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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-21-2015, 06:01 AM
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Posted By hsilive
new fluval spec v ?

Looks pretty cool ! Very simple design .

First thing first hate the plastic snowed top !
Filter thingy seems cool after planting I will take out charcoal of coarse .
using a carib eco...
Forum: Plants 04-19-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By hsilive
Raymond s. I just figured out they sent me the...

Raymond s.
I just figured out they sent me the wrong light it is a 10000k instead of the 65000k I ordered

Any idea how this will effect growth ?

I did read somewhere the 10000k light is...
Forum: Lighting 04-19-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By hsilive
wrong lighting ?

Figures they sent me the wrong light it's a Evo qaud 10000k ! I knew the blue lights seemed off figured they were a nightlight !

Will the 10000k lights do as well as 65000k lights ?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-18-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 993
Posted By hsilive
Let it cycle no carbon in filter and use some...

Let it cycle no carbon in filter and use some algae control from Walmart with no pets in there it will get the job done also reduce your light to kill the hair ! I use the same sunsun on my 55g tank...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-18-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By hsilive
can't find info !

Number one on my list of tricky things is this :

I have snails just the little guys started out with 5 little pink ones no bigger then a pea . They didn't grow much but have multiplied this was 2...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-18-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By hsilive
Awesome and yes addicting keep it simple a while...

Awesome and yes addicting keep it simple a while or you will end up like me !!!
What do you plan on doing with your 55g?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-18-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By hsilive
I have a similar problem but have figured it out...

I have a similar problem but have figured it out my kh was so high it took 36 drops to get my color change !
My gh was 174 ppm not bad
so I tested my tap water now that I have moved it took over...
Forum: Plants 04-17-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By hsilive
0 nitrite 0 nitrate .5 ammonia pH 8.2 ...

0 nitrite
0 nitrate
.5 ammonia
pH 8.2
32 drops of api kh fluid ! Will retest
6 drops for gh 107.4 gh

Tested my tap water kh took over 40 drops to change color will not be using it any...
Forum: Plants 04-17-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By hsilive
Thank you I will get brands of my equipment as...

Thank you I will get brands of my equipment as well as water parameters for all to view

Also I have quite a bit of gravel and aquarium soil back at the old place if the labels are still legible I...
Forum: Plants 04-17-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By hsilive
I bought a 50 pack on ebay for 30 bux was plenty...

I bought a 50 pack on ebay for 30 bux was plenty happy with it it said stems but really they were all full sized and healthy ! Tossed smaller ones and any that showed any sort of damage it still...
Forum: Plants 04-17-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By hsilive
killed it all starting over well sort of !

Hi well here is my situation

Just moved and we'll I have a 55g tall it was lightly planted and instead of removing everything I just got most of the water out put it on some wood and moved it...
Forum: Plants 01-25-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By hsilive
ok no super filter yet but i did get the cheap...

ok no super filter yet but i did get the cheap little fluval co2 kit !
installed in two mins only thing about it is you have to turn the knob to fill up the diffuser and if you dont really tighten...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-22-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By hsilive
im also thinking of a canister hw 302 for a 12 g...

im also thinking of a canister hw 302 for a 12 g edge ! how much overkill do you guys think this is ?
Forum: Plants 01-22-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By hsilive
thats a estimated 26 times my water will cycle...

thats a estimated 26 times my water will cycle through every hour !
Forum: Plants 01-22-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By hsilive
sorry good for up to75g and its a 4 stage 265gph...

sorry good for up to75g and its a 4 stage 265gph !
sounds overkill to me but is it really ?
Forum: Plants 01-22-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By hsilive
well i will have co2 tommorow and i have the...

well i will have co2 tommorow and i have the stock light and two other hoods shining in the tank at the moment !

also is a canister filter too much ?
found one for 50$ rated for a 30g
Forum: Plants 01-21-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By hsilive
what do you mean floating ?

what do you mean floating ?
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By hsilive
amazon and e bay sell co2 cartridges 25 for 25-35...

amazon and e bay sell co2 cartridges 25 for 25-35 bucks they arent fluval brand but if one .7 can last you a week then 80 bux buys a ok system for a year !!
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,207
Posted By hsilive
you can get 25 refills for this system on amazon...

you can get 25 refills for this system on amazon or e bay for 25 to 35 bux !
refills arent that expensive this way and i hear it disberses almost 100% in your water !
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-21-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By hsilive
i had some shipped and everything including heat...

i had some shipped and everything including heat pack froze my temps were in th -10 range but plants seem to be coming back !
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-21-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By hsilive
not possitive but a can actualy forces water...

not possitive but a can actualy forces water through media your quitflow just runs water over the media
a can i think would pull more solids out another think ive done is change the order your...
Forum: Plants 01-21-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By hsilive
thanks for the info i dont think i will uproot...

thanks for the info i dont think i will uproot them but i will pull them up and out a little !
ive placed hoods from two of my 5g tanks on the sides of my edge to give them some better lighting for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-21-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By hsilive
i know was just hard because theres no pet stores...

i know was just hard because theres no pet stores close by the fish were mailed to me and this is my first tank in this state !
btw the bb does have to come from the air or water life even bacteria...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-21-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,223
Posted By hsilive
yes i figured i added too many at once but in my...

yes i figured i added too many at once but in my defence the tetra were actually too small ! less then 1 in much less ! the rummy nose are very sensitive and my tank i dont think had completly cycled...
Forum: Plants 01-21-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By hsilive
i will be ive been very busy i let then thaw in a...

i will be ive been very busy i let then thaw in a fishless tank and then placed them asap !
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