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Forum: Tank Journals 07-01-2015, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Chris_Produces
Hey looks awesome! What bulbs did you go with in...

Hey looks awesome! What bulbs did you go with in those ikea lamps?
Forum: Algae 06-30-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By Chris_Produces
Anyone can do a simple google search and find...

Anyone can do a simple google search and find this "extraterrestrial" cyanobacteria :tongue:. I was under the assumption this was slimy. Mine looked just liked this and cleaned up easily….but if it...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,243
Posted By Chris_Produces
Thanks! Yeah it's pretty nuts…Once my lights come...

Thanks! Yeah it's pretty nuts…Once my lights come one, the plants are pearling within 30-40 minutes. Sad but I have to sell all my stuff due to moving soon. :(
Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,243
Posted By Chris_Produces
Updated Pic ...

Updated Pic

http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t196/chris_produces/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-06-24%2016.47.35_zpsfxmmh2rh.png...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-26-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,452
Posted By Chris_Produces
Have you done any reading of ammonia, nitrites,...

Have you done any reading of ammonia, nitrites, nitrates lately?
Forum: Tank Journals 06-24-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,452
Posted By Chris_Produces
Cool! When are you going to add critters?

Cool! When are you going to add critters?
Forum: Tank Journals 06-24-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,452
Posted By Chris_Produces
Did you get your co2 set on a timer?

Did you get your co2 set on a timer?
Forum: Tank Journals 06-22-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,452
Posted By Chris_Produces
Yeah for the co2 you need a timer just like your...

Yeah for the co2 you need a timer just like your lights. Set the co2 so it comes on about an hour before the lights and goes off about an hour before the lights turn off. This way once you have your...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-17-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,452
Posted By Chris_Produces
Yeah usually all the water changes at the...

Yeah usually all the water changes at the beginning are because of the substrate being used that leaches out ammonia for a few weeks (ie..ADA Amazonia). I would do one WC a day if your ammonia number...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-17-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,452
Posted By Chris_Produces
Did you even read the post above your last post...

Did you even read the post above your last post :icon_eek:

Go to the lighting section of the forum and check out Hoppys thread about measuring light with par instead of watts. It's a great read...
Forum: Algae 06-16-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By Chris_Produces
What you have is Cyanobacteria. You should be...

What you have is Cyanobacteria. You should be dosing E.M. ERYTHROMYCIN.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-15-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,452
Posted By Chris_Produces
Calculators for E.I. There's a bunch out there. ...

Calculators for E.I. There's a bunch out there.

http://www.theplantedtank.co.uk/EI.htm

https://www.thenutrientcompany.com/aquarium/calculators/ei_calculator/

I do the Osmocote + tabs every 6...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-12-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,031
Posted By Chris_Produces
I think CPD's would look great but due to the...

I think CPD's would look great but due to the lack of cover and intense light, I could only imagine their anxiety level they'd have. They're already shy in a heavily planted tank as it is.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-10-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,452
Posted By Chris_Produces
Oh I got ya. I have the older models that the AL...

Oh I got ya. I have the older models that the AL Marquis replaced so I could see that. That's a very nice price for that kind of light setup you got!
Forum: Tank Journals 06-10-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,031
Posted By Chris_Produces
Looks great! I definitely concur with Rummy-Nose...

Looks great! I definitely concur with Rummy-Nose Tetra idea. You could always do a bunch of exotic looking shrimp!
Forum: Tank Journals 06-10-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,452
Posted By Chris_Produces
Maybe it doesn't matter or it's too late….but...

Maybe it doesn't matter or it's too late….but IMO, the AquaticLife fixtures are way better than the Catalinas or any of the others you listed as options. Sure either one with work for your needs....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-09-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By Chris_Produces
Any new update?

Any new update?
Forum: Algae 06-09-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By Chris_Produces
No they weren't clear. Still looked like the...

No they weren't clear. Still looked like the color they are when new. I think I disturbed the substrate too much with replanting and moving things around or something...:confused:
Forum: Algae 06-08-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By Chris_Produces
Yeah definitely RSA or Cyanobacteria

Yeah definitely RSA or Cyanobacteria
Forum: Algae 06-08-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By Chris_Produces
So I was doing a WC and I noticed some of the...

So I was doing a WC and I noticed some of the osmocote plus balls all over the substrate…is it possible this plus all the EI dosing was too much for only once a week WC?
Forum: Algae 06-08-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By Chris_Produces
Here's my light schedule. 10:45 - 5:30 the max...

Here's my light schedule. 10:45 - 5:30 the max intensity is set at 94%. May drop to 90% and keep doing water changes with manual removal....
Forum: Algae 06-08-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By Chris_Produces
Sure here it is. I trim about once every couple...

Sure here it is. I trim about once every couple weeks or so.
http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t196/chris_produces/Mobile%20Uploads/20150526_123319_zpsj0g0wtvp.jpg...
Forum: Algae 06-08-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By Chris_Produces
No this tank has been setup for nearly 2 years.

No this tank has been setup for nearly 2 years.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-04-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By Chris_Produces
Sounds like you're gassing your fish with too...

Sounds like you're gassing your fish with too much co2.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-04-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By Chris_Produces
How long has the tank been setup?

How long has the tank been setup?
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