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ugf? power filter? both? by [email protected]
i am going to be setting up a freshwater 75 or 90 gallon soon. my questions are basically trying to clear up some indecision on my part on some basics. there is just as much bad info out there as good i think so here goes: 1. should i get the 75 or the 90? ive read on some postings that...
September 11th 03 10:51 PM
by David Willett Go to last post
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please help with repair question by The Madd Hatter
The silicone is the only thing that is holdng the tank together. No amout of plastic is going to hold the pressure from 1/2 ton of water. Tanks in the old days used metal frames to hold everything together, before silicone was in use. "SW" wrote in...
September 11th 03 10:56 PM
by David Willett Go to last post
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Eheim 2227 by J J
Hi People, Does anyone have experience with the following i know on some post people are telling that the Eheim 2227 extracts Co2 out of the water but how much because my setup present is that i'm not getting the PH under 7,67 with the 2227 turned on day and night so i'm o.k. with a little co2 los...
September 11th 03 11:14 PM
by J J Go to last post
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PB avec racine à la mise en eau aquarium ! by PLESTAN thierry
Bonjour ! Je me suis fabriqué un aquarium sur mesure h100cms larg80cms prof40cms. Dans cet aquarium j'ai installé une racine (de bouleau), qui a sèchée depuis plusieurs mois dehors pour faire un décor. En fond j'ai mis du polysthirène que j'ai travaillé au chalumeau pour donner des formes. J'ai...
September 12th 03 10:53 AM
by fred hesse Go to last post
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The San Diego Tropical Fish Society meets this weekend, on Sunday evening, Sept 14th at 6:30 PM in room 101 of the Casa Del Prado in Balboa Park, San Diego (Where the San Diego Zoo is located). Our special guest speaker is Dave Soares, from www.Apistogrammaidiots.com! The club is flying him down...
September 12th 03 09:55 PM
by SanDiegoFishes Go to last post
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Do stressed fish & invertabries ( sp ? sorry ) run a temperature when stressed or sick ? Thanks. Robert G Smith
September 13th 03 12:41 PM
by Moontanman Go to last post
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Level Base Question? by Mort
"Chris" wrote in message ... If my base is 100% level, and i am putting a ply tank down on it, should i still put styrofoam? the base is completly level in all directions. Thanks for any input Better safe than sorry?...
September 15th 03 05:08 PM
by The Madd Hatter Go to last post
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Tunze protein skimmer by John Chapman
Any one out there still using a Tunze Skimmer, If so Instruction manual much appreciated for complete overhaul, as mine have gone walk about. Thank you, email-
September 16th 03 07:22 PM
by John Chapman Go to last post
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Sump for 4 foot reef setup by John Chapman
Anyone out there got plans for fitting a sump tank in press under tank 30 Gal Reef setup. JC
September 16th 03 07:38 PM
by John Chapman Go to last post
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Brine Shrimp by Bob K.
That setup will work just fine, adjust the airflow so the cysts are kept stirred up, but not in a washing machine. Make the water up at 35 grams of salt per litre of water, should be fully hatched in 48 - 72 hours in a warm room temp. Dave www.baarks.co.uk Warm? At 75F, I find...
September 17th 03 08:55 PM
by Bob K. Go to last post
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Polarised Glass by Rob MacMillan
It is possible to polarise the aquarium glass with one polarity and the room lights with the opposite? Perhaps it is a stupid question, as the reflected light off the walls etc won't stay the same polarity. This would be significantly less than the direct light though. The value of doing this,...
September 18th 03 10:23 PM
by Rob MacMillan Go to last post
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Cracks in 55g acrylic tank by Squidman
Hi, If anyone can offer some advice on what to do about this... I just noticed my 55g acrylic tank has a vertical line of horizontal micro-cracks running right down the center of the front of the tank, like so... - -
September 22nd 03 07:35 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Q: Pump Outputs by Chris
Can i send a 3/4" ouput from a pump into 1/2" will the effect just be of adding head to the system or is it really something not to do?
September 26th 03 07:32 PM
by Ian Smith Go to last post
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My kribs have spawned by gizmo
Well I woke up in the morning..... and here they were.... about 2 dozens of offspring swimming around their parents! What a site!!! I think they are just a few days old.... the big questions is when should I remove them from their parents.... Its a 35 gallon tank which inhabits only the new...
September 27th 03 12:26 PM
by Haywire Go to last post
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Snails ona 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 06:09 PM
by gizmo Go to last post
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How level is level? by David Letterman
If I have set up a tank 48x12x20 (Glass tank) on a wood stand that is on carpet and on a concrete floor in a condo what is the acceptable level of "unevenness" that is safe. I found that it is now 1/4 of inch lower on one side over the 4 feet length of the tank. There is about 75 pounds of...
September 29th 03 04:36 AM
by David Letterman Go to last post
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EHEIM - EHFISUBSTRAT replace ??? why ??? by Bill Krosney
I'm running an EHEIM 2224 in a 55 gal freshwater community tank and have been very happy with my filter (shameless EHEIM plug). In my 2224 I target to replace the fine white filter pads about every 6 months and the coarser blue filter pads about once a year. I use the EHEIM pre-filter and find...
October 3rd 03 05:25 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Vintage Aquarium by TimothyWittneben
Turn $5000 into $500,000.00 per year. I do All the Work ! Guess what, you don't have to sell anything. I do all the work. You just need to be able to check your E-mail daily at 12 noon EST. Can you do that ? If you can, I'll make $500,000.00 a year for you, minimum. Learn how I do it at...
October 5th 03 08:16 PM
by TimothyWittneben Go to last post
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Iron Test Kit Question by rapdor
Greetings I'm trying to create a heavily planted freshwater tank and read that iron deficiency is commonly a problem. Also that pH above 7 causes plants to be unable to use the iron that may be available in the tank. So maybe I should buy an iron test kit. But before doing so, I'd like to...
October 6th 03 01:15 AM
by gizmo Go to last post
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PH meter Checker by Hanna by -=Almazick=-
Is it ok to keep Checker1 PH tester in the fish tank 24/7? Will it be ok for the Ph electrode? Link to the Checker1 PH tester http://www.hannainst.com/products/testers/checker.htm
October 7th 03 07:16 PM
by Rick Go to last post
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