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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-20-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By Mebbid
:cool: Nice to see my post being used on...

:cool:

Nice to see my post being used on other forums :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,503
Posted By Mebbid
This is why Aquarists do a 50% water change...

This is why Aquarists do a 50% water change whenever disturbing their plants. It takes care of the stuff pulled up from the substrate.



This is worrisome, because it's indicative of a tank...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-18-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By Mebbid
I don't see why it wouldn't work... But there are...

I don't see why it wouldn't work... But there are healthier (and potentially less smelly) ways to add fertilizers to the water / substrate.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-18-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By Mebbid
What kind of snails? What kind of plants? Can you...

What kind of snails? What kind of plants? Can you post pictures?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-17-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Mebbid
Another BBA eating fish

Crossocheilus Reticulatus (Reticulated Flying Fox)

My LFS had one of these in and instructed me that they would eat BBA. I usually trust his advice so I decided to give this fish a try and was...
Forum: Lighting 05-11-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Mebbid
Planted + 24/7

Has anyone seen these light fixtures? I have been looking at some new ones and pre ordered 2 of them for my 40b which should be here on the 19th.

My only reservation is that the 24/7 photoperiod...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-07-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Mebbid
I think a bush of subwassertang might be nice...

I think a bush of subwassertang might be nice there.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-06-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By Mebbid
You could just do something like this. I...

You could just do something like this. I personally would like to give it a few more years for inline heaters to get more advanced and reliable. I am trusting of my good old Eheim jager heaters and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By Mebbid
Again, I do run co2 as I mentioned in my first...

Again, I do run co2 as I mentioned in my first post and again in response to positron :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By Mebbid
The substrate in my 55g was actually inert black...

The substrate in my 55g was actually inert black diamond blasting sand with some home made root tabs that I used. The depth of the pool filter sand is about the same as the black diamond sand I used...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By Mebbid
I'd be questioning either the reading or your...

I'd be questioning either the reading or your light bulbs. 4 t5ho on a 40b can easily support a reef.

I'm going by the chart from Hoppy for reference
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By Mebbid
I've been dosing excel at this volume for close...

I've been dosing excel at this volume for close to a year now. It's safe to use up to 1.5mL per gallon of it daily despite what the bottle says.

The short photo period is because I have around...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By Mebbid
Problems with 40b

I tore down my old 55g due to me wanting a tank with better dimensions and more enriched substrate so in it's place I set up a dirted 40 breeder. The problem is that my plants are not handling the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-11-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,389
Posted By Mebbid
An assassin snail squeezed itself into the screen...

An assassin snail squeezed itself into the screen of my powerhead. It was stuck inside the screen while its shell was stuck outside.
Forum: Lighting 12-11-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,787
Posted By Mebbid
I'm curious to know as well. I've been shopping...

I'm curious to know as well. I've been shopping for a led fixture for my 10g and don't really want to shell out the cash for a build my led fixture.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-04-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By Mebbid
Mebbid's first dirted tank 10g

Since I am going to need to replace my 55g tank soon I have been exploring different substrate options and thankfully I have this handy dandy 10g tank to test different options out on I tried out...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-30-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By Mebbid
This list here just seems to be fluff... It's...

This list here just seems to be fluff... It's perfectly simple to have a healthy tank without wasting money on things like the borneowild additives. The twinstar mini especially is just kind of silly...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-10-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Mebbid
If it were me, I would rehome the pleco just so...

If it were me, I would rehome the pleco just so you don't have to worry about it
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-10-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By Mebbid
Dry ferts are absolutely the way to go in a high...

Dry ferts are absolutely the way to go in a high light tank. You can get a combo pack of dry ferts from green leaf aquariums which will last you a long time.

There are 2 primary dosing strategies...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-03-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By Mebbid
Just realized that I never posted a picture of...

Just realized that I never posted a picture of the final product :)

http://www.aquariumadvice.com/forums/members/75748-albums12252-picture63189.jpg
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-29-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Mebbid
Don't forget cursing. That goes along with...

Don't forget cursing. That goes along with cleaning any kind of substrate
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-29-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,606
Posted By Mebbid
Yeah, next time you mix I would definitely...

Yeah, next time you mix I would definitely suggest doing at least a separate bottle for the nitrates.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-29-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,011
Posted By Mebbid
It's not surprising. Aquariums are bacteria laden...

It's not surprising. Aquariums are bacteria laden cess pools filled with rotting food and poo. Not that it matters to me one bit. You don't develop an immunity without exposure :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-29-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,606
Posted By Mebbid
I would start by dropping it down to 6 hours...

I would start by dropping it down to 6 hours daily until the issue is resolved. Are you dosing the ferts separately? I use 4 different mixing bottles for my EI dosing and I rarely have to dose the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-29-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,606
Posted By Mebbid
How long are you running your lights daily?

How long are you running your lights daily?
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