The Planted Tank Forum - Search Results
Advanced Search
Showing results 1 to 25 of 190
Search took 0.13 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: MikeyP
Forum: Equipment   12-04-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By MikeyP
Question about what fans you run and how to power them

I bought some fan mounts from a guy on another board to mount fans to the top of my tank, 60mm ones.

What fans will tolerate the humid conditions with misters in it and how are you guys powering...
Forum: Lighting   11-26-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 91,922
Posted By MikeyP
Does anyone have an idea if 2 of the 48"s will be...

Does anyone have an idea if 2 of the 48"s will be enough for a tank that is 48"s wide x 24" front to back X 36" tall?

Only portion that has water in it is the very bottom which is about 8"s. So...
Forum: Lighting   11-26-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By MikeyP
It will be more of Med light plants. Nothing too...

It will be more of Med light plants. Nothing too crazy, have not picked them all out yet. But I would like to set it up for med to higher light. That way I can always turn them down some if needed. I...
Forum: Lighting   11-26-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By MikeyP
Question Question about lighting on a 36" tall tank with 8" of water in it.

Hello everyone.

I am looking to order my lights for the tank. My tank is 36" tall and 4' long X 2' foot front too back. I have about 8" of water at the bottom that will be planted as well. So I...
Forum: Substrate   11-21-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By MikeyP
Substrate question

Hello all,

I am doing a new setup, a Paludarium. It will have about 8" of water in the water section. The theme is of a TN river edge shoreline setting. In TN where we are basing this setup had a...
Forum: Substrate   11-21-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By MikeyP
Paludarium substrate question

Hello all,

I am doing a new setup, a Paludarium. It will have about 8" of water in the water section. The theme is of a TN river edge shoreline setting. In TN where we are basing this setup had a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-14-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By MikeyP
Thanks Diana for your input. So for the most part...

Thanks Diana for your input. So for the most part it seems ok to you. That's good to know.

Right now I am fighting a BGA problem, going to get ready for the 3-4 day blackout with no Co2 running....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-13-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By MikeyP
Sorry guys, I forgot about this thread and in my...

Sorry guys, I forgot about this thread and in my settings it wasn't set to show topics I replied to etc to show up in UserCP.

Currently I have a Current 4x65 watt PC lighting which I am switching...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-13-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By MikeyP
Sorry not to derail this, but I use RO/DI water...

Sorry not to derail this, but I use RO/DI water in my 75 gallon, I don't mix any tap water with it, actually this is the 1st time Ive heard of that, been out the game for a little while now.

I do...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-13-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By MikeyP
Weekend bump! Would like some opinions. I know...

Weekend bump! Would like some opinions. I know its the weekend and people are busy! Thanks
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-12-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By MikeyP
I should also mention I am dosing with liquid...

I should also mention I am dosing with liquid PFertz that I got with the tank.

Macros every other day 1,3,5

Trace every other day as well 2,4,6

Then water change on day 7

This is only my...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-12-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By MikeyP
Exclamation Please come in and check my tests I did? ;)

Hello everyone.

I finally got my test kits in and did my testing. Please note, today is the day for a water change, tested it before I did one to see what its at. Also full lighting was on as...
Forum: Lighting   04-12-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By MikeyP
Awesome, thanks for that. I looked them up and...

Awesome, thanks for that. I looked them up and seems like their 225 for the 4 bulb, is your tank high light Co2? Just trying to decide if I should do the 3 or 4 bulb fixture, I always like overkill,...
Forum: Lighting   04-11-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By MikeyP
Ok cool, I will check those out. Thanks for the...

Ok cool, I will check those out. Thanks for the suggestion. I was just looking for the timers built in as the Oddysea only had one cord and it was so nice but to me junk ballasts.
Forum: Lighting   04-11-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By MikeyP
75 gallon lighting question.

Hello all,

Currently I have a Current 4x55 watt Power Compact unit sitting on the tank, was thinking of switching over to T5HOs. Good idea or no? I have 6500k bulbs as of now but will need to be...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-09-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By MikeyP
How can I take care of this?

Just got this tank, it is a full setup, 75 gallon with Co2, guy was out of country for awhile and found out he needed to move out of state so I got it for a price I could not say no to.

What's...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-07-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By MikeyP
Thanks, I did some digging around on here and...

Thanks, I did some digging around on here and found someone that sells them, I ordered one with all the correct fittings etc.

I do have a question, I am running 2 Rena XP3's on this 75 gallon...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-06-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By MikeyP
Ok, thanks so much for the lead. I did try...

Ok, thanks so much for the lead.

I did try what you said and it didn't work, something else must be wrong with it. I would like to get one that doesn't produce that much heat like this thing did....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-05-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By MikeyP
Yeah, its been way longer then 30 mins. I'm...

Yeah, its been way longer then 30 mins. I'm thinking its bad. Thanks



As far as the bottle goes it says #5 on it so that's why I'm thinking its a 5 pounder, I could be wrong I guess but it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-05-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By MikeyP
Tested and no leaks unless you meant a leak...

Tested and no leaks unless you meant a leak getting past the solenoid because its not closing fully? I used soapy water around all fittings and no bubbles.

Just did another test and possibly...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-05-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By MikeyP
New to me CO2 System and have a question or two.

I got a smoking deal on a 75 planted tank that came complete with CO2 system,

Equipment on CO2 consists of:

5# tank
Regulator 857a
Clippard Solenoid MME-2PDS
Fabco NV-55 Needle Valve
And...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-29-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By MikeyP
Ah yes sir! Didn't even think of looking there. I...

Ah yes sir! Didn't even think of looking there. I know about them also, so I don't know why I didn't think of that :icon_idea. I apologize. But again thanks for the help and great write up you did.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-29-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By MikeyP
Thank you very much, I did use the search button...

Thank you very much, I did use the search button and it didnt even pull up your thread unless I just didnt go back far enough.

Again thanks, thats what I was looking for :wink:

:)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-29-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By MikeyP
Co2 read up? Newbie wanting to learn about it.

Hello, just acquired an insanely cheap 75 gallon setup that has Co2. I am a newbie when it comes to that (Co2) so I would like to see if there is a good article that I can read to learn a few things...
Forum: Substrate   03-24-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By MikeyP
My 75 gallon that wants to be planted, have a question.

Hello all,

I have a 75 gallon tank that's begging me to turn it into a planted tank, so I think Ill give in :icon_conf

Ive used SMS in the past but never used any Eco, FloraMax or Flourite....
Showing results 1 to 25 of 190

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