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Forum: Fish Today, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By dzega
serpae tetras

yesterday i brought home 9 serpae tetras and noticed that half of the dont have this black vertical stripe on sides close to the head. can anyone comment on if this is because of stress or is it a...
Forum: Substrate Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 166,059
Posted By dzega
im not arguing how exactly h2s affects plant...

im not arguing how exactly h2s affects plant growth. all im saying is i had this tank where half of it was covered with DHG and other half had casual(from root perspective) stem plants. and on that...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By dzega
this is by far the cutest tank ive ever seen

this is by far the cutest tank ive ever seen
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-20-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By dzega
Tetra has this inexpensive system you described...

Tetra has this inexpensive system you described in post #1.
"Tetra CO2 Optimat" is its full name, costs like 15eur

to go cooler route i suggest paintball cylinder with aftermarkt...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-20-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 405
Posted By dzega
ive had this leaf curling once. it turned out due...

ive had this leaf curling once. it turned out due to strong sunlight in the room leaves curved towards window when lights went off and back when light came on.

informing OP on axolot care is right...
Forum: Substrate 08-20-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 166,059
Posted By dzega
i just tossed the tank because of this, so please...

i just tossed the tank because of this, so please don't call hydrogen sulfide buildup in soil a boogey just because you haven't met the condition.
and yes, the tank was healthy enaugh, at least...
Forum: Plants 08-19-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By dzega
just to verify your test is accurate its a good...

just to verify your test is accurate its a good idea to make solution out of kno3 and water at say 10ppm and see what test reads
Forum: Plants 08-19-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By dzega
i second its not L repens. at least not submersed...

i second its not L repens. at least not submersed form anyways
Forum: Plants 08-18-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By dzega
Ludwigia repents can grow fine in low light. It...

Ludwigia repents can grow fine in low light. It just will be green insted of reddish. I bet it's a fert issue. Post pics
Forum: Plants 08-18-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By dzega
dont do it to yourself. it will be fine no matter...

dont do it to yourself. it will be fine no matter how you plant em.
another option on stems is to press the horizontally against substrate. they will grow roots and spread much faster
Forum: Plants 08-18-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By dzega
no-fauna planted tank. treatment for limpets/snails?

Hi, i just redid my 29gal tank.
changed dirt/cap and with potassium permanganate bath dips replanted plants.

My main issue was freshwater limpets before. and since i havent moved fauna back into...
Forum: Algae 08-15-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By dzega
id say it has nothing to do with o2. no...

id say it has nothing to do with o2.

no co2-->slower plant growth-->slower po4 uptake-->no PO4 deficit-->no GSA

to prove me wrong or right you need to set co2 back up and double/tripple kh2po4...
Forum: Algae 08-15-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By dzega
GSA spreads soooo slow it shouldnt be a problem...

GSA spreads soooo slow it shouldnt be a problem on decors at all. toothbrush and h2o2 however is your friends and choice #1 in most algae cases
Forum: Substrate 08-15-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By dzega
MTS without assassins is like vodka without ice....

MTS without assassins is like vodka without ice. they need to be introduced together for not to run into problems. note that in tank where lives assasins you cant keep those big fancy snails.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-08-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 671
Posted By dzega
its like with TV.. no such thing as too big

its like with TV.. no such thing as too big
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-06-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By dzega
epic :icon_mrgr

epic :icon_mrgr
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-06-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By dzega
if youre new to the hobby, let it run its natural...

if youre new to the hobby, let it run its natural cycle-
1st tank gravel+root tabs, no co2.
when youre ready to go further, add ferts. then add glutaraldehyde. then try dirted tank for root...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-06-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By dzega
diy pressurized setup adds up to ~100$. you...

diy pressurized setup adds up to ~100$. you really should consider that.
Forum: Algae 08-06-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By dzega
reduce lightning while you tune your new co2...

reduce lightning while you tune your new co2 setup.
Forum: Algae 08-05-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By dzega
removing damaged leave couldn't hurt. other than...

removing damaged leave couldn't hurt. other than that i'd just wait it out.
sounds like you know what you are doing and advice on light/fert/co2 is not needed here
Forum: Lighting 08-05-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,530
Posted By dzega
cool white+deep red leds ~4:1. cover pretty much...

cool white+deep red leds ~4:1. cover pretty much all needed colors. for fun you can add cyan and ultraviolet if you like
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By dzega
just don't put it in water and your good. the...

just don't put it in water and your good. the thermometer should have switchable option for ambient measurements otherwise in human temp measuring mode temp scale ir something like 32-42C

i've had...
Forum: Substrate 08-04-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By dzega
since pump is running, water temp will even out. ...

since pump is running, water temp will even out.
needed heater wattage depends on water volume, temp difference room-tank, open or closed lid, light wattage in use, glass thickness etc.

search...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By dzega
the human ear infrared thermometer measures...

the human ear infrared thermometer measures ridicilously accurate when pointed at water 1cm from its surface.
Forum: Substrate 08-04-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By dzega
i'd say don't fix it if its not broken. if its...

i'd say don't fix it if its not broken.
if its for new tank then try something new. dirt perhaps
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