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Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-25-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
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, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
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, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
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, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
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, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
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, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
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, 11:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
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, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
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, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
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, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
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, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
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, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
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, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
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, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
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, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
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, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
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...
Forum: Substrate 01-16-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Jnad
Thanks! I will try to freeze some kitty litter...

Thanks!
I will try to freeze some kitty litter to see how it hold up. The kitty litter in the running tank have been in there since 04.04.2014 and is still hard/not mush. I used the same substrate...
Forum: Substrate 01-11-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Jnad
Thanks! I have some natriumbiocarbonate...

Thanks!

I have some natriumbiocarbonate (used for baking) . Do you have any suggestion of how mutch i can try dosing in my 19 liter nano tank? Maybe there is a good online calculator to use, can't...
Forum: Substrate 01-11-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Jnad
Hello! My kitty litter seems just to...

Hello!

My kitty litter seems just to continue dropping the KH, did a test today, one week after waterchange KH=0,6.

So if i am going to use this substrate in my next tank i have to continius...
Forum: Lighting 01-02-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Jnad
Yes i se the smaller ones have low wattage, but...

Yes i se the smaller ones have low wattage, but compared to a 24 inch 24W T5 fixture the 24 inch Ray is using 20W.

Thanks for your input.

Bump: I have one more option to consider, tha tank is...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-02-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By Jnad
Hello! For how long have you had the algae? ...

Hello!

For how long have you had the algae?

From what you write my first thought would be that you have a tank that algae got hold of beafore the plants was setteld enough too be an competitor...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,316
Posted By Jnad
Hello! I have a local shop that have these...

Hello!

I have a local shop that have these furnitere legs for sale, is it safe to use, they are rated for 50 kg

I am thinking maybe these legs are better/safer than the mouldings in the Besta...
Forum: Lighting 12-30-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Jnad
Hello! Thanks for your input. Looking...

Hello!

Thanks for your input.

Looking at Hoppy's par data for T5 and the data for Finnex Ray2, it looks like the single T5 fixture with good reflector outcompete the Finnex Ray2 on par...
Forum: Lighting 12-30-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Jnad
Anyone? Or is it only led's this days:smile:

Anyone? Or is it only led's this days:smile:
Forum: Lighting 12-29-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Jnad
How high?

Hello!

I am starting a new low tech tank, no co2, no ferts, maybe dirt.
I have this nice slim profile T5 24W fixture, the fixture have one bulb with a nice reflector and it is labeled 6400K and...
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