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Forum: Plants 03-09-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By jthompson
[quote=rich815. Of course to each their own but...

[quote=rich815. Of course to each their own but to me I preferred the bright green but under my lighting (3x54W T5 HO over a 72 gal) they did not stay green. Thanks Rich, I have 4 x 54W over a...
Forum: Plants 03-09-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By jthompson
Okay, thanks customdrumfinishes and imeridian,...

Okay, thanks customdrumfinishes and imeridian, it's just that it was so nice and green when i put it in, wasn't sure if I was killing it or not......thanks to legomaniac89 as well....
Forum: Plants 03-09-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By jthompson
blyxa japonica

Just added a lot of blyxa to my tank 2 weeks ago, although it still looks good some of it is turning pink. Is this normal? I also have L. aromatica that is nice and pink on the tips and rotala indica...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-19-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,593
Posted By jthompson
Try bushynosed plecos, I have had 4 for about a...

Try bushynosed plecos, I have had 4 for about a year and they're only about 2.5 inches and 2 of them have been breeding, so now I'm not sure how many are in there.......
Forum: Lighting 02-17-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By jthompson
Well, right now I use a Nova Extreme 4 X 54W 8,5...

Well, right now I use a Nova Extreme 4 X 54W 8,5 hours a day. Bulbs are 1 GE 6500K, 1 Geisemann Aqua Flora and 2 ATI Aqua Blues, the color is fantastic, the reds are redder than ever and my crypts...
Forum: Lighting 02-17-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By jthompson
So you would only use 1.5 watts per gallon on a...

So you would only use 1.5 watts per gallon on a 24 inch deep tank? I use 2.8 wpg now on a 75, this is going to be a "high" light tank with CO2!.......
Forum: Lighting 02-17-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By jthompson
Recommendation for a 120G

Would anyone have an opinion or actual experience with a 4 x 2 x 2 tank with high lighting requirement and injected CO2? I have a 75G now with 4 X 54W over it and am thinking about ATI's new Sunpower...
Forum: Lighting 02-16-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,205
Posted By jthompson
Yes, I use all four bulbs the entire time, I have...

Yes, I use all four bulbs the entire time, I have 2 ATI Aqua Blue, 1 GE 6500K and 1 Geisemann Aqua Flora. I know some here will poopoo this bulb combo, but the color is awesome and the plants are...
Forum: Lighting 02-16-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,205
Posted By jthompson
I too have a 75 gallon tank and 216W is not to...

I too have a 75 gallon tank and 216W is not to high a light if you're using CO2 and ferts. I use a Nova Extreme 216W unit from Drs. Foster and Smith and run them for about 8.5 hours a day.......
Forum: Fish 02-15-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,543
Posted By jthompson
An angel of most any size "loves" baby...

An angel of most any size "loves" baby "anythings".....
Forum: Lighting 01-29-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By jthompson
I run a 4 X 54W fixture over a 75G, your 90...

I run a 4 X 54W fixture over a 75G, your 90 should be about 6 inches taller, and I use 1 6500GE, 2 ATI Aqua blue, and 1 Geisemann Aqua-flora. Most think the Aqua blues are for marine only, but they...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-23-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,748
Posted By jthompson
Orlando, I too am setting up a new 120g soon and...

Orlando, I too am setting up a new 120g soon and was wondering about this mazzei setup you are using. Could you show the details of this, and what the brass fitting is, maybe where you got the mazzei...
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