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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:18 PM
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Posted By AlecFish
Eheim Ecco pro 2236 questions

On my 75 gallon tank I have two canister filters running. Aquatop CF500 and an eheim ecco pro 300 (2236).

Lately for some reason I'm getting a TON of micro bubbles being spit out by the eheim....
Forum: Plants Yesterday, 02:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By AlecFish
Talk to h4n, he'll get you the stuff you need

Talk to h4n, he'll get you the stuff you need
Forum: Fish 07-22-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By AlecFish
Everybody does the same thing discus/tetras. ...

Everybody does the same thing discus/tetras.
With 72" you have a lot of room for swimming especially for a native river tank, which would look amazing. You could go with a school of dace or small...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-21-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By AlecFish
Either way you choose to go it will be costly,...

Either way you choose to go it will be costly, the price of small fish can add up and the same goes for buying a school of larger fish.

If I were you man, I'd go with something from the barilius...
Forum: Lighting 07-20-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By AlecFish
Thanks for providing the link, I'll be off...

Thanks for providing the link, I'll be off tomorrow to pick up the lights.

Also, does it matter what cfl's I get wattage-wise?
Forum: Lighting 07-18-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By AlecFish
Can you post a pic or send me a link of what the...

Can you post a pic or send me a link of what the clamp light looks like. I just need to know before I go to Lowes
Forum: Lighting 07-17-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By AlecFish
Would I still be able to keep this low tech, no...

Would I still be able to keep this low tech, no co2?

I was curious about using a cfl . I've seen people using a dome style cfl on 10g tanks and I was thinking about doing that for my tank. Would...
Forum: Lighting 07-16-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By AlecFish
Lighting for 16g Bow?

I have a 16 gallon bow front and I currently have a stock T8 15w bulb on there, Since it's 16" deep this light isn't really doing much to help some of the plants I have in there. I want this tank to...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By AlecFish
Yes. Poly-fill is polyester quilt batting,...

Yes. Poly-fill is polyester quilt batting, whatever you call it is the same stuff. I got a huge bag for $3. As far as the coarse sponge goes, my aquatop came with it so I assumed it came with the...
Forum: Plants 07-12-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By AlecFish
I mean I have medium lighting so I'd expect more...

I mean I have medium lighting so I'd expect more growth but I'll give it a shot, but man they do look quite nice when they get big
Forum: Plants 07-12-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By AlecFish
Trim it at the base and try to remove as much as...

Trim it at the base and try to remove as much as possible or else the remaining stem will rot. Btw, how do you get your sword to grow so BIG? I have one and can't grow it to save my life lol.
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By AlecFish
My aquatop didn't come with anything, I don't...

My aquatop didn't come with anything, I don't know if its different for sunsun but in the long run I think it's better to get some quality bio media. I like the fluval ceramic rings. If your curious...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By AlecFish
Honestly if I were you, I'd get the 304b. I have...

Honestly if I were you, I'd get the 304b. I have an aquatop cf500 (same thing as the sunsun) on my 75 gallon and it wasn't enough. Also, you'd be running a reactor and a spray bar running the entire...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-11-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By AlecFish
Cool looks like I'll set up and account on...

Cool looks like I'll set up and account on imgur. My picture limit here in the forum is getting full so that's why I was looking for something online. Thanks
Forum: Plants 07-11-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By AlecFish
I had something similar to this with my water...

I had something similar to this with my water sprite. It could be little bits of leaves that fell off the main plant and now have started growing on the surface. Water sprite is a pretty fast grower...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-10-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By AlecFish
Imgur vs Photobucket

I don't know which one to sign up for. lol.I'm starting to get into photography and it's taking up way to much space on my laptop and as an external image hosting site which one do you use? Is there...
Forum: Fish 07-09-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By AlecFish
Wow. Very neat looking fish. So I would assume...

Wow. Very neat looking fish. So I would assume I'd keep just one, correct? This would stop any aggression during mating/breeding. I want a secondary school and I'm leaning towards the black neon's. I...
Forum: Fish 07-07-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By AlecFish
Yeah, I mean they're a cool fish in all but I'd...

Yeah, I mean they're a cool fish in all but I'd rather not mess with the water ever time I do a water change. I appreciate the feedback but it's something that is very expensive at my LPS and two, I...
Forum: Fish 07-06-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By AlecFish
Need Advice on 75 Gallon Stocking

I can't make a decision to save my life on how I should complete my stocking for my 75 gallon. I would like some outside opinions and a little guidance on what fish I decide upon. It's a large tank...
Forum: Fish 06-27-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By AlecFish
Okay, I will look for the more hardy fish in the...

Okay, I will look for the more hardy fish in the spectrum and I'll go from there.

On a side note, I currently have 10 dwarf neon rainbows. 2 males and 8 Females. I've been a little skeptical...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-26-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By AlecFish
I understand having the plywood sheet and...

I understand having the plywood sheet and everything but why painted?



What I did last night is I took a long pole and stuck it completely to the bottom of the tank on one side and did the...
Forum: Fish 06-26-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By AlecFish
gH and kH are both at 7 so somewhat hard?

gH and kH are both at 7 so somewhat hard?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-26-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By AlecFish
The tank is sitting on carpet on an installed...

The tank is sitting on carpet on an installed basement. There is a possibility that when my dad finished it, it may not be completely level. When I put the tank together, my dad was afraid of the...
Forum: Fish 06-26-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By AlecFish
I actually retested my tank today using a high pH...

I actually retested my tank today using a high pH kit (from sera) which is pretty darn accurate and I'm getting 7.6ish. I will test my well water out tomorrow as well, just to confirm.

So, does...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-25-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By AlecFish
Tank is not perfectly level

Well, the title says all. It's a 75 gallon so a big tank this is a bit worrisome for me. I tried to get a picture of my tank today during a water change but I couldn't really show it to well. The...
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