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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-20-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Xirxes
Order some grow power regular aquatic plant tabs....

Order some grow power regular aquatic plant tabs. They are 12-8-8 with micros. They break very easily into quarters, which I place at tank bottom 6" apart throughout tank.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-18-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Xirxes
Osmocote fallen out of favor as of late?

Osmocote fallen out of favor as of late?
Forum: Plants 06-16-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By Xirxes
Fun video: Lg blyxxa japonica getting initial cleanup

Just put 4 Xl Japonica into the tank, and less than 5 minutes, the welcoming crew was all over it.

I hope the big SAE, loaches and Xl bushy nose don't uproot these suckers.
...
Forum: Plants 06-15-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By Xirxes
How do people with high light grow 24" tall stems...

How do people with high light grow 24" tall stems then?

I need the high light for ludwigia peruensis AR mini etc.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-15-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Xirxes
Fertilizer tab timing. How often?

I have been using Gro-power tabs, 12-8-8 time release with micros.

I am wondering, those of you who use osmocote+, or other time release tabs under substrate, how frequently do you pop them in?...
Forum: Plants 06-15-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By Xirxes
No one in the world has experienced and/or...

No one in the world has experienced and/or corrected this issue in their system?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-14-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Xirxes
Anyone have me topped? Show off your water quality kit.

I use a number of these on the job, but I just refit all of my current test kits into this container.

From the top of my head:
2 salifert O2 kits
2 salifert nitrate kits
2 salifert calcium kits...
Forum: Plants 06-13-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By Xirxes
Any tips to stopping stem plant "bending" or horizontal growth?

i seem to be having trouble getting my stem plants to grow the full height of my 24" aquarium. They all seem to bend over and grow horizontally at 12-15" or so. I trim these horizontal pieces, but...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-12-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,273
Posted By Xirxes
Low nitrates, large amount of purigen, UV filter....

Low nitrates, large amount of purigen, UV filter.

Purest clear water.
Forum: Plants 06-12-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Xirxes
Tips seem to be going almost white-ish. ...

Tips seem to be going almost white-ish.

Calcium was at 10ppm or less even though GH was 4.

Getting more confused as I go along. Seems chemically mixed up.
Forum: Plants 06-11-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Xirxes
I was dosing 1 tsp csm+b daily into 180g actual...

I was dosing 1 tsp csm+b daily into 180g actual water.

My tested Fe concentration is 0.6-0.7 ppm yet still this.

I have old growth all dark green, but easily half of the leaves, especially the...
Forum: Plants 06-11-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Xirxes
Looks like iron deficiency in Java fern?

I have tested and retested at 0.6-0.7ppm FE, but the tank is still showing a lot of yellowing and a bit of leaf curling on a few other plant new leaves as well.
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-11-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,108
Posted By Xirxes
My Iron tested at 0.6-0.7ppm after letting the...

My Iron tested at 0.6-0.7ppm after letting the test sit for a full hour.

This was clearly darker than the given sample known they give at 0.4ppm.

I measured all of my chemistry and will let the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-09-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By Xirxes
Green tetras with black neons. Rummy nose...

Green tetras with black neons.

Rummy nose get large
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-09-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,108
Posted By Xirxes
I too have seachem's test coming. I will for sure...

I too have seachem's test coming. I will for sure be letting it simmer for 20 minutes before reading.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-09-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,108
Posted By Xirxes
Well, i was reading the measurements incorrectly,...

Well, i was reading the measurements incorrectly, and somehow you got your wish!

I am currently at 40ppm K on the nose.

WC was last night. i will add no K2SO4, KH2PO4 or KNO3 until next...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-07-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,108
Posted By Xirxes
I'm going to get to 10ppm, then let it drop for 3...

I'm going to get to 10ppm, then let it drop for 3 days and test.

I got a result very close to 10ppm after two tsp addition before today's 45% WC.

We shall see
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-07-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By Xirxes
I will recommend to start at 1/8 EI and ramp up...

I will recommend to start at 1/8 EI and ramp up as needed.

EI is based on fully planted, fully tuned and maximized plant nutrient uptake.

Avoid any issues and start much slower than...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-06-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By Xirxes
Be careful, sounds like you have aggro grade...

Be careful, sounds like you have aggro grade granular, not lab grade powder form(hence less expensive). Some of these cause heat when dissolving, and some are NOT easily water soluble.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-06-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By Xirxes
If you compare to kh2po4 and kno3, k2so4 is the...

If you compare to kh2po4 and kno3, k2so4 is the most powder like, if in lab grade powder form.

Easy way to tell: put 1/20 tsp in a test vial and test separately for nitrate and phosphate content.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-06-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,108
Posted By Xirxes
I have some fudge numbers on actual gallons...

I have some fudge numbers on actual gallons because I have 240 gallons, but I have 10 bags eco complete and quite a bit of wood. That puts my estimate at 180 actual.

I put in 1 tsp k2so4, tested...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-06-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Xirxes
No trimming yet, interested to see how tall these...

No trimming yet, interested to see how tall these stems get.

As a fun experiment, I noticed that the tallest stems were curving towards the lit window, so I turned the glass around 180, and within...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-06-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,108
Posted By Xirxes
Since my last post, i did a 80% water change,...

Since my last post, i did a 80% water change, then went 4 days with zero dosing of any kind, only to start 1.5gram of CSM+B and 1.5gram K2SO4 daily wednesday, thursday and 5gram CSM+B and 5gram K2SO4...
Forum: Lighting 06-05-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Xirxes
Geissman 6k and pink (midday sun, aqua flora)....

Geissman 6k and pink (midday sun, aqua flora). Best hands down
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-05-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By Xirxes
If your water quality is stable. They are both...

If your water quality is stable. They are both easy enough.

I do have to say that Harlequin rasboras seem to be MUCH shorter lived species. I think 2 years is a respectable expectation for...
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