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Forum: Fish Today, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 16
Posted By roadmaster
Way too warm for most tropical's.

Way too warm for most tropical's.
Forum: Plants Today, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By roadmaster
I stuff rhizomes in crack's ,holes in wood,all...

I stuff rhizomes in crack's ,holes in wood,all the time, and if rhizome is too large,I super glue it to the wood or tie it to wood /rocks with fishin line.
The rhizome is often hidden from light,...
Forum: Substrate Today, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By roadmaster
I routinely mix clay/peat with plain topsoil from...

I routinely mix clay/peat with plain topsoil from Lowes and or Miracle grow organic choice (+ chicken manure) and cap it all with sand/gravel.
My substrates are often four or five inches deep to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions Today, 07:02 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 23,124
Posted By roadmaster
The Door's "Roadhouse Blues" Bad Company "Bad...

The Door's "Roadhouse Blues"
Bad Company "Bad company"
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By roadmaster
Already answered in previous post .:wink:

Already answered in previous post .:wink:
Forum: Plants 08-29-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By roadmaster
Put test kit's away, you say you can reduce light...

Put test kit's away, you say you can reduce light intensity = good,add fertz(this is easy ,you already have em) as mentioned,improve CO2 level's/distribution. (CO2 on two hour's before light's...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-29-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By roadmaster
Just move spray bar a little closer to middle or...

Just move spray bar a little closer to middle or to the right in the photo and place power head(s) on either side of spray bar everything pointing the flow toward's the front glass.
Water will move...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-28-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 959
Posted By roadmaster
I would Ask how attached are you likely to become...

I would Ask how attached are you likely to become to the fishes?
Those who really care about their welfare are much more likely to take friendly advice .
Forum: Plants 08-28-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By roadmaster
Two t8 tubes would be better and still be lowish...

Two t8 tubes would be better and still be lowish light at the height mentioned to substrate.
Forum: Fish 08-28-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 231
Posted By roadmaster
I see,the 200 watt heater will work, just thought...

I see,the 200 watt heater will work, just thought you meant you did not know if heater you have was working correctly .
Would not wait till winter to find out if it was old heater is all I meant.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-28-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By roadmaster
Hard to say considering length of tank how much...

Hard to say considering length of tank how much flow would drop off middle way's across the tank which could then affect CO2 /nutrient distribution farther toward's the other end.
Most effective...
Forum: Fish 08-28-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 231
Posted By roadmaster
Maybe purchase new 300 watt heater rather than...

Maybe purchase new 300 watt heater rather than fish for right now.?
Forum: Plants 08-28-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By roadmaster
EI dosing for 60-80 gal tank 3/4 tsp KNO3 3x a...

EI dosing for 60-80 gal tank
3/4 tsp KNO3 3x a week
1/4 tsp KH2PO4 3X a week
1/4 tsp CSM+B 3X a week
Prolly don't need K2SO4 ,but if plant's begin getting pinholes in leaves then adding 1/4...
Forum: Aqua Design Innovations 08-28-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By roadmaster
Is small tank ,and if after 70% water change the...

Is small tank ,and if after 70% water change the tank goes back to like photo,I would rehome fish/shrimp's temporarily in a plastic tub, and re-start with different substrate.
Would not use...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-28-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By roadmaster
What is high nitrate reading? Last time I...

What is high nitrate reading?
Last time I performed nitrate test with uncalibrated API kit my nitrates were 80ppm and fishes/shrimp's still thrive/reproduce.
50 % water change would reduce number...
Forum: Plants 08-28-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By roadmaster
Too much light, in addition to possible light...

Too much light, in addition to possible light from window(previous photos) unless blind's are closed all day,every day, along with potassium/phosphate difficiencies maybe nitrogen as well.
Possibly...
Forum: Fish 08-28-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By roadmaster
The ram's are not likely to dig a hole or pit,...

The ram's are not likely to dig a hole or pit, but rather a small depression in the sand somewhere out of site and as mentioned,,with the addition of some flat stones ,they would most likely choose...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-28-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 23,124
Posted By roadmaster
Four Tops "Standing in the shadow's of love" ...

Four Tops "Standing in the shadow's of love"
Thin Lizzy "Boy's are back in town"
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 188
Posted By roadmaster
+one^ :hihi:

+one^ :hihi:
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 452
Posted By roadmaster
Well, the tank is pictured under,, my thread's...

Well, the tank is pictured under,, my thread's also in my avatar, but has different plant's as of about two month's ago.
Gonna try and post up some new photo's but waitin for plant's to fill out a...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By roadmaster
I run Luft pump to power sponge filter in 20 gal...

I run Luft pump to power sponge filter in 20 gal shrimp tank.
It ain't quiet, (none of em are) but it will be last pump you ever buy.
About $54.00.
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 452
Posted By roadmaster
80 U.S. gallon's but prolly closer to 75 gal...

80 U.S. gallon's but prolly closer to 75 gal considering displacement of water by substrate,decor, and I use two Eheim 2217's for filtration and love em.
Still expierimenting with lighting, but...
Forum: Algae 08-27-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By roadmaster
Keeping filter's cleaned regularly helps also.

Keeping filter's cleaned regularly helps also.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-27-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 167
Posted By roadmaster
If you soak the item(s) overnight and let dry...

If you soak the item(s) overnight and let dry completely, then only residual will be sodium chloride (salt) which is easily rinsed off non porous item's.
One cup of bleach to 5 gal of water would...
Forum: Fish 08-27-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By roadmaster
Include some flat rock's for the fish to spawn on...

Include some flat rock's for the fish to spawn on and substrate digging will be non issue 70 % of the time.
They much prefer to lay egg's on something other than substrate most of the time.
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