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Forum: Aquascaping Yesterday, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Cthulhu
How will you automate it? I have a 95g with...

How will you automate it?
I have a 95g with automated water changes and EI dosing.
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By Cthulhu
Oh wow jeffkrol this chart is very useful! The...

Oh wow jeffkrol this chart is very useful! The LED-G2-400-160W seemd exactly what I have.

I have been thinking of replacing the blue LEDs in the Maxspect with other colors, but I don't know the...
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By Cthulhu
Adding LEDs to raise CRI

I want to raise the CRI of my 95g's lighting.
Since I got LEDs for my 20g, a custum setup made to have a high CRI, I just can't believe how beautiful the colors are in this tank. The contrast of...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-20-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Cthulhu
One very cool tank I saw had only glass catfish,...

One very cool tank I saw had only glass catfish, and the decor was made of glass tubes and other glass objects, on glass pebbles.
Forum: Aquascaping 10-20-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By Cthulhu
It is too symetrical and flat. The wood is so...

It is too symetrical and flat. The wood is so wide that you don't have much space to move it to either side, so you don't have choice but to put it close to the center, making the scape mostly...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-17-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Cthulhu
Yes exactly, I want to make it less symetrical....

Yes exactly, I want to make it less symetrical. There is a similar slope on both sides originating from the center. So I would make it less slopy on the right side. I would raise the ground at the...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-17-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Cthulhu
Thanks for the input! I think I could attenuate...

Thanks for the input!
I think I could attenuate the mound look and symetry by raising the right side (behind and to the right of the rightmost driftwood piece).

For a focal point, I will probably...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-16-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,031
Posted By Cthulhu
I like the last one. But my concerns about...

I like the last one.

But my concerns about your projects are not the aquascaping part. Looking at the drawings on the first post, you seem to want the whole space inder the tank to be a sump. You...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-16-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,005
Posted By Cthulhu
That's seriously cool!

That's seriously cool!
Forum: Aquascaping 10-16-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Cthulhu
95g corner

I finally did the aquascaping for my 95g, here is the result. I welcome advice to improve the hardscape, but I dont plan to move things around much except rocks.

I feel it doesn't look deep...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-14-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By Cthulhu
Small Planted Tanks for Pet Shrimp by Diana...

Small Planted Tanks for Pet Shrimp
by Diana Walstad
http://www.bookmasters.com/marktplc/00388Shrimp.pdf
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-10-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By Cthulhu
Excel and ferts will definitely help. In my low...

Excel and ferts will definitely help. In my low tech 20g I dose Excel, Flourish comprehensive, and potassium (1.4tsp of potassium sulfate mixed with 500ml of water gives you exactly the same thing as...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-07-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By Cthulhu
You can get plants that grow attached to rocks...

You can get plants that grow attached to rocks and driftwood, like anubias, java fern, java moss, ...
Forum: Aquascaping 03-06-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Cthulhu
Yes

Yes
Forum: Aquascaping 03-06-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,225
Posted By Cthulhu
This is an aquascaping forum. This is a thread...

This is an aquascaping forum.
This is a thread from someone asking for advice on aquascaping.

So what is so awful about Solcielo giving advices on aquascaping?
He is not criticizing to insult...
Forum: Aquascaping 03-06-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Cthulhu
Use epoxy glue, it holds very well under water....

Use epoxy glue, it holds very well under water. You mix the 2 parts out of the water, wait until it starts to harden but is still semi-liquid, and you can apply it directly under water if you need to.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-04-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By Cthulhu
For exemple, you can replace seachem potassium...

For exemple, you can replace seachem potassium with potassium sulfate for 1/20 the price. Mix 1.4tsp of potassium sulfate to 500ml of water, and you get exactly the same thing as seachem potassium.
Forum: Lighting 03-04-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Cthulhu
I bought the LED lighting for my 20g from...

I bought the LED lighting for my 20g from rapidled.com, and I really like it. Their solderless LEDs are very easy to put together, and the setup can be modified at will.

I used the tool from...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-03-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,478
Posted By Cthulhu
I have been running with very few water changes...

I have been running with very few water changes about every 4-6 monts, on a 20g with relatively small bioload and moderately planted, it went extremely well for 5 years without any loss. Then I had...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 963
Posted By Cthulhu
I have an Hydor 200W since about a year on my...

I have an Hydor 200W since about a year on my 20g, it works very well and I never heard a click sound.

I have read reviews on various sites and forums before buying it, and it was largely...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-31-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By Cthulhu
What contributes to GH?

What components contribute to GH? Is it only calcium and magnesium? Or also sodium, potassium, others?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-24-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By Cthulhu
I also moved my 95g from SW to FW. Lights...

I also moved my 95g from SW to FW.

Lights that is good for coral will be good for plants. Coral's zooxanthellae and plants have the same kinds of chlorophyll, so they benefit from the same part of...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Cthulhu
clear tubing and algea

I want to replace the filter intake and spraybar with clear tubing, possibly glass lilypipe. My concern is that algea could grow inside the tubing, where it would be almost impossible to remove.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-05-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Cthulhu
Someone suggested it may be a diving beetle...

Someone suggested it may be a diving beetle (Dytiscidae), and I think that's very possible. The size of the molt would have been too small even for a damselfly but would fit a diving beetle. And the...
Forum: Aquascaping 09-05-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Cthulhu
I have quite a bit of lava rock in my 20g and no...

I have quite a bit of lava rock in my 20g and no egg crate. Lava rock is really not heavy so you can simply pile it up as you like.
...
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