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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-02-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By PRSRocker3390
No direct sunlight. Here is a closeup of the sand...

No direct sunlight. Here is a closeup of the sand looking through the glass. This built up in only a week. Its depressing
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-30-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By PRSRocker3390
I have not done a silicate test, but I've used...

I have not done a silicate test, but I've used multiple silicate removers in the tank trying to remove any if there is but it still occurs.It did seem to slow down when I started using the removers...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-30-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By PRSRocker3390
I've tried tons of water changes and literally...

I've tried tons of water changes and literally scrubbing and removing every last bit of it numerous times. It always returns, it literally never goes away as if something is actively causing it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-29-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By PRSRocker3390
The plants are growing fine when they can grow...

The plants are growing fine when they can grow without being covered in brown algae within days which is impossible. As soon as the crypts get covered, they melt and try to grow again.

The flow...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-29-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By PRSRocker3390
Lights are on only for 8 hours, no ferts, no...

Lights are on only for 8 hours, no ferts, no meds, no co2 or supplements. Never needed to use them in the past years for a low light crypt and java fern only type tank. Otos will only touch it a bit...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-29-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By PRSRocker3390
Brown algae everywhere!!

Where do I start??? I have never experienced a problem like this before and I've been doing this for years. Every day without fail,brown algae grows and thrives in my tank. I know many people will...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By PRSRocker3390
Wouldnt t5ho be too much light for a non planted...

Wouldnt t5ho be too much light for a non planted tank?
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By PRSRocker3390
Which model of eheim pro are we talking about?

Which model of eheim pro are we talking about?
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By PRSRocker3390
180 gallon tank equipment

So I'm helping a friend setup a new 180 gallon aquarium, 6 ft by 2 ft by 2 ft. Now I'm a planted guy as you all know already but he is doing an African cichlid tank since it is what he likes and has...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-19-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By PRSRocker3390
Wow, that's pretty low for them right now. Well...

Wow, that's pretty low for them right now. Well in similar news, I did just ditch them and am getting rid of my iPhone. I just pre-ordered the Samsung Galaxy S4.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By PRSRocker3390
DIY Reactor for nano

I'm familiar with external reactors and have built a RG reactor before for a 75. I never got the co2 dissolving well, micro bubbles came out and co2 levels seemed to take forever to get up to a high...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By PRSRocker3390
Yeah I've been torn between the two. 2213 seems...

Yeah I've been torn between the two. 2213 seems like it should be good enough though since 116 max gph so that is still over x10 turnover rate. My co2 I'm thinking will be with ceramic diffuser. My...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By PRSRocker3390
Thanks for the ideas. I will have to discuss some...

Thanks for the ideas. I will have to discuss some of the options with him and see what route he wants to go.
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By PRSRocker3390
I'm still stuck on buying either 2213 or 2215....

I'm still stuck on buying either 2213 or 2215. I've dry started the tank but need a canister soon because I'm going to flood it eventually. Anyone have a tank about this size and have experience with...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By PRSRocker3390
180 Gallon auto-water change?

Well or just an easy water change....Here is the dilemma. The tank is for a friend who I'm helping to setup a 180 Discus tank. Now with Discus, we all know water changes our very important since they...
Forum: Plants 04-13-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By PRSRocker3390
Using it as a carpet is how most use that plant....

Using it as a carpet is how most use that plant. It requires some decent lighting but usually good CO2 is more important with this plant. I've grown it with only 30 PAR at substrate level but I had...
Forum: Lighting 04-12-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,835
Posted By PRSRocker3390
I just sold a thick carpet of hc in the sales...

I just sold a thick carpet of hc in the sales section as dense and healthy as what Lowe posted. I used a finnex fugeray on an 8 gallon evolve. Measured roughly 30 par at substrate and used only DIY...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-08-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,278
Posted By PRSRocker3390
Staurogyne repens carpet

I'm looking for something for my 45-P, roughly 10 gallon tank and currently have HC in it. Trimming HC is a major pain to trim. So I'm looking to possibly replace it with an easier to trim carpet...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-06-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By PRSRocker3390
Yeah I've tried that trick too. I does make it...

Yeah I've tried that trick too. I does make it somewhat easier but netting all of it out is still a pain. Someone should come up with a cool invention. I thought of using one of those battery powered...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-06-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By PRSRocker3390
Lol that is what I'm currently doing. Ugh :(

Lol that is what I'm currently doing. Ugh :(
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-05-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By PRSRocker3390
HC trimming and Cleanup routine

Anyone have any ideas they'd like to share that make trimming HC easier. I love the plant, it's beautiful but we all know it is a pain to clean up. The trimming part is easy but cleaning up all the...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-05-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 23,651
Posted By PRSRocker3390
How tall would you say the staurogyne is in that...

How tall would you say the staurogyne is in that last pic? I really like the height of it. Looks very nice. Well I should say the whole tank looks awesome! The tank came out beautiful! Are those...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By PRSRocker3390
Do you think a Herbie style drain would be pretty...

Do you think a Herbie style drain would be pretty safe and quiet, while minimizing CO2 loss? It looks like that would work with a predrilled reef ready type tank since I don't want to drill the tank...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-03-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,970
Posted By PRSRocker3390
Speedie, I need these shrimp!!! Start breeding so...

Speedie, I need these shrimp!!! Start breeding so I can by them already!!! They are awesome looking! Now I'm going to clean up all my drool...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By PRSRocker3390
So using a pre drilled 180 tank with two corner...

So using a pre drilled 180 tank with two corner or back wall overflows would work, I just would have to use a durso standpipe in the overflows? I'm just looking for a quiet setup with minimal...
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