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Forum: Plants 01-30-2013, 08:18 PM
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Posted By 987456321
Thank you Tinanti! @ HybridHerp: i dose a...

Thank you Tinanti!


@ HybridHerp: i dose a 1/2 teaspoon of mono-potassium phosphate and potassium sulphate every second day in the tank it is in (55 gallon)
i am not really sure what i should be...
Forum: Plants 01-29-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By 987456321
it looks like a ludwigia sp. to me also

it looks like a ludwigia sp. to me also
Forum: Plants 01-29-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By 987456321
ID please

Hello, i was wondering if any of you would be able to ID this plant
I bought it from a local guy under the name "Siamensis" but he didn't really know what it was.
Sorry for the bad photos, i was...
Forum: Aquascaping 09-03-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By 987456321
then i guess the activated carbon is preventing...

then i guess the activated carbon is preventing the water from turning yellow
Forum: Aquascaping 08-25-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By 987456321
lol...i still have huge red marks on my foot...

lol...i still have huge red marks on my foot because of them..

there is no bark on it, and it isn't releasing tannins (thank the yogurt king) because it was probably adrift for a while...
ill...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-25-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By 987456321
you live in honolulu. i'm quite jealous right...

you live in honolulu. i'm quite jealous right now...
hot water seems to be the best way
and what is the best way to rid the wood of (freshwater lake) parasites or (unwanted) bacteria?
Forum: Aquascaping 08-25-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By 987456321
the only beach close to me is freshwater...i wish...

the only beach close to me is freshwater...i wish i lived close to an ocean (or any other body of saltwater) but alas it's just lake ontario
I will try the hot water soak, if i can find an un-used...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By 987456321
no reason, actually...i was just given these...

no reason, actually...i was just given these filter/powerheads and i was going to see if it would be worth it for me to use them...as i didn't really know what they were good for i wasn't sure if...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By 987456321
okay, so my alternative idea is scrapped.. ...

okay, so my alternative idea is scrapped..
thanks.

EOM
Forum: Lighting 08-23-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By 987456321
bump also with just one light on, in the...

bump
also with just one light on, in the diamond fixture, i would get over 30 PAR
halfway up my tank i would have 70 PAR

this would put me at low-medium light at the substrate...and works up to...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By 987456321
one final question, not very related.. would...

one final question, not very related..

would a UV light hurt the fishes eyes (if they are exposed) or harm them in any way?
and what about a blacklight? I think i remember hearing that...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By 987456321
thank you, that was just what i was looking...

thank you, that was just what i was looking for...
are there any negatives to running a UV sterilizer?
Forum: Substrate 08-23-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,032
Posted By 987456321
Just a follow up i ended up mineralizing it...

Just a follow up

i ended up mineralizing it (as i said earlier in the thread) and putting both bags into my 55...kind of wish i would have bought a 3rd bag though. I capped it and planted it, now...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By 987456321
6watt uv sterilizer

I was given two of 6 watt uv sterilizer, housed in a 600gph powerhead/filter combo.

i am kind of confused on how these work, if they are necessary (are they good/bad), if i could keep the light in...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-23-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By 987456321
Beachwood and sinking

Hello, i was wondering if i could go to the beach and pick up some legit drifting wood for my tank. I could just boil it (to sanitize) and put it in my tank, correct? Is there anything i should watch...
Forum: Substrate 08-23-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,348
Posted By 987456321
i used gravel on mine, and unless i really mess...

i used gravel on mine, and unless i really mess around in my tank i don't get dirt shooting up...and if it does, in a while i will have a gravel bottomed tank just like how i used to do it lol
I...
Forum: Substrate 08-23-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By 987456321
i put the dirt outside, on a tarp and got it nice...

i put the dirt outside, on a tarp and got it nice and wet. then i let it dry fully. repeat this about 3-10 times or until it no longer has any smell.
you can remove the bigger pieces of wood, but i...
Forum: Substrate 08-23-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By 987456321
as long as there is dirt in it, and no (or very...

as long as there is dirt in it, and no (or very very little) manure in it is should be fine, or so i read...i used MGOCPM myself
Forum: Substrate 08-23-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By 987456321
i just suck water out of my tank and fill it...

i just suck water out of my tank and fill it (slowly, or onto rocks, to avoid dirt in the water column)

i used a gravel cap (with MGOCPM dirt) so sometimes i put the hose a half inch away from the...
Forum: Lighting 08-22-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By 987456321
the reason i was looking at these wasn't the...

the reason i was looking at these wasn't the price (well, it helped) it was that they are T8's,T8's are cheap and i can find them everywhere, and that the reflector (apparently) makes this a decent...
Forum: Lighting 08-22-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By 987456321
i think home depot also has dual T5's...would...

i think home depot also has dual T5's...would they be better (even without a reflector? ) than the dual T8's for me?
living in canada shipping is high and local stores are the way to go...to a point...
Forum: Lighting 08-22-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By 987456321
home depot sells bulb protectors for really...

home depot sells bulb protectors for really cheap...so i'm going to hook myself up with two of them if i go that route...and i don't mind doing water changes when my water gets low
here is a PAR vs...
Forum: Lighting 08-21-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By 987456321
yea, i was pushing myself to them...as per the...

yea, i was pushing myself to them...as per the charts, how high do you think i should suspend the lights? or should i have them as close to the water as possible? (although i can move them after)
...
Forum: Lighting 08-21-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By 987456321
yea, i looked closer at the LED after i posted...

yea, i looked closer at the LED after i posted this...so scratch that...
the homedepot light seems to be decent, and cheaper -...
Forum: Lighting 08-21-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By 987456321
55 gallon lighting

Hey, i was wondering what light fixture would be good for my 55 gallon (dirted) tank. It was just set up a few weeks ago, i bought it used (but in near perfect condition) and the lights need to be...
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