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Forum: Plants 07-21-2015, 08:07 AM
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Posted By kevinmichael77
So what is the best remedy here? Apart from...

So what is the best remedy here? Apart from getting an army of assassin snails.
Forum: Plants 07-20-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By kevinmichael77
Hard to see the yellow really.

Hard to see the yellow really.
Forum: Plants 07-20-2015, 02:50 AM
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Views: 352
Posted By kevinmichael77
The lights actually work really well for the...

The lights actually work really well for the price. I'm quite pleased with them. They come with little brackets that slide in the top then I just used some decorative chain link from the hardware...
Forum: Plants 07-19-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By kevinmichael77
Repens plant deficiency???

Just wondering if anyone could identify what is going on with my staurogyne repens. Tank is a lower tech 40 breeder with 2217 filter, 2 36-inch t5ho Sunblasters and is stocked with Blyxa japonica,...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-07-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By kevinmichael77
Are the reflectors on sunblasters decent?

Are the reflectors on sunblasters decent?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-07-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By kevinmichael77
I have heard decent things about those ...

I have heard decent things about those sunblaster fixtures, especially for the price but would two fixtures be too much light for this type of tank? I think I'd like to stay away from led's but I do...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-07-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By kevinmichael77
Excel tank lighting question.

I just set up my first medium tech excel tank and am wondering about my lighting options. The tank is a 40b and I was hoping to get away with using my 24 inch 48 watt t5ho fixture suspended above the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-01-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By kevinmichael77
Mosses for low tech?

Just wondering what misses will work in lower light/tech tanks? Would love to try fissidens but not sure how delicate it is. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Kevin
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-07-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By kevinmichael77
I used staurogyne repens in my DSM and it did...

I used staurogyne repens in my DSM and it did very well. Along with some ar mini.
Forum: Aquascaping 05-04-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By kevinmichael77
Definitely get it from Tom Barr/Plantbrain. He...

Definitely get it from Tom Barr/Plantbrain. He collects some great pieces of wood and is really generous. If there isn't pictures here sign up for his site barrreport.com and he has all his wood...
Forum: Substrate 04-23-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By kevinmichael77
Replacing Eco-complete with aquasoil in an established tank? Advice needed.

I am moving next month and want to switch out my Eco/complete with Ada aquasoil. It's a fully established tank complete with plants and quite a bit of fish.

What is the best way to go about this?...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-14-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,145
Posted By kevinmichael77
Yeah the planted plus seems to be well liked....

Yeah the planted plus seems to be well liked. It's a light spread for me as the whole 40b will be planted. If I wanted to add another fixture 2 planted plus would definitely be overkill.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-12-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By kevinmichael77
Do you need to dose excel daily in a low tech...

Do you need to dose excel daily in a low tech tank? I know that there is a EI low tech dosing suggestion that is about 1/3 of normal dosage give or take but didn't know you needed to dose liquid co2...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-08-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,145
Posted By kevinmichael77
Helps very much. So the light doesn't cover...

Helps very much.

So the light doesn't cover the whole tank uniformly?
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,567
Posted By kevinmichael77
Definitely want a duel stage. Trust me, I've...

Definitely want a duel stage. Trust me, I've gassed my share of fish with a single stage.


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Forum: Equipment 11-08-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,567
Posted By kevinmichael77
There's a guy at Barrreport that's sells great...

There's a guy at Barrreport that's sells great post body kits for just over a hundred. Then you can buy a nice regular for 40-50 bucks. The gentleman will give you instructions as well on how to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-08-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,145
Posted By kevinmichael77
Stuck between the planted plus and 2 stingrays....

Stuck between the planted plus and 2 stingrays. Does two fixtures naturally double the PAR? I'd need to hang the planted plus but if I can be around 30 or so PAR I'd rather sit the fixture or...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-04-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,145
Posted By kevinmichael77
BUmp.. Anyone? Almost have enough through...

BUmp..
Anyone?

Almost have enough through plant sales to buy the light?
Forum: Aquascaping 11-03-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By kevinmichael77
Something like this? I put the rock base in a...

Something like this?
I put the rock base in a half circle at the back right corner and built the substrate up around it. Not sure how the lighting will hit it but I can eventually get a 36" fuge...
Forum: Aquascaping 11-02-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By kevinmichael77
Problem with the wood is that it's a single...

Problem with the wood is that it's a single piece. I'm to attached to it to start breaking it apart.

Maybe an island type wont work with that wood. Originally I was planning on planting heavily to...
Forum: Aquascaping 11-02-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By kevinmichael77
Yes I'll prolly add excel and dose light ferts. ...

Yes I'll prolly add excel and dose light ferts.

Would I plant the foreground plants across the whole front?

I have all the above plants coming in next week so I can still order something for...
Forum: Aquascaping 11-02-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By kevinmichael77
Thanks for the diagrams. This is a low tech...

Thanks for the diagrams.

This is a low tech tank so I'm not sure what carpet plant would work. Maybe parvula?

Will the plants that I've listed be enough to accomplish this goal?

The wood is...
Forum: Aquascaping 11-01-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By kevinmichael77
Suggestions on scape.. Possible island?

Getting ready to fill and plant my new 40b. However, I'm just not sure what to do with the scape. I love the piece of wood but now that it's in there not sure about the placement or what I want the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-31-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,145
Posted By kevinmichael77
I tried hangin the GLO 2x24 lights above the tank...

I tried hangin the GLO 2x24 lights above the tank but the reflectors suck and the coverage really died off in the front/back/left/right sides. Plus even without water the par wasn't that great. I'm...
Forum: Plants 10-30-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By kevinmichael77
I will be using Aquasoil. I would like something...

I will be using Aquasoil. I would like something lower growing and creeping if at all possible but, again do not want to use co2.

Also having a problem deciding on the right les fixture at the...
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