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Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2016, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Woody0229
Pelvicachromis taeniatus “Moliwe." Are these...

Pelvicachromis taeniatus “Moliwe." Are these coming from a local fish store or are you getting those from a breeder? Absolutely insane tank as always.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-15-2016, 04:40 PM
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Posted By Woody0229
I have not really looked into this being true but...

I have not really looked into this being true but this is just off my experience. I recently had a decent amount of hair and bb algae. I purchased 2 blue stiphodon gobys just because I thought they...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-12-2016, 03:19 AM
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Posted By Woody0229
I think your root feeding plants will struggle...

I think your root feeding plants will struggle with just play ground gravel. Play ground gravel is inert and will supply no food for your plants. Might be alright with stem plants but sword and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-12-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By Woody0229
Our nations capital!

Hey planted tank folks! I just flew from WI to Washington D.C for work. I will have a little free time to do some sight seeing. I was wondering if there are any local fish stores in town that are...
Forum: Lighting   12-21-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By Woody0229
Finnex 24/7 hair algae issue.

Hey folks I currently have a 30 inch 24/7 light over my 29 gallon co2 injected 29g. I am having issues with hair algae. There a little on my plants but most is coming on the equipment. Wondering how...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-29-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,704
Posted By Woody0229
Do you use only r.o water and then adding baking...

Do you use only r.o water and then adding baking soda to raise the KH to your desired levels?

I'm going to test my tap when I get off work today. But I'm assuming the KH will be high. I might...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-29-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,704
Posted By Woody0229
So from all these comments my KH is just fine and...

So from all these comments my KH is just fine and the ph sounds irrelevant unless it's to low? Then I figure with co2 and 30 par my plants should be growing faster than they are? What would be a good...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-28-2015, 02:57 AM
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Posted By Woody0229
I have some crypts. Dwarf sag hygro sunset....

I have some crypts. Dwarf sag hygro sunset. Couple others that are slipping me right now.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-27-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,704
Posted By Woody0229
Thank you every one for all your comments that...

Thank you every one for all your comments that was great. If I were good at this whole forum thing I would quote you all but I'll try to hit all the questions here.

Okay stay with me here. So I do...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-27-2015, 07:06 PM
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Views: 1,704
Posted By Woody0229
Question Wrapping my head around KH and co2. Led light questions! Look!

Hello planted tank members! I come to you today with a Few questions regarding KH and GH testing and how to properly get both of these parameters in check and consistently stable. So I have had my...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-01-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Woody0229
Can having to much co2 in the water column affect...

Can having to much co2 in the water column affect nutrient up take by the plants?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-24-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Woody0229
Put the light up three or four inches. According...

Put the light up three or four inches. According to the lighting sticky i have around 60 PAR. Thanks for the light advice.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-22-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Woody0229
I'll toss the light up a couple inches and see...

I'll toss the light up a couple inches and see how things look in a week. Thanks for your input!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-21-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Woody0229
Well maybe I'll mess around and move the drop...

Well maybe I'll mess around and move the drop checker to different locations. The light I have is a 3 bulb fixture but I am only running two bulbs at most at any given time. So my par can't be more...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-20-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Woody0229
I would have a tough time believing its a co2...

I would have a tough time believing its a co2 issue my drop checker is yellow. My plants pearl every night. I think they are hungry. What makes you think this?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-20-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Woody0229
Wonderful thank you. Hope I can post some...

Wonderful thank you. Hope I can post some progress soon.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-19-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Woody0229
If I use RO water in my bottles that's oka right?

If I use RO water in my bottles that's oka right?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-19-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Woody0229
Yes I always keep them in separate bottles. I...

Yes I always keep them in separate bottles. I have never had issues with anything coming out of solutions but I always make more diluted solutions. But if that is the case should I just shake the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-19-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Woody0229
So what your saying with the solution dosing is I...

So what your saying with the solution dosing is I would weigh out 92 grams of kno3 mix in 500 ml water bottle. And every day I dose I take 10 ml each time I dose?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-17-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Woody0229
They are t5ho my bad it's a catilina 3 bulb...

They are t5ho my bad it's a catilina 3 bulb fixture.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-17-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Woody0229
Lights run for about 7 hours. 1 hour with one...

Lights run for about 7 hours. 1 hour with one bulb 5 hours with 2 bulbs on and then back to 1 for an hour.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-17-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Woody0229
So my nitrates were sitting around 5-10 and then...

So my nitrates were sitting around 5-10 and then this week I upped the dose. And when I tested the vial was blood red. So I'm not sure if I trust my test kit. Phosphate I just ordered a test kit...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-16-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Woody0229
Couple fert questions?

So I am trying to figure out why I can't get my plants to grow consistently.

Me personally I think I have a nutrient deficency. But here is my question how long after I increase my ferts should I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-18-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By Woody0229
So I have continued to change water every other...

So I have continued to change water every other day and things are turning around. My hygro sunset is starting to turn pink on the top and the fish are more active. My light is hung above the tank so...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-13-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By Woody0229
This is correct. So maybe increase with two hours...

This is correct. So maybe increase with two hours of 2 bulbs instead of one? Then gradually add more if things go well?
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