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Forum: Lighting   12-30-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Wolf19
Folks, Thank you for the discussion. In...

Folks,

Thank you for the discussion. In either event LED or T5HO fixture I have a better grasp to some of the options available.

Thanks all!

Bump: I did a check on the 6 bulb fixture-...
Forum: Lighting   12-29-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,894
Posted By Wolf19
Thanks for the suggestion. Do you have any...

Thanks for the suggestion. Do you have any experience with this lighting system?
Forum: Lighting   12-28-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,894
Posted By Wolf19
Upgrade Lighting for a 75G

Hi Folks,

Over the past two years I have used a Catalina Aquariums T5HO 3-bulb system for my 75 gallon aquarium ~8 inches above the water surface (I found that sitting ontop of the tank doesn't...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-24-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,684
Posted By Wolf19
On Friday when I'm home :) I promise. I've...

On Friday when I'm home :) I promise. I've neglected posting an update - a few struggles here and there that I didn't document will capture in Friday's message.

Thanks for keeping interested!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-09-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,684
Posted By Wolf19
A few adjustments: Returned the lights back...

A few adjustments:

Returned the lights back to the original setting of the Giesseman set-up. A few plants were struggling with the lack of 6500K light. I'm also experimenting with lowering the...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-09-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,684
Posted By Wolf19
Thanks :)

Thanks :)
Forum: Tank Journals   02-09-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 34,324
Posted By Wolf19
I feel like I come to this thread to ask more...

I feel like I come to this thread to ask more questions than anything! (Apologies in advance).

What is considered lots of algae eaters? #ottos/gallon? What about individuals who stock tanks with...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-07-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 34,324
Posted By Wolf19
Hey Tom, The leaf holes - feels like a...

Hey Tom,

The leaf holes - feels like a really quick response from your plants in a 5 day period. I'm seeing this on a few of my plants, what nutrient deficiency do you attribute this to?
Forum: Tank Journals   02-07-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,684
Posted By Wolf19
Did a clean yesterday of the cyanobacteria -...

Did a clean yesterday of the cyanobacteria - going away for work for a week now. Going to cross my fingers and hope that the bacteria struggles to take over. If it does ... the tank is going to get a...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-06-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,684
Posted By Wolf19
The nitrates are far from being at zero... dosing...

The nitrates are far from being at zero... dosing EI schedule keeps me between 20-30ppm. I do believe the lack of low flow. I will adjust my power head as a test for this but still need to...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-06-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,684
Posted By Wolf19
I'm having some "algae" problems - specifically...

I'm having some "algae" problems - specifically Cyanobacteria. I'm finding that when I remove it I manage to spread small particles of it and then finding it in other areas of the tank.

Any...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-25-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 977
Posted By Wolf19
I envy your HC success.

I envy your HC success.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-25-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,684
Posted By Wolf19
Non picture update: The crypt at the peak of...

Non picture update:

The crypt at the peak of the mountain has tripled since the last picture. It is getting a bit too big and perhaps I may have to part with it. Could take away from the size of...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-25-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,587
Posted By Wolf19
I'm looking forward to seeing this progress. I...

I'm looking forward to seeing this progress. I may be itching myself soon to purchase a 12G long to play with.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-12-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 354,373
Posted By Wolf19
Hey Tom, Thank you for detailing your bulb...

Hey Tom,

Thank you for detailing your bulb choice. After this I'm currently rethinking my current fixture set up. I'm running 1 Giesemann Midday, 2 Giesemann Aquaflora and 1 Giesemann Midday....
Forum: Tank Journals   01-09-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,684
Posted By Wolf19
As promised. Here is a FTS from today. The dwarf...

As promised. Here is a FTS from today. The dwarf hairgrass is still struggling to carpet ... any suggestions? The crypt at the mountain peak is wonderful - I love watching the schools pass between...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-09-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,684
Posted By Wolf19
Thanks - appreciate the compliment! I'm sure...

Thanks - appreciate the compliment! I'm sure there will be more changes in the future. Will be keeping this mountain scape, no plans to change that anytime soon.

I've also unfortunately found...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-09-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,684
Posted By Wolf19
haha!! It was only for the video otherwise it was...

haha!! It was only for the video otherwise it was too bright!! Multi use towel!
Forum: Tank Journals   01-08-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,684
Posted By Wolf19
Here is a quick video update .... this was...

Here is a quick video update .... this was completed with my iPhone. Will reattempt in a few days with a camera and not right after a water change. Too much pearling for a video!! Need to work on...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-06-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 86,576
Posted By Wolf19
I wanted to ask, what is the name yellow bodied...

I wanted to ask, what is the name yellow bodied red tail/fin fish?
Forum: Tank Journals   01-02-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,748
Posted By Wolf19
I'm surprised there was no way to get those...

I'm surprised there was no way to get those canisters inside the stand!! You couldn't flip the canister sideways to get it inside then stand it back up?

Looking forward to this progress!
Forum: Tank Journals   01-02-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 86,576
Posted By Wolf19
Hey GDominy, I'm considering mounting some...

Hey GDominy,

I'm considering mounting some LED's from rapid-led.com to my T5HO picture. The improved 'reds' that come a result from your new light upgrade are interesting. Would you attribute this...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-31-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 66,086
Posted By Wolf19
Really looking forward to seeing this progress,...

Really looking forward to seeing this progress, how did the Apistogramma eggs fare during the rescape?
Forum: Tank Journals   12-31-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,684
Posted By Wolf19
Thanks, your 125 is what inspired me to try the a...

Thanks, your 125 is what inspired me to try the a red rotala species. Unlike your crisp red plants, my rotala went green on me early on. Perhaps down the road I'll give it another attempt.
...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-31-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,684
Posted By Wolf19
Thank YOU - you were the original person to...

Thank YOU - you were the original person to advise me to reduce the lighting. Going this whole time with no major algae outbreak (unlike my prior attempts with this tank) is a blessing.

majerah1...
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