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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-14-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Haberdasher
Thank you for the guidance everyone. :)

Thank you for the guidance everyone. :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-13-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Haberdasher
High KH and GH, bad?

Hi,

I'm setting up a new 60 gallon, low tech, planted tank. I'd like to use tap water instead of RO. I live in Los Angeles and am on DWP water and tested the water today and found a KH of 7 and GH...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Haberdasher
I noticed this too when I switched from injecting...

I noticed this too when I switched from injecting the co2 into my canister filter to using a diffuser. I ran the regulator at 10psi but was unable to tune the bubble count with the needle value at...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By Haberdasher
I have Ecoxotic LEDs in my nano saltwater tank. A...

I have Ecoxotic LEDs in my nano saltwater tank. A Panorama module with 2 Stunner strips, blue and UV. My corals are growing well on the LEDs.

The LFS I go to is big on LEDs and has a couple...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-16-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,306
Posted By Haberdasher
I've got some of these ...

I've got some of these

http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-100685884/h_d2/ProductDisplay?langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053

and some of these
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-12-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,110
Posted By Haberdasher
Yes, I used fishless cycling on my 20 gallon long...

Yes, I used fishless cycling on my 20 gallon long years ago. It worked well for me. No issues...
Forum: Lighting 04-07-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,098
Posted By Haberdasher
I got 2 of the 30" single bulb fixtures that were...

I got 2 of the 30" single bulb fixtures that were delivered yesterday. Yes, very cheaply made. The power cord is very thin and the endcaps seem to be coming apart. The reflector is only a piece of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-23-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,453
Posted By Haberdasher
Just a quick update: I'm up to 3bps now;...

Just a quick update:

I'm up to 3bps now; fish seem ok. Still no appreciable plant growth though. A different kind of algae has started growing. In place of the green spot algae now I'm getting...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-17-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,453
Posted By Haberdasher
What's a normative amount of co2 that should be...

What's a normative amount of co2 that should be added to a high light tank? Right now I'm at 2.5 bps. Is 3 bps ok? Is 4 bps a completely ridiculous amount of co2 to add? I have no baseline to judge...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-16-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,453
Posted By Haberdasher
Hi all, I've had the light fixture raised up...

Hi all,

I've had the light fixture raised up 14" above the top of the tank so that it's about 24" above the substrate for about a week and a half now. I'm still getting no appreciable growth.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-08-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,399
Posted By Haberdasher
I recently got rid of all my MTS. It wasn't easy...

I recently got rid of all my MTS. It wasn't easy and may not be a practical solution for you. What I did was remove all the sand from my tank and sifted it all through a fine mesh strainer; it took...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-07-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By Haberdasher
Maybe try using airline tubing for a siphon? Then...

Maybe try using airline tubing for a siphon? Then you can vacuum around them. Or maybe try chasing them all over to one side of the tank, vacuum that side, then chase the over to the other side and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-05-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,453
Posted By Haberdasher
Thanks for the replies everyone... astrosag:...

Thanks for the replies everyone...

astrosag:
I am using Seachem root tabs. The test kits I'm using are the API ones though I'm' still not certain if they are accurate given the fert dosing....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-04-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Haberdasher
I have the co2 plumbed into my canister filter...

I have the co2 plumbed into my canister filter intake. The return is coming through a spraybar. I'm getting excellent diffusion with this setup. :proud:

-Dave
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-04-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,453
Posted By Haberdasher
high light, injected co2, dosing ferts - slow growth and algae...confused

Hi,

I have a 20 gallon long tank that I've been running for many years. I've been running it on low light with no co2 or ferts with anubias, dwarf sag, and cork screw vals in sand substrate....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-24-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By Haberdasher
Silica sand used for sand blasting, that's what I...

Silica sand used for sand blasting, that's what I used. You'll find it at the kind of hardware stores that contractors use. They'll have different grit sizes so have them show them to you and you can...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-17-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,453
Posted By Haberdasher
If McMaster doesn't have it, it doesn't exist......

If McMaster doesn't have it, it doesn't exist... http://www.mcmaster.com/
Forum: DIY 01-15-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 319,098
Posted By Haberdasher
Hi all. I've been reading the thread getting...

Hi all. I've been reading the thread getting ready to set up a system. What a great DIY! Does anyone know what the pressure is on the output side of the needle valve? Seems like it might be able to...
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