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Forum: Tank Journals 06-01-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,211
Posted By tropicalryan
I do trim it like a lawn every few weeks. My...

I do trim it like a lawn every few weeks.

My current fish list (yes its overstocked right now)
-6 Rummy nose Tetras
-7 Cardinal Tetras
-2 Penguin Tetras
-2 Pink Danios
-2 Boesemani Rainbows...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-01-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,211
Posted By tropicalryan
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Tank Journals 05-21-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,211
Posted By tropicalryan
Not that long actually. Once it took root it...

Not that long actually. Once it took root it spread like crazy, its almost becoming too much now
Forum: Tank Journals 05-19-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,211
Posted By tropicalryan
Many new changes- ripped out the baby tears as...

Many new changes- ripped out the baby tears as they began to lift after I did an H2O2 treatment, replaced with DHG, changed a few plants around and added many new fish

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-15-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By tropicalryan
hmm even with one finnex you might be medium to...

hmm even with one finnex you might be medium to high light, you might want to consider rethinking your strategy to a high light tank or raising the fixture a little so its more in the low light area
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By tropicalryan
I followed this when starting my second tank and...

I followed this when starting my second tank and I can say it made a tremendous difference compared to my first one. Much less problems in the beginning and down the road. Only had one issue with...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By tropicalryan
In your previous tank with 48watts of T5HO you...

In your previous tank with 48watts of T5HO you might have honestly been more into the high light range and without Co2, fast growing plants and propers ferts. That was probably why you ran into hair...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-13-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 64,086
Posted By tropicalryan
Oh man, that was a beautiful tank. My...

Oh man, that was a beautiful tank. My condolences, what an awful thing to happen to your apartment. Hopefully it all works out. Wishing you the best!
Forum: Tank Journals 12-13-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,939
Posted By tropicalryan
Off to a great start

Off to a great start
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By tropicalryan
I agree, I still love this heater and would buy...

I agree, I still love this heater and would buy another again. I have a lot of hydor products and they all work great
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By tropicalryan
Ouch that's rough, it's been 9 months for this...

Ouch that's rough, it's been 9 months for this one, it actually still works
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By tropicalryan
Ah yes I have seen that, I might open it up to...

Ah yes I have seen that, I might open it up to see what's going on with it.
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By tropicalryan
I left the heater for awhile, the condensation...

I left the heater for awhile, the condensation actually appears to have almost disappeared.

I contacted Hydor, they want me to ship it to them in California so they can take a look at it and...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By tropicalryan
The heater was working perfectly keeping my...

The heater was working perfectly keeping my temperature completely accurate and operating flawlessly. I have since unplugged it as a precaution. I believe there is a glass tube on the inside
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By tropicalryan
Ya it could be a few different things, I am...

Ya it could be a few different things, I am thinking it might be a gasket, I'm not going to open it up because I read through the included booklet and it said it has a two year warranty
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By tropicalryan
I agree I find it odd but nothing is actually...

I agree I find it odd but nothing is actually leaking out of the heater. I have unplugged it and am using another heater as a precaution until its dealt with. I contacted hydor, just waiting on a...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By tropicalryan
I have it standing vertically as per the...

I have it standing vertically as per the manufacturer's instruction



I have since lowered the temperature a bit and it's heating a 40 gallon breeder
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By tropicalryan
My house is sitting at 19 Celsius or 66-67...

My house is sitting at 19 Celsius or 66-67 Fahrenheit. Aquarium Temperature was around 83. I have never seen this happening or never noticed it at least.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By tropicalryan
Is this normal? Hydor In line heater

I'm looking for input from other Hydor inline heater owners. I have the Hydor ETH In-Line External Heater 300w with 5/8" hoses and I noticed quite a bit of condensation has built up inside the...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-26-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 87,779
Posted By tropicalryan
Great DIY skills, sorry to hear about the UG

Great DIY skills, sorry to hear about the UG
Forum: Plants 11-26-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By tropicalryan
I took your advice and replanted all my HC like...

I took your advice and replanted all my HC like this. I was planting it in larger chunks before. Hopefully this works as it does already look more secure
Forum: Plants 11-25-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By tropicalryan
Hello, Thanks for the input. I had an outbreak...

Hello,
Thanks for the input. I had an outbreak of staghorn thats why I had to do the spot treatment, but it has been fully dealt with and has not returned since.


I have heard UG is difficult...
Forum: Plants 11-25-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By tropicalryan
Foreground Suggestion

Hello everyone, I am looking for a suggestion for a great foreground plant. I had a beautiful fully grown lawn of HC but after a large spot treatment with H2O2 it all floated up and now after 2...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-03-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,211
Posted By tropicalryan
With the width of the 40B I noticed my stems...

With the width of the 40B I noticed my stems where not growing too well, so I decided to look at some LEDs and I added a 36" finnex ray II DS (7000k) to supplement my hagen glo 2x39w and I have been...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-26-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,211
Posted By tropicalryan
I attempted to but I could not get them off, I...

I attempted to but I could not get them off, I agree it would look better. Anyone with a Hagen Glo T5 HO fixture here that could chime in on taking off the legs?
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