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Forum: Equipment Today, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By Xirxes
I think this may be a classic case of trying to...

I think this may be a classic case of trying to provide a solution for which there is no problem.

I use my master kit more than 99.9% of other hobbyists I'm sure (2-3 full range tests a week for...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 235
Posted By Xirxes
I have a 5 year old, 6 inch true SAE, and he eats...

I have a 5 year old, 6 inch true SAE, and he eats plenty of algae, and is not territorial towards the other 5x 6-8 month old sae's in tank. It is a large tank, but they do big work.
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Xirxes
Please look closely at the chart. with 2 x 48"...

Please look closely at the chart. with 2 x 48" fixtures over the whole tank, you will have 80-100 par at any given location because of overlap (without direct obstruction, each light hits 18" span...
Forum: Tank Journals Yesterday, 03:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,970
Posted By Xirxes
Here are a couple of top down shots for the...

Here are a couple of top down shots for the night.

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/21/66c733bdf5f20af3e30ed8c2a3d102f1.jpg
Top is emerged form peruensis changing to submerged, and deep...
Forum: Plants 05-21-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Xirxes
I have about 4 stems that came as a freebie...

I have about 4 stems that came as a freebie submerged, and they are all aces.

I will stick with it and keep replanting everything that floats and isn't already jello-fied.

Thanks for...
Forum: Plants 05-21-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Xirxes
Your experience with Pogostemon Erectus

This issue is bugging me because I love this plant. I want to get to the cause of this melt.

Today is two weeks from initial planting, and if not for my own obstinance, I would have pulled the...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-21-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Xirxes
The current plants for the redux are all actually...

The current plants for the redux are all actually pond side harvested emerged growth plants. I want to make sure that the flame moss holds on well, and i think that there is still a piece of...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-21-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Xirxes
Fertility redux: 476057 476065 476073 ...

Fertility redux:

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Using window lighting now, will add 4 pinhole punctures to the Saran Wrap twice a week until removal for humidity.

Weekly updates to follow!
Forum: Tank Journals 05-20-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Xirxes
Attempt #1 : Dismal failure. I grew these...

Attempt #1 : Dismal failure.

I grew these plants emerged, but at near 100% humidity. After one night in wabi Kusa, all stems are dessicated. Time to get taller container, Saran Wrap it closed and...
Forum: Plants 05-20-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Xirxes
seems like not a lot of experience with this...

seems like not a lot of experience with this plant then.

It appears that i have lost about 30% of the 100 original stems to complete melt, and the remainder is very thin, having lost 80% of...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-20-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Xirxes
Wabi Kusa: Fertility

My first attempt at Wabi Kusa.

Ground up Growpower root fertilizer tablet, Spaghnum Moss, wrapped with Flame Moss, bacopa, rotala, stauro, pogostemon erectus, ar mini.

Overhead 12 watt LED...
Forum: Plants 05-18-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Xirxes
Your experience with Pogostemon Erectus

Let me know what your experience is going from Emerged to Submerged growth. High light CO2 with ferts tanks especially.

Did it melt?
Did it lose all leaves quickly/slowly?
Did it survive?
If it...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-15-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,970
Posted By Xirxes
Tonight our first shipment of aquacultured plants...

Tonight our first shipment of aquacultured plants arrived, and after hundreds and HUNDREDS (400+) of individual plantings, the tank is officially ready to grow out.

http://youtu.be/ye8G7P0LvT4
Forum: Tank Journals 05-13-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,970
Posted By Xirxes
I was closing up the house tonight, and I saw a...

I was closing up the house tonight, and I saw a flurry of movement in the tank after lights out. Normally all fish are still as statues, but tonight it was active.

I thought "well I finally gassed...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-11-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,970
Posted By Xirxes
I had a 5 lb until very recently, and i need to...

I had a 5 lb until very recently, and i need to run about 4bubbles/sec to hit 30ppm CO2, the 5 lb lasts around 3.5 months.

Remember that the system is well sealed, so no leaks, and i am only...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-10-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,970
Posted By Xirxes
This floor luckily is tile on our concrete slab,...

This floor luckily is tile on our concrete slab, so no reinforce needed.

I do say that reinforcement, unless your home is on stilts, is often unneeded. I have had 125 gallon glass upstairs in an...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-10-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,970
Posted By Xirxes
We may keep a pair of apistogramma or something...

We may keep a pair of apistogramma or something serially, as they do not live long, but I still have over 100 fish in the tank, I'm definitely not putting anything in that can breed.

I'll...
Forum: Plants 05-09-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Xirxes
471697 Here's how it ended up. Wife put the...

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Here's how it ended up. Wife put the kibosh on any more projects in windows, and greenhouse is still getting a bit cold.

This is above the aquarium, next to fixtures, with 13watt fluval...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-08-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,970
Posted By Xirxes
Received a few alternathera reinekki mini today,...

Received a few alternathera reinekki mini today, and as I put them in, one of my kribensis came over and took a nip, pulling it out of the soil and then it looked right at me and...
Forum: Plants 05-08-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Xirxes
Is it Rotala sp. green?

Let me know what it is thanks.

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Forum: Plants 05-07-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Xirxes
Tips for emerged setup

Looking to grow staurogyne repens and ar mini emerged to fill my 240.

Thinking of putting 1.5-2" of miracle grow organic in a 1'x2'x12" clear tote, keeping substrate wet 2x weekly and keeping it...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-07-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,970
Posted By Xirxes
After staring sadly once again at the fields of...

After staring sadly once again at the fields of Staurogyne repens that have hundreds of Kribensis bites on them, i have decided to pull all of the driftwood, drain the system down to 3" of water and...
Forum: Plants 05-06-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Xirxes
Need tips for red nasaea. 2 months in

I do use RO/DI reconstituted. (A real pain with EI dosing, 30% wc weekly on 240 gallons).

I have tap with kH and gH around 7-8, 6-800 TDS
Forum: Plants 05-05-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Xirxes
K2so4 is added 3x weekly, EI method, just don't...

K2so4 is added 3x weekly, EI method, just don't have an accurate test kit
Forum: Algae 05-05-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By Xirxes
Not cleaning a filter is almost impossible to...

Not cleaning a filter is almost impossible to create spikes. A slow and steady source of nitrates over time can be only potential downside of filter remains in operation.

I did an...
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