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Forum: Substrate   01-14-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,675
Posted By ernest
yes It does and quicker than bacteria. However...

yes It does and quicker than bacteria. However sometimes the products are not the same ( because the method to oxidize are different the result can be different) but for ammonia and organic matter...
Forum: DIY   01-06-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 53,236
Posted By ernest
This is very important. if some of the liquid...

This is very important. if some of the liquid goes in to the tank you might kill all plants and fishes since sodium citrate will acidify the water


Never late for this. The reaction you address...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-04-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 977,017
Posted By ernest
if it is outside How do you contro algae?

if it is outside How do you contro algae?
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-04-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,494
Posted By ernest
What did you put below the rocks( type of...

What did you put below the rocks( type of material,) http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=536938&d=1446121873
Forum: Equipment   12-31-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By ernest
I think I will go this way ( thanks PlantedRich...

I think I will go this way ( thanks PlantedRich and the others too)
I dont want to spend a lot a money if not needed.
Some details ans some questions .
I plan to use finnex 24-7 Amazon.com :...
Forum: Equipment   12-31-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By ernest
Ehiem 2213 good for starting?

A friend just gave me a 46 G bow front tank including the cabinet and a EHEIM 2213 filter with media.
I want to grow this into a planted tank .
Q: is this filter enough for 46 G
according to the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-20-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By ernest
A question about safety

Hi guys
I just received a gift from a friend. It is a 46 G bow front tank and a pine cabinet
this is the cabinet Amazon.com : All Glass Aquarium AAG55004 Pine Cabinet, 46bf : Aquarium Stands : Pet...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-25-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By ernest
Yes before leaving water change and cleaning will...

Yes before leaving water change and cleaning will be made Thanks for the advice , unfortunately no one will come to check that


yeas I guess this is my alternative I will use them RO water from...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-25-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By ernest
UR help needed keeping water level while...

traveling
Yes dear friends I live in south florida is hot and dry sometimes. I will be traveling ..out for 15 days . I have checked and the volume lost for same time is about 20 % in my 10G tank...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-25-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 26,053
Posted By ernest
:thumbsup: folllowing your post nice starting

:thumbsup:
folllowing your post
nice starting
Forum: Substrate   05-25-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By ernest
I asked this in another place is ecocomplete...

I asked this in another place is ecocomplete good/ is 20 pound for 25 dollars
Forum: Substrate   05-25-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By ernest
agree just trying to be cheap :icon_redf ..... I...

agree just trying to be cheap :icon_redf ..... I guess I cant
So is eco complete good?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-24-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By ernest
yes you are rigth if it is expeired i will send...

yes you are rigth
if it is expeired i will send it back amazon is good with that
thanks anyway
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-24-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By ernest
Done order from amazon I also included the...

Done order from amazon I also included the phospahte and KH GH
thanks
Forum: Substrate   05-24-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By ernest
where do you buy ADA AQUA SOIL

amazon has it for $67 around 17 pounds
is there a cheaper place to buy it from?
Forum: Substrate   05-24-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By ernest
Is this good? CaribSea Eco-Complete ...I saw it...

Is this good? CaribSea Eco-Complete ...I saw it in amazon actually I prefer to get something that others have tired succefully that going and get something that who know what can bring
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-24-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By ernest
Can suggest a water test kit

In this forum to read about it... no the most expensive or complicated Just to test ammonia nitrite nitrate, KH GH ( i already have pH ) and phosphate ( do I really have to worry alot about this...
Forum: Lighting   05-24-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,153
Posted By ernest
By the way my substrate is only gravel ..no...

By the way
my substrate is only gravel ..no fertilizer ,, very inert
my anacharis were bending down 2 days ago and I thought that nutrintes were lacking I add 5 ml of LEAF ZONE from API they in...
Forum: Lighting   05-24-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,153
Posted By ernest
Exactly what you said Dolfan ;) ...including your...

Exactly what you said Dolfan ;) ...including your question to Buddha ... I thougth about it ..Buddha DO you connect it to AC directly or (probably) you also need a PC power source as well.. more...
Forum: Substrate   05-23-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By ernest
Yes is bad idea and is not legal but is not...

Yes is bad idea and is not legal but is not exactly in the everglades I myself use to work in protected areas. but here in miami we are full of channels or waterways I live les than 30 foeet from...
Forum: Lighting   05-23-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,153
Posted By ernest
@ texasciclid if you know better and have...

@ texasciclid
if you know better and have evolved but dont have something useful to say move on
thanks
Forum: Tank Journals   05-23-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,516
Posted By ernest
thanks for your ideas.... you previously said...

thanks for your ideas.... you previously said that you had 75W EcoSmart CLF
but in the pictures those are not them, they are different What are they ?
Forum: Tank Journals   05-23-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,517
Posted By ernest
in the secon picture what is spiral thing that I...

in the secon picture what is spiral thing that I see inmany CO2 tanks ?
Forum: Substrate   05-23-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By ernest
Is this a good substrate?

I live very close to everglades ... everything here is freshwater swamp if I grab some substrate from the shore or from the underwater is that going to be OK for a planted tank?
should I...
Forum: Lighting   05-23-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,153
Posted By ernest
Yes , I read gere thet vertical is better but my...

Yes , I read gere thet vertical is better but my dome / lid doesnt allow it


I think that when bought that was the name anarchis, the for sure is anubia wich came even with a flower.
BUT IS NOT...
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