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Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-07-2012, 06:29 PM
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Views: 738
Posted By wetrelief
thanks

thanks
Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-07-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By wetrelief
Thank You. Is household ammonia a good source?...

Thank You. Is household ammonia a good source? Also what would be the dosage rate for a 40g tank?
Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-07-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By wetrelief
when to add fish?

I started a walstad method 40g breeder tank this past friday. I used MCOP and black diamond for my cap. The main question I have is when do you add your fish? I know some add fish right away, but I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-05-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By wetrelief
thanks hoppy. Right now my tap water is testing...

thanks hoppy. Right now my tap water is testing out of the range of my ph kit, so i have to get a high range kit. If my ph is in the 8.???? should I mix my tap with RO to help bring it down some? I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-05-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By wetrelief
New low-tech set-up, now parameter questions

Hey Everyone! I finally got my 40b set-up and everything is looking good. Now I just need some pointers on water parameters. I am coming from a reef background and this is my first planted tank so I...
Forum: Fish   10-28-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By wetrelief
Thanks for the response and the advice.

Thanks for the response and the advice.
Forum: Fish   10-28-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By wetrelief
40g breeder for young rainbows?

I currently have to 40g breeders I am getting ready to set-up as planted tanks. My plan is to get these tanks up and going and after a move (~9 mo) combine the 2 tanks into a 125g or similar size...
Forum: Lighting   10-21-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By wetrelief
Check out this thread here: ...

Check out this thread here:
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=153195

It goes into great detail about the subject.
Forum: Fish   10-17-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By wetrelief
Yes it did. thanks!

Yes it did. thanks!
Forum: Substrate   10-16-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By wetrelief
I see. I was under the impression that I had to...

I see. I was under the impression that I had to mineralize it. (got that from a source not on here)

Thanks for the great info everyone! Cleared up a lot of confusion on my end.
Forum: Substrate   10-16-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By wetrelief
I was under the impression that the floaters...

I was under the impression that the floaters would add too much organics to the tank? is this not the case?
Forum: Substrate   10-16-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By wetrelief
Mineralized MGOPS HELP!!!

I bought a bag of MGOPS for my tank and I have started the mineralizing process. I soaked it once, scooped all the floaters (there were tons of them) off the surface and dried it out. I am on my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-15-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By wetrelief
thank you!

thank you!
Forum: Fish   10-15-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By wetrelief
Quarantine Meds/methods?

Looking for advice on the best method and/or medications for quarantining new fish. I a QT ready with a sponge filter and heater, but my main question is what is a good medication(s) to have on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-15-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By wetrelief
High quality fish/plant vendors?

Just wanted some thoughts on good online vendors. The local shops in my area have a huge preference towards saltwater so most of supplies along with fish and plants will most likely come from...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-14-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 897
Posted By wetrelief
Thanks for the posts. I see we have some jokers...

Thanks for the posts. I see we have some jokers :thumbsup:

The pump for my top-off is slow so no worries there.
The reservoir will be "heated" by ambient room temp ~77F.
And of coarse the water...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-09-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 897
Posted By wetrelief
thank you!

thank you!
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-09-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 897
Posted By wetrelief
Top-off questions

I have a question on topping off a tank. From my saltwater days I have an auto top-off system laying around that I am think of incorporating into my system. My main question is should the water be...
Forum: Aquascaping   10-05-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By wetrelief
Looks really nice. What the the tank dims, I love...

Looks really nice. What the the tank dims, I love it!
Forum: Equipment   10-05-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By wetrelief
great! thanks.

great! thanks.
Forum: Equipment   10-05-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By wetrelief
canister filter vs. powerhead ?s

I am planning a low-tech low-medium light 40g breeder set-up (this is my first planted tank). I am a little hung-up on the filtration options. I understand I need good oxygen and 5-6x the flow, so I...
Forum: Substrate   10-04-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,686
Posted By wetrelief
Thanks everyone.

Thanks everyone.
Forum: Substrate   10-03-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,686
Posted By wetrelief
I do not know anything about black diamond. Do...

I do not know anything about black diamond. Do you only use that as a substrate? Does it last as long as a dirt tank? I will look into this. thanks.
Forum: Substrate   10-03-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,686
Posted By wetrelief
Best black cap for dirt tank?

I am planning on doing a dirt tank (a walstad tank). I want a black cap, but really want something natural looking. I saw all the tanks on here with black diamond and they look good, does it make for...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-03-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By wetrelief
thanks for the tips. I was wanting to go with the...

thanks for the tips. I was wanting to go with the bigger one but again.....I just didn't want it to be too much. thanks again for the help.
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