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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-08-2016, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Kensho
DSM First Try

Trying my first DSM. You can't see from the crappy pix, but the Fissidens is really starting to come on on the wood.

Some die off, and getting brown on the tips of the leaves on the upper tier....
Forum: Plants   10-14-2016, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By Kensho
Moss to attach to large piece of driftwood

I am re-scaping my cube with a central large piece of driftwood I plan to attach moss to to cover fully. I plan on using the DSM to kick things off. My question is what moss attaches most readily...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-13-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,052
Posted By Kensho
mrfiock I agree - I am starting with LOW...

mrfiock I agree - I am starting with LOW everything (fertz, Light C02) and slowly bring tweak each. I am going to stay away from 'needy' flora and fauna this go round. I'll start 24/7 and see how...
Forum: Aquascaping   10-12-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Kensho
very nice

very nice
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-12-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,052
Posted By Kensho
I believe the surface area of my 21x21x21 cube...

I believe the surface area of my 21x21x21 cube would gas quite a bit of C02.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-10-2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,052
Posted By Kensho
I agree it would waste some C02, but over all my...

I agree it would waste some C02, but over all my will be more stable. Instead of blasting a high bbl count during lights-on, and zero while they are offs.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-08-2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,052
Posted By Kensho
C02 24/7?

In the past I have run my C02 for 2 hours before the lights come on and shut off with they go out. Is there a down side to just having the C02 (slower release rate) on 24/7?
Forum: Equipment   09-30-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By Kensho
Very interesting @MCambers - I wasn't aware of...

Very interesting @MCambers - I wasn't aware of the external pump on the Cobalt EXT.
I am a fan of modularity.
Forum: Equipment   09-30-2016, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By Kensho
new canister for my 36g cube

I have an old fluval that finally after 10 years died. Any suggestions for a 20x20x20 moderately planted tank canister?
Forum: Aquascaping   09-26-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By Kensho
restarting my 40 cube

I am ready to rebuild my cube! This time around I want to build up one corner (right rear) very high and have it slope down to the remaining three corners. What are some of my options to build up...
Forum: Lighting   05-28-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By Kensho
Now I just need to sell my 20 inch BML xp strip!

Now I just need to sell my 20 inch BML xp strip!
Forum: Lighting   05-26-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By Kensho
I used the Kessil calculator and it recommended 2...

I used the Kessil calculator and it recommended 2 150w for my tank. for a 20/20/20 seems like over kill.
thoughts?
Forum: Lighting   05-25-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By Kensho
just asking .....why wouldn't I go for two Finnex...

just asking .....why wouldn't I go for two Finnex Planted+ 24/7 Fully Automated Aquarium LED, Controller for $160 and have the same control?
Forum: Lighting   05-25-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By Kensho
I OK for $400 plus a mount plus a controller -...

I OK for $400 plus a mount plus a controller - convince me - why? (no really help me make the decision)

My BML XP is powerful enough, I'd just the to be able to push the reds , whil enot frying my...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-25-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,038
Posted By Kensho
damn!!!! that is on point! what are the...

damn!!!! that is on point! what are the demensions of the tank? I have the 40g cube.
Trying to rationalize the 400 for a 360w Kessil. plus mount plus controller over a other options.
Forum: Lighting   05-24-2016, 05:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By Kensho
cube or strips for 40g cube?

I am frustrated with my build my LED 20 high output strip (up for sale). since they no longer produce aquarium lighting I can't get a controller or a second strip so my options seem to be to start...
Forum: Algae   04-03-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,715
Posted By Kensho
Another H2O2 success story - no more BGA, and the...

Another H2O2 success story - no more BGA, and the water is crystal clear!!!
I think my issue is I had recently cycled new bio balls and the 50% change over may have been too much of a loss of 'good'...
Forum: Equipment   03-07-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,577
Posted By Kensho
Go man go!!! Which clipboard and manifold did you...

Go man go!!! Which clipboard and manifold did you go with
Forum: Algae   02-27-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By Kensho
yes - it isn't really attached

yes - it isn't really attached
Forum: Algae   02-27-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By Kensho
Is this Brown hair algae

The tank has been stable for the last month.
Injected C02, lights BMLED 8 hours with 3 hours of an Finnex 6700 in the evening to even out plant growth (the single LED doesn't hit the red of the...
Forum: Algae   01-17-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By Kensho
Yeah I give up - UV unit it is!!!

Yeah I give up - UV unit it is!!!
Forum: Algae   01-15-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By Kensho
My water is still greenish - tomorrow I'll run my...

My water is still greenish - tomorrow I'll run my lights @ 70% for 6 hours. Did another 50% water change yesterday that helped but I'll cut back to once every 2-3 days and only 20 %.

Adam which...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-13-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Kensho
ok so not a hefty percentage

ok so not a hefty percentage
Forum: Algae   01-12-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By Kensho
After 5 days of black out - it's about 50% better...

After 5 days of black out - it's about 50% better - I can almost see the other side of the tank now. Cleaned out all the dead plant material - mostly vals took it hardest. And did one 25% water...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-11-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Kensho
Who is using RO?

So I am at the point where I can consistently keep the tank going and the pants doing well. But it's a challenge, today my main 'Plant dude' at the LFS was saying the water in our town can vary...
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