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Forum: Algae 10-08-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Question longstanding algae problem

So,

I have had my 29g tank setup for more than a year and have always had GDA, hair algae, and some kind of red/brown cyano-like algae.

I used to have 65w of PC light over the tank and still...
Forum: DIY 09-07-2009, 03:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Question wood calculator

I will soon be building a stand for my 10g tank and I'm looking for a calculator of some sort that finds the amount of wood needed to build your project.

thanks
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-05-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Photo Op: ...

Photo Op:

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Forum: Tank Journals 09-04-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,927
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Complete rescape: ...

Complete rescape:

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w2/ir0n_ma1den/DSC04424.jpg

I got some pennywort and some micro sword.

Will be getting glosso, peacock moss, and narrowleaf java fern...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-02-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Question dosing 5.5g

Im having trouble coming up with a dosing schedule for my 5.5g tank as it is a tiny amount of water compared to my 29g tank.

Im running a 27w hampton bay light, eco-complete, dry ferts, and...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-31-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,927
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Yea, I've experienced the same with my setup, but...

Yea, I've experienced the same with my setup, but i'm hoping that with the new lights it will spread a bit.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-30-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,927
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
UPDATE: Got some new lights from Catalina...

UPDATE:

Got some new lights from Catalina Aquariums (2x 65w PC) and they are awesome.

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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-30-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Green Bean's Pad

Welcome to Green Bean's, aka dwarf puffer, pad.

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w2/ir0n_ma1den/DSC04407.jpg

View from desk:
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Forum: Equipment 08-21-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
I just filled it up yesterday, there is no wayy...

I just filled it up yesterday, there is no wayy it could be empty. How would you adjust the low pressure side downward? Do you mean screw it in more?
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
So there was a small leak where the regulator...

So there was a small leak where the regulator screws on to the cylinder so I just tightened it and no more leak.

But, the low pressure gauge reads 60 and the high pressure gauge is almost at 0...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Its a 5lb catalina aluminum tank on a 29g...

Its a 5lb catalina aluminum tank on a 29g aquarium currently being dosed at 2-3bps.

I have not done a leak check yet, but now the high pressure gauge is almost at 0 again, the tank is still cool....
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Question Azoo regulator, pressure drops?

Every thing else in my aquarium has been going smoothly except for the damn CO2. I just filled up my tank yesterday and before that only a month ago tops.

The gauges read (left to right gauge) ~55...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-17-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Question eco-complete: boil it?

I have a bag of eco-complete that is being currently used in a 10g emersed setup.

There is a layer of gunk and dead plant matter on it and I would like to use it in a 5.5g build.

Should I just...
Forum: Fish 06-08-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Exclamation Help, female GBR laying on side

I just got home to find my female GBR laying on the ground on its side, still breathing and full of color but she doesn't seem to good. All my other fish are fine including the male GBR... I've had...
Forum: Fish 06-02-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,578
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
well i did have a larger school of tetra but they...

well i did have a larger school of tetra but they are now gone. both the glowlight and the neon actually stick with the rasboras whic is really strange.

I am putting the 4 platy's in another tank...
Forum: Fish 06-01-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,578
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Wow alot of responses I think I should list...

Wow alot of responses

I think I should list what fish I already have:
4x female platy's
1x neon tetra
1x glowlight tetra
5x Harlequin Rasboras
2x GBR (male and female, hopefully they mate)...
Forum: Fish 06-01-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,578
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Fish with Personality

Im looking into buying one, a pair, or a group of fish that have great behavioral qualities (aka I want fish that are fun to watch).

So,

Any suggestions?



I have a 30g tank by the way.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-08-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,039
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Im just using this as a grow tank so its not...

Im just using this as a grow tank so its not going to be filled.

Once I get my 29g in order, im transplanting the sheet of HC into it
Forum: Ponds 05-07-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,716
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Spring edition '09 ...

Spring edition '09

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Forum: Tank Journals 05-07-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,039
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
updates: ...

updates:

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Forum: Lighting 05-04-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Along with getting a new bulb, I am playing with...

Along with getting a new bulb, I am playing with the idea of adding more light to my 29 gallon tank, maybe another 30-55w

Since I don't want to spend to much money I'm going to build everything...
Forum: Lighting 05-04-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Question which bulb should i get

Well its been just about a year since I setup my aquarium and I think its time to replace the bulb.

I have a Coralife Freshwater Aqualight Deluxe-Single 30" Strip with a stock 65w, 6700k bulb.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-29-2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,927
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Wow, I haven't updated in a long time. ...

Wow, I haven't updated in a long time.

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w2/ir0n_ma1den/DSC02495.jpg

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w2/ir0n_ma1den/DSC02496.jpg

Alot of things changed...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-18-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
yes i mean impeller. On APC i was told to...

yes i mean impeller.

On APC i was told to re-prime it and i did but now it is making gurgling noises so i don't think i primed it correctly.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-17-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By ir0n_ma1den
Question How necessary is K2SO4

I have never dosed K2SO4; only KNO3, KH2PO4, and micros.

I have had algae problems for quite a while and am wondering if i need something extra.

So, is K2SO4 necessary?
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