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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-23-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 824
Posted By Jeff5614
The easiest thing for you is going to be reducing...

The easiest thing for you is going to be reducing your light. Three T5HO bulbs in a fixture with decent reflectors that close to the substrate is a lot of light. You would be fine with one bulb at...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-21-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By Jeff5614
I like a large school of small fish in a large...

I like a large school of small fish in a large tank. It seems to make the tank look even larger.

Aquajardin feeding time - YouTube
Forum: Lighting 07-20-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 541
Posted By Jeff5614
Photo-period: 11 hours Tank type: High Tech ...

Photo-period: 11 hours
Tank type: High Tech
Tank Size: 75g
Light Fixture: 48" Catalina 2x54 running one bulb, PAR is 45 at substrate in unshaded areas
Fixutre Height from Substrate: 18"
Ferts:...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-18-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Jeff5614
Yes Yes Home Depot, Lowes, etc. No

Yes

Yes

Home Depot, Lowes, etc.

No
Forum: Lighting 07-11-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By Jeff5614
Not entirely, lol. It seemed as though Life...

Not entirely, lol. It seemed as though Life Spectrum had taken the place of Life Glo on some retailers sites and since both were 6700k T5HO bulbs my assumption was that Life Glo had been renamed Life...
Forum: Lighting 07-11-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By Jeff5614
Life Glo which are now sold under the name Life...

Life Glo which are now sold under the name Life Spectrum.
Forum: Lighting 07-10-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By Jeff5614
I like them also and the plants seem to as well....

I like them also and the plants seem to as well. I switched from Giesemann Middays which were a bit too yellow for me. The greens seem to have a bit more pop with the Hagen which I like.
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By Jeff5614
It's worth a try. It's an effective method as...

It's worth a try. It's an effective method as long as your canister can handle it as Wasser mentions above. I can't speak for an Eheim classic, but it has been working well with my Eheim 2075.
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Jeff5614
I'm a fan of an overnight soak in H2O2.

I'm a fan of an overnight soak in H2O2.
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 904
Posted By Jeff5614
I have 2076 and 2075. Never had any problems with...

I have 2076 and 2075. Never had any problems with either.
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 596
Posted By Jeff5614
:proud:

:proud:
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 904
Posted By Jeff5614
:proud:

:proud:
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 904
Posted By Jeff5614
This is like asking which is the best ice cream...

This is like asking which is the best ice cream flavor.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 13,686
Posted By Jeff5614
My recommendation for a scape comes from the...

My recommendation for a scape comes from the master himself. Here's a video of Amano setting up the Sumida aquariums. My favorite layout is a relatively smaller tank. It looks to have similar...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By Jeff5614
Sure you can use NO bulbs in a HO fixture. My...

Sure you can use NO bulbs in a HO fixture. My question would be does it overdrive the HO bulbs or does the ballast somehow adjust its output according to the bulb type. Since Catalina sells HO...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,206
Posted By Jeff5614
In a lot of planted tanks, if not most, the fish...

In a lot of planted tanks, if not most, the fish are secondary to the plants. More thought is put into plant selection and appearance than fish, but in your tank the fish are what catch my eye. Their...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-29-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Jeff5614
I may be wrong but it seems I've seen Tom...

I may be wrong but it seems I've seen Tom recommend adding 1-2 ppm of Mg per week.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By Jeff5614
A 54 watt T5 is a HO bulb.

A 54 watt T5 is a HO bulb.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By Jeff5614
http://www.adana-usa.com/index.php?main_page=index...

http://www.adana-usa.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=76_25&zenid=f18da329b1cb853b6d8863a50f7e5d8d

http://www.adana-usa.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=65_101
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By Jeff5614
You don't need 160 par at the substrate for any...

You don't need 160 par at the substrate for any amount of time. Half of that is more than enough and I think therein lies your problem. Cut the light in half or even by two thirds and extend the...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By Jeff5614
I have two Eheims and use a white pad in one...

I have two Eheims and use a white pad in one filter but not in the other. I buy the large rolls of floss from Big Al's and cut my own. It's a lot less expensive than buying Eheim's pads.
Forum: Algae 06-27-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 844
Posted By Jeff5614
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-25-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Jeff5614
Why not just email her and ask? It seems she...

Why not just email her and ask? It seems she would know better than anyone else on the forum.
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 510
Posted By Jeff5614
I have a GLA atomizer and an UpAqua brand...

I have a GLA atomizer and an UpAqua brand atomizer. I can tell no difference cosmetically, functionally or in quality and the UpAqua was quite a bit less expensive.
Forum: Lighting 06-23-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 533
Posted By Jeff5614
I'm not sure how one defines low, medium or high...

I'm not sure how one defines low, medium or high light but here is a quote from Hoppy's thread on lighting with par instead of watts.

"I don't believe there is any consensus about the definition...
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