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Forum: Plants Yesterday, 12:56 AM
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Posted By foster
If you stay in the 5000K to 8000K color temp....

If you stay in the 5000K to 8000K color temp. range you should be good to go.
Forum: Plants 08-30-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By foster
Keeping nitrates lower will also help increase...

Keeping nitrates lower will also help increase red coloring.
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By foster
I diffuse mine through powerheads. Very even...

I diffuse mine through powerheads. Very even distribution.
Forum: Fish 08-27-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By foster
They are very cool little fish. I have wanted...

They are very cool little fish. I have wanted them for a time, but just never took the plunge.
Forum: Fish 08-27-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By foster
New fish today

My new fish arrived today. They are Pseudomugil Cynodorsalis. Very small right now. Basically still fry. I'm in the process of acclimating them from the shipping water to new water. They were...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-25-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By foster
Pseudomugil Cynodorsalis.

Pseudomugil Cynodorsalis.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-25-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By foster
Salinity of water

I have some fish coming that are being kept in brackish water. The Specific gravity is 1.017. I want to transition them back to fresh water. So my question is. How much sea salt would I need to add...
Forum: Fish 08-21-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By foster
Pseudo. Cynodorsalis

Just http://rainbowfish.angfaqld.org.au/P.cyanodorsalis.GS.jpgbought 6 of these little gems.
Forum: Fish 08-19-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By foster
My guess would be internal parasites. The fish...

My guess would be internal parasites. The fish don't eat normally, and lose weight slowly. You might QT it, and try treating it for IP.
Forum: Fish 08-19-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 545
Posted By foster
Whats the PH, and temp. of your tank? Rummies do...

Whats the PH, and temp. of your tank? Rummies do much better in warmer water with at least neutral PH or a little lower. They could be succumbing to PH shock. Just my opinion from past experience.
Forum: Plants 07-31-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By foster
Monte Carlo.

Monte Carlo.
Forum: Plants 07-29-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By foster
WPG is not used much anymore for light...

WPG is not used much anymore for light measurement. PAR is the new way to measure. There are charts for different lights that compute brand of light, distance from substrate type of light. (NO HO LED...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-07-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,773
Posted By foster
Definitely not dwarf. BT. The leaf structure is...

Definitely not dwarf. BT. The leaf structure is not right.
Forum: Substrate 06-29-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By foster
Its much clearer than it was. But still pretty...

Its much clearer than it was. But still pretty hazy. Maybe I need to switch out the filter material like you suggested. I'm used to having crystal clear tanks, so this is making me crazy.
Forum: Substrate 06-29-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By foster
Pillow stuffing material in the canister filter....

Pillow stuffing material in the canister filter. tank is a 40 breeder.
Forum: Substrate 06-28-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By foster
Angry Filter on for over 24 hrs. Does this stuff ever...

Filter on for over 24 hrs. Does this stuff ever clear up?http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/images/icons/icon8.gif
Forum: Substrate 06-27-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By foster
Soft water plant tank with STS

So I set up a soft water plant tank today with SafeTSorb. What a pain trying to get that stuff clean. Rinsed small amounts in pails forever. Then put it in the tank, and filled, stirred, emptied, and...
Forum: Substrate 06-23-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,466
Posted By foster
Did you pre wash the SafeTsorb. The tank don't...

Did you pre wash the SafeTsorb. The tank don't look too cloudy for using STS. Please let me know how long it takes to clear completely. I'm setting up some tanks this weekend with STS.
Forum: Lighting 06-20-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By foster
The height of your tank will affect the PAR also.

The height of your tank will affect the PAR also.
Forum: Lighting 06-20-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By foster
I switched all my bulbs out to Giesmann. I am...

I switched all my bulbs out to Giesmann. I am very happy with the light from them.
Forum: Substrate 06-14-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By foster
Where did you get your Pros-Choice. Would you...

Where did you get your Pros-Choice. Would you happen to have a pic of it in your tank?

Bump:
Not too worried about KH/PH swings. The tank will be used for propagating soft water plants, and will...
Forum: Substrate 06-14-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By foster
Safe T Sorb as a substrate

Considering using Safe T Sorb in a planted tank. I've read the CEC is great, and it help drop the KH of the water drastically. Now the real dilemma. ITS DIRTY. LOL Just wondering if anyone has...
Forum: Plants 06-07-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By foster
PM with pic sent.

PM with pic sent.
Forum: Plants 06-07-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By foster
Plant ID

http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n581/foster0406/100_5751.jpg
Looking for ID on this plant. The stalk set dormant for weeks then sprouted these small branches. They are only about 1/4" across.
Forum: Fish 05-25-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By foster
Start out with the species, and number of fish...

Start out with the species, and number of fish you want. You won't be able to add any later. Once the pecking order is set, any new fish will be either killed, or harassed constantly. I bred several...
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