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Forum: Lighting 12-15-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 20
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Hey there, My plants have been doing very...

Hey there,

My plants have been doing very well under these lights. There have been some algae growing, but I've been very busy and haven't been maintaining it like I wanted to. I have a lot of...
Forum: Plants 12-12-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 782
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I think the red looks pretty cool! But, your...

I think the red looks pretty cool!

But, your glossos do look like they need a little more light - the planted+ are fairly low in output. Your plants are definitely creating some interesting...
Forum: Plants 12-12-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
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Go emersed! :red_mouth Not much more to say...

Go emersed! :red_mouth

Not much more to say about keeping them submerged, but one trick would be to have an army of "Horned Nerite Snails", they can eat the hard GSA that these plants are prone to.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-12-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
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Update 12/12/2014

Quick update taken with my old point and shoot.
The tank was almost dark for a couple weeks because the floaters decided to take over and start growing over each other.

FTS...
Forum: Plants 12-07-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,335
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Anubias will not drop leaves when going submersed...

Anubias will not drop leaves when going submersed unlike some other plants. You can move them in and out of water with no issues, they grow so slow they dont really change their patterns. I've moved...
Forum: Plants 12-05-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
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The reservoirs are just containers of water with...

The reservoirs are just containers of water with an air line leading into it - it's that simple, I can take some pics when I can. I use large deli containers and create moss covers. The pots of...
Forum: Plants 12-04-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
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I'll try to answer the best I can, if I miss...

I'll try to answer the best I can, if I miss anything - just re-ask! :tongue:

I use a glass aquarium because I had a 65g laying around, so I figured why not, but I do have 2 regular plastic totes...
Forum: Plants 12-04-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
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No problem, I've attached a pic for you to see...

No problem, I've attached a pic for you to see the ones I have in one of my tanks. You can see the trident ferns on the pots beside them as well - all ferns do well emersed.

I can't seem to find...
Forum: Plants 12-03-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
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Look pretty dead.. but there seems to still...

Look pretty dead.. but there seems to still contain some green - which may bounce back. Did you just start dosing fertilizers? You mentioned you just started dosing EI, but anything prior?
The light...
Forum: Plants 12-03-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
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Melon sword (Echinodorus osiris)

Melon sword (Echinodorus osiris)
Forum: Plants 12-02-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
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A picture would definitely help in helping you...

A picture would definitely help in helping you find a ID.
However, you can search up Bolbitis Cuspidata, I have a large amount of them and they look like what you describe.
If so, this particular...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-28-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
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Update 27/11/2014

Quick update
Added about two dozens of Ruby Tetras, a few more Otos and a bunch of Beckfords Pencilfish.

Pre Trim
http://i1177.photobucket.com/albums/x345/default91/photo1-1.jpg...
Forum: Lighting 11-13-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,576
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I'm not so certain I trust ecotechs spectrum...

I'm not so certain I trust ecotechs spectrum ratings.. Apparently going up 2% in uv shifted 5.5k to 15k. I tried lowering blues and still gave me ridiculous spectrum readings. I've had very good...
Forum: Plants 11-11-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
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1. looks kinda like Staurogynes Repen, but also...

1. looks kinda like Staurogynes Repen, but also looks like a Hygrophila that's just getting submersed growth, take another picture of this in a few days to show the new growth.

2. Bacopa...
Forum: Plants 11-11-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
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The first set of pics definitely look like...

The first set of pics definitely look like monnieri.
The second sets look like ludwigia palustris.
Forum: Plants 11-11-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
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Using echinodorus species with red hues could...

Using echinodorus species with red hues could offer you some splash of colour. I've seen melon swords under low tech with some nice looking red on them.
Other species I would personally recommend...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-11-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
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I am, it's just simply a small pump drawing water...

I am, it's just simply a small pump drawing water from the surface using a float. It's a pretty useful piece of equipment, but is it worth the price Eheim is asking? I personally don't think so, but...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-11-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
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Thank you! I didn't realize how blurry these pics...

Thank you! I didn't realize how blurry these pics are once uploaded, hopefully I'll grab a proper pic once the tank grows in more.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-11-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
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quick update 11/11/2014

a quick update of the tank
http://i1177.photobucket.com/albums/x345/default91/cubeupdate4.jpg (http://s1177.photobucket.com/user/default91/media/cubeupdate4.jpg.html)
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Forum: Lighting 11-06-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,576
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Thank you, it is starfire. The stock...

Thank you, it is starfire.

The stock template is pretty decent, I used it for about 5 days and plants reacted pretty well. I would highly recommend you play with it personally to get the schedule,...
Forum: Plants 11-06-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,255
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I found H. Pinnatifida rather trouble free. I...

I found H. Pinnatifida rather trouble free. I have had it in a couple of tanks and the only thing I dosed/added fertilizer wise in those tanks were flourish comprehensive and iron - also some initial...
Forum: Lighting 11-04-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,576
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Great looking tank. You would be perfectly fine...

Great looking tank.
You would be perfectly fine with DHG, my cube is the same height as your tank and I have Monte Carlo as my carpet with several red plants as well. The light output on these units...
Forum: Lighting 11-04-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,576
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It's nice to know that your light is also heat...

It's nice to know that your light is also heat trigger, as I was told they are suppose to be like the XR30s with constant fan operation. I'm just concerned that it requires so much heat for it to be...
Forum: Lighting 11-03-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,576
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I'm curious, are your fans on 24/7 on that unit?...

I'm curious, are your fans on 24/7 on that unit? or does it trigger at a certain time? I can't seem to find confirmation that these have thermal switches unlike their XR30s. This feels like my reef...
Forum: Lighting 11-03-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
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Dosing that size tank with excel, you might as...

Dosing that size tank with excel, you might as well invest in a co2 system right at the get go and just skip the excel (way too expensive for that size).

I don't know what store you went to that...
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