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Forum: Plants 04-06-2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 0
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Posted By HungrySpleen
trimming tiawan lilly

all of the leaves(14) are on the surface of the water, would it kill the plant to trim most(11) of the leaves down closer to the surface?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-14-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By HungrySpleen
38 gallon fert dosing

38 gallon
medium light
no co2/ i do use excel

after seeing a few post from "the brain" i figure i must be seriously overdosing my ferts. ive been using half the recommended dose for a forty...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-27-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By HungrySpleen
dosing dolomite?

ive got a bag of dolomitic calcium carbonate what would dosing this provide in terms of nutrients and how would i dose this and how much for a 38gallon tank?
Forum: Tank Journals 02-06-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By HungrySpleen
Hungry's 38

a bit of a mess:icon_redf i need to figure out a plan for scaping. need a place to start. any ideas welcome!

http://i945.photobucket.com/albums/ad291/HungrySpleen/aquarium/aquarium037.jpg
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Forum: Equipment 02-06-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 44,811
Posted By HungrySpleen
awesome quote. but whats the question? :hihi:

awesome quote. but whats the question? :hihi:
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By HungrySpleen
its actually to replace the 302 cause i got in a...

its actually to replace the 302 cause i got in a hurry during cleaning(due to children) and got the bottom 2 baskets stuck in the canister. when i get the replacement one im gonna see if i cant get...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By HungrySpleen
these filters seem to have a slowish flow rate so...

these filters seem to have a slowish flow rate so id go big. plus i think the 525 gallon one comes with 3 pieces for the spray bar so i dont think youd have to much flow but ive never seen one short...
Forum: Substrate 02-04-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 159,236
Posted By HungrySpleen
i found a nail in the soil yesterday and ive been...

i found a nail in the soil yesterday and ive been trying to figure out how to sift without hammering it into oblivion in the freezing cold outside. you helped me solve my problem of incredibly hard...
Forum: Substrate 02-04-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 159,236
Posted By HungrySpleen
dang my head hurts from your genius :hihi: . i...

dang my head hurts from your genius :hihi: . i should thought of sifting when wet!!!
Forum: Substrate 02-03-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 159,236
Posted By HungrySpleen
it is to hard to sift , and rubbing it across the...

it is to hard to sift , and rubbing it across the screen would take weeks, its hard like rocks. never seen anyone else having this problem but i feel kinda ridiculous being beaten by dirt. would...
Forum: Substrate 02-03-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 159,236
Posted By HungrySpleen
mts dirt clods

well my MTS is about ready to go except for the fact that its all 1" clods. i assume this is normal but how did you guys get yours to dusty sweetness?

pound the crud out of it with a hammer? put...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-30-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By HungrySpleen
ive got a 38 gallon myself and i use a 2 39watt...

ive got a 38 gallon myself and i use a 2 39watt t5ho light suspended 8" from the top to provide the tank with medium light, i dose excel instead of co2, i got the light rating here ...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2011, 03:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By HungrySpleen
sunsun 304 to big for 38gal

i currently have a 302 filter on my tank(38gal), unfortunately while replacing media buckets i managed to get the bottom two trays stuck in there ,there full of carbon used to remove malachite green...
Forum: Substrate 01-24-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By HungrySpleen
this stuff for MTS

has any one tried this stuff for MTS? its all my local Home Depot had so i figured id try it out. there are no ingredients beyond what the site says at the top. i hope its not a waste of my time...
Forum: Lighting 01-23-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By HungrySpleen
10 gallon cfl question

well the bug bit me and now im setting up a 10 gallon low tech. im going to be using MTS and a 23watt cfl with a silver shop light reflector for the lighting.

my questions -

is one light...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-21-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By HungrySpleen
just the kind of answer i was looking for, thank...

just the kind of answer i was looking for, thank you.
well, im off to buy some co2!!! but will be getting a par meter later i guess just to have some fun
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-20-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By HungrySpleen
according to hoppy's chart in the sticky and a...

according to hoppy's chart in the sticky and a little bad math on my part i should be right around the medium lighting category, maybe med-high.

with a par meter and the excel i believe i could...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-20-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By HungrySpleen
i thought it was length x width x height. 36"...

i thought it was length x width x height. 36" long x 12" front to back x 20" tall
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-20-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By HungrySpleen
co2 or par meter?

my tank is a 38 gallon 36"x 12"x 20"
2 36watt t5ho bulbs 8"s above tank for what i assume is medium lighting, which is the goal.
50-50 flourite gravel mix for substrate
EI dosing with excel for...
Forum: Lighting 01-12-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By HungrySpleen
thanks for the answer guys. im having a bit of...

thanks for the answer guys. im having a bit of the green spot algea show up on the front glass with the lights a 4" up. im hoping raising the lights helps fix the problem.

i use excel(full cap...
Forum: Lighting 01-12-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By HungrySpleen
aiming for medium light

ive got the HAGEN t5HO 2x39 watt setup hanging 8" off the top of my 20" tall 38 gallon tank. am i reading Hoppy's chart from the sticky correctly, to assume this is about medium lighting? medium...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-08-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By HungrySpleen
friends of mine have ordered plants from china,...

friends of mine have ordered plants from china, so i think theyll be ok for a couple more days
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-01-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,722
Posted By HungrySpleen
day # four of treating with API Super ICK CURE,...

day # four of treating with API Super ICK CURE, signs of ICH are gone all fish are fine. the plants though didnt like 86 so i turned the temp down to 82.

according to the box im supposed to quit...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-30-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By HungrySpleen
use the second chart in this post its the best...

use the second chart in this post its the best thing ever!

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/lighting/105774-par-vs-distance-t5-t12-pc.html
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-30-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,514
Posted By HungrySpleen
here in ks i can find RCS for about $4 bones. i...

here in ks i can find RCS for about $4 bones. i thought that was expensive!!!
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