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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-27-2016, 11:14 PM
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Posted By synaethetic
I have read the recent topics in regards to...

I have read the recent topics in regards to toxicity and i was very curious if thats what i was encountering. When I dosed EI i would use csm+b, dosing it as a mixed solution. I do admit i was...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-27-2016, 10:49 PM
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Posted By synaethetic
Yet another deficiency topic -

I have been struggling with some of my stem plants. In particular my problem is with my rotala indic 'colorata'. In the past i have had lush bushes of this plant but in my current setup it seems to...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-15-2016, 03:41 PM
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Posted By synaethetic
Awesome set up. Quad t5 really does a great job...

Awesome set up. Quad t5 really does a great job bringing out the beauty of plants.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-06-2016, 07:26 PM
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Posted By synaethetic
It seemed to have started growing less well when...

It seemed to have started growing less well when the rotala green hedges got larger. They likely were shading the hc when the lights were still resting on top of the tank. Recently the rotala...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-06-2016, 04:17 AM
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Posted By synaethetic
Got the lights raised up a little higher with the...

Got the lights raised up a little higher with the addition of a custom built rack for them to rest on. The deficiencies I was seeing were likely micro and iron toxicity issues. I've backed off on...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-18-2015, 05:59 PM
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Posted By synaethetic
Still dealing with ongoing deficiancies with my...

Still dealing with ongoing deficiancies with my rotalas. I will have 75% new healthy growth and the rest will be stunted with tiny leafs being produced. I have built a diy c02 reator to put inline...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-24-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By synaethetic
That does help, thank you for the precise answer,...

That does help, thank you for the precise answer, Mot!


Thanks! yes I would really like to propogate the red rotala macrandra mini, but i find it difficult to grow and keep satisfied. If...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-23-2015, 09:51 PM
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Posted By synaethetic
could someone explain to me how to alter your...

could someone explain to me how to alter your posts, or delete them? Whenever i try to edit my posts it says an error has occured. Very annoying. Also, does anyone know how to post images from...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-23-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By synaethetic
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/614/22889830189_263...

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Forum: Tank Journals   11-23-2015, 09:36 PM
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Posted By synaethetic
<a data-flickr-embed="true" ...

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Forum: Tank Journals   10-21-2015, 01:14 AM
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Posted By synaethetic
I enjoyed the first scape as well. If I was...

I enjoyed the first scape as well. If I was going only HC throughout the whole tank I think I would have kept it that way, or maybe with some Anubis or hairgrass in the back. But I needed more room...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-20-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By synaethetic
Yeah, the rocks in the my last image are still...

Yeah, the rocks in the my last image are still alage covered. Not to mention my dangly hc carpet, once it sends out new runners I'll trim it close to the substrate. Too worried about uprooting...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-20-2015, 04:26 PM
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Views: 3,749
Posted By synaethetic
Thanks Alex! Solid advice, the hydrocoytle is a...

Thanks Alex! Solid advice, the hydrocoytle is a weed and can be severely trimmed back without much harm. I mainly want the hc to grow between the rocks on the right, at the moment they're over...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-19-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By synaethetic
There only five stones now, three on the left and...

There only five stones now, three on the left and two on the right. I personally like the hardscape as it now, although I know the plants are somewhat taking over them. Once the HC starts spreading...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-19-2015, 06:39 AM
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Posted By synaethetic
Used an h2o2 solution by spraying onto the plants...

Used an h2o2 solution by spraying onto the plants during a water change today. Hit the glass and lily pipes with it, made a big difference on the rock.
Forum: Tank Journals   10-18-2015, 04:36 AM
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Posted By synaethetic
Here it is on the 13th

Here it is on the 13th
Forum: Tank Journals   10-18-2015, 04:34 AM
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Posted By synaethetic
Having trouble getting my HC to carpet. I think...

Having trouble getting my HC to carpet. I think it had to do with a lack of light intensity from the planted+ 24/7's auto feature. I switched it to an eight hour photo period with a constant high...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-25-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,749
Posted By synaethetic
Thank you Dantrasy. Big fan of your scape, I see...

Thank you Dantrasy. Big fan of your scape, I see images of your tank spread around Instagram all the time. I see what you mean with it being distracting, and through much visualization I see that...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-25-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,749
Posted By synaethetic
Tank has been doing well but I'm combating some...

Tank has been doing well but I'm combating some nasty blue green algae... It's only growing in some low flowing area of the tank. My ottos do eat it which is weird as everywhere online says nothing...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-08-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By synaethetic
Love the scape. Looks really good, I enjoy the...

Love the scape. Looks really good, I enjoy the sand and the centered position of rock and plants.
Forum: Tank Journals   09-07-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,749
Posted By synaethetic
Uh oh! Images from my last post never showed up. ...

Uh oh! Images from my last post never showed up. The tank has been filled and planted for one week now and it is growing great. Using Ada ferts and keeping the co2 well saturated. There are some...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-02-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,749
Posted By synaethetic
I've made progress on this tank. It was filled...

I've made progress on this tank. It was filled and planted on Sunday afternoon. The plant species I am using are:
Rotala sp. Green
Rotala sp. H'ra
D. Diandra
Rotala macrandra sp. Mini...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-24-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,749
Posted By synaethetic
45p - Blue Ridge - seiryu iwagumi

Greeting everyone.
It's been a while since I have been active here. I recently began setting up an ADA 45P, typical seiryu iwagumi. Currently the tank is in dsm and will be flooded in a few weeks...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-29-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,661
Posted By synaethetic
Thats going to grow in very fast. Sleek set up.

Thats going to grow in very fast. Sleek set up.
Forum: Tank Journals   12-27-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 58,481
Posted By synaethetic
Great looking hardscape! Digging the height of...

Great looking hardscape! Digging the height of the rocks.
Do you still use the same bulb combo listed on page one?
Planning on adding sand to the front??
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