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Forum: Algae 07-05-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By vinaych22
I was hoping for a low tech tank. So pressurized...

I was hoping for a low tech tank. So pressurized CO2 is out of question :(. DIY I think is too much work. :(

does increasing the fish stock help?

my light is just 64 W. Thats almost like...
Forum: Algae 07-05-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By vinaych22
algae problem and other generic questions

I have some questions regarding the algae in my tank.
Tank Specs:
50 gallon 4x1x1.5 ft
2x32 T12 shoplight fixture (6 hours on)
HOB filter (switched on for the remaining 18 hours when the light...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-31-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By vinaych22
Need ID for these plants.

I got these plants from wabash river (West Lafayette, Indiana). I want to know what these plants are and if I can use them directly in my tank or do I need to cure them to make sure they are not...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-16-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By vinaych22
Buying low light plants ..

Below is my order for plants from aquariumplants.com. I would like to know if all these plants do fine in my setup and if the prices are reasonable.
My setup:
50 Gallon tank 4x1x1.5 feet
2 bags...
Forum: Substrate 05-16-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By vinaych22
SMS is out of production now .. and the nearest...

SMS is out of production now .. and the nearest place I can get turface, sells it only in red colour .. :( ..
I cannot afford more flourite bags, as far as what I read from the forums, 50-50...
Forum: Substrate 05-16-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By vinaych22
I am using a shoplight with 2x32 W lights in 50 G...

I am using a shoplight with 2x32 W lights in 50 G tank. Can I use construction gravel. And where can I poolfilter gravel.

Do I have to maintain the seperation between flourite and other gravel or...
Forum: Substrate 05-16-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By vinaych22
What to mix with flourite?

Hi, I have a 50 Galleon tank and I am converting it to a planted tank. I bought two bags of flourtie. I think I would have to mix it with something else to fill in the tank.
Can I mix it with the...
Forum: Algae 04-13-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By vinaych22
Sorry for the bad quality pictures. I dont have a...

Sorry for the bad quality pictures. I dont have a camera .. Had to take them with my web cam.

It is kind of a green layer on the walls of the tank.
If it is GDA, from what I read in other...
Forum: Algae 04-12-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By vinaych22
ID and cure for this algae

Hi,
Please help me in identifying this algae.

I was able to scrape this with finger nails. I am not sure if that is a green spot or green dust algae.

I tried using a algae destroyer...
Forum: Lighting 01-04-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By vinaych22
I did not see that the retrofit kit was without...

I did not see that the retrofit kit was without the tubes. So, basicallly it is a holder + reflector for 60$$. Right now I cannot afford that much and I want to go for very low tech plants like java...
Forum: Aquascaping 12-30-2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 857
Posted By vinaych22
driftwood

Hi all,
I live by the wabash river in westlafayette. Today, I got some driftwood near the river. It looks good. But it is kind of soft and if I put some pressure, it is breaking off. I would...
Forum: Lighting 12-23-2008, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By vinaych22
My light enclosure is 22.2 inches. I could not...

My light enclosure is 22.2 inches. I could not find the exact measurements in the link given. Can anybody confirm me if I can use that for my aquarium
Forum: Lighting 12-22-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By vinaych22
That looks perfect. My llight enclosure would be...

That looks perfect. My llight enclosure would be something less than 24 inch. I guess thats taken into account there. I would like to know if anyone has used it before to be on safe side.

Thanks a...
Forum: Lighting 12-22-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By vinaych22
55g low tech tank T8 18 inch tubes

I am planning to start a 55 gallon planted tank. The tank I bought already contains two 18inch flourescent tube fixtures 15W each (F15T8 AR FS). Can I get 18inch T8 tubes with higher wattage?. That...
Forum: Substrate 12-22-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,555
Posted By vinaych22
I will go for pro's choice red then. I would be...

I will go for pro's choice red then. I would be able to cut my ride by 20 miles.
Forum: Substrate 12-22-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,555
Posted By vinaych22
SoilMaster/Turface/Pro's choice

Hi all,
I am planning to start a 55g low tech planted tank. I am new to planted tanks. Searching thru the forum for some good cheap substrate. I got across soilmaster and turface.
I...
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