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Forum: Tank Journals 10-31-2006, 06:28 AM
Replies: 211
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Posted By rich9521
Hate to dig up old threads but Travis can you...

Hate to dig up old threads but Travis can you give me a run down of the plants you have in this tank. I have a 55 gallon lab tank I would like to try an emulate this on a smaller level. Thanks Rich
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2006, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 921
Posted By rich9521
I hate my in line reactor so what else...

I have an aquamedic inline reactor that never seem to dissapate the co2 and seem to drastically reduce the flow of my xp3. So what does everyone else use on a 55 gallon tank? I am open to ideas as it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-28-2006, 01:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By rich9521
Almost forgot it has a 48 inch 4x65 watt coralite...

Almost forgot it has a 48 inch 4x65 watt coralite fixture cf. I run it aprox 10 hrs it has 2 10000k bulbs and 2 6700k bulbs. I will prob go to all 10000 k bulbs as I like the color of the light over...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-28-2006, 01:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By rich9521
Missouri water is off the chart hard! Gh and Kh...

Missouri water is off the chart hard! Gh and Kh were not really readable on my test kit!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-28-2006, 01:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By rich9521
Also how mush plantex do you dose on micro days?

Also how mush plantex do you dose on micro days?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-28-2006, 01:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By rich9521
Do i need to dose mgso4? Greg Watson's site...

Do i need to dose mgso4? Greg Watson's site recomends it. I see some dose it and some don't. It is just Epson salt right?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-28-2006, 12:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By rich9521
Can I substitute plantex csm+b for micro's and if...

Can I substitute plantex csm+b for micro's and if so how much and isnt iron in plantex?
Thanks /rich
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2006, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By rich9521
I need help with ei in english fo dummies lol

I have turned on the co2 and am preparing to buy ferts from Greg Watson and after doing much reading I have decided that the easiest method for me seems to be ei. Is it better to dose all chemicals...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-25-2006, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By rich9521
Well I got my co2 filled and hoked up last night...

Well I got my co2 filled and hoked up last night only to find that the solenoid on the reg. s stuck open! I turned down he flow to bring ph from 8.1 to 7.7 and it seems to be holding steady now I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-23-2006, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By rich9521
I am sorry it was laterite not ironite...slip of...

I am sorry it was laterite not ironite...slip of the tounge. I just stared over and am down to the plants mentioned. I don't want to go too low on the ph thi time a i switched to mbunas. I have seen...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-22-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By rich9521
You are close also I am in Columbia Mo. I am...

You are close also I am in Columbia Mo. I am currently not fertilizing or using co2 until I can find a routine that work...Going to leave it be until I can get help.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-22-2006, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By rich9521
I need help!!

I have a 55 gallon tank with hardness off the chart and a ph of 8.1. I have co2 that is currently not in use with an external reactor. I dosed nitrates with potassium nitrates and used flourish for...
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ 10-17-2004, 02:51 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 116,160
Posted By rich9521
I am getting ready to do a reef tank and have...

I am getting ready to do a reef tank and have read your lighting thread. Is there anyway you can send me a drawing of how to convert my single bulb 24" florissent light to a 2*55 od light. I want to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-02-2004, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By rich9521
how do you attach moss and ferns??

I found a local source of java moss and have aquired a large mat.I have tried several times to attach it and my java fern using cotton thread and get one of two results. Either it turns brown and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-07-2004, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By rich9521
I'm in columbia!!

I'm in columbia!!
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2004, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,180
Posted By rich9521
Will an eheim 2229 or 2227 wet/dry filter work...

Will an eheim 2229 or 2227 wet/dry filter work well with an external co2 reactor placed on the output side? I have reservations due to the surging water going through the output and wonder if the...
Forum: Algae 04-26-2004, 05:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,624
Posted By rich9521
Be careful as I just found out the hard...

Be careful as I just found out the hard way...peroxide and fish don't always mix!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-04-2004, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By rich9521
I got the msds sheet from spetricide and it is...

I got the msds sheet from spetricide and it is pure potassium nitrate. I work at Lowes and had them fax me the sheet.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-02-2004, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,395
Posted By rich9521
oops I misread the item number but email me if...

oops I misread the item number but email me if you want the correct item number for the 12 x 12 or 6 x 6 slate...Any Lowes store can get it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-02-2004, 12:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,395
Posted By rich9521
Sorry guys...That is real slate. I work at lowes...

Sorry guys...That is real slate. I work at lowes amd we carry slate tiles in 6x6 or 12 x 12. That item is a true 6 x 6 piece of slate.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-25-2004, 01:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By rich9521
No I don't see any white edges.I have also...

No I don't see any white edges.I have also eliminated my potassium for now and have done a %50 water change to try and reset that. I will dose with potassium nitrate instead to keep nitrates and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-23-2004, 01:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By rich9521
I use nothing to buffer the water, I just slowly...

I use nothing to buffer the water, I just slowly acclimated them and they are doing fine. I will try to post pics but I get little to no plant growth and plenty of a blue green algea that almost...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-23-2004, 01:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By rich9521
I tell you this has been the hardest hoby yet one...

I tell you this has been the hardest hoby yet one of the most enjoyable! I have a 55 gallon tank with a coralife 260 watt light(currently only running 130 watts) magnum canister for my external co2...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-26-2004, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By rich9521
I bought a red sea kit and lost any directions...

I bought a red sea kit and lost any directions aside from the color chart. When you compare colors it has a low to max on the same color. one no. on the left and one on the right. Is there really...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-18-2004, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By rich9521
I posted this in the water parameters but it...

I posted this in the water parameters but it might be better here.I know I will get refered to the faq but it makes little or no sence to me. In laymans terms can someone give me a dosage guide...
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