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Forum: Low Tech Forum   Yesterday, 02:39 AM
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Posted By wiigelec
We've got nitrites!

We've got nitrites!
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-18-2016, 01:44 AM
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Posted By wiigelec
Tank is pretty cloudy right now so photos are not...

Tank is pretty cloudy right now so photos are not that great...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-12-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By wiigelec
Plants are ordered! Cycle is started, added...

Plants are ordered!

Cycle is started, added 3/4 tsp 10% ammonia for ~4ppm per this handy dandy calculator: Calculator (http://www.fishforums.net/aquarium-calculator.htm). Also a small pinch of...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-09-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By wiigelec
I also decided to pick up some pure ammonia from...

I also decided to pick up some pure ammonia from Ace Hardware...

Ammonia: 2-4 ppm
Nitrite: 0 ppm
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-07-2016, 02:22 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By wiigelec
Measured parameters: Temp: 78 dF PH: 8.0 ...

Measured parameters:

Temp: 78 dF
PH: 8.0
Ammonia: .25
Nitrite: 0
Nitrate: 0
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-03-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By wiigelec
Ghost feed, drop some fish food in every few...

Ghost feed, drop some fish food in every few days...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-02-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By wiigelec
Revised plant list: 2 x Micromeria brownei...

Revised plant list:

2 x Micromeria brownei (creeping charlie)
2 x Egeria densa (anacharis)
2 x Bacopa carolina

1 x Cryptocoryne wendtii red
1 x Cryptocoryne undulata
2 x Cryptocoryne...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-02-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By wiigelec
Thanks! I actually built the stand using old...

Thanks! I actually built the stand using old pallets.



Ok I'll look into that...

Substrate: 40lbs Caribsea Peace River
Lighting: I already had this 30" fixture I just needed a lamp -...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-02-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By wiigelec
Fish stocking plan (in order of introduction): ...

Fish stocking plan (in order of introduction):

6 x cherry barbs
6 x cory catfish
6 x neon tetras
1 x dwarf gourami

Hardscape plan:
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-02-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By wiigelec
Thanks appreciate it. This will be my second...

Thanks appreciate it. This will be my second attempt at a planted tank. My first attempt was a 10 gallon that ended in massive algae and dead plants failure, but I had some good learning moments...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   06-30-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By wiigelec
How does this look for plants: 1 x Dwarf...

How does this look for plants:

1 x Dwarf Lily Plant , Nymphaea stellata
2 x Ancharis narrow Leaf, Egeria Nanas
2 x Cryptocoryne spiralis
2 x Java Fern, Microsorum pteropus
2 x Cryptocoryne...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   06-27-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By wiigelec
Let's Make this into Something!

I've garnered some inspiration from this video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_XeStXhua8

Have:
Tank / stand (29gal)
Filter / media (AC 50)
Heater

Need:
Substrate
Forum: Algae   01-05-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By wiigelec
I am going to try a rehab at this point, if for...

I am going to try a rehab at this point, if for nothing else than to help me understand and rectify the mistakes I have previously made before starting anew...

I've put some window screen under...
Forum: Algae   12-31-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By wiigelec
Here is how it started out about a year and a...

Here is how it started out about a year and a half ago:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/images/pGallery/pg_1920e.jpg
Forum: Algae   12-31-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By wiigelec
Yikes! ...and that coming from an algae grower! ...

Yikes! ...and that coming from an algae grower!

It's not really the look I am going for...
Forum: Algae   12-31-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By wiigelec
Tank: Standard 10 gallon Lighting: ...

Tank:
Standard 10 gallon

Lighting:
Aquatic Life 24" 2x T5HO
1 Geismann midday sun
6 hour photo period

Filter:
AquaClear 20
Forum: Algae   12-30-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By wiigelec
Need some help...

Can this be rehabbed or should I just start over? Thanks...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/images/pGallery/pg_1918e.jpg
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