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Forum: Equipment 08-03-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Dwayne
I think you have enough filtration and you do not...

I think you have enough filtration and you do not need to do any more WC's.

I have a 4x2x2 tank (430 lt approx) and I do a 25% to 40% WC every week.

It all depends on how heavily your tank is...
Forum: Lighting 04-20-2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By Dwayne
Rex, I have sent you a PM. Thanks, ...

Rex,

I have sent you a PM.

Thanks,
Dave Campbell.
Forum: Lighting 04-20-2007, 01:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By Dwayne
AH Supply 7800k bulbs

Hello,

I am about to replace the 6 x 55w bulbs on my 100g tank. I was thinking of reducing the wattage from 330w to either 292w (4 x 55w 7800k + 2 x 36w 6700k) or 254w (4 x 36w 6700k + 2 x 55w...
Forum: Lighting 01-16-2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Dwayne
36w in 55w ballast??

Hello,

I have 6 x 55w AH Supply bulbs on my 4x2x2 tank. I want to reduce the wattage as I am sick of competing against the algae.

Can I replace the 55w bulbs with 36w bulbs? I have 3 x 55w...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2006, 10:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,245
Posted By Dwayne
Ok, Do I need 3 x cups (that is 3 x normal...

Ok,

Do I need 3 x cups (that is 3 x normal cups, not 3 x 1/2 cups) or do I just us 1.5 or 2 cups?

Also how often do you replace the filter cartridge? I have used mine 4 times and have just...
Forum: Substrate 08-23-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,226
Posted By Dwayne
Duck, You can get ADA Aqua Soil for A$62 for...

Duck,

You can get ADA Aqua Soil for A$62 for a 9 litre bag (I assume 9l = 9kg) at APW. It is only $6 more than the Eco Complete and by all accounts is a better substrate.

Dave.
Forum: Substrate 08-13-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By Dwayne
How much ADA Aqua Soil in a 100g tank?

Hello,

How much ADA Aqua Soil would I need in my 4x2x2 (100g approx) tank.

I live in Sydney Australia and a 9 litre bag of ADA Aqua Soil Amazonia cost US$48 (AUS$63). Money is not a huge...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2006, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,856
Posted By Dwayne
I have a 4x2x2 planted discus tank with C02. I...

I have a 4x2x2 planted discus tank with C02. I have a Dupla reg/solenoid with needle valve and I have let the 10kg gas cylinder run out numerous times and have not lost a fish yet.

Dave.
Forum: Lighting 12-20-2005, 10:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,352
Posted By Dwayne
OK, Well then what is the verdict? What is...

OK,

Well then what is the verdict? What is better, Compact fluoro's or T5's?

Dave.
Forum: Lighting 10-03-2005, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By Dwayne
Awrieger, Seeing that you have bought some...

Awrieger,

Seeing that you have bought some T5 tubes, do you have any spare GE9325k tubes to spare?

If you do PM me and I will buy them off you.

Thanks,
Dave.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-08-2005, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By Dwayne
Thanks guys. I think that I will purchase 1 or 2...

Thanks guys. I think that I will purchase 1 or 2 pounds of CSM.

Dave.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-07-2005, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By Dwayne
I know a guy in WA that sells Eco Complete for...

I know a guy in WA that sells Eco Complete for about $35 a bag (Aus) plus shipping which is reasonable.

Thanks,
Dave.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-21-2005, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By Dwayne
Rex, Excuse my ignorance but can you explain...

Rex,

Excuse my ignorance but can you explain how mixing 2 tab spoons of CSM into 500ml will make 8 litres of mix? Are you comparing this to the 2 litres of Fourish?

Also If I mix 2 tbl spoons...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-19-2005, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By Dwayne
Plantex CSM + B

Gday,

I am thinking of buying 2 x lbs of Plantex CSM + B Extra Iron or 2 x litres of Flourish. I live in Sydney Australia and the total cost of the fert plus shipping is US$40.50 (AU$53).
...
Forum: Substrate 07-18-2005, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,423
Posted By Dwayne
I got some 20kg bags of gravel/sand mix from...

I got some 20kg bags of gravel/sand mix from Auburn Aquariums. It is a very good mix. They have it in their planted display tank. I think it cost $25/20kg.

Dave.
Forum: Substrate 07-15-2005, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,423
Posted By Dwayne
The only place that I have found is in Perth. ...

The only place that I have found is in Perth. There is a guy that imports it for around $35 a bag (9kg). I am thinking of getting about 8 bags for my 4x2x2 tank.

Does anyone have a 100g tank...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2005, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Dwayne
The voltage is the same, you may need to buy an...

The voltage is the same, you may need to buy an adaptor which will cost less than $10.

Dave.
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2005, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,469
Posted By Dwayne
Gday, So does Purigen remove GW as I have a...

Gday,

So does Purigen remove GW as I have a slight GW problem at the moment.

Thanks,
Dave.
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2005, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Dwayne
jho51e, If you are looking at Eheim Filters...

jho51e,

If you are looking at Eheim Filters which I think are probably one of the best if not the best cannister filters around, have a look at www.SeaMe.com. This company is in Holland and other...
Forum: Lighting 07-13-2005, 05:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,193
Posted By Dwayne
awrieger, Where are you getting the 9325k...

awrieger,

Where are you getting the 9325k tubes from? I also want to buy 3 or 6 of these tubes and maybe 3 x 6700k tubes for my 4x2x2 tank.

Was it from lightbulbsdirect.com ???

How much...
Forum: Algae 07-05-2005, 10:54 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 117,722
Posted By Dwayne
I am about to start dosing excel in my 100g tank...

I am about to start dosing excel in my 100g tank to rid the tank of the dreaded BBA. Should I dose 2x, 2.5x or 3x the reccomended dose?

Should I be dosing 50ml per day for 10 days as I have a...
Forum: Substrate 06-23-2005, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,423
Posted By Dwayne
How many bags of Eco-Complete???

Gday,

I have a 4x2x2 (100g) planted discus tank. I have the opportunity to buy some Eco-Complete for US$36 a bag (20lbs). This is extremely cheap over here in Australia as all we can usually get...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2005, 12:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,931
Posted By Dwayne
I have the Hydor 300 on my 100g tank and when it...

I have the Hydor 300 on my 100g tank and when it switches on the "click" noise is minimal. You would have to have bionic hearing for it to be an issue.

Dave.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-18-2005, 06:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,054
Posted By Dwayne
Aussie Star, I will be getting them from a...

Aussie Star,

I will be getting them from a supplier called 1000bulbs. Check the website at www.1000bulbs.com. I emailed a guy called Tim, his email is tim@1000bulbs.com

The tubes are US$19...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-16-2005, 12:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,054
Posted By Dwayne
Gday Aussie Star, Great tank. Are you...

Gday Aussie Star,

Great tank. Are you adding any ferts? With the amount of wattage over the tank and CO2 I think you need to add some fertilizers. Have a look at Tom Barr's site called...
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