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Forum: Aquascaping 11-25-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By gelgel
Thanks again for the suggestions! Here's an...

Thanks again for the suggestions!

Here's an update:

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x233/gelgel_99/DSCN7409.jpg

Is this any better than before?
Forum: Aquascaping 11-22-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,042
Posted By gelgel
Thanks for all the comments/suggestions! Really...

Thanks for all the comments/suggestions! Really appreciated!!

How about now?
http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x233/gelgel_99/DSCN7372.jpg

Is this any better? Any suggestions are welcomed!...
Forum: Aquascaping 11-21-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,042
Posted By gelgel
What do you think?

My first time trying the Iwugami layout... :)

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x233/gelgel_99/DSCN7367.jpg

What do you guys think?
Forum: Lighting 11-17-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By gelgel
This is the fixture that i am using: ...

This is the fixture that i am using:

http://www.bigalsonline.com/Fish_Lighting_Light-Fixtures_T5-HO-T5_Freshwater-Aqualight-T5-Series-Double-Linear-Strip-Light_7424001_82.html?tc=default
Forum: Lighting 11-16-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By gelgel
The dimension of the tank is 24" x 12" x 20". ...

The dimension of the tank is 24" x 12" x 20".



I am already using coralife 24" T5NO w/ 2 bulbs (10,000K and colormax).
Forum: Lighting 11-16-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By gelgel
I think they are Long Beach primrose (Ludwigia...

I think they are Long Beach primrose (Ludwigia brevipes). And yes the bulbs are new.



Would I need co2 if I go for med light? I don't want pc light that's why I chose coralife T5. What are...
Forum: Lighting 11-16-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By gelgel
Lighting for a 25 gallon tall planted tank

Hi all I am looking for a suitable lighting for my 25 gallon tall planted tank. Currently I am using the coralife t5 (2x 14w) and I found that the plants are not growing that great... In fact some of...
Forum: Lighting 06-02-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,246
Posted By gelgel
Thanks for the replies. Is it possible to use t5...

Thanks for the replies. Is it possible to use t5 bulbs on this fixture? Is this a good idea?
Forum: Lighting 05-31-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,246
Posted By gelgel
Thanks Hoppy. I tried removing one of the bulbs...

Thanks Hoppy. I tried removing one of the bulbs but then the light won't turn on... I guess it requires 2 bulbs to be in place?
Is there anything that I can do w/o replacing the fixture? :(
Forum: Lighting 05-30-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,246
Posted By gelgel
This tank right now is driving me crazy. BBA is...

This tank right now is driving me crazy. BBA is everywhere...
Setup:
33g long
hagen glo t5hO 2x54watt (raised)
pressurized co2
ei dosing
sand substrate

seems like i just can't get the...
Forum: Substrate 04-07-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By gelgel
Thanks I'll give that a try. So how long can...

Thanks I'll give that a try.

So how long can I keep the filter off w/o killing the bacteria?
Forum: Substrate 04-06-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By gelgel
Thanks for the replies. I cannot keep the filter...

Thanks for the replies. I cannot keep the filter on as it will be too strong for the holding container. What's the maximum time I can keep the filter off w/o killing the bacteria?

And I suppose...
Forum: Substrate 04-06-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By gelgel
switching substrate on existing tank

Hi all, I'm planning to switch from sand to eco-complete. I have a few questions:

1. Does eco-complete have to be cycled if I'm adding it to an existing tank?
2. Will eco-complete affect the...
Forum: Lighting 04-01-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,246
Posted By gelgel
Yes EI but on the mild side. I also notice...

Yes EI but on the mild side.

I also notice that on my other tank, in which has co2, t5 lighting, and ei also, the new grown leaves are smaller than the old ones... Why is that?
Forum: Lighting 04-01-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,246
Posted By gelgel
Just a little update. I came across an used Hagen...

Just a little update. I came across an used Hagen glo 2x54w 48" light for my 33 gal long. I have co2 with it but my plants are showing holes on their leaves... I did not raise the light as I need to...
Forum: Lighting 03-13-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,246
Posted By gelgel
I'll try adjusting the co2 level again. I am...

I'll try adjusting the co2 level again. I am using a glass bubble counter and it counts like 2 bubbles per second. I have the co2 on timer so every time I've adjusted it to say 3 bubbles per second,...
Forum: Lighting 03-12-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,246
Posted By gelgel
Thanks Hoppy for being so helpful :) I...

Thanks Hoppy for being so helpful :)
I currently have a dual strip t5 (30") from coralife on the 20 gal long tank. I'm feeding co2 and EI to the tank.. However, some plants like tonina belem,...
Forum: Lighting 03-11-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,246
Posted By gelgel
This is interesting. I'm actually looking at the...

This is interesting. I'm actually looking at the glo t5ho. But it only comes in 24", 36" and 48". For my 20gal long, which is 30" long, will the 24" going to do the job? If so, do I need double or...
Forum: Lighting 03-11-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,246
Posted By gelgel
So what's the logic behind raising the light?...

So what's the logic behind raising the light? Doesn't the intensity of light decrease if raised?
Forum: Lighting 03-10-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,246
Posted By gelgel
Is t5 sufficient?

Hi all, I'm planning on going high tech on the following tanks...

33 gallon long: 48"x12"x13"
30 gallon: 36"x12"x16"
20 gallon long: 30"x12"x12"

Does t5 provide enough light?
This light...
Forum: Lighting 02-23-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By gelgel
Thanks. How do I find the lux rating of the...

Thanks. How do I find the lux rating of the chosen light?
Forum: Lighting 02-22-2009, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By gelgel
Oh so even one double strip t5 (28w) is enough?...

Oh so even one double strip t5 (28w) is enough? But if I don't provide co2, it'll be more than enough?
Forum: Lighting 02-22-2009, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By gelgel
Is 2 T5NO comparable to one T5HO?

Is 2 T5NO comparable to one T5HO?
Forum: Lighting 02-22-2009, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By gelgel
Hey, mine's a 24"x12"x12". I didn't even know...

Hey, mine's a 24"x12"x12". I didn't even know that the wpg rule breaks at all.
Forum: Lighting 02-22-2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By gelgel
Newbie q's re t5

Hi all, I am starting a 15g planted tank. I would like to grow plants like the tonina belem. I'll be using the Ada amazonia as substrate. But not planning on adding co2.
As for light, will a...
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