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Forum: Tank Journals 08-18-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 92
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Posted By MB2
Thanks misthumarc and tithra. ikuzo, ...

Thanks misthumarc and tithra.

ikuzo,
Thanks for the comments. I am glad you mentioned KCl. I used to use KCl for potassium dosing too until I ran out. Guess I will have to get my hand on KCl...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-17-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,101
Posted By MB2
Thank you, ChemGuyEthan. Emplanted, thanks...

Thank you, ChemGuyEthan.

Emplanted, thanks for the comments. Anubias was tied to DW using normal sewing thread. Since setup, I have not done any real trimming of the anubias. So, I would say it...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-16-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,101
Posted By MB2
L Soprano and AnotherHobb, thanks so much for the...

L Soprano and AnotherHobb, thanks so much for the kind words.

Primed88, thanks for looking. There are two species of crypt in the tank. C. wendtii, and C. undulata. The purple looking one is C....
Forum: Tank Journals 07-09-2014, 03:18 AM
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Views: 8,101
Posted By MB2
Thank you Aplomado and kwheeler for the comments....

Thank you Aplomado and kwheeler for the comments.

jfynyson, Scape-wise, not much changes since last set of pictures. The tank has been running a year now. It has transitioned into a mature...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-08-2014, 03:39 AM
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Views: 8,101
Posted By MB2
Thank you, sepehr! I received this comments more...

Thank you, sepehr! I received this comments more than once. Not very sure how it happens, but I believe relatively high PO4 is one of the important factor to keep anubias healthy and happy. My...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-08-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,101
Posted By MB2
Klibs, thanks for the kind words. And sorry if...

Klibs, thanks for the kind words. And sorry if this reply is too late. I use the Rex Griggs reactor to dissolve the CO2. The return line from the submerged pump in the sump is hooked to the inlet...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-24-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By MB2
Thank you both for the kind words. ...

Thank you both for the kind words.



Yes, I pulled all HC out from my 125G and used some for this nano setup.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By MB2
JBJ 6G cube

Tank just set up one day. It will be DSM. There are just HC and anubias in there, for now. HC are laid on to the rocks. Hopefully they will root over time.

Tank: JBJ nano 6G cube
Substrate:...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-07-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,851
Posted By MB2
Very beautiful tanks. First time I see both...

Very beautiful tanks. First time I see both tanks displaying side by side. Thank you. Very nice.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-06-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 20,933
Posted By MB2
Very beautiful and colorful tank, ua hua. Are...

Very beautiful and colorful tank, ua hua. Are those DW? They have a unique look!

Regarding filter leaks, if it was me, I would go for a bigger sump and don't have to touch the canister filter...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-02-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,101
Posted By MB2
Yeah, it has not been trimmed yet. I set up the...

Yeah, it has not been trimmed yet. I set up the tank with many large clumps of anubias to begin with.


I dose dry ferts NPK and plantex CSM/B for micro nutrients but very light. However, I...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-01-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,101
Posted By MB2
Thank you, lamiskool.

Thank you, lamiskool.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-01-2014, 03:53 AM
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Views: 8,101
Posted By MB2
Thanks ua hua. Agree with you, HC is gone. L....

Thanks ua hua. Agree with you, HC is gone. L. brevipes is ready for a trim this wkend.



Me too! And it is behind the larger anubias clump in front of it. A direct FTS won't show it. That...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-31-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,101
Posted By MB2
Pictures update: HC carpet is gone

Spent time past few weekends removing all HC. It is a beautiful carpet plant, but takes too much time to maintain to stay nice for a large tank. The ground cover plants are now just marselia minuta...
Forum: Algae 03-10-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By MB2
Algae ID? It is only on DW

Could some one please help identify this algae?

Judging from plants growth, I would say the tank environment is very healthy, with lush plant growth and happy active fish. The water is crystal...
Forum: Lighting 03-08-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By MB2
I don't have the XB series but I do have the...

I don't have the XB series but I do have the regular version of BML light. My tank is also 20" tall, but 24" width so I use two BML fixtures to get more even coverage front to back of my tank. I...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-08-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,747
Posted By MB2
Beautiful tank. So much growth in only a short...

Beautiful tank. So much growth in only a short time. More pictures, please.
Forum: Substrate 03-01-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By MB2
The nutrients do leach out into the water column....

The nutrients do leach out into the water column.

My tank also use MGOCPM as subtracted and capped by sand. I dose very lightly.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-19-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,101
Posted By MB2
Thank you Jeff9922 and dewalltheway for the kind...

Thank you Jeff9922 and dewalltheway for the kind words.

Thank you, Joshua and I couldn't agree with you more about the light, ferts, CO2 you said. I dose only once or twice a week using the 1/8...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-18-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,101
Posted By MB2
Thank you Miso44. Thank you so much for...

Thank you Miso44.

Thank you so much for the compliment, angelsword. With knowledge and persistence, we all get to where we wanted to.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-18-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,101
Posted By MB2
Thank you Mark Allred and Austin.b. Thank...

Thank you Mark Allred and Austin.b.

Thank you, Phil. I have no doubt you will soon change your heart once your behemoth Dutch tank all filled in.

Thanh
Forum: Tank Journals 02-17-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 104,322
Posted By MB2
Amazing tank

Amazing tank
Forum: Tank Journals 02-17-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,101
Posted By MB2
Thank you everyone for checking/posting in this...

Thank you everyone for checking/posting in this thread. Here are more pictures I just took today. The rotala plants on the right hand side have regrown nicely and densely after a heavy trim. The...
Forum: Ponds 02-16-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,466
Posted By MB2
Wow, thanks KenP and Mark Allred for showing your...

Wow, thanks KenP and Mark Allred for showing your ponds full of snow. The cat seems like seeing something that aroused her curiosity.
Forum: Lighting 02-16-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By MB2
I do, one 90 degree, one 75 degree. And my tank...

I do, one 90 degree, one 75 degree. And my tank is 24" front to back. I sit them on the tank with the tank mount. I aim the back unit slightly toward the back. I find two units are just enough to...
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