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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   07-20-2016, 01:22 AM
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Posted By IUnknown
Ramping auto dosing fertilizers based on plant density

I think some people dose fertilizer based on the plant density of their tank.
-How could you program an apex controller to ramp fertilizer dosing based on a range from newly planted to established?...
Forum: Algae   07-20-2016, 01:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By IUnknown
Excel at double dose works as an algecide that...

Excel at double dose works as an algecide that gets rid of GDA. Problem I had, it was melting sensitive plants.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-20-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 72,293
Posted By IUnknown
I recently saw this if you are looking for a...

I recently saw this if you are looking for a skimmer that is discreet.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B016M86JGC/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=ZWF6P13HN8S9&coliid=I1MJJLH7IAZYUE
Forum: Lighting   07-20-2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By IUnknown
Or your water outlet from the canister filter not...

Or your water outlet from the canister filter not below 3" from the top of the water. Watch out for disco effect that comes from LED's with multiple sources of light. Having a couple Halo's makes...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-19-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By IUnknown
Glad to help. It's a dream tank. They have some...

Glad to help. It's a dream tank. They have some great sales over the holiday's usually.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-19-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By IUnknown
Yeah, love sump systems. The issue with this...

Yeah, love sump systems. The issue with this tank is that it's in the TV room so noise is an issue. I tried silent stand pipes (durso, etc.) but in my experience non of them are truly silent, and...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-19-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By IUnknown
The Eheim is a 2275, the new version 4. The best...

The Eheim is a 2275, the new version 4. The best feature is that the coarse filter pad is on the top and is easily accessible so its really easy to clean. The Eheim also has all the filter media...
Forum: Equipment   07-12-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,013
Posted By IUnknown
Here is a good read on the subject: Organics...

Here is a good read on the subject:
Organics removal reactor - Dallas Ft Worth Aquatic Plant Club - Aquatic Plant Central...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-10-2016, 04:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By IUnknown
Its fish poop, from otocinclus.

Its fish poop, from otocinclus.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-08-2016, 04:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By IUnknown
Thanks! Tried the superglue moss method today. ...

Thanks! Tried the superglue moss method today. I also read you can use a blender, some root hormone and grow moss emersed which I might try on some driftwood.
...
Forum: Algae   07-08-2016, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By IUnknown
What about Co2? Where is the return in that...

What about Co2? Where is the return in that picture? You want to turn over the tank 7-8 times, with that filter you are at 3-4. If you want the powerhead to help I would not put it father than 3"...
Forum: Fish   07-06-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By IUnknown
Microrasbora kubotai school great in a high light...

Microrasbora kubotai school great in a high light tank.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-02-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By IUnknown
Decided to rescape the tank and use Mot's (TPT)...

Decided to rescape the tank and use Mot's (TPT) drainage cells for more depth.

https://c3.staticflickr.com/8/7699/27431769714_63a3d42a59_b.jpg
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Forum: Tank Journals   06-29-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 72,293
Posted By IUnknown
Depends on if you like to have a lot of fish. My...

Depends on if you like to have a lot of fish. My problem is that I put too much in-line with my filters to keep things out of the tank, cerges reactor, heater, ph probe, temp prob, so I get pressure...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-28-2016, 04:39 PM
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Posted By IUnknown
I just got the Eheim Professional 4 Plus 600...

I just got the Eheim Professional 4 Plus 600 External Canister Filter - 2275 for a second canister filter on my 120p and love it.
Forum: Aquascaping   06-28-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By IUnknown
aquaforestaquarium.com, has a great selection.

aquaforestaquarium.com, has a great selection.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-28-2016, 02:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By IUnknown
Where did you read that? Its just glass? I have...

Where did you read that? Its just glass? I have used acrylic and the first time you clean the tank you will get scratches and its really disheartening.
Forum: DIY   06-25-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By IUnknown
I got mine at home depo, maybe ask for where they...

I got mine at home depo, maybe ask for where they have them. The problem was the inlet/outlet is too restrictive. Anyone have links to a good one on Amazon?

Bump: Maybe this:...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-25-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By IUnknown
And for photos it looks a lot better, if you plan...

And for photos it looks a lot better, if you plan on taking nice photos.
Forum: Algae   06-24-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By IUnknown
I'd also add that having the tank turn-over 7-10...

I'd also add that having the tank turn-over 7-10 times really helps to eliminate GDA.
Forum: Equipment   06-13-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By IUnknown
I've got both and actually like the eheim best. ...

I've got both and actually like the eheim best. The curve on the aquavas isn't sharp enough so it seems to not get surface water as much. The new eheim filters have grey rather than green color...
Forum: Algae   06-11-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By IUnknown
On a 180 gallon its probably a lack of flow. ...

On a 180 gallon its probably a lack of flow. Anything over 100 gallons, two filters usually helps. You can get erythromycin in bulk here:
Fish Mycin Powder Packets - Erythromycin, Antibiotics:...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-11-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By IUnknown
I ended up returning the wet/dry filter and...

I ended up returning the wet/dry filter and adding a second canister filter. I took out all the hardscape so I could concentrate on just growing plants. I've been dosing pps-pro, originally...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-11-2016, 04:20 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 72,293
Posted By IUnknown
Mot, Just started following your work, but it...

Mot,
Just started following your work, but it has definitely inspired me. Thanks so much for all the info! I'd pick number 4 since its the most convoluted.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-09-2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 72,293
Posted By IUnknown
This is great. Are you using the 30mm size for...

This is great. Are you using the 30mm size for the 120P?
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