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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-03-2007, 05:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By NewMariner
My only issues with Glasscages are the cheap...

My only issues with Glasscages are the cheap looking overflows. They make them out of glass which is very ugly I think. Did you get overflows for these tanks?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-12-2007, 02:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By NewMariner
How do these stainless steel tools hold up...

How do these stainless steel tools hold up against Rust?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-11-2007, 04:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,189
Posted By NewMariner
I think Survival man is kinda boring...I prefer...

I think Survival man is kinda boring...I prefer man vs wild...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2007, 04:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 911
Posted By NewMariner
When I first got my CO2 bottle, I bought mine...

When I first got my CO2 bottle, I bought mine nice aluminum CO2 tank...its nice but its a pain...All the local places want to do is switch out that shiney tank with one of their crappy steel...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By NewMariner
You can have the two spraybars no problem. The...

You can have the two spraybars no problem. The question is, how are you going to feed your pump the water it needs if it is external? Do you have a sump?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2007, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By NewMariner
I dont worry about my tank temps...even in 100...

I dont worry about my tank temps...even in 100 degree weather, my tank temps are 80... Amazing what an open top, and Tek T5s will do for you!
Forum: Lighting 07-17-2007, 04:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By NewMariner
The only thing I might suggest is to change where...

The only thing I might suggest is to change where the fan is...or change its direction. Is it blowing in or out? If the fan is blowing out of the hood, then to me it would seem that it would pull...
Forum: Lighting 07-15-2007, 11:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By NewMariner
I 2nd the Tek....

I 2nd the Tek....
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By NewMariner
Its pretty common knowledge that if you heat up...

Its pretty common knowledge that if you heat up glass and then rapidly cool it with water it will crack...

Id suspect that your lights heated the glass, and then a splash of water got on it and it...
Forum: Plants 07-14-2007, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By NewMariner
Shipping Plants?

Ive got some wisteria that I would like to get rid of in my tank as it is over taking my tank. My LFS is full of it and won't accept anymore. I hate to chunk it. So how would one go about shipping...
Forum: Lighting 07-11-2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,322
Posted By NewMariner
Do you own or have you used Teks? I wouldnt trade...

Do you own or have you used Teks? I wouldnt trade my Tek for anything with a fan! I cant stand that fan noise! I love how my Tek doesnt produce any noticeable heat to my tank and the fact that I can...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By NewMariner
Got a powerhead...thus the reason Id like to go...

Got a powerhead...thus the reason Id like to go with a gravity fed reactor...to get the powerhead out of the tank.

The problem I see is Im not sure if the gravity fed reactor would have enough...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-09-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By NewMariner
Neons are not a very hardy species. This is my...

Neons are not a very hardy species. This is my 3rd time to go around with them, and luckily(knock on wood) I havent lost any yet. I have a school of 17 that was added about 2 weeks ago. (6 was...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-07-2007, 03:23 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,571
Posted By NewMariner
Are you fish gasping for air at the surface? ...

Are you fish gasping for air at the surface? Whats your water params? It sounds more like you had to much gas pumping into the water thus your rams didnt have enough oxygen to breathe...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-07-2007, 02:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,803
Posted By NewMariner
Hey bud, Im bringing this back up to the...

Hey bud,

Im bringing this back up to the top, just because I just recieved your drop checker, and was re-reading your thread.

Anyway, I know what your going through on this. My son was born...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-05-2007, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By NewMariner
dangerous levels? I wouldnt call that dangerous...

dangerous levels? I wouldnt call that dangerous levels..Ive had my tank as low as 5.5ish-6.0ish with no ill effects to the fish. Tetras love low ph water. I typically keep mine 6.0-6.5ish with the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-05-2007, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By NewMariner
Gravity Fed Reactor?

Anyone ever try to run a gravity fed reactor? I was messing with my reactor this afternoon and had reworked my input back into the tank. Thats when it hit me to think about doing a gravity fed...
Forum: Lighting 07-04-2007, 04:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,503
Posted By NewMariner
Yea the hydroponics Teks come with a single cord...

Yea the hydroponics Teks come with a single cord and single switch so those are all on or all off. There are threads on the boards though that open those up to add a 2nd cord and then just run it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-04-2007, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By NewMariner
I think MH's are overkill on any freshwater...

I think MH's are overkill on any freshwater planted tank unless you have a minimum of a 24 inch depth. If this was saltwater though, you'd be set.

I have 2 400w mhs from my salt water...
Forum: Lighting 07-04-2007, 01:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,503
Posted By NewMariner
Although I dont have the 4x54w Tek, I do have the...

Although I dont have the 4x54w Tek, I do have the 4x39w Tek. If you order the Aquarium Tek and not the hydroponics tek you will get a tek that you can switch 2 bulbs off and 2 bulbs on...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-03-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By NewMariner
If I had to take a guess, I would say it would be...

If I had to take a guess, I would say it would be the rapid change of you kh values...going from 14 to 7 in 24 hours tells me that the tank hasnt stabilized yet. Whats the ammonia? I had the ADA...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2007, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By NewMariner
depends on what your looking for anything...

depends on what your looking for anything specific?
there's also
www.thatfishplace.com
www.reefgeek.com
www.marinedepot.com
(granted the last two are saltwater related, however they do carry...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2007, 04:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By NewMariner
To get the cardinal out, Im sure it would have to...

To get the cardinal out, Im sure it would have to be a tear down of the tank..I have to many plants growing in, and so that option doesnt sound to appealing. I bought the last batch of neons today,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-01-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By NewMariner
Interesting...quite a few of the neons chase this...

Interesting...quite a few of the neons chase this lone cardinal...he looks healthy and is eating well. I know that fish can pick and kill their own when they are sick, but this cardinal doesnt look...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-01-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By NewMariner
Can Neons and Cardinals Co-Exist?

Im working on getting a school of neons going in my tank. The LFS mistakingly put in a cardinal in with my neons. I didnt realize it until I had already released them in the tank. Watching them...
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