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Forum: Substrate Today, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Jnad
Yes, how well it is composted might be a factor....

Yes, how well it is composted might be a factor. The brand i am using have been composted for 3 years.

Jnad
Forum: Substrate Yesterday, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By Jnad
Hello! I keep reading aquarist not reccomend...

Hello!

I keep reading aquarist not reccomend cow manure, but all my dirt tanks i have been using dirt containing 30% cow manure, i have no ammonia or algae problems in these tanks. Is it only me?...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By Jnad
Hello! Nothing is neccesary, it just depends...

Hello!

Nothing is neccesary, it just depends on how you want to run your tank:)
http://naturalaquariums.com
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=598442&highlight=

It is a...
Forum: Substrate 01-16-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Jnad
Thanks! I will try to freeze some kitty litter...

Thanks!
I will try to freeze some kitty litter to see how it hold up. The kitty litter in the running tank have been in there since 04.04.2014 and is still hard/not mush. I used the same substrate...
Forum: Substrate 01-11-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Jnad
Thanks! I have some natriumbiocarbonate...

Thanks!

I have some natriumbiocarbonate (used for baking) . Do you have any suggestion of how mutch i can try dosing in my 19 liter nano tank? Maybe there is a good online calculator to use, can't...
Forum: Substrate 01-11-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Jnad
Hello! My kitty litter seems just to...

Hello!

My kitty litter seems just to continue dropping the KH, did a test today, one week after waterchange KH=0,6.

So if i am going to use this substrate in my next tank i have to continius...
Forum: Lighting 01-02-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Jnad
Yes i se the smaller ones have low wattage, but...

Yes i se the smaller ones have low wattage, but compared to a 24 inch 24W T5 fixture the 24 inch Ray is using 20W.

Thanks for your input.

Bump: I have one more option to consider, tha tank is...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-02-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 805
Posted By Jnad
Hello! For how long have you had the algae? ...

Hello!

For how long have you had the algae?

From what you write my first thought would be that you have a tank that algae got hold of beafore the plants was setteld enough too be an competitor...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By Jnad
Hello! I have a local shop that have these...

Hello!

I have a local shop that have these furnitere legs for sale, is it safe to use, they are rated for 50 kg

I am thinking maybe these legs are better/safer than the mouldings in the Besta...
Forum: Lighting 12-30-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Jnad
Hello! Thanks for your input. Looking...

Hello!

Thanks for your input.

Looking at Hoppy's par data for T5 and the data for Finnex Ray2, it looks like the single T5 fixture with good reflector outcompete the Finnex Ray2 on par...
Forum: Lighting 12-30-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Jnad
Anyone? Or is it only led's this days:smile:

Anyone? Or is it only led's this days:smile:
Forum: Lighting 12-29-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Jnad
How high?

Hello!

I am starting a new low tech tank, no co2, no ferts, maybe dirt.
I have this nice slim profile T5 24W fixture, the fixture have one bulb with a nice reflector and it is labeled 6400K and...
Forum: Lighting 12-29-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Jnad
Simple led

Hello!

They grow corals with this diy setup, could it be a good option for planted tanks? with different color of course😄

Look at the par measurments down in the first post....
Forum: Lighting 12-27-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Jnad
Thanks for your answers, i am looking for a light...

Thanks for your answers, i am looking for a light for a 60x30x30cm low tech tank.
Forum: Lighting 12-26-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Jnad
Finnex Stingray

Anyone using or have experience with the Finnex Stingray? Looks like a good alternative to a no CO2 low tech tank.

Jnad
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By Jnad
Thanks for the suggestion using a glass plate for...

Thanks for the suggestion using a glass plate for water spill protection, i am going to use a plexiglas plate.

I am still wondering what to do with the legs that comes with the stand, the nut for...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By Jnad
My youngest kid have the Ikea Kallax in the...

My youngest kid have the Ikea Kallax in the bedroom. It would probably be a good aquarium stand, especially if a plate had been glued to the back for support it sideways.

It is cheap to
...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By Jnad
Hello! Thank for your comments. I see...

Hello!

Thank for your comments.

I see there is some that advice against the use of this Ikea product, but in the same time someone have used this as a aquarium stand. It is not easy to know...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By Jnad
Ikea Besta stand

Hello!

I have bought the Besta stand from ikea. The tank fits perfectly and the stand look very nice. The tank size is 60x30x30cm / 54liters.

But....the stand is made of some cheap materials,...
Forum: Substrate 12-14-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Jnad
Is mts snails and shrimps happy in those clay...

Is mts snails and shrimps happy in those clay substrates?
Forum: Substrate 12-05-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Jnad
Little help to decide

Hello!

I am starting a new 14 gallon low teck and need som input to choose type of substrate. I have used dirt and sand on my earlier tanks and know it grows plants very well, but i would like to...
Forum: Substrate 11-30-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,333
Posted By Jnad
Hello! Interesting thread, i am using Kitty...

Hello!

Interesting thread, i am using Kitty Litter (just burned red clay).

Will the lowering of KH stop over time or will it just continue?
If the lowering of KH always will go on, burned clay...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-05-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Jnad
Hello! If you do it right you can run...

Hello!

If you do it right you can run filterless with just pump for watermovement.

You can also have a succsessful filterless planted tank with no watermovement, i have run two succsessfully...
Forum: Aquascaping 09-11-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Jnad
Thanks for your help, the tank i am going to use...

Thanks for your help, the tank i am going to use have the dimmensions 60x30x30cm.

Any pictures of similar setups?

Jnad
Forum: Aquascaping 09-10-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Jnad
I do need som aquascaping skills then:smile: ...

I do need som aquascaping skills then:smile:

Bump:

Thats a nice scape, but i am thinking of something more natural, and easier to do (less work) :smile:
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