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Water Lettuce - new growth by Reel McKoi
The water lettuce that spent the winter in the greenhouse is putting on new growth. In another month they'll go outside in the ponds and barrels. Those that spent the winter in the fishtanks in the sunroom are also increasing in size. Duck week stayed alive and green all winter indoors. The...
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June 16th 11 06:26 PM
by ralsonngrace Go to last post
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lining a whiskey barrel by zxcvbob
If I buy a half whiskey barrel at HD, Menard's, or Lowe's, will clear 6 mil plastic be good enough for lining it so it will hold water? I assume it won't hold water without a liner even after the wood swells up. I want to plant a lotus seedling in it. I'm too cheap to buy a commercial barrel...
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May 20th 11 09:04 PM
by raniejohnsonn Go to last post
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Noahs Ark Found at last!!! by Pondmeister
Let me guess. it was floating in Ron Schomperts pond or was it in Jan Jordans pond......... praise jesus, yes praise jesus and pass mashed ptatoes please........praise Jesus let us be thankfull we have such fine preachers like Ron Schompert even if he is a hipocrite. On Sun, 6 May 2007...
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June 16th 11 06:25 PM
by ralsonngrace Go to last post
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Substrate heater installation? by Adam Gottschalk
I have a 20w Tunze substrate heater. I planned to put a layer of tiny gravel around it, then Fluorite on top, then some more gravel. Maybe I could pack Fluorite around the heater then gravel on top? (A response on this NG told me it should be 50/50 Fluorite/gravel, which I guess I'll stick too.)
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October 20th 12 04:46 AM
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(Koi-lo) - more vortex DE filter discussion... by Steve Michie
Hey Koi-lo - u got any more suggestions for me ?? I pulled the D1 apart today - and was disappointed to NOT find any holes or split seams in the bag. The plastic neck was still fully inserted into the motor/pump recess. The DE was filthy - all shades of bright green... as u would expect - so...
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April 30th 12 05:22 PM
by Howard Go to last post
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Crankshaft by -Wee Rocket
madMental wrote: -Wee Rocket wrote: I have an old crankshaft. Do you like to expose it to little kids? Please allow me to most courteously suggest that you are and always will be subhuman filth, unfit to consume the same atmosphere as the rest of
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June 9th 11 05:01 AM
by yanfeng Go to last post
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"Black Beauty" Sand blasting Grit by Steve Thorp
Hi : I found this material where I work in a hotel, we use it as an attractive public ashtray filler for people to put their cig. butts out. It's a real nice semi-shiny black color. I did some research on the product, it is called "Black Beauty" Slag Products by Reed Minerals. Its main use is for...
February 25th 04 06:29 PM
by SamB Go to last post
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Lighting fixture upgrade. Questions by .D.E.
Since I have an older T12 lighting fixture, and now it seems that older T12 bulbs are getting harder to find as well as in different wave lengths, I'm thinking of upgrading my fixtures. Compact Fluorescent is looking nice at 96 watts on a dual bulb fixture, but T5 is looking good as well. I was...
January 17th 13 06:50 AM
by Jacklee Go to last post
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0 Nitrogen by Poe Lim
Looks like I might have a problem with low or no nitrogen in my planted tank (CO2 injected); currently tested Ammonia, Nitrite and Nitrare as 0 (Aquarium Pharm test kit), some of the plants that take N from the water column such as Limnophilia Aquatica is suffering (lower leaves are browning off),...
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August 1st 11 07:53 AM
by romancefer Go to last post
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Which fert should I reduce to cut algae growth? by blank
I have a 75 gal low light (3x 30w fluros) tank with about 50-60% plant cover, and approx 100 small fish (good balance of varieties, including bottom feeders, loaches, corys etc). The plants are all common varieties, eg., java fern, java moss, elodea, amazon swords etc etc. Each week I do a 50%...
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March 21st 11 06:00 PM
by karltonjolly Go to last post
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Diatom filters by Shagster
Is anyone out there using a Diatom (like a Vortex D-1) filter in a planted tank??? Is it safe to keep a filter like this in place continuously? I keep having a recurring problem with "green/cloudy" water.. My UV sterilizer isn't fixing it, and the only thing that works is a few hours with a...
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April 30th 12 05:10 PM
by Howard Go to last post
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Black Alge? by Jim Conklin
I'm having a problem with what I would call 'black alge' on my plants and driftwood. I have a 55 gallon discus planted tank, 2.4 watts/gallon, pH 6.2, temp 84-85F, GH 75ppm, KH 120ppm, 0 Nitrite and less then 20ppm Nitrate. I feed the plants the usual Flourish supplements every few days. This...
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July 5th 06 08:53 PM
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Shades of the Petswarehouse Lawsuit! by Rex Grigg
You really have to watch what you say and make sure you don't give opinions anymore. I received this nice email this evening. Just a heads up for all of you. Dear Mark, We are writing to request that "SLANDER and DEFAMATION" material be removed from the www.fins.actwin.com discussions web...
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November 27th 03 07:27 AM
by Robert H Go to last post
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Watering the aquarium plants. by Cardman
For a long time I have just been running my aquarium in order to keep my fish happy and alive, where I have certainly been doing well enough in recent years. However, this posting is about my plants, which until now are just those thing that grow in the tank. As since I am aiming to...
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April 11th 04 04:02 AM
by Robert Flory Go to last post
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Spherical algae balls? by [email protected]
On Saturday, March 11, 2000 at 8:00:00 AM UTC, Marc Goldstein wrote: Hi - I've seen a new type of algae in the tank. It includes a pinhead-sized starting point with roughly 3 millimeter long algal hairs that form what looks like some sort of puffball. Like an algae pom-pom. The whole...
June 3rd 15 09:48 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Algae control poll by Tony Volk
Having a fight with BBA and staghorn algae on my hands (nice to find out they're the same thing- confirm if you can), I'm curious to get a general poll from the group as to how you've dealt with algae, and how it worked. It'd be nice to share the different methods and how they've worked as there's...
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July 1st 11 07:26 PM
by rioncapsi Go to last post
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Which is the best plant to be grown inside my pond? by cindymcclaine
DanielK;897409 Wrote: Hey guys whats up! well I have a small pond in my home and I want to grow some fresh Aquaria plants inside, Please suggest me which one can I grow? The Malayan Aqua Fern is a beautiful fern as you want that will grow very easily in most aquariums.
September 17th 12 12:28 AM
by Bartek Bartek Go to last post
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Worms in the aquarium by Jim K
I need some help identifying worms in my aquarium. My tank is heavily planted, and I recently found some worms moving along the substrate. They are reddish-brown, about 2 inches in length and 1/8" in diameter. I would supply a photo but they disappear very quickly. My questions a 1. What...
October 27th 11 10:32 AM
by Hayes Go to last post
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RM...........here are some links to some good sites that have the proper bulbs by Reel McKoi[_10_]
"TSJ of course" wrote in message ... By the way, unlike like lamps specialy made for aquariums, ordinary house lamps would not light up the whole aquarium the same way. ==================== OK, the...
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January 11th 08 05:45 PM
by Tynk[_4_] Go to last post
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Plants loosing colour by Dasco
About five weeks ago I planted a variety of plants. Some of them (not sure of name) had a beautiful copper/red colouring, however recently the leaves are turning green. One that I particularly like has a corn type base and the Lilly leaves float on the surface of the water. Roots appear to be...
June 16th 11 06:27 PM
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