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Forum: Equipment   06-27-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
  co2
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Posted By kilich
co2

how long should the co2 be on? only for the time the main light is on?

also the co2 diffuser is suppose to have tons of bubbles coming out and have them floating around? the tank as a moderate...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-22-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By kilich
ph and hardness

i know ph is suppose to be around 7.

what is carbonate hardness and total hardness suppose to be at??

What is a cost effective way to lower / raise ph?

what is a cost effective way to lower...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-04-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,816
Posted By kilich
I like the update it looks great

I like the update it looks great
Forum: Lighting   06-01-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By kilich
I have Bulbs that i think i could switch out for...

I have Bulbs that i think i could switch out for 10ks, I was talking about it with my LFS guy.

Eventually i want to do this, however I do not have the funding for new bulbs just yet.

How much...
Forum: Lighting   06-01-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By kilich
7 wpg...

So i was in the salt water world, now, I transitioned my way into the planted tank.

I am stuck with this metal halide 170 watt light for my 26 gallon tank. I am still in the process of setting up...
Forum: Substrate   05-28-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By kilich
cool, where is a good cheap spot to get lava...

cool, where is a good cheap spot to get lava rubble?
Forum: Substrate   05-28-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By kilich
Home made Power Sand

Let me throw this at you:

Pummice Stone or Lava rock
Bacter100 dosage however much
tons of Peat moss

in substitution of power moneygrubbing sand.

It would probably be 100-120$ less money.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-27-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,816
Posted By kilich
The layout is a bit symmetrical for me..

The layout is a bit symmetrical for me..
Forum: Substrate   05-27-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By kilich
Thanks for the info friend! I saw the price...

Thanks for the info friend!

I saw the price of the power sand and was astonished! I couldn't believe what my eyes were telling me.

Osmocote safe for fish tanks? Could I get a rubble similar to...
Forum: Substrate   05-27-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By kilich
I want to do shrimp and some tetras I think, are...

I want to do shrimp and some tetras I think, are fish and shrimp mixed tanks possible?

I plan on running some co2 also.
Forum: Substrate   05-27-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By kilich
are additives like penac needed? or can i just...

are additives like penac needed? or can i just get by with flourish tabs and liquid? They cannot be added after the substrate??

would you strongly recommend additives to the substrate? I know t...
Forum: Substrate   05-27-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By kilich
setup of the substrate

When you set up the substrate can you put whatever soil you use in with water already in the tank?

Or is it optimal to add the substrate and whatever additives then add the water? If you do it...
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