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Forum: Tank Journals   Today, 03:04 AM
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Posted By Hilde
Macro micro nutrient mix I didn't see. I like...

Macro micro nutrient mix I didn't see. I like that product. I might get that 1 instead of buying individual bags of the minerals. Last I checked GLA prices were more. CSM+B is $16 per lb.

Micro...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-03-2016, 12:04 AM
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Posted By Hilde
So your turtles are going to be in this tank too?

So your turtles are going to be in this tank too?
Forum: Tank Journals   02-02-2016, 11:38 PM
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Posted By Hilde
Very interesting. They would work good in a...

Very interesting. They would work good in a breeding tank.

Try Fleebay for tweezers etc. Buying items from China takes a month but worth the wait.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-02-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Hilde
It is a recipe to make Seachem excel. When I...

It is a recipe to make Seachem excel.

When I order on line my products will cost 11 and shipping $8. The order should last 62 weeks. Before I buy I will see if someone at local club has ferts so...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-02-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Hilde
Don't buy used for their life span is shorter...

Don't buy used for their life span is shorter than a new 1.

I have gotten my best filters, Eheims, new on Ebay. I had Eheim Classic 2213 on 29g and it seemed too low.

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Sometimes the Co2...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-02-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Hilde
Oops! These old eyes misread it. I had...

Oops! These old eyes misread it.

I had read that usually when the ph is high the gh is high. I had high ph with low gh. Search found that this meant that the city was dosing the water with...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-02-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Hilde
These plants and shrimp are sensitive to excel. ...

These plants and shrimp are sensitive to excel.

Easiest and cheapest way to keep it low tech and not use excel is to do a dirt tank. I use Scott's potting soil under river sand. Then you could...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-31-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Hilde
Filter is for up to 20g so what size is this...

Filter is for up to 20g so what size is this tank?

Dry ferts are cheaper in the long run. Here...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-30-2016, 11:57 PM
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Posted By Hilde
Wow!! I don't how ou managed to wait 2.5 months....

Wow!! I don't how ou managed to wait 2.5 months. What an inspiration! I am going to try that in my 29g tank I am setting up. How were the plants you started with propagated by the seller?

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Forum: Tank Journals   01-30-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Hilde
You forgot to tell us the size of the tank,...

You forgot to tell us the size of the tank, substrate, if injecting Co2 and what ferts you will be using.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-28-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By Hilde
Have you checked you nitrates?

Have you checked you nitrates?
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-25-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By Hilde
Metricide is toxic. It can affect your lungs. I...

Metricide is toxic. It can affect your lungs. I have pleuritis (inflammation of the lining of the lung) thus for safety I dilute it.

My solution:500ml bottle = 100ml of metricide 28 + 400ml of...
Forum: Substrate   01-25-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Hilde
River sand is a light brown color. I get a 50lb...

River sand is a light brown color. I get a 50lb bag of it at landscaper co for $3.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-25-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By Hilde
The 2 thick 1s would look better being on the...

The 2 thick 1s would look better being on the same side. The others thin 1s should have their tips towards 1 side.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-25-2016, 03:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,253
Posted By Hilde
I had noticed this in the past. LOL I had...

I had noticed this in the past. LOL

I had albino corys which were swam up and down oblivious to everything around them.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-25-2016, 03:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,055
Posted By Hilde
The more I look at I see why you put it in the...

The more I look at I see why you put it in the position you did. I looks like a dog. Lovely piece of wood. Try moving it at different angles and take a pic to see if it makes the tank look bigger....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-24-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,822
Posted By Hilde
So would you say this a plant for soft acidity...

So would you say this a plant for soft acidity water? They have it locally in small pet store with Co2 injected.

So you are getting the kids hooked on this hobby too. haha!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-24-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,822
Posted By Hilde
Rotala wallichii color can become bright orange....

Rotala wallichii color can become bright orange. In which tank did it have the most orange coloration.

Bump: Unable to do quote so cut and paste Marcel comment:
if I add some fish in my tanks,...
Forum: Lighting   01-24-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By Hilde
Update?

Update?
Forum: Tank Journals   01-24-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By Hilde
I would place the wood in a gradation form so the...

I would place the wood in a gradation form so the large 1s are in the front as a 3 dimension drawing. It would give an allusion of depth...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-24-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,822
Posted By Hilde
Tropica is Danish company. Thus you don't know...

Tropica is Danish company. Thus you don't know what minerals they have in their tap water. Thus it may need tweaking in a different country.

Bump: I wish you would add some fish to the test to see...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-24-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,822
Posted By Hilde
I was just wondering in which group do you notice...

I was just wondering in which group do you notice the highest quality of color?
Forum: Tank Journals   01-24-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,055
Posted By Hilde
The wood would give more perception of depth if...

The wood would give more perception of depth if the front was near an end.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-24-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By Hilde
I can't view your video. I wish you would just...

I can't view your video. I wish you would just upload the pic.
Forum: DIY   01-24-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By Hilde
Obvious the wood was not straight to begin with....

Obvious the wood was not straight to begin with. Thus the front piece may not be strong enough to hold all of the water. Thus I think you should brace the middle more.

+2 on foam sheet too.
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