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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-11-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By chad320
I will only pay a dollar a gallon for a used...

I will only pay a dollar a gallon for a used tank. The reason being is this...they are usually set up for salt water, goldfish, cichlids, etc. and dont include the right filter, gravel, lights, etc....
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,633
Posted By chad320
I believ Jason said its the shadow of the water...

I believ Jason said its the shadow of the water being top lit from another source at an angle that captures part of the shadow of the top of the water so it fades and you can see the ripple.
Forum: Plants 03-07-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By chad320
Rainier, you should be fine with that. I don't...

Rainier, you should be fine with that. I don't really consider anything in the herpes category anymore just because there is a way to eradicate them by one means or another, even if it good ol manual...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-07-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By chad320
What kind of under gravel ferts are you using?...

What kind of under gravel ferts are you using? Some kinds of Osmocote can release high N too for a long time.
Forum: Plants 03-07-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By chad320
The nicking with a knife trick can work but ive...

The nicking with a knife trick can work but ive had better results cutting off a section with 5-6 leaves and letting the older rhizome grow new buds this way,. Try to leave at least a few good leaves...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-07-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By chad320
I would also expect that with the clean filter...

I would also expect that with the clean filter cartridge, you've signifigantly reduced your nitrobachter population. It will take almost a week to recover from brand new. When cleaning your filter in...
Forum: Plants 03-07-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By chad320
As a beginner, I would look into the fertilizer...

As a beginner, I would look into the fertilizer section of this forum. That is going to give you a good basic overview of the problems you are having, which I feel are fert oriented. Everything else...
Forum: Substrate 03-07-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By chad320
Its all about patience. A lot of people use dirt...

Its all about patience. A lot of people use dirt to grow planted tanks so ive always felt its a bit unnecessary to wash gravel. Plants like the stuff you are washing away. I would just be patient and...
Forum: Substrate 03-07-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By chad320
I use a funnel with some sort of a tube taped to...

I use a funnel with some sort of a tube taped to it. Turn your pumps off when you do it. Get the new sub through the tube as close to the bottom as you can get. When youre done, turn the filters on...
Forum: Fish 03-07-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By chad320
The Danios and Tetras might get to them. I would...

The Danios and Tetras might get to them. I would remove them if you have the means. I did get some cory cats but not near what I expected to get. Once they were removed and fed I got a lot better...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,633
Posted By chad320
That tank was created by Jason Baliban and hes a...

That tank was created by Jason Baliban and hes a user on here. Im sure if you message him, he would be happy to share some details about it. I can tell you right away that its a masterpiece work that...
Forum: Algae 03-07-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By chad320
I run Co2 on 65g tanks and I use a penguin...

I run Co2 on 65g tanks and I use a penguin powerhead to shoot it. I could be wrong but just to guess I think its an 1140? I am at work so cant verify the # but it does great. Not too much pressure...
Forum: Aquascaping 02-24-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By chad320
Yeah, this one is much better. I would go with...

Yeah, this one is much better. I would go with this. Its going to look great all filled in.
Forum: Aquascaping 02-23-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,206
Posted By chad320
There are several mosses that attach themselves...

There are several mosses that attach themselves nicely.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-23-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By chad320
I mix my ferts in a 1000mL batch and dose 1 mL...

I mix my ferts in a 1000mL batch and dose 1 mL per 10 gallons so I would have to wait until I get home to get you the exact measures in grams that make up the regime. Im thinking its only 4gm...
Forum: Aquascaping 02-23-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By chad320
I liked the first one better but turn the left...

I liked the first one better but turn the left one over so the smaller branches are at the top.
Forum: Substrate 02-23-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By chad320
Dwarf Hairgrass 'Belem' does well in sand.

Dwarf Hairgrass 'Belem' does well in sand.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-23-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By chad320
MnSO4 is what I have been using Bump: ...

MnSO4 is what I have been using

Bump:

This is probably where the extra Mn dose originally came from.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-21-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By chad320
Its been a long time since ive looked into my...

Its been a long time since ive looked into my fert regime but the Mg and Mn are alarming considering I dose buth of those separately. Millers on the other hand is mostly a terrestrial fert if im...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-20-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By chad320
Unfortunately, no. But I am wondering if theres...

Unfortunately, no. But I am wondering if theres any logical explanation for it. I used CSM+B alone for many years and thought it was fine. Then saw slight change when adding the Millers, then again...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-20-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By chad320
CSM+B= green Millers+ GREEN Not to say the...

CSM+B= green
Millers+ GREEN

Not to say the CSM+B doesn't do it job, it most certainly does but the Millers brings out darker shades of Green.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-20-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By chad320
My greens don't seem as GREEN. I wonder what the...

My greens don't seem as GREEN. I wonder what the green portion of the Millers does, or has an effect on? Lighting? Like water with tannin in it, or if its a real change.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-20-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By chad320
Miller Microplex

Is anyone else using this stuff? I have been dosing my own version of PPS Pro for quite a few years now and I split the dose with CSM+B and I have to say im pretty impressed with it. I didn't notice...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-19-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By chad320
You would have a greater impact leaving the light...

You would have a greater impact leaving the light off for 4 days than not fertilizing for 4. I would leave them on.
Forum: Lighting 02-19-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By chad320
I could be wrong but im pretty sure these are...

I could be wrong but im pretty sure these are geared towards the saltwater hobby more than planted tanks. Aquafloras are geared more toward the red end of the spectrum.
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