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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-10-2017, 07:33 PM
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Posted By Woody0229
So i messed up and bought...

A canister filter that might be a little to large for my tank. I have a 40 breeder and i put a hydor canister on it that is rated for 75-120g. I know on the surface this seems over kill. But on my...
Forum: Substrate   04-08-2017, 02:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By Woody0229
Thanks for this. I have not done anything with...

Thanks for this. I have not done anything with dirt and have a high tech tank also. Do people not do E.I dosing with dirt (50% water changes)? Or do I just need to feel the chemistry out?


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Forum: Substrate   04-07-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By Woody0229
Awesome this makes me feel a little better....

Awesome this makes me feel a little better. Thanks for the response. How often should I water change?

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Forum: Substrate   04-07-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By Woody0229
I was under the impression that when the soil...

I was under the impression that when the soil breaks down this will cause ammonia to start spiking. I'll throw a good pinch of fish food in the tank when I'm home.

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Forum: Substrate   04-07-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By Woody0229
Dirt tank questions.

Hey set up my 4p breeder with dirt and eco complete cap. Everything went good here are a couple questions.

1. When should the ammonia start spiking tested this morning 2 days after set up and...
Forum: Equipment   02-21-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Woody0229
Wow so like if I was to use a inline diffuser...

Wow so like if I was to use a inline diffuser from GLA it would not have enough pressure to diffuse?

I appreciate all the feed back so far.

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Forum: Equipment   02-20-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Woody0229
Aquariumplants.com regulator

So my LFS has one of these in right now lightly used. I am struggling to find a ton of reviews on them. I'm guessing because they are rather expensive they just are not to popular. From what I have...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-08-2017, 05:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,345
Posted By Woody0229
A little explanation why? Sent from my...

A little explanation why?

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-07-2017, 01:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,345
Posted By Woody0229
I have seen in a few scapes on YouTube I think...

I have seen in a few scapes on YouTube I think that "green machine" in the u.k uses something similar to what you would use to line a garden some black plastic stuff. If I was not on mobile I would...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-06-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,345
Posted By Woody0229
You guys are all wonderful! Can't wait to get...

You guys are all wonderful! Can't wait to get this thing underway

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-06-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,345
Posted By Woody0229
Your biggest do's and don't when first doing a dirt tank!

As the title states what are your biggest mistakes when it comes to dirt tanks and also what's your best "pro tip" for a dirt tank.

My plan: I have had a 40 breeder laying around for some time and...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 175,553
Posted By Woody0229
Pelvicachromis taeniatus “Moliwe." Are these...

Pelvicachromis taeniatus “Moliwe." Are these coming from a local fish store or are you getting those from a breeder? Absolutely insane tank as always.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-15-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By Woody0229
I have not really looked into this being true but...

I have not really looked into this being true but this is just off my experience. I recently had a decent amount of hair and bb algae. I purchased 2 blue stiphodon gobys just because I thought they...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-12-2016, 03:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By Woody0229
I think your root feeding plants will struggle...

I think your root feeding plants will struggle with just play ground gravel. Play ground gravel is inert and will supply no food for your plants. Might be alright with stem plants but sword and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-12-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Woody0229
Our nations capital!

Hey planted tank folks! I just flew from WI to Washington D.C for work. I will have a little free time to do some sight seeing. I was wondering if there are any local fish stores in town that are...
Forum: Lighting   12-21-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By Woody0229
Finnex 24/7 hair algae issue.

Hey folks I currently have a 30 inch 24/7 light over my 29 gallon co2 injected 29g. I am having issues with hair algae. There a little on my plants but most is coming on the equipment. Wondering how...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-29-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,214
Posted By Woody0229
Do you use only r.o water and then adding baking...

Do you use only r.o water and then adding baking soda to raise the KH to your desired levels?

I'm going to test my tap when I get off work today. But I'm assuming the KH will be high. I might...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-29-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,214
Posted By Woody0229
So from all these comments my KH is just fine and...

So from all these comments my KH is just fine and the ph sounds irrelevant unless it's to low? Then I figure with co2 and 30 par my plants should be growing faster than they are? What would be a good...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-28-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,214
Posted By Woody0229
I have some crypts. Dwarf sag hygro sunset....

I have some crypts. Dwarf sag hygro sunset. Couple others that are slipping me right now.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-27-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,214
Posted By Woody0229
Thank you every one for all your comments that...

Thank you every one for all your comments that was great. If I were good at this whole forum thing I would quote you all but I'll try to hit all the questions here.

Okay stay with me here. So I do...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-27-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,214
Posted By Woody0229
Question Wrapping my head around KH and co2. Led light questions! Look!

Hello planted tank members! I come to you today with a Few questions regarding KH and GH testing and how to properly get both of these parameters in check and consistently stable. So I have had my...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-01-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,485
Posted By Woody0229
Can having to much co2 in the water column affect...

Can having to much co2 in the water column affect nutrient up take by the plants?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-24-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,485
Posted By Woody0229
Put the light up three or four inches. According...

Put the light up three or four inches. According to the lighting sticky i have around 60 PAR. Thanks for the light advice.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-22-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,485
Posted By Woody0229
I'll toss the light up a couple inches and see...

I'll toss the light up a couple inches and see how things look in a week. Thanks for your input!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-21-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,485
Posted By Woody0229
Well maybe I'll mess around and move the drop...

Well maybe I'll mess around and move the drop checker to different locations. The light I have is a 3 bulb fixture but I am only running two bulbs at most at any given time. So my par can't be more...
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