The Planted Tank Forum - Search Results
Advanced Search
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 0.10 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: pwolfe
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-20-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By pwolfe
I just got an order from buceplants.com. I'm...

I just got an order from buceplants.com. I'm over the moon about them. Huge, generous specimens, fast shipping, healthy plants. I can't wait to order something else now.
Forum: Tank Journals   10-08-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,321
Posted By pwolfe
I hate to blame it on kids but this tank devolved...

I hate to blame it on kids but this tank devolved into swamp status over the past few months. I ran out of co2 and between work and kids never had a chance to fill it up. I had a massive algae...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-05-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,964
Posted By pwolfe
cool seeing someone else with a maxspect. I...

cool seeing someone else with a maxspect. I absolutely love mine!!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-02-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By pwolfe
I actually just use a razor blade for the glass,...

I actually just use a razor blade for the glass, but the magic eraser is great for the seam areas between panels.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-30-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By pwolfe
the original pads do not have any additive. I...

the original pads do not have any additive. I use these as well, just have to be careful to purchase the right ones.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-20-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,423
Posted By pwolfe
I'm gonna cast a vote for panda garra's. Highly...

I'm gonna cast a vote for panda garra's. Highly personable and active and voracious algae eaters.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-03-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By pwolfe
I'm a huge believer in purigen. I wont run a...

I'm a huge believer in purigen. I wont run a tank without it.
Forum: Plants   06-03-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,046
Posted By pwolfe
I can confirm what everyone else is saying, grows...

I can confirm what everyone else is saying, grows great on wood, but must be secured to it. I use bread ties.
Forum: Equipment   02-25-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,132
Posted By pwolfe
another vote for acrylic paint here.

another vote for acrylic paint here.
Forum: DIY   02-22-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By pwolfe
As I understand it, torsion is a bigger concern...

As I understand it, torsion is a bigger concern than being level. Its the twisting from torsion that will destroy a tank.
Forum: Equipment   02-07-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,185
Posted By pwolfe
I've used ada diffusers and used to swear by my...

I've used ada diffusers and used to swear by my GLA inline but at least for me they were all outperformed by my $17 cheapo ebay inline reactor. I can only imagine what a proper rector would be like....
Forum: Lighting   02-04-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By pwolfe
You didn't specify a price, I'd go with this. ...

You didn't specify a price, I'd go with this. It's overkill but gets fantastic results in my experience. I have the largest model, this is the nano. You'd want the 8k module. Dimmable and...
Forum: Plants   02-03-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By pwolfe
Yup, that's the idea, then you can plant it...

Yup, that's the idea, then you can plant it somewhere else!
Forum: Plants   02-03-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By pwolfe
its a daughter plant growing. That's how those...

its a daughter plant growing. That's how those ferns propagate! Perfectly normal
Forum: Tank Journals   02-03-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,321
Posted By pwolfe
Had some friends over for dinner. My friend took...

Had some friends over for dinner. My friend took some non-potato shots of the tank for me:

New Buce's arrive tomorrow!
...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-01-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,321
Posted By pwolfe
Me too!!

Me too!!
Forum: Tank Journals   01-31-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,321
Posted By pwolfe
SO... Its been a year since I posted an...

SO...

Its been a year since I posted an update for this tank. In April of last year algae struck in a major way. It was some kind of filamentous brown swamp algae. I battled it for a very long...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-30-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,347
Posted By pwolfe
I bought a mini surface skimmer and hooked it up...

I bought a mini surface skimmer and hooked it up to an azoo mignon hob filter. I love it. Health of my tank improved by orders of magnitude.
Forum: Photography   01-29-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By pwolfe
I've had luck filming the tank with the lights...

I've had luck filming the tank with the lights dimmed. In the finished product it still looks bright. Thats my completely amateur advice.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-28-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,818
Posted By pwolfe
love the set up. I thought I was the only person...

love the set up. I thought I was the only person to ever buy the maxspect. I'm sure you'll love it, I know I do!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-27-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By pwolfe
I top mine off daily. I also have a surface...

I top mine off daily. I also have a surface skimmer and its easier to top off than to fiddle with the skimmer height. I also do 50% water changes weekly as part of EI dosing which also addresses the...
Forum: Algae   11-15-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,754
Posted By pwolfe
In all my searching for the algae I was battling,...

In all my searching for the algae I was battling, nothing I have come across looks as much like it as the pictures you've posted. I'm 100% positive its what I had.

I dose EI with high light and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-07-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By pwolfe
I bought a strip of leds from Lowes and installed...

I bought a strip of leds from Lowes and installed that. I love it. Makes maintenance a breeze late at night.
Forum: Fish   06-03-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By pwolfe
There's no shortage in this tank, detritus worms,...

There's no shortage in this tank, detritus worms, little crustaceans, guess I'll just watch behavior and belly size for now
Forum: Fish   06-02-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By pwolfe
feeding Pseudomogul Gertrudae

So I just bought 14 of the above fish. I have had them for about 3 days now and seem to be running into a problem. They do not seem to be eating the flake food I'm offering them (Ken's Brand). I...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome