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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By Darkblade48
It would be much better to get the fertilizers...

It would be much better to get the fertilizers locally, if possible. If not, I would advise the customer to go with commercially available products instead.

Do keep in mind that shipping chemicals...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Darkblade48
Keep the thread clean. First and last warning.

Keep the thread clean. First and last warning.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-30-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Darkblade48
I thought that was a muffin pan at first...

I thought that was a muffin pan at first...
Forum: Plants 10-30-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By Darkblade48
I would say so; all the leaves are growing...

I would say so; all the leaves are growing outside of water.
Forum: Algae 10-29-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Darkblade48
The image is a bit too small to make anything...

The image is a bit too small to make anything out, but as mentioned, the "black goo" may be BGA.

The green fur may be Cladophora, though again, without a clearer picture, we can only guess.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-28-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By Darkblade48
As eBay links are not permitted the filter is set...

As eBay links are not permitted the filter is set up so that a period (.) after the word eBay will result in an automatic censor.

For our purposes, agricultural grade chemicals will be fine.
Forum: DIY 10-27-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By Darkblade48
I'm not sure what you mean by a DIY solenoid. For...

I'm not sure what you mean by a DIY solenoid. For the most part, building a solenoid at home is beyond the means of most people.

Most people will purchase a solenoid (such as a Burkert 6011,...
Forum: Plants 10-25-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By Darkblade48
I like to air out the aquarium once a day (maybe...

I like to air out the aquarium once a day (maybe 30 minutes? I usually open it up, then forget about it for awhile and then put the saran wrap back on).

Otherwise, you will run into mold problems.
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Darkblade48
I also keep my yeast in the fridge and have had...

I also keep my yeast in the fridge and have had no problems with it.

I would check these things:

1) Ensure the yeast is not expired
2) Ensure that there are no leaks
3) Ensure that when you...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Darkblade48
I agree with PlantedRich; just keep it simple....

I agree with PlantedRich; just keep it simple. There is no need for the air pump.
Forum: Plants 10-24-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By Darkblade48
You probably don't want to be spraying Excel onto...

You probably don't want to be spraying Excel onto the HC, but other than that, it looks fine.
Forum: DIY 10-23-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Darkblade48
Unfortunately, the fertilizers that you may have...

Unfortunately, the fertilizers that you may have lying around your house (for terrestrial plants) are not really suited for aquarium use as their source of nitrogen is often urea (which breaks down...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-22-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Darkblade48
Standard cubic feet per hour, most likely. ...

Standard cubic feet per hour, most likely.

That being said, I would imagine the amount of CO2 we are injecting per hour to be too low to be accurately resolved by a flow meter.

You can try...
Forum: DIY 10-22-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Darkblade48
Excellent work. Looks like a Rostock? I have...

Excellent work. Looks like a Rostock?

I have a Prusa i3 myself and am using it to build a Delta (RichRap) myself :)
Forum: Plants 10-22-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By Darkblade48
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Plants 10-22-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By Darkblade48
I use staples with no problem to attach plants to...

I use staples with no problem to attach plants to driftwood. I find the rusting to be a plus, since it blends the staple in with the wood over time.
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ 10-22-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 117,436
Posted By Darkblade48
Here are some threads with regards to the topic: ...

Here are some threads with regards to the topic:

Take a look at what people have said about the electronic regulators that Aquarium Plants.com produces:
...
Forum: DIY 10-21-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Darkblade48
The material cost would probably be negligible. 1...

The material cost would probably be negligible. 1 kg of material usually is about 20-30 USD, and something like this would probably be a few tens of grams only.
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ 10-20-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 117,436
Posted By Darkblade48
There was a thread several years ago where a user...

There was a thread several years ago where a user took apart this product. It is simply a solenoid that opens and closes rapidly.

I believe the general consensus was that having an entire system...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-20-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By Darkblade48
There are different kinds of water faucet filter...

There are different kinds of water faucet filter systems - some are RO, while some are not.
Forum: Substrate 10-19-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By Darkblade48
Have a look through my Planted Guide (linked in...

Have a look through my Planted Guide (linked in my signature below) for some basic information that should help you get started.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-19-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Darkblade48
As I mentioned in my first post, yes, you can...

As I mentioned in my first post, yes, you can adjust EI dosing such that water changes are conducted every 2 weeks instead of every week.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-19-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Darkblade48
Please see the thread in the Planted Help Desk...

Please see the thread in the Planted Help Desk section.
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ 10-18-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 117,436
Posted By Darkblade48
Sounds like you're trying to use the premise of a...

Sounds like you're trying to use the premise of a RUGF and pumping CO2 rich water through it.

Might be more hassle than it's worth, since generally RUGF plates are not used for fear of roots...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-18-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Darkblade48
You can adjust your fertilizer dosing regimen so...

You can adjust your fertilizer dosing regimen so that water changes are done every two weeks rather than every week.

From the wording of your question, I am unsure if you are thinking of this, but...
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