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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By Jnad
Thanks for the suggestion using a glass plate for...

Thanks for the suggestion using a glass plate for water spill protection, i am going to use a plexiglas plate.

I am still wondering what to do with the legs that comes with the stand, the nut for...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By Jnad
My youngest kid have the Ikea Kallax in the...

My youngest kid have the Ikea Kallax in the bedroom. It would probably be a good aquarium stand, especially if a plate had been glued to the back for support it sideways.

It is cheap to
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Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By Jnad
Hello! Thank for your comments. I see...

Hello!

Thank for your comments.

I see there is some that advice against the use of this Ikea product, but in the same time someone have used this as a aquarium stand. It is not easy to know...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By Jnad
Ikea Besta stand

Hello!

I have bought the Besta stand from ikea. The tank fits perfectly and the stand look very nice. The tank size is 60x30x30cm / 54liters.

But....the stand is made of some cheap materials,...
Forum: Substrate 12-14-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Jnad
Is mts snails and shrimps happy in those clay...

Is mts snails and shrimps happy in those clay substrates?
Forum: Substrate 12-05-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Jnad
Little help to decide

Hello!

I am starting a new 14 gallon low teck and need som input to choose type of substrate. I have used dirt and sand on my earlier tanks and know it grows plants very well, but i would like to...
Forum: Substrate 11-30-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 971
Posted By Jnad
Hello! Interesting thread, i am using Kitty...

Hello!

Interesting thread, i am using Kitty Litter (just burned red clay).

Will the lowering of KH stop over time or will it just continue?
If the lowering of KH always will go on, burned clay...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-05-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Jnad
Hello! If you do it right you can run...

Hello!

If you do it right you can run filterless with just pump for watermovement.

You can also have a succsessful filterless planted tank with no watermovement, i have run two succsessfully...
Forum: Aquascaping 09-11-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Jnad
Thanks for your help, the tank i am going to use...

Thanks for your help, the tank i am going to use have the dimmensions 60x30x30cm.

Any pictures of similar setups?

Jnad
Forum: Aquascaping 09-10-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Jnad
I do need som aquascaping skills then:smile: ...

I do need som aquascaping skills then:smile:

Bump:

Thats a nice scape, but i am thinking of something more natural, and easier to do (less work) :smile:
Forum: Aquascaping 09-09-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Jnad
small sticks and twigs

Hello!

My local aquarium shop have a big box of red moore roots (wood) for aquarium decoration. Today they had almost sold out all the roots, but in the bottom of the box there was a lot of very...
Forum: Plants 08-23-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By Jnad
Hello! Restarted my 19 liter tank today with...

Hello!

Restarted my 19 liter tank today with cat litter as substrate.

It supposed to be a low tech tank with only fish food as fertilizer, maybe i should not have used cat litter beacuse it...
Forum: Lighting 08-22-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By Jnad
Hello! Restarted a tank and put in a 4000K...

Hello!

Restarted a tank and put in a 4000K bulb, it shure looks nice.

I think i will start using 4000K bulbs instead of 6500K, i like the looks of how it color the green and red plants, hope it...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-17-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By Jnad
Thanks for inputs, keep posting:) I...

Thanks for inputs, keep posting:)

I currently have one tank with dirt/sand cap and one with cat litter only.

I will start a new tank this week and i will go back in time and just use plain...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-17-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 25,462
Posted By Jnad
Just in case you not have seen this, some reading...

Just in case you not have seen this, some reading for you filterless fans:)
http://naturalaquariums.com
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-15-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,280
Posted By Jnad
Here is a late uppdate. I added a diy CO2 to...

Here is a late uppdate.

I added a diy CO2 to the tank, the plant growth exploded, the plant with defieccensy recovered. Problem was probably to mutch light and to little CO2 .

Bump: Here is a...
Forum: Lighting 08-15-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By Jnad
Hello! In my country there is now difficult...

Hello!

In my country there is now difficult to get 6500K cfl screw bulbs in the shops. The new kelvin that replacing the 6500k is 4000-4200K.

I dont know about the spectral graf, but the 4000K...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-14-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By Jnad
Hmmm, about stock lightning not is made for...

Hmmm, about stock lightning not is made for growing plants?

This tank have stock bulb and i do think it is the most perfect light for a low tech tank, it shure grow plants:...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-13-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By Jnad
New low tech substrate

Hello!

I am going to start a new 10g low tech tank, of course the choise of substrate always comes up.

This is the substrates i have tried beafore, they all have worked, but they also all have...
Forum: Plants 08-13-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By Jnad
Hello! How deep substrate do you have in...

Hello!

How deep substrate do you have in your tanks?

Jnad
Forum: Plants 08-11-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By Jnad
The cat litter is just straight burned clay, no...

The cat litter is just straight burned clay, no chemicals added. The tank have been running for about 6-7 months. The plants have significant smaller roots then i have ever seen in my other tanks. I...
Forum: Plants 08-11-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By Jnad
Plant roots/cat litter

Hello!

I am using cat litter as substrate in one of my tanks. The plants in this tank dont seem to develop any roots in to the cat litter. When i pull up a plant it have almost no roots.

Could...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,278
Posted By Jnad
Hello! I would say that a sponge filter...

Hello!

I would say that a sponge filter external or internal is good for a planted tank.

But, "Internet Overload" , remember, this is also internet:smile:

Jnad
Forum: Lighting 07-25-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By Jnad
Thanks for showing interest and posting in this...

Thanks for showing interest and posting in this thread.

I dont have any comments, but i really like how the 4000K bulb is coloring the tank. In real time there is a huge difference in those 3...
Forum: Lighting 07-24-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By Jnad
Hello! I have tried to take some pictures...

Hello!

I have tried to take some pictures of the same tank with 3 different bulbs, but the pictures does not show the right colors. The 4000K bulb make the red pop mutch more, it does not show on...
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