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Forum: Plants 10-20-2014, 03:39 AM
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Posted By Guzas
fissidens Fontanus started ok but now....

The title says it all. After about a month of dormancy I saw the moss start to come back and over the last for weeks it really started to look great. Nice and green and lush. However it seems to now...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-18-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,738
Posted By Guzas
Thanks for the comments! The rocks are pretty...

Thanks for the comments! The rocks are pretty cool. Just need to get the scale of the plants right. I'll eventually get there!

And I agree. I should have spread put the dwarf hairgrass a bit to...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-18-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,738
Posted By Guzas
A big 10:4 on the tree moving to the left! I...

A big 10:4 on the tree moving to the left! I think that may be a good fit to balance the tank out. The tree has been pretty successful so I really want it to be the main element of the tank. But your...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-17-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,738
Posted By Guzas
The Aquarium re-boot "VERSION 2.0-PLANTED"

Another update. The fissendens on the tree seem to be bouncing back quite well. However in then last week I have noticed that they aren't as vibrant as they were. However I have not fertilized since...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-07-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Guzas
Awesome! Looks like I'll get all my parts...

Awesome! Looks like I'll get all my parts together and give the drop checker a try.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-07-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Guzas
Can I measure Co2 in a low tech set up?

Hello,

Is there a way to measure my level of Co2 in my low tech non injected Co2 tank? I have a drop checker but will it pick up my Co2 level even though I am not supplementing it with anything?
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-03-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
Hello! Yes I have both lights on the...

Hello!

Yes I have both lights on the "yellow" setting. I think for the next few weeks I'll keep a keen eye and see how they all do.

I have to say this has been a real learning experience! I...
Forum: Fish 10-02-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By Guzas
Well I got all the fish in the new tank. So far...

Well I got all the fish in the new tank. So far they are all happy. I don't really know how many guppies I have I'm there.. But I'm sure it's more than 30 or so....
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-02-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
yup! Those guys are nothing but stems.. However I...

yup! Those guys are nothing but stems.. However I see a few new sprigs of life. Maybe they will recover slowly since I have basically doubled the light in the past 2 weeks.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-02-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
New tank just barely hanging on. Help needed!

You all are awesome! I really sincerely appreciate all your replies. I do agree that the Satellite planted plus is not enough light for the plants I am growing. However I have turned on the second...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-30-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
Ok! Had to make some decisions regarding the...

Ok! Had to make some decisions regarding the plants. The Potamogeton Gayi was getting really pale and a lot of the leaves were floating around in the tank. So I decided to pull them out and replace....
Forum: Tank Journals 09-30-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,738
Posted By Guzas
Ok... Some failures on the plants... The Glosso...

Ok... Some failures on the plants... The Glosso and Baby Tears completely melted and the Potamogeten Gayi lost most of its color. So I decided to remove those from the tank. I had hoped to get more...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-30-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,738
Posted By Guzas
Some additional plant photos... Most aren't doing...

Some additional plant photos... Most aren't doing so hot... But keeping up with it.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/29/7dd686bb1f8d03d45822ac9a50424584.jpg
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-28-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
New tank just barely hanging on. Help needed!

Thanks for the compliment! I hope it takes root and looks even better soon!

Be sure to follow my tank journal... Hope you have come across it!
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-24-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
Now that is encouraging! Thanks for the shots of...

Now that is encouraging! Thanks for the shots of the tank. I am feeling much more confident now.

And looks like my fissindens on the tree is starting to make a come back! Stay the course!!
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-24-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
Awesome! Thanks for the reply! I will heed your...

Awesome! Thanks for the reply! I will heed your advice and keep monitoring the fish/plants for any signs of distress.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-24-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
Thanks for the reply. I'll keep up the water...

Thanks for the reply. I'll keep up the water changes. Do you have a low tech tank with no co2? And if so do you use excel? Or just use the fish and natural processes make the co2 required..?
Forum: Tank Journals 09-24-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,738
Posted By Guzas
Well I'm making some progress. I have have had a...

Well I'm making some progress. I have have had a few issues with thread algae that hitch hiked on my baby tears, but after a week of overdosing excel it seems to have died off.

However most of my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-24-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
Here we go! I turning back now. Now I'm...

Here we go! I turning back now. Now I'm responsible for these guys!!

They seem happy... So far...

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-24-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
I did calculate the Ei ferts accordingly. Even...

I did calculate the Ei ferts accordingly. Even going as far as buying a gram scale to weigh all the ingredients to make the dosing solution. So I think I am all set with that using the calculators...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-24-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
Thanks all for your thoughtful replies so far! ...

Thanks all for your thoughtful replies so far!

The tank (at least the fissindens on the driftwood) seem to be making a comeback. I have ceased the excel for now but will keep up the ferts,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-23-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
I am not using Co2 other than the excel that I...

I am not using Co2 other than the excel that I was dosing so I won't be able to measure the that.

Before I added the plants I did a fish less cycle with some seeding material from my old filter....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-23-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
Ok just completed a water test and here is what I...

Ok just completed a water test and here is what I have.

Ph is 7
Ammonia is 0 ppm
Nitrate is 40 ppm
Nitrite is .25 ppm

So the water seems on with the exception of the nitrates...

I am...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-22-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
I will do a full ph, ammonia, nitrate, nitrite...

I will do a full ph, ammonia, nitrate, nitrite and Gh and Kh test tonight and post my readings.. Just to see what I got now..
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-22-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guzas
As for Gh and Kh they are 3-4 for both of them....

As for Gh and Kh they are 3-4 for both of them. So moderately soft water from what I have tested...
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