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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-01-2013, 02:39 AM
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Posted By lpsouth1978
Help Please! Hair algae after starting dry ferts.

Ok. So I Will Turn Off 2 Of The Lights And See What Happens Over The Next Couple Of Weeks. I Will Let you All Know What Happens. Thank You All For The Quick responses.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-01-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By lpsouth1978
Help Please! Hair algae after starting dry ferts.

Hoppy, i had Considered That Except That The Tank Was Doing Well With Little To No Ferts for More Than 6 Months. I Didnt have algae issues until I started Dosing. I Would Think That If It Was too...
Forum: Fish 03-01-2013, 01:18 AM
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Posted By lpsouth1978
Boesemani Rainbow in a CO2 injected tank

I Have 3 Of Them In My Tank And They Are All Doing Great.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-01-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By lpsouth1978
Sorry, I must have the acronym wrong. I am having...

Sorry, I must have the acronym wrong. I am having issues with hair algae.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-01-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,740
Posted By lpsouth1978
The tank is looking good so far. Don't give up on...

The tank is looking good so far. Don't give up on the SW pico just yet. I have seen MANY kept successfully and actually just set mine back up about 2 weeks ago. It is still cycling so not much to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-01-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By lpsouth1978
Help Please! Hair algae after starting dry ferts.

I have had my tank set up for about 8 months now and it has been doing VERY will with little to no Fertilization. However after reading and being told that I should be dosing dry ferts I decided to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-14-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,459
Posted By lpsouth1978
That is the HC. Most of which has now been...

That is the HC. Most of which has now been removed.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-14-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,740
Posted By lpsouth1978
Fire fish are ok though I am not particularly...

Fire fish are ok though I am not particularly fond of damsels. Cardinals are generally schooling fish and so not ideal for that tank. I think a blue spotted jaw fish would be awesome, though they are...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-13-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,740
Posted By lpsouth1978
http://www.nano-reef.com/topic/247789-lyles-3-gall...

http://www.nano-reef.com/topic/247789-lyles-3-gallon-pico-build/


Proof that you can keep a SW system healthy in a 3 gallon picotope. This is my build thread for my picotope reef, mentioned in my...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-13-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,740
Posted By lpsouth1978
I hope this works for you. I have a picotope that...

I hope this works for you. I have a picotope that I drilled and made a 2.5 gallon sump and 2.5 gallon ATO for and STILL had a difficult time with it. SW tanks are very difficult to keep stable in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-13-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,459
Posted By lpsouth1978
I know that it has only been a day since my las...

I know that it has only been a day since my las update, but I made some BIG changes to the tank today.

For a while now I have been getting frustrated with my HC carpet. It seems that it never...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-11-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,459
Posted By lpsouth1978
It has been a couple of months since my last...

It has been a couple of months since my last update, so here is a real quick one.

Not a lot has changed. I took out the Cobamba and have tried to keep up with trimming. The HC is a real pain to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-25-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,459
Posted By lpsouth1978
It looks like it has been about 6 weeks since my...

It looks like it has been about 6 weeks since my last update. Things are doing well and still growing like crazy. I have already done several trimmings and need to trim the HC again. Here are a few...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-18-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,424
Posted By lpsouth1978
No disagreement that it is a cleaner look with...

No disagreement that it is a cleaner look with out the greenish corners, but for me it does not justify the cost when I can make a STUNNING rimless display for a fraction of the cost. Others will...
Forum: Lighting 10-18-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By lpsouth1978
Here is one (not so pretty build): ...

Here is one (not so pretty build):
http://www.marinecolorado.org/forums/showthread.php?9012-My-latest-DIY-LED-build

Also take a look at post #6 here. This is one of the cleanest builds I have...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-17-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,424
Posted By lpsouth1978
As far as the clarity of these ADA tanks - I know...

As far as the clarity of these ADA tanks - I know how much more clear low iron glass is than standard glass and I will willingly pay for that clarity in my tanks. That being said, in a tank the size...
Forum: Lighting 10-17-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By lpsouth1978
I have made several DIY LEDs and can probably...

I have made several DIY LEDs and can probably find a build thread for one an another forum. I will look after work tonight and let you know. It is actually quite easy.
Forum: Lighting 10-17-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By lpsouth1978
I would think that the lighting you have,...

I would think that the lighting you have, assuming the bulbs are in the proper spectrum, would work just fine on that tank. Depending on the reflectors, I would also think that it would be med-high...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-17-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 515
Posted By lpsouth1978
A nano tank can be rather easy, but you MUST do...

A nano tank can be rather easy, but you MUST do weekly water changes. As mentioned above, RO/DI water is also a must. I set up a small auto top off system on my 3 gallon pico reef using a 2.5 gallon...
Forum: Lighting 10-16-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By lpsouth1978
It sounds like you are starting to get the idea....

It sounds like you are starting to get the idea. hoppy is the lighting guru on here, so follow his advice and you will do well.

One T5 bulb should do the job for a low to medium light tank. I have...
Forum: DIY 10-16-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By lpsouth1978
As a rule of thumb, I have always gone with the...

As a rule of thumb, I have always gone with the largest sump I could afford and fit under my stand. My last sump was a 90 gallon and it was on a 90 gallon tank.

I actually did not use a drip tray...
Forum: Lighting 10-16-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By lpsouth1978
It sounds to me like you need either a custom DIY...

It sounds to me like you need either a custom DIY light, or a single tube T5NO light. You can sometimes find the T5 with Blue LED's built in. You could also use CFL's.

Watts per gallon is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-16-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,459
Posted By lpsouth1978
The spray bars are pointed toward the surface...

The spray bars are pointed toward the surface enough to create decent surface agitation. I honestly have not had any trouble with the sand at all. I guess that I have just been lucky.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-16-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,459
Posted By lpsouth1978
Here are a couple of new pics of the tank. The...

Here are a couple of new pics of the tank. The tank has now been running for exactly 1 month. I think that it is doing VERY well thus far. The only fish losses have been my Otocinclus population....
Forum: Lighting 10-05-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,582
Posted By lpsouth1978
I had used 2 100 watt multichip LED's over my 90...

I had used 2 100 watt multichip LED's over my 90 gallon reef with great results. That is an even cheaper solution. I did not use flood lenses, but 90 degree optics. It was a super easy build. I think...
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