The Planted Tank Forum - Search Results
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 67
Search took 0.16 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: jastormont
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-28-2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,514
Posted By jastormont
RO Water

Hi all,

I have a 180 Gallon planted tank with Discus.

I have just purchased a RO unit in the hope of helping me to get good pure water in the tank to help prevent Alage and give good water for...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-13-2006, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,309
Posted By jastormont
It really depends on what you are keeping. Plants...

It really depends on what you are keeping. Plants are just like fish and some like hotter temps while others do not. I live in Australia and it gets quite hot here in summer, and I have actually lost...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-13-2006, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By jastormont
Actually I have not. Thanks for this. It...

Actually I have not.

Thanks for this. It looks like a really good read. :)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-12-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By jastormont
How to work out firtz?

Hi all,

Well after lots of drama I have turned the corner with my 6 foot tank. Plants are now growing like mad and CO2 system working well. I have a problem now and that is with Hair alge (Alge in...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-12-2006, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By jastormont
You can buy water clear bags that you can put in...

You can buy water clear bags that you can put in your filter. I got one of these and it worked a treat. I have been told that Peat Moss can help and I think this pight of been in that clean bag as...
Forum: Lighting 04-10-2006, 03:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,347
Posted By jastormont
Thanks for that!

Thanks for that!
Forum: Lighting 04-06-2006, 10:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,347
Posted By jastormont
I thought I would try and get this thread going...

I thought I would try and get this thread going again to ask Pjan for some updates. :)

The tank was looking pritty speacial I thought and I was wondering how the light system is going as well?
Forum: Lighting 04-05-2006, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By jastormont
OK. Let us know what you get. :)

OK.

Let us know what you get. :)
Forum: Lighting 04-05-2006, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By jastormont
Have you found out yet?

Have you found out yet?
Forum: Lighting 04-05-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By jastormont
I do not think it will be too bad at all if the...

I do not think it will be too bad at all if the light is not intense. I turn my lights off at about 9 pm each night, but we have other light in the house on for about another 2 hours after this what...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-04-2006, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By jastormont
Ok I have got a fix. I do not under stand...

Ok I have got a fix.

I do not under stand this but if I use my garden hose out the front it has no Nitrate what so ever compared to the tap in the house. I have used this with a 25% water change...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-04-2006, 10:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 37,693
Posted By jastormont
I think we need another update! :) I love...

I think we need another update! :)

I love your Discus!

I keep Discus and I can trully appricate yours. The colour combo's you have are quite hard to find if not impossible here in Australia.
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-03-2006, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By jastormont
Ok I went to my LFS and found a few things out...

Ok I went to my LFS and found a few things out what might make sense.

He told me that with PH probs they can have a tendancy he find to read lower then what the PH actually is if there is quite a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-02-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By jastormont
Ok. I did have quite blue bulbs with my...

Ok.

I did have quite blue bulbs with my AquaOne light fitting. They where meant to be 10,000K but I think they where more like 20,000K. I have been replacing the bulbs and this has helped.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-02-2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By jastormont
Nitrate in tap water

Hi all,

I am having troubles with having Nitrate in my actuall tap water!

I have noticed for a while that no matter how many water chages I did I allways had Nitrate in my tank. So I decided to...
Forum: Lighting 04-02-2006, 09:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,527
Posted By jastormont
Gee all I can say is that over in the states you...

Gee all I can say is that over in the states you guys get lighting much cheaper then us here in Australia.

I had to pay $1100.00 on AquaOne fixture and that was cheap for here! A better example of...
Forum: Lighting 04-02-2006, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By jastormont
Hi, You should be able to get them here if...

Hi,

You should be able to get them here if you order them. I know of a few electrical whole salers that get in GE bulbs. See if you can order them in through a place like Ideal Electrical or...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-02-2006, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By jastormont
Cut back on your lights and see how that goes....

Cut back on your lights and see how that goes. Maybe only give them 8 hours or so a day. Other then that go no lights for a day or 2. I also fond that when I have setup a new tank it can take quite a...
Forum: Lighting 04-02-2006, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By jastormont
I have a 180 Gallon 6 Foot tank and I was looking...

I have a 180 Gallon 6 Foot tank and I was looking at going with only 2 M/H for it. After talking to the guys on here they all recommended 3 m/h as a M/h light gives you roughly a 2sq foot coverage....
Forum: Lighting 03-31-2006, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By jastormont
Well this is the actuall bulb I got. ...

Well this is the actuall bulb I got.
...
Forum: Lighting 03-31-2006, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By jastormont
4200K M/H Bulb!

I was wondering what you all thought of using Osram 150W 4200K M/H Bulbs?

I just bought one to try for only Aus $20.00 what is very cheap here compared to the usual $100.00 we have to pay for...
Forum: Lighting 03-31-2006, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By jastormont
Does anyone know of a good Osram electronic...

Does anyone know of a good Osram electronic ballist for T5's?
Forum: Lighting 03-26-2006, 04:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By jastormont
I have a 3 foot 21Watt version of these bulbs...

I have a 3 foot 21Watt version of these bulbs that I too would like to know what gus has asked.
Forum: Lighting 01-27-2006, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By jastormont
I think that one M/H will not be enough (unless...

I think that one M/H will not be enough (unless prehaps if you planted low light plants at the end of each side of the tank), M/H will cover a 2foot square area with there actuall light output. I...
Forum: Lighting 01-24-2006, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By jastormont
Just had a look at you tank in the Picture area...

Just had a look at you tank in the Picture area and I must say I like your tank. Your groth to me seems to be crazy (and good) compared to what I experiance. I think I am missing one thing as I have...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 67

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:53 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012