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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By JxL
Already tried fast growing flaters and stems....

Already tried fast growing flaters and stems. They are growing fast but the diatoms persist. It is not a new tank whicj leads me to believe I have an excess of silicates in my water. The diatom...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By JxL
Yup! Granular ferric oxide!

Yup! Granular ferric oxide!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By JxL
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-01-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By JxL
GFO Reactor

Is it safe to use GFO in a reactor to get rid of diatoms in my heavily planted tank? I have heard that GFO gets rid of the nutrients that plants need, but there seems to be conflicting opinions with...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-30-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 693
Posted By JxL
I would say a combination of overstocking and...

I would say a combination of overstocking and temp fluctuations killed them. 85 seems very high. Even if youre trying to kill off parasites,ich, etc, it is recommended you raise to around 82,83 very...
Forum: Plants 11-15-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By JxL
Ok sounds great! Thanks for the replies guys. I'm...

Ok sounds great! Thanks for the replies guys. I'm going to bury is a bit deeper in he substrate.
Forum: Plants 11-15-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By JxL
Sorry for the noob question, but what do you mean...

Sorry for the noob question, but what do you mean by long shoots? Longer stems? Sorry :/

Thanks for the response, those blyxa look great!

Edit: Also, would there be any harm in burying the...
Forum: Plants 11-15-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By JxL
Blyxa Japonica

Hi all,

I recently recevied some Blyxa Japonica and I noticed that some of the roots are still sticking out after I planted them. I have the stems deep enough to stay in the substrate, but should...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-07-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By JxL
Not sure if painting the sides would help, but it...

Not sure if painting the sides would help, but it couldnt hurt. I would give the fish a week more or so to acclimate into the tank. Fish can be skittish when put in new environments.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-04-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By JxL
Bump ^^ any more input? Thanks!

Bump ^^ any more input? Thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-03-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By JxL
I'm adding flourish complete and flourish iron...

I'm adding flourish complete and flourish iron (capful about once per week). Also, I just got many of the plants so I have not monitored whether or not the light is enough for them. Should I wait to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-03-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By JxL
Should I add 48 in T5?

Hi all,

I currently have a medium-ish tech planted tank with Co2. I am running the Co2 at approximately 3 bps, and I have a Finnex Ray 2 for lighting. I also add a capful of Excel once per day,...
Forum: Plants 11-02-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By JxL
Does anyone know if I can tie it to a smallish...

Does anyone know if I can tie it to a smallish stone? Will it eventually send roots around the rock into the substrate?
Forum: Plants 11-02-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By JxL
Hm, ok! Thank you!

Hm, ok! Thank you!
Forum: Plants 11-01-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By JxL
Planting HM (Pearlweed)

hi all,

I got a huge baseball of pearl weed, and I'm not quite sure what to do with it. It looks really good (green, no algae, etc) but all of the roots are tangled. Can I just lay it down on the...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By JxL
Co2 Art Diffuser

Anyone have experience with the large co2 art diffuser? I have a 55g tank, and I decided to try a diffuser (even though reactors might be better) I dont want to deal with hooking it up and having...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By JxL
Co2 Diffuser- 55 long (48in)

Hi all,

Looking for a Co2 diffuser for my 55 gallon, 48 in tank. I know that reactors might be more efficient but I would really prefer not to buy a reactor due to cost and leakage worries.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By JxL
Thanks for the info! I appreciate it. Ill take a...

Thanks for the info! I appreciate it. Ill take a look at both of those.

Bump:

Hm, ok. From what i've heard the pre-built systems are not as good quality as regular ones. Ill take a look though...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By JxL
I would definitely be open to looking on [no ebay links allowed..

I would definitely be open to looking on [Ebay Link Removed] Any brands or selllers you can suggest? Thanks.

Bump:

I typically have the lights on for 9-10 hours per day. Recently I took one of...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By JxL
CO2 Advice

Hi all,

I have a 55 gallon planted tank with 2 t5ho bulbs. My plants have never really done well. They decay and they do not grow. I presume this is because I have strong lighting, but no CO2....
Forum: Fish 04-21-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By JxL
Rainbows, Angels, Cherry Barbs,gouramis and...

Rainbows, Angels, Cherry Barbs,gouramis and maybe some rasbouras.
Forum: Fish 04-21-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By JxL
Good idea. I will check aqua id and local clubs. ...

Good idea. I will check aqua id and local clubs.
-thanks
Forum: Fish 04-21-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By JxL
Thanks for the input everyone! It is much...

Thanks for the input everyone! It is much appreciated.
I have PMed MsJinkzd. Are there any other sellers you
Guys would recommend?
Thanks
Forum: Fish 04-20-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By JxL
Looking To Purchase FW Fish

I am looking to purchase a fairly large amount of fish. Where is the best place to buy from? I would like a place with a rather low minimum purchase for free shipping and rather low overall prices. ...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-21-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By JxL
Thanks 2in10!

Thanks 2in10!
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