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Forum: Plants 08-13-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By wheeling
Here you expland it perfectly. When it is heavy...

Here you expland it perfectly. When it is heavy enough, it will sink to teh bottom, roots will take a hold and a new baby plant is born.
Forum: Plants 08-13-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By wheeling
Great. Just wondering how this plant reproduce in...

Great. Just wondering how this plant reproduce in nature.
Forum: Plants 08-13-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By wheeling
Are these baby plants

I have two Amazon sword plants and one of them recently developed a long branch with some small plants on it and the small plants are developing roots. Are these new plants? How they seperate fromt...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-13-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By wheeling
So the table doens't mean anything then? I just...

So the table doens't mean anything then? I just wondering, suppose there is nothing than pure carbonate in KH and no other acid in the water, will the CO2 raise above 5 ppm when the PH is very low?...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-12-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By wheeling
I think I'm planted heavyly, and I do see bubbles...

I think I'm planted heavyly, and I do see bubbles coming up from the plants when light is on. So I think the lack of Oxygen is a direct results of too much CO2. But this is not my concern here, I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-12-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By wheeling
I know the kH/pH/co2 correlation is not very...

I know the kH/pH/co2 correlation is not very relaible. But there is a balance between them. My question further becomes, if you don't inject CO2, could you have enough CO2 in your tank, given a low...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-12-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By wheeling
Based on the pH-kH-CO2 chart, I should already...

Based on the pH-kH-CO2 chart, I should already have CO2 in the 30 to 75 ppm range. Do I still need CO2 injection? IS there anyone can comment on this?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By wheeling
Fishmommy, thanks. A. done that. B. I...

Fishmommy,

thanks.
A. done that.
B. I use Turface substrate and it reduces the PH and KH to this value, my tape is ph=8 and kh=9
C. I use a diy reactor, it dissolves CO2 very efficiently.
D....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By wheeling
Yet Another CO2 Question

I understand the importance of CO2, and I'm using a DYI CO2 system in my 75 Gallons. My Kh is kept at 2.5 to 3 and pH is between 6.2 to 6.6. I have noticed my fishes at the top gasping for air,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By wheeling
Have that, in teh tank. The problem is the...

Have that, in teh tank. The problem is the Turface that reduces ph and kh.I have got 40 lbs in teh tank. It is very light, so 40lbs is a lot.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By wheeling
It is just a plastic tube with a spong on one end...

It is just a plastic tube with a spong on one end and a power head on the other. The boubles coming out are so tiny, you hardly see them. But I think my pH is too low, the question is how to raise it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By wheeling
CO2 level in planted tank

I have a 75 g planted tank, set up for about a month, fishes are happy, plants are ok, with a minor algae issue. I'm using DIY CO2 with 2X 2L bottles and a DIY reactor. My pH is 6.2 and Kh is 3....
Forum: DIY 07-17-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By wheeling
What is a reactor method?

What is a reactor method?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-16-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By wheeling
I use DIY CO2 and it seems sufficient for now....

I use DIY CO2 and it seems sufficient for now. I'm using Buildmyled customer made light, it is quite strong and I have to tune it down to about 80%.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-15-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By wheeling
Thanks. Will give it a try.

Thanks. Will give it a try.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-15-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By wheeling
fertilizer schedule

I have a 75 gallon and would like to do the GLA PPS fertilizer schedule, the EI method requires too much water change. My question is, does any one know that the recommended dosage for the PPS...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-10-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By wheeling
Don't know the others, the fluorite is very...

Don't know the others, the fluorite is very coarse and non-uniform, and very, very dirty. You have to wash it many, many times.
Forum: Lighting 07-05-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By wheeling
I got a customerized LED from BML, 48 inches as...

I got a customerized LED from BML, 48 inches as yours. I have 6500K cool white with 4 replacement of 660 nm deep red, it showes the red very nicely, with no problem with green either. Unfortunately,...
Forum: Substrate 07-05-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,894
Posted By wheeling
Just use Turface, it is cheap and will reduce...

Just use Turface, it is cheap and will reduce your kH and pH a little.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 742
Posted By wheeling
Thank you all, I may give it a try.

Thank you all, I may give it a try.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 742
Posted By wheeling
How long fishes can stay alive in a car ride?

I'm going to take a 3 hour trip to a neighboring city, thinking to buy some fishes there. Can fishes stay alive in those plastic bags for three hours?
Forum: Substrate 07-01-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By wheeling
I used turface in my tank, it droped the KH to 3...

I used turface in my tank, it droped the KH to 3 from 9, and PH from 8.2 to 6.4, and stayed there.
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By wheeling
I have two 2215 in my 75, it a new tank and the...

I have two 2215 in my 75, it a new tank and the flow is OK. Given time, it may becaome two low. If I set up again, I'll get two 2217.
Forum: Lighting 06-06-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By wheeling
I suggest you to use 2 white, 2 red and 1 blue on...

I suggest you to use 2 white, 2 red and 1 blue on each set up. The will make the light warmer. You can actually delete the blue, use 4 white on the corners and 1 red in the middle.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-06-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By wheeling
It is difficult to ID the rock just by looking....

It is difficult to ID the rock just by looking. The most concern is that it may increase your ph and hardness, i.e., avoid limestone or calcareous rocks. The easiest way to tell is to use a pocket...
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