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Forum: Plants Today, 01:24 AM
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Posted By chinaboy1021
54w T5HO x 2 - over a 75 gallon: which carpeting plant?

Hi guys,

I'm running an Aquaticlife 2-bulb T5HO fixture over a 75 gallon. Which carpeting plants will I be able to plant? The fixture itself will be placed more so in the front of the tank since I...
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By chinaboy1021
Uhhh yea sorry guys - should've been more clear....

Uhhh yea sorry guys - should've been more clear. I'm talking about the fixture itself...not the color of the bulbs/LEDs....
Forum: Lighting 08-28-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By chinaboy1021
Most aesthetically-pleasing 48" fixture - $450USD budget

Hi guys

What's the most aesthetically-pleasing fixture? I need one that's 48", it can be LED, halides, T5HOs. Need medium to high light. I need to be able to suspend it from ceiling.

I'm...
Forum: Photography 08-21-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By chinaboy1021
Niace wan ya

Niace wan ya
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-19-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By chinaboy1021
The details of the responses here mostly blew...

The details of the responses here mostly blew past me....that said, to answer your question, yes air (78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, 1% other gases) from air pump will dissolve into the aquarium, in a...
Forum: Plants 08-19-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By chinaboy1021
That's actually a really cool idea to drill large...

That's actually a really cool idea to drill large holes in driftwood to plant AR mini. It's not the easiest plant to grow as it requires selective trimming - bottom leaves are prone to algae.
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-14-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 657
Posted By chinaboy1021
I'm having this issue also. I only have several...

I'm having this issue also. I only have several serpae tetras in a 75 gallon (very heavily planted - jungle style) and the tetras are not active. They are also sometimes swimming at an angle. These...
Forum: Plants 08-11-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By chinaboy1021
Most likely you don't have enough light.

Most likely you don't have enough light.
Forum: Photography 08-10-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By chinaboy1021
Very nice aquascape and lighting. The size...

Very nice aquascape and lighting.

The size of tank really shows too.
Forum: Plants 08-10-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By chinaboy1021
Oh it's just aquasoil/fluval stratrum. Any plant...

Oh it's just aquasoil/fluval stratrum. Any plant substrate works out, it's a full-out planted tank, not a very economical farm. For more cost efficiency, potting soil topped with stand would work. I...
Forum: Plants 08-10-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By chinaboy1021
You're talking about a propagation tank. Yes...

You're talking about a propagation tank. Yes there are several ways to do it, most commonly using emersed setup because plants will not grow algae and there is little to no maintenance in emersed...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-23-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By chinaboy1021
Eheim skimmer's intake self-adjusts with the...

Eheim skimmer's intake self-adjusts with the water level. It's an amazing product. I recently bought several.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-17-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By chinaboy1021
Okay thanks guys. In terms of what I'm...

Okay thanks guys.

In terms of what I'm trying to accomplish, I just want to see if extra o2 injection will have any effect on plant growth.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-16-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By chinaboy1021
Calling all scientists - Re: dissolving air in co2 reactor

Hi guys,

Excuse my use of a layman term: Scientists.

I have a question: I have a Cerges co2 reactor that I want to use to dissolve some air (source: air pump) with during the night. I will...
Forum: Plants 07-15-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By chinaboy1021
Try Ludwigia Repens or Echinodorus 'Kleiner...

Try Ludwigia Repens or Echinodorus 'Kleiner Prinz' or Rotala mini butterfly
Forum: Plants 07-08-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By chinaboy1021
Oh wow that's quite interesting. I can understand...

Oh wow that's quite interesting. I can understand if the plant was blown by water current, then there would be many off-shoots since the stem is horizontal. But I don't think your plant is being blow...
Forum: DIY 05-11-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By chinaboy1021
Guys, Sorry I couldn't be more clear in the...

Guys,

Sorry I couldn't be more clear in the original post. The problem is that the stand is not leveled. The problem is that the top frame has a bit of twist - it's not perfectly flat.
Forum: DIY 05-11-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By chinaboy1021
How to level DIY aquarium stand? *Photo

Hey guys,

I just built an aquarium stand but the frame is not perfectly flat. I'm not talking about the stand not being leveled, it's more that the top frame has a bit of twist. The frame that the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-11-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By chinaboy1021
What is a planted aquarium to you?

I would like to interview you all. Please describe what a planted aquarium is to you - in 200 words or less.

If response is good, I will ask other questions.

Thanks,

Mike
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-07-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,879
Posted By chinaboy1021
fricking awesome tank!

fricking awesome tank!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-03-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By chinaboy1021
Anybody keep their tank at eye level?

Hi guys,

Anybody keep their tank at eye level (ie. 4 foot stand)? I'm not so much concerned about going up a ladder to do maintenance. Is there any issues with light leakage from a hanging light...
Forum: Fish 05-03-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By chinaboy1021
That's totally fine for rams, but it's important...

That's totally fine for rams, but it's important to make sure the swing is gradual. For example, how many hours does it take to drop from mid 7 to mid 6? Try extending that through several hours. I...
Forum: Plants 04-30-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By chinaboy1021
Mine grows (emersed) just as it does submersed. ...

Mine grows (emersed) just as it does submersed.

This video will show you a lot I guess...from one of the members here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bK_kfbLN3M
Forum: Tank Journals 04-29-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,396
Posted By chinaboy1021
Alright thanks! Really digging your tank's...

Alright thanks!

Really digging your tank's contrast.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-29-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,396
Posted By chinaboy1021
I love that black back panel and that black sand....

I love that black back panel and that black sand. What kind of sand is that? Is it readily available?

Also root tabs, is it okay if you uproot them when replanting?

Btw, the one Altinic bulb...
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