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Forum: Tank Journals 04-26-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,676
Posted By John Simpson
This is my front office for my business, I keep...

This is my front office for my business, I keep all the clutter in the back warehouse,

pics, front office, view of 60P from my desk
Forum: Tank Journals 04-26-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,318
Posted By John Simpson
I learned that technique from Frank Wazeter, the...

I learned that technique from Frank Wazeter, the idea is the plants can handle airing out or being a bit dry more so than the algae can handle it so airing it out hurts the algae and can keep the...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-25-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,318
Posted By John Simpson
Trimming today, before and afters, Added...

Trimming today, before and afters,


Added bolbotis about a month ago, glad the moss is sticking on the rocks
Forum: Tank Journals 04-25-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,676
Posted By John Simpson
Before and after major trimming, and moving the...

Before and after major trimming, and moving the tank to the other side of the room
Forum: Tank Journals 03-13-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,676
Posted By John Simpson
update http://youtu.be/uxclJUkPT8s

update

http://youtu.be/uxclJUkPT8s
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-04-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,146
Posted By John Simpson
the sodium thiosulfate is the active ingredient...

the sodium thiosulfate is the active ingredient in dechlorinators, gennerally the way I use it is I just sprinkle a few crystals directly into the fresh five gallon bucket and wait for them to...
Forum: Plants 02-04-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By John Simpson
it's Fontinalis

it's Fontinalis
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-04-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,146
Posted By John Simpson
Pure sodium thiosulfate pentahydrate

Pure sodium thiosulfate pentahydrate
Forum: Tank Journals 02-04-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,676
Posted By John Simpson
glosso growing in nice, trimmed again yesterday,...

glosso growing in nice, trimmed again yesterday, I added some rotala magenta in the back middle, and trimmed the myrio red in the back left corner way down

in 2 weeks I will take some proper pics
Forum: Plants 02-03-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,121
Posted By John Simpson
There are many different types of pre-formulated...

There are many different types of pre-formulated fertilizers made for emersed growing or wabi kusa, some with hormones like the one I make and some without hormones like the Do!Aqua be Bright...
Forum: Plants 02-02-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,121
Posted By John Simpson
you can dry start moss easy, depending on the...

you can dry start moss easy, depending on the type it will attach itself to rocks or wood during a dry start, you could tie it down or place weights on top of it and it will grow up and around them...
Forum: Plants 01-31-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,121
Posted By John Simpson
right sorry, 500-1000 ppm, and I think 5000...

right sorry, 500-1000 ppm,

and I think 5000 ppm starts to cause carbonic acid right?


I get what you're saying but running a fan is a bad idea especially for newley emersed plants

and...
Forum: Plants 01-31-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,121
Posted By John Simpson
HC propagating Guide to dry start emersed

A lot of people have been looking for guidance with HC

here's how I do it:

Example 1 covers the basics, example 2 is in depth



Example 1;
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By John Simpson
it really depends on your core goal then, if it's...

it really depends on your core goal then, if it's breeding then sponge filters are easier, if it's plants first then some breeding too then i would go with hob.

you should make sure when you set...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By John Simpson
I agree, also you will have a lot less problems. ...

I agree, also you will have a lot less problems. If you have 10 hobs they will each need more attention, at least one will break some might clog etc. also if you do water changes on all the tanks at...
Forum: Plants 01-27-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By John Simpson
bioluminescent Bacopa

Apparently if gold nano particles are absorbed by Bacopa caroliniana it creates a bioluminescent effect.

The study was done by a Taiwanese researcher Yen Hsun Su a few years ago

It seems like...
Forum: Plants 01-25-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By John Simpson
yes you should use both

yes you should use both
Forum: Plants 01-25-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By John Simpson
you can cut the tops off all the DHG that will...

you can cut the tops off all the DHG that will stimulate spreading

also how much CO2 bps?
Forum: Algae 01-25-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By John Simpson
erythromycin is a good nuclear option if all else...

erythromycin is a good nuclear option if all else fails
Forum: Plants 01-25-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By John Simpson
you can't compare CO2 injection to using excel,...

you can't compare CO2 injection to using excel, I'm not saying excel is bad but it's so common for people to think it's a substitute, it seems like there always compared but it's apples and oranges
Forum: Substrate 01-25-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By John Simpson
why not use aqua soil or a similar type of...

why not use aqua soil or a similar type of substrate? why sand?

most people use sand to save money

If your budget is 600 you could easily do power sand for the lower level, and some type of...
Forum: Plants 01-25-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By John Simpson
DHG acicularis can grow with out injecting CO2...

DHG acicularis can grow with out injecting CO2 but it will grow much much slower, also I would try not to think about excel as a substitute for injecting CO2
Forum: Aquascaping 01-23-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By John Simpson
here's my take,

here's my take,
Forum: Plants 01-20-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By John Simpson
could be the spectrum of the light as opposed to...

could be the spectrum of the light as opposed to the overall intensity, a really redish 6500K or 6700K could help,

at this point only the new growth will be proper, you may want to trim the new...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-19-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,676
Posted By John Simpson
also the rotala nanjenshen I planted to the right...

also the rotala nanjenshen I planted to the right of the indica never really took, i planted a bunch of topped stems and they're just hanging on, it hadn't been ferted for 11 days as you can tell the...
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