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Forum: Substrate 04-07-2004, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By luketrot
I setup a Cichlid tank (not planted) with sand,...

I setup a Cichlid tank (not planted) with sand, its been a nightmare.. My cicklids keep playing in it causing a dust ball that has never dissipated. The tank has been setup for 4 days now with the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2004, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By luketrot
This is great information, I understand how KH...

This is great information, I understand how KH and PH are related. I guess I will have to slowly up the PH where I have established fish in the tank.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2004, 05:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By luketrot
yeah wasn't paying attention.. Its less then 1.. ...

yeah wasn't paying attention.. Its less then 1.. Basically the color was suppost to change from blue to yellow, and it just went directly to yellow. The book said that meens its less then 1.
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2004, 04:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By luketrot
The kit is made by tetra.. ...

The kit is made by tetra..

http://www.bigalsonline.com/catalog/product.xml?product_id=19617&category_id=3111&pcid1=3233

I tested my tap water, the kit said that was 6.0
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2004, 04:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By luketrot
Substrait on my 55 is walmart gravel, decorations...

Substrait on my 55 is walmart gravel, decorations are plastic based. The 55 Gallon has been established for over a year. I only use Aquasafe by tetra to neutralize chlorine.. Could that lower the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2004, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By luketrot
My tap water is 6.0..... Arg, this is...

My tap water is 6.0..... Arg, this is frustrating... What is lowering my PH in the tank??
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2004, 03:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By luketrot
I just recv my first test kit and am shocked by...

I just recv my first test kit and am shocked by the PH results.... On both my tanks I'm running a 5.0 PH... Any idea how I can increase my PH values? I want to start a planted tank, and would like...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2004, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,312
Posted By luketrot
I was planning on using this guy as a bubble...

I was planning on using this guy as a bubble counter and diffuser. Not sure about the needle valve, probibly somthing from Homedepot??

**Whoops forgot the link **
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Forum: Equipment 02-26-2004, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,312
Posted By luketrot
I can locally buy a 5lbs tank for 70ish range. ...

I can locally buy a 5lbs tank for 70ish range. What do you guys think of this regulator??


http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=47259
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2004, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,312
Posted By luketrot
I would like to avoid spending 70 bucks on a tank...

I would like to avoid spending 70 bucks on a tank and 50 bucks+++ on a regulator, any online options for me???

I checked into renting, but they want 10 bucks a month plus a deposit of 50.. w/o...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-25-2004, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By luketrot
Start Right takes the chlorine out of the water...

Start Right takes the chlorine out of the water when you are performing water changes. I use to have Mollies so I got in the habbet of adding salt to my water. I have found my fish are healthier...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-25-2004, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By luketrot
Do you have to worry about your fish being...

Do you have to worry about your fish being deprived of O2 during the first few weeks? Or will the plants be enough to keep the fish healty?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-25-2004, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By luketrot
I have city water, I use Start Right during water...

I have city water, I use Start Right during water changes and add a touch of salt for flavor..
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-25-2004, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By luketrot
Would this little guy work? ...

Would this little guy work?
http://www.bigalsonline.com/search/?collection=sitebuilder%2Fcatalog3-1&keywords1=c02

ammo 0, nitrites 0, nitrates <20, ph 7.1, gh 75, kh 120

Capitol of Nebraska is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-25-2004, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By luketrot
Can I do a heavy planted tank with this light? ...

Can I do a heavy planted tank with this light? Or are my options still limited?

Any suggestions on a cheap effective CO2 device? At what point should I worry about my fish being deprived of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-25-2004, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By luketrot
I have a 30 Gallon tank, 36" 1x96W Coralife...

I have a 30 Gallon tank, 36" 1x96W Coralife light, and plan on starting my first Planted tank. I would like to have a grass carpet with some basic plants as well. (not exactly sure on what type of...
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