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Forum: Equipment 04-28-2004, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By GW
thanks for the suggestions. I think i'll add a...

thanks for the suggestions. I think i'll add a t-splitter after the needle valve and bubble counter, and buy 2 needle valves. Is this splitter that you guys are talking about the same one you use...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2004, 02:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By GW
i'm going on vacation for 2 months and need to...

i'm going on vacation for 2 months and need to get pressurized co2. My sister will be looking after my tanks and i dont want her to worry about mixing yeast and sugar every week.
i was thinking of...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-28-2004, 06:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,416
Posted By GW
can too much potassium also cause magnesium...

can too much potassium also cause magnesium deficiency? I've been adding 20ppm of k from potassium sulfate and some from kno3 which is probably around 30ppm altogether every week. I dont have any...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-30-2003, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By GW
thanks for the help. how long do you think plants...

thanks for the help. how long do you think plants can survive in there? I trimmed my plants already but not sure when i will send it. should i leave the plants in a bucket of water while i wait?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-30-2003, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By GW
I want to send some plants to my cousin from NJ...

I want to send some plants to my cousin from NJ to CA. whats to best way to to do these? wrap plants around newpaper and put it in a ziplock bag? I have alot of plants, how big should the box be? any...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2003, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By GW
i am running a 10 gallon tank with diy co2 which...

i am running a 10 gallon tank with diy co2 which is placed on the intake of my aquaclear powerhead. every couple of seconds it shoots out small bubbles. there is always a build up of co2 bubbles on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-02-2003, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By GW
does the 10:1 ratio need to be exact? is it ok to...

does the 10:1 ratio need to be exact? is it ok to have 5ppm nitrate and 1ppm p04?
Forum: Lighting 04-17-2003, 02:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By GW
GulfCoast, is there not a really big difference...

GulfCoast, is there not a really big difference between OD 2x and 3x? its more effective to just go 2x?
thanks
Forum: Lighting 04-16-2003, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By GW
i have a 20g tank and have 2 18" bulbs in a...

i have a 20g tank and have 2 18" bulbs in a series OD 3x. the only thing is that i have a GE ballast from home depot and i'm not familiar with yours. i havent officialy used them yet since i'm still...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2003, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By GW
i couldnt find any lime-it product but i did find...

i couldnt find any lime-it product but i did find a product called clearwater which i read is the same as potassium permagenete. anyone use this before with good results? how much of this stuff in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2003, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By GW
I'm going to put some plants from my old tank...

I'm going to put some plants from my old tank into a new one. i'm positive that these plants have snails and eggs. whats the best way to rid plants of snails?
I dont think i can trust bleach. any...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-07-2003, 03:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By GW
very nice plant. how long did the shipping take?...

very nice plant. how long did the shipping take? I thought I heard that these plants dont ship well
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2003, 02:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,730
Posted By GW
Dr. Jay, I live in Belleville. Can you also let...

Dr. Jay, I live in Belleville. Can you also let me know where I can buy a co2 tank and get refills. I'm thinking about going pressureizd for once.
thanks
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-27-2003, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By GW
I just bought a bag of play sand at home depot...

I just bought a bag of play sand at home depot for a tank i'm about to set up. I put a small amount in a cup and mixed with water so i can see if it will cause any ph or kh problems and noticed that...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2003, 08:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,416
Posted By GW
I have 96watt pc lighting over my 30g. I'm...

I have 96watt pc lighting over my 30g. I'm guessing that either my tank is too tall (21 inches), my glass top prevents light from reaching the bottom effectively, or maybe its because i dont put any...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2003, 05:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,416
Posted By GW
GulfCoast, how tall does your e. tennulus get?...

GulfCoast, how tall does your e. tennulus get? Yours seems to stay nice and low while mine gets to about 9 inches. it grows fast and spreads easily.
I really like the look of your tank.
Forum: DIY 03-11-2003, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,147
Posted By GW
I been using plexiglass for about 6months already...

I been using plexiglass for about 6months already on my hex tank under 96 watt pc lights. It does seem to bend but it isnt a problem since i also use the flip technique and the area is small because...
Forum: Substrate 03-06-2003, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,775
Posted By GW
Buck, I was just looking at your website on using...

Buck, I was just looking at your website on using sand as a substrate. I plan on doing something like that mainly because its cheap. Do you ever clean the sand with a vacuum or anything? i would...
Forum: Lighting 02-28-2003, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,037
Posted By GW
just curious, how many watts would i get if i OD...

just curious, how many watts would i get if i OD 3 18" in series at 2x and 4x? I might have a change of plan and go with a 20g instead of 10g
Forum: Lighting 02-27-2003, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,037
Posted By GW
thanks for help, i was able to OD 2x a GE and...

thanks for help, i was able to OD 2x a GE and Philips P&A bulb in a series. looks pretty nice though the philips looks purplish
Forum: Lighting 02-27-2003, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,037
Posted By GW
i meant parallel each other. thanks for your...

i meant parallel each other. thanks for your help, i'm gonna go ahead and try it with one bulb and than in a series.
last question, do both bulbs have to be the same when in a series?
Forum: Lighting 02-27-2003, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,037
Posted By GW
one more thing, if i were to OD 2x do i need to...

one more thing, if i were to OD 2x do i need to use 1 yellow wire or 2? what about 3x? do i need both yellow wires?
Forum: Lighting 02-26-2003, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,037
Posted By GW
i will get the 4f32t8 and do 3x. when you say in...

i will get the 4f32t8 and do 3x. when you say in series, what is connecting both bulbs together? a set of endcaps?
since my tank is 20" long, is it possible to use 2 bulbs one above the other...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-26-2003, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By GW
very nice tank how big is it and how many co2...

very nice tank
how big is it and how many co2 bottles are you running?
Forum: Lighting 02-26-2003, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,037
Posted By GW
thanks, i'll probably go with the 4f32t8 but i'm...

thanks, i'll probably go with the 4f32t8 but i'm still not sure about the power. i'm will use a timer instead of a switch. where can i find a powercord without ripping it from something else? when...
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