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Forum: Tank Journals 03-02-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,280
Posted By December
How's the photoperiod and intensity increase...

How's the photoperiod and intensity increase weekly after the algae blackout experiment? Any algae returning?
Forum: Algae 02-23-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By December
If you would, please keep posting updates. ...

If you would, please keep posting updates.

I'm thinking about doing a blackout as well but am in the process of reducing my light from 7 hours to 5 hours for two weeks and if nothing changes,...
Forum: Algae 02-20-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By December
I'm interested to hear about what you did and...

I'm interested to hear about what you did and didn't do in those four days and/or days after. I'm sure a lot of other people are having the same issue, my self included. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By December
Thanks for sharing that. I was afraid it...

Thanks for sharing that.

I was afraid it would fall off easily because of the rating for the thickness of the glass. If the nano 240 worked on your 125g than great it should work fine for a...
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By December
Hydor Koralia Nano 240 Aquarium Circulation Pump 240 GPH

I am looking to get a couple of these but have a couple of questions about them. The Koralia 240 is rated for a 3/8" glass thickness so my questions are:

1) Does it come with a suction cup to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-21-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By December
Plantastic - thanks for the suggestion. ...

Plantastic - thanks for the suggestion.
ZillionGuppies and Diana - Thanks for explaining - much appreciated!
Joe's reply was truly amazing even though it went over my head a little eheheh. Would be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-20-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By December
Okay, glad I was there too...otherwise I don't...

Okay, glad I was there too...otherwise I don't know what would of happen to the tank and it's inhabitants.

It was conventional milk. Okay.. so water change and active carbon - got it! I don't...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-20-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By December
Got 2% Fat Free Milk?

So, yesterday my niece (3 years old) and my daughter (1 year 4 month old) decided to do a little experiment of their own on my 75 planted tank.
(Keep in mind this all happened when I went to take...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-04-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By December
3 months!! :icon_cry: The Rotala...

3 months!! :icon_cry:


The Rotala Roundafolia is being hit the hardest. The Alt. Ren gets it a little too. Did you do anything to help it ?
Forum: Tank Journals 11-03-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By December
Another 2 week update .... After two...

Another 2 week update ....

After two weeks of changes, I'm starting to get better results but I don't believe I am there yet. More questions below... but first!! Pictures!!

Tank Shot:
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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-27-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By December
Yes EI would do it, but what if I wanted to...

Yes EI would do it, but what if I wanted to modify EI, is where I was trying to go (Experimenting really).

Still too new at this hobby to really look at plants and say "Ah'ha! the plants are...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-27-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By December
How to Measure?

API Master Kit measures :
pH, ammonia, nitrite, nitrate and high range pH

API Freshwater Hardness GH & KH Test Kit measures:
GH and KH

4dKH w/ Check dropper and bubble counter...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-19-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By December
Thanks for checking back, I greatly appreciate...

Thanks for checking back, I greatly appreciate it.

I did slow down my dosing of Phosphate because I read that it is dangerous to aquatic life at high levels (Guess I don't actually know what...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-15-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By December
2 Weeks later : The Good ........ ...

2 Weeks later :

The Good ........

Tank Shot:
http://i1358.photobucket.com/albums/q766/DecemberXyooj/75gallon%20Tank/TankShot10142014_zps08873073.jpg...
Forum: Other Websites 10-02-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By December
Try MS safe Scan -...

Try MS safe Scan - http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx

Stand alone application (best part about it) - no installation needed. One of my favorite.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-02-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By December
Awesomeness, thanks Klibs!! ...

Awesomeness, thanks Klibs!!




Gotcha' Thanks Solcielo!!!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-02-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By December
Soooo.....We are really looking at N as in...

Soooo.....We are really looking at N as in Nitrate (NO3) and not Nitrogen (N) ??
If the answer is yes we are looking at N as in Nitrate (NO3) ... then are statements like the one below correct??
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-02-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By December
Dry Dosing calculator???

Some say the recommended parameters are :
N : 10 - 20 ppm
P : 1 - 2 ppm
K : 10 - 20 ppm

I am only looking at N to trying to understand this calculator. Lets say I have a 75 gallon tank and I...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-01-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By December
Thanks for the words of encouragement and all the...

Thanks for the words of encouragement and all the advice everyone has given, it's much appreciated.

Changes I have made:
- Got a new 800gph wave maker as the power head wasn't really putting out...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-29-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By December
Did a 75% water yesterday and have reduced the...

Did a 75% water yesterday and have reduced the KNO3 dosage to 1/4 tsp. I'm thinking of reducing it instead of stopping completely, is this a better idea or should I just stop completely ?



...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-23-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By December
Hahahah still a good tip. So you also do K2SO4...

Hahahah still a good tip. So you also do K2SO4 for more potassium - will add that in.

Almost moved the spraybar to a 45 degree angle....

The human life style has taught us to get things done -...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-22-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By December
I'm going to have to give this a try....

I'm going to have to give this a try. Interestingly, I haven't come across this tip before in my readings. Great tip.



Okay, good to know. I have that power head trying to push them toward the...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-21-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By December
Thanks for all the input! More questions.. sorry...

Thanks for all the input! More questions.. sorry :(

Absolut Talent >> I dumped and refilled my drop checker during my 50% water change this morning. How often should one change his/her drop...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-21-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By December
What size is your tank? 75 gallon tank ...

What size is your tank?
75 gallon tank

How much and of what ferts are you dosing for EI?
+/- 3/4 tsp KN03 3x a week
+/- tsp KH2P04 3x a week
+/- Plantex CSM+B 3x a week

How...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-21-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By December
First Planted Tank 75 - Need Help (Pic Heavy)

Hello,

I recently (2 weeks ago - Tomorrow will be the start of the third week) started my first planted tank and I am running into some issues which I cant seem to figure out. I was hoping you...
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