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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-23-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By DefStatic
I had already cut everything in half. So I am not...

I had already cut everything in half. So I am not hurting anything by doing this, just not taking full advantage of what I could? Sort of like a super car in NYC LOL.

My problem with using Excel...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By DefStatic
It is real wood. I found the store that it came...

It is real wood. I found the store that it came from (The Mill Store, local unfinished wood furniture store) as well and confirmed with them. And I weigh 200 lbs and sat on top of it. The only thing...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-17-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By DefStatic
Ok, my bad. When I was reading about Low Tech EI...

Ok, my bad. When I was reading about Low Tech EI dosing, I was under the assumption that meant no CO2 or CO2 additive.

The funny thing is, my plants have never looked better. All my new growth...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By DefStatic
Tank Stand...

So I picked this up the other day.

http://maine.craigslist.org/fuo/4513256750.html

It is originally the top half of a hutch, normally $300. I figured at worst if I didn't use it for a tank...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-19-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By DefStatic
SO perhaps I should cut everything back by 1/2...

SO perhaps I should cut everything back by 1/2 then after a month another half?

Looks like by one calc I should be using:

1.389 g KNO3
211 mg KH2PO4
869 mg CSM+B

Using a unit converter, it...
Forum: Fish 06-04-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By DefStatic
Pygmy Corries and a False Julii?

So for a few weeks i have had only one cory, a random False Julii I found at a LFS. I have been desperate to get more Corries for him, but no place seems to be able to get anything besides albinos...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-30-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,866
Posted By DefStatic
And ditto for the timers. The ones at LFS are...

And ditto for the timers. The ones at LFS are useless IMO. I found some nice digital programmable ones at Target for $5.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-30-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,866
Posted By DefStatic
Do some water changes... Green water will be...

Do some water changes... Green water will be gone... And cost nothing.
Forum: Fish 05-29-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By DefStatic
I keep trying but none of the LFS in my area...

I keep trying but none of the LFS in my area carry many corys. I was lucky to find this one randomly. I may have to cave in and order some online or something. The only ones I can find now are...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-29-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By DefStatic
Purigen should have nothing to do with it. Anyone...

Purigen should have nothing to do with it. Anyone can correct me if I am wrong but again Purigen would not be able to cause this issue as far as I know.

From what you described, it sounds more...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-29-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By DefStatic
Well, you have columns LOL. Beginning with the...

Well, you have columns LOL. Beginning with the substrate. But at the same time I dont see anyone saying the substrate column.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-29-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By DefStatic
FloraMax has the same thing, a packet called a...

FloraMax has the same thing, a packet called a BioMagnet or something. Supposed to clean up the dust faster. I used it when I did my 30 gal, seemed to work. In my 10 gallon I bought one bag and the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By DefStatic
I have a Banana Plant in each my Betta Tanks. One...

I have a Banana Plant in each my Betta Tanks. One kind of settled itself on the bottom and is growing, although I had to move the wysteria in the tank because it was blocking most of the light. The...
Forum: Plants 05-28-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By DefStatic
The red plants look like alternanthera reineckii....

The red plants look like alternanthera reineckii.

The dwarf hairgrass looks like the stuff on the left and middle that lookslike grass.

The swords would be that clump on the right. Looks like...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,362
Posted By DefStatic
Hahaha, I just noticed the same about you in...

Hahaha, I just noticed the same about you in another thread. There are a few of us in the state subsection.

I have read mixed information about this plant. Some say it will be fine just will grow...
Forum: Plants 05-28-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By DefStatic
Trying to ID crypto plant...

Saw this at a LFS. But has no ID.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Rab6OD6Vvuc/U4YllDWwqbI/AAAAAAAADAc/rSlRyX0SK9A/w512-h905-no/IMAG0156.jpg

I really like it, but want to make sure I do my...
Forum: Lighting 05-28-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By DefStatic
Sunrise/Sunset Controller?

I have been looking into something to create a Sunrise/Sunset effect for my existing LED Fixtures (Finnex Fugeray).

Came across this...
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By DefStatic
It might help to explain what exactly you are...

It might help to explain what exactly you are looking for. It might help narrow down where one might send you.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By DefStatic
LOL, yes, perhaps do not try that. But an attempt...

LOL, yes, perhaps do not try that. But an attempt to replace it with something or exactly what it was, and a "You were right, I was wrong" goes even further in my experience LOL.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By DefStatic
According to the date, sometime in October of...

According to the date, sometime in October of 2016. I have had it opened for a year now though.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-28-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By DefStatic
Thanks for the responses. This is for my 30...

Thanks for the responses.

This is for my 30 gallon in my signature.

I was advised to start with this dosing:

1/2 tsp KNO3
1/32 tsp KH2PO4
1/4 tsp CSM+B
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,362
Posted By DefStatic
Not to thread hyjack, but does this plant require...

Not to thread hyjack, but does this plant require CO2 or is it just recommended? I was looking at purchasing a batch to put around a rock in my 30 gallon. I low Tech EI dose, but thats it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By DefStatic
There may be a little extra drama involved, but I...

There may be a little extra drama involved, but I feel where he is coming from. The problem is not just that there is a TON of information and opinions out there, but that the new hobbyist begins to...
Forum: Fish 05-28-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By DefStatic
Not to thread hyjack but I have been worried...

Not to thread hyjack but I have been worried about my otos as well.

Whe nI first got them, I had a fair amount of algae on my glass and they went nuts.

Here I am 6 to 8 months later and they...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By DefStatic
I have the Evolve 4. I have grown Argentine...

I have the Evolve 4.

I have grown Argentine swords, water sprite, wysteria, rotala roundtifolia, various bacopa. All with the stock light.

Mine has lasted a year, although I recently lost 4 of...
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