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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-26-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By monty67
That reminds me. Probably gonna sell my 24 inch...

That reminds me. Probably gonna sell my 24 inch dual lamp T5 Ho lamp with the tank risers and also the original wire hangers that it came with. The box is long gone. I believe this was 120 new. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-26-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By monty67
Been a while, what should I expect

Hey folks. So I've decided to stop with my attempts of making my tank anything near high tech. I don't have the time to focus on it and honestly I had much better luck and less problems when I was...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-09-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By monty67
submerged marineland visitherm, was thinking...

submerged marineland visitherm, was thinking about getting an Aqueon Pro 100 watt if I needed to get a new one.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-08-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By monty67
Do I need a new heater?

So I was just doing some trimming and maintenance on the tank and saw there is a bunch of condensation in my heater. Should I be planning on replacing this pretty soon? I want to say it's about 4...
Forum: DIY 11-20-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 100,143
Posted By monty67
I really like that, nice work! Love that color...

I really like that, nice work! Love that color stain.
Forum: Plants 11-17-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By monty67
Sorry, I should have been more clear, right...

Sorry, I should have been more clear,

right now i have running more intensity with less duration, I want to lower the intensity so can run the lights for 12 hours at a time.

is it all a wash...
Forum: Plants 11-17-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By monty67
Light intensity and duration effect on plants

Ok, so if you have way too much light and you cut the amount of time the plants get the light do you negatively affect their growing because the duration is lessened?

For now I am running my...
Forum: Substrate 11-16-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,812
Posted By monty67
Really like the way Eco Complete works, hated the...

Really like the way Eco Complete works, hated the way it really did nothing for my tank and actually seemed to set it back.
Forum: Substrate 11-16-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By monty67
Some might say I'm crazy but I've never had much...

Some might say I'm crazy but I've never had much luck with the Seachem products. I'm using up the last bottle of Flourish I've got just to get rid of it. The best luck I've had with fertilizers (and...
Forum: Plants 11-16-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By monty67
See, I had heard that it was at night and that's...

See, I had heard that it was at night and that's why I asked. I always thought they built up reserves of energy during the light hours and used it during dark. Now I wonder if it's not dependent on...
Forum: Plants 11-16-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By monty67
cool, thanks.

cool, thanks.
Forum: Plants 11-16-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By monty67
When do plants grow the most?

Might seem like a dumb question but is it with the lights on or with the lights off?
Forum: Substrate 11-15-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By monty67
Good advise, I just put one at the base of my sad...

Good advise, I just put one at the base of my sad looking crypts and hopefully I will see a boost from them soon. My tank is only a 20 so I'm gonna stick with one for now and judge it over the next...
Forum: Substrate 11-15-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By monty67
Gonna head over to the hardware store and pick up...

Gonna head over to the hardware store and pick up some of the pot shots after lunch. Thanks folks.
Forum: Substrate 11-15-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By monty67
not really familiar with it, but after looking it...

not really familiar with it, but after looking it up, fplata, are you talking the soil or actually using the slow release granuels?
Forum: Substrate 11-15-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By monty67
making frozen dirt cubes

THis might be odd but I'm going to be redoing the whole tank later next year. For now I'm trying to get a little better nutrients into the substrate without going crazy with fert tabs that I've had...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-13-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By monty67
great info, thanks everyone. Gives me a start...

great info, thanks everyone. Gives me a start for sure. And yes, I was thinking about going back to the 15 watt T8's also cause the double T05's are Way over kill on this tank.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-13-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By monty67
Oh wow, that is helpful. Is the 'special'...

Oh wow, that is helpful. Is the 'special' substrate referring to powersand?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-13-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By monty67
Cool, I was just looking at the ADA Aquasoil...

Cool, I was just looking at the ADA Aquasoil Amazonian and I'm thinking that is the way to go. Pretty expensive stuff. Any ideas how much I would need for this 20 tall? Also, do I need to be...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-13-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By monty67
Looking to tear down and rebuild the tank this winter

So I am looking to tear down the tank this winter and just looking for some ideas as I want to change out the substrate.

I want to keep it pretty lowtech cuase i don't have the time to maintain a...
Forum: Fish 11-11-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By monty67
Oh hey! I like that idea. I've got some old...

Oh hey! I like that idea. I've got some old metal kabob skewers that we never use. might have to try something like that.
Forum: Fish 11-11-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By monty67
on a side note, I just throw some deskinned peas...

on a side note, I just throw some deskinned peas into the tank and my Bosmani rainbow just freaking went crazy for them.
Forum: Fish 11-11-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By monty67
I do have a large stump of malaysian drift wood...

I do have a large stump of malaysian drift wood in the tank but she never really touches it. Usually that's the clown pleco that rasps on the driftwood. She does like the shrimp pellets that my...
Forum: Fish 11-11-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By monty67
Bushy nose Pleco making quick of any broad leaf plant in aquairium! And my crypts!

So I have finally traced (I think) the destruction of my foot tall and foot thick crypts to my bushy nose pleco. I got her at 2 inches and she is now about 6 years old.

When i first got her i had...
Forum: Plants 11-11-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By monty67
Groovy, I need to rethink the tank this winter...

Groovy, I need to rethink the tank this winter and do an overhaul anyway. My Anubias has basically taken over so i don't have much room for anything else. However I've also got a bunch of plants i...
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