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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-06-2013, 06:00 PM
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Posted By steagle
Sorry to bump an old thread but wanted to post...

Sorry to bump an old thread but wanted to post some updates on the tank since making the changes to the lighting and dosing. I now have algae on almost every plant, still no new growth from any plant...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-08-2012, 09:09 PM
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Posted By steagle
Great advice, I'll try removing one bulb and I'll...

Great advice, I'll try removing one bulb and I'll keep my timer at 6 hours. Didn't realize the 3x T5HO was too bright for my tank (considering there's no C02). I have a feeling this will make a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-08-2012, 07:13 PM
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Posted By steagle
Hopefully one of my last questions on this...

Hopefully one of my last questions on this subject: Would something like this (http://www.aquariumplants.com/SeaChem_Plant_Pack_Enhancer_NPK_Flourish_Nitrogen_p/sc11150.htm) be a good place to start...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-08-2012, 07:06 PM
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Posted By steagle
Thanks for all the great info Kathy. Do you think...

Thanks for all the great info Kathy. Do you think it's possible for me to get away with not injecting C02 in a tank of this size? Due to the tank's location, and inability for me to store things like...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-08-2012, 06:23 AM
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Posted By steagle
@secuno - the dimensions are 48"W x 18"D x 24" T,...

@secuno - the dimensions are 48"W x 18"D x 24" T, which is listed as 90g everywhere I look (aquarium supply stores, online calculators, etc). The place I bought it from sold it as an 80g, so...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-06-2012, 06:22 PM
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Posted By steagle
Can anyone verify exactly what we're seeing in...

Can anyone verify exactly what we're seeing in the photos I posted? Is that all algae, or just plant rot?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-05-2012, 04:03 PM
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Views: 1,803
Posted By steagle
Wow those are pretty similar! Other than the...

Wow those are pretty similar! Other than the longer lighting schedule I see you are doing the water changes every week whereas I do it every two. This is mostly due to time constraints in my schedule...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-05-2012, 05:16 AM
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Posted By steagle
Hey ZLogic thanks for the input. I stopped the...

Hey ZLogic thanks for the input. I stopped the diy c02 about 3 months ago so it's been awhile but even when I was using it I still had the same kind of algae and brown/rotting plant matter. I've...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-05-2012, 03:30 AM
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Posted By steagle
Here are some photos. First a deceptive photo of...

Here are some photos. First a deceptive photo of the overall tank (looks fine right?) then close-ups of the problematic plants. Didn't realize till tonight but a few of my red tiger lotus leaves have...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2012, 08:51 PM
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Posted By steagle
@Diana - thanks for the feedback. I am using the...

@Diana - thanks for the feedback. I am using the "Total" root pellet found in this system (http://www.aquariumplants.com/AquaFertz_com_SUBSTRATE_VITALIZATION_SYSTEM_p/fert.htm). The liquid plant food...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2012, 08:31 PM
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Posted By steagle
-What exactly are your water parameters? "Quite...

-What exactly are your water parameters? "Quite hard", "low-to-no nitrites" and "mild pH" are pretty vague.

As I'm at work ATM I don't have access to the exact figures but I can do measurements...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By steagle
Difficulty with my first planted tank

Having issues with what I believe to be algae and some kind of nutrient deficiency with many of my plants. I'll list the specs of my tank and hopefully an expert here can point me in the right...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By steagle
Sorry to bump an old thread, but did you end up...

Sorry to bump an old thread, but did you end up getting this filter and do you have any feedback so far? I'm thinking of putting two of these at opposite ends in a 90g tank. I've heard some pretty...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-11-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By steagle
Haha thanks! I already ordered the tank...

Haha thanks! I already ordered the tank (48x18x24) which will give me approx 29 extra gallons over the tank I have now. I'm pretty sure I'm going to go with two of the Fluval U4's. I just like the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-11-2012, 02:03 AM
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Posted By steagle
I've read a bit on the Walstad method and checked...

I've read a bit on the Walstad method and checked out lots of pictures and videos. One thing I've noticed is that some of the tanks look a little wild and cluttered... with perhaps not the most...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2012, 08:20 PM
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Posted By steagle
Thanks for the insight Gnomecatcher. I've got a...

Thanks for the insight Gnomecatcher. I've got a lot to think about. I think I've made up my mind that I'm not going to get a regular canister filter for this tank setup. I just don't have the desire...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By steagle
That's what I'm overwhelmed with at the moment,...

That's what I'm overwhelmed with at the moment, the plethora of options. I'm a little spoiled coming from a simplistic, easy to maintain "regular" tank with a HOB filter :)

There are definitely...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By steagle
BTW it's a 90g high tank, so dimensions are 48" x...

BTW it's a 90g high tank, so dimensions are 48" x 18" x 24".
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By steagle
I'm not, but I do have a couple talented friends...

I'm not, but I do have a couple talented friends :) I could spare another 4" I suppose. Especially if its entirely enclose so I don't have to see behind the tank. Now this is the part where I am...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By steagle
Here's a couple photos. In the second you'll see...

Here's a couple photos. In the second you'll see a bamboo shade which covers a small storage area in this "block". I know everyone is going to say to stash the canister filter in there, but the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By steagle
dubvstudent: I'll have a photo online tonight. I...

dubvstudent: I'll have a photo online tonight. I should have uploaded one when I started this thread.

Gnomecatcher: The tank is pushed back against the wall (technically 4" away to accommodate...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By steagle
I mean sure I could rearrange my living room and...

I mean sure I could rearrange my living room and purchase a full stand and tank setup, but the problem with that is we have a really small living room as it is, and the current tank location is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By steagle
Question Considering a planted tank, had a few quick Q's.

Hey everyone, new to the forum and have been reading the FAQ's and related resources for the past few days. I've been toying with starting a large planted tank for some time now, and now that some of...
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