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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Today, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By latchdan
Ph wont be affected that much from used...

Ph wont be affected that much from used driftwood, you could try peat in your filter and see if that will do anything, or use a mixture of RO/tap water to bring your KH down so the Ph wont be...
Forum: Lighting 09-19-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By latchdan
I'm running two BML lights suspended over my 40B...

I'm running two BML lights suspended over my 40B I bought the XB ones, I prolly should of just got the regular ones they are running at 40% and 45% power :S I'm hoping to up it in the future.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-19-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By latchdan
I wanted to give a little update on my...

I wanted to give a little update on my safe-T-Sorb tank since its been about a month since last post.

I've been adding around 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda daily to keep my KH 3-4. I've also...
Forum: Plants 09-17-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By latchdan
Heh old thread, I've ended up not Dry starting...

Heh old thread, I've ended up not Dry starting mine, I got monte carlo instead of glosso giving it a try
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-17-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By latchdan
I've always been told you can't OD on potassium...

I've always been told you can't OD on potassium too. I always dose a little of K2So4 though and less KN03 then EI recommends.
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By latchdan
Do you have the Dual outlet? or the single. ...

Do you have the Dual outlet? or the single. Maybe the 2 lights are pulling to much power through it and causing it to short out?

Still haven't picked up a new timer, have it on a analog style one...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By latchdan
Wow thats cheaper then a DIY one

Wow thats cheaper then a DIY one
Forum: DIY 09-12-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By latchdan
Search Cerges reactor or Rex Griggs, everyone...

Search Cerges reactor or Rex Griggs, everyone makes either of those lol
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By latchdan
Im going to return the wal-mart one I'll try the...

Im going to return the wal-mart one I'll try the lowes ones
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By latchdan
Digital Timers

I'm looking for a digital timer for my lights, I bought a brinks digital timer with 2 grounded outlets for my two lights and they don't work right.
The time keeps resting every couple days so my...
Forum: Algae 09-06-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By latchdan
Gsa generally caused by high light and low...

Gsa generally caused by high light and low phosphates.Seeing it on anubias is normal in a high light tank,the plant is a slow grower. If you can shade it,that might help.
I am on my phone so cant...
Forum: Algae 09-06-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By latchdan
Yes it appears to be so, how much light? Are you...

Yes it appears to be so, how much light? Are you using co2? ferts?
Forum: Algae 09-06-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By latchdan
filamentous diatoms

So I think I have filamentous diatoms in my new 40B, its been set up for little over a month now. I've used the old filters from my previous tank on this new one.

I've been reading post about...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By latchdan
There is just one pump attached to this, I just...

There is just one pump attached to this, I just wanted even flow so I divided the outflow into 2 parts of the spraybar. Since if the water came in just from 1 side the pressure is higher then on the...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By latchdan
Thanks for the ideas. I think I just made my...

Thanks for the ideas. I think I just made my spray bars with too many bends/turns. I did two intakes and split the outflow into two pipes before going into the spray bar.
...
Forum: Lighting 08-30-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By latchdan
Make sure your clock time is right i messed mine...

Make sure your clock time is right i messed mine up too
Forum: Lighting 08-30-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By latchdan
What I did for mine was, I changed profile 1 ...

What I did for mine was, I changed profile 1
13:00 fade 0-50% for 15 minutes on Input 1
13:00 fade 0-50% for 15 minutes on input 2
13:15 Level 50% on input 1
13:15 level 50% input 2
20:00 fade...
Forum: Algae 08-29-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By latchdan
How much flourish you dosing ?

How much flourish you dosing ?
Forum: Fish 08-29-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 970
Posted By latchdan
I would like to try rummynose but I already have...

I would like to try rummynose but I already have 14 cardinals and 7 Harlequin rasboras. I think I need a couple larger fish... I would like a duo or GBR. But I also want to get more...
Forum: Algae 08-29-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By latchdan
First hair/thread algae, second green dust algae....

First hair/thread algae, second green dust algae.

Photo period too long 9 hours? Reduce to 6-7 hours.

This should reduce your green dust algae, at least it did for me, the thread algae remove...
Forum: Fish 08-27-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 970
Posted By latchdan
When my cardinal tetras school its very pretty. ...

When my cardinal tetras school its very pretty. Although, they seem more keen on hiding in the back then schooling... I have 14 right now might get more.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-27-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By latchdan
I've always refrigerated it. I've talked to...

I've always refrigerated it. I've talked to seachem and they say its normal for it to darken.
Forum: Substrate 08-27-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By latchdan
Just want to share my experience with...

Just want to share my experience with Safe-T-Sorb. I used 40 pounds in my 40B, I bought 80 pounds (2 bags) because I thought I would need around 60 lbs to get 3". 1 bag was well enough it seems.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By latchdan
Im going to remake my spray bar to 24", I'm torn...

Im going to remake my spray bar to 24", I'm torn if i want the inlet to be on the side with a 90 degree elbow or use a T in the middle. Anyone have an idea if the elbow or T causes more friction...
Forum: Lighting 08-26-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By latchdan
I have 1, it works well enough for what I do with...

I have 1, it works well enough for what I do with it. The buttons are super sensitive it seems kinda hard to get what you want selected. For instance when I set the clock there is...
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