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Forum: Tank Journals 03-17-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,253
Posted By jamesyu
NICE!! exactly the same reason why I have an...

NICE!! exactly the same reason why I have an aquarium at my desk as well. quite happy with it so far.
Forum: Fish 03-14-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,657
Posted By jamesyu
I agree with "iamtechno" here, except on the salt...

I agree with "iamtechno" here, except on the salt part -- salt will help destroy ich when it explodes from their pods. Though You can stop ich in an aquarium just based on heat.

@ 85 deg F Ich...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-11-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
Posted By jamesyu
Glad that you're not getting an algae issue. At...

Glad that you're not getting an algae issue. At least someone isn't. I do kind of find the finnex lights to be less than appropriate when lighting nanos. I can see how you would be at low-med...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-11-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
Posted By jamesyu
I call that a mess!!! =P just kidding. I think...

I call that a mess!!! =P just kidding. I think with the PC light it puts you at pretty much med-high, I would begin injecting Co2 in this instance and maybe start a fert regimen. Just my opinion,
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-10-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By jamesyu
Got frustrated last night -- a bunch of things...

Got frustrated last night -- a bunch of things melted + I removed the rocks.

Aquarium looks quite barren now. Need to look for new carpet:...
Forum: Photography 03-07-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By jamesyu
Thanks for the suggestions -- i'll definitely...

Thanks for the suggestions -- i'll definitely research and look into this!
Thank you guys ^_^
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-07-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,551
Posted By jamesyu
hmm right now i got no shrimp at all so drip...

hmm right now i got no shrimp at all so drip acclamation won't be needed, but i'll get some RO water and see what I can do about putting that in. Though I went from RO to tap on purpose -- I doubt 2...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-07-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,551
Posted By jamesyu
So I finally tested GH and KH and also I got a...

So I finally tested GH and KH and also I got a TDS meter as well.
not what I was expecting considering what's going on

So here's my current water situation:
TDS = 366ppm
GH = 11 * 17.9ppm --> ...
Forum: Photography 03-06-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By jamesyu
I had absolutely no flash on those pics btw =) I...

I had absolutely no flash on those pics btw =) I turned them off because the LED was blinding me as is.

I do want to invest in a macro lens but I have no idea how look for a good one.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-06-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By jamesyu
Thanks!! If the repens dont grow in im going to...

Thanks!! If the repens dont grow in im going to try to find another solution. Ill be putting in another pump tonight to see if I can increase flow a bit.

Sent from my SM-N900P
Excuse the typos...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-06-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By jamesyu
Zoo med 501. Spong was modified and is cut down. ...

Zoo med 501. Spong was modified and is cut down. There is a heater in there now with bio rings amd carbon

Sent from my SM-N900P
Excuse the typos
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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-06-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By jamesyu
Two types of filtration... 1 is the over flow...

Two types of filtration... 1 is the over flow that then shares its flow with a cannister into the outflow of the overflow. So I am filtering the water twice as fast. Both pumps rated at 79gph.
...
Forum: Photography 03-06-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By jamesyu
Ahh thank you all. I will read up on the...

Ahh thank you all. I will read up on the suggestions and test. I have very shakey hands so those shots were hard to take. Quite happy but the suggestions and info will add on. Thank you!!!
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-06-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,551
Posted By jamesyu
Sounds good -- glad they turned out well. I'll...

Sounds good -- glad they turned out well. I'll definitely hit you up. I'll figure out in my tank what the parameters are and see what will happen. I think my tank is done leeching ammonia, but I...
Forum: Photography 03-06-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By jamesyu
Shooting with Aperture Priority on my D5200

I have some high-res shots with my nikon D5200 - i'm quite the n00b and would like some advice on how I can make the shots better.

I don't think the lighting is too impressive, but any comments...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-06-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By jamesyu
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/t31/1913366_663732094799_145502453_o.jpg

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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-06-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By jamesyu
Plants died off because algae choked them out. ...

Plants died off because algae choked them out. Not because of high light.

Sent from my SM-N900P
Excuse the typos
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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-06-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,351
Posted By jamesyu
sick looking setup =)

sick looking setup =)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-06-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By jamesyu
1st - +2 on photoperiod. shorten from whatever...

1st - +2 on photoperiod. shorten from whatever lengh to about 6-8 hours max.
I'd probably break up the photoperiod to 2x 4 hour sessions and leave maybe 1 hours between to help begin to control it....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-05-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,551
Posted By jamesyu
That was the only unexplained piece of...

That was the only unexplained piece of information -- I had no idea those magnets were toxic. And it would explain the instant death to something so sensitive-- Not to mention the day after I woke...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-05-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,551
Posted By jamesyu
I think I already changed enough water to cycle...

I think I already changed enough water to cycle out all the garbage that was leaked inside. Though i'm doing another one tonight to make sure.

I might hit you up again for shrimp afterrwards. I...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,959
Posted By jamesyu
I'm going to be doing something like the above...

I'm going to be doing something like the above picture too -- once i get a handle on things I'll post my specs and where to pick up the equipment. it'll probably cost you 5 bucks to get. but if I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-05-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,551
Posted By jamesyu
I think I found my issue with the shrimp death --...

I think I found my issue with the shrimp death --
Neodymium Magnets -- Rare Earth Magnets. THey turned all black in the morning, I also found that they leech iron and COPPER!

I'm glad that the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-05-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By jamesyu
HAHA, I just found that those magnets are not...

HAHA, I just found that those magnets are not shirmp safe -- THAT EXPLAINS A LOT

neodymium magnets. -_- need to find aquarium safe magnets.
Btw, those are gone now that the entire shrimp...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-04-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By jamesyu
Algae growth due to the level of substrate + how...

Algae growth due to the level of substrate + how compact it was + stones were not allowing for good water flow so plants were dying due to flow and crud building up.
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