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Thread: Yellow hornwort

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    i feel so stupid....i knew that, but its always on for 4 hours....okay, well, i just changed the timer to start from 11:00 to 7:30pm i think that should be good. Im a little concerned about it being to hot though, no one will be home. i did take out the bulb a while ago, mind you it was on for 4 hours at this time, and it was slightly warm, would it be safe to run it for that long? im guessing so
    36g bowfront planted
    3 Bolivian Rams
    1 Pearl Gourami
    8 Neon Tetras
    2 Albino Corys
    2 Spotted Long Finned Corys
    2 Fancy Guppies
    1 6" Common Pleco
    1 2" Sail Fin

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    Good luck with the community tank!  You WILL post pics when it's up and running!  Welcome to AC BTW - Mith for ur tank ! welcome to AC ! - Neon im not a good hug'er - rookie Grats on the fry! - Northernguy To go with your beer!  Thanks for the help! - dragoonwoman 
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    Is it an incandescent bulb or flourescent?
    Who is "General Failure" and why is he reading my hard drive?

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    florescent
    36g bowfront planted
    3 Bolivian Rams
    1 Pearl Gourami
    8 Neon Tetras
    2 Albino Corys
    2 Spotted Long Finned Corys
    2 Fancy Guppies
    1 6" Common Pleco
    1 2" Sail Fin

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    Good luck with the community tank!  You WILL post pics when it's up and running!  Welcome to AC BTW - Mith for ur tank ! welcome to AC ! - Neon im not a good hug'er - rookie Grats on the fry! - Northernguy To go with your beer!  Thanks for the help! - dragoonwoman 
    Thanks for playing Mafia! - Agassizii Happy Holidays - Northernguy Hey!  I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!!!! - Mith Welcome to AC. - Brookfish For your pancake bunny - Cliff 
    aww thanks LOL  (Mith welling up with tears) LOL - Mith For all your help and patience!!!!! - fish00053 That was the greatist thing ever - Pele A new cory for your 10 gallon - Cliff For the  help - Rue 
    Dude that's the funniest signature I've seen on this site. Have a beer. - harpua2002 A piece of cake to thank everybody that posted in my anniversary thread for their kind words. - gadget228 For getting too close to pleco's breeding rabbits. - gadget228 Awesome sig, make me chuckle :) - FinalJenemba Merry Xmas! Hope U have a good one! Thanks for all the DIY help! :) - Mrs.JayMay23 

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    It should be fine. If you are concrened just put some rubber spacers around it if its sitting flush on the top of the tank. You could probably use pennies too.
    Who is "General Failure" and why is he reading my hard drive?

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    Merry Christmas! - Lab_Rat thank you for the birthday wishes - mommy1 Happy One Year AC Anniversary! - Rue For being understanding, thank you - Cliff (closest I could find to a catfish) Thanks for the nomination! - sheamurai 
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    do you have an 8k or an 8000k? thats the light temp. (not physical temp) 6000K-6500K is ideal for plants with the reduction of algae. plants use blue and green hues for their photosynthesis. so for plants a lower temp would be better, now the problem, algae LOVES blue light. the more blue there is the more algae. so a 6000K (which simulates sun light) would give a great mix of the hues :P
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    i thought it would be okay, thanks for the tips :) umm i have an aqueon 8000k 15w t8 18" preheat, so a 6000k would be ideal then, providing i have it lit 8 hours or so? and since i know practically nothing about the lights, is there even a 6000k 18" avaliable?
    36g bowfront planted
    3 Bolivian Rams
    1 Pearl Gourami
    8 Neon Tetras
    2 Albino Corys
    2 Spotted Long Finned Corys
    2 Fancy Guppies
    1 6" Common Pleco
    1 2" Sail Fin

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    Merry Christmas! - Lab_Rat thank you for the birthday wishes - mommy1 Happy One Year AC Anniversary! - Rue For being understanding, thank you - Cliff (closest I could find to a catfish) Thanks for the nomination! - sheamurai 
    Thank you for the MOTM nomination - mommy1 I think you deserve a random gift. Yes, I think you do. - PhillipOrigami For being a fellow MA native! - Lolita Happy Birthday to you. - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    It's a Christmas Bunny, Merry Christmas. - gadget228 I've not seen anyone with an umbrella here. You seem to have an odd collection of gifts...so here's my contribution. :-) - ~firefly~ "genocidex;1139790]stupid question... but would i be able to use lawn clovers in a tank?  lol"  REALLY - Strider199 crayfish! - Brhino thanks for sharing - sheamurai 
    For filling out my school! :) - Flyby Stardancer silly rabbit... - sheamurai They say one of these a day keeps doctors away.... - Trillianne Day Two... - Trillianne Thanks for the frogbit very much :) - Greentoads41 
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    i found 6500K on ebay so they do exists.
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/25-F15-T8-D-...#ht_3154wt_905

    look for something like that :P

    and fyi that watt/gal rule is as useless as inch/gal XD
    KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
    I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
    gotta love them bunnies!
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    cool thanks man :) ill see what happens, im going this weekend to get my fire belly newt tank setup stuff, and i will pick up a bulb, and see what happens from there, and yeah i figured....only because 1 watt per gallon i would need a 36watt light, and supposedly thats not near sufficent i would need atleast 2 and a half watts, and theres no way im going out and buy some "coral life" $1100 light fixture to grow hornwort lol
    36g bowfront planted
    3 Bolivian Rams
    1 Pearl Gourami
    8 Neon Tetras
    2 Albino Corys
    2 Spotted Long Finned Corys
    2 Fancy Guppies
    1 6" Common Pleco
    1 2" Sail Fin

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    ^^^ lol ^^^

    Thats why I suggested to try the Java fern. Very low light plant that doesn't look too bad at all.
    Warning; Bulldog Pleco guarding my Sons tank now..

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    java fern i think is nice looking, but my LFS doesnt carry it...i think the dont lol, everytime i go there they never have had it, and they never have anything new, so im guessing they just dont carry it
    36g bowfront planted
    3 Bolivian Rams
    1 Pearl Gourami
    8 Neon Tetras
    2 Albino Corys
    2 Spotted Long Finned Corys
    2 Fancy Guppies
    1 6" Common Pleco
    1 2" Sail Fin

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