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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 03-02-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By travis74
I have several generations of Kribs in two tanks....

I have several generations of Kribs in two tanks. I notice that they pair off much easier in larger schools. So maybe just add a few more males and let them sort it out. From your description these...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 02-11-2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By travis74
I haven't seen the light

I have somewhat been dreading to post this question. I am in the info gathering stage of transforming a 29g fresh into a reef, and what do you suppose has happened? With all this new found knowledge...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 12-23-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By travis74
eco-complete can be had for $20-25 for 20# and...

eco-complete can be had for $20-25 for 20# and aquariumplants.com has there own substrate for the planted tank also. Maybe someone who has used that will let us know what they thought of it. I would...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-10-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By travis74
Not a shrimp huh?

Not a shrimp huh?
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 12-10-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,774
Posted By travis74
set-up can be purchased from a lot of online...

set-up can be purchased from a lot of online vendors. The best deals are always on Ebay and Craigslist. But if you want a new set-up any of the big pet retailers will do. I personally bought both my...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 12-09-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,213
Posted By travis74
How old are the bulbs? Have you tried skipping...

How old are the bulbs? Have you tried skipping iron? While I was dosing iron on my co2 injected 30g with 60w of T5 I got terrible hair algae. No problems after I stopped dosing and removed what was...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 12-07-2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,347
Posted By travis74
looks awesome. what was the technique on the...

looks awesome. what was the technique on the background?
Forum: General Retailers 12-03-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,483
Posted By travis74
From the way you describe it, you are supposed to...

From the way you describe it, you are supposed to be happy with whatever he ships you (regardless of the order) and however he ships it. Unfortunately there are always a few unsavory and un-reputable...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 11-13-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By travis74
well that might just explain it. Finally got cold...

well that might just explain it. Finally got cold enough to turn on the heat that same week. Thanks for helping to solve that. I was baffled.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 11-08-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By travis74
ya... Both are producing consistent bps. so I...

ya... Both are producing consistent bps. so I don't know that I should worry. I just wonder what would cause it to happen to two regs around the same time.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 11-06-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By travis74
The main valve on the tank is all the way open...

The main valve on the tank is all the way open and the black knob on the reg screwed in til i just started to get a flow. When I disconnected the regs the gauge backed off the pin about half an inch....
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 11-05-2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By travis74
Co2 regulator question

Did my water change for the week and noticed that the right side valve of my co2 reg (low pressure valves?) was beyond the area of marked measurement and butting up against the low-level pin. This...
Forum: General Retailers 10-21-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By travis74
this just confirms my fears

this just confirms my fears
Forum: General Retailers 10-19-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By travis74
question about a retailer

Has anyone actually purchased from this website?
https://www.aquatraders.com
their prices are so good it makes me suspect something. A deal to good to be true?
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 10-14-2007, 12:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,834
Posted By travis74
The filter stays primed unless you empty the...

The filter stays primed unless you empty the intake hose, which you only need to when/if you clean the hose. And when priming your filling only the length of the hose. I have/had a few Renas and I...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 10-05-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By travis74
I would buy a fixture that fits and just use one...

I would buy a fixture that fits and just use one bulb for plant light. 50/50 daylight bulb and one actinic bulb. This way you'll only be getting half the wattage of the fixture and can upgrade with...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 05-19-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By travis74
reason I say this is because I have been dosing...

reason I say this is because I have been dosing it w/ trace and then the water goes cloudy. When I dose on the following day all is clear again. What gives?
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 05-18-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By travis74
IRON ?

Is it recommended to dose flourish iron with the trace or macros when using EI?
Forum: Archive 05-05-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 565
Posted By travis74
sword swap

These two huge swords have out grown my tank. Would love to swap for some slow growers or ozelots. But will entertain all ideas.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-31-2007, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,064
Posted By travis74
I have an XP2 that I love, a real workhorse. I...

I have an XP2 that I love, a real workhorse. I poked around and found one interesting difference between the two. The XP2 is listed as having a 250gph flow rate and the Eheim 2234(can't find specs or...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 01-29-2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By travis74
I have used both and really the only thing that...

I have used both and really the only thing that sets them apart (plant growth and root development being equal) is the dust that flourite kicks up when replanting. And for someone who changes the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 01-08-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,553
Posted By travis74
It has been posted here that "while the principal...

It has been posted here that "while the principal of the bio-wheel is sound, it isn't happening on a large enough scale to live up to its claims" still trying to find the thread I just read that in....
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-08-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By travis74
The loaches may be fine with them for a few days,...

The loaches may be fine with them for a few days, but they will eat your snail(s) regardless of how large either are. It takes a while for the snail to peak their interest but when they do it's good...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-07-2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By travis74
I don't know what you ended up doing but... ...

I don't know what you ended up doing but...
https://www.thatpetplace.com/Products/KW/F64CX/Class/Aquarium+Water+Pumps/T1/F64CX+0364+0118/EDP/8842/Itemdy00.aspx
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-07-2007, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,319
Posted By travis74
Well, as I was emptying out the gravel and...

Well, as I was emptying out the gravel and looking for the leak my wife comments "wouldn't it be easier to just buy another tank?" She is the best. And so I did.
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