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Forum: Plants   03-22-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 116
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Esteban Colberto, Welcome to TPT! ...

Hi Esteban Colberto,

Welcome to TPT!

The species Limnophila sessiliflora (Asian Marchweed) is on the USDA Federal Noxious Weed List (https://plants.usda.gov/java/noxious?rptType=Federal) and as...
Forum: Aquascaping   03-21-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi GreenPinky, Welcome to TPT! One of...

Hi GreenPinky,

Welcome to TPT!

One of the more common stones in SE Asia, specifically SE China, are Ying Stones. You will find them sold under that name or the misnomer Seikyu Stones (which...
Forum: Plants   03-21-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi EmeraldAlkaline, Over the last eight...

Hi EmeraldAlkaline,

Over the last eight years I have purchased over $1,400.00 of plants online covering over 65 transactions - all of those plants were purchased on the various planted aquarium...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-21-2017, 04:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 386
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Mik3y, +1 for DaveK's comment.....pick a...

Hi Mik3y,

+1 for DaveK's comment.....pick a color you like and make it easy to change in the future. The background color can help emphasize a mood you are trying to create or be used to enhance...
Forum: Lighting   03-18-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,564
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi bigblueallday, I responded to you...

Hi bigblueallday,

I responded to you question in the other thread.
Forum: Lighting   03-18-2017, 04:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi bigblueallday, Here is a comparison I did...

Hi bigblueallday,

Here is a comparison I did about a year ago with the 3 more popular LED fixtures...
Forum: Lighting   03-18-2017, 03:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi bigblueallday, The Fluval F&P 2.0 will...

Hi bigblueallday,

The Fluval F&P 2.0 will give you about PAR@60 at the substrate level (measured with Apogee Instruments MQ-500 PAR Meter), with the 120 degree lenses the PAR has fairly even...
Forum: Lighting   03-16-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Blackheart, I had the predecessor to the...

Hi Blackheart,

I had the predecessor to the Marineland Planted fixture, a Marineland Double Bright, for about 3-1/2 years and it did fine on my 75 gallon when used in conjunction with 2X55W power...
Forum: DIY   03-16-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,285
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Sennithgrey, I started the comparison...

Hi Sennithgrey,

I started the comparison thread on the Fluval F&P 2.0 and I had that issue when I purchased my second fixture to use on my 75 gallon in conjunction with 2X55W AH Supply power...
Forum: Lighting   03-16-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi MissileBear, A year ago I was in the same...

Hi MissileBear,

A year ago I was in the same situation as yourself, I was looking for a quality LED fixture for one of my tanks; here is a comparison I did with the three more popular models...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-16-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi JTDillion, If you paid via PayPal contest...

Hi JTDillion,

If you paid via PayPal contest the payment; if you paid with a credit card contest the charge with your CC company in writing and do not pay for that portion of the monthly statement.
Forum: Lighting   03-12-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,571
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi clownplanted, Welcome to TPT! That...

Hi clownplanted,

Welcome to TPT!

That was an error on my part. It was pointed out to me in January in this thread (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/10-lighting/1120546-fluval-led.html) (post...
Forum: Lighting   03-12-2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Monrankim, Wow, a 90 day warranty??!! I...

Hi Monrankim,

Wow, a 90 day warranty??!! I know they are inexpensive but I would expect something better if it was a quality light. Did you check out this comparison?...
Forum: Lighting   03-12-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,571
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi All, Just an FYI that Ken's Fish...

Hi All,

Just an FYI that Ken's Fish (http://www.kensfish.com/aquarium-supplies/aquarium-lighting/fluval-led-fixtures.html) is again running a special of 10% off on the Fluval F&P 2.0 with free...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-11-2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi JTDillon, Welcome to TPT!

Hi JTDillon,

Welcome to TPT!
Forum: Substrate   03-10-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi DigityDog70, Personally I prefer a more...

Hi DigityDog70,

Personally I prefer a more natural look; I think the fish show their best colors in a more natural surrounding. As for colored gravel it has a tendency to fade and the light...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-10-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi OreoP, I don‘t recycle my water change...

Hi OreoP,

I don‘t recycle my water change water for tank re-use but all those nutrients and fish waste sure helps my garden grow.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-09-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi LambethGirl, Welcome to TPT! (from a...

Hi LambethGirl,

Welcome to TPT! (from a displaced Missourian)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-09-2017, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Doc7, Yes, you could do that but be sure...

Hi Doc7,

Yes, you could do that but be sure when adding fish you do a drip acclimation so they can adjust to the new hardness since your LFS are likely using the same soft tap water you have. ...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-09-2017, 01:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Doc7, I too am 'blessed'/cursed with soft...

Hi Doc7,

I too am 'blessed'/cursed with soft water here in Seattle; water out of the tap is typically <1.0 dKH and 1.0-2.0 dGH. Most of the fish in your tank can tolerate the soft water, but some...
Forum: Lighting   03-09-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi EC, Last spring I was trying to decide on...

Hi EC,

Last spring I was trying to decide on my first LED fixture and I put together this information on three of the more popular models comparing PAR, Warranty, and features; you can find the...
Forum: Aquascaping   03-08-2017, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi kwasti, Welcome to TPT! Those do not...

Hi kwasti,

Welcome to TPT!

Those do not look like real ADA Kei stones; check out the San Francisco ADA distributor Aqua Forest Aquarium - a TPT Sponsor for pic and prices.
Forum: Lighting   03-08-2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Trinny, Welcome to TPT! Here is a...

Hi Trinny,

Welcome to TPT!

Here is a comparison (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/10-lighting/1067065-review-comparison-fluval-fresh-plant-2-0-fixture.html) that I put together for the three...
Forum: Lighting   03-07-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Esteban Colberto, Welcome to TPT! I...

Hi Esteban Colberto,

Welcome to TPT!

I responded to a similar question on another forum. GSAS has a PAR meter so I used it to do some quantitative measurements on your subject. The results were...
Forum: Plants   03-06-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi sns26, Some species of the genus Nymphea...

Hi sns26,

Some species of the genus Nymphea do not grow tall while others do. Might I suggest Nymphoides hydrophylla (aka 'Taiwan') which grows tall unless trimmed regularly. Here it is in a 45...
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