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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-02-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By jgb77
GLA has DPTA Iron:...

GLA has DPTA Iron: http://greenleafaquariums.com/aquarium-fertilizers-supplements/iron-chelate.html
It's a shame that one place doesn't carry all of the 3 popular sources, EDTA, DPTA and Gluconate....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-28-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By jgb77
Did you make the solution yourself? How could it...

Did you make the solution yourself? How could it be so far off?
That is a huge difference.

John
Forum: Tank Journals 08-26-2012, 06:27 PM
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Views: 284,389
Posted By jgb77
That's what mine looks like as well. I had to...

That's what mine looks like as well. I had to remove it from my 75 gallon as it takes up too much space. I just pull off one of the smaller side shoots and toss the huge stem or else it takes up way...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-21-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By jgb77
This doesn't answer your question, but may help: ...

This doesn't answer your question, but may help:

1.5g NaHCO3 in 25 litres of water = 2 dKH
1.8g KHCO3 in 25 litres of water = 2 dKH
1.2g K2CO3 in 25 litres of water = 2 dKH

Taken from...
Forum: Lighting 08-20-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,042
Posted By jgb77
More than a few years. Mine was manufactured in...

More than a few years. Mine was manufactured in 2008 and it has the advance/Universal ballast. They switched to a workhorse ballast after that to cut costs.

I don't know what ballast they use...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-20-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,547
Posted By jgb77
Have you tried growing Syngonanthus Belem in...

Have you tried growing Syngonanthus Belem in water with a kh of 11?

John
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-20-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,547
Posted By jgb77
It just tells you what you probably knew or...

It just tells you what you probably knew or suspected, you have harder water. You mentioned earlier some plants not looking as good as you'd like, are they softer water plants? What plants...
Forum: Lighting 08-17-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,042
Posted By jgb77
Hmmm. Is the bulb missing entirely, or is it...

Hmmm. Is the bulb missing entirely, or is it burned out?
When I remove a bulb from mine, the other bulb will not light up. I never had a bulb burn out out though, so maybe that's what's going on?
...
Forum: Lighting 08-16-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,042
Posted By jgb77
It will not light up the other bulb in the bank...

It will not light up the other bulb in the bank if one is missing. So you cannot run just three bulbs in them. It's either 2 or 4 at a time.

John
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-09-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By jgb77
I found...

I found http://glassbox-design.com/2008/vsv-total-organic-carbon-in-the-reef-aquarium/ online about VSV. Hopefully someone can help him from here.

John
Forum: Plants 08-07-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,732
Posted By jgb77
I certainly meant no offense to Cris here. I'm...

I certainly meant no offense to Cris here.
I'm not quite sure though how many times people have bought plants from him has to do with the fact that his plant pictured in the first post did not look...
Forum: Plants 08-07-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,732
Posted By jgb77
Your new picture does look like the 'broad leaf',...

Your new picture does look like the 'broad leaf', though the first picture doesn't.
Maybe different growing conditions going on here? Not trying to argue with you.

Also, just so people know who...
Forum: Plants 08-07-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,732
Posted By jgb77
Hey...That's what I said, lol John

Hey...That's what I said, lol

John
Forum: Plants 08-06-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,732
Posted By jgb77
This doesn't look like 'Broad Leaf' to me, it...

This doesn't look like 'Broad Leaf' to me, it looks like regular Pogostemon stellatus.
Broad leaf is in the picture ua hua posted and also what dewalltheway alluded to, broad leaf gets very large...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-06-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By jgb77
Hello Mark, Those numbers are fine. There is...

Hello Mark,
Those numbers are fine. There is no need to add any more that what you have.

John
Forum: Lighting 08-04-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By jgb77
It depends on what look you are looking for. ...

It depends on what look you are looking for.

Your option 1 is one that many people use and like.There is plenty of info and pictures here on this combo, also do a google images search to see...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-02-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,278
Posted By jgb77
From what I have read, not first hand knowledge,...

From what I have read, not first hand knowledge, if mixing calcium nitrate with magnesium sulfate you are seeing calcium sulfate precipitate.
I just found this by looking online, and I would...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-31-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By jgb77
I can't say based on the info if you need to add...

I can't say based on the info if you need to add MgSO4. I can tell you though according to this (http://calc.petalphile.com/) calculator, you are adding 18+ppm a week. You do not need that much. You...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-30-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,413
Posted By jgb77
Yes...According to the chart, I have 300ppm of...

Yes...According to the chart, I have 300ppm of CO2 in my tank. Don't tell my fish that though. :)
John
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By jgb77
I went through email as well and the guy I dealt...

I went through email as well and the guy I dealt with was actually very helpful.I think you'll find what you need.
If you do have a problem, I can send you the email of the guy I dealt with too....
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By jgb77
Contact TAAM they can sell you a needle wheel for...

Contact TAAM they can sell you a needle wheel for your pump direct from them.
They work pretty well too. http://www.riopump.net/products_pumps/Rioplus_desc.html Click replacement parts, then needle...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-28-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,430
Posted By jgb77
Wait, I though this was about plant growth? We...

Wait, I though this was about plant growth?
We are trying to grow plants, not bacteria colonies.
Does the addition of urea, in your opinion, have any benefit to plants if we have a filter with a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-28-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,430
Posted By jgb77
Can someone with a lot bio media get any benefit...

Can someone with a lot bio media get any benefit from adding urea in your opinion?
John
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-28-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,430
Posted By jgb77
Yes, I agree with you, happi. I think that is the...

Yes, I agree with you, happi. I think that is the reason. I also did not do any large water changes to lower nitrates before I started adding the urea.
But that goes to show, how can we know how...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-27-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,430
Posted By jgb77
When I tried adding urea to my already non...

When I tried adding urea to my already non limiting tank (nutrient wise), my nitrates went up very high. I didn't see any change in growth for the better either.
I have two canister filters and both...
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