The Planted Tank Forum - Search Results
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 0.14 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Seattle_Aquarist
Forum: Plants 10-27-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi falcooo, I take it that you are already...

Hi falcooo,

I take it that you are already seeing new growth? As for the new growth being more compact than the current growth that it typically determined by the amount of light and nutrients.
Forum: Plants 10-27-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi falcooo, I keep Marsilea minuta. I would...

Hi falcooo,

I keep Marsilea minuta. I would not remove the leaves until I see new runners and growth. After new growth appears you can remove the old leaves and possibly new leaves will grow at...
Forum: Fish 10-27-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi NotCousteau, My Dario dario were the...

Hi NotCousteau,

My Dario dario were the same, they ignored dry food. They did eat live brine shrimp (both baby and adult) and the smaller (non-adult) white worms.
Forum: Fish 10-27-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi StrangeDejavu, Typically white worms have...

Hi StrangeDejavu,

Typically white worms have the following nutritional value which is much better than most dry foods and some frozen ones as well.



That said it those values can vary with...
Forum: Fish 10-27-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Mauro, When I kept Scarlet Badis (Dario...

Hi Mauro,

When I kept Scarlet Badis (Dario dario) I found the adult white worms (which I culture) to be too large for them, possibly Grindal Worms would be a better choice. That said my Pearl...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-27-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi mattinmd, I look upon water changes as a...

Hi mattinmd,

I look upon water changes as a way to increase all available minerals for both my fish and my plants and decrease the amount of wastes (including nitrogenous) and dissolved organic...
Forum: Fish 10-27-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Ras, It appears you are out of luck on...

Hi Ras,

It appears you are out of luck on using PP.
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,125
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi falcooo, Sponge & Sponge

Hi falcooo,

Sponge & Sponge
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi philipraposo1982, Do you by any chance...

Hi philipraposo1982,

Do you by any chance have softer water where your live? I do and my experience has been that curling / cupping leaves are typically the result of low Mg or Ca; you might want...
Forum: Substrate 10-13-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi vanish, I have to remind myself regularly...

Hi vanish,

I have to remind myself regularly that Safe-T-Sorb #7941 is clay and as such will never rinse clear (but then again neither did my ADA Aquasoil - lol). If I want something that will...
Forum: Substrate 10-12-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 882
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi FatherLandDesendant, I think it depends...

Hi FatherLandDesendant,

I think it depends upon what species of fish (and plants) I wanted to maintain in that tank. That said, with dKH = 3 and dGH = 5 (which is pretty close to ideal in my...
Forum: Substrate 10-12-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 882
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi FatherLandDesendant, Did you happen to...

Hi FatherLandDesendant,

Did you happen to see my response to a question about pre-loading in this thread...
Forum: Substrate 10-12-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 882
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Blackheart, I prefer the heat treated...

Hi Blackheart,

I prefer the heat treated montmorillonite clay materials as substrates; they are inexpensive (like gravel) however they have very high cation exchange capacities (unlike gravel)...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi fishkeeper01 and brooksie321, I tried...

Hi fishkeeper01 and brooksie321,

I tried those cheap bags and had two problems; some of them don't have a weave small enough and the Purigen comes out and get all over my tank or they don't hold...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi dirbrit, Try Lowe's, Home Depot,...

Hi dirbrit,

Try Lowe's, Home Depot, etc...also used for bug control. 4# about $12 US
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi dirbrit, I use Marineland Magnum 350's on...

Hi dirbrit,

I use Marineland Magnum 350's on several tanks. Using the micron filter removes a lot of cloudiness but to remove green water or really fine suspended particulates I had to add...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-11-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Matt, Welcome to TPT! If you are into...

Hi Matt,

Welcome to TPT! If you are into aquatic / semi-aquatic plants you may want to check our the Greater Seattle Aquarium Society; FYI the b-i-g annual plant auction is in November!
Forum: Substrate 10-11-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Axelrodi202, Did you happen to see my...

Hi Axelrodi202,

Did you happen to see my response to a question about pre-loading in this thread...
Forum: Plants 10-11-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi mattcham, Here is a thread that may help...

Hi mattcham,

Here is a thread that may help you get started (http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/forumapc/plant-physiology-emersed-culture/84762-seattle_aquarists-roys-emersed-set-up.html).

1) ...
Forum: Plants 10-10-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi fishbone11, First of all welcome to TPT!!...

Hi fishbone11,

First of all welcome to TPT!!

PortalMasteryRY is correct, typically the best plants can be found on the planted aquarium forums. I personally have probably purchased on the...
Forum: Substrate 10-10-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Stampedfish, Welcome to TPT!!! I too...

Hi Stampedfish,

Welcome to TPT!!!

I too much prefer the heat treated montmorillonite clay materials as substrates; they are inexpensive (like gravel) however they have very high cation exchange...
Forum: Substrate 10-07-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi megatrev62, When I first started out I...

Hi megatrev62,

When I first started out I used Seachem Flourish Comprehensive (for nutrients) and Seachem Flourish Excel (for carbon availability). Here is that 45 gallon (tall) tank, the...
Forum: Substrate 10-07-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi megatrev62, I see you are a newer member;...

Hi megatrev62,

I see you are a newer member; welcome to TPT!

Most of the inexpensive kitty litter products are made from a baked (fired) Montmorillonite clay. I use Montmorillonite clay...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi glenCOCO, I have several planted tanks...

Hi glenCOCO,

I have several planted tanks and typically I try to run 7X - 10X the water volume in filter GPH. For example, for my 75 gallon I run 2X Marineland Magnum 350 filters (approx 700 gph...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-06-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Brandon, Both Puyallup and Summit source...

Hi Brandon,

Both Puyallup and Summit source most of their water from springs and wells so knowing the dKH and dGH of your tap water may help you determine an appropriate dosing level.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 01:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012