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Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-16-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By tetra73
I mean elevating the height of the light strip in...

I mean elevating the height of the light strip in order to reduce the lighting intensity...heheheh..
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-16-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By tetra73
I asked because my low tech dirt tank isn't...

I asked because my low tech dirt tank isn't interesting for me anymore. I haven't done anything different now than the first few months. The plants there, mostly chainswords and some blyxa, are not...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-15-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By tetra73
No excel....dirt tank...

Is it doable? My dirt tank is about 14 months old and has been getting plenty of light with 2x excel dosing. The tank hasn't been thriving and it is no longer looking good like it used to. The...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-26-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By tetra73
UPS not giving out scheduled delivery date.

Is anyone having the same issue with UPS? Tracking is unable to provide you the scheduled delivery date ever since the package was picked up by the UPS. I am getting something delivered to me from...
Forum: Photography 09-09-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By tetra73
Some flower shots...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3881/15192262852_24393864fc_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/p9ujsq)DSC_2952 (https://flic.kr/p/p9ujsq) by vracing (https://www.flickr.com/people/9353920@N04/), on Flickr


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Forum: Algae 09-06-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By tetra73
Prolong lighting period or too strong light with...

Prolong lighting period or too strong light with low PO4==GSA. :) Keep PO4 around 3 ppm in a low tech tank. Don't exceed your lighting period for more than 8 hours. In a high light, high tech...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-06-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By tetra73
Is 11:40pm in NYC right now. The room ambient...

Is 11:40pm in NYC right now. The room ambient temp is about 84f. Somehow, the tank water temp is 86 to 87 right now. The temp should drop cooler later in the night. Maybe 85f? Don't really know...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-05-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By tetra73
Critical tank temp for plants???

What is the critical tank water temp for plants? The temp right now in my high tech, high light tank is around 88f degree. My low tech, medium light tank is 84f degree. Obviously, the difference...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-04-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By tetra73
They are usually the older ones. I am not going...

They are usually the older ones. I am not going dig out my DSLR for it. The leaves turning transparent without any sign of melting. Is like all the green is gone and leaving a partially...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-04-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By tetra73
I am actually already on the heavy size in EI...

I am actually already on the heavy size in EI dosing. My NO3 is from 20ppm+ to 10ppm+ in between each dosing day. I think K is fine since my hygros aren't showing little holes on the leaves. With...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-03-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By tetra73
It can't be NO3 because I dose about over 10ppm+...

It can't be NO3 because I dose about over 10ppm+ per dosing, adding whatever NO3 I have in the tank already. I am going to dose at 1ppm of Fe per dosing or dosing .5ppm per day, in the morning. I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-03-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By tetra73
When is dosing too much iron???

I think I need to dose some extra iron because my chainwords are beginning to turning white and transparent. Currently, I am dose about .5ppm of iron, combination from dosing trace and Fe 11%...
Forum: Plants 09-03-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By tetra73
They are emersed unless you get them from other...

They are emersed unless you get them from other hobbyists. You need some sorts of carbon source. If not CO2, at least try excel. Otherwise, they will not thrive. Yes, the plant needs from 2 to 3...
Forum: Plants 09-03-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By tetra73
Generally, they need medium lighting and high...

Generally, they need medium lighting and high level of CO2, pressurized. Obviously, fert dosing. They do fine with dirt substrate. That's the general condition but of course, there are exceptions....
Forum: Plants 08-31-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By tetra73
The soil is about 14 months old. I used one of...

The soil is about 14 months old. I used one of the fert calculators on the web to calculate my dosage level. For the phosphate level, given with my level of light and CO2, I need to keep it between...
Forum: Plants 08-29-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By tetra73
Problems with grooming my DHG....

Wondering if anyone have similar issue with your DHG carpet. I have mine for a year now. For the past 7 months, they have been what I expected a DHG carpet should be. Then, when the weather got...
Forum: Plants 08-29-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 427
Posted By tetra73
I, too, am struggling with this plant, even...

I, too, am struggling with this plant, even though I could grow a nice DHG carpet and a ridiculous size Blyxa Japonica!!!

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=713290

About the...
Forum: Plants 08-29-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By tetra73
What deficiency is this??

Am I the only one who has problems growing hygro "Temple" plants? :) I had them when I started the hobby few years back. Like everyone else, they are fast growers but unfortunately K deficiency...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-28-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By tetra73
Hell, yeah, I remember. Nowadays, people don't...

Hell, yeah, I remember. Nowadays, people don't even trust a money order...heheheh.. :) With a money order as a payment, you still have recourse but usually it takes a long time for the US Postal...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-26-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By tetra73
I say do it at your own risk because if the sale...

I say do it at your own risk because if the sale didn't go through or you didn't get the items, you are screwed. PayPal won't help you to get back your money. I received gift payments too here and...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-26-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By tetra73
Thanks. Yeah, I read about that too. BTW, the...

Thanks. Yeah, I read about that too. BTW, the social security office, at least in NYC lower Manhattan, isn't crowded and surprisingly very few people. I went there twice to sort out some paper...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-25-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By tetra73
Yes, there is an address on the mail envelope as...

Yes, there is an address on the mail envelope as well as on the notice but I am not sure if the check should be mailed to that local office.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-25-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By tetra73
I checked the website and all over the web. ...

I checked the website and all over the web. Nothing. Looks like I have to head down to my local office to find out the actual address. Sigh....hmmmm
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-25-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By tetra73
Where (address) to mail in SSI overpayment?

Sigh...I am trying to help my grandparents to payback their SSI overpayment. The notice they got should have included a return envelope with the return address but they claimed it wasn't there. ...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-23-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By tetra73
Hmmm...well, the seller paypal physical address...

Hmmm...well, the seller paypal physical address is Viger West though. Well, let's see if the package would get back to me again this time. Maybe I would just refund his money and forget about ever...
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