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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-03-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By Wheely34
That's going to look really good. I have a 4gal...

That's going to look really good. I have a 4gal Finnex myself, growing the same setup you have here. How many BPS will you/are you running in this tank?

You should post some updated pictures....
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By Wheely34
Got it. Thanks guys

Got it. Thanks guys
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By Wheely34
I also think a new tank is the better choice....

I also think a new tank is the better choice. However, does a new tank need to be tested? AP claims the DOT stamps on their tanks are usually only a few days or weeks old, so I'm guessing this means...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By Wheely34
Hydrostatic Testing..?

I'm going to be upgrading to a pressurized system and I'm stuck between buying a new 10lb and a used 10lb. I can save about 20 or so bucks with the used, but it was last hydro tested in late 2009 so...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Wheely34
Replacing 2 HOBs with 1 Canister...

I have two AquaClear 50s, rated at 200gph each, on my 45gal. I am upgrading to pressurized CO2 and was considering a canister filter so I could run an inline reactor and then an inline heater while...
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Wheely34
Well I don't have any free floating algae...

Well I don't have any free floating algae problems. Any algae I have is in the form of very thin layers either on the glass or plants, which is quickly eaten by the pleco.

No matter what I put in...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Wheely34
Type of algae UV Sterilization deals with...

I'm looking to incorporate UV sterilization into my 45 gallon, but I wanted to know exactly what kinds of algae it kills. I don't have too much of an algae problem other than just needing to scrub a...
Forum: Plants 07-17-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Wheely34
I never dry started mine. Like others have said,...

I never dry started mine. Like others have said, Co2 is extremely important. In my experience, these plants just take a lot of everything to get them to carpet (Light, Co2, Fertz).

What I have...
Forum: Plants 07-17-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Wheely34
Hygrophila (Giant Hygro) granted you have the...

Hygrophila (Giant Hygro) granted you have the room. They grow pretty quickly and get quite large.
Forum: Plants 07-14-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By Wheely34
Seems I may have gotten the name wrong? Bacopa...

Seems I may have gotten the name wrong? Bacopa Caroliniana (instead of "Carolina").

Yeah, seems people have been getting anywhere between 20-30 inches.
Forum: Plants 07-14-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By Wheely34
Question Bacopa Carolina height?

I can't seem to find the max height this plant will grow to. I'm looking to get some plants in the background of my 45gal that will grow to at least 16-17in.
Forum: Algae 05-31-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By Wheely34
Yes, i have already realized the error of my ways...

Yes, i have already realized the error of my ways in regards to choosing the Hygrophila corymbosa... I guess the word "Giant" in Giant Hygro should have set off a light bulb. Either way, it's...
Forum: Algae 05-30-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By Wheely34
Yes, it is the Hemianthus callitrichoides I am...

Yes, it is the Hemianthus callitrichoides I am referring too.

Well, it seems it's just too much light for my application. My other plants consist of Cryptocoryne parva, Heteranthera zosterifolia...
Forum: Algae 05-30-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By Wheely34
Yes, it is a 6500K screw-in CFL bulb with dome...

Yes, it is a 6500K screw-in CFL bulb with dome reflector:

http://www.finnex.net/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&category_id=4&product_id=176&Itemid=61...
Forum: Algae 05-30-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By Wheely34
Question Algae Problem in Newly Established Tank

Some information about my tank before I continue:

-4 Gallons (is holding exactly 3 gallons of water
-26 Watt 6500K
-Flourite Black Sand Clay Substrate
-Weekly water changes, about 20%
-At...
Forum: Fish 04-09-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,680
Posted By Wheely34
brainwavepc.com, when you say half dosage, you do...

brainwavepc.com, when you say half dosage, you do mean half the dosage the bottle recommends you put in correct? Because I have heard this half-dosage from someone else too I think.
Forum: Fish 04-09-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,680
Posted By Wheely34
Well I tried the salt bath with raising the temp...

Well I tried the salt bath with raising the temp and 2 of the four fish no longer have the cysts. 1 has died and the other is still swimming and acting normal, but still has cysts (although they are...
Forum: Fish 04-04-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,680
Posted By Wheely34
I'm going to try the salt/heat method since I've...

I'm going to try the salt/heat method since I've already begun to add salt. I have the powerhead going and I'll put about 1 tablespoon per 5 gal of salt in there. I'll try heating the water to...
Forum: Fish 04-03-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,680
Posted By Wheely34
Question Treating Ick without killing plants...?

Is it possible?

I have a few green tigers that are infected with the little white dots for a few days now, but are otherwise acting normal. I was going to try an Ick medication such as...
Forum: Fish 01-19-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Wheely34
The feces is a reddish brown, although I haven't...

The feces is a reddish brown, although I haven't seen the actual fish in question poop..I'll try to pay more attention and see if I can catch him. I can say no one is getting bullied, they chases...
Forum: Fish 01-19-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Wheely34
Temperature is also a consistent 78 degrees. ...

Temperature is also a consistent 78 degrees. It's a planted tank of course and doses with Seachem liquid nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, iron, and flourish once a week.

I run 2 Aquaclear 200 GPH...
Forum: Fish 01-19-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Wheely34
Question Something is plaguing my Tiger Barbs...

I'm having a hard time figuring out what is going on. I have a barb species tank accompanied by a Red-Tail Shark and a Pleco. Whatever is going on, it seems to only be infecting one fish at a time,...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Wheely34
Question Water Changing Methods

My tank is a moderately/heavily planted 36" 45 gal tank. I perform 20% water changes every week using two 5 gal water jugs. This is becoming very time consuming and messy at times. I was thinking...
Forum: Fish 09-25-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By Wheely34
I don't have the fish yet, I wanted to know...

I don't have the fish yet, I wanted to know before I actually purchased them. I'll try what you say and see what happens.

mach, I have an AC and there is a flow control mechanism, but yes, there...
Forum: Fish 09-25-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By Wheely34
Question Neon/Cardinal Tetra Water Conditions

I have a 10 gallon that I want to turn into a little display tank. I wanted to use either Neon or Cardinal Tetras. I was just wondering what kind of current should I have going. I have a...
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