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Forum: Equipment 10-04-2006, 08:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,880
Posted By LindaC
Funny, the pressure gauge on my Milwaukee all in...

Funny, the pressure gauge on my Milwaukee all in one is broken, I do use it on my 10 gallon tank though. I purchased Aquariumplants.Com "the best" regulator which I am very pleased with, however,...
Forum: Substrate 08-24-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By LindaC
KH Below 10, GH Below 20 - Aqua Soil???

I love the way my plants are taking to the new Aqua Soil however, I am very concerned about my water parameters. I added this soil to my 10 gallon planted tank and it is currently going through a...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2006, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By LindaC
I tried turning that screw and brining it all the...

I tried turning that screw and brining it all the way down to the needle valve, just like you have it in the photo above and it's still not catching, my husband also tried it and it's just not giving...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By LindaC
The needle valve screw just keeps turning around...

The needle valve screw just keeps turning around and doesn't tighten of loosing the flow, it's crazy, I can't seem to get any play. When I turn that screw that your referrihng to all the way, do I...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By LindaC
I am not mechanically inclined at all, I...

I am not mechanically inclined at all, I understand the basics and that's it. I would not attempt to start screwing with this and unscrewing that. My system is on a timer and when it went on with...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2006, 01:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By LindaC
Best of the Best Regulator - Anyone??

I just bought a new CO2 regulator from Aquariumplants.com, it's their own brand, the one they call the Best of the Best. I set it up but the needle valve will not close down to hold a bubble count. ...
Forum: Substrate 08-18-2006, 08:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,128
Posted By LindaC
With mine it looks like smoke is floating around...

With mine it looks like smoke is floating around in there, like a puff of dust from the subtrate. When I put a stem in the soil, if I don't do it very easily, a puff of dust comes out of the soil,...
Forum: Substrate 08-18-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,128
Posted By LindaC
Great, thank you all for responding, it's nice to...

Great, thank you all for responding, it's nice to know that I'm not the only one this is happening to. Everyone has been saying how it does not cloud the tank but I beg to differ on that one. I...
Forum: Substrate 08-18-2006, 12:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,128
Posted By LindaC
I thought so but wasn't sure if it was the Aqua...

I thought so but wasn't sure if it was the Aqua Soil or the Power Sand that contained the ferts, glad I didn't add any. I did add some Excel.

If it's green water, would my adding the Aqua Soil...
Forum: Substrate 08-17-2006, 11:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,128
Posted By LindaC
It's planted, I just added a few more plants. No...

It's planted, I just added a few more plants. No CO2 on this tank though, I dose Seachem Excel. I also just upgraded the lights to two screw in compact flourescents, 19 watts, which gives me 38...
Forum: Substrate 08-17-2006, 11:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,128
Posted By LindaC
ADA Aqua Soil - How Long Before Tank Clears

I added just under 9 liters of Amazonia Aqua Soil to my 10 gallon tank on Monday evening and it was very cloudy and still was the next morning when I left for a 2 day business trip in Maine and when...
Forum: Fish 08-08-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By LindaC
I'm not sure how long they were at th LFS, but...

I'm not sure how long they were at th LFS, but they did look pretty healthy, nice color and seemed to have a lot of energy.

I acclimated them the same way I do all my fish, I place the bag in the...
Forum: Fish 08-07-2006, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By LindaC
Strange Tetra Deaths

I'm curious, I purchased 4 Neon Tetras last Friday evening at Petco and on Saturday morning 2 were dead and within a few hours, one more was gone. I had to go to Petsmart to pick up a couple of...
Forum: Substrate 08-05-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By LindaC
You've all been great, thank you so much, I am on...

You've all been great, thank you so much, I am on my way over to ADS to order a bag now. I don't think I'm going to add the PS but I will check back here and add my comments on how the AS is doing...
Forum: Substrate 08-04-2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By LindaC
ADA Aqua Soil

I would like to purchase a bag of ADA Aqua Soil for my already established 10 gallon tank, can somebody please answer a couple of my questions:

1) Will adding the Aqua Soil to my tank cause an...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-04-2006, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By LindaC
Do you think 1 9 liter bag on the soil will be...

Do you think 1 9 liter bag on the soil will be enough for a 10 gallon tank. I'm wondering if I should order a bag of Power Sand too, the S and M are out of stock and I really don't like the large,...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-04-2006, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By LindaC
The ADS Aqua Soil looks great but I have a couple...

The ADS Aqua Soil looks great but I have a couple of questions, first off, there are three different types but it doesn't give you any suggestions as to what type would suit your specific tank. The...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-04-2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By LindaC
Looking for Good Subtrate Suggestions for 10 Gallon Tank

I am in the process of trying to make my 10 gallon tank low tech. I recently removed 2 15 watt compact flourescent lights that I purchased at Targets and added 2 11 watt compact flourescents from...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-29-2006, 11:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,912
Posted By LindaC
That tank is spectacular! You should have place...

That tank is spectacular! You should have place a lot higher than you did, very inspiring that it's low teck too!
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-29-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By LindaC
Actually I seem to be seeing better growth when...

Actually I seem to be seeing better growth when adding more ferts to my tank, namely K2SO4. I was only adding 1/16 of a tsp every other night and alternating with CSM+B (this is mixed - 1 TBLS in...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-15-2006, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By LindaC
Hoppy, that sounds like the best way to go about...

Hoppy, that sounds like the best way to go about doing it. I have been pondering adding 2x55 watts of light but I'm so afraid that doing so will only create more work for me. It's the water changes...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-15-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By LindaC
Going from Pressurized CO2 to None

I know people will probably think I'm crazy but I am totally fed up with the amount of work and time I have to put into my 29 gallon planted tank. I would like to stop injecting CO2 and basically...
Forum: Lighting 05-14-2006, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,188
Posted By LindaC
Thanks DC, I will do that, I've decided I'm going...

Thanks DC, I will do that, I've decided I'm going to take the plunge and purchase them now. I'm not going to know how they'll be until I get them on my tank. I can always use and external fan to...
Forum: Algae 05-14-2006, 08:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,903
Posted By LindaC
Is that what this green dusty stuff is the I'm...

Is that what this green dusty stuff is the I'm always rubbing off the inside of my tank glass? I have been asking what causes it for the longest time now, I'm so glad I read this post. In fact, I...
Forum: Lighting 05-14-2006, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,188
Posted By LindaC
Hoppy, where did you purchase the fan for your...

Hoppy, where did you purchase the fan for your hood? Seeing that you also run a 29 gallon with the same set up that I'm looking at buying, can you tell me where I might purchase a similar fan? I'm...
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