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Forum: Plants 10-27-2013, 10:06 PM
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Posted By puntific
What do these plants need?

I haven't been adding anything to my tank, other than CO2 and fish food. Then I had a antibacterial outbreak. I treated with Erythromycin, on the advice of my LFS. I also started adding KNO3. ...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-09-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By puntific
Buying CSM+B, Thanks

Buying CSM+B, Thanks
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-09-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By puntific
Should I also get a potassium test kit? They are...

Should I also get a potassium test kit? They are spendy. I've seen people recommend potassium sulfate for potassium, seeming to ignore that KNO3 also has potassium. Do I really need both? Do I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-02-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By puntific
Fert help

I have to admit that I'm about to ask for some serious hand holding. I'm new to planted tanks and my brain is tanked from dealing with 7th graders all week. I'm asking for what I give them all...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-08-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 393
Posted By puntific
The planted tank will get planted.

Greetings folks,

I gave a bit of an introduction to myself in the lounge.

It's been sitting in the corner of my house for 5 months... empty. It's a 100 gal corner tank and it will get planted...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-08-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By puntific
Thanks! So... I'm searching for a good DSM...

Thanks!

So... I'm searching for a good DSM intro thread... can anyone direct me?

Scott
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-08-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By puntific
Puntific's really going to start a planted tank now.

Hi, I'm Scott, aka, puntific.

I posted a while back but have been swamped by life: 3 teenagers, a new career as a middle school teacher, and a divorce. I would say that they are all about as...
Forum: Substrate 08-14-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By puntific
What is the dirted method?

What is the dirted method?
Forum: Substrate 08-14-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By puntific
How often do they have a sale like this? OK,...

How often do they have a sale like this?

OK, so it seems that they have the sale right now. That Fish Place is selling it for $41: ...
Forum: Lighting 01-12-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By puntific
I've currently got this tank set up as a reef...

I've currently got this tank set up as a reef tank and it has a 36 inch VHO in the front (parrallel to the right bottom side), a 24 inch vho across the back (again, parrallel to the front.) In...
Forum: Lighting 01-12-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By puntific
A planted Discus tank in the planning

I've got a 100 gal corner tank that is 3 feet long along each of the back walls, 10 inches long coming away from the wall and then about 4 feet across the front. I want to have a planted tank and I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-09-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,606
Posted By puntific
OK, you are suggesting less intense light than...

OK, you are suggesting less intense light than the 2x175 MH that I have, but my understanding is that less light can still mean inside the "high tech" realm. Or are you voting for "low light, low...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-09-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,606
Posted By puntific
Well, I'm starting to sense that if you want to...

Well, I'm starting to sense that if you want to start out with Juvies, you should go BB but once you grow them out or if you buy adults, then a substrated tank should be fine.

I think I'm going to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-09-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,606
Posted By puntific
What are BBs?

What are BBs?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-08-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,606
Posted By puntific
Thanks everyone for your responses. I'm getting...

Thanks everyone for your responses. I'm getting pretty excited about all this. It's been suggested to me that I've got too much light and should have less. Any thoughts?

puntific
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-07-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,606
Posted By puntific
Planted discus community tank

OK... I'm getting excited about the possibility of turning my 100 gal corner reef into a planted tank. But I'm a little worried about what I read about keeping discus. Will I really have to do a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-05-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By puntific
Hey Portlanders. I'm this close to crossing over...

Hey Portlanders. I'm this close to crossing over from reefing and taking up this branch of the hobby. Is there a community of folks who trade fish/plants around?

puntific

ps. How's our water...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-04-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By puntific
How wide is the temp tolerance in a planted tank?

How wide is the temp tolerance in a planted tank?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-04-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By puntific
I'm a little concerned that I will have trouble...

I'm a little concerned that I will have trouble reaching the back of my tank. With the reef, rocks are built up along the back walls so it is less far to reach. Will I need to be able to reach the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-03-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By puntific
I've got 2x250 wt MH 14k and 1x175 wt MH over my...

I've got 2x250 wt MH 14k and 1x175 wt MH over my tank now... Will I need new ballasts? These are galaxy ballasts...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-03-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By puntific
Thanks for the comments. Any thoughts on my tank...

Thanks for the comments. Any thoughts on my tank and it's suitability?

puntific
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-03-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By puntific
Thinking of changing from Reef to Planted

I've kept a reef for about 10 years, but I'm beginning (?) to lose enthusiasm for it. The truth is that while I've had periods of great success, the failures have finally gotten to me... that and...
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