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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-05-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By wantsome
I'm an idiot

I was doing some work on my aquarium the other day and I had the lid off my tank. I was using my new Satillite LED + light so I could see what I was doing. I knocked the light into the aquarium and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-06-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By wantsome
Too much light too many nutrients. Dirt tanks...

Too much light too many nutrients. Dirt tanks release a ton of nutrients when their first set up. It takes a few months after set up for the substrate to slow down releasing nutrients. You should do...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-24-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By wantsome
Pics of my emeresed set up and questions about fertilizing

I have a 30 gallon emersed set up. The plant pots are raised up off the bottom of the tank with some egg crate and pvc. I have about 10 gallon of water in the set up. I did it this way so I could put...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-10-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By wantsome
Ok I'll probably have some questions in the next...

Ok I'll probably have some questions in the next day or 2. I'm going to study the crap out of the Barreport.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-09-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By wantsome
Thanks for breaking it down for me. I read the...

Thanks for breaking it down for me. I read the Barreport non co2 method 3 times and I'm still having a hard time grasping it. It gets overwhelming trying to figure out. Now that I have a base level...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-09-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By wantsome
Could someone help me with dosing fetz in a low tech tank?

I have paranoid schizophrenia and I have problems comprehending stuff. I have to read things over and over and sometimes I still don't get it. This whole planted aquarium thing has been baby steps...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-04-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By wantsome
If it's blue/green algae it's a sign of low...

If it's blue/green algae it's a sign of low nitrates. Your plants might be sucking up the nitrates. Or you don't have enough biological filtration. Cut back on the water changes and get a test kit....
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-26-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By wantsome
Need help with low tech Anubias aqaurium w/pics

I just added a bunch of Anubais to my 75 gallon and right away they started showing signs of deficiency. I added some Seachem Trace Sechem Fourish and Some potassium today. Any idea what I can do to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-22-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By wantsome
Thx for the help. It's kinda late now but I'll...

Thx for the help. It's kinda late now but I'll try and upload some pics in the morning.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-22-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By wantsome
Why did my anubias to develop holes in leaves?

I have a tank full of anubias and I added some Tetra Flora Pride. It says on the bottle 0-0-3. Shortly after adding it all of my anubias started getting lots of holes in the leaves. I'm kinda puzzled...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-15-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By wantsome
Fertilizer burn on anubias?

I started a emersed set up and put a bunch of anubias in it. The new leafs on the plants look great but some of the older leaves are turning yellow at the tips and the yellow has spread.

I had...
Forum: Plants 09-24-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By wantsome
Question about Crypts melting?

I'm new to Crypts and I have some questions. When I added some to my aquarium they melted down but are starting to come back. If I were to replant them in another are would they melt again?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-01-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By wantsome
I'm setting up my first dirt tank today it's...

I'm setting up my first dirt tank today it's going to be a 20 gallon high. I have no experience this is going to be my first dirt tank. I've done some research into it. Dirt tanks are about creating...
Forum: Fish 09-01-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By wantsome
Will pleco's eat plants

I have 3 pleco's a L128 Blue Phantom, a L333 Hypancistrus, and a L134 Leapord Frog pleco. My Anubia's have been developing holes in the leaves and I can't figure out why. The leaves get holes then...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-30-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By wantsome
I guess I'll plant it and see what happens. I'd...

I guess I'll plant it and see what happens. I'd post some pics but I'm super tired right now. Thanks for the help I didn't know what to make of it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-30-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By wantsome
Questions about some plants I received today

I ordered some cryps online and just received them. They are suppose to be wenetti but they don't look like the ones I've seen. I'm thinking they might have been grown emersed. Also they're were...
Forum: Lighting 08-20-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By wantsome
How powerful is a Finnex FugeRay? low tech tank?

I'm not use to LED lights at all. The last time I had one was when the Marineland double bright came out. What is the equivalent of a Finnex FugeRay in reference to standard flourecents?

The...
Forum: Lighting 08-13-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By wantsome
I have a 20 gallon tall. I like your advice I...

I have a 20 gallon tall. I like your advice I think I'll go with hanging it if I get one.
Forum: Lighting 08-12-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By wantsome
Finnex Ray II on a low tech tank?

I've seen other people on youtube using these lights on low tech set ups. I've read on here that the Finnex Ray II is too much light. Anyone have some experience they could share with these lights?
Forum: Fish 04-28-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By wantsome
Most Amazonian fish or fish that come from lower...

Most Amazonian fish or fish that come from lower ph area's can ajust to high ph tanks without a problem. You shouldn't have anything to worry about. I've had a blue phantom pleco in my african set up...
Forum: Algae 04-28-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By wantsome
Algae on Anubias petite

I have a rather large petite about the size of a silver dollar. It has a bunch or diatom algae on it. Is there any way I can cleat it up?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-26-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By wantsome
T5 is a lot of light and will cause a lot of...

T5 is a lot of light and will cause a lot of problems for a beginner. Chances are you'll end up with a algae factory if your going the low tech route.

I tried out a Marineland double bright LED on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,760
Posted By wantsome
I took my colony of 8 zebra plecos out of my tank...

I took my colony of 8 zebra plecos out of my tank while working on it. I put them in a bucket on my basement floor. It was in the winter and I didn't realize how cold the floor was. When I looked in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By wantsome
Need Advice Ordering Plants Online In Cold Weather State?

I live in Michigan and it's been fairly cold but not below freezing yet. Is it safe to order plants from online?
Forum: Lighting 06-17-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By wantsome
Anyone have a Zoo Med T5 Fixture?

I'm thinking about picking one up but I'm unsure about something. I'm wondering if the legs for the fixture will fit my tank with a glass lid on it.

The only pictures I can find of the light has...
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