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Forum: Tank Journals Yesterday, 02:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,155
Posted By jeffdenney
Progress will b slow. But im pumped about this...

Progress will b slow. But im pumped about this tank.. ambitious and broke and school starts back up soon lol
Forum: Tank Journals 07-30-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,155
Posted By jeffdenney
Been working at a new job, been super busy.. I...

Been working at a new job, been super busy.. I did get a ro/di water system for my bday and will hopefully be setting up a 55gal reservoir in the basement this weekend....
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 06-01-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,865
Posted By jeffdenney
I wondered why u werent a mod. I see u...

I wondered why u werent a mod. I see u contributing useful knowledge on SO many threads.. welcome back. U deserve it.

And thanks also.. ive recieved lots of feedback myself from u.
Forum: Algae 05-27-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By jeffdenney
Well I have some findings to report. Not that...

Well I have some findings to report. Not that anybody else is reading this tho. Lol

I calibrated my phosphate test kit. Its accurate enough for me... and all that water mixing is a pain. Lol
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Forum: Algae 05-25-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By jeffdenney
Im going to get a gallon of distilled water today...

Im going to get a gallon of distilled water today to calibrate my phosphate test kit. Im thinking maybe my kh2po4 dosing may b high or low. Not sure yet.

Does decaying algae and plant matter...
Forum: Algae 05-25-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By jeffdenney
I wouldnt add otos until the cycle is complete....

I wouldnt add otos until the cycle is complete. Ive heard they r pretty fragile fish. Mine have held up surprisingly well, but I never have fish die. Wish that luck would carry over to my plants. Lol
Forum: Algae 05-25-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By jeffdenney
Looks to be the same stuff on the plants.. ur...

Looks to be the same stuff on the plants.. ur inlet pipe looks like gda or gsa to me.

Im thinking mine is diatoms also.. gonna increase my kh2po4 dosing. Im at 2ppm according to my un calibrated...
Forum: Algae 05-25-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By jeffdenney
The first pic of the alternanthera reinecki.. the...

The first pic of the alternanthera reinecki.. the top leaves r red. Next node down the leaves r all brown and greenish. Thats the algae. Those leaves used to b red. Lol

I can scrub it off but the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-24-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By jeffdenney
My 30" deep 220. Super pita lol. I have to take...

My 30" deep 220. Super pita lol. I have to take my shirt off. Tried cutoff shirt and my chest gets soaked.. so its no shirt when planting. Most of the time my nose Is touching the water . Im 5 10"....
Forum: Algae 05-22-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By jeffdenney
Im wondering if its my ferts too. I dose ei and...

Im wondering if its my ferts too. I dose ei and have been trying to scale back but I use all my nitrates I add every week so I dont want to cut kno3.. I dose to 20ppm and by water change its around...
Forum: Algae 05-22-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By jeffdenney
What algae is this?

It grows on every plant I have except cambomba. And I think the cambomba just grows to fast for it to take hold.

Heres some pics.
Alternanthera reinecki...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-22-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,155
Posted By jeffdenney
Ive seen them get along many times in the other...

Ive seen them get along many times in the other tank. Never saw any fighting. They r slowly getting better so im thinking what u say is right about the pecking order. I will still prolly try to move...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-21-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,155
Posted By jeffdenney
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/22/arahujy6.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/22/arahujy6.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/22/a8yhygu9.jpg

Water is always cloudy. I have a raphael catfish anf hr is always kicking up the sand.. hopefully...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-20-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,155
Posted By jeffdenney
Nothing much is happening.. plants r growing a...

Nothing much is happening.. plants r growing a little.. smaller leaves and much less stringy than in my high tech tank..

had a very small cycle. I think because I used some media from my already...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-16-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,067
Posted By jeffdenney
I have a couch in front of my 220... I just...

I have a couch in front of my 220... I just started stocking so ive been wayching a lot lately.. making sure everyone is happy.. also been checking params a lot, but mostly wayching.

My...
Forum: Plants 05-15-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By jeffdenney
Well sounds like u got about much co2 as ur gonna...

Well sounds like u got about much co2 as ur gonna get... if your drop checker is lime green or more yellow.. check your numbers on a ph/kh chart and thats really all I can think to do.. maybe your...
Forum: Plants 05-15-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By jeffdenney
Yes it will off gas some. But having a higher...

Yes it will off gas some. But having a higher oxygen level will allow u to turn up the co2 more than just the amount u r off gassing... your fish will b able to withstand a higher concentration. ......
Forum: Algae 05-15-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By jeffdenney
I actually think the black silicone looks nice...

I actually think the black silicone looks nice and clean too. I saw a tank one time that almost looked like the glass had a tint also.. but it was clear.. weird.. with black silicone..

Ill def...
Forum: Algae 05-15-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By jeffdenney
Bump.. never figured this out myself..udually I...

Bump.. never figured this out myself..udually I just scrub it with s scrubby sponge.. gotta b an easier way tho..
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-14-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By jeffdenney
Ive been dosing ei for over a year woth my...

Ive been dosing ei for over a year woth my axolotl.. also run a diy led with pretty high par. And co2 cranked way up.. have also dosed excell multiple times..

Maybe I just have a tough little...
Forum: Plants 05-14-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By jeffdenney
Add more surface agitation. . Or aerate the water...

Add more surface agitation. . Or aerate the water somehow. Bubble wand or whatever... this should allow u too use higher co2..

The way I understand it.. the co2 in the water doesnt remove the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-14-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By jeffdenney
Ditto... my 220gal stand Is only 24".. but the...

Ditto... my 220gal stand Is only 24".. but the tank is 30" tall so I still need a stool to get to the substrate... basically swimming..

I have a couch in front of it so it ends up being about...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-14-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,576
Posted By jeffdenney
Im sure its been asked but is there any fish in...

Im sure its been asked but is there any fish in that tank??

Im currently reducing my ei dosing to settle some last algae issues im having... learned so much from tom words of wisdom..lol
Forum: Plants 05-11-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By jeffdenney
Ok thanks they def need a trim. Tank is all kinds...

Ok thanks they def need a trim. Tank is all kinds of crazy right now.
Forum: Plants 05-11-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By jeffdenney
Stretching for light?

I keep having algae issues so I had been cutting my lights down farther and farther until I knew it was just too low.. 55ish par.. right now I have it back up to 80ish at substrate.... plants r doing...
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