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Forum: Plants 07-04-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By posmlady
This is the light fixture I have. ...

This is the light fixture I have.



http://www.current-usa.com/aquarium-led-lights/satellite-freshwater-led-plus


Is there a way to find the par without getting a meter?
Forum: Lighting 07-01-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,248
Posted By posmlady
I have not bought any books this light has...

I have not bought any books this light has different settings, and has red green blue and white colors. I usually keep it on the full spectrum. How do you figure out par? I just noticed today my...
Forum: Lighting 07-01-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,248
Posted By posmlady
Ok here is what it says 30 watt Ultra safe 12v ...

Ok here is what it says 30 watt
Ultra safe 12v
Total lumens 2000
Up to 50,000 hrs
96 6500k white leds
48 rgb full-spectrum leds

So is that ok for a 55.gallon?
Forum: Lighting 07-01-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,248
Posted By posmlady
Why does everyone say watts per gallon? I'm not...

Why does everyone say watts per gallon? I'm not at home yet, but still have the box for light, what should I look for on it?
Forum: Lighting 06-30-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,248
Posted By posmlady
got led 30 watts fixture????? enough for 55 gallon??

I've read several places this is enough for high light plants in my 55 gallon. However my anubis seem to be getting see through leaves? I'm also having an issue with algae growing on leaves of...
Forum: Plants 06-30-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By posmlady
Not thin width wise, more like becoming see...

Not thin width wise, more like becoming see through? I've read several places that 30 watt led is fine for 55 gallon as it's recommended .6 watts per gallon with led? Supposed to be good for all...
Forum: Plants 06-26-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By posmlady
Picture doesn't show thin leaves.they are the...

Picture doesn't show thin leaves.they are the anubis ones. My other plants are doing fine. Have 30 warty led light. Did put in plant root tab two weeks ago. Have no fish yet near nitrate is a little...
Forum: Plants 06-25-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By posmlady
Anubis, I put a root tab in a couple weeks ago. I...

Anubis, I put a root tab in a couple weeks ago. I tried taking picture, but it doesn't show up that the leaves appear to be thinking. My moss balls are growing as well as some bulbs I put in of some...
Forum: Plants 06-25-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By posmlady
Question some of my plants leaves are looking thin??

They're my tallest ones,I can't remember the name of them. Pretty sure it starts with an a? Have like .5 watt per gallon led lighting, supposed to be good for my tank. Since these are supposedly...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-22-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By posmlady
Nitrate and nitrite 0ppm Gh is 0ppm also ...

Nitrate and nitrite 0ppm
Gh is 0ppm also
Chlorine .5
Kh about 20
Ph about 6.6 or so

That's right out of tap. Put some aside to rest

Oh ya,I did put a root tab in a couple weeks ago.don't...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-22-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By posmlady
water issues???? help before I get fish

My nitrates are around 60ppm nitrites 0ppm hardness is about 50ppm alkalinity about 80ppm and ph is around 7.2 or maybe a little above. Are water changes alone gonna fix this? What else should I do?
Forum: Fish 06-20-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By posmlady
Also, how long after water change is it good to...

Also, how long after water change is it good to check?
Forum: Fish 06-20-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By posmlady
Still wondering these, also my tank usually stays...

Still wondering these, also my tank usually stays around 72 it's in the warmest area of house, since I ha gold fish before I never used the heater.should I hook it up again to raise guppies? I think...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-19-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By posmlady
Ok,I figured out how I got it.it was attached to...

Ok,I figured out how I got it.it was attached to a bulb I got that I guess was already dead. Hopefully I got it all with my siphoning!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-19-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By posmlady
Just saw a picture that looks similar to what I...

Just saw a picture that looks similar to what I have, is called cyano bacteria. Is this really bad? How did I get it and how to get rid if it?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-19-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By posmlady
No I'm not sure they are eggs.however since I've...

No I'm not sure they are eggs.however since I've never seen this before,I wanted to make sure before I removed it. I was kinda thinking they looked like air bubbles to. But they did look like they...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-19-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By posmlady
I haven't seen one? Looks like silver frog eggs,...

I haven't seen one? Looks like silver frog eggs, nothing in tank that big? The eggs are small, but maybe could fit two or three inside the snail. They are a little bigger than those silver sprinkles...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-19-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By posmlady
Question silver eggs? huh?

So I put a picture of this in my album, I just noticed it tonight. It looks like gel with silver eggs in it? I'm really confused as to what it could be? I only have a tiny snail in my tank, still...
Forum: Plants 06-19-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By posmlady
So I don't know what types of plants I have? But...

So I don't know what types of plants I have? But the one I thought was an amazon sword is sprouting babies off the tips of it's leaves. Do I break them off at some point and plant them?
Forum: Plants 06-17-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By posmlady
Ya, they tend to get ick easy.and my water is...

Ya, they tend to get ick easy.and my water is pretty soft.
Forum: Plants 06-17-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By posmlady
thinking about going brackish? plants ok?

I have a mixture of plants, was thinking about getting some mollies and well they need brackish water.do plants tolerate this? Or scrap molly idea?
Forum: Fish 06-17-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By posmlady
What about mixing all the live bearers? Guppies,...

What about mixing all the live bearers? Guppies, mollies, swordtails and platys? What would be the best water? Ph and hardness? How much salt?
Forum: Fish 06-11-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By posmlady
Do any of the eggs ever get a chance to hatch?

Do any of the eggs ever get a chance to hatch?
Forum: Fish 06-11-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By posmlady
Mollys needed brackish though right? Asking with...

Mollys needed brackish though right? Asking with swords and??? I forgot the name like Mollys though.
Forum: Fish 06-11-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By posmlady
what kind if fish should I get?

55 gallon planted with led lighting. I want bright colors, community tank with fish that well propagate easy. Have slate, rocks and lots if plants regular and fing
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