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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-14-2015, 12:33 PM
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A common slug

A common slug
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-28-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Posted By pepetj
+1 Pepetj Santo Domingo

+1

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Forum: Algae   01-23-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By pepetj
These type of nuisance is common in newly set...

These type of nuisance is common in newly set tanks, at least in mine.

I let it be and it fades away as the tank matures and I get the CO2 where it should be regarding the light intensity and...
Forum: Equipment   01-23-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By pepetj
I go with DIY Needle Wheel Mod. As easy as...

I go with DIY Needle Wheel Mod. As easy as punching little holes in the blades with a hot thin pin, being careful not to brake the thing or burn myself with it. Insert the CO2 tubing at intake and...
Forum: Plants   01-22-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By pepetj
As far as I know (including my experience) all...

As far as I know (including my experience) all Hygrophilla species propagate easily by cuttings.

Pepetj
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Forum: Plants   01-22-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,523
Posted By pepetj
Duckweed (Lemna sp) can be annoying but also a...

Duckweed (Lemna sp) can be annoying but also a life saver. For what I understand, to date this is one of the plants with higher uptake of nitrates. I keep them (low light is the key so they don't...
Forum: Plants   01-22-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By pepetj
Way to go! It is indeed a Ceratophyllum demersun!...

Way to go! It is indeed a Ceratophyllum demersun! I keep them at 80-84F in soft acidic water, no CO2 (placed outside in my office's interior patio). I never saw them so thick neither with serrated...
Forum: Equipment   01-21-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By pepetj
I found some pics in google of the unit open and...

I found some pics in google of the unit open and could figure out how it was placed. Followed Zchauvin suggestions using "Google Image". It's simple yet I got stuck before posting here.

Pepetj...
Forum: Equipment   01-20-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By pepetj
HELP! How to... Eheim Ecco 2232

How do I put in place the handle of this filter model?

I purchased a spare handle for a second hand Ecco 2232 I purchased recently.

Guess what? I can't figure out how it is placed. It's...
Forum: Plants   01-20-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By pepetj
I don't see needle leaves in the pic. I haven't...

I don't see needle leaves in the pic. I haven't been able to find what this is. I did notice the thickness also.

I see a leaf structure that has bifurcations and serrated edges in the farthest...
Forum: Plants   01-19-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By pepetj
For BBA I have used direct "dosage" of Excel...

For BBA I have used direct "dosage" of Excel using a syringe. For GSA I used a towel and rubbed the glass with it (H2O2 worked well for me).

Make sure your plant species can tolerate Excel before...
Forum: Plants   01-19-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By pepetj
Hornwort is a popular name. The hornwort I know...

Hornwort is a popular name. The hornwort I know have needle like leaves. Your plant doesn't. Hornwort is sometimes called foxtail, coon's tail...

I know of two species the Ceratophyllum submersum...
Forum: Plants   01-16-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By pepetj
I surely did... I lost track when planting. Thank...

I surely did... I lost track when planting. Thank you!

Grew 8" taller in a matter of days. Trimmed it and replanted after taking the pic.

Pepetj
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Forum: Plants   01-16-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By pepetj
Plant ID help

Who am I?

http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk3/pepe1965/Plant%20ID/IMG-20120116-00416.jpg

Thanks for identifying me!

Pepetj
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Forum: DIY   01-16-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,655
Posted By pepetj
I used DIY CO2 for around 18 months or so. I...

I used DIY CO2 for around 18 months or so. I couldn't afford a pressurized system back then.

I kept 24ppm of CO2 (measured with Hach CO2 test kit -no reference solution though) in a 40E tank with...
Forum: DIY   01-16-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,121
Posted By pepetj
Hi. It would be helpful if you upload a pic or...

Hi. It would be helpful if you upload a pic or two of your project.

I went that route in 2009 (I posted about it with pics in another forum). The simple answer would be: get the brightest white...
Forum: Equipment   09-25-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By pepetj
The filter arrived Friday but I couldn't pick it...

The filter arrived Friday but I couldn't pick it up. I'll see what exactly is missing tomorrow Monday and get back to you all.

Thanks for the help!

Pepetj
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Forum: Equipment   09-19-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By pepetj
Where to get Eheim parts?

I purchased a barely used second hand Eheim 2217; it's missing the hoses and a "valve". Probably the reason I got such a good price on it.

I tried ebay and amazon without success.

Where should...
Forum: Plants   09-10-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,121
Posted By pepetj
I will post mine (got them from Gordon in April...

I will post mine (got them from Gordon in April 2011) as soon as possible.

Amazing little leaf Anubias

Pepetj
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Forum: Plants   08-14-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,736
Posted By pepetj
Awesome! You're taking good care of it! ...

Awesome! You're taking good care of it!

Pepetj
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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-13-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,932
Posted By pepetj
That's great! Two thumbs up! ...

That's great! Two thumbs up!

Congratulations!

I can't wait to read it already published!

Pepetj
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-08-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,244
Posted By pepetj
I keep tanks with and without CO2. Yours is...

I keep tanks with and without CO2. Yours is definitely a non-CO2 winner!

Which substrate you have there? You are keeping several plant species in there!

Good luck with Bettatail's ROAK!
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-08-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,253
Posted By pepetj
Nice green jungle! Your tank will benefit with...

Nice green jungle! Your tank will benefit with pressurized CO2 for sure!

Good luck with Bettatail's ROAK!

Pepetj
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-08-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,608
Posted By pepetj
Nice set up... I may consider downgrade the size...

Nice set up... I may consider downgrade the size of the slate or create an asymetric pile of slate pieces; its color matches the driftwood nicely... maybe some plants that attach or grow into it will...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-08-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,353
Posted By pepetj
Beautiful tank! How are you running it? What...

Beautiful tank! How are you running it? What plant species are you keeping there?

Nice rocks... good luck with Bettatail's crazy ROAK!

Pepetj
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