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Silicon Valley Aquarium Society MegaAuction Saturday October 4 by Dave Millman
The Silicon Valley Aquarium Society is holding its second annual MegaAuction this Saturday, October 4 at 7pm at Round Table Pizza, 4302 Moorpark Ave., San Jose, CA Last year, we had over 200 bags of fish, and hundreds of items. If you attend one fish meeting this year, this is the one! For...
September 30th 03 10:04 PM
by Dave Millman Go to last post
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New planted tank advice by ferlin husky
Hello! I just ordered my first plants. I bought a variety of crypts, dwarf lily bulbs and some Brazilian microsword. My tank is 30 gal with 55w pc lights and pressurized co2. I am replacing the current non-planted setup to planted, replacing the substrate with 100% flourite this week. ...
September 30th 03 09:50 PM
by Dave Millman Go to last post
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CO2 Tank Refills by Jim K
Does anyone know where I can get a 5lb CO2 tank refilled? I've tried the following types of business with mixed results: Homebrew store - no Liquor store - no Welding supply - only swaps full tanks, and 5lb are special order Fire extinguisher equipment - yes, but need to drop off Beverage...
September 30th 03 08:47 PM
by RedForeman Go to last post
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DC Metro area event by Ghazanfar Ghori
GWAPA's planted aquaria workshop is this weekend on Sunday Oct 5th. Don't miss it! We'll start off with a social with snacks etc. Have a question? Come early and you'll get to pick the minds of some of the more knowledgeable and experienced aquatic plant hobbyists. Next comes the actual...
September 30th 03 05:05 PM
by Ghazanfar Ghori Go to last post
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Light upgrade by Victor M. Martinez
I'm considering upgrading the lighting in my 110 gallon tank. The hood that caught my eye is a CustomSeaLife PowerCompact/Moon-Lite, 48", 4x65W. That will double the light in my tank, which I don't really need, but should enable me to grow a couple of plants that haven't done well yet. Any advise...
September 30th 03 03:16 PM
by Dunter Powries Go to last post
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get a pH controller? by Arnim
Hi all. Still researching my deal but my online auction CO2 system arrived today. My concern now is the pH swings. My tap water pH is pretty high, about 8.0+ up to 8.4. All my tanks have been pretty stable at 8.0 for the past couple of years and the fish have adjusted fine. If I just put...
September 29th 03 11:56 PM
by Bruce Geist Go to last post
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O2 cylinder to CO2 by -=Almazick=-
Is it ok to use O2 cylinder for CO2?
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September 29th 03 09:56 AM
by Chuck Gadd Go to last post
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Good Deal on Pinpoint pH Controller by Arnim
First the disclaimer: I have absolutely no vested interest in this other than I have been obsessively searching for a good pH controller at a reasonable cost as I plan and set up my planted tank. I finally settled on the Pinpoint because I found a killer deal at Premium Aquatics, Inc. It...
September 28th 03 11:51 PM
by Bruce Geist Go to last post
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Snails on a CO2 diffuser by gizmo
This might sound funny... I don't mind snails in my planted tank, but is there a way to keep them out of the CO2 diffuser ? I try to keep both diffusers clean but is there another way to prevent snails entering it ? Thanks gizmo
September 28th 03 02:45 AM
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Pressurized CO2 by -=Almazick=-
Will I be able to make 1-2 buble per sec. only with Pressure Regulator and without needle valve. Do I have to use only CO2 cylinder (such as Paintball sylinder) or can I use cylinder from Propane Fuel (Carbon Monoxide (CO)? I have 16oz cylinder with CO and would like to convert it to CO2. Is it...
September 27th 03 10:05 PM
by Chuck Gadd Go to last post
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20 oz CO2 tank (how long) by -=Almazick=-
If I buy 20 oz CO2 tank, how long will it last?
September 27th 03 09:54 PM
by Chuck Gadd Go to last post
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Eriocaulon sp ( Araguaia Starplants ) by AQUATIC-STORE.COM
Hello all, At one time I had a fer pieces of this and it did not fare so well. http://www.aquatic-store.com/en-us/dept_6.html#item_69 http://www.aquatic-store.com/media/Copy_of_Araguaia_Starplants.JPG This was a very small plant about the size of a quarter I would like to try my hand @ this...
September 27th 03 03:56 PM
by AQUATIC-STORE.COM Go to last post
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Pressurized CO2 & Nutrafin Bubble Counter/Diffuser by -=Almazick=-
When I use DIY yeast/sugar/water with Nutrafin Bubble Counter/Diffuser the bubbles don't dissolve in the first 24-36 hours for no reason and only after 24-36 hours bubbles starts dissolve in Nutrafin Bubble Counter/Diffuser. Now here is the question if I start using pressurized CO2 (2.5lb...
September 27th 03 01:30 AM
by Tony K Go to last post
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where to buy plants in Sacramento/Davis area by Chris
I have been to quite a few pet/fish stores in the area and the plant selection is limited and the quality poor. I am looking for some low light plants for a small aquarim. Anyone have suggestions for shops or plants to sell? I would rather not have to buy online. Thanks, Chris
September 26th 03 11:37 PM
by Garbage Boy Go to last post
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What to buy by Graham Ramsay
I can afford a nice new twin T5 light rig or a proper CO2 system. I can't get both. What should I spend my hard earned on? -- Graham Ramsay You might be a Bright: www.the-brights.net
September 26th 03 09:59 AM
by Robert H Go to last post
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Converting 33 gallon tank to planted by JHudson
Well, I've done some research and I'm going to have upgrade my lighting at very minimum, even to just have low light plants. I found a double bulb strip, fluorescent and the glass cover that were reasonable priced. This may be a dumb question, but my tank is 36" long and the strips come in 30 and...
September 26th 03 04:27 AM
by Bob Alston Go to last post
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Determing light requirements... by Dan Norgard
It would seem to me that the depth of the tank would be the determining factor in lumens, not the gallons. ie: a 24 inch deep tank would require more light than an 18 inch deep tank even though both were 40 gallons. Anyone agree or am I all wet? Excuse the drawing... OO / | \ |~~/~~|~~\~~~~...
September 25th 03 02:04 PM
by Sandy Go to last post
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Cichlid Cover by D Perri
HI! This is my first posting to this group, so please forgive me if I do not use appropriate "etiquette" ..actually, a gentle reminder of what is/is not appropriate would be appreciated. I have a 18 tall with 3 dwarf Mbuna Cichlids .. Socolofi, Red Zebra, and Demasoni ... I have an amazon sword and...
September 25th 03 07:59 AM
by D Perri Go to last post
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Anyone want to trade? by spun 12
Seems every week I'm trimming more and more. I've filled my 75g and 30g. Now this week I actually had to throw away plants. Believe me it hurt my feelings. I have lots and lots of Rotala Indica, Sunset Hygro, Jungle Val and a stem plant more like a branch with long sharp leaves.All are extreme...
September 25th 03 07:42 AM
by About Dakota Go to last post
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Lotus seeds? by Sam
Hiyall, I wish to buy/exchange some lotus seeds. Any pointers will be deeply appreciated. TIA
September 25th 03 05:38 AM
by zxcvbob Go to last post
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