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Forum: Algae 01-27-2014, 08:21 AM
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Posted By jl209
OK thanks for the advice.

OK thanks for the advice.
Forum: Algae 01-27-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By jl209
Yep red means its during. Dose 5 ml per 10...

Yep red means its during. Dose 5 ml per 10 gallons for 10-14 days
Forum: Algae 01-26-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By jl209
I'm going to keep dosing excel on my tank until...

I'm going to keep dosing excel on my tank until it disappears.
Forum: Algae 01-26-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By jl209
Killed my bba now what?

Hello everyone. I just did the two part algae treatment using h2o2 and excel. Now my bba is turning nice and red. Does it start coming off of the plant leaves by itself? Do I still need to remove all...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-07-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By jl209
Bush I actually have matalla in my sump. I have...

Bush I actually have matalla in my sump. I have the blue and while its probably great for bio filtration it sucks at mechanical filtration. I have some floss after the matalla and I still have to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-07-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By jl209
Poret foam substitute

Hello everyone. I've been looking for some foam to stick in my sump to beef up my filtration. I know poret is supposed to be a great product but it is ridiculously expensive. I've been looking around...
Forum: Lighting 08-23-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By jl209
Thanks for the replies. Hey hippy what LEDs do...

Thanks for the replies. Hey hippy what LEDs do you have? How far above the substrate are they? Are they driven at full power? Do they have lenses?
Forum: Lighting 08-20-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By jl209
Thanks for the reply. Any idea how big of an area...

Thanks for the reply. Any idea how big of an area a 50 or 100w covers?
Forum: Lighting 08-20-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By jl209
100w led coverage

I'm looking into lighting a 5ftx3ftx24in tank. I've been looking at 100w LEDs since they are very affordable. What kind of coverage do you guys think I could get per led? I can raise them as high as...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-26-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By jl209
You can just use the sand it will work fine. Put...

You can just use the sand it will work fine. Put some osmocote root tabs in it if you have heavy root feeders. I never understood paying 40 bucks for a bag of dirt. It does look nice though. You can...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-26-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By jl209
Awesome your almost good to go. With a hob filter...

Awesome your almost good to go. With a hob filter you will need to crank up your c02 to counter the off gassing your going to get. No big deal though I run a sump on my 90 and dont have any problems....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-25-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By jl209
Also get shrimp from members in the swap n shop...

Also get shrimp from members in the swap n shop you will save a ton of money cherry shrimp are cheap!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-25-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By jl209
He doesn't have very much money but I posted in a...

He doesn't have very much money but I posted in a hurry and left out a few critical details. Ferts! Ya you need those lol nilocg sells packages on here for like 20 bucks shipped. Enough to last years...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-25-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By jl209
Welcome to tpt! You have a pretty awesome start...

Welcome to tpt! You have a pretty awesome start with your tank and light.
With the light you are going to have to have c02. You can setup up diy c02 for like 5 bucks to get you by. You can get a...
Forum: Fish 02-20-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,024
Posted By jl209
The oily film on the surface of your water...

The oily film on the surface of your water indicates a high level of dissolved organis in your water. In other words your tank is dirty. Do the reccomended w/c running some activated carbon in your...
Forum: Fish 08-27-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By jl209
Ive been watching no problems so far. All my fish...

Ive been watching no problems so far. All my fish can take care of themselves.My paradise fish are actually being bullied a bit all the other fish are much larger than them.
Forum: Fish 08-25-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By jl209
I ended up getting two pearl guoramis and two...

I ended up getting two pearl guoramis and two paradise fish instead. Everyone looks happy very beautiful fish. Thanks for the advice guys.
Forum: Fish 08-24-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By jl209
Can I add congo tetras?

I have one leopard climbing perch, two angelfish, 7 rainbows, 7 leopard cories, and one german blue ram. My tank size is 90 gallons it is well planted with med light and c02. I made the mistake of...
Forum: DIY 07-22-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By jl209
270w of led seems excessive to me for a planted...

270w of led seems excessive to me for a planted tank. I dont even have that much with t5 ho right now.
Forum: DIY 07-22-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By jl209
Thanks for the replies. I was planning on using...

Thanks for the replies. I was planning on using the 3x1w. I was reading that some of them use rebranded cree leds so they are quality. Im just not sure how many I will need.
Forum: DIY 07-22-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By jl209
Anyone using gu10 leds on planted tanks?

Hello everyone. Im just wondering if these are being used. They are way easier than traditional diy led setups and way cheaper too. I was hoping someone could tell me if they look good over planted...
Forum: Substrate 10-16-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,827
Posted By jl209
I have had pfs in my tank for 9 months now. Stick...

I have had pfs in my tank for 9 months now. Stick some root tabs in it and the plants grow great. Its not dusty and if you have mts it won't compact. The only bad thing about is it's impossible to...
Forum: Fish 10-16-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By jl209
They will eat them if they can get them into...

They will eat them if they can get them into thier mouth. Cacatuoides Are awesome I highly reccomend them. Get a group of 4-6 you wont regret it. I would have some but my lfs never has them.
Forum: Fish 10-16-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By jl209
We3ll no progress yet hopefully a waterchange...

We3ll no progress yet hopefully a waterchange will help things. Thses guys continue to color up more my camera doesnt do them justice.



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Forum: Equipment 10-16-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,258
Posted By jl209
I have an azoo its not adjustable. Its set at 30...

I have an azoo its not adjustable. Its set at 30 as previously stated. I definetly notice an increase in bubble count at the eot nothing that will gas the fish though.
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