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Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 05-13-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By MYTY1705
pump motor

The pump I am using for my sump has gone down. I am able to take all of the pump works off the motor.

questions:
can I use ANY type motor to replace it as long as the shaft and rpm are the same?...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 02-26-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By MYTY1705
tank was established for 3 years or so. I had the...

tank was established for 3 years or so. I had the all the tests run, ammonia 0 nitrites very low to none. only 10 ppm on the nitrates. The lfs said the same thing on stirring up the tank can make...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 02-26-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By MYTY1705
How long should it take for a used tank to re-cycle

How long should it take for a used tank to re-cycle...for lack of a better word.

I got the tank on a saturday and had to wait a few days to put the tank back up. The next saturday it was up and...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 02-17-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By MYTY1705
new to drilled tanks

back after a LONG hiatus.......heck I just checked and had a photo win in the saltwater forum in 2005!!! Ok it's been YEARS!!!! since I have been on here....

I have since torn down my 30 gallon to...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 12-14-2006, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By MYTY1705
or maybe I need to set up two tanks. One planted...

or maybe I need to set up two tanks. One planted to raise plants for food. And the other to put the cichlids in. That way if the eat the plants I can replace them with clipping from the other tank,...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-13-2006, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,870
Posted By MYTY1705
Yeah my first tank purchase came with two 55...

Yeah my first tank purchase came with two 55 gallon tanks, and a 1 gallon hex.
2 months later 5 gallon hex
1 year later got a 29 gallon
2 years later looking to get 120 to replace 55 gal I put in...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 12-13-2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By MYTY1705
planted tank

I am the proud pappa of two Pseudotropheus acei. The two I bought 4 months ago have spawned in my 55 gallon cichlid tank. I have a variety of cichlids in there including 1-red zebra,1- yelow lab,...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 11-29-2006, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By MYTY1705
The top is the collection chamber. It has a tube...

The top is the collection chamber. It has a tube that runs up into it. I plan on cloggin it somehow to only allow the bubbles to be released into the tank insterad of traveling up the tube.

Even...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 11-28-2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By MYTY1705
This is a modification to a seaclone 200 protein...

This is a modification to a seaclone 200 protein skimmer. I am giong to block the collection cup area keeping the micro-bubles in the water. I had thought the the vortex that the unit creates would...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 11-27-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By MYTY1705
would this work?

I had asked earlier and got negative comments back. I just keep thinking, and can not come up with why this would not work. Please look at the diagram and let me know if my thinking in the notations...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 11-22-2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By MYTY1705
diy co2 via protein skimmer

Can I run co2 into a protein skimmer via he venturi hose to use the tornado effect inside to help diffuse the co2? This would keep the co2 bubbles in constant contact with thewater for prolonged...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 11-22-2006, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By MYTY1705
Tank Size for co2 production

I have no experince with planted tanks, and have only started the research needed to start. The cost was one thing that is maybe prohibitive.

I am looking to make a pressurized co2 system for a 29...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-06-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,984
Posted By MYTY1705
Try going to a rock farm. (place where rock is...

Try going to a rock farm. (place where rock is sold) They will probably have a pile of broken pieces of rock that they will sell cheap. I got the rocks for my 55 gallon tank at 35 cents a lb....
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-10-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,279
Posted By MYTY1705
I agree with Jasno999. I only do a waterchange on...

I agree with Jasno999. I only do a waterchange on my salty when the tests say I need to. I have actually gone three months without one. Yet my rbta is thriving and has split. My acropora is getting...
Forum: General Retailers 02-06-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,647
Posted By MYTY1705
same here. Ordered a set of lights about 9 months...

same here. Ordered a set of lights about 9 months ago and recieved them maybe a day late. But sill not too bad. Did have one bulb broken but the packaging from the manufacturer was the problem not...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Identification 02-06-2006, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By MYTY1705
Found while moving

I just finished moving the contents of my 55 gallon to a 29 gallon tank. While moving I found a crab I didn't know I had, cool but not the question. I also found something strange. It is a pink tube...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 01-18-2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,347
Posted By MYTY1705
They do make black pvc pipe. It may also be more...

They do make black pvc pipe. It may also be more costly though.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 01-17-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,771
Posted By MYTY1705
Nope, only 35-40 lbs of live rock. It give credit...

Nope, only 35-40 lbs of live rock. It give credit to mostly being a low stocked tank. I got tired of wanting too many fish, so decided on two for the time being until I transfere to my 29 gallon....
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 01-16-2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,771
Posted By MYTY1705
Just from my own experience (i'm no expert) I...

Just from my own experience (i'm no expert) I have a 55 gallon that has only a clown and royal gramma. I lost a few fish to something about 6 months ago. I did a 50 and 2 25% water changes in a week...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 01-16-2006, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By MYTY1705
"""Oxymonacanthus longirostris (Bloch & Schneider...

"""Oxymonacanthus longirostris (Bloch & Schneider 1801), the Harlequin Filefish or Orange Spotted Filefish in the aquarium interest. The most commonly offered member of the family... and rarely alive...
Forum: Archive 01-16-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,352
Posted By MYTY1705
Well when it's 70 degrees in the winter here the...

Well when it's 70 degrees in the winter here the wind blows 40-50 mph. Been blowing for about 2 weeks straight. Ever had to chew your air befow???? Yep don't smile unless you want your teeth sand...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 01-16-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By MYTY1705
I have had the same issue but I think my fish...

I have had the same issue but I think my fish were sick. I lost 2 in three weeks so maybe water parameters were off. try using a seio 620 instead. They run about 45-50 bucks on internet. Have had...
Forum: Archive 01-16-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,352
Posted By MYTY1705
Would love some myself. Getting it in Lubbock...

Would love some myself. Getting it in Lubbock Texas is just about impossible unless you want to spen $45-50 for 2-3 stalks on a piece of rock smaller than a dime. Let me know what the cost would be...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 01-10-2006, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,199
Posted By MYTY1705
My tank took 3-4 days to clear up after adding...

My tank took 3-4 days to clear up after adding sand. No worries it will subside in a day or two.
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 01-10-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By MYTY1705
also want to use the same lights 220 watts of pc...

also want to use the same lights 220 watts of pc is it to muuch light as well at over 7 wpg.
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