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by FishNChips
Fri Jul 23, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: Aquarium Plants
Topic: Free Plants (again)
Replies: 0
Views: 209

Free Plants (again)

If anyone is interested in the following, let me know and you can pick up in Silver Spring, near univ & 495.

. Anubias
. Java fern
. Amazon Sword (very, very large)
. Straight Vals Straight Vals

email: pchewett@gmail.com
by FishNChips
Tue Mar 23, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Aquarium Plants
Topic: Free Plants
Replies: 2
Views: 555

Re: Free Plants

ECHINODORUS PARVIFLORUS - if you email me, I can send pics (pchewett@gmail.com)
by FishNChips
Thu Mar 18, 2021 8:56 am
Forum: Aquarium Plants
Topic: Free Plants
Replies: 2
Views: 555

Free Plants

Time to trim down my plants. If anyone is interested in the following, let me know and you can pick up in Silver Spring

. Anubias
. Java fern
. Amazon Sword (large)
. Straight Vals Straight Vals
by FishNChips
Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Wassup?
Topic: July Meeting - Tank Tour Volunteers Needed!
Replies: 20
Views: 11176

Re: July Meeting?

I love the idea of sharing tank set ups. I be happy to do mine.
by FishNChips
Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: PAR Meter
Replies: 3
Views: 746

Re: PAR Meter

Re-posting in the hopes of getting a response

At one of the meetings, Viktor mentioned that GWAPA has a PAR meter. I wanted to test out my aquaray lights in my 55 gallon and was wondering if I could borrow it.

Thanks
FishChips
by FishNChips
Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Tank Temperature
Replies: 3
Views: 557

Tank Temperature

My tank is running at around 84 degrees, outside the green zone on my thermometer.

Does anyone have any ways to keep the heat down other than cranking up aircon in the house or turning off the lights?

Is there a downside for plants/fish at this temp?
by FishNChips
Tue May 19, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Scratches in Aquarium Glass
Replies: 4
Views: 657

Re: Scratches in Aquarium Glass

@Joshua Thanks for the response, very interesting. I ordered some cerium oxide and will first try buffering by hand and then by orbital buffer if the first doesn't work. That said, can you clarify what you mean by nasty stuff? From the Youtube videos, doesn't seem to hard to work with and I am going...
by FishNChips
Sat May 16, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: PAR Meter
Replies: 3
Views: 746

PAR Meter

At one of the meetings, Viktor mentioned that GWAPA has a PAR meter. I wanted to test out my aquaray lights in my 55 gallon and was wondering if I could borrow it.

Thanks
FishChips
by FishNChips
Wed May 06, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Scratches in Aquarium Glass
Replies: 4
Views: 657

Scratches in Aquarium Glass

I have some unsightly scratches in my aquarium glass from cleaning the insides of the tank with a fairly non abrasive sponge (go figure).

Has anyone tried to remove scratches from glass? There seems to be a variety of approaches, products; wonder who has had success.

Thx
by FishNChips
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Aquarium Plants
Topic: Free: Amazon Sword
Replies: 0
Views: 989

Free: Amazon Sword

I have a very large Amazon sword that is now too big for my 55 gallon long. Most suitable at this point for a tall tank. Bright green, growing nicely, lots of leaves. I can't seem to get to the meetings, be happy to pass it along to anyone interested. I am in Silver Spring or Takoma Park and could m...

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