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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-14-2013, 01:32 AM
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Posted By darkoon
very safe as long as you dont dump huge amount...

very safe as long as you dont dump huge amount into the tank.

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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-21-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By darkoon
get a copy of your local water report. if you...

get a copy of your local water report. if you already have enough in your tap water, you don't need to add any.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-10-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 40,138
Posted By darkoon
none taken. i also figured fish waste and...

none taken. i also figured fish waste and uneaten food would be another source of N in your tank. Since you dose similar amount of K to N, and there is no other natural source to supplement it, it...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-09-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 40,138
Posted By darkoon
not trying to copy the set up, every tank is...

not trying to copy the set up, every tank is different. but trying to understand what environment brings the redness in the plants. i have heard low N, high light, or extra Fe. apparently you have...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-09-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 40,138
Posted By darkoon
when you say more p than n, is it more in terms...

when you say more p than n, is it more in terms of ppm? and how much roughly do you dose for each?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-19-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 18,992
Posted By darkoon
Happi, i recall you had color issue with L...

Happi, i recall you had color issue with L aromatica in the past before this dosing regime, did this solve the problem for you?
Forum: Plants 06-27-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,476
Posted By darkoon
without co2, higher lighting might not do you any...

without co2, higher lighting might not do you any good. always invest in co2 before lighting.
Forum: Plants 06-24-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By darkoon
72g bowl front, i think it is 24" ...

72g bowl front, i think it is 24"
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Forum: Plants 06-23-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By darkoon
I grow them under 2x32w T8 with reflector in 72g....

I grow them under 2x32w T8 with reflector in 72g.

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Forum: Algae 06-18-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By darkoon
+1, UV light is the best way to go with green...

+1, UV light is the best way to go with green water.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-03-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By darkoon
lol, it clearly states "Tom Barr's GH booster...

lol, it clearly states "Tom Barr's GH booster formula:"
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-08-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,774
Posted By darkoon
either CO2 or Potassium deficiency, and keep in...

either CO2 or Potassium deficiency, and keep in mind that the old leaves are not going to improve after you increase your dosage, just keep an eye on the new leaves.
Forum: Lighting 01-19-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By darkoon
+1, i have 64w T8 over my 72g, HC grows just fine.

+1, i have 64w T8 over my 72g, HC grows just fine.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-15-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,116
Posted By darkoon
did this just happen after your cut back your...

did this just happen after your cut back your ferts? if so, up your ferting to the way it was to see if it fixes the issue.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-15-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,116
Posted By darkoon
did you mean 5ppm of NO3 or N? and 0.5ppm of P or...

did you mean 5ppm of NO3 or N? and 0.5ppm of P or PO4?
i also had plant melting issue not long ago after I changed the substrate, at certain spots some plants just melted, but some did just fine at...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-14-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,116
Posted By darkoon
how exactly are you dosing right now, and what's...

how exactly are you dosing right now, and what's your setup?
Forum: Plants 12-11-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,661
Posted By darkoon
i use glass diffusers, co2 requirement for this...

i use glass diffusers, co2 requirement for this type of "low light" setup is low too.
Forum: Plants 12-01-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,661
Posted By darkoon
i dose minimum fert, probably 3-4 ppm of NO3, 0.1...

i dose minimum fert, probably 3-4 ppm of NO3, 0.1 PO4, 10 ppm of K, 0.2 g of CSM+B 0.1ppm of Fe whenver I remember to, per week. I used to do water change every week, i am now trying to see how...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-01-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,116
Posted By darkoon
hmmm.. didn't know downoi likes hard water, they...

hmmm.. didn't know downoi likes hard water, they seem to thrive in my soft water tank.
Forum: Plants 12-01-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,661
Posted By darkoon
one of the keys to use the right bulb, i find 32w...

one of the keys to use the right bulb, i find 32w 6500k Phillips sold at HD works pretty well.
i don't think substrate will make day and night difference. 4xT8 might be too much light if you're not...
Forum: Plants 12-01-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,661
Posted By darkoon
Yes, you can see that home depot workshop light...

Yes, you can see that home depot workshop light sitting on the top
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-30-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By darkoon
your local water report doesn't really give you...

your local water report doesn't really give you any information on what's in the water. the alternative is if you have any Ca test kit, you can then measure how many ppm of Ca in the water, then...
Forum: Plants 11-30-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,661
Posted By darkoon
i think my setup is still considered as high...

i think my setup is still considered as high tech, just not high light.
the previous tank was picture by a real camera with flash. here is another tank, taken by my phone camera no flash, looks a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-29-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By darkoon
nitrites of 5 will definitely kill your fish. ...

nitrites of 5 will definitely kill your fish. you have to wait until amonia and nitrite become 0 before adding any fish.
if you pused osmocoate deep enough into the substrate, they should not...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-29-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By darkoon
too much light for a new tank, cut it to half,...

too much light for a new tank, cut it to half, wait until all plants to settle in and start growing, then increase the light if needed, and CO2 too.
get a copy of water report from your local DEP to...
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