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Forum: Substrate 03-10-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 33,397
Posted By newplant
I think I am sold on the activ flora. I have two...

I think I am sold on the activ flora. I have two question. How much do you need for 75g with 4"x1.5" footprint? And what you think about the lake gems variety? What color is everyone using. I assume...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-25-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 935
Posted By newplant
It's seems the main reason for using either the...

It's seems the main reason for using either the Amazonia or FSS is the buffering capability. If I use RO/DI only do I still need this buffering capability? And if I do not care about the benefit to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-22-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 935
Posted By newplant
Hi, Just want to verify [SaltyShrimp Bee...

Hi, Just want to verify

[SaltyShrimp Bee Shrimp GH+] is the one to get, not the GH/KH+ one from the same brand.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-22-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 935
Posted By newplant
That's a very concise advice :smile:

That's a very concise advice :smile:
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-22-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 935
Posted By newplant
Thanks everyone. Greatly appreciate the advice....

Thanks everyone. Greatly appreciate the advice. orhunterfisher, thank you for the additional tip.

Looks like Amazonia it is. Gonna order a few bags to reduce the shipping cost per bag. I am a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-22-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 935
Posted By newplant
Another Substrate Thread

I have been researching keeping CRS. I have RO water readily available it seems people mix 4:1 with tap to get the desired parameter. Going to setup a 20L in the basement so temperate is not going to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-02-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By newplant
Thanks Todd. I like the tinted look as long as...

Thanks Todd. I like the tinted look as long as it's not too dark. I will check HD and Lowes to see what they have.

I plan to make a big amount of concentrated then I can measure the impact to the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-01-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By newplant
Blackwater Extract

I have my black water tank for two months now. The driftwood makes the water darker, but not enough. Plus after water change it takes some time to catch on.

I am not sure if I want to put peat in...
Forum: Algae 03-25-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By newplant
Is too much light really the problem? I can raise...

Is too much light really the problem? I can raise the light. I can redo the tank and build a hanging fixture in the back of the stand. But even this much light my Rotala Red is not growing. When I...
Forum: Algae 03-25-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By newplant
I do 50% water changes every week. One...

I do 50% water changes every week.

One question related, how often do you replant stem plants?
Forum: Algae 03-24-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By newplant
What Else Can One Do

I have started my 40 breeder for about 4 months now. See my signature for the setup. I think everything is working fine. My drop checker is constantly greenish yellow. I start the co2 2 hrs before...
Forum: Fish 03-08-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 867
Posted By newplant
freezer

freezer
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-31-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By newplant
I keep africans and always use baking soda +...

I keep africans and always use baking soda + epsom salt during water changes. Actually I buy 5lb bags of them since I use so much. My questions are regarding planted tank.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-31-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By newplant
Gh Booster

I like to understand under what condition one would need to harden the water and how much to use. My water supply is very soft. My hard water heaters are over 15 years old and still show no sign of...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-18-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By newplant
The Koralia and co2 turn off at the same time 30...

The Koralia and co2 turn off at the same time 30 mins before light is off. I do have a few strings of bubbles coming form the plants. I am not sure whether these are from the excess co2 trapped under...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-17-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By newplant
Pearling

The tank spec is in my signature. I run the light 6 hrs a day (may increase since my algae is in submission now). Since I use an in tank diffuser I always have bubbles in my tank however it does not...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,595
Posted By newplant
This is for the 40g breeder in my signature.

This is for the 40g breeder in my signature.
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,595
Posted By newplant
I read on some other website that the ista needs...

I read on some other website that the ista needs a fairly high flow rate to work. Will it work with 100gph eheim 2232?
Forum: Fish 01-09-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By newplant
Do they still eat algea after getting big?

Do they still eat algea after getting big?
Forum: Fish 01-09-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By newplant
oh well. guess I am going to have to get some...

oh well. guess I am going to have to get some amano shrimps instead.
Forum: Fish 01-08-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By newplant
SAE Good Jumper

I am keen on getting some SAE (if I can ever find them and luck enough to get the real thing) but I read they're jumpers. Anyone keeping them in open top tanks? I do not use a top right now.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-07-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By newplant
The best way to cycle a tank is to get some...

The best way to cycle a tank is to get some filter material from an established tank. If you get fish from the LFS ask if they can give you some. Then your tank is instantly cycled.
Forum: Fish 01-06-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,139
Posted By newplant
The effect of temperature on ammonia toxicity is...

The effect of temperature on ammonia toxicity is relatively minor. Although it does have some effect. So if the temperature different is more than 10 degrees one would benefit from floating the bag...
Forum: Fish 01-05-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,139
Posted By newplant
As we all know, co2 reduces ph. Ammonia is less...

As we all know, co2 reduces ph. Ammonia is less poisonous in low ph. If you have a bunch of fish in a bag for a long time, you have plenty of co2 and ammonia. But the low ph reduces the toxicity of...
Forum: Plants 01-03-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By newplant
Rotala Red Losing Color

My Rotala Red is losing it's vibrant color when I first got them. I do EI dosing. It grows but not doing too great. What am I doing wrong?
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