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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-27-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By Frontieruk
My HC Cuba didn't show signs of growth for about...

My HC Cuba didn't show signs of growth for about 3 weeks, it's now spreading slowly, compared to my Glosso but it is growing.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-29-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Frontieruk
If that's the case then here's a chart for him......

If that's the case then here's a chart for him...

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p296/TheMailman6666/ph-kh.jpg

There are testing kits for kh though I'm sure, there will be a way to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-29-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Frontieruk
You used you tank water / tap water in your drop...

You used you tank water / tap water in your drop checker??? That may be why you're getting funky results.

Take a look here...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-12-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Frontieruk
I know PH dropped in my tank, so that needs to be...

I know PH dropped in my tank, so that needs to be taken in to consideration (my waters quite hard) and I'd imagine you'll want to keep oxygen levels good so a drop checker will be useful if only for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-09-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By Frontieruk
I thought this was common knowledge? over the...

I thought this was common knowledge? over the winter periods here as I read about, anyway I ran my DIY CO2 stood in a bucket of water with a heater in to keep a constant flow (had the nice side...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-20-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Frontieruk
Need some bromo blue, I know the API ph tester...

Need some bromo blue, I know the API ph tester can be used
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-17-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,554
Posted By Frontieruk
My suggestion, stop using it, though it could be...

My suggestion, stop using it, though it could be buffering your ph down, I know using co2 causes ph reduction in my tank...

Why do I suggest you stop using it? Your priorities at the moment should...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-15-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By Frontieruk
You could also save yourself some money and DIY...

You could also save yourself some money and DIY it, as that's all the Hagen is, without the crud catcher most DIY systems add, buy a flipper and you have the same setup.
Forum: Plants 08-07-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Frontieruk
My understanding was its more dependant on co2...

My understanding was its more dependant on co2 but obviously light has a bearing.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-04-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Frontieruk
Generally everyone aims for 1 bubble per second,...

Generally everyone aims for 1 bubble per second, I kind of find it odd though as if a 160gal tank needs 1bps why would a 10gal tank need that? Wouldn't it be overkill?

If your fish are healthy...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,286
Posted By Frontieruk
The reason that drinks bottles are used is...

The reason that drinks bottles are used is because they are designed to contain pressurised co2, a milk bottle isn't.
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,286
Posted By Frontieruk
It's just a crutch generally, if your worried add...

It's just a crutch generally, if your worried add a drop checker to monitor levels, or increase surface movement if your fishes behaviour changes to lower co2 levels.
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,305
Posted By Frontieruk
You should have an air bubble between. It allows...

You should have an air bubble between. It allows the diffusion of co2 into the checker. The checker fluid is 4dKH water and bromo blue so to get an accurate and consistent reading as tank water...
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 07-01-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,639
Posted By Frontieruk
What phone do you have?

What phone do you have?
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 07-01-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,639
Posted By Frontieruk
You guys know tapatalk basically parses the forum...

You guys know tapatalk basically parses the forum it loads and strips the extra bits not required, which is what a good mobile theme will do, hopefully tpt will make navigation an important part of...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-01-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Frontieruk
Haha awesome

Haha awesome
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 07-01-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,639
Posted By Frontieruk
http://m.neogaf.com does a very good job, it also...

http://m.neogaf.com does a very good job, it also allows the sites team to display an ad at the top and bottom ensuring the site gets revenue from mobile hits which is where more and more traffic is...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-01-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,543
Posted By Frontieruk
I like the flow of the first layout, looks the...

I like the flow of the first layout, looks the most natural and also fits the 2/3 rule quite well IMO
Forum: Plants 06-25-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Frontieruk
I've got Hygrophila pol Rosanervig ...

I've got
Hygrophila pol Rosanervig
Limnophila sessiliflora
Rotala rotundifolia

Growing under LEDs quite happily, nothing explosive but growing

I've also got
2x unidentified plants...
Forum: DIY 06-25-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Frontieruk
Can't help with all your technical questions, but...

Can't help with all your technical questions, but I can say my tank is 31x12x12 I have 2x Aquagrobeam 500's (5 x 6500k LEDS each) mounted about 16 inches off the substrate, one is more than enough at...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-25-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By Frontieruk
That's there's a lotta questions, I think the...

That's there's a lotta questions, I think the 8000k lighting is a preference of making the colours in the tank pop rather than best for tanks 6500k is considered daylight but as you probably know...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By Frontieruk
Not seen anything on this board discussing...

Not seen anything on this board discussing starting a moss carpet.
Forum: Fish 06-23-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By Frontieruk
I picked up 3 Thursday, I can see why people get...

I picked up 3 Thursday, I can see why people get so attached to them, they seem to enjoy surfing the water flow in my tank, they suck along the front of the tank then just drop off float back from...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-23-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,543
Posted By Frontieruk
I know you're looking at DIY co2 and spotted this...

I know you're looking at DIY co2 and spotted this thread http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=180911 just some more ideas for you ;)
Forum: Fish 06-23-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,269
Posted By Frontieruk
That's good news about your levels :) let's hope...

That's good news about your levels :) let's hope your next post is one of success :)
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