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February 7th 04 12:05 AM
by Tracy Go to last post
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Planted tank help - Nutrafin CO2 Natural Plant System (Hagen) ?? by Shawn P. Good
I'm trying to develop a planted tank in my 55-gal community tank, but my plants don't seem to be flourishing like I want. Right now I have 4 clumps of microsword (still alive but not spreading) for foreground plants, hornwort (I tried anchoring clumps in the gravel, but it rotted, so now it's just...
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February 6th 04 01:48 AM
by KEN PINARD Go to last post
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Ageing Tap Water In Barrels by The Kenosha Kid
Does anyone have experience in ageing water in the blue barrels (30 or 55 gallon) until the chlorine/chloramine is dissipated to a level safe for fish? I wish to know if this is possible with a barrel with the bung hole open and how long it takes for the water to be safe. I am in San Jose and...
February 5th 04 07:18 PM
by The Kenosha Kid Go to last post
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Moving... any tips by Keng
Hello everyone I am going to be moving from NY to CA and I was wondering if you guys could share some advice on how to go about moving my planted tank. As it stands, it looks like I will be getting the freight forwarding company to load and unload. I will be doing the packing. Any ideas on how to...
February 5th 04 04:10 PM
by Kate Go to last post
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2004 Aquabotanic Aquascaping Contest --Now Open for Entries! by tsunami
The 2004 Aquabotanic Aquascaping Contest is now open for entries! Are you preparing for this year's AGA contest and need some feedback on your layout from accomplished aquascapers? Are you just starting to learn about the aquascaping aspect of the hobby and need some guidance? Do you just have a...
February 5th 04 03:57 PM
by tsunami Go to last post
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suggest low light plants by [email protected]
I have a decorative hexagon 10 gallon tank, but it only has an 8 watt light. CAn any suggest plants that do well with limited light? Thanks in advance.
February 5th 04 01:58 PM
by Dick Go to last post
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Compact vs Regular Fluorescent by [email protected]
I am thinking of upgrading my lighting system and see two choices. 1. All-Glass triple tube fluorescent strip at 40watts per bulb for a total of 120watts. 2. All-Glass High Output Compact fluorescent double 2x55watt for a total of 110watts The cost of the assembly for (1) is cheaper at about...
February 5th 04 05:52 AM
by Bill Kirkpatrick Go to last post
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Interrupted Daytime Lighting Advice by A Stuartgranti
Hello, I want to try a 2 hour lights off period during the middle of the day (while I'm at work basically). Are there any advantages/disadvantages of this regarding plants or algae control? I personally don't buy any arguement of stressing out the fish. My room isn't pitch dark or anything (fair...
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February 5th 04 03:01 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Test only - no content by Paul L. Sears
February 4th 04 11:27 PM
by Eric Schreiber Go to last post
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Lighting ... or Correct Me if I am Wrong by Homie
I have been looking at the compact fluorescent lighting available (e.g.,from all-glass: www.all-glass.com) to replace my current standard fluorescent setup. Now correct me if I am wrong, but it looks to me that if you have a 48" tank, for example, and you have two 55 Watt compact...
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February 4th 04 08:54 PM
by RedForeman Go to last post
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Hard-to-Find-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!!! Thanks,
February 4th 04 04:26 PM
by RedForeman Go to last post
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Leave It In the Pot? by Kevin Conway
Obviously new to planted aquaria, my question is do I leave my plants in the pot/basket they were in when I bought them and push the entire bunch down into the substrate? Kevin
February 4th 04 11:26 AM
by Kenneth Ho Go to last post
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Interview with Oliver Knott by Art Giacosa
Folks, Just wanted to let you know that one of our members posted an interview he had with Oliver Knott, aquascaper extraordinaire. You can see it at www.aquaticplantcentral.com. Regards, Art Giacosa
February 3rd 04 10:23 PM
by Art Giacosa Go to last post
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how far above tank for lights? by Paul
Just got my new 40 gallon tank and stand set up. Have the AH supply 96 watt lights and after putting the lights in the hood found that it was raising the temp of the water due to the glass top getting too warm. I reworked the hood and now have the lights setting on top of the hood, about 8" from...
February 3rd 04 09:33 PM
by Daza Go to last post
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All Glass triple light strip? by BobWu
I bought two All Glass triple light strips for my 75 gallon tanks. They each come with 3 All Glass T8 lights preinstalled. When I hooked them up and turned on the lights, I noticed that all 6 light bulbs are very bright at each end, but very dim in the middle. Is this something normal with T8 48"...
February 3rd 04 06:33 PM
by Giancarlo Podio Go to last post
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best lighting photo period by Moontanman
I am getting ready to set up the lighting on my newly set up 125. I am going to use metal halides because I have many emergent plants. Although I have been doing this for a long time I am alwasy looking for advice from those that are more in the know than me. So here is the situation. 125 gallon...
February 3rd 04 07:22 AM
by Moontanman Go to last post
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Plant Spacing Guidelines by C-FYMP
What kind of plant spacing to use in a new planted tank? I would imagine this is dependant on the species and the final size of the individual plant. But unfortunately, I can't even guess what the final sizes might be. Are there any guidelines for common plants? Do rosette and stem plantings...
February 2nd 04 09:52 PM
by C-FYMP Go to last post
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5000K screw in for planted tank - DIY Canopy by C-FYMP
Hi, Philips is now producing a 5000k "daylight" screw-in built-in-ballast bulb. Is this anygood for planted tanks? What is the common practive for protecting ballast/caps/wire connectors from moisture issues in a DIY Canopy Many thanks
February 2nd 04 09:44 PM
by C-FYMP Go to last post
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Coralife Aqualight by Kevin Conway
I recently picked up a Coralife Aqualight (2-96W) 2 bulb PC fixture. My question is can I SAFELY fire smaller wattage bulbs with the electronic ballasts in this fixture? Like 2-55 watt lamps? Coralife folks says no, might damage the fixture but I figured they'd say that to cover...
February 2nd 04 08:35 PM
by Sandy Go to last post
2 1,253
Q about getting donated plants by Trina
Hi All, I have a question in regards to the 'safeness' of donated plants from suspect tanks. I work with someone who offered to give me some java ferns. I'm not usually one to pass up something free, but last year when I was at this person's house, I saw the tank. It pretty much reflected...
February 2nd 04 08:24 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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