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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-12-2016, 02:23 AM
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Posted By hisxlency
Tank pic as requested Substrate - eco...

Tank pic as requested

Substrate - eco complete, no shells, no corals. it has been live for a year.

Tap tests are incoming later tonight
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-10-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By hisxlency
TDS is 500 on the tap water. I use a tap water...

TDS is 500 on the tap water. I use a tap water conditioner and add it direct
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-10-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By hisxlency
unsure, I did remove a dying fern last night. ...

unsure, I did remove a dying fern last night.



City water, no well
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-10-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By hisxlency
Thank you for the response Diana. My fish are...

Thank you for the response Diana. My fish are indeed CPD's

The 20L is now retired and I only have the Edge

I will start with an RO 10% water change today since my LFS sells RO by the gallon. I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-10-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By hisxlency
Exclamation Serious Water Issues - TDS 2200

Friends

I have a Fluval Edge with a handful of plants running a nano canister with some decent LED's for lighting that I am having an issue with.

I had a few fish die and I could not see any...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   11-26-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By hisxlency
Exclamation Water Quality Help!

Friends

I have a Fluval Edge and recently I did some tests on the water and discovered my PH is hovering in the low 6 range. It's based on the test strip so I am sure its not too accurate but this...
Forum: Equipment   07-22-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By hisxlency
good info friends. Thanks My issue is it's...

good info friends. Thanks

My issue is it's for my office tank so I don't want to have to fiddle with it too much. I will have a look at the GLA version and go from there.

Any other suggestions?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-21-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 41,509
Posted By hisxlency
how are you guys getting plant growth in your...

how are you guys getting plant growth in your tanks? I have a 2.5 and I cant get the water clear. Might be my driftwood but I am having a hard time.
Forum: Equipment   07-17-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By hisxlency
Co2 rig for a nano?

I am wondering whats the latest preferred rig for a nano tank for a co2 setup?

I have a standard 10lb tank and a custom built reg for my larger tanks but I want to try one for my 6 gallon nano. I...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   06-16-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,814
Views: 980,880
Posted By hisxlency
Nice tank. How are ou growing Vlas with low...

Nice tank. How are ou growing Vlas with low light? My parents tanks had Vals that did not take off and they all died.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-21-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,524
Posted By hisxlency
I have the same setup. 20L with about 30 CPD's...

I have the same setup. 20L with about 30 CPD's with a handful of Cherries in it. I just re-scaped mine last night and am in the process of setting up a egg trap to try to breed them. Good luck with...
Forum: Plants   01-11-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By hisxlency
Great suggestions guys. For some reason I can...

Great suggestions guys. For some reason I can never get Blyxa to grow lush and green like most people. Mine stays smallish and doesnt "blossom" like I want it to.

Ill look into some Crypts and...
Forum: Plants   01-10-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By hisxlency
Need a Midground suggestion

Friends

I am looking for some mid ground plants for my tank. I have lots of tall in the back. DHG in the front but not much going on in the middle or sides.

Any suggestions?

High light, co2...
Forum: Aquascaping   12-28-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,633
Posted By hisxlency
I cant get over that piece, I have been looking...

I cant get over that piece, I have been looking for months for a piece like that. Good luck!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-28-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By hisxlency
I only have Red Cherry shrimp and they do fine...

I only have Red Cherry shrimp and they do fine with Co2. I have to keep levels in check but they tolerate it just fine. Cant speak for other types though
Forum: Fish   12-23-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By hisxlency
My 20L has Pygmy Cories and 35 CPD's.

My 20L has Pygmy Cories and 35 CPD's.
Forum: Fish   12-20-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By hisxlency
In my 20L. The Badis have the Edge to themselves

In my 20L. The Badis have the Edge to themselves
Forum: Fish   12-20-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By hisxlency
Well I got them in today and after some thought I...

Well I got them in today and after some thought I think I will leave them alone in the tank for now. I fed them some micro black works today after they settled in and they did just fine. I just...
Forum: Fish   12-19-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By hisxlency
worms of whatever the LFS has in stock until I...

worms of whatever the LFS has in stock until I tune their diet
Forum: Fish   12-18-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By hisxlency
CPD's and Scarlet Badis Together?

I have a breeding pair of Scarlet Badis coming in a few days and I was wondering if I could keep them together with CPD's? They will be going in to a 6 gallon Fluval Edge

Thanks
Forum: Fish   12-01-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,782
Posted By hisxlency
I have 35 in a 20L with 4 Pygmy Cories. Great...

I have 35 in a 20L with 4 Pygmy Cories. Great fish and the colors are amazing.
Forum: Equipment   11-03-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By hisxlency
Bubble Counter/regulator Question

Ok soI finally got my bubble counter and I got it mounted on my reg. Problem is I am having a brain fart and cant figure out how to mount the tubing? I thought sliding the collar over and then...
Forum: Plants   10-30-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By hisxlency
Need a plant suggestion

I tore out part of my tank and I need to decide what to replace it with. Any suggestions? My tank is high light with co2 and EI. Something bushy maybe? Its 4 Pygmy Cories, 4 CPD's and some shrimp...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-30-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2,149
Views: 835,773
Posted By hisxlency
took the top off my 6 gallon and its fine ...

took the top off my 6 gallon and its fine

Questions - are you guys running co2 or low tech with heavy plants?
Forum: Tank Journals   10-27-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 54,381
Posted By hisxlency
Whats the flow rate for co2?

Whats the flow rate for co2?
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