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Forum: Algae 12-23-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By yznj99
Slimy white algae, what is it?

I am having this slimy filamentous white algae in my nano tank, what kind of algae is it? I have CO2, no fertilizers and only slow growing plants in the tank, currently no fauna, I am thinking of...
Forum: Lighting 10-26-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By yznj99
Would you consider your two 3W LEDs over 2.5...

Would you consider your two 3W LEDs over 2.5 gallon high, medium or low light? I have pressurized CO2 setting up and considering buying another 3W LED, the LED takes very little space, and pretty...
Forum: Lighting 10-25-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By yznj99
There are 32 bulbs, no idea what the current is,...

There are 32 bulbs, no idea what the current is, the brightness is adjustable. I used to have a 10Gallon with 2x13W T5 (good reflectors), I thought the LED that is claimed to equal 12W T5 on a 2.5...
Forum: Lighting 10-24-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By yznj99
3W LED lightning on a 2.5Gallon Nano

The tank is approximately 10 inch cubic, the lightning is a 3W LED, which according to the manual equals to 12W T5HO, so I thought I had plenty of light but when I fire it up, it's not as bright as I...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-22-2008, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By yznj99
Oh, why does the CO2 tank sit on top?

Oh, why does the CO2 tank sit on top?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-21-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By yznj99
Fresh wood in aquarium?

I am thinking of growing a java fern wall, what if I make a wood wall sitting in the back, maybe at 75 degree or so. I know people have siliconed bark on the back wall, but how about fresh lumber?
Forum: Tank Journals 04-21-2008, 02:10 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,172
Posted By yznj99
How is the background made?

How is the background made?
Forum: Plants 04-18-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,653
Posted By yznj99
Amano once mentioned dense fern leaves need to be...

Amano once mentioned dense fern leaves need to be thinned from time to time, otherwise they are prune to disease.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-18-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 958
Posted By yznj99
Ah if resouces are unlimited why limit yourself...

Ah if resouces are unlimited why limit yourself to planted tank, how about a coral reef tank, an african rift tank, and a planted tank.
Forum: Substrate 04-15-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By yznj99
It's not that sharp, I used it as a substrate,...

It's not that sharp, I used it as a substrate, beautiful at first, but gets dirty quickly, much like a black car needs to be cleaned more often.
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By yznj99
glasscages.com has low prices

glasscages.com has low prices
Forum: Lighting 04-05-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By yznj99
How is this 24" T5?

I'd like to buy a 24" Tek but they only have retrofit kits, don't want a canopy but I found this fixture that looks pretty nice, any experience with this?
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Forum: DIY 04-02-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 49,937
Posted By yznj99
Long time ago I built an "under gravel jets"...

Long time ago I built an "under gravel jets" system for a 50 gallon accoding to this article:
http://www.cichlidforum.com/articles/ug_jets.php

I was new to aquariums and I used the Rio 2100 pump...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-12-2006, 02:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,274
Posted By yznj99
Not for the average joe, scissors $80, filter...

Not for the average joe, scissors $80, filter $500....
Forum: Plants 11-07-2006, 04:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By yznj99
It depends on the plant and temperature, anubias...

It depends on the plant and temperature, anubias can last more than a week, I had people send plants to the wrong address, 5 days in hot summer 80% of the plants were melted, but some of them...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-04-2006, 11:37 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 76,953
Posted By yznj99
Scolley, if you don't mind, what's your nitrate...

Scolley, if you don't mind, what's your nitrate and phosphate levels?
Forum: DIY 11-01-2006, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,328
Posted By yznj99
Well, according to Mr. Barr and a few others, CO2...

Well, according to Mr. Barr and a few others, CO2 micro bubbles are better than dissolved CO2, even though there is no concrete proof. The theory is that 30 ppm CO2 in water is not as good as CO2...
Forum: Algae 11-01-2006, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By yznj99
It's hard to answer this without careful control...

It's hard to answer this without careful control experiments, maybe iron level is a trigger for hair algae growth. In the ocean for example, iron is competed fiercely by all microorganisms, so you...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-29-2006, 11:24 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 76,953
Posted By yznj99
Scolley I am glad you are having fun with...

Scolley I am glad you are having fun with discus:) How often do you siphon the substrate? I heard many people keep discus in bare bottom tanks just for easy cleaning, with planted tank this can be a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-28-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,885
Posted By yznj99
"Scratches can be removed using a Hydrochloric...

"Scratches can be removed using a Hydrochloric acid (HCl). It will work with about any concentration, the higher it is the quicker it will work, but it will also increase the risk of going too deep....
Forum: DIY 10-27-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,612
Posted By yznj99
Most pumps are designed to push against pressure,...

Most pumps are designed to push against pressure, they don't like limited water flow from the intake side, it would be worse if the filter clogged up after a while, just as tom and others pointed...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-26-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By yznj99
I think lack of surface agitation is the major...

I think lack of surface agitation is the major water quality concern for planted tanks, other than that, it's all good
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-26-2006, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By yznj99
Some wood may take weeks to sink, boiling them...

Some wood may take weeks to sink, boiling them helps a lot, you can tie them down if you have eggcrate at the bottom of the tank. If you have the $$$, and you probably have considering the 210G reef,...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-25-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By yznj99
Those rocks are blending right in, where did you...

Those rocks are blending right in, where did you get those?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-25-2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By yznj99
It's BGA, try some Maracyn, it worked very well...

It's BGA, try some Maracyn, it worked very well for me
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