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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-11-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By nilocg
With a low light, no co2 tank you could probably...

With a low light, no co2 tank you could probably get away with less than daily, but with a heavily planted tank you will probably want to do it more than 1x per week. BTW, you will likely run into...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-11-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By nilocg
If you are following the pps guidelines I believe...

If you are following the pps guidelines I believe that they suggest dosing 7 days a week.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-11-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By nilocg
Can you just get a 5 gallon bucket and mix up 5...

Can you just get a 5 gallon bucket and mix up 5 gallons worth and store the rest until you need it?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-11-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By nilocg
From the picture it really looks more like a...

From the picture it really looks more like a precipitate than mold, but if its fluffy I doubt it. Take some out. If its a solid its likely a precipitate. Either way its highly unlikely to cause...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-11-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By nilocg
As said above you can mix the macros(npk)...

As said above you can mix the macros(npk) together and the trace and iron together but dont mix the trace and iron with the NPK.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-06-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By nilocg
Once dosed in the tank it would be so dilute I...

Once dosed in the tank it would be so dilute I dont think it would be an issue.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-06-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By nilocg
Can you actually get 85 grams of CSM+B to...

Can you actually get 85 grams of CSM+B to dissolve in 500ml of water? If so what is your process?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-05-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By nilocg
Which micros are you mixing? If you are mixing...

Which micros are you mixing? If you are mixing k2so4, kh2po4 and kno3 at the full suggested amounts from one of the calculators you will likely have an issue due to too much K.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-31-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By nilocg
Get it from oblongshrimp...

Get it from oblongshrimp (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/member.php?u=8733), great guy to deal with and very fast shipping.
Forum: Plants 07-29-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By nilocg
Ya that looks like it, thanks.

Ya that looks like it, thanks.
Forum: Plants 07-29-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By nilocg
Emersed ID please

Can some help me ID'ing this pant please:
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/29/ryte9yne.jpg
Forum: DIY 05-19-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By nilocg
Do you have the co2 entering the top of the...

Do you have the co2 entering the top of the reactor and then the flow going from the top to the bottom? Also as said above if you havent had it running long it could be air still trapped inside.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-15-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By nilocg
Even though the water is cloudy I thought it was...

Even though the water is cloudy I thought it was a cool picture of them feeding on my bell pepper and carrot blend.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/15/e5amu4ar.jpg
Forum: Substrate 05-07-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By nilocg
With anubias and java ferns you will probably be...

With anubias and java ferns you will probably be good for a very long time(years maybe)
Forum: Substrate 05-06-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By nilocg
I would say at least 3 months, probably longer in...

I would say at least 3 months, probably longer in a low light non co2 tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-02-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By nilocg
I agree, personally if someone wants to 'steal' a...

I agree, personally if someone wants to 'steal' a picture I have taken go for it. But to each their own.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-29-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By nilocg
I dont see why you want your nitrates to be zero,...

I dont see why you want your nitrates to be zero, if they ever get to zero then your plants could show deficiencies, this is the reason you add it back with kno3.

You will never get to 0 if you...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-21-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By nilocg
You will have troubles mixing the kh2po4 and the...

You will have troubles mixing the kh2po4 and the micros. The iron in the micros and the phosphates in the kh2po4 will form an insoluble precipitate.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-16-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By nilocg
If it is a mold or fungus it wont hurting...

If it is a mold or fungus it wont hurting anything in your tank.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-11-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By nilocg
With a tank your sized dry ferts are definitely...

With a tank your sized dry ferts are definitely going to be the way to go. They wont be any better than liquid ferts just much more economical in the long run.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-08-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By nilocg
Without co2 you can dose 1/3-1/2 the normal...

Without co2 you can dose 1/3-1/2 the normal amounts.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-03-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By nilocg
Exclamation Question about CaCl2*2h2o

Can someone help with with figuring out the PPM Calcium and dGH with the following:

Adding 210grams CaCl2*2h2o into 500ml RO. Then dosing 1ml into 1 gallon.

What will the resulting PPM of...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-03-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By nilocg
Either is perfectly fine. Dumping the dry ferts...

Either is perfectly fine. Dumping the dry ferts directly into the tank will not harm anything.
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By nilocg
Probably a cerges or rex griggs style reactor,...

Probably a cerges or rex griggs style reactor, there are several build threads in the DIY section.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By nilocg
Im not sure what shipping is up in Canada but $17...

Im not sure what shipping is up in Canada but $17 seems like a lot of money, people sell dry ferts here for $2.50 to ~$5 per pound of fertilizer plus shipping.
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