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Forum: Plants 09-29-2014, 01:41 PM
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Posted By books421
Good setup for plants?

I think I have a good setup. Will plants grow well with this setup?
Is it High light or medium light?

Looking for some pointers!

Tank: 18"W X 36"L X 24"H (With glass Lid)

Light: 4 light...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-29-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By books421
airstone

actually plants create co2 at night and use oxygen so in some instances an airstone is necessary for fish health. Not sure if I will need it, but I want it ready in case the need arises.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-28-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By books421
Starting new setup

Looking for some pointers!

Tank: 18"W X 36"L X 24"H (With glass Lid)

Light: 4 light T5HO (light is suspended about 4 inches above glass lid)
-3 x 10,000 K
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-02-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By books421
Plants look to have food and fish waste on them

What do I need to do to keep the plants looking cleaner?
Increase water flow??
?????
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-07-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By books421
loaches and snails

Do yoyo loaches eat nerite snails?????????
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-06-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By books421
Something is eating my Plants??

have noticed something is eating my plants. I think it is probably the zebra loach or tiger loach. Well actually I don't know what type it is. Looked it up but nothing matches exact. I Will Try...
Forum: Fish 07-28-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By books421
Zebra Loaches?????

Will zebra loaches kill Nerite Snails??????
Forum: Plants 02-11-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By books421
Tough plants

I'm looking for plants that can hold up to large fish. (see list below)

Current Plants (That work wonderfully):

Water Lily- A very colorful greenish purple plant with large leaves.

...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By books421
Thanks much will do?

Thanks much will do?
Forum: Lighting 02-05-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By books421
T5 ho

I have a T5 HO 4 bulb Light. These run in sets of two.

My question is what type of lights should I use? Daylight? Blue spectrum? Red spectrum? Brand? ? ? ? ? ?? ??? ???? ?????
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By books421
ph

what should it drop by?
should PH drop by 1?
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By books421
Bps??????

How many bps should I have?

55 gallon
Pressurized CO2 with dual stage regulator and diffuser

T5 HO 4 tubes at 39 W a piece.
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By books421
thanks!! good to know

thanks!! good to know
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By books421
Aqua CO2 Aquarium Atomizer

I have come across this atomizer for a good price. Do these atomizers work well? Any other suggestions?
Forum: Plants 01-25-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By books421
1 bps

1 bps
Forum: Plants 01-25-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By books421
Substrate: Eco-Complete (many years old) ...

Substrate:
Eco-Complete (many years old)
Now using root tabs

Light:
4 Light T5 HO 39W a piece

Tank:
36"W x 24" H x 18"D
Forum: Plants 01-24-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By books421
Dwarf hairgrass

I can't get this to grow at all. I have a beautiful a red lily (Nymphaea sp.), aponogeton (Aponogeton ulvaceus), scarlet temple (Alternanthera reineckii), and I think Bacopa. All of which thrive...
Forum: Fish 11-13-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By books421
mussels and shrimp?

Where do you buy the shrimp and mussels??
Forum: Fish 11-13-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By books421
I feed a variety of things.... Blood...

I feed a variety of things.... Blood worms
sinking carnivore pellets
sinking sticks
earthworms
shrimp
I think that's it....
Forum: Fish 11-13-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By books421
How much?

I am at a loss as too how much to feed them. I keep feeding them more, but I don't want to over due it.
Forum: Fish 11-13-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By books421
Catfish type

The LFS called it an albino catfish. Not much info there, but I believe it is a variety of channel catfish.
My worry is that the pig for a datnoid I have eats it all. How much should I feed each...
Forum: Fish 11-13-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By books421
Catfish???

I have a catfish in with my datnoid and I have been starting to wonder if the catfish is getting enough food. No matter what I feed the datnoid pretty much eats it all. I always feed them when the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-10-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By books421
Dry Fertilizers

What do you use for dry ferts and how?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-10-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By books421
Planted tank Help!!!

Just looking for a little guidance. My tank is 36"W x 24" H x 18"D. 55G??

Lighting-
4 bulb T5HO with ODYSSEA bulbs. Which I Think would put it in the medium to high light range. With LED...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 679
Posted By books421
spar urethane (a type of polyurethane) is the...

spar urethane (a type of polyurethane) is the best. it is used for trim and such in bathrooms and what not.
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