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Forum: Lighting 05-07-2012, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Sachababs
I've actually been asking this question for...

I've actually been asking this question for months but no-one seems to have an answer
Forum: Lighting 05-07-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By Sachababs
Definitely have enough light. ...

Definitely have enough light.
http://i.imgur.com/JX1X8.jpg
This is the algae, any ideas? (I cleaned the top half of the tank to easily compare)
Forum: Lighting 05-07-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By Sachababs
Just because I have a serious algae problem

Just because I have a serious algae problem
Forum: Lighting 05-07-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By Sachababs
This looks like the way to go... it just seems...

This looks like the way to go... it just seems really unnatural to me.
I have quite a lot of brown algae on the walls.
Should my tank receive no daylight at all? As in should I keep the curtains...
Forum: Lighting 05-07-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By Sachababs
That would be ideal for me but are you sure the...

That would be ideal for me but are you sure the fish don't mind having darkness for most of the day?
Forum: Lighting 05-07-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By Sachababs
Thanks Texas- can you recommend a good lighting...

Thanks Texas- can you recommend a good lighting schedule that is a good compromise for both plant growth and fish comfort?
Forum: Lighting 05-07-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By Sachababs
Do my fish mind having a 3 hour blackout in the middle of the day?

Taking people's advice, this is my lighting schedule:
9.30-13.30 ON
13.30-17.00 OFF
17.00-22.30 ON
This doesn't seem ideal for me. It seems unnatural for my fish to have no light for so long in...
Forum: Lighting 05-07-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By Sachababs
Juwel High Lites- What combination?

I have a Juwel Rio 125 with a "Day" light and a "Nature" light.
Can somebody tell me which Juwel High lite combination is best for plant growth?
Thanks!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-07-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,240
Posted By Sachababs
Cool :) sounds good. I have very hard water too,...

Cool :) sounds good. I have very hard water too, so should I halve the amount of mg sulphate in my mix? Also, the particular one I'm looking at doesn't come with potassium sulphate... will it be very...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-07-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,240
Posted By Sachababs
Awesome- thanks very much for the reply. There...

Awesome- thanks very much for the reply.
There are plenty of people here saying that, but at the same time there are plenty of people who had invert deaths :( it would be useful to hear from someone...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-07-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,240
Posted By Sachababs
Is EI dosing of chelated trace safe for sensitive inverts?

So I have nerites and amanos. I wanted to start dosing with either this
http://www.plantedtanks.co.uk/tff-fertiliser-mix-1675-p.asp
or this...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-07-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,175
Posted By Sachababs
You've been really helpful mate thanks. Sorry for...

You've been really helpful mate thanks. Sorry for being so difficult!
Thanks again
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-07-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Sachababs
Ha just re read my post from yesterday and man I...

Ha just re read my post from yesterday and man I worked myself up into a state!
Apologies. You've all been very helpful and I have everything I need to know now to get on to dry fertilising :)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-06-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Sachababs
Found dry ferts and very aware of the seachem...

Found dry ferts and very aware of the seachem range. Apparently none are safe for snails. Seriously I give up. Forget it. It's too complicated.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-06-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Sachababs
Yeah so apparently potassium nitrate kills...

Yeah so apparently potassium nitrate kills snails. This is all too complicated and it seems like fertilising a tank is treading on eggshells, so I think I'm just going to give up now. I've spent well...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-06-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Sachababs
If I were to buy that, do you know how much I...

If I were to buy that, do you know how much I would need to dose?
And should I mix it with water first or just dry dose.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-06-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,175
Posted By Sachababs
OK my man thank you very very much. I dose...

OK my man thank you very very much.
I dose Flourish excel so that takes care of carbon.
Finally, someone else here recommended I just get Potassium Nitrate. Would that and flourish excel be enough...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-06-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Sachababs
OK awesome. I will have a look for it. With...

OK awesome. I will have a look for it.
With that and Flourish Excel is that enough for my plants would you say?
Thanks for your reply :)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-06-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,175
Posted By Sachababs
My brudder. Which premix package are you...

My brudder.
Which premix package are you referring to?
You're the only one here who's talking any sense, thank you.
I knew I would be safe if I found a londoner.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-06-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,175
Posted By Sachababs
I know Robbo, I know I'm going schiz. It's just...

I know Robbo, I know I'm going schiz. It's just really frustrating.
I see you live in London too- what is your pH? Mine is like 8.
It's a pain
Finally it looks like I might have a breakthrough....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-06-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,175
Posted By Sachababs
I'm afraid that premixed package would kill my...

I'm afraid that premixed package would kill my snails, it has copper.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-06-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Sachababs
Need a source of Nitrate and Potassium.

So as I'm sure a lot of you have seen, I've been posting a lot about this but nobody has an answer. I'm going to lay out my problem very simply, and I am after an equally simple answer.
I have 0...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-06-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,175
Posted By Sachababs
Oh FFS. apparently yamato green isn't suitable...

Oh FFS. apparently yamato green isn't suitable for inverts. According to people's experience. Not their website.
I give up. Seriously I give up. I've been trying for 24 hours now to get a SIMPLE...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-06-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,175
Posted By Sachababs
I don't see why this is all so complicated. It...

I don't see why this is all so complicated.
It looks like in order for me to look after my plants, I actually need three products:
Flourish
Flourish Excel
Flourish Nitrogen.
Can somebody PLEASE...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-06-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,175
Posted By Sachababs
So what's wrong with just using Yamato Green- N? ...

So what's wrong with just using Yamato Green- N?
Is there anything that my plants need that ISN'T in this fert?
Won't this deal with my 0 Nitrate problem, while providing everything my plants need...
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