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Forum: Plants 03-02-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,970
Posted By dissident
Mike, Doesn't PH fluctuate just by us injecting...

Mike,
Doesn't PH fluctuate just by us injecting CO2 into the tank (rhetorical question)? I have not tested my PH swing in a while. I guess the question is what would be dramatic enough (PH swing)...
Forum: Plants 02-26-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,970
Posted By dissident
Thanks for some of the pointers. I think i will...

Thanks for some of the pointers. I think i will take the extra power-head I have and have that pushing water over the driftwood i have it attached to. There is a total of about 10 rhizomes, in the...
Forum: Plants 02-26-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,970
Posted By dissident
LF Bolbitus heudelotii Tips

I am on my 3rd (and final) try with this plant. I love it and have seen so many tanks who have had this plant flourish in them. I replanted my 110x and got 10 of these plants attached to some...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-26-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By dissident
Im using that quote at work today, thanks for the...

Im using that quote at work today, thanks for the gem!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-25-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By dissident
What kind of reputable scientific article would...

What kind of reputable scientific article would be published on a site that has adult content, and who would take it remotely seriously if it was? Just because someone made a video or wrote an...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-24-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By dissident
Everyone likes to help me clean filters

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/cschema/PB120760ff.jpg

I think he just wanted another car ride to the store.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-24-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By dissident
LOL my bad I have the fx5 on the 110gal, all my...

LOL my bad I have the fx5 on the 110gal, all my other tanks have XP3. I will edit my first post to save on anymore confusion. The filter is a monster, I have to wrestle it in and out of the stand,...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-23-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By dissident
Fresh replant 110x Discus Tank

Hardware:
110X All-Glass (48x18x30)
2x175W MH 10,000K
2x96W PC 6,500K
2x300W Jebo Heaters
Fluval FX5
100% Flourite
5LB CO2 Tank, Milwaukee Regulator

Flora:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-22-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,498
Posted By dissident
Indiboi pretty much nailed it. If you are running...

Indiboi pretty much nailed it. If you are running a DIY or pressurized CO2 injection you will want to have as little surface agitation as possible to keep the CO2 levels up.

If you are just using...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-20-2006, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,849
Posted By dissident
Update** See orgional post (post 1) for new pic. ...

Update** See orgional post (post 1) for new pic.

I replanted about 30days ago with dwarfsag and added some wysteria because the jungle vals were too much to manage (i of course kept some).
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-26-2006, 06:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,754
Posted By dissident
one of the guys over at simplydiscus.com posted...

one of the guys over at simplydiscus.com posted this and I knew I had to share it on this thread:
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The perfect Wal-Mart Greeter
A very...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2006, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By dissident
Wouldn't it be easier to just airate the water...

Wouldn't it be easier to just airate the water and do a daily waterchange then go through all the trouble for a sump for a 1gal nano tank?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-21-2006, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By dissident
Cladophora aegagropila -Light Req

What would you guys consider the lighting req for:
Cladophora aegagropila (Moss Balls/Marimo Balls/Tribbles)


Thanx
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-20-2006, 01:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By dissident
No Robert it wasn't from you. I was just...

No Robert it wasn't from you.
I was just looking for verification that it is dwarf sag. I'll have to get it under some high light and trim it when it takes root.

When you refer to 'trim' are you...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-20-2006, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By dissident
against my better judgement I planted the first...

against my better judgement I planted the first 1/2 of the batch in my 110gal. Ther rest are going into 2 other tanks.

I still haven't heard back from the seller.

I have to say it does look...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2006, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By dissident
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/cschema/ul_P...

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/cschema/ul_P1010001.jpg

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/cschema/ul_P1010002.jpg


Ok what do you think?

I have ordered from this vendor several...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By dissident
I sent the sponsor an email earlie to find out...

I sent the sponsor an email earlie to find out what conditions they were grown under.
They are going into the 110gal 175Wx2 96Wx2
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2006, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By dissident
Dwarf Sag

I got some dwarf sag from one of the sponsors here.
It's not very dwarf IMO, ~8" tall

I am wondering if the sub'd in something else or these were grown in very low light?


The other plants I...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-17-2006, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,849
Posted By dissident
They are probably a few months older than yours,...

They are probably a few months older than yours, ~9months old.
It took a while for them to color up. They didn't start to get a good pattern untill about 6-7months. I do have 2 that never colored up...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-17-2006, 07:26 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,754
Posted By dissident
It's not just the employees that are jack-4$$ at...

It's not just the employees that are jack-4$$ at wallmart.

The last time I was there to get a few bags of 100% polyester for my filters I was in the 10 items or less line. I hopes to get out of...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-17-2006, 05:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,849
Posted By dissident
I added a few new pics of the discus (see first...

I added a few new pics of the discus (see first post), they have been in the tank since mid Jan (got them ~2" each total of 6 in there ATM), they are about 6" now.

I have 8 3" Red Turqs growing...
Forum: DIY 07-07-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,217
Posted By dissident
I used an old laptop DC adapter and a knob-speed...

I used an old laptop DC adapter and a knob-speed controller with 4x120mm fans in my hood with my MH bulbs. Very powerful or very low speed depending what you set it at, it can really drop the temp of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-30-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 177
Posted By dissident
Discus and fore-ground plants

I [had] a really nice carpet of Dwarf Hairgrass. That was untill I got discus, they pick the food from the grass and pull it up bit by bit. It is really depressing to see a steller patch of 4ftx10"...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-08-2006, 03:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By dissident
I have used Kent Calcium before, there is no easy...

I have used Kent Calcium before, there is no easy way to know how much to dose though. I believe it was formulated for reef aquariums.
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2006, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,525
Posted By dissident
I think you would be better off with an...

I think you would be better off with an additional filter. A additional XP2/XP3 would be great and let you add an inline co2 diffusor to the XP1
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