The Planted Tank Forum - Search Results
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 0.23 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: roadmaster
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By roadmaster
Can always just turn the spray bar so it hits the...

Can always just turn the spray bar so it hits the back glass instead of directing the flow forwards but the flow throughout the tank will be affected.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 368
Posted By roadmaster
Well I must be blessed for the only problems I...

Well I must be blessed for the only problems I have had with heaters is when I used the dial on the heater rather than a thermometer to see what the heater was actually doing.
I have always used...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By roadmaster
Ah, Yes I understand the heat in Arizona. (too...

Ah, Yes I understand the heat in Arizona. (too hot for me).
Do try and lower the spray bar while twisting the holes upwards by holding hose with one hand and twisting the spraybar with the other...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By roadmaster
I would keep fishes in mind but train my effort's...

I would keep fishes in mind but train my effort's now on getting as many plant's as I could in the tank plus your hardscape(wood.rocks)
Fishes would be considered only after two or three month's of...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By roadmaster
Maybe could increase the CO2 ? Ensure good flow...

Maybe could increase the CO2 ?
Ensure good flow throughout the tank.?
CO2 on timer to come on 2 hours before lighting?
Were it me, I would add more macro's a bit.no worries doing so with weekly...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By roadmaster
I believe they would help.(osmocote) I have...

I believe they would help.(osmocote)
I have also found that plant's in my tank's seem to do better at cooler temps but this may just be an illusion.(75 F)
Maybe backing off the time lights are on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By roadmaster
I too tire of cleaning the glass tops so have...

I too tire of cleaning the glass tops so have been running my tank's open topped.
I lose occasional jumper and water evaporates faster, but I solved the jumping by tossing some floating watersprite...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By roadmaster
Powerhead(s) should not cause rise in temperature...

Powerhead(s) should not cause rise in temperature in the tank and you can alway's back the heater down.
Eheim 2217 should be plenty of filtration for 55 gal.
You wished for more flow than the 2215...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-22-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,288
Posted By roadmaster
Harold Melvin and the blue notes.. "The love I...

Harold Melvin and the blue notes.. "The love I lost"
Kenny Chesney " No shoes no shirt no problem"
Forum: Algae 07-10-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By roadmaster
I see a spraybar return from the filter just...

I see a spraybar return from the filter just under the surface.
Agree with raising the light for such a young tank .
Would raise it to ten inches above the surface until a few more weeks have...
Forum: Fish 07-10-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By roadmaster
+one for Keyhole cichlids.

+one for Keyhole cichlids.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-10-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,288
Posted By roadmaster
Todays songs. Rickey van Shelton "life turned...

Todays songs.
Rickey van Shelton "life turned her that way"
James Brown "It's a man's world"
Forum: Fish 07-10-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 624
Posted By roadmaster
I would agree that Africans you mention need both...

I would agree that Africans you mention need both protein and algae,plant matter, or spirulina as well.
Feed these same fish a diet high in protein and very little in the way of afore mentioned...
Forum: Fish 07-09-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 496
Posted By roadmaster
Pfffft!:iamwithst

Pfffft!:iamwithst
Forum: DIY 07-09-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By roadmaster
Warm water should let you pull the hose from the...

Warm water should let you pull the hose from the nipple.
I do this frequently to suck up snails.
Smaller diameter hose sucks em up quick as opposed to just floating about in the tube and allows me...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-09-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By roadmaster
What kinda ant's ? fire ant's,red ant's black...

What kinda ant's ? fire ant's,red ant's black ant's?
Just teasin bout the title to the thread.
Looks good.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-09-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By roadmaster
Most soils can maybe provide nutrients for a few...

Most soils can maybe provide nutrients for a few months but I believe that adding some dry fertilizers NPK (Nitrogen,phosphates,pottasium) will benefit the plants in the long run.
Nitrates at zero...
Forum: Fish 07-09-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 624
Posted By roadmaster
Careful what you ask for.:hihi: Ocean...

Careful what you ask for.:hihi:
Ocean nutrition flake,omega flake,tetra granules,new life spectrum pellets for large and small fish,cichlid crisps,hikari sinking wafers,hikari carnivore...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-09-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,476
Posted By roadmaster
Lonesome Dove. (nuff said).

Lonesome Dove. (nuff said).
Forum: Lighting 07-09-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,955
Posted By roadmaster
Bulbs are free for me.Have cases of T5 bulbs for...

Bulbs are free for me.Have cases of T5 bulbs for replacing same in offices at work.(I order them)
As it stands now,I replace bulbs when they burn out.
Don't care about shimmer but I could simply...
Forum: Fish 07-09-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 624
Posted By roadmaster
I mix several types of foods together in...

I mix several types of foods together in Tupperware depending on dietary needs of species being kept and place the Tupperware container in fridge.
I buy small containers so that foods do not expire...
Forum: DIY 07-09-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By roadmaster
Filter max prefilters. Clean em once a week...

Filter max prefilters.
Clean em once a week with weekly water change.
Easy peasy .
Forum: Algae 07-09-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 878
Posted By roadmaster
Is not the bacteria but algae that will take over...

Is not the bacteria but algae that will take over with high levels of ammonia which may or may not be taken up fast as it is being produced.
Everyone who uses this substrate and has experienced the...
Forum: Lighting 07-09-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,955
Posted By roadmaster
Meanwhile back in the man cave.. Four tube 54...

Meanwhile back in the man cave.. Four tube 54 watt T5 fixture hung ten inches above low tech 80 gal tank allows me to use any combination of bulbs/spectrum I desire.
Fixture was $128.00 at Lowes....
Forum: Algae 07-09-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,663
Posted By roadmaster
I doubt the flourish is providing enough macro...

I doubt the flourish is providing enough macro nutrient's with or without Excel or CO2 injection.
(Is excel being used as directed?)Still have seen no mention of what type of lighting is being used...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 12:52 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012