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Forum: Tank Journals   02-10-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Chris_Produces
Phosphates themselves, or any particular...

Phosphates themselves, or any particular nutrients for that matter, don't cause algae alone. Just thought I'd throw that in here since I saw it was mentioned that they do. This has been disproved...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-10-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,209
Posted By Chris_Produces
Curious, what were the PAR measurements/readings...

Curious, what were the PAR measurements/readings you were getting at the 45% intensity on this setup?
Forum: Tank Journals   02-03-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By Chris_Produces
+1 on that for sure. Feeding fish is a hard area...

+1 on that for sure. Feeding fish is a hard area for me to trust people to do right. They almost always end up getting over fed and then the water goes to….well, you know what:grin2:
Forum: Tank Journals   02-02-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 22,085
Posted By Chris_Produces
You mentioned small amounts of bba earlier… ...

You mentioned small amounts of bba earlier…

When my SR was having issues I started seeing bba also. I think it was due to the increased growth/mass. Had to turn up the co2 a little more and the SR...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-28-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 65,790
Posted By Chris_Produces
Do all those stones mess with your TDS?

Do all those stones mess with your TDS?
Forum: Tank Journals   01-28-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Chris_Produces
Thanks! That's actually what a family member...

Thanks! That's actually what a family member keeps saying but it's raising my TDS levels too high.



Thanks! I'm using a full size cylinder. Keeps me from having to fill it very often. I don't...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-27-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Chris_Produces
***Update 1/27/16***

Wood is finally not floating so the large stone is removed and new plants put in… some Christmas Moss, Bobitis heudelotii, Ludwigia sp. 'Mini Super Red', Alternanthera redneck 'Mini', Hygrophila...
Forum: Algae   01-18-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By Chris_Produces
Any up close pics? New tanks usually go through...

Any up close pics? New tanks usually go through diatom phase. A quick internet search and you can find pics of the brown/yellowish diatoms.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-18-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 22,085
Posted By Chris_Produces
Any word on the Doctor Chiriros algae sterilizer?...

Any word on the Doctor Chiriros algae sterilizer? Snake oil? Seems like you could do the same thing with just more surface agitation to try and raise oxygen levels in the water.

Bump: For 70 beans...
Forum: Plants   01-15-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Chris_Produces
Awesome thanks for the help!

Awesome thanks for the help!
Forum: Plants   01-15-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Chris_Produces
Bump

Bump
Forum: Tank Journals   01-13-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Chris_Produces
10G Dirted Shrimp Tank (Pic Heavy)

Just re-planted my 10G MGOPS tank with some plants I found at LFS and I'm waiting on more to come in the mail. Rock will be removed once spider wood no longer wants to float :| I use a full co2 setup...
Forum: Plants   01-12-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Chris_Produces
Bucephalandra Identification

Can anyone ID this buce?
http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t196/chris_produces/Mobile%20Uploads/20160112_163321_zpsyriqfu6z.jpg...
Forum: Plants   01-08-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Chris_Produces
Yeah I use EI Bump: I say growing...

Yeah I use EI

Bump:

I say growing great because I get new shoot offs every couple of days.
Forum: Plants   01-07-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Chris_Produces
Downoi looks odd

I've had downoi before where it looks like most pics you'll see on google searches. This is in my 10g high tech with EI and XR15FW light fixture. Grows great but I just thought the coloration was...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-02-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Chris_Produces
Yeah that's what I'm hoping. Here's a...

Yeah that's what I'm hoping.

Here's a straight on above angle that shows a fly trap I'm trying to save. They were $1 on clearance so I figured I'd try it. It's just sitting there for now.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-01-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By Chris_Produces
We need to know the distance from light to...

We need to know the distance from light to substrate.
Forum: Tank Journals   11-01-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Chris_Produces
Hahaha yeah I was watching one of his videos...

Hahaha yeah I was watching one of his videos while setting this all up. I really like the stuff he does! I'm hoping by the end of this year that this will look filled in and more alive.
Forum: Tank Journals   11-01-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Chris_Produces
New Pics 11/1/15 Added Anubias nana and...

New Pics 11/1/15

Added Anubias nana and experimenting with a sing stem of Limnophila aromatica.
...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-31-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 22,085
Posted By Chris_Produces
I think you're referring to is a Twinstar...

I think you're referring to is a Twinstar Reactor. Not a CO2 diffuser.

Bump: Check out adana usa
Forum: Tank Journals   10-31-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,209
Posted By Chris_Produces
Haha I was going to say….you got to be crazy if...

Haha I was going to say….you got to be crazy if you don't think you have enough light for this tank. I own the same lights and I love them! So many people seem to hate on them lol. Way way way too...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-31-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Chris_Produces
Shrimp Bowl (Pic Heavy)

Nothing in the tank that uses power…

Just used MGOPS and capped it with black sand.

Started this a few days ago and just planted it some more and figured I'd post some pictures as I go along....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-31-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By Chris_Produces
Sorry maybe I looked over this….but I didn't see...

Sorry maybe I looked over this….but I didn't see anything about how long this was setup before adding shrimp or if you used a bacteria additive or something from a previously well established and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-31-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Chris_Produces
Nice! I'm excited. Just started a shrimp bowl...

Nice! I'm excited. Just started a shrimp bowl also. Want to see how this turns out. Good luck:smile2:
Forum: Tank Journals   07-01-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 26,311
Posted By Chris_Produces
Hey looks awesome! What bulbs did you go with in...

Hey looks awesome! What bulbs did you go with in those ikea lamps?
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