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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-09-2011, 02:42 PM
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Posted By H20
This will most likely be my last post in this...

This will most likely be my last post in this thread. Basically, just a quick (and rather vague) explanation as to the disappearance and tear down of my first planted tank.

The tank was healthy...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-10-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Final Decision...

Alright, after thinking on it, I've decided to not tear this tank down and to not give up on it. I need to learn all I can from this.

Thank you all for the kind words, it really does help....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-09-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Unhappy Sad day, sad day...

Well guys and girls, to put it simply, I fudged up, pretty bad.

I'll save the details and just say, my tank is just now cycling. Basically, I thought I had successfully done a fishless cycling,...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-07-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Thanks for the input, always, always, always...

Thanks for the input, always, always, always appreciated.

Still reading up on ferts as we speak. To be honest, purchasing dry ferts (GLA's Green Fert Package looks promising) and mixing up...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-07-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Well, right now I'm a bit frustrated: I had...

Well, right now I'm a bit frustrated:

I had been observing some excellent growth on my anubias for about a week. Then I noticed that a few leaves started to brown not only on the edges, but formed...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-05-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Ran the CO2 overnight. Woke up to pearling...

Ran the CO2 overnight. Woke up to pearling plants, and a yellow drop checker.

Here's the catch: I haven't been using any reference solution in the drop checker, just tank water and pH reagent!...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-04-2011, 02:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Gave the tank glass and Aquaclear 30 a nice clean...

Gave the tank glass and Aquaclear 30 a nice clean and another vacuum/30% WC today. Ran my Tetra Whisper 40 w/ polyfiber again for several hours. Water is almost spotless now. I'll repeat this...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By H20
Hey there captroy, I'm fairly new, so take...

Hey there captroy,

I'm fairly new, so take my words lightly, but I remember reading a thread somewhere where a member asked a very similar question. I can't remember what or where the thread was,...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-01-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Alright, well, trying to work out some issues I'm...

Alright, well, trying to work out some issues I'm having with the pressurized CO2 route...

(dreamt_01, PM responded)

But besides that, I must say...

The flora in the tank have been doing...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-21-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Unhappy CO2 Leak...

Damn, I should've seen this coming...

Unlike the previous CO2 setup, the current double 2L CO2 has sprung a leak, and production rate has remained at a steady .5bps...

Now, my first (and rather...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-20-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
That's my ultimate goal, it's just a matter of...

That's my ultimate goal, it's just a matter of money (I basically spent this round of funds on the new lighting/fauna). In fact, I know there is a member that sells complete setups for around $55 I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-20-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Smile Updated pictures 09/19/11

My assorted ferns...

http://i872.photobucket.com/albums/ab289/SnailTypeR/Aqua/DSC01557.jpg
http://i872.photobucket.com/albums/ab289/SnailTypeR/Aqua/DSC01558.jpg...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-20-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Exclamation So today I wandered into one of my LFS with the...

So today I wandered into one of my LFS with the intention of checking out their livestock, see what cool things they have, just a normal trip (they had an absolutely BEAUTIFUL, I mean, I stopped to...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-19-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Updated info! Pics and more info coming soon!

Updated info! Pics and more info coming soon!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-16-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Thanks for the heads up. :thumbsup: I got to...

Thanks for the heads up. :thumbsup:

I got to thinking about it, but it seems as if the mixture has lost a tad bit of it's initial start-up pressure, and now produces at a rate closer to .5 bps (or...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-14-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Smile CO2 is a go!!!

As of this post, my DIY C02 mixture is producing an average of 1 bps. Each little bubble travels through the intake, and an audible noise can be heard as the bubble hits the impeller and almost...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-13-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Current Setup: Post #14

Current Setup: Post #14
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-12-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Smile Survey Says..........

LFS Test Results for Week 2 of cycling:
-Ammonia: 0 ppm
-Nitrite: 0 ppm
-Nitrate: 5-10 ppm

Looks like it took this tank about 2-2 1/2 weeks to fully cycle. :hihi::hihi::hihi:

When I got...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-08-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Thanks! :D I'm really hoping that the next round...

Thanks! :D I'm really hoping that the next round (week 2) of water tests show lower levels of nitrite and nitrate (more so nitrite than anything). I'm almost on the brink of donating my Halfmoon...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-08-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
http://i872.photobucket.com/albums/ab289/SnailType...

http://i872.photobucket.com/albums/ab289/SnailTypeR/Aqua/DSC01542.jpg

http://i872.photobucket.com/albums/ab289/SnailTypeR/Aqua/DSC01544.jpg
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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-08-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
Aquarium Specs ~ 15 Gallon Glass 2’' x 1'’ x...

Aquarium Specs
~ 15 Gallon Glass 2’' x 1'’ x 1.5'’ (L x W x H)


Hardscape // Substrate
~ 2x Small Malaysian Driftwood
~ Bottom level – Eco-Complete Dark (20lbs)
~ Top level – Flourite...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-08-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By H20
H20's First Planted Nano - 15G

TANK HAS BEEN TORN DOWN!!!

If anyone is curious as to the vague reasons why, please refer to my most recent post in this thread.

Trust me when I say, I didn't want to tear this tank down, but...
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