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Forum: Fish 12-02-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By CandleMaker
the pH is high 7's, 0 Ammonia, 0 Nitrates. 70-76...

the pH is high 7's, 0 Ammonia, 0 Nitrates. 70-76 degrees Fahrenheit.

As for the new tank, I don't plan on getting discus anytime soon. I want to slowly get my tank set up from ground up, I am...
Forum: Fish 12-02-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By CandleMaker
I am setting up a 75 gallon tank very soon but I...

I am setting up a 75 gallon tank very soon but I was thinking about putting a few discus in if anything and I doubt a red tail would fair well with discus fish. I guess I am going to have to give him...
Forum: Fish 12-02-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By CandleMaker
I am still new to this, what do you mean by...

I am still new to this, what do you mean by parameters?


I was thinking the pH might be too high, its definetly in the 7.4-8.0 region and I know that the red tail is supposed to be around 6.5-7.5
Forum: Fish 12-02-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By CandleMaker
Red Tail Shark sick?

I have a red tail shark in a tank with 6 tetra 2 ottos 1 molly in 20 gallon tank. For about 3-4 weeks now the red tail has been sluggish and sometimes I see him trying to rest around at the bottom. I...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By CandleMaker
Thanks a lot guys!! Ill get to it and post my...

Thanks a lot guys!! Ill get to it and post my results, hopefully good results.
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By CandleMaker
Eheim 2217

I received a used Eheim 2217 filter for my new 75 gallon tank, I wanted to know if anyone can point me to where I can find info on cleaning and maintenance for it.
Forum: Lighting 12-01-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 932
Posted By CandleMaker
Yes I read the same thing on the box. They...

Yes I read the same thing on the box. They include the wrong bulb,
Forum: Lighting 11-23-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 932
Posted By CandleMaker
Thanks a lot guys I found exactly what I need. ...

Thanks a lot guys I found exactly what I need.

I just picked up a 75 gallon tank which I will get up and running soon. I am definitely going to have many more questions very soon.
Forum: Lighting 11-21-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 932
Posted By CandleMaker
And are all fixtures compatible with all bulbs...

And are all fixtures compatible with all bulbs pending on size obviously? I was wondering if its even possible to switch the bulb out on the fixture that I have.

This is what I have
...
Forum: Lighting 11-21-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 932
Posted By CandleMaker
I am going to conclude from this that If I had HO...

I am going to conclude from this that If I had HO rather than regular HE that i'd need real co2.

I am going to change the Actinic bulb for a regular t5 daylight bulb and keep the same dose of...
Forum: Lighting 11-20-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 932
Posted By CandleMaker
Its 14W 10,000KK Day and the other one says 14W...

Its 14W 10,000KK Day and the other one says 14W Acitinic 03


Tank is about 24'' long and about 17"high
Forum: Lighting 11-20-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 932
Posted By CandleMaker
How do I tell the kelvin of the bulbs? I use...

How do I tell the kelvin of the bulbs?

I use half the recommended amount the bottle says for both Flourish and Flourish Excel because I always worried of overdosing because of weak bulbs.
Forum: Lighting 11-20-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 932
Posted By CandleMaker
Plants dying, concerned with lighting.

I have a 20 gallon tank, I have eco-complete about 2-3inches deep. A Bio wheel filter and a pH about 7.6-8.0. A community tank with about 9-10 small fish. I read about WPG recently and from the math...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-15-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,125
Posted By CandleMaker
I just read this, that is really good to know for...

I just read this, that is really good to know for my next summer vacation. Thanks!
Forum: Lighting 06-28-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By CandleMaker
Lighting question

I never got a straight answer from anyone. I have a 20g planted tank with about 8 small fish. I now have a T5 Dual Solarmax HE 24" light. How many hours a day should I keep it on?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-25-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,125
Posted By CandleMaker
20 Gallon, it wouldnt be a problem if I was here...

20 Gallon, it wouldnt be a problem if I was here because I'd just keep it in an air conditioned room but I wont be here for 3 weeks in July and I am on the top floor of my apartment building.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-25-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,125
Posted By CandleMaker
These are all great solutions but my problem is...

These are all great solutions but my problem is when I am not here for 3 weeks :( it looks like the only solution is a real expensive chiller.
Forum: Plants 06-25-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By CandleMaker
20Gallon, I have Deepblue solarmax t5 24inch...

20Gallon, I have Deepblue solarmax t5 24inch fixture and a 20lb of eco-complete
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-24-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,125
Posted By CandleMaker
Hot Tank in NYC

My Tank reaches 88-92F every day here in NYC, I live on the top floor of my apartment building. I have no clue how to get my temperature range back to normal, an ice bottle can only do so much and...
Forum: Plants 06-24-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By CandleMaker
Light and Co2 ???

Under a T5 Dual HE fixture would I need both CO2 pump and additives like flourish or Flourish Excel, or one, or none? I recently attached all my java fern to a piece if driftwood and Want them to...
Forum: Fish 06-24-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By CandleMaker
Three weeks. So if they came by every 3-4 days...

Three weeks. So if they came by every 3-4 days that would be cool?
I'm going to tutor the "feeder" on the amount of food this way he/she doesnt overfeed.
Forum: Fish 06-23-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By CandleMaker
Feeding while on vacation

20g with about 8 small fish (tetras,molly etc). What is my best bet on feeding them, relying on someone coming every few days to feed em or an automatic feeder.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-21-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By CandleMaker
High water temperature

With my heater off I came home to find my water at nearly 86F, I read that it should be in the 70's, How can I keep the temperature down? I live on the top floor of an apartment building so we get...
Forum: Plants 06-21-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By CandleMaker
Awesome, Thanks a lot guys, regarding attachment,...

Awesome, Thanks a lot guys, regarding attachment, what is the average time give or take?
Forum: Plants 06-20-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By CandleMaker
So basically If and when they attach I could trim...

So basically If and when they attach I could trim the ones that are floating around?
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