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Sodium Thiosulfate .. and Formalin by Bob K.
Formalin was what I was looking for. The brands of "ammonia & chorine/chloromine" removers all have these two chemicals in them. I have heard that pool supply places sell it for around $1.00 a pound. This place sells it: http://www.angelsplus.com
August 29th 03 09:27 PM
by Bob K. Go to last post
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chip okay? by Jim Brown
MM wrote in message ... Here's the dilemma. Cleaning out my aquarium and about to start the hobby again, when I notice a small chip in the back wall of the tank. The tank is 60" x 18" x 24" (120 gallons?) and...
August 30th 03 01:32 AM
by MM Go to last post
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carboplus: only one week by jaap
hi, Since a month now, I've been using a carboplus installation in my 95gallon tank. It seems to run fine and plants really grow fast. One (major) problem though: after one week of working (only during the days, but always at full blast) the units gives a red light. This probably means the...
August 30th 03 11:17 PM
by Mark Henry Go to last post
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Wiring question by Mort
I am going to attempt overdriving some NO tubes in the near future. But, my fixture has a starter wired in to it. Should I leave it in or take it out? Also, for the switch on the fixture.... Does it matter which line I run through it? For example, do I want to break the circuit with the yellow...
August 31st 03 02:22 AM
by Ron Nelson Go to last post
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digital pH Meter by rapdor
I'm looking seriously at a Trans Instruments pH Pal Pocket Meter, advertised as "accurate 0.2 pH, simple to use, full hH range 0-14, 1 step calibration requires pH7 calibration solution". Price is $99.90 Aussie dollars. Any comments?
August 31st 03 09:30 AM
by rapdor Go to last post
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advice on nitrate filters by jaap
hi, The maintenance job I dislike the most is doing water changes. Is it a good idea then to invest in a nitrate filter? Has this disadvantages (for a regular aquarium filled with platys danios, angelfish, gouramis,...). any other recommendations? Are they costly? ....
August 31st 03 05:11 PM
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Which genus is the Jaguar cichlid (Managuense) in this week? by Bob K.
Which genus is the Jaguar cichlid (Managuense) in this week? The ACA shows "Cichlasoma" (Nandopsis) .. but that's May 1998 Another list show it as Herichtys (?!!?) Yet another calls it Vieja .. Bob
September 1st 03 12:55 PM
by Roger Sleet Go to last post
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Drift wood by Kelly
Can someone tell me if I am preparing this sal****er driftwood properly for a fresh water tank?? 1) Boil repeatedly and change water until water stays clear 2) soak in bleach and water 3) Boil again 4) Dry in Sun
September 2nd 03 08:14 PM
by Bob K. Go to last post
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Pre Heat Bulb on an Electronic Ballast? by Mort
What would happen if I were to use the Pre Heating bulbs (slow starting) on and electronic ballast? (Instant or rapid start) It would prolly just shorten the life of the bulb I would imagine... Oh, the bulbs would be overdriven as well BTW. The reason for me asking is the only "industrial" 36"...
September 3rd 03 02:57 PM
by Mort Go to last post
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Reverse Osmosis Question... by gizmo
Hi All, This is a simple tech question regarding a Reverse Osmosis System.... Recently I've purchased such a system of 100GPD. At the beginning the output was really 100GPD, but now it works with 85GPD even after I've replaced the Filters. (One Pre and two carbon filters....) I can add that the...
September 4th 03 01:27 AM
by Mort Go to last post
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FISH AUCTION & SPEAKER! Southern Calif! Sept 7th by SanDiegoFishes
http://www.fishclub.freeservers.com/upcoming.html COAST TROPICAL FISH MEETING AND AUCTION!! Upcoming Meeting Information Date and Time: September 7th, Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Topic: Collecting Cichlids
September 5th 03 07:08 PM
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DIY Question by Roger Sleet
In article , (Jon Pike) wrote: I've recently come into posession of 8 large sheets of 1/2" thick glass. Has anyone had any experience with cutting this? What kind of tools will I need? TIA You need a glass cutter...
September 6th 03 06:02 AM
by James Thompson Go to last post
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metal in an aquarium by James Thompson
Roger Sleet wrote: Silver is fine in both salt and fresh. If you're going to spend the buck for silver, I think you should go with titanium. It's ion is non toxic and it's much more inert. In fresh you can also use iron, steel, (preferably stainless) and aluminium. Avoid...
September 6th 03 07:02 AM
by James Thompson Go to last post
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removing scratches on used glass tank by Mort
"James Thompson" wrote in message ... If its on the bottom, why worry. Wont the substrate cover it anyways, which is what made them in the first place - most likely. I think he meant AT the bottom, not ON the bottom....
September 8th 03 03:54 PM
by Doug Go to last post
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September 8th 03 09:20 PM
by Mort Go to last post
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Great Ottawa Sal****er Website by Shawn
Found this great Salt water website and it is local in Ottawa. http://www.aquaria.ca Shawn
September 9th 03 11:09 PM
by Shawn Go to last post
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Great ideas wanted! by Haywire
Don't forget a GFCI circuit since you will have water and power in close proximity. "Kudzu" wrote in : For four years we have been talking about our new house. Now it is going to happen. In the next few weeks I will start to...
September 10th 03 03:05 AM
by David J. Nicholson Go to last post
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Eclipse Aquarium Hood Setup by Tim Fisher
Hello, I recently aquired this Eclipse 3 Aquarium Hood and tank I dont have a clue how to set it. Does anyone know of a site where i can get a description how to set it up where does all this stuff go. Or can anyone take the time and give me a run through. I called the locals but lets just...
September 10th 03 07:51 PM
by Tim Fisher Go to last post
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Styrofoam - Is it safe? Advice please! by Paul Dussault
Greetings, I've recently moved my 77 gal. (24"x20"x16") from the 1st floor to the basement. The tank is all glass, on a plywood/melamine stand. I've often been advised to put a styrofoam board between the tank and the stand, to help reduce the stress on the bottom glass pane. When moving the tank...
September 11th 03 01:55 AM
by Paul Dussault Go to last post
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Questions on setting up a Large tank by David Willett
I have designed a 2'x2'x8' wood and glass tank with a trickle filter. I am going to be using sand as the substrait. The tank is 250+g. I am going to use a 1/2" piece of glass for the front window. I have read about W/D filter media and am still not clear as to how much I will need for a...
September 11th 03 01:15 PM
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