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Forum: Plants 09-30-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By meppitech
I cant speak on the nutrients you are dosing,...

I cant speak on the nutrients you are dosing, except to say that if I were you, i would ditch those ferts and switch to dry ferts. More people have experience with them, they are cheaper, and info...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By meppitech
I could only guess. Check for leaks using soapy...

I could only guess. Check for leaks using soapy water.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 836
Posted By meppitech
Your tank is cycling. Just keep doing what you...

Your tank is cycling. Just keep doing what you were doing. What were your nitrate levels? It just yakes time.
Forum: Fish 09-13-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By meppitech
Cardinals. The females are stunning. They get...

Cardinals. The females are stunning. They get bigger than neons and the color is better imo.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-12-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 889
Posted By meppitech
A new substrate. Your aquasoil Amazonia buffers...

A new substrate. Your aquasoil Amazonia buffers the water that way.
Forum: Algae 09-09-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By meppitech
If this was my tank, i would order a fugeray-r...

If this was my tank, i would order a fugeray-r for lighting. I have 2two of them on 5.5 gallon tanks and love them. It is geared toward growing plants. You want light around 6700K, not so much...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-06-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By meppitech
As long as your tap waterfor does not contain...

As long as your tap waterfor does not contain ammonia, doing water changes will decrease ammonia. I would just do water changes to keep the ammonia under 5ppm .
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-05-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By meppitech
Blyxa japonica

Blyxa japonica
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-05-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By meppitech
Are you going to be using aquasoil amazonia for...

Are you going to be using aquasoil amazonia for this tank? If so, a lot of this advice changes. It will pull any Kh out of the water, so adding any would be redundant. With aquasoil, you shouldnt...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-04-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By meppitech
Drip new water in?

Drip new water in?
Forum: DIY 09-03-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By meppitech
Any hardware store will have the adapter. Tell...

Any hardware store will have the adapter. Tell them you want the sink adapter for filling a waterbed.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-31-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By meppitech
I will say that the Aquasoil Amazonia is going to...

I will say that the Aquasoil Amazonia is going to buffer your ph to between 5.8-6.5 from what research I have done. This soil will pull any kh out of the water column. It is also packed full of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-30-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By meppitech
What are your kh and gh levels?

What are your kh and gh levels?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-29-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,712
Posted By meppitech
Bump. A better authority than I will respond. If...

Bump. A better authority than I will respond. If it was my tank, I would work on lowering kh to a level between 0-1. I would also raise the gh to about 5.
Forum: Lighting 08-29-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By meppitech
Fugeray -r as mentioned, would be good. It is...

Fugeray -r as mentioned, would be good. It is just about $40 shipped amazon. I have two. They work well.
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By meppitech
GE I is safe! I used it on my shrimp tank and no...

GE I is safe! I used it on my shrimp tank and no problems.
Forum: Fish 08-28-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By meppitech
I recommend a school of cardinals with corys

I recommend a school of cardinals with corys
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-28-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,355
Posted By meppitech
Was it eco-complete? I would be very skeptical as...

Was it eco-complete? I would be very skeptical as well. On the other hand, i do like tetra safestart. For the last tank i started, i squeezed media from an established tank in and added some...
Forum: Fish 08-28-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By meppitech
What are your water parameters?

What are your water parameters?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-28-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,355
Posted By meppitech
Squeezing mature media into a new tank will seed...

Squeezing mature media into a new tank will seed it with beneficial bacteria.
Forum: Fish 08-25-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By meppitech
I would say rummy nosed tetras

I would say rummy nosed tetras
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-25-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By meppitech
According to the sticky i posted a link for it...

According to the sticky i posted a link for it states between 20-40% of the amount of csm+b that you add. According to Tom Barr, a 1:4 ratio of your micros (25%). Ei dosing is all about an abundance...
Forum: Algae 08-25-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By meppitech
Nilocg. Same here

Nilocg. Same here
Forum: Algae 08-25-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By meppitech
I would buy the dry ferts from someone on this...

I would buy the dry ferts from someone on this site. A lot of people do and it is cheaper.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-25-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By meppitech
How long have you been cycling? My nitrite seemed...

How long have you been cycling? My nitrite seemed to take forever to drop.
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