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Forum: Tank Journals 07-17-2014, 09:38 PM
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Posted By redfirebird87
They've been in the tank since 7/3. I have added...

They've been in the tank since 7/3. I have added Envy (linked above) only three times since then. I've done one PWC, on the 15th. I added Seachem root tabs (one underneath this plant) on the 15th.
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Forum: Tank Journals 07-17-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 691
Posted By redfirebird87
Welp.. any idea what's wrong with it? Whatever it...

Welp.. any idea what's wrong with it? Whatever it may be? Since I have two and the other seems fine..
Forum: Tank Journals 07-17-2014, 07:47 PM
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Views: 691
Posted By redfirebird87
how about dwarf chain sword...

how about dwarf chain sword (http://www.aquabid.com/cgi-bin/auction/closed.cgi?view_archive_item&liveplantsr1245224393).. might explain the mix up with dwarf sag? Plus I think I've got one of those...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-17-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 691
Posted By redfirebird87
Maybe parva...

Maybe parva (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showpost.php?p=4257409&postcount=9)? I'm not sure. Also not sure what's happening to it or how to stop it. Seems to be becoming transparent from the...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-17-2014, 05:44 PM
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Views: 691
Posted By redfirebird87
Thanks for identifying it. It looks a bit gross,...

Thanks for identifying it. It looks a bit gross, but if it'll go away on it's own I'll let it. Thanks Vanish.



That's what both were labeled as at my lfs. Can you tell me what it is, or what's...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-17-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 691
Posted By redfirebird87
Weird issue.. I've seen some growth on my Dwarf...

Weird issue.. I've seen some growth on my Dwarf Sag. I have two bunches with maybe a smaller bunch started (it was a stowaway). One of the plants had some growth and sprouted a shoot, but is now...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-14-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By redfirebird87
I used the quartz brand, I linked a thread...

I used the quartz brand, I linked a thread discussing it and there's a pic of the back too. This is what I used, happy camper with it but I'm sure any PFS would do the job. Link...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-10-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By redfirebird87
That's a pretty tank. Looks like petrified wood...

That's a pretty tank. Looks like petrified wood to me (Found a link, granite? (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=382473&highlight=petrified+wood)). I used pool filter sand for mine...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-09-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,357
Posted By redfirebird87
Tank looks nice Vanish. I hope the plants liven...

Tank looks nice Vanish. I hope the plants liven up soon.

Everyone can find Sunset but me! I want some!
Forum: Tank Journals 07-08-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 691
Posted By redfirebird87
No, just the Envy. This is what it has in it:

No, just the Envy. This is what it has in it:
Forum: Tank Journals 07-08-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 691
Posted By redfirebird87
No, Envy though, linked in first post and at the...

No, Envy though, linked in first post and at the suggestion of my LFS.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-08-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 691
Posted By redfirebird87
How much of the crown on the vals should be out...

How much of the crown on the vals should be out of the sub? There's not much root on them and I could barely get them in the sand, much less hitting the dirt substrate below it with out covering a...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-08-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 691
Posted By redfirebird87
I took the suggestions and made some moves. ...

I took the suggestions and made some moves.

Anubias are anchored to the wood. One needs a better job but will do for now. I really don't like it like that.

http://i.imgur.com/HhZVPeF.jpg
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Forum: Tank Journals 07-07-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 691
Posted By redfirebird87
I do have the MGOPS underneath the sand, but...

I do have the MGOPS underneath the sand, but you're right. They'll probably do better (which I want) up out of the sub.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-07-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 691
Posted By redfirebird87
I scuba so I get what you're saying. And you and...

I scuba so I get what you're saying. And you and Ray and vanish are bringing up valid points, that I appreciate and do need to heed.. haha. Changes will be made this evening. I'll use some of the...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-07-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 691
Posted By redfirebird87
Thank you Vanish! I have done both as well.....

Thank you Vanish! I have done both as well.. looks like I'll be getting wet tonight. I may go ahead and redo those anubias and the java too now that Ray has mentioned it. Got me worried.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-07-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 691
Posted By redfirebird87
Thanks for the pointers guys. I did leave the...

Thanks for the pointers guys. I did leave the rhysome of the anubia's out, it's just hard to see, i planted the stringy roots in the sand. I don't really care for stuff growing on wood in a tank. To...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-07-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 691
Posted By redfirebird87
Red's 75 Gallon Low Tech (pic heavy)

Finally got this tank to cycle and have the first plants in. Figured it would be a good idea to start a journal to keep up with it.

75 Gallon
48" Current Satellite Plus (28 PAR @ 18")
MGOPS...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-09-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By redfirebird87
I'm working on a 75 gallon too.. still fishless...

I'm working on a 75 gallon too.. still fishless cycling. Seems like it's taking forever but it's worth it. Your tank looks great and is an inspiration for me. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-20-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By redfirebird87
I'll go with the peat and see what happens....

I'll go with the peat and see what happens. Thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-20-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By redfirebird87
Would doing a regular water change and then...

Would doing a regular water change and then having it level out with the peat be ok for plants and fish?

How long does it last usually? How often should it be changed?

Thanks Guyver.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-20-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By redfirebird87
Thanks Lauraleellbp. I've discussed the sand in a...

Thanks Lauraleellbp. I've discussed the sand in a substrate post here (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showpost.php?p=5915962&postcount=8). I'm getting the same high reading from the tap so I'm...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-20-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By redfirebird87
New tank set up - Questions

Hi all. So I got my tank set up finally.

http://i62.tinypic.com/do89yu.jpg

I'm already running into some issues. :icon_conf

My ph is off the charts. I had it tested at pets mart using a...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By redfirebird87
Thank you all for the suggestions and alleviating...

Thank you all for the suggestions and alleviating some of my concern. I like the 2x idea and since I have absolutely zero carpentry skills that may be the best way to go for me. I don't want to leave...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By redfirebird87
Is my stand safe?? (Pic Heavy)

Hi all, I have a question about my tank stand. I purchased a 75 gallon tank and stand from craigslist. I was told the set up is 4 years old. While talking to the seller he did mention that he had put...
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