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Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Gplus
Most likely to slow of a flow rate or to high a...

Most likely to slow of a flow rate or to high a bubble count for the reactor. Id suggest either buying a more powerful power head that can supply the flow rate that can handle the 3bps or buy an...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-21-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By Gplus
Just a quick update before I go to work.. The...

Just a quick update before I go to work.. The glosso hasn't grown out much at all and I had to cut back the hairgrass because it all died off. It has come back a bit. I am fighting hair algae its...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-13-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By Gplus
Thanks! We got lucky :)! I was in Portland Maine...

Thanks! We got lucky :)! I was in Portland Maine for the weekend and hoped to come home to some growth but there isn't much! I'll post a new picture in about a week.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-10-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Gplus
Since I set up the shrimp tank I've seriously...

Since I set up the shrimp tank I've seriously been thinking about a total rescape of both tanks. I'm talking ditch the driftwood and the java fern and set up something totally different! Got any...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-08-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By Gplus
The tank has cleared up, not as clear as it...

The tank has cleared up, not as clear as it should be. It seems the glosso is rooting in and hopefully it will slowly spread out! I think I got a bad bag of eco complete. It smelt horrible and it...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-06-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By Gplus
No co2, correct. I am dosing Excel daily. I've...

No co2, correct. I am dosing Excel daily. I've read once the glosso carpets out it doesn't necessarily require co2. I just need to beat the chance of an initial algae bloom.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-06-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By Gplus
Thanks! I'll be sure to keep posting updated...

Thanks! I'll be sure to keep posting updated pictures throughout the next few weeks!
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Gplus
There the same as Aquatop filters. I have 2...

There the same as Aquatop filters. I have 2 Aquatop CF400UV canister filters that have been running well over a year with no issues. They keep the tank water crystal clear and have a TON of room for...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-05-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Gplus
I forgot to ask, what are some thoughts on a tall...

I forgot to ask, what are some thoughts on a tall background plant? I'm getting sick of seeing my wall/ filter piping. I use to have a wall of ludwigia repens in each tank. Pretty but what a pain in...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-05-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By Gplus
Finnex 7.5 Altitude aquascape attempt.

Just last week I found a deal on a 12x12x12 7.5 rimless cube with a finnex 12" fugeray planted + fixture. I couldn't resist starting a shrimp tank any longer so I bought it.

I saw a post about an...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-05-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Gplus
29 low tech X2

Hi, Its been a long while since I last posted a tank. My last tank was a 55gal high tech. My Gf and I moved to an apartment and couldn't take the 55 with us :icon_frow. The landlord said I could have...
Forum: Plants 05-04-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By Gplus
You don't need to remove it from the tank. Use a...

You don't need to remove it from the tank. Use a syringe/eye dropper and treat the algae directly with the H2o2. That way you don't mess up the scape of the tank. You can use 1ml per gallon.
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Forum: Fish 09-23-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Gplus
What store did you stop at? I recently moved to...

What store did you stop at? I recently moved to NH from Taxachusetts. I've been to an awesome store in Salem called Jays aquatics. Thats about the only one in NH I go to. Those catfish looks awesome...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-08-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,862
Posted By Gplus
I got an eheim ecco 60 at a flea market for 10...

I got an eheim ecco 60 at a flea market for 10 bux! Brand new with media still in the bag. It was missing the intake strainer.
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By Gplus
also businesses in your area that check and...

also businesses in your area that check and replace fire extinguishers will refill it dirt cheap. I have my 20lb refilled at a place called Asap fire safety near my house!
Forum: Fish 07-08-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By Gplus
Along with answering the questions asked by the...

Along with answering the questions asked by the other members, here's what I have to say. I would take the biological filtration out of the filter and set it sit in some De-clorinated water with a...
Forum: Fish 07-08-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Gplus
I third the ghost shrimp. They can be pretty...

I third the ghost shrimp. They can be pretty nasty. They'd be the first to take advantage of any situation that would cause your neons to die. I've seen them attack my cory cats to the point where...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-08-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,399
Posted By Gplus
I know I'll probably catch slack not directly...

I know I'll probably catch slack not directly answering your question, but here we go. The nuvo nano 8 for example is 15 inches tall. Thats 15 inches of water to penetrate, with the weak light it...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-08-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By Gplus
Your going in the right direction! I really like...

Your going in the right direction! I really like what you've done with it since you started! I usually dont like fake ornaments in planted tanks but you've somehow managed to make yours fit in rather...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 799
Posted By Gplus
I had to downsize form a 55 running an eheim and...

I had to downsize form a 55 running an eheim and a rena to two 29's. I wanted them to run the same filter so I bought 2 Aquatop cf400 from truaqua.com. I'm use to "quality" filters like the eheims or...
Forum: DIY 07-08-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By Gplus
This website is extremely useful if you know what...

This website is extremely useful if you know what to look for. Next time your looking for anything check the article section its absolutely the best thing to start off with. Sometimes you can get...
Forum: DIY 07-08-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By Gplus
Doing a simple search on google or this website...

Doing a simple search on google or this website will yield many DIY posts on how to make simple co2 reactors. Heres one:http://www.plantedtank.net/articles/DIY-CO2-Reactor/2/

Other than that...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 799
Posted By Gplus
I'd honestly stay away from an eheim.I'm not...

I'd honestly stay away from an eheim.I'm not knocking them I own one, but their flow rates are way to low! Trust me... If you want enough flow around the tank than go for a rena xp3 or 4, or an auto...
Forum: Lighting 10-03-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By Gplus
My Nova 48" dual bulb is great, plenty bright...

My Nova 48" dual bulb is great, plenty bright enough and durable. I've been using it for fish and turtles for a bit over the past 4 1/2 years without a hiccup
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-19-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,361
Posted By Gplus
Do a 40% to 50% weekly. That'll keep more fresh...

Do a 40% to 50% weekly. That'll keep more fresh water rotating and hopefully get rid of that smell. I do a 40% on my 55 weekly and I have no smell.
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