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Forum: Algae 06-27-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By pilla
Made adjustments to co2 amount and also the...

Made adjustments to co2 amount and also the positioning of the power head. Plants grew quite a bit especially cobamba and blyxa. Lotus is doing better and growing. Pennywort pretty much stopped and...
Forum: Algae 06-13-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By pilla
It's in a good spot. I can see the diffused co2...

It's in a good spot. I can see the diffused co2 all over the tank.

I am in predicament. Have 4 juvenile discus and I can't stress them too much with more co2.
Forum: Algae 06-13-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By pilla
Is the plant cover not dense enough? Should I...

Is the plant cover not dense enough? Should I plant more plants so the excess nutrients are used by the plants rather than the algae?

One thing I am not getting is even with co2,fert dosing, more...
Forum: Algae 06-11-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By pilla
pilla

Update:
Cleaned up the wood and removed most of the plants that have too much algae.
Started dosing ferts twice a week.
I was not sure how good the atomic diffuser is so removed the diffuser and...
Forum: Algae 05-14-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By pilla
Thanks everyone. Will try h2o2 this weekend....

Thanks everyone.

Will try h2o2 this weekend. Bought a bottle a while back but did not have the courage to do it. But with so much algae I don't have a choice. Hopefully the discus will be ok.
...
Forum: Algae 05-14-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By pilla
Thanks wasser. Would have taken that as a...

Thanks wasser.
Would have taken that as a compliment if it just grew on the wood but it's on most of the anubias and other plants.

Tank has been up for about 2 years but added plants about 3...
Forum: Algae 05-14-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By pilla
Thanks Lee. CO2 is added via rex regulator...

Thanks Lee.
CO2 is added via rex regulator connected to a diffuser/atomizer which is connected into the filter outlet.
Not sure about pH and KH. Never measured.
Tried directly injecting excel but...
Forum: Algae 05-13-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By pilla
Algae issues - Help needed

Have a 120g planted tank. Have quite a bit of algae.
Algae is mostly on drift wood, anubias and old leaves
Not sure what it is and how to control it. Any help and advice is appreciated.
If looked...
Forum: Lighting 03-06-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By pilla
Thanks guys. I'll open the casing and wiggle...

Thanks guys.
I'll open the casing and wiggle the wires a little bit to see if it's a loose contact.

If I am checking for a bad resistor how would I know which resistor to check? might have to...
Forum: Lighting 03-05-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By pilla
BeamsWork fixture - Repair help

Bought a 72" BeamsWork led 3 weeks back. Few of the LEDs are not working. Contacted Aquatraders about replacement but no response.
Here is the fixture I got...
Forum: Lighting 03-01-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 22,286
Posted By pilla
Ordered this about 2 weeks back. Few leds are not...

Ordered this about 2 weeks back. Few leds are not working. Called and emailed aquatraders but no response. Filed a dispute with CC.

Apart from some leds not working the unit appears to be decent...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By pilla
Thanks. Using both filters on this tank. ...

Thanks.
Using both filters on this tank.

Another question: Are the Up Aqua diffusers comparable to GLA diffusers? there is quite a bit price difference.
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By pilla
Thanks Veritas. Don't plan on buying the...

Thanks Veritas.

Don't plan on buying the rubber adapter if I don't have to.
I also have an Eheim PRO II. Will the Eheim work without the rubber adapter? if yes does the 16/22 fit or is there a...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By pilla
Help with picking atomic diffuser

Planning on getting a CO2 atomic diffuser. Checked on GLA and ebay and they come in various sizes (8/12, 12/16, 16/22 mm). Not sure which size to pick.

My tank is a 120g planted tank with medium...
Forum: Aquascaping 02-20-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By pilla
Thanks Fish. Not sure if I can find that...

Thanks Fish.

Not sure if I can find that many flat rocks.
Flower bed edging sounds feasible. Checked on Homedepot.com but there are quite a few edgings. I am not sure which ones are tank safe....
Forum: Aquascaping 02-19-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By pilla
Planted Scape with path question

I am doing a rescape on my 120g discus tank. Used to be driftwood and rocks. Want to add few plants to the setup.

Will stay with the current white pool sand setup.
Was looking online and am...
Forum: Substrate 02-08-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By pilla
Thanks everybody. Combination of PVC pipe and...

Thanks everybody.
Combination of PVC pipe and funnel seems to be a great idea.

Discuspaul - Saw your tanks earlier. Nice looking.
I'll use a Rex Greg regulator and 20 lb co2 tank which I...
Forum: Substrate 02-08-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By pilla
Planted Tank - Pool Sand Questions

Hello All-
Have few questions about getting a decent planted tank with pool sand.

Have a 120G hardscaped tank with pool filter sand. Time to change the look and want to do fully planted tank...
Forum: Lighting 02-08-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By pilla
Ordered the light from aquatraders. Will give it...

Ordered the light from aquatraders. Will give it a few weeks. If results are not good I'll look into modding it.
Forum: Lighting 02-04-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By pilla
Thank Jeff. I had my concerns about having 2...

Thank Jeff.

I had my concerns about having 2 fixtures and the resulting blind/shaded spot. Thanks for clarifying.

Do you think the fixture will give enough output for hi light plants? If it's...
Forum: Lighting 02-04-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By pilla
Need help with LED for 125G

Have a 72 X 24 X18" hard scaped discus tank. Planning on changing it to a planted tank and I need some help picking a decent LED fixture.

Looked at buildmyled but it's beyond my budget.
Checked...
Forum: Aquascaping 11-30-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,843
Posted By pilla
Thanks. You are exactly right. I felt the same...

Thanks. You are exactly right. I felt the same after the rescape. I'll give it few days and see if I start liking it if not back to redoing it.
Forum: Aquascaping 11-29-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,843
Posted By pilla
Did some rearranging. This is how it looks now.

Did some rearranging. This is how it looks now.
Forum: Aquascaping 11-25-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,843
Posted By pilla
Thanks for your inputs. I was trying to make...

Thanks for your inputs.
I was trying to make some of the wood stand upright but they would not. I have to figure out a way now.
Will update with more pics once I rearrange.
Thanks again.
Forum: Aquascaping 11-25-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,843
Posted By pilla
It looks ok but not really nice. A different pair...

It looks ok but not really nice. A different pair of eyes will have a different view and I want inputs like it's too symmetric or the wood/rocks can be arranged differently etc.,
My aquascaping...
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