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Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Qwedfg
I think a 2213 would be ok on a 60p. I have one...

I think a 2213 would be ok on a 60p. I have one on a tank with the same dimensions as a 45p and I think its perfect. If you are going with the 2213 I would probably get a jet pipe.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-28-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Qwedfg
I have seen some upward growth but most of what...

I have seen some upward growth but most of what it seems to be doing is widening the leaves and putting down roots. I have really deep substrate in the back of the tank and I can see roots at least...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-27-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Qwedfg
So a little update... My dry start was...

So a little update...

My dry start was starting to get mold so I flooded it. Plants have been growing .. especially the S. repens. I have never had this plant before but I bought some of the...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Qwedfg
I have an Up aqua inline atomizer and it is...

I have an Up aqua inline atomizer and it is pretty awesome. Highly efficient if you don't mind the soda bubbles look.
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 238
Posted By Qwedfg
Probably been about an hour and a half since I...

Probably been about an hour and a half since I increased the CO2. I will give it till tomorrow but I think something may be wrong ...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 238
Posted By Qwedfg
Something wrong with drop checker?

I am blasting my tank with CO2 (micro CO2 bubbles everywhere) and it is still dark blue...

I am using some 4 kh solution I got off the for sale forum and API low ph test solution.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-24-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By Qwedfg
Should I flood?

My dry start has been going well with both my HC and S. repens growing pretty nicely. Unfortunately, yesterday I noticed I was getting some Web like fungus in one part of the tank.

I read that...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By Qwedfg
I have a hydor and I really like it. Keeps the...

I have a hydor and I really like it. Keeps the heater out of the tank and keeps the temperature really solid.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-20-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Qwedfg
I have a high tech set up at the moment but light...

I have a high tech set up at the moment but light is a lot less important when you are growing plants immersed from what I've experienced. Higher light will let the HC grow a lot faster but lower...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Qwedfg
The Spectrapure refurbished unit is the best buy...

The Spectrapure refurbished unit is the best buy for the money IMO. I bought one after alot of research and it is pretty awesome.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-20-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Qwedfg
I am doing a dry start in my 11 gallon right now...

I am doing a dry start in my 11 gallon right now and have had long term immersed set ups before. I have found its always best to have the water just below the substrate line and that over spraying...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-19-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Qwedfg
My cherries were in a tank with a gh of 3 and a...

My cherries were in a tank with a gh of 3 and a kh of 1 if I remember correctly. The well water at my last place was very soft and they didnt seem to care.

I am thinking of going with CRS in my...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By Qwedfg
Once I hit 20 gallons I feel like a real aquarium...

Once I hit 20 gallons I feel like a real aquarium stand is needed. Even if the structure will support it there could be uneven pressure on the bottom of the aquarium.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-18-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Qwedfg
RCS are very easy to keep. I had some in a 2...

RCS are very easy to keep. I had some in a 2 gallon evolve with soil capped with eco-complete as the substrate and high levels of CO2 (HC carpet like your tank) and they bred like crazy. Ended up...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-17-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Qwedfg
I think a 5.5 would be great for a betta. My...

I think a 5.5 would be great for a betta. My betta is in an 8 gallon Fluval Flora and I've had him for 3+ years now.
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By Qwedfg
Sunsuns (and the many rebrands they use) are...

Sunsuns (and the many rebrands they use) are pretty great. Very cheap and works well. Its too bad most of them are higher flow so they don't compete against eheim for smaller nano tanks.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-17-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Qwedfg
I have VIV lily pipes and an Eheim 2213. You...

I have VIV lily pipes and an Eheim 2213. You need the 13 mm diameter version. On my boxes the model # is VI 1001 and VI 2001 for the outflow/inflow (The M type). From what I was told these are...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-16-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By Qwedfg
Interesting. I have never seen frog eggs like...

Interesting. I have never seen frog eggs like that up here in New England. Typically the eggs are far larger with a gelatinous covering around the embryo. They also are sticky and are usually...
Forum: Lighting 07-16-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Qwedfg
Kessils are cool just too much money for what...

Kessils are cool just too much money for what they are IMO.
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Qwedfg
Would you want a standard or stem version?

Would you want a standard or stem version?
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 897
Posted By Qwedfg
I didn't like the CO2 distribution I was getting...

I didn't like the CO2 distribution I was getting with just the canister as flow. I found when you have a lot of stems it takes a lot of flow to actually get water into those areas.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-15-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By Qwedfg
I think that stumpy piece on the left is pretty...

I think that stumpy piece on the left is pretty cool. I would try to make that the centerpiece by moving it slightly more to the center and removing the piece on the right. Then I would add some...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 897
Posted By Qwedfg
I'm a little surprised that people are putting...

I'm a little surprised that people are putting the 2213 on ~50 gallon tanks! Maybe my viewpoint on flow is different because I come from a reefing background but it seems that the 2213 would not be...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-14-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By Qwedfg
Do you already own the penguin? I would check...

Do you already own the penguin? I would check out Sunsun (aquatop) canisters. They are cheap and work really well. I had a 302 on a 29 gallon but supplemented with a k-nano powerhead. I think the...
Forum: Lighting 07-14-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,837
Posted By Qwedfg
So if I set my Daylight setting to 80 percent of...

So if I set my Daylight setting to 80 percent of each color then I could run that on my timer and have the lights dimmed?
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