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Sd760 09-22-2012 07:45 AM

1st high tech- 29gal
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First pressurized co2 tank stoked here's a pic. I'm having trouble dialing in co2 and ferts.

Sd760 09-22-2012 10:08 PM

2 German blue rams
2 koi angels
3 ottos
1 long fin bristlenose pleco
1 assassin snail (love that lil guy)
4 Cory cats

4 red melon swords
14 anubias couple different kinds.
5 java fern baby's
1 mini lotus
Dwarf baby tears
And some stem plant nothing to exciting.

Milwaukee regulator
Milwaukee ph controller
15lb co2 tank
Aqua medic inline reactor (are the balls supposed to spin and diffuse? Mine are stationary)

Ehiem it's big has like 4 baskets inside forgot the number 23 somthing

Koralia nano
Fluval drop checker.

Ph is set at 6.9 need help figure out the perfect balance. And I Need help with baby tears.

Sd760 09-26-2012 08:26 AM

Thinking about dropping my ph. How low should I go. Also so I can measure my ppm I am thinking about buying a hydro pen thing any feedback?

Added 3 new red crypts.
And really want to buy 1 or 2 more rams there rad I know there's the potential of death. What would be safe. Any other fish capable of living in harmony or playful aggression ;)

Sd760 09-28-2012 07:28 AM

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GBR eggs. Guess they like my tank after all. Dont know what to do lol.

Sd760 09-28-2012 07:29 AM

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Update tank shot

Sd760 09-28-2012 03:20 PM

Ok in regards to the gbr eggs. It seems about a 1/4 of the eggs have white fuzzy fungus on them. That means they will all go bad now right? As the fungus will spread

Sd760 10-07-2012 03:45 AM

GBRs laid eggs again. Same spot on the rock.

Also I am haveing some algae issues in my tank thinking its most likely to long of light exposure as im fairly lenient with the schedule. I haven't really been dosing ferts. I have dosed a couple times with potassium. As I noticed some holes in new growth. I have trace, flourish, excell, iron, potassium for ferts. I have a good amount of green algae on the glass. And have very tiny groups of fuzzy blackish algae on my thermometer an edges of some plant leaves.

Sd760 10-07-2012 03:47 AM

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Latest tank shot. New Riccia rock. And STRUGGLING hc

flowerfishs 10-07-2012 04:30 AM

hope you have fun with it

Plant keeper 10-07-2012 07:09 PM

nice tank

Sd760 10-08-2012 06:43 AM

Thanks guys. Really am having some issues with algae. Think it might just be everything settling down since I recently had to add a whole new filter and filter media. But I am not going to dose any ferts. Because I have been dosing excel trace and potassium spermatically. So wait it out and then figure out a good fert routine.

Sd760 10-09-2012 10:23 PM

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Sd760 10-10-2012 10:10 PM

So I dropped my ph. It's 6.5 now. I think I'll see how that does for a week or so. I have alot of algae so I am trying to cut light down. I have a great clean up crew 3-4 Ottos 2 Siamese algae eaters and a bristlenose.

Sd760 10-12-2012 03:14 AM

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What should I dose to help my plants? Potassium? Haven't dosed anything in 2 weeks just co2.

Sd760 10-12-2012 11:10 PM

First video up and posted on YouTube.

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