Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V2 #526
> I'm curious about peoples experiences with bare bulbs and splashing fish.
> If memory serves, a poster many months ago mentioned having VHO bulbs and
> how if water splashed on them they would break.
Possible, I have a surgeonfish who likes to douse the VHO lamps in my
reef from time to time, no breaks yet. I'm driving the lamps with an
icecap ballast which I rec if you elect the VHO option.
> Also, a recent thread mentioned using mylar as a reflective lining but I
> never saw a suggested place to purchase it. Does anyone have suggestions
> where to purchase this other than buying a lot of mylar balloons and
> popping them? :-)
A brief search of the web revealed the following hydroponics suppliers
who sell mylar.
http://www.viasub.net:80/IUWF/grntrs.html (GREENTREES HYDROPONICS
2464 South Santa Fe Avenue
Vista, California 92084
Green Thumb Lighting and Garden supply
1645 W. SEPULVEDA BLVD., STE#12
PHONE AND FAX (24 hours) 310-326-1813
1248.99 MYLAR 25' X 48" X 1 MIL $17.00
Northwest Garden Supply (Canada)
Northern Lights (Canada)
Abby's Indoor Gardener (Canada)
(604) 859-GROW (4769)
There are zillions of others on the web, too.
> From: jcochran at pinc_com (John Cochran)
> Date: Mon, 17 Feb 1997 11:50:18 -0800 (PST)
> Subject: test kit& C02 >
> Hi Folks:
> Not being very good at chemistry-but certainly making an effort to
> improve- I'm wondering if anyone can tell me if the Aquarium
> Pharmaceuticals water hardness kit measures GH or KH. The regents are
> labeled sodium hydroxide and calmagite solution.
That would be either a GH or calcium hardness test kit.
There should be EDTA titrant as well.