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Forum: Lighting 01-19-2015, 01:05 AM
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Posted By meppitech
Thanks folks. Sounds like both are a little too...

Thanks folks. Sounds like both are a little too much.
Forum: Lighting 01-19-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By meppitech
I have 2 fugeray-r fixtures over it now. Maybe I...

I have 2 fugeray-r fixtures over it now. Maybe I will just stick with them.
Forum: Lighting 01-19-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By meppitech
I dose a high tech tank so dosing the 20L and...

I dose a high tech tank so dosing the 20L and liquid carbon will be done. I'm not as experienced with the low tech. Planning on planting fairly heavy. Critters to include orange Mexican crayfish and...
Forum: Lighting 01-18-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By meppitech
finnex planted+ or fugeray

From your experience which is better for a no co2 20L?
Forum: Plants 09-30-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By meppitech
I cant speak on the nutrients you are dosing,...

I cant speak on the nutrients you are dosing, except to say that if I were you, i would ditch those ferts and switch to dry ferts. More people have experience with them, they are cheaper, and info...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By meppitech
I could only guess. Check for leaks using soapy...

I could only guess. Check for leaks using soapy water.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 952
Posted By meppitech
Your tank is cycling. Just keep doing what you...

Your tank is cycling. Just keep doing what you were doing. What were your nitrate levels? It just yakes time.
Forum: Fish 09-13-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By meppitech
Cardinals. The females are stunning. They get...

Cardinals. The females are stunning. They get bigger than neons and the color is better imo.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-12-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,115
Posted By meppitech
A new substrate. Your aquasoil Amazonia buffers...

A new substrate. Your aquasoil Amazonia buffers the water that way.
Forum: Algae 09-09-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By meppitech
If this was my tank, i would order a fugeray-r...

If this was my tank, i would order a fugeray-r for lighting. I have 2two of them on 5.5 gallon tanks and love them. It is geared toward growing plants. You want light around 6700K, not so much...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-06-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By meppitech
As long as your tap waterfor does not contain...

As long as your tap waterfor does not contain ammonia, doing water changes will decrease ammonia. I would just do water changes to keep the ammonia under 5ppm .
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-05-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By meppitech
Blyxa japonica

Blyxa japonica
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-05-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By meppitech
Are you going to be using aquasoil amazonia for...

Are you going to be using aquasoil amazonia for this tank? If so, a lot of this advice changes. It will pull any Kh out of the water, so adding any would be redundant. With aquasoil, you shouldnt...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-04-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By meppitech
Drip new water in?

Drip new water in?
Forum: DIY 09-03-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By meppitech
Any hardware store will have the adapter. Tell...

Any hardware store will have the adapter. Tell them you want the sink adapter for filling a waterbed.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-31-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By meppitech
I will say that the Aquasoil Amazonia is going to...

I will say that the Aquasoil Amazonia is going to buffer your ph to between 5.8-6.5 from what research I have done. This soil will pull any kh out of the water column. It is also packed full of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-30-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By meppitech
What are your kh and gh levels?

What are your kh and gh levels?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-29-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,487
Posted By meppitech
Bump. A better authority than I will respond. If...

Bump. A better authority than I will respond. If it was my tank, I would work on lowering kh to a level between 0-1. I would also raise the gh to about 5.
Forum: Lighting 08-29-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By meppitech
Fugeray -r as mentioned, would be good. It is...

Fugeray -r as mentioned, would be good. It is just about $40 shipped amazon. I have two. They work well.
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By meppitech
GE I is safe! I used it on my shrimp tank and no...

GE I is safe! I used it on my shrimp tank and no problems.
Forum: Fish 08-28-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By meppitech
I recommend a school of cardinals with corys

I recommend a school of cardinals with corys
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-28-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,910
Posted By meppitech
Was it eco-complete? I would be very skeptical as...

Was it eco-complete? I would be very skeptical as well. On the other hand, i do like tetra safestart. For the last tank i started, i squeezed media from an established tank in and added some...
Forum: Fish 08-28-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By meppitech
What are your water parameters?

What are your water parameters?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-28-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,910
Posted By meppitech
Squeezing mature media into a new tank will seed...

Squeezing mature media into a new tank will seed it with beneficial bacteria.
Forum: Fish 08-25-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By meppitech
I would say rummy nosed tetras

I would say rummy nosed tetras
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