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Forum: Substrate 03-27-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Jnad
Hello! I am using Kitty Litter, probably...

Hello!

I am using Kitty Litter, probably same product, it did smell he same. At first it also had this smell from the water of the tank some weeks later it is gone.

I think this burned clay...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-24-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By Jnad
Thanks for your answers, it will be a lot cheaper...

Thanks for your answers, it will be a lot cheaper when storing the bags:)

Thanks

Jnad
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-23-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By Jnad
Storing yeast

Hello!

I am using yeast for my diy CO2. The yeast comes in small plastic bags and i am using just som of the contents.

Is it possible to store this opened yeast bags in the fridge?

Jnad
Forum: Lighting 03-08-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Jnad
Light intensity/pearling plants

Hello!

I have a 15 gallon planted tank with mainly plants in the easy category. I am running diy co2 (two bottles of 1,5 liter), it produces about 1 bubble every 10 second.
I have run smaller...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-07-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By Jnad
Uppdate

Hello!

I have done some changes to the tank:
1. I removed the coral gravel in the hob filter, my GH was more than 11 and continued increasing. The KH that i wanted to increase was still low,...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By Jnad
Hello! That was a great way to use the hob...

Hello!

That was a great way to use the hob filter diffusing the CO2 , have not seen that approatch beafore.
Yes i was using an aquaclear filter om this tank until yesterday, it had a rattling...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By Jnad
Thanks for your answers, i have found that a cig...

Thanks for your answers, i have found that a cig filter work very well.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By Jnad
CO2 diffuser

Hello!

Is those ceramic disks diffusers that is availble on the internet possible to use with diy CO2? Or is diy CO2 to low preccure?

Jnad
Forum: Substrate 03-01-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Jnad
Hello! Did a quick water test after running...

Hello!

Did a quick water test after running coral gravel in the filter.

KH is stil low, but the GH jumped up to more than 11.....should i take out the coral gravel?

Jnad
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-25-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,682
Posted By Jnad
Hello! Very low tech tanks can be very...

Hello!

Very low tech tanks can be very interesting approatch to our hobby. Here is some reading if you have missed it:
http://naturalaquariums.com

Some of my no filter tanks:...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-20-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By Jnad
Hello! The kitty litter is removing...

Hello!

The kitty litter is removing carbonates from the water, so today i did put in about 1dl of coral gravel in the hob filter trying to compensate. Hob filters are really great, adding or...
Forum: Substrate 02-20-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Jnad
In my new 15 gallon setup with kitty litter as...

In my new 15 gallon setup with kitty litter as substrate i have today put some coral gravel in the hob filter as you suggested. Not sure about the amount needed but i started with about 1dl.

Jnad
Forum: Tank Journals 02-19-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By Jnad
Hello! My plans is to have only one or max...

Hello!

My plans is to have only one or max two high plants, rest of the tank will be grass or other low growing plants. Further i have a lot of very small wooden twigs and sticks, i am thinking to...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-19-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By Jnad
Some plants are in, it is some plants from...

Some plants are in, it is some plants from another tank that i discontinued. I have some other plans when it comes to planting but it is a start, i couldnt throw them away😄

Bump:
Forum: Tank Journals 02-18-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By Jnad
Hello! It is one of those complete starter...

Hello!

It is one of those complete starter sets that comes with everything you need, filter, heater, thermometer and a black plastic top with buildt in light. It is a Eheim product.

I actually...
Forum: Substrate 02-17-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By Jnad
Ferts in safe t sor , kittylitter or similar

Hello!

I have running a couple of tanks with kitty litter for some times, and this is my experience with this substrate when it comes to water column dosing:

My first setup had massive growth...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-17-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By Jnad
Jnad 15 gallon low tech

Hello!

This is my 15 gallon lowtech journal, i will try to follow it up.

The tank is 60x30x30cm
Stand: Ikea Besta
Lightning: 24w 6400K 1-bulb T5HO. I bought this fixture in a shop for...
Forum: Substrate 02-15-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By Jnad
Hello! I did put some of these pellets in a...

Hello!

I did put some of these pellets in a glass of water, all of them was sinking but the white colored ones disolves in a couple of hours. Maybe the white ones is the Mg. The other ones is...
Forum: Substrate 02-15-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By Jnad
It also contains Mg, here is the label on the...

It also contains Mg, here is the label on the box:

Bump: Some more description on the box:
Forum: Substrate 02-14-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By Jnad
Hello! I have this fertelizer for...

Hello!

I have this fertelizer for terresterial plants, it is slow realease (6 months) and it is labele NPK=16-6-12.

How mutch do you suggest i can try to put under the kitty litter without...
Forum: Substrate 02-12-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By Jnad
Used substrate

Hello!

I am starting a new tank and stopping another. I am using some of the used substrate in the new tank, should i put the used substrate in the bottom with new substrat on top or should it ...
Forum: Substrate 02-12-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By Jnad
Slow release fert in substrate

Hello!

Have someone used those slow release ferts (pellets) for household plants under safe t sorb / cat litter or similar substrates?

Setting up a new tank with cat litter, thinking if it is...
Forum: Substrate 01-31-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By Jnad
Yes, how well it is composted might be a factor....

Yes, how well it is composted might be a factor. The brand i am using have been composted for 3 years.

Jnad
Forum: Substrate 01-30-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By Jnad
Hello! I keep reading aquarist not reccomend...

Hello!

I keep reading aquarist not reccomend cow manure, but all my dirt tanks i have been using dirt containing 30% cow manure, i have no ammonia or algae problems in these tanks. Is it only me?...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By Jnad
Hello! Nothing is neccesary, it just depends...

Hello!

Nothing is neccesary, it just depends on how you want to run your tank:)
http://naturalaquariums.com
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=598442&highlight=

It is a...
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