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Test Kit Survey by Jim K
Which brand test kit(s) do you use and why? Are they accurate, easy to use, reasonably priced?
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October 14th 03 12:01 PM
by Skunky Go to last post
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CO2 Diffuser question by gizmo
I have a pressurized CO2 system, the diffuser is a glass bell that is usually 1/3 filled with water other 2/3 are the gas which is diffusing into the water thought a kind of a hard membrane - which worked very well. for some reasons the water are no longer in the bell which also means I cannot see...
October 14th 03 09:29 AM
by gizmo Go to last post
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Filter recommendations for planted tank by ^*^ Vosklady ^*^
Hello, I've recently gotten into having live plants in my tank. I'm currently running an AquaClear 500 on my 55 gal. I'm having to clean the filter out often (to remove plant debris and not to clean the media) due to clogging. Is there a filter out there that can handle plant debris without...
October 14th 03 09:26 AM
by ^*^ Vosklady ^*^ Go to last post
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Carib Sea Live Plant Substrate by Doug and Lois
My LFS recently began stocking a new substrate product "Carb Sea Live Plant Substrate". Neither the owner of the store nor the employees know much about the stuff. They haven't stocked it long enough to get much feedback on it. Anyone here ever use it? Does it work well as a substrate for a live...
October 14th 03 07:38 AM
by Ryan H. Go to last post
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My alga == Staghorn == Cladophora? by Mean_Chlorine
I've posted a number of images to my website of an alga which I'm having a spot of problem with: http://mikes-machine.mine.nu/algae_gallery.htm I need help with the ID - is this, as I think, Staghorn algae, and is this, as I think, a species of Cladophora?
October 13th 03 10:17 PM
by Mean_Chlorine Go to last post
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charcoal to use or not by Dick
I remember comments made that suggest charcoal is not always good to use in a filter. I wonder what the pros and cons are? I have fresh water tanks. All tropical, wide varieties of fish species.
October 13th 03 10:07 PM
by Steven Schultz Go to last post
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MEGA Tropical Fish Auction & Show (San Diego) by SanDiegoFishes
MEGA TROPICAL FISH AUCTION & FISH SHOW!! November is the biggest month of the year for The San Diego Tropical Fish Society,because we have our big yearly tropical fish show in Balboa Park and then the following week we have the HUGE, MEGA AUCTION! If you like tropical fish, you do not want to miss...
October 13th 03 09:00 PM
by SanDiegoFishes Go to last post
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My new easy CO2 system by Dinky
"gizmo" wrote in message ... Greetings! After using the 2 Hagen Naturafin CO2 system on a 100 planted tank...I've upgraded today to a pressurized system made by Prodac (www.prodac.it) - Anyone knows ??? Couldn't find it on...
October 13th 03 07:19 PM
by gizmo Go to last post
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Need Plants? by Tim Cincotta
Then attend the 2003 AGA convention. Check out some of the plants you'll be able to find at the auction. If you plan on attending and DON'T want to incur a late charge, be sure to register before tomorrow, October 14th! Just a few of things you'll find at the auction: Pellia, Cyperus helferi,...
October 13th 03 01:55 PM
by Tim Cincotta Go to last post
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is there a THRILL in keeping fish? by BW
If you search for thrill in rec.aquaria you get some interesting results. The thrill of owning rare breeds, the thrill of keeping difficult varieties, the thrill of feeding live bait to carnivorous fish, the thrill of your first cichlid breeding... I'd really like to know more about people's most...
October 13th 03 08:26 AM
by Cam Go to last post
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Bulb pics by Nsty N8
Hello all... Some1 here had a light comparison site posted, probably a year or-so-ago. The site had pics of different bulb colors...I remember a cat on the tank...maybe a 29gal... Anyhow. Is a 10,000k the same as an actinic bulb? I needed 2 55W and ahsupply has a few new colors (it's been...
October 12th 03 05:57 PM
by Sandy Go to last post
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WANTED: Some floating plants UK by Mark Trueman
Hi Anyone got any floating plants that the wouldn't mind sending to me for postage costs. Its for my new cichlid tank Thanks in advance Mark
October 12th 03 04:55 PM
by Mike Rimmer Go to last post
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Current Issues Article Archive by [AF] Abdulhafid
A growing archive of fascinating media articles on current issues & affairs. Available at Arcis Foundation Website: www.arcis.co.uk/php/ -- Posted by News Bulk Poster Unregistered version
October 12th 03 01:51 PM
by [AF] Abdulhafid Go to last post
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Free Fish Club! San Diego, Oct 12th, 7 PM by SanDiegoFishes
You are cordially invited to attend our next meeting in room 101, Casa Del Prado, Balboa Park at 7:00 PM this Sunday evening, October 12th. Visitors are always welcome, and attendance is free! HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE! Our meetings include an informational program, a mini fish show, the opportunity...
October 12th 03 12:11 AM
by SanDiegoFishes Go to last post
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three dead lemon tetras: poisoned by fert? by Kate
has anyone ever heard of fish being poisoned by fertilizer tabs? How about hygro of swords being harmful to lemon tetras? I'm just trying to eliminate my plants as the sudden cause of death for all three of my two year old lemon tetras.
October 11th 03 02:21 PM
by Kate Go to last post
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lighting help by Troy Bruder
Hello, I would like to put the best possible lighting configuration into my 30 gallon freshwater planted tank... (18" deep).. What do you guys recommend??? I'm looking for suggestions on wattage, and lighting temperatures. Currently, I'm running a single 96 Watt PC bulb at 6700k... It's...
October 10th 03 07:32 PM
by Dave Millman Go to last post
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Fertilizer Tabs w/ Under Gravel Setup? by Zion Hill
Hi, Can you use Planttabs tablets or Flourish Tabs with an under-gravel setup? Would it make the whole water environment too rich for the fish due to the circulation? Thanks
October 9th 03 10:51 PM
by Ryan Wilson Go to last post
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CO2 Controller and Buffers by MJB
I just switched from a timer-based CO2 system to a CO2 controller. I was getting a wide fluctuation in pH from 7.6 in the AM before the timer started to 7.0 at the end of the lights-on cycle. Now I'm in the range of 6.9-7.1. I use RO water and just switched from Kent's RO Right to...
October 9th 03 10:42 PM
by gizmo Go to last post
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Nitrates Off the Scale by MJB
I recently went through the exercise of rebuilding my substrate using the Plant Guild's mix of A.R.C. Clay and P.M.D.D. A couple of days later I retested the water and noticed that my Nitrates reading was off the scale (44ppm using LaMotte kit). All other readings were in the normal...
October 9th 03 06:47 PM
by MJB Go to last post
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High Quality Internet (Mail Order) Source for plants by MJB
The place I used to get my plants from does not appear to be in business any longer. Their URL takes me to a competitor's site. Can anyone recommend a site they've had success with?
October 9th 03 03:11 PM
by Ghazanfar Ghori Go to last post
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