted By Ptahkeem
WfxXx 2ml a day is a lot? I was told by...

WfxXx
2ml a day is a lot? I was told by someone to even dose a higher amount than this due to my high output of light, 80 watts over a 20 gallon. What do you recommend I should dose?
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-16-2004, 12:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,946
Posted By Ptahkeem
I recently tested my tap water vs. my tank water...

I recently tested my tap water vs. my tank water and came up with these results.
tap
gH 15degrees
kH 6degrees
tank
gH 20degrees
kH 6degrees
I tested each source of water twice and came up...
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