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Forum: Plants 01-24-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By FishStix
I will follow up for sure, so I am thinking if I...

I will follow up for sure, so I am thinking if I should return these power heads and get the larger ones.
Forum: Lighting 01-24-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By FishStix
Wondering if this is my best option? ...

Wondering if this is my best option?
http://www.catalinaaquarium.com/store/product_info.php?cPath=71_198_200&products_id=1835
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-23-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By FishStix
The way you suggested I move them before has...

The way you suggested I move them before has really helped, it just seems like the dwarf sag is doing poor now, as it not getting as much flow as before I had them point one on the left and one on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-23-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By FishStix
Anyone have any thoughts on this should I just...

Anyone have any thoughts on this should I just upgrade to the 1150 Hydor Koralia Evolution, to help improve flow or would those be too much?
Forum: Lighting 01-23-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By FishStix
Thanks for the suggestion, though 2 problems,...

Thanks for the suggestion, though 2 problems, not sure how well I would do with adding that, as I am not very good at DIY and I really hate to wait 3 weeks for it to be in stock.

Any other...
Forum: Lighting 01-23-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By FishStix
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Substrate 01-23-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By FishStix
It would be a lot of work, but I do need to pull...

It would be a lot of work, but I do need to pull a lot out to clean the tank, still don't think it would be worth all the time to pull the Activ-Flora as well.
Forum: Substrate 01-23-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By FishStix
activ flora vs black blasting media

Currently I have Activ-Flora in my 180 gallon tank. I was thinking about switching it out for black blasting media, since I need to pull most of my plants out and do a major cleaning because out...
Forum: Plants 01-23-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By FishStix
Thank you for the help. I do have K2SO4, so...

Thank you for the help.

I do have K2SO4, so I can give that a try as well. The Iron is 10%.

Bump: So when all these problems took place, growth was good, but then started to stop.
...
Forum: Plants 01-23-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By FishStix
You know what your right, I printed out a new...

You know what your right, I printed out a new cheat sheet that I keep at the tank, and I wonder if I missed typed it, as I went back and looked at my old notes, and I know for first few months I was...
Forum: Plants 01-23-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By FishStix
Lights are on between 6-7 hours. CO2 comes...

Lights are on between 6-7 hours.

CO2 comes on 1 hour before the lights, and goes off 1 hour after the lights go off.

The tank is 24" deep

The plants are in random areas, it not just 1 or 2...
Forum: Plants 01-23-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By FishStix
Hi yes it pressurized setup. Since no fish i...

Hi yes it pressurized setup. Since no fish i keep drop checker a nice yellow
Forum: Plants 01-23-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By FishStix
Problems with plants

180 Gallon Tank
70 Gallon Sump

Setup for about 3 months, high tech, no fish, tank was fishless cycled. Still dosing to keep it cycled, low amount 1ppm.

Nitrate - 30
Amon - 0
Nitrites - 0
...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-19-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By FishStix
That what I have in the tank now, with dwarf sag....

That what I have in the tank now, with dwarf sag. Just put it in a day or 2 ago, was not sure if this light will be good or not. I have no idea what it is, besides what I posted above.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-19-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By FishStix
If I were to go with T5, how many watts would I...

If I were to go with T5, how many watts would I need to get to get good growth, but keep it low tech?
Forum: Lighting 01-19-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By FishStix
If I were to go with T5, how many watts would I...

If I were to go with T5, how many watts would I need to get to get good growth, but keep it low tech?
Forum: Lighting 01-19-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By FishStix
Light for low tech 20 gallong long

30 x 13 x 13, 20 gallon long tank, with black blasting media for substrate.

This tank is just used to hold extra plants, and fry fish. My goal is so the plants don't die, don't...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-19-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By FishStix
I really don't want the plants to grow like crazy...

I really don't want the plants to grow like crazy or much at all to be honest, mostly just want to keep them alive, for the fish fry that are in the tank. The tank in a closet and not show tank at...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-19-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By FishStix
Light help for 20 gallon long tank

I have a 20 gallon long, that I keep extra low light plants in, hornwort, dwarf sag so on, along with lot of guppies. It has black diamond substrate. For the light I have a marineland LED single...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-18-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By FishStix
That not a bad idea, I might have to give that a...

That not a bad idea, I might have to give that a try as well. Thanks
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-17-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By FishStix
Thanks for the info. Yeah I would have thought...

Thanks for the info. Yeah I would have thought it would have stopped by now, but not. I soaked it 2 months before I even put it in the tank. Purigen, is doing it job though as water in the tank...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-17-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By FishStix
Tank is being kept cycled with ammonia I Soak...

Tank is being kept cycled with ammonia
I Soak in a 1:1 bleach:water solution for 24 hours in container, I think put it in another container, with prime for 24 hours. I do not keep it in the BRS...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-17-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By FishStix
Tank is fishless, it could be from all my...

Tank is fishless, it could be from all my driftwood I guess. I ordered another reactor and will setup next week to see if that helps.

Maybe one of these days I will buy some fish. Been trying...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-16-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By FishStix
The vendor that sells it calls it a reactor, but...

The vendor that sells it calls it a reactor, but yes, pump goes in my sump, into the reactor, then back into other side of sump.

http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/brs-gfo-carbon-reactor-deluxe1.html...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-16-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By FishStix
I don't have any pictures right now. It does...

I don't have any pictures right now. It does have a pre-filter, the Purigen is supposed to get dirty, but mine only last about 2 weeks before it really dark brown, then I have to re-charge it. I...
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