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Forum: Substrate 07-15-2013, 09:04 AM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
i've actually never used RO water... from what...

i've actually never used RO water... from what i've heard you do have to add some stuff back if its straight RO water. i think if you mix RO with tap water you might not have to add anything then but...
Forum: Substrate 07-13-2013, 09:24 PM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
other than peat or aqua soil a RO unit would do...

other than peat or aqua soil a RO unit would do the trick...

i put a very little fluorite under some of my fluval soil due to not having enough. i cant really imagine anything bad coming from...
Forum: Substrate 07-07-2013, 03:39 AM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
eco is fine if you already have it. i just...

eco is fine if you already have it. i just wouldnt buy it again over cheap sands.

i thought i remember someone saying 3 bags for a 55g... maybe not..?

im sure there is a calculator that will...
Forum: Substrate 07-06-2013, 11:27 PM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
yeah you are right, but he did say he wanted the...

yeah you are right, but he did say he wanted the aqua soil.

i have dimond blasting sand in a few tanks. the plants do just fine with it and its really cheap. i would deff choose sand over eco or...
Forum: Substrate 07-06-2013, 10:57 PM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
its not that sand can't grow plants. the soil...

its not that sand can't grow plants. the soil helps with root feeders and lowering ph and kh. some plants just wont do well without the lower ph and kh. your tank has no plants that are harder to...
Forum: Substrate 07-06-2013, 05:49 AM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
i was wondering if you ever add anything under...

i was wondering if you ever add anything under the aqua soil substrate's?
Forum: Substrate 07-06-2013, 12:12 AM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
yeah even the fluval is a huge jump from sand or...

yeah even the fluval is a huge jump from sand or even eco complete and fluorite. i have tried all of those and even the weaker soils are much better.
Forum: Substrate 07-05-2013, 11:24 PM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
thank you shocked very helpful. ill def go with...

thank you shocked very helpful. ill def go with ada next time...

do you add anything to your ada, under the substrate? i know amano does but i never have and have had great growth. is the stuff...
Forum: Substrate 07-05-2013, 10:50 PM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
well guess ill give ada a try next time. even if...

well guess ill give ada a try next time. even if i have to sell a organ to do it :)

can i ask where your getting your info? other members, experience or the ingredients on the bag?

thanks, ...
Forum: Fish 07-05-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By bankruptjojo
kinda strange mine are very very active always...

kinda strange mine are very very active always swimming all over during the day. i actually came home last night to one that jumped out of the tank :( if there still new give them some time im sure...
Forum: Substrate 07-05-2013, 08:20 PM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
you didnt say anything about the UP aqua soil......

you didnt say anything about the UP aqua soil... it seems to be pretty close to the ADA... iv had it in my tank for around 8 months and still brings my ph for 7.8 down to 6.6. just wondering if you...
Forum: Substrate 07-05-2013, 08:44 AM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
i dont think that is right... i think the ammonia...

i dont think that is right... i think the ammonia leaching has something to do with added nutrients. my UP aqua soil had ammonia but the fluval did not.... i can say the UP is deff better and would...
Forum: Substrate 07-05-2013, 07:11 AM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
It took 3 to fill my 75g but its very deep with a...

It took 3 to fill my 75g but its very deep with a huge slope. I think 2 bags should be plenty.

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Forum: Fish 07-05-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By bankruptjojo
Flying fox line goes along the bottom of back fin...

Flying fox line goes along the bottom of back fin not straight. My red tail shark chased my SAE a lot so I moved them.

I would have thought SAE would eat adult shrimp... Im sure there at least...
Forum: Substrate 07-05-2013, 06:10 AM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
I bought UP aqua soil on greenleafaquariums.com...

I bought UP aqua soil on greenleafaquariums.com Its a little cheaper. Or u can get fluval stratum on kensfish.com for a good price. Both are much better then eco I'm sure you will be impressed.
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Forum: Tank Journals 07-04-2013, 11:08 PM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
i was thinking of doing something like that UGF...

i was thinking of doing something like that UGF and running co2 threw it. id prob only use air line but thought the plants might love getting co2 at the roots... maybe a bad idea i honestly have no...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2013, 09:51 AM
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Posted By bankruptjojo
what kind of heater is it? some just glow like...

what kind of heater is it? some just glow like that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-03-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By bankruptjojo
i feed all new life spectrum foods including...

i feed all new life spectrum foods including their crustacean formula. except for algae wafers, i use hikari for those. i really think a well balanced diet is best for any fish/invert to do well. i...
Forum: DIY 07-03-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By bankruptjojo
PVC pipe works good and all diff sizes. I...

PVC pipe works good and all diff sizes.

I Dont think adult shrimp would fit... Unless you have some bigger media then I've seen.

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Forum: Lighting 07-02-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By bankruptjojo
well it was 18in from the par meter, but yes that...

well it was 18in from the par meter, but yes that would be the substrate. par readings are taken in open air.
Forum: Lighting 07-02-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By bankruptjojo
We measured my 36in zoomed with brand new zoomed...

We measured my 36in zoomed with brand new zoomed bulbs. One bulb was the 6500 and the other a 5000k. We got good readings... Its been awhile but from a depth of 18in I think it was close to 70par....
Forum: Plants 07-02-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By bankruptjojo
Cabomba grows very easy for me id say it will do...

Cabomba grows very easy for me id say it will do well in most tanks. its deff worth a try.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-02-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,307
Posted By bankruptjojo
no problem i sell those plants and many more if...

no problem i sell those plants and many more if your interested just pm me and ill link you to the list ;)
Forum: Tank Journals 07-01-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,307
Posted By bankruptjojo
Limnophila Aromatica Bacopa Rotala sp....

Limnophila Aromatica
Bacopa
Rotala sp. 'Nanjenshan'
Rotala round leaf

a few i have that i really like but i use co2 on most. not sure how the aromatic, round leaf or nanjenshan would do...
Forum: Lighting 07-01-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By bankruptjojo
i think water helps the par slightly not lowers...

i think water helps the par slightly not lowers it... maybe im misunderstanding something....

"When light shines into an aquarium the air-water interface slightly focuses the light. Beams off...
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