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Aquarium Lighting by Hound
Quoted from a website: (refering to a Power Compact Flo set-up) Our DIY systems include one ballast for every two lamps, thus creating a great way to implement dawn & dusk simulation. My question is if that is correct? I am currently looking to build/purchase a 36" PCF that utilizes 2-55w bulbs....
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January 17th 13 07:49 AM
by Jacklee Go to last post
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AquaClear filter won't start by pixelmeow
I sincerely feel like the biggest idiot. I got a new filter, the AquaClear 200, for my 10 gallon freshwater tank; it won't start pumping water through. I followed the directions, nothing; I bent my arms in all weird directions to get the air out of the tube and the tube then inserted into the...
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February 9th 04 08:22 PM
by pixelmeow Go to last post
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Eheim external filter, 50hz vs. 60hz by neustein
Is there anyone having experience that you used 50hz filter in 60 hz area? I bought Eheim Pro3 2073 230V 50Hz in Germany and tried to operate in 220V 60Hz area. Firstly it seemed to work well but after some minute, it made irregular noise and didn't work well. Do you guys have any experience and...
April 27th 13 03:29 AM
by neustein Go to last post
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co2 in cichlid tank? by [email protected]
Great information! The truth and reality here is that african cichlids can acclimate to ph levels of 7.0.to 7.5 just fine. In fact, all of the African cichlids you purchase in stores have the same ph of all the other freshwater fish for sale. Plants and african cichlids can work well together...
November 12th 14 02:36 PM
by Stephen Wolstenholme[_4_] Go to last post
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Porcelain Tiles in a tank? by Harry Muscle
Anybody know if porcelain tiles (like the ones that go on the floor) are safe in an aquarium. Sinks and such are made of porcelain, so the porcelain itself is fine, but the tiles are colored porcelain. Anyone know what kind of chemicals they use to color porcelain, and if this stuff would be...
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April 22nd 04 07:38 AM
by Doug Go to last post
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Sea Storm Fluidized Bed filter - replace media? by P&L
I have a large Sea Storm fluidized bed filter that sat dormant for too long and requires replacement of the sand media. Looks to me like both ends of the cylinder are sealed shut. Anyone know how to replace the sand? Thanks. Phil Ottawa Canada
March 29th 11 06:53 PM
by samuellwarner Go to last post
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Silicon Sealant by Marge
Is standard silicon sealant safe in a fish tank? I had a problem with waste gathering between a black plastic filter/ pump cage and inside edge of glass so removed the cage and refitted with standard sealant leaving no gap for water/waste to get between cage and glass. Silicon was fully cured...
January 19th 10 02:15 PM
by Marge Go to last post
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Aquarium backgrounds by DRE
Does anyone know some cool ways to make natural appearing backgrounds for an aquarium? Am interested in a mud bank or amazon appearance. The ones I saw were available from a company but very expensive. $200-400 range. I think a person can make one for way cheaper that is 3D and real cool. Any...
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March 4th 05 11:05 PM
by Michi Henning Go to last post
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Bubble Wall by Bill Stock
I want to add a bubble wall to my 55 gallon. I had an old Hagen Optima that I bought for a non fishy purpose about 20 years ago, but it's toast. I don't imagine it's worth fixing, so what's a good alternative, Whisper, Tetratec? It should be cheap, quiet and have amazing output! :) But I'd settle...
March 29th 11 06:58 PM
by samuellwarner Go to last post
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DIY aquarium question (odd one) by Ethan
Saw an aquarium at a local college yesterday that had to have been 8' deep. It was definitly a salt water aquarium. I have a question, that I can't seem to find an answer to. How hard would it be to build such an aquarium? All of the glass thickness calculators I can find don't seem to handle...
March 29th 11 06:54 PM
by samuellwarner Go to last post
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DIY CO2 system - is this do-able? by Andy
Greetings, I'm planning a homemade CO2 system - I'm after a well regulated bubble rate. At first I thought maybe I'd put a pressure regulator with just the 2 liter pop bottle setup, but I assume backpressure could make the bottle explode. So what I'm looking to do now is to get a pressure cooker...
March 29th 11 06:56 PM
by samuellwarner Go to last post
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Help us save usenet news for Time-Warner customers by Usenet user
Time-Warner corporate is dropping usenet news as of June 23, 2008. Please help by asking them to keep it. The person to call works for the TW president: Barbara Burroughs phone 203-351-2281 email: ** Posted from http://www.teranews.com **
June 21st 08 12:19 AM
by Calab Go to last post
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Welcome to rec.aquaria.* by Andy Pastuszak[_2_]
Welcome to Rec.Aquaria.* contributed by Todd Zebert edited by Erik Olson Welcome to the rec.aquaria.* newsgroups! Please read this entire document and whatever FAQs it may suggest before your first posting. We hope this will help you get the most from the newsgroups, and aid you in getting...
July 18th 08 01:36 AM
by Andy Pastuszak[_2_] Go to last post
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Aquarium drain and fill by Jimmie
After 4 years I finally got tired of hauling water to and from my aquariums in buckets and went down to local pet store to buy one of those fill/drain kits that hooks up to the kitchen faucet. $72.00 USD is what they wanted for this thing. Couldnt believe it. Stppped by the local water bed place...
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February 13th 05 12:22 AM
by pausto Go to last post
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Atomic SEO by aekaaet5
Atomic SEO, I used them. I was very happy with their expertise but really it comes down to results, I dumped my seo guy in new york after i got phone calls the very first day of service, yeah i as getting calls from myspace people the first day so that was pretty cool, so I definetely...
April 25th 08 12:41 PM
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The structure of resistance by [email protected]
Scientists in Paris solve the structure of proteins that allow bacteria to gain resistance to multiple antibiotics. http://www.theanalystmagazine.com/pr/7010204.htm
February 23rd 08 08:31 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Algae in Filter/Pump Hoses by HKEK
A couple of months ago I re-plumbed my 55 gallon freshwater aquarium. I added 6 feet of hose to neatly place the filter/pump inlet at the opposite end of tank from the outlet. I now notice a great deal of algae growth covering the inside surface of the new hose. I did not change the original outlet...
January 3rd 09 09:02 PM
by HKEK Go to last post
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sounds of sympathy by marika[_2_]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mk2TLb6gICI snails!
May 30th 09 03:12 AM
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Oxygen level and fish varities by [email protected]
Hello, Among marine (even fresh water )fishes which one are most sensitive to low dissolved oxygen? when oxygen level goes down in tank which species will first show change in behaviour ( swiming on the surface, etc). Which other organism ,zooplanktons etc will show response to change in oxygen...
March 29th 11 06:55 PM
by samuellwarner Go to last post
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Pointers for Repairing Pond Leak? by [email protected]
fixing a leaky pond is not being an easy task its really difficult to find out the leakage, I faced this problem couple of months back my friend suggested me to use Pond Pro 2000 this product worked for me. http://www.pondpro2000.com/why_pondpro.html
April 9th 14 10:29 AM
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