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Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
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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, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
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, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
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, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
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, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By micheljq
Hello, it probably needs more intense light. ...

Hello, it probably needs more intense light.

Michel.
Forum: Substrate 01-30-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
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, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
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, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
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, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
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, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By micheljq
CaribSea Sunset Gold. Michel.

CaribSea Sunset Gold.

Michel.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-14-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
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, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
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, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
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...
Forum: Plants 01-09-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By micheljq
Rhizome is not buried right? Michel.

Rhizome is not buried right?

Michel.
Forum: Lighting 01-09-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By micheljq
Hello, by using 2 - 23W daylight CFLs and CO2...

Hello, by using 2 - 23W daylight CFLs and CO2 over a 20G tank I had something approching dutch style.

Michel.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-09-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By micheljq
Hello, egeria densa and limnophila sessiflora do...

Hello, egeria densa and limnophila sessiflora do not require a lot of ligthing.

Michel.
Forum: Substrate 01-07-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,198
Posted By micheljq
I do none, my tank is now 7 months old. Some...

I do none, my tank is now 7 months old. Some debris and algae in the front right side on the substrate.

Eventually could do some on that spot.

Corydoras, loaches, or other bottom dwellers may...
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By micheljq
I did look at this light myself. I find it hard...

I did look at this light myself. I find it hard to believe it puts 9650-10700 lumens. The fact that they can customize it is really great.

I will definitely look at any feedbacks from users.
...
Forum: Lighting 12-18-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By micheljq
3 unique settings, one for freshwater fish and...

3 unique settings, one for freshwater fish and plants, the price is reasonable. More information and specs from the company would be quite useful.

Oh wait there are some specs :

\n- Dimmer One...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-18-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By micheljq
I tried without success, low/med light, no CO2. ...

I tried without success, low/med light, no CO2.

One did survive, because it was longer, hence closer to light, getting more intense light. It did grow up and emerged from water. All emerged...
Forum: Plants 12-17-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By micheljq
Any anubia would do. Michel.

Any anubia would do.

Michel.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-16-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By micheljq
Trimming, playing in the substrate, may have the...

Trimming, playing in the substrate, may have the effect of leaching ammonia in water, which finally turns into nitrates. Stems are cut, leaching in water, if substrate is stirred, same overall...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-15-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By micheljq
Substrate will replenish with fish waste. You do...

Substrate will replenish with fish waste. You do not want fish food in the substrate it will quickly rot and release ammonia in water, it is poisonous and trigger algae blooms.

Michel.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-12-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,295
Posted By micheljq
Agreed +1

Agreed +1
Forum: Substrate 12-11-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By micheljq
I use red Flourite since 2011, cannot complain. ...

I use red Flourite since 2011, cannot complain. I do fertilize in the water column.

Michel.
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