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Re: Pumps on
I leave mine on for 24 hours 7 days a week.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony Terceira" <terceira at ride_ri.net>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2000 10:27 PM
Subject: Re: Peat
> I had an idea many years ago, I contacted a DKG member asked him
> to fill a box with the long fiberous peat and send it by boat. I paid
> him for all of the expenses plus a few dollars extra for the trouble. the
> box arrived at almost no cost and lasted me for 5 years. I was working
> with many annuals at the time.
> Ehiem was selling it as a filter media long ago ........ I use
> it for photography since it is more stable in water. I have used in as a
> source for peat water. I fill and onion bag with a quantity, place in a
> plastic vat place an airline in it at the bottom, let it bubble when the
> pump is running, and use my "black water tonic" whenever I want to be sure
> the water is softened. A little goes a long way........
> Speaking of pumps... I never run my compressor at night,
> always turn on the pump in the morning, shut it off at bed time, using
> about a 14 hour cycle. People who visit seem to think it is strange I
> off the compressor and use very many sponge filters in the fish room..
> most of you leave your compressors or pumps on 24 hours a day. When I
> need constant air, I use a small air pump for special circumstances. i.e.
> delaying hatching of eggs to increase fry hatching at the same
> time..... circulating some of the killie eggs that I tumble like mouth
> brooders to increasing hatching.......
> Is this a potential thread ?????
> At 09:03 PM 8/1/00 -0400, you wrote:
> >In a message dated 8/1/2000 7:46:12 PM, huntley1 at home_com writes:
> ><< Lee gets it really, really cheap ($5). >>
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- Re: Pumps on
- From: "Scott Davis" <unclescott at prodigy_net>
- Re: Peat
- From: Tony Terceira <terceira at ride_ri.net>