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Forum: Lighting 04-18-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 678
Posted By the_Chad
https://youtu.be/6AuaJKgSV-k This link is to...

https://youtu.be/6AuaJKgSV-k

This link is to a buddy's YouTube page. He has a few heavily planted tanks and mixes different Finnex fixtures to maximize color. This link is to his 55 but he has a...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-16-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By the_Chad
I can imagine the plants as if they are all...

I can imagine the plants as if they are all filled out and think it'll look great.
Forum: Lighting 04-16-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 678
Posted By the_Chad
Hi, I too have a 2 foot deep tank (7 foot long...

Hi,
I too have a 2 foot deep tank (7 foot long - 140 gallon tank). I currently use a mix of Ray2 and planted plus. I have 3 48" planted plus and 2 48" Ray2 and a 24" Ray2 .

I have recently...
Forum: Lighting 04-14-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By the_Chad
If you run into algae problems with the Planted...

If you run into algae problems with the Planted plus (or any light for that matter) try adding a fast growing plant. I had continuous issues in a 17 gallon with 100 par at the substrate. I added a...
Forum: Lighting 04-14-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By the_Chad
By your plant list I would recommend 1 row Finnex...

By your plant list I would recommend 1 row Finnex planted plus and 1 row Finnex Ray2 (Ray2 over the dwarf hairgrass) on a 55 gallon. This should give you enough lighting power to grow the dwarf hair...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-14-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By the_Chad
Hi lauritastlouis, Sounds like you have the...

Hi lauritastlouis,
Sounds like you have the issue covered. I too have a heavily planted tank that's larger. Just wanted to jump in and add info and perhaps a suggestion. I find snails in my planted...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-10-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By the_Chad
Thanks. I am working on ordering both in liquid...

Thanks. I am working on ordering both in liquid form and premixed off a fellow on this forum. Think the premix idea will get me started with EI, then at a later date possibly start purchasing dry...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-10-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By the_Chad
EI dosing fertilizer recommendations

Researching this method of fertilization.

With my current equipment - Small pump ,flow regulator (drip) , timers ect. I can DYI a system to pump liquid fertilizers into my system. Keeping it...
Forum: Plants 10-08-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,975
Posted By the_Chad
Hi aclaar877, I have a deep tank too. At 24"...

Hi aclaar877,
I have a deep tank too. At 24" I've learned it's tough to get a lot of lighting to the substrate. Before I switched to my current lighting I used to grow out stem plants in my 30...
Forum: Plants 10-08-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By the_Chad
^ WOW, this guy!!!

^ WOW, this guy!!!
Forum: Plants 07-15-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By the_Chad
Okay cool, thank you!

Okay cool, thank you!
Forum: Plants 07-15-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 650
Posted By the_Chad
Red mid ground plant. It would be fun to...

Red mid ground plant.

It would be fun to see your tank and know exactly where you want to put it. Some of the plants you say your interested in are background plants. These Ludwigia, and Rotala...
Forum: Plants 07-15-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By the_Chad
What are you doing to make the plant bushy? Maybe...

What are you doing to make the plant bushy? Maybe cutting the main stem leaving the side shoots near the roots?
Forum: Plants 07-15-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By the_Chad
I too have a verigated form of the regular A.R....

I too have a verigated form of the regular A.R. It's super small, it came as a bonus in a plant package. Growing sooooo slow..... The Crypt came from a member with the screen name AaronT. On a plant...
Forum: Plants 07-15-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By the_Chad
umarnasir335, that looks cool. The plant is all...

umarnasir335, that looks cool. The plant is all filled in and looks as if it is one bush so to speak. This is what I am looking for . Thank you!

@Cap10Squirty, the plant in front of the A.R. mini...
Forum: Plants 07-15-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By the_Chad
http://i760.photobucket.com/albums/xx241/fishNAbow...

http://i760.photobucket.com/albums/xx241/fishNAbowl/20140714_183420_zps8dlo5q5_edit_1405388440780_zpslr4k2b2t.jpg...
Forum: Plants 07-15-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By the_Chad
A. Reineckii mini pictures please!

Hello all!

I am going to post a picture of my A. Reineckii mini but would like others to do so as well. I am surfing the forum for pictures but thought it would be neat if we could cluster some...
Forum: Plants 07-12-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By the_Chad
I got several stems from different sellers here...

I got several stems from different sellers here on this forum.
Forum: Plants 07-10-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By the_Chad
I have both versions. They look identical...

I have both versions. They look identical besides size. By now you should have gotten trimmings from the plant. If so, how are they growing?

My regular sized plant can reach the top of the...
Forum: Plants 06-24-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By the_Chad
Yip! I have a positive match here. Want to...

Yip!

I have a positive match here. Want to thank both of you for your input!

Chad~
Forum: Plants 06-24-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By the_Chad
You know it could very well be. I thought that...

You know it could very well be. I thought that plant was a deep red color but going through pictures on the Internet the plant varies greatly in greens , yellowish hues and reds.
Forum: Plants 06-24-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By the_Chad
Searching high & low for PLANT I.D. Any help appreciated!

I have no idea. Unable to get a match anywhere on-line or books. Anyone wanna take a crack at it? Any help appreciated! ...
Forum: Plants 06-09-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By the_Chad
Thank you guys. I just went through a bunch of...

Thank you guys. I just went through a bunch of pictures and I believe this plant is Ludwigia brevipes. I appreciate everyone's input on this one.


@Aurie, nice tank! I have a bunch of stargrass....
Forum: Plants 06-09-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By the_Chad
bonus plant ID help. shipper couldn't even ID, lol!

Mystery plant came in as an extra. I've grown it out a bit. It's yellow hue, thin leaves has earned itself a spot in my aquascape but would like to ID. Any help appreciated!

...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-11-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,787
Posted By the_Chad
Very nice. The name is fitting.

Very nice. The name is fitting.
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