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Forum: Plants   09-19-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,822
Posted By Hadley
Staurogyne Repens Melting

Hey guys, my S. Repens is melting like nobody's business. I'm not sure if this is common when it's moved into a new tank, as some of the cuttings are thriving, or if they are dying.

I intend on...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-15-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,572
Posted By Hadley
Love this place. I go there all the time. :)

Love this place. I go there all the time. :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-10-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By Hadley
Uh, Now What Do I Do

In the middle of the night I woke up because of an odd smell of what was burning plastic. I laid there for awhile before I decided it could be coming from inside my condo so I took a look around. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-10-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hadley
So then what should I do? Harden my water with a...

So then what should I do? Harden my water with a chemical or try adding the river rock? I have river rock in another tank with driftwood and Aqua Soil I can't get my pH below 7.5.

I still see...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-10-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 29,239
Posted By Hadley
I may have to try in a bit!

I may have to try in a bit!
Forum: Tank Journals   09-10-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 29,239
Posted By Hadley
They look great! I wish my camera could take...

They look great! I wish my camera could take pictures of mine but they are too small.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-10-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hadley
I'm sorry but that chart is SO confusing to me. ...

I'm sorry but that chart is SO confusing to me. That's definitely what my pH is from the tap, but I don't know how to understand what it's saying the dKH of my water is. According to this chart I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-09-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hadley
My test kit is less than a year old, but I can...

My test kit is less than a year old, but I can always get a new KH and pH tester today.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-09-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hadley
Thank you, I will look into getting this.

Thank you, I will look into getting this.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-09-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hadley
If I add the river rock, my pH will be perfectly...

If I add the river rock, my pH will be perfectly stable in the high 7s, right now it's stable at 6. I can keep it stable at that point but for whatever reason I can't get to stay higher than that. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-09-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hadley
I was thinking about doing that but my...

I was thinking about doing that but my understanding is that RO water has a very low pH to begin with.

I'm keeping OEBT like you, and from the research I've done my pH NEEDS to be higher,...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-09-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 29,239
Posted By Hadley
Here you go, any input would be great! ...

Here you go, any input would be great!
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/general-planted-tank-discussion/147588-ph-swinging-why.html
Forum: Tank Journals   09-09-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 29,239
Posted By Hadley
Absolutely no clue. I have a thread going on it...

Absolutely no clue. I have a thread going on it now. Luckily some local river rock seems to keep the pH up to 7.6 or so, so I'm planning on going and getting some tomorrow and adding them to the...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-09-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 29,239
Posted By Hadley
Mine came yesterday too! But I'm way too afraid...

Mine came yesterday too! But I'm way too afraid to start a journal because my pH is fluctuating and I'm worried they are all going to die. lol

Mine came in great shape though and have been so...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-09-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hadley
I really don't know what to say, I tested it and...

I really don't know what to say, I tested it and those were my results. I can test again when I get home. :icon_ques

It's the the first time I've tested.
My water comes from Crystal Springs...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-09-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hadley
LAME! I mean not your fault at all but I'm...

LAME! I mean not your fault at all but I'm baffled too. I know some other aquarists who have had issues with ph because of things in their tank such as driftwood, rocks ... So I'll go get some of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-09-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hadley
dKH and it's ok I'm easily confused too.

dKH
and it's ok I'm easily confused too.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-09-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hadley
My kH is between 9 - 10. I'm thinking I'm...

My kH is between 9 - 10.

I'm thinking I'm going to get some local rock tomorrow.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-09-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hadley
My kH is 9 - 10. And it does not come from a...

My kH is 9 - 10. And it does not come from a well, it comes from Hetch Hetchy. I'm keeping Tiger shrimp.

I can easily leave the water out over night and see what happens, however, my pH in the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-09-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hadley
pH Swinging, Why?

I just noticed in one of my tanks my pH has really been swinging. I top off with water that is 8.0+ and when I add it to my tank it's about 7.8. By the next morning it's 6.

I have shrimp so I'm...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-07-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,166
Posted By Hadley
From a local seller and someone who sells them...

From a local seller and someone who sells them here. In the Swap and Shop? lol
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-06-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,166
Posted By Hadley
Paid $3 each for my Rilis. :icon_ques I'm...

Paid $3 each for my Rilis. :icon_ques
I'm assuming the price is just because they are new to the market.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-06-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,166
Posted By Hadley
I'm not trying to sidetrack this thread as I do...

I'm not trying to sidetrack this thread as I do love these shrimp and would love to keep some, but I do not, for the life of me, understand the price tag. Almost all cherry varieties go for 2.50 -...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-06-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By Hadley
I'll try that tonight, I want to get one of the...

I'll try that tonight, I want to get one of the stainless steel ones from shrimplab but they are sold out.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-06-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By Hadley
Modifying Filter for Baby Shrimp

Hey guys,

Does anyone have any suggestions on how best to modify a HOB filter for juvie/shrimplets. The intake is pretty powerful, I tried wrapping some filter 'sock' around it but it stopped the...
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