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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-14-2013, 08:09 PM
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Posted By Clarky802
So going out on a limb here. I got a high...

So going out on a limb here.

I got a high range ph test and results come back 8.2ph
My kh is 27.

I have no other option left to belive this is the cause of my dead plants.

I got a reverse...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-04-2013, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Clarky802
Well all plants have died and turnd to mush,...

Well all plants have died and turnd to mush, except the moneywort.
Wich is starting to melt on the lower leaves.
I cannot for the life of me figure out why I cant keep even the easyiest of plants....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-31-2012, 11:53 PM
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Posted By Clarky802
I have almost 1000 L/Hr turnover in this tank. ...

I have almost 1000 L/Hr turnover in this tank.
10x would be 1130 L/Hr.

is that not enough?

No fish gulping at the top
I have 3 hob filters running with good surface aggitation
my co2...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-31-2012, 08:01 PM
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Posted By Clarky802
melted HC Cuba on the floor, Green cuba chillin...

melted HC Cuba on the floor, Green cuba chillin on the filter...????
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-31-2012, 07:38 PM
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Posted By Clarky802
Light chart..

Light chart..
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-31-2012, 07:21 PM
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Posted By Clarky802
The last ph test was in the morning. my co2 is...

The last ph test was in the morning.
my co2 is on timer with the lights 8hrs, and shuts off at night.
It usually takes a bit for my drop checker to turn green in the morning.

May this be an...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-31-2012, 04:05 PM
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Views: 1,990
Posted By Clarky802
They are Dieing off AGAIN. I started dosing...

They are Dieing off AGAIN.

I started dosing dry ferts EI method 3 days ago

The HC has pretty much melted away to nothing
Ludwiga has a few rough spots on leafs
And Limnophilia looks wilted....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-28-2012, 08:38 PM
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Posted By Clarky802
some pictures

some pictures
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-28-2012, 06:20 PM
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Posted By Clarky802
Ok here is how I dosed my tank: 1 tsp KN03, ...

Ok here is how I dosed my tank:

1 tsp KN03, as It came 1Lb in 2L water
1/16 tsp KH2P04 dry
1/16 tsp Trace Elements dry.

So now I do this every other day, and water change 50% once a week?
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-28-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Clarky802
Well the wets calc, seems to work ok. But i dont...

Well the wets calc, seems to work ok. But i dont have a gram scale to weigh out the ferts!! Ugh!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-28-2012, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Clarky802
Ok I hit up All Seasons Garden Centre last night...

Ok I hit up All Seasons Garden Centre last night and got some stuff;

K2S04. 0.5L
KNO3 Aqua 0.5KG (2L)
KH2PO4. 0.5L
Trace Elements .25KG
MGSO4. 0.5L. (recommended by the guy?)

Cost...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-27-2012, 09:09 PM
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Posted By Clarky802
Yes Kathy both t5's and the T8 are 40" above...

Yes Kathy both t5's and the T8 are 40" above substrate.
So wich bulbs and how long should I run them?

When I get to dosing dry ferts,
do I then Up my lights back to all 3?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-27-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,990
Posted By Clarky802
I was just about to order the starter fert kit...

I was just about to order the starter fert kit until I noticed it does not ship to Canada.
Know of any other distributers that will?

Also any other insight as to just running the single T5HO?...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-27-2012, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Clarky802
So you suggest I run (1) 39w T5HO at 40" above...

So you suggest I run (1) 39w T5HO at 40" above substrate for 8hrs daily?
Will that be enough for HC Cuba?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-27-2012, 07:31 PM
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Views: 1,990
Posted By Clarky802
3rd attempt at high tech planted aquarium. Please Help

So it is a 30 Gallon

Substrate: is 3" of fluval stratom, and 1" or geo system fine gravel.
(both about 1 year old) never disturbed.

Lighting: 2x 39w 33in T5HO in AquaticLife Fixture
With very...
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