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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-08-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,604
Posted By Schwartzy61
Not the best idea to put a large fish inside a...

Not the best idea to put a large fish inside a smaller thank like that. Pick a fish that will be comfortable. Some tetras, danios, shrimp, etc. It is quite upsetting seeing a larger fish in a tank it...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-08-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By Schwartzy61
http://i945.photobucket.com/albums/ad298/Schwartzy...

http://i945.photobucket.com/albums/ad298/Schwartzy61/Tank4months.jpg

Finally some progress, I have been struggling with the project so far. It's finally starting to turn around for the better...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-30-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
I may also try dosing N and P 4 days a week,...

I may also try dosing N and P 4 days a week, along with K. When I run out of liquid ferts, I'll go buy some dry ferts and give the EI method a shot.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-30-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
Hosing was replaced a month after I started the...

Hosing was replaced a month after I started the filter for the first time in order for me to fit my inline diffuser to it. Purchased the filter new so the impeller is fine. I added slightly more...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-30-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
I just installed a Koralia that I had laying...

I just installed a Koralia that I had laying around. It was made for a nano tank...but I'm not about to go out and purchase a 60 dollar Koralia for more flow. I already have a decent amount, and I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
It's a 55 gallon. Yes, the intake and output are...

It's a 55 gallon. Yes, the intake and output are right next to each other. That was how Fluval had it in their directions so that was how I did it lol. Yes, its angled slightly towards the surface. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
Took your advice, the lights now come on at 2pm...

Took your advice, the lights now come on at 2pm and turn off at 10pm. CO2 turns on at 1pm and shuts off at around 8:30pm. Even by having the CO2 off an hour and a half earlier, my drop checker is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
Yes. 4dKH water and 3 drops of pH solution. When...

Yes. 4dKH water and 3 drops of pH solution. When it is green though, my fish still breathe very hard...I just don't like it ya know?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
Why do this for just one day? Kinda jump start my...

Why do this for just one day? Kinda jump start my plants again? Why stress my fish?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
Oh also, I had algae everywhere on my glass after...

Oh also, I had algae everywhere on my glass after doing around 4 today. I came home from the gym around 6, and noticed green all over the front of my tank......ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
I will be looking into a Cerges if I can't find a...

I will be looking into a Cerges if I can't find a way to stabilize the CO2 levels in my water. Thanks Complexity.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
Thanks! I took this picture of my drop checker at...

Thanks! I took this picture of my drop checker at 4:13pm

http://i945.photobucket.com/albums/ad298/Schwartzy61/dropchecker2.jpg

Took this one around 6:30...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
By the way guys, thanks for all the help.

By the way guys, thanks for all the help.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
Won't a Rex Griggs reactor also cut down on my...

Won't a Rex Griggs reactor also cut down on my flow? I remembered that was also another reason why I didn't like the reactor I bought...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
I add typically more than the dose calls for, I...

I add typically more than the dose calls for, I usually double the dose. Don't your fish breathe sporadically? Even when mine was at green, it seemed that they were stressed.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
Its a GLA inline diffuser, the largest one that...

Its a GLA inline diffuser, the largest one that they had. Yes, 4dKH solution is in the drop checker, with 3 drops of pH solution. I don't like how my fish have their breathing rates increased by a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
I did some reading up on the Rex Griggs reactors...

I did some reading up on the Rex Griggs reactors and it seems like they are hit or miss with the noise. Some say it makes splashing noises, and some say it does not. Blaaaahhhh
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
I'll look into making on of those reactors, I...

I'll look into making on of those reactors, I just hope my pathetic DIY skills can do it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
I thought substrate fertilizers are not...

I thought substrate fertilizers are not essential? The substrate is iron rich though, its seachem's onyx sand.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
I have considered using a reactor, but they are...

I have considered using a reactor, but they are far too noisy. The tank is in my bedroom so I need something on the quiet side and the Ista Max Mix reactor I previously purchased was horrible. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
Yes. Ammonia 0ppm, Nitrite 0ppm, Nitrate...

Yes. Ammonia 0ppm, Nitrite 0ppm, Nitrate 15-20ppm.
GH 3-4 KH 3-4
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Schwartzy61
In dire need of help with my high-tech tank!!! (pics)

When my tank first started...
http://i945.photobucket.com/albums/ad298/Schwartzy61/DSC01621.jpg

Now, one month later
http://i945.photobucket.com/albums/ad298/Schwartzy61/tankmess.jpg

My...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-06-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By Schwartzy61
Just got some fish today 3 boesemanis and 3...

Just got some fish today

3 boesemanis and 3 celebes rainbows! Will be upping the numbers of the schools, or adding a different species of rainbow possible saturday.

Should I cut down my current...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-05-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By Schwartzy61
I was thinking on maybe 5 congos, and possibly...

I was thinking on maybe 5 congos, and possibly some rainbows. My brother wants me to get some boesemanis but ehhhh....not too sure about that.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-05-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By Schwartzy61
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