The Planted Tank Forum - Search Results
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: micheljq
Forum: Lighting 12-18-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By micheljq
3 unique settings, one for freshwater fish and...

3 unique settings, one for freshwater fish and plants, the price is reasonable. More information and specs from the company would be quite useful.

Oh wait there are some specs :

\n- Dimmer One...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-18-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By micheljq
I tried without success, low/med light, no CO2. ...

I tried without success, low/med light, no CO2.

One did survive, because it was longer, hence closer to light, getting more intense light. It did grow up and emerged from water. All emerged...
Forum: Plants 12-17-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By micheljq
Any anubia would do. Michel.

Any anubia would do.

Michel.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-16-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By micheljq
Trimming, playing in the substrate, may have the...

Trimming, playing in the substrate, may have the effect of leaching ammonia in water, which finally turns into nitrates. Stems are cut, leaching in water, if substrate is stirred, same overall...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-15-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By micheljq
Substrate will replenish with fish waste. You do...

Substrate will replenish with fish waste. You do not want fish food in the substrate it will quickly rot and release ammonia in water, it is poisonous and trigger algae blooms.

Michel.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-12-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,127
Posted By micheljq
Agreed +1

Agreed +1
Forum: Substrate 12-11-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By micheljq
I use red Flourite since 2011, cannot complain. ...

I use red Flourite since 2011, cannot complain. I do fertilize in the water column.

Michel.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-03-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By micheljq
Ok this is what I did fear, thanks to all of you...

Ok this is what I did fear, thanks to all of you for the answers.

Michel.
Forum: Plants 12-03-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By micheljq
Hi I think the first one is Bacopa Monnieri. ...

Hi I think the first one is Bacopa Monnieri.

Michel.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-02-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By micheljq
Natural wood charcoal

Hello,

If we incorporate natural wood charcoal bits into the substrate. Do you think it would act as a carbon source for plants? for their root system?

I do not speak about activated carbon...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-28-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By micheljq
Hello, if the tank is planted you should not...

Hello, if the tank is planted you should not remove the phosphates from the water, unless the PO4 level if really really high. It is one of the macronutrients plants need, quite important for...
Forum: Plants 11-21-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By micheljq
My Alternanthera Reineckii did grow out of the...

My Alternanthera Reineckii did grow out of the tank quite rapidly, trying to stick itself on my light.. It's now 6" out of the water.

Michel.
Forum: Plants 11-21-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By micheljq
Plants need N-P-K-Ca-Mg, micros. so phosphorous...

Plants need N-P-K-Ca-Mg, micros. so phosphorous should be dosed too.

Michel.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-20-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,610
Posted By micheljq
If we put charcoal directly in a fully submerged...

If we put charcoal directly in a fully submerged tank, would it be a carbon source for submerged plants, will it break down and create CO2 in the tank by aerobic decomposition?

Michel.
Forum: Plants 11-20-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By micheljq
This tank has algae because the nutrients in the...

This tank has algae because the nutrients in the top soil have been depleted, the plants stop growing without nutrients, and the algae take over, that's all. The plants are missing one or many macro...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-18-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By micheljq
Salut, tu es du Québec? I use glutaraldehyde...

Salut, tu es du Québec?

I use glutaraldehyde double dose, because it cost 50$ to refill a 10lbs cylinder in Quebec city. I would have to go to Laval to have a cheap CO2.

Results with...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-29-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By micheljq
I use EI dosing for my non CO2 tank but I dose...

I use EI dosing for my non CO2 tank but I dose 1/2 the amount, sometimes 1/3. I dose Excel double dose. If it can give you an idea. It's a low/medium lit tank (bacopa caroliniana grows pretty but...
Forum: Plants 10-28-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By micheljq
Allelopathy i guess. Michel.

Allelopathy i guess.

Michel.
Forum: Lighting 10-21-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By micheljq
Hello, 10000K is also used to grow plants in...

Hello,

10000K is also used to grow plants in freshwater tanks by quite many people successfully. Anything ranging from 4000K to 10000K can grow aquatic plants.

The Kelvins do not explain the...
Forum: Lighting 10-21-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By micheljq
Hello, I have the Beamswork 0,2W version for...

Hello,

I have the Beamswork 0,2W version for a 24" deep tank, and getting low light.

With the 0,5W version I am quite sure you will get low-med, if not higher, over your 18" tank.

Or begin...
Forum: Fish 10-20-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 372
Posted By micheljq
I had a similar problem with gold barbs. They...

I had a similar problem with gold barbs. They were fine the first months then when they reached a size of about 5cm, they destroyed my cabomba forest. They were in hot pursuit and often ended...
Forum: Lighting 10-14-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By micheljq
I have a Beamswork 10000K for my 36"X18"X24". ...

I have a Beamswork 10000K for my 36"X18"X24". 2nd gen, with 0,2W leds. It was ran alone 8 months with success with non-demanding plants : egeria densa, limnophila sessiflora, crypts, ceratopteris,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-09-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 996
Posted By micheljq
CO2 is toxic too even for plants at higher...

CO2 is toxic too even for plants at higher concentrations. It's just a matter of point of view.

Michel.
Forum: Lighting 10-09-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By micheljq
Please feel free to give us feedback after maybe...

Please feel free to give us feedback after maybe one month or two, how the plants are responding, etc.

How far are the lights from substrate?

Thank you, Michel.
Forum: Lighting 10-06-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,795
Posted By micheljq
I am quite cautious. But in Canada both the...

I am quite cautious. But in Canada both the shipping and customs they almost cost as much as the fixture itself, if you take the Pent 0,5W fixture.

Thank you for the answer :-)

I will look at...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 10:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012