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Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-12-2014, 07:43 AM
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Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
peacock moss, any moss will work really, so long...

peacock moss, any moss will work really, so long as you have a good bit submerged. The moss pulls water up and keeps the area wet so the moss higher up retains moisture and doesn't dry out.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-11-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 635,206
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
ada 60-f undergravel filter hooked to a...

ada 60-f
undergravel filter hooked to a canister.
10 hour light cycle with low lighting
no co2, no excel

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Forum: Tank Journals 07-02-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,533
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
search ebay, nag skimmer

search ebay, nag skimmer
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-27-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
yellowing with holes is usually a potassium...

yellowing with holes is usually a potassium deficiency, but other causes are low co2 levels which can affect the uptake of nutrients. In low tech we generally have low levels of co2, we keep the...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-26-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 49,568
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
Sorry to hear about your grandmother! plants...

Sorry to hear about your grandmother! plants bounce back pretty well in the right conditions, i doubt you will have trouble getting things to recover! hack the fissidens to the bone on the tree, that...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-20-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 20,322
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
lighting was $130, im using the NAG glass intake...

lighting was $130, im using the NAG glass intake with skimmer
Forum: Tank Journals 06-20-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 20,322
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
got a new toy for my 60p, aquasky knockoff ...

got a new toy for my 60p, aquasky knockoff
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b187/smracer31/adgcomparison3.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/user/smracer31/media/adgcomparison3.jpg.html)
Forum: Tank Journals 06-17-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,533
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b187/smracer31/6...

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Forum: Tank Journals 06-17-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 37
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Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
pre-trim ...

pre-trim
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trimmed ...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-01-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,001
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
Op's tank has been running since november, and he...

Op's tank has been running since november, and he stated he recently began using purigen. Like i said, purigen will not out compete, nor remove the beneficial bacteria. In a new tank it can prolong...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-31-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,001
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
I think your giving purigen to much credit on how...

I think your giving purigen to much credit on how it works, or how well it works. Purigen removes inorganics yes, but its not going to out compete the beneficial bacteria, that will grow and...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-30-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 37
90p
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Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b187/smracer31/2...

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b187/smracer31/28399DDD-58D3-42B1-B0CA-65C636BB7A15.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/user/smracer31/media/28399DDD-58D3-42B1-B0CA-65C636BB7A15.jpg.html)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-30-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,001
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
The root issue is likely the surface film you...

The root issue is likely the surface film you mentioned. Seems like a small, non issue but its causing irregular, inconsistent, or no gas exchange. The surface of the water is where fresh 02 is...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-27-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 20,322
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
Ive since rescaped this, but here is one of the...

Ive since rescaped this, but here is one of the last photos before it came down.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-26-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
you can use a cheaper controller like this,set...

you can use a cheaper controller like this,set both of them to your desired temperature. This is sort of a fail safe, if the heater spazes out and stays on, the controller will cut power to it.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-26-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
Whats your ph at the moment? fluval stratum will...

Whats your ph at the moment? fluval stratum will lower it to around 6.5, which should be completely fine. the only difference in the fluval shrimp/normal type statum is granule size, they still both...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-20-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,533
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b187/smracer31/C...

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b187/smracer31/CB9B75C4-51D7-4D15-9CCF-D9B815C9BF94.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/user/smracer31/media/CB9B75C4-51D7-4D15-9CCF-D9B815C9BF94.jpg.html)

changed...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-07-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,369
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
1/4 tsp of iron 3x a week? that's 1.6 ppm of iron...

1/4 tsp of iron 3x a week? that's 1.6 ppm of iron + whats already in flourish comprehensive, your likely dosing around 1.7 ppm of iron which is in my opinion way to high. I highly doubt your tank is...
Forum: Algae 05-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 919
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
A bit of a late response, It took me 2-3 seperate...

A bit of a late response, It took me 2-3 seperate dosings of algae fix for it to kill the spiro. This is what i did. Dose algae fix after my weekly water change, add a powerhead to get very good...
Forum: Algae 04-18-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 53,628
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
How big is the tank? frequent water changes may...

How big is the tank? frequent water changes may be causing your bba issues, especially if its during the light cycle, as this will cause a fluctuation in co2 levels. I would do once a week water...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-17-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,587
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
air stones work, surface agitation not always....

air stones work, surface agitation not always. Its important that the surface remains clean at all times, because this is where the gas exchange happens in the aquarium. if we run the air stone for 1...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-17-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
i get this, then it goes away after a few hours...

i get this, then it goes away after a few hours on its own. I have no clue what it is, but it only happens in one of my tanks, very strange. Its a lot like underwater spider webs, but im pretty...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-09-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,533
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
moved a few plants around. ...

moved a few plants around.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b187/smracer31/60p4-8-14.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/user/smracer31/media/60p4-8-14.jpg.html)
Forum: Tank Journals 04-02-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,533
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
Its about 6 inches off the tank, when i first...

Its about 6 inches off the tank, when i first started things it was maybe 10 inches off the tank till things settled in, then i increased the lighting a bit.

heres some photos from last week...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-01-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By Ach1Ll3sH33L
i would build hangers and suspend the light a few...

i would build hangers and suspend the light a few inches over the tank, looks much better, gives you room to mess around with the tank, and still plenty of light to grow anything.
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