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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-13-2004, 10:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,681
Posted By JLudwig
I screwed up my math, thats how... :) Should be:...

I screwed up my math, thats how... :) Should be:

40gal*3wpg/(36"x15")=0.2222
29gal*3wpg/(30"*12")=0.2422

Which means I was incorrect, thanks. I still think its light tho, quality/quantity as...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-13-2004, 03:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,681
Posted By JLudwig
The 40 breeder is a shorter, boxier tank though. ...

The 40 breeder is a shorter, boxier tank though. Assuming all light actually hits the substrate, since these two tanks are roughly the same height, watts per surface area should make more sense. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-13-2004, 04:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,681
Posted By JLudwig
Yes. He doesn't have enough light. I believe...

Yes. He doesn't have enough light. I believe you were too quick to dismiss lighting as the cause for horizontal glosso growth, I am allowed to differ in opinion from the masses, no?

I am...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-13-2004, 04:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,681
Posted By JLudwig
Expensive, but you could... the Icecap 430 will...

Expensive, but you could... the Icecap 430 will drive 2x75W VHOs. I'm not conviced you get the full VHO intensity, we have this setup for our marine 29, versus my planted 29 with 2x55PCF the PCs...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-13-2004, 02:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,681
Posted By JLudwig
This is the problem, 2-3 wpg does not hold for...

This is the problem, 2-3 wpg does not hold for smaller tanks, take a look at what Amano uses on a 110L... Not an Amano fan? Check our Erik Leung's AGA winning tanks, Luis Navarro's tank. Cavan...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-08-2004, 02:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,446
Posted By JLudwig
LaMotte kits work. End of story. $50. For...

LaMotte kits work. End of story. $50. For those with color comparison problems they ship with eight test tubes filled with precolored liquids in a neat black box with a light diffuser on back. ...
Forum: Lighting 01-01-2004, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By JLudwig
It depends on what you want to do... I prefer two...

It depends on what you want to do... I prefer two bulbs... If you mean the 2x15W fixtures that come with tanks that works for some mid-light stuff and is quite effective... Don't think glosso will...
Forum: Lighting 01-01-2004, 12:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By JLudwig
Do you have some pics of this glosso carpet? ...

Do you have some pics of this glosso carpet? It's growing horizontal and not vertical with only 2wpg of PCF on a 10 gallon tank? I'd like to check out the growth...

To the original poster, Amano...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-10-2003, 04:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 473
Posted By JLudwig
Hello everyone, Last weekend I had the...

Hello everyone,

Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Greater Washington Aquatic Plants Assocation (GWAPA) Fall workshop. First I would like to congratulate everyone involved in such a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-26-2003, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By JLudwig
Gratiola officinalis... I've seen this suggested...

Gratiola officinalis... I've seen this suggested as really being Limnophila aquatica, do you have a ref for that species name? Niether Oriental Aquarium's Plant Hankbook or Kasselmann mention that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-26-2003, 12:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By JLudwig
Unfortunately all the press on these fish is...

Unfortunately all the press on these fish is good, stuff like this doesn't make it into writeups... when I saw the subject of your post I was going to tell you not to try pinnate stuff but I guess...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2003, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By JLudwig
Hey Doomer.... I usually go through a 5lb...

Hey Doomer....

I usually go through a 5lb tank in 6 months for a 30 gallon, you might be a little high but I keep the levels a little low in that tank ~ 15-20ppm... really cranking it you might go...
Forum: Substrate 09-18-2003, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By JLudwig
A lot of planted tank wisdom goes back to the...

A lot of planted tank wisdom goes back to the days before water column ferts... 10 years ago the way to grow plants was with a soil substrate, no CO2, and dim lighting (not bright because algae would...
Forum: DIY 09-14-2003, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By JLudwig
As mentioned previously, I also have found there...

As mentioned previously, I also have found there is no magic in the regulator. I have been using two "cheap" regulators for over two years, absoltely no problems. Item #710G from...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-12-2003, 01:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,677
Posted By JLudwig
Additionally iron in the tap is not good. Iron...

Additionally iron in the tap is not good. Iron in tap water is usually present in a simple ionic state: Fe3+, whereas plants need Fe2+. On contact with water iron tho Fe2+ is immediately oxidized...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-11-2003, 02:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 718
Posted By JLudwig
I grew in GH 25 for two years, no real...

I grew in GH 25 for two years, no real problems... only two plants I can think of might care, E. stellata, R. wallichii... Glosso might be a little fussy also... Tom Barr also grew just fine in water...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-11-2003, 01:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,677
Posted By JLudwig
Unless you have liquid rock for water (GH=26ish)...

Unless you have liquid rock for water (GH=26ish) 4 cups in 20 gallons is not much. Ideally you want 4dKH/4dGH... no real need for RO tho, there are very few species that actually need soft water......
Forum: Algae 09-10-2003, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,130
Posted By JLudwig
I don't really care for these fish... just trying...

I don't really care for these fish... just trying to give ya another side:

Downsides: They will only eat hair algae if they are young (even some young prefer flake food), and can be aggressive,...
Forum: Other Websites 09-09-2003, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By JLudwig
Hello everyone.... I've setup an Aquatic...

Hello everyone....

I've setup an Aquatic Plants Wiki which can be found at www.rockytop.net

A wiki is a colaboratorively edited webpage that anyone can update... with the surge in popularity of...
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