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Forum: Equipment 02-28-2008, 01:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,457
Posted By tiffie
Lol, you bet, Laura! Hopefully I can get the...

Lol, you bet, Laura! Hopefully I can get the whole thing together for not too terribly much more than $150
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,457
Posted By tiffie
Thanks a ton! These look pretty good...

Thanks a ton! These look pretty good...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,457
Posted By tiffie
Thank you. Quick question: With added...

Thank you.

Quick question: With added costs (tank, valves, etc), how much am I looking at spending in total for a CO2 setup?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-27-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 910
Posted By tiffie
Well, I can't answer all of your questions, but...

Well, I can't answer all of your questions, but one thing I needed for my Fluval was new tubing. If I had gotten the reinforced stuff the first time, I would have spent only about $20 or so USD. I...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,457
Posted By tiffie
Any chance I could just use Flourish products to...

Any chance I could just use Flourish products to level out the aquarium, or is CO2 definitely needed?
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,457
Posted By tiffie
Sorry, I don't know if I included. 2x65 watt PC...

Sorry, I don't know if I included. 2x65 watt PC by Coralife. Comes out to 2.4 WPG.
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,457
Posted By tiffie
Thanks Laura. :biggrin: I'm kind of...

Thanks Laura. :biggrin:

I'm kind of getting a bit heavier in my planting than I expected I would. I am really enjoying it. I have 5 pots of Micro Sword, 4 vals, 2 rigidifolius (sp)... And I'm...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,457
Posted By tiffie
Thanks a bunch. Is Orlando someone here, selling...

Thanks a bunch. Is Orlando someone here, selling in the Swap N Shop?

I really have no clue what I'm doing when it comes to CO2. I was told it would be a good idea for my tank (?). :confused:
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2008, 04:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,457
Posted By tiffie
Question CO2 Setup: Valves?

I'm looking into CO2 for my 55 gal planted tank. But it's a confusing system to me. I can't seem to find what I'm looking for, so I wanted to ask your guys' help.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-25-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By tiffie
I didn't add anything to the tank but plants. ...

I didn't add anything to the tank but plants. The rocks I had had in for a week before starting the cycle (around 2/7), so if they were going to affect the pH, hey would have, I think. Besides, I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-25-2008, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By tiffie
Thumbs up Liquid dropper tests. I am checking pH every 2-3...

Liquid dropper tests. I am checking pH every 2-3 days, and it's gone up from 7.4 to 8.2 over a two-week period of time; however, could that be from the cycling?

All of my stats for the tank are...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-24-2008, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By tiffie
Question Cycling, High pH, Carbon in Filter... Questions

Sorry if my title seems very haphazard. I just need some advice, and those are the most pressing concerns.

I have read other threads, but the reason I'm starting a new one is because of my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-24-2008, 03:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
Posted By tiffie
Not really; I have an almost 50/50 ratio. I...

Not really; I have an almost 50/50 ratio. I expect I'll start to see some EC as time goes on, but it isn't showing now. Since the EC is pretty small, I don't think it'll look bad if it does start...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-24-2008, 03:14 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 4,511
Posted By tiffie
Yes, I have colorquartz over EC, and it's...

Yes, I have colorquartz over EC, and it's beautiful!

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/Kaithran/IMG_0386.jpg

Also, 50 lbs looks VERY small, but it isn't once it's in the tank! Don't be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-24-2008, 02:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
Posted By tiffie
How many tabs would I need for a tank my size? ...

How many tabs would I need for a tank my size? And how often?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
Posted By tiffie
Thanks for all the positive encouragement,...

Thanks for all the positive encouragement, everyone!

I used 40lbs EC and 50lbs Colorquartz.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
Posted By tiffie
Eco-complete beneath 3m colorquartz (aka,...

Eco-complete beneath 3m colorquartz (aka, Tahitian Moon Sand).
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
Posted By tiffie
Thanks so much for your suggestions! I truly...

Thanks so much for your suggestions! I truly appreciate them; a beginner needs these sorts of tips.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
Posted By tiffie
Smile Oh, sorry! 55 gal. 2.4 WPG PC 6700k lighting. I...

Oh, sorry! 55 gal. 2.4 WPG PC 6700k lighting. I have Eco-Complete beneath 3m Colorquartz substrate. No fert. routine yet, but I'm just learning, so if I need one, please lmk! I was considering...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
Posted By tiffie
Need Opinions! Please Look At My Tank and Give Them!

I have bounced around so much in deciding what to put in my tank... But now, I think I've got it figured out. I'm getting a lot of my inspiration here...
Forum: DIY 02-20-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,727
Posted By tiffie
Thumbs up That's great, thanks!

That's great, thanks!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-18-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By tiffie
Question Tap Water High In Nitrates: Cycling Q

TAP WATER STATS

pH 7.4-7.5
Ammonia 0 ppm
Nitrites 0 ppm
Nitrates 15-20 ppmWhat does this mean for cycling my tank? Right now, I'm on day 4, and these are my numbers:

2/15/08

pH 7.6
Forum: DIY 02-18-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,727
Posted By tiffie
I wasn't the only one who thought it was rude,...

I wasn't the only one who thought it was rude, RoyalFizbin. I got several PMs to the same effect.

Moving on.

Thanks for all your advice, everyone. Last night, I bought reinforced tubing. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-18-2008, 03:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By tiffie
Thank you so much! :o

Thank you so much! :o
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-17-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 9,702
Posted By tiffie
I used to have a lot of nicknames. Now, I just...

I used to have a lot of nicknames. Now, I just use the nickname my fiance gave me. :)
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