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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-02-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By boostfed
hey dunehole, i'm in the bay area , ca and...

hey dunehole,

i'm in the bay area , ca and unplugged my heater recently. I had the fluval auto heater and it kept my 4 gal tank way too hot (80ish), i unplugged it and it fluctuates around...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-04-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By boostfed
another 2213 here! i have the outlet tap closed...

another 2213 here! i have the outlet tap closed 1/2 way because it creates a maelstrom in my 30c if i dont, lol. i had a AquaClear 20 on it to cycle and it was ok but the eheim has way more flow....
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By boostfed
Red sea nano or toms

Red sea nano or toms
Forum: Tank Journals 09-10-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By boostfed
Nice tank! Really liking the step up! How come...

Nice tank! Really liking the step up! How come you got rid of
the toms filter?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-13-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,378
Posted By boostfed
i'm only using one of the bulbs now, in just a...

i'm only using one of the bulbs now, in just a few days i've seen some new growth already. mine is iwagumi as well and i'm also thinking about using some bug screen to cut down the light a little...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,378
Posted By boostfed
hey House, yes i'm injecting co2 its at about 1...

hey House, yes i'm injecting co2 its at about 1 bps @15psi . the blyxa is growing great except the stauro isn't really showing any sign of improvement. some stauro plants are growing really slow, and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,378
Posted By boostfed
i'm using a fishneedit light and i pulled one of...

i'm using a fishneedit light and i pulled one of the bulbs and the other works! i'll probably run it like that for a week or so and see how it affects the tank, i have some metal mesh too so i can...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,378
Posted By boostfed
thanks hoppy! i'm not able to move the light up...

thanks hoppy! i'm not able to move the light up higher with my setup so i'll have to use some bug screen. my fixture is about 4" above the tank and an additional 12" from the plants. out of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,378
Posted By boostfed
2x24 T5HO too much for 20g w/ blyxa and stauro?

hi everyone,

i'm using 2x24w t5ho's on my 20 gal, the lights are about 17'' above the substrate. i haven't seen very good growth and getting spot algae on the glass. the plants dont seem to be...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-07-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,335
Posted By boostfed
quick update, i've flooded it for about a month...

quick update, i've flooded it for about a month and fighting off a lot of the melting, added some sort of background plant not sure what it is though, haha. i'm going to give it another week or so,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-04-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By boostfed
will do, thanks!

will do, thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-04-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By boostfed
oops sorry, hehe. theyre 2 25watt T5HO's on a 20...

oops sorry, hehe. theyre 2 25watt T5HO's on a 20 gal standard and 16" in height, the light sits about 3" above that. i'll start dosing again, i was suggested to not dose for the first month or so...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-04-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By boostfed
Arrow HC Experts Help!! growing upwards!?

hey everyone,

i just switched my HC over to submerged from DSM and theres some melting going on, the HC that is growing is actually growing upwards towards the top of the tank, how can i get it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-02-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By boostfed
theres quite a bit but theres not a whole bunch,...

theres quite a bit but theres not a whole bunch, its a bit unsightly but i should leave it for now, i have about another 2-3 weeks to see how the HC will react to the flood so i guess ill leave it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-02-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By boostfed
what to do with all of the melt?!?

hey everyone,

so after my flooding i got a lot of melt to the HC, it looks like some of the HC is bouncing back but not fully transfered to submersed yet. what should i do with all of the melted...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-26-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By boostfed
looks like every few days is normal then, right...

looks like every few days is normal then, right now its still winter where i live, i'm interested to see how fast the water evaporates in the summer time!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-25-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By boostfed
sweet! glad to know all is well, thanks!

sweet! glad to know all is well, thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-25-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By boostfed
Question How often do you have to top off?

hey all,

seems like i have to top off quite often ( maybe every 3 days) i have a 20 gal @75degrees and co2 going, photoperiod is for 6 hrs and it looks like its losing water at a steady pace, my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-22-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By boostfed
Unhappy Need some help after my flood... QUICK!

hey everyone,

i recently flooded my HC that was in DSM in my 20gal , it did awesome during the process until i flooded about a week ago. since then i've seen a lot of melting and not so much...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By boostfed
dry ferts. i have a toms filter which isn't...

dry ferts. i have a toms filter which isn't really cutting it, alot of the co2 bubbles are going up to the top of the water and sitting there, not sure how much benefit those would be. i'm thinking...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-19-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By boostfed
theres not a lot of melting but i see it starting...

theres not a lot of melting but i see it starting to melt, is it normal for the co2 bubbles to float up to the top ? it looks like some of the bubbles are just floating and swirling at the surface....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-18-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By boostfed
Question FLooding my DSM , some questions!

hello everyone,

i recently flooded my tank and was wondering how long it takes for my HC to switch over to submersed? its been almost a week and i can already see some melting happen ( actually a...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-05-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,335
Posted By boostfed
thanks! Loligo: whats your setup and how...

thanks!

Loligo: whats your setup and how long has it been? mine was veeeery slow until recently, right now its kind of on the verge of outbreak and needs a trim, haha.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-05-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,335
Posted By boostfed
end of week 5 ...

end of week 5
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a333/boostedeuce/week52411.jpg

End of Week 5:
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a333/boostedeuce/_MG_4820.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 02-01-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,550
Posted By boostfed
great looking tank ! have you ran a whole tank...

great looking tank ! have you ran a whole tank through the aquatek yet? i'm planning on picking one up but have been getting some mixed reviews, does it dump into the tank when the co2 tank runs dry?
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