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Forum: Equipment 03-11-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,670
Posted By Low_t Tom
No Spray Bar

That is correct. There is no spray Bar included. I just setup 2 of these for my 125G and had to buy an accessory kit from Planet Rena for $50! to get flow control and spray bar.
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Forum: Tank Journals 02-28-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By Low_t Tom
Tank Filled with Lobsters!

I got the Aqua scape done and got my 3 lobsters from my other tank in their new home. I was able to cycle the tank instantly by taking some gravel On right side from my other tank and also Bio-Stars...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-27-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By Low_t Tom
Plumbing Completed

I have completed the installation of the in-line UV sterilizer, heater and twin Filstar XP4's and preformed a leak flow test. Everything is working great!!! I was concerned that the flow would be...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-26-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By Low_t Tom
Rock Installation

I got the Background and side Rocks installed today! I am using Black silicone and play sand to make the seams blend in better. I am very happy so far with how this is coming out. I can tell you...
Forum: Algae 02-25-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,570
Posted By Low_t Tom
I have 20 of them in my 75G and I hardley notice...

I have 20 of them in my 75G and I hardley notice them. They come out mostly at night. The problem I have now is to have enough algae for them to eat!
Forum: Tank Journals 02-25-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By Low_t Tom
Finish Background

I got the tank and stand from Pet Smart. I am doing the sides for two reasons.

1. To give it a total effect when you look at it from the front.
2. Since this is in the entryway of my home...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-23-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By Low_t Tom
Install Background Part 1

Today I am starting the install of the 3D Background. Any questions let me know.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-23-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By Low_t Tom
New 125G Tank

Here is the start of my journey for the 125G Tank. I have set the following goals:

1. Large 125G Long "Show" Tank for the entryway of my home.
2. Must have a realistic 3D Rock wall look.
3. Must...
Forum: Lighting 02-13-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By Low_t Tom
I thought phosphate was a bad thing in aquariums?...

I thought phosphate was a bad thing in aquariums?

http://www.skepticalaquarist.com/phosphate-cycle
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-13-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By Low_t Tom
I found that caping the flourite works well. If...

I found that caping the flourite works well. If you use HO lighting without Co2 you may get algae. I would start out using a NO bulbs and see how that works out. Also invest in a UV sterilizer.
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Low_t Tom
Need one

I totally agree. I use mine during the night cycle to clean up the water from the day and increase the surface agitation to increase O2 level at night.
Forum: Algae 02-11-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,570
Posted By Low_t Tom
I have 30 in a 75G Tank.

I have 30 in a 75G Tank.
Forum: Aquascaping 02-07-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Low_t Tom
Safe Rocks

What type of rocks can I safely use to aquascape? Can I just go buy slate at home depot and crack it up? What about rocks at local landscaping/home improvement stores?
Forum: Algae 02-07-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,570
Posted By Low_t Tom
Get some of these.. ...

Get some of these..

http://www.azgardens.com/p-222-nerite-snail-algae-eating-olive-nerite-snail.aspx
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-07-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By Low_t Tom
Decided to do planted!

Decided to do planted!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-07-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By Low_t Tom
Tanks for all the great advice. I am just geting...

Tanks for all the great advice. I am just geting started with the Tank. I will be doing a rockscape, so I will use crypts/swords. I am in no rush to get the fish in the tank so the plants can form...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-06-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By Low_t Tom
Cichlids in a planted tank?

Is this possible?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-04-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By Low_t Tom
I want to go with a planted tank, my wife wants...

I want to go with a planted tank, my wife wants to do a saltwater. I think it will be too much money in a tank of this size.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-03-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By Low_t Tom
New 125G Tank

Now do I want to do a HUGE planted tank or Saltwater?
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By Low_t Tom
Setup Photos

I got the system setup and working. It all works perfectly. Here are a series of photos I took durining the setup. Hope this helps.
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By Low_t Tom
There ia a brass inster that comes with the...

There ia a brass inster that comes with the regulator in a plastic ziploc. Screw this into the C02 tank valve in the center, then put on the regulator
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By Low_t Tom
Diffuser: ...

Diffuser:

http://greenleafaquariums.com/co2-diffusers/atomic-inline-diffuser-16.html

Bubble Counter:

http://greenleafaquariums.com/co2-bubble-counters/atomic-co2-bubble-counter-xl.html
...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By Low_t Tom
I will be setting it up this weekend. I will...

I will be setting it up this weekend. I will post the entire process with Photo's.
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By Low_t Tom
I also got a drop checker.

I also got a drop checker.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-28-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Low_t Tom
bacterial bloom

I am in the process of setting up a new 75G tank and the water has become VERY clody over the last 2 days. My friend told me this is a new tank bacterial bloom. He recommended I wait 2 more days...
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