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Forum: Tank Journals 04-14-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 592
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Posted By ofird
Can you post a link to this one? Or the bigger...

Can you post a link to this one? Or the bigger one?
Forum: Aquascaping 12-26-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By ofird
Makes sense I think I will go for it this way ...

Makes sense I think I will go for it this way

This is my plan
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/27/3edu3y5u.jpg
And I am starting dry

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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-25-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,353
Posted By ofird
I checked it and each one by itself is fine. The...

I checked it and each one by itself is fine. The question is what happens when I add all 3 to the a single liter of water from solubility perspective?

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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-25-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,353
Posted By ofird
Thank you so much for the detailed answer and...

Thank you so much for the detailed answer and fantastic explanations

I made a mistake by writing 3 times a year - I meant three times per WEEK in the first year and then perhaps move to weekly...
Forum: Aquascaping 12-25-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By ofird
Thanks for the answer guys I need to anchor...

Thanks for the answer guys

I need to anchor it with screws and something small enough to enable twists and turn during the aquascaping

A slate is big and limits the orientation

Any other...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-25-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,353
Posted By ofird
Great thread to follow, I will soon be setting up...

Great thread to follow, I will soon be setting up a new Tank - 450L (120g).
I plan to use a Doser with 3 pumps to dose EI daily ( I cannot program it to every other day, but I dose different amounts...
Forum: Aquascaping 12-24-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By ofird
Anchoring Wood to prevent float

Any idea on how to anchor woods (without glue/silicon) in order to prevent its floating once filled with water.

I usually start my planted tanks Dry Start and therefore need to be able to place...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-18-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,951
Posted By ofird
gosh - i should have listed my fauna, sorry guys...

gosh - i should have listed my fauna, sorry guys - i also have the hillstream ones - they are cool!
i have narrowed my choices to
l201...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-18-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,951
Posted By ofird
thanks, already own one as well :-)

thanks, already own one as well :-)
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-17-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,951
Posted By ofird
right! he is out ! I have narrowed it down...

right! he is out !

I have narrowed it down to 2: L201 and L204 - what do you think?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-17-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,951
Posted By ofird
The right L (catfish) for my tank

Lately I have taken great interest in these lovely creatures and I am trying to find a real nice one or two for my tank.

I have setup this low tech, (with your help as well :D )- ...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-25-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By ofird
T8 Sera Tropical Sun (4200 K) 25W + T8 Sylvania...

T8 Sera Tropical Sun (4200 K) 25W + T8 Sylvania Gro Lux 25W + T5 HAGEN POWER GLO (6700K) 39W
I don;t have Gh and KH test kits, will be measuring ph on the weekend
Low tech plants (crypts, anubia,...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-25-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By ofird
Info

I picked the following from some Sera manual that I have - it does show some "ideal water values" required for a healthy aquarium, I was hoping to find some values such as these for the ferts as well...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-24-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By ofird
Thanks! I am aware of both links / articles....

Thanks!

I am aware of both links / articles.

So I will start dosing weekly from today and excel will be added every day around 1-2 ml.

In regards to the "optimum" water values, I know there...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-24-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By ofird
When to start Low Tech dosing?

I just completed setting my Low Tech + excel tank (pics soon :thumbsup:)

I wanted to know when to start the dosing, I plan to use Tropica Plant Nutrition + or Flourish.

And does anyone have...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-15-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,496
Posted By ofird
I rather start low with 2 T8 bulbs 25W each and...

I rather start low with 2 T8 bulbs 25W each and one T5HO bulb 39W

Altogether, 90W for 200l, which is 1.7 wpg.

Now the question is: if the plants are not looking healthy, should I increase the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-15-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,496
Posted By ofird
So what do you mean? Did you have to pump up...

So what do you mean?

Did you have to pump up the excel or the lights?

As a "rule of thumb" - would you higher the lights for excel or keep both on low numbers?

O
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-13-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,496
Posted By ofird
Low Tech+Excel - WPG Rule?

I will be using liters in this post, so just to remind the readers, 1 gallon = 3.78 liter.


I know that most of us are keeping the WPG around 1.5- 2 in the low tech tanks.

But, if I plan to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-03-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By ofird
Thanks for the feedback. I have decided to...

Thanks for the feedback.

I have decided to purchase such a lamp to use in my low tech (either 11w or 13w), it will be connected to my filter's outlet.

I was wondering, what is your lightning...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-26-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By ofird
:icon_conf anyone with experience? Will...

:icon_conf

anyone with experience?

Will it be useless to connect to such a strong filter?

I just don't want to add another power head and hoses to the aquarium...

O
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-20-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By ofird
thank you all for the replies. it seems that...

thank you all for the replies.
it seems that most are in favor (taking out the budget constraits) so what will be the right choice for one 200 liter aquarium (connected to the out of a filter of...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-19-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By ofird
Question UV Sterlizer in Low Techs - Yes or No?

I have been trying to figure out whether this item does more good than bad in low techs and about the proper way to use it.

We know that UVS can help water clarity and beat some types of algae and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-09-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By ofird
flourish excel is a replacement for CO2, which i...

flourish excel is a replacement for CO2, which i will be using of course.

i am refering in this thread to ferterlization (micro and macro).
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-09-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By ofird
thanks, i got the fertelizer, i will test it out...

thanks, i got the fertelizer, i will test it out in my new low tech and update.

btw - is there an expiary date for ferts? i didnt see anyhing on the box / bottle

how long is a fert good for?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-09-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By ofird
Thanks! Can this be used on a daily basis for...

Thanks!
Can this be used on a daily basis for low tech, or only after water changes?

Since its claimed per week:



Can I make the (more or less) same ratio on a daily basis - say 2 ml every...
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