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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-10-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By caykuu
I can't afford ADA products at all,...

I can't afford ADA products at all, unfortunately. D:

Has anyone heard of reviews on this site, AquascapeDepot? At the top, there's a message that says "still going through maintenance... no...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-10-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By caykuu
Thanks for the link creekbottom! ...

Thanks for the link creekbottom!

Interesting, it looks like it is white vinyl with back LED lights.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-10-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By caykuu
Darn, I'll probably just get the Mr. Aqua then....

Darn, I'll probably just get the Mr. Aqua then. I've never had one before either, but pretty sure Mr. Aquas are reliable!

Thanks-
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-10-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By caykuu
Question glasscages: reliable aquariums?

I'm looking at this site:
http://www.glasscages.com/?sAction=ViewCat&lCatID=46

And wondering if the sturdiness of their aquariums is reliable? Anyone with experience buying from here? I'm...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-10-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By caykuu
If you do cycle with fish, get black skirt tetras...

If you do cycle with fish, get black skirt tetras (they're super hardy) or a few of those 50 cent feeder fish... they're super cheap, but I'm not sure how long they'll last.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-10-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By caykuu
Lightbulb How to do the bright white backing look?

Just wondering how you guys pull off this bright white back-lit look that we see in many aquascapes, like in these aquariums?
What materials are used? :drool:
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-02-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By caykuu
Question How to find the balance between light/co2/fertilizer?

Question is in title... how do I find the balance between lighting, co2, and fertilizer?

I have 2 T5HO bulbs, one brand new and one faded (3 years old) over my 50 gal.

I'm just doing DIY CO2...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-26-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By caykuu
Just updating my experience: I decided to...

Just updating my experience:

I decided to finally make DIY co2 for my 50 gal.. despite most people in the past telling me that DIY co2 is useless for that large a tank.
And guess what happened?...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-16-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By caykuu
The trimmed leaves will die, but it'll regrow...

The trimmed leaves will die, but it'll regrow from the base.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-16-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By caykuu
Looks like you have dwarf sag, not hairgrass? And...

Looks like you have dwarf sag, not hairgrass? And sag will die if cut.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-16-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By caykuu
Thanks for the link!

Thanks for the link!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-16-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By caykuu
What kind of CFL bulb to get?

Trying to get a clamp light with a CFL bulb in it for my 7 gallon long, since it apparently works! I'm not sure what kind of CFL bulb I should be getting though. How many watts is appropriate to gain...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-16-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By caykuu
Thanks very much Diana for the detailed response....

Thanks very much Diana for the detailed response. I learned a lot just from your post. I'll need to get those KH and GH and TDS testers first.

Do you happen to know a website with in-depth info on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By caykuu
Thanks for the reply- like I mentioned in the...

Thanks for the reply- like I mentioned in the above post, I'm more mainly worried about the effect it has on my plants.
This particular acid buffer I'm using also states it helps plants by directly...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By caykuu
According to Seachem, this acid buffer lowers pH...

According to Seachem, this acid buffer lowers pH by converting KH into CO2 for plants, not phosphate based. Do you think it's reliable?

Just adding that my dwarf sag (started out with about 7 or...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By caykuu
I'm worried about the effect it has on my plants....

I'm worried about the effect it has on my plants. I've had bad luck with almost all kinds of aquarium plants ever since I started the hobby... and have had species that supposedly "spread like...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By caykuu
Confirming that a bulb that's stated as 34"...

Confirming that a bulb that's stated as 34" INCLUDES the nodes at either end, without the nodes would be 33", and it is indeed the correct bulb size for my 36" fixture! Why do they make this so...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By caykuu
I know for sure the water in my area is the...

I know for sure the water in my area is the really bad half. :s Sigh
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By caykuu
Would it be okay to get dry acid for pools to use...

Would it be okay to get dry acid for pools to use in our aquariums then? Are there potentially harmful substances in it?
Forum: Tank Journals 07-15-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,619
Posted By caykuu
Today, I had the sudden realization that my pH of...

Today, I had the sudden realization that my pH of 8.0+ might be the root to all of my planted aquarium woes ever since I started the hobby 3 years ago. D:

Bought Seachem Acid Buffer today, and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-14-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By caykuu
I don't have testers for KH, GH, or TDS....

I don't have testers for KH, GH, or TDS. :icon_conf It doesn't change, the tap from both the faucet and outside has a pH of 8.5 and stays that way, resulting in high pH in my tank.

Over a LONG...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-14-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By caykuu
Seachem Acid Buffer alright for plants?

With a tap ph of 8.5, I impulse bought Seachem Acid Buffer at the fish store today when I picked up my harlequin rasboras to lower pH... without knowing whether it's harmful to my plants.

Is it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-14-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,770
Posted By caykuu
Thanks peeps- I decided on harlequin rasboras. I...

Thanks peeps- I decided on harlequin rasboras. I just got 15 of them today and currently acclimating. Hopefully they survive my scary tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-14-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By caykuu
harlequin rasboras.

harlequin rasboras.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-13-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By caykuu
Ah, I see. Dang. Other than pressurized co2 and...

Ah, I see. Dang. Other than pressurized co2 and high light I'm assuming, ahah. Thanks for the response!
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