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Forum: Lighting 06-05-2015, 02:38 AM
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Posted By AquaPeanut
I typed "finnex planted" into Amazon's search box...

I typed "finnex planted" into Amazon's search box and found it pretty easily.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-04-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By AquaPeanut
I'm filling up my paintball tanks tonight. My...

I'm filling up my paintball tanks tonight. My tank is spiraling the drain. The RCS put a pretty good dent in the algae, but my plants look even sadder as they lose their leaves. :( I stopped adding...
Forum: Lighting 06-04-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 559
Posted By AquaPeanut
Or just go for a Stingray or Planted+, but you...

Or just go for a Stingray or Planted+, but you better have your CO2 ready to go or you'll have a tank full of algae!
Forum: Lighting 06-04-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 559
Posted By AquaPeanut
if your tank is 10" high, then the light will be...

if your tank is 10" high, then the light will be about 12" above the bottom of your tank since the light sits on legs that are about 2" high. Subtract 2-3" for the height of your substrate (sand,...
Forum: Lighting 06-04-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 559
Posted By AquaPeanut
Sure, this sticky explains it in detail:...

Sure, this sticky explains it in detail: http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=184368

Basically, using watts per gallon to measure light is an outdated practice. These days we measure...
Forum: Lighting 06-03-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 559
Posted By AquaPeanut
Since it's Finnex, it's a good light. :) you can...

Since it's Finnex, it's a good light. :) you can use the 7th PAR chart down on this post to determine how much light you'll get down to your substrate: ...
Forum: Lighting 06-03-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 559
Posted By AquaPeanut
Finnex Planted+ will give you high light. The...

Finnex Planted+ will give you high light. The Stingray will give you medium-high light depending on your tank dimensions. It's giving me the high side of medium I think on a 6.6 gallon tank that I...
Forum: Lighting 05-29-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By AquaPeanut
standard 15 gallon lighting question

Hi, I'm planning a 15 gallon Low Tech with Excel setup, so I'm shooting for medium light. I'm looking at the Finnex Fugeray Planted+ 24" (is there a Finnex Planted+ that's not the 24/7 [as opposed to...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-28-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By AquaPeanut
That's encouraging! :) I'll add some floaters,...

That's encouraging! :) I'll add some floaters, dose macros/macros once a week and Excel daily, and see how it goes. If my LFS has some Amanos or cheap neos, I might try a few; they kinda creep me out...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-28-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By AquaPeanut
So the light is more than likely medium to high...

So the light is more than likely medium to high light at that distance? I thought that might be the case but wasn't 100% sure because of the clear plastic cover between the water and the light. It...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-28-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By AquaPeanut
Need help diagnosing my 6.6 gallon bookshelf tank

Hi everyone! I am having some kind of problem in my 6.6 gallon bookshelf tank, and I'm not sure if it's nutrients, lighting, or what. A little help from you fine, knowledgable people would be GREAT! ...
Forum: Photography 05-05-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By AquaPeanut
Here's our Patrick :) ...

Here's our Patrick :)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8803/17348508956_a508abfb49.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sr2Dio)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-04-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By AquaPeanut
I kinda like the ones at Meijer, too. Their 3.5...

I kinda like the ones at Meijer, too. Their 3.5 gallon is frameless with sorta rounded edges. Not sure if others have tried it but it seems pretty good to me. they were on sale last time I was there...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-01-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By AquaPeanut
Thanks, everyone! I was waiting for the new light...

Thanks, everyone! I was waiting for the new light to arrive before I posted pics, and it finally arrived today!

Here is a "before" pic right after I finished setting it up with the old light (10...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-27-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By AquaPeanut
Thanks for the support :) I still haven't...

Thanks for the support :)

I still haven't decided on which light to get though, Stingray clip light or 12"? Any input? I'm leaning toward the clip light since there's only about 5" between the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-26-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By AquaPeanut
lol, you're right, I could. I'm dying to set up...

lol, you're right, I could. I'm dying to set up my 15 gallon, but I don't have anywhere to put it. Gonna/gotta keep it simple for now.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-26-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By AquaPeanut
Return to the hobby with a 1.9 gallon, lighting question

Hi! I'm back! I'm so glad I didn't sell *all* of my aquarium stuff! I've got just enough left over to re-set up a planted DBP 1.9 gallon for a betta. Dimensions are 12 x 6 x 6. My question is which...
Forum: Lighting 07-29-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By AquaPeanut
growing plants in gravel certainly isn't ideal....

growing plants in gravel certainly isn't ideal. it might be possible, but I made that mistake in the beginning and def killed the plants. it doesn't provide enough weight to anchor the plants or...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-22-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By AquaPeanut
did some water testing today for the first time...

did some water testing today for the first time on this tank:

pH: ~7.4
Ammonia: 2ppm
Nitrite: 5ppm
Nitrate: 40ppm
GH: 8*/143.2ppm
KH: 4*/71.6ppm
Phosphate: 1ppm
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-13-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By AquaPeanut
no worries :) gonna watch and learn with this...

no worries :) gonna watch and learn with this little tank. that's prolly the only way it'll make sense to me.

starting out in this hobby, we're trained to have a filter, heater, air pump, some...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-12-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By AquaPeanut
DBP Very Nano Filterless Tank

thanks for the compliments and suggestions, guys! :)

I'll def add a heater. The only one I have that's small enough is one of those 7.5W round, flat betta heaters, but I doubt that will get my...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-12-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By AquaPeanut
DBP Very Nano Filterless Tank

Hi! Over the weekend I bought a Deep Blue Professional nano tank, 12"x6"x6". Such a cute lil tank!

For now, it's at home, but I'm hoping to make/keep it filterless so I can take it to work. I have...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By AquaPeanut
yep, they're both CGA320

yep, they're both CGA320
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By AquaPeanut
it's not a system. it's a reactor.

it's not a system. it's a reactor.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By AquaPeanut
search for "ista max mix" on amazon. easy, cheap,...

search for "ista max mix" on amazon. easy, cheap, very effective.
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