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Forum: Plants 06-30-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By sAroock
Best Way to Trim Staurogyne ?

I need to trim the tank soon.

Im new with Staurogyne so im seeking some advices.

Whats the best method to trim Staurogyne?

The older leaves at the bottom are affected with Green Spot Algae...
Forum: Lighting 05-20-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By sAroock
I hope we're talking about the same product; I...

I hope we're talking about the same product; I have a 2ft LED FLUVAL with 312 LED (Multi Spectrum LED system) (5200K)(25W).

Been using it for 2 months now for my 20G, and its giving some good...
Forum: Lighting 05-20-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By sAroock
LED Fixture and Spectrum Expiry

Hi
I got myself a 2ft LED FLUVAL and the sales guy said that LED lighting don't lose their spectrum results and degrade unlike T5 light tubes. Just wondering whether what he said is correct.
...
Forum: Plants 03-26-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By sAroock
yes, lower them

If you want to increase the 'Light Intensity', you can lower your LED light fixture, maybe even as much as half way down.

Sunset Hygro is a good indicator to determine the sort of lighting you...
Forum: Lighting 03-09-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By sAroock
Do I need to replace ballasts?

Hi,

I have a T5 Lighting fixture (x4 24W) for a 20G; co2 and fert.
I think it's enough Light intensity but poor lighting quality, Im not achieving the sort of growth I want. All 4 t5 tubes are...
Forum: Plants 01-13-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By sAroock
DSM for Eleocharis Belem.

I want to grow a lush lawn of Eleocharis Belem (DHG).

I’m trying to decide what will be the best approach, the Dry Start Method (DSM) or submerged growing.

I’m thinking of DSM;
-Will the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-26-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By sAroock
Im been busy packing and organising, It should be...

Im been busy packing and organising, It should be an enjoyable trip,
thanks again, Darkblade48.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-22-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By sAroock
This is great, thanks for the input. I'll be sure...

This is great, thanks for the input. I'll be sure to do further research into these places.

Silmarwen : No i wont be there on the 21st, but i'll check out Toji Temple.
No, big commerical/water...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-21-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By sAroock
Arrow Yes, please do give shout out of any places,...

Yes, please do give shout out of any places, it'll be my first visit to Japan.
Im definitely keen on shopping for equipment, I'll be going to most of the big shopping department/area. Can you...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-21-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By sAroock
Going to Japan, any recommendation?

Hi,

I'm going to Japan next week for 16 days. Can anyone give suggestions on places I can visit that's aquascaping related or of hobby interest (LFS?/koi farm)?

Very unfortunate I wont be able...
Forum: Plants 09-19-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By sAroock
Bolbitis heudelotii is your alternative to Java...

Bolbitis heudelotii is your alternative to Java Fern. They require same conditions, slow growers though.
Forum: Fish 09-16-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By sAroock
I agree. If you do plan to get oto: They...

I agree. If you do plan to get oto:

They should be in company, makes them feel safe and they'll graze (clean) more.
Though its quite a juggling act because you dont want too many that there's...
Forum: Fish 09-16-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By sAroock
I think plecos are a negative in smaller tank, i...

I think plecos are a negative in smaller tank, i found mine produce more waste than they did at 'cleaning'. Otos ares always a great addition.
Forum: Fish 09-16-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By sAroock
Rummynose are regarded as one of the best...

Rummynose are regarded as one of the best schooling tetras. If you want to increae a tight clustering when they move; introduce a threat. Maybe add in large angelfishes, severum etc. I would avoid...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By sAroock
Thanks for the information and advice. I'll go...

Thanks for the information and advice. I'll go ahead with Chubb. No, Im Australian, i think Chubb is British owned, though its quite big here.
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By sAroock
Question Type of Co2 Refill

Hi,

Im about to refill my Co2 cylinder at Chubb ( Its a company that deals with Fire Extinguishers).

I read that for planted tank, you'll need beverage/beer type co2 when refilling. Or is CO2,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-30-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By sAroock
Fish Food Expiry?

Hi,

Im wondering whether to use Spirulina pellets I rediscovered the other day. I had forgotten about it, and I stored it quite well; its in a double ziplock then in its can. I wrote the purchase...
Forum: Fish 05-20-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By sAroock
Dull color guppies

Hi
I have a 6ft guppies only breeding tank. Im doing the standard method: lots of swimming space, lots of surface hiding plants, quality food and no multi tanks or selective pairings. So far so...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-01-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By sAroock
Its used like Prime, you add it when your doing...

Its used like Prime, you add it when your doing water changes, it conditions the tap water and boost GH. '1 teaspoon treats 3G, 140ppm'. Its blue and in dry form. mine doesnt come with a brand, I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,803
Posted By sAroock
the tanks in my living room doesn't smell at all,...

the tanks in my living room doesn't smell at all, I do try keeping a healthy and neat setup. just little paranoid, because its in a smaller place, the slightest of smell can be detected.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By sAroock
i use conditioning crystals. They go crazy, like...

i use conditioning crystals. They go crazy, like in pain and surface out of the gravel, then my tetra can fest. I dont have bottom dwellers so that's how i harvest the black worms without disturbing...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,803
Posted By sAroock
Having a Tank in your Bedroom

Hi
im going to have a 46cm (18inch?) cube 25G in my bedroom soon. Co2 and flood LED. Im a little worried about the implication...

the room light might be a stressful thing.. turning it on...
Forum: Lighting 02-19-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By sAroock
ok reporting back after 3 months trail and the...

ok reporting back after 3 months trail and the result well is... inconclusive

I didnt notice any significant improvement to algae and any improvement prob wasn't because of this. Hoppy did make a...
Forum: Lighting 02-02-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By sAroock
Luminous Flux

Im getting a 20w LED Flood Lighting.
There's two i like one on ebay and another on dealextreme:, one has 1600LM and the other has 2100LM.

LM (Luminous Flux)is the value indicator of the light's...
Forum: Plants 12-17-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,497
Posted By sAroock
bathroom? i dunno the setup of ur place, but...

bathroom? i dunno the setup of ur place, but bathroom wont work.


im set on not getting a heater, thats why goldfishes. elec cost is too high for tropical tank this size for me.
anyways im...
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