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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-31-2016, 04:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By Quesenek
If I remember correctly on my 75g I just started...

If I remember correctly on my 75g I just started out with a low bps and I had to turn the flow of the Co2 up and down slowly for about a week while watching my drop checker to get the co2 right, I...
Forum: DIY   05-28-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By Quesenek
This guy was already posted, but this build of...

This guy was already posted, but this build of his seems like the most fool proof and cost effective route to go for just the canister, adding in the pump will be the most expensive part of any diy...
Forum: DIY   11-04-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,037
Posted By Quesenek
Is the drop checker in a dead-zone? I had mine...

Is the drop checker in a dead-zone?
I had mine in the flow of my spraybar across the tank and I always had accurate readings and everything started working like clockwork.
Forum: DIY   05-19-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 35,436
Posted By Quesenek
If I were to get say 6 of these for my 75g 3 on...

If I were to get say 6 of these for my 75g 3 on each side staggered how much better would they be compared to my 1 bulb t5ho light?

And how much would I need to compare to a 4 bulb t5ho fixture?
Forum: Tank Journals   05-18-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,473
Posted By Quesenek
That's what I thought when I took it out and...

That's what I thought when I took it out and measured it lmao.
I should also say that the width is more due to the fact it had baby's sprout up right next to it.

Swords are nice looking but most...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-17-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,473
Posted By Quesenek
Personally I would ditch the swords and go with...

Personally I would ditch the swords and go with crypts if you haven't bought them yet.
Reason being they grow literally ginormous. My red melon before I chucked it was 3.5ft tall by 3ft wide.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-17-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By Quesenek
Wouldn't CLR be harmful? Personally I would go...

Wouldn't CLR be harmful?
Personally I would go with vinegar and just keep scrubbing.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-17-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,352
Posted By Quesenek
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-16-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,352
Posted By Quesenek
High tech - pressurized co2 Medium tech - DIY...

High tech - pressurized co2
Medium tech - DIY co2
Low tech - no co2 or excel
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-15-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 20,601
Posted By Quesenek
20lb 6-7 months going through cerges reactor, 55g...

20lb 6-7 months going through cerges reactor, 55g & 75g, no idea the BPS I only watched for the drop checker on both the 55g and 75g and adjusted to make it lime green, Co2 cycle was 12 hours on the...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-15-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By Quesenek
I was looking at this light for my 75g I've seen...

I was looking at this light for my 75g I've seen it in person and its a very solid light....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-13-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Quesenek
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/diy/110100-cerge...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/diy/110100-cerges-reactor-diy-inline-co2-reactor.html

This is the one I use. It is very effective. Most importantly is its cheap and easy to put together.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-13-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Quesenek
What's your filtration method going to be?

What's your filtration method going to be?
Forum: Fish   05-13-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,819
Posted By Quesenek
They aren't Challenging per se but the challenge...

They aren't Challenging per se but the challenge being that you have to take care of them daily without fail until they grow into adults.
Forum: Plants   05-13-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Quesenek
Yeah I've had some really good luck here.

Yeah I've had some really good luck here.
Forum: Algae   05-13-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Quesenek
I finally found out what it is... ...

I finally found out what it is...

Cladophora!
The pictures vaguely resemble what I have but one source for reef keeping describes it as looking like strands of polyester and then it hit me that...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-13-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,341
Posted By Quesenek
Nah, I would go as far as to say it is on par or...

Nah, I would go as far as to say it is on par or lower in demand than a planted tank if you stick with soft corals.

Back when I was 12-13 I had a nano cube with a few soft corals and a few polyps...
Forum: Equipment   05-13-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By Quesenek
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/swap-n-shop/...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/swap-n-shop/ :thumbsup:
Forum: Plants   05-12-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By Quesenek
My red melon sword sent up 4-6 stalks 1 time it...

My red melon sword sent up 4-6 stalks 1 time it started growing baby swords and 3 times it sprouted a really nice looking purple flower. The other times it did what yours did.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-11-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By Quesenek
Personally high tech is the way to go, if you...

Personally high tech is the way to go, if you have problems all you have to do is adjust something and for me it was always either the light height or the co2. All I had to do was research things...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-11-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,880
Posted By Quesenek
First rule of aquarium forums: ask for help with...

First rule of aquarium forums: ask for help with something but don't say what your going to do with it. Lmao. This reminds me of all the comments about tangs on the reef forums.

Sorry to say from...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-11-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 18,113
Posted By Quesenek
Pardon me asking but what is this yellow plant?

Pardon me asking but what is this yellow plant?
Forum: Tank Journals   05-10-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,327
Posted By Quesenek
Personally after using a canister filter I will...

Personally after using a canister filter I will never use another HOB filter again.
You can do just so much more with a canister like running inline heaters, uv lights, co2 reactors. To my knowledge...
Forum: Algae   05-10-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Quesenek
no not currently, Not sure exactly, I tried...

no not currently, Not sure exactly, I tried looking it up and all I could find are reports of the water quality, and no I'm not running Co2 currently.

I'm in the process of getting my Co2 and the...
Forum: Algae   05-10-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Quesenek
What is this?

http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r541/Quesenek/DSCF5189.jpg
http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r541/Quesenek/DSCF5177.jpg
Sorry about the picture quality its the best I could get with my cam.
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