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Forum: Plants 04-17-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By micheljq
Bolbitis heudelotti is quite easy to grow,...

Bolbitis heudelotti is quite easy to grow, problem is that in the right conditions it can become quite big and difficult to manage. It can grows emersed or submerged. I have mine submerged since 3...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,000
Posted By micheljq
Food pellet trick did for me when catching gold...

Food pellet trick did for me when catching gold barbs.

Also wait late at night long after the lights are off. You can catch some of them off guard because they sleep.. if you are quick enough.
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Forum: Plants 04-09-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 658
Posted By micheljq
Fish net and patience those are pests! Michel

Fish net and patience those are pests!

Michel
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By micheljq
I dose half EI in my 65G tank. Light must be...

I dose half EI in my 65G tank. Light must be low/med level. Injected CO2 but not much, maybe 6-9ppm. Keeping easy plants, anubias, echinodorus, h. polysperma, java fern, crypts.

Michel.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-02-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 784
Posted By micheljq
Phosphate is not a nuisance nutrient at all. I...

Phosphate is not a nuisance nutrient at all. I once had high levels, let's say 5ppm and more for months and no algae problems were observed in my tank. It's and old myth.

On the contrary i had...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 784
Posted By micheljq
Thanks, sorry for intruding in the post.

Thanks, sorry for intruding in the post.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 784
Posted By micheljq
The guy says he has 2ppm of PO4 it is not what i...

The guy says he has 2ppm of PO4 it is not what i would call low phosphates level. I am not convinced, but i am far from being a specialist so my opinion is worth what it is worth. I am just a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By micheljq
I have one pothos which have the roots in my 65G...

I have one pothos which have the roots in my 65G tank. Roots grow a lot to the point where they can get into the bottom, i cut some from time to time.

I dose EI method, half the dose because i do...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-31-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 784
Posted By micheljq
Hi, there are no known direct relations between...

Hi, there are no known direct relations between algae and nutrients level. What is important is that the plants have what they need. They have more than plentiful of PO4 now. Is there something i...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By micheljq
Grats, very pretty tank. Michel.

Grats, very pretty tank.

Michel.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-18-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By micheljq
Same here, vals do not do well in my tank, other...

Same here, vals do not do well in my tank, other plants thrive. There is a competition between plants for CO2, nutriments, etc. Some in your tank maybe better at uptaking them then others. This is...
Forum: Lighting 03-11-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,853
Posted By micheljq
I am curious to see how the Planted+ 24/7 will...

I am curious to see how the Planted+ 24/7 will compare to the Ray 2 DS 7000K in terms of PARs.

Michel.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By micheljq
Yes seems to be fixed now. I had to set the...

Yes seems to be fixed now.

I had to set the number of bubbles to a higher rate though. If not, the bubble flow would slow down and halt. Looks like i cannot have a high level of precision with...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By micheljq
MA957 problem

Hello, i am not able to have a constant bubble flow anymore with my regulator. It began slowly i had to adjust flow once a week at first, because it was functionning right then bubbles flow slows...
Forum: Plants 02-19-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By micheljq
I agree with crypt wendtii brown, very easy one. ...

I agree with crypt wendtii brown, very easy one.

Echinodorus red flame, new leaves are red and get greener with time. I have one and it is great for my low/med light setup.

Michel.
Forum: Lighting 02-04-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By micheljq
My tank was in a quite lit place in the house in...

My tank was in a quite lit place in the house in the summer. If you tank is getting direct sunlight, you can consider you have high light. I saw my Bacopa Caroliniana grow like mad under the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-30-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By micheljq
Hello, it probably needs more intense light. ...

Hello, it probably needs more intense light.

Michel.
Forum: Substrate 01-30-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By micheljq
Yes unfortunately sand migrate to the bottom over...

Yes unfortunately sand migrate to the bottom over time.

The other clay i have is called "Argile Aquashop". It was disponible in Quebec in the past, but no more disponible. It is sad because it...
Forum: Substrate 01-29-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By micheljq
Hello, my try at this : Because you cannot...

Hello, my try at this :

Because you cannot reuse it. As for the soil, the fact I cannot reuse it, is not a great matter, as it is cheap.

Right now i use a mix of sand, Flourite Red and another...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-15-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By micheljq
Hi, this means plants take out nitrates as soon...

Hi, this means plants take out nitrates as soon as they are created, unless test is faulty, which can be ruled out by testing with another test, if one fellow aquario near you can loan it.

Michel.
Forum: Plants 01-14-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By micheljq
Let the emersed part there, the plant now has...

Let the emersed part there, the plant now has access to CO2 from air, big advantage for the plant.

Michel.
Forum: Substrate 01-14-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By micheljq
CaribSea Sunset Gold. Michel.

CaribSea Sunset Gold.

Michel.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-14-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By micheljq
Hello, I would not worry about gas pockets...

Hello,

I would not worry about gas pockets unless you have a deep layer of garden soil underneath for example.

There are some snails that live in the substrate. I do not know their name in...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By micheljq
It was just the relief valve not enough loose,...

It was just the relief valve not enough loose, please forgive my newbieness and thank you for your help.

Anyway I see that when approaching 10PSI (which is the max reading), some CO2 will exit...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By micheljq
Help - MA957 CO2 regulator issue

Hello, when I open the valve on my CO2 cylinder, I have a large leak coming out from the pressure relief valve on the left.

Now, I have read it may be normal with a new filled cylinder or do I...
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