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Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 11-16-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Dolfan
Ended up just contacting Ebay and I am getting a...

Ended up just contacting Ebay and I am getting a full refund through them. I would rather pay en extra $20 or so and get a mint condition light fixture with switch covers, warranty, etc.
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 11-13-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Dolfan
So the seller has offered me a $10 refund,...

So the seller has offered me a $10 refund, original price was $90, versus $120ish from a legit vendor.

The light works, and is in good conditions, aside from the light switches, I would just...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 11-13-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Dolfan
Ok another question, how are the switch covers...

Ok another question, how are the switch covers attached? The seller has contacted me back and is trying to say that must have been lost in shipping. I still have all of the packaging and they are...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 11-12-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Dolfan
Planted Plus questions

So I purchased a Planted Plus LED fixture finally after drooling over them for many months. I got mine from ebay from a person claiming that is was brand new just that he had opened the box. So I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-29-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By Dolfan
I would suggest getting a TDS meter from eeno ebay links allowed..

I would suggest getting a TDS meter from eeebay for cheap, usually around $10-12 including shipping. It would be good to know what you are dealing with, rather then trust a report that doesn't...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-21-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By Dolfan
Here is one of my nicely colored cherry shrimp. ...

Here is one of my nicely colored cherry shrimp. Was sold to me as Painted Fire Red. I think some of mine are close to being "painted" but most are probably just the regular fire reds, some call...
Forum: Plants 10-18-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Dolfan
Any of the easy floaters would do well. Here is...

Any of the easy floaters would do well. Here is what I would use....

frogbit - great floater on top of water, grows fast so it would help clean the water
anacharis and hornwort- can be floated...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-13-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By Dolfan
I have the HW-302 on my 40 gallon and it is...

I have the HW-302 on my 40 gallon and it is amazing. Best value in canisters and does a great job. As others stated you can adjust the spray bar to lower the flow a bit.

Seandelevan, you may...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-13-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By Dolfan
I think the shrimp tend to prefer anything with...

I think the shrimp tend to prefer anything with fine leaves as they create more surface area for foraging. Hence why they seem to love the moss, as there are tons of strands to clean and forage all...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 985
Posted By Dolfan
It sort of depends on the tank in my opinion,...

It sort of depends on the tank in my opinion, especially size. For anything over 30-40 gallon I think a canister is the way to go. For smaller tanks, while canisters are still great, most HOB's...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,383
Posted By Dolfan
For the price I don't think the SunSun canister...

For the price I don't think the SunSun canister can be beat. They are super quiet, have tons of media space/options, and best of all are super cheap. For the price of 1 eheim or other canister you...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-07-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Dolfan
Yes you can make them DIY, but by the time you...

Yes you can make them DIY, but by the time you buy an aquarium safe sponge and a PVP pipe or other tube, you usually have spent more then $4-5. Why not get a professionally made one, shipped right...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-07-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Dolfan
I really like the cheap dual sponge filters found...

I really like the cheap dual sponge filters found on [Ebay Link Removed] The smaller size is around $4 and the larger $5, and that includes shipping. They work great and with having dual sponges...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-03-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Dolfan
I make mine out of the sponges used in Aquaclear...

I make mine out of the sponges used in Aquaclear 70 filter. They are larger and you can custom fit them to odd sized intake strainers, like my SunSun HW-302 canister. I like these sponges a lot as...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-01-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By Dolfan
I mentioned to use Paraguard, figuring if it was...

I mentioned to use Paraguard, figuring if it was a Parasite, that it would be helpful. I'm no expert of course.

Sbarbee, what do you recommend for treating it? Just letting it run it's course...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-29-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By Dolfan
I would also treat the whole tank with Paraguard.

I would also treat the whole tank with Paraguard.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-27-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By Dolfan
Shrimp can adjust to a lot of things. Odds are...

Shrimp can adjust to a lot of things. Odds are your shrimp may just have weaker shells since they are probably lacking all of the calcium they need. Try supplementing with some fresh veggies high...
Forum: Algae 09-27-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Dolfan
Here is a good thread that discusses an entire...

Here is a good thread that discusses an entire tank treatment.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=203684

Be sure to read the whole thread and pay attention to where the OP...
Forum: Lighting 09-26-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By Dolfan
Thanks for the link. Now I'm drooling over the...

Thanks for the link. Now I'm drooling over the Planted Plus 2 model. Being dimmable is a huge bonus.
Forum: Lighting 09-25-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By Dolfan
Thanks for the info about new finnex lights...

Thanks for the info about new finnex lights coming out. What is supposed to be different about the new lights? I was wanting to stay in the low-mid light range, so figured the Planted Plus series...
Forum: Lighting 09-25-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Dolfan
I highly recommend having a split photoperiod. ...

I highly recommend having a split photoperiod. Diana Walstad recommends it in her book "Ecology of the Planted Tank". It helps to allow the CO2 to build back up in the middle of the day to allow...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-24-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Dolfan
I have used bleach before and it is very harsh on...

I have used bleach before and it is very harsh on some plants, namely anacharis and mosses. I have had much better success with Alum. It can be found in the spice aisle of most grocery stores. It...
Forum: Lighting 09-24-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By Dolfan
Best place to buy a Finnex Planted Plus LED

I'm thinking about getting a 36 inch Finnex Planted Plus LED for my 40 gallon breeder tank. Where is the best place to purchase these online? I have seen them on ebay and amazon both for around...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 09-24-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Dolfan
Thanks Mattinmd, that is exactly what I needed to...

Thanks Mattinmd, that is exactly what I needed to know.
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 09-24-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Dolfan
How wide do Planted Plus LED brackets extend

I have a 40 gallon breeder which is 36 inches wide. I was wondering if I could use a 30 inch Planted Plus fixture and the brackets would extend or if I would need a full 36 inch light. Any insight...
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