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Forum: Lighting 10-29-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By TECKSPEED
If your worried about too much light I believe a...

If your worried about too much light I believe a user on here was selling acrylic leg raisers a little while back. I forget the username however if you go in the for sale section amd search leg...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-28-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
Ive, tried a friends test kit and it came out...

Ive, tried a friends test kit and it came out high as well, which leads me to believe I somehow stopped my cycle and need to get it going again??
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
So what your saying is that my test kit is off by...

So what your saying is that my test kit is off by a mile? I've never had this problem with my test kit before they've always worked fine. Is there another one you suggest that yield better or more...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
My lighting was constant at the time of the test....

My lighting was constant at the time of the test. And seemed fine to me. I am on a well for water and community for sewer and such. Our water is run through a good filtration filter and such before...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
@themountain - I second that definitely they...

@themountain - I second that definitely they aren't the best thing out there, that I'm sure of.


I will do more testing tonight on the tap water and tank water.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
I agree with you on the parameters, this is of my...

I agree with you on the parameters, this is of my tank water, I will get some of my tap if not tonight tomorrow during the day.

I will calibrate the test kit for NO3 tomorrow. The master test kit...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
I've got Mardel test strips amd recorded...

I've got Mardel test strips amd recorded appropriately. Below are the results.

Nitrate:
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/26/4096a1abbfd98968b706ac59ab9854bc.jpg

Nitrite:...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
As far as testing pH that's easy, now gh and kh...

As far as testing pH that's easy, now gh and kh does that fall into the test kit or must I test them otherwise. Here lies the root of my problem.... My own stupidity ha I guess it happens, stick with...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
Does prime have black spots in it? Seems...

Does prime have black spots in it? Seems different to my eye. I am testing with test strips as we speak
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
The vals I see as normal melting, I do have test...

The vals I see as normal melting, I do have test strips I can use to see if my kit is off which I'm hoping it is. Otos are sensitive fish hence the confusion on my end as to why and how they are...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
Oak leaves, buy from a member on here?

Oak leaves, buy from a member on here?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
Yeah that was my first reaction was how the heck...

Yeah that was my first reaction was how the heck are they still alive. Now I am going to do weekly water changes to pump my tank through the cycle. I won't add any chemicals, as far as lowering pH...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-26-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
Just finished getting parameters with my ten kit...

Just finished getting parameters with my ten kit here and my nitrates are off the chart what in the world....

I went to add Seachem Prime to my tank like normal and I discovered little black...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-26-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
@PlantedRich - appreciate the advice, I am going...

@PlantedRich - appreciate the advice, I am going to do a water change in a few minutes here and will also test my parameters before doing the water change so that I get legitimate parameters. My...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-26-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
@PlantedRich - I recently cut my vals maybe a...

@PlantedRich - I recently cut my vals maybe a week ago, if that? (Cant remember, too busy for that lol) however I expected some melting but was not sure if the tip of the jungle val would melt or if...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-25-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
I've got dry ferts mixed in 500ml of DI water

I've got dry ferts mixed in 500ml of DI water
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-25-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
Yeah I may get some acrylic leg raisers off of a...

Yeah I may get some acrylic leg raisers off of a member here if they have any. I believe the val leave is melting not just the tip. I will look into the calculator and see what's what. I already dose...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-25-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
Well I wasn't sure if they browned that much when...

Well I wasn't sure if they browned that much when trimmed because otherwise they look healthy. The co2 gig really has me because I'd like to set one up but I'm just not there yet glut is Convenient...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-25-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
I know all about glute and what it is so I know...

I know all about glute and what it is so I know vals typically melt but I've slowly adjusted them and worked my way up so I don't believe that glute it the problem they only turned brown like that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-25-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
I've got plenty surface agitation I've just...

I've got plenty surface agitation I've just completed a cycle not to long ago and never got around to getting more fish for the tank. I would prefer to go non co2 but since I'm dosing ferts I figured...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-25-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
@powerplay85 I'm working on the water parameters....

@powerplay85 I'm working on the water parameters. Should have them in the morning for you

@themountain I have gone that route and quite honestly it's a pain in the arse in my opinion. This tank is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-24-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
I can't afford to pump money into a co2 setup. No...

I can't afford to pump money into a co2 setup. No offense taken I'd love to get into co2 but don't have the money to do so. That's why I was using generic excel to supplement my co2 levels. What's...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-23-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By TECKSPEED
Numerous questions for you!

What's up guys and gals,

So currently I've been letting a 20gallon Hugh tank cycle with just three otos, Yeah I know don't ask me how. Anyways the tanks been cycling for a good month, now I've...
Forum: Lighting 10-19-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By TECKSPEED
I would go with a glass top and then an led from...

I would go with a glass top and then an led from finnex. They are quite popular around the forum and are great fixtures. I have a 24 inch planted plus on my 20 gallon high I run no co2 only micro and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-17-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,929
Posted By TECKSPEED
+1 on the above I never fully understood why we...

+1 on the above I never fully understood why we dose 3x a week if dosing once a week could work, although fluctuating levels in ferts my be a valid point??

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G900A using...
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