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hardness/buffer query by sophie
I hope the cross-post is ok, if not I apologise. I've posted to r.a.f.m a couple of times with water hardness queries and am slowly working out all the chemistry I've forgotten since school. In brief, I've got very soft, pretty alkaline water, which isn't the world's best combination. I would like...
October 30th 04 01:48 AM
by Joe Crowder Go to last post
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'Bad' bacteria by Dave S
My LFS store has told me that I should change Eheim EhifiMech and EhfiSubstrat every 8 months. When I asked the reason. I was told that after a while 'bad' bacteria builds up and it becomes ineffective. If this is the case, could I boil it (and thereby remove any impurities) and use it again? TIA...
October 28th 04 08:01 AM
by Dave S Go to last post
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Fish Tank Tool 1.2 by Neale Monks
Folks, While messing about writing about aquaria, I got fed up having to convert between metric and US units. So I updated my Fish Tank Tool program to do this for me, and I suspect anyone who uses (for example) US units but has lots of books with Metric units might find the update useful. 1. The...
October 27th 04 04:45 PM
by Neale Monks Go to last post
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How to install anti-snail laser guns ? by Karl-Hugo Weesberg
You know, slugs, snails and worms are a problem in aquaria. So I want to install a laser-gun-based security system. How can I do that?
October 26th 04 06:31 AM
by Karl-Hugo Weesberg Go to last post
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ANN Aquapilot Aquarium Software for PalmOS by Christopher Flynn
http://www.thecomputersolutionscompany.com/aquapilot.htm Aquapilot is a complete solution to your aquarium maintenance needs. Designed for the Palm Computing® family, it can be used hands-on and on-site. Aquapilot can track an unlimited number of freshwater or marine aquariums and ponds. Aquapilot...
October 25th 04 11:45 PM
by Christopher Flynn Go to last post
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Site Update by Ed
www.fragtraders.com has been updated. all registered members will get their own photo gallery to post their pics. Hope to see yas there. -- Visit www.fragtraders.com A Community for ALL aquarium hobbyists
October 25th 04 09:57 PM
by Ed Go to last post
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Filtration Sanity Check Questions by John Thomas
Setup: I've got a 46 gallon tank that's cycled nicely for 12 weeks. Gravel Substrate, Plastic Plants, 6" bubble bar, and Penguin 170 Power filter. 25% water change once a week, 78-80 F temp, South American Flooded Forest Biotope. I've been adding in fish and invertebrates for the last six weeks-...
October 24th 04 03:34 AM
by Brian S. Go to last post
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Penguin 330 or Emperor 400? by Joseph Ferenchik
On 22 Oct 2004 03:49:50 -0700, (Craig) wrote: 2. If I ran out of cartriges can i imporvise. if so with what Providing you don't need the chemical filtration (the carbon) you can just take it to the kitchen sink and blast it with the spray nozzle. The filter cartridge...
October 23rd 04 11:41 PM
by Joseph Ferenchik Go to last post
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Light, heating, new fish... please help! by Elly
I am trying to set up my first aquarium, read a number of books, FAQ, lurking here for a while and finally totally confused by some of the options that I should chose. I have a 29 gallon tank (30x12x18), I plan to have low-medium light live plants and a variety of fish (for start I plan to slowly...
October 23rd 04 04:16 PM
by js1 Go to last post
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aquaria photography by Siegfried Bäsler
Hi, if you are interested in aquaria photography, please feel free to visit my homepage and send me some advices, how I can improve the quality of my pictures. Thanks in advance. Siggi --
October 18th 04 10:11 PM
by Ed Go to last post
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Annual Tropical Fish & Guppy Show, Nov 6-7 by SanDiegoFishes
PLEASE HELP US PROMOTE THESE EVENTS, and post this message on any fish forums you may visit and also on newsgroups, thanks!! Sat Nov 6th and Sunday Nov 7th is the Annual Tropical Fish Show hosted by The San Diego Tropical Fish Society. This year the San Diego Guppy Association will be joining us...
October 18th 04 10:10 PM
by Ed Go to last post
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new forum by Ed
Opened a new forum at www.fragtraders.com for all aquarium hobbyists. Stop by and have a look. -- Visit www.fragtraders.com A Community for ALL aquarium hobbyists
October 18th 04 07:15 PM
by Ed Go to last post
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Gravel vacuum recommendations sought by John Thomas
My tank's a whole 8 weeks old, and all the occupants are happy for now, but its starting to build up a layer of poop and uneaten food. Anyone have suggestions for a brand or type of gravel vacuum? Anything I should avoid? Thanks in advance for your opinions!
October 16th 04 04:50 AM
by Brian S. Go to last post
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I am NOT IMPRESSED with my NEW Vortex DFF "Freedom" Filter by Bill
I do not know anything about diatom filters except that they are supposed to be great mechanical filters. What I DO know about filters is the hoses are SUPPOSED TO FIT and the hoses are NOT SUPPOSED TO LEAK! Here's the link: http://www.diatomfilter.com/products/diatom_dff_filter.htm See those...
October 13th 04 12:48 PM
by j.duprie Go to last post
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UV Sterlizer Bulb by Disney Trivia Ron
I have a UV sterlizer that I bought about 6 months ago. It is a 9 watt Fouble Hex made by Custom Sea Life. Yesterday I noticed that the bulb appears to have blown out. I went to their web site to see about a replacement and found out that they closed shop. This is my first UVS so I needed to...
October 9th 04 12:56 AM
by Michi Henning Go to last post
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SAN DIEGO FISH CLUB by SanDiegoFishes
WELCOME TO THE SAN DIEGO TROPICAL FISH SOCIETY! The San Diego Tropical Fish Society has been meeting since the 1940s. Our goal is to bring fish loving folks together in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere to discuss and enjoy our passion for tropical fish and aquatic life. Members and guests of the...
October 8th 04 07:15 PM
by SanDiegoFishes Go to last post
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Real-time monitoring of water by Trapper
Hi Folks, Does anyone use a computer to monitor their water chemistry? I'd like to see about getting, oh, a pH electrode or other sensors, and having my linux box or windows pc police the parameters. -- Trapper
October 6th 04 08:35 PM
by Ross Vandegrift Go to last post
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FISH AUCTION, SOUTHERN CALIF OCT 3RD by SanDiegoFishes
Okey dokey fellew Southern California Fish Folks! Here is the presentation info for this Sundays COAST Tropical Fish club meeting. Yippee! I know a couple of yah are coming to the meeting, excellent! Meeting: A few Fishes of India One of our members, Vinny Kutty, just returned from India and is he...
October 1st 04 11:02 PM
by SanDiegoFishes Go to last post
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[FAQ] Welcome to the Aquaria Newsgroups! 2004-09-30 by Flash Wilson
Welcome to the Aquaria Newsgroups! 1. Copyright. The text for the Welcome (this posting), except for the copyright paragraph, was written by Mark Stone. The Aquaria FAQs were compiled and are maintained by Erik Olson. The articles incorporating the FAQs were written by: Shaji Bhaskar, Gary...
September 30th 04 04:27 PM
by Flash Wilson Go to last post
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Open project - Aqua controler by Pawe³ K
Hi, I build aquarium controller with an Atmel AVR microcontroller to control the water temperature, outflow from water filter, lightning source, CO2 Gas and feeding. The important measuring should be display on an LCD Display and stored in flash memory. Now work: - real time and date,
September 29th 04 02:11 PM
by Marx Go to last post
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