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Forum: Tank Journals   03-25-2011, 03:31 PM
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Posted By chicago_animal
I'm going to take the light timer off and leave...

I'm going to take the light timer off and leave the tank dark for the weekend.(tanks @ work)

Should I leave the C02 on to try to combat that algae?
Forum: Tank Journals   03-25-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By chicago_animal
No drop checker but I think I will get one. Any...

No drop checker but I think I will get one. Any you would recommend?
Forum: Tank Journals   03-25-2011, 02:33 PM
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Posted By chicago_animal
Just plants. Right now I got about 1-2 bps for...

Just plants. Right now I got about 1-2 bps for C02. Crank it up a little?
Forum: Tank Journals   03-25-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By chicago_animal
The Foxtail Green seems to be getting algae...

The Foxtail Green seems to be getting algae covered on it. Any suggestions?

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m141/chicago_animal/515a0492.jpg
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Forum: Tank Journals   03-21-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By chicago_animal
Fixed the second portion of pics so you can see...

Fixed the second portion of pics so you can see it the REAL WAY. Let me know what you all think.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-21-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By chicago_animal
Sweet! I never thought of a photobucket app! I...

Sweet! I never thought of a photobucket app! I will take some new pics and try that out.

THanks cam!
Forum: Tank Journals   03-21-2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By chicago_animal
I use Windows Picture Viewer when I view these...

I use Windows Picture Viewer when I view these pics I transfered from my iphone. They arrive the way the appear here but I am able to flip them around with the windows program and they stay that way....
Forum: Tank Journals   03-19-2011, 04:50 AM
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Views: 1,283
Posted By chicago_animal
Here are the pics of them planted. The CO2...

Here are the pics of them planted. The CO2 diffuser fell down so please ignore it.

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m141/chicago_animal/Plants011.jpg?t=1300679272...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-18-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By chicago_animal
chicago_animals "Last Tank"

Tank:5G Fluval Edge Chi
Lighting: Coralife Mini with two 18 watt - 9" 50/50 bulbs
Substrate: EcoComplete
Co2: Paintball Co2

This is probably my last attempt at a planted tank after a few...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-16-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By chicago_animal
I'm using it for water changes. That's the amount...

I'm using it for water changes. That's the amount of water I'm changing Monday through Friday as the tank is at work.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-16-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By chicago_animal
Want to make it this time!

This is probably my last attempt at a planted tank after a few fails. I am going to post a journal so everyone can help me along the way of getting this working.

I have a 5G Fluval Edge Chi. I...
Forum: Lighting   03-09-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By chicago_animal
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Lighting   03-09-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By chicago_animal
Or ...

Or
http://www.amazon.com/11-Mini-Aqualight-6W/dp/B003WYY6SI/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1299646902&sr=8-6...
Forum: Lighting   03-09-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By chicago_animal
Tired of plants dying. Help.

I have a 5 gallon Fluval Edge Chi. It has CaribSea Eco Complete Black Planted Aquarium Substrate and a CO2 Paintball setup. I even have the full line of pfertz to dose with.

THe problem I have is...
Forum: Lighting   01-23-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,747
Posted By chicago_animal
This the one:...

This the one: http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-202352140/h_d2/ProductDisplay?storeId=10051&keyword=CFL+desk+lamp&jspStoreDir=hdus&Nu=P_PARENT_ID&navFlow=3&catalogId=10053&langId=-1&ddkey=Search
Forum: Lighting   01-22-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By chicago_animal
I bought the LEDS about a year ago and was...

I bought the LEDS about a year ago and was thinking if I should upgrade
Forum: Lighting   01-22-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,747
Posted By chicago_animal
3 Powerbrite LEDs vs Coralife Mini Aqualight T5

Which would you go with for a 5G tank with a DIY Paintball CO2 setup? Not sure exatly what kind of plants yet.


LEDS: 10,000k Daylight
http://www.current-usa.com/powerbrite.html

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Forum: Equipment   01-19-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,251
Posted By chicago_animal
I have a pressurized CO2 but it won't work with...

I have a pressurized CO2 but it won't work with this 5G tank as I have it at work and the big tank won't work in my office.
Forum: Equipment   01-18-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,251
Posted By chicago_animal
Wouldn't the co2 cylinder need to be open the...

Wouldn't the co2 cylinder need to be open the entire time? Wouldn't this run out the cylinder really fast?
Forum: Equipment   01-18-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,251
Posted By chicago_animal
Sweet, the water on te bottom is empty but just a...

Sweet, the water on te bottom is empty but just a little bit if water in the top remained. I tried to get rid of it by opening the valve more but water started to shoot out of the hole on the top.
Forum: Equipment   01-18-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,251
Posted By chicago_animal
I have a glass diffuser but I don't think that...

I have a glass diffuser but I don't think that will work with these co2 cylanders.
Forum: Equipment   01-18-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,251
Posted By chicago_animal
Ok, so when I added the CO2 and it started...

Ok, so when I added the CO2 and it started bubbling, was I doing it right?

I dont see where the chambers are.
Forum: Equipment   01-18-2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,251
Posted By chicago_animal
HELP: Fluval Pressurized CO2 20 Kit

I just bought the Fluval Pressurized CO2 20 kit. I set it up as
the directions say. After putting the Diffuser under the water
I turned the valve to let the CO2 in. I went little by little
till...
Forum: Substrate   01-13-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By chicago_animal
Yes! Aquasoil! Thanks!

Yes! Aquasoil! Thanks!
Forum: Substrate   01-13-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By chicago_animal
Replace Substrate?

I don't remember what exact substrate I have but I know it's ADA. It's about 3 years old as I took it out of a larger tank it was in. Do you think this needs to be replaced? When I move it there is...
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