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DIY CO2 does not start by Nemo
Second time I've tried this now with no luck. - 1 well rinsed 2L Pepsi bottle - 1 cup sugar - 2 cups of warm-hot water to dissolve the sugar - 4 cups of cold water : result is 6 cups luke warm sugar water - 1 tsp baker's yeast (stored in the fridge) - half a dozen shakes I have a check valve in...
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February 16th 04 07:43 PM
by nemo Go to last post
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T5 tube lifetime... by Marcus Fox
How many hours is a T5 tube good for before it needs to be replaced? Marcus
February 16th 04 12:46 PM
by Marcus Fox Go to last post
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Aponogeton Crispus Flowering... by Amit
Woke up this morning... grabbed my camera... hope you'll like it... http://www.plantica.com/Flowers.htm Amit Brucker www.plantica.com
February 16th 04 08:48 AM
by Happy'Cam'per Go to last post
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Standpipe or something else? by Kudzu
Building a new home and I will have a 6 foot long tank in it. Probably a 125G but possibly a 150G. The tank will sit with one short end on the wall leaving both long sides and one short side open. I have imagined this for a long time but it's time to stop daydreaming and start doing some serious...
February 16th 04 05:11 AM
by Ray Go to last post
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Hobby Ethics by Joseph
I live in a state where many fresh water plants are illegal, e.g. Anacharis and milfoil. There are also several species of aquatic animals that are illegal, e.g. ghost shrimp, fresh water snails, and killifish (a HUGE fine if your caught with killies). I've been wrestling with the ethics of...
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February 16th 04 05:07 AM
by Ray Go to last post
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Hard-Find-Plants--Latest Shipment by CS
Hey All, Here is a list of what I got in--please note some items are laready sold out. Email me for prices and shipping Thanks!!!! Lowcoaster Scientific Name Common Name Alternanthera reineckii var. lilacina
February 16th 04 04:43 AM
by Paulo Go to last post
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best bulb for 20 gal tank by Dave Smith
I'm currently running a NutriGrow F15-T8 bulb on my 20 gallon tank. I keep java ferns in the tank and they generally go downhill. They do it slowly so it's not a huge problem, but it would be nice to have them be healthy and last longer. btw, I stick with java ferns only due to the low wattage per...
February 16th 04 03:15 AM
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Black Beard algae by Brian Anderson
I hope someone has an idea on how to get rid of this crap. My 12 gallon aquarium has all low light plants that are growing very well and there is almost no other algae accept for this thick fuzzy stuff. I have 2 ottos and one pleco that keep the tank spottless but don't do anything with this...
February 16th 04 03:09 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Microsword by Bob T
Does anyone have any Microsword they are looking to sell or otherwise dispose of? I am looking for a 9 inch square of it.
February 15th 04 05:36 AM
by Dunter Powries Go to last post
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h202 clean water by NewsGroups
If you never used hydrogen peroxide in your ponds, you should look into it.... I have great success. Clean clear water with no other chemicals .... the list just goes on and on. 6% is safer to use and doesn't burn if you splash it on yourself. No hazmat fees!!! Great Savings.q 6% food grade...
February 15th 04 02:41 AM
by Bill Kirkpatrick Go to last post
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Hard-to-Find Aquatic Plants by CS
I carry the largest selection of hard-to-find aquatic plants at reasonable prices. Please email me at for a current availability list or to get on my mailing list. Special requests welcome!!! New Shipment in Sunday. Thanks,
February 15th 04 01:32 AM
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Strive to be happy. by Judy
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February 14th 04 05:17 PM
by Judy Go to last post
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Lead Wraps on Bunch Plants by Shawn P. Good
I'm a planted tank newbie. Just trying to get one established. I just bought a bunch of plants, some of which are categorized as "bunch plants" ..... and when they arrived they were indeed a "bunch" of stems held together with lead wraps. Do I plant these into my floramax substrate with...
February 14th 04 02:22 PM
by CS Go to last post
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red-brown algae by Dacaprice
Ok check this link out... I can't seem to get rid of this fuzzy looking, red-brown, almost purple looking algae. Please let me know if you know what this is or how to get rid of it... I've got 2 pics here. I get it mostly on my powerhead but it gets on my water sprite and my bananna plants and...
February 14th 04 09:08 AM
by Bill Kirkpatrick Go to last post
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CO2 requirements for Low Light Plants by Daza
Because of the depth of my tank (30inchs) and the limited lighting (3x25watt tubes) I've stocked the tank with plants that require low/medium light. I've included the stock list below but am wondering if the plants which are growing ok but slowly would benefit from the addition of CO2, or because...
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February 14th 04 05:53 AM
by Mike Edwardes Go to last post
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Update by Jim
On Fri, 13 Feb 2004 09:24:36 -0500, "RedForeman " wrote: The worst will be realized soon... The doctors said the congenital condition he is suffering, can take up to 6 weeks to totally envelop the child, or it could happen tomorrow. They have taken him off the vent,...
February 14th 04 04:04 AM
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I think it is a good idea by Arthur Suggitt
Don't know why I didn't think of it before. I am using small plastic tie - wraps to secure my plants to rocks & bogwood. R4
February 13th 04 09:56 PM
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algae affected by temp? by Dunter Powries
Brian wrote in message ... All else being equal, will warmer water produce more algae? Blue-green algae in particular? Just curious, as I have more algae than usual, with no other parameter changes I know of besides...
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February 13th 04 07:05 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Gourami sick by Dan Norgard
Hi, I was given a Dwarf Gourami which appears ill...it lays at a 45 degree angle at the bottom and when it swims in 'normal mode it's tail moves fine but it doesn't get anywhere. When it wants to go to the surface and grab some air it swims up just fine, in fact quite quickly. But it seems pretty...
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February 12th 04 05:27 AM
by Marcia, Bethany and Me Go to last post
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Increase how to maintain GH without affecting KH by Kenneth Ho
I am using ADA's Aqua Soil in my 30G. The soil used to keep my GH, and KH down to barely detectable level, and I regularly dose CaCO3 to keep everything happy. Now the substrate is aged, it seems that the soil is slowly losing ability to keep the KH down, and now its back up to 3 which is about the...
February 12th 04 01:24 AM
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