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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By jfynyson
I put too much teflon thread tape on the threads....

I put too much teflon thread tape on the threads. On plastic I was told too much will cause the plastic to warp as you tighten it and I'd never used it on plastic before. So I redid it with only one...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By jfynyson
I've had mine set up since Apr 2013 without any...

I've had mine set up since Apr 2013 without any issues once I got the initial leaks stopped (my fault though).
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By jfynyson
I've been using the milwaukee MC122 since April...

I've been using the milwaukee MC122 since April 2013 and it's been absolutely flawless for me. Is very consistent, accurate and quick to determine the pH value as compared to the super high end lab...
Forum: Ponds 05-08-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By jfynyson
Creeping Jenny does well between the rocks and...

Creeping Jenny does well between the rocks and even slightly in the waterfall for a great look; sword plants, pickerel weed, iris', and even, Ludwigia sp all look great and survive winters after...
Forum: Lighting 03-30-2015, 05:21 PM
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Views: 81,011
Posted By jfynyson
It's crazy to read and see the receipt lead times...

It's crazy to read and see the receipt lead times these days for these products. I bought my 10,000K fixtures from them not too long after they got started up. This spectrum was at the time called...
Forum: Plants 03-28-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By jfynyson
Tissue cultures from AP.com

They now have about 50 varieties. Wonder if they are giving as much as Top Fin. I do like their choices.

http://www.aquariumplants.com/Tissue_Culture_Plants_s/289.htm
Forum: Tank Journals 03-19-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,405
Posted By jfynyson
How many years would you say the ADA AS has...

How many years would you say the ADA AS has lasted you typically?

I know may vary a bit for others based on water conditions and how much uprooting churning is done. I'm about tired of making...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-06-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By jfynyson
Depends on what level or ppm potassium you are...

Depends on what level or ppm potassium you are targeting and if you're dosing dry ferts or dosing from a stock solution. In general 1/4 tsp K2SO4 dry feet should yield about 8.25ppm potassium in 20...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-20-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 26,194
Posted By jfynyson
Fyi BML now sells a multichannel fixture so you...

Fyi BML now sells a multichannel fixture so you can basically tune it to any of their spectrums or create your own. You'll pay for them though, especially on a tank your size. I know they had a beta...
Forum: Plants 11-09-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By jfynyson
Any leaves that reach the surface peel off at the...

Any leaves that reach the surface peel off at the base of the plant where the leave stalk meets the root base...like peeling a celery stalk. This will help it bush out too.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-07-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 26,194
Posted By jfynyson
So sorry to hear about you getting hurt and...

So sorry to hear about you getting hurt and having to watch such a beautiful tank take a back seat to real life. I'll be willing to help donate any stems I may have if they line up with your wish...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-07-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 26,194
Posted By jfynyson
Any updates here ? I've always loved the looks of...

Any updates here ? I've always loved the looks of the tank...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-30-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,981
Posted By jfynyson
Just curious...You mentioned in an earlier post...

Just curious...You mentioned in an earlier post that you we dosing EI but having deficiency issues then upped the dosing. Can you tell me what concentrations you were adding and what concentrations...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-20-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By jfynyson
I believe this is the main thread for basic ferts...

I believe this is the main thread for basic ferts understanding & dosing schemes...
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=21944
Forum: Algae 10-18-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By jfynyson
It works on BGA as well but then again so does...

It works on BGA as well but then again so does simply spot treatment with H2O2.


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Forum: Tank Journals 10-17-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 54,324
Posted By jfynyson
How's the Amazonia holding up for you ? Is it...

How's the Amazonia holding up for you ? Is it mushy yet ? Would you choose it again if you were to redo your scape & substrate again ?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-17-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By jfynyson
Line the outside bottom of the bowl with mouse...

Line the outside bottom of the bowl with mouse traps...or better yet put the cat outside...dang cats (I like dogs)
Forum: Algae 10-17-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By jfynyson
Nice looking tank. IME this method (attached)...

Nice looking tank. IME this method (attached) works great for a recovery and since you feel you know root cause that's the next step (prevention). Pay close attention to the disclaimers though.
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-16-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By jfynyson
So, if my fish didn't eat the ghost shrimp I had...

So, if my fish didn't eat the ghost shrimp I had then I guess they went for a ride in the tunnel to start cleaning my FX6 media...that might explain why I don't ever see them around...
Forum: Fish 10-13-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By jfynyson
I just looked up this fish and they look nice....

I just looked up this fish and they look nice. When would they be ready for my community 135gal tank and how much ?
Forum: Plants 10-13-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By jfynyson
Update. Well after 2 weeks in the 135gal EI...

Update.

Well after 2 weeks in the 135gal EI doses high light, high CO2 tank then Bluebells have begun rooting and have even sent out flowers a couple times. The one on the left back corner of my...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-11-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By jfynyson
Astro turf...sorry I had to :hihi::hihi::hihi:

Astro turf...sorry I had to :hihi::hihi::hihi:
Forum: Plants 10-08-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By jfynyson
So I trimmed a couple stems of the Bluebells...

So I trimmed a couple stems of the Bluebells ‘Ruellia brittoniana’ and pulled a water hyacinth out of my garden pond this past weekend ahead of a 35F morning temp we had.

I soaked the stems tips...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By jfynyson
My set up is not heard at all with the cabinet...

My set up is not heard at all with the cabinet doors shut. I've heard the old version was very loud but mine is the newer one.
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By jfynyson
Keep in mind that there are still a ton of people...

Keep in mind that there are still a ton of people that like to talk to humans via phone. If they have urgent questions or need some dialog and are not quick typers or know how to voice themselves via...
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