The Planted Tank Forum - Search Results
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 77
Search took 0.14 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: hamato
Forum: Algae 03-11-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,998
Posted By hamato
I was typically using 1/8 of a tsp of both yes, I...

I was typically using 1/8 of a tsp of both yes, I see now that that was too much phosphate so I will reduce it in the future.

As an update I decided it was too far gone and ripped up all the...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 767
Posted By hamato
So I found the 5mm metal ones here...

So I found the 5mm metal ones here (http://www.thegreenmachineonline.com/shop/aquatics/aquariums-stands/cube-garden-hooks) but that's going to run me probably $35 cdn. Alternatively I could get the...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 767
Posted By hamato
This does seem like such a simple thing to make. ...

This does seem like such a simple thing to make. If I can't find something that works I may do that. For something this cheap though I'd rather just buy it if it exists.
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 767
Posted By hamato
Question Attaching glass lid on rimless tank

I'm planning to put a lid on my 12g Long so I don't need to top it up everyday. I had bought some acrylic clips (similar to this...
Forum: Algae 03-04-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,998
Posted By hamato
The plan was to double the light and then reduce...

The plan was to double the light and then reduce the power. One of the problems I am seeing is not enough coverage, especially near the ends of the tank. Since I have only one row of lights 10"...
Forum: Algae 03-04-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,998
Posted By hamato
To answer a few more questions: -The...

To answer a few more questions:

-The substrate is eco complete fine grain
-Window is right next to it, but it is always closed so it's only whatever little ambient light that can get through on...
Forum: Algae 03-04-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,998
Posted By hamato
Unhappy Losing the battle with algae..

So I don't know what I am doing wrong. I've had this tank set up for 2 years and have never been able to get it both growing plants nicely and algae free in all that time.

Tank: 12G long...
Forum: Lighting 09-09-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By hamato
I do use osmocote+ tabs under the hairgrass and...

I do use osmocote+ tabs under the hairgrass and it is growing decently, albeit full of algae.

I could add in some warm white LEDs to augment the wavelength distribution. I was just going on...
Forum: Lighting 09-07-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By hamato
Question LED setup sufficient?

I have a DIY LED setup that has been running for around 1.5 years now. I've struggled with algae and poor plant growth so in trying to narrow down the problem(s) I realize I don't really know the...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By hamato
I would never do another in-tank heater in a...

I would never do another in-tank heater in a non-huge tank. Not having to have a heater in tank to clutter things up is great.

My only complaints with the Hydor is that it is quite loud when...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-25-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By hamato
Are the grains of osmocote supposed to physically...

Are the grains of osmocote supposed to physically dissolve eventually in water or do they just lose all their ferts? I have some grains that have been sitting on the surface for 6+ months and they...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,923
Posted By hamato
Local distributor charges me 2x what clippard...

Local distributor charges me 2x what clippard online does and never has anything in stock. Even with the 25$ in fees+shipping costs it was still cheaper :( Now if you are only buying a $5 part it...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By hamato
I have a bucket with a small pump and have a...

I have a bucket with a small pump and have a manual switch I toggle for 30sec or so per day. I don't really trust anything automated to not overflow. In the future I'm going to make it auto cut off...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-21-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By hamato
One tip I've learned is only make co2 adjustments...

One tip I've learned is only make co2 adjustments on weekends or any day I'm home the majority of the day.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-15-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By hamato
I suppose it's possible. The water is treated...

I suppose it's possible. The water is treated though so I don't know how much organics could be in there. I guess I'll just have to change out the water every few days which kind of defeats the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-14-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By hamato
Slime in water topoff bucket

I've recently setup a 5gal HD bucket with a pump to combat evaporation in one of my open top tanks. It works fine but I have noticed that the walls of the bucket and pump tube become coated in a...
Forum: DIY 02-22-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,379
Posted By hamato
I got it from ebay, basically the waterproofed...

I got it from ebay, basically the waterproofed ds18b20 but the shorter version. An ebay search for "mini Thermometer waterproof model temperature sensor temperature probe" will bring it up.

For...
Forum: DIY 02-22-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,379
Posted By hamato
Here's how I do mine. Works pretty well! ...

Here's how I do mine. Works pretty well!

http://i.imgur.com/U6ownHs.jpg
Forum: DIY 01-24-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,866
Posted By hamato
I actually have to power an arduino based device...

I actually have to power an arduino based device (currently powered from 10v power supply) 2 of the 6v dosing pumps and a 12v water pump. I'm trying to do this with a minimum of power supplies &...
Forum: DIY 01-23-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,866
Posted By hamato
On a side note what relay board are you using? I...

On a side note what relay board are you using? I see some on the bay listed as " 4-Channel Relay Module DC 5V With Optocoupler For Arduino PIC ARM AVR DSP" for under $5. Will this work for simple...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By hamato
I drilled the top of my stand so the pipes slip...

I drilled the top of my stand so the pipes slip down into the inside if the cabinet.
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By hamato
What do people think of the brass ones on ebay? ...

What do people think of the brass ones on ebay? They are like $4, but is there any benefit to using them over the cheapo plastic ones?

http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab228/ubarn/P1040707.jpg
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-30-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,096
Posted By hamato
Firefox with adblock plus & noscript. I haven't...

Firefox with adblock plus & noscript. I haven't seen an ad in years. ABP does have an option to allow non intrusive ads (googles text adds for example) but that can be unchecked.
Forum: Plants 08-26-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By hamato
Well I increased my dosing. Previously I was...

Well I increased my dosing. Previously I was dosing a weeks worth once a week. Now I'm dosing every second day at roughly 2x EI dosing. I read that the holes in the leaves may be caused by lack...
Forum: Plants 08-26-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By hamato
Similar issue with mine, though I am also having...

Similar issue with mine, though I am also having algae issues. I'm also losing seemingly healthy leaves. I'd be interested to know if increasing K solves your problems!
...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 77

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:21 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012