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Forum: Lighting   04-13-2016, 01:46 AM
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Posted By chinaboy1021
Good idea about floating plants.

Good idea about floating plants.
Forum: Lighting   04-13-2016, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By chinaboy1021
How to DIM T5HO bulbs? Light is too bright

hey guys. Calling ingenious planted tankers.

I have a double T5HO fixture and it's too bright for my tank.

1) I CANNOT raise the height
2) I CANNOT remove one bulb (ballast needs both bulbs...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-10-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By chinaboy1021
Exclamation What is the point of biomedia in filters?

Nitrifying bacteria is limited by the amount of bioload/ammonia in the tank right?

Can somebody tell me why we put biomedia in our filters when the same nitrifying would establish itself in our...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-08-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By chinaboy1021
Exclamation Dry Ferts for my backyard?

Hey guys,

Hopefully somebody else has thought about this or have done this.

Dry ferts are really cheap. Can I use them to fertilize my front lawn and my back yard of my house? I'm not talking...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-03-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,616
Posted By chinaboy1021
So fun ...

So fun

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a540/mikehookipa/DSCF6773_zpst4ldj72u.jpg (http://s1282.photobucket.com/user/mikehookipa/media/DSCF6773_zpst4ldj72u.jpg.html)


Still a baby.
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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-01-2016, 02:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,734
Posted By chinaboy1021
I think we all agree on something. If you're ph...

I think we all agree on something. If you're ph is exactly 6.5, your fish will turn into iron. It will absorb the iron in your water. Meanwhile, your plants will turn into iron fish.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-31-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,734
Posted By chinaboy1021
Plants need a lot of iron. The newest and most...

Plants need a lot of iron. The newest and most effective way to add iron is cast iron pan. They can be purchased for less than $20. What you want to do is break up the iron pan and put the smaller...
Forum: Plants   03-31-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By chinaboy1021
Hi Seattle aquarist. Thanks for helping me out in...

Hi Seattle aquarist. Thanks for helping me out in this thread and my which-food-sticks-to-glass thread.

Okay by looking at your photo, what I posted is not hc Cuba. It looks more like monte...
Forum: Plants   03-31-2016, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By chinaboy1021
Is this HC Cuba?

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a540/mikehookipa/cb_zpscvpfqosa.jpg (http://s1282.photobucket.com/user/mikehookipa/media/cb_zpscvpfqosa.jpg.html)
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Forum: Fish   03-30-2016, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By chinaboy1021
Yeah that's totally cool. BTW what food are you...

Yeah that's totally cool. BTW what food are you feeding that floats? All my fish food sinks ....
Forum: Plants   03-30-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By chinaboy1021
Better photo uploaded. Sorry for confusion....

Better photo uploaded. Sorry for confusion. Looking for ID on the plant along the glass. Thanks.
Forum: Fish   03-29-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By chinaboy1021
Oh that's a nice bell! How does it work??

Oh that's a nice bell! How does it work??
Forum: Plants   03-29-2016, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By chinaboy1021
Plant ID plz

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160330/e7e994f79ab8f68ab054cd14587944eb.jpg

Thanks
Forum: Fish   03-29-2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By chinaboy1021
Forum: Tank Journals   03-19-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,616
Posted By chinaboy1021
Hey there. The fixture is same dimmable one as...

Hey there. The fixture is same dimmable one as yours but 48", 6 bulbs. I run channel one at 35% and channel two at 15. 8 hours a day.

I got four 6000k bulbs, one pink bulb, one purple bulb.

I...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-18-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,634
Posted By chinaboy1021
Dude....I need to redo my 75 to be like yours....

Dude....I need to redo my 75 to be like yours. Screw this tetra shenanigans
Forum: Tank Journals   03-17-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,616
Posted By chinaboy1021
Quick update. Rotala getting to dense. Some stems...

Quick update. Rotala getting to dense. Some stems turned black near bottom.

Added some center piece fish.

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160317/578de8f71d1b32ac57e37becccfbae0f.jpg
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Forum: Tank Journals   03-11-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,634
Posted By chinaboy1021
Looks really nice man. Your geos will look...

Looks really nice man. Your geos will look amazing when grown.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-03-2016, 03:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,616
Posted By chinaboy1021
Huhu thanks for your analysis. I agree with you....

Huhu thanks for your analysis. I agree with you. Looking forward to my next scape. [emoji3]
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-02-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By chinaboy1021
Passive co2 doesn't really work. That brasilian...

Passive co2 doesn't really work. That brasilian sword requires high co2...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-02-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,616
Posted By chinaboy1021
Added 50 Espei Rasboras and 20 Cardinals. Check...

Added 50 Espei Rasboras and 20 Cardinals. Check out those eggs on the Phantom Tetra!

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Forum: Tank Journals   03-01-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By chinaboy1021
1 month later - clown loaches chewed up all my AR...

1 month later - clown loaches chewed up all my AR mini....

There's a trap in there to get them out now. Not sure what to do in terms of stocking...Friends always ask me why I don't have any fish...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-29-2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,616
Posted By chinaboy1021
Weekly update. Rotala background growing back. ...

Weekly update. Rotala background growing back.

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a540/mikehookipa/IMG_3498_zpsqcodcknw.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-08-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,616
Posted By chinaboy1021
Weekly update. Not much happening. ...

Weekly update. Not much happening.


http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160208/61844097fc36424e88bab26157d763e0.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals   01-30-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,616
Posted By chinaboy1021
Update. Still haven't found suitable mid ground...

Update. Still haven't found suitable mid ground plant.

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160130/437fa7c73a07555a676e9b2f20ad680d.jpg
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