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Forum: Plants   12-09-2012, 09:45 AM
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Posted By kadium
Oh really? :icon_roll

Oh really? :icon_roll
Forum: Plants   12-06-2012, 08:12 AM
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Posted By kadium
Brian I can't flood or use co2 methods atm. I...

Brian I can't flood or use co2 methods atm. I can't afford the co2 system atm ( I already told you this ). Dry start method isn't really a hassle, but the BGA infection from the increased light...
Forum: Plants   12-05-2012, 06:40 PM
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Posted By kadium
I broke down the photo period into smaller...

I broke down the photo period into smaller periods of time equal to 10 hours of light. To hopefully prevent algae
Forum: Plants   12-05-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By kadium
I want to but still saving up for co2. Wont be...

I want to but still saving up for co2. Wont be for another 2 or 3 months
Forum: Plants   12-05-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By kadium
HC DSM Plants browning and slow growth

I started this tank a a few months back using DSM. I had too much water at first and had high light and grew lots of BGA. So after treating the BGA I let the tank get drier and leave a small opening...
Forum: Algae   11-10-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By kadium
Update, came home and moved some substrate and...

Update, came home and moved some substrate and the bga came loose. So I stirred up all the effected substrate and siphoned all the loosened bga. Some were still in the substrate but I figure it...
Forum: Algae   11-07-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By kadium
The bga is giving up only a bit about 1/200 ratio...

The bga is giving up only a bit about 1/200 ratio in terms of loose bga to bga still stuck. I think I'll have to keep dosing to see if i get good results like you guys. I have no fish in it so not...
Forum: Algae   11-07-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By kadium
This would be 4th day without giving my tank any...

This would be 4th day without giving my tank any lighting. Besides regular room light which is very dim. How long do you think I can do a black out before my plants dye due to photo starvation
Forum: Algae   11-07-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By kadium
Yes the tank averages about 70-80 degrees, in...

Yes the tank averages about 70-80 degrees, in temperature.

Thanks for the advice. I already am treating the tank with E.M. Filled the tank up with just enough water to cover the plants and then...
Forum: Algae   11-02-2012, 05:50 PM
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Posted By kadium
Is that safe for aquasoil?

Is that safe for aquasoil?
Forum: Algae   11-02-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By kadium
How do I remove BGA if I have DSM tank

I've had my DSM for a few months now, slow growth and lots of hc melting. Until recently BGA has became very visible in my tank. I've heard about EM dosage in flooded tanks, but don't know how to...
Forum: Plants   10-10-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By kadium
For some reason I kept thinking the set up was...

For some reason I kept thinking the set up was over saturated. How many hours maximum would you recommend?
Forum: Plants   10-10-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By kadium
As long as you have constant light, and moister....

As long as you have constant light, and moister. Your tank will be humid. Another trick is to get a small clear plastic tray. The one used for plant pots works and cheap. About 30 cents for one. Fill...
Forum: Plants   10-10-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By kadium
Thats why depending on the sun isn't consistent....

Thats why depending on the sun isn't consistent. Your going to need some kind of light fixture to fix that issue in the long run. As mentioned before, your going to want to keep that container air...
Forum: Substrate   10-10-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By kadium
Thanks bro

Thanks bro
Forum: Substrate   10-10-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By kadium
Mixing new amz aquasoil with 2 month old aquasoil?

Im currently doing the Dry start method. I have amazonia aquasoil normal sized granules.
It's been established for about 3 months with DSM. And has some Baby tears here and there.
I've read that...
Forum: Aquascaping   07-15-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,174
Posted By kadium
Hi everyone thanks for all your opinions and...

Hi everyone thanks for all your opinions and insight. It has helped me gotten better on my first attempt at a planted tank. We have an amazing community here! After many rescapes, I've finally came...
Forum: Aquascaping   07-12-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,174
Posted By kadium
Ive been doing alot of rescaping heres a some...

Ive been doing alot of rescaping heres a some pictures of what I have it at. I used the golden ratio to help me layout the rocks. Which will explain the black lines and tape if you see them. And my...
Forum: DIY   07-04-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,693
Posted By kadium
You can also try to get a drill and punch a small...

You can also try to get a drill and punch a small 1/2 pocket into a wood block and create a pole mount.
Forum: Aquascaping   06-29-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,174
Posted By kadium
Thanks, I never thought about that. When I get to...

Thanks, I never thought about that. When I get to rescaping it I will try to give myself more space between the rock and glass to make my life easier! :-)




Wow I read what you wrote, and...
Forum: Aquascaping   06-29-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,174
Posted By kadium
Landscaping in a edge must be very difficult. Ive...

Landscaping in a edge must be very difficult. Ive read that people often remove the top of it, just stating options. Anyway I spent the night cleaning the rocks thoroughly and did some rescaping....
Forum: Aquascaping   06-28-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,174
Posted By kadium
Nice scape vermino. I would say yours has a lot...

Nice scape vermino. I would say yours has a lot of iwagumi qualities which Im currently missing. About my big rock, I was thinking also of raising it up on a slope as you said. I'll experiment and...
Forum: Aquascaping   06-28-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,174
Posted By kadium
Thanks I appreciate your input. I was thinking...

Thanks I appreciate your input. I was thinking something similar but my fondness of my work blind sighted me into thinking it was alright. Also I now can see that my rocks heights are aligned almost...
Forum: Aquascaping   06-28-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,174
Posted By kadium
Iwagumi Style, Am I doing it right?

Hi everyone, finally got my seriyu stones and ada as in today. Didn't take photos of the whole process but this is what I'm currently at. Let me know what you guys think, any suggestsions are...
Forum: Lighting   06-27-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By kadium
I'm new too, but my advice to help you out is to...

I'm new too, but my advice to help you out is to post your tank dimensions, and maybe what types of plants your planning to put into the tank. Also mention how your planning to position your light....
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