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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-05-2004, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By nexstar
Glosso Question

I just planted a ton of glosso in my tank/
Although the supply I rec'd was in good shape you can tell it was not in sufficient light to cause it to grow low but rather up. I intend to leave this in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-30-2004, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,011
Posted By nexstar
Fertilizer Micro Nutrient Question

I have just redone my 23g tank this past Saturday 6/26. It is an established tank of 6 weeks having gone thru the normal small cycle that plant tanks do, but I had a Hair algae attach and also wanted...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-30-2004, 02:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By nexstar
Regarding ferts

I spoke to Greg not too long ago aas I have a single 23g planted aquarium. He was very open and up front. Basically he said the dry chem is not cost and effective and convienent for small tanks...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2004, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,095
Posted By nexstar
Nitrate Test Kit Question

I have been testing my planted tanks Nitrate because I have a Hair Algae problem right now and am trying to locate the problem.
I am using a Aquarium Pharmacuticals Test kit. It says that readings...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-23-2004, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By nexstar
I do not use tap as my PH here is very high 8.0...

I do not use tap as my PH here is very high 8.0 and hardness is way up there also gh over 23 kh over 10 also quite a few bad elements in water here that I prefer to leave out of the tank. Therfore...
Forum: Algae 06-23-2004, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By nexstar
Hair ALgae Need some help please

I recently setup a planted 23g tank about 5 weeks ago.
Equipment CO2 injection on timer with lighting. Eheim 2126 Pro Canister, Turbo Twist UV sterilizer, Minim Vortec Reactor, Milwaukee PH...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-23-2004, 03:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By nexstar
Need some help and advice regarding Hair Algea

I recently setup a planted 23g tank about 5 weeks ago.
Equipment CO2 injection on timer with lighting. Eheim 2126 Pro Canister, Turbo Twist UV sterilizer, Minim Vortec Reactor, Milwaukee PH...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-15-2004, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,141
Posted By nexstar
Las Vegas Tropical Fish Stores

I will be in Las Vegas most of this week leaving tomorrow night. Are there any real good tropical fish and aquatic plant stores there? If so please advise of name and if you know phone number that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-30-2004, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 830
Posted By nexstar
Need full name and info on this plant

I recently bought 5 stems of this plant on Aquabid the (RARE) Tonina sp. from BelemR

They arrived in great shape and are brilliant green and very healthy looking. I would like more info on this...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-30-2004, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,410
Posted By nexstar
Smile Yes I would like plants that pearl easily but I...

Yes I would like plants that pearl easily but I think I have some in there. DOes this usually happen first thing in am when lights come on if CO2 is high or is it later in day when the high lighting...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2004, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,410
Posted By nexstar
Wanted names of High Oxygen Producing Plants

Reasonably new tank would like names of high oxygen producing plants.

Thanks
Forum: Lighting 05-27-2004, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By nexstar
Planted Tank Light Temp K Question

I have a heavily planted 23g Via Aqua 680 tank. I am filtering with and Ehiem 2126 Pro and also have a small Rio 50 power head for slight surface agitation. I just started CO2 injection today and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-22-2004, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By nexstar
Can the KH be safely increased with Baking SOda

If I am correct I can increase Kh a degree or two with arm and hammer baking soda which is pure carbonates. This would not be considered a buffer as in those bought to increase or decrease Kh in your...
Forum: DIY 05-19-2004, 06:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,032
Posted By nexstar
I know it can be removed. But once applied and...

I know it can be removed. But once applied and the water removed is it strong enough to use the suction cups to hold different appliances on the surface without pulling off?
Thanks
Bob
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2004, 02:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,352
Posted By nexstar
Ok if I do a water change and kh is below 3 then...

Ok if I do a water change and kh is below 3 then can I use Baking Soda to raise Kh to 3 or better and then inject Co2 to bring ph down to desired level. Also will tank temperature impact the CO2...
Forum: Substrate 05-17-2004, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,360
Posted By nexstar
I bought a 20lb bag yesterday. My tank has a 2"...

I bought a 20lb bag yesterday. My tank has a 2" base of Flora Base and nothing else. I want to put this on top of that about 1/2" thick. I imagine this will sift down thru it some. I also have a UGF...
Forum: DIY 05-17-2004, 05:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,216
Posted By nexstar
I am considering a couple of options. Since I...

I am considering a couple of options. Since I have a Milwaukee PH Controller I am looking at a CO2 injection system. But I am also looking at DIY CO2.

I have the Hagen CO2 system sitting here....
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2004, 10:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,030
Posted By nexstar
If I put this UV sterilizer as I want to on my...

If I put this UV sterilizer as I want to on my return side of my 2126 and place an inline CO2 reactor on the uot take side of my filter both working basically by the cannisters natural pull do you...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2004, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By nexstar
I am considering buying CO2 injection equipment...

I am considering buying CO2 injection equipment and small power head bubble counter/foam reactor for my 25g planted tank.
I will most likely use a 5g CO2 bottle certainly no bigger.
I want a very...
Forum: Substrate 05-15-2004, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,556
Posted By nexstar
I have just set up my tank and have a substrate...

I have just set up my tank and have a substrate of all Flora Base. Great stuff but I would rather have a black bottom.

I am using my substrate as a reverse flow filtration sustem. I have my Eheim...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2004, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 92,745
Posted By nexstar
Eheim 2126 Pro, Eheim Feeder, Eheim Surface...

Eheim 2126 Pro, Eheim Feeder, Eheim Surface skimmer
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2004, 04:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,030
Posted By nexstar
I want to put this unit on the return side of my...

I want to put this unit on the return side of my Eheim Filter is that do able as it would be pushing the water not pulling it thru.


Also does anyone know Coralifes web site address>>>>

Your...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2004, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,292
Posted By nexstar
I just purchased a 2126 last weekend. The...

I just purchased a 2126 last weekend.
The instructions are ok but didnt really say whether we have to grease them initially or not. SOunded to me like if it starts sticking when trying to prime then...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2004, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,352
Posted By nexstar
I am trying to get a base Ph and Kh that is very...

I am trying to get a base Ph and Kh that is very workable prior to putting my CO2 into play. My base Ph from my tap is 8 and Kh 13 these are no where near productive for CO2 success
I set my tank...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-14-2004, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By nexstar
I can understand that raising Kh 1 degree will...

I can understand that raising Kh 1 degree will pull Ph up .1 to .2. If CO2 injected into the tank reduces Ph what does that due to Kh if anything.

Further I know that the Carbo Plus will soften...
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