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Forum: Tank Journals 02-26-2013, 03:40 AM
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Posted By starccc
update the picture

update the picture
Forum: Tank Journals 05-03-2012, 04:48 PM
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Views: 687
Posted By starccc
That is huge piece of wood and beautiful piece....

That is huge piece of wood and beautiful piece. Amazon will be great in this size of tank. I can't wait to see that...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-03-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By starccc
It is Blxya. Because of the low light, it grows...

It is Blxya. Because of the low light, it grows towards light which makes it grow in 3D... :) With bright light, it will be brown color. It is bright green with low light which looks good.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-03-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By starccc
My understanding of low tech: low light, low...

My understanding of low tech:

low light, low growth rate etc which leads to most important of low tech: low maintenance, no routing water change, no weekly trimming, no a lot of water test and...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-03-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By starccc
Thank you. The tank is 46 gal bow front. Most...

Thank you. The tank is 46 gal bow front. Most plants are Blyxa, narrow leaf java fern, crypt, Anubias and java fern trident. Nothing is fancy... I use 55w PC 6 hour/day. Eheim 2217 filter. CO2...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-03-2012, 03:14 AM
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Views: 1,249
Posted By starccc
Low tech tank carefree for one year!

One year ago, the beginning of the tank:

http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/7544/mg7666.jpg

It has been a year since I start this low tech tank. My goal was to setup a really maintenance free...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-03-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By starccc
bump for update.

bump for update.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-30-2011, 03:14 AM
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Views: 1,246
Posted By starccc
Thank you for all replies and help. I also don't...

Thank you for all replies and help. I also don't want to bleach substrate and filter media etc... The reason I don't want to duplicate the old setup is. It need more time and effort to make it in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By starccc
bump. Can anyone help me for these?

bump. Can anyone help me for these?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By starccc
Restart my planted tank and some question.

Have left hobby for more than 1 year, finally settle down at new place. I plan to restart a planted tank. I have some questions. I will use my exist equipment including 46 gal Seaclear bow front...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-22-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By starccc
Thank you.. This is very helpful. For the light...

Thank you.. This is very helpful. For the light distribution, I will put the light in front of tank. The foreground plants are shorter so it can receive more light. I plan to make thick substrate and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-22-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By starccc
Do you mean 1 CF light? I know 2x55W for 20"...

Do you mean 1 CF light? I know 2x55W for 20" height 46 gal tank is enough to grow a lot of plants from my experience.

This was what I got from this setup.
46 gal...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-22-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By starccc
I think it should be high tech. You got high...

I think it should be high tech. You got high light with CO2...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-22-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By starccc
46 gal low tech light help

Will set up a 46 gal low tech tank. Currently, there are 2x 55 CF in it. The tank is 20" height. If it is too little to just use one light? I think 2x55w will be too high for low light.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-13-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By starccc
I never feed my loaches. They just eat discus...

I never feed my loaches. They just eat discus leftover..:( I already reduce the feed. Only feed my discus twice a day... Seems still not getting better..:( I don't know why my zebra loaches do...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-12-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By starccc
Thank you. I tried putting cucumber as bait. It...

Thank you. I tried putting cucumber as bait. It didn't work too. To pump up more CO2 in the tank is also challenge. It is 100 gallon tank. It is hard to get very high CO2 concentration.

The most...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-11-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By starccc
But the tank is discus tank.:( I had cichlid tank...

But the tank is discus tank.:( I had cichlid tank before. There are still snails in it. I really hate MTS now....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-11-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By starccc
Please help me with snail problem!

The MTS outbreak is driving me crazy! I don't mind their number or ugly fish tank now even. The worst thing is that makes KH unstable! My tap water KH is about 4 degree. After couple days, the KH can...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-26-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,429
Posted By starccc
Great looking tank! Just my opinion, it would be...

Great looking tank! Just my opinion, it would be better to add some red in it..
Forum: Tank Journals 02-05-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,677
Posted By starccc
Can't wait to see your new setup!

Can't wait to see your new setup!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-23-2007, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By starccc
I have quite a lot of java fern and Elatine...

I have quite a lot of java fern and Elatine trianda. I believe that they are always Nitrate hungry. I will stop EI for a week to see what it does. Thank you for the advice.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-22-2007, 03:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,778
Posted By starccc
Thank you! I appreciate the kind words.:) Your...

Thank you! I appreciate the kind words.:) Your tank also looks great! I have read your tank update a while ago.. Great tank!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-22-2007, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By starccc
Thank you for your reply. Yeah, I followed EI...

Thank you for your reply. Yeah, I followed EI dosing strictly and do 50% water changes every week. I dose 3/4 tsb K2NO3, 1/4 K2SO4 tsb and 1/4 tsb KHPO4, 1/8 micro 3 times a week to 100 gal. My...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-22-2007, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By starccc
Some questions about EI

I have followed EI dose for couple months. The plant seems like it. However, I found some problems recently. There are some black on the leaves(BBA?). There is green algae on glass. Yesterday, I...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-21-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,778
Posted By starccc
Yeah, I found I had too many Blyxa Japonica. I am...

Yeah, I found I had too many Blyxa Japonica. I am selling it now. I am thinking to put Elatine trianda to cover all front ground. Blyxa Japonica right on the glass is bad idea.. It grows quite fast....
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