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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-03-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By yashmack
so root tabs would not be sufficient nutrients...

so root tabs would not be sufficient nutrients for the plants?
I do have a bag of miracle gro organic potting soil, I could sift out more for this tank if i need to but id rather not break it down
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-03-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By yashmack
yes I am aware of that, will be getting some...

yes I am aware of that, will be getting some osmocoat root tabs most likely (will probably get a bottle on ebay and make my own caps though)
I will be dosing with the flourish line as well once i...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-02-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By yashmack
what would be the more specialized approach? ...

what would be the more specialized approach?
sounds cryptic, lol
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-01-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By yashmack
Im thinking of planting Didiplis Diandra and...

Im thinking of planting Didiplis Diandra and Dwarf Hair Grass
Would these do well in this tank or do I need more light?
Im not planning on CO2 but might diy it if the plants dont grow well enough
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-21-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,979
Posted By yashmack
what substrate are you using?

what substrate are you using?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-21-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By yashmack
thanks, no I didnt build it however it is hand...

thanks, no I didnt build it however it is hand built
was built by a family friend for my parents in the 80s :p
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-20-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By yashmack
8 Gallon Seiryu Scape

Small 8 gallon hex tank with seiryu stones
Flourite substrate with some gravel
Right now it only has a single java sword sprout and a little duckweed
I have 3 glow light tetras and a baby...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-08-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By yashmack
from my understanding the reason you dose excel...

from my understanding the reason you dose excel and CO2 is to increase the growth rate of the plants in the tank to where they outpace the growth of they algae, they essentially eat all the food...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-03-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By yashmack
DO NOT dose anything with axolotls, they absorb...

DO NOT dose anything with axolotls, they absorb chemicals very easily through their skin and it can damage their livers and other organs.
DO NOT use melafix as it is liver toxic to axolotls.

If...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-03-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By yashmack
ultimate stock for a nano reef... lol

ultimate stock for a nano reef... lol
Forum: DIY 04-25-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By yashmack
what size tanks have you done this in? I have...

what size tanks have you done this in?
I have no experience with CO2 but am curious :)
Forum: DIY 04-24-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By yashmack
nilocg sells some pretty simple and cheap CO2...

nilocg sells some pretty simple and cheap CO2 setups made from home depot parts and a paint ball valve. you should find him in the for sale section. kit with on/off valve, a needle valve, tubing, and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-24-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By yashmack
that hood alone is worth the entire price you...

that hood alone is worth the entire price you paid!
Ive seen lids like that go for 2 to 3 times that price on e-bay...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 04-24-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,550
Posted By yashmack
Group photo! http://i.imgur.com/bLapFkBl.jpg ...

Group photo!
http://i.imgur.com/bLapFkBl.jpg

The whole tank :)
http://i.imgur.com/kNSkoeZl.jpg
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 04-24-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By yashmack
he probably lost it trying to squeeze under that...

he probably lost it trying to squeeze under that log or inbetween something
theyre not the most graceful swimmers and rely a lot on brute force :p I know mine have lost parts trying to get by filter...
Forum: Algae 03-14-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 70,689
Posted By yashmack
I dont have fish in my tank and only a few plants...

I dont have fish in my tank and only a few plants that I can easily replace
would this work to remove hair algae?
Forum: Algae 02-28-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By yashmack
I didnt say it will, i said to expect it to kill...

I didnt say it will, i said to expect it to kill it all and be ready to do water changes. its not guaranteed but its possible. it will affect the cycle though as it IS an antibacterial medication,...
Forum: Algae 02-28-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By yashmack
expect all the bacteria in your filter to die as...

expect all the bacteria in your filter to die as well
youre going to need to watch your water parameters and do frequent water changes until your crashed cycle can recover
Forum: Algae 02-26-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By yashmack
not a big fan of anachranis or hornwort, now that...

not a big fan of anachranis or hornwort, now that i know what those look like :p
I will look into wisteria and watersprite though, i like both of those

thanks!!
Forum: Algae 02-26-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By yashmack
Preventing Algae, What Plants?

I have an 8 gallon nano tank
It currently has a few sprigs of dwarf hair grass and a java sword
I had a problem with BGA but have eliminated it with antibiotics

What fast growing plant can I add...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-25-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By yashmack
ive owned the tank for decades lol its been set...

ive owned the tank for decades lol
its been set up now, again, for a month or so
it was running for a year before i was hit with BGA last time
what would be a good fast growing plant to add?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-24-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By yashmack
ok Ive moved the light further away so its not as...

ok Ive moved the light further away so its not as bright
Ive added a canister filter, sunsun 603B
and Ive added a java fern

hope this helps with the algae...

http://i.imgur.com/4SsYicIl.jpg...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-19-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By yashmack
well i dosed it over the weekend and within an...

well i dosed it over the weekend and within an hour of adding the erythromycin almost all the algae had died
its mostly gone now, will need another water change and some more vacuuming
I have a new...
Forum: DIY 02-15-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,862
Posted By yashmack
there is another thread in this section about...

there is another thread in this section about industrial style stands, I would check that out if youre looking for a quick easy stand design similar to what you have here...

here is the link:...
Forum: DIY 02-14-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 24,038
Posted By yashmack
a used power supply from a computer would have...

a used power supply from a computer would have more than enough power
I use one for my DIY peltier chiller
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