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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By D.gilly
might be blue green algae by the sounds of it try...

might be blue green algae by the sounds of it try searching blue green algae on google.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By D.gilly
Seems to be working now I tightened the bolts on...

Seems to be working now I tightened the bolts on the co2 and release valve a bit for good measure.
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By D.gilly
The bubbles don't make it out the output. Its...

The bubbles don't make it out the output. Its strange I've been fiddling with the release valve making sure its shut tightly and I dumped a bunch of co2 building about a 1 inch gas pocket that has...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By D.gilly
I'm running an ehiem 2026 its not a lot of flow...

I'm running an ehiem 2026 its not a lot of flow but it's enough. I only have maybe 2-4 bps so gas pockets don't form usually. But If I dump a bunch of co2 into the reactor it is gone in a minute like...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By D.gilly
Aqua Medic 1000 Leaking Gas ?

So I think my reactor is leaking gas or something in my CO2 system is, I can dump enough gas into the reactor to drop the water line to halfway and in a minute it has filled back up to the top. CO2...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-14-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By D.gilly
I'd start at 8 or 9 and work up to 12 over a few...

I'd start at 8 or 9 and work up to 12 over a few weeks sometimes pushing the lights too long at the beginning when the plants are just starting to grow can cause algae.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-10-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By D.gilly
Yeast is a fungus that digests sugar, it creates...

Yeast is a fungus that digests sugar, it creates ethanol in the anaerobic conditions we use it in, ethanol and CO2.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-09-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By D.gilly
I believe the productivity of the yeast/sugar...

I believe the productivity of the yeast/sugar solution is affected with increased temperatures, the yeast is simply more active at higher temperatures it just produces more CO2. Being in the sun is...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By D.gilly
nope nothing. There's power being supplied as the...

nope nothing. There's power being supplied as the unit heats up but no click like usual. Its been sitting unused for 2 years I only had it running for a year or so.
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By D.gilly
Burkert seloniod 6011 stuck closed?

So went to setup my pressurized system and I couldn't get any flow. Tried unpluging and repluging in the solenoid but no luck. I have previously dealt with them being stuck open and needing to clean...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-07-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By D.gilly
Diana: Thank you for your input it is much...

Diana: Thank you for your input it is much appreciated I have my tank here ready to go in if boosting the nitrates and my other efforts do not work out. unfortunately it would seem my burkert 6011...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-06-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By D.gilly
I believe it has lots to with the tap water, I...

I believe it has lots to with the tap water, I agree the lighting might not be optimal but there is more going on than that. I'm told by the lfs manager who's been breeding Cichlids in this water or...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-06-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By D.gilly
Haha that's quite true, however I always just...

Haha that's quite true, however I always just assumed for florescent tubes the wpg rule could be used as a guideline, while for other methods like MH, SV, PC and LED it was obviously not functional....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-05-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By D.gilly
I have understood the inherent flaws of using it...

I have understood the inherent flaws of using it as a rule for a while now which is why I prefer to use it as a ballpark figure. All I mean is that I wouldn't have considered this a high light tank...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-05-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By D.gilly
D.gilly's 75G Planted Tang community

Hi all it's been a while since I've been on here I just moved away for university and decided I needed to setup a tank to keep me sane through all the work I'll be doing.:icon_roll Or at least that's...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-05-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By D.gilly
I have a yearly water quality report from the...

I have a yearly water quality report from the city so I can see a lot of data but not a bunch there is a good amount of fluctuation from what I can see. TDS is not one of there listed readings but id...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-04-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By D.gilly
It's only 1.4 wpg though it would still seem...

It's only 1.4 wpg though it would still seem relativity low light at that to me no? Yeah dropping the photo period would probably help it already seems to have. I have a pressurized CO2 system but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-04-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By D.gilly
Algae Problems With Fluctuating City Water Quality

Hi all,

So I just moved to a new City and setup a 75 G moderately planted Tanganyikan community tank. I have a 4 x 54 watt HOT5 light fixture but I'm currently only running 2 of the bulbs...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-20-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By D.gilly
Severe case of hair algae

well my 75 is just about 3 years old and I have always had the odd problem of hair algae, too little waterchanges, dead fish co2 running out ect.

But its just horrible now the entire tank is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-06-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By D.gilly
In nature world aquarium 2 T. amano makes a sweet...

In nature world aquarium 2 T. amano makes a sweet mounatian tank i think he calls it "the hill" there are 5 photos if im correct of its growth. its a sweet tank. This one how ever is a triangle scape.
Forum: Plants 01-05-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,355
Posted By D.gilly
Mine grows quite quick about an inch a day when...

Mine grows quite quick about an inch a day when it gets near the higher light in my tank. I dose EI, have a 75 gallon with 4 54 watt t5's Mind you only 3 are working right now, And heavy co2.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-05-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By D.gilly
I was trying to grow christmas moss at the time...

I was trying to grow christmas moss at the time when i had discus my water was 83. It grew but it didn't grow like christmas moss, it grew like java and very slow at that. Anyways my discus all...
Forum: Fish 01-03-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By D.gilly
Its been a week and all is well as of now the...

Its been a week and all is well as of now the fish look great they are active and eating well ! by now most of them would already be dead so im guessing it was an acclimatization problem. I stopped...
Forum: Fish 12-28-2007, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By D.gilly
I don't acclimatize cause all i would have ever...

I don't acclimatize cause all i would have ever lost was a few neons some ottos and cories. I never really had fish worth quarintining, Plus i always pick out my fish carefully as work at a LFS and i...
Forum: Fish 12-28-2007, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By D.gilly
I should hope not :O i saw some narsty worms on a...

I should hope not :O i saw some narsty worms on a video earlier this month I just hope i dont have a half dead discus that i never found that has mutated into a fish killing machine :hihi:
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