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Forum: Lighting   02-28-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By Big Bob
I use Arcadia 150w Rx7 5,200Kelvin bulbs. My...

I use Arcadia 150w Rx7 5,200Kelvin bulbs. My plants pearl so heavily it looks like iv got thousands of tiny air stones hidden in the tank.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-19-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By Big Bob
L:icon_eek: vely pics and l:icon_eek: vely tanks...

L:icon_eek: vely pics and l:icon_eek: vely tanks thanks!!
Takes me back to when i sold marines, God dam i need to set up a new reef!! Any one want some discus and a sh*t loda plants?
Forum: Fish   02-15-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,405
Posted By Big Bob
Arrow Id add @ least two simultaneously to spared the...

Id add @ least two simultaneously to spared the agro and make sure thay are as big or bigger than your current discus.

Its Worth upping your water change schedule to match your increased Bi Load....
Forum: Plants   12-05-2006, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By Big Bob
Looks like Lindernia Rotundifolia 2 me.

Looks like Lindernia Rotundifolia 2 me.
Forum: Equipment   12-01-2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Big Bob
Iv had that happen on a disposable system a...

Iv had that happen on a disposable system a couple of times the second time it totally wrecked my regulator. Iv no idea y it happens but id splash out on a couple of non returns if i were you.
Good...
Forum: Lighting   11-24-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By Big Bob
I think most fish are ok in high light tanks. It...

I think most fish are ok in high light tanks. It Just takes a while for them to get use to the light level.
I keep discus in a 5FT with 2*150wMHs and 220W of T5s with no problems and there meant to...
Forum: Equipment   11-07-2006, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By Big Bob
Adapting Co2 Regulators.

Hello.
Dose any one know if its posible to adapt a disposable CO2 regulator for use with a normal co2 bottle?
Thanks
Bob
Forum: Algae   10-20-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By Big Bob
Sorry for the delay i had lost the diffuser so i...

Sorry for the delay i had lost the diffuser so i couldn't take any pics.

All i did was remove the bottom module then pushed the Co2 line out 2 inches, pushed a "line wood" air stone on2 the the...
Forum: Equipment   09-29-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Big Bob
Pinpoint all the way!!

Pinpoint all the way!!
Forum: Algae   09-28-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Big Bob
I use too run a JBL Diffuser but i made a few...

I use too run a JBL Diffuser but i made a few modifications too improve it.

1st i siliconed a "lime wood" air stone to the bottom of it so i get lots of tiny bubbles. you need to silicone it to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-19-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,038
Posted By Big Bob
:icon_eek: This is why i dont ever visit the USA...

:icon_eek: This is why i dont ever visit the USA ohh and of course its full of fliping Americans. :) :)
Forum: Plants   09-05-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By Big Bob
Looks like ether Nuphar Japonica (Spatterdock) or...

Looks like ether Nuphar Japonica (Spatterdock) or Nuphar saggittifolium.
Bob
Forum: Tank Journals   09-03-2006, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By Big Bob
I think ull find it was English POWs, old chap...

I think ull find it was English POWs, old chap :smile:
Forum: Algae   07-26-2006, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,960
Posted By Big Bob
String Algae cure.

Hello
Iv noticed a few of your are fighting string algae problems so i thought id wright up what worked for me. Hope this helps.
Last week i had a massive out brake of string algae in my planted...
Forum: Plants   06-30-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By Big Bob
Try some new bulbs in ya MHs. As a rule they last...

Try some new bulbs in ya MHs. As a rule they last less than a year and you get some serious kelvin drop off towards the end of there (useful) life. Id also take them higher off the waters surface too...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-30-2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,625
Posted By Big Bob
Have a look at azoo ...

Have a look at azoo (http://www.azoo.com.tw/)tanks, there gorgeous.

The pics don't do them justice
http://www.aquatics-direct.co.uk/productviewer.asp?ID=346&type=...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-03-2006, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By Big Bob
IMO its your test kit, Give another brand a go....

IMO its your test kit, Give another brand a go. If its not try useing a better quality p04 remover. The kent stuffs good but if you can find Rowa Phos in the usa its even better(3x ish).
Forum: Equipment   06-03-2006, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By Big Bob
I find fishing line works very well. u just need...

I find fishing line works very well. u just need too use loads of it.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-03-2006, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By Big Bob
Thats most cool!! well done.

Thats most cool!! well done.
Forum: Equipment   05-26-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By Big Bob
Yep, its even safe when it isent set.

Yep, its even safe when it isent set.
Forum: Plants   05-25-2006, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By Big Bob
Growing Riccia on moss?

Hello every1
After 2 months trying to grow moss iv decided to give up and stick riccia on top of it.The moss dose grow but the algae on it grows faster :( as for riccia it grows like wildfire:).
I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-25-2006, 06:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,032
Posted By Big Bob
Reef keeping is even more complex and is Very...

Reef keeping is even more complex and is Very popular in my neck of the woods so i expect one day planted systems will be as popular if not more.
I'm hoping too do my bit for the popularity of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-19-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,615
Posted By Big Bob
Chill out geezer. Try Erythromycin it worked...

Chill out geezer.
Try Erythromycin it worked well for me. I used 250mg for every 10gals it killed it within 24 hours. some ppl recommend ...
Forum: Equipment   05-19-2006, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,711
Posted By Big Bob
800grms every 3 months on a 30gal

800grms every 3 months on a 30gal
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-11-2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Big Bob
We use2 use 2 of the middle sized ones on a...

We use2 use 2 of the middle sized ones on a 600gal reef with 3k of lights. Thay did a grate job with no problems in 2 years. Id highly recomend them.
Good luck
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