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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-15-2013, 05:33 AM
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Posted By Tetrameck
Me and i have this many tanks....

Me and i have this many tanks....
Forum: Equipment   03-15-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,359
Posted By Tetrameck
Get a koralia 240. If it isn't engough, then get...

Get a koralia 240. If it isn't engough, then get a second.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-15-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,172
Posted By Tetrameck
Gorgeous tank. Loved the video. Everything...

Gorgeous tank. Loved the video. Everything already looks crazy nice, so i can't wait to see this tank after another month. Bravo! :proud:
Forum: Tank Journals   03-15-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,570
Posted By Tetrameck
Nice start. Looking forward to seeing it planted.

Nice start. Looking forward to seeing it planted.
Forum: Lighting   03-14-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By Tetrameck
Great fixture. I have one and love it. I got...

Great fixture. I have one and love it. I got two 6700 and the Plant Grow bulb. Plants are happy. Only wish i would have added the LED moonlights. Ah well...
Forum: Lighting   03-14-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Tetrameck
Looking at the PAR charts posted on this forum, 4...

Looking at the PAR charts posted on this forum, 4 x 54w T5HO is way too much light for a 55. According to some of Hoppy's posts, a 2x54 T5HO puts you into high light on a 55 given your light isnt...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-14-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,153
Posted By Tetrameck
A second large lush planted aquarium......:proud:

A second large lush planted aquarium......:proud:
Forum: Fish   03-14-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,213
Posted By Tetrameck
A week ago i would have said Discus, and then I...

A week ago i would have said Discus, and then I saw one of these at my LFS. They are asking $1200.00
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-12-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By Tetrameck
Whatever you try, please do update so others know...

Whatever you try, please do update so others know of any success.
Forum: Algae   03-12-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,934
Posted By Tetrameck
Cut back on our lighting period. Also look into...

Cut back on our lighting period. Also look into adding a DiY Co2 system or perhaps a paintball Co2 system. Your plants will be much happier. "Maracyn" (aka..erethomyacin) will also kill BGA (cyan)....
Forum: Fish   03-12-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,473
Posted By Tetrameck
1/m amd 3/f? Do they form monogamus mated pairs...

1/m amd 3/f? Do they form monogamus mated pairs or will the male breed with a harem of females?

Did you ever keep shrimp with them?
Forum: DIY   03-11-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,100
Posted By Tetrameck
I think a better idea is to get a strong...

I think a better idea is to get a strong circulation pump, put it on a timer, aim it along the bottom and have it stir up the tank a few times a day. Maybe even have one on each end of the tank and...
Forum: Equipment   03-09-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,359
Posted By Tetrameck
Guess it depends on what you have for water...

Guess it depends on what you have for water movement via you current filtration. I run two cansters on my tank and a koralia evo 550 would be too much on my tank. If you are only runnng a single...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-07-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 49,364
Posted By Tetrameck
One of the most unique and beautiful aquariums...

One of the most unique and beautiful aquariums i've seen. Nicely done!!!

Defintiely has the whole tomb raider feel to it. :thumbsup:
Forum: Aquascaping   03-07-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By Tetrameck
Appears you are shooting for low light. If so,...

Appears you are shooting for low light. If so, java fern would work great. You can also tie it onto the driftwood. Speaking of, yes it is VERY large for the tank, but it can be made to work with...
Forum: Algae   03-07-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,955
Posted By Tetrameck
Just buy a couple of $5 timers at Home Depot for...

Just buy a couple of $5 timers at Home Depot for your lights and Co2 (Mechanical, not digital). Set them and forget them.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-07-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,775
Posted By Tetrameck
A single T5 with a good reflector (catalina...

A single T5 with a good reflector (catalina aquariums) will give you med light on a 55 gallon. Dual T5 will give you high light.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-07-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By Tetrameck
Namaste!!! You definitely have a jungle...

Namaste!!!

You definitely have a jungle growing there.
Forum: Algae   03-07-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,955
Posted By Tetrameck
+1. Add more plants. Consider some that are...

+1. Add more plants. Consider some that are nutrient sponges like wisteria, hygrophila, etc. they grow fast and will out compete the algae in time. I would KEEP using excel, and perhaps double or...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-01-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By Tetrameck
I mix tap water with RO at a 3:1 ratio. I end up...

I mix tap water with RO at a 3:1 ratio. I end up with ph 7, gh 5 and kh 5.
Forum: Equipment   03-01-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By Tetrameck
You could also consider the Finnex px-360...

You could also consider the Finnex px-360 canister.
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