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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-04-2010, 05:26 PM
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Posted By sonby101
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-03-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By sonby101
That does sound good, i will do the 50% WC every...

That does sound good, i will do the 50% WC every week.
KNO3
KH2PO4
K2SO4
GH Booster
CSM+P

What exacly is GH Bosster, and CSM+P? Oh, i went looking around and found some Liquid Iron Supplement...
Forum: Plants 01-03-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By sonby101
Try aqua bid, that's where I got mine and it was...

Try aqua bid, that's where I got mine and it was in good condition, or ebay whichever is cheaper :-)
Forum: Substrate 01-03-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By sonby101
Which do you prefer?

In my 29 gallon medium/high light tank with pressurized or DIY CO2 I want to have an aqua soil base, and on top of that I want some sort of black sand. Does anyone know where I can find the cheapest,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-03-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By sonby101
Does this sound good?

Okay, I'm still kinda knew to fertilizing, and I'm trying to learn all about it as much as I can. I'm going to be dosing with dry ferts, for a 29 gallon medium/high light with either pressurized CO2...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-02-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By sonby101
Do you reccomend any specific fertilizers I will...

Do you reccomend any specific fertilizers I will need for a high/medium light 29 gallon tank set-up. It will have CO2, and I know I will have to balance all of this out or I'll get a massive algae...
Forum: Plants 01-02-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By sonby101
That's exacly what I though, it's all a matter of...

That's exacly what I though, it's all a matter of perspective. Well, I will look into getting pressurized CO2, does anyone reccomend a system that is cheap, yet reliable? Also, would plants like...
Forum: Plants 01-01-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By sonby101
Do I HAVE to have Co2, or would that just be...

Do I HAVE to have Co2, or would that just be benificial? If so, would DIY work well, since it's such a small tank, and if not, what's a good co2 system.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-01-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By sonby101
I'm extremely confused on fertilizers!?!?!

I'm not very familiar with Micro, and macro fertilizing, and can someone please explain the very basics of fertilizing aquatic plants?
Forum: Plants 01-01-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By sonby101
What are some good plants for this lighting?

I have a 29 gallon tank with a 48 Watt T-5 lighting set-up. Now, I'm still very confused, I've had people say this is medium light, some say it's high light, and some have even said it's low...
Forum: Substrate 06-27-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,629
Posted By sonby101
Thanks guys, I pretty much new it wasn't true....

Thanks guys, I pretty much new it wasn't true. But thank you anyways!
Forum: Substrate 06-26-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,629
Posted By sonby101
Cool Can you have bottom dwellers with a black sand substrate?

Well, I heard this insane theory the other day about how you can't have any kind of black sand in your aquarium ( Flourite bacl, Tahitan Moon Sand) with bottom dwellers. People have said it contains...
Forum: Plants 06-26-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,885
Posted By sonby101
Well, I cut back my lighting for it, and used...

Well, I cut back my lighting for it, and used more natrual light (indirect sun light), and lowered the water temp. to about 72F-73_. I have acually seen it to start growing a little faster, but it is...
Forum: Plants 06-10-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,885
Posted By sonby101
Well, I guess I will wait for it to completly...

Well, I guess I will wait for it to completly ajust to my water. If I don't see much growth in the next, hhmm, lets say 3 months. Then I will try Christmas tree moss. :)
Forum: Plants 06-04-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,885
Posted By sonby101
Oh and I'm not adding CO2 at all since this is a...

Oh and I'm not adding CO2 at all since this is a low-tech tank, with very little plants right now, adding CO2 is asking for an algae disaster :eek5:. And I'm not in the mood for that right now...
Forum: Plants 06-04-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,885
Posted By sonby101
Well, I keep the temp. at 78F So maybe I will try...

Well, I keep the temp. at 78F So maybe I will try letting it getting to a lower temp to see how it does. Also, I just had to rip out almost ALL of my hornwort in my tank because of the bottom. I...
Forum: Plants 06-03-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By sonby101
Some good low-light plants??

Okay in my ten gallon low-light tank. I have one crappy T8 strip, providing 15 watts. So I am getting 1.5 WPG, with some alluminum foil behind it to provide a little bit of reflectors :/. I bought...
Forum: Plants 06-03-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,885
Posted By sonby101
Oh, yeah, and also. I did try abusing it a little...

Oh, yeah, and also. I did try abusing it a little in the beggining. But it turned a yucky browm color. So I heard alot about how you can always bring java moss back to life, even if it is at the...
Forum: Plants 06-03-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,885
Posted By sonby101
Well, it's still growing just as slow as ever, I...

Well, it's still growing just as slow as ever, I thought about ripping it all off, and covering it with just Riccia, or Flame moss, and or Christmas moss. But I'm too scared they will die off in...
Forum: Plants 05-30-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,885
Posted By sonby101
Well, at least I know somebody else is having the...

Well, at least I know somebody else is having the same problem. Oh well, I'm going to be having a high tech. 29G tank soon, and see if that works. I plan on putting Riccia on this peice of driftwood,...
Forum: Plants 05-29-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,885
Posted By sonby101
Why is my Java moss growing so slow?

I have it attached to a medium peice of driftwood in a 10 gallon tank. The lighting is a traditional T8 15W bulb with some small DIY reflectors. not much, but I've had it for like about 2 months now,...
Forum: Lighting 05-29-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By sonby101
I did want to have alot of high light plants,...

I did want to have alot of high light plants, like Dwarf hairgrass, water wisteria, and Cambomba. Stuff like that, I also got this system for a steal, it was only$74.00 including S&H. I was so happy^^
Forum: Lighting 05-29-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By sonby101
Thanks

I knew that people said that the watts per gallon rule doesn't apply to T5 lighting systems. I had some poeple tell me it was good for low light, while others say it was high light. I was so...
Forum: Lighting 05-29-2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By sonby101
What kind of lighting is this for a 29g?

I have a 29 gallon tank, not running. I want it to be a beautiful naturally planted tank. I just bought the Nova Extreme T5 HO 30" 48W. What type of lighting is this> Medium high or low?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-16-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,954
Posted By sonby101
Talking How to make java moss into a carpet?

Okay, Well, I have a peice of driftwood in my ten gallon tank. And I'm trying to get java moss to attacht to it. I have a sand substrate, and a whole lot of java moss left over, because I ordered it....
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