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Forum: Tank Journals   02-05-2016, 12:15 AM
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Posted By dewalltheway
Any updates, Jeff? Wondering how those Kessil...

Any updates, Jeff? Wondering how those Kessil LED's are working for you. Love to see some pics.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-02-2016, 07:02 PM
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Posted By dewalltheway
I use Fluval. Since that is a 29gal tank, a...

I use Fluval. Since that is a 29gal tank, a 304/305 would work fine. Check e-bay because sometimes you can get good deals for used ones.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-30-2016, 12:39 AM
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Posted By dewalltheway
A couple suggestions... 1. Plants will need...

A couple suggestions...

1. Plants will need CO2 in order to thrive and also some fertilizer or root tabs or both. Look up how to do DIY CO2 and also dosing fertilizers in your tank here on TPT. A...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-28-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 65,596
Posted By dewalltheway
Not sure. Never really tested for it. I do 50%...

Not sure. Never really tested for it. I do 50% water changes every week with RO/DI water so it would probably level things out if it did.



Thank you.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-28-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 65,596
Posted By dewalltheway
Thank you! Well, so far so good. I haven't...

Thank you!

Well, so far so good. I haven't seen any of that black algae starting on the anubius nana and hope it stays that way.

Some pics I shot the other night because I know we all like...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-24-2016, 01:35 AM
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Posted By dewalltheway
They are 4-6". I went to a landscape place and...

They are 4-6". I went to a landscape place and picked them out. The smaller ones I ordered a bag online through Home Depot.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-24-2016, 01:16 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 65,596
Posted By dewalltheway
Just finished up with my 50% water change and a...

Just finished up with my 50% water change and a little bit of trimming on the jungle val. Been making little adjustments all week and added another 304 filter because I felt the two 404's weren't...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-21-2016, 03:52 AM
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Posted By dewalltheway
Very much so!

Very much so!
Forum: Tank Journals   01-21-2016, 03:02 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 65,596
Posted By dewalltheway
I am glad that you find my tank inspirational,...

I am glad that you find my tank inspirational, thank you. The stones haven't been in there very long so we will see how clean they stay. If you look back in my journal, you will find I was dealing...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-19-2016, 11:43 AM
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Posted By dewalltheway
I have seriously thought about it but at the...

I have seriously thought about it but at the beginning it was about money, comfort level and what I already had and since I had the canisters I stuck with those. When I did this breakdown, I did drop...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-19-2016, 02:35 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 65,596
Posted By dewalltheway
Well I finally finished up the scaping tonight...

Well I finally finished up the scaping tonight and now to wait and see how it fills in and if that black algae from hell returns. I am hoping since I washed the Eco-Complete that it takes care of it....
Forum: Tank Journals   01-17-2016, 04:21 AM
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Posted By dewalltheway
The past couple of weeks I have been working on...

The past couple of weeks I have been working on the tank from my filtration to the scaping. I have one half of it almost done. I still need to wrap some small stones with moss to fill in here and...
Forum: Substrate   12-28-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By dewalltheway
I have used Eco-Complete for 10 years and love...

I have used Eco-Complete for 10 years and love the stuff. I do use root tabs but you can uproot plants, re-slope a tank, move the subsrtrate around and the water will be crystal clear about an hour...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-27-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 65,596
Posted By dewalltheway
Things are moving along. I picked up my stone...

Things are moving along. I picked up my stone (using Mexican Beach Pebbles) on Wednesday and got it all washed and ready to go in. I am waiting for some smaller Mexican pebbles that I ordered from...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-18-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 65,596
Posted By dewalltheway
I finally finished washing all the Eco-Complete...

I finally finished washing all the Eco-Complete tonight. What a job. Now comes putting everything back together and trying to come up with a scape I am going to like. Next post I hope to have some...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-15-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 65,596
Posted By dewalltheway
First off, thanks for the compliments. Now to the...

First off, thanks for the compliments. Now to the ugly. It is not a fuzzy texture but a slimy one. It seems to start as a green spot algae and quickly takes over the leaf and turns black. This also...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-14-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 65,596
Posted By dewalltheway
I sure haven't posted much about this tank this...

I sure haven't posted much about this tank this year but I really have not had the time and not really much to post till now. I have been battling this black algea from hell itself for the past 4...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-16-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 65,596
Posted By dewalltheway
Thank you for your very kind words and I am glad...

Thank you for your very kind words and I am glad I was able to give you some ideas. Feel free to contact me through PM if you have any questions.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-06-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 30,848
Posted By dewalltheway
Did you get the controller or just a link cable...

Did you get the controller or just a link cable and adjust the first light?
Forum: Algae   08-06-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By dewalltheway
Something to think about....When I did my...

Something to think about....When I did my rescape, I did a clorox dip on all the anubius nana and I didn't use all them so I just left the unused in a 20 gal holding tank, no light (except what was...
Forum: Algae   08-06-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By dewalltheway
During my lunch hour today, I pulled the wood...

During my lunch hour today, I pulled the wood that had the anubius nana on it and put it in a 20 gal holding tank I had in my fish room that has no light or filteration running (leftover mineralized...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-06-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 30,848
Posted By dewalltheway
Tank looks awesome! What Kissels are you using? I...

Tank looks awesome! What Kissels are you using? I am looking for some LED lighting for my 125g.
Forum: Algae   08-06-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By dewalltheway
Have pressured CO2 running through a reactor. I...

Have pressured CO2 running through a reactor. I up'd the output a little last night. I have plenty of circulation and filtration (See pic below) Bulbs are not very old, less than a year and running...
Forum: Algae   08-06-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By dewalltheway
I am battling some BBA, that I know, but this I...

I am battling some BBA, that I know, but this I believe is also a GSA from hell itself.

Most of the plants I have in the tank are slow growers. I was dosing the following and doing 50% water...
Forum: Algae   08-06-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By dewalltheway
I have a Coralife CF fixture that can run up to...

I have a Coralife CF fixture that can run up to (4) 65W bulbs but I am only running 2 of the bulbs (6500K) for 3 hours a day (backed it down to 2 hours a day last night. I also run (pretty much for...
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