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Forum: Tank Journals 05-14-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 40,007
Posted By calcimoo
he Any chance you'd share what you figured...

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Any chance you'd share what you figured out about the PASM menu? I have a camera with telephoto lens, Kodak's voted best user friendly of last year, Z712 IS, but I can't figure out what...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-14-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,040
Posted By calcimoo
OMG!!!! I really hope not. I joined this forum...

OMG!!!! I really hope not. I joined this forum just because you sound like and are my kind of friend from back home. I've lived out here 16 years and still to find a cheesehead with real...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-14-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,040
Posted By calcimoo
Oh my gosh, look at this site. Kazillions of...

Oh my gosh, look at this site. Kazillions of info.

http://www.tropica.com/default.asp

You've got to study plants yourself and forget about stupid things you've seen like bamboo floating...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-14-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,040
Posted By calcimoo
I'm sorry to interrupt, but if you download all...

I'm sorry to interrupt, but if you download all those links, install the vlc player, it even plays Quicktime, the videos look about 50 X's better than they play on that site.


...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-13-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,040
Posted By calcimoo
I really don't think you can trust that water...

I really don't think you can trust that water back in there to circulate on it's own. It will be a dead spot, I think that means bad bacteria. I'll tell you this much, I have to make sure all my...
Forum: Plants 05-13-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By calcimoo
Maybe it's like giving your dog more expensive...

Maybe it's like giving your dog more expensive dog food. You have to gradually change them over to the new stuff.

I'm not picking on you, really, I feel your pain. This is food for thought.
Forum: Plants 05-13-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By calcimoo
Out of curiousity, why did you change what...

Out of curiousity, why did you change what obviously was working just fine? Did you get rid of your fish? Are you planning on getting harder to keep plants? I'm pretty new at planted tanks but I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-13-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By calcimoo
And keep a bottle of AmQuel on hand. It works...

And keep a bottle of AmQuel on hand. It works immediately. Check it out, even Petco carries it.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-13-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,040
Posted By calcimoo
I just put this up in photo album rules, you...

I just put this up in photo album rules, you could use doing this too.


You can use MS paint, already part of Windows to edit image size.

Open Paint, click file, open, find your picture,...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-13-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,501
Posted By calcimoo
You can use MS paint, already part of Windows to...

You can use MS paint, already part of Windows to edit image size.

Open Paint, click file, open, find your picture, click Image in the toolbar, then click stretch/skew. In the stretch box if...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-13-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,040
Posted By calcimoo
Cool whites are 40 watts each, over 37 gallon...

Cool whites are 40 watts each, over 37 gallon tank, no lid, tho it only has about 32 gallons of water and that's counting what is in the canister. Tank gets early morning sunlight on end I want it...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-12-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,040
Posted By calcimoo
I get all the light I need from 2 cool whites,...

I get all the light I need from 2 cool whites, they even have a plastic shield built on them so they can't try to kill themselves and shatter all over. And then I tied on one of those basket things...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-12-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,040
Posted By calcimoo
Are you kidding me? I really mean it when I say...

Are you kidding me? I really mean it when I say I'm empty headed when it comes to electricity. Ballast is in a boat. I'm not blond, can change light bulbs but in this day and time that just isn't...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-12-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,040
Posted By calcimoo
I didn't tell him to go buy anything there but on...

I didn't tell him to go buy anything there but on the other hand what site hasn't had horror stories told about it?

If I hadn't already had my eye teeth pulled I'd give them for 2 acrylic 60...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-12-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,040
Posted By calcimoo
I was hoping you would explain that stuff, in...

I was hoping you would explain that stuff, in English. All this lighting stuff makes my eyeballs bounce around inside my empty head.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-11-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,040
Posted By calcimoo
When my grandmother passed away she left me her...

When my grandmother passed away she left me her house. In there buried deep in a back room was an antique tank. It had a slate bottom about 1 1/2 inches thick with a pipe for drainage. Talk about...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-11-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,040
Posted By calcimoo
I see nobody answered you about how long the...

I see nobody answered you about how long the lights should be on. At least 10 hours and no more than 12 is the way I understand it and do myself.

Did you try giving that scratched tank a good...
Forum: Fish 05-11-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By calcimoo
I can tell you for sure that shark will get mean....

I can tell you for sure that shark will get mean. They don't like anybody.
People say flying foxes can be a pain too. Angels like to be with other angels and I thought would be too peaceful for...
Forum: DIY 05-11-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,744
Posted By calcimoo
Floyd, check this out. ...

Floyd, check this out.

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/for/1163244697.html

Usually a deal that awesome would be grabbed up in the first few minutes but the tank is just too big. Figure a...
Forum: DIY 05-11-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,744
Posted By calcimoo
You mean if you sold it as the world's biggest...

You mean if you sold it as the world's biggest water pipe? Put it on Ebay and find out.

To be honest with you, Floyd, I really don't think it will do you much good having that tank unless you...
Forum: DIY 05-10-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,744
Posted By calcimoo
175 gallon??!!!! woah, you got floors strong...

175 gallon??!!!! woah, you got floors strong enough for that? My old farmhouse sure doesn't. I can't find the dimensions for that. Are you BS'n? Which tank are you stashing away or are you just...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By calcimoo
Air won't pass thru my glass diffuser. I tried...

Air won't pass thru my glass diffuser. I tried it on every size pump but the biggest, Optima. The huge 2 outlet Rena couldn't even get any bubbles thru it.

And I finally got some action with...
Forum: DIY 05-10-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,744
Posted By calcimoo
Hey there, Pink Floyd, you changed these threads...

Hey there, Pink Floyd, you changed these threads to Solved but I don't see where you told what is solved. Let me guess, you realized it wasn't your water that was tinted but your glass was? So you...
Forum: DIY 05-09-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,592
Posted By calcimoo
Floyd is worried about his plants up above for...

Floyd is worried about his plants up above for some reason. I hope he's not feeding them Miracle Grow and it's running down into his water. Maybe he could stick a small grow light bulb on them for...
Forum: DIY 05-09-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,592
Posted By calcimoo
Pinkfloyd, you don't have any dirt or fish in...

Pinkfloyd, you don't have any dirt or fish in your tank, no plants sitting in pots, just water and no lights? It's just a bare tank with water and it's turning colors?

Or do you have plants...
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