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Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-16-2012, 04:29 PM
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Posted By YukonCaper
I would be interested to know more details about...

I would be interested to know more details about the macro, micro and carbon nutrients you have referred too.

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-16-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By YukonCaper
Thank you so much guys for the comments. I really...

Thank you so much guys for the comments. I really appreciate the input. I must admit I came to the planted tank decision after many years of looking at the same old boring plastic plants and scapes....
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-13-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By YukonCaper
Admittedly, I am not yet sure what wattage. It is...

Admittedly, I am not yet sure what wattage. It is a hagen GLO T5 HO light with a single tube. http://www.hagen.com/pdf/aquatic/GLO-T5-Lighting-Program-EN.pdf

I will look closely at the box when I...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-13-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By YukonCaper
Thx Hoppy. The T5 light came with a couple of...

Thx Hoppy. The T5 light came with a couple of brackets that can be used to raise the light up and away from the tank a bit. Do you think using them will lower the intensity a bit? What signs will I...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-12-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By YukonCaper
I am not injecting CO2, but I am dosing with a...

I am not injecting CO2, but I am dosing with a liquid (leaf Zone). I have eco-complete substrait as well, and the plant tablets under the substrait. I sure hope i can find success without having to...
Forum: Substrate 04-05-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By YukonCaper
Samamorgan You are right, I put the two bags of...

Samamorgan
You are right, I put the two bags of eco complete into the tank and was shocked to see how much it filled the tank.

I think I am going to remove some and put it in a small 5 gallon...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-05-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By YukonCaper
Hmm, good point. I will post back once I pull...

Hmm, good point. I will post back once I pull everything out of the box and do a bit more research on what I have. Thanks
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-05-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By YukonCaper
How much Light is enough

I just purchased a T5 light for my Low tech planted tank. I am still in the process of cycling it, so I have no plants in it yet. I do have eco complete gravel in it and have some plant tabs to place...
Forum: Substrate 02-17-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By YukonCaper
Thats great, thanks for the comment. So it is ok...

Thats great, thanks for the comment. So it is ok to simply just have the eco complete as the only substrate? I am cool with that, I was under the impression that I had to cover the eco-complete with...
Forum: Substrate 02-17-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By YukonCaper
I need expert advice

I just ordered 40lbs of eco-complete. I dont have it yet but I intend to setup my 20g tank as a low tech planted tank. Having never used this stuff before, I am not sure if I should buy new sand or...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-24-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,355
Posted By YukonCaper
Since i dont have any live plants in this tank, i...

Since i dont have any live plants in this tank, i was wondering if these crayfish will eat a leafy vegtible. The vast amount of guppies i have in the tank do a good job of grabbing the pellet food...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-24-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,355
Posted By YukonCaper
Yes, I agree. Unfortunatly here in Whitehorse,...

Yes, I agree. Unfortunatly here in Whitehorse, Yukon, there are few people who would know the answers. I accept you comment as good practical common sense.

After taking a hundred photos, i cant...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-23-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,355
Posted By YukonCaper
Oh and the size is about 2 inches at the moment....

Oh and the size is about 2 inches at the moment. The adult parents were about 5 inches long.

YukonCaper
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-23-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,355
Posted By YukonCaper
Thanks Geniusdudekiran I suspected as much....

Thanks Geniusdudekiran

I suspected as much. The crayfish is greyish in color with maybe a small hint of blue. The claws are narrow. Having seen the adults parents, they too were grayish in color...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-23-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By YukonCaper
I was afraid someone would ask me to tell them...

I was afraid someone would ask me to tell them what type of lobster it is. My quick answer is I dont know. I will place a photo tonight to see if someone can identify it for me. I just bought them...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-23-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By YukonCaper
What and How to feed my Lobster

Can someone help me understand how often and how much I should feed my small lobster, that I just got for my tank? The lobster are just over 2 inches long and they live in a tank with a load of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-23-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By YukonCaper
Lobsters

Continuing along this idea of feeding, can someone help me understand how often and how much I should feed my small lobster, that I just got for my tank? The lobster are just over 2 inches long and...
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