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Forum: Fish 06-08-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,430
Posted By kornphlake
Annual killies grow very fast, their life cycle...

Annual killies grow very fast, their life cycle is equally fast though. They won't grow more than a couple inches at full size and can be very pretty.
Forum: Fish 06-08-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By kornphlake
did you not rinse your hands after washing them...

did you not rinse your hands after washing them with soap? I've never had any problems I can attribute to washing my hands with soap in 15 years of keeping fish.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-24-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By kornphlake
Linux won't run windows apps natively, you have...

Linux won't run windows apps natively, you have to use an emulator like Wine, which ironically stands for (Wine Is Not an Emulator) or use a virtual machine like VMWare, which creates a simulated...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By kornphlake
It starts getting difficult to find heaters that...

It starts getting difficult to find heaters that are recommended for tanks that large, ideally you'd want something like 450 watts but I doubt you'll find one that large. I'd go with a pair of 250...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-23-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By kornphlake
When logged into your adminstrative account...

When logged into your adminstrative account (default unless you've created any other accounts) go to the linux equivalent of the start menu, at the bottom of the list there should be an option that...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-23-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By kornphlake
Any onboard perhipherials can be disabled in...

Any onboard perhipherials can be disabled in bios, rather it works or not without doing so I'd suggest going ahead and turing things off in bios just to avoid confusing your OS and potential driver...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-23-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By kornphlake
I used Knoppix live for a couple months after my...

I used Knoppix live for a couple months after my XP install got corrupted, I got tired of jumping through hoops after every reboot to install browser plug-ins. I ended up installing Ubuntu Hardy...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By kornphlake
DOH, I read ADA instead of AGA, then typed AGA...

DOH, I read ADA instead of AGA, then typed AGA instead of ADA. Yea, with All Glass/Aqueon, that's pretty average, I wouldn't worry about it personally, that tank will hold water for years without...
Forum: Fish 10-23-2008, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By kornphlake
Bring the fry to a GPAS auction, you may not get...

Bring the fry to a GPAS auction, you may not get a lot of money for them, but someone will take them home and give you a few cents to pay for the gas to get to the meeting. You could also get in...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-23-2008, 12:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By kornphlake
I was looking at replacing my desktop a few...

I was looking at replacing my desktop a few months ago and decided I could build my own PC for about $200, I'd decided on an ASUS MB with an ATI 780G chipset, A Sempron LE processor and 2GB of cheap...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By kornphlake
looks average for something like an all glass or...

looks average for something like an all glass or perfecto tank, for the price of an AGA I'd demand much better. I don't think it would leak but I wouldn't have paid an AGA price for All Glass...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-22-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Posted By kornphlake
Especially in the last 10 years or so, the...

Especially in the last 10 years or so, the American view of politics has shifted from "this is what I think and you should too" and tends toward "this is how I think and you should too, but if you...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By kornphlake
You've got to get involved with the GSAS if you...

You've got to get involved with the GSAS if you want Killifish. I understand there are a lot of Killli nuts up there, we've got a few down in Portland as well, I've seen some great looking Killies...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-08-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By kornphlake
I had a ton of nematodes in a hospital tank a...

I had a ton of nematodes in a hospital tank a while ago, they made their way into the tank when I moved the filter from an established tank into the hospital tank, from there they seemed to explode,...
Forum: Fish 09-30-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By kornphlake
Any fish that is large enough to eat shrimp can...

Any fish that is large enough to eat shrimp can be seen as a threat to shrimp. I wouldn't let shrimp get in the way of keeping dwarf cichlids though, a 10 gallon aquarium for shrimp can be set up...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-30-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By kornphlake
With any moving subject you want to use the...

With any moving subject you want to use the fastest shutter speed you can to get the proper exposure. That shutter speed is really dependant upon the maximum aperture, to give you an idea though I've...
Forum: Photography 09-29-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By kornphlake
I've always found white text on a black...

I've always found white text on a black background difficult to read, I made it a couple paragraphs in and gave up. I'm sure you wrote a great article and the presentation looks nice at first...
Forum: Fish 09-26-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By kornphlake
Just leave things alone, if the fry dissapear the...

Just leave things alone, if the fry dissapear the pair will breed again. A lot of cichlids make great parents but some times it takes a few attempts to figure out how to resist the temptation to eat...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-25-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,138
Posted By kornphlake
If the ammonia concentration is high enough to...

If the ammonia concentration is high enough to kill parasites it will be high enough to kill your plants and biological filter as well. It seems like about 6ppm will kill bacteria, I'm not sure what...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-23-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 884
Posted By kornphlake
I assume the instructions were vague enough that...

I assume the instructions were vague enough that the non-inclined wouldn't even know where to start.
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,737
Posted By kornphlake
Sorry the point was you may have to stick your...

Sorry the point was you may have to stick your finger into the water when the powerhead is plugged into a GFCI in order to test for current leakage, if the GFCI responds you have current leakage. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-23-2008, 04:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 884
Posted By kornphlake
Option 4 would be to wire your own power strip. ...

Option 4 would be to wire your own power strip. Go to home depot and buy a cheap 4 gang box for $4, a GFCI outlet for $15, 3 economy outlets for $.58/ea add a couple feet of 14/3 copper wire and an...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,737
Posted By kornphlake
You're talking about one of two things, either a...

You're talking about one of two things, either a circuit breaker or a GFCI. A circuit breaker is required for all AC circuits, in older construction fuses are some times used instead of resettable...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-17-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By kornphlake
I recognize this is possible in reef systems but...

I recognize this is possible in reef systems but I'm not aware of a biological filter that can remove nitrates in a freshwater system. Anerobic bacteria that consume nitrates are not nearly as...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-17-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By kornphlake
You're nitrate is zero without any plants? Do...

You're nitrate is zero without any plants? Do you have some kind of denitrator setup? As far as I know there is no way to have zero across the board in a freshwater tank unless you do regular water...
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