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 22 of 22
Search took 0.19 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: rezi
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-23-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By rezi
What I do is leave the aquarium lid up, if the...

What I do is leave the aquarium lid up, if the fish in question shows signs of irritability its a girl, and if the fish in question appears indifferent, its a boy.

:hihi: I could'nt help myself
Forum: Fish 09-23-2006, 11:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,937
Posted By rezi
nono, I'm sure it's mostly me :icon_redf ...

nono, I'm sure it's mostly me :icon_redf (re-reads his post) although its still relevant to fish keeping in general.

Please read my post in local fish clubs stores/washington "RE-Review QT...
Forum: Fish 09-23-2006, 08:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,937
Posted By rezi
Or just use a net and collect the adults as they...

Or just use a net and collect the adults as they appear, save the money you'd spend shovelnose, which arent the cheapest fish.. and get a loach to handle the "kids" hehe, which are cheap cute and a...
Forum: Fish 09-23-2006, 06:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,937
Posted By rezi
yes, although not directly, just because they...

yes, although not directly, just because they occupy the same stratum in the aquarium. But they dont have leeches! Eeeeww X_X It really wouldn't be a problem with the slightest bit of attention......
Forum: Fish 09-23-2006, 03:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,937
Posted By rezi
Not at all! They are friendly like most loaches....

Not at all! They are friendly like most loaches. Tiger loach being the only semi-aggressive loach I have owned. I wasn't sure on your tank size so I suggested the Gold Zebra because it doesn't mind...
Forum: Fish 09-23-2006, 02:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,937
Posted By rezi
Golden Zebra Loach - Botia histrionica stays...

Golden Zebra Loach - Botia histrionica stays under 4" is solitary for the most part, but unaggressive towards tankmates and looks much like a Dwarf Chain.

I don't think the Dwarf Chain would have...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-21-2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,792
Posted By rezi
I was wondering what the plant was when the...

I was wondering what the plant was when the author said "I really love this plant... really cool lookin!" I like the plant too, and it is very cool looking. Thanks

(small round pointy star-like...
Forum: Fish 09-21-2006, 11:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,937
Posted By rezi
Wow, that's odd! Definitely a leech, I'm so...

Wow, that's odd!

Definitely a leech, I'm so curious about how they were introduced into the tank!
A loach would seek and destroy those buggers I'm positive! If you prefer the a more natural...
Forum: Algae 09-21-2006, 12:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,725
Posted By rezi
I was just curious if the "wait it out" method...

I was just curious if the "wait it out" method was fish safe? Never actually seen a green water bloom before, nor do I have any idea how "thick" the water could become. Just for future reference,...
Forum: Other Websites 09-20-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 528
Posted By rezi
some videos

OceanFootage.com: Stock Footage Whales Sharks Dolphins Underwater Video Film HD High Definition (http://www.oceanfootage.com)
(fish section)

wish i could find a site like this for freshwater!...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-20-2006, 12:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By rezi
so basically, inject c02, drop ph a point, my ph...

so basically, inject c02, drop ph a point, my ph would be ~6.4 omg soft acidic water.. that's perfect damn I'm good. Thanks municiple water supply for the fancy buffer!

thanks for the replies Rex...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-20-2006, 12:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By rezi
Easy enough, a little too easy, I'm either...

Easy enough, a little too easy, I'm either over-thinking this or not comprehending some aspect of the CO2-pH-KH relationship.

My old water would come off the tap at 6.7 and I'll assume 2-3kh...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-19-2006, 05:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By rezi
Excuse my idiocy regarding the chart, seems wise...

Excuse my idiocy regarding the chart, seems wise to get it crystal clear before I start tooling with my 'quarium.

Using Aqua Botanic - Charts (http://www.aquabotanic.com/charts.htm), for the sake...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By rezi
you are correct ph 7.4ish (wide range test) ...

you are correct

ph 7.4ish (wide range test)
kh 3ish (slightly different results from my tests)
phosphates 1ppm

1ppm doesnt seem like much.. but whatever they are buffering with, its strong....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2006, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By rezi
ehh, you know what forget it folks thanks for...

ehh, you know what forget it folks
thanks for the interest and replies
im just going to go with Rex's advice

nature is very resilient, im just going to let the plants and fish tell me whats...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2006, 05:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By rezi
ok, did some testing (sorry for late reply) ...

ok, did some testing (sorry for late reply)

ph is stabilizing at about 8.0.. too high right?
kh from tap is about 2kh.. have my tank up to 3kh
phosphates is 2ppm
ammonia neg.
havent tested...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-08-2006, 06:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By rezi
well the odd thing is, after using A LOT of...

well the odd thing is, after using A LOT of seachem acid buffer to get the ph at least neutral , i'll come home to find the tank back up 8+. Today it didnt raise as much, just to about 7.8...but I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-07-2006, 06:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By rezi
city water chemistry

Here in Seattle, at least everywhere I have lived, we have very soft water. I just moved to a different suburb of the city and set up my aquarium. I'm very used to the super soft water and havent...
Forum: Plants 09-04-2006, 04:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By rezi
first plantedtank: obj... flora

OK, I have managed to aquire a 72g bowfront, 280w of PC+MH light, some handmedown ecocomplete (waiting on the..costly aquasoil), and I have been cycling my tank for about 3 weeks, all on a budget!
...
Forum: Lighting 08-31-2006, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By rezi
lighting a 72g bow front

after reading a lot of plantedtank threads, I've kinda put together a lighting system

2x65w 6700k CF
150w pfo icecap hqi halide

still waiting on the halide, it seems like this combo will be...
Forum: Lighting 08-26-2006, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By rezi
or perhaps mount a small halide inside the...

or perhaps mount a small halide inside the canopy? anyone know of a good 50-70w little halide fixture or something like that?
Forum: Lighting 08-26-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By rezi
new to aquagardening, lighting q

sold the preds, for a lush, picturesque planted community tank (i hope)

I have a 72 gallon bowfront. Some time ago I bought a compact fluorescent fixture for a really good price, not intending for...
Showing results 1 to 22 of 22

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:53 AM.


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