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Forum: Equipment 03-12-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,825
Posted By dkreef
ok another guy interested in knowing about them. ...

ok another guy interested in knowing about them.

what is their warranty?

also does their larger 180-240 gallon tanks have tempered glass on bottom so we cannot drill?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-23-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By dkreef
hair algae is on my java moss attached to...

hair algae is on my java moss attached to driftwoods.
should i just immerse it under hydrogen peroxide for few min?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-23-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By dkreef
btw, i would say main issue is hair algae and...

btw, i would say main issue is hair algae and snails. BBA is limited.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-23-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By dkreef
Medication to kill algae, snails etc in Qt tank?

So i just did a whole tank redo by removing everything and placing in pool filter sand.
ive been having issue with hair algae and BBA as well as snails like MTS, rams horn snails etc growing on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-16-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By dkreef
why would ammonia spike occur when snails are...

why would ammonia spike occur when snails are eaten by loaches?
i would think dead snails rotting would cause ammonia spike tho.
but again my tank is 300gal, and i got few hundred MTS. u guys think...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-16-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By dkreef
Nuking snails in main tank consequence?

Ive decided to do whole tank redo by removing substrate, but i also decided to medicate my whole system to clean any remaining pathogens. gonna use Furan 2 and it will kill my inverts such as shrimps...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-23-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By dkreef
Removing root tabs!

Got some osmocote root tab capsules and placed several in my 265gal.
Well ive been doing 50-60% wc daily cuz im treating my tank with metrodinazole and so i tested water and turns out nitrate is...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-22-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,995
Posted By dkreef
Smile actually have 25. some are hiding in this pic

actually have 25. some are hiding in this pic
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-22-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,995
Posted By dkreef
My 265gal lowtech tank now. (used to be co2...

My 265gal lowtech tank now. (used to be co2 hightech but i cut Co2).

http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a547/dkreef/null_zps0d96bfb7.jpg...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-18-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By dkreef
Tomm, I don't get this. currently I don't...

Tomm,

I don't get this. currently I don't add and KNO3, just plantex cbm and K2PO4.
cuz my nitrate is never lower than 5ppm.

and I really don't overfeed at all. most foods are all consumed...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-17-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By dkreef
lucky u paul! sigh... but most plant guys...

lucky u paul! sigh...

but most plant guys add nitrates to grow plants.
even if tap had 10ppm nitrate, logic says the plants should be able to remove them very quickly.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-17-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By dkreef
Heavy planted discus tank and nitrate always there...???

Got a 265gal heavy planted tank with easy to grow plants and have about 25 discus in it with few tetras.
my tap nitrate is around 10ppm and my tank nitrate is always 10-20ppm. I do 80% weekly WC
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-30-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By dkreef
is giant hairgrass(Eleocharis montevidensis) hard...

is giant hairgrass(Eleocharis montevidensis) hard to keep?

if i cant keep dwarf hairgrass to grow and thrive, then does that mean i wont be able to keep giant hairgrass?
Forum: Tank Journals 09-28-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,225
Posted By dkreef
Im glad i switched over for sure. Reef was just...

Im glad i switched over for sure. Reef was just too much work for me. Altho qt of discus wasnt easy, now that they are all in, maintenance should be easy with just large weekly wc or possibly no...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-28-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,225
Posted By dkreef
Thats awesome. I got another friend here in la...

Thats awesome. I got another friend here in la mirada with planted discus tank. He has mutiple tanks. We should get together sometime just to talk discus and plants. Pm me buddy.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-28-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,225
Posted By dkreef
Well tank is 265 gal with 120gal sump. Tank is...

Well tank is 265 gal with 120gal sump.
Tank is 84" L x 30" wide x 24" tall. Sump is 4x2x2'

Ive been using two 40B gal tanks and another 26gal bow front tank for qt tanks.
U can see thr set...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-27-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,654
Posted By dkreef
how many hours do u run now? do u dose excel...

how many hours do u run now?
do u dose excel after cutting co2 off?
im in similar situation as you. and since most of my plants don't need co2, im thinking of removing it and go lowtech.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-27-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,225
Posted By dkreef
All fish are in. 26 total. And i got no more room...

All fish are in. 26 total. And i got no more room for anymore.
http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a547/dkreef/null_zps49a7a8b9.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 09-25-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,225
Posted By dkreef
With cichlids, the more crowded it is, the less...

With cichlids, the more crowded it is, the less aggression they show.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-25-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,225
Posted By dkreef
New pics after adding 7 new fish from qt tank. ...

New pics after adding 7 new fish from qt tank.
Now have 22 total fish in main tank. Still have 4 more in qt.

http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a547/dkreef/null_zpsd2ab6c06.jpg
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-22-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By dkreef
Dry fert questions.

Recently ive noticed my plants arent growing much side ways. they grow upwards toward the light but leafs arent broad and arent growing horizontally much.
i hardly dosed ferts before. used to do...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-09-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,225
Posted By dkreef
i was just thinking about this. im getting...

i was just thinking about this.
im getting tired of stems plants in the background. most of them grow tall but their bottom half leafs have fallen off and only top 1/2 leaves stay on healthy(more...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-18-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 280,497
Posted By dkreef
stunning!

stunning!
Forum: Tank Journals 08-18-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,225
Posted By dkreef
updated photo few weeks ago: ...

updated photo few weeks ago:

http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a547/dkreef/null_zpsd3ed1b6b.jpg (http://s1283.photobucket.com/user/dkreef/media/null_zpsd3ed1b6b.jpg.html)
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-12-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By dkreef
BEST multi-timer solution...Digital Aquatics Reefkeeper?

Guys, i have a planted tank that i wanna set up an automatic water change system where some water gets pumped out of sump by pump with timer on and the auto topoff fills by dual float switch to...
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